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Chickenfoot – Lighten Up tab

Chickenfoot - Lighten Up
From 'Chickenfoot III' album
Tuning: Eb (all strings down 1/2 step)
Tabbed by jjhand


Intro (Sounds like Organ, but is Satch's Guitar Effect)

eb|-----------|-13--------|-10------|-10------|Bb|-----------|-10--------|-7-------|-8-------|Gb|-4----5----|-10--------|-7-------|-7-------|Db|-7----7----|-----------|---------|---------|Ab|-0----0----|-----------|---------|---------|Eb|-----------|-----------|---------|---------|
Main Riff - played 4x|-----------------|-------------------|----------------|-0----------------0-||-----------------|-------------------|----------------|-0------5-----------||--------2--------|-------------------|-2---2---0------|-0---/4---\2p0--0---||-rest---2--------|-------------2-----|-2---2---0------|-2------------2-----||--------0--------|-2---2-------------|-0---0---x------|-2------------------||-----------3~~---|-0---0---0-3---3-0-|---------3------|-0------------------| "Why you pushing so hard baby? You could be making it easy"
fourth bar of Main Riff changes each time: 2nd time: pick scrape 3rd time: ascending natural harmonics on 6th string (low Eb)
4th time|--0-----0-----------|--------------------|----9--8--7--5---3--|----5___----||-/5--3--3-----------|--------------------|--------------------|----------5-||----------2p0-------|-2------------------|---10--9--7--6---4--|------------||-------------2--0h2-|-2------------------|--------------------|-/7_____7---||--------------------|-0------------------|--------------------|------------||--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------| "I said oh, baby you pushing too hard... lighten up!"
Solo 1 (1:11)|-------------------|--------0------0---|-----5------5--------5-5-||-x-x-5-x-x-5---x-x-|5----------------0-|8b10---8b10---8p5--------||-x-x-5-x-x-5---x-x-|5------------------|-----------------7b9-----||-------------------|--2p0-2------2-----|-------------------------||-------------------|----------7\-------|-------------------------||-------------------|-------------------|-------------------------|
|---5-----5-5---------|--------------------|---------------------8------------||-8---8-5-------------|-17b------------17s-|-17b-10p8-10p8---8-8---10p8-10-8\5||-------------7b9~~---|-17b------------17s-|-17b-----------9------------------||---------------------|-----19p17-19~~-----|----------------------------------||---------------------|--------------------|----------------------------------||---------------------|--------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------5-------5--------------------|----------------------12---||-----5---8-5------------------------|----------------------12---||-7b9---------7---7b9-b9-9pbr7-5-----|----------------------12---||--------------------------------7-5-|-7---5------------/14------||------------------------------------|---7----7p5-7~~~-----------||------------------------------------|---------------------------|
Play Main Riff Again, with new endings: 1st ending 2nd Ending 3rd Ending
|--------------| |--2NH~~~~~~~----| |-0--3b--0------0----||--5/7\5/7\5/7-| |----------------| |-0--3b--0--0---0----||--------------| |----------------| |-----------2b4------||--5/7\5/7\5/7-| |----------------| |--------------------||--------------| |----------------| |--------------------||--------------| |----------------| |--------------------|
4th time - Pick scrape, then silence
(2:07) play 4x|-----------------||-----------------||---2-2---2-2-x-x-||---2-2---2-2-x-x-||-3-0-0-3-0-0-x-x-||-----------------|
"You're pushing too hard" ...
(2:15) play 4x|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------||-5-5-5-4-4-2-2-2-|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-||-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------| "I like it when u want it" ...
Solo 2 (2:31) - Rhythm Guitar plays D5 chords throughout
|------------------|----------------------------|------------------||-12b13--12b---12b-|----12b--12br-10h12p10------|-12b---12b---12b--||-12b13--12b---12b-|----12b--12br-10h12p10------|-12b---12b---12b--||------------------|----------------------12p10-|------------------||------------------|----------------------------|------------------||------------------|----------------------------|------------------|
|---------------------------|------10--10-10-----10-10-----10-10-||----12b--12br-10h12p10--10-|------10--10-10-----10-10-----10-10-||----12b--12br-10h12p10--10-|-12b14---------12b14-----12b14------||----------------------12---|------------------------------------||---------------------------|------------------------------------||---------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------10---10---10---10------10----|-10---10---10---10---10-10h13p10---||------10---10---10---10-13b15--b15-|---b15--b15--b15--b15-----------10-||-12b14--b14--b14--b14--------------|-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-10-13p10--------------------||---------10------------------||-----------12p10-------------||----------------12p10--------||---------------------12p10\8-||-----------------------------|
High Solo Part (2:46) - Add some tremelo picking|-22p0-22p0-22p0-22p0-22p0-21p0-22p0-21p0-||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|
|-22p0-21p0-22p0-21p0-19p0-21p0-19p0-17p0-||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|
|-19p0-15p0-15p0-14p0-12p0-10h12h14p12p10-||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|
|-10h12h14-12-10-12-14-12-10----------------------------||----------------------------8-10-12-10-8-10------------||--------------------------------------------12-11-9-11-||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------||-10-10~-----10-10~-----10~------|-10-----10-10------13---13----||-10-10~-----10-10~-----10~------|-10-----10-10-12b14--b14--b14-||-------12p10------12p10---12p10-|---12p10----------------------||--------------------------------|------------------------------||--------------------------------|------------------------------|
