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Smells Like Teen Spirit

(Arranged for Solo Guitar)


By Eric Roche
From the Album "Spin"
Music by Kurt Cobain & Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic
Transcribed by Mark Grover
= 136

1 2
Guitar

D 0 0 0 X X X 0 0 0 0 0 X X X X 0 0
A 0 0 0 X X X 0 0 0 0 0 X X X X 0 0
G 7 7 7 X X X 7 7 0 0 0 X X X X 0 0
D 0 0 0 X X X 5 5 X X 3 3 3 X X X X 8 8 X X
A 5 5 5 X X X 5 5 X X 3 3 3 X X X X 8 8 X X
D 0 0 0 X X X 5 5 X X 3 3 3 X X X X 8 8 X X

3 4

0 0 0 X X X X 0 0 0 0 0 X X X X 0 0
0 0 0 X X X X 0 0 0 0 0 X X X X 0 0
7 7 7 X X X X 7 7 0 0 0 X X X X 0 0
0 0 0 X X X X 5 5 X X 3 3 3 X X X X 8 8 X X
0 5 5 5 X X X X 5 5 X X 3 3 3 X X X X 8 8 X X
0 0 0 X X X X 5 5 X X 3 3 3 X X X X 8 8 X X

A Pre-Verse

5 6

(0) <12> (<12>)


(0) <12>
(0)
X X X
0 0 5 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 3 8 8 8 8 8

7 8

<12> (<12>)
<12> X X X
0 0 5 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 3 8 8 8 8 8

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"Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Eric Roche

9 10
Guitar

<12> (<12>)
<12>

X X X
0 0 5 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 3 8 8 8 8 8

11 12

<5> (<5>)
<5>

X X X
0 0 5 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 3 8 8 8 8 8

B Verse
13 14

0 0
0 3 3 0
0 3
3 (3)
1
0 0 5 5 3 3

15 16

(0) 0 1 0 0
0 0 0
3 3 (3) 3 3 2
1
0 5 5 3

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"Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Eric Roche
17 18
Guitar

0 0
0 3 3 0
0 3
(2) 3 (3) 3
1
0 0 5 5 3

19 20

(0) 0 1 0 0
0 0 0
3 (3) 3 3 2
0 1
0 5 5 3

C Pre-Chorus
21 22

(2) 3 2 3 2 (2) 3 2 3 2 0
1 1
0 0 5 5 3 3

23 24

0 0 0 0 (0) 0 0 0 0 0
(0) 3 2 3 2 (2) 3 2 3 2 0
1 1
0 0 5 5 3 3

25 26

(0) 0 0 0 0 (0) 0 0 0 0 0
(0) 3 2 3 2 (2) 3 2 3 2 0
1 1
0 0 5 5 3 3

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"Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Eric Roche

27 28
Guitar

3 X 2
0 0 0 0 (0) 0 0 0 X 0
(0) 0 0 0 0 (0) 0 0 3 X 2
(0) 3 2 3 2 (2) 3 2 0 X 0
1 1 X 0
0 0 5 5 3 3 0

D Chorus
29 30

(2) 0 0 5 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
(0) 0 0 0 0 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(2) 2 2 4 4 2 2 3 3 3 3 3
(0) 0 (5) (5) (3) (3) 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 1 1
0 0 0 5 5 5 5 3 3 3

31 32

0 0 5 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2
(0) 0 0 0 0 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 2 4 4 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2
(0) 0 0 (5) (5) (3) (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 1 1 0
0 0 0 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 0

33 34

(2) 0 0 5 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
(0) 0 0 0 0 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(2) 2 2 4 4 2 2 3 3 3 3 3
(0) 0 (5) (5) (3) (3) 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 1 1
0 0 0 5 5 5 5 3 3 3

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"Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Eric Roche
*Glissando up

35 36
Guitar

0 0 5 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
(0) 0 0 0 0 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 2 4 4 2 2 3 3 3 3 3
(0) 0 0 (5) (5) (3) (3) 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 1 1 1 1
0 0 0 5 5 5 5 3 3 3

