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Smashing Pumpkins - Hummer tab

Hummer -- The Smashing Pumpkins (w/out full ending)
Siamese Dream (1993)
Words and music by Billy Corgan

Transcribed by Xombie von Doom
http://myspace.com/hereisnowhy

Tuning: Dropped D (D,A,D,G,B,e)

The sound that is Siamese Dream is dynamic roaring fuzz and overdubs to soft, almost
melodic guitar interludes, all driven from pre-recall Big Muff "Pi" fuzz pedal, the Univox
and last, but certainly not least, the Creamy Dreamer SustainPunch pedal. All of which 
pulsating from two 100-watt 1986 Marshall half-stacks.

The sound was accomplished by turning the pre-gain all the way down and using the
as the master volume. Billy says, "we fucked with the tone settings until we got it where
it, then marked it on the knob and kept it there. This way we could play so fucking loud 
couldn't hear ourselves think. That's how we liked it."

Performance notes:


Gtr.1 (heavy fuzz)				      |- - - - - - - - -
------------------------------------------------------------------|
----)------------)---------)-----)--------)-----------------------|
-11/---11-----11/---12--12/---11/--11--11/-----16-----------------|
----)------------)---------)-----)--------)-----------------------|
--9/----9------9/---10--10/----9/---9---9/-----14-----------------|
--0--0-----0------0-----------(0)-0---------0---------------------|
 							|- - - - - - - - - - - -
---------------------------------------------|--------------------|
----)---------)----------)---)---------)--12-|-(12)---------------|
-11/---11--11/----12--12/-11/---11--11/---12-|-(12)---------------|
----)---------)----------)---)---------)---9-|-(-9)---------------|
--9/----9---9/----10--10/--9/----9---9/---10-|-(10)---------------|
-----0---------0---------------0--------0----|--------------------|
							^ hold this note..
PRE-VERSE
Gtr.1 (heavy fuzz)
----------------------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------3--3-3---1--1-1-1-------------------|
----------------------------0--0-0---0--0-0-0--(0-0-2--2-0--0)--|
-------------7---7-7-7--7---2--2-2---2--2-2-2---2-2-2--2-2--2---|
-------------5---5-5-5--5---3--3-3---0--0-0-0---0-0-0--0-0--0---|
-\\\\-----------------------------------------------------|
PM |- - -

INTRO SOLO
Gtr.2 (heavy fuzz) {w/Gtr.1}
--------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------3--3-3-3--3--------------------------------------|
-------------2--2-2-2--2--------------------------------------|
-------------0--0-0-0--0-------------2/4-4-(4)-----)----------|
-----------------------------------------------5p4/--(\2)~----|
--------------------------------------------------------------|
						   		 ^slooooow bend
INTRO SOLO continued
Gtr.2 (w/Gtr.1 on repeat)				   pre-bend
-----------------------------------------------------------)-------|
------------------------------------/7--------------------/--------|
------/4--(4)\2-0-0/2/4----------------7------------7~--9/-(9)-7~~-|
-2p0-------------------------------------9~~--9p7/9----------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|

VERSE
Gtr.1 (clean, slightly flanged tone)
-0--0-0-0--0--0-0--0-0----------------------------------|
-3--3-3-3--3--3-3--3-3--3---3--3-3-0--1--1-1--0-1-0-----|
-2--2-0-2--2--2-0--2-2--0-0-0--0-0----0--0-0--0-0-0--0--|
-0--0-0-0--0--0-0--0-0--2-2-2--2-2----2--2-2--2-2-2--2--|
-x----------------------3-3------3----0--0-0--0-0-0-----|
-0------------------------------------------------------|
	*let the open notes ring*
Verse
Gtr.2 (clean, slightly flanged tone)
---------------------3--3-3--0-------------0-----|
-7--7-7-7--7--7-7-7--3--3-3--1--1-1-1--0-1-0--1--|
-7--7-7-7--7--7-7-7--5--5-5--0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0--|
-7--7-7-7--7--7-7-7--5--5-5--2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2--|
-5--5-5-5--5--5-5-5--3--3-3--0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0--|
-0-----------------------------------------------|

CHORUS
Both Guitars (kick on fuzz)

------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------|
-2--2-2--2--2-2--2--2-2--5--5-5-5--5-5--5-5--0-0--0--0-7--7--7-7--|
-2--2-2--2--2-2--2--2-2--5--5-5-5--5-5--5-5--0-0--0--0-7--7--7-7--|
-2--2-2--2--2-2--2--2-2--5--5-5-5--5-5--5-5--0-0--0--0-7--7--7-7--|

-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
-7\5--5-5-5--5-5--5--5-5---2--2-2-2--2--2-2--5--5-5-5--5-5/10-10-10-10-|
-7\5--5-5-5--5-5--5--5-5---2--2-2-2--2--2-2--5--5-5-5--5-5/10-10-10-10-|
-7\5--5-5-5--5-5--5--5-5---2--2-2-2--2--2-2--5--5-5-5--5-5/10-10-10-10-|

CHORUS x1

Then back to this...

