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12 Stones – Arms of a Stranger
Drop C tuning


UPDATE (11/01/11)
Very sorry for the HUGE delay, but song is complete.
Fixed up hammer-on part in the verses, as well as lead guitar parts.
Not entirely accurate but please give feedback on any corrections you may have :)


VERSE ONE

  (Acoustic)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--12h14-14-14---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9h12p11------------|
G|---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--12-12-12-12---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--9--9------------|
C|---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--12-12-12-12---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--9--9------------|

     I came home early to see you...    I’ve been away for so long now...

D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--12h14-14-14---5-5-5--7-7-7---2-222222--------------|
G|---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--12-12-12-12---5-5-5--7-7-7---2-222222--------------|
C|---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--12-12-12-12---5-5-5--7-7-7---2-222222--------------|
                                                         ......
     But as I walked through the door...to find that you’re not alone...

CHORUS

  (Both Guitars)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5-------------|
G|---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5-------------|
C|---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5-------------|

     When will I break...           It’s your mistake...

  (Lead Guitar)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------12-------9-------7---6---7---------12------14~----------------------|
C|-----12--12---9---9---7---7---7---7-----12--12--14-------------------------|
G|---10-------7-------5-----------------10------12---------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |                                                                           |
 |(Rhythm)                                                                   |
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9--12-12-12-12---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9~-------------------|
G|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9--12-12-12-12---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9~-------------------|
C|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9--12-12-12-12---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9~-------------------|

     Everything I thought was you...    It’s in the arms of a stranger...

VERSE TWO

  (Lead Guitar)
D|-------------9\2-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|--5b----------------------5b-3~-------------------------14--14-14h15p14----|
F|-------------------------7----------------5/6\0-------14--14-----------14~-|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |                                                                           |
 |(Acoustic)                                                                 |
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--12h14-14-14---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9h11p10------------|
G|---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--12-12-12-12---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--9--9------------|
C|---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--12-12-12-12---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--9--9------------|

     The days just seem so much...      It never seems to get better...


  (Lead Guitar)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------9\6-------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------8-10b~-------------13b~---------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |                                                                           |
 |(Acoustic)                                                                 |
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--12h14-14-14---5-5-5--7-7-7---2-222222--------------|
G|---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--12-12-12-12---5-5-5--7-7-7---2-222222--------------|
C|---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--12-12-12-12---5-5-5--7-7-7---2-222222--------------|
                                                         ......

     I’ll try to hold it together...    The day you fade from my memory...

CHORUS

  (Both Guitars)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5-------------|
G|---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5-------------|
C|---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5-------------|

     When will I break...           It’s your mistake...

  (Lead Guitar)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------12-------9-------7---6---7---------12------14~----------------------|
C|-----12--12---9---9---7---7---7---7-----12--12--14-------------------------|
G|---10-------7-------5-----------------10------12---------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |                                                                           |
 |(Rhythm)                                                                   |
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9--12-12-12-12---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9-9----------------|
G|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9--12-12-12-12---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9-9----------------|
C|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9--12-12-12-12---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9-9----------------|

     Everything I thought was you...    It’s in the arms of a stranger...


SOLO

  (Lead Guitar)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------15-17b(18)(17)-15~-14~---14h15p14-12-14h15p14---15b(16)-15b(16)-15~--|
F|---16----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |                                                                           |
 |(Rhythm)                                                                   |
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4----------5-5-5--|
G|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4----------5-5-5--|
C|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4----------5-5-5--|

  (Lead Guitar)
D|--------------------17b~---17-17-17-15-15-15-15-14-14-14-15~---15p14p12----|
A|---17(18)(17)-15-14--------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |                                                                           |
 |(Rhythm)                                                                   |
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4----------5-5-5--|
G|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4----------5-5-5--|
C|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4----------5-5-5--|

  (Lead Guitar)
D|---14p12p10---12p10p9---10p9p7p5---5-7-5-7-9---7-9-10-9-7-9-10-12b-r10-----|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |                                                                           |
 |(Rhythm)                                                                   |
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----9-9-9---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4----5~---|
G|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----9-9-9---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4----5~---|
C|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----9-9-9---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---4----5~---|

  (Lead Guitar) - Effects pedal perhaps?
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------/12-1212-/15-1515-/17-1717--17b(18)(15)-12~-|
F|---/10-1010-/12-1212-/14-1414----------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |                                                                           |
 |(Rhythm)                                                                   |
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5----------------------------7------------------------------------------|
G|---5---5--5--5--5--5--5--5------7---7--7--7--7--7--7--7--------------------|
C|---5---5--5--5--5--5--5--5------7---7--7--7--7--7--7--7--------------------|
         .  .  .  .  .  .  .          .  .  .  .  .  .  .

