White Stripes - I Fought Piranhas tab

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| I Fought Piranhas		    |
| Words and Music by Jack White     |
| Tabbed by Donkey Fly              |
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Open E Tuning
E B E G# B E

OR

Open D Tuning
D A D F# A D capo 2nd fret
Like in Suzy Lee, Jack plays rhythm guitar behind Johnny Walker, who plays slide. Jack
is playing in Standard tuning. During breaks I combined both guitars into one part for
simplicity, so pay attention to the tuning changes.

INTRO:SLIDE RIFF (Johnny): E|--------12-12/------3-0------| B|--10/12----12----------------|G#|--10/12----------------------| E|-----------------------------| B|-----------------------------| E|---------------3-2------3-2--|
Over SLIDE RIFF (Jack):E|---------(3)-5/7-0--|B|--------------------|G|--------------------|D|--------------------|A|--------------------|E|-0-3b--0------------|
VERSE 1: (SLIDE RIFF, with 0-3b--0 from Jack's guitar) Well, I hold the rope And I hold the sail And I kept my papers To keep from land' in jail And I fought piranhas And I fought the cold There was no one with me G5 F#5 I was all alone, yeah
BREAK 1: E5 E|-----------------12----------12-12/---------3/---------------12-12-------12-12/----------------| B|--------10-10/12----10-10/12----12---------(3)---------10/12-------10/12----12-----------------|G#|--------10-10/12----10-10/12---------------------------10/12-------10/12-----------------------| E|-0-0-0-------------------------------0-0-0------0-0-0----------------------------0-0-0---------| B|-0-0-0-------------------------------0-0-0------0-0-0----------------------------0-0-0---------| E|-0-0-0-------------------------------0-0-0------0-0-0----------------------------0-0-0--3-2-0--| Yeah!
SOLO 1: Johnny plays P.M. E5 chords under JackE|-------------------------------------------------------------------0-----3-0-----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------8-10-10b11b10----3-0----------3------3--------3------------|G|-/12-12~-14b-14b15b14-12-14-12b13b12-------13~--/9----------------------------3/4----3/4---4--3h4---4p2p0-2-0--|D|-------------------------------------14-14---------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
VERSE 2: Well, it's Easter morning now And there's no one around So I unroll the sermon And walk into the town There was no one with me I was all alone And I fought piranhas And I fought the cold, yeah
BREAK 2: Jack E5E|--------0-0---0-------------------------0---0---3b-0---0-3-0-3p0-0-------------------3-5b-5-3-5-5-5b---------|B|------------3-----3-3---------------------3---0------3---------------------------3/5-------------------------|G|----------------4-----4p2p0-2b3------------------------------------3b---------4b-----------------------------|D|-2-2-2---------------------------2-2-2---------------------------------2-2-2--------------------------2-2-2--|A|-2-2-2---------------------------2-2-2---------------------------------2-2-2--------------------------2-2-2--|E|-0-0-0---------------------------0-0-0---------------------------------0-0-0--------------------------0-0-0--|
SOLO 2: Jack plays a decending 3-2-0 on the low E string while Johnny solos with a slide
E|----------12-------12-------------10/--------12-12----------12--0-------12-12-------12-----------0--| B|-10-10/12------------------------------10/12-------10-10/12-----0-10/12-------10/12--------------0--|G#|-10-10/12----10/12----10-10/12---------10/12-------10-10/12-----0-10/12-------10/12----10/12-----0--| E|-------------------------------12------------------------------------------------------------12-----| B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
VERSE 3: Well, you know what it's like I don't gotta tell ya Who puts up a fight Walkin' out of hell, now When you fought piranhas And you fought the cold An' there's nobody with you Yes, you're all alone, yeah
BREAK 3: E5 with acending slide, hitting the high B and E strings alternately E5 E|-------0/-------------------12-12-12--| B|-------0/-----------------------------|G#|--------------------------------------| E|-0-0-0----0-0-0----0-0-0----0--0--0---| B|-0-0-0----0-0-0----0-0-0----0--0--0---| E|-0-0-0----0-0-0----0-0-0----0--0--0---|
E|---------------12--12--------------| B|----------------------12-----------|G#|-------------------------10/12-----| E|---------10/12-----------------12--| B|-----------------------------------| E|-3-2-0-----------------------------|
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