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Song: Tell Me Baby
Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Album: Stadium Arcadium

Tabbed By: Marcos Prieto (marcrow_ps@yahoo.es)

Notation legend:
                                 
 x   -> mute.
 \   -> slide up.    \   It can be after or before the note, like 1h3,
 /   -> slide down.   |  but if there's no enought space it can be 
 h   -> hammer on.    |  over or down, like G|-13-...
 p   -> pull off.    /                      D|--h-...
 ~   -> let ring.
 S   -> slap.
 P   -> pop.
 + + -> the rhythm of the song, generally 4x4. If there are 2 digits notes
        or there's no enough space, I lengthen it, 
        from (+   +   ...) to (+       +      ...) 
 |·------·| -> repeat this a number of times, for example |·3-3-3-3·| x4
               repeats 3-3-3-3 four times.


*********************************  VERSE:  ****************************
                                                      ___ V. End 1 __
   Am                                                                \
   +   +   +   +    +   +   +   +    +   +   +   +    +   +   +   +    
G||-h--------------|-h--------------|-h--------------|-h--------------||
D|·57-7-x---x------|57-7-x---x------|57-7-x---x------|57-7-x----------·|
A|·----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------·|
E||--x---55--55-5--|--x---55--55-5--|--x---55--55-5--|--x---5-0-0-3-3-||
   P SP PSS PSS S   P SP PSS PSS S   P SP PSS PSS S   P SP PS

  ___ V. End 2 __      ___ V. End 3 __      ___ V. End 4 __
                 \                    \                    \
  +   +   +   +        +   +   +   +        +   +   +   +  
G|-h--------------|   |-h--------------|   |-h--------------|
D|57-7-5----------|   |57-7-x----2---5-|   |57-7-x----------|
A|----------------|   |----------------|   |----------------|
E|--x---5-0-0-3-3-|   |--x---5-0---3---|   |--x---5-0-0-3---|
  P SP PS              P SP PS S P S P      P SP PS

  ___ V. End 5 __      ___ V. End 6 __
                 \                    \
  +   +   +   +        +   +   +   +
G|-h------0789-05-|   |-h------/-------|
D|57-7-x----------|   |57-7-x-57-5-----|
A|----------------|   |------------753-|
E|--x---5---------|   |--x-------------|
  P SP PS              P SP P

Verse 1 -> VERSE x5 (With V. End 1, 2, 3, 1, 4)
Verse 2 -> VERSE x5 (With V. End 1, 4, 4, 1, 1)
Verse 2 -> VERSE x2 (With V. End 5, 6)

*********************************  CHORUS:  ****************************
                                                      ___Ch. End 1___
                                                                     \
   F       C        G       Am       F       C        G
   +   +   +   +    +   +   +   +    +   +   +   +    +   +   +   +    
G||----------5-----|----------------|----------5-----|----------7-----||
D|·---3-3---/------|---5-5----7-----|---3-3---/------|---5-5---/------·|
A|·--------23----3-|---------/------|--------23----3-|--------35--5---·|
E||1-x---1---------|3-x---3-35--5-3-|1-x---1---------|3-x---3---------||
   S SP PS S P   S  S SP PS S P S S  S SP PS S P   S  S SP PS S P S  

  __ Ch. End 2 __     __ Ch. End 3 __     ___________ Ch. End 4 __________
  G              \    G              \    G                               \
  +   +   +   +       +   +   +   +       +   +   +   +    +   +   +   +
G|----------------|  |----------7-----|  |----------------|----------------|
D|----5-------5---|  |---5-5---/------|  |----5--5----5--5|-5--5-------5---|
A|----------------|  |--------35--5-5-|  |----------------|----------------|
E|3-----3---3-----|  |3-x---3---------|  |3-------3-3-----|3-3---3-3-3---3-|
                      S SP PS S P S S     S   P  PS S P  P SPS P 

  __ Ch. End 5 __      ___________ Ch. End 6 __________
  G              \     G                               \
  +   +   +   +        +   +   +   +    +   +   +   +
G|----------------|   |----------------|----------------|
D|----5-------5---|   |----5--5----5--5|----5-5---------|
A|----------------|   |----------------|----------------|
E|3-----3---3---3-|   |3-------3-3-----|3-3-----3-3-3-3-|
                       S   P  PS S P  P S S P P

  __ Ch. End 7 __      __________________ Ch. End 8 ____________________
  G              \     G                                 Am             \
  +   +   +   +        +   +   +   +    +   +   +   +    +   +   +   +
G|----------------|   |----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|---5-5---/------|   |5-----5-----5---|5-----5---------|----------------|
A|--------35--5---|   |----------------|----------------|----------------|
E|3-x---3---------|   |--3-3---3-3---3-|--3-3---3-3-----|5~--------------|
                       P S S P S S P S  P S S P S S

CHORUS VARIATION:

  F       C        G       Am       F       C        G
  +   +   +   +    +   +   +   +    +   +   +   +    +   +   +   +    
G|----------5-----|----------------|----------5-x--x|----------7-----|
D|---3-3---/------|---5-5----7-----|---3-3---/----/-|---5-5---/------|
A|--------23----3-|---------/------|--------23---23-|--------35--5---|
E|1-x---1---------|3-x---3-35--5-3-|1-x---1---------|3-x---3---------|
  S SP PS S P   S  S SP PS S P S S  S SP PS S P PS P S SP PS S P S  


Chorus 1 -> CHORUS x4 (with Ch. End 1, 2, 3, 4)
Chorus 2 -> CHORUS VARIATION + CHORUS x3 (with Ch. End 5, 1, 6)
Chorus 3 -> CHORUS x4 (with Ch. End 1, 5, 7, 8) 

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

Song structure:

Verse 1.
Chorus 1.
Verse 2.
Chorus 2.
Verse 3.
Chorus 3.


     __   _      __      __      _____   _____   _____
    /  | / |    /  |    /  `\   / ___/  / __ /  (  __/
   /   |/  |   / /||   / /) /  //      / / //   \ \
  / /|   /||  / /^||  / /||   //___   / / //  ___) )
 / / |  / || / /  || / / ||  /    /  /  ^^/  /    / 
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

            
            
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paparalf 41 Jul 10, 2006 01:42 PM

The best Bass-tab of Tell me Baby in the web

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rockking123 10 Jan 19, 2007 11:08 PM

Class tab, well done man! If you want to learn how to play deck the halls on electric guitar, then check out rock.king567's version of it on Spy intro tab by the doors

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rockking123 10 Jan 20, 2007 11:26 PM

Rock on!

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