Call It Sleep

Steve Vai


CALL IT SLEEP As recorded by Steve Vai (From the 1984 Album FLEX-ABLE)
Music by Steve Vai Transcribed by zwilling99
Esus2 Cmaj7add6add9+11 Bbadd6add9 Amaj7 x 7 9 9 7 7 8 0 9 9 7 10 6 x 0 0 8 8 5 x 2 2 2 4
F#m7 Em7 Dmaj7add6add9+11 Bbmaj7add6add9+11 x 9 11 9 10 12 x 7 9 7 8 7 10 9 9 9 9 9 6 0 0 0 5 8
Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Steve Vai - Clean' Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Keyboard' Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Steve Vai - Distortion'
Verse 1 Slowly Q=52 B11 4/4 Gtr II W Gtr I |-3-| E S a a a S S E S E E a e e E |-----------------------------------|| |-^5---------5-7s9---10s12-9s10-9-5s|| |-^6-------6------------------------|| |-^7-----7--------------------------|| |-----------------------------------|| |-^7---7----------------------------||
Esus2 W +W | | / /
|-3-| W +E. a a a S S E S E e a e e E |----------|-----------------------------------| |-7--------|-(7)-------5-7s9---10s12-9s10-9-5s=| |----------|---------x-------------------------| |----------|-------x---------------------------| |----------|-----x-----------------------------| |----------|-----------------------------------|
Cmaj7add6add9+11 W +W | | / /
~ |-3-| S.T S S S E. +H Q a a a E +E E E e e e |---------------------|-----------------------------| |-7h8p7---7-7--(7)----|-----------7b8r(7)p5---3-5-3-| |-------9-------------|---------x-------------------| |---------------------|-------x---------------------| |---------------------|-----x-----------------------| |---------------------|-----------------------------|
Bbadd6add9 W +W | | / /
\0.5___/ \1/ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ |-----5------| |---3---| S S +S S S H. +Q E E +E S. +T +e S S T S +T |------------------------|--------------------------------------------| |---5pb6r(5)-3---3-------|-(3)----5pb6r(5)p3-----(3)-(3)--------------| |--------------5---------|---------------------------------5h7p5-(5)h=| |------------------------|--------------------------------------------| |------------------------|--------------------------------------------| |------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
Amaj7 W +W | | / /
~~~~~~~~~ |-3--| |3| |-3-| E +S S S a E S E +Q +S +E. +Q a a Q e S S S Q |--------------------------------|------------------------| |--------------------------------|------------------------| |-6-(6)-4-2-4s6-4-4-(4)--(4)-(4)-|-(4)--4s3s2--4-6p4s2s6--| |--------------------------------|------------------------| |--------------------------------|------------------------| |--------------------------------|------------------------|
Verse 2 B11 W |-3-| E S a a a S S E S E e a e e e |--------------------------------------| |-^5---------5-7s9---10-/22-9s10-9-5s==| |-^6-------x---------------------------| |-^7-----x-----------------------------| |------x-------------------------------| |-^7-----------------------------------|
Esus2 W | /
\0.5/ \0.5/ \0.25/ \0.5/ \0.5/ \1.5/ E S S S S S S S S S S S E S |-------------------------------------------------------------| |-7h9p7---7-9s10s====12p====9h12s=====14p====12h14s====17-----| |-------9-----------------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------------------------|
Cmaj7add6add9+11 +W W | | / /
\0.5/ \0.5/ \0.5/ \1/ \2 \1.5___/ |-----3------| |-3-| +E S a a S E E E E S a a S E e E +Q +Q +Q S a a +S +T +S T |-----------------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------| |-(17)--------5h7s====9s====10s====12---------9b10---9------|--------------------8-----(8)-(8)-(8)p5-| |-----------x-------------------------------x----------9b11-|-(9)--(9)--(9)----x---------------------| |------x\-x-------------------------------x-----------------|----------------------------------------| |------x\---------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
+W | /
\7 \1.5___/ \0.5 |-3-| T T T T T T T T T T T E. S a a a +S +E +E +E |---------------------------------------------------------| |--7p4----------------------------8-----(8)-(8)-(8)---(8)-| |-------------------------------x-------------------------| |------7p4--------------------x---------------------------| |----------7p5s3h5p3--------------------------------------| |--------------------5s3p0--------------------------------|
Bbadd6add9 W | /
|------10:6-------| |3| S S S S S S S S S e.. a E Q +E. S. |------------------------------------| |---5s6------------------------------| |-------7s5p3------------------------| |-------------5p3s2-3---3s5----------| |---------------------------7-(7)-3s=| |------------------------------------|
W | /
~~~~ |3-| |--3--| E a T T S e a S S S +Q S. T T S. T T |-----------10-13-10s12------------------------------| |--------11-------------13---------------------------| |-----12-------------------12-(12)--10h12-10s9--10p9s| |---x------------------------------------------------| |-5--------------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------------|
Amaj7 W | /
~~~ E. +S +Q +E. +S E. s |----------------------------| |----------------------------| |-8b9-(8)-(8)--(8)-(8)\----6-| |----------------------------| |----------------------------| |----------------------------|
B11 +W W | /
