Jimi Hendrix - Star Spangled Banner tab

this song is in the tunning of Eb or dropped 1/2 step and if you think you can reproduce
entire song perfectly with these incredible sounds he prduced, you better break your
over your head. This song can not be perfectly reproduced and can't be played without a 
fender stratocaster guitar like Jimi's.

Tunning: half a step-Eb

legend:
/= slide up to
\=alide down to
h=hammer on
p=pull off
b=bend(the pitch of the bend is above the staff)
~=vibrato
(?)=the previous note(s) ring out action
fdbk=feedback(pitch is next to it)
tr=trill on as fast as you can
X=muted note strummed
x=rake
[==] =trem pick or a.k.a pick as fast as you can
pb=pre bend or to bend before striking note
rb=release the bend

w/fuzz face & univibe fdbk F# * let ring_____________________ fdbkF# fdbkF#|------|----------|--0--|-(0)-----2/4---2--|-0----------|------------**----||-0----|------0---|-----|-(0)--------------|------------|------------------||----1-|---1------|-----|------------------|----1-(1)-3/|4~~~(4)~~~-3/4--4-||------|-2--------|-----|------------------|------------|------------------||------|----------|-----|------------------|------------|------------------||------|----------|-----|------------------|------------|------------------|*=read intro and legend before starting**=this note sounds as the result of high volume,distortion & effects
full full let ring|------------------------|------------|-0--0--------|--------|-------||--7b--7pb-(7)rb---5-h7p5|-4---4\2--4-|-------0-----|----0---|-----0-||--7b--------------------|------------|----------0h1|------1-|---1~--||------------------------|------------|-------------|--2~----|-2~----||------------------------|------------|-------------|--------|-------||------------------------|------------|-------------|--------|-------|
let ring____ tr~~ tr~~ 1/2 1/2|-0----|-(0)-2/4--4h5-4\2h4-2p|0------------|-------------------------||------|-(0)------------------|-------------|-------------------------||------|----------------------|-----1/3\1/3/|4/7\6--6/8b-rb(8)b--rb---||------|----------------------|-------------|-------------------------||------|----------------------|-------------|-------------------------||------|----------------------|-------------|-------------------------|
hold bend________ fdbkF# full grad. release fbdkF#|---------------------------------------|-----------|------------------||---------------------------------------|---7b------|-(7)----(7)rb-----||(8)\6h8p6h8p6\4h6p4--(4)~~~--(0)--4--4-|-----------|------------------||---------------------------------------|-----------|------------------||---------------------------------------|-----------|------------------||---------------------------------------|-----------|------------------|
1/2 poco accel.|----------------------------|-------------|-0--0--------||--5--5h7--(7)b--(7)rbp5h7p5\|4~~--4\2--4--|-------0-----||----------------------------|-------------|----------1~-||----------------------------|-------------|-------------||----------------------------|-------------|-------------||----------------------------|-------------|-------------|
***w/wah-wah fdbk|---2/4-4-4--(4)--5------|-7--7--7--------7--||------------------------|-------------------||------------------------|-------------------||-2----------------------|-------------------||------------------------|-------------------||------------------------|---------(0)-(0)---|***=wah creates =g# generated byimpression of sympathetic vibrationre-attack of the low E string
full w/bar w/bar______|--grad release-|--------------------------||-/17b--(17)rb--|-0-----(0)---0--(0)---0---||---------------|-0-----(0)-X-0--(0)---0---||---------------|-0-----(0)-X-0--(0)---0---||---------------|-----------X--------------||---------------|--------------------------| -2 1/2 -1 -1-------| 1/2 slight trem but not too fast
w/bar trem_____ trem_ w/bar harm.|-------/17----------17----------------------------------0-X--||-(0)---/18----------18---------------------------0------0-X--||-(0)---/19----------19-----------------------3---0-4/15-0-X--||-(0)----==----------==-----------------------3---------------||-----------------0---------------------------3---------------||-------------------------15-15-15-15-0-h15\--0---------------|
-1 -11 1/2 w/bar fdbk 1 1/2 full|----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-15b--------(15)rb------15b-rb----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------p0-----p0-----p0------X-13bp0--||-------------------(0)-----------------------p0-----p0-----p0------X--------||--------------------------------10/12-16\0/19p0h7/16p0h7/19p0h7/13-X--------| -1 -1 -1----------------------------------------------------------------|
grad. release 1 1/2 2 2 full 2 full|------------------------------X--------------------------||----15b--(15)-(15)---(15)rb---X-17--(17)b-(17)(17)(17)rb-||---x-------------------------0X--------------------------||--x-------------------------(0)--------------------------||-x-------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------|
1/2 harm ΘT harm fdbkF# w/bar fdbk 1 1/2|-------------13----13----X---------------------------------X--------------||-~2p0--------13----13----X------------12----(12)----(12)------------------||-~3p0------0-13----13----X--------------12--------------------------------||-~4p0---X\-0-==--12==----X------------------------------------------------||-~4p0---X\-0-------------X-----------------------------------/14b(14)\----||------0-X\------------12-X-11-11-11-12-----------------------/14b(14)\----| -1 -2ΘT=thumb on 6=mic. fdbk:not string vib="choke" stgs w/ fret hand
|-------------4/5-4-|-2---4----5--|--5--|--------------------------||-------------------|-------------|-----|-----------8p0h8p0h8p0h8p-||-------------------|-------------|-----|-----------8p0h8p0h8p0h8p0||-------------------|-------------|-----|-/8h--8h7h-8p0h8p0h8p0h8p0||-0----(0)----------|-------------|-----|----7h--7h----------------||-0----(0)----------|-------------|-----|--------------------------|
-1 -2 1/2w/bar________________________________________________________________ -2 1/2________|-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-(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)(-3)(-3)(-5)(-3)(-3)(2 1/2)(-3)(-1 1/2)(-3)(-1---------------------| 1/2)
