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Title: Knock Me Down (Original Long Version)
Album: Mother's Milk[Bonus Tracks]
Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Tabbed by: Stratocast24
E-Mail: nicholls505@comcast.net

h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string
r - release bend 
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
v - vibrato (or ~)
x - muted string
tr. - trill
<12> - harmonic

 Intro (dist.)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------6-x-x-----------------------6/8\6-------------------|
G|-----------------------7-x-x-----------------------7/9\7-------------------|
D|-------------------------x-x-----------------------x-x-x-------------------|
A|------3-0-7-0--3/5-5-5---x-x-----3-0-7-0--3/5-5-5--5/7\5-------------------|
E|--3h5------------------------3h5-------------------------------------------|

                                F5
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------6-x-x-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------7-x-x-----------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------x-x--3~-------------------------------------------|
A|------3-0-7-0--3/5-5-5---x-x--3~-------------------------------------------|
E|--3h5-------------------------1~-------------------------------------------|
  
  Verse (0:09)
     Dm      Am7   Gm7                 Dm    C         Bb
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--6-6-x-x--5-5-x-3--3---3-3-x-x------6-x-x-5-5-------3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
G|--x-x-x-x--5-5-x-3--3-x-3-3-x-x------7-x-x-5-5-----3-3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
D|--7-7-x-x--5-5-x-3--3-x-3-3-x-x------7-x-x-5-5-----3-3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
A|--5-5-x-x--7-7-x-5--5-x-5-5-x-x-3/5--5-x-x-3-3-(0)-1-1--1-x-1-x-1--x-x-----|
E|-----------5-5---3--3-x-3-3------------------------------------------------|

        Dm     Am7      Gm7              A5               Bb5
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------6-x-x--5-5-x-----3-x-3-x-3--x-x---------------------------------x-x--|
G|------x-x-x--5-5-x-----3-x-3-x-3--x-x--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--x-x--|
D|------7-x-x--5-5-x-----3-x-3-x-3--x-x--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--x-x--|
A|--3/5-5-x-x--7-7-x-----5-x-5-x-5--x-x--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--x-x--|
E|-------------5-5---3~~-3-x-3-x-3-------------------------------------------|
  
Bridge 1 (0:25)
    C#                    A
e|----------x-x----------------x-x----------x-x------------------------------|
B|--6-6-6-6-x-x-6--6-6-6--5--5-x-x-5--5-5-5-x-x------------------------------|
G|--6-6-6-6-x-x-6--6-6-6--6--6-x-x-6--6-6-6-x-x------------------------------|
D|--6-6-6-6-x-x-6--6-6-6--7--7-x-x-7--7-7-7-x-x------------------------------|
A|--4-4-4-4-x-x-4--4-4-4--7--7-x-x-7--7-7-7-x-x------------------------------|
E|------------------------5--5-----5--5-5-5----------------------------------|
       
Repeat Bridge 1 three times than play this the fourth time.
    E                G#
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------------------------------|
G|--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------|
D|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------------------------------|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------------------------------|
E|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------------------------------|

Now back to the verse, which is a tad different.(0:40)
     Em      Bm7     Am7                         Em    D     C
e|----------------------------------x-x-x-x----------------------------------|
B|--/8-8-x-x-7-7-7---5--5-5-x-5-x-5-x-x-x-x------8-x-x-7-7---5--5-5-x-5-x-5--|
G|--/x-x-x-x-7-7-7-x-5--5-5-x-5-x-5-x-x-x-x------x-x-x-7-7---5--5-5-x-5-x-5--|
D|--/9-9-x-x-7-7-7-x-5--5-5-x-5-x-5-x-x-x-x------9-x-x-7-7-x-5--5-5-x-5-x-5--|
A|--/7-7-x-x-9-9-9-x-7--7-7-x-7-x-7-x-x-x-x--5/7-7-x-x-5-5-x-3--3-3-x-3-x-3--|
E|-----------7-7-7---5--5-5---5---5------------------------x-----------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------8---7-7---5--5-5-x-5-x-5--x-x-x-x------------------------------------|
G|------x---7-7-x-5--5-5-x-5-x-5--x-x-x-x------------------------------------|
D|------9---7-7-x-5--5-5-x-5-x-5--x-x-x-x------------------------------------|
A|--5/7-7---9-9-x-7--7-7-x-7-x-7--x-x-x-x------------------------------------|
E|----------7-7---5--5-5---5---5---------------------------------------------|

    B5               C5
e|------------------------------------------x-x------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------x-x------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------x-x------------------------------|
D|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-x-x------------------------------|
A|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-x-x------------------------------|
E|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-----------------------------------|

