Megadeth - I Thought I Knew It All tab

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I THOUGHT I KNEW IT ALL
As recorded by Megadeth
(From the 1994 Album YOUTHANASIA)

Transcribed by /\X/\M
	

Words by Dave Mustaine, David Ellefson Music by Dave Mustaine, David Ellefson, Marty Friedman, Nick Menza

D5
x 5 7 7 x x
	
Bb5
6 8 8 x x x
	
G5
3 5 5 x x x
	
A5
5 7 7 x x x

G/B
x 2 5 4 x x
	
C5
x 3 5 5 x x
	
A/C#
x 4 7 6 x x
	
E5
0 2 2 x x x

B/D#
x 6 9 8 x x
	
B5
7 9 9 x x x
	
F5
1 3 3 x x x
	
E5VII
x 7 9 9 x x

B5II
x 2 4 4 x x
	
A5open
x 0 2 2 x x
	
F#5
2 4 4 x x x

Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Gb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr II (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Gb) - 'Untitled'
Gtr III (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Gb) - 'Untitled'

 Intro
  Moderately Q=100
 4/4
  Gtrs I, II
                PM|     PM|        PM|     PM|
  H    H        E E S S E E Q  E   E E S S E E Q  E
|-----------||-------------------|-------------------|||-----------||o------------------|------------------o|||-----------||-------------------|-------------------|||-4----3----||-------------------|-------------------|||-4----3----||o-----4s5-----7--3-|-----7s8-----7--5-o|||-2----1----||--0-0-2s3-0-0-5--1-|-0-0-5s6-0-0-5--3--||
Verse PM| PM| PM| PM| PM| PM| PM| PM| E E S S E E Q E E E S S E E Q E E E S S E E Q E E E S S E E Q E||-------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|||o------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|||-------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|||-------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|||o-----4s5-----7--3-|-----7s8-----7--5-|-----4s5-----7--3-|-----7s8-----7--5--|||--0-0-2s3-0-0-5--1-|-0-0-5s6-0-0-5--3-|-0-0-2s3-0-0-5--1-|-0-0-5s6-0-0-5--3--|
PM| PM| PM| PM| PM| PM| PM| PM| E E S S E E Q E E E S S E E Q E E E S S E E Q E E E S S E E Q E|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------||-----4s5-----7--3-|-----7s8-----7--5-|-----4s5-----7--3-|-----7s8-----7--5-||-0-0-2s3-0-0-5--1-|-0-0-5s6-0-0-5--3-|-0-0-2s3-0-0-5--1-|-0-0-5s6-0-0-5--3-|
Pre-Chorus D5 Bb5 Gtr I W W | | / /
Gtr II S S S S S S S S S S S S S E. S S S S S S S S S S S S S E.|------------------------------|------------------------------||------------------------------|------------------------------||---2p0---2p0---2p0---2h3p2p0--|---2p0---2p0---2p0---2h3p2p0--||-0-----0-----0-----0----------|------------------------------||------------------------------|-1-----1-----1-----1----------||------------------------------|------------------------------|
G5 A5 W W | | / /
S S S S S S S S S S S S S E. S S S S S S S S S S S S S E.|------------------------------|------------------------------||------------------------------|------------------------------||---2p0---2p0---2p0---2h3p2p0--|---2p0---2p0---2p0---2h3-2p0--||------------------------------|------------------------------||------------------------------|-0-----0-----0-----0----------||-3-----3-----3-----3----------|------------------------------|
D5 Bb5 W W | | / /
S S S S S S S S S S S S S E. S S S S S S S S S S S S S E.|------------------------------|------------------------------||------------------------------|------------------------------||---2p0---2p0---2p0---2h3p2p0--|---2p0---2p0---2p0---2h3p2p0--||-0-----0-----0-----0----------|------------------------------||------------------------------|-1-----1-----1-----1----------||------------------------------|------------------------------|
G/B C5 A/C# W H H | | | / / /
S S S S S S S S S S S S S E. S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|------------------------------|------------------------------------|||------------------------------|------------------------------------|||---2p0---2p0---2p0---2h3p2p0--|---2p0---2p0---0---2p0---2p0---0----|||------------------------------|------------------------------------|||-2-----2-----2-----2----------|-3-----3-----3---4-----4-----4------|||------------------------------|------------------------------------||
Chorus E5 W | /
~~~~~~~~~ S S S S S S S S S S S S +Q|---12p10-12-----------------------------||---12p10-12---12p10-12------------------||--------------12p11-12---12p11-12-(12)--||-------------------------14p12-14-(14)--||----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------|
C5 A5 W W | | / /
~~~~~~ ~~~~~~ +W S S S S S S S S S S S S +Q|-------------|---5p3-5-----------------------||-------------|---5p3-5---5p3-5---------------||-(12)--------|-----------5p4-5---5p4-5-(5)---||-(14)--------|-------------------7p5-7-(7)---||-------------|-------------------------------||-------------|-------------------------------|