|---10-----------10-10-----10-10-----10--10-----------------||-10--13p10-13b15-----13b15-----13b15-------13brb15--b15~~~-||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------|
Rhythm Guitar during 'High Solo Part'|---------------------|----------------------------||---------------------|----------------------------||---------------------|----------------------------||---------------------|---------5-----7--5b--------||---------------2--4--|-5----7-----7--------7p5-7--||-0--2--3--4~---------|----------------------------|
After solo, play Main riff 8 bars, similar to before (3:25) Organ Part from Intro Resumes, Guitar 2 repeats this:
|-7h10h12-7h10h12-7h10h12-7h10h12-7h10h12-||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------| "Oh baby, you're pushin too hard..."
Final Solo (3:50)|----------------|------------------|-------------------||----------------|------------------|----------------10-||-15---12~~---12-|-15b16--12~~---12-|-15b16--12~~--12---||-----------14---|-------------14---|------------14-----||----------------|------------------|-------------------||----------------|------------------|-------------------|
|------10---10--------|----------------|------------------||-10b12--b12--b12~~~--|-15---12~~------|-15b17~-----------||---------------------|-----------14-12|-------12~~----12-||---------------------|----------------|-------------14---||---------------------|----------------|------------------||---------------------|----------------|------------------|
|-14b15~~~---------------|----------------------------7h12h15-||----------------12------|-12-15----12------------------------||---------12~~-14--14b16-|--------14--14-12-14-14~~~----------||------------------------|------------------------------------||------------------------|------------------------------------||------------------------|------------------------------------|
(4:05) ******* x6 |-7h12h15-----|-7h12T17-7h12T17-7h12h15-7h12T17-7h12T17-7h12h15-||-------------|-------------------------------------------------||-------------|-------------------------------------------------||-------------|-------------------------------------------------||-------------|-------------------------------------------------||-------------|-------------------------------------------------|
*******x3 *******x3 *******x3|-7h12T19----7h12T21---|-7h12T22----x\---22b24r-|-b24~~~-19h22TP-||----------------------|------------x\----------|----------------||----------------------|------------------------|----------------||----------------------|------------------------|----------------||----------------------|------------------------|----------------||----------------------|------------------------|----------------|
|-19h22TP--22TP-19TP-17TP-15TP-|-12TP-10TP-9TP-7TP-6TP-5TP-||------------------------------|---------------------------||------------------------------|---------------------------||------------------------------|---------------------------||------------------------------|---------------------------||------------------------------|---------------------------|
|--5TP----0h5h7-0h5h7-0h5h7----|-6TP-5TP-----6TP-5TP-------||-8----5-----------------------|---------8TP---------8TP---||------------------------------|---------------------------||------------------------------|---------------------------||------------------------------|---------------------------||------------------------------|---------------------------|
(4:22)|-6TP-5TP----6TP-5TP----|-6TP-5TP----6TP-5TP-6TP-|-6TP-5TP-6TP-7h10TP-7h10TP-||--------8TP--------8TP-|--------8TP-------------|---------------------------||-----------------------|------------------------|---------------------------||-----------------------|------------------------|---------------------------||-----------------------|------------------------|---------------------------||-----------------------|------------------------|---------------------------|
******* x4|-10h12-7h10h12------7h10-|-12-7h10h12-7h10h12-7h10h12-15TP-17TP-||-------------------------|--------------------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------------------|
All tremelo picking * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *|-15-17-19-15-17-19-17-19-|-22-19-22-19-22-19-22-19-|--22brb24-24br22p19--||-------------------------|-------------------------|---------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------|---------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------|---------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------|---------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------|---------------------|
|-22brb24~~~~\------------|-12h15h17------------------------------------||----------------15-17-15-|---------12h15h17-12h15-12h15p12-------------||-------------------------|--------------------------------15p14p12--12-||-------------------------|----------------------------------------14---||-------------------------|---------------------------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
(4:42) **Play this 3x**|--------------------------------|----------------|-15~~~~~---------------||--------------------------------|----------------|-----------------------||---------12---------------------|-15---12~~---12-|-----------------------||-14p12-14--14p12----------------|-----------14---|-----------------------||----------------14-12h14--12h14-|----------------|-----------------------||--------------------------------|----------------|-----------------------|
Ending Ab5 Gb5 Eb5|-----------------------||-----------------------||-----------------------| Joe plays random Eb minor |--7----5---------------| pentatonic licks at the end|-------------7~~-------||-----------------------|
KEY ************************************ | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | NH natural harmonic | x Mute note | b Bend | r Bend release | pbr Pre-bend release | brb Bend release bend | TP Tremelo picking | T Right hand tapping | ************************************
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