Gtr III \1.5/ ~~~ |----6----| |3-| S S S S S S +T S. +S S +Q +Q E S S E Q +Q.. +S |----------------------------------------|---------x-----------------------|| |----2-3-2-------------------------------|-^5--------17b19==(17)----(17)r\-|| |----------4-2-(2)s===8--(8)s4-(4)--(4)--|-^6------------------------------|| |----------------------------------------|-^7---x\-------------------------|| |----------------------------------------|------x\-------------------------|| |----------------------------------------|-^7---x\-------------------------||
Guitar Solo F#m7 W | /
|----3-----| a Q S +S +S +S S S +S +E S S E |-----------------------------------------------------------------| |---17b19--17pb19r(17)b19==(17)r(17)-17-17b21==(17)-(17)-17-17-17-| |-x---------------------------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
+W | /
~~~~~ |--3---| +Q a E +T +S. +S S S +S S T T T T S S |---------------------------------------------------------------------| |-(17)r----17pb21==(17)r(17)b21==(17)-17-17r(17)p14----14-------------| |--------x------------------------------------------16----16p14s13s11-| |---------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------|
Em7 W | /
\2/ ~~ |--3--| S E S a E. S S S S Q S S |-15------------------------------------| |------------------------12-------------| |----12-14-14s==16p12-14----12-14--12s9-| |---------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------|
+W | /
~~~~ |--3--| |3-| T T T T E +S S S S S S S S E +E. T T |--------------------------------------------------------| |-------10--------------12s10s8-10s12s10----10-(10)-10s9-| |--9h12----9-12b14-(12)------------------12--------------| |--------------------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------------|
Dmaj7add6add9+11 W | /
\1/ \1/ |-3-| T T T a T S T T T T T T T T T T T S.X X S T +T +S T T a S S |-12---------------------------------------------------------------------| |-------10---------------------------------------------------------------| |----12----9s11s9p7------------------------------------------------------| |-------------------9p7s6------------------------------------------------| |-------------------------7s5p4------------------------------4p2s4h==5---| |-------------------------------7-5-4s2s4s5s4s2p0-(0)--(0)-2-------------|
+W | /
~ |---5---| E. X X X X T T T T T T T T T Q +S. T S X X X X |----------------------------------------------------12-| |-----------------------7-----9-------------------12----| |---------------4-6-7s9---9-7---9--(9)s7-------13-------| |---------4-6-7--------------------------9/-14----------| |--7--5-7-----------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------------------|
Cmaj7add6add9+11 W | /
\1/ |---3----| S T T S S +E T T T T S +T +T T T T S +S +S +S S |-15---------------------14-15-17-14-17b19==(17)r(17)p15----15---------------------------| |----15-------17b19-(17)---------------------------------17----17-(17)b19==(17)r(17)p15--| |-------14-14----------------------------------------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
+W | /
\0.5/ \1/ \1/ |----3----| |-3--| E E E +T +S. +S T S S E T T S T T T T T T |------------------------------------10----10--------------------------------------| |-17s19s====20---(20)--(20)b22-(20)\----13----13b15==13-13-[13]-13-13-13-13-13-13r-| |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bbadd6add9 W | /
\3.5 T |--3--| |3| S S +T +T T T T S T +S T T T T T T +X X T T S S S T T S T |---------------------------12----13b15-(13)-15----------15---------------------------------------| |---------------------11------------------------18-17-18----17b18r(17)p15----15-------------------| |-12-12(19)-(12)-(12)----12----10-----------------------------------------17----17s5p3------------| |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5-3s2------| |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------3s===| |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
+W | /
Q S T T +T S T S a T T +T T S E S T T |---------------5---5-5h6-5-(5)-------------| |-------5-----------------------6-5---------| |---------5-(5)---------------------7p5-7p5h| |-----------------3-------------------------| |--5--3-------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------|
Amaj7 W | /
\0.5/ |--3---| S S Q +S S S E. S T T S S T T |-----------------------------14--------12-----| |----------------------------------------------| |-6s====4s2--(2)s16s14s13--11----11s9-9----9s==| |----------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------|
+W | /
~~~ ~~~~~ E. a S E a E +Q.. T T |-------------------------------| |-------------------------------| |-11--11h13p9-9s11-(11)---------| |--------------------------x\---| |--------------------------x\---| |--------------------------x\-0-|
B11 W \1.5/ \1.5 \7_______/0______\7 ~~~~ Q +E. +T +T +S E +E S +S S |----------------------------------17---(17)------------|| |-17------(17)-(17)----(17)---(17)-17---(17)------------|| |-16b18===(16)-(16)----(16)---(16)-16r--(16)-0---(0)----|| |-------------------------------------------------------|| |-------------------------------------------------------|| |----------------------------------------------------0--||
F#m7 W | /
|--3--| |---3----| |-------------9--------------| |-----------------14-------------------| E S S S +E +E E a S +S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S |-17pb19==17-17-17-(17)r(17)-17b19---17b19r(17)p14--------------------------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------x---------------17-17p14h16--------------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------------------16p14-16p14--------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------------------------------16p14h16p14-------------------13-----| |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------16-14-12-12-14-16----14h=| |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
