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King Diamond:  Mommy

transcribed by:  Langus          :  tlange@poczta.onet.pl
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
ending solo by:  Ralf Sesseler   :  ralf@sesseler.de

FIND EVERY MERCYFUL FATE/KING DIAMOND SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                          The Tab Crypt
                  http://abysslord.com/thetabcrypt/

Date last modified:  December 03, 2003

PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Standard


Intro
Guitar 1
E|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|----------------|
D|----------------|
A|-5-----------5--|
E|----------------|

Guitar 2
E|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|----------------|
D|----------------|
A|----------------|
E|-6-----------5--|


Riff 1              2x 
E|-------------------|----------------------|
B|-------------------|----------------------|
G|-------------------|----------------------|
D|-------------------|----------------------|
A|-4-5-7---6---6---6-|-4-5-7---6---6---6--5-|
E|-------4-4-4-4-4-4-|-------4-4-4-4-4-4----|
             *   *               *   *


Riff 2
Guitar 1            2x                  
E|-------------------|----------------------|
B|-------------------|----------------------|
G|-------------------|----------------------|
D|-------------------|----------------------|
A|-4-5-7-------------|-4-5-7--------------5-|
E|-------4-4-4-4-4-4-|-------4-4-4-4-4-4----|
           * * * * *           * * * * *
   "You could see..."

Guitar 2            2x                  
E|-------------------|----------------------|
B|-------------------|----------------------|
G|-------------------|----------------------|
D|-------------------|----------------------|
A|-------------------|--------------------5-|
E|-4-5-7-4-7---6---5-|-4-5-7-4-7---6---5----|
                    2x           
E|-------------------|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------|--------------------7----------|
A|-------------------|--------------------5----------|
E|-4-5-7-4-7---6---5-|-4-5-7-4-7---6---5--5----5/12\-|
   "The night began..."


Riff 3
E|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|------------------8-9-----------------------6-|
A|------6----5----7-------------6----5------6---|
E|-4-----------------------4--------------4-----|
  "Oh no..."
E|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|------------------8-9-------------------------|
A|------6----5----7-------------6----5------7-6-|
E|-4-----------------------4--------------4-----|
  "Oh no..."

Riff 4 
Guitar 1                 x2
E|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|------------------------|
A|-------------------7--6-|
E|-4----3----2----4-------|
  "Deep down below..."
E|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-6--6--5--5--4--4----7-6---6--6--5--5--4--4--3-|
E|-4--4--3--3--2--2--4-------4--4--3--3--2--2--1-|
   *  *  *  *  *  *          *  *  *  *  *  *
  "The crypt is still alive..."

Guitar 2                 x2
E|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|------------------------|
A|-6----5----4-------7--6-|
E|-4----3----2----4-------|
  "Deep down below..."
E|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-6--6--5--5--4--4----7-6---3--3--2--2--1--1--0-|
E|-4--4--3--3--2--2--4-------4--4--3--3--2--2--1-|
   *  *  *  *  *  *          *  *  *  *  *  *


Riff 5
Guitar 1 (Clean)
E|-------------1-----0--------------------0--1-----0--|
B|-1-----1--------------------0-----0-----------3-----|
G|----2-----2-----2-----2--------1-----1--------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 (Distortion)                              x2
E|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------5--7-|
E|-5-5-5----5-5-5-5-5----5---4-4-4----4---0---------|
   * * *    * * * * *        * * *   
  "It's so damp..."                                x2
E|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------7--9-|
A|-7-7-7----7-7-7-7-7----7---6-6-6----6---2----5--7-|
E|-5-5-5----5-5-5-5-5----5---4-4-4----4---0---------|
   * * *    * * * * *        * * *   
   "There's something in the dark..."


Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)     
Both Guitars                                              x2
E|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------7--9-|
A|---------7--7----------10--9----------6--6----------5--7-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5--5--5-5-5-5--8--7--4-4-4-4-4--4--0-0-0-0------|
   * * * *       * * * *        * * * *       * * * *
E|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------7-9-|
A|--------7-7---------10-9---------6-6---------5-7-|
E|-555555-5-5--555555--8-7--444444-4-4--000000-----|
   ******      ******       ******      ******

Guitar 1
E|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------7-6-------------------------|
E|-555555-8-8\-555555-------444444-7-7\-000000-2-4-|
   ******      ******       ******      ******

Guitar 2
E|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------9-9-------------|
A|--------7-7---------10-9---------7-7-------------|
E|-555555-5-5--555555--8-7--444444------000000-2-4-|
   ******      ******       ******      ******


Ending to Riff 6
Guitar 1
E|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|---------8---7---5-------5-|
E|-5---4---------------------|

Guitar 2
E|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|
A|---------8---7-------------|
E|-5---4-----------6-------5-|

End of Solo Rhythm

Play Riff 1
Play Riff 2   "There's a body on the floor..."
Play Riff 3   "I see a child..."
Play Riff 4   "Deep down below..."
Play Riff 5   


Riff 6a           
Guitar 1 (Clean)
E|-------------1-----0--------------------0--1-----0--|
B|-1-----1--------------------0-----0-----------3-----|
G|----2-----2-----2-----2--------1-----1--------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 (Distortion)                                     x2
E|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------7--9-|
A|---------7--7----------10--9----------6--6----------5--7-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5--5--5-5-5-5--8--7--4-4-4-4-4--4--0-0-0-0------|
   * * * *       * * * *        * * * *       * * * *
   "I used to know your sister..."

Riff 6b
Both guitars
E|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------7-9-|
A|--------7-7---------10-9---------6-6---------5-7-|
E|-555555-5-5--555555--8-7--444444-4-4--000000-----|
   ******      ******       ******      ******
  "And now you're stuck in here..."

Guitar 1
E|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------7-6-------------------------|
E|-555555-8-8\-555555-------444444-7-7\-000000-2-4-|
   ******      ******       ******      ******

Guitar 2
E|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------9-9-------------|
A|--------7-7---------10-9---------7-7-------------|
E|-555555-5-5--555555--8-7--444444------000000-2-4-|
   ******      ******       ******      ******


Ending to Riff 6b
Guitar 1
E|-------------------|
B|-------------------|
G|-------------------|
D|-------------------|
A|---------8---7---5-|
E|-5---4-------------|

Guitar 2
E|-------------------|
B|-------------------|
G|-------------------|
D|-------------------|
A|---------8---7-----|
E|-5---4-----------6-|


Play Riff 5


Ending:
Guitar 1
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------7-6-------------------7-6--------7-6-|
E|-5--5-7-8-------7-8-7--5--5-7-8-------7-8-7-----|
  "She cannot find her mommy..."

Guitar 2 (comes in later)
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|----------/10-9~~---------------/10-9~~---------|
E|-5--5-7-8--------------5--5-7-8-----------------|


Ending lead:
(there's sometimes another guitar, but i only made the louder one)

E|------------|
B|------------|
G|-9----8-----|
D|------------|
A|-7----6-----|
E|------------|
(4 times)

E|-17b19----17b19r17----14-----|-12h14p12h14----12b14---------|
B|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|-------------------------11\\-|
D|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|------------------------------|

E|----------------|---------------|------------|------------|
B|----------------|---------------|------------|------------|
G|-9h8p9----8-----|-9---12-11-----|-9----8-----|-9----8-----|
D|----------------|---------------|------------|------------|
A|----------------|---------------|------------|------------|
E|----------------|---------------|------------|------------|

E|----------11----|-/12-----------|-/14------\-|
B|----------------|--------11-----|------------|
G|-9h8p9----------|---------------|------------|
D|----------------|---------------|------------|
A|----------------|---------------|------------|
E|----------------|---------------|------------|

E|------19---19-17-15--|-------------------|-24---24-22-------|-----------|
B|-17------------------|-17---15-17-15-----|------------24----|-----------|
G|-------------------- |---------------16--|------------------|-9---------|
D|---------------------|-------------------|------------------|-----------|
A|---------------------|-------------------|------------------|-----------|
E|---------------------|-------------------|------------------|-----------|


Notation:

10b12      = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret.
10b12r10   = pick the 10th fret, then bend to the 12th fret,
             then release to the 10th fret.
[10]12r10  = bend to the 12th fret from the 10th fret, pick,
             then release to the 10th fret.
10b12 [14] = pick the 14th fret while holding the previous bend.

10b15*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 15th fret.
7d2*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 2nd fret.
12~*       = tremolo bar vibrato.

x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  palm mute
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  finger tap
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h   =  natural harmonics
a   =  artificial harmonics
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill

            
            
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