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Artist: Blue Oyster Cult
Song: Don't Fear The Reaper

[Intro]

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|  x3
D|---2----------0--------0--------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3--------|
 
[Verse 1] 
   All      our times     have come
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3--------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3--------|

   Here     but now     they're gone
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3--------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3--------|
 
[Pre-Chorus]
(Bottom line background vocals) 
 Seasons don't fear the reaper Nor do the wind,sun, or the rain
                                                      We can be like
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--3-3-3-2-2-2-----7-7-7-7-5-5-5----|
A|-3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--3-3-3-2-2-2-----7-7-7-7-5-5-5----|
E|-1-1-1-1/3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--1-1-1-0-0-0-----5-5-5-5-3-3-3-0--|
       Come on baby                  Baby take my hand

 they are         Don't fear the reaper
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------0----------0--------2-0----------0---------0--------0-|
D|-------0----------0--------2------------0---------0--------0---|
A|-----3----------2--------0------------2---------3--------2-----|
E|---1----------3---------------------3---------1--------3-------|
               We'll be able to fly                   Baby I'm your man

 Don't fear the reaper             Don't fear the reaper
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0------2-0-------0-------0-------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0------2---------0-------0-------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------0---------2-------3-------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3----------------3-------1-------3--------|


[Chorus]
(GTR 1 plays Intro four times) 
                                              La   la  la  la  la
e|-15-13-12---13----12--------------------------------------------|
B|---------------15-----15^^-15-13-12-----------------------------|
G|------------------------------------12----14~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--|
D|---------------------------------------14-----------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
                                             La   la  la  la  la

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------12-13---12----15-15^^#-13-12-----------------------------|
G|-12h14------------14----------------12----14~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--|
D|---------------------------------------14-----------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------17-------------------------12---------------------------|
G|-14-16^----16^#----14--12h14p12-------14~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--|
D|--------------------------------14------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------3--|
B|----------------------------------0----1--|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0----2--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0-0----2--|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2--------0--|
E|----------3--------1--------3-------------|

[Break]
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--| x4
D|---2----------0--------0--------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3--------|

[Verse 2]
    Valentine             is done
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3--------|


e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3--------|

    Here     but now      they're gone
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3--------|


e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3--------|

[Pre-Chorus 2]
  Romeo and Juliet                are together in eternity
                                                       Romeo and Juliet
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------0--|
D|-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-7-7-7---5-5-5-2--|
A|-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-7-7-7---5-5-5-2--|
E|-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0---1-1-1-1-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-0-3-3-3-0--|


   Forty 1000 men and women every day forty 1000 men and women every day
                           like Romeo and Juliet           Redefine
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5\3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5--|
A|-3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5\3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5--|
E|-1-1-1-1/3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5\3-3-3-3\1-1-1-1/3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5\3-3-3-3--|

Another forty 1000 comin' every day          come on baby

      hapiness     We can be like they are
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------0--------0--|
D|-3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5------0--------0----|
A|-3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5----3--------2------|
E|-1-1-1-1/3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5\3-3-3-3--1--------3--------|

                  Baby take my hand                   We'll be able to fly

 Don't fear the reaper             Don't fear the reaper
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0------2-0-------0-------0-------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0------2---------0-------0-------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------0---------2-------3-------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3----------------3-------1-------3--------|
                    Baby I'm your man


  Don't fear the reaper
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3--------|


[Chorus 2]
(GTR 1 plays Intro 4 times)
                    La   la  la  la  la
e|-12------------------------------------|
B|----12-12^---10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|
                   La   la  la  la  la

e|-12----------------------------------|
B|----12-12^---10~~~-8/10-10-10--(10)--|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|-10h12-12^-12--12--10h12p10-8/10-10-12-12-10--(10)--|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------3--|
B|----------------------------------0----1--|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0----2--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0-0----2--|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2--------0--|
E|----------3--------1--------3-------------|

[Break]

[Interlude]
e|----8----8----8----8----8----7----7----7----7----7----8-|
B|---9----9----9----9----9----8----8----8----8----8----8--|
G|-10---10---10---10---10---10---10---10---10---10---10---|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

e|----8----8----8----8----8----7----7----7----7----7----7-|
B|---9----9----9----9----9----8----8----8----8----8----8--|
G|-10---10---10---10---10---10---10---10---10---10---10---|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

