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Black Diamond Tab

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e e q  q q   q  q e q  e   e e e q e e e   (e) q e e e e e
|-----3--0---|-------------|-------0-------|-------------0---|
|----------3-|-1--0---0----|-----1-------3-|-(3)-0---------3-|
|---2--------|------2----2-|---2-------2---|-----------4-----|
|-2----------|-------------|-3-------3-----|-------3-5-------|
|------------|-------------|---------------|-----------------|
|------------|-------------|---------------|-----------------|

  e e q  q q   q  q e q  e   e e e q e e e   (e) q e e e e e
|-----3--0---|-------------|-------0-------|-------------0---|
|----------3-|-1--0---0----|-----1-------3-|-(3)-0---------3-|
|---2--------|------2----2-|---2-------2---|-----------4-----|
|-2----------|-------------|-3-------3-----|-------3-5-------|
|------------|-------------|---------------|-----------------|
|------------|-------------|---------------|-----------------|

  e e e e e e e e   (e) e e e e e e e
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----0h1-------0-|-(0)h1-----0h1-----|
|---2-----2---2---|-------2-------2---|
|-2---------2-----|---------2-------2-|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|

  e e e e e e e e   (e) e e e e e e e
|-----------------|---------------0---|
|-----0h1-------0-|-(0)h1-----------3-|
|---2-----2---2---|-------2-----4-----|
|-3---------3-----|---------3-5-------|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|

  e e e e e e e e   (e) e e e e e e e
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----0h1-------0-|-(0)h1-----0h1-----|
|---2-----2---2---|-------2-------2---|
|-2---------2-----|---------2-------2-|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|

  e e q  q  q     q  q  e e e e
|-----3--0-----|------------0---|
|-----------3--|--1--0--------3-|
|---2----------|----------4-----|
|-3------------|--------5-------|
|--------------|----------------|
|--------------|----------------|

  e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e 
|---------0-------|---------0-------|---------0-------|
|-----0h1---1---1-|-----0h1---1---1-|-----0h1---1---1-|
|---2---------2---|---2---------2---|---2---------2---|
|-2---------------|-2---------------|-3---------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 Out on the streets for a living     Picture's only begun

  e e e e e e e e   e e e e q e e    e  q e e e e e
|-------------0---|---------0-----|------------------|
|-----0h1-------3-|-----0h1-----3-|-(3)-0-------1----|
|---2-------4-----|---2-------2---|-------2---2---2--|
|-3-------5-------|-2-------------|---------2--------|
|-----------------|---------------|------------------|
|-----------------|---------------|------------------|

                                       x   x   x
|---------0-------|--0--------------|------------------|
|-----0h1---1---1-|--1--------------|------------------|
|---2---------2---|--2--------------|------------------|
|-3---------------|--2--------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--0--------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
 Got you under their thumb ---                     Hit it!

Main Riff - Whole band enters (w/distortion)
  
  h  e e q    e e q  e e e e   h.   q     er  e  e  e  e  e  e  e 
|-----------|----------------|-----------|------------------------|
|-----------|----------------|-----------|---12-13-12-13-12-13-12-|
|-2--2------|----------------|-----------|---12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
|-2----2----|----------------|-3---------|---12-14-12-14-12-14-12-|
|-0------0--|-----0--3-2-0---|-3---------|------------------------|
|-----------|-0-3----------3-|-1--x/X\x--|------------------------|
|



  h  e e q    e e q  e e e e   h.   q     er  e  e  e  e  e  e  e
|-----------|----------------|-----------|------------------------|
|-----------|----------------|-----------|---12-13-12-13-12-13-12-|
|-2--2------|----------------|-----------|---12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
|-2----2----|----------------|-3---------|---12-14-12-14-12-14-12-|
|-0------0--|-----0--3-2-0---|-3---------|------------------------|
|-----------|-0-3----------3-|-1--x/X\x--|------------------------|
|



Verse 1

  w           (h)    e e e e   h.   q     er  e  e  e  e  e  e  e
|-----------|----------------|-----------|------------------------|
|-----------|----------------|-----------|---12-13-12-13-12-13-12-|
|-2---------|-(2)------------|-----------|---12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
|-2---------|-(2)------------|-3---------|---12-14-12-14-12-14-12-|
|-0---------|-(0)----3-2-0---|-3---------|------------------------|
|-----------|--------------3-|-1--x/X\x--|------------------------|
|

 Out on the streets            Picture's 
        for a living----         only begun ----

  w           (h)    e e e e   h..     e       e  e er h+e
|-----------|----------------|-----------|--------------------|
|-----------|----------------|-----------|--------------------|
|-2---------|-(2)------------|-----------|--------5----2------|
|-2---------|-(2)------------|-3---------|---5/7--5----2------|
|-0---------|-(0)----3-2-0---|-3-------3-|---5/7-------0------|
|-----------|--------------3-|-1-------1-|--------------------|
|

 Your day is so                Got you under
    in madness------               their thumb-----

Chorus
 er  e er e er e er e   er e er e er e er e
|---------------------|---------------------|
|----6----6----6----6-|----8----8----8----8-|     Note: These
|----5----5----5----5-|----7----7----7----7-|     chords are meant to
|----3----3----3----3-|----5----5----5----5-|     be played by two
|----3----3----3----3-|----5----5----5----5-|     guitars - one plays
|----1----1----1----1-|----3----3----3----3-|     the lower octave,
|                                                 one plays the higher.

