Steve Vai - 7 String Demo Song tab

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7-STRING GUITAR DEMO
As recorded by Steve Vai

Transcribed by Julien777
	

Music by Steve Vai
Arranged by Steve Vai

B
0 2 2 1 x x x
	
Dsus2
3 x 0 0 2 3 0
	
A5
x x 0 2 2 x x

Gtr I (B E A D G B E) - 'Steve'

Freely Q=160 4/4 Gtr I ~~ ~~ W E E E E Q E E E +S +S E E E E a Q|----------:-----------------:----------------------------------:|----------:-----------------:----------------------------------:|----------:-----------------:----------------------------------:|----------:-----------------:----------------------------------:|----------:-----------------:----------------------------------:|----------:-------9s11------:-11b12==(11)r(11)-9---9-9-(9)s11--:|----------:-0---x-------0-0-:----------------------------------:
~~ ~ E E E E Q E E S +E. E a E a E a E a Q|-----------------:----------------------------------------:|-----------------:----------------------------------------:|-----------------:----------------------------------------:|-----------------:----------------------------------------:|-----------------:----------------------------------------:|-------9s11------:-11b12r(11)-9-(9)s7-(7)s9-(9)s4-(4)s2---:|-0---x-------0-0-:----------------------------------------:
~~ ~~~~~ e E E E Q E E E +S +S E E Q Q|-----------------:--------------------------------:|-----------------:--------------------------------:|-----------------:--------------------------------:|-----------------:--------------------------------:|-----------------:--------------------------------:|-------9s11------:-11b12==(11)r(11)-9---9--/[11]--:|-0---x-------0-0-:--------------------0-----------:
PM |-3-| E E E E +E E E E E a E a E a E E S S S a E a E|-----------------------:-----------------------------------------------:|-----------------------:-----------------------------------------------:|-----------------------:-----------------------------------------------:|-----------------------:-----------------------------------------------:|-----------------------:-----------------------------------------------:|-------/11-(11)-----11-:-14-(14)s9-(9)s11-(11)s9p7-7h9p7-(7)s4-(4)s2---:|-0---0----------0-0----:-----------------------------------------------:
~~ ~~~~~ ~~ E E E E E E E E E S S E E Q Q E E E E Q E E|---------------------:--------------------------:-------------------:|---------------------:--------------------------:-------------------:|---------------------:--------------------------:-------------------:|-------------13------:-13s14s13-11---11---/13---:-------11s13----16-:|---------------------:--------------------------:-------------------:|-------9s11-(11)-----:-11s12s11--9----9--/[11]--:--------9s11----14-:|-0---0-----------0-0-:-------------0------------:-0---0--------0----:
a E a E a E E E a E a E a E|-------------------------------------------------:|-------------------------------------------------:|-------------------------------------------------:|-(16)s11-(11)s13-(13)s11---9-(9)s11-(11)s6-(6)s4-:|-------------------------------------------------:|-(14)s=9--(9)s11-(11)s=9---7-(7)s=9--(9)s4-(4)s2-:|-------------------------0-----------------------:
~~ ~ E E E E Q e E a E a E a E E a E a E a Q|-------------------|-----------------------------------------------:|-------------------|-----------------------------------------------:|-------------------|-----------------------------------------------:|-------11s13--13---|-13s14-(14)s13-(13)-11---11s13-(13)s11-(11)s9--:|-------------------|-----------------------------------------------:|--------9s11--11---|-11s12-(12)s11-(11)--9----9s11-(11)s=9--(9)s7--:|-0---0-----------0-|-----------------------0-----------------------:
~~ ~~~~~ E E E E Q E a E a E a E a E a E a Q Q|-------------------------:----------------------------------------------:|-------------------------:----------------------------------------------:|-------------------------:----------------------------------------------:|-------11s13--13-(13)s14-:-(14)s16-(16)s14-(14)s13-(13)s14-(14)s11--9---:|-------------------------:----------------------------------------------:|--------9s11--11-(11)s12-:-(12)s14-(14)s12-(12)s11-(11)s12-(12)s=9--7---:|-0---0-------------------:----------------------------------------------:
~~ ~~ E E E E Q E E E a S a S E E E a Q E|-----------------:-------------------------------------:|-----------------:-------------------------------------:|-----------------:-------------------------------------:|-----------------:-------------------------------------:|-----------------:-------------------------------------:|-------9s11------:-11-(11)s12-(12)s11-9---9-(9)s11-----:|-0---0-------0-0-:----------------------------------16-:
~~~~~~~ ~~ E E E E E E E E E E E E H|-----------------------------:-------------------:|-----------------------------:-17-------17s19----:|--------------------------18-:-------16----------:|-----------14-(14)-/18-16----:-------------------:|-----14-16-----14------------:----19-------------:|-/16-------------------------:-------------------:|-----------------------------:-------------------:
~~ ~~ |--3--|
E E E E Q E E E E E E E S S S Q|-----------------:-------------------16-----------:|-----------------:---------------/16----16--------:|-----------------:-------------------------16-----:|-----------------:----------------------------14--:|-----------------:--------------------------------:|-------9s11------:-/11b12r11-9--------------------:|-0---0-------0-0-:--------------------------------:
~~ ~ E E E E E E E E E +E E E E a E Q|---------------------:--------------------------------:|---------------------:--------------------------------:|---------------------:--------------------------------:|---------------------:--------------------------------:|---------------------:--------------------------------:|-------9s11-11-\9s11-:-[11]b12r(11)p9h11p9-(9)s7-7----:|-0---0---------------:--------------------------------:
