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Shallow Be Thy Game Bass tabs (ver.1)

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                SHALLOW BE THY GAME (Bassline)
As recorded by Red Hot Chili Peppers
(From the 1995 Album ONE HOT MINUTE)

Words and Music by Anthony Keidis, Michael Balzary, Chad Smith And David Navarro

 

Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Standard'
Gtr II (E A D G) - 'Standard'
Gtr III (E A D G) - 'Standard'


 Intro
  Moderately Q=124
 4/4
  Gtr I
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-------------12----------12-------14-------12----|
|-------13-------14----------14-12----12h14----14-|
|-13h15----15-------12h14-------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


   S  S S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  T  T  S  S  S  S
|------------------------12-------12h14-------12----|
|-------0h14-12h14----------14-12-------12h14----14-|
|-12h14------------12-14----------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-------------12----------12-------14-------12----|
|-------12-------14-12h14----14-12----12h14-------|
|-12h14----14----------------------------------12-|
|-------------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-------------------------12-------14-------12----|
|-------12----12h14-12h14----14-12----12h14----14-|
|-12h14----14-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


  S  S S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-----------12----------12-------14-------12----|
|------0h14----14-12h14----14-12----12h14----14-|
|-0h14------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|


   S  T T  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S S
|---------------------------12-------14-------12----|
|-------0-12----12h14----------14-12----12h14-------|
|-12h14------14-------12h14----------------------0--|
|---------------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-------------12----------12-------14-------12----|
|-------12-14----14-12h14----14-12----12h14-------|
|-12h14----------------------------------------12-|
|-------------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E
|-------------------------12-------14-------12\-|
|-------12----12-14----------14-12----12h14-----|
|-12h14----14-------12h14-----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|


  Gtr II
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------2---2-------2---2-------2-|-------2---2-------2---2-------2-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-0---|-0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-0---|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------2---2-------2---2-------2-|-------2---2-------2---2-------2-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-0---|-0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-0---|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------2---2-------2---2-------2-|-------2---2-------2---2-------2-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-0---|-0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-0---|


                                                      Gtr III
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S E E   Q
|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------2---2-------2---2-------2-|-------2---2---------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
|-0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-0---|-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0-/15\--|


  E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S   E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7--|
|-5-7-x-7---------------------|-5-7-7-7----------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|


  E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S   E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S
|-----------------------------|------------------------------||
|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7--||
|-5-7-x-7---------------------|-5-7-7-7----------------------||
|-----------------------------|------------------------------||


   Verse
    E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S   E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S  4x
||------------------------------|------------------------------||
||o---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-o||
||o-5-7-x-7---------------------|-5-7-x-7---------------------o||
||------------------------------|------------------------------||


  E. S S S E +S  S S S S S E   E. S +S  S E +S  S S S S S S S
|----------------------------|--------------------------------|
|----------------------------|--------------------------------|
|------7---5-(5)-------------|----7-(7)---5-(5)-------5h7-5h7-|
|-0--0---0-------0-5h7-5-0-3-|-0--------0-------0-5h7---------|


  E. S S S E +S  S S S S S E   E. S S S S S +E  E E E
|----------------------------|------------------------||
|----------------------------|------------------------||
|------7---5-(5)-------------|------7---------------5-||
|-0--0---0-------0-5h7-5-0-3-|-0--0---0-3-5-(5)-6-7---||


   Verse
    E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S   E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S  4x
||------------------------------|------------------------------||
||o---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-o||
||o-5-7-x-7---------------------|-5-7-x-7---------------------o||
||------------------------------|------------------------------||


 Chorus
  $
  Gtr II
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------9---9-------9---9-------9-|-------7---7-------7---7-------7-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-7-7-7---7---7-7-7---7---7-7-7---|-5-5-5---5---5-5-5---5---5-5-5---|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------6---6-------6---6-------6-|-------6---6-------6---6-------6-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-4-4-4---4---4-4-4---4---4-4-4---|-4-4-4---4---4-4-4---4---4-4-4---|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------9---9-------9---9-------9-|
|---------------------------------|
|-7-7-7---7---7-7-7---7---7-7-7---|
|---------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|----------12----12----------12----12----------12-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-10-10-10----10----10-10-10----10----10-10-10----|
|-------------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|----------14----14----------14----14----------14-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-12-12-12----12----12-12-12----12----12-12-12----|
|-------------------------------------------------|


                           To Coda
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S S  E. S  E.
|----------14----14-------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-12-12-12----12----12-12-x-10--x-10--|
|-------------------------------------|


  Gtr III
  E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S   E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-7h9-7h9--|
|-5-7-x-7---------------------|-5-7-x-7----------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|


  E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S   E E S S S S S S S S S S E
|-----------------------------|----------------------------||
|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-7h9-7h9-|-----7h9-----5h7-5----------||
|-5-7-x-7---------------------|-5-7-----5h7-------7-5------||
|-----------------------------|-----------------------7-5--||


   Verse
    E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S   E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S  4x
||------------------------------|------------------------------||
||o---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-o||
||o-5-7-x-7---------------------|-5-7-x-7---------------------o||
||------------------------------|------------------------------||


  E S S +S  S E +S  S E S S E   E S S +S  S S S S S E S S S S
|-----------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|---------------------5----------|
|-----7-(7)---5-(5)-----------|-----7-(7)-------5h7---7-5------|
|-0-0-------0-------0-7-5-0-3-|-0-0-------0-5h7-----------7-5--|


