John Mayer - Vultures Live tab

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			     VULTURES (Live in LA) - John Mayer Trio
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This is a tab for the song 'Vultures', written by John Mayer. This tab is made
for the 'Where The Light Is' version, played during the Trio set. I made this
one to makes some nice licks clear, so I didn't tab the whole 5 minutes and 19
seconds (it's useless to copy/paste that intro-riff a thousand times).
Feel free to post some suggestions, because I can't make sure everything is 100
percent perfect.

John uses some thumbslaps in the song. The X's in the main riff mean that you 
can place a thumbslap there.		   x = muted
It may be hard to see the difference between x's and X's, but most of the X's 
(the thumbslaps) are on the A-string and the x's are mostly rakes or just on
a different string.

Tuning: Standard

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Intro/Main riff
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e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|------------13~------------------13-13sb-----------------------------------|D|-14sb-------14~--------14sb------14-14-------------------------------------|A|-14sb--X-16------X-16--14sb-X-16---------X-16------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Sometimes, he plays this:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|------------13~------------------13--13sb----------------------------------|D|-14sb-------14~--------14sb------14--14------------------------------------|A|-14sb--X-16------X-16--14sb-X-16---16-----X-16-----------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
It's fun to use some extra 16th frets in stead of a slap. John does that in this performance, which spices it up a bit.
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------13~--------13--------13--------13-----------------------------|D|-14sb--------14~--------14--------14--------14-----------------------------|A|-14sb--X-16-------X-16------X-16------X-16------X-16-----------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 'And I'll come through...'
---------- First Solo ----------
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------14~--------13~----------------------------------14b16-14b16-14~-|D|-----14-16------------14~----------------------------14-16-----------------|A|-/16-------------X-16-----X-16\----14/16-14/16-14/16-----------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-13~------------------------13-13sb----------------------------------------|D|-14~--16p14h16--------14----14-14------------------------------------------|A|---------------16\----14h16---------X-16-----------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Then back to the main riff again. I guess you know it by now. ----------- Second Solo -----------
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-16b18-15b16--------14---------14-16b18r17b18-------13~--------------------|D|--------------16-16----16~16~-----------------------14~---16p14h16---------|A|-----------------------------------------------X-16----------------16\-----|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------17--------------------|G|-------13-13sb--------16b18-16b18-16b18--13-----16sb----16-16-14-----------|D|-14----14-14-----------------------------14-16-----------------------------|A|-14h16---------X-16--------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------14--14--17-b18-b19-b19------------|G|-16-16sbrp14---------13-16sbrp14-------------------------------------------|D|-------------16-16~--14----------16-16~------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------------17-------|G|----------13-16sbrp14----13---------13-16sbrp14----14---------13--16-------|D|-14-X-----14----------16-14---------14----------16----14------14-----------|A|-14----16-------------------16-X-16----------------------X-16---------X----|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-16-14---------------------------------17--------16-14---------------------|G|----14---13-----14-----14-16sb-16-14---16----13-----14--13-13---16-14------|D|---------14--16----16------------------------14---------14-14--------------|A|-------X----------------------------------X-------------------X------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-13-13---------14-------------------------------------13~------------------|D|-14-14---14h16-----------------------------14sb-------14~------------------|A|-------X----------14-16--14h16p14----------14sb--X-16------X-16\-----------|E|----------------------------------17-14-17---------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------13-13sb-13-16-----------------------------------------------------|D|-14------14-14sb-16-16-----------------------------------------------------|A|-14-X-16----------------\--------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 'Wheels up!' He stops playing her.
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------14---16--------------|A|------------------------------------------------------14-X-16-X------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 'I can't seem to shake the vultures off of my trail'
Back to the mainriff again.
----------------------Don't give up, give up---------------------- Just play the mainriff. After he sings this line, he plays some cool licks. e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|----14----14h16-14~--------------------------------------------------------|D|-16----16------------16p14----16-14----------------------------------------|A|---------------------------16-------------14-------------------------------|E|------------------------------------17-14----17-14-------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-17~--16p14----14~---------------------------------------------------------|G|------------16-----16------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------16-14-16----16-14---------------------------------------|A|-------------------------16-14-------16-14---------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------17-14---------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-16--16-16---16--16-16----14-----------------------------------------------|G|-14--14-14---14--14-14--16---16-14-----------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------16------16--16-16--------------------------------------16--14-|G|-------------14------14--14-14--------------13~--16-----------------14--14-|D|----------------------------------14sb------14~-----------14sb-------------|A|----------------------------------14sb-X-16---------16\---14sb-X-----------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 'No, don't you dare!'
