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Slash (with Myles Kennedy) - "Starlight"
From "Slash & Friends" Solo Album
Standard Tuning
Tabbed by jjhand


This song is very heavily influenced by southern rock. Its got great double
stops,  and bends, and the melody is just awesome. Please rate or comment.

[Intro]

e|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-12h13-------13----13-------------|-------------13----13-----------|
G|-12----------12h14-12-12----12-12-|-12----------12h14-12--12----12-|
D|-12h14----------------12h14-12-10-|-12h14-----------------12h14-12-|
A|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|

e|-------------------15----------|--------------------------------|
B|-12---------12h13-----13-------|-12----------12h13-12--12h13-12-|
G|-------------------------12----|--------------------------------|
D|-12---------12h14-----------14-|-12----------12h14-12--12h14-12-|
A|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|

e|--8-----8---------------8---------|------------------8h10-8---8----8--|
B|-10______-----8h10p8------10p8----|--8h10----8h10----10---10--8h10-8--|
G|-10______--10--------10--------10-|-10------10------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-12h13-------13----13-----------|-------12-----------------------|
G|-12----------12h14-12-------12--|-12----------12\10----10--------|
D|-12h14----------------12h14___--|-12----------12\10----10--------|
A|--------------------------------|-14----------14\12--------12/14-|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

e|-------------------|-------------8-------|--------------|
B|-------------------|---------------8-----|--------------|
G|--12-------\---5-7-|-7b9_____________9r7-|-5~-----------|
D|--12-------\-------|---------------------|--------------|
A|-(14)--------------|---------------------|--------------|
E|-------------------|---------------------|--------------|
                       * Guitar 2 plays C chord


[Verse Riff]

e|----------------------------|------------------------|-------------------|
B|----------1-----------------|---------1--------------|-------------1-1---|
G|--0----------0h2-0----------|-0---------0h2-0--------|---------0---0-0-0-|
D|--0h2--------2---2--0h2-0---|-0h2-------2---2--0h2-0-|---------0h2-----2-|
A|--------------------3-----3-|------------------------|-------------------|
E|----------------------------|------------------------|-3-----------------|

"In the distance, light years from tomorrow          far beyond  yesterday"


e|---------------------|---------------------------|-------------------------|
B|---------0-----------|---------1-----------------|---------1---------------|
G|-0----------0--0-0---|-(0)--------0h2-0----------|-0---------0h2-0------0--|
D|-0---------------0h2-|-(2)--------2---2--0h2-0---|-0h2-------2---2--0h2--0-|
A|---------------------|-------------------3-----3-|-------------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------------|-------------------------|

                 "She is watching,   heart aching with sorrow     and she is"


e|--------------3------|----------------------|--------------------------|
B|-----------------1---|----------------------|-1----------------1-------|
G|--------0------------|-0-------0---0--0---0-|-2--------0h2p0-----2p0---|
D|--------0h2-2------2-|-0-------0h2-0--0h2-0-|-3--------------3-------3-|
A|---------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|
E|-3-------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|

   "broken       as she waits.     Hoping when  all    is said   and"


e|-----------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------|
B|-1------1-------1h3-1--------|-------------------------|--------------------|
G|-0h2----0h2---2-2---2--0h2-0-|----------0h2-0------0---|-----0--0-----------|
D|-3------3-----3--------3-----|----------2---2--0h2---0-|--------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-3-----------------------|----------3----3----|
E|-----------------------------|-------------------------|-3--------1----1----|

  "done             we learn to love     and be    as     one"



Distorted Electric - before Chorus
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
A|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
E|-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|
   PM........  <  <  <  <   get louder


[Chorus] x2

2 guitars, one plays an additional note "()"
e|--------------------------|-----------------------|--------------|---------|
B|--------------------------|-----------------------|-0--------1-1-|-0-------|
G|-----------5---5----------|-----------5---5-------|-0--------0-0-|-0-------|
D|-5----5----5h7-5--5-------|-5---------5h7-5-5---5-|-0--------2-2-|-0-------|
A|-3----3-----------5h7-5p3-|-5h7-------------5h7-5-|-x------------|---------|
E|--------------------------|-----(8)---------------|-3------------|-3-------|

