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747 Strangers In The Night Tab

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                                       747
                              As recorded by Saxon
                      (From the 1980 Album WHEELS OF STEEL)

Music by Saxon
Transcribed by MaggaraMarine

The tuning is between 1/2 step down and whole step down.

      E5                   C5                   D5                   A5
  x 7 9 9 x x          x 3 5 5 x x          x 5 7 7 x x          x 0 2 2 x x

Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Graham Oliver' (left channel)
Gtr II (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Paul Quinn' (right channel)
Gtr III (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Graham Oliver (clean)' (left channel)
Gtr IV (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Paul Quinn (clean)' (right channel)

 Paul Quinn's Solo
     E5      C5      D5       A5                             E5     C5
 4/4
  Gtr II
              ~~                                                     ~~
  Q   E    E  H       E  E  E  E     +E   E  E     E    E  E  Q      H
|----15b17---15----|-12------------------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|----15-12------------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|----------14b16r(14)-12-14b16-12-|-14----12b14r=12----|
|------------------|---------------------------------|----14--------------|
|------------------|---------------------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|---------------------------------|--------------------|


  D5      E5
                     ~~~~~~~~
   +Q.      E  E  E  Q
|---------------------------|
|-------------15----15b17===|
|-(12)\---/16----16---------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|


         E5      C5          D5       A5
 ~~~~~~~
   +Q     E    E Q   Q        +Q    E  E     Q   E  E
|--------15b17------17b19r=|=(17)--15-17b19-15--12----|
|-(15)r--------------------|-----------------------15-|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|


       E5     C5           D5          E5                 E5     C5
        ~~~~~               ~~~         ~~~~~~~~        PM        ~~~
   E E  H        E  E    a  E.   S   E  E  +H        E  E  Q      Q   Q
|-12---12b15----12----|----------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------15-|----------------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|-16s14--(12)-14-12-(12)\----|---------------------|
|---------------------|----------------------------|-------------14\-----|
|---------------------|----------------------------|---14-17b19----------|
|---------------------|----------------------------|---------------------|


  D5        A5           E5      C5
   PM    ~~~
   E  E  H.         E  E  E.  E.   E.      E.
|----------------|----------------------------|
|----------------|----------------------------|
|----------------|-----------14--[14]b16--14--|
|-14-17-14\------|-14-16-17-------------------|
|----------------|----------------------------|
|----------------|----------------------------|


  D5        E5                     E5        C5
              ~~~~                            ~~
   E.  S     +H      E  E    E  E   +Q        Q   E  E
|-------------------12-14-|-15h17--(17)pb19r=17--15p14-|
|-----15b17-(15)----------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-17----------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|


  D5       A5
                ~~~~
   E  E  E  E  +Q    S  S  E
|-15p14----------------------|
|-------15p14-(14)--14h15p14-|
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|


        E5         C5          D5       E5
                       ~~~~~
   E  E  E  E       E  E  Q     E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-12----------------------|
|-16-14-16-12b12.5-----------|-12----12----------------|
|------------------14-12-14--|----14-12----------------|
|----------------------------|----------14-13-12-------|
|----------------------------|-------------------15-12-|


            E5  C5     D5      A5            E5  C5       D5  A5
            Gtr I                                       Gtrs I, II
                                                                     PM|
    a   Q   E E H      E E S S E +H       Q  E E H      E E E E +Q   E E
|--------------------|------------------|-------------|--------------------||
|--------------------|------------------|-------------|--------------------||
|-----------9---5----|-7-7-x-x-2-(2)----|----9---5----|-5-7---9-(9)--------||
|-----------9---5----|-7-7-x-x-2-(2)----|----9---5----|-5-7---9-(9)--------||
|-----------7---3----|-5-5-x-x-0-(0)----|----7---3----|-3-5---7-(7)--------||
|-(12)s15\-----------|------------------|-------------|--------------3-2---||


   Verse
       E5  C5     D5    A5              E5  C5
    Gtrs I, II
    PM                         PM----|
    Q  E E H      E E E E +Q   E E   Q  E E H
||--------------|------------------|-------------|
||o-------------|------------------|-------------|
||-----9---5----|-7-7---2-(2)------|----9---5----|
||-----9---5----|-7-7---2-(2)------|----9---5----|
||o----7---3----|-5-5---0-(0)------|----7---3----|
||--0-----------|--------------3-2-|-0-----------|
    *
    *don't play this note on the 1st time of the 2nd and 3rd verse.

 1.,2.,3.             4.(The 4th time ending.)
  D5    E5             D5    E5
               PM|
  E E E E +Q   E E     E E E E +Q   Q
|-------------------||----------------||
|------------------o||----------------||
|-7-7---9-(9)-------||-7-7---9-(9)----||
|-7-7---9-(9)-------||-7-7---9-(9)----||
|-5-5---7-(7)------o||-5-5---7-(7)----||
|--------------3-2--||----------------||


   Chorus
    (Dm)
    Gtr IV
    E E E Q  Q   +E    E E E Q  Q   +E
||------1-0--1---(1)-|-----1-0--1---(1)-|
||o------------------|------------------|
||----2--------------|---2--------------|
||--0----------------|-0----------------|
||o------------------|------------------|
||-------------------|------------------|
|
|   Gtr III
|   E E E Q  E Q       E E E Q  E Q
||--------0----------|-------0----------|
||o-----3----3-------|-----3----3-------|
||----2--------2-----|---2--------2-----|
||--0----------------|-0----------------|
||o------------------|------------------|
||-------------------|------------------|


  (Dm/C)
  E E E Q  Q   +E    E E E Q  Q   +E    4x
|-----1-0--1---(1)-|-----1-0--1---(1)---||
|------------------|-------------------o||
|---2--------------|---2----------------||
|-0----------------|-0------------------||
|------------------|-------------------o||
|------------------|--------------------||
|
| E E E Q  E Q       E E E Q  E Q       4x
|-------0----------|-------0------------||
|-----3----3-------|-----3----3--------o||
|---2--------2-----|---2--------2-------||
|-0----------------|-0------------------||
|------------------|-------------------o||
|------------------|--------------------||


 Graham Oliver's Solo
      E5       C5          D5           A5
  Gtr I
                ~~~~~~                                       ~~~
  Q    E    E   H           +E   +E   E  E      +E.  +E   S  E
|------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-----14b16----14b16=====|=(14)r(14)-12-14b16==(14)r(14)-12----|
|------------------------|----------------------------------14-|
|------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------------------------|


        E5         C5                 D5             E5
 ~~~~~~                                         ~~~~~~
   +Q    E   E      +Q    E   E        +E   E   H.
|-----------12b14==(12)r=12--12b14==|=(12)r12--12b14r====|
|-----------------------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------------------|--------------------|
|-(14)------------------------------|--------------------|
|-------14--------------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------------------|--------------------|


