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John 5 - Blues Balls tab

 Song: Blues Balls
Album: Songs For Sanity
Artist: John 5

Tune half step down  Eb Ab Db Gb Bb eb


some of my tabs may look short because i had to shorten them because when i submitted them they got messed up.


Legend:
B    bend full step
b    bend half step
b1/4 bend up 1/4 step
B1/2 bend 1 1/2 steps up
pb   pre bend
r    realse bend
~    vibrato
h    hammer on
p    pull off
/    slide up
\    slide down
pm   palm mute
t    tap
n    natural harmonic
ph   pinch harmonic
d    down pick
u    up pick
tr   trill
x    play muted string
+    wah closed(toe down)
0    wah open(toe up)
.    staccato


                                                                                   
grt.1(dist.)
                                                  pm--------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
|--12b------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
|--12b------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------14~~~~~--12~~~~~-----------------|------------------2~~~~~~~~---0---2---0---5----5b1/4--|
|----------------------------------14\12---10b--|------------------------------------------4----4b1/4--|
|-----------------------------------------------|--0----0--0--3h4--------------------------------------|





                                                                                      

  pm------------|          pm-------------|           pm-------------|          pm-----------|
|----------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------2~~~~~~~--0--2--0--2--0------------|----------------2~~~~~~~~--0--2--0---5---5b1/4--|
|----------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------4---4b1/4--|
|--0---0--0--3h4----------------------------3b1/4p0--|--0---0-0--3h4----------------------------------|




  

  pm------------|            pm-------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------2~~~~~~~~--0--2--0--2--0------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|--0---0--0--3h4------------------------------3b1/4p0--|




   

                                                             slight pm-------------------------------------------------|
|------5----5/8------8---8/12-----12---12/15------17----17\--|----------------------------------------------------------|
|--0h2---2-------0h5---5------0h8----8-------0h12----12------|----------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|------7--------------------6------5------4-----3-------2--|
|------------------------------------------------------------|--0h6--------6------7--0h5----0h4----0h3---0h2-----0h1----|   
|------------------------------------------------------------|---------0h5----0h6---------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------|






  

             hold bend---------|
|-----------------3b----3----3r----0---|--------0---------0---------0----------0----------0--------------|
|-----------------2b----2----2r2---0---|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|--0h1h2----0h1h2------0h1h2------0h1h2------0h1h2----2Br2p0------|
|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------2\--|
|--------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0---12\--0--------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|






   

                                         pm----|              pm-------|         pm-----------|
|--------5---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
|-----------5p8-------------8--------------------|--5------------------------------------------|
|--7B------------7--5--7/9------9\7---5----------|--5b-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------7---5--|-------7---5---------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|--------------7---5\3--5br5---3--5--3--------|
|------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------5--3--|





   

 pm------|                                                                      hold bend------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------0h10h12/15B---15---r15--12\--|
|----------------------------------------------------------------0h8h10-------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------0h7h9---------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------0h5h7--0h7h9----------------------------------------------|
|--2---2---------0h3h5--------0h3h5--0h5h7------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0---0--0h3h5--------0h3h5--------------------------------------------------------------------------|





   

grt.1
 pm-------|
|-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|--12-------------------------------------------------|
|-----------3/15b---------------------------|--12b------------------------------------------------|
|-------4-----------------16~~~~~~~~~-------|----------14~~~~~~~~~~---12~~~~~~~~~~~---------------|
|--------------------------------------16\--|----------------------------------------14\12---10b--|
|--2----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
|
|
|grt.2
|-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|--12-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|--12b------------------------------------------------|
|--4-------4---4---4---4---4---4---4/-------|----------14~~~~~~~~~~~--12~~~~~~~~~~~---------------|
|--4-------4---4---4---4---4---4---4/-------|----------------------------------------14\12---10b--|
|--2-------2---2---2---2---2---2---2/-------|-----------------------------------------------------|







   

 pm-------------|          pm-----------|         pm-------------|            pm----------------|
|------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------2~~~~~~~~--0--2--0---5---5b1/4--|-----------------2~~~~~~~~~--0---2--0---2---0------------|
|-------------------------------------4---4b1/4--|---------------------------------------------------------|
|--0---0-0--3h4----------------------------------|--0---0--0--3h4---------------------------------3b1/4p0--|







                       t      t         t            t      t                      t      t                      t
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------16p12h15--20p16--|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------16p12h15--21p17--20p16p12h15-------------------|
|--11\4/--------------------------------22p16p12h15--21p17--20p16p12h15-------------------------------------------------|
|------------16p12h15--21p17--20p16p12----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|







                                                                                        D
   t                      t      t                                t
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------16p12h15--21p17--20p16p12p15------------16p12h15--21p17--20p16p12h15p12-15B~~~~~~--|
|--19p16p12h15--------------------------------16p12h15---------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|






   

                 hold bend----------|
|-------15h17p15-17B---17---17b---17----17----17---17---17--17B1/2r17p15--17\---|
|--2/-----------------------------------------17---17---17--17B1/2--------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|






      

