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Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Song: The Greeting Song
Album: Blood Sex Sugar Magik 
Transcribed by -{" " Tomas Horsky " "}- 
Fixed by Dean Parke

I found this tab at another guitar site and its the only good one ive seen
so i edited it a bit and put it on to this site, enjoy

[Main riff] 
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------5-5-5-5-------5-----------5-----5-5-5-5-|
D|-7-----------7-----7-7-7-5-5-5-5-7-----5-----7-----5-----5-5-5-5-|
A|-7-------x---7-----7-7-7---------7-----------7-------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------5-5-5-5-------5-------------------------|
D|-7-----------7-----7-7-7-5-5-5-5-7-----5-----7-----7-----7-7-7-7-|
A|-7-------x---7-----7-7-7---------7-----------7-----7-----7-7-7-7-|
E|----(3b5)--------------------------------------------------------|
"(3b5)" is playded by the second guitar.


Little Bridge Part:   
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------x---3-----5-----6/7-------------x---3-----5-----6/7-----|
G|-4-------x---2-----4-----5/6---2/4-------x---2-----4-----5/6---2/|
D|-4-----------------------------2/4-----------------------------2/|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

   |   .   .   .   |   .   .   .   |   .   .   .   |   .   .   .   |
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-0-------x---3-----5-----6/7-------------------------------------|
G|/4-------x---2-----4-----5/6-------------------------------------|
D|/4---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------3h5-5-5-5---5-5-3h5-5-5-5---5-5-|
(For the first time this part is played (without words), play
only first bar 2x).

[Chorus] "I love you, swim through me...":
   A                               C               D
e|-5-------5-------5-5-----5-------8-------8------10--10--1010-----|
B|-5-------5-------5-5-----5-------8-------8------10--10--1010-----|
G|-6-------6-------6-6-----6-------9-------9------11--11--1111-----|
D|-7-------7-------7-7-----7------10------10------12--12--1212-----|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

   A                               G               D
e|-5-------5-------5-5-----5-------3-------3-------2---2---2-2-----|
B|-5-------5-------5-5-----5-------3-------3-------3---3---3-3-----|
G|-6-------6-------6-6-----6-------4-------4-------2---2---2-2-----|
D|-7-------7-------7-7-----7-------5-------5-----------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

At the end of song the chorus appears 2x. Play last two bars 2x for the first
time, then play them once moved 2 frets up and again like this.

[Guitar solo]
guitar 1:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------10h12----10------------------|
D|-------------7-------7--10------10----------------12--10---------|
A|-8-------8-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------9-------9-------------------|
D|------------10------10--12------12--------------12------10-------|
A|12------12-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Repeat 4x  (not sure about last bar)

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|13--13--13--12--12--12--11--11--11--10--10--10---9-------8-------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar 2:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------12h15p12--------10-----------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------12b14---------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-12b14-------12--------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------12b14----------12---------/12--10-----------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------12-------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------12----------------------------|
D|------------10----------12b14-{---hold---}-14r12--10-------------|
A|12---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------13/15---------------------15b17--15------13--------|
G|--12/14---[14]---------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------15b17r15--------------------|
B|-b17-----15------13--15--13------------------------15b17r15p13h15|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------|
B|-----13-------------------13------------|
G|------------14--12--14--------14--------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

guitar 1:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|12--12--12--11--11--11--10--10--10---9---9---9-------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------13------12-------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Repeat 3x

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|13--13--13--12--12--12--11--11--11--10--10--10---9-------8-------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Chorus] "I love you, swim through me...":
   A                               C               D
e|-5-------5-------5-5-----5-------8-------8------10--10--1010-----|
B|-5-------5-------5-5-----5-------8-------8------10--10--1010-----|
G|-6-------6-------6-6-----6-------9-------9------11--11--1111-----|
D|-7-------7-------7-7-----7------10------10------12--12--1212-----|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

   A                               G               D
e|-5-------5-------5-5-----5-------3-------3-------2---2---2-2-----|
B|-5-------5-------5-5-----5-------3-------3-------3---3---3-3-----|
G|-6-------6-------6-6-----6-------4-------4-------2---2---2-2-----|
D|-7-------7-------7-7-----7-------5-------5-----------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
At the end of song the chorus appears 2x. Play last two bars 2x for the first
time, then play them once moved 2 frets up and again like this.

[Turn around] x2
e|-7-------7-------7-7-----7------10------10------12--12--12-12----|
B|-7-------7-------7-7-----7------10------10------12--12--12-12----|
G|-8-------8-------8-8-----8------11------11------13--13--13-13----|
D|-9-------9-------9-9-----9------12------12------14--14--14-14----|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Chorus] "I love you, swim through me...":
   A                               C               D
e|-5-------5-------5-5-----5-------8-------8------10--10--1010-----|
B|-5-------5-------5-5-----5-------8-------8------10--10--1010-----|
G|-6-------6-------6-6-----6-------9-------9------11--11--1111-----|
D|-7-------7-------7-7-----7------10------10------12--12--1212-----|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

   A                               G               D
e|-5-------5-------5-5-----5-------3-------3-------2---2---2-2-----|
B|-5-------5-------5-5-----5-------3-------3-------3---3---3-3-----|
G|-6-------6-------6-6-----6-------4-------4-------2---2---2-2-----|
D|-7-------7-------7-7-----7-------5-------5-----------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

End with an A (--222-)
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Lampard 51 Jun 16, 2007 08:14 AM

dude this tab is great
well done!
5 stars

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schecter ftw 150 Nov 01, 2009 02:59 PM

I think it sounds better to play the main riff with a standard A chord and hitting the C on the A string when needed.

/toolazytowriteouttab

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