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Californication Bass Tab

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Title: Californication
Album: Californication
Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Members: Anthony Kiedis, FLEA, John Frusciante and Chad Smith
Transcription: Bass Tab
Tuning: Standard E A D G
Tabbed by: Sean Lewis
 
[Intro/Verse]
G|----------9-9--7h9p7----------7--7-----------9--9--7h9p7---------10--10-7-|
D|---7--7---------------10-----------10----7--7-----------10----------------|
A|--------------------------8-8------------------------------8--8-----------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
[Break Down]
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------0-----------------0-------|
A|----3------3---3----------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------3--3--3----3--\---1--1-1/3----------------------------|
 
[Verse]
G|----------9-9--7h9p7----------7--7-----------9--9--7h9p7---------10--10-7-|
D|---7--7---------------10-----------10----7--7-----------10----------------|
A|--------------------------8-8------------------------------8--8-----------| x2
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
[Break Down 2]
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----3------3---3---------------------------------5-------------5-----5----|
E|--------------------3--3--3----3--\---1--1-1/3----------------------------|
 
[Pre Chorus 1]
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--7----7--7--7----7---7--7--9--10----------------------------10---9-------|
A|----------------------------------8---8----8--8---8---8---8------------10-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--7--7-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--9-10-----------------10/14--12--10------9-----|
A|---------------------------------8--8---8---8--8--------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--7----7--7--7----7---7--7--9--10----------------------------10---9-------|
A|----------------------------------8---8----8--8---8---8---8------------10-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------10--9--------------------10-9---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-10-|
A|-8---8-8-8--8--8-8------10---8--8-8-8-8-8--8----10------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------10-9--7----7--7-7-7-7-7-7--9-10---------------------------|
A|--8--8-8-8-8--8---------8p7--------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---8-8----|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
[Chorus 1]
  Dream of____             -cation       Dream of            ca-tion________
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--3--3------------5--5-5---7------------3---3--3----------2--3--5>--------|
E|--------3--3--3h5------------5--5-----------------0---3-------------------|
 
[Verse]
G|----------9-9--7h9p7----------7--7-----------9--9--7h9p7---------10--10-7-|
D|---7--7---------------10-----------10----7--7-----------10----------------|
A|--------------------------8-8------------------------------8--8-----------| x2
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
[Break Down 2]
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----3------3---3---------------------------------5-------------5-----5----|
E|--------------------3--3--3----3--\---1--1-1/3----------------------------|
 
[Pre Chorus 2]
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--7----7--7--7----7---7--7--9--10----------------------------10---9-------|
A|----------------------------------8---8----8--8---8---8---8------------10-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7---9--10----------------------10--10--9----7--------|
A|-----------------------------------8---8---8--8---8-----------------10----|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--7----7--7--7----7---7--7--9--10----------------------------10---9-------|
A|----------------------------------8---8----8--8---8---8---8------------10-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
G|---------------------------------------------------------------9----------|
D|-------------------10--9----------------12-12-10-9-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-9-10-|
A|-8---8-8-8--8--8-8------10---8-8-8-8-8-8----------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------10-9--------7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9-10---------------------------|
A|--8--8-8-8-8--8------10--10--------------------8-8-8--20-20-20-20-20-20-20|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
[Chorus 2]
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------5---------------|
A|-3----3----------------5-----5----5---7---------3----3-----------3------5-|
E|--------0--3---3--3h5--------------------5--5-5-------0--3----------------|
 
G|-------------7-------------7----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------7------7-------------------------------------------------|
A|----5--5---5-------5--5------5---3---3--------5-----5----5--7-------------|
E|---------------------------------------3--3h5-------------------5-----5---|
 
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---3---5---3------------------2--3----5>----------------------------------|
E|-------------------5----5--3----------------------------------------------|
 
[Guitar Solo]
G|----14-->-13-->-11-9---------------------------14-->-13-->-11-9-----|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-14-->-14-->-14-->->-14\10--10-10--10-10/---14-->-14-->-14------14\-|
 
G|--------------------------------------------7-->--------------------------|
D|--------------------------------9-->-----7-----7--------7-->--------------|
A|-----------------------------9-----9--5--------------7-----7--------7-----|
E|--10--10-10---10-10--0----7-----------------------5-----------0--7-----0--|
 
G|-----14--->--13--->-11-9------------------------------14-->-13-->-11-9----|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-14--->--14--->--14------14\10--10-10--10--10-10\--14-->-14-->-14-->->-14-|
 
G|-------------------------------------------7-->-------------------------|
D|-------------------------------9-->-----7-----7--------7-->-------------|
A|----------------------------9-----9--5--------------7-----7--------7----|
E|-10---10-10---10-10--0---7-----------------------5-----------0--7-----0-|
 
G|--------------------7-->--------------------------------------------7-->-|
D|--------9-->-----7-----7--------7-->--------------------9-->-----7-----7-|
A|-----9-----9--5--------------7-----7--------7--------9-----9--5----------|
E|--7-----------------------5-----------0--7-----0--7----------------------|
 
G|--------------------------|
D|--------7-->--------------|
A|-----7-----7---------7----|
E|--5------------0--7-----0-|
 
[Verse]
G|----------9-9--7h9p7----------7--7-----------9--9--7h9p7---------10--10-7-|
D|---7--7---------------10-----------10----7--7-----------10----------------|
A|--------------------------8-8------------------------------8--8-----------| x4
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
[Break Down 2]
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----3------3---3---------------------------------5-------------5-----5----|
E|--------------------3--3--3----3--\---1--1-1/3----------------------------|
 
[Pre Chorus 3]
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-7--7-7-7---7-7-7-9-10--------------------10-9-----7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-9-10--|
A|------------------------8---8-8-8--8-8--8------10-------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-10--------------10-9---|
A|---8---8--8--7--7-5-5-3--2--0-------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8----10-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------10-9----------------7-----10-9---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-10--|
A|--8--8-8-8-8--8-8----10-8--8--8-8--8---8-8-----10-------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------10-10-10-9h10p9---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-10----------------------|
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8---------------10------------------------8-8-8-8-&-&-&=&-&-&-&|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
[Chorus 3]
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-3---3--3-------------5--5--5-------------3----3----------2---3-----5-----|
E|-----------3--3--3/5-----------5----5--------------0--3-------------------|
 
G|------------7------------7------------------------------------------------|
D|---------7-----7------7---------------------------------------------------|
A|--5--5-----------5--5------5--3--3--------------5-----5-------------------|
E|-------------------------------------3--3--3----------------5-----5-------|
 
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-3------3------------2---3----5>------------------------------------------|
E|-----------0----3---------------------------------------------------------|
 
*********************************
 
 / = Slide Up To Fret
 \ = Slide Down To Fret
 h = Hammer On
 p = Pull Off
 X = Muted Note
 > = Let Ring
 I) = Bend Up
 U) = Bend Down
 S = Slap(Wack string with joining bone on thumb.)
 T = Tap (Tap the string above a fret, sounding a note without plucking it, like hammer ons.)
 P = Pop (Pull the string upwards with index finger, middle, ring, or pinky
          releasing it to make a twang.)
 
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