                                                  pm---------|
|---------------17------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--7Br7---/14-------14\5/14\5-----------14----14---14--14--14--14---------14----14--16b\--|
|---------------------------------/16-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|





  


   d---------|                          d----------|                          
|------------------------------------------------12---15/16--17p16p15p14\12---|
|-------------------12------------------------13------------------------------|
|-----------12--15-------15p14p13p12-------14---------------------------------|
|--------13-----------------------------15------------------------------------|
|-----14----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--15-------------------------------------------------------------------------|










   d---------|                          d----------|                           
|-----------------------------------------------12---15/16--17p16p15p14\12--|
|------------------12------------------------13-----------------------------|
|----------12--15------15p14p13p12--------14--------------------------------|
|-------13-----------------------------15-----------------------------------|
|----14---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-15------------------------------------------------------------------------|












   d----------|                          d----------|                           d----------|
|-------------------------------------------------12---15/16--17p16p15p14\12-------------12--15/16---17p16p15p14\12\---|
|--------------------12------------------------13-------------------------------------13-------------------------------|
|-----------12--15--------15p14p13p12-------14-------------------------------------14----------------------------------|
|--------13------------------------------15-------------------------------------15-------------------------------------|
|-----14---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--15------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|








    
grt.1
 pm-------|
|-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|--12-------------------------------------------------|
|-----------3/15b---------------------------|--12b------------------------------------------------|
|-------4-----------------16~~~~~~~~~-------|----------14~~~~~~~~~~---12~~~~~~~~~~~---------------|
|--------------------------------------16\--|----------------------------------------14\12---10b--|
|--2----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
|
|
|grt.2
|-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|--12-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|--12b------------------------------------------------|
|--4-------4---4---4---4---4---4---4/-------|----------14~~~~~~~~~~~--12~~~~~~~~~~~---------------|
|--4-------4---4---4---4---4---4---4/-------|----------------------------------------14\12---10b--|
|--2-------2---2---2---2---2---2---2/-------|-----------------------------------------------------|







Grt.1(w/ octaver)

|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--11br11--------pb11r11p9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-------11br11-----------pb11r11p9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|






  



Grt.1(w/ octaver)

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--14Br14------pB14r14--14B~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--------14Br14----pB14r14--14B~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|











  pm------------|          pm-------------|          pm------------|         pm-------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------2~~~~~~---0---2---0---5--5b1/4---|-----------------2~~~~~---0--2--0--2--0-------------|
|---------------------------------------4--4b1/4---|----------------------------------------------------|
|--0---0--0--3h4-----------------------------------|--0---0--0--3h4----------------------------3b1/4p0--|







  


  pm------------|          pm-------------|          pm------------|         pm-------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------2~~~~~~---0---2---0---5--5b1/4---|-----------------2~~~~~---0--2--0--2--0-------------|
|---------------------------------------4--4b1/4---|----------------------------------------------------|
|--0---0--0--3h4-----------------------------------|--0---0--0--3h4----------------------------3b1/4p0--|







*Produce harmonis by plucking siteent-note sextuplets
while sliking in direction indicated
*harmonic is located one-tenth the distance between the 3rd & 4th frets

        **harmonic-------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|X4
|--2----2-------------------------|
|--2----2-------------------------|
|--0----0---2/3.1--2/3.1--2/3.1---|









|------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|--15p12------12---------------------------------------------------|--15-------------12------------------------|
|--14p12--14--12--12b----------------------------------------------|--14br14p12--14--12---12b------------------|
|------------------------14--12------------------------------------|-----------------------------14--12--14\---|
|--------------------------------14\12p10--12---10--10b1/4---------|-------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------10--12--|-------------------------------------------|
|
|
|grt.2
| pm----------------------------|                                   pm----------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|--7----7----7----7----7------7-7br7--5---7------------------------|--7----7----7----7----7------7-7br7--5b----|
|--0----0----0----0----0------0-----------0------------------------|--0----0----0----0----0------0-------------|









|--15---------------------------------------------------------------|
|--15---12--------12------------------------------------------------|
|--14---12---14---12--12b-------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------14---12---------------------------------|
|------------------------------------14\12p10-12-10--10b1/4---------|
|------------------------------------------------------------10-12--|









|-----------------------12/15p12--------------12h14h15p14p12-----------------------|
|--------------------12-----------15p12h14h15-----------------15p14p12-------------|
|-----------------12----------------------------------------------------15p14p12\--|
|---------7--9/12------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------9--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--7h10----------------------------------------------------------------------------|














|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--9h11h12p11p9\7--9~~~~~~~~~--7/9h11h12p11p9\7--9~~~~~~~--7p9/--|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|









|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--16h17p16-14\9h11h12p11-9/14h15p14-12\7h9h10p9p7\2--0--------|
|--------------------------------------------------------0--0--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|













  pm-----------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|------7h10/15\10--10p7--------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|------------------------10p7--------10B-----8---|
|------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------9--7--------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------5h7p5h7p5h7p5h7p5--7Br7p5--7/--|--7---------------------------------------------|
|--0----0--0--0--0--0----------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|











