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Free Californication tab for the acoustic guitar. Learn to play Red Hot Chili Peppers with easy chords for beginners

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Chord C (x,3,2,0,1,0)
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Chord D (x,x,0,2,3,2)
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Chord Dm (x,x,0,2,3,1)
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Chord F (1,3,3,2,1,1)
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Chord F7 (1,3,1,2,1,1)
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Chord F#m (2,4,4,2,2,2)
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Chord G (3,2,0,0,3,3)
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Chord Am (x,0,2,2,1,0)
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Chord B (x,2,4,4,4,2)
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Chord A (x,0,2,2,2,0)
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Main Riff :

E|----------------------|----------------------|
B|--------0--1----------|----------------------|
G|----------------------|--------0--2----------|
D|-----2------0h2p0-----|----------------------|
A|--0---------------3p0-|-----3----------------|
E|----------------------|--1-------------------|


Intro : main riff x4


1st verse :
Am Am
Psychic spies from China 
       F F
Try to steal your mind’s elation 
Am Am
Little girls from Sweden 
         F F
Dream of silver screen quotations 
    C C       -         G G      -
And if you want these kind of dreams 
     F F   -    Dm Dm       -
It’s Californication


Main riff x2


2nd Verse :
        Am Am
It’s the edge of the world 
           F F
And all of western civilization 
    Am Am
The sun may rise in the East 
            F F
At least it settles in the final location 
     C C      -        G G          -
It’s understood that Hollywood 
      F F   -    Dm Dm        -
sells Californication

[Am Am][F7m F7m][Am Am][F7m F7m]


Pre-chorus :
Am Am
Pay your surgeon very well 
   F7m F7m
To break the spell of aging 
Am Am
Celebrity skin is this your chin 
   F7m F7m
Or is that war your waging 
Chorus: 
Am Am           F7m F7m
First born unicorn 
Am Am             F7m F7m
Hard core soft porn 
C C      -     G G  -  Dm Dm   -  Am Am    -
Dream of Californication 
C C     -      G G  -  Dm Dm >let ring   (Dm Dm)
Dream of Californication 


Main riff x2



3rd Verse :
Am Am
Marry me girl be my fairy to the world 
      F F
Be my very own constellation 
  Am Am
A A teenage bride with a baby inside 
        F F
Getting high on information 
    C C       -        G G      -
And buy me a star on the boulevard 
     F F   -    Dm Dm        -
It’s Californication 


Main riff x2



4st Verse
Am Am
Space may be the final frontier 
     F F
But it’s made in a Hollywood basement 
Am Am
Cobain can you hear the spheres 
        F F
Singing songs off station to station 
    C C      -      G G     -
And Alderon’s not far away 
     F F   -    Dm Dm      -
It’s Californication



[Am Am][F7 F7][Am Am][F7 F7]



Pre-chorus :
Am Am
Born and raised by those who praise 
   F7 F7
Control of population
Am Am
everybody’s been there
     F7 F7
And I don’t mean on vacation 





Chorus :
Am Am           F7 F7
First born unicorn 
Am Am             F7 F7
Hard core soft porn 
C C      -     G G  -  Dm Dm   -   Am Am        -
Dream of Californication 
C C      -     G G  -  Dm Dm   -   Am Am        -
Dream of Californication 
C C      -     G G  -  Dm Dm   -   Am Am        -
Dream of Californication 
C C      -     G G  -  Dm Dm >let ring     (Dm Dm)
Dream of Californication


Solo :
[F#m F#m][D D][F#m F#m][D D][B B-D D][A A-B B] x2
[B B-D D][A A-B B][B B-D D][A A-B B]


Main riff x2


5st verse :
Am Am
Destruction leads to a very rough road 
       F F
But it also breeds creation 
    Am Am
And earthquakes are to a girl’s guitar 
        F F
They’re just another good vibration 
    C C        -           G G           -
And tidal waves couldn’t save the world 
     F F   -    Dm Dm        -
From Californication 


[Am Am][F7 F7][Am Am][F7 F7]


Pre-chosrus :
Am Am
Pay your surgeon very well 
   F7 F7
To break the spell of aging 
Am Am
Sicker than the rest there is no test 
F7 F7
But this is what you’re craving 


Chorus :
Am Am            F7 F7
 First born unicorn 
Am Am              F7 F7
 Hard core soft porn 
C C      -     G G  -  Dm Dm  -    Am Am
Dream of Californication 
C C      -     G G  -  Dm Dm  -    Am Am
Dream of Californication 
C C      -     G G  -  Dm Dm  -    Am Am
Dream of Californication 
C C      -     G G  -  Dm Dm >let ring
Dream of Californication 

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