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Voodoo Child

	  Tuned down ½ Step (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) 
 
Intro: w/ wah-wah 
 
eb:|-X-X---X-X-X-----------X-X-| 
Bb:|-X-X---X-X-X-----------X-X-| 
Gb:|-X-X-----X-------------X---| 
Db:|-X-X-X-------X-X-X-X-X-X---| 
Ab:|-X-X-X-------X-X-X-X-X-----| 
Eb:|-X-X-X-------X-X-X-X-X-----| 
 
eb:|---------------------------------X-| 
Bb:|---------------------------------X-| 
Gb:|-9-7---7-----------9-7---9-9p7-X-X-| 
Db:|-----9---5-5-7p5-------9-------X-X-| 
Ab:|-----------------7-------------X---| 
Eb:|-------------------------------X---| 
 
eb:|---------------------------------X-| 
Bb:|---------------------------------X-| 
Gb:|-9-7---7-----------9-7---9-9p7-X-X-| 
Db:|-----9---5-5-5h7-------9-------X-X-| 
Ab:|-----------------7-------------X---| 
Eb:|-------------------------------X---| 
 
eb:|---------------------------------X-| 
Bb:|---------------------------------X-| 
Gb:|-9-7---7-----------9-7---9-9p7-X-X-| 
Db:|-----9---5-5-7p5-------9-------X-X-| 
Ab:|-----------------7-------------X---| 
Eb:|-------------------------------X---| 
 
eb:|----------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|---------------------------10b12-12-12r10-8---| 
Gb:|-9-7---7-----------9-7---9------------------9-| 
Db:|-----9---5-5-7p5-------9----------------------| 
Ab:|-----------------7----------------------------| 
Eb:|----------------------------------------------| 
 
eb:|-------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-------------------------------------------| 
Gb:|---0-2b4r2p0---------------0-2b4r2p0-------| 
Db:|-2-----------2-2-----0h2-2-----------2-----| 
Ab:|-2-----------2-2---------2-----------2---2-| 
Eb:|-0-----------0-0-3b4-----0-----------0-3-0-| 
 
(0:38) 
eb:|--------------------------| 
Bb:|--------------------------| 
Gb:|-14b16-14-14b16r14-12-----| 
Db:|--------------------------| 
Ab:|--------------------------| 
Eb:|----------------------15-| 
 
eb:|-----------------------------------------0-0-0-| 
Bb:|------------------*----------------------0-0-0-| 
Gb:|---0-2b4r2p0-----2b4~------4r2p0---------1-1-1-| 
Db:|-2-----------2-2-----------------2-----2-2-2-2-| 
Ab:|-2-----------2-2-----------------2-------2-2-2-| 
Eb:|-0-----------0-0-----------------0-3b4---------| 
* switch pickups back and forth while the bend rings out 
 
(0:48) 
eb:|-------12-----------------------------------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-15b17----15b17r15p12----------------------------------------------------12~----| 
Gb:|----------------------14b16-14b16r14p12----14-12-14p12----14b16-14-14b16-12~----| 
Db:|----------------------------------------14-------------14-----------------------| 
Ab:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
Eb:|----------------------------------------------------------------------------12-| 
 
eb:|---------------------------------X-3-3-----------------| 
Bb:|---------------------------------X-3-3-----------------| 
Gb:|-------------0-2b4r2p0---------------------------------| 
Db:|-2-------2-------------2-------2-----------2---------2-| 
Ab:|-2---------------------2---------------------X-X-------| 
Eb:|-0-0-3b4---0-----------0-0-3b4---------3b4---X-X-3b4---| 
 
eb:|-----------------------| 
Bb:|-----------------------| 
Gb:|---0-2b4r2p0-----------| 
Db:|-2-----------2-------2-| 
Ab:|-2-----------2---------| 
Eb:|-0-----------0-0-3b4---| 
 
eb:|---------------------------| 
Bb:|---------------------------| 
Gb:|---------------------------| 
Db:|-----0-2-5-2---0-2~--------| 
Ab:|-2-2---------2-------------| 
Eb:|---------------------0-3b4-| 
Well, I stand up next to a mountain.. 
 
