Blind Melon - Paper Scratcher tab

Artist:  Blind Melon
Song:    Paper Scratcher
Album:   Blind Melon (1992)

The first guitar part is the lead part with standard tuning.
The second guitar part is played with a slide in EBEG#BE tuning.
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h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string up
r - release bend
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
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GUITAR 1
Standard Tuning

INTRO: Repeat 2xE |----|--------------------------------------------------|B |----|o------------------------------------------------o|G |----|---------------7-7---------------------7-7--------|D |----|--------------------4-----------------------4-----|A |-7\-|o--x-x-x-x-x-x------5/7---x-x-x-x-x-x-------5/7--o|E |-0--|--------------------0-----------------------0-----|
VERSE 1: Repeat 2xE |---0---------------------------------------------0---|B |o--0---5-------3---7---5---1---------------------0--o|G |---1---7/9\7---5---5/7\5---3---2-0---------------1---|D |---2---6---6---4---4---4---2-------2-0---------2-2---|A |o--2---7/9\7---5---5/7\5---3-----------2-0-----2-2--o|E |---0---------------------------------------3-0-0-0---|
E |--------------------------------------------------------|B |----------------------12--------------------------12----|G |----------11/12-------12--------------11/12-------12----|D |----x-x-x-11/12-12-14----14-----x-x-x-11/12-12-14----14-|A |--------------------------------------------------------|E |-0---------------------------0--------------------------|
E |-------------------------------------|B |----------------------12-------------|G |----------11/12-------12-----14---16-|D |----x-x-x-11/12-12-14----14--14---16-|A |-----------------------------12---14-|E |-0-----------------------------------|
CHORUS 1:
E |--------------------------------0--------------0-|B |---12-10--9--7--7---------------5--5-----5-----5-|G |-9-----9--9--9--8--6--6/8\6--4-------4-4---4-4---|D |-------------------------------------------------|A |-------------------------------------------------|E |-------------------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------0--------------------------------|B |---12-10--9--7--7---------------5--5-----5-----5/7---------------|G |-9-----9--9--9--8--6--6/8\6--4-------4-4---4-4-----4----5---7--2-|D |-----------------------------------------------------2--5---7--2-|A |--------------------------------------------------------3---5--0-|E |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------------------------------------------|B |--------------------------------------------------------------------|G |--------------------------------------------------------------------|D |-12-------12-------12-----12-------12-------12----12-------12-------|A |----11-------11-------11-----11-------11-------11----11-------11----|E |-------12-------12---------------12-------12------------12-------12-|
VERSE 2: Repeat 2xE |---0---------------------------------------------0---|B |o--0---5-------3---7---5---1---------------------0--o|G |---1---7/9\7---5---5/7\5---3---2-0---------------1---|D |---2---6---6---4---4---4---2-------2-0---------2-2---|A |o--2---7/9\7---5---5/7\5---3-----------2-0-----2-2--o|E |---0---------------------------------------3-0-0-0---|
E |--------------------------------------------------------|B |----------------------12--------------------------12----|G |----------11/12-------12--------------11/12-------12----|D |----x-x-x-11/12-12-14----14-----x-x-x-11/12-12-14----14-|A |--------------------------------------------------------|E |-0---------------------------0--------------------------|
E |-------------------------------------|B |----------------------12-------------|G |----------11/12-------12-----14---16-|D |----x-x-x-11/12-12-14----14--14---16-|A |-----------------------------12---14-|E |-0-----------------------------------|
CHORUS 2:
E |--------------------------------0--------------0-|B |---12-10--9--7--7---------------5--5-----5-----5-|G |-9-----9--9--9--8--6--6/8\6--4-------4-4---4-4---|D |-------------------------------------------------|A |-------------------------------------------------|E |-------------------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------0---------------------------------|B |---12-10--9--7--7---------------5--5-----5-----5/7----------------|G |-9-----9--9--9--8--6--6/8\6--4-------4-4---4-4-----4----5---7--14-|D |-----------------------------------------------------2--5---7--14-|A |--------------------------------------------------------3---5--12-|E |------------------------------------------------------------------|
SOLO 1:
E |-------------------------------------------------------------------|B |--14b16--14b16--14b16--14b16--14b16--14b16r14----------------------|G |--14b16--14b16--14b16--14b16--14b16--14b16r14-12----12-14-12----12-|D |-------------------------------------------------14----------14----|A |-------------------------------------------------------------------|E |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |-------------------------------------------------------------------|B |-------------------------------------------------------------------|G |-------------------------12-12-9----9------------------------------|D |--14-12----12-14--12--14---------12---12-9-9-------12-12-14-14-12--|A |--------14-----------------------------------12/13-----------------|E |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------------|B |--12-12-12-14-14-14-14-12-12-12-15b17~|G |--12-12-12-14-14-14-14-12-12-12-------|D |--------------------------------------|A |--------------------------------------|E |--------------------------------------|
