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Full tab of Guitar Center Sessions Acoustic Version. Best to have some higher action on acoustic to do Slash's bends. Please rate or comment. Was this info helpful? Yes No
Slash - Not For Me (Acoustic Version)
From 'Apocalyptic Love'
Tuning - Eb Standard (all strings flat by 1 fret)
tabbed by jjhand


Intro - 

    Lead
eb|-------------|--------5~-----|-------------|-------3~----|-------------|
Bb|-7---8-7-----|-6~-----6~-----|-5----6-5----|-4~----4~----|-3---4-3-----|
Gb|-7-------7---|-7~-----7~-----|-5--------5--|-5~----5~----|-3-------3---|
Db|-7---------7-|-7~------------|-5----------5|-5~----------|-3---------3-|
Ab|-------------|---------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
Eb|-------------|---------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
  | 
  | Rhythm
eb|-5-----------|-5-------------|-3-----------|-3-----------|-1-----------|
Bb|-7-----------|-6-------------|-5-----------|-4-----------|-3-----------|
Gb|-7-----------|-7-------------|-5-----------|-5-----------|-3-----------|
Db|-7-----------|-7-------------|-5-----------|-5-----------|-3-----------|
Ab|-5-----------|-5-------------|-3-----------|-3-----------|-1-----------|
Eb|-------------|---------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|


eb|-------1------|-1------3-----|
Bb|-2~----2~-----|-1------3-----|
Gb|-3~----3~-----|-2------4-----|
Db|-3~-----------|-3------5-----|  continue below
Ab|--------------|--------------|
Eb|--------------|-1------3-----|
  |
  | 
eb|-1------------|-1------3-----|----------|
Bb|-2------------|-1------3-----|--3-------|
Gb|-3------------|-2------4-----|--2-------|
Db|-3------------|-3------5-----|--0-------|
Ab|-1------------|-3------5-----|--0-------|
Eb|--------------|-1------3-----|----------|




[Verse 1]

    Slight rhythm changes throughout
eb|---------------------------|---------------------------|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|---------------------1-----|-1-------------------------|
Gb|-0-------------------------|-2-------------2-2-2-2-x-x-|-0-------------0-0-0-0-----|
Db|-4-------------4-4-5-4-x-x-|-3-------------3-3-3-3-x-x-|-2-------------2-2-3-2-x---|
Ab|-5-------------5-5-5-5-x-x-|-3-------------3-----------|-3-------------3-3-3-3-x-0-|
Eb|-5-------------------------|-1-------------------------|---------------------------|

eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|----------------3----------|  played 3x, lyrics start on 2nd time
Db|-1---1-1---0-0----0--------|
Ab|-1---1-1-----1----1--1-0---|
Eb|-------------------------3-|


Lyrics:

"Dirty Sunrise creeping in, broken bottles, gilled within, the room is black, the blinds are drawn"

"I don't remember anything, What I've done, where I've been. Another night has come and gone"




[Chorus]

eb|---------------2-2-3p2-x-x-|-1-----------------------|-------------------------|
Bb|-3----3--------3-3-3---x-x-|-1-----1-----------------|-1----1------------------|
Gb|-2----2--------2-2-2---x-x-|-2-----2------2--0-------|-0----0-----0--------0---|
Db|-0-------------0-0-0-------|-3-----3------------3----|-2----2-----3p2-2----0h2-|
Ab|-0-------------0-0-0-------|-3---------3-----------3-|-3----3---3-3------3-3---|
Eb|---------------------------|-1-----------------------|-------------------------|

eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|------0-----3-------------|
Db|-1--1---1-0-3-------------|
Ab|-1--1---1-0-1-------------|
Eb|--------------------------|
  "This is Not for Me, no...." 4x

  "Anymore"


Other Guitars Join above Part:

eb|-2----2---------2-2-3p2-x-x-|-1-----------1--1--1--1--1--|-----------------------|---------------------|
Bb|-3----3---------3-3-3---x-x-|-1-----------1--1--1--1--1--|-----------------------|---------------------|
Gb|-2----2---------2-2-2---x-x-|-2-----------2--2--2--2--2--|-5----5----------------|-0-------3-----------|
Db|-0----0---------0-0-0-------|-3-----------3--3--3--3--3--|-5----5----------------|-1-------3-----------|
Ab|-0----0---------0-0-0-------|-3--------------------------|-3----3----------------|-1-------1-----1-0---|
Eb|----------------------------|-1--------------------------|-----------------------|-------------------3-|



