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                              AEROPLANE (Bassline)
                    As recorded by The Red Hot Chili Peppers
                      (From the 1995 Album ONE HOT MINUTE)

Words and Music by Anthony Kiedis,  Michael Balzary, Chad Smith and David Navarro
Transcribed by Jake Brown

Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Untitled'
Gtr II (E A D G) - 'Untitled'

 Intro
  Moderately Q=96
 1/8 4/4
  Gtr I
  E    H     +Q.    S  S    S  S  Q.    +Q.    S  S
|---|-17----(17)---17s19s|=17-----------------------|
|---|--------------------|----17--------------------|
|---|--------------------|-------15----(15)---15h17-|
|-0-|--------------------|--------------------------|


   H    E  E  +S   E  +S    H.      +E   E
|-------------------------|-----------------|
|-17----------------------|-----------------|
|---------15-(15)---------|-----------------|
|-----------------15-(15)S|=8-------(8)S15--|


                      |--3---|
   a  S  E.  +H      +E   E  E    Q.    E  E  S  S  +S   S  E
|------------------------------|-17-------21----19-(19)----17-|
|------------------------------|-------17----17---------17----|
|-15h17-15--(15)----(15)-17s19-|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|------------------------------|


   H.      S  E.    H.          +Q
|-17-------------|-------------------|
|------------17--|-------------------|
|----------------|-15tr17------(15)--|
|----------------|-------------------|


 Chorus
   ~~                      ~~~~~~~                 ~~
   Q   +E. S +E  E +Q      Q  +E. S +E  E E  E     Q   +E. S +E  E +Q
|-----------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-10--(10)S0-(0)-1-(1)--|-/3--(3)-----------(3)-|-10--(10)S0-(0)-1-(1)-|
|-----------------------|---------0-(0)-1-------|----------------------|


  E S S S E S S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-3-3-3-3s5-5-5s6-6-6-6s8-8-8-|
|-----------------------------|


     ~~~~~~~~~
  a  Q   +E. S +E  E +Q      Q  +E. S +E  E +E  S S
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-8s10--(10)S0-(0)-1-(1)--|-/3--(3)------------------|
|-------------------------|---------0-(0)-1-(1)-1h2--|


            ~~
  Q  Q  Q   Q    Q  S S S S +E  E +Q     E. S +E  E +E  E +S  S E
|--------------|-----------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------|----------2-(2)-3-(3)--|--------------------------|
|----0--1--/5--|-3--3-3-3--------------|----0-(0)-1-(1)-3-(3)-3s5-|
|-3------------|-----------------------|-3------------------------|


  E. S +E  E +S  S E S S E   E. S +E  E +E  E +S  S E
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|----------------3s5-3-----|--------------------------|
|-3--5-(5)-6-(6)-------5-3-|----------------3-(3)-3s5-|
|--------------------------|-3--5-(5)-6-(6)-----------|


  E. S +S  S E +S  S S S S S E
|------------------------------|
|----------------------------5-|
|-3--5-(5)-5-6-(6)-6h8p6-8-6---|
|------------------------------|


 Verse
  Gtr II
  e S S S S e e S S S S e
|-----------------7---7---|
|-----5---5---------------|
|---------------5---5---4-|
|-3-x---x---5-6-----------|


  e S S S S e e S S S S S S   e S S S S e e S S S S e
|-----5---5-----------------|-----------------7---7---|
|-----------------3---5---5-|-----5---5---------------|
|-3-x---x---5-6-------------|---------------5---5---4-|
|---------------x---x---x---|-3-x---x---5-6-----------|


  e S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-----5---5-----------5---------|
|-----------------5-------------|
|-3-x---x---5h7-x---x-----x-x---|
|-------------------------------|


  e S S S S E e S S S S e   e S S S s S S S S S S S S S S
|-----------------7---7---|-----5---x---------------------|
|-----5---5---------------|-----------------5---3---------|
|---------------5---5---4-|-3-3-------5h7-x---x-----3s1---|
|-3-x---x---5-6-----------|-----------------------------x-|