D5 B/D# E5 H H W | | | / / /
~~~~~~~~~ H H S S S S S S S S S S S S +Q|------------------------------------|----12p10-12---------------------------------||------------------------------------|----12p10-12---12p10-12----------------------||---------/7------8------------------|---------------12p11-12-------12p11-12-(12)--||------------------------------------|------------------------------14p12-14-(14)--||------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
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| Gtr III| <| ~~~~~ ~~| a +H. S E +S H +E E Q|------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||-15b17==(15)r-----------------------|---------------------------------------------||--------------------14-12-(12)b12.5-|---------------------------------------------||------------------------------------|-14---------------------(14)\----------------||------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
C5 A5 D5 B/D# W W H H | | | | / / / /
~~~~~~ ~~~~~~ +W S S S S S S S S S S S S +Q H H|-------------|---5p3-5----------------------|-------------|||-------------|---5p3-5---5p3-5--------------|------------o|||-(12)--------|-----------5p4-5---5p4-5-(5)--|-/7----8-----|||-(14)--------|-------------------7p5-7-(7)--|-------------|||-------------|------------------------------|------------o|||-------------|------------------------------|-------------||
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| W W W|-------------|------------------------------|-------------|||-------------|------------------------------|------------o|||-------------|------------------------------|-------------|||-------------|------------------------------|-------------|||-------------|------------------------------|------------o|||-------------|------------------------------|-------------||
Guitar Solo B5 Bb5 A5 Bb5 F5 Gtrs I, II s s S S s S S s S S s S S s E | | | | | | | | | | | o / / o / o / o / o /
Gtr III ~~~~~~~~~~~ E +E +H S S S S|------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||-16b19====(16)---(16)r---------------16---15-14-||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------|
B5 Bb5 A5 Bb5 D5 s s S S s S S s S S s S S s E | | | | | | | | | | | o / / o / o / o / o /
~~ S E S H E S S|-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-12-14---14b16-12--------------------------||--------------------------------14S==12-13-||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|
B5 Bb5 A5 Bb5 F5 s s S S s S S s S S s S S s E | | | | | | | | | | | o / / o / o / o / o /
~~~ ~~~~~~~~~ S S S S E. S S S E +S S S S|-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||----12-------------------------------------------||-14----14-12-14---------12-14-12---(12)----------||---------------------14-----------------12-13-14-||-------------------------------------------------|
B5 Bb5 A5 Bb5 D5 s s S S s S S s S S s S S s E | | | | | | | | | | | o / / o / o / o / o /
~~~~~~~ S S S S S S S +S S S +S S +E +E|------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------||-12---------------------------------------------------------||----14-13-12S10-12-10b12r(10)-12-10b12r(10)-----------------||--------------------------------------------12-(12)---(12)\-|
B5 Bb5 A5 Bb5 F5 s s S S s S S s S S s S S s E | | | | | | | | | | | o / / o / o / o / o / |----3----|
S E. +H +E S +S S|-10-10--------(10)-------------------(10)-----------------||-10-10b12-----(10)b13================(10)r---10b12r(10)p8-||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------|
B5 Bb5 A5 Bb5 D5 s s S S s S S s S S s S S s E | | | | | | | | | | | o / / o / o / o / o /
~~ ~~~~~~ S E. S S T T S +Q Q|-10---------------------------------------||----8--------------5-(5)------------------||-----------9-7----------------------------||---------------9s7-------------\(5)/------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------|
B5 Bb5 A5 Bb5 F5 s s S S s S S s S S s S S s E | | | | | | | | | | | o / / o / o / o / o / |--------6---------| |--------6---------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S T T T T T T T T|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------12--------------------------12--------------------------12h15p12-------||-12-14-15----15-14---12----12---14-15------15-14-12------12-14-15----------15-14-||------------------------14----------------------------14-------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B5 Bb5 A5 Bb5 D5 s s S S s S S s S S s S S s E | | | | | | | | | | | o / / o / o / o / o / |---3---|