eb:|-----------------------------------| 
Bb:|----------------------------15b17~-| 
Gb:|-------0-2b4r2p0-------------------| 
Db:|-------------------2-2---2---------| 
Ab:|-------------------2-2-------------| 
Eb:|-----------------0-0-0-3-----------| 
And I chop it down with the edge of my hand.. 
 
eb:|-----------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-----------------------------------------| 
Gb:|-----------0-2b4r2p0-----------2b4r2p0---| 
Db:|-2-----2-------------------2-------------| 
Ab:|-2-2-----------------2-2---------------2-| 
Eb:|-0-0-3---0-----------0-0-3---0---------0-| 
 
eb:|-----5b7-0-5-5-3-5-5p3--------------| 
Bb:|-3-5-------------------5------------| 
Gb:|--------------------------2b4r2p0---| 
Db:|----------------------------------2-| 
Ab:|----------------------------------2-| 
Eb:|----------------------------------0-| 
Well, I stand up next to a mountain.. 
 
eb:|---------------------------------| 
Bb:|-3-0-3b5r3p0---------------------| 
Gb:|-------------2-0-2-0-2b4-4r2p0---| 
Db:|-------------------------------2-| 
Ab:|---------------------------------| 
Eb:|---------------------------------| 
And I chop it down with the edge of my hand.. 
 
eb:|-----------0-------------| 
Bb:|-----------0-------------| 
Gb:|-----------1-------------| 
Db:|-2-------2---2-------2-2-| 
Ab:|-2-----------2---------2-| 
Eb:|-0-0-3b4-----0-0-3b4---0-| 
 
eb:|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
Gb:|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-| 
Db:|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| 
Ab:|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| 
Eb:|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
Well, I pick up all the pieces and make an island; might even raise a little sand 
 
eb:|-----------0-------------------| 
Bb:|-----------0-------------------| 
Gb:|-------------2b4r2p0-----------| 
Db:|-2-------2-----------2---------| 
Ab:|-2-------2-------------2-2-2-2-| 
Eb:|-0-0-3b4-0-------------0-0-0-0-| 
 
eb:|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
Gb:|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-| 
Db:|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| 
Ab:|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-| 
Eb:|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
Cause I'm a voodoo child; Lord knows I'm a voodoo child 
 
eb:|---0-0-----0-0-0--------------------| 
Bb:|---0-0-----0-0-0--------------------| 
Gb:|-------------------------------3b5~-| 
Db:|-2-----2-2-------2-------2-2--------| 
Ab:|-2-----2-2-------2---------2--------| 
Eb:|-0-----0-0-------0-0-3b4---0--------| 
 
Solo (1:54): 
eb:|-------------------------------| 
Bb:|-15b17--15b17r15-12-15-15b17~--| 
Gb:|-------------------------------| 
Db:|-------------------------------| 
Ab:|-------------------------------| 
Eb:|-------------------------------| 
 
eb:|---------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-15b17r15p12-15-15p12-------15p12------------| 
Gb:|----------------------14b16-------14b18-12~--| 
Db:|---------------------------------------------| 
Ab:|---------------------------------------------| 
Eb:|---------------------------------------------| 
 
eb:|---------------------------------| 
Bb:|---------------------------------| 
Gb:|---------------------------------| 
Db:|-14-12-------------14-12----14~--| 
Ab:|-------14-12p10----------14------| 
Eb:|----------------12---------------| 
 
