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King Diamond: To The Morgue

transcribed by: Langus          :  tlange@promail.pl
                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:  12-07-01

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

Tuning: D (all strings down a whole step)

Riff 1
d|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------|
C|------------------------5-5-4h5-|
G|-5h7-7-7--5h7-7~~-7-5-7---------|
D|-0---0-0------------------------|
  "To the morgue..."
d|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------|
G|-5h7-7-7--5-7-5~~---------------|
D|-0---0-0----------------0-0-000-|
                          * * ***
  "We must go now...."
d|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------|
C|------------------------5-5-4h5-|
G|-5h7-7-7--5h7-7~~-7-5-7---------|
D|-0---0-0------------------------|
  "To the morgue..."
d|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
F|--------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------|
G|-5h7-7-7--5---5~~---------------|
D|-0---0-0----7-----------7-6-5~~-|
                          * * 
  "We must go now...."

Last time:
d|-----------------------|
A|-----------------------|
F|-----------------------|
C|-----------------------|
G|-5h7-7-7--5---5~~------|
D|-0---0-0----7----------|
                  "...at..."

Riff 2
d|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------|
C|----------------------------9--8-|
G|-6--------7--------6--------7--6-|
D|-4--4-2-3-5--5-4-2-4--4-2-3------|
      * * *    * * *    * * *
  "Devil Lake...."
d|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------3-|
C|-----------------------5-------|
G|-6--------7----------5-----5---|
D|-4--4-2-3-5--5-4-2-3-----3-----|
      * * *    * * * 
  "...many a patient..."


Riff 3
d|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------|
C|-------7-7-7-------8-8-8-------7-7-7-------------|
G|-5-5-5-------6-6-6-------5-5-5-------------7-7-7-|
D|-------------------------------------5-5-5-------|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
  "So they took..."


Play Riff 2  "It was clear..."


Riff 4
d|---------------------------5-----|
A|-----------------------------5---|
F|-------------------------------2-|
C|-4------2------7------2----------|
G|-4------2------5------0----------|
D|---------------------------------|
  "The smoldering eyes..."

d|-----------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------8tr9-|
F|-------------------------------6tr7------|
C|-4------2------7----------6tr7-----------|
G|-4------2------5-----4tr5----------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
  "Had become....       ...instead..."


Riff 5  (Solo Rhythm)
d|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------------------|
G|-9--------10--------9--------5-5-5-4-4-4-|
D|-7--7-5-6--8--8-7-5-7--7-5-6-3-3-3-2-2-2-|
      * * *     * * *    * * * * * * * * * 
d|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------|
C|-----------------------------7-----|
G|-9--------10--------9--------5--7--|
D|-7--7-5-6--8--8-7-5-7--7-5-6----5--|
      * * *     * * *    * * * 

Riff 6  (Solo Rhythm)
d|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
F|----------------------------------------|
C|-6--------7--------6--------------------|
G|-4--4-2-3-5--5-4-2-4--4-2-3-7-7-7-6-6-6-|
D|----------------------------5-5-5-4-4-4-|
      * * *    * * *    * * * * * * * * * 
d|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------|
C|-6--------7--------6---------9-----|
G|-4--4-2-3-5--5-4-2-4--4-2-3--7--9--|
D|--------------------------------7--|
      * * *    * * *    * * * 

Play Riff 1   "To the morgue..."
Play Riff 2   "Deep down..."
Play Riff 4   "The smoldering eyes..."

Riff 7
Guitar 1
d|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------------------|
C|----------9~---------------------9-8-9-10-9------|
G|--7--10-9----7--10-9-6~--7--10-9-----------10-9~-|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
   "Spiders here..."

Guitar 2 (not sure about this)
d|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------12~------------------------12-11-12-13-12---------|
F|--9--12-11-----9--12-11-8~~---9-12-11----------------12-11~~-|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|


Riff 8
d|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
F|----------------------------------------------|
C|-9---10----9------------9---10----14-13-14-13-|
G|-7----8----7------------7----8----12-11-12-11-|
D|---0----0----0--7h8-7~----0----0--------------|
     *    *    *  ah        *    * 
   "Spiders..."


Riff 9 (Solo Rhythm)
d|------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|
F|------------------------------|
C|-4------7------9--------------|
G|-4------5------7------9-7-9-7-|
D|---------------7------7-5-7-5-|


Play Riff 2   "Summer is coming..."
Play Riff 4   "The smoldering eyes..."
Play Riff 1   "To the morgue...."

Ending slows down to about C tuning.


notation:
^   =  bend [ ^ = half, ^^ = whole, etc. ]
^r  =  bend and release
x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  mute with palm-hand
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  tap-on
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  harmonics
ah  =  artificial harmonic
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill
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