  e S S S S e e S S S S e   e  S S S S e a e E E E   e S S S S e e S S S S e
|-----------------7---7---|------5---5-------8---7-|-----------------7---7----|
|-----5---5---------------|------------------------|-----5---5----------------|
|---------------5---5---4-|-3--x---x---5-5h6---5---|---------------5---5---4--|
|-3-x---x---5-6-----------|------------------------|-3-x---x---5-6------------|


  e S S S S e e S S S S S S   e S S S S e e S S S S e
|-----5---5-----------------|-----------------7---7---|
|-----------------3---5---5-|-----5---5---------------|
|-3-x---x---5-6-------------|---------------5---5---4-|
|---------------x---x---x---|-3-x---x---5-6-----------|


  e S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-----5---x-----------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-3-x-------------1---1---1h3-----|
|-----------1h3-x---x---------x---|


  E S S S S E E S S S S E
|-------------------------|
|-----5---5-------3---3---|
|-----------------------2-|
|-3-x---3---5-6-6---6-----|


  E S S S S e E S S S S S S   e S S S S e e S S S S e
|-----5---5-----------------|-----------------7---7---|
|-----------------3---5---5-|-----5---5---------------|
|-3-3---3---5-6-------------|---------------5---5---4-|
|---------------x---x---x---|-3-x---x---5-6-----------|


                          Chorus
                           Gtr I
                            ~~                      ~~~~~~~
  e S S S S e S S E E E     Q   +E. S +E  E +Q      Q  +E. S +E  E E  E
|-----5---5-------------||-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-3-3---3---5-6s7---8---||-10--(10)S0-(0)-1-(1)--|-/3--(3)-----------(3)-|
|-----------------------||-----------------------|---------0-(0)-1-------|


   ~~                                            ~~~~~~~~~~
   Q   +E. S +E  E +Q     E S S S S S S S S S S  E  E    Q   +E. S +E  E +Q
|-----------------------|-----------------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------------|----------------------|
|-10--(10)S0-(0)-1-(1)--|-3-3-3-3s5-5-5-5s6-6-6s19s17-|-10--(10)S0-(0)-1-(1)-|
|-----------------------|-----------------------------|----------------------|


   ~~~~~~~
   Q  +E. S +E  E  +Q      Q   Q   Q   S  E.
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|-/3--(3)---------------|-10--12--13--13s17--|
|---------0-(0)-1--(1)--|--------------------|


   E  S  S  S  S  S S +E  E  +E  E
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-15-15-15-15-15-15-----------------|
|-------------------0-(0)-1--(1)-2--|


  E S S E S S +E  E +S  S E   E S S +E  E +S  S E S S E
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|-----------------3s5-3---3-|
|-----------------3-(3)-3s5-|-3-3-5-(5)-6-(6)-------5---|
|-3-3-3-5-6-6-(6)-----------|---------------------------|


  E. S +E  E E  E  +S   a  E.
|-----------------------------|
|-5--7-(7)-8---10-(10)-10s12--|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|


   E.  S  +E   E  S  a  S  S  S  a  S  S  E
|-------------------10h12-12-12-10h12-12-12\-||
|-10--12-(12)-13-14--------------------------||
|--------------------------------------------||
|--------------------------------------------||


 Verse
  Gtr II
  e S S S S e e S S S S e   e S S S S e e S S S S S S
|-----------------7---7---|-----5---5------------------|
|-----5---5---------------|-----------------3---5---5--|
|---------------5---5---4-|-3-x---x---5-6--------------|
|-3-x---x---5-6-----------|---------------x---x---x----|


  e S S S S e e S S S S e
|-----------------7---7---|
|-----5---5---------------|
|---------------5---5---4-|
|-3-x---x---5-6-----------|


  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   e S S S S e e S S S S e
|-----5-------------------------|-----------------7---7---|
|-------------------------------|-----5---5---------------|
|-3-x-------------1h3-1---------|---------------5---5---4-|
|---------x-1h3-----------1h3-1-|-3-x---x---5-6-----------|


  e S S S S e E S S S S S S   e S S S S e e S S S S e
|-----5---5-----------------|-----------------7---7---|
|---------------3-----5-----|-----5---5---------------|
|-3-x-------5-6-------------|---------------5---5---4-|
|-----------------x-x---x-x-|-3-x---x---5-6-----------|


  e S S S S  E S  S S S S  E S
|-----5---x------10---9---------|
|-------------------------10----|
|-3-3---x---/8------x---x----x--|
|-------------------------------|


  e S S S S e e S S S S e
|-----------------7---7---|
|-----5---5---------------|
|---------------5---5---4-|
|-3-x---x---5-6-----------|


  e S S S S e e S S S S S S   e S S S S e e S S S S e
|-----5---5-----------------|-----------------7---7---|
|-----------------3---5---5-|-----5---5---------------|
|-3-x---x---5-6-------------|---------------5---5---4-|
|---------------x---x---x---|-3-x---x---5-6-----------|


  e S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-----5---x---------------------|
|---------------x-3h5-x-5p3-----|
|-3-3-------3h5-------------5-3-|
|-------------------------------|


  E S S S S E E S S S S E   E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------|-----5---5-----------5---7---8-|
|-----5---5-------3---3---|-----------------5-------------|
|-----------------------2-|-3-x---x---6h7-x---x---x---x---|
|-3-x---3---5-6-6---6-----|-------------------------------|


                                                    Chorus
                                                     Gtr I
                                                      ~~
  E S S S S E E S S S S E   e S S S S e S S E E E     Q   +E. S +E  E +Q
|-------------------------|-----5---5-------------||-----------------------|
|-----5---5-------3---3---|-----------------------||-----------------------|
|-----------------------2-|-3-x---x---5-6s7---8---||-10--(10)S0-(0)-1-(1)--|
|-3-x---3---5-6-6---6-----|-----------------------||-----------------------|


   ~~~~~~~                 ~~
   Q  +E. S +E  E E  E     Q   +E. S +E  E +Q
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-/3--(3)-----------(3)-|-10--(10)S0-(0)-1-(1)--|
|---------0-(0)-1-------|-----------------------|