37 38

T.H.
0 0 <12> (0)
0 0 <12> (0)
0 0 <12> (0)
0 0 0 0 1 5 5 5 3 3 1 1
0 0 0 0 1 5 5 5 3 3 1 1
0 0 0 0 1 X 5 5 5 3 3 1 1

*LH Rake

39 40

T.H.
0 0 <12> (0)
0 0 <12> (0)
0 0 <12> (0)
0 0 0 0 1 5 5 5 3 3 1 1
0 0 0 0 1 5 5 5 3 3 1 1
0 0 0 0 1 X 5 5 5 3 3 1 1

E Bridge 1/2B V

41 42

0 X X
8 8 X 8 (8) 8 X 5 5
0 0 X 0 (0) 0 X 5 5
7 7 X 7 (7) 7 X 6 6
0 X X
0 0 0 0 0 5 X 3 3 X 8 8 8 8 0

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"Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Eric Roche
1/2B V

43 44
Guitar

0 X X 5
7 8 8 8 X 8 (8) 8 X 5 5
0 0 0 X 0 (0) 0 X 5 5
6 7 7 7 X 7 (7) 7 X 6 6
0 X X
0 0 0 0 0 5 X 3 3 X 8 8 8 8 0

1/2B V

45 46

0 X X 5 5
78 7 8 8 X 8 (8) 8 X 5 5
0 0 0 X 0 (0) 0 X 5 5
67 6 7 7 X 7 (7) 7 X 6 6
0 X X
0 0 0 0 0 5 X 3 3 X 8 8 8 8 0

1/2B V

47 48

0 0 0 0 X 0 (0) 0 X 5
7 8 8 8 8 X 8 (8) 8 X 5
0 0 0 0 X 0 (0) 0 X 5
6 7 7 7 7 X 7 (7) 7 X 6
0 0 5 5 X X X
0 0 0 0 5 5 X 3 3 X 8 8 8 8 8

D Chorus

49 50

3 3 3 3 3 3 2 (2) 0 0 5 5
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0) 0 0 0 0
2 2 3 3 3 3 2 (2) 2 2 4 4
(3) (3) 0 0 0 0 0 (0) 0 (5) (5)
3 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 5 5 5 5
3 3 3 0 0 0 0 5 5 5 5

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"Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Eric Roche

51 52
Guitar

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 0 0 5 5
(0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0) 0 0 0 0
2 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 4 4
(3) (3) 0 0 0 0 0 (0) 0 0 (5) (5)
3 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 5 5 5 5
3 3 3 0 0 0 5 5 5 5

53 54

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 (2) 0 0 5 5
(0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0) 0 0 0 0
2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 (2) 2 2 4 4
(3) (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0) 0 (5) (5)
3 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 5 5 5 5
3 3 3 0 0 0 0 5 5 5 5

55 56

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 0 0 5 5
(0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0) 0 0 0 0
2 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 4 4
(3) (3) 0 0 0 0 0 (0) 0 0 (5) (5)
3 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 5 5 5 5
3 3 3 0 0 0 5 5 5 5

57 58

T.H.
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 0 0 <12>
(0) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 <12>
2 2 3 3 3 3 3 0 0 <12>
(3) (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
3 3 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
3 3 3 0 0 0 0 1

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"Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Eric Roche

59 60
Guitar

T.H.
(0) 0 0 <12>
(0) 0 0 <12>
(0) 0 0 <12>
5 5 5 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
5 5 5 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
X 5 5 5 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1

F Outro

61 62

(0) <12>
(0) <12>
(0)
5 5 5 3 3 1 1
5 5 5 3 3 1 1 X
X 5 5 5 3 3 1 1 0 0 5 5 5 5 5

63 64

(<12>)

<12>
X X <12> X
3 3 3 3 8 8 8 8 0 0 5 5 5 5 5

65 66

<12>
<12>
(<12>)
X X X
3 3 3 3 8 8 8 8 8 0 0 5 5 5 5 5

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"Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Eric Roche

67 68
Guitar

(<12>) <5>
<5>

X X X
3 3 3 3 8 8 8 8 8 0 0 5 5 5 5 5

= 136

BV 1/2B II 1/2B III

69 70

(<5>) 5 5 2 3 <15>
5 5 2 3 <15>
5 5 2 3 <15>
5 5 3
X 0
3 3 3 3 8 8 8 8

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