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Metallica tabs for The shortest straw

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The Shortest Straw
              From Metallica's ...And Justice For All album.

Tabbed by Paul Halvorson

pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm
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-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----3-----5------------
pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm
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-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----5-----3------------


pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----3-----5------------


pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----3--3--3--3---------
pm  pm
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-2---2-----2-----------|-------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2-----------|-------------------------------------------------------
-0---0-----0-----3--3--|-------------------------------------------------------


Riff #1
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---------------------------------------------------|---------------------------
---------------------------------------------------|---------------------------
-------8--7/8--------------------------------3--3--|---------------------------
----7----------7-----------------------------3--3--|---------------------------
-0----------------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--1--1--|---------------------------


Riff played right before verse          Riff during verses
--------------------------------|----------------------------------------------
--------------------------------|----------------------------------------------
-------3--2--3--0---------------|----------------------------------------------
----2---------------------------|-----------------------------3--3-------------
--------------------------------|-----------------------------3--3-------------
-0------------------------------|--------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--1--1-----0--0----


---------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------5--5--------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------5--5--------------------------------------------------|---------
0--0--0--0--0--3--3-----0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----5-----3-----1--------|---------


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------5--5--------------------------------------7--7---------
------------------------5--5--------------------------------------7--7---------
2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----3--3--------------2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----5--5---------


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------5--5---------------------------------------------------
------------------------5--5---------------------------------------------------
2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----3--3--------------2--2--2--2-----7--5--3---------------




==                                    ==                        TABLATURE
EXPLANATION                           ==


----------                                             ----------
----5h8--- Hammero n                   ----(8)--- Ghost Note
----------                                             ----------
----5p8--- Pulloff                              ----------

                              The Shortest Straw
              From Metallica's ...And Justice For All album.

Tabbed by Paul Halvorson

pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----3-----5------------


pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----5-----3------------


pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----3-----5------------


pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----3--3--3--3---------


pm  pm
-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2-----------|-------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2-----------|-------------------------------------------------------
-0---0-----0-----3--3--|-------------------------------------------------------


Riff #1
---------------------------------------------------|---------------------------
---------------------------------------------------|---------------------------
---------------------------------------------------|---------------------------
-------8--7/8--------------------------------3--3--|---------------------------
----7----------7-----------------------------3--3--|---------------------------
-0----------------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--1--1--|---------------------------


Riff played right before verse          Riff during verses
--------------------------------|----------------------------------------------
--------------------------------|----------------------------------------------
-------3--2--3--0---------------|----------------------------------------------
----2---------------------------|-----------------------------3--3-------------
--------------------------------|-----------------------------3--3-------------
-0------------------------------|--------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--1--1-----0--0----


---------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------5--5--------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------5--5--------------------------------------------------|---------
0--0--0--0--0--3--3-----0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----5-----3-----1--------|---------


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------5--5--------------------------------------7--7---------
------------------------5--5--------------------------------------7--7---------
2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----3--3--------------2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----5--5---------


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------5--5---------------------------------------------------
------------------------5--5---------------------------------------------------
2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----3--3--------------2--2--2--2-----7--5--3---------------




==                           TABLATURE EXPLANATION                           ==


----------                                             ----------
----5h8--- Hammeron                    ----(8)--- Ghost Note
----------                                             ----------
----5p8--- Pulloff                              ----------

----------                                      ----------
----5/8--- Slide Up                    -----x---- Dead Note
----------                                      ----------
----5\8--- Slide Down               ----------

----------                            ||------|| Repeat Start & End
----5~~~-- Vibrato          ||*----*||
----------                            ||*----*||
----------                            ||------||

Rhythm:
  w = whole note            W = dotted whole
  h = half note             H = dotted half
  q = quarter note          Q = dotted quarter
  e = eighth note           A chord diagramE MajorE = dotted eighth
  s = sixteenth note        S = dotted sixteenth
  ^ = triplet


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ⓘ Guitar tab for 'The Shortest Straw' by Metallica, a thrash metal band formed in 1981 from Los Angeles, USA. Metallica is known for their angry metal music.

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