"Oh Starlight,  don't you cry we're gonna make it right before tomorrow"
"Oh Starlight,  don't you cry we're gonna find a place where we belong. And so you"


[Chorus Ending]

(one guitar plays power chords, other adds G string notes)

e|-------------------|--------------------|
B|-------------------|--------------------|
G|-------------2--0--|-0h2--2------2------|
D|-3----3------3--3--|-3----3------3--3/5-|
A|-3----3------3--3--|-3----3------3------|
E|-1----1------1--1--|-1----1------1------|

 "know you'll never shine alone"


[Verse] 
(similar to 1st time)

Lyrics:
"There are shadows sleeping on the horizon
Leave us scared and so afraid
As the fall out of a world divided
It brings her tears and so much pain
And so we take cover from the dark
Hoping to find where we can start"


[Chorus 2]
(play Chorus again with same Lyrics)


[Chorus 2 Ending]

(3:04)
e|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------------|
B|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------------|
G|-0----0------------0-|---------------------|---------------------------|
D|-2----2--------0h2---|-5----5----3----3----|-5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5--5--|
A|-3----3--------------|-5----5----3----3----|-5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5--5--|
E|---------------------|-3----3----1----1----|-3-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--3--3--|


[Bridge]

(3:14)
   Guitar 1
   Bb          Dm            C           Gm
e|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|-------3-----------6-----|-------5-----------3-----|
G|----3-----3-----7-----7--|----5-----5-----3-----3--|
D|-------------------------|-------------------------|
A|-1-----------5-----------|-3-----------------------|
E|-------------------------|-------------3-----------|
 |
 | Guitar 2
e|-6-----------5-----------|-3-----------3-----------|
B|-6-----------6-----------|-5-----------3-----------|
G|-7-----------7-----------|-5-----------3-----------|
D|-8-----------7-----------|-5-----------5-----------|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|-------------------------|
   "You will see when the mountains fall and turn to dust"


   Bb          Dm            C
e|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|-------3-----------6-----|-------5----------6p5----|
G|----3-----3-----7-----7--|----5-----5-----5-----5--|
D|-------------------------|-------------------------|
A|-1-----------5-----------|-3-----------------------|
E|-------------------------|-------------------------|
 |
e|-6-----------5-----------|-3-----------------------|
B|-6-----------6-----------|-5-----------------------|
G|-7-----------7-----------|-5-----------------------|
D|-8-----------7-----------|-5-----------------------|
A|-------------------------|-3-----------------------|
E|-------------------------|-------------------------|
  "and there’s one thing that won’t change"


   Bb          Dm            C           Gm
e|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|-------3-----------6-----|-------5-----------3-----|
G|----3-----3-----7-----7--|----5-----5-----3-----3--|
D|-------------------------|-------------------------|
A|-1-----------5-----------|-3-----------------------|
E|-------------------------|-------------3-----------|
 |
 |
e|-6-----------5-----------|-3-----------3-----------|
B|-6-----------6-----------|-5-----------3-----------|
G|-7-----------7-----------|-5-----------3-----------|
D|-8-----------7-----------|-5-----------5-----------|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|-------------------------|
    "I believe there’s something within each of us that"


   F
e|-------------------------|--------------------------|
B|-------1-----------1-----|--------6-----6-----6-----|
G|----2-----2-----2-----2--|-----5-----5-----5-----5--|
D|-3-----------3-----------|-5/7----------------------|
A|-------------------------|--------------------------|
E|-------------------------|--------------------------|
 |
 |
e|-------------------------|----------------------------|
B|-------------------------|----------------------------|
G|-------------------------|-/10---10--------10--10-----|
D|-3---------------3---3---|-/10---10--------10--10-----|
A|-3---------------3---3---|-/8----8----------8---8-----|
E|-1---------------1---1---|------------------------15\-|
   "always               stays                and we'll"


