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Scumbag Blues Tab

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Them Crooked Vultures - Scumbag Blues (sample)
Tabbed by Benbroom

This is the tab to the Youtube video they released with a clip of this song, enjoy!

Tuning: Normal = EADGBe


Key: ^ = slight note bend
     ^^ = full bend
     ~ = vibrato
     / = slide



Riff 1

e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------13^--------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------10^-----------------------10~----|
A|-12-12---10-11-12-----12-10------------------------|
E|----------------------------12-10-10--x------------|


Riff 2 - (Sliding chord shapes)

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

e|------------------------------------------|
B|-7-7---8-/-10--10-10---8-/-10--10-10------|
G|-7-7---7-/--9---9--9---7-/--9---9--9------|
D|-7-7---8-/-10--10-10---8-/-10--10-10------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

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

e|------------------------------------------|
B|-7-7---8-/-10--10-10---8-/-10--10-10------|
G|-7-7---7-/--9---9--9---7-/--9---9--9------|
D|-7-7---8-/-10--10-10---8-/-10--10-10------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|


Riff 3 - (Arpeggios)

e|-20-17--------------------|-19-16--------------------|
B|-------17-----------------|-------16-----------------|
G|----------17-/-14~--------|----------16-/-13~--------|
D|--------------------------|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|--------------------------|

e|-18-15--------------------|-18-15--------------------|
B|-------15-----------------|-------15-----------------|
G|----------15-/-12~--------|----------15-/-12~--------|
D|--------------------------|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|--------------------------|    x2


Riff 4 - (Arpeggios 2)

e|-20-17---------------------20-17--------------|
B|-------17------------------------17-----------|
G|----------17-/-14~-/-17-------------17-/-14~--|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|-19-16---------------------19-15--------------|
B|-------16------------------------15-----------|
G|----------16-/-13~-/-16-------------15-/-13~--|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|-18-15---------------------18-15--------------|
B|-------15------------------------15-----------|
G|----------15-/-12~-/-15-------------15-/-12~--|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------| 

e|-18-15---------------------18-15--------------|
B|-------15------------------------15-----------|
G|----------15-/-12~-/-15-------------15-/-12~--|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|-20-17---------------------20-17--------------|
B|-------17------------------------17-----------|
G|----------17-/-14~-/-17-------------17-/-14~--|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

(interpret the end - percussive slide and trilled note to a full bend)
e|-19-16--------------------x-x-x-x--------------------------|
B|-------16-----------------x-x-x-x-//-20-20-20-20-20^--20^^-|
G|----------16-/-13~-/-16---x-x-x-x--------------------------|
D|--------------------------x-x-x-x--------------------------|
A|--------------------------x-x-x-x--------------------------|
E|--------------------------x-x-x-x--------------------------|


Riff 5 - Outro (Based on Riff 1)

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------13^--------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------10------------------------10~----|
A|-12-12-12---------12-10-------------------------|
E|-------------------------12-10-10--x------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------10-----------10------------------------------------|
A|-12-12-12---------12-10--------12-10------------------------------|
E|-------------------------12----------12-10-8-10-12-10-8^---10-8^--|

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Mondo Generator wrote on December 8 2009, 12:58 am

arpeggio is

20--17-----------------
-----------------------
--------20---17--------
-----------------19----
-----------------------
-----------------------

-19---16---------------
-----------------------
--------19----16-------
------------------18---
-----------------------
-----------------------

-18---15---------------
-----------------------
---------18----15------
------------------17---
-----------------------
-----------------------

just doin' my UG duty! :D

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CaptnOats10101 wrote on December 15 2009, 01:30 am

i dunno this just doesnt sound completely right to me, its got 5 stars?? eh i dunnnoooOOOooo

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danleary wrote on January 2 2010, 11:48 pm

I disagree Mondo, I think he got the arpeggios spot on. There are some other problems, but this is a pretty good tab.

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