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Killing Yourself To Live
Black Sabbath - Sabbath, Bloody Sabbath (1974)

Tune down 1 1/2 steps (C#)

This is by far one of my favorite Sabbath songs.  The guitar solos are amazing, 
and this song more than any other shows off Iommi's skill.

Fig A:
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------5--5--------------------------------------|
|------------7-7---5--5---7-----------------5---7--7---------|
|------3-----7-7---3--3---7-----------0-----3---5--5---7-----|
|--0-3---3---5-5----------5-------0-3------------------5-----|


Fig B: Verse: w/ slight vibrato
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------3-----------|
|----------------------2-----------|
|----3---2---3-----0h2-------------|
|--5---5---5---5-3-----------------|
|----------------------------------|
|                                  |
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------5~~---------------|
|----3---2---5---------------------|
|--5---5---5---5-------------------|
|----------------------------------|


Fig C: Chorus:
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------10------------------------|
|-12-12-12-12--12--10-10-8-10--9-9-9-9--9-8--8--7--|
|-10-10-10-10--10--8--8----8---7-7-7-7--7-6--6--5--|


1st Solo: goes w/ Fig C:                     |- up 1 step-|         
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------5----5----5---5-7^---9~9~9~9~--9~9~9~9~---|
|--------2-3-/5--3-5-/7-----7----7----7-----------------------------|
|--5---5------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|                                                                   ||||
|-----------------------------------------------5-8^8^8-8p5-8-5--------|
|---------------------8^-8^--8-6-5-6-6^p5-----8-----------------8-5-8^-|
|-----------5/7---7-9---------------------7----------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|---------------10----10--10--10--10-----10--10--10--10----|
|---------------13^---13^-13^-13^-13^----13^-13^-13^-13^---|
|-9~9~9~9/12~----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|                                                          |
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-6^p5-6-5-6^p5---------8^-8^-8^-8^-6h8-6------------------|
|---------------7---7-9-------------------7-5--------------|
|---------------------------------------------7-5\3-3---5--|
|-----------------------------------------------------5----|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

|-10--10--10--13--13--13--13--13--13------------------10-----|
|-13^-13^-13^-16^-16^-16^-16^-16^-16^-\------------10----13^-|
|---------------------------------------12^p10-12^-----------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|                                                          |||
|-----------------------------------------5-8^-10-8-10-8---|
|-------------------------------------5-8------------------|
|---------------------------------5-7----------------------|
|---3-5-3-5^-5^-5^p3-^5p3-----5/7--------------------------|
|-5--------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

|------10------------13--13--13--13------------------------|
|----10--^13-^13-^13-16^-16^-16^-16^-----------------------|
|-12^------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|                                                          |
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-------12^p10----10----------10-12^p10-12~----------------|
|--------------12----12-10-12------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

|-----10-----------------10--------------------------------
|-------13^-13^-13^---------13-10-13^-13^-13^--------------
|-12^----------------12^-----------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------

|---------------------------13^-13^-13^-13^^---------------
|-^13p10-13-10-^13p10-13-10--------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------dont know after that...
|----------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------

Fig D:                       end fig D|   
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------|
|----------5-----------5--------------|---2----5----7----7^-7-|
|----7p5-----5h7-7p5-----5h7-7--------|---2----5----7----7^-7-|
|--0-----0-----------0----------------|-----00---00---00------|
|-------------------------------------|-----------------------|


"You think that I'm..."
|-------------------------------|
|-5-8^8^8^8^^5------------------|
|--------------5-7^7^7^^5-------|
|-------------------------7-----|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
fills                            2nd time only
|-----------------------------||---------------------------
|-^8p5-8-5--------------------||---------------------------
|-----------^7p5-7-5-7-7-5----||-----5-5-5-----------------
|--------------------------7--||-(7)--------7-7------------
|-----------------------------||---------------------------
|-----------------------------||---------------------------

Fig 8 w/ solo below:
|---|---|----|----|----|----|----|---|---|
|---|---|----|----|----|----|----|---|---|
|-5-|-7-|-10-|-12-|-14-|-12-|-10-|-7-|-2-|
|-5-|-7-|-10-|-12-|-14-|-12-|-10-|-7-|-2-|
|0--|0--|0---|0---|0---|0---|0---|0--|-0-|
|---|---|----|----|----|----|----|---|---|

Solo: w/ fig 8
|----------------------------------------------------------
|---------------8^-8^-5------------------------------------
|-7^p5-7-5--(5)---------7-5-7^-7^-7^p5-7-7^p5--------------
|---------------------------------------------7-7----------
|----------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------

|---------|----------|---------|-5--5--5--5----------------
|---------|----------|---------|-8^-8^-8^-8^---------------
|-7^p5-7--|--7^p5-7--|-7^p5-7--|---------------------------
|---------|----------|---------|---------------------------
|---------|----------|---------|---------------------------
|---------|----------|---------|---------------------------

|-8------------------------------------8^--8^8^8^8^-5------
|---8------8^--8^--8^8^8^p5--------------------------------
|-----7^-5------------------7-7^p5-7-----------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------

|----5---------------|
|-8^---8-5-----------|
|----------7^p5------|
|---------------7----|
|--------------------|
|--------------------|

                        Ending:
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|-----7-5~-------7-5~---------7-5~-------------|
|----------7----------7-5----------7----5----5-|
|-0-0--------0-0----------0-0--------/7---/7---|
|----------------------------------------------|



---------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------|
-----7-7-7p5---7-7-7p5---7-7-7p5---7-7-|
-5h7---------7---------7---------7-----|
---------------------------------------|
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t0mm1_ wrote on November 4 2014, 09:20 am

Intro is wrong

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blizzard_of_oz wrote on August 21 2015, 07:16 pm

no its tuned down 1 1/2 steps

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