Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under The Bridge Chords & Tabs

 

Under The Bridge Chords & Tabs

Red Hot Chili Peppers Chords & Tabs

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Under The Bridge Tab

Song: Under the Bridge
Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Album: Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Submitted and tabbed by Brandon Williams 
e-mail: Bwillia1074@cs.com

This should be fairly accurate.  It's not as involved as the other versions out there, but I think that it sounds closer to what John is actually playing.

Riff 1:
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|-3----------3---------------2--------------------------------------3h5p3--------------------------------------
|-------2-------2-----------------------3-----------------------2---------2---------------------3--------------
|----4-----4-----------------------4-------4---4-2----------4-----4-----------4/6-6--------4-------4---4-2-----
|-5-----------------4-2---------4-----4------------5-2--4/5---5---------------5/7-7-----4-----4------------5-2-
|-----------------------5-4--2-------------------------------------------------------2-------------------------

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------3-------------------------------------------------------3h5p3---------------------------------------|
---------2-------2-----------------------3-----------------------2----------2---------------------3-------3-------|
-----4------4-----------------------4-------4---4-2----------4------4-----------4/6-6--------4-------4------4-----|
-4/5---5-------------4-2---------4-----4------------5-2--4/5---5----------------5/7-7-----4-----4------4------4/7-|
-------------------------5-4--2--------------------------------------------------------2--------------------------|

Riff 2:
|----7------------4-5-------7--9--5-------7--9--4-5-------7--9--5----7~-|
|-9--7------------4-5----9--7--9--5----9--7--9--4-5----9--7--9--5----9~-|
|-9--8-------9----4-6----9--8--9--6----9--8--9--4-6----9--8--9--6----8~-|
|-9--9--9h11-9-11-6-7----9--9--11-7----9--9--11-6-7----9--9--11-7----9~-|
|-7--9--9h11---11-6-7----7--9--11-7----7--9--11-6-7----7--9--11-7----7~-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------7~-|

Riff 3:
|-------7-----------------------4-5-5h7p5----------7------------------------5-5-----
|-9-9---7-----------------------4-5-------5--9-9---7------------------------5---5---
|-9-9---8-----8h9p8--------9----4-6----------9-9---8-----8h9p8--------9-----6-----6-
|-9-9-X-9-X-9-------9-9h11-9-11-6-7----------9-9-X-9-X-9-------9-9h11-9-11--7-------
|-7-7-X-9-X-----------9h11---11-6-7----------7-7-X-9-X-----------9h11---11--7-------
|-----X-7-X--------------------------------------X-7-X------------------------------
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/r/red_hot_chili_peppers/under_the_bridge_tab.html ]
-------7-----------------------4-5-5h7p5----------7------------------------5-5----7~-|
-9-9---7-----------------------4-5-------5--9-9---7------------------------5---5--9~-|
-9-9---8-----8h9p8--------9----4-6----------9-9---8-----8h9p8--------9-----6------8~-|
-9-9-X-9-X-9-------9-9h11-9-11-6-7----------9-9-X-9-X-9-------9-9h11-9-11--7------9~-|
-7-7-X-9-X-----------9h11---11-6-7----------7-7-X-9-X-----------9h11---11--7------7~-|
-----X-7-X--------------------------------------X-7-X-----------------------------7~-|

Riff 4:
|----X-X------------X-X-11-11-11-11-----------X-X-X-X-------|
|-10-X-X-10--9-9--9-X-X-12-12-12-12-10--10-10-X-X-X-X-play--|
|-11-X-X-11--9-9--9-X-X-11-11-11-11-11--11-11-X-X-X-X-that--|
|-11-X-X-11--9-9--9-X-X-------------11--11-11-X-X-X-X-four--|
|-9--X-X-9---7-7--7-X-X-------------9---9--9--X-X-X-X-times-|
|----X-X------------X-X-----------------------X-X-X-X-------|

Riff 5:
|-----X-X-7-7-X---------------------4-5-5h7p5--------X-X-7-7-X-X-----------------------5-5-----|
|-9-9-X-X-7-7-X---------------------4-5-------5--9-9-X-X-7-7-X-X-----------------------5---5---|
|-9-9-X-X-8-8-X---8h9p8--------9----4-6----------9-9-X-X-8-8-X-X----8h9p8--------9-----6-----6-|
|-9-9-X-X-9-9-X-9-------9-9h11-9-11-6-7----------9-9-X-X-9-9-X-X-9-------9-9h11-9-11--7--------|
|-7-7-X-X-9-9-X-----------9h11---11-6-7----------7-7-X-X-9-9-X-X-----------9h11---11--7--------|
|-----X-X-7-7-X--------------------------------------X-X-7-7-X-X-------------------------------|

Riff 6:
|------------------------------------------|
|-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3--1-1-1-1-1-play--|
|-6-6-6--5-5-5-5-5--4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-three-|(also played 4 times under the "Under the bridge downtown 
|-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3-times-|is where I drew some blood" part)
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|

Riff 7:
|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff 8:
|----------------------------------------0---------------------------------------1h3p1---|
|-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3--1-1-1-1-1-0h1---1--5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3--1-1-1-1-1-------1-|
|-6-6-6--5-5-5-5-5--4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2----------6-6-6--5-5-5-5-5--4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2---------|
|-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3----------7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3---------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
The above riff's played twice just like that and two more times after that with slight variations.

The song ends on an A chord.  If you're retarded and don't know what that is, either give up guitar now or look below.
|-0-|
|-2-|
|-2-| 
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