   D5
e|-------------------------|--------------------------|
B|-------------------------|--------------------------|
G|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7---|
D|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7---|
A|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5---|
E|-------------------------|--------------------------|
 

[Solo]

(Start  Rapidly)
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------10h12h13-|
G|----------------------------------------------------9h10p9--9h10h12---------|
D|---------9--9----------------9h10p9--9h10p12-9h10h12------12----------------|
A|-9h10h12--12--9h10h12-9h10h12------12---------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
         "always                                    remain"


[Solo continued]

e|----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-13b15-13p12-13p12p10-|-13b15--13p12p10-13p12h13p10h13------------------------|
G|----------------------|-------------------------------12p11p9-12-11-9-11-b12--|
D|----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
                         "as long as love never fades"


[Rest of solo]

strum chords that are indicated on rhythm guitar

    Em
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------15---15-15-12-15-|
G|-(b12)r11-9-12-------------14b16____--------------|
D|---------------14~---12h14------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

   G
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-12h15p12--12--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------14--15\14-12--14-12p11--14--12p11---------------------------------|
D|---------------------14--------14--14-----14p12-----14p12------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------14p12-----14p12h14p12\10----|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------12--|

   Em                                         C
e|------------------------------------------|------------15b17-15-------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|-15b17--------------18-17-15--------17-|
G|---------------------------------------16-|----------------------------16-14------|
D|----------------------------------12/14---|---------------------------------17----|
A|-12b14~---12b14r12p10-12PH----------------|---------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------10h12~----------|---------------------------------------|

   G
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15~--13-15-13-12tr13-11tr12-12-----------------------|
G|-------------------------------14-12-14-12h14p12~-----|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

   Eb
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|----16-18b20~-----------18b20-18-16-------------18-------|
G|-/15--------------------------------17b19r17-15----17b19-|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

   Bb                                          F
e|-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------16-18b20--|-18b20--18-18~---------20b22-20b22-|
G|-17b19____r17-15---17--15~----/15----------|---------------------17------------|
D|-----------------17--17--------------------|------------------/17--------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

   C                                            G
e|--------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-20b22-20-18-20-----------------------20b22-|-20b22-20-20~-----20~----18~--18|
G|----------------19b21-19-17--17~---17-------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------19----19---------|---------------/21-----19---19--|
A|--------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|

   G
e|----------------------------3---------------------8------|
B|----17---15---13---12---------6-3--------------/8__------|
G|------------------------5b7-------5b7r5---5--------------|
D|-/17--/15--/14--/12---------------------5----------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|


[Chorus]


Extra part at 4:47 plays part of the verse up a octave:
e|--15h17--15h17----15h17p15--20-17-------|
B|--18-----18---------------18-----20-18--|
G|--17-----17-----------------------------| repeat similarly
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|


e|-15----15-------15------|---------------------|---------------------|
B|------------------------|----12---------10----|-/12-----------------|
G|-17----17-----17--17----|-12----12--10-----10-|-/12-----------------|
D|---------------------17-|-12----12--10-----10-|-/12-----------------|
A|------------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|------------------------|---------------------|---------------------|


[Ending]

Play first few bars of Verse Riff again to end 


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

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| PH  harmonic
| tr  trill (hammer-on, then pull off repeatedly)
| x  Mute note
| __ hold note through to next (underscores)

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

            
            
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slashhudson977 204 Apr 15, 2010 06:39 AM

This is awesome, this is the one tab i wanted to learn from the album, and the one i couldn't work out! top work mate, thanks.

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boknoykatok 197 Apr 15, 2010 09:41 AM

oh yeah! excellent dude... finally.. :D

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geezee 10 Apr 17, 2010 11:23 AM

wow man. thanks!

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