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Sleight Of Hand guitar tab

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Author/Artist: Pearl Jam
Title: Sleight Of Hand
Album: Binaural
Transcribed by: Evan Cowan
Email: evan@giventowail.com

Might be in an alternate tuning (my guess is open-D)
Here it is in standard, some of it doesn't sound quite right...

-|--------10------------9----------------------------------|------------------
-|-----8-------------5----------------10-------------------|------------------
-|--9-------------7---------------11------------9/11-------|------------------
-|-----------------------------9-------------*7------------|------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------|------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------|------------------
 G1                                          *let ring, same for each repeat  

-|------10----------------9-------------------------------------------------|-
-|----8-----------------5-----------10--------------------------------------|-
-|--9-----------------7----------11-----------------9/11--------------------|-
-|-----------------------------9------------------7-------------------------|-
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
 G1       Routine was the theme      he'd wake up and wash and pour himself   

-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
-|------3-------------------------0-----------------------------------------|-
-|--------2-------------------------2---------------------------------------|-
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
 G2                                                                           

-|-----------------10-------------------9--------------------------------|----
-|---------------8--------------------5--------------10------------------|----
-|-------7-----9--------------------7-------------11----------9/11-------|----
-|----------------------------------------------9-----------7------------|----
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----
 G1 In uniform       something he hadn't imagined being                       

-|------------------------------------------9----------------------------|----
-|--------------------------------------------10-------------------------|----
-|--------2---------------------------------------------------2----------|----
-|----------5---------------------------------------------------4--------|----
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----
 G2                                                                           

-|-----------------------------------10-----------------9---------------|-----
-|---------------------------------8------------------5------------10---|-----
-|-----------7-------------------9------------------7-----------11------|-----
-|------------------------------------------------------------9---------|-----
-|----------------------------------------------------------------------|-----
-|----------------------------------------------------------------------|-----
 G1 As the merging traffic passed      he found himself staring down          

-|----------------------------------------------------------------------|-----
-|---------------------------------3------------------------------0-----|-----
-|-----------------------------------2------------------------------2---|-----
-|----------------------------------------------------------------------|-----
-|----------------------------------------------------------------------|-----
-|----------------------------------------------------------------------|-----
 G2                                                                           

-|----------------------10-------------------------9-------------------|------
-|--------------------8--------------------------5----------------10---|------
-|---9/11------7----9--------------------------7---------------11------|------
-|-7---------------------------------------------------------9---------|------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|------
 G1 At his own hands      not remembering the change                          

-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|------
-|----------------------------------------------2----------------------|------
-|---------------0--------------------------------2--------------------|------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|------
 G2                                                                           

-|----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------
-|----------------------------8-----------------|-----------------------------
-|------------9/11----------7-------------------|-----------------------------
-|----------7-----------------------------------|-----------------------------
-|----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------
-|----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------
 G1 Not recalling the plan         was it...                                  

-|---------------5----------------------------5--------------------|----------
-|---------------5----------------------------5--------------------|----------
-|--9---9--------7----7-----------9---9-------7---------7----------|----------
-|--9---9--------7----7-----------9---9-------7---------7----------|----------
-|--7---7--------5----5-----------7---7-------5---------5----------|----------
-|--7---7--------5----5-----------7---7-------5---------5----------|----------
 G1      He was ok      but wondering   about wandering   or was it           

-|--0------------0----------------0-----------0--------------------|----------
-|--0------------3----------------0-----------3--------------------|----------
-|--1------------2----------------1-----------2--------------------|----------
-|--2------------0----------------2-----------0--------------------|----------
-|--2------------0----------------2-----------0--------------------|----------
-|--0-----------------------------0--------------------------------|----------
 G2                                                                           

-|------------5---------------------------------------------------|-----------
-|------------5---------------------------------------------------|-----------
-|--9---9-----7-----7-----------------6--------------------4------|-----------
-|--9---9-----7-----7-----------------7--------------------5------|-----------
-|--7---7-----5-----5-----------------7--------------------5------|-----------
-|--7---7-----5-----5-----------------5--------------------3------|-----------
 G1 Age    by consequence   or was he moved by sleight of hand                

-|----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------
-|--0----------*\-------*vvvvvvvvvv-------------------------------|-----------
-|----------------------*vvvvvvvvvv---6--------------------0------|-----------
-|------------------------------------7--------------------0------|-----------
-|------------------------------------0---------------------------|-----------
-|----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------
 G2        *trem bar dive **trem bar/wah effects                              

-|----------------------9-------------------------------------------------|---
-|--8-----------------5-----------------------------------------------8---|---
-|------------------7------------11----------------9/11-------------7-----|---
-|-----------------------------9-----------------7------------------------|---
-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
 G1   Mondays were made to fall      lost on a road he knew by heart          

-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
-|---3-----------------------------0--------------------------------------|---
-|-----2-----------------------------2------------------------------2-----|---
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------5---|---
-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
 G2                                                                 W/ Fill 1 

-|-----10-----------------------------------9-----------------------------|---
-|---8------------------------------------5----------10-------------------|---
-|-9------------------------------------7---------11---------------9/11---|---
-|----------------------------------------------9----------------7--------|---
-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
 G1      It was like a book he read in his sleep       endlessly              