(2:04) 
eb:|-------12-15b17-15-12-12h14p12----12--| 
Bb:|-15b17-------------------------15-----| 
Gb:|--------------------------------------| 
Db:|--------------------------------------| 
Ab:|--------------------------------------| 
Eb:|--------------------------------------| 
 
eb:|-------------14p12-------------14p12-------------14p12-| 
Bb:|-15p12-14p12-------15p12-14p12-------15p12-14p12-------| 
Gb:|-------------------------------------------------------| 
Db:|-------------------------------------------------------| 
Ab:|-------------------------------------------------------| 
Eb:|-------------------------------------------------------| 
 
eb:|-------------------------------| 
Bb:|-12-15b17-12h14p12-------------| 
Gb:|-------------------14b16r14p12-| 
Db:|-------------------------------| 
Ab:|-------------------------------| 
Eb:|-------------------------------| 
 
(2:10) 
eb:|----------------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|----------------------------------------------------| 
Gb:|---0-2b4r2p0-------------0-2b4r2p0-----14-12--------| 
Db:|-------------2-----0h2-----------------------14 12-| 
Ab:|-2-----------2---------------------2----------------| 
Eb:|-0-----------0-0-3-----0-----------0-3/-------------| 
 
(2:16) 
eb:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-------12h15-12----------12h15-12-----------12h15-12----------12h15-12----| 
Gb:|-14b16----------14-14b16----------14--14b16----------14-14b16----------14-| 
Db:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
Ab:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
Eb:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
eb:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-------12h15-12----------12h15-12-----------12h15-12----------12h15-12----| 
Gb:|-14b16----------14-14b16----------14--14b16----------14-14b16----------14-| 
Db:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
Ab:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
Eb:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
eb:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-------12h15-12----------12h15-12-----------12h15-12----------12h15-12----| 
Gb:|-14b16----------14-14b16----------14--14b16----------14-14b16----------14-| 
Db:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
Ab:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
Eb:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
eb:|----------------------------------| 
Bb:|---15*~~~~~~~~~--15b17~~~~~~~~r15-| 
Gb:|-14b16*~~~~~~~~-------------------| 
Db:|----------------------------------| 
Ab:|----------------------------------| 
Eb:|----------------------------------| 
* - tremolo picking with wah 
 
(2:27) 
eb:|-----------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-----------------------------------------------| 
Gb:|-------------2b4r2p0---------------2b4r2p0-----| 
Db:|-2-----0h2-----------2-2-----0h2-----------2---| 
Ab:|-2---------------------2---------------------2-| 
Eb:|-0-0-3-----0-----------0-0-3-----0-----------0-| 
 
eb:|-----------------------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-----------------------------------------------------------| 
Gb:|-----------X---X-----------------2b4r2p0-------------------| 
Db:|-----0h2-X-X-X-X---0h2p0h2---------------2p0h2-------------| 
Ab:|---------X-X-X-X-------------------------------------------| 
Eb:|-0-3-----X-X-X-X-3---------X-X-0---------------X-X-X-X-X-X-| 
 
eb:|---------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|---------------------------------------------| 
Gb:|-------------------------2b4r2p0-------------| 
Db:|---0h2p0h2-------0h2-------------2p0h2-------| 
Ab:|---------------------------------------------| 
Eb:|-3---------X-X-3-----X-X---------------X-X-0-| 
 
eb:|---------------------------------------| 
Bb:|---------------------------------------| 
Gb:|---------------2b4r2p0-----------------| 
Db:|---0h2p0h2-------------2p0h2-------0h2-| 
Ab:|---------------------------------------| 
Eb:|-3---------X-X---------------X-X-3-----| 
 
(2:44) 
eb:|------------------------------------| 
Bb:|------------------------------------| 
Gb:|------------------------------------| 
Db:|-7/12------7/12-12h14---------0h2---| 
Ab:|-7/12-127-7/12-------------------2-| 
Eb:|------127------------0-X-X-3-----0-| 
 
eb:|---------------------------| 
Bb:|---------------------------| 
Gb:|---------------0-2b4r2p0---| 
Db:|---------0h2-------------2-| 
Ab:|---------------------------| 
Eb:|-0-0-0-3-------------------| 
I didn't mean to take up all your sweet time.. 
 