[Verse 2]
    Other guitars strum full chords for emphasis 
    C#                          E                            B  
eb|---------------------------|-1-----1--------------------|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|-1-----1--------------1-----|-1-------------------------|
Gb|-0------0------------------|-2-----2--------2-2-2-2-x-x-|-0-------------0-0-0-0-----|
Db|-4------4------4-4-5-4-x-x-|-3-----3--------3-3-3-3-x-x-|-2-------------2-2-3-2-x---|
Ab|-5------5------5-5-5-5-x-x-|-3-----3--------3-----------|-3-------------3-3-3-3-x-0-|
Eb|-5------5------------------|-1-----1--------------------|---------------------------|

    D           A
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|-------0--------3----------|  played 2x
Db|-1---1-1---0-0----0--------|
Ab|-1---1-1-----1----1--1-0---|
Eb|-------------------------3-|

Lyrics:
"The devil smiles and laughs at me,
Says you'll be back, just wait and see,
You know I've heard this all before,

And I say,
You can keep your high life in the hills,
Your cocaine lies and whiskey thrills,
I don't need you anymore"



[Chorus 2]


    Lead, with Rhythm playing chords like before
eb|---------------2-2-3p2-x-x-|-1-----------------------|-------------------------|
Bb|-3----3--------3-3-3---x-x-|-1-----1-----------------|-1----1------------------|
Gb|-2----2--------2-2-2---x-x-|-2-----2------2--0-------|-0----0-----0--------0---|
Db|-0-------------0-0-0-------|-3-----3------------3----|-2----2-----3p2-2----0h2-|
Ab|-0-------------0-0-0-------|-3---------3-----------3-|-3----3---3-3------3-3---|
Eb|---------------------------|-1-----------------------|-------------------------|

eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|------0-----3-------------|
Db|-1--1---1-0-3-------------|
Ab|-1--1---1-0-1-------------|
Eb|--------------------------|

"This is not for me, no,
This is not for me, no,
This life is not for me, no,
This is not for me, no"


[Chorus 2 Ending]

eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|------0-----3-------------|
Db|-1--1---1-0-3-------------|
Ab|-1--1---1-0-1------1-0----|
Eb|-----------------------3--|
     "Oh oh oh"



[Bridge] - 

 Lead Guitar (Rhythm plays along in noted chords)

    E5                                B5                                 F#5        
eb|-1----1-1----1-1---1-----------|--------------------------------|-3----3-3----3-3----3---------|
Bb|-1----1-1----1-1---1-----1-----|-1----1-1----1-1---1------------|-0----0-0----0-0----0---------|
Gb|-2----2-2----2-2---2-0h2---2p0-|-0----0-0----0-0---0------0-0---|-0----0-0----0-0----0---------|
Db|-3----3-3----3-3---3-----------|-2----2-2----2-2---2--0h2-------|-0----0-0----0-0----0---------|
Ab|-3----3-3----3-3---3-----------|-3----3-3----3-3---3----------0-|-2----2-2----2-2----2--3p2----|
Eb|-1----1-1----1-1---1-----------|--------------------------------|-3----3-3----3-3----3------3--|

  A5                          
eb|-1----1-1----1-1---1--1--------|
Bb|-3----3-3----3-3---3--3--------| play 2x
Gb|-3----3-3----3-3---3--3--------| on repeat just hold the first chord of this bar
Db|-3----3-3----3-3---3--3--------|
Ab|-1----1-1----1-1---1--1--1p0---|
Eb|-----------------------------3-|

Lyrics:
"The only thing that makes me whole again, 
Is to stand right here before you in the sun, oh,
I'll keep running til the very end,
For the life I've lived is not the life I want."