 Oooh-oooooh-----          Black Diamond


  e  e  e  er  e er e  er   e e e er e er e er 
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-10-10-13----15----13----|-8-8-8----10---8----|
|-9--9--12----14----12----|-7-7-7----9----7----|
|-7--7--10----12----10----|-5-5-5----7----5----|
|-7--7--10----12----10----|-5-5-5----7----5----|
|-5--5--8-----10----8-----|-3-3-3----5----3----|
|


  h..           s s    w
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-6-------------8-8-|--8----------------|
|-5-------------6-6-|--7----------------|
|-3-------------5-5-|--5----------------|
|-3-------------5-5-|--5----------------|
|-1-------------3-3-|--3----------------|
|

 Oooh-oooooh-----       Black Diamond

Main Riff (one time through only)

Verse 2
  w          e e q  e e e e   h.  q     er e  e  e  e  e  e  e
|----------|----------------|----------|-----------------------|
|----------|----------------|----------|--12-13-12-13-12-13-12-|
|-2--------|----------------|----------|--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
|-2--------|----------------|-3--------|--12-14-12-14-12-14-12-|
|-0--------|-----0--3-2-0---|-3--------|-----------------------|
|----------|-0-3----------3-|-1--x/X\x-|-----------------------|
|

 Darkness will                It seems to
  fall on the city--            fall on you too----

  w           e e q  e e e e   h..     e       e  e er h+e
|-----------|----------------|-----------|--------------------|
|-----------|----------------|-----------|--------------------|
|-2---------|----------------|-----------|--------5----2------|
|-2---------|----------------|-3---------|---5/7--5----2------|
|-0---------|-----0--3-2-0---|-3-------3-|---5/7-------0------|
|-----------|-0-3----------3-|-1-------1-|--------------------|
|

 Although you                 There's nothin'
  don't ask for pity--           that you can do----

Chorus

Interlude
* for this part, Ace and Paul play some harmonies. Where there are 
two connected guitar staves, the top one is Ace, the bottom one
is Paul.

   q.    q.    q       (e)      q.    s  s  e   s  s  e  
|-------------------|----------------13-12-----12--------|
|-13----13----13----|-(13---)--13----------13-----13-12--|
|-15b17-15b17-15b17-|-(15b17)--15b17---------------------|
|-------------------|------------------------------------|
|-------------------|------------------------------------|
|-------------------|------------------------------------|
|
|  q.    q.    q       (e)      q.    s  s  e   s  s  e  
|-------------------|----------------10------------------|
|-10----10----10----|-(10---)--10-------13-10--13-10-----|
|-12b14-12b14-12b14-|-(12b14)--12b14-----------------12--|
|-------------------|------------------------------------|
|-------------------|------------------------------------|
|-------------------|------------------------------------|
|


   w            er  e  e  e  e  e  e  e
|--------------|--------------------------|
|-10~~~--------|---12-13-12-13-12-13-12---|  Note - the 10's at the
|-10~~~--------|---12-12-12-12-12-12-12---|  start of this staff are
|--------------|---12-14-12-14-12-14-12---|  played by separate
|--------------|--------------------------|  guitars. I just put them
|--------------|--------------------------|  together here to save space.
|


   
   |-----3--------| |-------3--------|
    e    e     e     e     e     e
|----------------------------------------|
|-13----13----13----13----13----13-------|
|-15b17-15b17-15b17-15b17-15b17-15b17----|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|  
|  |-----3--------| |-------3--------|
|   e    e     e     e     e     e
|----------------------------------------|
|-10----10----10----10----10----10-------|
|-12b14-12b14-12b14-12b14-12b14-12b14----|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|

                   
   
   |-----3--------| |-------3--------|
    e    e     e     e     e     e
|----------------------------------------|
|-13----13----13----13----13-----12------|
|-15b17-15b17-15b17-15b17-15b17----------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|  
|  |-----3--------| |-------3--------|
|   e    e     e     e     e     e
|----------------------------------------|
|-10----10----10----10----10-------------|
|-12b14-12b14-12b14-12b14-12b14--12------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|           



   w            er  e  e  e  e  e  e  e
|--------------|--------------------------|
|-10~~~--------|---12-13-12-13-12-13-12---|  Note - the 10's at the
|-10~~~--------|---12-12-12-12-12-12-12---|  start of this staff are
|--------------|---12-14-12-14-12-14-12---|  played by separate
|--------------|--------------------------|  guitars. I just put them
|--------------|--------------------------|  together here to save space.
|

