Red Hot Chili Peppers - Funky Monks tab

Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Song: Funky Monks
Album: Blood Sugar Sex Magik (1991)
Written By: John Frusciante, Michael “Flea” Balzary, Chad Smith and Anthony Kiedis
Tabbed By: Adam Seto

Wow….it took me a grand total of about 2 or 3 hours to tab this whole freakin’ song! I 
to keep flipping through the song, tabbing out what I could and I ended up with this. 
I hope you guys enjoy, because I busted my chops over this tab. At least it’s the whole song. Peace out.

Legend:

/or\   Legato slide   (slide to the next note without striking it)
b      Bend           (assume as quarter bend if it is by itself. Ex, 3b NOT 3b4)
r      Release bend   (release bend back to original position)
h      Hammer-on      (strike note with fretting hand without the pick attack)
p      Pull-off       (quickly pull fretting hand off of the note without pick attack)
~~~    Vibrato        (rapidly bend and release to give a tremolo effect)
()     Ghost Note     (note rung out into other notes)
tr~~   Trill          (hammer-on and pull-off rapidly between the 2 notes shown)
.      Staccato notes (make the note short and choppy)
+      Tapping        (use pick or index finger to hammer on note)
>      Pick scrape    (scrape the pick down the strings towards the bridge)
<      Pick scrape    (scrape pick down the strings towards headstock)
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Intro:

Acoustic (finger picking)

With the finger picking, use the index finger and thumb, pull the string outward and 
to make a twanging sound.

e|-------------------------------------------------------|B|-----3b----3-3-3b---------3b---------5b6-5-------------|G|-----3b----3-3-3b---------3b---------5b6-5--3/5~-3p0---|D|---------5---------5--3h5-----5p3p0--------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------|E|--3----------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------------------|B|------3b-----3-3-3------------------------*5b6-5-|G|-(0)--3b-----3-3-3h4p3--------------------*5b6-5-|D|----------5------------5--3h5p3------------------|A|--------------------------------5--3/1-----------|E|--0h3--------------------------------------1--1--| *A second clean guitar plays higher part here_________________________________________________________________________________________
Pre-Verse: Clean (finger picking)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5-------|G|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3/5~-|D|---------5---------5--3h5----5-------------------5---------5--3h5-----5-------------|A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--0h3-------------------------------------0h3---------------------------------------|¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬_________________________________________________________________________________________
Verse 1:
e|------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------6---5-|B|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3--| |------3----3-3-3-----3-------------|G|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3--| |------3----3-3-3-----3----/7--\5---|D|---------5---------5--3h5----5------------| x3 |--------5--------3h5---5-----------| x1A|------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------|E|--0h3-------------------------------------| |--0h3------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------------|B|------3-----3-3-3----------------5b6-5--3--|G|------3-----3-3-3----------------5b6-5--3--|D|---------5---------5--3h5p3----------------|A|----------------------------5-\3-----------|E|--0h3--------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------|B|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3--|G|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3--|D|---------5---------5--3h5----5------------| x3A|------------------------------------------|E|--0h3-------------------------------------|_________________________________________________________________________________________
Chorus 1:
e|-------------------------------0--|--------------------------------|B|--2---1---4-4/3---4-4\3-----------|-2---1---4-4/3--4-4/3-----------|G|--2---0---3-3/2---------2p0--1----|-2---0---3-3/2--------2p0--1----|D|----------5-5/4-------------------|---------5-5/4---------------2--|A|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------0--|------------------------------------------------|B|--2---1---4-4/3---4-4\3-----------|-2---1---4-4/3----------------------------------|G|--2---0---3-3/2---------2p0--1----|-2---0---3-3/2----------------------------------|D|----------5-5/4-------------------|---------5-5/4----------------------------------|A|----------------------------------|------------------6-5p3-0--6---5p3-0--5p3-0-----|E|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------3h5-|_________________________________________________________________________________________
Verse 2:
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5-------|G|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3/5~-|D|---------5---------5--3h5----5-------------------5---------5--3h5-----5-------------|A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--0h3-------------------------------------0h3---------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------6---5-|B|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3-------3----3-3-3-----3-------------|G|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3-------3----3-3-3-----3----/7--\5---|D|---------5---------5--3h5----5-------------------5--------3h5---5-----------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--0h3--------------------------------------0h3------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------|B|------3-----3-3-3------------------5b6-5--3--|G|------3-----3-3-3------------------5b6-5--3--|D|---------5---------5--3h5p3------------------|A|----------------------------5--3/1-----------|E|--0h3----------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------|B|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3--|G|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3--|D|---------5---------5--3h5----5------------| x3A|------------------------------------------|E|--0h3-------------------------------------|_________________________________________________________________________________________
