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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE|--------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the#
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Red Hot Chili Peppers
Dani California
------------------------------------

Tabbed by: Andres (la_laker83 at hotmail dot com)

 
[Intro]

   Am           G            Dm           Am
E|---------5------------3-------------------------5-------|
B|---------5------------3------------6------------5-------|
G|---------5------------4------------7------------5-------|
D|---------7------------5------------7------------7-------|
A|----------------------------5--5---5--------------------|
E|--5--5---------3--3----------------------5--5-----------| x2


[Verse]

E|---------5------------3-------------------------5-------|
B|---------5------------3------------6------------5-------|
G|---------5------------4------------7------------5-------|
D|---------7------------5------------7------------7-------|
A|----------------------------5--5---5--------------------|
E|--5--5---------3--3----------------------5--5-----------| x2

  Getting born in the state of Mississippi...


E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------6h8p6----------5h6p5-----|
G|----------5h7p5-------------4h5p4----------------7------x-5-----5---|
D|--7--x-x--------7----x-5--x-------5------------------7--x-----------|
A|-------------------------------------3/5----------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  She never knew that there was anything more than all

E|----------------------------------------------------------5---------|
B|-------------------------------------------6h8p6----------5---------|
G|----------5h7p5-------------4h5p4----------------7------x-5---------|
D|--7--x-x--------7----x-5--x-------5------------------7--x-----------|
A|-------------------------------------3/5----------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  What in the world does your company take me for?


E|---------5------------3-------------------------5-------|
B|---------5------------3------------6------------5-------|
G|---------5------------4------------7------------5-------|
D|---------7------------5------------7------------7-------|
A|----------------------------5--5---5--------------------|
E|--5--5---------3--3----------------------5--5-----------| x2

  Black bandana, sweet Louisiana...

E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------6h8p6----------5h6p5-----|
G|----------5h7p5-------------4h5p4----------------7------x-5-----5---|
D|--7--x-x--------7----x-5--x-------5------------------7--x-----------|
A|-------------------------------------3/5----------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Looking down the barrel of a hot metal 45


E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------6------------------------------|
G|----------5h7p5-------------4h5p4----7------------------------------|
D|--7--x-x--------7----x-5--x----------7------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------5------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Just another way to survive         (strum Dm)


[Chorus]

E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------5-5-5---5-------5/7-7-7-7---7-7-7-x---------------|
D|--3---3---3---3-x-5-5-5---5-------5/7-7-7-7---7-7-7-x-5---5-5-5-x---|
A|--3---3---3---3-x-3-3-5---3---3-0-3/5-5-5-5---5-5-5-x-5---5-5-5-x---|
E|--1---1---1---1-x-------------------------------------3---3-3-3-x---| x3
  California rest in peace...

E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------5-5-5---5-------5/7-7-7-7---x-7---7-7---x---------|
D|--3---3---3---3-x-5-5-5---5-------5/7-7-7-7---x-7---7-7---x---------|
A|--3---3---3---3-x-3-3-3---3---3-0-3/5-5-5-5---x-5---5-5---x---------|
E|--1---1---1---1-x---------------------------------------------------|
  She's my priestess I'm your priest             Yeah

E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--x-7---7-7---x----x-7---7-7----------------------------------------|
D|--x-7---7-7---x----x-7---7-7----------------------------------------|
A|--x-5---5-5---x----x-5---5-5----------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Yeah


[First chorus ending]

E|-------------|
B|-------------|
G|-------------|
D|-------------|
A|-------------|
E|--0-3-0------|


[Guitar 2 first chorus ending]
(This is Guitar 2 after first chorus, over Guitar 1 playing Intro)

E|--8--------7--------10-------12---------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|--8b10-----7b9------10b12----12b14------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

E|--8--------7--------10-------17---------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|--8b10-----7b9------10b12----17b19------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|


[Guitar 1 just before second Verse]

E|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|--9p7--5--------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|


[Verse 2]
(Guitar 1 is the same as first Verse)
(Guitar 2 plays this)

E|----------------------------------------|
B|--10-------8--------15-------10---------|
G|--12b14----10b12----17b19----12b14------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------| x2
  She's a lover, baby and a fighter...


[Chorus 2]
(same as before)

[Bridge]
(part after second Chorus)

  Guitar 1
E|---------7------------7-------------------------------------|
B|---------7------------7--------------12-----10--10----------|
G|---------7------------7--------------12-----11--11--x-------|
D|---------9------------9--------------12-----12--12--x--11---|
A|----------------------------10--10--------------------------|
E|--7--7---------7--7-----------------------------------------| x3
  Who knew the hardest side of you...