CHORUS 3:
E |--------------------------------0--------------0-|B |---12-10--9--7--7---------------5--5-----5-----5-|G |-9-----9--9--9--8--6--6/8\6--4-------4-4---4-4---|D |-------------------------------------------------|A |-------------------------------------------------|E |-------------------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------0----------------------|B |---12-10--9--7--7---------------5--5-----5-----5/7-----|G |-9-----9--9--9--8--6--6/8\6--4-------4-4---4-4-----4---|D |-----------------------------------------------------2-|A |-------------------------------------------------------|E |-------------------------------------------------------|
SOLO 2: Repeat 2xE |---------------------------------------------12-14-16-14-12--|B |o--------------------------12-12-14-14-16-16-----------------|G |---9-9-9-11-11-13-13-14-14-----------------------------------|D |-------------------------------------------------------------|A |o------------------------------------------------------------|E |-------------------------------------------------------------|
E |--12-14-16-14-12-16-14-12-16-14-12-16-14-12-12---|B |------------------------------------------------o|G |-------------------------------------------------|D |-------------------------------------------------|A |------------------------------------------------o|E |-------------------------------------------------|
E |---0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|B |--12-12-12-10-10-10-12-12-12-10-10-10-9-9-10-10-9-9-9-7-7-7-9-9-9-|G |------------------------------------------------------------------|D |------------------------------------------------------------------|A |------------------------------------------------------------------|E |------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|B |--7-7-7-5-5-7-7-5-5-5-4-4-4-5-5-5-4-4-4-2-2-4-4-2-2-2-0-0-0-0---|G |----------------------------------------------------------------|D |----------------------------------------------------------------|A |----------------------------------------------------------------|E |----------------------------------------------------------------|
E |--0-2-4-2-0-4-2-0-4-2-0-4-2-0-4-2-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|B |-------------------------------------4-5-4-5-4-5-4-5--|G |------------------------------------------------------|D |------------------------------------------------------|A |------------------------------------------------------|E |------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------|B |--2-0-0-0-2-0-0-4-0-0-2-0-0-4-0-0-2-0-0-0------------|G |------------------------------------------1---2-1-1--|D |------------------------------------------2-2-2-2-2--|A |-----------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------|
E |--14-14-14----12-12-16-16-16-12-12-14-12-12-12-12----|B |--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12----|G |-----------------------------------------------------|D |-----------------------------------------------------|A |-----------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------|
...................................................................... GUITAR 2 Tuning (low to high): EBEG#BE A slide is used for this part. INTRO:
E |-------------------------------------------|B |-------------------------------------------|G#|-------------------------------------------|E |--5-7-x-x-x-x-3-0-----0----5-7-x-x-x-x-3---|B |-------------------------------------------|E |------------------0-0----------------------|
E |--------------------------------------------------|B |--------------------------------------------------|G#|--------------------------------------------------|E |--5-7-x-x-x-x-3-0-----0----5-7-x-x-3-0-3-0-----0--|B |--------------------------------------------------|E |------------------0-0----------------------0-0----|
E |----------------------------------------------|B |----------------------------------------------|G#|----------------------------------------------|E |--5-7-5-3-5-0-3-0---0---5-7-5-3-5-0-3-0---0---|B |----------------------------------------------|E |------------------x---------------------x-----|
E |------------------------------------------|B |------------------------------------------|G#|------------------------------------------|E |--5-7-5-3-5-0-3-0---0---5-7-5-3-5-0-0-3---|B |------------------------------------------|E |------------------x-----------------------|
VERSE 1:
E |--/12--\10--\8-------0----/12--\10--\8-----------------------|B |--/12--\10--\8-------0----/12--\10--\8-----------------------|G#|--/12--\10--\8-------0----/12--\10--\8-----------------------|E |------------------------------------------------3-5--x-x-3-5-|B |-------------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------/-0-----------------------/--0--------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|B |-----------------------------------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|G#|-----------------------------------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|E |-------x-x-3-5--x-x----------3-5--x-x-3-5------5-5--5-7-7-7--|B |--------------------3-3b4----------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|E |--3-----------------3-3-------------------3-0--5-5--5-7-7-7--|
CHORUS 1:
