Butthole Surfers - Psy tab

P.S.Y.

Gibby and Paul both play guitar on this song. I'll tab their
parts separately as well as I can.

Gibby intro/verse:

E------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G------------------------------------------------------------------------------|D------------------------------------------------12---12-12-12-12-12-12-12-11--|A--12-12-11-------------12--12--12-12-12-11br----------------------------------|E---0--0--0--(bass plays E)----------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|B------------------------------------------------------------------------|G--12-12-11-----12--11-12-12-11-11-12-12-11-11-12-12-11-11-12-12-11-11---|D------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------|E------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------vocals begin-----------------------------------|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G--12-12-11-11------------------------------------------------------------|D--------------12-12-11-11------------------------------------------------|A--------------------------12-12-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11--|E-------------------------------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
E-------------------------------------------------|B-------------------------------------------------|G-------------------------------------------------|D-------------------------------------------------|A--12-12-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11--|E---0--0--0---0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|D-------------------------------------9-9-9-9--------------------------9-9-9-9--|A--12-12-11-11-9-9-7-7-5-5-7-7-9-9-7--7-7-7-7--7-9-9-7-7-5-5-7-7-9-9-7-7-7-7-7--|E---0--0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
*****E----------------------------------------------------------------------|B----------------------------------------------------------------------|G------------9-9-9-9-9-------------------------------------------------|D--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-------------------------------------------------|A--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--12-12-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11--|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--|
E-------------------------------------------------|B-------------------------------------------------|G-------------------------------------------------|D-------------------------------------------------|A--12-12-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11--|E---0--0--0---0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
E------------------------------------0--------0--------------------------|B------------------------------------0--0---0----------------------------|G----------------------------------0----0-0------------------------------|D------------------------------------------------------------------------|A--12-12-11-11-9-9-7-7-9-9-11-11-9----------------9-9-7-7-5-5-7-7-9-9-7--|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--|
GibbyE------------------------|B------------------------|G------------------------| PAUL ENTERS HERE @ 1:07D--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|A--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-| GIBBY REPEATS RIFF BEGINNING @ *****E--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| PAUL PLAYS HARMONICS BELOW OVERTOP.
PaulE------------------------------------------------------------------------|B------------------------------------------------------------------------|G--b9rbrbr~~~~~----------------------------------------------------------|D------------------------------------------------------------------------|A-------------------*7*---*7*---*7*---*7*---*7*---*7*---*7*---*7*---*7*--|E----------------*9*---*7*---*9*---*7*---*9*---*7*---*7*---*9*---*7*-----|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|B------------------------------------------------------------------------|G---------------------------------------------------------b9rbrbr~~~~~---|D------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------|E--*3*-*3*-*3*-*3*-*3*-*3*-*3*-*3*-*3*-*3*-*3*-*3*-0---------------------|
@ 1:30
PaulE------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G--b9r-7~~~~~----------------7~~~--7-9-9b---r9-9~-9---b9r-7-9-7-------7--------|D-------------9~~~~~-7-7^9~~-----9------------------------------9-7-9---9-7-9--|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
GibbyE------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G------------------7---------------------------------------7-9br-7-------------|D-------------7--9---9-7-9b~~~~~~r9~~~~~---7~~~-------7--9---------7-9~~~br~~--|A---------7^9-------------------------------------7-9--------------------------|E------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
@ 1:47
PaulE-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|G---------------7---------7-9-9b~-9b~-9b~-9b~-9b~-7^9-9-9-9-9-9-7----7-9b~r~--|D--9--9b~r--7-9---9~~b~r------------------------------------------9-----------|A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
GibbyE----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|G------------------------7----7-9b--9br-7-----------7-9br-7-----------7------|D--9b-9-7-9--9-9-9-9-9-9----9-------------9-7---7-9---------9-7---7-9---9-7--|A---------------------------------------------9-----------------9------------|E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------|B-------------------------|G--7-9br---------7-9b~~~--| just keep improvising in this same position.D----------9-7-9----------|A-------------------------|E-------------------------|
@ 2:04