E|---------7------------7------------7-------------------------|
B|---------7------------7------------7-------------------------|
G|---------7------------7------------7-------------------------|
D|---------9------------9------------9-------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--7--7---------7--7---------7--7------------10--12--75-------|


  Guitar 2
  (over Guitar 1, starts at 3rd measure)
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--12------------------------12--------------10--------------|
G|--14b16---------------------14b16-----------12b14-----------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
  Too true to say goodbye to you
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--12--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--14b16-----------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|


[Verse 3]
(Guitar 1 is the same as before)
(Guitar 2 playing this)

E|--------------------------------------|
B|--5------3------6------5--------------|
G|--7b9----5b7----8b10---7b9------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|
  Push the fader, gifted animator...
E|--------------------------------------|
B|--5------3------6------10-------------|
G|--7b9----5b7----8b11---12b14----------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|
  Never made it up to Minnesota...


  Guitar 1 changes here a bit from other Verses
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------6-------------5h6p5------|
G|----------5h7p5-------------4h5p4----------7-------------5-----5----|
D|--7--x-x--------7----x-5--x-------5--------7-----7-x-7--------------|
A|-------------------------------------3/5----------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Down in the badlands she was saving the best for last

E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------6--------------------------|
G|----------5h7p5-------------4h5p4--------7-------------7------------|
D|--7--x-x--------7----x-5--x-------5--/7--7-------------6------------|
A|-----------------------------------------5-------------7------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
                  It only hurts when I laugh, gone too fast


[Chorus 3]
(First time goes the same as before)
(Second time includes Guitar 2 and Guitar 3)
(These may have some harmonizer effect, it seems)


  Guitar 2 starts at the end of first time
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|--3h5p3------------------------------------------------|
E|--------5----------------------------------------------|
      California rest in peace

E|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|--10---10-10----12--12---12/14---14-14----10--12p10---|
D|--10---10-10----10--10---10/12---12-12----10--12p10---|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------| x3

E|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|--10---10-10----12--12---12/14---14-14-14-14----------|
D|--10---10-10----10--10---10/12---12-12-12-12----------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|


  Guitar 3 starts at 3rd measure

E|--8----8--8-----12--12------13---13-13----10--10-------|
B|--10---10-10----13--13------15---15-15----13--1310-----|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
  California show your teeth

E|--8----8--8-----12--12------13---13-13-13-13----------|
B|--10---10-10----13--13------15---15-15-15-15----------|
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|
  She's my priestess I'm your priest. Yeah, yeah


[Solo]

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------10-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------10-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------10------12---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--12------------------10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8------------------3/5-----------------|
E|------------------------------------------10-----/5--1--1----------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------10-------------------------------------13-15-------------------------|
G|----------10--------------------------------/14--------------------------------|
D|------10------12------10----10----10--12---------------------------------------|
A|--12---------------12----12----12----------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------10-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------10-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------10------12---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--12------------------10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8------------------3/5-----------------|
E|------------------------------------------10-----/5--1--1----------------------|

E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------10-------------------------------------13-15------------------------|
G|----------10--------------------------------/14-------------------------------|
D|------10------12------10----10----10--12--------------------------------------|
A|--12---------------12----12----12---------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------10-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------10-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------10------12------10----10----10---------------------10--------------------|
A|--12---------------12----12----12-----108-----8---10/12------1210p8------------|
E|-------------------------------------------10-------------------------10-------|

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------10-------------------------------------13-15^------------------------|
G|----------10--------------------------------/14--------------------------------|
D|------10------12------10----10----10--12^--------------------------------------|
A|--12---------------12----12----12----------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------10-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--(10)------10-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--(10)--10------12-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---12-----------------10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8---------------------3/5--------------|
E|------------------------------------------10-10-----/5--1--1-------------------|

E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------10h13p10--------10h13p10--------10h13p10--------10h13p10--------------|
G|--12b14-----------12b14-----------12b14-----------12b14-----------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------| x2
  (repeat as necessary)

E|-------13--15-15-15------13--15-15-15-----------------------------------------|
B|--/15----------------15-------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------| x2
  (repeat as necessary)

E|--13h15------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------15-1310---------10---------10h13p10---------10h13p10---------13--------|
G|------------------12b14------12b14------------12b14------------12b14-----------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--12b14---r12p10--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------12----------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


That's about it!
Tell me what you think.



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

| x    Dead note
| (n)  Ghost note
| h    Hammer-on
| p    Pull-off
| r    Release
| b    Bend
| ^    quick bend-release

************************************
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StevieRamone 30 Apr 22, 2006 07:52 AM

yeah.

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d_brow 10 Apr 29, 2006 12:52 PM

hahaha.....the lyrics ARE wrong, not is

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NotOld 20 May 03, 2006 01:31 PM

this tab is awesome, i dont care what you people think
he's right because in the video, the solo is down at 8, not 2 and 5
good job man, keep doing the good work!

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