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Dinosaur Jr - Repulsion tab

Dinosaur Jr. - Repulsion
From the album 'Dinosaur' (1985)

Standard tuning

If you want to try and match J's sound from this song (and actually, most of the first 
i've
found that you can get quite close to it by using a Jazzmaster (obviously) in the middle 
position
(both pickups) with a medium/low amount of overdrive (and heavy fuzz for the more 
parts).

I've attempted to transcribe the strum pattern somewhat. it's a rough guide at best, then
again there's nothing wrong with mixing it up a bit anyway once you know the chords.


==intro/verse

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


--1--1-1-1-1-1-1----000--0-0-0-0---------------------|
--1--1-1-1-1-1-1----111--1-1-1-1------3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|
--2--2-2-2-2-2-2----000--0-0-0-0------4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
--3--3-3-3-3-3-3----222--2-2-2-2------4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
------------------3-333--3-3-3-3---2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
-----------------------------------------------------|


==tasty main riff

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----2-------------------222--2------------2222----2----------------|
A|-----2----0---2-2h3-2-0-222---2---0-------333322---2---0---2-2h3-2-|
E|-0-------3--------------000------3---3-2-------0------3------------|

-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0--7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7--|
-1--1-1-1--1-1-1-1--7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7--|
-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0--7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7--|
-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-2---------------------|
-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3---------------------|
---------------------------------------|


==chorus
put some emphasis on the B and high E strings on the '46650' chords here so they sound right

E|-0--0--0-0---0--0---0-----0--0--0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0--2--2-2-2-2-2-2/9--9--9--9--9--9--|
B|-5--5--5-5---3---3---3----5--5--5-5--3-3-3-3-3-3--5--5-5--3--3-3-3-3-3-3/10-10-10-10-10-10-|
G|-6--6--6-5---2----2---2---6--6--6-6--2-2-2-2-2-2--6--6-6--2--2-2-2-2-2-2/9--9--9--9--9--9--|
D|-6--6--6-6---0------------6--6--6-6---------------6--6-6-----------------------------------|
A|-4--4--4-4----------------4--4--4-4---------------4--4-4-----------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


---0--0-0--0-0-0----------------------|
---5--5-5--5-5-5----------------------|
---4--4-4--4-4-4----------------------|
---4--4-4--4-4-4----2----2------------|
---2--2-2--2-2-2----------------------|
---repulsion!-:D-----3-3---3-3--/5\---|


E|------------------0-2-3-2-0-2--|
B|-----3-----3---3--3-3-3-3-3-3--|  x2
G|-x-x-2-x-x-2-x-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|


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

-1-1-1-1-0-0-0-1-1-1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------------------------------|
-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0--------superfast E chord spam-------|
-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------------------------------------|
------------------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
------------------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
------------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|


then back to the main riff, then verse, then..

==solo

E|--------------------------------------------15-12-15b--15-12--------------12-12----12-12-|
B|------12-15-12-----12----------------------------------------15-12--------12-12----12-12-|
G|--14b-----------14b---14-12------12-14brbr-------------------------14b-r--12-12----12-12-|
D|------------------------------14------------------------------------------------14-------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

---------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------12-|
-----12-14b-r-12----12--------------------12-|
--14-------------14----14-12--------------12-|
-----------------------------14-----12-14----|
---------------------------------15----------|

-----------12-15-12---------------------------------------------|
--------------------15-12----12-15---12-------------------------|
-----12-14b---------------14b-----------14-12-11-12-11-12-12b~--|
-----12---------------------------------------------------------|
--14------------------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------------------|


back to chorus, then the second time through after J sings 'repulsion', it goes like this:

E|-------------------------------2/9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9---0--0-0-0-0-0-0--3-----3~---|
B|-------------------------------3/10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--5--5-5-5-5-5-5--3----------|
G|-------------------------------2/9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9---6--6-6-6-6-6-6--2----------|
D|----------------4--4-4-4-4-4-4----------------------------6--6-6-6-6-6-6-------------|
A|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2--2-2-2-2-2-2----------------------------4--4-4-4-4-4-4-------------|
E|--1-1-1-1-1-1-1----------------------------------------------------------------------|


|--------------------------------------------------------
|p - pull-off
|h - hammer-on
|s - slide
|b - bend; release bend before next note, unless...
|r - release bend after holding it for a little
|~ - vibrato
|x - muted string strum
|--------------------------------------------------------
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