CHORUS

  (Lead Guitar)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------2------------------------------2----------------------------|
C|-------5-----4---4-4------2-----------5-----4---4~-------------------------|
G|-----5---5-----------5-2----5-4---------5----------------------------------|
C|---5-------2--------------------4-5--------2-------------------------------|
 |                                                                           |
 |(Rhythm)                                                                   |
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9-9-9------------5-5-5--2-2-2--9~---------------------|
G|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9-9-9------------5-5-5--2-2-2--9~---------------------|
C|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9-9-9------------5-5-5--2-2-2--9~---------------------|

     When will I break...               It’s your mistake...

  (Lead Guitar)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------12-------9-------7---6---7---------12------14~----------------------|
C|-----12--12---9---9---7---7---7---7-----12--12--14-------------------------|
G|---10-------7-------5-----------------10------12---------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |                                                                           |
 |(Rhythm)                                                                   |
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9--12-12-12h14---5-5-5--7-7-7--2-22222----------------|
G|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9--12-12-12h14---5-5-5--7-7-7--2-22222----------------|
C|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9--12-12-12h14---5-5-5--7-7-7--2-22222----------------|
                                                        .....

     Everything I thought was you...    It’s in the arms of a stranger...

SECOND CHORUS

  (Both Guitars)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5-------------|
G|---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5-------------|
C|---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5---5-5-xx-2-2-xx-9-9-xx-7-9-7-5-------------|

     When will I break...           It’s your mistake...

  (Lead Guitar) - Build up to this.
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------12-------9-------7---6---7---------12------14~----------------------|
C|-----12--12---9---9---7---7---7---7-----12--12--14-------------------------|
G|---10-------7-------5-----------------10------12---------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |                                                                           |
 |(Rhythm)                                                                   |
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9--12-12-12h14---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9------------------|
G|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9--12-12-12h14---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9------------------|
C|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9--12-12-12h14---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9------------------|

     Everything I thought was you...    It’s in the arms of a stranger...

LAST CHORUS

  (Lead Guitar)
D|-------5------5------5---------------------5------5-----5-5-7-7~----------------|
A|---------7------7--------5---5(7)5-----------7------7---------------------------|
F|---4-7------7------7---7---7-------7~(4)-7------7-------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| | -|
 |(Rhythm)                                                                   |
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-5--2-2-2-xx-9-9-9-9-9----------5-5-5--2-2-2-xx-9-9-9-9-9------------|
G|---5-5-5--2-2-2-xx-9-9-9-9-9----------5-5-5--2-2-2-xx-9-9-9-9-9------------|
C|---5-5-5--2-2-2-xx-9-9-9-9-9----------5-5-5--2-2-2-xx-9-9-9-9-9------------|

     When will I break...               It’s your mistake...

  (Lead Guitar)
D|-------17-14----17-14----17----12-14-12-----------------------------------------|
A|-----15-------15-------15--15-----------15-12~--14~\12--------------------------|
F|---16---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| | -|
 |(Rhythm)                                                                   |
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9-9-9------------5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9~-------------------|
G|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9-9-9------------5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9~-------------------|
C|---5-5-5--2-2-2--9-9-9-9-9------------5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9~-------------------|

     Everything I thought was you...    It’s in the arms of a stranger...

OUTRO

  (Acoustic)
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--12-12-12h14---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9~-------------------|
G|---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--12-12-12h14---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9~-------------------|
C|---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9-9--12-12-12h14---5-5-5--7-7-7--9-9~-------------------|

     I came home early to see you...    You’re in the arms of a stranger...

            
            
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ke69lm 30 Aug 19, 2009 05:15 PM

I gave it a one star rating. I thought the entire tab was good, and I will change my rating once you get the rest of the solo tabbed out.

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shelly_belly 245 Aug 19, 2009 05:19 PM

thanks heaps. i should be able to finish it in a couple of weeks, school's just been a b*tch lately but i should be good to finish it soon.

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12stoneslover33 249 Mar 04, 2011 04:52 PM

after Paul says "in the arms of a stranger" in the solo, he does a series of bends like this:

D|------------------------------------------------|
A|-5---7----8-----10----12----15----17---19-15-12~|
F|-7b9-9b11-10b12-12b14-14b16-17b19-19b21---------|
C|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------|

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