w/bar w/bar-1 -1 1/2|--------0--------|--------------------------------||--------0----/13-|-(13)h---13h---13h---13h--------||-(0)/18----------|------12h---12h---12h---0/13h---||-(0)/18----------|-----------------------------12h||-----------------|--------------------------------||-----------------|--------------------------------| -2 -1 =depress bar while hammering on from nowhere.
poco accel. w/bar(very wide vib.)|-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|
|13p0h13p0h13p0h13p0h13p0h13p0h13p0h13p0h13p0h13p0h13p0h13p0h13p0h13p0h13p||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
w/bar w/bar__ fdbkC# w/bar|------------------------------------------0-------------------------||~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~------0----0-(0)-----------h17--||0h13p0h13p0h13p0h13p0h13p0h13p0h13p0-0----0-13p0------------0-------||-------------------------------------0----0-----------------0-------||------------------------------------------0------------0-(0)--------||------------------------------------------0------------0-(0)--------| -2 slack B-1 -1 1/2--------|
w/bar_________________ ╖|h0-(0)-(0)-(0)---(0)------------------------------||h0-(0)-(0)-(0)---(0)--0--0------------------------||----------------------0--0------------------------||----------------------0--0------------------------||----------------------0--0-----------h16p0h16p16--||---------------------------h16p0h16-0-------------| -1 1/2 -1 1/2 ╖=univibe creates the impression of re-attack
w/bar(vib. & desend simult- aneously) w/bar 1 1/2 fdbkG# 2/full fdbk|------------------------------p0--/17b--(17)rb--------------0------------||-----0-------------------------0---==----------17pb--(17)~--0-16b--------||-----0-----------------------------------------------------0--16b--(16)--||-h15p0---h16pXh16pXh16pXh16pX--------------------------------------------||---------h16pXh16pXh16pXh16pX--------------------------------------------||---------h16pXh16pXh16pXh16pX--------------------------------------------|
-2 1/2 =1st/2nd string bent simultaneosouly w/ 3rd finger w/bar full__2 ╝ w/bar w/bar|-------------------------------------------4/5-||---17b------(17)~----0-(0)---------------------||-0-------------------0-(0)------0------(0)-----||------------------X/h0-(0)--h11h0------(0)-----||------------------X/h0-(0)---------------------||------------------X/h--------------------------| ╝=other pitches -2 1/2 -1 created by effects
rit____|-4------(4)\2/4\2\0---|---------------------------|----------||----------------------|--4------------------2---4-|-5--------||----------------------|---------------------------|----1/3---||----------------------|---------------------------|----------||----------------------|---------------------------|----------||----------------------|---------------------------|----------|
fdbk univibe & fdbkC#______ A wah-wah off|----------------------------------------||-------------------------------/12--12--||-3/4--(4)--------(4)-------(4)----------||----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------|
|---12------------12--|--16~~~~~~~~------12-|-16~~----12--16~~-----12-||-------------12------|--------------12-----|------12----------12-----||---------------------|---------------------|-------------------------||---------------------|---------------------|-------------------------||---------------------|---------------------|-------------------------||---------------------|---------------------|-------------------------|
wah on & off wah on|-16~~~-----|-0-----0-----0----0--|---------------0---2-||--------0--|------------------4--|-2---2---2--4--------||-----------|---------------------|---------------------||-----------|---------------------|---------------------||-----------|---------------------|---------------------||-----------|---------------------|---------------------| δ=rock wah back n' forth quickly creating rhytmic effect of sixteenth note triplets
-1/2 wah off|-4--5----4---2h4p2---|-0--------------------|-----|-----------------||---------------------|----4b~~~~~(4)~~~~~~~-|-4---|(4)~~~~~~~~~~~~~~||---------------------|----------------------|-----|-----------------||---------------------|----------------------|-----|-----------------||---------------------|----------------------|-----|-----------------||---------------------|----------------------|-----|-----------------|
poco rit. fdbk_____ -1/2____________________-1_______________________ w/bar |------------------------------------------------|
|(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------|
fdbk___________________________________________________-1_____________________ -1 -2-----------------|________|---------------------------------------------------------------||▼(4)(4)---------------(0)--------------------------------||-(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)---(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)(4---------||---------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|▼=fret B silently -1 1/2_______& allow it to feedback
fdbk____________-2______________ σ fdbk w/bar_|-----------------X------------|--0-----2-2/4---5--|-7-----(7)-----~~~~~||-----------------X-----0---0--|------------0------|--------------------||(4)(4)(4)(4)(4)--X------------|-------------------|--------------------||----------X-------------------|-------------------|--------------------||----------X-------------------|-------------------|--------------------||------------------------------|-------------------|--------------------|σ=don't pick
w/bar_______|~~(7)\----0------0--2/-||----------0------------||----------0------------||----------0------------||----------0------------||-----------------------| -1
w/bar__ w/bar____ fdbkB T|-/4~~~h5p4h5p4\2h4p2h4p2p0~|~(0)~~(0)--(0)------|-5--||---------------------------|--------------------|-5--||---------------------------|-----------------X/-|-6--||---------------------------|-----------------X/-|-7--||---------------------------|-----------------X/-|-X--||---------------------------|-----------------X/-|-5--|
w/bar T T fdbkG# F#|/8-----10----------|-0------(0)---------||/8-----10----------|-0------------(0)~~~||/9-----11----------|-X------------------||/10----12----------|-2------------------||-X-----X-----------|-2------------------||/8-----10-----(10)\|-0------------------|
please comment! this took me like 3hrs to fully do and hendrix is god! email: cjdabest@cox.net tabber:Cody C.
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