[Guitar solo]
GTR 1: Lead
e|-15--15----15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15--15^#----|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|
|GTR 2: RHY(spaced out to match lead: play quicker)|   
                                    |
e|--------------8---------------8--------------8----|
B|---------9---------------9---------------9--------|
G|---10--------------10--------------10-------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-13h15p13\12---13--------15--15----------------|
B|-----------------------------------15~~~~~~~~~-|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|
|                                               |

e|--------8--------8---------7--------7--------7-|
B|-----9--------9---------8--------8--------8----|
G|-10-------10--------10-------10-------10-------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------15^#/19-19-19-19^-19-19-19--|
B|-15-16-15-16-18p16-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|
|                                               |

e|------7------7------8------8------8------8-----|
B|----8------8------8------9------9------9-------|
G|-10-----10-----10-----10-----10-----10---------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|-15-15----15-----15h16p15----15----15h16p15\13-15-|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|
|                                                  |

e|-------8-------7-------7-------7--------7-------7-|
B|-----9-------8-------8-------8--------8-------8---|
G|-10------10------10------10-------10-------10-----|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|-13h15p13\12--13------------------------------------|
B|------------------15-15-17-13--12h13p12--12---------|
G|---------------------------------------12--12h13p12-|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|
|                                                    |

e|--------8---------8---------8---------7---------7---|
B|-----9---------9---------9---------9---------9------|
G|-10--------10--------10--------10--------10---------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------15^#-13----13-----------------------------|
B|-------------------16----15-16-13-15-15^-15-15~~--15-|
G|-12~~~~-12-------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
|                                                     |

e|--------7-------7-------7-------7-------7-------8----|
B|-----8--------8-------8-------8-------8-------9------|
G|--10-------10------10------10------10------10--------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-13h15p13\12----13--12h13p12----12-------------------|
G|-----------------------------13----13\12-12\10-10h12-|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
|                                                     |

e|----------8------------8------------8------------8---|
B|------9------------9------------9------------9-------|
G|-10-----------10-----------10-----------10-----------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------13--12----13-12----------------------|
G|-12~~~~~~~~~-12--------12-------12\10-10~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
|                                                     |
e----------7------------7------------7------------7---|
b------8------------8------------8------------8-------|
g-10-----------10-----------10-----------10-----------|
d-----------------------------------------------------|
a-----------------------------------------------------|
e-----------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------13--13----------------------|
B|-----------------------13----------13------------------|
G|-10----10--10--12--13------------------12~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
|                                                       |
e----8------8------8------8------8------7------7------7-|
b---9------9------9------9------9------8------8------8--|
g-10-----10-----10-----10-----10-----10-----10-----10---|
d-------------------------------------------------------|
a-------------------------------------------------------|
e-------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-12--12^#--12--12\10--10----------10h12----12----------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
|                                                       |

e|----7----7----8----8----8----8----8----8----7----7----7|
B|---8----8----8----9----9----9----9----9----8----8----8-|
G|-10---10---10---10---10---10---10---10---10---10---10--|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0------2-0-------0-------0-------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0------2---------0-------0-------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------0---------2-------3-------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3----------------3-------1-------3--------|

[Verse 3]
   Love     of       two      is one
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3--------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3--------|

   Here     but now     they're gone
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3--------|

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
D|---2----------0--------0--------0----|
A|-0----------2--------3--------2------|
E|----------3--------1--------3--------|

[Pre-Chorus]
  Came the last night of sadness and it was clear she couldn't go on then the
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------0--|
D|-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-7-7-7---5-5-5-2--|
A|-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-7-7-7---5-5-5-2--|
E|-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0---1-1-1-1-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-0-3-3-3-0--|

 door was open and the wind appeared, the candles blew and disappeared
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5\3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5--|
A|-3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5\3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5--|
E|-1-1-1-1/3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5\3-3-3-3\1-1-1-1/3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5\3-3-3-3--|
The curtains flew and he appeared   Come on baby

                saying don't be afraid      And she had no fear
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------0-----0-----0-----0---|
D|-3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5----3-----5-----7-----5------|
A|-3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5----3-----5-----7-----5------|
E|-1-1-1-1/3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5\3-3-3-3----1-----3-----5-----3------|
 And she ran to him      They looked backwards and said goodbye

         Then they started to fly          She had become like they are
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0---|
D|---3-------5-------7-------5-------3-------5-------7-------5-------|
A|---3-------5-------7-------5-------3-------5-------7-------5-------|
E|---1-------3-------5-------3-------1-------3-------5-------3-------|
She had taken his hand                  Come on baby

          She had become like they are             Don't fear the reaper
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0---|
D|---3-------5-------7-------5-------3-------5-------7-------5-------|
A|---3-------5-------7-------5-------3-------5-------7-------5-------|
E|---1-------3-------5-------3-------1-------3-------5-------3-------|

[Outro]
 GTR 1: Play 7 times(to fade)
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0---|
D|---3-------5-------7-------5-------3-------5-------7-------5-------|
A|---3-------5-------7-------5-------3-------5-------7-------5-------|
E|---1-------3-------5-------3-------1-------3-------5-------3-------|

 |GTR 2: Play 7 times(to fade)                                       |
e|-12----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----12^____#--10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
  

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/=slide up      h=hammer on    #=pull down               =feed back note
\=slide down    ^^=full bend   (10)=ghost note and hold
p=pull off      ^=1/2 bend     ~~=vibrato

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PINK_F_L_O_Y_D 10 Jul 28, 2006 03:54 PM

Good tab

http://www.buckdharma.com/Guitar/DFTR_guit.pdf

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antipop333 30 Aug 03, 2006 07:57 PM

(oo)
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wow

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swing life away 74 Jul 05, 2007 01:09 PM

awesome tab man

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