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A Gun For Christmas Tab

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Band: The Vandals
Song: A Gun For Christmas
Tabbed By: Christopher Tagseth
Email: cltags@yahoo.com (my junkmail account)
Tuning: Standard

Key:
~ let ring
^ palm mute
b bend

So I originally tabbed this song, the tab that you see everywhere, like 7 years ago.
off, that tab is seriously flawed, so I'm re-tabbing it partially to fix those mistakes.
I seem to have lost credit for my tabs with punk ass little clowns claiming to have done 
In this instance, some kid who calls himself PunkAsPhuck is taking credit for what I
For shame on all you posers who steal tabs and put your names on them.

Intro: (0:31)
e|-----------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|-12-12-11-10-9-8-7-7-12-12-11-11-11-11-11--11|
A|-12-11-10-9-8--12--11--14--12|-10-10-9--8--7-6-5-5-10-10-9--9--9--9--9---9-|
E|-10-9--8--7-6--10--9---12--10|---------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
D|-11-10-9-8-11-10-9-8-11-10-9-8-------|-------------12-12-12-12-11-11-11-11-11|
A|-9--8--7-6-9--8--7-6-9--8--7-6-9-9-10|-12-12-12-12-10-10-10-10-9--9--9--9--9-|
E|-------------------------------7-7-8-|-10-10-10-10---------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|-------------12-12-12-12-11-11-11-11-11-----|
A|-4-4-5-5-5-5-4-4-5-5-5-5-4-4-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4|-12-12-12-12-10-10-10-10-9--9--9--9--9---12~|
E|-2-2-3-3-3-3-2-2-3-3-3-3-2-2-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2|-10-10-10-10-----------------------------10~|

Bell Riff: (0:55)
e|------------------------------|------------------------------|
B|-----7-----------8-7----------|-----7-----------8-7----------|
G|-7-6---9-7-6---------9-7-6~-9~|-7-6---9-7-6---------9-7-6~-9~|
D|-------------9-7--------------|-------------9-7--------------|
A|------------------------------|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|------------------------------|

Guitar Behind Bell Riff: (0:55)
e|------------------------------|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|------------------------------|
A|-5~--------5----------5-----4-|-5~--------5----------5--4~---|
E|-------5-------5---3-----5----|-------5-------5---3----------|

Verse 1 Transition: (1:11)
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-pick-slide-|
E|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10------------|

Verse 1: (1:13)
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-------------12-12-11-11-------------9-|play 2x
A|-12-12-12-12-10-10-9--9--10-10-10-10-7-|
E|-10-10-10-10-------------8--8--8--8----|

e|---------------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-------------12-12-11-11-------------9-9-9-9-|---------9-9-9-9-----------------|
A|-12-12-12-12-10-10-9--9--10-10-10-10-7-7-7-7-|-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
E|-10-10-10-10-------------8--8--8--8----------|-7-7-7-7---------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|

Riff 1: (1:24)
e|---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------8-7-------|-----------------8-7-----------------------|
G|-7-6-9-7-6-----------9-7-9~|-7-6-9-7-6-----------9-7-9~-11~~-12~~-14~~-|
D|-----------9-7-5-----------|-----------9-7-5---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

Bridge 1: (1:36)
e|--------------|
B|--------------|
G|--------------|
D|--------------|
A|-777777777777-|
E|-555555555555-|
   ^^^^^^^^^^^^
Verse 2: (1:37)
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-------------12-12-11-11-------------9-|
A|-12-12-12-12-10-10-9--9--10-10-10-10-7-|
E|-10-10-10-10-------------8--8--8--8----|

e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|-------------12-12-11-11-------------9-9-9-9-|play 3x
A|-12-12-12-12-10-10-9--9--10-10-10-10-7-7-7-7-|
E|-10-10-10-10-------------8--8--8--8----------|

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------9-9-9-9-----------------|
A|-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
E|-7-7-7-7---------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|

Bridge 2: (1:51)
e|----------------------------------|
B|-10-10-11-10-10-11-10-10-10-11-10-|
G|----------------------------------|
D|-7--7--8--7--7--8--7--7--7--8--7--|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

Riff 2: (1:54)
e|---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------8-7-------|-----------------8-7-----------------------|
G|-7-6-9-7-6-----------9-7-9~|-7-6-9-7-6-----------9-7-9~-11~~-12~~-14~~-|
D|-----------9-7-5-----------|-----------9-7-5---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

Solo: (2:06)
*Note* Warren bends to hit most of these.
e|-10-9-10-11--10-10-9----10-9-10-11------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|---------------------7-------------7----|
D|-------------------------------------6b-|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

Bridge 3: (2:10)
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|------------------7-7--9-9-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5--7-7-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------|
   ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Verse 3: (2:14)
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------14-14-13-13-------------11-11-11-11|play 2x
A|-14-14-14-14-12-12-11-11-12-12-12-12-9--9--9--9-|
E|-12-12-12-12-------------10-10-10-10------------|

e|----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
D|-------------14-14-13-13-------------11-|-------------11-11-11-11-----------------|
A|-14-14-14-14-12-12-11-11-12-12-12-12-9--|-11-11-11-11-9--9--9--9--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
E|-12-12-12-12-------------10-10-10-10----|-9--9--9--9--------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|

Riff 3: (2:25)
e|--------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------10-9---------|-------------------10-9-------------------------|
G|-9-8-11-9-8-------------11-9-11~|-9-8-11-9-8-------------11-9-11~-13~~-14~~-16~~-|
D|------------11-9-7--------------|------------11-9-7------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|

Riff 4: (2:36)
e|----------19-17----|
B|-17----17-------19-|
G|----16-------------|
D|-------------------|
A|-------------------|
E|-------------------|

Outro: (2:39)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-----------------------------|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-------------------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------9~~-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9--7~~-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7------|

And there it is, WAY more correct this time around. Enjoy, and please don't steal credit
my, or anyone else's, work. PEACE!!!
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