*gradualy bend while rapidly tapping
    *tr
|---------------------------|
|--8-20B---8\/7--10---------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|
|
|grt.2
|                                                  
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|--7--7--5--5--4--4--2---2--|
|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---0--|
|---------------------------|













*gradualy bend while rapidly tapping
    *tr
|--7--8-7-5/7-8--10-8--7\5--7-8-7-5/7--8-10-8-7\5/7-8-10-8--7/8-10-12-10--8\7--8-10-8-7/8--10-12-10-8\--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|
|
|grt.2
|                         pm------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0----------0-------------------------------------------------------------2-----------2/--------------|
|--0----------0-------------4----------4----------2-----------2-------------0-----------0/--------------|
|---------------------------5----------5----------5-----------5-------------5-----------5/--------------|





















                                                                   hold bend----------|
|--/7--8--10--8-7/8--10-12-10-8/12-13-15-13-12-12-15-15-15B~~~~~~~--|--17B1/2--17--17---r17--15--17~~~~--------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------/14---|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|
|
|Grt.2
|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|--0-------0------------------------2---2--|
|--7--------------7--------------5-----------5--------4--4--2--2----|--0-------0------4------4---2--2---0---0--|
|--0--------------0--------------0-----------0--------0--0--0--0----|-----------------5------5---5--5---5---5--|










|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------12-14-15-15-15-14-12-12--------------|
|---------------12-14-15-15-15-14-12-12----------------------12-14-15-15------------------------------15-14-12--|
|--12-14-15-15-----------------------------15-14-12-15-15-------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|









|----------------------12-14-15-15-15-14-12---------------------------------------------|
|---------12-14-15-15------------------------15-15-13-12--------------------------------|
|--15-15--------------------------------------------------15-14-12-14B~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|








|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|--12----------------------------------------------------------|
|--/15~~~~~~~~~~~-----------------------|--12b-----------------------------------------------------/7--|
|-------------------16~~~~~~~~~~--------|-----------------14~~~~~~~~~~~--12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--------------|
|----------------------------------16\--|---------------------------------------------------14\--------|
|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------|








       t         t      t          t      t           t      t            t      t            t      t
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--9---10p9p8p7--11p10--11p10p9p8--12p11--12p11p10p9--13p12--13p12p11p10--14p13--14p13p12p11--15p14--15p14p13p12---|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|







   t      t            t      t            t      t            t      t             t      t             t
|----------------------15p14--15p14p13p12-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--15p14--15p14p13p12------------------------------------------15p14--15p14p13p12-------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------15p14--15p14p13p12-----------------------15p14--15p14p13p12----------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------15p14--|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|







   t            t      t            t      t            t                   
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------15p14--15p14p13p12--------------------------------------------------|
|--15p14p13p12----------------------15p14--15p14p13p12------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------15p14p13p12\10b-------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------12p10\--|




     .   .    .    .    .    .    .    .    .              w/ wah-wah
|--------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------12---15-15B~~~~~~--|-----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------12---13---14----------------------|--x--x--x--x----7---9~~~~p7--x--x--x--x--x--x--|
|-------12---13---14-------------------------------------|--x--x--x--x-----------------x--x--x--x--x--x--|
|--/14---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
| 
|Grt.2
|
|   pm   pm   pm  pm   pm   pm   pm   pm    pm
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|-----7----7----7----7----7----7----7----7---------------|
|---0----0----0----0----0----0----0----0-----0---/10\----|



                                          +   0   +   0   +   0   +   0   +   0   +   0   +   0   +   0   +
                                        *hold bend and gradually release
|---------------------------------------|-------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|-------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------7-----7--9--9~~--x--|-------------------------------|--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|
|-----5h7------5--5----9-------------x--|--7B------------7b---------r7--|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|
|--7--------7---------------------------|-------------------------------|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
|---------------------------------------|-------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
                                                                          **using a guitar with les paul style electronics, 
                                                                            set lead volume to 0 and rhythm volume to 10. 
                                                                            strike the strings while the pickup selector
                                                                            switch is in ryhthm position then flip it back
                                                                            forth between the two.






Grt.1(w/ octaver)

|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--11br11--------pb11r11p9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-------11br11-----------pb11r11p9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|








Grt.1(w/ octaver)

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--14Br14------pB14r14--14B~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--------14Br14----pB14r14--14B~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|





|-----------------------|--------------------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------------------|---------------------------|
|--/15b-----------------|--/14---------------------------|--15b----------------------|
|------------16---------|-----------14~~~~~~~~~~~--------|-------------16------------|
|------------------16\--|---------------------------16\--|----------------------16\--|
|-----------------------|--------------------------------|---------------------------|



                                                                             
                                                                           * g string rings out because of heavy vibrato
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--12--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--12b-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------14~~~~~~~~~~~--12~~~~~~~~~~~-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------14\12---10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|





                                                         let ring----------------|
|-------------3b-----r3--0--3--0------------------------------------------0--------------|
|------0h3p0----------------------3--0---------------------------------------------------|
|--/4------------------------------------2h3p2p0------------------------------0h1--------|
|-------------------------------------------------2p0-------------2----------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------2p0-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------3b--------0------------------|





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