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Running Free – Iron Maiden, 1980
Tabbed by Steve Barker
steve_barker333@hotmail.com

Drum and bass intro.

Intro chords:
|:E5       |    G5 F#5 |E5         | C5  D5   :|

Verse 1:
|:E5       | C5   D5   | E5        | G5   A5  :|
[Just 16, pick up truck…]

Chorus:
|:E5       | G5  E5  D5| E5  D5 E5 | C5  D5   :|

Verse 2:
|:E5       | C5   D5   | E5        | G5   A5  :|
[Spend a night in an LA jail…]

Chorus:
|:E5       | G5  E5  D5| E5  D5 E5 | C5  D5   :|

Harmonies:

Guitar I:
E |-9--7------7---------------------------|---------------|
B |-------10-----10--8--10--8--7--8--7----|-7-------------|
G |-------------------------------------9-|----9--7--9--7-|
D |---------------------------------------|---------------|
A |---------------------------------------|---------------|
E |---------------------------------------|---------------|

E |----------------|-17--15--14--15--14------14----------|
B |----------------|---------------------17------17--15--|
G |-6--7--6-------.|-------------------------------------|
D |----------9--7-.|-------------------------------------|
A |----------------|-------------------------------------|
E |----------------|-------------------------------------|

E |-------------|----------------------------------------|
B |-17--15--14--|--15--14------14------------------------|
G |-------------|----------16------16--14--16--14--------|
D |-------------|----------------------------------17----|
A |-------------|----------------------------------------|
E |-------------|----------------------------------------|


E |-----|--------------------------------|---------------|
B |-----|--------------------------------|---------------|
G |----.|-16--14----------16--14---------|-16--14--------|
D |-16-.|---------17--16----------17--16-|---------17----|
A |-----|--------------------------------|---------------|
E |-----|--------------------------------|---------------|

E |----------------------------|
B |----------------------------|
G |-16--14------16--14---------|
D |---------17----------17--16-|
A |----------------------------|
E |----------------------------|

Guitar II:
E |-5--3--2--3--2-----2----------------|-----------------|
B |----------------5-----5--3--5--3--2-|-3--2-----2------|
G |------------------------------------|-------4------4--|
D |------------------------------------|-----------------|
A |------------------------------------|-----------------|
E |------------------------------------|-----------------|

E |----------------|-14----------------------------------|
B |----------------|-----17--15--17--15--14--15--14------|
G |-2--4--2-------.|---------------------------------16--|
D |----------5--4-.|-------------------------------------|
A |----------------|-------------------------------------|
E |----------------|-------------------------------------|

E |------------|-----------------------------------------|
B |-14---------|-----------------------------------------|
G |-----16--14-|-16--14------14--------------------------|
D |------------|---------17------17--16--17--16--14------|
A |------------|-----------------------------------------|
E |------------|-----------------------------------------|

E |-----|--------------------------------|---------------|
B |-----|--------------------------------|---------------|
G |----.|--------------------------------|---------------|
D |----.|-17--16--14------17--16--14-----|-17--16--14----|
A |-17--|-------------17--------------17-|---------------|
E |-----|--------------------------------|---------------|

E |----------------------------|
B |----------------------------|
G |----------------------------|
D |-17--16--14--17--16--14-----|
A |-------------------------17-|
E |----------------------------|


Guitars I and II:
|:E5       | E5       | E5       | RIFF A  :| X 3
[Chug!]

RIFF A - Guitar I:
E |-3--3--3--2--3--2-----------|-7-|
B |-------------------3--3--3--|---|
G |----------------------------|---|
D |----------------------------|---|
A |----------------------------|---|
E |----------------------------|---|

RIFF A - Guitar II:
E |----------------------------|---|
B |-5--5--5--3--3--3--0--0--0--|-8-|
G |----------------------------|---|
D |----------------------------|---|
A |----------------------------|---|
E |----------------------------|---|

Guitars I and II:
| E5       | E5       | E5       | C5   D5  |
[Chug!]

Chorus:
|:E5       | G5  E5  D5| E5  D5 E5 | C5  D5   :|

Broken up verse:
|:E5 E5  D5| E5 E5  D5| E5 E5    | C5   D5 :|

Broken up verse with harmony: (Guitar I takes top line)
E |---------5--7--5--3--5-|                        (
B |---------7--8--7--5--7-|                        (Whole
G |-E5--E5----------------| X 3     | C5  D5  :|   (Line
D |-----------------------|                        (X 4
A |-----------------------|                        (
E |-----------------------|                        (

Verse 3:
|:E5       | C5   D5   | E5        | G5   A5  :|
[Pulled her at the Bottle Top…(?)]

Chorus:
|:E5       | G5  E5  D5| E5  D5 E5 | C5  D5   :|

Ending: (This is the ascending guitar riff.)
|:E5       |G5        |A5       | C5   D5 :| X 4.


Final guitar harmony (Phew!):
Guitar I:
E |-9--7------7---------------------------|---------------|
B |-------10-----10--8--10--8--7--8--7----|-7-------------|
G |-------------------------------------9-|----9--7--9--7-|
D |---------------------------------------|---------------|
A |---------------------------------------|---------------|
E |---------------------------------------|---------------|

E |---------------------|-12------12------14------14----|
B |---------------------|-15/17b--15/17b--17/19b--17/19b|
G |-6--7--6-----6-------|-------------------------------|
D |----------9-----9--7-|-------------------------------|
A |---------------------|-------------------------------|
E |---------------------|-------------------------------|

Guitar II:
E |-5--3--2--3--2-----2----------------|-----------------|
B |----------------5-----5--3--5--3--2-|-3--2-----2------|
G |------------------------------------|-------4-----4---|
D |------------------------------------|-----------------|
A |------------------------------------|-----------------|
E |------------------------------------|-----------------|

E |----------------------|-2-----2-----4-----4----|
B |----------------------|-5/7b--5/7b--7/9b--7/9b-|
G |-2--4--2-----2--------|------------------------|
D |----------5-----5--4--|------------------------|
A |----------------------|------------------------|
E |----------------------|------------------------|

Notes:

1) It may be easier to play the harmonies/riffs higher up the fret board, but using the same notes.
2) During the first chorus, play the low G5 and A5 (root note on the E string). Second 
play the high G5 and A5 (root note on the A string, one octave above last time).

            
            
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