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Transistor   311

 
 ------------

 


 Tabbed by Fred Lidskog <swede@email.unc.edu>


 


 NOTE: ANOTHER INTERPRETATION OF THIS SONG, AND ONE THAT I NOW THINK IS THE


 RIGHT WAY TO PLAY IT, IS TO PLAY ONLY THE NOTES LISTED ON THE LOW "E"


 STRING, AND NOT THE ONES ON THE "A" STRING. IN OTHER WORDS, PLAY THE


 SINGLE NOTES ON THE "E" STRING INSTEAD OF THE POWER CHORDS LISTED BELOW,


 BUT ONLY IN "VERSE RIFFS 1 & 2", "CHORUS RIFF 1", AND "RIFF 3". THE OTHER


 RIFFS SHOULD BE PLAYED AS LISTED BELOW.


 


 Verse Riff 1:


 

 
 ------------
 e---------------------------------------------------------
 B---------------------------------------------------------
 G---------------------------------------------------------
 D---------------------------------------------------------
 A--2--4--5--7--4--4----7--4--2--7b7.5---2--4--5--7--4--4--
 E--0--2--3--5--2--2----5--2--0--5b5.5---0--2--3--5--2--2--
 e--------------------------------------------------------
 B--------------------------------------------------------
 G--------------------------------------------------------
 D--------------------------------------------------------
 A--7--4--2--7--4--2--------------------------------------
 E--5--2--0--5--2--0--------------------------------------

 


 


 Verse Riff 2:


 

 
 ------------
 e--------------------------------------------------
 B--------------------------------------------------
 G--------------------------------------------------
 D--------------------------------------------------
 A--7--4--2--7--4--2--2--2--7--4--2--7--4--2--2--2--
 E--5--2--0--5--2--0--0--0--5--2--0--5--2--0--0--0--
 e-----------------------------------------------------------
 B-----------------------------------------------------------
 G-----------------------------------------------------------
 D-----------------------------------------7--7--7-----------
 A--7--4--2--7--4--2--2--2--7--4--2--7--4--5--5--5-----------
 E--5--2--0--5--2--0--0--0--5--2--0--5--2--------------------

 


 


 Chorus Riff 1:


 

 
 --------------
 e--------------------------------------------------
 B--------------------------------------------------
 G--------------------------------------------------
 D--7--7--7--8--------------------------------------
 A--5--5--5--6--6--6--6--6---6--6--8--6--4----------
 E--------------4--4--4--4---4--4--6--4--2----------

 


 


 Chorus Riff 2:


 

 
 --------------
 e---------------------------------------------------
 B---------------------------------------------------
 G---------------------------------------------------
 D-----------7---------------------------------------
 A--4--4--4--5--6--6--6--6---6--6--8--6--4-----------
 E--2--2--2-----4--4--4--4---4--4--6--4--2-----------

 


 


 Riff 3:


 

 
 -------
 e-------------------------------------------------------------
 B-------------------------------------------------------------
 G-------------------------------------------------------------
 D-----------------9--7----------------------------------------
 A--5--5--5--5--5--7--5-------5--5--5--5--9--7--9--------------
 E--3--3--3--3--3--7--5-------3--3--3--3--7--5--7--------------

 


 


 Bridge:


 

 
 -------
 e------------------------------------------------------------
 B------------------------------------------------------------
 G------------------------------------------------------------
 D------------9--7--------------9--7--------------------------
 A---5--5--5--7--5----5--5--5---7--5----5--5--9--7------------
 E---3--3--3----------3--3--3-----------3--3--7--5------------

 


 


 Reggae Part:


 

 
 ------------
 e---3--3--------------1--1----1--1-----------------------
 B---3--3-----5--5-----1--1----1--1-----------------------
 G---4--4-----5--5-----2--2----2--2-----------------------
 D------------5--5----------------------------------------
 A--------------------------------------------------------
 E--------------------------------------------------------

 


 


 Ending:


 

 
 -------
 e----------------------------------------------
 B----------------------------------------------
 G-----------5--5-------------------------------
 D---5--5----5--5---3------3-----3------3-------
 A---5--5----3--3---3------3-----3------3-------
 E---3--3----3--3---1--0---1--0--1--0--1--0-----
 e---------------------------------------------
 B---------------------------------------------
 G-----------5--5------------------------------
 D---5--5----5--5---3---3---3--------3---------
 A---5--5----3--3---3---3---3--------3---------
 E---3--3----3--3---1---1---1---0----1---------

 


 


 Lyrics/Song Structure:


 =====================


 ---> Play Verse Riff 1 over:


