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Stone Temple Pilots - 'Take a Load Off'
From Self -titled 2010 Album 
tuning: Guitar 1 Standard
        Guitar 2 Open G (DGDGBD) capo 1st fret
tabbed by jjhand


Thanks to Monroe Vison G for some of the notes. I fixed a few things 
and added in the extra guitar during the verses which has a weird tuning.
Please Comment/Rate the song if you like it.


Intro/Main Riff

    Elec Guitar 1 (repeated)        
 e|---------------------------|
 B|-4----6p4---4--------------|
 G|-4----4-----5--------------|
 D|-4----4-----6--------------|
 A|---------------------------|
 E|---------------------------|
  |
  | Elec Guitar 2
eb|---------------------------|
C |---------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|
Ab|-0h3--0-3h5-0-----0---2p0--|
Eb|----------------0---0------|



Verse 1 Lyrics:
"Summer med fly ruled the airways 
 Mostly superstitious 
 Now the kings of media 
 Invent the swine flu visions"




PreChorus - Guitar 2, this section = 3 beats per bar 

    1       2       3
eb|-----------------------|-----------------------|
C |-----------------------|-----------------------|
Ab|-----------------------|-----------------------|
Eb|-0-----0---------------|-0-----0---------------|
Ab|---5-5---5-----0-4--4--|---5-5---5-0-----4--4--|
Eb|-----------3-0---5--5--|-------------3-0-5--5--| play 4x

"Take a load off...  Yeah"




Chorus - play through 2x

  Guitar 1 (a second guitar strums these chords as well)
   Ab5            Eb             Gb             Bbm 
e|--------------|--------------|-6------------|-6------------|
B|-9------------|-8------------|-7------------|-6------------|
G|-8------------|-8------------|-6------------|-6------------|
D|-6------------|-8------------|--------------|--------------|
A|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
E|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|

1."Yeah, it's alright  As we mosey on into the night"
2."Yeah, just set us free  Could our shattered past just set us free?"



Chorus Ending Part - Play PreChorus Again 2x, with Lyrics:

"Give you all those diamonds, Give you more and more 
 Shattered all those lies I bought you from the record store"




Verse 2 - Play Main Riff Again, with Lyrics:

"Fleets of underground an artist 
Look for benediction 
Drive around waste gas and haul 
In every green addition 

Summer med fly ruled the airways 
Mostly superstitious 
Now the kings of media 
Invent the swine flu visions"




Play PreChorus Again, Same Lyrics

Play Chorus Again, Same Lyrics

Play Chorus Ending Part, Same Lyrics


Solo 
e|------------------|-----4---6----------------------|--------------------|
B|-4------4---------|-7-4---4---7-4~---9b11~-b11r9p7-|-9----9b11----------|
G|-6b8~---6b8~--6b8-|--------------------------------|-----------8~-------|
D|------------------|--------------------------------|--------------------|
A|------------------|--------------------------------|--------------------|
E|------------------|--------------------------------|--------------------|


e|-------------------------------|------------9--8-------------|
B|-------------------------------|----7---9------9-------------|
G|-------------------------------|-/8---8---8---------10p8-----|
D|-6h8p6---6---------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-------9---9-8-6---4-----------|-----------------------------|
E|---------------------7p4-7qb-4-|-----------------------------|


e|--------------------------------|-------------------------|
B|--------9---11------------------|-------------------------|
G|-8-11-8---8----10b11r10-8~------|-8-x-8-x-8-x-8-x-7p8-7p8-|
D|--------------------------------|-------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|-------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|-------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------|------------------|
B|-------------------------------4b7~~~~-|-(b7~~~~)---------| 
G|-7-6-4---6--4h6--7p6p4-6---4-6---------|------------------|
D|-------6-----------------6-------------|------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|------------------|

** on the last note he bends & gets some harmonic overtones



Play Chorus Ending Part Again to End

Lyrics:
"Give you all those diamonds, Give you more and more 
 Shattered all those lies I bought you from the record store"


KEY:

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note

            
            
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