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Author
Gypsy - Black Sabbath
Album: Technical Ecstasy
Bassist: Geezer Butler
Tuning: Standard
Legend:
W - Whole
H - Half
Q - Quarter
E - 8th
S - 16th
. - Note Dotted

Riff 1:
     W                   H        H
G||-------------------|--------------------|
D||-------------------|-----------6--------|
A||-------------------|--6-----------------|
E||--6----------------|--------------------|


  W                    S S  E                  W
-------------------|--10-8-10---------------|-------------------|
-------------------|------------------------|-------------------|
--8----------------|------------------------|-------------------|
-------------------|------------------------|--6----------------|


  H        H           W                   S S E
--------------------|-------------------|----------------------|
-----------6--------|-------------------|----------------------|
--6-----------------|--8----------------|--8-6-8---------------|
--------------------|-------------------|----------------------|


Riff 2:

  E  E  E  Q    Q    E       E  E     Q    Q       E  E  E  Q    Q    E
------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
------------------------|----1--0-----3---------|------------------------|
--3--1--0--1---------1--|------------------3----|--3--1--0--1---------1--|
----------------1-------|-----------------------|----------------1-------|


    E  E     Q    Q       E  E  E  Q    Q    E       E  E     Q    Q
-----------------------|------------------------|-----------------------|
----1--0-----3----3----|------------------------|----1--0-----3---------|
-----------------------|--3--1--0--1---------1--|------------------3----|
-----------------------|----------------1-------|-----------------------|

                                                 RIFF 3
  E  E  E  Q    Q    E       E  E     Q    Q       Q    E  E  E  E  E  E
------------------------|-----------------------|-------------------7------|
------------------------|----1--0-----3----3----|--------------------------|
--3--1--0--1---------1--|-----------------------|--5----5--5--5--5-----5---|
----------------1-------|-----------------------|--------------------------|


  Q    E  E  E  E  E  E     Q    E  E  E  E   E  E
-------------------9-----|-------------------10-----|
-------------------------|--------------------------|
--7----7--7--7--7-----7--|--8----8--8--8--8------8--|
-------------------------|--------------------------|


   Q     S   E.   E   E   E  E     Q    E  E  E  E  E  E
--------10s-12---10-------------|-------------------7-----|
---------------------12--10--8--|-------------------------|
--10----------------------------|--5----5--5--5--5-----5--|
--------------------------------|-------------------------|


  Q    E  E  E  E  E  E     Q    E  E  E  E   E  E
-------------------9-----|-------------------10-----|
-------------------------|--------------------------|
--7----7--7--7--7-----7--|--8----8--8--8--8------8--|
-------------------------|--------------------------|


   Q     S   E.   E   E   E   E      W
--------10s-12---10--------------|--------------------|
---------------------12--10------|--------------------|
--10-------------------------12--|--10----------------|
---------------------------------|--------------------|

Riff 4

  W                   H        E  E  Q
-------------------|----------------------|
-------------------|----------------------|
--0----------------|--L--------0--2--3----|
-------------------|----------------------|

  W                   H        E  E  Q       W
-------------------|----------------------|-------------------|
--2----------------|--L-------------------|--0----------------|
-------------------|-----------0--2--3----|-------------------|
-------------------|----------------------|-------------------|


  H        E  E  Q       W                   H        E  E  Q
----------------------|-------------------|----------------------|
--L-------------------|--2----------------|--L-------------------|
-----------0--2--3----|-------------------|-----------0--2--3----|
----------------------|-------------------|----------------------|


  W                   H        E  E  E  E     W
-------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|
--0----------------|--L--------------------|-------------------|
-------------------|-----------0--2--3--4--|--4----------------|
-------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|


  H        E  E  Q       W                   W
----------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
----------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
--L--------0--2--4----|--3----------------|--L----------------|
----------------------|-------------------|-------------------|


Riff 5

  H        Q.     E     Q    Q    E  E  E  E     H         Q.     E
-----------2---------|------------------------|-----------10---------|
---------------------|---------------------5--|----------------------|
--0---------------0--|--0----0----5--7--8-----|--8----------------8--|
---------------------|------------------------|----------------------|


  Q    Q     E  E  E   E     H        Q.     E     Q    Q    E  E  E  E
--------------------------|-----------2---------|------------------------|
------------10--8--7------|---------------------|---------------------5--|
--8----8--------------10--|--0---------------0--|--0----0----5--7--8-----|
--------------------------|---------------------|------------------------|


  H         Q.     E     Q    Q     E  E  E   E     E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
-----------10---------|--------------------------|--------------------------|
----------------------|------------10--8--7------|--------------------------|
--8----------------8--|--8----8--------------10--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
----------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|


  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E     E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
--------------------------|--------------------------|
--------------------------|-----------------------9--|
--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-----|
--------------------------|--------------------------|


  E  E  E  E  E  E  E   E      W
--9--9--9--9--9--7---------|-------------|
--------------------9------|-------------|
-----------------------10--|--12---------|
---------------------------|-------------|

In the last chorus and Iommi's solo play:


  H        Q.     E     Q    Q    E  E  E  E     H         Q.     E
-----------2---------|------------------------|-----------10---------|
---------------------|---------------------5--|----------------------|
--0---------------0--|--0----0----5--7--8-----|--8----------------8--|
---------------------|------------------------|----------------------|


   Q    Q     E  E  E   E
--------------------------|
------------10--8--7------|
--8----8--------------10--|
--------------------------|

And for the outro:

  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E     E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
--------------------------|--------------------------|
--------------------------|--------------------------|
--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|
--------------------------|--------------------------|


  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
--------------------------|
-----------------------9--|
--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-----|
--------------------------|


  E  E  E  E  E  E  E   E      W
--9--9--9--9--9--7---------|-------------||
--------------------9------|-------------||
-----------------------10--|--12---------||
---------------------------|-------------||

Now remember, Geezer is an excelent bassist. Throw some licks in this tab and you 
will be playin' it the way he would play.

            
            
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