 If you want more beats for your buck there's no luck


 If you want more beats for your buck there's no luck


 If you want more beats for your buck there's no luck


 If you want more beats for your


 ---> Play Verse Riff 2 over:


 buck there's no luck, then there's no luck


 Then again if you came for drama then I can't understand


 Music critics, music critics


 Not afraid of a guy who'll tell you he's never been in a mix


 Been in a mix, been in a mix


 From the grass roots so big up to our friends


 Every crew every click and every posse


 Big up to all the heads not of hypocrisy


 ---> Play Chorus Riff 1 over:


 You're a Transistor


 ---> Play Chorus Riff 2 over:


 Lightning resistor


 Conducting to the mother star


 That's what you


 ---> Play Riff 3 over:


 are, yeah heh heh heh heh, yeah heh heh heh heh


 yeah heh heh heh heh, yeah heh heh heh heh


 ---> Play Verse Riff 1 over:


 Renegade sound system Three Eleven


 Renegade sound system Three Eleven


 Renegade sound system Three Eleven


 Renegade sound system


 ---> Play Verse Riff 2 over:


 Three Eleven, Three Eleven


 Brothers from another planet and here once again


 Automatic, automatic wanna take to the universe in a holographic


 Cosmic remix, cosmic remix,


 From the mysterious blue planet we can breathe anywhere


 Underwater, out in space or in L.A.


 Your polluted air's no problem for these homeys


 ---> Play Chorus Riff 1 over:


 You're a Transistor


 ---> Play Chorus Riff 2 over:


 Lightning resistor


 Conducting to the mother star


 That's what you


 ---> Play Riff 3 over:


 are, yeah heh heh heh heh, yeah heh heh heh heh


 yeah heh heh heh heh, yeah heh heh heh heh


 ---> Play Bridge (x4)


 ---> Play Reggae Part (x4) over:


 You're a Transistor


 Lightning Resistor


 Conducting to the Mother Star


 That's what you


 ---> Play Ending (x2) over:


 are, yeah heh heh heh heh, yeah heh heh heh


 yeah heh heh heh heh, yeah heh heh heh


 


 Questions, comments, corrections, requests to swede@email.unc.edu


 


 


 


 


 

 


 


 From: Chip (kwalton1@ua1vm.ua.edu)


 


 'Transistor'


 Performed by 311


 From the album "Transistor" on Capricorn/Mercury Records


 Music by: C. Sexton & N. Hexum


 Lyrics by: D. Martinez & N. Hexum


 (c) 1997 Allegiance Music/Hydroponic Music BMI


 

 
 ---------------

 


 Tabbed by: Chip (kwalton1@ua1vm.ua.edu)


 The 311 Guitar Archive -- http://chromosome.colorado.edu/311archive/Home.html


 


 Intro:


 ======


 N.C.


 

 
 1:----------------------------------------------------
 2:----------------------------------------------------
 3:----------------------------------------------------
 4:----------------------------------------------------
 5:----------------------------------------------------
 6:-0-2-3-5-2-2--2-5-2-0-5---0-2-3-5-2-2-2-5-2-0-5-2-0-

 


 


 Verse:


 ======


 N.C.


 

 
 1:---------------------------------------------------------
 2:---------------------------------------------------------
 3:---------------------------------------------------------
 4:---------------------------------------------------------
 5:---------------------------------------------------------
 6:-5-2-0-5-2-0-0-0-0--5-2-0-5-2-0-0-0-0--5-2-0-5-2-0-0-0-0-

 


 


 N.C.


 

 
 1:---------------
 2:---------------
 3:---------------
 4:---------------
 5:---------5-5-5-
 6:-5-2-0-5-------

 


 | Palm |


 | mute |


 


 Chorus:


 =======


 G#5 N.C. G#5 N.C.


 

 
 1:----------------------------------------------
 2:----------------------------------------------
 3:----------------------------------------------
 4:----------------------------------------------
 5:-6-------------6------------------------------
 6:-4--4-4-4-4-4--4--4--4-4-4--6--4--2---2-2-2-2-

 


 


 G#5 N.C. G#5 N.C.


 

 
 1:-----------------------------------
 2:-----------------------------------
 3:-----------------------------------
 4:-----------------------------------
 5:-6-----------6---------------------
 6:-4--4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4--6--4--2-2-2-

 


 


 Post-Chorus:


 ============


 N.C.


 

 
 1:-----------------------------------------------
 2:-----------------------------------------------
 3:-----------------------------------------------
 4:-----------------------------------------------
 5:-----------------------------------------------
 6:-3--3-3-3-3-3--3--0--5--3--3-3-3-3-3---7--5--7-

 


 


 Bridge:


 =======


 N.C.


