Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication Text Bass Tab

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G|-----99-9-7h97--------77-7--5-|-----99-9-7h9--------10-10-10-7-|
D|-77---------------------------|-77-----------10----------------|
A|------------------88----------|------------------8-8-----------|
E|------------------------------|--------------------------------|

Verse 1

|-----9-9-9-7h97--------7-7----|-----9-9-9-7h9--------10-10-7-|
|-7-7-----------------------10-|--7-7----------10-------------| x2
|-------------------88---------|------------------8-8---------|
|------------------------------|------------------------------|

|------------------------|
|------------------0-0-0-|
|-3-33-------------------|
|------33-33\111/3-------|

(Prechorus) 1

|------------------|--------------------|------------------|-------------------|
|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|------------10-9----|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|-------/14-12-10-9-|
|------------------|-8-888-88-8------10-|------------------|-8-888-------------|
|------------------|--------------------|------------------|-------------------|

|------------------|--------------------|
|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|------------10-9----|
|------------------|-8-888-88-8------10-|
|------------------|--------------------|x3

|------------------|----------------------|
|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|----------------------|
|------------------|-8-888-88/20-20-20-20-|
|------------------|----------------------|

chorus

|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-3-3------5-55-----3-33-----2-3-5--|
|-----3-33------5-5------0-3--------|

verse 2
|-----9-9-9-7h97--------7-7----|-----9-9-9-7h97-------10-10-7-|
|-7-7-----------------------10-|--7-7----------10-------------| x2
|-------------------8-8--------|------------------8-8---------|
|------------------------------|------------------------------|

|------------------------|
|------------------0-0-0-|
|-3-33-------------------|
|------33-33\111/3-------|

(prechorus) 2

|------------------|--------------------|------------------|--------------------|
|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|------------10-9----|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|-------10-10-9------|
|------------------|-8-888-88-8------10-|------------------|-8-888---------10-8-|
|------------------|--------------------|------------------|--------------------|

|------------------|--------------------|------------------|-----------------------|
|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|------------10-9----|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|------------10h12-9----|
|------------------|-8-888-88-8------10-|------------------|-8-888-88-8---------10-|
|------------------|--------------------|------------------|-----------------------|

|------------------|--------------------|------------------|-------------------|
|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|------------10-9----|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|-------------------|
|------------------|-8-888-88-8------10-|------------------|-8-88/20-20-20-20--|
|------------------|--------------------|------------------|-------------------|

chorus 2

|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|-3-3------5-55-----3-33-----2-3-5-|
|-----3-33------5-5------0-3-------|

|------7--------7--------------------------------------|
|--------7----7----------------------------------------|
|-55-5-----55------3-3--------5-55-----3-5-3-----2-3-5-|
|-----------------------3-3-3------5-5-------5-3-------|

 solo

|14-------------------------14--------14------------------------14-----------|
|---------18----16-----------------------------18----16----------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|14-14-14-14-14----14\10-10-10--10-10/14-14-14-14-14----14\10-10-10--10-10-0-|

|-----------7----------------|
|-----9---7-------7----------|
|---9---5-------7--------7---|
|-7-----------5------0-7---0-|

14----------------------------14-----------14----------------------------14-----------|
|---------18----16-14--------------------------------18----16-14----------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|14-14-14-14-14-------14\10-10-10--10-10-10/14-14-14-14-14-------14/10-10-10--10-10-0-|

|-------------7----------------------|
|-----9-----7---------7--------------| x2
|---9-----5-----5---7----------7-----|
|-7-----7---------5-----55-0-7---0-0-|

|-------------7----------------------|
|-----9-----7---------77-------------|
|---9-----5-----5---7----------7-77--|
|-7-----7---------5-----55-0-7-------|

Verse 3

|-----9-9-9-7h97--------7-7----|-----9-9-9-7h97-------10-10-7-|
|-7-7-----------------------10-|--7-7-------------------------| x2
|-------------------8-8--------|------------------8-8---------|
|------------------------------|------------------------------|

|------------------------|
|------------------0-0-0-|
|-3-33-------------------|
|------33-33\111/3-------|

(Prechorus) 3

|------------------|--------------------|------------------|-----------------|
|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|------------10-9----|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|-----------------|
|------------------|-8-888-88-8------10-|------------------|-8-7-7-5-5-------|
|------------------|--------------------|------------------|-----------6-5-3-|

|------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------------|
|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|------------10-9----|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|-------------10h12-9----|
|------------------|-8-888-88-8------10-|------------------|-8--888-88-8---------10-|
|------------------|--------------------|------------------|------------------------|

|------------------|--------------------|------------------|-------------------|
|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|------------10-9----|-7-777-77-77-9-10-|-------------------|
|------------------|-8-888-88-8------10-|------------------|-8-88/20-20-20-20--|
|------------------|--------------------|------------------|-------------------|
chorus 2

|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|-3-3------5-55-----3-33-----2-3-5-|
|-----3-33------5-5------0-3-------|

|------7--------7--------------------------------------|
|--------7----7----------------------------------------|
|-55-5-----55------3-3--------5-55-----3-5-3-----2-3-5-|
|-----------------------3-3-3------5-5-------5-3-------|

Just a few minor changes made to the intro and verses 1+3

This is the way I play it and hope it helps

:)