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/ Joe Satriani / Strange Beautiful Music (2002) / Belly Dancer guitar tab

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  Belly Dancer - by Joe Satriani - off Strange Beautiful Music (2002)
			
             Tabbed by Daniel Cederblad 12/8/02

plz send tabs of other songs off this album to: ds_software@hotmail.com
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standard tuning EADGBE

INTRO AND VERSE:
|-----------------------------------------------1-1-----
|-----------------------------------------------1-1-----
|-------2b3b2-0-------------5-5-5-7b8b7-5-------3-3-----
|-------2b3b2-0-------------5-5-5-7b8b7-5-5-5-5-3-3-----
|-5-5-5----------5-3-3-3-3--3-3-3---------3-3-3-1-1-----
|-3-3-3----------3-1-1-1-1------------------------------

MAIN THEME: (guitar w/wah pedal) (0:15)
|-------------------------------------------------------
|---------------------------3-4-3---3-------------------
|----------------2b3b2------------5---5-3-2-------------
|-3-3-5~-3---3-5-------5~-------------------5-3-3-/8-5~-
|-------------------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------------------

|-------------------------------------------------------
|---------------------------3-4-3---3-------------------
|----------------3-5-5~-----------5---5-3-2-------------
|-3-3-5~-3---3-5----------------------------5-----------
|---------------------------------------------3/5-3~----
|-------------------------------------------------------

sliding octaves (0:43)

  Eb          D               C
|-6-66666666-6/8-8-8-88888888-8/10-10-10 10-10-|--|-------
|----------------------------------------------|--|-15t16-
|-3-33333333-3/5-5-5-55555555-5/7--7--7--7--7--|X2|-------
|----------------------------------------------|--|-------
|----------------------------------------------|--|-------
|----------------------------------------------|--|-------

this bit has an kinda arabic feel (0:56)
|----------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------
|-12h13p12p0-10p0h12-8h10p8p0-7p0h8-5h7p5p0-4h5p4p0-1h3p1p0------ X4
|-----------------------------------------------------------3-5--
|----------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------

this is a tricky ascending run of pull offs and alternate picking (1:10)
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------
|-5p3p0---3p0-|-6p3p0---3p0-|-7p3p0---3p0-|-9p5p0---5p0-|-12p8p0---8p0-|-14p10p0----10p0-|-17p12p0----12p0-|-16p12p0----12p0--
|-------3-----|-------3-----|-------3-----|-------5-----|--------8-----|---------10------|---------12------|---------12-------
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------

octaves again, can be played as single notes for lead part (listen to cd for variations) (1:37)
|---------------------------------------------------------------------
|---------------------------------------------------------------------
|-5/7-7-7--5-7-8-7-5-7/5-5-5------------------------------------------
|----------------------------8/10-10-10-8-10-12-10-8-10-8-7-7-5-3-3---
|-3/5-5-5--3-5-6-5-3-5/3-3-3------------------------------------------
|----------------------------6/8--8--8--6-8--10-8--6-8--6-5-5-3-1-1---

now comes the tapping bit i had to slow the song down heaps to figure this one out (2:05)
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|-19p15-19p15p12p0-|-17p15-17p15p12p0-|-19p15-19p15p12p0-|-20p15-20p15p12p0-|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|-------x4---------|--------x4--------|--------x4--------|--------x4--------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|

|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|-19p15-19p15p12p0-|-17p15-17p15p12p0-|-19p15-19p15p12p0-|-20p15-20p15p12p0-|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|-------x2---------|--------x2--------|--------x2--------|--------x2--------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|

|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|-19p15-19p15p12p0-|-17p15-17p15p12p0-|-19p15-19p15p12p0-|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|-------x2---------|--------x2--------|--------x4--------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|

|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|-22p21-22p21p19p0-|-20p19-20p19p17p0-|-20p19-20p19p17p0-|-19p17-19p17p15p0-|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|-------x4---------|--------x4--------|--------x4--------|--------x4--------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|

|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|-17p15-17p15p14p0-|-15p14-15p14p12p0-|-17p15-17p15p14p0-|-15p14-15p14p12p0-|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|-------x2---------|--------x2--------|--------x2--------|--------x2--------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|

series of trills before you switch back to main theme (2:28)
|-15t18--------------------------------------------
|-------15t18--------------------------------------
|-------------15t17-------15t17--------------------
|-------------------15t17-------15t17--------------
|-------------------------------------15t17--------
|-------------------------------------------13t15--

the crazy outro solo has this as backing (3:00)
|------------------------|------------------------------
|------(guitar 1)--------|-------(guitar 2)-------------
|-5-5-4-4-3--------------|--5----6-----7----------------
|-5-5-5-5-5--3-3-4-4-5-5-|---5-5--5-5---5-5-------------
|------------3-3-4-4-5-5-|------------------------------
|------------------------|------------------------------

sorry the outro solo is hard and i haven't figured it out at all anyway. here's the start of it (3:14)
my guitar is missing the high E so right now it is impossible for me to attempt to tab the rest!
|----------------|--------------------------------------
|----------------|--------------------------------------
|------x4--------|--------------------------------------
|----------------|--------------------------------------
|----------------|--------------------------------------
|-1/3-3-3-3/6/3--|--------------------------------------

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 TAB EXPLANATION
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h = hammer on
p = pull-off
t = trill
~ = vibrato


Joe Satriani albums
2004 Is There Love in Space?
2002 Strange Beautiful Music
2000 Engines of Creation
1998 Crystal Planet
1995 Joe Satriani
1993 Time Machine
1992 The Extremist
1989 Flying in a Blue Dream
1987 Surfing With the Alien
1986 Not of This Earth
Strange Beautiful Music tabs
01Oriental Melody tabbass tab
02Belly Dancer tabbass tab
03Starry Night tabbass tab
04Chords of Life tabbass tab
06Sleep Walk tabbass tab
08Mountain Song tabbass tab
09What Breaks a Heart tabbass tab
11Hill Groove tabbass tab
14You Saved My Life tabbass tab

 

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