Smashing Pumpkins - The Boy tab

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                       S M A S H I N G   P U M P K I N S

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                                 T H E   B O Y
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                             THE AEROPLANE FLIES HIGH
                                  [1979 Single]
                             (c) Virgin Records (1996)
                        http://www.smashingpumpkins.com/


                         Tune Down a 1/2 Step, then Drop D
                                C# G# C#  F# A# D#

                                 Tempo = 66 BPM
                               Time Signature = 4/4



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                                 Transcribed by

                                 PADDY MCMULLAN
                           pmtabs (@t) gmail [dot] com

                                   Version 1.0
                                20th January 2011
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                             Tablature Symbols Used:


 (/)       -  Legato Slide (Blank space indicates length of slide)
 \         -  Slide Down to/Down From (Blank space indicates length of slide)
 /         -  Slide Up To/Up From (Blank space indicates length of slide)
 ( )       -  Ghost Note/Tied Note/Implied Note
 REST      -  Rest and sustain rest for duration of blank space
 %         -  Whammy Bar Articulation
 |_[1,2,3] -  Alternative Endings



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Part 1: Guitars 1, 2 & 3                                  [ Time 00:00 - 00:40 ]
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[ Rest for 2 bars ]


Guitars 1 & 2 (with a gritty clean tone) are joined on the third repeat by
Guitar 3 which has a more overdriven tone.



* Let notes ring wherever possible *


||-----------------------|/|--------------------------------------------------|
||-------------------0-0-|/|--0-----------------------------------------0--0--|
||-------------------0-0-|/|--0---0---0--0--0-0----0---0----0---0---0---0--0--|
||-------------------7-7-|/|--7---7---7--7--7/12---12--12---12--12--12--12-12/|
||-------------------5-5-|/|--5---5---5--5--5/10---10--10---10--10--10--10-10/|
||-------------------5-5-|/|--5---5---5--5--5/10---10--10---10--10--10--10-10/|


|_______________________________________________[1,2,3]
|---------------------------------------------------| |
|--0-----------------------------------------0--0-0-| |
|--0----0----0---0---0--0----0--0----0---0---0--0-0-|*|
|--16---16---16--16--16\12---12-12---12--12--12\7-7-|*| x 4
|--14---14---14--14--14\10---10-10---10--10--10\5-5-| |
|--14---14---14--14--14\10---10-10---10--10--10\5-5-| |


|__________________________________________________[4]
|-----------------------------------------------0-0-||
|--0-----------------------------0----0------R--0-0-||
|--0----0----0---0---0--0----0---0----0---0--E--5-5-||
|--16---16---16--16--16\12---12--12---12--9--S--7-7-||
|--14---14---14--14--14\10---10--10---10--9--T--0-0-||
|--14---14---14--14--14\10---10--10---10--9---------||



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Part 2: Guitars 1, 2 & 3                                  [ Time 00:40 - 01:06 ]
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||--0--0--0-0-0------0--0-0-0---|--0--0--0-0---0----0--------0-0-|
||--0--0--0-0-0-3--3-3--3-3-3-0-|--0--0--0-0---5----5--5-3---0-0-|
||--5--5--5-5-5-0--0-0--0-0-0-0-|--0--0--0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0---5-5-|
||--7--7--7-7-7-4--4-4--4-4-4-0-|--2--2--2-2-0-5--5-5--5-4---7-7-|
||--0--0--0-0-0-5--5-5--5-5-5---|--2--2--2-2-0-3--3-3--3-2---0-0-|
||------------------------------|--2--2--2-2---------------------|


|--0--0--0-0-0------0--0-0-0---|--0--0--0-0---0----0---------------|
|--0--0--0-0-0-3--3-3--3-3-3-0-|--0--0--0-0---5----5--5-5-5-5--0-0-|
|--5--5--5-5-5-0--0-0--0-0-0-0-|--0--0--0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-|
|--7--7--7-7-7-4--4-4--4-4-4-0-|--2--2--2-2-0-5--5-5--5-5-5-5--5-0-|
|--0--0--0-0-0-5--5-5--5-5-5---|--2--2--2-2-0-3--3-3--3-3-3-3------|
|------------------------------|--2--2--2-2------------------------|


|--0--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--1-1--1-1-1-0-0-|--0--0--0-0---5----5--5-3--0-0-|
|--2--2--2-2-2-2--2-2--2-2-2-0-0-|--0--0--0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0--5-5-|
|--0--0--0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0-0-2-2-|--2--2--2-2-0-5--5-5--5-4--7-7-|
|----------------------------2-2-|--2--2--2-2-0-3--3-3--3-2--0-0-|
|----------------------------2-2-|--2--2--2-2--------------------|


|--0---0---0--0---0---0--0---0--0--0------||
|--0---0---0--0-0-5---5--5---5--5--5--0-0-||
|--5---5---5--5-0-0---0--0---0--0--0--0-0-||
|--7---7---7--7-0-5---5--5---5--5--5--7-7-||
|--0---0---0--0---3---3--3---3--3--3--5-5-||
|-------------------------------------5-5-||



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Part 3: Guitars 1, 2 & 3                                  [ Time 01:06 - 01:26 ]
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Repeat Part 1 twice, replacing the last bar with the following


                      %  %  %%    %                %  %  % %
|------------------------------|----------------------------|
|--0----------------0----------|--(0)------0--0--0----------|
|--0---0---0--0--0--0----------|--(0)------0--0--0----------|
|--16--16--16-16-16\12---------|--(12)-----12-12-12---------|
|--14--14--14-14-14\10---------|--(10)-----10-10-10---------|
|--14--14--14-14-14\10---------|--(10)-----10-10-10---------|

      %
| |-----------0-0-| |
| |--(0)------0-0-| |
|2|--(0)------5-5-|4|
|/|--(12)-----7-7-|/|
|4|--(10)-----0-0-|4|
| |--(10)---------| |



% - dip the bar a half step and immediately release it at each
    point on the tab where the whammy bar symbol is printed.



