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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From phillip@flagstaff.Princeton.EDU Thu May  5 19:49:45 1994
Date: Tue, 3 May 1994 02:20:05 GMT
Subject: TAB: Shoot Out the Lights, Richard Thompson (w/solos)


I got inspired to type in the solos.  This will be part of the Shoot Out
the Lights Album tab at nevada.edu, IF I can get it added to the
archive.  Enjoy!


SHOOT OUT THE LIGHTS
(partly derived from Summer 1991 Guitar Extra)

Intro
   D/A   E5        D/F#   E5                D/F#   E5                D/A
E5
-|-----|-----|----------|------------|-----------|-----------|--------------|
-|-3---|-0---|-(0)--3---|------------|-----------|-----------|--------------|
-|-2---|-----|------2---|------------|-----------|-------7-7-|-6-7-7\-2-----|
-|-0---|-2---|-(2)--0---|------------|-----------|-----------|--------------|
-|-0---|-2---|-(2)--0---|-2----------|-----------|---2/7-7-7-|-6-7-7\-0---2-|
-|-----|-0---|-(0)--2---|-0--2b4-2b4-|-2b4r2-2-0-|-0---------|----------0---|


Intro
D/F# E (4 times)
E                                D/F# E
In the Dark who can see his face?
E                                D/F# E
In the Dark, who can reach him?
E                      D/F# E
He hides like a child
E                      A  B
He hides like a child
B                                A B
Keeps his finger on the trigger
B/F#               C#m
He can't stand the day
E                     E  E/G# D/F# E
Shoot out the lights
E                     E  E/G# D/F# E
Shoot out the lights

Keep the blind down on the window
Keep the pain on the inside
Just watching the dark
Just watching the dark
And he might laugh but you won't see him
As he thunders through the night
Shoot out the Lights
Shoot out the Lights

Gtr solo 1
   E5                           D/A                E
-|----------------|---------------------------H9.6-|-7\----------|
-|----------------|--------------------------------|-------------|
-|----------------|----7-------7--9--9b11vvv-------|-------------|
-|----------------|--------------------------------|-------------|
-|-2--------------|-7-----7h9----------------------|-------------|
-|-0--0*2-0*1-0*0-|--------------------------------|-----0*2-0*0-|

        D/A                      E5                            D/A
-|----------------------------|-----7-7---7--------|-----------------------|
-|----------------------------|-----8-8---8--------|-----------------12vvv-|
-|--------7-----7--9--9b11vvv-|--9/-----9---9-9vvv-|------9----11-11-------|
-|----------------------------|--------------------|-9s11---11-------------|
-|----7h9----9----------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
-|-0--------------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|

   E5                                                  A
-|-------15------15-------15-------15b17-|-15--15--15--15-----15--------15-15-|
-|-12s14---------------------------------|------------------------------------|
-|----------12vv----12-12----12-12-------|---12--12--12--12v12v--12v12v-------|
-|---------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
-|---------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
-|---------------------------------------|------------------------------------|

   B                                                                A
-|-15s14-14-14-14vv-14vv-14vv-14\-----------|---------------------------------|
-|------------------------------------------|---------------5---5-5-5-5---5---|
-|-12s11-11-11-11vv-11vv-11vv-11\-----------|-------------4-4---4-4-4-4b6-4b6-|
-|--------------------------------------2-4-|-4b6r4p2-4s6-----6---------------|
-|--------------------------------0-2-4-----|---------------------------------|
-|------------------------------------------|---------------------------------|

   B                                    C#m
-|----------------------------0-------|-------12-12-12vv-h14-14b16-14b16r14p12-------|
-|-5----/--12-11-11b12r11-----0-12-12-|-12s14----------------------------------15-15-|
-|-4b6r4/--11-11-11b13r11-11/---------|----------------------------------------------|
-|------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
-|------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
-|------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|