eb:|---------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|---------------------------------------------| 
Gb:|-----------------0-2b4r2p0-------------------| 
Db:|-------0h2-0h2-------------2-----2-----0h2---| 
Ab:|---------------------------------------------| 
Eb:|-0-0-3---------0-------------0-0---0-3-----0-| 
I'll give it right back to ya, one of these days.. 
 
eb:|-----------0---------------------------------| 
Bb:|-----------0-1/3-3---------------------------| 
Gb:|-2b4r2p0-----2/4-4---2b4r2p0-----------------| 
Db:|---------2---------2---------2-------0h2p0h2-| 
Ab:|---------2---------------------2-------------| 
Eb:|---------0---------------------0-0-3---------| 
 
eb:|-----------------------------| 
Bb:|-----------------------------| 
Gb:|---------------2b4r2p0-------| 
Db:|-----------2-----------2-----| 
Ab:|-----------------------------| 
Eb:|-0-0-0-3b4---0-----------0-0-| 
I said, I didn't mean to take up all your sweet time.. 
 
eb:|--------------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|--------------------------------------------------| 
Gb:|-------------------------------2b4r2p0------------| 
Db:|-----2-------2-------0h2p0h2-----------2----0h2---| 
Ab:|---------------2----------------------------------| 
Eb:|-3b4---0-0-3---0-0-3---------0-----------0-3----0-| 
I'll give it right back to you one of these days.. 
 
eb:|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
Gb:|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-| 
Db:|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| 
Ab:|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| 
Eb:|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
If I don't meet you no more in this world then uh, L'll meet ya on the next one 
 
eb:|-----------------------------0-| 
Bb:|-----------------------------0-| 
Gb:|---2b4r2p0---------------1-1-1-| 
Db:|-2---------2-2-2---0h2---2-2-2-| 
Ab:|-2-----------2-2-------2-2-2-2-| 
Eb:|-0-----------0-0-3-----0-0-0-0-| 
Don't be late.. 
 
eb:|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
Gb:|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-| 
Db:|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| 
Ab:|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-| 
Eb:|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
Cause I'm a voodoo child; Lord knows I'm a voodoo child 
 
eb:|-------------3-------| 
Bb:|-------------3-------| 
Gb:|---1-------1---1-1---| 
Db:|-2-2-2-2---2---2-2-2-| 
Ab:|-2-2-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-| 
Eb:|-0-0-0-0-3-0---0-0-0-| 
 
Solo 2 (3:58) 
eb:|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-15b17r15p12-15-15b17-15p12-------------------------------------| 
Gb:|----------------------------14-14b16-14b16r14p12-14-14p12----12-| 
Db:|----------------------------------------------------------14----| 
Ab:|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
Eb:|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
eb:|-------------------------12-15p12----15b17-15-12-15p12-| 
Bb:|-------------------15b17----------15-------------------| 
Gb:|-14b17-14b16r14p12-------------------------------------| 
Db:|-------------------------------------------------------| 
Ab:|-------------------------------------------------------| 
Eb:|-------------------------------------------------------| 
 
eb:|-------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-------12-15p12-------12-15p12-15b17-| 
Gb:|-14b16----------14b16----------------| 
Db:|-------------------------------------| 
Ab:|-------------------------------------| 
Eb:|-------------------------------------| 
 
eb:|-------12-------------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-15b17----15p12-------------------------15b17-------------| 
Gb:|----------------14b16-14b16r14p12----14-------14b16r14p12-| 
Db:|----------------------------------14----------------------| 
Ab:|----------------------------------------------------------| 
Eb:|----------------------------------------------------------| 
 
eb:|--------------------------------------| 
Bb:|--------------------------------------| 
Gb:|----14-12~----------------2b4r2p0-----| 
Db:|-14--------14-12------------------2-2-| 
Ab:|-----------------14-12-------------2-| 
Eb:|------------------------------------0-| 
 
eb:|---------0-3-3-3-3-| 
Bb:|---------0-3-3-3-3-| 
Gb:|---------1---------| 
Db:|-----2-2-2---------| 
Ab:|-------2-2---------| 
Eb:|-0-3---0-0---------| 
 