T T T T S S S E E S T T S T +T T T T T +T T T T|-------------12---------17b19---17---15-12-------------------------------------------------||----12-12h15----15---12--------------------15-12--------------12h15p12---------12h15p12----||-15----------------------------------------------14b16==(14)r----------14-(14)-------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D5 Bb5 Gtr I W W | | / /
Gtr III ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Q +H S S S S Q +H +E +E|-15b17========(15)r----------------------12-15-|-15b18========(15)--------------(15)r===(15)-||----------------------------------12h15--------|---------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
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| Gtr II| S S S S S S S S S S S S S E. S S S S S S S S S S S S S E.|-----------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||--------2p0-----2p==0---2p0---2h3p=2p=0--------|--------2p0-----2p0---2p0---2h3p==2p=0-------||--0---------0---------0-----0------------------|---------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------|--1---------1-------1-----1------------------||-----------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
G5 A5 W W | | / / ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ |--3--| |---3---|
H. +E S S S H +E S S S E E|-15------------------------(15)---13h15p13-|-12---------------(12)---10h12p==10-9----12----||-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S S E. S S S S S S S S S S S S S E.|-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||-----2p0---2p0---2p0---2h3p==2p0-----------|----2p0---2p0---2p==0-----2h===3----2p0--------||-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|--0-----0-----0--------0-----------------------||--3------3-----3-----3---------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
D5 Bb5 W W | | / /
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ H. +E E H. +E E|-10------------------------(10)------|-------------------------------------||----------------------------------10-|-11------------------------(11)---11-||-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S S E. S S S S S S S S S S S S S E.|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------||-----2p0---2p0---2p0---2h3p==2p0-----|-----2p0---2p0---2p0---2h3p==2p0-----||--0------0-----0-----0---------------|-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|--1------1-----1-----1---------------||-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G/B C5 A/C# W H H | | | / / /
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~ S E. +H +E E S E. +E. S S E. +E +E|---------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|||-11-12-----(12)--------------(12)---12-|-13-------------------14-----------------------|||---------------------------------------|----12-----(12)----12----14-----(14)--(14)\----|||---------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|||---------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|||---------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S S E. S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|||---------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|||-----2p0-----2p0---2p0---2h3p==2p0-----|-----2p0-----2p0----0-----2p0-----2p0-------0--|||---------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|||--2------2-------2-----2---------------|--3------3-------3-----4------4---------4------|||---------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------||
Chorus E5 W | /
~~~~~~~~~ S S S S S S S S S S S S +Q|---12p10-12-----------------------------||---12p10-12---12p10-12------------------||--------------12p11-12---12p11-12-(12)--||-------------------------14p12-14-(14)--||----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------|
C5 A5 W W | | / /
~~~~~~ ~~~~~~ +W S S S S S S S S S S S S +Q|-------------|---5p3-5-----------------------||-------------|---5p3-5---5p3-5---------------||-(12)--------|-----------5p4-5---5p4-5-(5)---||-(14)--------|-------------------7p5-7-(7)---||-------------|-------------------------------||-------------|-------------------------------|
D5 B/D# E5 C5 Gtr I H H W W | | | | / / / /
Gtr II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ H H S S S S S S S S S S S S +Q +W|-------------------------|----12p10-12--------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||-------------------------|----12p10-12------12p10-12------------------|-----------------------------------------||-/7-----8----------------|------------------12p11-12---12p11-12-(12)--|-(12)------------------------------------||-------------------------|-----------------------------14p12-14-(14)--|-(14)------------------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