   E5                               D                    E5
-|-12--------------------|-------------------------------------|
-|-12---------12---------|-------------------------------------|
-|-12---------12---------|-12----------------------------------|
-|----14-14vv----14-14vv-|-12----------------------------------|
-|-----------------------|----12-12-11-12p11-12p11-12p11-12b13-|
-|-----------------------|-------------------------------------|

   E5                                E/G# D/F#  E5
-|--------------------------------|----------------|
-|--------------------------------|----------------|
-|--------------------------------|----4--2--2-----|
-|----------------------------12\-|----------------|
-|-12b13r12-11---------7-5----12\-|----------------|
-|-------------12-12s7-----7/-----|-0--4--2--2--0--|

In the darkness the shadows move
In the darkness the game is real
Real as a gun
Real as a gun
As he watches the streets of the city
And he moves through the night
Shoot out the lights
Shoot out the lights
Shoot out the lights

Outro Gtr Solos
   E5                                          D/A
-|-----------12-------------|-12------------12------------12-------------|
-|---0----12----15vv-----12-|----15vv----12----15vv-12-12----X-----------|
-|-----12------------12-----|---------12------------12---------14-14vv---|
-|--------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
-|--------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
-|-0------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
                    [semi-harmonics--------------------------------------|

   E5                                                         D/A
-|------------------------12--------|----------------------------------------|
-|----12------------12-12----15vv---|-------------------------12--12------15-|
-|----12b13-------0-12--------------|----------------AH14---12--12--14-14----|
-|-14-----------------------------0-|------AH12---AH14----12-----------------|
-|----------14-14-------------------|---AH12---14----------------------------|
-|----------------------------------|-14-------------------------------------|

[semi-harmonics   ]

   E5
-|---------------12------------------------12-12-14----|
-|---------15-------12-------------15---------------0--|
-|-14b16vv----14-------------14b16----AH14----------0--|
-|---------------------14-14---------------------------|
-|-----------------------------------------------------|
-|-----------------------------------------------------|

                           D/A
-|--AH14-17-17-17-14-17-17-17-17-17b19-17b19vv-|
-|---------------------------------------------|
-|---------------------------------------------|
-|---------------------------------------------|
-|---------------------------------------------|
-|---------------------------------------------|
                                       [vv=heavy vibrato]

   E5
-|-b19vv-b19vv-b19vv-17b19vv-b19vv-17b19r17p15-17b19-b19----|
-|----------------------------------------------------------|
-|----------------------------------------------------------|
-|----------------------------------------------------------|
-|----------------------------------------------------------|
-|----------------------------------------------------------|
   [vv=heavy vibrato----------------------------------------|

   E5                                 A
-|-19r17p15-17b19vv-b19vv-b19vv-b19vv-b19vv-b19vv-----|
-|----------------------------------------------------|
-|----------------------------------------------------|
-|----------------------------------------------------|
-|----------------------------------------------------|
-|----------------------------------------------------|
             [vv=heavy vibrato------------------------|

    B
-|--b19vv-b19vv-b19vv-b19vv-b19vv-17v19r17p15-17b19---|
-|----------------------------------------------------|
-|----------------------------------------------------|
-|----------------------------------------------------|
-|----------------------------------------------------|
-|----------------------------------------------------|
    [vv=heavy vibrato---------------------------------|

                            A
-|-17b19vv-b19vv-b19--r17---------------------------------|
-|---------------17b19r17-0-15-15-15-14s15-15-15-14s15-15-|
-|------------------------0-16-16-16-15s16-16-16-15s16-16-|
-|--------------------------------------------------------|
-|--------------------------------------------------------|
-|--------------------------------------------------------|

   B                                       C#m
-|---------------------------------12----|-12-------12--------------------12-12-12-12-|
-|-15b16-15b16-15b16-15b16-15\-----12-12-|-12-15b17-----------------------12-12-12----|
-|-16b17-16b17-16b17-16b17-16\--4/-------|-----------------12h14-14b16r14-------------|
-|---------------------------------------|-------------14vv---------------------------|
-|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
-|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|

