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Voodoo Child Slight Return tab

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Song: Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Artist: Jimi Hendrix
Tabbed By: Travis P (diverdown)
Current E-mail: diverdown@verizon.net


[Intro]

The intro is just Jimi playing muffled strings, near the 9th fret,
through a wah, lowering and raising the wah.  After that (with wah):

  |----riff 1--------------|
    ~~                      ~~
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------x-x-----|
G|-9--7---7-----------------9--7---7b8^9^7--x-x-----|
D|------9----5b6-5-7^5-----------9----------x-x-----|
A|---------------------(7)------------------x-x-----|
E|--------------------------------------------------|


[riff 1 x 1]

    ~~        hold bend              WX
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------10b12-10b12-12rb10-8-----------------------------|
G|-9--7---7-----------------------9\----------2b4rb2^0-(1)----|
D|------9-----------------------------------------------2-----|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------0--0-----------------|


   |--riff 2--| |---riff 3----|
                                       hold bend           ~~
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------(1)------2b4rb2^0----------12b14-12b14-14rb12-12---|
D|----------2----2-----------2--------------------------------|
A|---------------2----------(2)-------------------------------|
E|--0-0-3b4------0--------------0-0-0-------------------------|

                       W                  WX
                   *flick p-up selector switch
                         back and forth *
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------2b4rb2^0------2b4-------------------2b4rb4^0---------------|
D|----------------2-----------------------------------2----------2--|
A|-12\-----------(2)---------------------------------(2)--------(2)-|
E|-----0----------------------------------------------0--0-0-3b4----|


[1st solo]

e|-------12-------12------------------------------------------------|
B|-15b17----15b17------15^12-------------------12-15b17-------------|
G|-------------------14-----14b16rb14^12--12^14--------14^12--------|
D|--------------------------------------14------------------14^12---|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-14b16-12-14b16rb14-12------|
D|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|------------------------17\-|


[riff 2] x 1

[riff 3] x 1

[riff 2] x 1


e|------3-3-------------------3-3-------------|
B|------3-3-------------------3-3-------------|
G|--------------------------------2b4rb2^0----|
D|--------------2---------2-------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|-0-0------3b4---0-0-3^0---0-----------------|

[riff 2] x 1


[Verse]

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------3-0-3-----------|
G|---------0----------------------------2b4rb2^0--|
D|-----0-2---2---0-2^0-------2--2-----------------|
A|-0-2---------2-------------2--------------------|
E|---------------------0-3b4-0--------------------|

riff 2 x 1


[Fill]
      ~~~~~
e|--0-(0)----------|
B|--0-15b17--------|
G|--0--------------|
D|--0--------------|
A|-----------------|
E|-----------------|

[riff 2] x 1

[riff 3] x 1

[riff 2] x 1


[Verse]

e|-0-5b7--5^3^0--5^3-5^3^5--5-3b4--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------5----0-3^0-0-3b5-3^0-3^0-------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------2b4rb2^0----|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------0--|

[riff 2] x 1

e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--1/4-4-------------|
D|--2/x-x--------2----|
A|--2/5-5-------(2)---|
E|--------0-3^0-------|


[Pre-Chorus]

e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
D|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
A|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
E|------------------------------------|

[riff 2] x 1

[riff 3] x 1


[Pre Chorus fill]

e|-------------------|
B|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|
G|--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--|
D|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
A|-------------------|
E|-------------------|


[Chorus]

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

e|-----0--0-----|
B|-----0--0-----|
G|-----0--0-----|
D|-----7--5-----|
A|--------------|
E|-0-0----------|

[riff] 2 x 1


[2nd Solo]

  W                             ~~~~
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15b17-15b17rb15^12-15b17-15b17----15b17rb15^12-----12^15^12-|
G|-----------------------------------------------14b16---------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-14^12--12^14b15---14b16rb14-12-------------------------------|
D|------14------------------------------12-14-14----------------|
A|---------------------------------12^14--------14\12-10--12-14-|
E|--------------------------------0----------------------0------|

e|--------------12-15b17-12^14^12--12-----12--------------------|
B|------12-15b17-----------------15--15b17--15^12--15^12-15^12--|
G|-----------------------------------------------14-------------|
D|-14-14--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------12-----------------------|
B|-14-12^15^12-14^12--12-15b17---15^12------------------|
G|------------------14----------------14b16br14^12------|
D|------------------------------------------------14----|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----2b4rb2^0-2b4-------------2b4rb2^0-----------12----------|
D|--------------------------0^2---------------12^14--14^12-----|
A|--------------------------------------2----------------------|
E|-0-0--------------0-0-3b4----------------/15------------0-0--|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------12-15-12-----12^15^12-----12^15^12-----12^15^12-12-12-12-|
G|-14b16--------14b16--------14b16--------14b16------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

                             W (approx.)
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15^12--------12-12-12-15-12-----12-12-15-----12^15^12-12^15^12-|
G|------14-14b16--------------14b16--------14b16------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15^12--------12-12-12-12-15^12-----12-12-15-----12^15^12-12^15^12-|
G|------14-14b16-----------------14b16--------14b16------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                         |---hold bend------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---12-12^15^12-------------15-15----15-15----15----15----15----15-----|
G|-15-----------14b16rb14^12-14-14b16-14-14b16-14b16-14b16-14b16-14b16--|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

