Primus - Hamburger Train Chords & Tabs

 

Hamburger Train Chords & Tabs

Primus Chords & Tabs

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Hamburger Train Bass Tab

   
Artist: Primus
Song: Hamburger Train
Album: Pork Soda (1993)
Bassist: Les Claypool
Tuning: B-E-A-D-G
Notes:
- These are just the basic outlines of the riffs or specific example from a
  certain section of the song
- Add alot of fills (pops, chords, mutes, taps, hammer-ons etc.)
- Played on a fretted 6-string
- Use medium distortion

v - Downstroke with fingernails
^ - Upstroke
S - Slap
P - Pop

Riff 1:  \/ - You can hear this pop the first time but its optional
C|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|--------x----------------------|
A|---------x5-----------x5-x5h7--|
E|--x-x4-4---x7--x-x4-4----------|
B|-------------------------------|
    S SS SPSSSS  S SS S SS SS

Riff 2:    v^       v   ^
C|---------x0-------5p4-8h9--|
G|---------x0-------5p4-8h9--|
D|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|
E|--x-x4-4----4-4h5----------|
B|---------------------------|
    S SS S    S S
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/p/primus/hamburger_train_btab.html ]
Riff 3: This tab is from taken from the riff played at 2:22 thru 2:33
        There are variations played othere times he plays this riff 
        The slaps are often muted
        Just stick around the notes listed and improv around them
C|----------x------------------|
G|---------x------------x------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|------------------------4h5--|
B|--x-x1-1----xx2-3x-x---------|
    S SS S PP SSS SS S  P S   
     B/C       Db/D       Ab/A

Riff 4: Just listen, Les is slapping the F# and throwing in mutes and pull-offs
C|---------|----------------------------|
G|---------|----------------------------|
D|---------|----------------------------|
A|----3h4--|----------------------------|
E|--2------|--2-2p0-x2-x2p0-x2x2--2///--|
B|---------|----------------------------|
   

Order: Riff 1 is variated heavily with chords throughout the song
Riff 1 0:03-0:31
Riff 3 0:31-0:37
Riff 1 0:37-1:00
Riff 3 1:00-1:06
Riff 2 1:06-1:34 
Riff 3 1:34-1:46 Palm muted
Riff 1 1:46-2:22
Riff 3 2:22-2:33
Riff 1 2:33-2:57  With variation 2 
Riff 3 2:57-3:19 Palm muted
Riff 1 3:19-4:07  With variation 2
Riff 3 4:07-4:18 Played without rests
Riff 1 4:18-5:14 Becomes muted about half way through
Riff 4 5:14-5:28
Riff 1 5:28-6:17 Into tap/chord solo 
Riff 1 6:17-6:27 Muted
Riff 3 6:27-7:18 Muted at first
Riff 1 7:18-8:00
Improv tapping 8:00-8:05
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