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|B |--12-12-12--------12-12-12-14-12------12-12-12-------------|G#|-----------8-8-8-----------------12------------8-10-8-10---|E |-----------------------------------------------------------|B |-----------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|B |--12-12-12-14-12------12-12-12--------12-12-12-14-12-------|G#|-----------------12------------8-8-8-----------------12----|E |-----------------------------------------------------------|B |-----------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------/12----|B |--12-12-12--------12-12-12-14-12---------------------/12----|G#|-----------8-8-8-----------------12------------------/12----|E |----------------------------------------8--10--5------------|B |------------------------------------x-x-8--10--5------------|E |----------------------------------------8--10--5------------|
VERSE 2:
E |--/12--\10--\8-------0----/12--\10--\8-----------------------|B |--/12--\10--\8-------0----/12--\10--\8-----------------------|G#|--/12--\10--\8-------0----/12--\10--\8-----------------------|E |------------------------------------------------3-5--x-x-3-5-|B |-------------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------/-0-----------------------/--0--------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|B |-----------------------------------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|G#|-----------------------------------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|E |-------x-x-3-5--x-x----------3-5--x-x-3-5------5-5--5-7-7-7--|B |--------------------3-3b4----------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|E |--3-----------------3-3-------------------3-0--5-5--5-7-7-7--|
CHORUS 2:
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|B |--12-12-12--------12-12-12-14-12------12-12-12-------------|G#|-----------8-8-8-----------------12------------8-10-8-10---|E |-----------------------------------------------------------|B |-----------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|B |--12-12-12-14-12------12-12-12--------12-12-12-14-12-------|G#|-----------------12------------8-8-8-----------------12----|E |-----------------------------------------------------------|B |-----------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------5-----|B |--12-12-12--------12-12-12-14-12---------------5-----|G#|-----------8-8-8-----------------12------------------|E |----------------------------------------8--10--------|B |------------------------------------x-x-8--10--------|E |----------------------------------------8--10--------|
SOLO 1:
E |----------------------------------------------------------------|B |----------------------------------------------------------------|G#|-------------------------/7--5/7\5------------------------------|E |--/5--/5--/5-/5--/5--/5--/7--5/7\5--5\3-0-5\3-0-5\3-5\3-0-5\3-0-|B |--/5--/5--/5-/5--/5--/5--/7--5/7\5--5\3-0-5\3-0-5\3-5\3-0-5\3-0-|E |--/5--/5--/5-/5--/5--/5--/7--5/7\5--5\3-0-5\3-0-5\3-5\3-0-5\3-0-|
E |---------------------12---|B |------------------12------|G#|--------------/12---------|E |-3-0-/7---5---------------|B |-3-0-/7---5---------------|E |-3-0-/7---5---------------|
CHORUS 3:
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|B |--12-12-12--------12-12-12-14-12------12-12-12-------------|G#|-----------8-8-8-----------------12------------8-10-8-10---|E |-----------------------------------------------------------|B |-----------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------------------------------------|B |--12-12-12-14-12------12-12-12-----------12-12-12-14-12-------|G#|-----------------12------------8-10-8-10----------------12----|E |--------------------------------------------------------------|B |--------------------------------------------------------------|E |--------------------------------------------------------------|
E |----------------------------------------|B |--12-12-12------------12-12-12-14-12----|G#|-----------8-10-8-10-----------------12-|E |----------------------------------------|B |----------------------------------------|E |----------------------------------------|
SOLO 2:
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|B |--------------------12-12-12------------12-12-12-14-12-----|G#|--10--8--7-5--3--3-----------8-10-8-10-----------------12--|E |-----------------------------------------------------------|B |-----------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|B |--------------------12-12-12------------12-12-12-14-12-----|G#|--10--8--7-5--3--3-----------8-10-8-10-----------------12--|E |-----------------------------------------------------------|B |-----------------------------------------------------------|E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------------------------------|B |------------------------------------12-12-12------------|G#|--10--8--7-5--3--3-5--3--3-5--3--3-----------8-10-8-10--|E |--------------------------------------------------------|B |--------------------------------------------------------|E |--------------------------------------------------------|
E |----------------------------------------------------------------|B |--12-12-12-14-12-----------------------12-12-12-12/14-12/14-12--|G#|-----------------12--10--8--7-5--3--3------------------------0--|E |----------------------------------------------------------------|B |----------------------------------------------------------------|E |----------------------------------------------------------------|
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