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Song: By The Way
Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Album: By The Way
By: Kwek Xing Jie

Intro:
   x8     x8    x16
e------|------|-----|
B------|------|-----|
G------|------|-----|
D--10--|--10--|-----|
A---8--|---7--|--7--|
E------|------|--5--|

   x8     x8    x12      Fill
e------|------|-----|--------------|
B------|------|-----|--------------|
G------|---9--|-----|--9-9---------|
D--10--|--10--|-----|-------10-10--|
A---8--|--10--|--7--|--------------|
E------|------|--5--|--------------|
'Standin' in line...'

   x8     x8    x16
e------|------|-----|
B------|------|-----|
G------|------|-----|
D--10--|--10--|-----|
A---8--|---7--|--7--|
E------|------|--5--|

    x8     x8    x16
e------|------|------|
B------|------|---*--|
G------|---9--|---9--|
D--10--|--10--|--10--|
A---8--|--10--|---7--|
E------|------|------|
                  *hit hard near end

Bridge A:
e-------------------------
B-------------------------
G-------------------------
D--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--------   repeat a lot
A--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--------
E--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--------

Verse:
e--8-8-8-8-----
B--------------
G--------------
D--------------
A--------------
E--------------

e----------------------------
B--8-8-----------------------
G--7-7-----------------------   play 4x
D--6-6--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x------
A--7-7--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x------
E-------x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x------

Fill:
e--------------------
B--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---
G--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---  =20
D--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---   fast strumming
A--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---
E--------------------

Chorus A:
   x8     x8    x16
e---8--|---8--|--5--|
B--10--|---8--|--6--|
G--10--|---9--|--7--|
D--10--|--10--|--7--|
A---8--|--10--|--5--|
E------|---8--|-----|

   x8     x8    x8    x8
e---8--|---8--|--5--|--6--|
B--10--|---8--|--5--|--6--|
G--10--|---9--|--5--|--7--|
D--10--|--10--|--7--|--8--|
A---8--|--10--|--7--|--8--|
E------|---8--|--5--|--6--|
'By the way...'

Interlude (w/dist and wa-wah):
D--------|
A--------| repeat 16x
E--/7b^--|

Chorus B:
   x8     x8    x16
e------|------|-----|
B------|------|-----|
G------|------|-----|
D--10--|--10--|-----|
A---8--|---7--|--7--|
E------|------|--5--|
'Standin' in line...'

   x8     x8    x12      Fill
e------|------|-----|--------------|
B------|------|-----|--------------|
G------|---9--|-----|--9-9---------|
D--10--|--10--|-----|-------10-10--|
A---8--|--10--|--7--|--------------|
E------|------|--5--|--------------|
'By the way...'

   x8     x8    x16
e------|------|-----|
B------|------|-----|
G------|------|-----|
D--10--|--10--|-----|
A---8--|---7--|--7--|
E------|------|--5--|

   x8     x8    x16
e------|------|------|
B------|------|---*--|
G------|---9--|---9--|
D--10--|--10--|--10--|
A---8--|--10--|---7--|
E------|------|------|
                  *hit hard near end

Bridge B:
e-------|
B--8-8--|
G--7-7--|
D--6-6--| play 4x
A--7-7--|
E-------|

Song structure:
Intro
Bridge A     (0:33)
Verse        (0:47) x2
Chorus A     (1:04)
Interlude    (1:19)
Bridge A     (1:27)
Verse        (1:33) x2
Fill         (1:48)
Chorus B     (1:50)
Bridge B     (2:22)
Verse        (2:29)
Fill         (2:43)
Chorus A     (2:45)
Intro        (3:16) faster strumming
End:
e------
B------
G--10--
D--10--
A---8--
E------

            
            
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Callisto69 10 Jun 15, 2010 03:15 AM

Good Tab, but the chorus is actually played using open chords.

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rickytin 10 Aug 20, 2011 05:57 AM

^ This. there is no way to play open chords there unless you use a capo on fret 1 or you tune your guitar a half step up.

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