Bridge 2 (0:56)
    Eb                 B
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--8-8--x-x-8--8-8-8--7-7-7-7-x-7-7-7--7-x-x--------------------------------|
G|--8-8--x-x-8--8-8-8--8-8-8-8-x-8-8-8--8-x-x--------------------------------|
D|--8-8--x-x-8--8-8-8--9-9-9-9-x-9-9-9--9-x-x--------------------------------|
A|--6-6--x-x-6--6-6-6--9-9-9-9-x-9-9-9--9-x-x--------------------------------|
E|---------------------7-7-7-7---7-7-7--7------------------------------------|

Repeat bridge 2 three times then play this the fourth time.
    F#               A
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------|
G|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------------------------------|
D|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------------------------------------|
A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------------------------------------|
E|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------|

Chorus (1:11) (Possibly not exact)
    Dm     C             Dm     C          A         E
e|------------------x-x------------------------------15-15-15-15--15--x-x----|
B|--6--6-x-5--5-5-5-x-x-/6--6-x-5--5-5-5---10-10-x-x-12-12-12-12--12--x-x----|
G|--7--7-x-5--5-5-5-x-x-/7--7-x-5--5-5-5---9--9--x-x-12-12-12-12--12--x-x----|
D|--7--7-x-5--5-5-5-x-x-/7--7-x-5--5-5-5---7--7--x-x------------------x-x----|
A|--5--5-x-3--3-3-3-x-x-/5--5-x-3--3-3-3---0-----x-x-------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    C              G
e|--12-12-12-12-x------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--13-13-13-13-x--12-12--12-12-12--x----------------------------------------|
G|--12-12-12-12-x--12-12--12-12-12--x----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------12-12--12-12-12--x----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------x----------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

-Repeat Chorus 2 times, then return to the verse.

   (1:27)
     Dm      Am7   Gm7                 Dm    C         Bb
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--6-6-x-x--5-5-x-3--3---3-x-3-x-x------6-x-x-5-5-------3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
G|--x-x-x-x--5-5-x-3--3-x-3-x-3-x-x------7-x-x-5-5-----3-3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
D|--7-7-x-x--5-5-x-3--3-x-3-x-3-x-x------7-x-x-5-5-----3-3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
A|--5-5-x-x--7-7-x-5--5-x-5-x-5-x-x-3/5--5-x-x-3-3-(0)-1-1--1-x-1-x-1--x-x-----|
E|-----------5-5---3--3-x-3-x-3------------------------------------------------|

  Gtr. 2 
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------5-----------------|
D|--5/7---7\5--3b.5-------|
A|-------------------3/5--|
E|------------------------|

     Dm      Am7   Gm7                 Dm    C         Bb
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--6-6-x-x--5-5-x-3--3---3-3-x-x------6-x-x-5-5-------3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
G|--x-x-x-x--5-5-x-3--3-x-3-3-x-x------7-x-x-5-5-----3-3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
D|--7-7-x-x--5-5-x-3--3-x-3-3-x-x------7-x-x-5-5-----3-3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
A|--5-5-x-x--7-7-x-5--5-x-5-5-x-x-3/5--5-x-x-3-3-(0)-1-1--1-x-1-x-1--x-x-----|
E|-----------5-5---3--3-x-3-3------------------------------------------------|

        Dm     Am7      Gm7              A5               Bb5
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------6-x-x--5-5-x-----3-x-3-x-3--x-x---------------------------------x-x--|
G|------x-x-x--5-5-x-----3-x-3-x-3--x-x--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--x-x--|
D|------7-x-x--5-5-x-----3-x-3-x-3--x-x--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--x-x--|
A|--3/5-5-x-x--7-7-x-----5-x-5-x-5--x-x--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--x-x--|
E|-------------5-5---3~~-3-x-3-x-3-------------------------------------------|

  Bridge 1, a little different now.
  (1:50)
    C#                    A
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--6-6-x-x-6--------x-x--2-2-x-x-2-------x-x--------------------------------|
G|--6-6-x-x-6h8-6----x-x--2-2-x-x-2h4-2---x-x--------------------------------|
D|--6-6-x-x-6-----6--x-x--2-2-x-x-2-----2-x-x--------------------------------|
A|--4-4-x-x-4--------x-x--0-0-x-x-0-------x-x--------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   
   Again, repeat Bridge 1 three times and then play this.
    E                G#
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------------------------------|
G|--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------|
D|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------------------------------|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------------------------------|
E|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------------------------------|

  The last verse before the Chorus is a little different.
  (2:05)
  Em7#9  Bm7    Am7                 Cm7#9  G#m7    F#m7
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--8-8--7--7-x-5--5--5-x-5-x-5-x-x--5-5-x-4-4-4-x-2--2--2-x-2-x-2-x-x-------|
G|--7-7--7--7-x-5--5--5-x-5-x-5-x-x--4-4-x-4-4-4-x-2--2--2-x-2-x-2-x-x-------|
D|--5-5--7--7-x-5--5--5-x-5-x-5-x-x--2-2-x-4-4-4-x-2--2--2-x-2-x-2-x-x-------|
A|--7-7--9--9-x-7--7--7-x-7-x-7-x-x--4-4-x-6-6-6-x-4--4--4-x-4-x-4-x-x-------|
E|-------7--7---5--5--5---5---5------------4-4-4---2--2--2---2---2-----------|

