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Iced Earth:  Dead Babies (Alice Cooper)

transcribed by: Russ Elton (vicelton@yahoo.com)
                Jack Beard (jackbeard@hotmail.com)
      solos by: Russ Elton

FIND EVERY ICED EARTH SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                          The Frozen Palace
                  http://truemetal.org/icedearth/

Date last modified:  12/24/01
  
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Eb

RIff 1 (clean):
eb|-0----------------2----------------3-|
Bb|---0-1--------------3-0-----------3--|
Gb|-------0-2--------------0-2----2-2---|
Db|-------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------|

eb|---------0---------------3---------|
Bb|-------1---1-----------3---3-------|
Gb|-----2-------2-------3-------3-----|
Db|---2-----------2---3-----------3---|
Ab|-0---------------1-----------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|
   "Little Betty..."
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----2---3--3-2----2---0h2p0-0-----|
Db|---2---2---------2---2---------4-0-|
Ab|-0---------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|
   "...aspirin..."
eb|---------3------------------------0----2-|
Bb|-------3---3---------------------1----3--|
Gb|-----0-------0-----0-----0------2----2---|
Db|---0-------------0-----0-------2----0----|
Ab|------------------------------0----------|
Eb|-3-------------2-----1-------------------|
   "She got them..."
eb|---------0---------------3---------|
Bb|-------1---1-----------3---3-------|
Gb|-----2-------2-------3-------3-----|
Db|---2-----------2---3-----------3---|
Ab|-0---------------1-----------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|
   "Betty's mommy..."
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----2---3--3-2----2---0h2p0-0-----|
Db|---2---2---------2---2---------4-0-|
Ab|-0---------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|
   "...save her..."
eb|---------3------------------------0-|
Bb|-------3---3---------------------1--|
Gb|-----0-------0-----0-----0------2---|
Db|---0-------------0-----0-------2----|
Ab|------------------------------0-----|
Eb|-3-------------2-----1--------------|
   "She didn't hear..."


Riff 2 (Distortion)
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|-5--5------5----7--7------9-|
Ab|-3--3--3-3-3----5--5--7-7-7-|
Eb|----------------------------|
          * *            * *
   "Dead babies..."
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------4---------------4--------4----------|
Db|-2---4-5--2--5-4-5----4-5-2----4-5-2--------2-|
Ab|-0-0-2-3-----3-2-3--0-2-3----0-2-3----0-2-3---|
Eb|----------------------------------------------|
      * * *     * *    * * *    * * *    * * * * 
   "...shelf..."


Riff 3
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-5----7------------------|
Ab|-3----5----5--5--3--2--7-|
Eb|-----------3--2--1--0--5-|
   "Well we, didn't want you..."

Guitar 2
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------|
Gb|---------9~~-----------11~~-|
Db|------10------------12------|
Ab|---10------------12---------|
Eb|-8------------10------------|

eb|------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|-12~~--11~~--10~~--9~~----9~~-|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------|

Guitar 3
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|---------8~~-----------10~~-|
Gb|-------9------------11------|
Db|----10-----------12---------|
Ab|-10-----------12------------|
Eb|----------------------------|

eb|------------------------------|
Bb|-12~~--10~~--10~~--9~~---10~~-|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------|


Riff 1a (Clean)
eb|-0---------|
Bb|---0-1-----|
Gb|-------0-2-|
Db|-----------|
Ab|-----------|
Eb|-----------|

eb|---------0---------------3---------|
Bb|-------1---1-----------3---3-------|
Gb|-----2-------2-------3-------3-----|
Db|---2-----------2---3-----------3---|
Ab|-0---------------1-----------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|
   "Daddy is an agrophile..."
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----2---3--3-2----2---0h2p0-0-----|
Db|---2---2---------2---2---------4-0-|
Ab|-0---------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|
   "...Texas..."
eb|---------3------------------------0----2-|
Bb|-------3---3---------------------1----3--|
Gb|-----0-------0-----0-----0------2----2---|
Db|---0-------------0-----0-------2----0----|
Ab|------------------------------0----------|
Eb|-3-------------2-----1-------------------|
   "Mommy's on the bar..."
eb|---------0---------------3---------|
Bb|-------1---1-----------3---3-------|
Gb|-----2-------2-------3-------3-----|
Db|---2-----------2---3-----------3---|
Ab|-0---------------1-----------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|
   "Little Betty..."
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----2---3--3-2----2---0h2p0-0-----|
Db|---2---2---------2---2---------4-0-|
Ab|-0---------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|
   "...graveyard..."
eb|---------3------------------------0-|
Bb|-------3---3---------------------1--|
Gb|-----0-------0-----0-----0------2---|
Db|---0-------------0-----0-------2----|
Ab|------------------------------0-----|
Eb|-3-------------2-----1--------------|
   "Living there..."


