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Song: 10538 overture
Artist: ELO
Composer: Jeff Lynne
Album: The Electric Light Orchestra

Tabbed by DJ ('DiddyD' at ultimateGuitar.com)
2nd Dec 2015

TUNING: 
De-tune all strings down a full tone to D-G-C-F-A-d 
(Song will then sound in the key of C)

2014 Hyde Park live performance video at this link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsvo2e4tShY

An alternative rare 70's live version, performed a tone higher than the
original track, in the key of D (i.e. in standard tuning) at this link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LxUKa4kB6o

* In the break riff, Jeff Lynne plays an Am, and the C bass is added by the
cellos, but for a solo performer adding the C bass to the chord does sound
better as a progression.

Chords are named as if in standard tuning:
D     = xx0232    A5  = 577xxx    E   = 022100    Dm9    = xx0560
D/C   = x30232    G#5 = 466xxx    E4  = 022200    Aadd2  = x07600
G/B   = x20033    A#5 = 688xxx    Am  = x02210    Dm     = xx0231
Gm/A# = x10033    G5  = 355xxx    Am7 = x02010    Am/C * = x32210
Gm/C  = x3xxxx    D4  = xx0233    Bm  = x24432    A#maj7 = xx3335
Gm/F  = xx3xxx                    Bm7 = x24232


[Picking pattern for the main riff]
    (C)               (C/Bb)             (F/A)              (Fm/Ab)
     D                 D/C                G/B                Gm/A#
d |------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|[x2]
A |------3-----3-----|------3-----3-----|------3-----3-----|------3-----3-----|
F |----2-----2----2--|----2-----2----2--|----0-----0----0--|----0-----0----0--|
C |--0-----0-----0---|------------------|------------------|------------------|
G |------------------|--3-----3-----3---|--2-----2-----2---|--1-----1-----1---|
D |------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|

    (C)               (C/Bb)             (F/A)             (Fm/Ab)  (Fm/Bb)(Fm/Eb)
     D                 D/C                G/B               Gm/A#      Gm/C Gm/F
d |------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|
A |------3-----3-----|------3-----3-----|------3-----3-----|-----3-------------|
F |----2-----2----2--|----2-----2----2--|----0-----0----0--|---0---0-----------|
C |--0-----0-----0---|------------------|------------------|----------------3--|
G |------------------|--3-----3-----3---|--2-----2-----2---|--1-------1--3-----|
D |------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|

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

[Intro]
   D             D/C            G/B           Gm/A#
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |

   D             D/C            G/B           Gm/A#
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |

   D             D/C            G/B           Gm/A#  Gm/A# Gm/C Gm/F 
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /   /___/     /  |


[Verse 1]
D                    D/C                   G/B          Gm/A#  Gm/A# Gm/C Gm/F
   Did you see your friend crying from his eyes today? |  /  /   /___/     /  |
D                  D/C                         G/B       Gm/A#       
   Did you see him run through the streets and far away?  Ah-----!

   A5            A5 G#5  A5 A#5  A5 G#5  A5
|  /  /  /  /  |  /__/    /__/    /__/   /  |
   ^  ^  ^  ^     ^  ^    ^  ^    ^  ^   ^

[Verse 2]
D                    D4                   Am     Am7  Am  Am7  Am  Am7  Am
    Did you see him run, did you see him fall?   Ah - ah, ah - ah, ah - ah!
E                      E4                 Bm     Bm7  Bm  Bm7  Bm
    Did his life flash by at the bedroom door?   Ah - ah, ah - ah!


[Break 1]
  Dm9          Aadd2        Dm9          Aadd2        Dm9          Aadd2
|  /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  /  |

A5     A#5 A5   A#5  G5     A5   G5
Ah---, ah -ah!   Ah, ah---, ah - ah!

    Dm        Am/C *       A#maj7
d |--1--1-p0---0---------|--5--5-p3----3-------|
A |--3-----3---1--1------|--3-------6-----6-5--|
F |--2---------2----2----|--3------------------|
C |--0---------2---------|--3------------------|
G |-----------(3)--------|---------------------|
D |----------------------|---------------------|

A5     A#5 A5   A#5  G5     A5   G5
Ah---, ah -ah!   Ah, ah---, ah - ah!


[Riff]
   D             D/C            G/B           Gm/A#
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |

   D             D/C            G/B           Gm/A#
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |

   D             D/C            G/B           Gm/A#  Gm/A# Gm/C Gm/F
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /   /___/     /  |


[Verse 4]
D                   D/C                      G/B         Gm/A#  Gm/A# Gm/C Gm/F 
   Did you hear the news? It came across the air today, |  /  /   /___/     /  |
D                    D/C                   G/B          Gm/A#
   Someone has been found on the rocks down in the bay!  Ah-----!

   A5            A5 G#5  A5 A#5  A5 G#5  A5
|  /  /  /  /  |  /__/    /__/    /__/   /  |
   ^  ^  ^  ^     ^  ^    ^  ^    ^  ^   ^

[Verse 5]
D                     D4                     Am     Am7  Am  Am7  Am  Am7  Am
     Did you see him hide, did you see him crawl?   Ah - ah, ah - ah, ah - ah!
E                     E4                     Bm     Bm7  Bm  Bm7  Bm
   Does his life mean more than it did be - fore?   Ah - ah, ah - ah!


[Break 2]
  Dm9          Aadd2        Dm9          Aadd2        Dm9          Aadd2
|  /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  /  |

A5     A#5 A5   A#5  G5     A5   G5
Ah---, ah -ah!   Ah, ah---, ah - ah!

    Dm        Am/C         A#maj7
d |--1--1-p0---0---------|--5--5-p3----3-------|
A |--3-----3---1--1------|--3-------6-----6-5--|
F |--2---------2----2----|--3------------------|
C |--0---------2---------|--3------------------|
G |-----------(3)--------|---------------------|
D |----------------------|---------------------|

A5     A#5 A5   A#5  G5     A5   G5
Ah---, ah -ah!   Ah, ah---, ah - ah!


[Riff]
   D             D/C            G/B           Gm/A#
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |

   D             D/C            G/B           Gm/A#
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |

   D             D/C            G/B           Gm/A#  Gm/A# Gm/C Gm/F
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /   /___/     /  |


[Verse 6]
D                   D/C                       G/B           Gm/A# Gm/A# Gm/C Gm/F
   Did you see that man running through the streets today? |  /  /  /___/     /  |
D                    D/C               G/B        Gm/A#
   Did you catch his face, was it 1 -0 -5 -3 -8?   Ah-----!


[Coda]
     D             D/C            G/B            Gm/A#
||:  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  :||[Repeat]
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jsphwinslow5 10 Apr 11, 2017 12:12 PM

Fantastic Job!

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