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AROUND THE WORLD (Bassline)
                      As recorded by Red Hot Chili Peppers
                      (From the 1999 Album CALIFORNICATION)

Words and Music by Anthony Kiedis, Flea, John Frusciante and Chad Smith
Transcribed by Jake Brown

Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Bass 1'

 Intro
  Modern Rock Q=97
  E5
 4/4

   W          Q  Q  Q  Q     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
G|----------|-------------|-------------------------------------------------|
D|----------|-------------|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-12-------------|
A|----------|-------------|-------------------------------------14-13-12-10-|
E|-0--------|-0--0--0--0--|-------------------------------------------------|

   E5
    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12-------------------|
A|-------------------------------14-13-12-10-------|
E|-------------------------------------------12-10-|

    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-12-------------|
A|-------------------------------------14-13-12-10-|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

   E5
    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12-------------------|
A|-------------------------------14-13-12-10-------|
E|-------------------------------------------12-10-|

    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-12-------------|
A|-------------------------------------14-13-12-10-|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

   E5
    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12-------------------|
A|-------------------------------14-13-12-10-------|
E|-------------------------------------------12-10-|

    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-12-------------|
A|-------------------------------------14-13-12-10-|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

   E5
    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S    S S E Q  H      W
G|-------------------------------------------------||---------------|------||
D|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12-------------------||---------------|------||
A|-------------------------------14-13-12-10-------||---------------|------||
E|-------------------------------------------12-10s||=xsx-----------|------||


  [Verse 1]
   N.C.(G5)
   e S  S E  e e e  e  e   e S  S E  e e e  S  S  e
G|-----------------------|--------------------------|
D|-----15---17-----14-15-|-----15---17-----15-14----|
A|-----------------------|-----------------------13-|
E|-3-----------1-0-------|-3-----------1-0----------|

   N.C.(G5)
   e S  S E  e e e  e  e   e S  S E  e S S S S S S S S
G|-----------------------|-----------------------------|
D|-----15---17-----14-15-|-----15---17-------3-2-------|
A|-----------------------|-----------------1-----1-0---|
E|-3-----------1-0-------|-3-----------1-3-------------|

   N.C.(G5)
   e S  S E  e e e  e  e   e S  S E  e T T T T T T S T T T T T T S
G|-----------------------|------------------------------------------|
D|-----15---17-----14-15-|-----15---17------------------------------|
A|-----------------------|------------------------------------------|
E|-3-----------1-0-------|-3-----------7h8p7h8p7h8---5h6p5h6p5h6----|

   N.C.(G5)
   e S  S E  e e e  e  e   e S  S E  e S S S S S S S S
G|-----------------------|-----------------------------||
D|-----15---17-----14-15-|-----15---17-------------3-5-||
A|-----------------------|-------------------1---5-----||
E|-3-----------1-0-------|-3-----------1-3-------------||


 [Chorus]

   Ab             Gm               Fm
   Q  Q  Q  E E   Q  E E E E E E   Q  Q  Q  E E
G|-------5--8---|--------7-----7-|----------5---|
D|-6------------|-5----5---------|-3-----6------|
A|--------------|----------------|--------------|
E|--------------|----------------|--------------|

   Cm                 Ab             Gm
   E Q  E E E E S S   Q  Q  Q  E E   E Q  E E E E E
G|------------------|-------5--8---|--------7-----7-|
D|--------5-----5-5-|-6------------|-5-5--5---------|
A|-3-3--3-----------|--------------|----------------|
E|------------------|--------------|----------------|

   Fm             Cm                  N.C.(G5)
   Q  Q  Q  E E   E Q  E E E   Q      e E Q  H
G|----------5---|------------------||-------------|
D|-3-----6------|--------5---------||-------------|
A|--------------|-3-3--3-----------||-------------|
E|--------------|------------/20\--||-3-----------|


[Verse 2]

   N.C.(G5)
   e S  S E  e e e  e  e   e S  S E  e e e  S  S  e
G|-----------------------|--------------------------|
D|-----15---17-----14-15-|-----15---17-----15-14----|
A|-----------------------|-----------------------13-|
E|-3-----------1-0-------|-3-----------1-0----------|

   N.C.(G5)
   e S  S E  e e e  e  e   e S  S E  e S S S S S S S S
G|-----------------------|-----------------------------|
D|-----15---17-----14-15-|-----15---17-------3-2-3-2-3-|
A|-----------------------|-----------------1-----------|
E|-3-----------1-0-------|-3-----------1-3-------------|

   N.C.(G5)
   e S  S E  e e e  e  e   e S  S E  e T T T T T T S T T T T T T S
G|-----------------------|------------------------------------------|
D|-----15---17-----14-15-|-----15---17------------------------------|
A|-----------------------|------------------------------------------|
E|-3-----------1-0-------|-3-----------7h8p7h8p7h8---5h6p5h6p5h6----|

