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B E A D F# B
#----------------------------------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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

BRIDGE OF SIGHS
As recorded by Robin Trower
(From the 1974 Album BRIDGE OF SIGHS)


Transcribed by Tone Jones

 Words and Music by Robin Trower

 

N.C.
0 0 0 0 0 0 E5
0 2 2 x 0 0 Em7
0 2 2 4 3 3 Cmaj7
3 3 2 0 0 0 
A5
x 0 2 2 x x G
3 0 0 0 0 3 B+
x 3 2 0 0 x B7
x 2 1 2 x x 
B5
x 2 4 x x x 


Gtr I (D G C F A D) - 'Overdriven Gtr (Tune Down 1 Step)'
Gtr II (D G C F A D) - 'Electric Gtr (Clean Tone) (Tune Down 1 Step)'
Gtr III (D G C F A D) - 'Electric Gtr (Clean Tone) (Tune Down 1 Step)'
Gtr IV (D G C F A D) - 'Overdriven Gtr (Tune Down 1 Step)'


 Intro w/sound effects
  Slow Rock Q=48
  N.C.                                     Em7
 4/4
  Gtr I
  W          W             +W              E S S Q  +E. S S T    +T  +E
|----------|-------------|---------------|-------3--(3)---3----------------|
|----------|-------------|---------------|-------3--(3)---3-2b3==(2)r(2)---|
|----------|-------------|---------------|------------------2b3==(2)r(2)---|
|----------|-0tr2--------|-(0tr2)--------|---------------------------------|
|----------|-------------|---------------|---1h2---------------------------|
|----------|-------------|---------------|-0------------0------------------|


  E5                          Em7
                     ~~~~~~~
  E E Q  +S  a E S T S. +E    E S S Q  +E. S S T    +T  +E
|-----0--(0)----------------|-------3--(3)---3--------------|
|------------------8--------|-------3--(3)---3-2b3==(2)r(2)-|
|----------------7---9--(9)-|------------------2b3==(2)r(2)-|
|-----2--(2)-4s9------------|-------------------------------|
|---2-----------------------|---1h2-------------------------|
|-0-------------------------|-0------------0----------------|


  E5                          Em7
                         ~~~                           ~~~
  E E Q  a  S S  S S  S  E.   E E Q  +E. S S T    +T  +E
|-----0---------------------|-----3--(3)---3--------------|
|---------------------------|-----3--(3)---3--------------|
|-------------9----9--------|----------------2b3==(2)r(2)-|
|-----2--5s12---12---11-----|-----------------------------|
|---2-------------------10--|---2-------------------------|
|-0-------------------------|-0----------0----------------|


  E5                              Em7
         |-3-|
  E E Q  T T T S    +E  +E. +S    E S S Q  +E. S S T    +T  +E
|-----0-------------------------|-------3--(3)---3--------------|
|--------0h3p0------------------|-------3--(3)---3-2b3==(2)r(2)-|
|--------------4b6==(4)-(4)r(4)-|------------------2b3==(2)r(2)-|
|-----2-------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---2---------------------------|---1h2-------------------------|
|-0-----------------------------|-0------------0----------------|


                                Verse
  E5                             Em7
                       ~~~~~~~
  E E Q  +S  a S S S T S. +E     Q  H    S T    +T  +E
|-----0--(0)------------------||----3----3--------------|
|-----0--(0)---------8--------||----3----3-2b3==(2)r(2)-|
|-----x----------7-9---9--(9)-||-----------2b3==(2)r(2)-|
|-----2--(2)-5s9--------------||------------------------|
|---2-------------------------||------------------------|
|-0---------------------------||-0----------------------|


  E5                                 Em7
  E E Q  +S  T T T S T S   +S  +E    E E H    S T    +T  +E
|-----0--(0)-----------------------|-----3----3--------------|
|-----0--(0)-0h3p0-----------------|----------3-2b3==(2)r(2)-|
|-----x------------2s4-2b4r(2)-(2)-|------------2b3==(2)r(2)-|
|-----2--(2)-----------------------|-------------------------|
|---2------------------------------|---2---------------------|
|-0--------------------------------|-0-----------------------|


  E5                      Em7
                     ~
          |3-| |-3-|
  E E Q  +E  S S S S Q    E E H    S T    +T  +E
|-----0--(0)------------|-----3----3--------------|
|------------------8----|------------2b3==(2)r(2)-|
|----------------7---9--|------------2b3==(2)r(2)-|
|-----2--(2)-4s9--------|-------------------------|
|---2-------------------|---2---------------------|
|-0---------------------|-0-----------------------|


