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What Was I Thinking guitar tab

'What Was I Thinking'
Performed by 311
From the album "Transistor" on Capricorn/Mercury Records
Music by:  N. Hexum 
Lyrics by:  N. Hexum
(c) 1997 Allegiance Music/Hydroponic Music BMI
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Tabbed by: Springer (DSPRiNGR@aol.com) 
Additions/Corrections by: Michael Slusarz (slusarz@chromosome.colorado.edu)
                          Andrew Bolooki (bolooki@shadow.net)
The 311 Guitar Archive -- http://chromosome.colorado.edu/311archive/


Riff 1:
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   E5
1:------------------
2:------------------
3:------------------
4:-2-2--2--2--2-2-2-
5:-2-2--2--2--2-2-2-
6:-0-0--0--0--0-0-0-

Riff 2:
=======
   F5->E5
1:-------------------
2:-------------------
3:-------------------
4:-3p2-x-x-3p2-x-x-x-
5:-3p2-x-x-3p2-x-x-x-
6:-1p0-x-x-1p0-x-x-x-

Chorus:
=======
   F#5
1:--------------------------------
2:--------------------------------
3:--------------------------------
4:-4--4--4--4-4--x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x-
5:-4--4--4--4-4--x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x-
6:-2--2--2--2-2--x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x-

Riff 4:
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   N.C.
1:------------------------------------------------------------
2:------------------------------------------------------------
3:------------------------------------------------------------
4:------------------------------------------------------------
5:-------0h5h7-------0h5h7----------------0h5h7-------0h5h7---
6:-0h5h7-------0h5h7-------0h5h7h5--0h5h7-------0h5h7-------0-


Lyric/Song Structure:
=====================
---> Play Riff 1 (x8)
---> Play Riff 2 over:
   The word that I heard was so absurd
   I can't believe it slipped from my lips
---> Play Riff 1 (x4)
---> Play Riff 2 over:
   The tongue with which it was sung was so dumb
   I wish to pull it straight from my skull
---> Play Chorus over:
   What the fuck was I thinking
---> Play Riff 4 (x2)
---> Play Riff 2 over:
   The word that I heard was so absurd
   I can't believe it slipped from my lips
---> Play Riff 1 (x4)
---> Play Riff 2 over:
   The tongue with which it was sung was so dumb
   I wish to pull it straight from my skull
---> Play Chorus over:
   What the fuck was I thinking
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