Play Riff 2  "Dead babies..."
Play Riff 3  "Well we, didn't want you..."  
[Don't play the last chord on Riff 3, got to Riff 4]

Riff 4
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|---7----6------5----4----3-|
Eb|-5----4----3-3----2----1---|


Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|-----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-5---------------------|
Ab|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-...-|
Eb|-----------------------|
      * * * * * * * *  
eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3-|
Ab|-1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1-|
Eb|------------------------|

eb|-----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|
Db|-5---------------------|
Ab|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-...-|
Eb|-----------------------|
      * * * * * * * *  
eb|--------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------|
Db|-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3---|
Ab|-1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1-0-|
Eb|--------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|-7------5------3------2---------------|
Ab|-5----0-3----0-1----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
Eb|--------------------------------------|
                           * * * * * * *
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-7---------------5---------------|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
      * * * * * *     * * * * * * 
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|-3---------------2---------------|
Ab|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
Eb|---------------------------------|
      * * * * * * *   * * * * * * * 

End Solo Rhythm

Solo
Guitar 1
eb|----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----8-8~--7-7~--8-5~--7----------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------7~--9-5~--7-4~--5-----4----|
Db|-5~----------------------------------------7~----5~-|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------|
Bb|-----/10~-------------/10~----|
Gb|-/7~------9~------/7~------9~-|
Db|--------------5~--------------|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------|

Guitar 2 
eb|----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----8-8~--7-----8-8~--7-7~--8-5~--7----------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------7~--9-5~--7----|
Db|-5~----------5~----------------------------------5~-|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------|
Bb|-----/10~--------/8~-/15~-10~-|
Gb|-/7~------9~--5~--------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------|

Repeat above solo, then play this:

Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|----7-9-7-9-7-9~--7-9-7-9-7-9~-|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-7-9-7-9-7-9-7-6-7-6-------6-9-|
Db|---------------------8-7-9-----|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|----7-9-7-9-7-9~--7-9-7-9-7-9~-|
Db|-------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-7-9-7-9-7-9-7-6-7-6-----------|
Db|---------------------8-7-5-----|
Ab|---------------------------8-7-|
Eb|-------------------------------|

Guitar 2 (Final note in () rings into next section)
eb|------------------------|
Bb|------------------------|
Gb|-----10-12-10-12-10-12~-|
Db|-7-7--------------------|
Ab|------------------------|
Eb|------------------------|

eb|--------------------|
Bb|--------------------|
Gb|-10-12-10-12-10-12~-|
Db|--------------------|
Ab|--------------------|
Eb|--------------------|

1st ending
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-10-12-10-12-10-12-10-9-10-9-------------|
Db|-----------------------------12-11-------|
Ab|-----------------------------------13-10-|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|
2nd ending
eb|---------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-10-12-10-12-10-9-10-9-10-9------------------------|
Db|----------------------------12-11----------(10~~\)-|
Ab|----------------------------------13-12-10---------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 3 (Final note in () rings into next section)
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|--10-10~~--------8-8~~----10-8-----------|
Gb|-------------------------------10-9-10~~-|
Db|-----------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

eb|-10~~---10-8---------------------------|
Bb|-------------11-10-11-10-8---------10~-|
Gb|------------------------------9-12-----|
Db|---------------------------11----------|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------------|
Bb|-11-10-11-10-11-10~-------------------------|
Gb|---------------------12--14-12-14-12-14-12~-|
Db|--------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------9-12-------12-(15~~)-|
Bb|-------------------/11-10-11-10------11-10-----------|
Gb|-14-12-14-12-----------------------------------------|
Db|-------------15-14-----------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 2   "Dead babies..." & Solo Rhythm

Solo
Guitar 1 (Play 2x)
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|-13~~----15-13-12-10~--12~-|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|

eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-13--13-15-17--13-15-17~-|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----13--13-15-17--13-15-17~-------|
Gb|-14----------------------------14-|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|

Guitar 2 
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|-13~~----15-13-12-10~------|
Gb|-----------------------13~-|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|

eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-14--14-16-17--14-16-17~-|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----14--14-16-17--14-16-17~-------|
Db|-14----------------------------14-|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------15-13-12-10~------|
Gb|--9~-------------------13~-|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|---------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------|

eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-14--14-16-17--14-16-17~-|
Db|-------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|----14--14-16-17--14-16-17~-------|
Db|-14----------------------------14-|
Ab|----------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------|

Guitar 3 (Only plays the last time)
eb|---------12-10------------------------------|
Bb|-13~~----------13-12-10-------13-12~~--13~~-|
Gb|------------------------12-10---------------|
Db|--------------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|

Guitar 4 (Only plays the last time)
eb|--------------------------------------------|
Bb|-13~~----13-12-10---------------------------|
Gb|------------------12-10--9------------------|
Db|---------------------------12-10--9~~--10~~-|
Ab|--------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 3 with this additional lead:

Guitar fill (harmony guitar in () )
eb|------------------|
Bb|-(13~)-----(15~)--|
Gb|------------------|
Db|------------------|
Ab|---7~--------9~---|
Eb|------------------|
   "Well we, didn't want you..."

End guitar fill


Riff 4a
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|---7----6------5----4----3-|
Eb|-5----4----3-3----2----1---|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------2-2-|
Ab|---7----6------5----4----3-0-0-|
Eb|-5----4----3-3----2----1-------|
   "Goodbye, little baby!"



Notation:

10b12      = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret.
10b12r10   = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret,
             then release to the 10th fret.
[10]12r10  = bend to the 12th fret from the 10th fret, pick,
             then release to the 10th fret.
10b12 [14] = pick the 14th fret while holding the previous bend.

10b15*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 15th fret.
7d2*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 2nd fret. 
12~*       = tremolo bar vibrato.

x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  palm mute
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  finger tap
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h   =  natural harmonics
a   =  artificial harmonics
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill

            
            
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