| | Gtr III | ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ | |--3--|
| H Q E. +S S S E +H. +H S S S S S S S S S|-------15b17--14b15r(14)-|-12h14p12----(12)---------------------------|-(12)------------------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------------------------|---------15-12---------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------------------------|---------------16p15p14p12----12-14b14.5-||-------------------------|--------------------------------------------|---------------------------14------------||-------------------------|--------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
A5 D5 B/D# W H H | | | / / /
~~~~~~~~~ S S S S S S S S S S S S +Q H H|-----5p3-5-------------------------|---------------------------------------------|||-----5p3-5---5p3-5-----------------|---------------------------------------------|||-------------5p4-5---5p4-5-(5)-----|--/7------------8----------------------------|||---------------------7p5-7-(7)-----|---------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||
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| ~~~| H. Q +Q Q S +S E +E a E|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|||-14------------------------14b16===|=(14)r--14b16--14b16r(14)p12-(12)-----12\p---|||-----------------------------------|----------------------------------h14--------|||-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||
Outro E5 E5VII D5 Gtr I H. +E E H Q Q | | | | | | / / o / / /
Gtr II ~~~ ~~ S +S +E Q +E E +S E. H. E E|--------------------------------|--------------||--------------------------------|--------------||-2b4==(2)r(2)-0--(0)-2-(2)-4----|----------2-4-||--------------------------------|-2------------||--------------------------------|--------------||--------------------------------|--------------|
C5 B5II Gtr I W H Q Q | | | | / / / /
Gtr II ~~~ ~~~ S +S +E Q +E E +S E. Q. S S S E. E E|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||-2b4==(2)r(2)-0--(0)-2-(2)-4------|------------------------------0h2------------2-------------4--------||----------------------------------|--2----------------------0h2----------------------------------------||----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | Gtr III | ~~~~ | |--3---| |3-| |----3-----|
| H Q E E S S S S E +Q S. S S T S +S S S S|----------------------------------|--------------15b17-(15)-----15----12-------------------------------||----------------------------------|-----------15-------------------------15-12-------------------------||------------------------------/14-|-12--14-16----------------------------------14b15r(14)p12----12b14==||----------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------14--------||----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A5open B5IIC5 B5A5G5en H. E E H E E E E | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / ~~~ ~~~ PM----|
S +S +E Q +E E +S E. Q. E E E E E|----------------------------------|------------------||----------------------------------|------------------||---2b4==(2)r(2)-0--(0)-2-(2)-4----|-/5----4-5-4------||----------------------------------|-------------7-5--||----------------------------------|------------------||----------------------------------|------------------|
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| ~~~~~~| +W W|----------------------------------|------------------||----------------------------------|------------------||-(12)r----------------------------|------------------||----------------------------------|------------------||----------------------------------|------------------||----------------------------------|------------------|
F#5 F5 E5 F#5 F5 E5 H H W H H W +W | | | | | | | / / / / / / /
H H W H H W +W||------------|-----------||-----------|----------|--------*|||o-----------|----------o||-----------|----------|--------*|||------------|-----------||-----------|----------|--------*|||--4----3----|-2---------||-4----3----|-2--------|-(2)----*|||o-4----3----|-2--------o||-4----3----|-2--------|-(2)----*|||--2----1----|-0---------||-2----1----|-0--------|-(0)----*|
Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff Tablature Legend ---------------- h - hammer-on p - pull-off b - bend pb - pre-bend r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere") s - legato slide S - shift slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \n - tremolo bar down n/ - tremolo bar up /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls <> - volume swell (louder/softer) x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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