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/ The Red Hot Chili Peppers / By The Way (2002) / Tear guitar tab

Song: Tear
Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Album: By the Way
Transcribed by: Chris Valente
E-Mail: RedHotMetallica@aol.com

There's actually guitar in this song besides the guitar solo. It doubles the organ in the verse sometimes.
It doesn't do it while the organ has it's fills though. Song starts on C on organ only.

  Verse (Guitar)

E|-----------|-----------|-----------|---------------
B|---5-------|---3-------|---1-------|---------------
G|---5-------|---4-------|---2-------|---------------
D|---5-------|---5-------|---2-------|---------------
A|-3---------|---5-------|-0---------|---------------
E|-----------|-3---------|-----------|---------------

  Verse (Organ)

E|-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------------------------
B|---5-------|-----------|---1-------|-----------------------------
G|---5-------|---4-------|---2-------|-----------------------------
D|-----------|---5-------|-----------|-----------------------------
A|-3---------|-----------|-0---------|-----------------------------
E|-----------|-3---------|-----------|-----------------------------

E|-----3-----|-----------|----0---0--|-0--0------------------------
B|---5---6-5-|-----6-5-3-|---1-1---1-|--1--1-----------------------
G|---5-------|---4-------|---2---2--2|---2--2----------------------
D|-----------|---5-------|-----------|-----------------------------
A|-3---------|-----------|-0---------|-----------------------------
E|-----------|-3---------|-----------|-----------------------------

Theres another fill for G used for transition to the chorus.

E|-----5-3---------------------------------------------------------
B|---------5v------------------------------------------------------
G|---4-------------------------------------------------------------
D|---5-------------------------------------------------------------
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------
E|-3---------------------------------------------------------------

  Chorus (Vocals)

E|----|----|----|----|----|---|---|--------------------------------
B|-17-|-16-|-13-|-12-|-10-|-8-|-5-|-7------------------------------
G|-17-|-16-|-14-|-12-|-10-|-9-|-5-|-7------------------------------
D|-17-|-16-|-14-|-12-|-10-|-9-|-5-|-7------------------------------
A|-15-|-14-|-12-|-10-|--8-|-7-|-3-|-5------------------------------
E|----|----|----|----|----|---|---|--------------------------------

					Chorus Ends on Am

  Solo

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------
B|-5-6-8-6-5------------------------5--------5--------5--------5---
G|-----------5----4-5-7-5-4-------5---7p5--5---7p5--5---7p5--5---5-
D|-------------5-----------5-5/7---------7--------7--------7-------
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------
B|-5-6-8-6-5------------6-5---------5--------5--------5---------5--
G|-----------5----4-5-7-----5-----5---7p5--5---7p5--5---7p5---7-5--
D|-------------5--------------5/7---------7--------7--------7-9----
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------

  Bridge (Tremelo Picking)

E|-12-|-10-|-15-|--8-|---------------------------------------------
B|-13-|-12-|-13-|-10-|---------------------------------------------
G|-14-|-12-|-14-|-10-|---------------------------------------------
D|----|----|----|----|---------------------------------------------
A|----|----|----|----|---------------------------------------------
E|----|----|----|----|---------------------------------------------
	    ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ 
	Sometimes Thrown In

  Trumpet Solo

E|-----5-----------5-----------5-----------------------------------
B|-5-8---8-5---5-8---8-5---5-8---8-5-------------------------------
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------
  
  The Outro is just Am. How GREAT is this song? Makes me wanna know how to play piano.


The Red Hot Chili Peppers albums
2006 Stadium Arcadium
2004 Live in Hyde Park
2002 By The Way
1999 Californication
1995 One Hot Minute
1994 Out In L.A.
1992 Blood Sugar Sex Magik
1989 Mother's Milk
1987 The Uplift Mofo Party Plan
1985 Freaky Styley
1984 Red Hot Chili Peppers
By The Way tabs
01By The Way tabbass tab
02Universally Speaking tabbass tab
03This Is the Place tabbass tab
04Dosed tabbass tab
05Don't Forget Me tabbass tab
06The Zephyr Song tabbass tab
07Can't Stop tabbass tab
08I Could Die for You tabbass tab
09Midnight tabbass tab
10Throw Away Your Television tabbass tab
11Cabron tabbass tab
12Tear tabbass tab
13On Mercury tabbass tab
14Minor Thing tabbass tab
15Warm Tape tabbass tab
16Venice Queen tabbass tab

 

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