        E5        C5        D5     A5
   +Q    E  E      +H        +Q.    Q      +E.  S  E
|-(12)--15-17b19==(17)----|-(17)r==17b19r=(17)-15-12-|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|


                                                           Verse starts here
        E5        C5         D5     E5                            |
                                      \1/   \1/   \1/   \1/   \1/ |
                    ~~~~~                                         |
   +Q    E  E      +H         E  Q   +E    +E    +E    +E    +E   |  +Q
|-(12)---------------------|--------------------------------------||-------|
|-------12-----------------|--------------------------------------||-------|
|-----------14b16=(14)r----|-12-14--(14)--(14)--(14)--(14)--(14)--||-(14)\-|
|--------------------------|--------------------------------------||-------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------------------||-------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------------------||-------|


   Main Riff
       E5  C5     D5    A5              E5  C5
    Gtrs I, II
    PM                         PM----|
    Q  E E H      E E E E +Q   E E   Q  E E H
||--------------|------------------|-------------|
||o-------------|------------------|-------------|
||-----9---5----|-7-7---2-(2)------|----9---5----|
||-----9---5----|-7-7---2-(2)------|----9---5----|
||o----7---3----|-5-5---0-(0)------|----7---3----|
||--0-----------|--------------3-2-|-0-----------|


 1.                   2.
  D5    E5             D5    E5
               PM|
  E E E E +Q   E E     E E E E +Q   Q
|-------------------||----------------|
|------------------o||----------------|
|-7-7---9-(9)-------||-7-7---9-(9)----|
|-7-7---9-(9)-------||-7-7---9-(9)----|
|-5-5---7-(7)------o||-5-5---7-(7)----|
|--------------3-2--||----------------|


Riff behind the solos:

      E5  C5     D5    A5              E5  C5     D5    E5          
   PM                         PM----|                          PM|
   Q  E E H      E E E E +Q   E E   Q  E E H      E E E E +Q   E E  
|--------------|------------------|-------------|-------------------|
|--------------|------------------|-------------|-------------------|
|-----9---5----|-7-7---2-(2)------|----9---5----|-7-7---9-(9)-------|
|-----9---5----|-7-7---2-(2)------|----9---5----|-7-7---9-(9)-------|
|-----7---3----|-5-5---0-(0)------|----7---3----|-5-5---7-(7)-------|
|--0-----------|--------------3-2-|-0-----------|--------------3-2--|

The song goes like this:


Paul Quinn's Solo
Verse
Chorus
Verse
Chorus
Graham Oliver's Solo
Verse
Chorus
Main Riff
Chorus
Paul Quinn's Solo (continue until fade out)



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

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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MaggaraMarine 1,213 Jun 15, 2011 04:04 PM

Check out my power tab version (ver 3) if you want to learn it easier.

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