 

 
 1:---------------------------------------------------------
 2:---------------------------------------------------------
 3:---------------------------------------------------------
 4:---------------------------------------------------------
 5:-------7-5------7-5-----------------7-5-----7-5------7-5-
 6:-3-3-3------3-3-----3-3-7-5---3-3-3-----3-3------3-3-----

 


 


 Reggae Part:


 ============


 


 [G] [-] [C] [-] [F]  


 


 Heavy Part:


 ===========


 [G5] [C5/G] [F5] [G5] [C5/G] [F5] [G5] [C5/G] [F5] [G5] [C5/G] [F5]  

 
 1:--------------------------------------------------------------------
 2:--------------------------------------------------------------------
 3:-------5----------------5---------------5--------------5------------
 4:-5-----5-----3-----5----5----3-----5----5----3----5----5----3-3-3-3-
 5:-5-----3-----3-----5----3----3-----5----3----3----5----3----3-3-3-3-
 6:-3-----3-----1-----3----3----1-----3----3----1----3----3----1-1-1-1-

 


 


 Lyrics/Song Structure:


 ======================


 ---> Play Intro (x3)


 ---> Play Verse (x4)


 ---> Play Chorus over:


 ---> Play Post-Chorus (x4)


 ---> Play Intro (x3)


 ---> Play Verse (x4)


 ---> Play Chorus over:


 ---> Play Post-Chorus (x4)


 ---> Play Bridge (x2)


 ---> Play Reggae Part over:


 You're a transistor, lightning resistor


 Conduction to the mother star


 Yes, that's what you are


 ---> Play Heavy Part over:


 


 Words (unofficial):


 ===================


 


 If you want more beats for your blood there's no love


 If you want more beats for your blood there's no luck


 If you want more beats for your blood there's no love


 If you want more beats for your blood there's no love


 Then there's no love


 Then again if can't for jammin then I don't understand


 Music critics Music that ticks


 The greater the guy will tell he's never been in our mix


 Been in our mix, been in our mix


 From the grassroots So big to out friends


 Every crew, every click and every posse


 Pick up to nod their heads not of hypocrisy


 


 You're a transistor Lightning resister


 Conduction to the mother star Yes, that's what you are


 


 Yeah.....


 


 Reggae sound system 311


 Reggae sound system 311


 Reggae sound system 311


 Reggae sound system 311


 Three Eleven


 From the stars to another planet


 Then here once again


 Odds on our tip


 Odds on our ticks


 Wanna take to the universe


 Soul hollow black trip (?)


 Cosmic Remix


 Cosmic Remix


 From the serious blue planet


 We can breathe anywhere


 Underwater, Out in space, and in LA


 The polluted there's no problem


 The soul has no maze


 


 == Last Updated: June 25, 1997 ==


 From KMJC90A@prodigy.com Fri Aug 15 17:07:22 1997


 Date: Mon, 30 Jun 1997 00:58:05, -0500


 From: MR JOHN S GYULAI <KMJC90A@prodigy.com>


 To: webmaster@olga.net


 Subject: Transistor tab


 Resent-Date: Mon, 30 Jun 1997 08:24:42 -0500 (CDT)


 Resent-From: Chris Bray <cbray@comp.uark.edu>


 Resent-To: cbray@tarpit.uark.edu


 


 Here is our unofficial interpretation of 311's transistor. The


 pasting got all fucked up so if its unreadable try pasting it into


 word


 


 


 ^ÑTransistor^Ò


 Performed by 311


 >From the Album ^ÓTransistor^Ô on Capricorn Records


 Music by: ???


 Lyrics by: ???


 (c) 1997 Allegiance Music/Hydroponic Music BMI


 

 
 ----------

 


 Tabbed by: Nisan Perera (renac@ccnet.com)


 Mike Gyulai (kmjc90a@prodigy.com)


 


 Riff 1 (w/distortion):


 ======================


 

 
 1:-----------------------------------------------
 2:-----------------------------------------------
 3:----2-----2-----2-------2-----2-----2----------
 4:--4-2-4-4-2-4-2-2-----4-2-4-4-2-4-2-2-4-2------
 5:--4-0-4-4-0-4-2-0-----4-0-4-4-0-4-2-0-4-2------
 6:--2---2-2---2-0---0-1-2---2-2-----0---2-0-0-1--

 


 


 Riff 2 (w/distortion):


 ======================


 


 

 
 1:--------------------------------------------------------------------
 2:--------------------------------------------------------------------
 3:--------------------------------------------------------------7-7-7-
 4:------------2-2-2-----------2-2-2-----------2-2-2-------------7-7-7-
 5:------------2-2-2-----------2-2-2-----------2-2-2-------------5-5-5-
 6:--5-2-0-5-2-0-0-0-5-2-0-5-2-0-0-0-5-2-0-5-2-0-0-0-5-2-0-5-2-0-------

 


 


 Chorus (w/distortion):


 ======================


 


 

 
 1:-----------------------------
 2:-----------------------------
 3:--9--------------------------
 4:--9-7-7-7-7-7--9-7-5---5-5-5-
 5:--7-7-7-7-7-7--9-7-5---5-5-5-
 6:----5-5-5-5-5--7-5-3---3-3-3-

