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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE--------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the#
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#
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#   If you like this tab, please rate it above.  Thank you.
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Tabbed by John Shaw (jashaw@shaw-web.net)
Artist:The Moody Blues

Tab Key
A=10th fret     C=12th Fret     E=14th Fret G=16th Fret /=Slide up      b=bend  
B=11th Fret     D=13th Fret     F=15th Fret H=17th Fret \=Slide down    r=release       p=pull off

Intro
First Guitar (Play Twice)                       (1)    (2) 
|----------------------------------------------|-----|-C---|
|----------------------------------------------|-5---|-FbH-|
|----------------------------------------------|-7b9-|-----|
|----------------------------------------020---|-----|-----|
|---00=======--00=======--00=======--0023---320|-----|-----|
|-03---------03---------03---------03----------|-----|-----|

Second Guitar
|----------------------------------------------|-0---|-0---|
|----1-3-5-3-----1-3-5-7---1-3-5-3-------------|-8---|-8---|
|----2-4-5-4-----2-4-5-7---2-4-5-4-------020---|-7---|-7---|
|----2-4-5-4-----2-4-5-7---2-4-5-4---0023---320|-6---|-6---|
|--------------00---------00-------------------|-7---|-7---|
|------------03---------03---------03----------|-0---|-0---|

Verse I
          Am             C/A D
I've been thinking about our fortune
G         Am                       C/A    D
And I've decided that we're really not to blame
G           Am           C/A D
For the love that's deep in--side us now
     G              C  G                        
It's still the same                                  

Verse II
        Am           C/A D     
And the sound we make together
G       Am            C/A          D
is the music to the story in your eyes
G          Am          C/A D
It's been shining down up--on us now
   G      C  G 
I realize

Chorus
Em                        F#m7add4
Listen to the tide slowly turning
G                        F#m7add4
Wash all our heartaches away
       A                        Bm4      A
We're part of the fire that is burning
          G            F#m7add4     E
From the ashes we can build another day

Verse III
          Am               C/A D
But I'm frightened for our children
G         Am                       C/A    D
And the life that we are living is in vain
G           Am           C/A D
And the sunshine we've been waiting for
     G              C  G                        
Will turn to rain

Lead (over verse chords)
|----------------------------CA\8---------------------------------------------|
|------------7757------8---D-----AA-8bAArp7p5-5---7757------------------------|
|----57b8r5-57757----/9-9/E-E----------------7-75-7757-75---------------------|
|-/77------7-------------------------------------7-------7----2---------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------25-52-------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------33-----3-3-2-0------|
Repeat Chorus
Repeat Verse III
Verse IV
          Am               C/A D
And when the final line is over
G         Am                       C/A    D
And it's certain that the curtain's gonna fall
G           Am           C/A D
I can hide inside your sweet, sweet love
     G              C  G                        
Forever more

Outré
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|(Lead from here varies depending on the 
|-/5--7--5-7-5--/CBC-BCEbG-rECECBCB9B97-| recording, all in Am Key)
|----7--7-7-7---------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|

            
            
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Jay Stephen 95 Dec 31, 2012 05:35 AM

Thanks John. Nice work. I'm really curious however about your decision to complicate your tab with a "legend". Kinda like trying to read a tab of a tab.
I'm guessing you did that when you needed to show a two digit fret number (any fret number greater than 9). Right?
May I suggest that you simply put a dash (-) between notes to separate the fret numbers. Something like:
Lead (over verse chords)
|-------------------------------------12-10\8-|
|---------------7-7-5-7------8----13----------|
|-----5-7b8r5-5-7-7-5-7----/9-9/14--14--------|
|-/7-7-------7--------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|

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dandhjohn 1,058 Dec 31, 2012 07:45 AM

Thanks Jay. I'm a digital engineer and think in base 16 up to F for a number. I can change it to the manner you've mentioned.

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matty_mantis 10 Nov 26, 2015 07:22 AM

Jay is correct, but otherwise a FANTASTIC tab! Thank you for this!

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