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Shallow Be Thy Game guitar tab

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Shallow be thy game
Tabbed By: leeloo's guitar licks n kicks

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)

This is only the basic structure as me and a few freinds play it (thats you henry)
so enjoy e-mail me at with comments and/or corrections.

Intro (after feedback volume swell)

B|--------------101010101010-||  Play this to the rythem of the bass or constant up
G|-9-9-9-9-9-9--x-x-x-x-x-x--||  and down strokes.
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7---------------||  Repeat 4 times. on the second part of the 4th extend by half a bar.

                                                          the quick bit bellow is just of the minor/
                                                          pentatonic scale so impro is always good.

the part above is repeated 4 times in the first verse
then comes a fast bit:

E|-------------------------------------|| This little riff is repeated a few times until
B|--14b16-12h14b16-12------------------|| verse riff comes in, there is also another guitar
G|-------------------14-12-------------|| doing something similar with a wah pedal.
D|-------------------------------------|| if you want to improvise use the top half of either the
A|-------------------------------------|| E mixolidian scale or E dorian/Eminor

the second verse is the same as the first verse except the vocals come in straight away.
then comes the chorus:

"you'll never burn me..........................................
G|9-9-9-9-9-9-------|x-x-x-x-x-x-------|x-x-x-x-x-x-------|x-x-x-x-x-x-------||  X2

Then comes another verse and chorus.

After the second chorus there is a bit there anthony doesn't sing during this the guitar and bass
are playing the same riff as the introduction.

then another verse is played during which Mr Navarro solos. im not posting the solo because you sould be
able to improvise it. (if you are really desparate for more accurate solo riffs and tabs mail me!)

after the solo there is i think another verse and another 2choruses one after the other.
and the song ends on a really middly bit on the guitar so again improvise so it or stick on the

there is only one other riff which features instead of the fast bit in E
which is:

E|------------------|| when you drop from the single not of g to the Emajor
B|------------------|| chord pull back with the Wah pedal.

ok so things to bear in mind:
1)Navarro is a really good guitarist so you probably won't sound as good as him!
2)in the actual recording there are anything up to 5 guitars at once so playing it
  exactly like him live will be hard!
3)play it your own way because anyone who wants to hear it perfectly can stick
  on the cd!

so Enjoy please mail me at: with any comments or suggestions
or questions, and rate this tab.
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