-|---------------------------------------------------------------5--------|---
-|-------------------------------------------2----------------------------|---
-|---------------------------------------------2-----------------2--------|---
-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
 G2                                                                           

-|------------------------10-------------------9------|-----------------|-----
-|----------------------8--------------------5--------|-*b14-r-12-------|-----
-|--7-----------------9--------------------7----------|-----------------|-----
-|----------------------------------------------------|-----------------|-----
-|----------------------------------------------------|-----------------|-----
-|----------------------------------------------------|-----------------|-----
 G1   Sometimes he hid in his radio watching           Fill 1 *prebend        

-|----------------------------------------------------|-----------------------
-|------------------------3---------------------------|-----------------------
-|--------------------------2-------------------------|-----------------------
-|----------------------------------------------------|-----------------------
-|----------------------------------------------------|-----------------------
-|----------------------------------------------------|-----------------------
 G2                                                                           

-|----------------------------------------------------|-----------------------
-|---------------------------------10-10-10-10-10-10--|-----------------------
-|----------------------------------9--9--9--9--9--9--|-----------------------
-|----------------------------------------------------|-----------------------
-|----------------------------------------------------|-----------------------
-|----------------------------------------------------|-----------------------
 G3                                                                           

-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----
-|------------------------------10---------------------------------------|----
-|--------------------------11------------9/11---------------------------|----
-|------------------------9-------------7--------------------------------|----
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----
 G1 Others pull into their homes                while he was drifting....     

-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----
-|-----------------------------0-----------------------------------------|----
-|-------------------------------2---------------------------0-----------|----
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----
 G2                                                                           

-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----
-|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10------------|----
-|--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9------------|----
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----
 G3                                                                           

-|-----------5--------------------------5---------------|---------------------
-|-----------5--------------------------5---------------|---------------------
-|-9---9-----7----7--------9---9--------7----7----------|---------------------
-|-9---9-----7----7--------9---9--------7----7----------|---------------------
-|-7---7-----5----5--------7---7--------5----5----------|---------------------
-|-7---7-----5----5--------7---7--------5----5----------|---------------------
 G1     On a line   of his own  off the line    on the                        

-|------------------------------------------------------|---------------------
-|------------------------------------------------------|---------------------
-|-----------2vv--2vvv----*2vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv-----|---------------------
-|------------------------------------------------------|---------------------
-|------------------------------------------------------|---------------------
-|------------------------------------------------------|---------------------
 G2                       *with wah and trem bar effects                      

-|---------------5----------------------------------------------------------|-
-|---------------5------5--------------5---3--3-----5-----------------------|-
-|--9---9--------7--7---6--------------6---4--4-----6-----------------------|-
-|--9---9--------7--7---7--------------7---5--5-----7--------7--------------|-
-|--7---7--------5--5---7--------------7---5--5-----7--------7--------------|-
-|--7---7--------5--5---5--------------5---3--3-----5--------5--------------|-
 G1 Side bye the by  as dirt turned to sand   as if moved by sleight of hand  

-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
-|-*vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv----------------------------|-
-|--------------------------------------------------7--------7-----------\--|-
-|--------------------------------------------------0--------0--------------|-
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
 G2 *continue with wah and trem bar effects                                   

-|-17b19-17b19-17b19--------------------------------------------------------|-
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
 G3                                                                           

-|-------15----------------14----------------10---------------------------|---
-|----13----------------10-----------------8-----------------10-----------|---
-|-14----------------12------------------9-----------------7--------------|---
-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
 G1                                                                           

-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
-|-12----------------------10h12p10-\8---------8h10----------8h10p8\7-----|---
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------9p7-|---
-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---
 G2 (With delay)                                                              

-|-------15--------------14--------------10-----------------------|-----------
-|----13--------------10---------------8---------------10---------|-----------
-|-14--------------12----------------9---------------7------------|-----------
-|----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------
-|----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------
-|----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------
 G1                                                                           

-|----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------
-|--------------------8p7---7-8p7-10p7---------------12-----------|-----------
-|-9p7-9/11---------------9---------------------------------------|-----------
-|----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------
-|----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------
-|----------------------------------------------------------------|-----------
 G2                                                                           

-|-----10------------------------9----------------------------------|---------
-|---8-------------------------5--------------10--------------------|---------
-|-9-------------------------7-------------11------------9/11-------|---------
-|---------------------------------------9-------------7------------|---------
-|------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
-|------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
 G1      When he reached the shore of his        clip on  world               

-|------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
-|-10-10------------------------------------------------------------|---------
-|------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
-|------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
-|------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
-|------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
 G2                                                                           

-|--------------------------10-------9--------------------------------|-------
-|------------------------8--------5----------------------------------|-------
-|-7--------------------9--------7----------------------------11------|-------
-|----------------------------------------------------------9---------|-------
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|-------
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|-------
 G1 He resurfaced to the norm       organized his few things                  

-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|-------
-|----------------------------------2---------------------------------|-------
-|------------------------------------2-------------------------------|-------
-|-0------------------------------------------------------------------|-------
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|-------
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|-------
 G2                                                                           