+H H | /
|--------------------14----------------------| |-----5-----| |--3--| S.. S S S S S S S S S S T T. S S T T T T T T T T T T X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X T T |---------------------------------------------------------------------------14---17-19-21-14-17-19-21-14-17-19-21-14-17-19-21-14-17-19-21-14-19-21-14-17-19-21-19-------------| |---------------------------------------13--14-16-14-14-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------17b19=====| |------------------------13-------13-16-----------------16-16-14s3s16-16-14---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------x-----------| |------13-14-16-13-14-16----14-16---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------x-----------| |-16--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------x-----------| |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Em7 W | /
~~~~~ +S. T T T T T +S. +X X E +S. +T T T T T E T +S. |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------| |-(17)r17p15-17-17-17b19==(17)r(17)p15-17b22==(17)r(17)p15----17-15s12-15b17-(15)-| |----------------------------------------------------------16----------15b16-(15)-| |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
+W | /
\0.5/ \3.5______/ \7 +S. T E S T +T a S. +T S E. +E +T S. |--------------------------------------------------x--| |-(15)\-----------------------------------------------| |-(15)\-9-14s2p0-----(0)---[2]----(2)-0-2--(2)-(2)----| |------------------------x------------0---------------| |-----------------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------------|
Dmaj7add6add9+11 W | /
\1/ ~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~ |3| |--3--| |---3---| E S S S S S S S T S. +S +S +S S E S S |---------------------------------------------------------------| |-/9------10-12s14p==12----12-----------------------12-14p12s10-| |----9s11---------------14----14b18==(14)-(14)r(14)-------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------|
+W | /
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ |--3--| |--3--| S S S S E E E S S S S S +S. T T S T |----------------------------19-----------------------| |-12s14p12h14s17-14h17s19p17----19-19-(19)-19s3-3s12--| |-----------------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------------|
Cmaj7add6add9+11 W | /
\0.5/ ~~~~~ S T T +S +S S S S S X X X X S E X X X X S E |---------------------------------------------------------------------------| |-15p====13h15b17==(15)r(15)p13-15s13-10-10-10-10-10s12s8-10-10-10-10s12-12-| |---------------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
+W | /
\3.5/ \1/ \1/ |--3--| T T T a S S S +S S T T S E S S E S a a X X X X |--------------------------------------------------------10---------| |------------------------------------------------------x------------| |-12-12-12-12s14-14-11-(11)p===9s7h9p7-5s7s==9-------x--------------| |------------------------------------------------7s5----------------| |-----------------------------------------------------------8-9-10--| |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bbmaj7add6add9+11 W | /
TP TP TP TP |-----5-----| E. X X X X X S E S E T T T T +T T T T T T T T |--------------------------17-17p15p13-15------------15----------15-------| |-----------------------15----------------18b20-(18)----18-17-18----17p15-| |-----14-14-14-12-13-14---------------------------------------------------| |-12----------------------------------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
+W | /
/1\ \1____| T T T T T T T T T T E. T +S. +S T T T T T T S T T |----------------13----12-11-10-----------------------------12-------------------| |-13-15-13-12-11----11----------11b13-11---(11)--(11)-11-------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------------12----10-10-10-10-10-10-| |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Amaj7 W | /
\1/ \0.5/ |3-| |--3---| E. S T E +S S S S S E S T T S a S |--------------------12p10s====12-19s5--------------| |----12p10s12---(12)-------------------7------------| |-9--------------------------------------0h6s9-9s11s| |---------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------|
B11 +W W | /
Gtr I \5.5 / \7___/0______________________________________ |-3-| |-3-| E S S a Q H E S S a a a a E E E E e a E e E |------------------------|--------------------------------------------|| |------------------------|--------------------5-7s9-10s12-9s10-9------|| |--9s6-4---[6]----<5>----|------------------x--------------------9s===|| |--------x---------------|----------------x---------------------------|| |------------------------|--------------x-----------------------------|| |------------------------|-0---h4-----x-------------------------------||
Esus2 W +W | | / /
\0.25/ \0.25/ \0.25/ \0.25/ \0.25/ \0.25/ \0.25/ \0.25/ \0.25/ ~~ |3| |------3-------| |------3-------| |------3------| W Q E E E E E E E E E E |-----------|------------------------------------------------------------------------| |-----------|----5------7------9------10------12------9------10------9---------------| |-11--------|---------------------------------------------------------------9--------| |-----------|------------------------------------------------------------------------| |-----------|------------------------------------------------------------------------| |-----------|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Cmaj7add6add9+11 W +W | | / /
