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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
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----5-----------------------5---------------5--------------------------5-----|
A|-5----(4h5-tr~~~~)(10\7)-5-----4~(/10\7)-5-----(4h5-tr~~~~)-(/10\7)-5------4-|
E|-3-----------------------3---------------3--------------------------3--------|

[mf]
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------5--------------------------5-------------|
A|--------------------4---------------------------4---|
E|-3----------------------------3---------------------|
{......................pm........................}

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------5--------------------------5-------------|
A|--------------------4---------------------------4---|
E|-3----------------------------3---------------------|
{......................pm........................}
          What is this that stands before me?

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------5--------------------------5-------------|
A|--------------------4---------------------------4---|
E|-3----------------------------3---------------------|
{......................pm........................}
         Figure in black, which points at me.

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------5--------------------------5-------------|
A|--------------------4---------------------------4---|
E|-3----------------------------3---------------------|
{......................pm........................}
        Turn 'round quick, and start to run.

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------5--------------------------5-------------|
A|--------------------4---------------------------4---|
E|-3----------------------------3---------------------|
{......................pm........................}
        Find out I'm the chosen one.   Oh No!!

   G                      G                G                          G
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----5-----------------------5---------------5--------------------------5-----|
A|-5----(4h5-tr~~~~)(10\7)-5-----4~(/10\7)-5-----(4h5-tr~~~~)-(/10\7)-5------4-|
E|-3-----------------------3---------------3--------------------------3--------|


e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------5--------------------------5-------------|
A|--------------------4---------------------------4---|
E|-3----------------------------3---------------------|
{......................pm........................}

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------5--------------------------5-------------|
A|--------------------4---------------------------4---|
E|-3----------------------------3---------------------|
{......................pm........................}
        Big black shape with eyes of fire.

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------5--------------------------5-------------|
A|--------------------4---------------------------4---|
E|-3----------------------------3---------------------|
{......................pm........................}
        Telling people their desire.

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------5--------------------------5-------------|
A|--------------------4---------------------------4---|
E|-3----------------------------3---------------------|
{......................pm........................}
        Satan sitting there, he's smiling.

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------5--------------------------5-------------|
A|--------------------4---------------------------4---|
E|-3----------------------------3---------------------|
{......................pm........................}
        Watches those flames, get higher and higher.
      Oh no, no...please God help me!

   G                      G                G                          G
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----5-----------------------5---------------5--------------------------5-----|
A|-5----(4h5-tr~~~~)(10\7)-5-----4~(/10\7)-5-----(4h5-tr~~~~)-(/10\7)-5------4-|
E|-3-----------------------3---------------3--------------------------3--------|

   G
e|-------------------|
B|-------------------|
G|-------------------|
D|-------------------|
A|-5-----------------|
E|-3-----------------|
{8 count hold}

[BRIDGE] {122 beats/min feel}

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--|
E|-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------|
{....................pm.....................}

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--|
E|-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------|
{....................pm.....................}

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--|
E|-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------|
{....................pm.....................}
 Is this the end, my friend?

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--|
E|-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------|
{....................pm.....................}

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--|
E|-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------|
{....................pm.....................}
 Satan's comin' 'round the bend.

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--|
E|-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------|
{....................pm.....................}

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--|
E|-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------|
{....................pm.....................}
 People runnin' 'caues they're scared.

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--|
E|-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------|
{....................pm.....................}

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--|
E|-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------|
{....................pm.....................}
You people that are goin' beware!

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--------3-5-6-3-5--3-5--|
E|-3-3-3-5---------6-----3-3-3-5---------6------|
{....................pm.....................}
 No!   No!  Please, no!