   Q   +S   S  S  S  E.  S  +E   e
|----------------------------------|
|-------------10----13--12-(12)-10-|
|-/3---(3)-10----10----------------|
|----------------------------------|


     ~~~~~~~~~                                                  ~~
  a  Q   +E. S +E  E +Q      Q  +E. S +E  E +E  S S   Q  Q  Q   Q
|-------------------------|-------------------------|--------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|--------------|
|-8s10--(10)S0-(0)-1-(1)--|-/3--(3)-----------------|----0--1--/5--|
|-------------------------|---------0-(0)-1-(1)-1h2-|-3------------|


                           Bridge
  Q  S S S S +E  E  +Q      e  e Q   E e e E   E  e E  e  Q   E.  S
|------------------------||------------------|----------------------|
|----------2-(2)---------||------------------|----------------------|
|-3--3-3-3---------------||-6--6-------8-8---|---10---10----------8-|
|----------------1--(1)--||------------------|----------------------|


  e e Q  E e e E   E  e E  e Q  E. S   e e Q   E  e   e  E
|----------------|-------------------|---------------10----|
|----------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|-6-6------8-8---|---10---10-------8-|-6-6--------8--------|
|----------------|-------------------|---------------------|


  E  e  S  S  S  S  E S S  S  S  E
|------------10----12---0-12-10-----|
|---------12----12--------------12\-|
|---10------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|


  e E E e E e E  e   E  e S  S  S S S  S  E  S  S  E
|-------8-------10-|-----------10---x-10----12-10------|
|------------------|--------12-----------12-------12\--|
|-6-6-------8------|---10------------------------------|
|------------------|-----------------------------------|


  e e Q   E e E  e   E  e S  S  S  S  e S  S S  S  E   e e Q   E e e E
|---------------10-|-----------10----12---15---10----|------------------|
|------------------|--------12----12--------------10-|------------------|
|-6-6-------8------|---10----------------------------|-6-6-------8-8----|
|------------------|---------------------------------|------------------|


  Gtr II               Gtr I
                        ~~~~~~~~~                                         ~~~
  E  E E  E E  E Q      Q   +E   S S +E  E  +Q     Q   S S S S +E  E E    E
|-------------------||--------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------||--------------------------|----------------------------|
|---10---10---10----||-10--(10)\-1-0-(0)-1--(1)-|-/3---3-3-3------------/10--|
|-------------------||--------------------------|------------0-(0)-1---------|


