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Dont Fear The Reaper Tab

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

Intro:

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g-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|  x3
d---2----------0--------0--------0----|
a-0----------2--------3--------2------|
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Verse 1:

  All      our times     have come
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g-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
d---2----------0--------0--------0----|
a-0----------2--------3--------2------|
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  Here     but now     they're gone
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d---2----------0--------0--------0----|
a-0----------2--------3--------2------|
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g-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
d---2----------0--------0--------0----|
a-0----------2--------3--------2------|
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Pre-chorus: Bottom line background vocals

Seasons don't fear the reaper Nor do the wind,sun, or the rain
                                                     We can be like
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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
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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
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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

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g-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--| x4
d---2----------0--------0--------0----|
a-0----------2--------3--------2------|
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Verse 2:

   Valentine             is done
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   Here     but now      they're gone
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2nd Pre-Chorus:

 Romeo and Juliet                are together in eternity
                                                      Romeo and Juliet
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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
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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
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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
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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
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2nd Chorus: [GTR 1 plays Intro 4 times]

                   La   la  la  la  la
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b----12-12^---10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--|
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                   La   la  la  la  la
e-12----------------------------------|
b----12-12^---10~~~-8/10-10-10--(10)--|
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e----------------------------------------------------|
b-10h12-12^-12--12--10h12p10-8/10-10-12-12-10--(10)--|
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e---------------------------------------3--|
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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---|
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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---|
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Guitar solo:

GTR 1: Lead

e-15--15----15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15--15^#----|
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|GTR 2: RHY(spaced out to match lead: play quicker)|                                       |
e--------------8---------------8--------------8----|
b---------9---------------9---------------9--------|
g---10--------------10--------------10-------------|
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e-13h15p13\12---13--------15--15----------------|
b-----------------------------------15~~~~~~~~~-|
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e--------8--------8---------7--------7--------7-|
b-----9--------9---------8--------8--------8----|
g-10-------10--------10-------10-------10-------|
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e-------------------15^#/19-19-19-19^-19-19-19--|
b-15-16-15-16-18p16-----------------------------|
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e------7------7------8------8------8------8-----|
b----8------8------8------9------9------9-------|
g-10-----10-----10-----10-----10-----10---------|
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e-15-15----15-----15h16p15----15----15h16p15\13-15-|
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b-----9-------8-------8-------8--------8-------8---|
g-10------10------10------10-------10-------10-----|
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e-13h15p13\12--13------------------------------------|
b------------------15-15-17-13--12h13p12--12---------|
g---------------------------------------12--12h13p12-|
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e--------8---------8---------8---------7---------7---|
b-----9---------9---------9---------9---------9------|
g-10--------10--------10--------10--------10---------|
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e-----------15^#-13----13-----------------------------|
b-------------------16----15-16-13-15-15^-15-15~~--15-|
g-12~~~~-12-------------------------------------------|
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e--------7-------7-------7-------7-------7-------8----|
b-----8--------8-------8-------8-------8-------9------|
g--10-------10------10------10------10------10--------|
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b-13h15p13\12----13--12h13p12----12-------------------|
g-----------------------------13----13\12-12\10-10h12-|
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e----------8------------8------------8------------8---|
b------9------------9------------9------------9-------|
g-10-----------10-----------10-----------10-----------|
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e-----------------------------------------------------|
b----------------13--12----13-12----------------------|
g-12~~~~~~~~~-12--------12-------12\10-10~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
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e----------7------------7------------7------------7---|
b------8------------8------------8------------8-------|
g-10-----------10-----------10-----------10-----------|
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e---------------------------13--13----------------------|
b-----------------------13----------13------------------|
g-10----10--10--12--13------------------12~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
d-------------------------------------------------------|
a-------------------------------------------------------|
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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---|
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g-12--12^#--12--12\10--10----------10h12----12--|
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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-------------------------------------------------------|
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e----------------------------------------------------------------------|
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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
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a-0----------2--------3--------2------|
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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
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g-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
d---2----------0--------0--------0----|
a-0----------2--------3--------2------|
e----------3--------1--------3--------|

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g-----2-0--------0--------0--------0--|
d---2----------0--------0--------0----|
a-0----------2--------3--------2------|
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Pre-chorus:

 Came the last night of sadness and it was clear she couldn't go on then the
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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)
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a---3-------5-------7-------5-------3-------5-------7-------5-------|
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|GTR 2: Play 7 times(to fade)                                       |
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b-----12^____#--10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|
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PLEASE RATE IT!!!

/=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 wrote on July 28 2006, 03:54 pm

Good tab

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

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antipop333 wrote on August 3 2006, 07:57 pm

(oo)
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wow

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swing life away wrote on July 5 2007, 01:09 pm

awesome tab man

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