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Knock Me Down  Red Hot Chili Peppers

Title: Knock Me Down (Original Long Version)
Album: Mother's Milk(Bonus Tracks)
Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Tabbed by: Stratocast24
E-Mail: nicholls505@comcast.net
h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string
r - release bend
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
v - vibrato (or ~)
x - muted string
tr. - trill
- harmonic
Intro (dist.)
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|-----------------------6-x-x-----------------------6/8\6-------------------|
 G|-----------------------7-x-x-----------------------7/9\7-------------------|
 D|-------------------------x-x-----------------------x-x-x-------------------|
 A|------3-0-7-0--3/5-5-5---x-x-----3-0-7-0--3/5-5-5--5/7\5-------------------|
 E|--3h5------------------------3h5-------------------------------------------|

[F5]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|-----------------------6-x-x-----------------------------------------------|
 G|-----------------------7-x-x-----------------------------------------------|
 D|-------------------------x-x--3~-------------------------------------------|
 A|------3-0-7-0--3/5-5-5---x-x--3~-------------------------------------------|
 E|--3h5-------------------------1~-------------------------------------------|

Verse (0:09)
[Dm] [Am7] [Gm7] [Dm] [C] [Bb]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|--6-6-x-x--5-5-x-3--3---3-3-x-x------6-x-x-5-5-------3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
 G|--x-x-x-x--5-5-x-3--3-x-3-3-x-x------7-x-x-5-5-----3-3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
 D|--7-7-x-x--5-5-x-3--3-x-3-3-x-x------7-x-x-5-5-----3-3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
 A|--5-5-x-x--7-7-x-5--5-x-5-5-x-x-3/5--5-x-x-3-3-(0)-1-1--1-x-1-x-1--x-x-----|
 E|-----------5-5---3--3-x-3-3------------------------------------------------|

[Dm] [Am7] [Gm7] [A5] [Bb5]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|------6-x-x--5-5-x-----3-x-3-x-3--x-x---------------------------------x-x--|
 G|------x-x-x--5-5-x-----3-x-3-x-3--x-x--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--x-x--|
 D|------7-x-x--5-5-x-----3-x-3-x-3--x-x--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--x-x--|
 A|--3/5-5-x-x--7-7-x-----5-x-5-x-5--x-x--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--x-x--|
 E|-------------5-5---3~~-3-x-3-x-3-------------------------------------------|

Bridge 1 (0:25)
[C#] [A]  
 
 e|----------x-x----------------x-x----------x-x------------------------------|
 B|--6-6-6-6-x-x-6--6-6-6--5--5-x-x-5--5-5-5-x-x------------------------------|
 G|--6-6-6-6-x-x-6--6-6-6--6--6-x-x-6--6-6-6-x-x------------------------------|
 D|--6-6-6-6-x-x-6--6-6-6--7--7-x-x-7--7-7-7-x-x------------------------------|
 A|--4-4-4-4-x-x-4--4-4-4--7--7-x-x-7--7-7-7-x-x------------------------------|
 E|------------------------5--5-----5--5-5-5----------------------------------|

Repeat Bridge 1 three times than play this the fourth time.
[E] [G#]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|-------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------------------------------|
 G|--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------|
 D|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------------------------------|
 A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------------------------------|
 E|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------------------------------|

Now back to the verse, which is a tad different.(0:40)
[Em] [Bm7] [Am7] [Em] [D] [C]  
 
 e|----------------------------------x-x-x-x----------------------------------|
 B|--/8-8-x-x-7-7-7---5--5-5-x-5-x-5-x-x-x-x------8-x-x-7-7---5--5-5-x-5-x-5--|
 G|--/x-x-x-x-7-7-7-x-5--5-5-x-5-x-5-x-x-x-x------x-x-x-7-7---5--5-5-x-5-x-5--|
 D|--/9-9-x-x-7-7-7-x-5--5-5-x-5-x-5-x-x-x-x------9-x-x-7-7-x-5--5-5-x-5-x-5--|
 A|--/7-7-x-x-9-9-9-x-7--7-7-x-7-x-7-x-x-x-x--5/7-7-x-x-5-5-x-3--3-3-x-3-x-3--|
 E|-----------7-7-7---5--5-5---5---5------------------------x-----------------|
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|------8---7-7---5--5-5-x-5-x-5--x-x-x-x------------------------------------|
 G|------x---7-7-x-5--5-5-x-5-x-5--x-x-x-x------------------------------------|
 D|------9---7-7-x-5--5-5-x-5-x-5--x-x-x-x------------------------------------|
 A|--5/7-7---9-9-x-7--7-7-x-7-x-7--x-x-x-x------------------------------------|
 E|----------7-7---5--5-5---5---5---------------------------------------------|

[B5] [C5]  
 
 e|------------------------------------------x-x------------------------------|
 B|------------------------------------------x-x------------------------------|
 G|------------------------------------------x-x------------------------------|
 D|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-x-x------------------------------|
 A|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-x-x------------------------------|
 E|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-----------------------------------|