~~ ~ E E E E E E E E E E a E E a E E a Q|-------------------:-------------------------------------:|-------------------:-------------------------------------:|-------------------:-------------------------------------:|-------------------:-/13-----------11-(11)s13------------:|-------------------:-----11-(11)s9------------11-(11)s9--:|-------9s11-11-----:-------------------------------------:|-0---0-----------0-:-------------------------------------:
|--3--|
E E E E E S S S E E|----------/19-16--------------:|-----------------17-----------:|--------------------18----18--:|-----------------------16-----:|------------------------------:|-------11---------------------:|-0---0------------------------:
|--3--|
a E a E a S S S S S E E a E a E|---------------------------------------------------------:|---------------------------------------------------------:|-18s14-(14)s11-(11)s13-/16-13----------------------------:|------------------------------14-------------------------:|---------------------------------16----16-(16)s11-(11)s9-:|------------------------------------14-------------------:|---------------------------------------------------------:
~~~ |--3--|
Q E E E S S S E E|----------/19-16--------------:|-----------------17-----------:|--------------------18----18--:|-----------------------16-----:|-/11--9-----------------------:|------------------------------:|--------0---------------------:
|--3--|
a E a E a S S S S S E E +E E|--------------------------------------------------:|--------------------------------------------------:|-18s14-(14)s11-(11)s13-/16-13---------------------:|------------------------------14------------------:|---------------------------------16---------------:|------------------------------------14-16-(16)s11-:|--------------------------------------------------:
~~ |--3--| |--3--| |--3--|
a E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------------------------19--:|--------------------------------17-----:|--------------------------16-16--------:|--------------------14-14--------------:|--------------14-14--------------------:|-(11)s9-12-12--------------------------:|---------------------------------------:
T T |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |------6-------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-14----19p14----19p14-------19-14h19p14----------14h19-21p19p14-----------:|----17-------17-------17p14-------------17p14h17----------------21p17p14h=:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------:|--------------------------------------------------------------------------:
T T |--3--| |------6-------| |--3--| |-----5-----| |-----5-----|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|----14h19-21p19p14-------------14h19-21p19-21p19-21p19-21p17-21p16-:|-17----------------21p17p14h17-------------------------------------:|-------------------------------------------------------------------:|-------------------------------------------------------------------:|-------------------------------------------------------------------:|-------------------------------------------------------------------:|-------------------------------------------------------------------:
T T T |-----5-----| |-----5-----| |---5----|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S E +E +E|---------------------------------------------------------:|-21p19-21p17-21p16---------------------------------------:|-------------------21p18-21p16-21p14-21-16-(16)b18r(16)--:|---------------------------------------------------------:|---------------------------------------------------------:|---------------------------------------------------------:|---------------------------------------------------------:
|--3--| |-3--|
S S S S +S E E a E S S S S +S E|---------------------------------------------------------:|---------------------------------------------------------:|-14----------------------14-14s11p9----------------------:|----16-14---------------------------11p9-----------------:|----------16pb18r(16)-14-----------------[11]pb14r(11)p9-:|---------------------------------------------------------:|---------------------------------------------------------:
H.=H ~~ |-3-| E a S S S S S E a E a E E E|----------------------------------|||----------------------------------|||----------------------------------|||----------------------------------|||-9-9s11-9p7-----------------------|||------------9p7h9-(9)s4-(4)s2---2-|||------------------------------0---||
Q=80 Dsus2 A5 T ~~~ |-3-| H Q E E E E. S S a S a S a S +Q Q|-^0-----------------||----------------------------------|||-^3----3(15)--------||----------------------------------|||-^2----2(14)--------||-2----2-(2)s4-(4)s2-(2)s4-(4)-----|||-^0----0(14)--------||-2----2-(2)s4-(4)s2-(2)s4-(4)-----|||-^0----0(14)--------||-0--0-----------------------------|||-^x---------------0-||----------------------------------|||-^3-----------3-2---||-------------------------------0--||
5/4 \1/ \1/ \1/ \1/ \1/ \1/ \1/ |----3----| |-----3-----|
E a E a E E E E E E E Q E|-------------------------------------------------------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------|||-------------------------------------------------------------|||-7-(7)s9-(9)s4-/6---/7---/9---/11---/13---/14---\13----------|||-------------------------------------------------------------|||-5-(5)s7-(7)s2-/4---/5---/7----/9---/11---/12---\11----------|||-------------------------------------------------------12\---||
Dsus2 A5 4/4 \1/ |-3-| Q +Q. E E E E Q. E H +H H|-^0--(0)------------||--------------------:--------------*||-^3--(3)------------||--------<12>pb14r===:=(12)---------*||-^2--(2)------------||-2------------------:--------------*||-^0--(0)------------||-2----x-------------:--------------*||-^0--(0)--------0---||-0----x-------------:--------------*||-^x-----------0---0-||--------------------:--------------*||-^3--(3)----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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