   E                               D   E5
E5 E D   E5
-|---------------------|-------------------|-------------------------|-------------|
-|---------12b15-------|-------------------|-------------------------|-------------|
-|---------12b14-12b15-|-9b12--------------|-------------------------|-----------0-|
-|-14vv-14-------------|------9b12-7b9-6b7-|-------------------------|-----4-2-2---|
-|---------------------|-------------------|-5b7-4b5r4.5-5b6-5b6r5s3-|-----2-0-0-0-|
-|---------------------|-------------------|-------------------------|-2b4-4-2-2-0-|

   E5                               D/A    E5
-|----------------|----------------------|---------------------------|
-|-7--7-------7---|-/7-----7-----7-----7-|-9--10--10----10-----10----|
-|-7--7-------7---|-/7-----7-----7-----7-|-9--11--11b12-11-----11----|
-|-9--9--6s9--9s6-|-/9--6-/9--6-/9--6-/9-|-9--9---9---------0--------|
-|----------------|----------------------|---------------------------|
-|----------------|----------------------|---------------------------|
   [tremelo picking--------------------------------------------------|


   E5          D/A                E5
-|------------------------------|----------------------------|
-|-10b12-10b12-10b12-10b12r10---|------------------12--12vvv-|
-|-11b13-11b13-11b13-11b13r11---|----------------------------|
-|----------------------------0-|-0h14-14vv-0h14p0-----------|
-|------------------------------|----------------------------|
-|------------------------------|----------------------------|

   E5                  D/A           E5
-|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
-|----------12vvv------------------|-12vvv--------12vvv--------12-----|
-|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
-|---0h14p0-------0h14p0h14-0h14p0-|-------0h14p0-------0h14p0----0---|
-|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
-|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|

   E5               A
-|----16----16--16--16----16--12----16----15----|
-|-12-15b17-b17-b17-15b17-b17-12-12-16----15----|
-|-0-----------------------------------16----15-|
-|----------------------------------------------|
-|----------------------------------------------|
-|----------------------------------------------|

   B                                                                   A
-|-14-------14-14-------14-14-------------14-14-14-|--------------------------------|
-|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|-14\----------------------------|
-|----14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14----------|-14\----------------------------|
-|-------------------------------------------------|---------2-4b6-4-2--------------|
-|-------------------------------------------------|-----2-4-----------4-2----------|
-|-------------------------------------------------|-----------------------2-2-2-2/-|

   B
-|-X\-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14p12----|
-|-X\-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14p12-12-|
-|-X\-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14p12-12-|
-|-------------------------------------------|
-|-------------------------------------------|
-|-------------------------------------------|

   C#m
-|-15-------15-------15-------15-12-------12------------|
-|-14-12-14-14-14-12-14-14-12-14-12-12-14-12-12---------|
-|-------------14-12----14-12----12-12-------12---------|
-|----------------------------------------------12h14---|
-|------------------------------------------------------|
-|------------------------------------------------------|
                           [palm mute-------------------|

   E5                                            D            E5
-|-----------------------------0-|-17b19--17b19\----19b21b19--19-|
-|--------------10-------------0-|-------------------------------|
-|----------14--11b13r11--11/----|---------------0---------------|
-|-14vvv-14-x--------------------|-------------------------------|
-|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
-|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|

   E5                                 E5  E D   E5
-|----------------------------------|-------------|--------|15-----------------------|
-|-17b19-17----17-17----15----------|-------------|--------|------15-----------------|
-|----------18-------16----------14-|-----4-2-2---|--------|---14-------H12-11-------|
-|----------------------------12----|-----2-0-0---|-----14s|12-------H12-------12-12-|
-|-------------------------12-------|-------------|--------|-------------------------|
-|----------------------------------|-12--4-2-2-0-|-0tt----|-------------------------|

Notation:
H = harmonic
AH = artificial harmonic
b17 = pre-bend (bend or hold note at 17th fret before picking)
tt = tremolo picking
vv = vibrato

4.6 = artificial harmonic (4th fret + .6th fret)
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