*Note* - this guitar is just Paul alone
      e  q    e  q   e  e   (e)  e   e e  e er  e  er
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------7-------7------7-|-(7)------7----7-----------|
|---8h10-7--8h10-7-8h10-7-|-(7)-8h10-7-8--7----10-----|
|---8h10----8h10---8h10---|-----8h10---8-------10-----|
|



  h.    q      er  e  e  e  e  e  e  e
|------------|---------------------------|
|------------|----12-13-12-13-12-13-12---|
|------------|----12-12-12-12-12-12-12---|
|-3----------|----12-14-12-14-12-14-12---|
|-3----------|---------------------------|
|-1---x/X\x--|---------------------------|
|



Solo - over main riff (4 times)

Verse Three 

Instruments stop for one bar,
sing in harmony:     Out on the streets for a living---

  hr   e e e e   h.   q     er  e  e  e  e  e  e  e  
|--------------|-----------|-------------------------|
|--------------|-----------|---12-13-12-13-12-13-12--|
|--------------|-----------|---12-12-12-12-12-12-12--|
|--------------|-3---------|---12-14-12-14-12-14-12--|
|------3-2-0---|-3---------|-------------------------|
|------------3-|-1--x/X\x--|-------------------------|
|

                Picture's only begun--


  h  e e q    e e q  e e e e   h..     e       e  e er h+e
|-----------|----------------|-----------|--------------------|
|-----------|----------------|-----------|--------------------|
|-2--2------|----------------|-----------|--------5----2------|
|-2----2----|----------------|-3---------|---5/7--5----2------|
|-0------0--|-----0--3-2-0---|-3-------3-|---5/7-------0------|
|-----------|-0-3----------3-|-1-------1-|--------------------|
|

 Your day is                   Got you under
    so in madness---                their thumb--

Chorus (Different from first two - see below)

 er  e er e er e er e   er e er e er e er e
|---------------------|---------------------|
|----6----6----6----6-|----8----8----8----8-|     Note: These
|----5----5----5----5-|----7----7----7----7-|     chords are meant to
|----3----3----3----3-|----5----5----5----5-|     be played by two
|----3----3----3----3-|----5----5----5----5-|     guitars - one plays
|----1----1----1----1-|----3----3----3----3-|     the lower octave,
|                                                 one plays the higher.

 Oooh-oooooh-----          Black Diamond


  e  e  e  er  e er e  er   e e e er e er e er 
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-10-10-13----15----13----|-8-8-8----10---8----|
|-9--9--12----14----12----|-7-7-7----9----7----|
|-7--7--10----12----10----|-5-5-5----7----5----|
|-7--7--10----12----10----|-5-5-5----7----5----|
|-5--5--8-----10----8-----|-3-3-3----5----3----|
|

yeah------yeah--
  
  h..           s s    e     h..r
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-6-------------8-8-|--8\---------------|
|-5-------------6-6-|--7\---------------|
|-3-------------5-5-|--5\---------------|
|-3-------------5-5-|--5\---------------|
|-1-------------3-3-|--3\---------------|
|

 Oooh-oooooh-----       Black Diamond

  e  e  e  er  e er e  er     e  e e   h+e         (w)
|-------------------------|--------------------|--------|
|-10-10-13----15----13----|-----------10-------|--(10)--|
|-9--9--12----14----12----|------5----9--------|--(9)---|
|-7--7--10----12----10----|-5/7--5-5--7--------|--(7)---|
|-7--7--10----12----10----|-5/7----5--7--------|--(7)---|
|-5--5--8-----10----8-----|-----------5--------|--(5)---|
|


On drum cue in last bar, meter shifts to a slow 6/8 and
song goes to the Outro (below)
  
  e e e e e e   e e e e e e   e e e e e e   e e e e e e
|-------0-----|-------0-----|-------0-----|-------0-----|
|-----1---1---|-----1-------|-----1---1---|-----1-------|
|---2-------2-|---2-----2-0-|---2-------2-|---2-------0-|
|-2-----------|-2-----------|-3-----------|-3-------3---|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|


This is repeated four times, with Ace soloing over it.
The fourth time, go to this instead of the last bar ---

|-------0-------|--------------|--------------|
|-----1---0-----|--------------|--------------|
|---2-------0---|-------0------|-------0------|
|-3-------------|-----2---2----|-----2---2----|
|---------------|---2-------2--|---2-------2--|
|---------------|-0------------|-0------------|
|



 hold until cue      Start slow, then increase tempo - 
                       then end on cue
|----------------||--------|-------|---------|--------|
|----------------||--------|-------|---------|--------|
|----------------||--2-----|--2----|--2------|-2------|
|----------------||--2-----|--2----|--2------|-2------|
|----------------||--0-----|--0----|--0------|-0------|
|--3~~~----------||--------|-------|---------|--------|
|
|
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playinbass1432 2,576 wrote on March 29 2008, 04:37 am

good

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playinbass1432 2,576 wrote on December 14 2008, 03:57 pm

Why did you put the bass line in? You are a faggot.

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niklor 31 wrote on February 11 2009, 06:08 pm

Wonderful i only check the intro but already a fan great tabbing better than version 1

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