[Intro Shuffle]

                                 continue rhythm from first bar on these chords:
eb|-5----5-5----5-5----5---5-5-5--|-5-------------|-3-----------|-3-----------|-1-----------|-1-----------|
Bb|-7----7-7----7-7----7---7-7-7--|-6-------------|-5-----------|-4-----------|-3-----------|-2-----------|
Gb|-7----7-7----7-7----7---7-7-7--|-7-------------|-5-----------|-5-----------|-3-----------|-3-----------|
Db|-7----7-7----7-7----7---7-7-7--|-7-------------|-5-----------|-5-----------|-3-----------|-3-----------|
Ab|-5----5-5----5-5----5---5-5-5--|-5-------------|-3-----------|-3-----------|-1-----------|-1-----------|
Eb|-------------------------------|---------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|

    ending:
eb|-1-----1-1-----3----3-3------|
Bb|-1-----1-1-----3----3-3------|
Gb|-2-----2-2-x-x-4----4-4-x-x--|
Db|-3-----3-3-x-x-5----5-5-x-x--|
Ab|-3-----3-3-x-x-5----5-5-x-x--|
Eb|-1-----1-1-x-x-3----3-3-x-x--|



[Solo]
eb|--------10---------10----------------------|----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------13~--------13-10----------------|----------------------------13----------|
Gb|-12b13----------------------12b13-12-10----|-10~--------12b13~-----pb13----13r12-10-|
Db|----------------------------------------12-|--------12------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------12b13--12-------|------------10-----13------10------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------13~---|-10---------13b15-----b15~----13-10------------|
Gb|-12b14--10-12~--10-----------------|-12b14-----------------------------12b13r12-10-|
Db|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|

eb|---------15b17--15b17-15p14----13h15-|-13~----15-15b17---b17--b17--b17-15-15-13-15-|
Bb|----------------------------15-------|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
Db|-12~---------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|

eb|-13-12----------12b13--12-------------|-11~---------10-----13-------13--------|
Bb|-------13-13~-------------13-13~------|-14b16~------13b15-----13b15----13b15--|
Gb|--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|



[Bridge To Chorus]
eb|-2---------------|-1---------------|-0----------------|-------------------------------|
Bb|-3---------------|-3---------------|-1----------------|-4-----4-----3---3-3-----------|
Gb|-2---------------|-2---------------|-0----------------|-3-----3-----3---3-3-----------|
Db|-0---------------|-0---------------|-x----------------|-1-----1-----3---3-3-----------|
Ab|-----------------|-----------------|-3----------------|-1-----1-----1---1-1---1-0-----|
Eb|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|---------------------------3---|



[Final Chorus]

    Rhythm adds strums on top of this Lead part with same full chords. Strums increase towards the end

eb|---------------2-2-3p2-x-x-|-1-----------------------|-------------------------|
Bb|-3----3--------3-3-3---x-x-|-1-----1-----------------|-1----1------------------|
Gb|-2----2--------2-2-2---x-x-|-2-----2------2--0-------|-0----0-----0--------0---|
Db|-0----0--------0-0-0-------|-3-----3------------3----|-2----2-----3p2-2----0h2-|
Ab|-0----0--------0-0-0-------|-3---------3-----------3-|-3----3---3-3------3-3---|
Eb|---------------------------|-1-----------------------|-------------------------|

eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------0-----3-----3-----------|
Db|-1--1---1-0-3-----3-----------|   play 4x
Ab|-1--1---1-0-1-----1---1-0-----|
Eb|--------------------------3---|

"This is not for me, no,
This is not for me, no,
This life is not for me, no,
This is not for me, no"


[Ending]
eb|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
Bb|-4-----4-----3---3-3-----3-3-3---|-3-----3-----3---3-3-----3-3-3---|-4-----4-----3---3-3---3-5----|
Gb|-3-----3-----3---3-3-----3-3-3---|-3-----3-----3---3-3-----3-3-3---|-3-----3-----3---3-3---3-5----|
Db|-1-----1-----3---3-3-----3-3-3---|-1-----1-----3---3-3-----3-3-3---|-1-----1-----3---3-3---3-5----|
Ab|-1-----1-----1---1-1-----1-1-1---|-1-----1-----1---1-1-----1-1-1---|-1-----1-----1---1-1---1-3----|
Eb|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|------------------------------|

eb|-2--------------------------------|
Bb|-3--------------3-----------------|
Gb|-2------0-2p0-----2~--------------|
Db|-0------------4-------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|


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

| x   Dead note
| h   Hammer-on
| p   Pull-off
| r   Release
| b   Bend
| /   Slide up
| \   Slide down
| ~   Vibrato

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

            
            
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