  E5                                    Em7
  E E Q  +S  S T T T T S   +T  T E      E E H    S T    +T  +E
|-----0--(0)--------------------------|-----3----3--------------|
|-----0--(0)-0-0----------------------|-----3----3-2b3==(2)r(2)-|
|-----x----------0s2h4p2b4r(2)p0------|------------2b3==(2)r(2)-|
|-----2--(2)---------------------2tr0-|-------------------------|
|---2---------------------------------|---2---------------------|
|-0-----------------------------------|-0-----------------------|


                               Chorus
  E5                            Cmaj7 A5
                     ~~~~~~~
                 |3|    |3-|
  E E Q  +S  S a E S E +S  E     H     H
|-----0--(0)-----------------||-!0----------|
|------------------5-3-(3)p0-||-!0----------|
|------------0-2s4-----------||-!0----!2----|
|-----2--(2)-----------------||-!2----!2----|
|---2------------------------||-!3----!0----|
|-0--------------------------||-!3----------|


  G         B+           Cmaj7 B7  B5
       |-3--| |-3-|
   Q  +E  E E E E E Q     H     Q  Q
|-!3--(3)--------------|-!0-----------||
|-!0--(0)-----------0--|-!0-----------||
|-!0--(0)---------0----|-!0----!2-----||
|-!0--(0)-------1------|-!2----!1--4--||
|-!x------0-1-2--------|-!3----!2--2--||
|-!3--(3)--------------|-!3-----------||


 Interlude
  Em7                      E5
                                                ~~~~~~
  Q  H    S T    +T  +E    E E Q  +S  T T T T T T +Q
|----3----3--------------|-----0--(0)------------------|
|----3----3-2b3==(2)r(2)-|-----0--(0)-------5---3-(3)--|
|-----------2b3==(2)r(2)-|-----x------0-2s4---4--------|
|------------------------|-----2--(2)------------------|
|------------------------|---2-------------------------|
|-0----------------------|-0---------------------------|


  Em7                      E5
                                  |-3-|
  Q  H    S T    +T  +E    E E Q  T T T S    +E  +E. +S
|----3----3--------------|-----0-------------------------||
|----3----3-2b3==(2)r(2)-|--------0h3p0------------------||
|-----------2b3==(2)r(2)-|--------------4b6==(4)-(4)r(4)-||
|------------------------|-----2-------------------------||
|------------------------|---2---------------------------||
|-0----------------------|-0-----------------------------||


 Verse
  Em7                        E5
  Q  H    +S  T    +T  +E    E E Q  +S  S T T S T a S T E
|----3----(3)--------------|-----0--(0)--------------------|
|----3----(3)-2b3==(2)r(2)-|-----0--(0)---------------0----|
|-------------2b3==(2)r(2)-|-----x----------7-9-7-----x----|
|--------------------------|-----2--(2)-2s9-------9s7-8-7\-|
|--------------------------|---2---------------------------|
|-0------------------------|-0-----------------------------|


  Em7                      E5
                                              ~
                                   |--3---| |3|
  Q  H    S T    +T  +E    E E Q  +E  a E E E Q
|----3----3--------------|-----0--(0)-----------|
|----3----3-2b3==(2)r(2)-|-----0--(0)-----------|
|-----------2b3==(2)r(2)-|-----x------4s9p7h9p7-|
|------------------------|-----2--(2)-----------|
|------------------------|---2------------------|
|-0----------------------|-0--------------------|


  Em7            E5
                                    ~
                         |3-| |-3-|
  Q  H    S E.   E E Q  +E  S S S S Q
|----3----3----|-----0--(0)------------|
|----3----3-2--|------------------5-3--|
|-----------2--|------------0-2s4------|
|--------------|-----2--(2)------------|
|--------------|---2-------------------|
|-0------------|-0---------------------|


  Em7                      E5
                                                 ~
  Q  H    S T    +T  +E    E E Q  a  S S  S a  a S +E   E
|----3----3--------------|-----0--------------------------||
|----3----3-2b3==(2)r(2)-|--------------------------------||
|-----------2b3==(2)r(2)-|-------------9----9h12p9-(9)\---||
|------------------------|-----2--5s11---12---------------||
|------------------------|---2----------------------------||
|-0----------------------|-0------------------------------||


 Chorus
  Cmaj7      A5      G           B+
   |3-|                   |-3--| |-3-|
   E  Q +Q    H       Q  +E  E E E E E Q
|----!0-(0)--------|-!3--(3)--------------|
|----!0-(0)--------|-!0--(0)-----------0--|
|----!0-(0)--!2----|-!0--(0)---------0----|
|----!2-(2)--!2----|-!0--(0)-------1------|
|-!3---------!0----|-!x------0-1-2--------|
|-!3---------------|-!3--(3)--------------|


                 Interlude
  Cmaj7 B7  B5
   H     Q  Q     E E Q  +E. S S T    +T  +E
|-!0-----------||-----3--(3)---3--------------|
|-!0-----------||-----3--(3)---3-2b3==(2)r(2)-|
|-!0----!2-----||----------------2b3==(2)r(2)-|
|-!2----!1--4--||-----------------------------|
|-!3----!2--2--||---2-------------------------|
|-!3-----------||-0----------0----------------|