             WX
e|------15b17---|
B|--------------|
G|-14-12--------|
D|--------------|
A|--------------|
E|--------------|

[riff 2] x 1

e|--------------0--|
B|-----------------|
G|-----2b4rb2^0----|
D|-----------------|
A|-----------------|
E|-0-0-------------|

[riff 2] x 1

[riff 3] x 1

[riff 2] x 1


[Break]

                         |----------riff 4-------|
                                  |-pm-|
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-x-x-x-x-------------------------------------------------|
G|-x-x-x-x---------------2b4rb2^0--------------------------|
D|-x-x-x-x-------0tr2------------2--2--2-----0tr2----------|
A|-x-x-x-x-------------------------------------------------|
E|----------3b4-----0-0-----------0--0--3b4----------------|

[riff] 4 x 2

 |-2x------------------|
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-2/12-12\2-----12------|
D|-2/12-12\2-----12^14---|
A|-2/12-12\2-------------|
E|-2/12-12\2-------------|

[riff 2/3] x 8 (verse)


[Pre Chorus]

[riff 3] x 1

[riff 2] x 1

[Pre Chorus fill]

[Chorus]

[riff 2] x 2


[3rd solo]

e|--------------------------12----------------------------------------|
B|-15b17rb15^12-15b17-15b17---15-12--15-12----------------------------|
G|---------------------------------12-----14b16-14^12--12-14b16-14b16-|
D|---------------------------------------------------14---------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------12-----12-15-12-15b17-15-12-14^12-----12-----------|
B|------14^12-15b17--15b17--------------------------15b17--15^12------|
G|-12---14^12---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---14---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                     ~~~~~
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15^12-------------------12-15-12-15b17-12-12-12-12---------------------|
G|-14---14b16rb14^12--12^14---------------------------14b16rb14^12--12^14-|
D|------------------14--------------------------------------------14------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                        ~~~~
e|---12---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15--15-12-----15--------------------15b17---12---------------------|
G|----------14b16--14b16rb14^12--12^14-------14--14^12-14-12----------|
D|-----------------------------14---------------------------14-12-----|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------12\-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                        |----riff 5----|
                                         W(approx.)
e|--------------------------------3-3-3--3-3--3-3-3-3-3--|
B|--------------------------------3-3-3--3-3--3-3-3-3-3--|
G|-2b4rb2^0----------------------------------------------|
D|--------------2---2-2-----2----------------------------|
A|-------------(2)--2-2----(2)---------------------------|
E|----------3b4-----0-0-3b4------------------------------|

[riff 5] x 2 (WX - after)

[riff 3] x 1

[riff 2] x 1

[riff 5] x 1


   |-----------------tremelo picking-----------------|

e|-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16--|
B|-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15--|   repeat...
G|-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16--|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

[riff 3] x 1

[riff 2] x 1

[riff 3] x 1

[riff 2] x 1

                                  grad.bend

e|------12b14-12--12-----------------------------------------|
B|-12-15--------15--12-15--12------------15------------------|
G|-----------------------14--12^14-14b16---rb14-12-14-12-----|
D|------------------------------------------------------12\--|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

[riff 3] x 1

[riff 2] x 1

[riff 5] x 1 (W)

e|------------|
B|------------|
G|-2b4rb2^0---|
D|---------2--|
A|------------|
E|------------|

[riff 5] x 2


   |----riff 6------------|
e|-------0-----0----------|
B|-------0-----0----------|
G|-14b16--14b16-----------|
D|------------------------|
A|------------------------|
E|------------------------|

[riff 6] x 5

       ~~~~~~~~~
e|--19b21--------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|---------------------|

[riff 2] x 1

[riff 3] x 1

[riff 2] x 1

[riff 3] x 1

[riff 2] x 1

[riff 3] x 1


      *flick p-up selector switch
         back and forth*           WX
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|--2b4------------------2b4rb2^0-----|
D|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|

[riff 2] x 1

  W    dive = 2
e|---------------0------|
B|-0tr3----------0------|
G|---------------0------|
D|---------------0------|
A|----------------------|
E|----------------------|

[riff 3] x 1 (WX - after) riff 3 x 1


**************************************
^ = hammer-on/pull-off
b = bend to indicated pitch/fret
rb= release bend
x = muffled note
W = wah on
WX = wah off
~~ = vibrato
 / = slide up to
 \ = slide down to
( )= don't emphasize note
tr = trill
pm = palm mute
*************************************

            
            
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Crux 20 May 11, 2004 08:00 PM

Looks pretty good. The first half or so is right as far as I can tell, (although I can't give any word on the solos, but I imagine they are right). Based on the first half, I'm guessing the rest is right too.

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Robo_Hobo 20 Sep 16, 2004 08:00 PM

sux

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Oleander 110 Sep 24, 2004 08:00 PM

shut your face robo. you couldn't begin to do better

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