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Vai Steve - Bad Horsie tab

Author/Artist: Steve Vai
Title: Bad Horsie
Album: Alien Love Secrets
Tabed by: sk8rdude1o1
Email: punkrocksk8r1o1@yahoo.com

The foollow are the standard
symbols used in creating tablature:

h = Hammer On
p = Pull Of
b = Bend String Up
r  = Release Bend
/ = Slide Up
\ = Slide Down
v = Vibarto
* = Trill (ex. 8*10)
t = Right Handed Tap (ex. t10)
x = Muted Note or Rake
^ = Pitched Harmonic (ex. 12^)
pm = Palm Mute

This is an AWESOME song. I stayed up all night trying to figure this out.

Tuning (Low to high) CGCFAD

This song starts out with some whammy drives and harmonics.
Right after the second whammy drive the following comes in.

On any of the solo parts I recommend using pitched harmonics.

---------------------------|-----22-22----22-------20-------------------------|
---------------------------|-/22-------22----22\20----20-20\------------------|
---------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0-|--------------------------------------------------|
-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0-|--------------------------------------------------|
-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0-|--------------------------------------------------|
 Right before base line...

---------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------|-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0------------------------|
---------------------------|-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0------------------------|
-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0-|-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0------------------------|
 Bass part ABOVE            Guitar part ABOVE

-----------|---------------|-----------|---------------|----------------------|
-----------|---------------|-----------|---------------|----------------------|
-----------|---------------|-----------|---------------|----------------------|
-5-6-5-0-3-|-0-2-3-0-2-3---|-6-5-0-3-0-|-7-9--7-10v----|----------------------|
-5/6-5-0-3-|-0-2-3-0-2-3---|-6\5-0-3-0-|-7\9--7\10v----|----------------------|
-5/6-5-0-3-|-0-2-3-0-2-3---|-6\5-0-3-0-|-7-9--7\10v----|----------------------|
             PM.........

-----------|---------------|-----------|---------------|----------------------|
-----------|---------------|-----------|-10\12--10\12v-|----------------------|
-----------|---------------|-----------|--9\11---9\13v-|----------------------|
-5/6-5-0-3-|-0-2-3-0-2-3---|-6/5-0-3-0-|---------------|----------------------|
-5/6-5-0-3-|-0-2-3-0-2-3---|-6/5-0-3-0-|---------------|----------------------|
-5-6-5-0-3-|-0-2-3-0-2-3---|-6/5-0-3-0-|---------------|----------------------|
             PM.........
[ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/v/vai-steve/25078.html ]
-------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0-x-x-0-|----------------------------------------------------|
-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0-x-x-0-|----------------------------------------------------|
-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-0-x-x-0-|----------------------------------------------------|
 This riff above is played twice between each solo fill.

-10--10------------------|----------------------------|-----------------------|
---------10--------------|--------10------------------|-----------------------|
-------------10----------|------------12------10v-----|-----------------------|
-----------------12v-----|-10h12----------12----------|-----------------------|
-------------------------|----------------------------|-----------------------|
-------------------------|----------------------------|-----------------------|
 Use wah wah pedal above... (recommend Morley "Bad Horsie" Wah Wah Pedal).

------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
-5---5b--5--3---3--4--5--3-------3--------------------|-----------------------|
----------------------------5--3---5--5v--------------|-----------------------|
------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
 Wah wah (Steve puts pitched harmonics on this part above).                 .

--------------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------|
-13b--13b--10-------------|-12br----------------------|-----------------------|
---------------10---------|-----------------10v-------|-----------------------|
-------------------12v----|-----------12--------------|-----------------------|
--------------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------|
--------------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------|
 Wah Wah

--------------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------|
--------------------------|-13b-----------------------|-----------------------|
--------------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------|
--------------10----------|---------------------------|-----------------------|
-6^/8^--10-8-----8-9-10-8-|---------------------------|-----------------------|
--------------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------|
 This riff above is all harmonics.

---------------------------10-13-|--------------|-------------------17-20----|
---------------------10-13-------|--------------|-------------18-20----------|
---------------10-12-------------|---------3-5--|-------17-19----------------|
---------10-12-------------------|-----3-5------|-17-19----------------------|
---10-12-------------------------|-3-5----------|----------------------------|
-0-------------------------------|--------------|----------------------------|
 That's all I have so far.. If you want to jam with this use these scales...
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