Chorus 2:
e|-------------------------------0--|--------------------------------|B|--2---1---4-4/3---4-4\3-----------|-2---1---4-4/3--4-4/3-----------|G|--2---0---3-3/2---------2p0--1----|-2---0---3-3/2--------2p0--1----|D|----------5-5/4-------------------|---------5-5/4---------------2--|A|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------0--|------------------------------------------------|B|--2---1---4-4/3---4-4\3-----------|-2---1---4-4/3----------------------------------|G|--2---0---3-3/2---------2p0--1----|-2---0---3-3/2----------------------------------|D|----------5-5/4-------------------|---------5-5/4----------------------------------|A|----------------------------------|------------------6-5p3-0--6---5p3-0--5p3-0-----|E|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------3h5-|_________________________________________________________________________________________
Bridge: ~~ ~~ ~~~~~e|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------|G|--9b10r9b10r9b10r910r9-7h9---7h9---7h9p7h9-7-----9---|D|-----------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------| .
~~~e|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|--15b17--15------------------12---------------------------------|G|-------------16-14-16-------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------14b16-----14b16r14-14-12-----------------|A|------------------------------------------------14-12-14-12-----|E|------------------------------------------------------------10b-|
~~~~ *use wah and dist. on the pick scrapee|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------->>>>>>>>>>>>>|E|--12-10-12b13r12---12-10--------7\\\->>>>>>>>>>>>>|
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Solo: (Dist.) ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~ ~~~e|------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------3b-3---------3b-------5b7-3b----------3b------------------|A|-3h5---------3b---5-----3b-5-------------5--------3b-5--3b-5------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------1b---|
~~~ ~~~e|-----------------|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|--13-------------|----------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----12p13-------|--12b14--10b------------------------------10b11-11--------------|D|-----------------|---------------12p10-12-12p10-12-12p10-12-----------12p10-12-12-|A|-----------------|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------|----------------------------------------------------------------| *Play 12x at slow-medium pace
~~~~e|-----------------------|B|--15p13-15------15p13--|G|-----------------------|D|-----------------------|A|-----------------------|E|-----------------------|_________________________________________________________________________________________
Verse 3: Clean
e|------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------6---5-|B|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3--| |------3----3-3-3-----3-------------|G|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5--3--| |------3----3-3-3-----3----/7--\5---|D|---------5---------5--3h5----5------------| x3 |--------5--------3h5---5-----------| x1A|------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------|E|--0h3-------------------------------------| |--0h3------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------------|B|------3-----3-3-3----------------5b6-5--3--|G|------3-----3-3-3----------------5b6-5--3--|D|---------5---------5--3h5p3----------------|A|----------------------------5-\3-----------|E|--0h3--------------------------------------|
tr~~~~~~~~e|-------------------------------------------------|B|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5------------|G|------3-----3-3-3----------3----5b6-5---3-5------|D|---------5---------5--3h5----5-------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------|E|--0h3--------------------------------------------|
tr~~~~~~~~e|-------------------------------------------------|B|------3-----3-3-------------3----5b6-5-----------|G|------3-----3-3h5p3---------3----5b6-5---3-5-----|D|---------5----------5--3h5----5------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------|E|--0h3--------------------------------------------|_________________________________________________________________________________________
Chorus 3:
e|-------------------------------0--|--------------------------------|B|--2---1---4-4/3---4-4\3-----------|-2---1---4-4/3--4-4/3-----------|G|--2---0---3-3/2---------2p0--1----|-2---0---3-3/2--------2p0--1----|D|----------5-5/4-------------------|---------5-5/4---------------2--|A|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------0--|------------------------------------------------|B|--2---1---4-4/3---4-4\3-----------|-2---1---4-4/3----------------------------------|G|--2---0---3-3/2---------2p0--1----|-2---0---3-3/2----------------------------------|D|----------5-5/4-------------------|---------5-5/4----------------------------------|A|----------------------------------|------------------6-5p3-0--6---5p3-0--5p3-0-----|E|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------3h5-|_________________________________________________________________________________________
Outro: Repeat until end fade
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--15b16---15b16---15b16-----------------15b16---15b16---15b16---------------15b16-|G|--15b16---15b16---15b16---------16-14---15b16---15b16---15b16---------16-14-------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------12h14---------------------------------12h14-------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|_________________________________________________________________________________________
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