\0.5/ ~~~~~~~~~~~ |3| |--3--| a Q +S T T S S a E S Q. +H T T T E. E E |--------------------------------------|-----------------------------| |--------------------------------------|--------17h18p17----18\------| |-9s11------(11)h12p11-9-7-9s11-7-9----|-(9)----17h19p17----19\------| |--------------------------------------|--------17----------17\------| |--------------------------------------|-----------------------------| |--------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
Bbadd6add9 W | /
\0.5/ PM| |--3--| S T T T s s s s a E S S a Q. |----------------------------------------------| |---13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13s15s10p8-8s10-------| |----------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------|
Amaj7 +W W | | / /
\7 PM------| ~~~~~~~~~~ ~~ |-3-| |--3--| |--3--| S t t t s s Q +E E E S S S S S S Q. +E. S E E |------------------------------------|----19----16----(16)-17p14---| |---------------------------17-------|-----------------------------| |----5-5-5-5-5-7---(7)-x-x/-------16-|-----------------------------| |------------------------x/----------|-16----14--------------------| |------------------------x/----14----|-----------------------------| |------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
B11 +W W | /
\0.5/ \0.5/ ~~~ PM----| |-3-| S S E E S S +Q. +S S e E e e e e E E +E |-12p====9---------------------------|-------------------------------|| |--------------12p====9-(9)---(9)\---|-5-----------------------------|| |------------------------------------|-6---------x---11pb13r(11)b13==|| |------------------------------------|-7-------x---------------------|| |------------------------------------|-------x-----------------------|| |------------------------------------|-7---x-------------------------||
Esus2 W | /
|---3---| |--3---| +Q. +E +E +E a a S +E e e |----------------------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------| |-(11)---(11)-(11)r(11)-----11b13==(11)-11-11r-| |-------------------------x--------------------| |-----------------------x----------------------| |----------------------------------------------|
+W | /
\2____| E S S S E. S S S S +S E. |-----------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------| |----11b13==11-11r----11b13==11-11-11r--(11)----| |-----------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------|
Cmaj7add6add9+11 W +W | | / /
\2____/1.5____\2.5____\3.5____| \0.5/ \1 \1.5_________/0_________\1 ~ |----3-----| S E S S +S +S +S +S E. S S E E E +E +E. +S E E Q |---------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------| |----------------------------------------------------13-----12--|----10-----(10)-(10)--(10)-8-7-----| |---11b12==11-11r--(11)----(11)----(11)----(11)-----------------|-----------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Bbadd6add9 W | /
\1____\1.5___/0________\0.25/ \0.5____\2.5_____/2_______\3______/1___/0.5___ E S +S T +T E S +S E a +S S +E a +S |--------------------------13p=====10-----(10)-----------------------------------| |---13---(13)--------------------------------------------------------------------| |----------------10---(10)--------------------------------------------7---(7)p===| |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------12---(12)p0---(0)------------|
+W | /
\1___\3___/0______________\7 \7/ |------3------| |---3---| S +S E. S S S S +E S S S S S S E |----------------------h13---------------------------| |------------------h11-------------------------------| |--5---(5)--10p==9-----------------------------------| |--------------------------h12--(12)s10s8s7----------| |-------------------------------------------8p5p0----| |----------------------------------------------------|
Amaj7 W +W | | / /
\4.5______/3.5__\7___| \7 | \4.5________/0_____ |--3--| Q a a E e S +T T E E E e e e Q +S a +S E E e |--------21s4--------------------------|----------------------------------x-| |------x-------------------------------|------------------0-----(0)-------x-| |----x--------1-----(1)s2s====4s==16---|-14-13-11-9---(9)-----------x-x---x-| |--------------------------------------|----------------------------x-x-----| |--------------------------------------|----------------------------x-x-----| |--------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B11 Esus2 W W W | /
|-3-| e S a a a a S S E S S +S e a e e E +W a W |---------------------------------------------|------------|---18----*| |-5-----------5-7s9---10-(10)-/22-9s10-9------|------------|---------*| |-6---------x----------------------------9b11-|-(9)--------|---15----*| |-7-------x-----------------------------------|------------|-x-------*| |-------x-------------------------------------|------------|---------*| |-7---x---------------------------------------|------------|---------*|
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
*************************************************************************************** * Generated using Power Tab Editor by Brad Larsen - http://powertab.guitarnetwork.org * ***************************************************************************************

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