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basse By The Way



Band: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Song: By The Way (out 1st July)

Tuning: 4-String Drop D (D A D G - low to high)
Time: 4/4

Tabbed By Aaron Reeves


Key:

/ - slide down (from low to high)
\ - slide up (from high to low)
x - muted note (not palm mute)
h - hammer on
p - pull off

e - eight note/quaver
e. - dotted eight note/quaver (a quaver and a half)
q - quarter note
s - sixteenth note/semi-quaver


Intro: 116BPM

e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e
G|1010101010101010|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e q
G|1010101010101010|----------------|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|9-9-9-9-9-9-/14\|
D|----------------|1010101010101010|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e q
G|----------------|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-/17-|
D|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e
G|1717171717171717|1717171717171717|1414141414141414|1414141414141414|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

(sorry the above compacted notes are teen notes
e.g. 10, not 1 + 0)


Verse: 126BPM

e e s sq s e. s e.e e s sq. s s s s e e s sq s e. s e.e e s e e. ssssss
G|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
D|-------3-----------|-------3-----------|-------3-----------|-----------------|
A|----3h5----3h5--3h5|----3h5------0h3---|----3h5----3h5--3h5|----3h5-6--666666|
D|0-0----------------|0-0-------------5p3|0-0----------------|0-0--------------| x 4


Note - This is not slapped (It kinda sounds like it is, but I've seen
the video and flea doesn't slap it)



Chorus: 124BPM

q e. se e e e q e. se e e e q e. se e e e q e. se e sss s
G|------------2-5-|5---5--55-5-5-5-|7---7--77-7-7-7-|7---7--77-7-75---|
D|3---3--33-3-----|----------------|----------------|--------------7\3|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|

q e. se e e e q e. se e e e q q e e q q e e e e e e
G|------------2-5-|5---5--55-5-5-5-|----------------|----------------|
D|3---3--33-3-----|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|0---0---0-0-0---|x---1-1-1-1-1-1-|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Verse x 4
Intro (again)
Verse (Bass solo for 1, other 3 with guitar)


2nd Chorus:

q e. se e e e q e. se e e e q e. se e e e q q q e e
G|------------2-5-|5---5--55-5-5-5-|7---7--77-7-7-7-|7---5-----------|
D|3---3--33-3-----|----------------|----------------|--------7---5-7-|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

q e. se e e e q e. se e e e q q e e e e e e e e e e e
G|------------2-5-|5---5--55-5-5-5-|----------------|r---------------|
D|3---3--33-3-----|----------------|----------------|e---------------|
A|----------------|----------------|0---0---0-0-0---|s-1-1-1-1-1-1---|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|t-------------5-|

q e. e. e e e q q e e e e q e. se e e e e se. e. e. e.
G|----------2-3-5-|5---5---5-2-5-2-|7---7--77-7-7-7-|r-77--7--9--7---|
D|3---3--3--------|----------------|----------------|e---------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|s---------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|t---------------|

q e. se e e e q e. se e e e q q e e e e e e e e e e q
G|--------------5-|5---5--55-5-5-5-|----------------|r---------------|
D|3---3--33-3-3---|----------------|----------------|e---------------|
A|----------------|----------------|0---0---0-0-0-0-|s-1-1-1-1-1-1/--|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|t---------------|

Guitar Outro


Therefore in total, the order amounts to this:-

Intro
Verse
Chorus
Verse
Intro
Verse
Chorus (twice as long as first chorus)
Guitar Outro (no Bass - I think)

And that's that.. If there are any errors etc. within this Tab please notify
me about them.. email me at aaronpaulreeves@yahoo.co.uk