   N.C.(G5)
   e S  S E  e e e  e  e   e S  S E  s S S S E S S E
G|-----------------------|---------------------------|
D|-----15---17-----14-15-|-----15---17-----------3-3-|
A|-----------------------|-------------------1-------|
E|-3-----------1-0-------|-3-----------0-1-3---------|


 [Chorus]

   Ab             Gm               Fm
   Q  Q  Q  E E   Q  E E E E E E   Q  Q  Q  E E
G|-------5--8---|--------7-----7-|----------5---|
D|-6------------|-5----5---------|-3-----6------|
A|--------------|----------------|--------------|
E|--------------|----------------|--------------|

   Cm                 Ab             Gm
   E Q  E E E E S S   Q  Q  Q  E E   E Q  E E E E E
G|------------------|-------5--8---|--------7-----7-|
D|--------5-----5-5-|-6------------|-5-5--5---------|
A|-3-3--3-----------|--------------|----------------|
E|------------------|--------------|----------------|

   Fm             Cm                       ~~~~~
   Q  Q  Q  E E   E E E S S  E E   S      +E.
G|----------5---|------------------------------||
D|-3-----6------|------------------------------||
A|--------------|-3-----3-3-10---/18b20==(18)r-||
E|--------------|------------------------------||


[Bridge]

   E5
    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-12-------------|
A|-------------------------------------14-13-12-10-|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12-------------------|
A|-------------------------------14-13-12-10-------|
E|-------------------------------------------12-10-|

   E5
    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-12-------------|
A|-------------------------------------14-13-12-10-|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12-------------------|
A|-------------------------------14-13-12-10-------|
E|-------------------------------------------12-10-|

   E5
    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-12-------------|
A|-------------------------------------14-13-12-10-|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12-------------------|
A|-------------------------------14-13-12-10-------|
E|-------------------------------------------12-10-|

   E5
    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-12-------------|
A|-------------------------------------14-13-12-10-|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
G|-------------------------------------------------||
D|-12h14-14-12h14-14-12h14-14-12-------------------||
A|-------------------------------14-13-12-10-------||
E|-------------------------------------------12-10-||


 [Verse 3]

  N.C.(G5)                                            ~~~~~~~
                                       |------3-------|
  e S  S E  e e e  e  e   e S  S E  e  S  S  S  S  S  S  +Q
|-----------------------|-------------------------------------||
|-----15---17-----14-15-|-----15---17-17-15-------------------||
|-----------------------|-------------------17-15h16p15-(15)--||
|-3-----------1-0-------|-3-----------------------------------||

   N.C.(G5)
   e S  S E  e e e  e  e   e S  S E  e e e  S  S  e
G|-----------------------|--------------------------|
D|-----15---17-----14-15-|-----15---17-----15-14----|
A|-----------------------|-----------------------13-|
E|-3-----------1-0-------|-3-----------1-0----------|

   N.C.(G5)
   e S  S E  e e e  e  e   e S  S E  e S S S S S S S S
G|-----------------------|-----------------------------|
D|-----15---17-----14-15-|-----15---17-------3-2-------|
A|-----------------------|-----------------1-----1-0---|
E|-3-----------1-0-------|-3-----------1-3-------------|

   N.C.(G5)
   e S  S E  e e e  e  e   e S  S E  e T T T T T T S T T T T T T S
G|-----------------------|------------------------------------------|
D|-----15---17-----14-15-|-----15---17------------------------------|
A|-----------------------|------------------------------------------|
E|-3-----------1-0-------|-3-----------7h8p7h8p7h8---5h6p5h6p5h6----|

   N.C.(G5)
   e S  S E  e e e  e  e   e S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
G|-----------------------|-------------------------------||
D|-----15---17-----14-15-|-----------------------3---3-5-||
A|-----------------------|---------------1-0-3S5---5-----||
E|-3-----------1-0-------|-3---1---0-1-3-----------------||


 [Chorus]

   Ab
   E. S S S E +E  E +S  S S S
G|----------------8-(8)-------|
D|-6--6---x-6-(6)---------6---|
A|----------------------6---6-|
E|----------------------------|

   Gm                         Fm                       Cm
   E. S E E +S  S E +S  S E   a Q  S S E +E  E S S E   Q  E E +S  S E +S  S S S
G|--------------------------|------------------------|-5--5-5-(5)---------------|
D|-5--------------5-(5)---5-|----------------5-6-5---|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|-6s8--x-x-8-(8)-------8-|-6------------3-(3)---3---|
E|----3---3-(3)-3-------3---|------------------------|------------3-------3---6-|