  E5             Em7                             E5
                         |-3--|
  E E H    E E   a H    +E  E E T    +T  +E  S   H    +E  +S   S E E
|-----0--------|-------------------------------|---------------------|
|-----0----5s7-|-7s8----(8)--------------------|-----------------5s7-|
|-----x----x---|-x-----------------------------|-----------------x---|
|-----2----2s4-|-4s5----(5)-----7b9==(7)r(7)---|-----------------2s4-|
|---2----------|------------5-7--------------5s|=7----(7)-(7)\-------|
|-0------------|-------------------------------|---------------------|


  Em7                             E5
          |-3--|
  a H    +E  E E T    +T  +E  s   a H    +E  +E   E E
|-------------------------------|---------------------|
|-7s8----(8)--------------------|-----------------5s7-|
|-x-----------------------------|-----------------x---|
|-4s5----(5)-----7b9==(7)r(7)---|-----------------2s4-|
|------------5-7--------------5-|-5h7----(7)-(7)\-----|
|-------------------------------|---------------------|


  Em7
  Gtrs II, III
    S  S S  S S  S S  S  S   S   S    S S         S  S  S
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---7--5-4--5-7--5-4--5--7---5---4----7-7---------5--4--5-|
|-------------7-------------------------7-----------------|
|---7-10-9-10---10-9-10--7--10---9---10----------10--9-10-|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|   S  S S  S S  S S  S  S   S   S    S S         S  S  S
|
| Gtr I
|                        |----3----|
| a H                   +E     E   E    T    +T  +E     S
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|-7s8-------------------(8)-------------------------------|
|-x-------------------------------------------------------|
|-4s5-------------------(5)-------------7b9==(7)r(7)------|
|------------------------------5---7--------------------5s|
|---------------------------------------------------------|


  E5
  S  S S  S S  S S  S  S   S  S    S S  S S  S
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|-7--4----4-5--4----4--7---4-------4-5--4----4---|
|------7----7----7------------7------7----7------|
|-7-10-9-10---10-9-10--7--10--9---10---10-9-10---|
|------------------------------------------------|
| S  S S  S S  S S  S  S   S  S    S S  S S  S
|
| H                   +E     +S    S E    E
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------5s===7------|
|------------------------------------x-----------|
|------------------------------------2s===4------|
|-7-------------------(7)----(7)\----------------|
|------------------------------------------------|


  Em7
    S  S S  S S  S S  S  S   S   S    S S         S  S  S
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---7--5-4--5-7--5-4--5--7---5---4----7-7---------5--4--5-|
|-------------7-------------------------7-----------------|
|---7-10-9-10---10-9-10--7--10---9---10----------10--9-10-|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|   S  S S  S S  S S  S  S   S   S    S S         S  S  S
|
|                        |----3----|
| a H                   +E     E   E    T    +T  +E     s
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|-7s8-------------------(8)-------------------------------|
|-x-------------------------------------------------------|
|-4s5-------------------(5)-------------7b9==(7)r(7)------|
|------------------------------5---7--------------------5-|
|---------------------------------------------------------|


    E5
    S  S S  S S  S S  S  S   S  S    S S  S S  S
|-------------------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------------------||
|---7--4----4-5--4----4--7---4-------4-5--4----4--||
|--------7----7----7------------7------7----7-----||
|---7-10-9-10---10-9-10--7--10--9---10---10-9-10--||
|-------------------------------------------------||
|   S  S S  S S  S S  S  S   S  S    S S  S S  S
|
| a H                   +E     +E      E    E
|-------------------------------------------------||
|--------------------------------------5s===7-----||
|--------------------------------------x----------||
|--------------------------------------2s===4-----||
|-5h7-------------------(7)----(7)\---------------||
|-------------------------------------------------||


    Em7
    Gtr IV
      e      e      e      e       e        e        e            E
||---------------------------------------------------------------------|
||o---5------5------5------5-------5--------5--------5-----------------|
||----7b9----7b9----7b9----7b9-----7b9------7b9------7b9---------------|
||---------------------------------------------------------------------|
||o--------------------------------------------------------------------|
||---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|
|   Gtrs II, III
|     S    S S    S S    S S    S  S    S   S      S S         S  S  S
||---------------------------------------------------------------------|
||o--------------------------------------------------------------------|
||----7----5-4----5-7----5-4----5--7----5---4------7-7---------5--4--5-|
||------------------7--------------------------------7-----------------|
||o---7---10-9---10-----10-9---10--7---10---9-----10----------10--9-10-|
||---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|     S    S S    S S    S S    S  S    S   S      S S         S  S  S
|
|   Gtr I
|                                  |-----3------|
|   a H                           +E      E     E    T    +T  +E     S
||---------------------------------------------------------------------|
||o-7s8---------------------------(8)----------------------------------|
||--x------------------------------------------------------------------|
||--4s5---------------------------(5)----------------7b9==(7)r(7)------|
||o---------------------------------------5-----7--------------------5s|
||---------------------------------------------------------------------|


