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                  HORSELL COMMON AND THE HEAT RAY
                              Jeff Wayne
                             INTRO (00:29)

e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-------------------------2---|
E|-0-2-3-4--3-4----3-4-3-4---4-|
Riff A.........................|
                         PART 1 (01:09-01:55)
                           Gtr 1 w/riff A
JOURNALIST: Next morning a crowd gathered on the common, hypnotized by the unscrewing of
the cylinder. 2 feet of shining screw projected when suddenly, the lid fell off.
Gtr 2: (w/wah wah)
e|--------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
G|-----------------3b4==r3b4~~~~--|----------------%----------------------|
D|-5b6==r5b6==r5b6r5b6==r5b6~~~~--|----------------%----------------------|
A|--------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
Fill 1....................................................................|

                         Gtr 1 w/riff A
                         Gtr 2 w/fill 1
JOURNALIST: Two luminous, disc-like eyes appeared above the rim. A huge rounded bulk,
larger than a bear, rose up slowly, glistening like wet leather, its lip-less mouth quivered and
and slathered, and snakelike tentacles writhed as the clumsy body heaved and pulsated.
                         PART 2 (01:55-03:15)
Gtr 2(wah wah off): (w/dist)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------4~~~-------------4~~~---------------------4~~~-------------|
D|-0-1-0-1-0-1------0-1-0-1-0-1------1-1-2---0-1-0-1-0-1------0-1-0-1-0-1-|
A|-----------------------------------------2------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------4-4-------------------2-4-4----0-2-4---4-5-5--5\-0-----5\---------|
G|-4~~~---------------------4---------------------------------------3~~---|
D|-------------2-2------4-4-----------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-4-3-4---------------------------------9~~~-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------6/8----------------------------------|
D|--------5b6==r5b6==r5b6r5b6==r5b6---------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
          Riff B...................|Riff C...|

                     PART 2a (03:15-03:33)

Vcl : A few young men crept closer to the pit. A tall funnel rose,
Gtr2: Riff B                                                Riff C

Vcl : then an invisble ray of heat leapt from man to man and there was a
Gtr2: Riff B

Vcl : bright glare as each was instantly turned to fire. Every tree and bush
Gtr2: Riff B

Vcl :became a mass of flames at the touch of the savage, unearthly heat ray.
Gtr2:Riff C   Riff B

                      PART 3 (03:33-05:26)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-0h1-1-1-1/13\12~~~~~/13\-1-1 0h1-1-1-1/13\12~~~~~/15~~~\13-13-13-13\-1-|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff D...............................................................(x4).|

e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|-/13-13-13-13\--1-|
D|------------------|
A|------------------|
E|------------------|

Gtr 2: (w/dist)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------4~~~-------------4~~~---------------------4~~~-------------|
D|-0-1-0-1-0-1------0-1-0-1-0-1------1-1-2---0-1-0-1-0-1------0-1-0-1-0-1-|
A|-----------------------------------------2------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------4-4-------------------2-4-4----0-2-4---4-5-5--5\-0-----5\---------|
G|-4~~~---------------------4---------------------------------------3~~---|
D|-------------2-2------4-4-----------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------|
B|-4-3-4----------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--------5b6==r5b6==r5b6r5b6==r5b6-|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

                       PART 4 (05:26-05:47)
                            w/riff B
Vcl:People clawed their way off the common, and I ran too. I felt I was being toyed with,
that when I was on the verge of safety this mysterious death would leap after me and
strike me down. At last I reached Maybury hill, and in the dim coolness of my home, I wrote an 
account for my newspaper before I sank into a restless, haunted sleep.

                      PART 5 (05:47-06:47)
e|-------------7~~~||x4-----|Synth-|-13---10---15---10-|Synth|-13-10-15-10-|
B|-------------0--o||-------|------|-Gtr-3-------------|-----|-------------|
G|-------------4~~~||-------|------|-------------------|-----|-------------|
D|-0-1-0-1-0-1-----||-0-1-0-|------|-------------------|-----|-------------|
A|----------------o||-------|------|-------------------|-----|-------------|
E|-----------------||-------|------|-TP...............||-----|TP..........||

                      PART 6 (06:47-07:55)
Vcl : I woke to alien sounds of hammering from the pit, and hurried to the railway
station to buy the paper.

e|Synth-|-13---10---15---10-|Synth|
B|------|-------------------|-----|
G|------|-------------------|-----|
D|------|-------------------|-----|
A|------|-------------------|-----|
E|------|-TP...............||-----|

Around me, the daily routine of life, working, eating, sleeping, was continuing serenely
as it had for countless years.

e|Synth-|-13---10---15---10-|Synth|
B|------|-------------------|-----|
G|------|-------------------|-----|
D|------|-------------------|-----|
A|------|-------------------|-----|
E|------|-TP...............||-----|

On Horsell Common, the martians continued hammering and stirring, sleepless,
indefatigable at work upon the machines they were making. Now and again a light, like the beam of a warships
search lights swept the common, and the heat ray was ready to follow.