   Ab                       Gm                       Fm
   E. S S S E +E  E S S E   E. S E E +S  S E E S S   E. S E E E E E E
G|------------------------|------------------------|-------------------|
D|------------------------|------------------------|-------------------|
A|----------------6-5-3---|------------------------|-------------------|
E|-4--4---x-4-(4)-------4-|-3--3---3-(3)-3-3---3-2-|-1--1-3-3-4-4-6-6--|

   Cm                         Ab                           Gm
   E. S E E +S  S E S S S S   E. S S S E +S  S E S S S S   E. S E E +S  S E E e
G|--------------------------|----------------------------|----------------------|
D|--------------------3-5-5-|-6--6---x-6-(6)-6-6-----6---|-5--------------------|
A|-6--3---3-(3)-3-5-6-------|----------------------6---6-|----------------------|
E|--------------------------|----------------------------|----3---3-(3)-3-3---3-|

   Fm
   a E. S S S E +S  S E +E  E
G|----------------------------|
D|------------5-(5)-5---------|
A|-6s8--8-x-x---------8-(8)-8-|
E|----------------------------|

   Cm                       Ab
   E. S S S E +E  E S S E   E. S S S E +E  E +S  S S S
G|------------------------|----------------------------|
D|------------------------|----------------------------|
A|-6--6-3-6-3-(3)-5-6-5-3-|----------------6-(6)-------|
E|------------------------|-4--4---x-4-(4)-------0-4-0-|

   Gm                     Fm                       Eb6
   E. S E E +S  S E E E   E. S E E +S  S E S S E   W
G|----------------------|------------------------|------||
D|----------------------|----------------5-6-5---|------||
A|----------------------|--------8-(8)-8-------8-|-6----||
E|-3--3---3-(3)-3-3-x-x-|-1--1-------------------|------||


[Outro]

   Dm
   S S S S +S  E S +S  S S S +S  S S S   S S S S +S  E S +S  S S S +S  S S S
G|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A|-5-8-7-5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-(5)-0-3-0-|-5-8-7-5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-(5)-0-3-0-|
E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|

   A7/D                                  Bbmaj7/D
   S S S S +S  E S +S  S S S +S  S S S   S S S S +S  E S +S  S S S +S  S S S
G|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A|-5-8-7-5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-(5)-0-3-0-|-5-8-7-5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-(5)-0-3-0-|
E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|

   Dm
   S S S S +S  E S +S  S S S +S  S S S   S S S S +S  E S +S  S S S +S  S S S
G|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A|-5-8-7-5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-(5)-0-3-0-|-5-8-7-5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-(5)-0-3-0-|
E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|

   A7/D                                  Bbmaj7/D        Bbsus2/D
   S S S S +S  E S +S  S S S +S  S S S   S S S S +S  E S +S  S S S +S  S S S
G|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D|---5---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A|-5---8-5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-(5)-0-3-0-|-5-8-7-5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-(5)-0-3-0-|
E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|

   Dm
   S S S S +S  E S +S  S S S +S  S S S   S S S S +S  E S +S  S S S +S  S S S
G|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A|-5-8-7-5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-(5)-0-3-0-|-5-8-7-5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-(5)-0-3-0-|
E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|

   A7/D                                  Bbmaj7/D
   S S S S +S  E S +S  S S S +S  S S S   S S S S +S  E S +S  S S S +S  S S S
G|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A|-5-8-7-5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-(5)-0-3-0-|-5-8-7-5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-(5)-0-3-0-|
E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|

   Dm
   S S S S +S  E S +S  S S S +S  S S S   S S S S +S  E S +S  S S S +S  S S S
G|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A|-5-8-7-5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-(5)-0-3-0-|-5-8-7-5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-(5)-0-3-0-|
E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|

   A7/D
   S S S S +S    E  S  +S   S  S  S  +S  S S S
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|-5-8-7-5-(5)-/10-10-(10)-10-10-10-(10)-0-3-0-|
E|---------------------------------------------|

   Bbmaj7/D
   S S S S +S    E  S  +S   E  S  +E   E
G|----------------------------------------*|
D|----------------------------------------*|
A|-5-8-7-5-(5)-/12-12-(12)-12-12-(12)\----*|
E|----------------------------------------*|



************************************

| x    Dead note
| (n)  Ghost note
| h    Hammer-on
| p    Pull-off
| b    Bend
| /    Slide up
| \    Slide down
| s    Slide

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flea_slap_god 30 Jan 22, 2004 12:00 AM

this tab is f*kin aceeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Mr.Skellington 10 Feb 21, 2004 12:00 AM

This is the absolute correct tab, Its from the book, Cause I got the book right here, And I was gonna do a correct version, but it looks like someone beat me to it!

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