 


 


 Riff 3 (w/distortion):


 ======================


 


 

 
 1:------------------------------
 2:------------------------------
 3:------------5-8---------5-3-5-
 4:--6-6-6-6-6-5-8-6-6-6-6-5-3-5-
 5:--6-6-6-6-6-3-6-6-6-6-6-3-1-3-
 6:--4-4-4-4-4-----4-4-4-4-------

 


 


 Riff 4 (w/distortion):


 ======================


 


 

 
 1:--------------------------------
 2:--------------------------------
 3:--------10-8-------10-8-----5-3-
 4:--6-6-6-10-8-6-6-6-10-8-6-6-5-3-
 5:--6-6-6-8--6-6-6-6-8--6-6-6-3-1-
 6:--4-4-4------4-4-4------4-4-----

 


 


 Bridge (clear):


 ===============


 


 

 
 1:--3-3--0-0--1-1--1-1-
 2:--3-3--0-0--1-1--1-1-
 3:--4-4--1-1--2-2--2-2-
 4:---------------------
 5:---------------------
 6:---------------------

 


 


 Riff 5 (w/distortion):


 ======================


 


 

 
 1:----------------------------------------------------------------
 2:----------------------------------------------------------------
 3:----------------------------------------------------------------
 4:--5--2--3--3-2-3-5--2--3-3-3-3-2-3-5--2--3--3-2-3-5--2--3-3-3-3-
 5:--5--2--3--3-2-3-5--2--3-3-3-3-2-3-5--2--3--3-2-3-5--2--3-3-3-3-
 6:--3--0--1--1-0-1-3--0--1-1-1-1-0-1-3--0--1--1-0-1-3--0--1-1-1-1-

 


 


 Lyrics/Song Structure:


 ======================


 --->Play Riff 1


 --->Play Riff 1 over:


 If you want more beats for your buck there^Òs no luck


 Want more beats for your buck there^Òs no luck


 Want more beats for your buck there^Òs no luck


 Want more beats for your buck there^Òs no luck


 --->Play Riff 2 over:


 Then there^Òs no luck


 Then again if you can^Òt put trauma


 Then I can^Òt understand


 Music critics, music critics


 Then afraid of a guy I^Òll tell you


 Whos never been in a mix, been in a mix, been in a mix


 From the grassroots so get up to our friends, every crew, every


 click


 and everybody pick up to all the heads not a hypocricy


 --->Play Chorus over:


 Your a Transistor


 Lightning resistor


 Conducted to the mother star


 That's what you are


 --->Play Riff 3 over:


 Yeh heh heh heh heh, Yeh heh heh heh heh


 Yeh heh heh heh heh, Yeh heh heh heh heh


 --->Play Riff 1


 --->Play Riff 1 over:


 Reggae sounds is a 311


 Reggae sounds is a 311


 Reggae sounds is a 311


 Reggae sounds is a 311


 --->Play Riff 2 over:


 311, from a stronger^Ñnother planet


 And here once again


 Automatic, automatic


 Wanna sink to the universe in a holographic, cosmic remix


 Cosmic remix from a serious blue planet


 We can breath anywhere, underwater, outerspace


 And in LA, the pollution there^Òs no problem


 For these old hags


 --->Play Chorus over:


 Your a Transistor


 Lightning resistor


 Conducted to the mother star


 That's what you are


 --->Play Riff 3 over:


 Yeh heh heh heh heh, Yeh heh heh heh heh


 Yeh heh heh heh heh, Yeh heh heh heh heh


 --->Play Riff 4 (x4)


 --->Play Bridge over:


 Your a Transistor


 Lightning resistor


 Conducted to the mother star


 That's what you are


 --->Play Riff 5 over:


 Yeh heh heh heh heh, Yeh heh heh heh


 Yeh heh heh heh heh, Yeh heh heh heh


 From VPQR52B@prodigy.com Mon Sep 1 10:18:15 1997


 Date: Thu, 7 Aug 1997 22:22:43, -0500


 From: MR ROB J LEPKOSKI <VPQR52B@prodigy.com>


 To: guitar@olga.net


 Subject: TAB:Transistor by 311


 


 Transistor


 from the album Transistor by 311


 


 This is a kinda tricky song so I only have the first 2 parts of the


 song


 


 intro/verse


 

 
 e|--------------------------------------------------|
 B|--------------------------------------------------|
 G|--------------------------------------------------|
 D|--------------------------------------------------|
 A|--------0-----0-----0----------0------0-----0---|
 E|-0-2-3---2-2---2-1-----0-2-3----2-2---2-1-----|

 


 


 pre-chorus


 

 
 e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
 G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
 D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|-0-----0-------0------0-------0-----0--------0-----0-------|
 E|---2-0---2222---2-0---2222----2-0---2222---2-0---2222-|


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