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Iron Man
Black Sabbath

This tab is pretty much the way that Tony Iommi plays the song. Most of the 
other tabs for this song are way off so you guys need this.
It's a great song by a great band on a great album. Basically its great.
Enjoy! 

Intro: press behind nut on E string
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|2---------------------|
|----------------------|
|0^--------------------|

Verse:

|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|--9-/-12--12/14----17\16-17\16-17\12--12-12/14-14-----------|
|--7-/-10--10/12----15\14-15\14-15\10--10-10/12-12-----------|

Bridge 1:

|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------| x2
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------5-----------------------------------------------------|
|--7-7---7--6-5-5-5--0-4-5-5-6-------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------5-----------------------------------------------------|
|--7-7---7--6-5-5-5------------------------------------------|

Bridge 2: (Tony does not play the -7----5- on the E string, this is 
played by Geezer on bass)

|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------| x2
|------------------7-8-9-------------------------------------|
|-9-9------7-7-8-9-------------------------------------------|
|-7-7-7-10---------------------------------------------------|

Bridge 3: 

|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|-11-9-------------------------------------------------------|x2
|------11-10-9-----------------------------------------------|
|--------------7---------------------------------------------|
|----------------7-7/9-9-------------------------------------|

Solo 1:

|------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------5----------5-5-------------|
|-------------------------4-4-4h6---6--6p4-------6p4---4h6---|
|-----2-2h4-4p2---2-4-4/6------------------6---------6-------|
|-2-4-----------4--------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------9-----------------------------------9--------------|
|-------------9--12p9-----9-------------------------129----9-129-|
|-6---11-11^----------11----9-9^------------9-11^------119-------|
|---------------------------------11-9-9h11----------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------9-12^----9--------12^---12^^12---12^^12-129----9--------|
|-9-129----9---12^------12-9-9---------------------------12---12-12^-|
|-11------119--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

|----9---------9-----------------------------------------------------|
|12^---129---9---129-------------------------------------------------|
|---------11---------11-11p9---9-9--------------9-9--------------9---|
|---------------------------11-----11p9----9h11-----11p9----9-11-9-9-|
|---------------------------------------11---------------11----------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------9----------------------------9---|
|9h11-9h11-9h11-9-11-9-9-9h11-9h11-9h11-9h11-9-11-9-9-|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|------9---6-4-----------------6-4-----------------|
|-9-11-9-9-----6-5-4-2-------------6-5-4-2---------|
|----------------------2-2/4-4-------------2-2/4-4-|
|--------------------------------------------------|

Bridge 4:

|--------------------------------
|--------------------------------
|-------------------------------- x2
|---------------------4-5-4h5p4p0
|-7p5-7--5h7-5--7p5-7------------
|--------------------------------

Solo 2:

|-----------------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------7---7-9-9^^^--9^^^---9^^--7---7/9------------------
|------5---7/9---9-------------------------9----------------------
|--6/7---7--------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------------

|-----------10-10h12-12^-12^-12^^-10-12p10-----10--------------------
|-8---10/12---------------------------------------12-12\10-8-11-8----
|---9--------------------------------------12---------------------9-7
|--------------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------------------

|---------------------------------------------------------
|---------------------------------------------------------
|---------------------------------7--7-9-9^^-9^^-9^^^^----
|-9\7-5--7p5----5h7-------5-7-7/9---9---------------------
|------------7------5h7-----------------------------------
|---------------------------------------------------------

|---------------------------------------------------------
|---------------------------------------------------------
|-9^-9^^-9p7----7-----------------------------------------
|------------9------9\7-5-7---5-7-7^^--7^^--7^^^-5--------
|---------------------------------------------------7-----
|---------------------------------------------------------

Outro:

|--------------
|--------------
|--------------
|--------------
|-7-5-7--------
|--------------

Intro x3
Verse x7
Bridge 1 
Verse x4
Bridge 2 x2
Verse x4
Bridge 2 x2
Bridge 3
Solo 1
Bridge 2 x2
Verse x4
Bridge 4
Solo 2
Bridge 4
Outro
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bmxer212 10 wrote on September 6 2002, 12:00 am

sucks

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gEEtAr_sTuD 0 wrote on January 13 2003, 12:00 am

most accurate tab yet..
its not on the a and d strings for all u retards who think it is

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tiftcte 595 wrote on April 4 2004, 12:00 am

dont bother with this one

ver.1 is better

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