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King Diamond:  The Wheelchair

transcribed by:  Mika Ristiranta :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com

FIND EVERY MERCYFUL FATE/KING DIAMOND SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                          The Tab Crypt
                  http://republika.pl/tlange/

Date last modified:  31-01-02

PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Standard
       

Riff 1 (00:09-00:23)
Guitar 1
E|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------5-----|
D|---5-8-7-5---7------5-8-7-5----7-8---8-7-|
A|-5---------8------5----------8-----------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
E|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-0----------------0----------------------|
A|-0-5-------3------0-5--------3-----------|
E|---3-------1--------3--------1-----------|

Guitar 1
E|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------5----------------|
D|---5-8-7-5---7----8-7-5-7-5---8-7-5-7-8---8-7-5-7-5----7-|
A|-5---------8----------------8-----------------------8--5-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
E|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0-----------------------------------------------------7-|
A|-0-5-------3------5-----3-----5-----3-----5-----3------5-|
E|---3-------1------3-----1-----3-----1-----3-----1--------|



Riff 2 (00:24-00:36)
E|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|-8-7-----------8-7-----------8-7-------------------------|
A|-8-7-----------8-7-----------8-7------------------5--7-8-|
E|-----0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-5--7-8--------|
       * * * * *     * * * * *     * * * * *                                       
E|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|-8-7-----------8-7-----------8-7-------------------------|
A|-8-7-----------8-7-----------8-7------------------7--6-5-|
E|-----0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-8--7-5--------|
       * * * * *     * * * * *     * * * * *           


Riff 2a (00:36-00:47)
Guitar 1
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------5--7-8-|
E|-3-2--2-2-2-2-2--3-2--2-2-2-2-2--3-2--2-2-2-2-2-5--7-8--------|
        * * * * *       * * * * *       * * * * * 
Guitar 2
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------5-4------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------5-4-------------5-4-------------------5--7-8-|
E|-3-2--2-2-2-2-2-------2-2-2-2-2-------2-2-2-2-2-5--7-8--------|
        * * * * *       * * * * *       * * * * * 


REPEAT RIFF 1 (00:48-01:02)

REPEAT RIFF 2 (SOLO)(01:03-01:25)

RIFF 3 (01:26-01:39)
Guitar 1                             x3
E|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-----------------9---8--------9---8-|
A|-----------------7---7--------7---7-|
E|--3-3-2-1--0-0-0---0----0-0-0---0---|
             * * *   *    * * *   * 
Guitar 2
E|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-----------------9---8--------9---8-|
A|-----------------7---7--------7---7-|
E|--3-3-2-1--0-0-0---0----0-0-0---0---|
             * * *   *    * * *   * 
E|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-----------------9---8--------9---8-|
A|--5-5-4-3--------7---7--------7---7-|
E|-----------0-0-0---0----0-0-0---0---|
             * * *   *    * * *   * 
E|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|--5-5-4-3--------9---8--------9---8-|
A|--5-5-4-3--------7---7--------7---7-|
E|-----------0-0-0---0----0-0-0---0---|
             * * *   *    * * *   * 

Riff 3a (01:40-01:50)
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-4-------9---8--------9---8-|
A|-7-7-7-7--2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-------7---7--------7---7-|
E|-5-5-5-5--------------------0-0-0---0----0-0-0---0---|
                * * * * *     * * *   *    * * *   * 

 
RIFF 4  (01:51-02:02) (play 2x)
Guitar 1
E|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|---5-8-7-5---7----------9---8--------9---8-|
A|-5---------8------------7---7--------7---7-|
E|------------------0-0-0---0----0-0-0---0---|
                    * * *   *    * * *   * 
Guitar 2
E|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-0----------------------9---8--------9---8-|
A|-0-5-------3------------7---7--------7---7-|
E|---3-------1------0-0-0---0----0-0-0---0---|
                    * * *   *    * * *   * 


REPEAT RIFF 1 (02:02-02:17)