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Part 4: Guitars 1, 2 & 3                                  [ Time 01:26 - 01:55 ]
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||--0--0--0-0-0------0--0-0-0---|--0--0--0-0---0----0-------0-0-|
||--0--0--0-0-0-3--3-3--3-3-3-0-|--0--0--0-0---5----5--5-3--0-0-|
||--5--5--5-5-5-0--0-0--0-0-0-0-|--0--0--0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0--5-5-|
||--7--7--7-7-7-4--4-4--4-4-4-0-|--2--2--2-2-0-5--5-5--5-4--7-7-|
||--0--0--0-0-0-5--5-5--5-5-5---|--2--2--2-2-0-3--3-3--3-2--0-0-|
||------------------------------|--2--2--2-2--------------------|


|--0--0--0-0-0------0--0-0-0---|--0--0--0-0---0----0------------|
|--0--0--0-0-0-3--3-3--3-3-3-0-|--0--0--0-0---5----5--5-5-5-0-0-|
|--5--5--5-5-5-0--0-0--0-0-0-0-|--0--0--0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0-0-0-0-|
|--7--7--7-7-7-4--4-4--4-4-4-0-|--2--2--2-2-0-5--5-5--5-5-5-5-0-|
|--0--0--0-0-0-5--5-5--5-5-5---|--2--2--2-2-0-3--3-3--3-3-3-----|
|------------------------------|--2--2--2-2---------------------|


|----------------0--------------------|
|----------------0----0--0----0---0-0-|
|----------------0--0-0--0----0---0-0-|
|--2-2-2-2-2-0---5--5-5-(5/7)-7---5-5-|
|--2-2-2-2-2-0---3--3-3-(3/5)-5---5-5-|
|--2-2-2-2-2-0--------------------5-5-|


|------------------------------------------|
|--0---0---0---0----0---0--0--0--0--0--0-0-|
|--0---0---0---0----0---0--0--0--0--0--0-0-|
|--5---5---5--(5/7)-9---9--9--9--9--9--9-9-|
|--5---5---5--(5/7)-9---9--9--9--9--9--9-9-|
|--5---5---5--(5/7)-9---9--9--9--9--9--9-9-|


|----------------------------------------------------|
|--0----0----0---0---0--0----0---0----0---0---0---0--|
|--0----0----0---0---0--0----0---0----0---0---0---0--|
|--10---10---10--10--10/12---12--12---12--12--12--12-|
|--10---10---10--10--10/12---12--12---12--12--12--12-|
|--10---10---10--10--10/12---12--12---12--12--12--12-|


|-------------------------------------------------||
|--0--0--0--0--0--0---R--0---0--0---0------0--0-0-||
|--0--0--0--0--0--0---E--0---0--0---0------0--0-0-||
|--14-14-14-14-14-12--S--10--10-10--10/12-12\ 7-7-||
|--14-14-14-14-14-12--T--10--10-10--10/12-12\ 5-5-||
|--14-14-14-14-14-12-----10--10-10--10/12-12\ 5-5-||



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Part 5: Guitars 1, 2 & 3                                  [ Time 01:55 - 02:25 ]
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Repeat Part 1 four times



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Part 6: Guitars 1, 2, 3 & 4                             [ Time - 02:25 - 03:05 ]
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-----------------
Guitars 1, 2 & 3:
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Repeat Part 1 four times, replacing the last bar with the following:


                    //                      Fade Out                 \\
                      %  %  %  %  %  %  %  %  %  %  %  %  %  %  %  %  %
|------------------------------|-------------------|-------------------||
|--0----------------0----------|--(0)--------------|--(0)--------------||
|--0---0---0--0--0--0----------|--(0)--------------|--(0)--------------||
|--16--16--16-16-16\12---------|--(12)-------------|--(12)-------------||
|--14--14--14-14-14\10---------|--(10)-------------|--(10)-------------||
|--14--14--14-14-14\10---------|--(10)-------------|--(10)-------------||



% - dip the bar a half step and immediately release it at each
    point on the tab where the whammy bar symbol is printed.



---------
Guitar 4: with Heavy Distortion
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||---------------------|/|----------------------|-----------------------| |
||---------------------|/|----------------------|-----------------------| |
||---------------------|/|-----------5----------|--(5)------------------|*|
||-----------------2-2-|/|--2----2---5----------|--(5)--------------2-2-|*| x 4
||-----------------2-2-|/|--2----2---3----------|--(3)--------------2-2-| |
||-----------------2-2-|/|--2----2--------------|-------------------2-2-| |



Hold the last chord until fade.



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Tab summary:        Part 1
                    Part 2
                    Part 3
                    Part 4
                    Part 5
                    Part 6

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