Bridge 2 (0:56)
[Eb] [B]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|--8-8--x-x-8--8-8-8--7-7-7-7-x-7-7-7--7-x-x--------------------------------|
 G|--8-8--x-x-8--8-8-8--8-8-8-8-x-8-8-8--8-x-x--------------------------------|
 D|--8-8--x-x-8--8-8-8--9-9-9-9-x-9-9-9--9-x-x--------------------------------|
 A|--6-6--x-x-6--6-6-6--9-9-9-9-x-9-9-9--9-x-x--------------------------------|
 E|---------------------7-7-7-7---7-7-7--7------------------------------------|

Repeat bridge 2 three times then play this the fourth time.
[F#] [A]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------|
 G|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------------------------------|
 D|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------------------------------------|
 A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------------------------------------|
 E|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------|

Chorus (1:11) (Possibly not exact)
[Dm] [C] [Dm] [C] [A] [E]  
 
 e|------------------x-x------------------------------15-15-15-15--15--x-x----|
 B|--6--6-x-5--5-5-5-x-x-/6--6-x-5--5-5-5---10-10-x-x-12-12-12-12--12--x-x----|
 G|--7--7-x-5--5-5-5-x-x-/7--7-x-5--5-5-5---9--9--x-x-12-12-12-12--12--x-x----|
 D|--7--7-x-5--5-5-5-x-x-/7--7-x-5--5-5-5---7--7--x-x------------------x-x----|
 A|--5--5-x-3--3-3-3-x-x-/5--5-x-3--3-3-3---0-----x-x-------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[C] [G]  
 
 e|--12-12-12-12-x------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|--13-13-13-13-x--12-12--12-12-12--x----------------------------------------|
 G|--12-12-12-12-x--12-12--12-12-12--x----------------------------------------|
 D|-----------------12-12--12-12-12--x----------------------------------------|
 A|----------------------------------x----------------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

-Repeat Chorus 2 times, then return to the verse.
(1:27)
[Dm] [Am7] [Gm7] [Dm] [C] [Bb]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|--6-6-x-x--5-5-x-3--3---3-x-3-x-x------6-x-x-5-5-------3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
 G|--x-x-x-x--5-5-x-3--3-x-3-x-3-x-x------7-x-x-5-5-----3-3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
 D|--7-7-x-x--5-5-x-3--3-x-3-x-3-x-x------7-x-x-5-5-----3-3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
 A|--5-5-x-x--7-7-x-5--5-x-5-x-5-x-x-3/5--5-x-x-3-3-(0)-1-1--1-x-1-x-1--x-x-----|
 E|-----------5-5---3--3-x-3-x-3------------------------------------------------|

Gtr. 2
 
 e|------------------------|
 B|------------------------|
 G|------5-----------------|
 D|--5/7---7\5--3b.5-------|
 A|-------------------3/5--|
 E|------------------------|

[Dm] [Am7] [Gm7] [Dm] [C] [Bb]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|--6-6-x-x--5-5-x-3--3---3-3-x-x------6-x-x-5-5-------3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
 G|--x-x-x-x--5-5-x-3--3-x-3-3-x-x------7-x-x-5-5-----3-3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
 D|--7-7-x-x--5-5-x-3--3-x-3-3-x-x------7-x-x-5-5-----3-3--3-x-3-x-3--x-x-----|
 A|--5-5-x-x--7-7-x-5--5-x-5-5-x-x-3/5--5-x-x-3-3-(0)-1-1--1-x-1-x-1--x-x-----|
 E|-----------5-5---3--3-x-3-3------------------------------------------------|

[Dm] [Am7] [Gm7] [A5] [Bb5]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|------6-x-x--5-5-x-----3-x-3-x-3--x-x---------------------------------x-x--|
 G|------x-x-x--5-5-x-----3-x-3-x-3--x-x--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--x-x--|
 D|------7-x-x--5-5-x-----3-x-3-x-3--x-x--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--x-x--|
 A|--3/5-5-x-x--7-7-x-----5-x-5-x-5--x-x--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--x-x--|
 E|-------------5-5---3~~-3-x-3-x-3-------------------------------------------|

Bridge 1, a little different now.
(1:50)
[C#] [A]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|--6-6-x-x-6--------x-x--2-2-x-x-2-------x-x--------------------------------|
 G|--6-6-x-x-6h8-6----x-x--2-2-x-x-2h4-2---x-x--------------------------------|
 D|--6-6-x-x-6-----6--x-x--2-2-x-x-2-----2-x-x--------------------------------|
 A|--4-4-x-x-4--------x-x--0-0-x-x-0-------x-x--------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Again, repeat Bridge 1 three times and then play this.
[E] [G#]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|-------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------------------------------|
 G|--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------|
 D|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------------------------------|
 A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------------------------------|
 E|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------------------------------|

