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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 11:37:42 +0100
From: Plantefeve Xavier 
Subject: crd: atom_heart_mother by the Pink Floyd


ATOM HEART MOTHER
Pink Floyd
(Mason, Gilmour, Waters, Wright & Ron Geesin)

a. Father's Shout
------------------
Em (with something like [Em, G, Bm, D, Em](?) sometimes)	00:02

Em, G, F, C;  Em, G, F, C  (main theme)				01:25
Em, G, A, B;  Em, G, F, F
(chromatic between E and C with horses and motorcycle effects)	01:54
Em, G, F, C;  Em, G, F, C  (main theme)				02:21
Em, G, A, B;  Em, G, F, F


b. Breast Milky
----------------
Em								02:52
(Em, Am, G, Bm;  Abm, Bb, Eb, [Am, B]) x2: organ & Viola	02:59
(Em, Am, G, Bm;  Abm, Bb, Eb, [Am, B]) x3: slide guitar solos	03:56
        [*]

*: Dave Ward put a Bdim in place of G in those themes, I definitly not
   agree as organ arpegians are pretty clear, but I'm nobody's boss...

c. Mother Fore
---------------
(Em, Em, Em, Am) x4: Inst					05:23

(Em, Em, Em, [Am, Asus4]) x16 enter falsetto "ooh" vocals	05:38
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2					06:38
Em, Em, Em, Am, Em, Em, Em, Em
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2

(Em, Em, Em, [Am, Asus4]) x10					07:02
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2					07:39
Em, Em, Em, Am, Em, Em, Em, Em
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2

(Em, Em, Em, Am) x18: enters second choir			08:01
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2 enter full drums			09:08
Em, Em, Em, Am, Em, Em, Em, Em
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2
Em, Em, Em, Am, Em, Em, Em, Em
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2
Em, Em, Em, Am, Em, Em, Em, Em
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2
(Em, Em, Em, Am) x3
Em, Em, Em, Em

F#m								10:11

d. Funky Dung
--------------
(Gm, C)  x 4      (funky section, a la Any Colour You Like)	10:20
(Gm, C)  x 16     guitar solo					10:47
(Gm, C)  x 8      keyboard solo					12:31
(Gm, C)  x 10     choir reenters (emphasis only on beat 2)	13:21

G, G, F, F, C, C, B7, B7					14:30
Em, G, F, C;  Em, G, F, C  (main theme)				14:57
Em, G, A, B;  Em, G, F, F

e. Mind Your Throats Please
----------------------------
hypnotic organ							15:27
siren sound-alike orchestra                                     16:30
Spoken words: "Here is a loud announcement"                     17:28
KaBoom								17:43
phone								17:48

F. Remergence
--------------
previous parts mixed, please don't ask me.

Spoken words: "Silence in the studio!"                          19:08
Em, G, F, C;  Em, G, F, C  (main theme)				19:13
Em, G, A, B;  Em, G, F, F
Em
(Em, Am, G, Bm;  Abm, Bb, Eb, [Am, B]) x2 organ & viola		19:50
(Em, Am, G, Bm;  Abm, Bb, Eb, [Am, B]) x3 slide guitar solos	20:46

Em, G, F, C;  Em, G, F, C  (main theme With vocals)		22:13
Em, G, A, B;  Em, G, [F#, G, Em, Bb;  B, B/F#, B, B/F#]: fast changes		22

Em, G, F, C;  Em, G, F, C  (main theme)				22:44
Em, G, A, B;  Em, G, F, F
F (ad lib coda)							23:17
E								23:31


Transcription by:  Dave Ward (tristandcw@kali.nas.com)

Revised & timed by Syl Voice 
        who plays a nylon-str.guitar+kazoo 8mn version of the tune.
                        don't kill me. thanks
Xavier Plantefeve
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Slayer2 wrote on May 16 2006, 08:47 am

its wierd to have a TAB for this song, considering the only guitar in the song is during the solos, otherwise its just orchestra and other strange effects. But i give u points for trying

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the piper wrote on July 3 2006, 07:11 pm

no actually the guitar is on the brass part. listen for it.

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dcdude wrote on January 4 2007, 12:10 pm

if you can't hear the chording going on behind the theme(starting at 1:25) you are deaf

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