Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

Great White Hope chords

by Styx
208 views 1 this week
no commentswrite comment
1 2 3 4 5
x 3
add to favorites
×
Save as Personal and add changes to this tab that will be seen only by you. Learn more ›
×
You can save this tab as Personal to edit and correct it or add notes. All changes will be seen only by you. Learn more »
launch autoscroll
font size
0
reset
transpose
0
reset
simplify chords
display chords
guitar tuner
backing track
0:00
0:00
edit
Autoscroll
slow
fast
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
Author
Difficulty
Strumming
There is no strumming pattern for this song yet. and get +5 IQ
Great White Hope - Styx (James Young, 1978)
Chorded By: Skidaddy, Esq., G.Q.

4/4 TIME (UON) @ 144 BPM (4 Min. 10 Sec.) in 'E'.

Chords Used:
-----------
               GUITAR             KEYBOARD
          E  A  D  G  B  e     Bass|  Chord
         ------------------    ---------------
E      -  0  2  2  1  0  0      E    B-E-G#
F#/E   -  0  4  4  3  2  2      E    A#-C#-F#
D/E    -  0  0  0  2  3  2      E    A-D-F#
G/E    -  0  5  5  4  3  3      E    B-D-G
G      -  3  5  5  4  3  3      G    B-D-G
A      -  5  7  7  6  5  5      A    A-C#-E
B      -  7  9  9  8  7  7      B    B-D#-F#
E/B    -  7  7  9  9  9  7      B    B-E-G#
A/B    -  7  7  7  6  5  5      B    A-C#-E
G/D    -  x  5  5  4  3  3      D    B-D-G
D      -  x  5  7  7  7  5      D    A-D-F#
A/E    -  0  0  2  2  2  0      E    A-C#-E
C/G    -  3  3  2  0  1  0      G    G-C-E
C#     -  x  4  6  6  6  4      C#   G#-C#-F
B/C#   -  x  4  4  4  4  2      C#   B-D#-F#
Dm     -  x  5  7  7  6  5      D    A-D-F
C      -  x  3  5  5  5  3      C    G-C-E

INTRO: [16.75 M] ** All 'INTRO' Lyrics Spoken -
-----

|E  F#/E |…                     |E  F#/E D/E   |…                            |
          Ladies and gentlemen,          ladies and gentlemen, your attention

|E        F#/E  |…                          |E  F#/E       G/E  |
  please.     In this corner, wearing white,    from the city of

|…                            |E      F#/E       |…                       |
 the big shoulders, the number one contender in a ten-round exhibition for

|E    F#/E     D/E  |…                 |E       F#/E         |
 your entertainment.   So when the bell sounds,  prepare your-

                       3/4         4/4
|…                      |G     A    |B       |…       |
-selves for the main…  e-vent.

VERSE #1: [16 M]
--------

|B     E/B A/B  E/B    |… A/B    E/B     |B     E/B  A/B      G/D      |
 When… I…  was… a young…  man…   I had to kick… and… scratch… and claw,…

|… D                |B    E/B A/B  E/B   |…   A/B     E/B    |
       now it's like top… gun…     in the old West,…   ev-'ry-

|B     E/B    A/B    G/D  |… D       |E  A/E  D/E    A/E     |
-bo-dy wants… me… to draw…         If I… had… known… it would

|…  D/E         A/E         |E      A/E  D/E       C/G    |… G          |
 be like… this… I might have giv-en it a sec-… ond thought…      But… if

|B        E/B  A/B   E/B  |…    A/B      E/B    |
 some-one had… told… me to give it up,…  it's… a

|B     E/B    A/B            G/D   |… D              |
 line… that I would-n't have bought…      Look at me,…

CHORUS #1: [16.75 M]
---------

|E  F#/E |…            |E       F#/E    D/E  |…                 |E  F#/E |
…               I'm the great…  white…  hope…      Can't you see…

|…            |E        F#/E  A/E   |…              |E     F#/E |…            |
…     I'm up a-gainst…  the…  ropes…     Don't… you… know…             it's so