The last verse before the Chorus is a little different.
(2:05)
[Em7#9] [Bm7] [Am7] [Cm7#9] [G#m7] [F#m7]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|--8-8--7--7-x-5--5--5-x-5-x-5-x-x--5-5-x-4-4-4-x-2--2--2-x-2-x-2-x-x-------|
 G|--7-7--7--7-x-5--5--5-x-5-x-5-x-x--4-4-x-4-4-4-x-2--2--2-x-2-x-2-x-x-------|
 D|--5-5--7--7-x-5--5--5-x-5-x-5-x-x--2-2-x-4-4-4-x-2--2--2-x-2-x-2-x-x-------|
 A|--7-7--9--9-x-7--7--7-x-7-x-7-x-x--4-4-x-6-6-6-x-4--4--4-x-4-x-4-x-x-------|
 E|-------7--7---5--5--5---5---5------------4-4-4---2--2--2---2---2-----------|

Repeat twice, then go to the Chorus.(2:21)
After repeating the Chorus 2 times, go to this Interlude.
(2:36)
[D] [Bb] [G5] [Bb5] [F5] [C]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|--------------------5-5/6\5-5/6-x----x-x----x-x----------------------------|
 G|--7-------7---9-----7-7-7-7-7-7-x----x-x/---x-x-10-10-10--9--9--9----------|
 D|--x-------x---------8-8-8-8-8-8-x--5-x-x/-8-x-x-10-10-10--10-10-10-x-------|
 A|--5-(5)p0h5/7-------8-8-8-8-8-8-x--5-x-x/-8-x-x-8--8--8---10-10-10-x-------|
 E|-----------------6-----------------3-x-x/-6---------------8--8--8--x-------|

[Bb]  
 
 e|--------------------|
 B|--------------------|
 G|--7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--| Repeat this interlude then go to solo section.
 D|--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8--| And, again, not sure if exact.
 A|--8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
 E|--6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|

(2:52)
[Am] [F]  
 
 e|--------------------------------------15-13-------13\----------------------|
 B|-------------------------------10-x---15-13-15-13-13\----------------------|
 G|------5h7p5-------5h7p5--------10-x---------14-12--------------------------|
 D|--7-7------7--7-7------7-------10-x----------------------------------------|
 A|--0-0---------0-0---------/8--8---x----------------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Am] [F]  
 
 e|-----------------------------------15-13-------13\-------------------------|
 B|----------------------------10-x---15-13-15-13-13\-------------------------|
 G|--------------5h7p5---------10-x---------14-12-----------------------------|
 D|--7-7-7-7-7-7-------7-------10-x-------------------------------------------|
 A|--0-0-0-0-0-0----------/8--8---x-------------------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(3:00)
[G] [F] [Am] [A]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---2-2---5--5-5-5-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-------------------------|
 D|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x-3-3/--7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------------|
 A|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x-3-3/--7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------------|
 E|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-x-1-1/--5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-------------------------|

Then play the Chorus 4 times. Then, it rises up for a climatic finish.
(3:36)
[F#m] [E] [F#m] [E] [C#m] [G#]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|--10-10-x-9--9-9-9-x-x-10-10-x-9--9-9-9-x-x-9--9--x-13-13--13-13-13--------|
 G|--11-11-x-9--9-9-9-x-x-11-11-x-9--9-9-9-x-x-9--9--x-13-13--13-13-13--------|
 D|--11-11-x-9--9-9-9-x-x-11-11-x-9--9-9-9-x-x-11-11-x-13-13--13-13-13--------|
 A|--9--9--x-7--7-7-7-x-x-9--9--x-7--7-7-7-x-x-11-11-x-11-11--11-11-11--------|
 E|--------------------------------------------9--9---------------------------|

[E] [B]  
 
 e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|--9-9-9-9---7--7-7-7-x-x---------------------------------------------------|
 G|--9-9-9-9-x-8--8-8-8-x-x---------------------------------------------------|
 D|--9-9-9-9-x-9--9-9-9-x-x---------------------------------------------------|
 A|--7-7-7-7-x-9--9-9-9-x-x---------------------------------------------------|
 E|------------7--7-7-7-------------------------------------------------------|

Repeat the higher chorus and then move onto the Outro.
(3:51)
[C#] [C#m] [E]  
 
 e|----------------------------------------4-4-4-4-x-x-4--4-4-4--x-x----------|
 B|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x-x--5-5-5-5-x-x-5--5-5-5--x-x----------|
 G|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-x-x--4-4-4-4-x-x-4--4-4-4--x-x----------|
 D|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-x-x--6-6-6-6-x-x-6--6-6-6--x-x----------|
 A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-x-x--7-7-7-7-x-x-7--7-7-7--x-x----------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[B]  
 
 e|----------x-x---------x-x--------------------------------------------------|
 B|--4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4--x-x-------------------------------------------|
 G|--4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4--x-x-------------------------------------------|
 D|--4-4-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-x-x-4--x-x-------------------------------------------|
 A|--2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-2-2-x-x-2--x-x-------------------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Repeat 5 more times and end on
e|--[C#]---|
B|--6~-|
G|--6~-|
D|--6~-|
A|--4~-|
E|-----|

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