  E5
  e      e      e      e       e       e      e      E
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-5------5------5------5-------5-------5------5------------|
|-7b9----7b9----7b9----7b9-----7b9-----7b9----7b9----------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|
| S    S S    S S    S S    S  S    S  S    S S    S S  S
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-7----4------4-5----4------4--7----4-------4-5----4----4--|
|--------7------7------7---------------7------7------7-----|
|-7---10-9---10-----10-9---10--7---10--9---10-----10-9-10--|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
| S    S S    S S    S S    S  S    S  S    S S    S S  S
|
| H                           +E      +S    S E      E
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------5s=====7-----|
|---------------------------------------------x------------|
|---------------------------------------------2s=====4-----|
|-7---------------------------(7)-----(7)\-----------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|


  Em7
    e      e      e      e       e        e        e            E
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---5------5------5------5-------5--------5--------5-----------------|
|---7b9----7b9----7b9----7b9-----7b9------7b9------7b9---------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|
|   S    S S    S S    S S    S  S    S   S      S S         S  S  S
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---7----5-4----5-7----5-4----5--7----5---4------7-7---------5--4--5-|
|-----------------7--------------------------------7-----------------|
|---7---10-9---10-----10-9---10--7---10---9-----10----------10--9-10-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|   S    S S    S S    S S    S  S    S   S      S S         S  S  S
|
|                                |-----3------|
| a H                           +E      E     E    T    +T  +E     s
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-7s8---------------------------(8)----------------------------------|
|-x------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-4s5---------------------------(5)----------------7b9==(7)r(7)------|
|---------------------------------------5-----7--------------------5-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


                                                       E5
    e      e      e      e       e       e      e      E
|-------------------------------------------------------------||
|---5------5------5------5-------5-------5------5------------o||
|---7b9----7b9----7b9----7b9-----7b9-----7b9----7b9-----------||
|-------------------------------------------------------------||
|------------------------------------------------------------o||
|-------------------------------------------------------------||
|
|   S    S S    S S    S S    S  S    S  S    S S    S S  S
|-------------------------------------------------------------||
|------------------------------------------------------------o||
|---7----4------4-5----4------4--7----4-------4-5----4----4---||
|----------7------7------7---------------7------7------7------||
|---7---10-9---10-----10-9---10--7---10--9---10-----10-9-10--o||
|-------------------------------------------------------------||
|   S    S S    S S    S S    S  S    S  S    S S    S S  S
|
| a H                           +E      +E      E      E
|-------------------------------------------------------------||
|-----------------------------------------------5s=====7-----o||
|-----------------------------------------------x-------------||
|-----------------------------------------------2s=====4------||
|-5h7---------------------------(7)-----(7)\-----------------o||
|-------------------------------------------------------------||


  Em7
    e      e      e      e       e        e        e            E
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---5------5------5------5-------5--------5--------5-----------------|
|---7b9----7b9----7b9----7b9-----7b9------7b9------7b9---------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|
|   S    S S    S S    S S    S  S    S   S      S S         S  S  S
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---7----4------4-5----4------4--7----4----------4-5---------4-----4-|
|----------7------7------7----------------7--------7------------7----|
|---7---10-9---10-----10-9---10--7---10---9-----10----------10--9-10-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|   S    S S    S S    S S    S  S    S   S      S S         S  S  S
|
|                                |-----3------|
| a H                           +E      E     E    T    +T  +E     S
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-7s8---------------------------(8)----------------------------------|
|-x------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-4s5---------------------------(5)----------------7b9==(7)r(7)------|
|---------------------------------------5-----7--------------------5s|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


  E5                                  Em7
  e   e   e   e    e    e     e   E     e   Q.    H
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------*|
|-5---5---5---5----5----5-----5-----|---5--------------------------------*|
|-7b9-7b9-7b9-7b9--7b9--7b9---7b9---|---7b9------------------------------*|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------*|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------*|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------*|
|
| W                                     W
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------*|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------*|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------*|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------*|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------*|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------*|
|
|                                                 |-3--|
| H               +E   +S   S E   E   a H        +E  E E T    +T  +E  s
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------*|
|-----------------------------5s==7-|-7s8--------(8)---------------------*|
|-----------------------------x-----|-x----------------------------------*|
|-----------------------------2s==4-|-4s5--------(5)-----7b9==(7)r(7)----*|
|-7---------------(7)--(7)\---------|----------------5-7--------------5--*|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------*|




--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths



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