Both Guitars..
------------------------------------------------------------------|
----)------------)---------)-----)--------)-----------------------|
-11/---11-----11/---12--12/---11/--11--11/-----16-----------------|
----)------------)---------)-----)--------)-----------------------|
--9/----9------9/---10--10/----9/---9---9/-----14-----------------|
--0--0-----0------0-----------(0)-0---------0---------------------|
 							|- - - - - - - - - - - -
---------------------------------------------|--------------------|
----)---------)----------)---)---------)--12-|-(12)---------------|
-11/---11--11/----12--12/-11/---11--11/---12-|-(12)---------------|
----)---------)----------)---)---------)---9-|-(-9)---------------|
--9/----9---9/----10--10/--9/----9---9/---10-|-(10)---------------|
-----0---------0---------------0--------0----|--------------------|

BREAKDOWN/PRE-SOLO (x2)
Gtr.1 (heavy fuzz)
---------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------|
-2--2--2-2--0--0--0-0--5--5-5-5--5-5--5--5-5-|
-2--2--2-2--0--0--0-0--5--5-5-5--5-5--5--5-5-|
-2--2--2-2--0--0--0-0--5--5-5-5--5-5--5--5-5-|

------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------|
-2--2--2-2--0--0--0-0--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|
-2--2--2-2--0--0--0-0--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|
-2--2--2-2--0--0--0-0--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|

SOLO (Pt.1)
Gtr.2 (heavy fuzz, octave)
--------------------|
--------------------|
--------------------|
-7\-5-5-5\4/5--4-0--|
--------------------|
--------------------| x4

SOLO
------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------|
----------------------)-------------------------------|
-0~-2~--5~--/7~--7--7/(7)-5--5--4/5\4-0--------5/7----|
----------------------------------------5/7--7-----5~-|
------------------------------------------------------|
      pre-bend								 full-bend
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
---------)----------------------------8p7--------------------------|
--------/-------------------------7~------9\7----7(7)-/999999999/--|
-7\5-/7/(7)-5--5\4-0~------5~-7/9----------------------------------|
-----------------------5/7--------------------/9-------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
									hold...
SOLO CHORDS
Gtr.1 plays these parallel the Gtr.2 solo
------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------|
-2--2-2--2--2-2--2--2-2--5--5-5-5--5-5--5-5--0-0--0--0-7--7--7-7--|
-2--2-2--2--2-2--2--2-2--5--5-5-5--5-5--5-5--0-0--0--0-7--7--7-7--|
-2--2-2--2--2-2--2--2-2--5--5-5-5--5-5--5-5--0-0--0--0-7--7--7-7--|

------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------|
-2--2--2-2--0--0--0-0--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|
-2--2--2-2--0--0--0-0--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|
-2--2--2-2--0--0--0-0--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|

play the two figures above twice, then switch to...

-------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
-10--10-10\9--9-9\7-----------\5--5-5-5\-----2-......--------------|
-10--10-10\9--9-9\7-----------\5--5-5-5\-----2-......--------------|
-10--10-10\9--9-9\7--7-7-7----\5--5-5-5\-----2-......--------------|
                                                                        hold....


until the end of the solo... then back to:

---------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------|
----9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9------------------|
----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------\\\\--|
PM |- - - - - - - - - - -
     gradually building up, louder.... then....

------------------------------------------------------------------|
----)------------)---------)-----)--------)-----------------------|
-11/---11-----11/---12--12/---11/--11--11/-----16-----------------|
----)------------)---------)-----)--------)-----------------------|
--9/----9------9/---10--10/----9/---9---9/-----14-----------------|
--0--0-----0------0-----------(0)-0---------0---------------------|
 							|- - - - - - - - - - - -
			      Life's a bummer...
---------------------------------------------|--------------------|
----)---------)----------)---)---------)--12-|-(12)---------------|
-11/---11--11/----12--12/-11/---11--11/---12-|-(12)---------------|
----)---------)----------)---)---------)---9-|-(-9)---------------|
--9/----9---9/----10--10/--9/----9---9/---10-|-(10)---------------|
-----0---------0---------------0--------0----|--------------------|
	When you're a hummer...
------------------------------------------------------------------|
----)------------)---------)-----)--------)-----------------------|
-11/---11-----11/---12--12/---11/--11--11/-----16-----------------|
----)------------)---------)-----)--------)-----------------------|
--9/----9------9/---10--10/----9/---9---9/-----14-----------------|
--0--0-----0------0-----------(0)-0---------0---------------------|
 							|- - - - - - - - - - - -
			Life's a draa-aa--aag.....
---------------------------------------------|--------------------|
----)---------)----------)---)---------)--12-|-(12)---------------|
-11/---11--11/----12--12/-11/---11--11/---12-|-(12)---------------|
----)---------)----------)---)---------)---9-|-(-9)---------------|
--9/----9---9/----10--10/--9/----9---9/---10-|-(10)---------------|
-----0---------0---------------0--------0----|--------------------|

----------------------------------------------0--|
-/3-2-----------------------------------------3--|
------4-2-------------------------------------2--|
----------5-4--2-0----------------------------0--|
-------------------5-4~--2-0------------------0--|
------------------------------5-4--2-4--0-----0--|

That's it kids.
I don't know if it's 100% correct, especially the intro solo but it's one of the ways I
it, so if you have any corrections, send them to me and I'll make them :)
Also, I didn't tab out the ending, but I'll release a new version of this tab some time
the near future when I find the time to figure it out completely for myself.
You'll find this song is fun as hell to play and add your own stuff to.

Enjoi.
Xombie von Doom
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