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Frank Zappa - Blessed Relief tab

FRANK ZAPPA
Blessed Relief
From "The Grand Wazoo" 1972

This is a nice tune, i'm amazed no one bothered tabbing it out before.

**FINGERING NOTE**
A few chord voicings ive used require the use of your fretting hand's thumb
for bass notes: C11/Bb, Gadd9/B, Bbmaj7

Intro

C/Bb                 C11/Bb               C/Bb           C11/Bb
--0---------------0--0---------------------0-------------------------|
----8------------8-----6-6-6----------6------8----------8--------6---|
------9---------9------------5-------7---------9--------9-------5----|
--------10----10--------------8-----8------------10----10------8-----|
---------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------6------6------------6-------------------6-------6--------|
                                *                           *       Thumb


Theme 1

--8p5--5--3--3--5-----------------------------------|
-------------------5--3~~~-3---------------3--6--3--|
------------------------------5--5---2--5-----------|
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--8p5--5--3--3--5-----------------------------------|
--------------------5--3--3-3-------------3--6p3--3-|
------------------------------5--5--2--5------------|
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-6-5-6~~-8-6-8~~~-10~~~11p10p8-10--11--13~~~-|
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[ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/f/frank-zappa/70928.html ]
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-6-5-6~~-8-6-8~~~-10~~~11p10p8-10--11--13~~~-|
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----8-10-11-8-10-------------------------|
-10--------------7~~~-7-5~~~-5-3~~~~3-0--|
-----------------------------------------| Repeat 3x
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Theme 2

 Gadd11
-----10-------------10-----------------------------------|
----12---12~~-10-12----12~~----12------------------------|
---12-----------------------12----12-12~~~~9-12-9-9~~~---|
--10-----------------------------------------------------|
-10------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------|

 Fadd11
------8---------/15-12-12----/15-12-12-----------------------------|
----10---10~~~8------------------------15-13p12--------------------|
---10----------------------14-------------------14-12p10-9---------|
--8--------------------------------------------------------12p10p9-|
-8-----------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|

Solo
Zappa and the boys take turns soloing over this 2-chord jazz vamp

Eadd11          Gadd9/B
---7----------------7---------|
---9----------------8---------|
---9----------------7---------|
---7----------------7---------|
---7--------------------------|
---0----------------7---------|
                    *        Thumb

Mini Bridge (6:05)

 C/A                              Bbmaj7
---0--------0------0------0-------5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5---|
----8------8-8----8-8----8-8------6-6--6-6--6-6--6-6---|
-----9----9---9--9---9--9---9-----7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7---|
------10-10----10-----10-----10---7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7---|
-0------0----------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------6--------------------|
                                  *                    Thumb

*Then repeat Themes 1 & 2
**The outro uses the same chord progression as the intro

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