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Breaking The Girl (2) (By RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS)
 
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 02:37:31 -0400
From: Louis Lazaris <box_full_of_junk@hotmail.com>
Subject: r/red_hot_chili_peppers/breaking_the_girl.tab

Author/Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Title: Breaking The Girl
Words and Music by Anthony Kiedis, Michael Balzary, John Frusciante and
Chad Smith.
Transcribed by: The2ndPerson
Email: box_full_of_junk@hotmail.com

This is the best transcription of this song you'll find on the 'net. This
is close
to how Frusciante plays it - especially the Chorus. 12-string acoustic,
tuned down
a half-step. No Capo. And most importantly: hit the strings as hard as
humanly
possible.

VERSE 1:

 I                   am a man                         cut from      the

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know                                                                           

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PRE-CHORUS:

   C         G        Am
Feeling so good that day

   C         G         F
A feeling of love that day

CHORUS:                                                                     

Twisting and turning your feelings are burning your

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breaking the girl

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She          meant       you         no

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harm

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(After 2nd verse, repeat Chorus with this fill at the end, before the
"pots and
pans" break:)

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("Pots and pans" break; repeat many times, I'm too lazy to count)
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(Outro is the same as the Chorus with this fill played over top, fading
out:)

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