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Caped Crusader Chords & Tabs

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Caped Crusader Tab

Jello Biafra & The Melvins
     "Caped Crusader"

Tabbed by ben.nield@gmail.com

Sequence:
Riff 1 - 5x
Riff 1.5 - 3x
Riff 1 - 4x, Adam Jones pt1 - 3x
Riff 1 chords - 2x
Riff 1.5 chords - 4x
Riff 2 - 3x
Riff 1 - 3x; Adam Jones pt2 - 3x
Riff 1 chords - 2x
Riff 2 - 3x
Riff 3 - 1x
Riff 4 - 4x
*Solo*
Riff 5 - 2x
Riff 6 - 3x
Break down, rest for 4 bars
Riff 7 - 4x; Adam Jones pt3 - 4x
Riff 1 - 2x
Riff 1.5 - 4x


Riff 1 (5x)
  1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-----------------------------------------------------------------|
a-----------------------------5h7-----------------------------5h7-|
e-0-------x---3-------0---5h7-----0---0---x---3-------0---5h7-----|
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e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-----------------------------------------------------------------|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------|
e-0---0---6---5-------0---x---3---x---0---x---3---x---5---3---5---|
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Riff 1.5 (3x)
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-----------------------------------------------------------------|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------|
e-0---0---6---5-------0---x---3---x---0---x---3---x---5---3---5---|
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Back to Riff 1 4x

Guitar 2 [Adam Jones] comes in after 4 bars (3x)
  1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b---------0---8-------7-------------------0---8-------7-----------|
g-----------------------------9-----------------------------------|
d---------------------------------------------------------9-------|
a-7---7---------------------------7---7---------------------------|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b---------0---8-------7-----------7-------7-----------------------|
g-----------------------------9-------9---------------7-------7---|
d---------------------------------------------9-----------9-------|
a-7---7-----------------------------------------------------------|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Then a power chord version of Riff 1 (2x)
Followed by a power chord version of Riff 1.5 (4x)

Riff 2 (3x) "God is great..."
  1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-7/--9-------9-----------9---9---10/-9-------9-----------9---9---|
a-5/--7-------7-----------7---7---8-/-7-------7-----------7---7---|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-11--11------7-----------7---7---10/-9-------9-----------9---9---|
a-10--10------5-----------5---5---8-/-7-------7-----------7---7---|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Back to Riff 1 3x
Guitar 2 plays this during Riff 1 3x:
  1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b---------0---3---------------------------0---2-------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-----------------------------------------------------------------|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b---------0---1---------------------------0---2-------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-----------------------------------------------------------------|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Then power chord version of Riff 1 (2x)

followed by Riff 2 (3x)

Then play this chord and let it ring
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-4---------------------------------------------------------------|
a-2---------------------------------------------------------------|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff 3
  1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-4-------4---4-------4---4---4----4-------4---9-------9---9------|
a-2-------2---2-------2---2---2----2-------2---7-------7---7------|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-4-------4---4-------4---4---4----9---9-------11------11--11-----|
a-2-------2---2-------2---2---2----7---7-------9-------9---9------|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-4-------4---4-------4---4---4----4-------4---9-------9---9------|
a-2-------2---2-------2---2---2----2-------2---7-------7---7------|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-11----------4-------------------9-------------------------------|
a-9-----------2-------------------7------------7------------------|
e----------------------------------------------5------------------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/melvins/caped_crusader_tab.html ]
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-11----------4-----------9-------9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---|
a-9-----------2-----------7-------7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff 4
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-9---9-------12------7-----------9---9-------12------7-----------| 4x
a-7---7-------10------5-----------7---7-------10------5-----------|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Solo
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-------------9-------9---9-7-----------------7-------9---9-7-----|
a-7---------------------------9-7-5---------------------------9-7-|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-------------9-------9---9-7-----------------9-------9---9-7-----|
a-3---------------------------9-7-5---------------------------9-7-|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1 [Buzzo]
  1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-------------9-------9---7-------------------7-------9---7-------|
a-7-------------------------------5-------------------------------|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-------------9-------9---7-------------------9-------9---7-------|
a-3-------------------------------5-------------------------------|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 [Adam Jones]
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-------------16------16--14------------------16------16--14------|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-------------16------16--14------------------16------16--14------|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff 5 (2x)
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-7/--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---10/-9---9---9---9---9---9---9---|
a-5/--7---7---7---7---7---7---7---8-/-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-12--12--x---7-------7---7---7---10/-9-\-7-/-9---10/-9-\-7-/-9---|
a-10--10--x---5-------5---5---5---8-/-7-\-5-/-7---10/-9-\-5-/-7---|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-7/--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---10/-9---9---9---9---9---9---9---|
a-5/--7---7---7---7---7---7---7---8-/-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-12--12--x---7-------7---7---7---10--10--x---9-------9---9---9---|
a-10--10--x---5-------5---5---5---8---8---x---7-------7---7---7---|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff 6  (3x)
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-----------------------------------------------------------------|
a-2-----------5-------------------7-----------8-------------------|
e-0-----------3-------------------5-----------6-------------------|

Then slow down and play this breakdown
e---------------------------------------------------------|
b---------------------------------------------------------|
g---------------------------------------------------------|
d---------------------------------------------------------|
a-8-------------7-------------5-------------4-------------|
e-6-------------5-------------3-------------2-------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-----------------------------------------------------------------|
a-2-------let ring------------------------------------------------|
e-0---------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-----------------------------------------------------------------|
a---------keep ringing--------------------------------------------|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff 7
Guitar 1
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------------------------|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-----------------------------------------------------------------|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------| 4x
e-0---0-------3-------3---3-3-3-3-0---0-------3-------3---3-3-3-3-|
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Guitar 2
  1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
b---------0---8-------7-----------7-------7-----------------------|
g-----------------------------9-------9---------------7-------7---|
d---------------------------------------------9-----------9-------|
a-7---7-----------------------------------------------------------| 4x
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Then back to Riff 1 2x
Followed Riff 1.5 4x
Et voila!!
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