  E S S +S  S E +S  S E S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------||
|---------------------------5---|-----5-5-5h7-7-7-7h8-8-8-8h9-9-9-||
|-----7-(7)---5-(5)-----5h7---7-|-5h7-----------------------------||
|-0-0-------0-------0-7---------|---------------------------------||


   Verse
    E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S   E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S  3x
||------------------------------|------------------------------||
||o---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-o||
||o-5-7-x-7---------------------|-5-7-x-7---------------------o||
||------------------------------|------------------------------||


                                              D.S. al Coda
  E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S   E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7--|
|-5-7-x-7---------------------|-5-7-x-7----------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|


    &
    Gtr II
    S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   3x
||----------------------------------|-----------------------------------||
||o-------2---2-------2---2-------2-|-------2---2-------2---2-------2--o||
||o---------------------------------|----------------------------------o||
||--0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-0---|-0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-0-----||


                                                      Gtr III
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S E E   Q
|---------------------------------|---------------------------||
|-------2---2-------2---2-------2-|-------2---2---------------||
|---------------------------------|---------------------------||
|-0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-0---|-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0-/15\--||


 Guitar Solo
  E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S   E E S S S S +S  S E S S E
|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-|---------------------------|
|-5-7-x-7---------------------|-5-7-x-x-5-7-(7)-7-5-------|
|-----------------------------|---------------------7-5-3-|


  E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S   Q  S S S S +S  S E S S S S
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-|--------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5----|
|-5-7-x-7---------------------|-7--x-7-------------------7--|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|


   E  S  S  +S   S  E  +S   S  E  S  S  E    E  S  S  +E   S  S  S S E S E.
|-------12-(12)-12------------------------|-------12-(12)-14-14-14----------|
|-14-14------------14-(14)-12----------12-|-14-14------------------------5--|
|-----------------------------14-12-14----|----------------------------5----|
|-----------------------------------------|------------------------0-7------|


  E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S E S S E
|-----------------------------|---------7---7---7---7-------||
|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-|-7h9-7h9---9---9---9---9s7-5-||
|-5-7-x-7---------------------|-----------------------------||
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||


   Verse
    E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S   E E S S S S +S  S E S S S S  4x
||------------------------------|------------------------------||
||o---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-|---------7-9-(9)-7-5-5h7-5h7-o||
||o-5-7-x-7---------------------|-5-7-x-7---------------------o||
||------------------------------|------------------------------||


   Chorus
    Gtr II
    S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
||--------9---9-------9---9-------9-|-------7---7-------7---7-------7--|
||o---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
||o-7-7-7---7---7-7-7---7---7-7-7---|-5-5-5---5---5-5-5---5---5-5-5----|
||----------------------------------|----------------------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------6---6-------6---6-------6-|-------6---6-------6---6-------6-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-4-4-4---4---4-4-4---4---4-4-4---|-4-4-4---4---4-4-4---4---4-4-4---|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------9---9-------9---9-------9-|
|---------------------------------|
|-7-7-7---7---7-7-7---7---7-7-7---|
|---------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|----------12----12----------12----12----------12-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-10-10-10----10----10-10-10----10----10-10-10----|
|-------------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|----------14----14----------14----14----------14-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-12-12-12----12----12-12-12----12----12-12-12----|
|-------------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S S  E. S  E.
|----------14----14--------------------||
|-------------------------------------o||
|-12-12-12----12----12-12-x-10--x-10--o||
|--------------------------------------||


 Outro
  Gtr III
  E S S +S  S E +S  S S S S S E   E S S +S  S S S +S  S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-----7-(7)---5-(5)-------------|-----7-(7)---5-5-(5)-------5---5s7-|
|-0-0-------0-------0-5h7-5-0-3-|-0-0-------0---------0-5h7---7-----|


  E S S +S  S E +S  S S S S S E   E. S S S S S a   +E  S S S S E
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------7-5-7b8-(7)-5-5--------|
|-----7-(7)---5-(5)-------------|----5h7-------------------7-5----|
|-0-0-------0-------0-5h7-5-0-3-|-0------5---------------------7--|


  E S S +S  S E +S  S S S S S E   E. S S S S S S S S S S S E
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----7-(7)---5-(5)-------------|------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5----|
|-0-0-------0-------0-5h7-5-0-3-|-0--0---------------------7--|


  E S S +S  S E +S  S S S S S E   E. S S S S S S S S S S E.
|-------------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------5---5-7-5----|
|-----7-(7)---5-(5)-------------|------7-7-5-7---7-------7--|
|-0-0-------0-------0-5h7-5-0-3-|-0--0----------------------|


   S      +S   +S   S  S  S  S      +S   +S   S  S  S  E E
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-12b13==(12)r(12)p10-12p10-12b13==(12)r(12)p10-12p10-12---|
|----------------------------------------------------------|


   S      +S   +S   S  S  S  S      +S   +S   S  S  S  E E
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-12b13==(12)r(12)p10-12p10-12b13==(12)r(12)p10-12p10-12---|
|----------------------------------------------------------|


   S      +S   +S   S  S  S  S      +S   +S   S  S  S  E E
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-12b13==(12)r(12)p10-12p10-12b13==(12)r(12)p10-12p10-12---|
|----------------------------------------------------------|


   S      +S   +S   S  S  S  S      +S   +S   S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-12b13==(12)r(12)p10-12p10-12b13==(12)r(12)p10-12p10-12p10-12p10--|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|


   W          W
|-----------:------*|
|-----------:------*|
|-----------:------*|
|-12--------:------*|






Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
<n> - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers - <E/E./Q/Q./H/H.> = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
            
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