   ~~                                             ~~~~~~~~~
   Q   +E. S +E  E +Q     E E E E  E E  E  E   a  Q   +E. S +E  E +Q
|-----------------------|--------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------|------------------------|
|-10--(10)S0-(0)-1-(1)--|-3S1s6S1s12S1s18h19-|-8s10--(10)S0-(0)-1-(1)-|
|-----------------------|--------------------|------------------------|


                                      ~~
   Q  +E. S +E  E +E  S S   Q  Q  Q   Q    Q  S S S S +E  E +Q
|-------------------------|--------------|----------------------||
|-------------------------|--------------|----------2-(2)-3-(3)-||
|-/3--(3)-----------------|----0--1--/5--|-3--3-3-3-------------||
|---------0-(0)-1-(1)-1h2-|-3------------|----------------------||


 Bass Solo
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-----------0-3-4-----------------|
|-------------------3---0-5-3-----|
|-----------------------------5---|
|-3-----3-------------------------|


                                   |-3-|
  S E. S S S S S S S S S S S S   E S S S E e E E   Q
|------------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------------|------------------------|
|-3--------1---3-1-------------|------------------------|
|--------3---3-----3---1-0-2---|-3-3-3-3-1-1---3s=15\---|


    |-3-|
  E S S S E e S  S   S   S   S   S   S   S
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-3-3-3-3-1-1---(1)-(3)-(1)-(4)-(1)-(5)-(1)-|
|-------------------------------------------|


  S S S S S S S S E s S S E.   e E e E S S S S S S S S
|-------------------3--------|-------------------------|
|-----5-------3--------------|-------------------------|
|-x-------x---------------4--|-3---1---3-1-------------|
|----------------------------|-------------3---1-0-2---|


                                                       Guitar
  e E S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S Q   E E  Q      E E E E E E E E
|-----------0-3-4-------------|-----5----------------||-----------------|
|-------0-5-------5-0-3-------|----------------------||-----------------|
|-----------------------0-4-1-|-3-------------1s15\--||-----0-0-1-1-2-2-|
|-3---------------------------|----------------------||-3-3-------------|


  E E E E E E E E    E  E E E E E S S E
|-----------------|---------------------|
|-----------------|-------7-7-8-8-9-9-9-|
|-3-3-5-5-6-6-8-8-|-10-10---------------|
|-----------------|---------------------|


   E  S  S  E  S  S  E  S  S  E  E    a  E.  S  E.  S  E  E  E  E
|----------------------------10-10-|-10h12--12-10--10--------------|
|-10-10-10-12-12-12-13-13-13-------|------------------13-13-12-12--|
|----------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------------------|


   S  S  E  E  E  E  E  E  E    E  E E E E E E E
|----------------------------|-------------------|
|-10-10-10-------------------|-------------------|
|----------13-13-12-12-11-11-|-10-10-8-8-6-6-5-5-|
|----------------------------|-------------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E S S E E E E E E
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-3-3-------------|-------0-0-1-1-2-2-|
|-----6-6-5-5-4-4-|-3-3-3-------------|


  E S S E S S E S S E E    E  S  S E E E E S S E    S  S  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
|-----------------------|------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----------------------|----------7-7-8-8-9-9-9-|-10-10-10-12-12-13-13-10-10-|
|-3-3-3-5-5-5-6-6-6-8-8-|-10-10-10---------------|----------------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------------|----------------------------|


   a  E.  S  E.  S  E.  S  E.  S
|-10h12--10-10--10---------------|
|------------------13--13-12--12-|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|


   S  S  E  S  S  E  S  S  E  S  S  E    S  S  E E E E E E E
|-------------------------------------|----------------------|
|-13-12-10-12-10----10----------------|----------------------|
|----------------13----13-12-13-12-10-|-10-10-10-8-8-6-6-5-5-|
|-------------------------------------|----------------------|


                                                         2/4
                    ~              ~~
  E E E E E E E E   H    +H        H     +H          W    W
|-----------------|-------------:----------------:------:----*|
|-----------------|-------------:----------------:------:----*|
|-3-3-------------|-------------:----------------:------:----*|
|-----6-6-5-5-4-4-|-3----(3)s===:=15----(15)/----:------:----*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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sonsie wrote on June 27 2008, 06:25 am

it seems like you just copied it straight out of the tab book

well even that takes effort 5*

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