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------17----16-14--------------------|G|-16-14----------------13~-------------------16----16-14---x-16-14----------|D|-------16--14sb-------14~--16----14h16---14----14--------x--16-14----------|A|-----------14sb--X-16---------16-------X----------------x------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------|-----------16-14--14-------------------16-14--------|G|----------------------|--14-------14-14--16--13~-------14-13--14-14--------|D|-16p14----16-14-------|--14----14------------14~--16---16-16----------16---|A|-------16-------------|-----------------------------X----------------------|E|----------------17-14-|----------------------------------------------------| He adds a lot of muted notes from here, just place them anywhere (and swing your hips).
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------16---x16-14-------------------------16-14-------------------|G|-13~--------14-14---x14------16-13~-------14-x-----14-14---x16-14----------|D|-14~---16---14---------------14-14~--16---16-14------------x14-14----------|A|---------X--------X--------X---------16X--------X--------X--------X--------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|----16---16----------16-14-------------16---16--14-----16-14---16-14-------|G|----14---14--13------14-14---13--------14---14-----------------14----------|D|--x-14-x-14--14--16----------14-16---x-14-x-14--16-----14-16------16-------|A|---------------------------X----16X---------------X---------X-------X------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|----16---16----------16-14-------------16---16--14----16-------------------|G|----14---14--13------14-14---13--------14---14--14----14-------------------|D|--x-14-x-14--14--16----------14-16---x-14-x-14--16----14-16-----16-16------|A|---------------------------X----16-----------------X-------X---------X-----|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
From here, drums and bass stop playing. This part is kinda...hard.
e|-------14--------------------------------14--------------------------------|B|----17-14-----------------------------17-14--------16-16-14---14-----------|G|----16----13-------16-14--------------16----13-----14-14-14---14-----------|D|-16-14----14-16-x--16-14-16---14------14----14-16--------16---14-----------|A|-------------16------------X-----16------------16----------X---------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|----14-----------------------------14--------------------------------------|B|-17-14--------------------------17-14-16-14-----17---16-14--16-------------|G|-16----16-14-----13-13----------16----14-14-----16---16-14--16-------------|D|-14----16----16--14-14-16-------14------------x-14-x-14-14--14-------------|A|-----------------------16--16X-------------X-------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---16-16-16-16-16---16-16-16-16------------16-16-16-16-16---16-16-16-16----|G|---14-14-14-14-14---14-14-14-14------------14-14-14-14-14---14-14-14-14----|D|-x-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------x-------------12--14--12----------------x----------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------|B|------------16-16-16-16-16---16-16-16-16-----------|G|------------14-14-14-14-14---14-14-14-14-----------|D|---------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------|E|-12--14--12-------------------------------12--14---| T T T T T
e|--------17-16-------14-------------------------------|B|-----16-16-16----14-14-17--------14------------------|G|----14----------14-----16-----14-14-16----14sb~------|D|---14----------x-------------14-----16---x------16---| (All these x's areA|--x-------------------------x-----------x------------| muted notes)E|-----------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------16---14-----------------|G|----13-----13----13--------------------------13------------16p14--13-------|D|----14-----14----14-16-----------------------14----14---16--------14-16p14-|A|--------------------16-14---16-14----------------X----------------------14-|E|-x------x------x------------------17sb--14---------------------------------| T
e|-------------------------------------------16--14--------------------------|B|-----16-----16---14--14-------14-14-----17-17--14--17--14------------------|G|-----14-----14---16--14-------16-14-----16---------16--14--16--13----------|D|-----14-----14-----------16--------------------------------16--14--16------|A|---------X--------------------------x------------------------------16------|E|-14------------------------------------------------------------------------|
T e|----------------------------16\--------------------------------------------|B|-------------------14-------14\--------------------------------------------|G|----------13-------14t16---------------------------------------------------|D|-14-------14t16------------------------------------------------------------|A|-14t16---------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
************************************ | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note | b Bend | pb Pre-bend | sb Slight bend | sbr slight bend and return | t fast hammer-ons and pull-offs (ex. 6h7p6h7p6h7p6) ************************************
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