Red Hot Chili Peppers – Strange Man

[Intro]
 
 
     1    &    2    &    3    &    4    &    5    &    6    &    7    &
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E|---3--------------3----1--------------1----4~------------------------------|
 
 
     1    &    2    &    3    &    4    &    5    &    6    &    7    &
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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E|---3--------------3----1--------------1----4~------------------------------|
 
     1    &    2    &    3    &    4    &    5    &    6    &    7    &
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E|---3--------------3----1--------------1----4~------------------------------|
 
     1    &    2    &    3    &    4    &    5  e  &  a  6    &    7    &
G|-------------------------------------------------------5~------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------5hr7----------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------5hr7----------------------------|
E|---3--------------3----1--------------1------------------------------------|
 
 
[Verse 1]
 
    all of  my   love    and   most of my   fears  Been  coming on      strong for     most of my
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A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.-----------|
E|---3--------------------3------1--------------------1------4~--------------------------4-----------|
 
   years   add    up     and  wind     up     in   a       song
     1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &      5      &      6      &      7      &
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E|---3--------------------3------1--------------------1------4~--------------------------4-----------|
 
  Cellophane    tweeds and       revenue   streams   Are   blocking my   shots  and   killin' my
     1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &      5      &      6      &      7      &
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A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.-----------|
E|---3--------------------3------1--------------------1------4~--------------------------4-----------|
 
   dreams  That  showed    me   how    to      be    the    cause
     1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &      5      &      6      &      7      &
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A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.-----------|
E|---3--------------------3------1--------------------1------4~--------------------------4-----------|
 
[Pre-Chorus]
 
    Oooooooooh                   aaaaaaahh,    yeeeeella,
     1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &      5      &      6      &      7      &
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E|---3--------------------3------1--------------------1------4~--------------------------4-----------|
 
    Oooooooooh                   aaaaaaahh,                 hey           ah           what           now?
     1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &      5      &      6      &      7      &     8
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A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.-------------------|
E|---3--------------------3------1--------------------1------4~-----------(x)------------4-------------------|
 
[Chorus] choruses sound weird because flea isn't playing in key in some parts
 
                      it's      a       lifetime          of        a
     1        &        2    e    &        3        &        4        &
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-3hr5----------------5----3------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------5--------3--------------------------3-------|
 
 strange              man,       that's   right
     1        &        2    e    &    a    3       &       4    e    &    a
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D|---------------------5-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-3/5--------7-------------7----5--(3)---------------------------------2hr3|
E|-----------------------------------------0-------0-----1hr3---1--3po1------|
 
                        It's       a     long            time,      for
      1        &    a    2    e    &      3        &        4        &
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|(3)/5--------5----5----5----5----3-----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------5--------3-----------------3-------|
 
     me,                                  I see
     1        &        2    e    &    a    3       &     4    e    &    a
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------2b1/4----2-------------------------------------------3-hr-5--|
E|-3/5----------------------5----3----1----1-------3-----7---5------------|
 
      She    wants      to            belong     and,
      1        &    a    2    e    &      3        &        4        &
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D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----5--------5----5----5----5----3-----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------5--------3-----------------3-------|
 
     I      want      to        be        free
     1        &        2    e    &    a    3       &     4  e  &  a
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------2b1/4----2----0----------------------------------------------|
E|-3/5---------------------------5-po-3----1-------3----5--3--7-5--------| 
 
     Ex       co   -    mmu-       ni   - cated          'cause
      1        &    a    2    e    &      3        &        4        &
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|(3)/5--------5----5----5----5----3-----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------5--------3-----------------3-------|
 
   there      ain't    no             guarantee
     1        &         2    e    &    a    3       &     4    e    &    a
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------2------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-3/5------------------5----3---------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------5----2----1-------(x)--------------------|
 
     1    &    2    &    3
G|------------------------|
D|------------------------|
A|------------------------|
E|---3--------------------|
 
[Bridge]
 
     Ooh                ahh,                 yella,
 
     1    &    2    &    3    &    4    &    5    &    6    &    7    &
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D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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E|---3--------------3----1--------------1----4~------------------------------|
 
     ooh               ahh,                  yeah
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G|-------------------------------------------------------5~------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------5hr7----------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------5hr7----------------------------|
E|---3--------------3----1--------------1--------------------------1---------|
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Verse 2]
 
    All   of  my  friends  and  enemies      They    were    part of this dance  That   put me right
     1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &      5      &      6      &      7      &
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A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.-----------|
E|---3--------------------3------1--------------------1------4~--------------------------4-----------|
 
   here    we     go     So     glad    I      got  this    chance
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E|---3--------------------3------1--------------------1------4~--------------------------4------4--4-|
 
    Better known plans    and   lesser known schemes  Were  all     about love and less about
     1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &      5      &      6      &      7      &
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A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.-----------|
E|---3--------------------3------1--------------------1------4~--------------------------4-----------|
 
     me    I'd    have    to    say     she  wore     the   pants                     That's          oh!
     1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &      5      &      6      &      7      &    8
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D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.-------------------|
E|---3--------------------3------1--------------------1------4~--------------------------4-----------4-----|
 
[Chorus]
                     It's       the     lifetime           of a
     1        &        2    e    &        3        &        4        &
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-3hr5----------------5----3------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------5--------3--------------------------3-------|
 
     strange   man,     that's   right
     1    &    2    e    &        3        &        4  e  &  a
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------3----2-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3/5--------------5----4--------1--------1--------5\3--5//7---------------|
 
