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CASTLES MADE OF SAND
Jimi Hendrix


/\ = slide up, down
AH = artificial harmonic
() = sustain the note
h  = hammer on
p  = pull off
T  = note held down with thumb
|  = shows where the bar is for the lyrics
f  = full bend
h  = half bend
q  = quarter bend
r  = reverse bend


Moderate rock = 126


  [Intro]
e|  ----3-|/5----5/8----8/10---10\8----8-|\5----5\3----3/5---------|---p3---------|
B|  ----1-|/3----3/6----6/8-----8\6----6-|\3----3\1----1/3---------|---(3)--------|
G|4 ------|------------------------------|-------------------------|--------------|
D|- ----3-|/5----5/8----8/10---10\8----8-|\5----5\3----3/5---------|---(5)--------|
A|4 ------|------------------------------|-------------------------|--------------|
E|  ----1-|/3----3/6----6/8-----8\6----6-|\3----3\1----1/3---------|---(3)--------|

    Slower = 94
         AH
e|  |-------    |-------------------------------------------|----------------------|
B|  |-------    |-----------7h10p7--------------------------|----------5-----------|
G|1 |-------  4 |------------------7-------------7--\-------|----------5--5-5-5----|
D|- |-------  - |-------7/9--------9---7-----7--(7)-\-------|----------5--5-7-5----|
A|4 |-------  4 |-----5------------------10-----(10)\-p(0)--|--------3----------(7)|
E|  |-3--3--    |-5/7---------------------------------------|-2/3h5----------------|




                                                         Down the
e|----------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----3-----------------------|----3-----------------------------|
G|----4--------------5------5-|----4-------3-3-----5---(5)-------|
D|----5------3-3-----5------5-|----5-------3-3-----5-5-(5)-------|
A|-------3h5-----5/7----------|-------3h5------5/7---------------|
E|-3--------------------6-----|-3-----------------------6--------|
  T                            T

 street you can hear her scream you're a disgrace as she|slams the door in his dr
e|------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|-----------------5----5--------------|
G|-------------0----0------------0-----0----|--------5h7---7----5-h7--5-----------|
D|----------3--3----3------------3-----3----|----------------------------7---5----|
A|----------3--3----3--3------3-----3-------|--------------------------------5-h7-|
E|-1---1---------------1------1-----------1/|-5-----------------------------------|
  T                                          T

  and now he stands outside and all the       neighbors start to gossip and
e|   |-------------------------------------   |--------------------------|
B|   |---------8---12--12--12---12p0-------   |----------------------5---|
G|   |-------------------------------x----- 2 |----------------------5---|
D|   |---------9---12--12--12---12---x----- - |----------------------5---|
A|   |-------------------------------x----- 4 |---------3---5/7----------|
E|   |-0---------------0---0----0------0---   |-3--/5--------------------|


        drool                                                             He
e|   |------------------------------------|-------5--5-----------------------|
B|   |-------12--12-x---------------------|-------3--3--------------3--------|
G| 4 |-------0---0--x------3--3------3--3-|-------0----0-2--4p2---2h4--------|
D| - |-------12--12-x------3--3------3--3-|-------5-------------5--------5\3-|
A| 4 |----------------0h5-------0h5-------|----------------------------------|
E|   |-3--3-------------------------------|-3--3-----------------------------|
                                          T

 cries "Oh, girl you must be mad, what happened to the sweet love you and me had?
e|-----------------------------------|-----------------0--------0-------------|
B|-----------1---1--1----------------|-----------------0--0-----0-------------|
G|-----------------------------------|-----------0h2------2/4-------4\2p0-----|
D|-----------3---3--3------3-------3-|-------------------------------------2--|
A|-------------------------3---------|-0--------------------------------------|
E|-1-------------------1---1--3/5----|----------------------------------------|
  T

 gainst the door he leans and starts a scene, and his|  tears fall and burn the
e|------------------------------------------   |---------------------|
B|------------------------------------------   |---------------------|
G|------------------------------------------ 2 |-------0----------5--|
D|-----------0h2----2--2p0------------------ - |-------3----------5--|
A|-------------------------0h2----2-----0--- 4 |------------2/3------|
E|-0----------------------------------------   |-3/5-----------------|

       garden green.                                  And so castles made of sand
e|   |---------------------------------|--------------------|-----------7---------|
B|   |---------------------------------|--------------------|-----------7h10p7-7--|
G| 4 |---------0----------0-------5--5-|--------------------|-----------7------7--|
D| - |---------5----------5-------5--5-|--------5-----------|--------7------------|
A| 4 |---------5--------5-5--5/7-------|------5-----5-------|-----5---------------|
E|   |-3---3----------3----------------|-3--3-3---3-3--3--3-|5/7------------------|
     T                                 T

  in the sea,                   e-  ventually
e|--------------------------------|------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|------------------------------|
G|-------5------5--------5------5-|--------0---------------------|
D|-------5--5-7-5----5---5------5-|--------5-5p0-----3--3------5-|
A|----3------------8---8------8---|----5---------3h5-------------|
E|/5------------------------6-----|-3----------------------/6----|
                                   T                AH

