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Cant Stop Bass Tab

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                              CAN'T STOP (Bassline)
                      As recorded by Red Hot Chili Peppers
                        (From the 2002 Album BY THE WAY)

Words and Music by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Arranged by Jake Brown
Transcribed by Jake Brown

Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Fingered'
Gtr II (E A D G) - 'Slapped'

   Intro
    Slow Funk-Rock Q=88
   4/4
    Gtr I
    S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S  3x
||----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
||o---------------------------------|---------------------------------o||
||o-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-o||
||----------------------------------|----------------------------------||


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|


  e E Q  H      Wx3
|-------------|--------||
|-------------|--------||
|-7-----------|--------||
|-------------|--------||


 Verse
  Wx4
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|


    Gtr II
    E e e S S S S S S S S E   E e e S S S S S S S S E
||----7-9---x---7---9---9---|---7-9---x---7---9---9---|
||o-------------------------|-------------------------|
||o-7-----7---7---x---x---7-|-5-----5---5---x---x---0-|
||--------------------------|-------------------------|


  E e e S S S S S S S S E   E e e S S S S S S S S E
|---4-4---x---4---4---4---|---5-5---x---5---5---5-----|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-2-----2---2---x---x---2-|-3-----3---3---x---x---5---|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|


  E e e S S S S S S S S E   E e e S S S S S S S S E
|---7-9---x---7---9---9---|---7-9---x---7---9---9---|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-7-----7---7---x---x---7-|-5-----5---5---x---x---0-|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|


  E e e S S S S S S S S E   E e e S S S S S S S S E
|---4-4---x---4---4---4---|---5-5---x---5---5---5------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-2-----2---2---x---x---2-|-3-----3---3---x---x---5----|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|


  E e e S S S S S S S S E   E e e S S S S S S S S E
|---7-9---x---7---9---9---|---7-9---x---7---9---9---|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-7-----7---7---x---x---7-|-5-----5---5---x---x---0-|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|


  E e e S S S S S S S S E   E e e S S S S S S S S E
|---4-4---x---4---4---4---|---5-5---x---5---5---5------||
|-------------------------|----------------------------||
|-2-----2---2---x---x---2-|-3-----3---3---x---x---3----||
|-------------------------|----------------------------||


 Chorus
  Gtr I
   E.  S S  S  E  +E   E  Q    E S  S S  S  E  +E   E  S  S  S  S
|----------------------------|------------------------------------|
|--------9-10-12-(12)-12-12--|-9-9----9----10-(10)-10-10-12-10-12-|
|-10--10---------------------|-----12---12------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------------------|


   E.  S S  S  E  +E   E  Q    E S  S S  S  E  +E   E S  S  E
|----------------------------|------------------------9-------|
|--------9-10-12-(12)-12-12--|-9-9----9----10-(10)-10---12-10-|
|-10--10---------------------|-----12---12--------------------|
|----------------------------|--------------------------------|


   E.  S S  S  E  +E   E  Q    E.  S  +E   E  +E   E  S  E.
|----------------------------|----12-(12)-------------------|
|--------9-10-12-(12)-12-12--|-9----------10-(10)-10-10-12--|
|-10--10---------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------------|


   E.  S S  S  E  +E   E  Q    q   H.
|----------------------------|-----------||
|--------9-10-12-(12)-12-12--|-9--10-----||
|-10--10---------------------|-----------||
|----------------------------|-----------||


 Verse
  1.
  Gtr II
  E e e S S S S S S S S E   E e e S S S S S S S S E
|---7-9---x---7---9---9---|---7-9---x---7---9---9---|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-7-----7---7---x---x---7-|-5-----5---5---x---x---0-|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|


  E e e S S S S S S S S E   E e e S S S S S S S S E
|---4-4---x---4---4---4---|---5-5---x---5---5---5-------||
|-------------------------|----------------------------o||
|-2-----2---2---x---x---2-|-3-----3---3---x---x---5----o||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------||


 Bridge
  2.
  Gtr I
  E E E E H       E  E Q  H      E E E E H      E  E Q  H
|-----9--------|-14------------|--------------|-7------------|
|--------------|----12-0-------|-----9--------|---10---------|
|-7-7---7------|---------------|--------------|--------------|
|--------------|---------------|-7-7---7------|------8-------|


  E E E E H       E  E E E H      E E E E H      E  E E  E E E E  E
|-----9--------|-14-------------|--------------|-7------------------|
|--------------|----12-0-0------|-----9--------|---10---10----------|
|-7-7---7------|----------------|--------------|--------------------|
|--------------|----------------|-7-7---7------|------8------8---10-|


  E E E E H       E  E E E H      E E E E H      E  E Q  E S S +E  S S
|-----9--------|-14-------------|--------------|-7-----------------------|
|--------------|----12-0-0------|-----9--------|---10------5h7-(7)-------|
|-7-7---7------|----------------|--------------|-------------------5h7---|
|--------------|----------------|-7-7---7------|------8------------------|


  E E E E H       E  E E E H      E E E E H      E  E E E H
|-----9--------|-14-------------|--------------|-7-------------||
|--------------|----12-0-0------|-----9--------|---10----------||
|-7-7---7------|----------------|--------------|---------------||
|--------------|----------------|-7-7---7------|------8-8------||


 Interlude
  Gtr II
  E e e S S S S S S S S E   E e e S S S S S S S S E
|---7-9---x---7---9---9---|---7-9---x---7---9---9---|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-7-----7---7---x---x---7-|-5-----5---5---x---x---0-|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|


  E e e S S S S S S S S E   E e e S S S S E S S E
|---4-4---x---4---4---4---|---5-5---x-----7-------||
|-------------------------|-----------7h9---5h7-5-||
|-2-----2---2---x---x---2-|-3-----3---------------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------||


 Verse
  E e e S S S S S S S S E   E e e S S S S S S S S E
|---7-9---x---7---9---9---|---7-9---x---7---9---9---|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-7-----7---7---x---x---7-|-5-----5---5---x---x---0-|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|


  E e e S S S S S S S S E   E e e S S S S S S S S E
|---4-4---x---4---4---4---|---5-5---x---5---5---5------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-2-----2---2---x---x---2-|-3-----3---3---x---x---5----|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|


    E e e S S S S S S S S E   E e e S S S S S S S S E
||----7-9---x---7---9---9---|---7-9---x---7---9---9---|
||o-------------------------|-------------------------|
||o-7-----7---7---x---x---7-|-5-----5---5---x---x---0-|
||--------------------------|-------------------------|


  E e e S S S S S S S S E   E e e S S S S S S S S E    4x
|---4-4---x---4---4---4---|---5-5---x---5---5---5------||
|-------------------------|---------------------------o||
|-2-----2---2---x---x---2-|-3-----3---3---x---x---3---o||
|-------------------------|----------------------------||


  e E Q  H      W
|-------------|------*|
|-------------|------*|
|-7-----------|------*|
|-------------|------*|


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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jake_luvs_bex wrote on August 8 2003, 12:00 am

WOT DA F**K R U ON BOUT, DIS IS FRM DA OFFICIAL TAB BECAUSE I WENT OUT AND BAUGHT IT DA UVER DAY SO IT SHUD B 5 STAR

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I_likepie_67 wrote on May 27 2004, 12:00 am

not its not, cant stop has no slapping in it, but apart from that its almost perfect

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Tyler wrote on May 2 2005, 12:00 am

actaully ur both wrong it isn't from the book cuz i have it and yes there is a lot of slapping and popping in it

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