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Band:  Scorpions
Album: Love At First Sting
Song:  Big City Nights

Copyright (c)  (Harvest) (1984)
Version 1.0 - (09/04/06)

Tunning E A D G B E
 

[Intro]

     |PM]
e|---------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-7--|
B|---------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
G|------------1010\9-7-5-----------7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
D|------------1010\9-7-5--------------------------|
A|-7-----8-7\-8-8-\7-5-3---5-5-7-5\---------------|
E|-5-5-5-5-5\------------x-3-3-3-3\---------------|(x4)

[Intro Guitar Solo]
                 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   h
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------pb7-r7---(7)----4-5p4---4-----|
D|----------5-7-----------------------7---5\2-|
A|-0-3-5/7------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

                 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~                         ~~~~~~~~~~~   
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------15br13--15p13----13-15b-------------|
G|--------------pb7-r7---(7)-----------------14--------14----(14)--|
D|----------5-7----------------------------------------------------|
A|-0-3-5/7---------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|



[Verse]

  Guitar 1
    |------PM-----] |------PM-----] |------PM-----] |------PM-----] 
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-2-------------------------------5---------------7---------------|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3---------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E|-----------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---------------------------------|

 |Guitar 2
 ||----PM---]  PM |----PM---]  PM
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------5--6\5----8-8\7-----------|
G|-------------------------------------5-5--5-5----7-7-7-----------|
D|-----------7---7-----------7---7-----5-----------------------7---|
A|-0-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0-0---0---5/7---------------------8-9-----|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
    |------PM-----] |------PM-----] |------PM-----] |------PM-----] 
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-2-------------------------------5---------------7---------------|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3---------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E|-----------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---------------------------------|

 |Guitar 2
 ||----PM---]  PM |----PM---]  PM
e|-------------------------------------------------5-5-4---5-4-----|
B|---------------------------------------5--6\5----5-5-5---5-5-----|
G|-------------------------------------5-5--5-5--------------------|
D|-----------7---7-----------7---7-----5---------------------------|
A|-0-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0-0---0---5/7-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
        PM       PM     PM      PM     PM        PM    PM       PM 
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-2------2--2-2-------------------5------5--5-5---7------7--7-7---|
A|-0----0-0--0-0-0-3------3--3-3---3----3-3--3-3-3-5----5-5--5-5-5-|
E|-----------------1----1-1--1-1-1---------------------------------|
 |Guitar 2
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------6-5-----------------------|
G|-7--7-7--7-5-----7--7-7--7-5-----5--5--5-5-5-----7--7------------|
D|-7--7-7--7-7-----7--7-7--7-7-----5--5------5-----7--7--------7---|
A|---------------------------------------------------------8-9-----|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
        PM       PM     PM      PM     PM        PM            
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-2------2--2-2-------------------5------5--5-5---9--|
A|-0----0-0--0-0-0-3------3--3-3---3----3-3--3-3-3-7--|
E|-----------------1----1-1--1-1-1-----------------0--|
 |Guitar 2
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------6-5----------|
G|-7--7-7--7-5-----7--7-7--7-5-----5--5--5-5-5--------|
D|-7--7-7--7-7-----7--7-7--7-7-----5--5------5--------|
A|-------------------------------------------------7--|
E|-------------------------------------------------0--|


  Guitar 1
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|-9-9----9--9-9-9-9-9-9--|
D|-9-9----9--9-9-9-9-9-9--|
A|-7-7-x--7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|
E|------------------------|
 |Guitar 2
 |               ~~~~~
e|------------------------|
B|--------7b-7b7b7b---r\--|
G|------------------------|
D|-9-9--------------------|
A|-7-7--------------------|
E|-0-0-x------------------|

[Chorus]

     |PM]
e|---------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-7--|
B|---------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
G|------------1010-9-7\5-----------7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
D|------------1010-109\7--------------------------|
A|-7-----8-7\-8-8----------5-5-7-5\---------------|
E|-5-5-5-5-5\------------x-3-3-3-3\---------------| Rpt 2 X

[Chorus Lead Fills]

     ph ph ph ph ph ph ph
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|---10-10-10-10----10-12p10-----------|
D|-x-------------12----------12-10-7---|
A|---------------------------------0---|
E|-------------------------------------|

   ph  ph ph phphphph~~~~~~~~~~~~~
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-10b---------------------------------|
D|-----12-10\8-------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------8-7-6-5-----------------|