   G             Gm7               G              Gm7
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
G|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
D|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
A|-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------|
E|-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------|
{Guitar 1}

   G             Gm7               G              Gm7
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
G|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
D|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
A|-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------|
E|-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------|
{Guitar 2}
{..................... wah........................}

e|----------------------------------------------------3----------|
B|--------------------------------3-----3-------3-----3----3-----|
G|---------------------------3~~--5^(7)-5^(7)---5^(7)-----5^(7)--|
D|-(3/)5p3-5~~--5-5-3~~~--3h5------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

   G             Gm7               G              Gm7
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
G|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
D|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
A|-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------|
E|-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------|
{Guitar 2}
{..................... wah........................}

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------15-15-17^(19)--15-(17^19-19`17)--|
G|-6--------8-------10------(14/)17^(19)---------------------------------|
D|-8^(10)--10^(12)--12^(14)----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
(Guitar 1)

   G             Gm7               G              Gm7
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
G|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
D|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
A|-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------|
E|-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------|
{Guitar 2}
{..................... wah........................}

e|-15-(^18{20-20}`18)-15-15h18p15h18p15-(^18{20})-18p15------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------18-18^(20-20)-15-|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
(Guitar 1)

   G             Gm7               G              Gm7
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
G|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
D|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
A|-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------|
E|-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------|
{Guitar 2}
{..................... wah........................}

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------15-------15-------15-------15-------15-------15-------15~---|
G|-17^(19)--17^(19)--17^(19)--17^(19)--17^(19)--17^(19)--17^(19)-----|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
(Guitar 1)

   G             Gm7               G              Gm7
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
G|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
D|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
A|-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------|
E|-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------|
{Guitar 2}
{..................... wah........................}

e|-----------------------------------------(^18{20})-15h18p15-(^18{20})-|
B|------15-------15--18^(20)`18-18^(20)`18------------------------------|
G|17^(19)--17^(19)------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
(Guitar 1)

   G             Gm7               G              Gm7
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
G|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
D|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
A|-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------|
E|-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------|
{Guitar 2}
{..................... wah........................}

e|-15h18--(15h18-tr~~~~)--(15h18-tr~~~~)-(15h18-tr~~~~)-(^18{20-20})`18--|
B|------18---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
(Guitar 1)


e|-15---------------15-----------------------------------------------------|
B|---15h18--------15---17p15---------------------15--------15--------15----|
G|---------17^(19)----------17-15~-----15-17^(19)---17^(19)---17^(19)------|
D|--------------------------------15h17------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
(Guitar 1)
-------------------------|
-(^18{20-20-20}`18(\15)--|
-------------------------|
-------------------------|
-------------------------|
-------------------------|
(Guitar 1)

   G             Gm7               G              Gm7
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
G|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
D|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
A|-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------|
E|-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------|
{Guitar 1}

   G             Gm7               G              Gm7
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
G|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
D|----------------3~~-----------------------------3~~------------|
A|-5-------------------------------5-----------------------------|
E|-3-------------------------------3-----------------------------|
{Guitar 2}
{..................... wah........................}

   G             Gm7
e|-------------------------|
B|----------------3~~------|
G|----------------3~~------|
D|----------------3~~------|
A|-5-----------------------|
E|-3-----------------------|
{Guitar 1}

   G             Gm7
e|------------------------|
B|----------------3~~-----|
G|----------------3~~-----|
D|----------------3~~-----|
A|-5----------------------|
E|-3----------------------|
{Guitar 2}
{....... wah.........}

   G   G G G   G G F   F F F   F F G          G G G
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|-5---5-5-5---5-5-3---3-3-3---3-3-5----------5-5-5---|
E|-3---3-3-3---3-3-1---1-1-1---1-1-3----------3-3-3---|
                                   {4 count}



************************************

| h         Hammer-on
| p         Pull-off
| \         Slide down
| ~         Vibrato
| tr~~~~    Trill

************************************
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rocker14 10 Jan 25, 2004 12:00 AM

the verses arent mutEd they are just plucked slowly and quietly

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Caligaris27 10 May 01, 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 10 Mar 11, 2013 08:47 PM

Spooky song!!!

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