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Californication Tab

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live at slane castle

This jam is pretty amazing, and the other tab had some mistakes and didn't have the solo, 
so I decided to write out the whole song. This should be accurate. 
I've tried to show some of the timing but you'll have to listen to the song 
to get it perfect.
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Intro duet John & Flea
e|-535--5353-------------------------------------------------8--8-10/12-12---12--12--|
B|----------5-5~--5/8-----------------------8-8-10/12-10~-10--10---------------------|
G|-------------------------5-7b9r-5-7p5-7/9--9---------------------------------------|
D|-------------------757--7----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-12-10--10------------------------------------12-10--10----------------------------|
B|------13----13-12-13--12-10-12--10--10-10-10-------13----13-12-13--12-10-12-10--10-|
G|----------------------------------12------------------------------------------12---|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-12-10--10----------------------------12-10--10------------------------------------|
B|------13----13-12-13--12-10-12--10--10-----13----13-12-13--12-10-12--10----10-8-8--|
G|----------------------------------12-----------------------------------12------9---|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-979-7--7-----------9----9----9----9----9-----10----10----12----10----9--|
D|------10--10-9----10---10---10---10---10----10----10----10----10----10---|
A|---------------12----12---12---12---12----12----12----12----12----12-----|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------12-----12----12-----|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------13-13----13----13---|
G|-----9----9----9----9----9------12----10----12----10xx14-12-14-----14----14----14-|
D|---10---10---10---10---10-----10----10----10----10--------------------------------|
A|-12---12---12---12---12-----12----12----12----12----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-12----12------15----15----15----15----15------12----12----12----12----12-----|
B|---13----13------13----13----13----13----13------13----13----13----13----13---|
G|-----14----14------14----14----14----14----14------14----14----14----14----14-|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-15----15----15----15----15-------------------------12~-12-----------------------|
B|---13----13----13----13----13--------------------13---------15-13-15-13-12-13----|
G|-----14----14----14----14----14--14-12-14~-14-14-----------------------------14~-|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                                                 
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-14--14-12---------------------------------------------------------------12h14-14-|
D|----------15-14-15p14---14-12--12------•---12h14--------------12h14-14-12----------|
A|-----------------------------15--15-14-15-------12---12--12-15--------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------13--13h15-15/17--17--17-17-|
G|-----------------------------12--12-14/16-14---14----14-----------------------|
D|-14p12\10-12--12--12-10-12/14--14---------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                            (do this 3 times)
e|--•-----------------•----------------00-|12-00-10-00-8-00-7-00-5-000-|
B|-17-x15-13-15-13-13-15-x13-12-13-12-----|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|----------------------------|

e|-15-00-12-00-15-00-12-00-15-0-17-0-17-00-17-00-17-00-17-00-17-0-17b-|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
       (They're all 17s)
e|-r17-171717-17171717171717-15--15-17-171717-17171717171717-15--------------|
B|-----------------------------17------------------------------18--17--18-17-|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                              >
e|--------------------------------------------12-10--10-----------------------|
B|-18-17-15-17-15--15------------------------------13--13-12-13-12-10-12-10---|
G|---------------17--17-16-17-16-14-16-14-14-------------------------------12-|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   >                                      (quietly)
e|-12-10--10------------------------------12-10--10--------------------------------|
B|------13--13-12-13-12-10-12-10--10--10-------13--13-12-13-12-10-12-10--10--------|
G|------------------------------12--12---------------------------------12--12---12-|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------14---|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    (very quietly)
e|---------------------|
B|-10--------10--------|
G|---12---12---12---12-|
D|------14--------14---|
A|---------------------|
E|---------------------|

Now for the song:
These are the main Riffs used throughout the verses.

Riff 1               (The notes in parenthesis are played by the bass)
e|----------------------------------|
B|-----0-1--------------------------|
G|-----------------------0-3--------|
D|---2----(2-0h2p0)-----------(0)---|
A|-0--------------(3)---3-------(3)-|
E|--------------------1-------------|

Riff 2
e|----0----------------1-------------------|
B|-----1----3----------3-------------------|
G|-----------0---------2-------------------|
D|--2------------3--0----------------------|
A|-3------2-----3-3------------------------|
E|-------3-----1---------------------------|

Pre-chorus (Chords)
   Am             Fm7  Fadd9
e|-0-00-0-00-0-00-0-00-33-33-3-33-|
B|-1-11-1-11-1-11-1-11-11-11-1-11-|
G|-2-22-2-22-2-22-2-22-22-22-2-22-|
D|-2-22-2-22-2-22-3-33-33-33-3-33-|
A|-0-00-0-00-0-00-----------------|
E|--------------------------------|

Chorus (Chords)
C G Dm Am
C G Dm


Order of the song:

Verse 1: Riff 1 x6
        Riff 2 x1
        Riff 1 x4
        Riff 2 x1

Pre-chorus: Chords x6

Chorus: Chords x1

Verse 2: Riff 1 x4
        Riff 2 x1
        Riff 1 x4
        Riff 2 x1

Pre-chorus: Chords x6

Chorus: Chords x2

Solo:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-5h7-7--7575-----757-7br75------------------------------5-7---------5-5h7-7b-|
G|------------6-------------6-------------------------4h6----6p4---4h6-6-------|
D|--------------4~------------4-44-4-7-6-4-------7-4-7------------7------------|
A|-----------------------------------------7-7-4-------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------979-9-9-14-12-14--14--14-12-14--14--14-12---12------12--12---|
B|-r7-7-757-7-------------------------------------------14--14--14--14--14-|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-14br-14br-14br-14br-14br---14---------14---------17-14-------14--14-12----|
G|--------------------------14--14--13h14--14--13h14-------13h14----------14-|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------5-7-9-12-14-|
B|-----------------------12---10-9-10-9h10p9-7-7-9-7h9p7-5-75-5-7-9-------------|
G|-13h14-14--14-13-11-11-------------------------------------6------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-12-14-14b-r-12--14-12-14-12-14~-|
B|---------------------------------|

Then we go back to Riff 1 two times, but on the second time, John plays an Am chord 
instead of the second half of the riff.

Verse 3: Riff 1 x2
         Riff 2 x1

Pre-Chorus: Chords x6

Chorus: Chords x2

The End!

Legend:
~     vibrato
/     slide up from previous fret to the fret after
\     slide down
b     bend note
r     release bend
x     mute the note
h     hammer-on
p     pull-off
•     play the note beneath staccato
>     accent the note beneath
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Shawmy wrote on March 18 2010, 10:01 pm

nice work on this, its going to a little different without john now, he will be missed

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duckslayer28965 wrote on July 14 2010, 04:12 pm

i was about to post the slane castle version...darn lol.

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georgs22 wrote on November 19 2010, 01:17 pm

great work!!!

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