 Rpt Verse

       PM       PM     PM       PM
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------1------------------------------5--6\5----8-8\7-----------|
G|--------2----------------------------5-5--5-5----7-7-7-----------|
D|-2---------2-2-----------------------5-----------------------7---|
A|-0----0----0-0-0-3------3--3-3---5/7---------------------8-9-----|
E|-----------------1----1-1--1-1-1---------------------------------|

 
e|-------------------------------------------------5-5-4---5-4-----|
B|--------1------------------------------5--6\5----5-5-5---5-5-----|
G|--------2----------------------------5-5--5-5--------------------|
D|-2---------2-2-----------------------5---------------------------|
A|-0----0----0-0-0-3------3--3-3---5/7-----------------------------|
E|-----------------1----1-1--1-1-1---------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
        PM       PM     PM      PM     PM        PM    PM       PM 
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-2------2--2-2-------------------5------5--5-5---7------7--7-7---|
A|-0----0-0--0-0-0-3------3--3-3---3----3-3--3-3-3-5----5-5--5-5-5-|
E|-----------------1----1-1--1-1-1---------------------------------|
 |Guitar 2
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------6-5-----------------------|
G|-7--7-7--7-5-----7--7-7--7-5-----5--5--5-5-5-----7--7------------|
D|-7--7-7--7-7-----7--7-7--7-7-----5--5------5-----7--7--------7---|
A|---------------------------------------------------------8-9-----|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
        PM       PM     PM      PM     PM        PM            
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-2------2--2-2-------------------5------5--5-5---9--|
A|-0----0-0--0-0-0-3------3--3-3---3----3-3--3-3-3-7--|
E|-----------------1----1-1--1-1-1-----------------0--|
 |Guitar 2
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------6-5----------|
G|-7--7-7--7-5-----7--7-7--7-5-----5--5--5-5-5--------|
D|-7--7-7--7-7-----7--7-7--7-7-----5--5------5--------|
A|-------------------------------------------------7--|
E|-------------------------------------------------0--|

  Guitar 1
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|-9-9----9--9-9-9-9-9-9--|
D|-9-9----9--9-9-9-9-9-9--|
A|-7-7-x--7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|
E|------------------------|
 |Guitar 2
 |                  ph ph
e|-----------------------------------|
B|--------12--12-14-12---------------|
G|--------12b----------12b12bp9------|
D|-9-9--------------------------11---|
A|-7-7-------------------------------|
E|-0-0-x-----------------------------|


 Rpt Chorus

  Chorus lead fills
                                   h
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------5br-3-5-3b--------|
G|-----3-----3-----3---------5br-3-5-3b-3p-----|
D|-5p3---5p3---5p3---5-3-------------------3---|
A|-----------------------5-3-------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|-17b17-15-17-17b17-15-17-17b-11b------------------|
G|-17b17-15-17-17b17-15-17-17b-----12-10------------|
D|---------------------------------------12-10-8-7--|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|
  ph      h   h                  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~        
e|---------------------------------------7---------------|
B|----------------------------------8-8-8b-8-8b----------|
G|-7b-p5p4-5p4-7p5p4---7-5p4-----7b----------------------|
D|-------------------5-------7-5-------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

    
e|-8-8-8-8-8-8-7--|
B|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
D|----------------|
A|----------------|
E|----------------|

  Guitar 1
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|---------9--\------------5---\4-----|
D|---------9--\-5---(5)----5---\4-----|
A|---------7--\-5---(5)----3---\2-----|
E|-3-2-0--------3---(3)---------------|
 |Guitar 2
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|---------9--\-0---(0)----5---\4-----|
D|---------9--\-0---(0)----5---\4-----|
A|---------7--\------------3---\2-----|
E|-3-2-0------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------9--\------------5---/7------------(7)-----------|
D|---------9--\-5---(5)----5---/7------------(7)-----------|
A|---------7--\-5---(5)----3---/5------------(5)-----------|
E|-3-2-0--------3---(3)------------------------------------|
 |Guitar 2
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------5------7-----5-7--|
G|---------9--\-0---(0)----5---/7--------5------7-----5-7--|
D|---------9--\-0---(0)----5---/7----5-7----5-7---5-7------|
A|---------7--\------------3---/5--------------------------|
E|-3-2-0---------------------------------------------------|


 Backing for guitar solo 

 Main riff 2 X

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------5----5--5-5-7----7--7-7--|
A|-7----7--7-7-3----3--3-3-3--x-3--3-3-5--x-5--5-5--|
E|-5--x-5--5-5-1--x-1--1-1--------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------9-9--|
D|-------------------------5----5--5-5-9----9--9-9--|
A|-7----7--7-7-3----3--3-3-3--x-3--3-3-7--x-7--7-7--|
E|-5--x-5--5-5-1--x-1--1-1-------------0----0--0-0--|