RIFF 5 (02:18-02:24)
E|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|----------3---3-----------3-----|
E|-0--3-4-5---5----0--3-4-5---5-4-|
      * * * * *       * * * * * 
E|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|----------3---3---------------|
E|-0--3-4-5---5----5--4-3-5-4-3-|
      * * * * *       * * * * 

RIFF 5a (02:25-02:44)
E|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|----------3---3-----------3-----|
E|-0--3-4-5---5----0--3-4-5---5-4-|

1st ending
E|----------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------7-7-|
G|------------------------------------7-7-|
D|------------------------------------5-5-|
A|----------3---3-------------------------|
E|-0--3-4-5---5----5--4-3-5-4-3--0-0------|

2nd ending
E|--------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------7-|
G|------------------------------------7-|
D|------------------------------------5-|
A|----------3---3-----------------------|
E|-0--3-4-5---5----5--4-3-5-4-3--0-0----|
                                       

RIFF 6 (02:45-02:57)            
Guitar 1                                                 x2
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------7----9----7----------------5----7----5---------|
A|-7--10-7----7----7----7-10-9-5--9-5----5----5----5-9/10-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-9----------------------12-11-7-------------------11/12-|
A|-7----------------------10--9-5--------------------9/10-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-9----------------------12-11-7-[let ring]--------11/12-|
A|-7----------------------10--9-5--------------------9/10-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|


RIFF 6a (Solo Rhythm) (02:57-3:08)            
Guitar 1                                                x2
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------7----9----7----------------5----7----5---------|
A|-7--10-7----7----7----7-10-9-5--9-5----5----5----5-9/10-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-9----------------------12-11-7-------------------11/12-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--10--9-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--9/10-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
     * * * * * * * * * *          * * * * * * * * * 


Riff 6b (Solo Rhythm) (03:08-03:19)
E|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------9-11-12-----|
D|-10----9---10----9---10----9---10--12--7--9-10-----|
A|--8----7----8----7----8----7----8--10--------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|


Mike's Solo (02:55-03:19)
E|-------------------------------------8-------10-----|
B|-------------8-7-----10b12-10b12~------10~------10~-|
G|-----------7-----9~---------------------------------|
D|-------7-9------------------------------------------|
A|-/7-10----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------15-14-12~----17b19~--20----------22-22~-|
B|----------12-15-------------------------20b22~~---------|
G|----12-14-----------------------------------------------|
D|-14-----------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

E|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-17-20-17h20-\12-15-12h15-\10-12-10h12-\8-10-8h10-\5-8-5-|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------------|
B|--8-/10-10-10-10-\8-8-8-8-/15-15-15-15-\12-12~~--|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

E|-15-14--------------------|
B|-------15--------13-12----|
G|----------14\-12-------14-|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|

E|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|-12b14r12b14r12-11b13r11b13r11--9b11r9b11r9-7b9r7b9r7-|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

E|-12-13----13----13----------------12/-|
B|-------15----13----12----12-14-15-----|
G|----------------------14--------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

E|-15-17----17----17----------------15--20~~-|
B|-------18----17----15----15-17-18----------|
G|----------------------17-------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

End Solo


RIFF 7 (03:19-03:30)                  
E|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|---7-8-------7-----------7-8----7----------|
A|-0-----10--0---10-8-7--0-----10---8-10-8-7-|
E|-------------------------------------------|

E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|---9-10-------9------------9-10----9------------|
D|---7--8-12----7-12-10-9----7--8-12-7-10-12-10-9-|
A|-0------10--0---10--8-7--0------10----8-10--8-7-|
E|------------------------------------------------|


Repeat Riff 6a (03:31-03:43)

Repeat Riff 6a (03:43-03:54)

Repeat Riff 7  (03:55-04:06)

Lead into next section:
E|-----|
B|-----|
G|-----|
D|--7--|
A|--5--|
E|--5--|

REPEAT RIFF 2 (04:08-04:29)

REPEAT RIFF 5 5a (04:30-05.00)

KEYBOARDS (05:02-05:18)

END.

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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