Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication

Here's how to play all parts to the awesome song Californication by the Red Hot Chili Peppers! 

The first video below teaches all rhythm sections and riffs to this song. The lead guitar solo is taught in a separate video, which you'll find further down this page.

Links to accurate TAB and chord sheets is below. For those that like printed TABs, the full song is available as part of Andy's recommended Songbook for improver Electric guitar players, find out more here! 

Californication TAB (rhythm sections) link

Californication chords/ lyrics sheet link


Strumming Pattern

This is the strumming pattern for the interlude, aka bridge or pre- chorus, where the lyrics are "pay your surgeon very well..." etc

Californication Lead Guitar Solo TAB link to go with video below!