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Ride The Lightning Tab

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ride the lighting
tabbed by:steven piper
e-mail:smpiper@hotmail.com


e--7h8--5h7----------   -------------------
B------------5h7--8p5   -7h8---------------
G--------------------   ------7h9----------
D--------------------   -----------7h9-----
A--------------------   ----------------5h7
E--------------------   -------------------
       guitar 1              guitar 2
intro

D--------------------- four  -5-4
A--7/8-----7/8-------- times -3-2 to verse B
E--5/6-0-0-5/6-0-0-0-0 then  ----
      pm..     .......
Guilty as charged...
verse A

D--4/5-----4/5--------
A--2/3-----2/3--------
E------2-2-----2-2-2-2
      pm..     .......
Who made you...
verse B (verse A up a step)

D-----------2--5 four  ----5-4
A--4--2--4--0--3 times -4--3-2
E--2--0--2------ then  -2-----
right before verse

D--6--5-4--6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2  play this riff twice, verse B once
A--4--3-2--4-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0  and this one twice more
E---------------------------
Flash before my eyes...

D--9-8-7--5-4-5----------5-------------5
A--7-6-5--3-2-5----------5-------------5
E-------------3--0-0-0-0-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-3
                pm......   ...........
after 2nd verse

D--5--4--3--2--------3
A--3--2--1--0--3--5--1
E--------------1--3---
Someone help me...(listen to song for timing.  Most of this is palm muted,
and you should only play the root (lowest note)

D---------5------5s7-7-
A--2------3------5s7-7-
E--0--0-3----0-2-3s5-5-
pre-solo

solo:
  T      T      T    T      T      T    T      T      T
E----------------------------------------------------------
B----------------------------------------------------------
G-12p9p5-12p5h9-12p5-12p9p5-12p5h9-12p9-12p9p5-12p5p9-12p9-
D----------------------------------------------------------
  T      T      T       T  T        T    T        T      T      T
E------------------------------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------------------------------------
G-12p5h9-12p9p5-12p9-p5-12-12p9p5p9-12p5-12p9p5h9-12p5h9-12p5h9-12p9p5h9-
D------------------------------------------------------------------------
  T        T      T        T      T      T        T      T        T      T
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
G-12p9p5h9-12p9p5-12p9p5h9-12p5h9-12p9p5-12p9p5h9-12p9p5-12p9p5h9-12p9p5-12p9-
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
  T     T        T      T      T      T    FULL FULL      ~~~~~~
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G-(9)p5-12p9p5h9-12p9p5-12p9p5-12p9p5-14--s14^--14^---14-12-11---11-12-12h12p11----
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------14-
                          ~~~~~  ~~~~~
E--------------------------------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------s5-5s7--7--7--7s8--8--8--
G--------------------------------------------------------------
D--12------12--12-12s14---(14)---(14)-s2-2s4--4--4--4s5--5--5--
A-----14-------------------------------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------------

E---------------------------------------------------------------
B-8s10-10-10-10s8-8s10--10s12-12s10-10s12-12s13-13s15-15s17--17-
G---------------------------------------------------------------
D-5s7--7--7---7s5-5s7----7s9--10s7---7s9---9s10-10s12-12s14--14-
A---------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------
                         full               ~~~~~~~~           full
E-------------------------------------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------------------------------------
G---------------------19-21^-(21)p13--21-19----19------19-19h21-21^-
D--17-19-19s21------------------------------21-------21-------------
A-------------------------------------------------------------------
E-------------------------------------------------------------------

E--19-------------22^---22p19-19p22-19-19---19---------------14--17p14--14-17p14--14
B-----22^---22p19-------------------------22--22^^--(22)-s17----------17--------17--
G-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

E-------------17p14-----------------------------------------------------------------------
B----14-17p14-------17-14-----14-17p14----------------------------------------------------
G-16----------------------16^---------16-14----14-16p14-----------------------------------
D-------------------------------------------16----------16-14----14-16p14-----------------
A-------------------------------------------------------------16---------16p14-14-12-14p12
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                          ~~~~~
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------17^--17-17^-17-17^
B----------------------------------------------------14-17^^-17^^-17^^--14-------------------
G-------------------14-16--16p14----14h16--14-----16-----------------------------------------
D-------------14-16--------------16----------------------------------------------------------
A----12-14s16--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E-14-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                   two gtrs.
E-17p14-14-14-17p14--------------------------------19^---17^-----------14-17p14-14-14-17p14-19p14-
B-------------------17-14-----14-17p14-------------------------s19--s17---------------------------
G-------------------------16^----------16-14----14-16^---14^--------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------16----------------s16--------------------------------


E-17p14---14-17-17-19p14-17p14--14-14-17-17-19p14-17p14--14-17-17-19p14-17-14--14----------------------
B-------17--------------------17-----------------------17--------------------17--17-14-17-14----14-----
G--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------16---16-14
D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

E----------------------------------------------------------14-15p14--------------14-15-17-15-17-19-20
B-------------------------------14-15-14h15p14----14-15-17---------17-15-14-15-17--------------------
G-16-14---14-16------------14-16---------------16----------------------------------------------------
D-------16------14---14-16---------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          two gtrs.
E-19-20-22-22-22^-22^-22^-17-19-21---21--19-17-15-19-17-15--14-17-15-12-15-12-13-14-17/12-15-12-15-12
B-------------------------15-17-19---21--19-17-15-19-17-15--13-17-15-12-15-13-12-13-------15-12-15-13
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

E----14-12----12----------------------12--12-12--12-12--12-12--12-12--12-12--12-12--12-12-15p12-14-12
B-15-13-12-13----15-13p12-------------15^----15^----15^----15^----15^----15^----15^------------------
G-12-------12-16-14-12p11--10------------------------------------------------------------------------
D---------------------------8------------------------------------------------------------------------
A---------------------------8------------------------------------------------------------------------

E---12------------------------------------------12-16-14-12----------16-14-12----------17-16-14------
B-15--15p14p12-14-12----------------15--15--15--12-16-14-12-16-14-12-16-14-12-16-14-12-17-16-14-17-16
G-------------------14-12--12-14-12-14^-16^-16^-------------15-13-11----------15-13-11----------16-15
D------------------------14--------------------------------------------------------------------------


E----17-16-14----------19-17-16----------21-19-17----------22-21-19----------22^-----8
B-14-17-16-14-17-16-14-19-17-16-19-17-16-21-19-17-21-19-17-22-21-19-22-21-19-22^-s10--
G-13----------16-15-13----------18-16-15----------20-18-16----------21-20-18----------
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
That's all for now.  I will finish later!

D-----------2-----5------5------5------5\4-----------2-----3---
A--4--2--4--0--4--3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3\2--4--2--4--0--4--5--2
E--2--0--2-----2----------------------------2--0--2-----2-----0
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hitthelights wrote on August 4 2003, 12:00 am

Hey dude this tab rules the best ive seen for ride the lighning!! songs awesome but if you could tab that last piece of the solo it will be justa amazing i wanna play the song complete but i suck at tabbing so please!

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Mikkel wrote on September 11 2003, 12:00 am

what are the letters aove the notes for?

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enter_rancid wrote on October 5 2003, 12:00 am

It means to tap the first note

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