  Repeat twice, then go to the Chorus.(2:21)
  
  After repeating the Chorus 2 times, go to this Interlude.
  (2:36)
    D                 Bb             G5     Bb5   F5        C
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------5-5/6\5-5/6-x----x-x----x-x----------------------------|
G|--7-------7---9-----7-7-7-7-7-7-x----x-x/---x-x-10-10-10--9--9--9----------|
D|--x-------x---------8-8-8-8-8-8-x--5-x-x/-8-x-x-10-10-10--10-10-10-x-------|
A|--5-(5)p0h5/7-------8-8-8-8-8-8-x--5-x-x/-8-x-x-8--8--8---10-10-10-x-------|
E|-----------------6-----------------3-x-x/-6---------------8--8--8--x-------|
   Bb
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|  Repeat this interlude then go to solo section.
D|--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|  And, again, not sure if exact.
A|--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
E|--6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|

  (2:52)
   Am                         F
e|--------------------------------------15-13-------13\----------------------|
B|-------------------------------10-x---15-13-15-13-13\----------------------|
G|------5h7p5-------5h7p5--------10-x---------14-12--------------------------|
D|--7-7------7--7-7------7-------10-x----------------------------------------|
A|--0-0---------0-0---------/8--8---x----------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   Am                      F
e|-----------------------------------15-13-------13\-------------------------|
B|----------------------------10-x---15-13-15-13-13\-------------------------|
G|--------------5h7p5---------10-x---------14-12-----------------------------|
D|--7-7-7-7-7-7-------7-------10-x-------------------------------------------|
A|--0-0-0-0-0-0----------/8--8---x-------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   (3:00)
   G                  F     Am        A
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---2-2---5--5-5-5-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-------------------------|
D|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x-3-3/--7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------------|
A|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x-3-3/--7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------------|
E|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-x-1-1/--5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-------------------------|

  Then play the Chorus 4 times. Then, it rises up for a climatic finish.
  (3:36)
    F#m     E            F#m     E            C#m     G#
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--10-10-x-9--9-9-9-x-x-10-10-x-9--9-9-9-x-x-9--9--x-13-13--13-13-13--------|
G|--11-11-x-9--9-9-9-x-x-11-11-x-9--9-9-9-x-x-9--9--x-13-13--13-13-13--------|
D|--11-11-x-9--9-9-9-x-x-11-11-x-9--9-9-9-x-x-11-11-x-13-13--13-13-13--------|
A|--9--9--x-7--7-7-7-x-x-9--9--x-7--7-7-7-x-x-11-11-x-11-11--11-11-11--------|
E|--------------------------------------------9--9---------------------------|
    E         B
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--9-9-9-9---7--7-7-7-x-x---------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-9-9-x-8--8-8-8-x-x---------------------------------------------------|
D|--9-9-9-9-x-9--9-9-9-x-x---------------------------------------------------|
A|--7-7-7-7-x-9--9-9-9-x-x---------------------------------------------------|
E|------------7--7-7-7-------------------------------------------------------|
   Repeat the higher chorus and then move onto the Outro.
   (3:51)
    C#               C#m                  E
e|----------------------------------------4-4-4-4-x-x-4--4-4-4--x-x----------|
B|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x-x--5-5-5-5-x-x-5--5-5-5--x-x----------|
G|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-x-x--4-4-4-4-x-x-4--4-4-4--x-x----------|
D|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-x-x--6-6-6-6-x-x-6--6-6-6--x-x----------|
A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-x-x--7-7-7-7-x-x-7--7-7-7--x-x----------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    B
e|----------x-x---------x-x--------------------------------------------------|
B|--4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4--x-x-------------------------------------------|
G|--4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4--x-x-------------------------------------------|
D|--4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4--x-x-------------------------------------------|
A|--2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-2-2-x-x-2--x-x-------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   Repeat 5 more times and end on

    C#
e|-----|
B|--6~-|
G|--6~-|
D|--6~-|
A|--4~-|
E|-----|
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RHCH.WA wrote on June 19 2006, 03:15 pm

it would help if you put in words

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Strat_Monkey wrote on July 25 2006, 07:40 pm

The chrd x7578x is just Em7, Em7#9 (better known as the Hendrix chord) is x7678x. Apart from that, looks fairly sweet.

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firebridge wrote on August 7 2006, 12:26 pm

this is confusing as hell but its also one amazing song and you tabbed all the parts right

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