                                A little indian brave who, before he was ten, pla
e|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|-----------1-----1--1------------------|
G|-------4----------3----------5---------|-----------0-----0---------------------|
D|-------5----------3--3-------5-----5---|-----------3-----3---------3-----3---3-|
A|-------5-----3h5--------5/7------------|------------------------------3--3-----|
E|-3---------------------------------6---|-1-------------------3/5---------------|
  T                                       T

war games in the woods w/his indian friends and he|built a dream that when he gr

e|-------------------------------------5--5-|------------------------------------|
B|------------5----5-------------------5--5-|------8--------------9--(9)\--------|
G|-------------------------------------5--5-|------7-----------------------------|
D|------------7----7----------7--------7--7-|------9-9---9-----------------------|
A|------------7----7------------------------|------7---7-7--7h10---------------0-|
E|-5---------------------5/7--------5-------|-0-----------------------------0----|
  T                                T


       be a fearless warrior     indian chief
e|   |----------------------    |-----------3-----3----------|
B|   |----------------------    |---------3---3h5----3-------|
G| 2 |--------------------5-  4 |--------------------2h4-2---|
D| - |------3-------------5-  - |--------------------------0-|
A| 4 |------3-------/7------  4 |----------------------------|
E|   |-1--------------------    |-3----3---------------------|
     T                          T


                             Many moons past and more the dream grew strong until
e|-------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
B|---------3--3-3-3---3----------|------------------------------------------|
G|------------2-4-2---2-2--------|-------0-------------------------0--------|
D|-0--0-0--3--3-3---3---3-3------|-------3-------------------------3--------|
A|-------------------------------|-------3--------3-------------------------|
E|-3--3-3--3------------3----2---|--1----------------1-------1--------------|
                                   T


 morrow he would sing his first war song and fight his first battle but something
                                                                                  wrong;
e|-----------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|--------------------------------7-7-7-|
D|-------------------------------------5h7-|--------------9----9-9----------9-9-7-|
A|---7-------------7-----7--9-9-0--5h7-----|--------------7----7-7----------7-7-7-|
E|---5-------------------------------------|-0--------0--------------0------------|
    T


     prise attack killed him     in his sleep that night
e|   |----------------------    |----------------------------------|
B|   |----------------------    |----------3--------------3-3------|
G| 2 |-----------------5----  4 |----------0----------0-0-0-0----0-|
D| - |-----------------5----  - |----------5----------5-5-5-5----5-|
A| 4 |---------3---5/7------  4 |----------5------------------5----|
E|   |---1h3/5--------------    |-3----3----------------------3----|
                                T


              And so   castles made of sand   melts    into the sea             e
e|------------------|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
B|-3----------------|--------------7h10p7-------------|---------------------------|
G|-0----------------|---------------------7---------7\|--------------5-----5----5-|
D|-5--------5-------|----------7-------------7----7---|----------(7)-5-----5--5-5-|
A|-5--------5-------|------5-------------------10-----|---5------------5h7----8---|
E|-3--3-3-3-3--3--3-|-5/7-----------------------------|/7-------------------------|


  ventually
e|-----3-----3-------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B|-----3-h5--3---3---3----3-----3--3---|-------------------------------------|
G|-----------0---2h4-2----2--2-----2---|-----------3------------5--5---------|
D|-------------------0----3----------3-|-----------3---3--3-----5--5-------5-|
A|-------------------------------------|-----3h5------------5/7--------------|
E|-3-----------------------------------|-3----------------------------6------|
  T                                     T


e|---------------------------------------|------------------------------------3-|
B|---------------------------------------|-------3------------------------3-6---|
G|-12---12---\11----(11)\5-5---(5)---\3--|---5-3---5---p3----3h5p3-5-5f-r-------|
D|---------------------------------------|-5---------------5--------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|