Paul (start getting the trem bar involved here)E------------------------------------------------------------|B-----------------------------------14d-w/bar--11~~~--13~~~--|G--9br~~--9~~~9~~~-11b~--13br~br~b~~-----------12~~~--14~~~--|D------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------|E------------------------------------------------------------|
@ 2:22
PaulE----------------------------------17~-19-19-19-19-19-19-19--18~~-24-24-24\--|B----------12~-14~-15~-17~-19~-20~------bend slightly------------------------|G--11~-12~-------------------------------------------------------------------|D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gibby starts trem picking at the 9th fret of the G string and slowly slides up the fretboard (keep picking quickly). @ 2:34
PaulE----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|A-------------------*7*---------*7*--------*7*--------*7*---------*7*--------|E-------------*9*---------*7*--------*9*--------*7*---------*9*---------*7*--|
GibbyE-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A--12-12-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-12-12-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11--|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--|
PaulE----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B---------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--|G---------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--|D---------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--|A--12-12-11-11-9-9-7-7-5-5-7-7-9-9-11-11-12-12-11-11-9-9-7-7-5-5-7-7-9-9-7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|E----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
GibbyE----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G---------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--|D---------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--|A--12-12-11-11-9-9-7-7-5-5-7-7-9-9-11-11-12-12-11-11-9-9-7-7-5-5-7-7-9-9-7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|E---0--0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--|
@ 2:54
PaulE------------------------------------------------------------------| continue trill,B------------------------------------------------------------------| either dropG---------------7~--------------------------7---7-9b~~-9^11^9^11---| w/ trem bar orD--7------7-7^9--------9-7(drop.w/bar)--7^9---9--------------------| slide down fretboardA--0---------------------------------------------------------------| towards nutE------------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------|B------------------------------------------------|G------7----------------------7-X-9b--9^11^9^11--| etc w/ trem barD--7^9--------9-7~~~----7-7^9--------------------|A------------------------------------------------|E------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------|B--------------------------------------------------|G-------X--X-X---------X-X-------------------------|D--9----X--X-X---7-----X-X-9------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|A--7----X--X-X---7-----X-X-7------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|E--0-------------5---------0------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
During the entire above section, Gibby stays pretty quiet, playing A and E in some type of clean picking rhythm. @ 3:24
PaulE----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B---------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--|G---------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--|D---------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--|A--12-12-11-11-9-9-7-7-5-5-7-7-9-9-11-11-12-12-11-11-9-9-7-7-5-5-7-7-9-9-7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|E----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
GibbyE----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G---------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--|D---------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--|A--12-12-11-11-9-9-7-7-5-5-7-7-9-9-11-11-12-12-11-11-9-9-7-7-5-5-7-7-9-9-7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|E---0--0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--|
@ 3:37, Gibby just plays A and E back and forth, listen in the left speaker for the rhythm.
PaulE------------------0---------------------------------------------0-------|B----2-3^2-2-3^2-2---------------------------------------------0---------|G----------------------2-1--------------2-1---2-1---2-1-----1~------\4~~-|D--2-----------------------2----------------2-----2-----2-2--------------|A--0-------------------------2-2-0---------------------------------------|E----------------------------------4b-0----------------------------------|
@ 3:50
PaulE------------------------------------------------------------------|B------------------------------------------------------------------|G--4~-2--2-1-2-4-2-1-2-1-------------------------------------------|D------------------------2~~-2-4b-2~-------------------------------|A-------------------------------------4-5-4-2-0-2-4-5-4-5-4-5\7~~--|E------------------------------------------------------------------|
@ 4:00
PaulE-----------------------------------------------16-----------------------------------|B--9~~--10~~--12~~---14-------15-------17----17-----\21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21/--|G--9~~--11~~--13~~------14-------14-------14--------\21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21/--|D--------------------------14-------14--------------\21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21/--|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gibby begins some fast trem picking at 4:09, I'll just show the notes and you'll have to listen to the record (remember, louder in the left speaker) to hear what he plays. Remember to rapidly pick the notes with // underneath them. One / means the note is picked only once or twice. This goes from 4:09 to 4:26.