e|Synth-|-13---10---15---10-|
B|------|-------------------|
G|------|-------------------|
D|------|-------------------|
A|------|-------------------|
E|------|-TP...............||


|-13---10---15---10-|
|-------------------|
|-------------------|x3
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|-TP...............||

                   PART 7 (07:55-09:12)
                   Gtr 3 w/riff D (see P3)
                   SOLO (behind riff D)

e|-15b17==========r-12h15p12h15p12h15--------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------13h15p13h15p13h15--------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------10h12p10h12p10h12-9\|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------10h12p10h12p10h12-13b15==========\---------|
G|-/9~~=====\-/10h12p10h12p10h12----------------------------------\--------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------\-------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------\------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------\-----|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-/14===\/12===\/10===\-10h12p10h12p10h12\10p7h10p7-----------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------7\--------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------\-------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------\------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------13b15-13-10----------------------|
G|-10h12p10h12p10h12p10h12p10h12h14p12p10-------------12p10~~~~~\----------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------\---------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------\--------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------\-------|

e|--20b22===r---20b22===r-20b22r--20p17----17------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------20----20p17----19------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------21----21p19------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------21p19h21\--|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------\-|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------\|

e|------{19}\---------------------------------------------------------12h15|
B|------{19}\\---------------------------------------12h15p12h15p12h15-----|
G|------{19}\\\--------------------12h14p12h14p12h14-----------------------|
D|------{19}\\\\-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|------{19}\\\\\----------------------------------------------------------|
E|------{19}\\\\\\---------------------------------------------------------|
        w/bar.....|

e|------------------------------------------------22b24---------[22]~~~----|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------12b14~~~~\-------14p12---------------------------------------------|
D|----------------\------------14p12---------------------------------------|
A|-----------------\-------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------\------------------------------------------------------|
         w/bar.......|

                 PART 8 (09:12-09:15)

Gtr 2:(w/dist)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------4~~~-------------4~~~---------------------4~~~-------------|
D|-0-1-0-1-0-1------0-1-0-1-0-1------1-1-2---0-1-0-1-0-1------0-1-0-1-0-1-|
A|-----------------------------------------2------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------4-4-------------------2-4-4----0-2-4---4-5-5--5\-0-----5\---------|
G|-4~~~---------------------4---------------------------------------3~~---|
D|-------------2-2------4-4-----------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-4-3-4---------------------------------9~~~-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------6/8----------------------------------|
D|--------5b6==r5b6==r5b6r5b6==r5b6---------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                       Part 9 (09:51-10:50)
Vcl : In the afternoon, a company of soldiers came through and deployed along the edge
of the common, to form a cordon,

e|-------------------------|Synth-|-13---10---15---10|
B|-------------0-----------|------|-Gtr-3------------|
G|-------------4~~---------|------|------------------|
D|-0-1-0-1-0-1-------------|------|------------------|
A|-------------------------|------|------------------|
E|-------------------------|------|-TP...............|

That evening there was a violent crash, and I realized with horror that my home was now
within range of the martians heat ray.

e|-------------------------|Synth-|-13---10---15---10|
B|-------------0-----------|------|-Gtr-3------------|
G|-------------4~~---------|------|------------------|
D|-0-1-0-1-0-1-------------|------|------------------|
A|-------------------------|------|------------------|
E|-------------------------|------|-TP...............|

At dawn, a falling star with a trail of green mist, landed with a flash like summer
lightning This was the second cylinder.

e|-------------------------|Synth-|-13---10---15---10|
B|-------------0-----------|------|-Gtr-3------------|
G|-------------4~~---------|------|------------------|
D|-0-1-0-1-0-1-------------|------|------------------|
A|-------------------------|------|------------------|
E|-------------------------|------|-TP...............|

                        PART 10 (Outro)

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-0h1-1-1-1/13\12~~~~~/13\-1-1 0h1-1-1-1/13\12~~~~~/15~~~\13-13-13-13\-1-|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|-/13-13-13-13\--1-|
D|------------------|
A|------------------|
E|------------------|


e|-------------------------|Synth-|-13---10---15---10|
B|-------------0-----------|------|-Gtr-3------------|
G|-------------4~~---------|------|------------------|
D|-0-1-0-1-0-1-------------|------|------------------|
A|-------------------------|------|------------------|
E|-------------------------|------|-TP...............|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-0h1-1-1-1/13\12~~~~~/13\-1-1 0h1-1-1-1/13\12~~~~~/15~~~\13-13-13-13\-1-|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------|Synth-|-13---10---15---10|
B|-------------0-----------|------|-Gtr-3------------|
G|-------------4~~---------|------|------------------|
D|-0-1-0-1-0-1-------------|------|------------------|
A|-------------------------|------|------------------|
E|-------------------------|------|-TP...............|
Fade

Legend:
-------
b = bend
r = release bend
= = hold bend
% = repeat section
~ = vibrato
/ = slide up
\ = slide down (multiple mean long slides)
h = hammer on
p = pull off
TP = tremolo picking
{n} = natural harmonic
[n] = artificial harmonic (pinch)
w/bar = wammy dive

END
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