                                                                                T
e|-----------3-----------------------|---------------------------------------15---|
B|-6f--r-6---------------------------|------------------12h15--12--15-15f-------1-|
G|---------------5f--r-----(5)-----3/|12-------12h14f-r------14-------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|----(14)------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|


 was a young girl whose heart was a frown cos she|was crippled for life and she c
                                                                     speak a soun
e|--------------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|------------------------5-----5---|
G|--------------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D|-3---------3----------------------3---------|-7---------------7--7---7-----7---|
A|-3---------------------------3--------------|----------------------------------|
E|-1----------------------1--------------3-/5-|-5----------5----5--5---5-----5---|
  T                                     T      T

     wished and prayed she could stop    livin,               so she de-
e|----------------------------------    |-----------------------------|
B|-8------8--------------10--8-8----    |---------3--3----------------|
G|-7------7---7--7------(7)--7-7----  2 |---------0--0---------5---5--|
D|-9------9---9--9---9-9-9---9-9----  - |---------3--3---------5---5--|
A|-7---------------7-7-7------------  4 |--3/5---------5/7--7---------|
E|-0--------------------------------    |-----------------------------|


      cided to die.                                                            She
e|   |------------3h5----3-3--3-----5-----------|-------------5------5--5--5-------|
B|   |---3-3--3-----3----3-3--3--3--3-----------|-------------3------3--3--3-------|
G| 4 |------------------------------------------|-------------0---------0--0-----0-|
D| - |---5-5--5-----5------------5--5-------5-5\|-------------5---------5--5-----5-|
A| 4 |------------------------------5---5/7-----|----------------------------------|
E|   |---3-3--3---------------------------------|-3--3--3--3------------------3----|
       T                                        T

 wheelchair to the edge of the shore and to her legs she smiled you won't hurt me
e|-----------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B|------------1----------------------------|---------5----------------------------|
G|------------0---0-0--0---------------0---|-----0--------------------------------|
D|------------3-----------------3------3---|/7-------7------------------7-------7-|
A|-----------------------------------------|----------------------(5)-------------|
E|--1---------1--------------1-----1-------|/5------------------------------5-----|
   T                                        T


 But then a sight she'd never seen made her jump and say|look a golden winged
e|----------------------------------------    |--------------------|
B|---------8------------------------------    |-------3------------|
G|---------7-------------------9-\7-----9\  2 |-------2--------5---|
D|---------9------------------------------  - |-------3--------5---|
A|---------7-----------/10----------------  4 |-----------3--------|
E|-0----0--------0--0---------------------    |---1----------------|
                                                 T


     ship is passing my way.(Spoken)And it really didn't|have to stop, it just kep
e|   |----------------------------   |-------------------   |---3-----------------|
B|   |----------------3-----------   |-------------------   |---3-----------------|
G| 4 |---------4---------4-------- 2 |------------------- 4 |---0-----------------|
D| - |---------5------------5----- - |----------5------5- - |---5-----------------|
A| 4 |---------5---------------5-- 4 |----------5-------- 4 |---5-----------------|
E|   |-3-----------------------3--   |--3--3-3--3---3----   |---3-----------------|
     T                                T                       T


                       And so castles         made of sand
e|----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|--------------7h10p7--------------------|-------------5---------------------|
G|---------------------7---------7---7\---|----------5--5---5-----------------|
D|----------7/9--------7---9-----7---7\---|-------------5-8-5------5----------|
A|-------5---------------------7h9-7h9\---|---3------------------8------0h8-8\|
E|--5/7---------------------------------2/|5------------------6---------------|


  slips into the sea                 e-  ventually
e|-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|------3----------------------------------|
G|-------------3-----------5-------5\3-|------4-----------3-------------5--5-----|
D|------3------3-3-(3)-----5-5-----5\3-|------5-----------3--3----------5--5-----|
A|------3---5-------5--5/7-------------|-----------3--5-----------6--7-----------|
E|-3---------------------------6-6-----|-3------------------------------------6--|
                                        T


e|--------------------------------------------|
B|-------3------------------------------------|
G|-------4-----------3----------5--5----------|
D|-------5-----3-----3--3-------5--5--------5\|
A|-------------3--5--------6--7---------------|
E|-3----------------------------------6--6----|
  T

repeat into and fade, slower rock = 72

Remember, the guitar solo is played backwards on the album, so it
may sound a little different.

Peace, love, and soul,
Paul Zimmerman

            
            
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sargasm 240 Oct 13, 2003 08:00 PM

ow this song hurts my fingers

good tab though :cheers:

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icarus_33 10 Nov 10, 2004 07:00 PM

everyone bitches about it being from a book but who really cares, you have your tab dont you?

btw nice tab

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