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Blackeyed Blonde bass

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Title: Blackeyed Blonde
Album: Freaky Styley
Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Members: Anthony Kiedis, FLEA, Hillel Slovack and Jack Irons
Transcription: Bass Tab
Tuning: Standard E A D G

Key
 / = Slide Up To Fret
 \ = Slide Down To Fret
 h = Hammer On
 p = Pull Off
 X = Muted Note
 > = Let Ring
 I) = Bend Up
 U) = Bend Down
 T = Tap (wack string with joining bone on thumb)
 P = Pop (pull the string upwards with index finger, middle, ring, or pinky 
          releasing it to make a twang)

Note....before u try this work on ur percussion slap techinque
                            T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P
                         G]---x---x---x---x----------------]
                         D]-------------------x---x---x---x]
                         A]-x---x---x---x------------------]
                         E]-----------------x---x---x---x--]

(FLEA has tone maxed at this point)

Intro:
G]-----------------------------------------------5-5----------------]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]---3-5--3-5-------3-5--3-5-------3-5--3-5------------3-5--3-5-----]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]

(Ok now depending on how many pickups u have just drop the tone on
all of them)

Verse:
Pumpin' the...  ...of New Orleans, She's the...    ...street dream 
    T   T P  T    T P   T TP TP   P T   T P  T    T P  T  P  T P  P
G]--------x---------x------5--7---5-------x---------x-----5----5--4-]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]--3h5-x----3h5--x-----0hx--x------3h5-x----3h5--x----0hx---x------]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]

She's just... ...and bones,                 You better leave her alone 
    T   T P  T    T P   T TP TP   P  T
G]--------x---------x------5--7---5---------------------------------]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]--3h5-x----3h5--x-----0hx--x-------5------------------------------]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]

    T   T P  T    T P   T TP TP   P T   T P  T    T P  T  P  T P  P
G]--------x---------x------5--7---5-------x---------x-----5----7--5-]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]--3h5-x----3h5--x-----0hx--x------3h5-x----3h5--x----0hx---x------]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]

    T   T P  T    T P   T TP TP   P T   T P  T    T P  T  P  T P  P
G]--------x---------x------5--7---5-------x---------x-----5----7--5-]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]--3h5-x----3h5--x-----0hx--x------3h5-x----3h5--x----0hx---x------]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]

Leroy Brown thought he was bad too, 'Till she left...  ...old bayou 

    T   T P  T    T P   T TP TP   P T   T P  T    T P  T  P  T P  P
G]--------x---------x------5--7---5-------x---------x-----5----7--5-]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]--3h5-x----3h5--x-----0hx--x------3h5-x----3h5--x----0hx---x------]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]

She's the...            ...a bomb,      She's the...  ...Get down ! 
    T   T P  T    T P   T TP TP   P T   T P  T    T P  T  P  T 
G]--------x---------x------5--7---5-------x---------x-----5---------]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]--3h5-x----3h5--x-----0hx--x------3h5-x----3h5--x----0hx---x------]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]

Chorus:

(ahhhhhh the good ole chorus...to match the funky-ass guitar
a envelope filter goes well in here)

G]------------------------------------------------------------------]
D]-------5h7--------------------5h7---5--5----5h7-------------------]
A]-------------7-5--------------------------7---------7-5-----------]
E]--3h5------------8-5-----3h5----------------------------8-5-------]

G]------------------------------------------------------------------]
D]-------5h7--------------------5h7---5--5----5h7-------------------]
A]-------------7-5--------------------------7------7-5--------------]
E]--3h5------------8-5-----3h5-------------------------8-5----5--7--]

Okay then
that should fix u up good
now repeeat the verse
there is not much variation
after that do the chorus without the last 2 notes

Interlude:

    T   T P  T    T P   T TP TP   P T   T P  T    T P  T  P  T P  P
G]--------x---------x------5--7---5-------x---------x-----5----7--5-]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]--3h5-x----3h5--x-----0hx--x------3h5-x----3h5--x----0hx---x------]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]

    T   T P  T    T P   T TP TP   P T   T P  T    T P  T  P  T P  P
G]--------x---------x------5--7---5-------x---------x-----5----7--5-]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]--3h5-x----3h5--x-----0hx--x------3h5-x----3h5--x----0hx---x------]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]

    T   T P  T    T P   T TP TP   P T   T P  T    T P  T  P  T P  P
G]--------x---------x------5--7---5-------x---------x-----5----7--5-]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]--3h5-x----3h5--x-----0hx--x------3h5-x----3h5--x----0hx---x------]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]

    T   T P  T    T P   T TP TP   P           T   T   T   T   T   T
G]--------x---------x------5--7---5---------------------------------]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]--3h5-x----3h5--x-----0hx--x----------------5---5---5---5---5---5-]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]

Guitar Solo:
    T   T P  T    T P   T TP TP   P T   T P  T    T P  T  P  T P  P
G]--------x---------x------5--7---5-------x---------x-----5----5--4-]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]--3h5-x----3h5--x-----0hx--x------3h5-x----3h5--x----0hx---x------]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]
    T   T P  T    T P   T TP TP   P T   T P  T    T P  T  P  T P  P
G]--------x---------x------5--7---5-------x---------x-----5----5--4-]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]--3h5-x----3h5--x-----0hx--x------3h5-x----3h5--x----0hx---x------]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]
    T   T P  T    T P   T TP TP   P T   T P  T    T P  T  P  T P  P
G]--------x---------x------5--7---5-------x---------x-----5----5--4-]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]--3h5-x----3h5--x-----0hx--x------3h5-x----3h5--x----0hx---x------]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]
    T   T P  T    T P   T TP TP   P T   T P  T    T P  T  P  T P  P
G]--------x---------x------5--7---5-------x---------x-----5----5--4-]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]--3h5-x----3h5--x-----0hx--x------3h5-x----3h5--x----0hx---x------]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]

Now play this second chorus

G]------------------------------------------------------------------]
D]------8h10-----------------8h10--8-8----8-10----------------------]
A]------------10-8---------------------10--------10--8--------------]
E] -6h8------------11-8--6h8----------------------------11--8-------]

G]------------------------------------------------------------------]
D]------8h10-----------------8h10--8-8----8-10----------------------]
A]------------10-8---------------------10--------10--8--------------]
E] -6h8------------11-8--6h8----------------------------11--8-------]

now play the verse

and that should go through and then there will be an extra last line:
    T   T P  T    T P   T TP TP   P T   T 
G]--------x---------x---------x---------x---------------------------]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]-3h5--x----3h5--x----3h5--x----3h5--x----------3-5------3-5-------]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------]

Sorry if u noticed a little more muted slap during this song
but this will do u fine 
after all, u dont wanna put too much stuff on ur plate while ur 
playing live ;)
Enjoy the little guitar riff at the end....its real funky
Thats it.

Its all there
enjoy

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acidbass 40 Feb 27, 2003 07:00 PM

I think its better to play the song properly that to leave out mute slaps.

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jammoe 61 Mar 19, 2007 01:57 PM

It's better to not be a tool. Good tab, and you're going to have to interpret as it is, it's a tab, and it's Flea.

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betterwithbass 40 Jan 13, 2008 01:58 PM

G---------------7-5-----7-5--|
D-------X--------------------|
A-3H5-X---3H5-X-----X-X------|

E----------------------------|
T T P T T P P T T P P
the main riff sounds better like this, i think
:)
G---------------7-5-----4-5--|
D-------X--------------------|
A-3H5-X---3H5-X-----X-X------|

E----------------------------|
T T P T T P P T T P P

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