                                                            3/4             4/4
|E      F#/E D/E  |…                 |E  F#/E |…             |G       A      |
 hard…  to…  cope…      when you feel…               like the great…  white…

|C          |D       |
 hope…

GUITAR SOLO #1: [19.75 M (In 4/4)]
--------------

|B   |D   |B   |D   |B   |D   |C#  |B/C# |C#  |B/C# |C#  |B/C# |C#  |B/C# |

5/4                                   4/4
|Dm    C  C# |Dm    C  C# |Dm    C  C# |C   |D   |

CHORUS #2: [16.75 M]
---------

|E  F#/E |…            |E       F#/E    D/E  |…                 |E  F#/E |
…               I'm the great…  white…  hope…      Can't you see…

|…            |E        F#/E  A/E   |…              |E     F#/E |…            |
…     I'm up a-gainst…  the…  ropes…     Don't… you… know…             it's so

                                                            3/4             4/4
|E      F#/E D/E  |…                 |E  F#/E |…             |G       A      |
 hard…  to…  cope…      when you feel…               like the great…  white…

|B          |D       |
 hope…

GUITAR SOLO #2: [8 M]
--------------

|B   |D   |B   |D   |B   |D   |B   |…   |

VERSE #2: [16 M]
--------

|B    E/B     A/B   E/B     |… A/B  E/B            |B   E/B   A/B    G/D       |
 Now… you've… paid… your mon-ey,…   you're sit-ting in… your… ring-… side seat,…

|G/D   D             |B E/B   A/B     E/B    |… A/B      E/B         |
…          and I know…  that… some of you out…  there,…  might wan-na

|B    E/B  A/B    G/D     |… D       |E  A/E  D/E    A/E     |
 see… the… champ… get beat…        If I… had… known… it would

|…  D/E         A/E         |E      A/E  D/E       C/G    |… G        |
 be like… this… I might have giv-en it a sec-… ond thought…        But

|B     E/B   A/B     E/B |…   A/B        E/B          |
 real… life… sure is-n't… like… school,… there's… some

|B     E/B       A/B           G/D   |… D              |
 les-… sons that just can't be taught…      Look at me,…

CHORUS #3: [16 M]
---------

|E  F#/E |…            |E       F#/E    D/E  |…                 |E  F#/E |
…               I'm the great…  white…  hope…      Can't you see…

|…            |E        F#/E  A/E   |…              |E     F#/E |…            |
…     I'm up a-gainst…  the…  ropes…     Don't… you… know…             it's so

|E      F#/E D/E  |…                 |E  F#/E |…             |
 hard…  to…  cope…      when you feel…               like the

|E       F#/E    A/E  |…            |
 great…  white…  hope…     Look… at…

CODA: [24 M] 'Refrain' (Since the original fades out, just
----                    hold the final 'A/E' chord to end.)

|E    F#/E |…         |E        F#/E  D/E   |…            |
 me,…             up a-gainst…  the…  ropes…     Look… at…

|E    F#/E |…            |E      F#/E A/E  |…            |
 me,…             it's so hard…  to…  cope…     Look… at…

|E    F#/E |…            |E       F#/E    D/E  |…            |
 me,…             I'm the great…  white…  hope…     Look… at…

|E    F#/E |…         |E        F#/E  A/E   |…            |
 me,…             up a-gainst…  the…  ropes…     Look… at…

|E    F#/E |…            |E  F#/E D/E  |…            |
 me,…             so hard…   to…  cope…     Look… at…

|E    F#/E |…            |E       F#/E    A/E  |…       |
 me,…             I'm the great…  white…  hope…


            
            
Suggest correction
Creating personal tab
Creating personal tab
You can edit any tab online and save it as your Personal.

You can edit, replace or remove any tab part or add personal notes – all changes will be seen only by you.

Personal tabs can be accessed anytime from any device, even offline.
Learn more »
Give kudos to tab author, rate the tab!
1 2 3 4 5
comments
print report bad tab
guest
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Wanna post a correction for this tab? Suggest correction