      It's     a        long       ti  -  me      for      me,
      1        &    a    2    e    &      3        &        4        &
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|(3)/5--------5----5----5----5----3-----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------5--------3-----------------3-------|
 
               uh  -   huh
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G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------2b1/4----2----0----------------------------------------------|
E|-3/5---------------------------5-po-3----1-------3----5--3--7-5--------|
 
      She    wants      to            belong     and,
      1        &    a    2    e    &      3        &        4        &
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|(3)/5--------5----5----5----5----3-----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------5--------3-----------------3-------|
 
     I      want      to        be        free
     1        &        2    e    &         3       &    4  e  &  a
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--1/3-------4b1/4----3---------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------5----3---------1-------3----5--3--7-5--------| 
 
     Ex       co   -    mmu-       ni   - cated          'cause
      1        &    a    2    e    &      3        &        4        &
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|(3)/5--------5----5----5----5----3-----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------5--------3-----------------3-------|
 
   there      ain't    no             guarantee
    1           &      2    e    &         3       &    4   e  &  a
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D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--1/3-------4b1/4----3---------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------5----3---------1-------3----5--3--7-5--------|
 
[Interlude]
 
(play 3 Times)
 
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D|---------------------------10------x---------------------------------------|
A|---------10----12---------------------12--x--10hr12------------------------|
E|--10hr12-------------12----------------------------------------------------|
 
 
     1  e  &     2     &     3    &  a  4   e  &  a
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------10------x---------------------------------------|
A|---------10----12---------------------12--x--10hr12------------------------|
E|--10hr12-------------12----------------------------------------------------|
 
 
     1  e  &  a   2     &     3    &  a  4   e  &
G|----------------7----------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------5hr7--------------------------5-----------------------------------|
A|---5hr7-----------------------------x--------------------------------------|
E|----------------------5-----3--------------3--1----------------------------| 
 
[Interlude ending]
 
     1  e  &      2     &     3    &  a  4   e  &
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D|------9--9------9-------------------3--------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-5/7------------------7\\1----x-----1--(x)------------------------------|
 
 
[Chorus]
 
                     It's       the     lifetime           of a
     1        &        2    e    &        3        &        4        &
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-3hr5----------------5----3------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------5--------3--------------------------3-------|
 
     strange   man,     that's   right
     1    &    2    e    &        3        &        4  e  &  a
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------3----2-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3/5--------------5----4--------1--------1--------5\3--5//7---------------|
 
      It's     a        long       ti  -  me      for      me,
      1        &    a    2    e    &      3        &        4        &
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|(3)/5--------5----5----5----5----3-----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------5--------3-----------------3-------|
 
               uh  -   huh
     1        &        2    e    &    a    3       &     4  e  &  a
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------2b1/4----2----0----------------------------------------------|
E|-3/5---------------------------5-po-3----1-------3----5--3--7-5--------|
 
      She    wants      to            belong     and,
      1        &    a    2    e    &      3        &        4        &
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|(3)/5--------5----5----5----5----3-----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------5--------3-----------------3-------|
 
     I      want      to        be        free
     1        &        2    e    &         3       &     4  e  &  a
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--1/3-------4b1/4----3---------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------5----3---------1-------3----5--3--7-5--------| 
 
     Ex       co   -    mmu-       ni   - cated          'cause
      1        &    a    2    e    &      3        &        4        &
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|(3)/5--------5----5----5----5----3-----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------5--------3-----------------3-------|
 
   there      ain't    no             guarantee
    1           &      2    e    &         3       &    4   e  &  a
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--1/3-------4b1/4----3---------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------5----3---------1-------3----5--3--7-5--------|
 
 
 
                     It's       the     lifetime              of a
     1        &        2    e    &    a    3         &    a    4
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-3hr5----------------5----5----5////10---10--------10---10---10------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
    strange   man,     that's   right
     1         2        &    a    3        &        4  e  &
G|--------------------------------.------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------3------3/5--------3------------------------|
A|---3---------3--------3----5-------------------------5--3------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
      It's     a        long       ti  -  me      for      me,
      1        &         2    e    &      3        &        4    e    &   a
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------9h10------8----------------|
A|-3hr5----------------5----5----5////10---10--------------------10---8------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------10-|
 
             uh  -   huh
    1        &        2    e    &         3       &     4  e  &  a
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------8---------10------10----8--------------------|
E|--8--------8--------8-hr-10------------------------------10-8--7-----------|
 
      She    wants      to            belong     and,
      1       &    a    2    e    &      3        &        4        &
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----5-------5----5----5----3-----------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------5------3--------------------------3--------|
 
     I      want      to        be        free
     1        &        2    e    &    a    3       &     4  e  &  a
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---2--------5b1/4----3-----------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------5----3---------1-------3-----5--3--7-5---------|
 
     Keep     your       plans     ela - stic             'cause
      1        &    a    2    e    &      3        &        4        &
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--3/5-------5----5----5----3-----------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------5------3--------------------------3--------|
 
   there      ain't    no             guarantee
     1        &        2    e    &    a    3       &     4  e  &  a
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---2--------5b1/4----3-----------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------5----3---------1~--------------------------------|
   1  2  3  4
G|--------------|
D|--------------|
A|--------------|
E|-3~-----------|
 
[Outro] bass does not play the outro  if you have a 24 fret bass you can play the staccato guitar part
on the 24th of your G string
 
   1  2  3  4
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