-|------------------------12-12-12------------------------------------|-------
-|------------------------10-10-10------------------------------------|-------
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|-------
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|-------
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|-------
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|-------
 G3                                                                           

-|-------------------------------------------9-------------9-----------|------
-|-------------------------8---------------8-------------5-------------|------
-|--------------9/11-----7---------------9-------------7---------------|------
-|------------7--------------------------------------------------------|------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|------
 G1 His coat and keys        any new realizations      would   have to        

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-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|------
-|-------------------------------------------2-------------------------|------
-|---------------------------------------------2-----------------------|------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|------
 G2                                                                           

-|------------------------------------------------12-12---------17-17--|------
-|----------------------10-10---------------------10-10----------------|------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|------
 G3                                                                           

-|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------
-|-------10------------------------------8-----|------------------------------
-|----11----------9/11-----------------7-------|------------------------------
-|--9-----------7------------------------------|------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------
 G1 Wait        till he had more time                                         

-|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------
-|------2-2----------------------------2p0-----|------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------
 G2                                                                           

-|-----12--12--12--12--12----------------------|------------------------------
-|-----10--10--10--10--10----------------------|------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------
 G3  (with delay)                                                             

-|-------------------------------------------------------------------|--------
-|----------------------5---------------------------------5----------|--------
-|-----9-----9----------7----7--------9----9--------------7---7------|--------
-|-----9-----9----------7----7--------9----9--------------7---7------|--------
-|-----7-----7----------5----5--------7----7--------------5---5------|--------
-|-----7-----7----------5----5--------7----7--------------5---5------|--------
 G1 More time   time to dream   to himself  he waves goodbye     to           

-|-------------------------------------------------------------------|--------
-|------------------------------------0-*vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv---|--------
-|-------------------------------------------------------------------|--------
-|-----9-----9----------7--------------------------------------------|--------
-|-----7-----7----------5--------------------------------------------|--------
-|-----7-----7----------5--------------------------------------------|--------
 G2                                     *w/wah and trem bar effects           

-|-------------------------------------------------------------------|--------
-|-------------------------------------------------------------------|--------
-|---------------------------------------------------------2--2-2--2-|--------
-|---------------------------------------------------------0--0-0--0-|--------
-|---------------------------------------------------------0--0-0--0-|--------
-|-------------------------------------------------------------------|--------
 G3                                                                           

-|-------------------------------------------------------------|--------------
-|------------------5--------------------5----------3----------|--------------
-|-----9----9-------7----7---------------6----6-----4----4-----|--------------
-|-----9----9-------7----7---------------7----7-----5----5-----|--------------
-|-----7----7-------5----5---------------7----7-----5----5-----|--------------
-|-----7----7-------5----5---------------5----5-----3----3-----|--------------
 G1 Himself    I'll see you on the other side                                 

-|-------------------------------------------------------------|--------------
-|-0*vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv------------------------|--------------
-|--------------------------------------------------0*vvvvvvv--|--------------
-|---------------------------------------7----7-----0*vvvvvvv--|--------------
-|---------------------------------------0----0----------------|--------------
-|-------------------------------------------------------------|--------------
 G2 *same as before                                                           

-|-------------------------------------------------------------|--------------
-|-----0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------------------------|--------------
-|-2b4-2b4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-b4--2b4r2p0---2----2----------------|--------------
-|-------------------------------------2-2----2-----5-----5----|--------------
-|---------------------------------------0----0-----5-----5----|--------------
-|--------------------------------------------------3-----3----|--------------
 G3     hold bend-------|                                                     

-|-----------------------------------------------------------------|----------
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------|----------
-|---6----------6-----6---6---------------------6---6-----6---6----|----------
-|---7----------7-----7---7---------------------7---7-----7---7----|----------
-|---7----------7-----7---7---------------------7---7-----7---7----|----------
-|---5----------5-----5---5---------------------5---5-----5---5----|----------
 G1 Another man             moved by sleight of hand                          

-|-----------------------------------------------------------------|----------
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------|----------
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------|----------
-|---7----------7*vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv--7---7-*vvvvvvvvvv--|----------
-|---0----------0*vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv--0---0-*vvvvvvvvvv--|----------
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------|----------
 G2                                                                           

-|-----------------------------------------------------------------|----------
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------|----------
-|---2----------2-----2---2---------------------2---2-----2---2----|----------
-|---2----------2-----2---2---------------------2---2-----2---2----|----------
-|---0----------0-----0---0---------------------0---0-----0---0----|----------
-|-----------------------------------------------------------------|----------
 G3                                                                           

-|----9----9----9------9------9------9------9------9------9------9---------||-
-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-
-|--7----7----7----9p7----9p7----9p7----9p7----9p7----9p7----9p7-----------||-
-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-
-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-
-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-
 G1                                                              fade out     

-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-
-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-
-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-
-|-*7------------------------------------------------------*\-----------/--||-
-|-*0------------------------------------------------------*\-----------/--||-
-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-
 G2 **let ring, rock wah back and forth                    *trem dive         

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