W/ Wah (3:59) 
eb:|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----3-3-3-3-------3---3-3-3-3-| 
Bb:|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----3-3-3-3-------3---3-3-3-3-| 
Gb:|-----------------------------4r2p0-------------| 
Db:|-----------------0h2-----------------2---------| 
Ab:|-------------------------------------2---------| 
Eb:|-------------------------------------0---------| 
 
          -------Tremolo picking------- 
eb:|-3-3/15-15-15-15-15-15-/15-15-15-15-------------------0-| 
Bb:|-3-3/15-15-15-15-15-15-/15-15-15-15---------------------| 
Gb:|----------------------------------------0-2b4r2p0-------| 
Db:|------------------------------------2-------------2-2---| 
Ab:|------------------------------------2---------------2---| 
Eb:|------------------------------------0-0-------------0---| 
 
eb:|-----------------------------| 
Bb:|-----------------------------| 
Gb:|---------------0-2b4r2p0-----| 
Db:|-2-----0h2-2-------------2-2-| 
Ab:|-2---------2---------------2-| 
Eb:|-0-3b4-----0-0-------------0-| 
 
(4:20) 
eb:|---------14--12---------------------------------------------------------| 
Bb:|-/12-15---------12-15----12---------------------15----------------------| 
Gb:|----------------------14----12-14-12-14-14b16~~~~~~~~~16r14-12-14-12----| 
Db:|---------------------------------------------------------------------14-| 
Ab:|------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
Eb:|------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
eb:|---------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-------------| 
Bb:|---------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-------------| 
Gb:|---0-2b4r2p0---------------------------2b4r2p0-----| 
Db:|-2-----------2-2-2---0h2-----------------------2p0-| 
Ab:|-2-------------2-2---------------------------------| 
Eb:|-0-------------0-0-3-----0-------------------------| 
 
W/ wah 
eb:|-3-3-3-3*--3-3-3-3*--------------------20b22b20-| 
Bb:|-3-3-3-3*--3-3-3-3*-----------------------------| 
Gb:|--------------------2b4*~~~~-14b16*~~-----------| 
Db:|------------------------------------------------| 
Ab:|------------------------------------------------| 
Eb:|------------------------------------------------| 
* - switch pickups back and forth 
 
eb:|---------------------------0-------------0-| 
Bb:|---------------------------0-------------0-| 
Gb:|---------------2b4r2p0-------2b4r2p0-------| 
Db:|-2-----0h2-------------2-2-----------2-2---| 
Ab:|-2-----------------------2-------------2---| 
Eb:|-0-0-3-------------------0-------------0---| 
 
eb:|-------------0------------------------------0-| 
Bb:|-------------0------------------------------0-| 
Gb:|-2b4r2p0-------2b4*~~-4r2p0-------------------| 
Db:|---------2-2----------------2-2-----0h2-2-2---| 
Ab:|-----------2------------------2---------2-2---| 
Eb:|-----------0------------------0-0-3-----0-0---| 
* - switch pickups back and forth 
 
     -------whammy bar--------- 
eb:|----------------------------------| 
Bb:|----------------------------------| 
Gb:|-9h12p9-(trill)~~-----------------| 
Db:|----------------------------------| 
Ab:|------------------------------2/9-| 
Eb:|------------------------------2/9-| 
 
eb:|---------------------------| 
Bb:|---------------------------| 
Gb:|-2b4r2p0-----2b4r2p0-------| 
Db:|-----------2---------2-2-2-| 
Ab:|---------2-----------2-2-2-| 
Eb:|---------0-----------0-0-0-| 
                              Fade out 
 
 

	  

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