 Rpt above riffs

[Guitar Solo]

                 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   h
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------pb7-r7---(7)----4-5p4---4-----|
D|----------5-7-----------------------7---5\2-|
A|-0-3-5/7------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|
 
  Guitar 1
                 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~                         ~~~~~~~~~~~   
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------15br13--15p13----13-15b---------------|
G|--------------pb7-r7---(7)-----------------14--------14----(14)--\-|
D|----------5-7------------------------------------------------------|
A|-0-3-5/7-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |Guitar 2                                              ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
e|-------------------------------------------------------------20----|
B|-----------------------------------------------------20b-r20b--20b-|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

    ~~                                ~~~~~~~~~~~~               ~~~~
e|-----------------------------------------22b----22-20-19-17---------|
B|-22b-20-18-17-17-18p17----17\15-----------------------------20b-----|
G|-----------------------19-------17-16-------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                        ~~~~~~~   ~~
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-17---------------------------------------------5----|
G|----17-16-17p16----16----------------7b7b7bp5---5----|
D|----------------19----17-14-13-12\10----------7---7--|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

    ~    ~~~~~~~~ ~~    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~      ~~~~~~~~~~~
e|-----5--------------5----8------------5-----8-5------|
B|---5---8b---------5---8b---8b-------5---5-8b--8b-----|
G|-7b-------------7b----------------7b-----------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

    ~~~         ~~~~~~~~~~  ~~~                         ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-5-----------------------20b-20-18-17-18p15-17-13----15b-15b-15b-15b-|
G|-5--2p0-------------------------------------------12-----------------|
D|--------2p0----------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------3/5---b--------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Backing for end of solo
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|-9-9----9--9-9-9-9-9-9--|
D|-9-9----9--9-9-9-9-9-9--|
A|-7-7-x--7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|
E|------------------------| Rpt

                   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|-15-15p13----13-15br------------------------------|
G|----------14---------14---------------(14)--------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

 Rpt chorus to fade with tese lead fills

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  h   h     h       ~~~~~~~~~~~~~
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|-5b-5b-5b-5b-5b-0-1p0---0-------------------------|
G|-5b-5b-5b-5b-5b-------2---0-----------------------|
D|----------------------------2---------------------|
A|------------------------------0/3-5/7-------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~ phphphphphphph

e|-----------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------0----------|
G|--------7br-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0---2p0------|
D|-5--7-------------------------------2p0--|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
          ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------8------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------7b---7br----------------4-5p4---4-------------|
D|-------------5--7----------------------------------7---5-2/7-------|
A|-0/3-5/7-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |Guitar 2                   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------15---------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |Guitar 3
 |                            h h t h h t   h     h
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------2-5-7/2-5-7/2-5p2-2-5p2-\--------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------\--------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Guitar 1
          ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------7b---7br---------------|
D|-------------5--7---------------------------|
A|-0/3-5/7------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|
 |Guitar 2
 |       ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~              
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|-------------8--10---15b--15----------------|
G|-2/5-7/9------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
          ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------7b---7br----------------4-5p4---4-------|
D|-------------5--7----------------------------------7---5-2/7-|
A|-0/3-5/7-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
 |Guitar 2
 |       ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~              
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------8--10---15b--15----------------1213p12--12------|
G|-2/5-7/9-------------------------------------------14--12----|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|

 To Fade



END


************************************

| .   palm mute           
| /   slide up to
| \   slide down to       
| ~   vibrato
| h   hammer on           
| b   Bend
| p   pull off            
| t   tap                
| f   full bend    
| h   half bend
| ph  pinched harmonic    
| q   quarter bend 
| t   tap bend
| *   see comment         
| ^   Hold bend    
| r   release bend
| x   Stuccatto           
| ~   vibrato bend
| ,   slight palm mute    
| ()  ghost note, sustained note
| "   tremolo note        
| <>  Trill

************************************
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JayLovesWhiskey 10 Jul 21, 2006 06:54 AM

You know your scorps! again, well done.

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tothebasics 10 Feb 12, 2007 10:48 PM

great tab but the solo at the beginning you can tell is done in octaves and probably each octave is played by a guitarist. 5 stars anyway *****

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-pHreAk- 10 Mar 31, 2007 08:03 PM

Great tab man but tothebasics is right the intro solo is played in octaves i think. still it sounds good, five stars

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