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Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath

From Black Sabbath's "Black Sabbath" Album 1970

Tuning Info: Standard E (440Hz) Tuning, 66 beats/min., 4/4 count

NOTE: Lyrics may not align with music and secondary guitar part(s) may not
      align due to space constraints .

Storm Sound effect with tublar bell
[f]

 G                      G                G                          G
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----5-----------------------5---------------5--------------------------5-----
-5----(4h5-tr~~~~)(10\7)-5-----4~(/10\7)-5-----(4h5-tr~~~~)-(/10\7)-5------4-
-3-----------------------3---------------3--------------------------3--------

[mf]
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-----------5--------------------------5-------------
--------------------4---------------------------4---
-3----------------------------3---------------------
{......................pm........................}

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-----------5--------------------------5-------------
--------------------4---------------------------4---
-3----------------------------3---------------------
{......................pm........................}
          What is this that stands before me?

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-----------5--------------------------5-------------
--------------------4---------------------------4---
-3----------------------------3---------------------
{......................pm........................}
         Figure in black, which points at me.

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-----------5--------------------------5-------------
--------------------4---------------------------4---
-3----------------------------3---------------------
{......................pm........................}
        Turn 'round quick, and start to run.

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-----------5--------------------------5-------------
--------------------4---------------------------4---
-3----------------------------3---------------------
{......................pm........................}
        Find out I'm the chosen one.   Oh No!!

 G                      G                G                          G
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----5-----------------------5---------------5--------------------------5-----
-5----(4h5-tr~~~~)(10\7)-5-----4~(/10\7)-5-----(4h5-tr~~~~)-(/10\7)-5------4-
-3-----------------------3---------------3--------------------------3--------                     


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-----------5--------------------------5-------------
--------------------4---------------------------4---
-3----------------------------3---------------------
{......................pm........................}

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-----------5--------------------------5-------------
--------------------4---------------------------4---
-3----------------------------3---------------------
{......................pm........................}
        Big black shape with eyes of fire.

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-----------5--------------------------5-------------
--------------------4---------------------------4---
-3----------------------------3---------------------
{......................pm........................}
        Telling people their desire.

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-----------5--------------------------5-------------
--------------------4---------------------------4---
-3----------------------------3---------------------
{......................pm........................}
        Satan sitting there, he's smiling.

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-----------5--------------------------5-------------
--------------------4---------------------------4---
-3----------------------------3---------------------
{......................pm........................}
        Watches those flames, get higher and higher.
      Oh no, no...please God help me!

 G                      G                G                          G
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----5-----------------------5---------------5--------------------------5-----
-5----(4h5-tr~~~~)(10\7)-5-----4~(/10\7)-5-----(4h5-tr~~~~)-(/10\7)-5------4-
-3-----------------------3---------------3--------------------------3--------
 
 G
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-5-----------------
-3-----------------                    
{8 count hold}

BRIDGE {122 beats/min feel}

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--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--
-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------
{....................pm.....................}

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--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--
-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------
{....................pm.....................}

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--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--
-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------
{....................pm.....................}
 Is this the end, my friend?

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--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--
-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------
{....................pm.....................}

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--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--
-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------
{....................pm.....................}
 Satan's comin' 'round the bend.

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--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--
-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------
{....................pm.....................}

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--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--
-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------
{....................pm.....................}
 People runnin' 'caues they're scared.

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--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--
-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------
{....................pm.....................}

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--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--
-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------
{....................pm.....................}
You people that are goin' beware!

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--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--
-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------
{....................pm.....................}
 No!   No!  Please, no!

 G             Gm7               G              Gm7 
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----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------
-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------
{Guitar 1}

 G             Gm7               G              Gm7 
---------------------------------------------------------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------
-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------
{Guitar 2}
{..................... wah........................}

----------------------------------------------------3----------
--------------------------------3-----3-------3-----3----3-----
---------------------------3~~--5^(7)-5^(7)---5^(7)-----5^(7)--
-(3/)5p3-5~~--5-5-3~~~--3h5------------------------------------
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 G             Gm7               G              Gm7 
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----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------
-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------
{Guitar 2}
{..................... wah........................}

-----------------------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------15-15-17^(19)--15-(17^19-19`17)--
-6--------8-------10------(14/)17^(19)---------------------------------
-8^(10)--10^(12)--12^(14)----------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
(Guitar 1)

 G             Gm7               G              Gm7 
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----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------
-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------
{Guitar 2}
{..................... wah........................}

-15-(^18{20-20}`18)-15-15h18p15h18p15-(^18{20})-18p15------------------
------------------------------------------------------18-18^(20-20)-15-
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
(Guitar 1)

 G             Gm7               G              Gm7 
---------------------------------------------------------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------
-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------
{Guitar 2}
{..................... wah........................}

-------------------------------------------------------------------
-------15-------15-------15-------15-------15-------15-------15~---
-17^(19)--17^(19)--17^(19)--17^(19)--17^(19)--17^(19)--17^(19)-----
-------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------
(Guitar 1)

 G             Gm7               G              Gm7 
---------------------------------------------------------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------
-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------
{Guitar 2}
{..................... wah........................}

-----------------------------------------(^18{20})-15h18p15-(^18{20})-
------15-------15--18^(20)`18-18^(20)`18------------------------------
17^(19)--17^(19)------------------------------------------------------
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(Guitar 1)

 G             Gm7               G              Gm7 
---------------------------------------------------------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------
-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------
{Guitar 2}
{..................... wah........................}

-15h18--(15h18-tr~~~~)--(15h18-tr~~~~)-(15h18-tr~~~~)-(^18{20-20})`18--
------18---------------------------------------------------------------
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(Guitar 1)


-15---------------15-----------------------------------------------------
---15h18--------15---17p15---------------------15--------15--------15----
---------17^(19)----------17-15~-----15-17^(19)---17^(19)---17^(19)------
--------------------------------15h17------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
(Guitar 1)
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-(^18{20-20-20}`18(\15)--
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(Guitar 1)

 G             Gm7               G              Gm7 
---------------------------------------------------------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------
-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------
{Guitar 1}

 G             Gm7               G              Gm7 
---------------------------------------------------------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------
-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------
-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------
{Guitar 2}
{..................... wah........................}

 G             Gm7
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----------------3~~------
----------------3~~------
----------------3~~------
-5-----------------------
-3-----------------------
{Guitar 1}

 G             Gm7      
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----------------3~~-----
----------------3~~-----
----------------3~~-----
-5----------------------
-3----------------------
{Guitar 2}
{....... wah.........}

 G   G G G   G G F   F F F   F F G          G G G
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-5---5-5-5---5-5-3---3-3-3---3-3-5----------5-5-5---
-3---3-3-3---3-3-1---1-1-1---1-1-3----------3-3-3---
                                   {4 count}
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rocker14 wrote on January 25 2004, 12:00 am

the verses arent mutEd they are just plucked slowly and quietly

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Caligaris27 wrote on May 1 2007, 01:14 am

Try playin the intro with an open string on top then hormonic the 12th fret the 4 hammer on 5. sounds good

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pokm0 wrote on March 11 2013, 08:47 pm

Spooky song!!!

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