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I Could Have Lied Tab

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i could have lied - red hot chili peppers
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Tabbed by: Laurie
Email:Triple__six@hotmail.com

Tuning: normal

| ^  bend down
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato

heya, this is my 1st tab please give it good rating

im 100% positive this is the right way to play this song!!!
please make sure you have the song so you can get the timing right!!


e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------| x4
D|-----0---4-----0---4-----0---4-7-5-4-0-----|
A|-0h2---2-----2---2-----2---2---0---3-------|
E|---------------------------------------3---|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------2h3p2--------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|repeat 
D|-----0---4-----0---4---------4-7-5-4-0-----|above
A|-0h2---2-----2---2-----2-------0---3-------|
E|---------------------------------------3---|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-----0---4-----0---4-----0---4-7-5-4-0-----|
A|-0h2---2-----2---2-----2---2---0---3-------|
E|---------------------------------------3---|
  
  
semi-chorus                 
for this you might need to listen to the actual song, as the timing is very tricky for begginers...

    d= strum down     u = strum up

   d   d   u d d u  d u d  d   d    d   d
   B   B   D D D D  D D D  A   A   G6  G6
e|-x---x---x-x-x-x--x-x-x--x---x----x---x------------------------|
B|-4---4---7-7-7-7--7-7-7--0---0----0---0------------------------|
G|-4---4---7-7-7-7--7-7-7--2---2----0---0------------------------|
D|-4---4---7-7-7-7--7-7-7--2---2----0---0------------------------|
A|-2---2---5-5-5-5--5-5-5--0---0----2---2------------------------|
E|-x---x---x-x-x-x--x-x-x--x---x----3---3------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------2h3p2--------------|
G|-------------------------------------------| 
D|-----0---4-----0---4---------4-7-5-4-0-----|
A|-0h2---2-----2---2-----2-------0---3-------|
E|---------------------------------------3---|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------| x5
D|-----0---4-----0---4-----0---4-7-5-4-0-----| 
A|-0h2---2-----2---2-----2---2---0---3-------|
E|---------------------------------------3---|

 Go to semi-chorus

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-----0---4-----0---4-----0---4-7-5-4-0-----| 
A|-0h2---2-----2---2-----2---2---0---3-------|
E|---------------------------------------3---|

chorus
[play exactly the same rythm as semi-chorus exept different chords]
   
   d= strum down     u = strum up

   d    d    u  d  d  u   d  u  d   d    d     d    d
e|-x----x----x--x--x--x---x--x--x---x----x-----x----x--|
B|-8----8---12-12-12-12--12-12-12---7----7-----5----5--|
G|-9----9---12-12-12-12--12-12-12---7----7-----5----5--| x2
D|-9----9---12-12-12-12--12-12-12---7----7-----5----5--|
A|-7----7---10-10-10-10--10-10-10---5----5-----3----3--|
E|-x----x----x--x--x--x---x--x--x---x----x-----x----x--|

 solo

e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------7-9/11-11-11-11-11-9-11-11-9-11---|
D|----------7-9^^9----7h9-----------------------------------|
A|----5-7/9--------10---------------------------------------|
E|-/7-------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------7---7-----7------7----------|
B|----------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7---7-10^--10-7-10--|
G|-12^^12-11-7--7-7-9-7-9p7-7-9^--9^--9^--------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-7-7h8p7----7-----------------8p7-7h8p7----------7--------|
G|----------9----7^^7----------------------7-----7---7------|
D|---------------------9-7-9-99--------------9-9--------9-9-|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------10--12^--15^^15p14------------|
B|----------------------10/12--------------------15---------|
G|---------------7-9/11------------------------------14/7---|
D|-7-9--4-5-5/9---------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------7-----------------------------------------------|
G|-7-9-7-9--9^----------------------------------------------|
D|---------------7-7-7h9-5/4/5/4/2p0------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|x2
D|-----0---4-----0---4-----0---4-7-5-4-0-----| 
A|-0h2---2-----2---2-----2---2---0---3-------|
E|---------------------------------------3---|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------2h3p2--------------|
G|-------------------------------------------| 
D|-----0---4-----0---4---------4-7-5-4-0-----|
A|-0h2---2-----2---2-----2-------0---3-------|
E|---------------------------------------3---|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-----0---4-----0---4-----0---4-7-5-4-0-----| 
A|-0h2---2-----2---2-----2---2---0---3-------|
E|---------------------------------------3---|

>>>play the main chorus 9 times and after 2nd start
the 2nd solo...


e|-12------------10/12---------------------------------------|
B|---12-10/12-12-------12-10-8-10-8-10/12-10/12--10--8--8-10-|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
  I could have lied............

e|-------------------------------|-------------------------5/7-10-7-10-|
B|-8-10-8------8h10p8------------|--8-10-12 10h12p10------8------------|
G|--------9(9)--------7-9-7-9-/9-|-------------------12-9--------------|
D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
  I showed her...........

e|-7---7p5---/7-/7\5---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------8--------(7)-10p8 /10\8-------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------11h12p11-h12b13r\11----\4-7-4-4---|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------||
B|------------------------------------------------||
G|--------------7-------------------------/9-9-9--||
D|------7-(7)/9---9\7-5-7-5-7-5-/4\2---2-2--------||
A|-7-10-------------------------------------------||
E|------------------------------------------------||



end on    Em
       e|--7--|
       B|--8--|
       G|--9--|
       D|--9--|
       A|--7--|
       E|--x--|



| ^  bend down
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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JaKeIM wrote on August 31 2006, 10:48 am

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------| x4
D|-----0---4-----0---4-----0---4-7-5-4-0-----|
A|-0h2---2-----2---2-----2---2---0---3-------|
E|---------------------------------------3---|

The last note should be on the low e string not the a, great tab though

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lauriecrean wrote on August 31 2006, 12:59 pm

thx

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Boston098 wrote on November 14 2006, 03:54 pm

Great tab. 5 stars!

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