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Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - Breakdown tab

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                            Breakdown - Tom Petty
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Tabbed by:peterdyszel
E-mail:peterdyszel@yahoo.com

*Pay attention to the riffs because each one is a little different*

Tuning:EADGBE

Intro:
e|--------------8-5\3---3-5-------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------5-----------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------10-8-10-----------------------10-8--8p10-10-10-----------------|
G|-------------------9--9-7-9---------------9-9--------9--7-----------------|
D|----------------------------7--7-5-7----------------------7---------------|
A|-------------------------------------7------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------10-8-10-----------------------10-8--10--10-10------------------|
G|-------------------9--9-7-9---------------9-9-------9--7--7h9-------------|
D|----------------------------7--7-5-7--------------------------7-----------|
A|-------------------------------------7------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse: (listen for a finger running up a string, the slide is played right after)

                      End with:
e|-------------|      |-----|
B|---------10p8|      |-----|
G|----------9--| x3   |-2---|       Play verse 2 times, both times ending 
D|----7\1------|      |-2---|        with the same chord
A|-------------|      |-0---|
E|-------------|      |-----|

Chorus:                                    |--let ring--|
e|--------------|                    |------------------|
B|--------------|                    |------------------|
G|--------------|  Play 3 times      |------------------|  End with
D|------7-5-3-5-|  only play slide   |-7-5-3---3--------|
A|------7-5-3-5-|  first time        |-7-5-3---3----xx--|
E|---11\5-3-1-3-|                    |-5-3-1---1----xx5-|

Riff 2:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------10-8-10-------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------9--9-7-9-----------------5-7b--5-7--------------------|
D|--7\1----7\1-----------------7--7-5-7-----5h7----------7------------------|
A|-------------------------------------7---7--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------10-8-10-------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------9--9-7-9----------------------------------------------|
D|--------7/1------------------7--7-5-7-------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------7-----------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Solo: (pretty sure this is how it goes)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|8-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-8-8-8/10-10-10/13-13-13/15-15-15-17-|
G|9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-7-7-7/-9--9--9/12-12-12/14-14-14-17-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus: (starts at end of solo)          |let ring|
e|---------|                       |-------------------|
B|---------|                       |-------------------|
G|---------|  Play 3 times         |-------------------| End with
D|-7-5-3-5-|                       |-7-5-3---3---------|
A|-7-5-3-5-|                       |-7-5-3---3------xx-|
E|-5-3-1-3-|                       |-5-3-1---1------xx-|

Riff 3:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--10-8-10----------------------------10-8-10------------------------------|
G|----------9--9-7-9---------------------------9--9-7-9---------------------|
D|-------------------7--7-5-7-------7/1-----------------7--7-5-7------------|
A|----------------------------7----------------------------------7----------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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