E--12--10--12--10-12-10-14\12-12-14-12-14-12-14-12-14br-12-10-12-10-12-14\12-12--12\-|B---/---/---/------------------/--/--/--/--/--/--/--/----/-----/-----/--------/---/--|G---/-------/------------------/-----/-------------------/--------------------/------|D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
@ 4:13
PaulE------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G--7-6-4-2-4~~--6-7-6-9~~---1-2-4-4-2-1-2-1------------------------------------------|D-------------------------------------------2~~--4b-2~~------------------------------|A-------------------------------------------------------4-5-4-2-0-2-4-5-4-5-4-5\7~~--|E------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
@ 4:26
PaulE----------------------------|B----------------------------| GIBBY SILENT HERE.G--12-11---------------------|D--------12-11----------11---| X 5A--------------12-11-12------|E----------------------------|
@ 4:37
PaulE------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G-----11-12-11-----------------------------------------------------------------------|D--12----------12-11-12-11-----------------------------------------------------------|A--------------------------12-12-11-11-9-9-7-7-5-5-4-2-1-2-4------1-2-4-5-4-5-4-7-5--|E------------------------------------------------------------2--2--------------------|
GibbyE-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G----11-12~~~--12-11-12-11~~~---12-11-------11-12-11~~--12-11-------11-12-11~~--|D-------------------------------------12-11-------------------12-11-------------|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
@ 4:49
PaulE----------------|B----------------|G---------6-7-6--| at this point, paul just starts going insane, basically.D--4-5-7~~-------| all i can recommend is that you listen to the song andA----------------| hear what he does (have fun!)E----------------|
Gibby (closer to 4:47)E---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G--12-11-------------------12-11-12-11-------------12-11--------------------|D--------12-11----11-12-11-------------12-11----11-------12-11----11-12-11--|A--------------12----------------------------12----------------12-----------|E---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G--12-11-------------------12-11----11----11----11-12-11----11-12-11----11--|D--------12-11----11-12-11-------12----12----12----------12----------12-----|A--------------12-----------------------------------------------------------|E---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------|B---------------------------------------------------------------------|G--12-11----11-12-11-12-11-12-11-12-11-12-11-12-11-12-11-12-11-12-11--| etc etcD--------12-----------------------------------------------------------|A---------------------------------------------------------------------|E---------------------------------------------------------------------|
@ 5:16 trem pick all these notes:E--------------------------- --------------------------------------15--17--18--19--20--|B--------------------------- ----------------------16--17--18--19----------------------|G--12^11^12^11^12^11^12^11-- etc --12--15--17--18--19--------------------------------------|D--------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------|A--------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------|E--------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------|
@ 5:38 Paul just plays the same harmonics he played when he first came into the song.
GibbyE-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A--12-12-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-12-12-11--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11--|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--|
E------------------------------------------------------------------|B------------------------------------------------------------------|G------------------------------------------------------------------|D------------------------------------------------------------------|A--12-12-14-14-15-14----15-15-17-17-15-14----15-14-15-14-12-11-11--|E--(drone E optional)----------------------------------------------|
@ 5:53
PaulE----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B---------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--|G---------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--|D---------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--|A--12-12-11-11-9-9-7-7-5-5-7-7-9-9-11-11-12-12-11-11-9-9-7-7-5-5-7-7-9-9-7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|E----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
GibbyE----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G---------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--|D---------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--|A--12-12-11-11-9-9-7-7-5-5-7-7-9-9-11-11-12-12-11-11-9-9-7-7-5-5-7-7-9-9-7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|E---0--0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--|
@ 6:04 Both guitars:
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|B-----------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|G-----------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--| PLAY TWICED-----------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|A--5-5-4-4-5-5-4-4-5--7~~---5-5-4-4-5-5-4-4-5-\9-7~~~-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|E-----------------------------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
@ 6:27 VOCALS ENTER AGAIN...
