Prince

Purple rain (solo)

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Purple rain (solo)

	  		Tuning:Standard 
 
Listen to the song for precise timing. 
 
(Note that the low E string is the top line in this tab. Sorry in advance for any 
that may cause.) 
 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------13---13-----------------| 
G|-----------------------------------------xx--xx----13---13-----------------| 
B|-------17b-------------------11----------xx--xx----------------------------| 
e|----------18-----------------------------xx- xx----------------------------| 
              ^let ring 
 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|--18b---18b---18b---x---18--20--18b-----18p15p13h15p11p10p8p6~-------------| 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------15---15--15--15--15--15-------------------------------------------| 
G|--17b----15---15--15--15--15--15-------------------------------------------| 
B|---------18---18--18--18--18--18-------------------------------------------| 
e|------------------------------------18b--18b--18b-18b-18r--18b-----18------| 
              ^   ^   ^   ^   ^   ^ 
   	let ring for 2 counts then mute 
 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
e|--15-----15h17h18p17p15h17h18p17p15----------19b---19b---19b---11----------| 
          ^                          ^ 
        repeat this phrase as neccessary 
 
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|--------------------------------------------8-8-----8-8----8-8----8-----8-----| 
D|-----------------------------------------------6b------6b-----6b---6b----6b---| 
G|----------------------------------15--10~-------------------------------------| 
B|--------------------------11h15p11--------------------------------------------| 
e|--19b---11---11---11h15p11----------------------------------------------------| 
                                              . .     . .    . .    .     . 
 
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|------------3-1--------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|--6-5-3-1-0------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------11~-10~-11~-10~-11~-10~-13~----11~-10~-11~-10~-11~-10~-13~----| 
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|-------------------------------15--15--15----------------------------------| 
B|-11~-10~-11~-10~-11~-10~-13~---16--16--16------11~-10~-11-10~-11~-10~ 13~--| 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------------------------15-14-12-10--| 
B|-11~-10~-11~-10~-11~-10~-13~---11~-10~-11~-10~-11~-10~-13~----16-15-13-11--| 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
 
Then there is the part where Prince starts singing again. And after that there isa  
ad-lib part. Then it goes: 
 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
e|-18b--------18b-----17h18p17p15-----------------------20b------------------| 
 
Be sure to bend these last few bends A LOT, especially the last one. 
 
 
| b  bend 
| r  release 
| .  palm mute 
| /  slide up 
| \  slide down 
| h  hammer-on 
| p  pull-off 
| ~  vibrato 
| +  harmonic 
| x  Mute note 
 

		  

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