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                           IN THEE - Blue Öyster Cult
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Written by: A. Lanier
CD: "Mirrors"   (1979, Columbia Records)
Guitarists: L-Donald Roeser, R-Allen Lanier, Eric Bloom

Tabbed by: Anne Drury
Email: zerofret_ad@hotmail.com
Date: September 13, 2005

*(See Notes at the bottom of the tab)

INTRO:  

   A          A   E | D          E
                    |
   d  u d d   d   d | d  u d d   d u d d


     A        A    E       D     E
              +    +
 E ---------------------|
 B ---------------------|
 G ----------------2----|
 D -----------2---------|
 A --0------------------|
 E ---------------------|


1ST VERSE:

 A          A        E    D          E       A      A  E  D     E
Maybe I'll see you again, baby, and maybe I won't
 A            A      E   D             E         A      A  E  D     E
Maybe you've bought your ticket, gone back to Detroit
 A               D       C#7   F#m
Airplanes make strangers of us all
        Bsus4  B
Give us distance
 E       A   D     
Much too easily


                            E
 E ----------------------|------------------------|------|
 B ----------------------|------------------------|------|
 G -----------9----------|------------------------|------|
 D ----(9)/11---(11)\9---|---------9--------------|------|
 A ----------------------|--(9)/11---11\9--7---7\-|--0---|
 E ----------------------|------------------------|------|
                                                   (Jim says...)


2ND VERSE:   (played the same as 1st Verse)
                                                  +    +
                                     G ----------------2----|
                                     D -----------2---------|
                                     A ---------------------|
Jim says some destinies should not be delivered
                                     
But you and I seen now, baby, that still they are 
Winning it makes losers of us all
'Cause the dice roll
So indifferently


CHORUS:

 E -----------------|
 B -----------------|
 G -----------------|
 D ---------2-------|
 A -----0-2-----0-2-|
 E ---4-------4-----|
          Well, I'll


   D               E      Esus4  E   D                 E    Esus4  E
 E ---------------|----------------|-----------------|---------------|
 B ---------------|----------------|-----------------|---------------|
 G ---------------|----------------|-----------------|---------------|
 D ---------------|----------------|-----------------|---------------|
 A -5~------------|-7~-------------|-5~--------------|-7~------------|
 E ---------------|----------------|-----------------|---------------|
   wrap myself in cities I travel,I'll wrap myself in dreams,    I'll


    D               E    Esus4  E    D      E          Dm
 E ---------------|----------------|-----------------|---------------|
 B ---------------|----------------|-----------------|----6/10-------|
 G ---------------|----------------|-----------------|---------------|
 D ---------------|----------------|-----------------|---------------|
 A -5~------------|-7~-------------|-5------7--------|-8-------------|
 E ---------------|----------------|-----------------|---------------|
   wrap myself in  solitude,  But I wish I could wrap myself,      In


    A
 E ---------------|-------------------|
 B ---------------|-------------------|
 G --------2------|-------------------|
 D ---------------|---2h4-2-----------|
 A -0-------------|----------4p2p0-0--|
 E ---------------|-------------------|
   thee


3RD VERSE:   (played the same as 1st Verse)
                                                       +    +
                                          G ----------------2-----|
                                          D -----------2----------|
                                          A ----------------------|
Tonight it's hot, without you tomorrow'll be cold

                                 B --------------|----------------|
                                 G -----------2--|-----4^wr--2-2--|
                                 D ---2--2h4-----|----------------|
Winter will come along, driven by snow 

Love it makes strangers of us all
When we part
Oh, so thoughtlessly


 E ----------------------|
 B ----------------------|
 G ---------------3^w-3--|
 D -------0-4-2p0--------|
 A ---0-2----------------|
 E ----------------------|


Play CHORUS


GUITAR SOLO:


 E -----|
 B -----|
 G -7---|
 D ---9-|
 A -----|
 E -----|


  D                 G    A        D                  G            A  

|-----------------|-------------|-------------12-10=|=--7h10p7--------10-|
|-------------7---|-----10^wr-8-|-7h8h10-------x----|----------10--------|
|-7-7----7~-----7=|=------------|--------7~----x----|-------------7~-----|
|------9----------|-------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|-------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|-------------|-------------------|--------------------|
                                             [rake]

  D                                     A               Bb

|-7-----------------------------------|-----------------12^w-12^wr-10-12-|
|---10-7------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|--------9^(11)r9p7-9p7---7-7---7--9p7|----7-7-7h9p7-7-------------------|
|-----------------------9-----9-------|-9--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------|


 Bm                                              E

|---12h14p12--12--12^wr--10-12--10h12p10----10-|-------------------------|
|----------------------------------------12----|-12^(14)r12~-------------|
|----------------------------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|-------------------------|


3RD VERSE:

Once we breathed the breath of sweet surrender

                                     B ------------------|---------------|
                                     G -------4^wr-2-----|---------------|
                                     D --------------4p2-|---------------|
                                     A ------------------|-0-------------| 
Pure, pure Arab air filled our atmosphere

But pride it makes stars of us all
Until we fall
For everyone to see


 E -------------------|
 B -----------3-------|
 G -------------------|
 D -0--4p2p0----0--4--|
 A -------------------|
 E -------------------|


Play CHORUS


(Last line of Chorus):

 E --------------|---------------------0h2p0---|--------------|
 B --------------|---------------------------3-|--------------|
 G --------------|---2-x-2------2--------------|-2~-----------|
 D --------------|----------4p2---4p2----------|--------------|
 A --------------|-----------------------------|--------------|
 E --------------|-----------------------------|--------------|
(...in thee)


Repeat CHORUS


A     A  E  D     Dm     A


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Notes:

-strum pattern is shown for Intro & Verses (same for both): d=down, u=up
-chords are written in for only one verse to avoid tab looking cluttered
-for harmonics, fret the note indicated, then play harmonic an octave (12
frets) up from that note
-bar lines indicate measures of 4/4 time
-song is in A Major, except for guitar solo section which is in D (solo
is in D Major)
- thanks to JZ for a correction in the Chorus

^...bend   (w=whole step)             /...slide up
h...hammer on                         \...slide down
p...pulloff                           x...muted note
r...release bend                      ~...vibrato
+...harmonic                          =...hold note

(This file is the transcriber's own work and represents 
their interpretation of the song.)


            
            
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Aduro 30 Jul 23, 2009 01:28 AM

intro tabbing is trash, the electric parts are probably alright I don't know

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ISS5731 10 Oct 13, 2009 07:47 PM

also the key is in e major, not a. the solo may be in d

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MrEspen 10 Mar 26, 2010 07:54 AM

Like Aduro said, it sounds little like it.
It would also be nice if you included what chords you used in a tablaturistic system (regardless if you listed it by chord along the lyrics)

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