PaulE---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G--2---2-2-4-4-6-6-7-7-6-6-4-2~~---2-2-4-4-6-6-7-7-6-6-4-0---0-2^4-2~~~---2~-2~-2~-2~~--|D--2------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A--0------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------|B-------------------------------------|G--------2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------|D--2-----2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-----2--|A--2-----0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-----2--|E--0-------------------------0-----0--|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|B-----------9-----------------11-----------------7----11----------9------| PLAYG-------9-----9----------11------11----------7-----7--11------9-----9----| FOURD-----9---9-----9-----11----11------11-----7---7------11----9---9-----9--| TIMESA--\7-------------7\9------------------9/5------------\9--7--------------|E------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7\11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|G--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7\11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|D--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7\11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|A--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|E--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------------------------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
Play that last riff twice, hang on the E, then repeat this entire section. @ 8:47
E--------------------------------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|B--------------------------------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|G--2---2-2-4-4-6-6-7-7-6-6-4-2~~---2-2-4-4-6-6-7-7-6-6-4-0---2^4-2~~\6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|D--2-----------------------------------------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|A--0----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
@ 9:02 At this point, Gibby comes back in, playing E and A under the lead. This tab is, well, approximate at best...
PaulE--------------------------------------------------0---0------0--|B------------------------------------------------0---0--------0--|G--2-1--------------1-2-1---2-1---2-1----------1---------4~~-----|D------2------------------2-----2-----2-2-2--2-------------------|A--------2-0-----------------------------------------------------|E------------4-4b-0----------------------------------------------|
@ 9:09
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B------------------------------------------------------------9~--10~--12~--\--|G--2-1-2-4-2-1-2-1~~-----------------------------------------9~--11~--13~--\--|D---------------------4b-2~~--------------------------------------------------|A-----------------------------4-5-4-2-0-2-4-5-4-5-4--5\7~~--------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
@ 9:21
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B--14-------15-------17----17/--21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21\--|G-----14-------14-------14------21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21\--|D--------14-------14------------21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21\--|A---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
@ 9:29
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G--6-7-6-4-2-4~~--6-7-6-9~~--1-2-4-2-1-2-1--------------------------------------------|D------------------------------------------2---2-4b-2~--------------------------------|A--------------------------------------------------------4-5-4-2-0-2-4-5-4-5-4-5\7~~--|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
@ 9:41
E---------------------------------------------------------|B--9~~--10~~--12~~---14-------15-------17----17-17-17-17--|G--9~~--11~~--13~~------14-------14-------14-14-14-14-14--|D--------------------------14-------14--------------------|A---------------------------------------------------------|E---------------------------------------------------------|
@ 9:49 The other guitar does some fast tremolo picking/sliding up the fretboard.
E-------0---------0---------------0---------|B-------0---------0-------2-3^2-2---2-2-----|G-------1---------1----2--2-2---2---2-2--2--|D--2----2----2----2----2--2-2------------2--|A--2---------2---------0--0-0------------0--|E--0---------0------------------------------|
@ 10:00
E-------0-------0-------------0---16b-16b-16-16-------------|B-------0-------0-----------0-------------------17~-17~~~---|G-------1-------1-------0^1---------------------------------| REPEAT THIS WHOLE RIFFD--2----2--2----2--2--2----------- PLAY THIS RIFF 4 TIMES --| UNTIL THE END...A--2--2----2--2----2----------------------------------------|E--0--0----0--0----0----------------------------------------|
Coinciding with the above riff, at 10:15 the other guitar plays:
E---15b--r15~~--15b--15brbr-12~~--|B---------------------------------|G---------------------------------|D---------------------------------|A---------------------------------|E---------------------------------|
at 10:33
E---15b~~--15brbr-15-12----------12-15b~----0--|B-----------------------15-12-15------------0--|G----------------------------------------------|D----------------------------------------------|A----------------------------------------------|E----------------------------------------------|
at 10:46
E--12----15-12-15-12-15-12-15br--12----------12-15b--|B---/-------------------------------15-12-15---------|G---/------------------------------------------------|D----------------------------------------------------|A--trem pick-----------------------------------------|E----------------------------------------------------|
etc etc.. keep playing similar fills until the end.
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