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Midnight bass tab

Midnight - Bass tab

By the Red Hot Chili Peppers
From the Album "By the Way"
Tabbed by Tabmaster Timothy Marti (mynameisgreat@hotmail.com)

Normal tuning

This one was kind of tough to figure out, it's hard to tell when
he's playing the double notes or not but this sounds great with it
Verse: (x2)
G-|-11---9-----------------------|-11---9------------------------|
D-|-11--11--12---11-9-7----------|-11--11--12---11-9-7-----------|
A-|---------12---11-9-9-------9--|--9------12---11-9-9-9--12--9--|
E-|---------------------9--12----|-------------------------------|
2nd time through, add this to the end of the last measure------^
------|
------|verse transition #1
------|
--x-9-|then proceed directly to bridge

Bridge:
G-|-11--9--7---6---------------|-------------------------------|
D-|--9--9--------9-7-----------|-9--7-9--7-9-7-----------12-12-|
A-|-------------------5--7--9--|---------------9--7------12-12-|
E-|----------------------9-----|---------------------10--------|

Verse: (x2) use verse transition #2 this time
--------7-|
-x-9/11---|verse transition #2
----------|
----------|

Bridge: (x1)

Prechorus: (x1)
G-|---9--------9-|---------10-----------|
D-|-7---7----9---|------10-----10--7-10-|
A-|-------7------|--x-8-----------------|
E-|--------------|----------------------|

G-|---9--------9-|---------10---------10-|
D-|-7---7----9---|------10---------10----|
A-|-------7------|--x-8--------x-8-------|
E-|--------------|-----------------------|

G-|---------10-------------------|
D-|------10----------------------|
A-|--x-8--------x-8-8--5-8p5-----|
E-|--------------------------8-8-|

Chorus1:
G-|---5----------|----------------|
D-|--------------|-----4-7-7--7-7-|
A-|-3---x--------|-x-5------------|
E-|-------3--3-3-|----------------|

G-|---------------|----------------|
D-|---------------|-----4-7-7--7-7-|(x2)
A-|-x-3-3---------|-x-5------------|
E-|--------3--3-3-|----------------|

G-|---------------|-7--7-7---7-7-7-7-7---|-7---7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-6-|
D-|---------------|-7--7-7---7-7-7-7-7---|-7---7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A-|-x-3-3---------|-5--5-5---5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5---5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E-|--------3--3-3-|----------------------|--------------------------|

Verse: (x2) use verse transition #2 to move into bridge
Bridge: (x1) includes a small walk up to the 9th in the 2nd bar,
	and he does not play the octave and 5th at the end
Verse: (x2) use verse transition #3 to move into bridge
---------9----|
--9/11\9---11-|verse transition #3
--------------|
--------------|

Prechorus: (x1)

Chorus2: same as first except replace the fourth bar with this one
|----------------|
|---------7--7-7-|
|-x-8-7-5--------|
|----------------|

Prechorus: First play the first 2 bars three times each, then proceed to
the next part, but instead of hitting the power chord just hit the root
until you get to the last lick
Chorus2: (x1)
Chorus1: (x2)

Endbars: replace the power chords at the end of the chorus with these
G-|-----------------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7---7---7---7---|-5-------|
D-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|-7-------|
A-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|-5---5---5---5---|---------|
E-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------|
Please email me if you think you can hear what he is really playing
during all those double stops, i would like to now    -  Tim
  development and support by
dmitry ivanov