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King Diamond - One Down Two To Go tab

King Diamond:  One Down Two To Go

transcribed by:  Dave Zatuchney  DaveDZNY@AOL.COM

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Tuning: Standard

Intro (12 string arranged for a 6 string)
                            x2
e|---------------------------|
B|--0--------7----10----9----|
G|-16--------9-----9----9----|
D|-14--------9----10----9----|
A|-14--------7-----7----7----|
E|--0--------0-----0----0----|


Riff 1 (Play 2x)
e|-------7-----7---------7-----7---|
B|-----0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-|
G|---9-------9-------9-------9-----|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-7---------------7---------------|
E|---------------------------------|
    "The sun has..."
e|-------5-----5---------5-----5---|
B|-----0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-|
G|---7-------7-------7-------7-----|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-7---------------7---------------|
E|---------------------------------|
    "...just above...
e|-------5-----5---------5-----5---|
B|-----0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-|
G|---6-------6-------6-------6-----|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-7---------------7---------------|
E|---------------------------------|
    "The birds are..."
e|-------7-----7---------7-----7---|
B|-----0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-|
G|---9-------9-------9-------9-----|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-7---------------7---------------|
E|---------------------------------|
    "It's just like..."


Riff 2
e|-------3-----3---------5-----5---|
B|-----0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-|
G|---5-------5-------7-------7-----|
D|-2---------------4---------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
    "Eggs for three..."
e|-------7-----7---------7-----7---|
B|-----0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-|
G|---9-------9-------9-------9-----|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-7---------------7---------------|
E|---------------------------------|
    "...and a little tea..."
e|-------3-----3---------5-----5---5/7--|
B|-----0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-0----|
G|---5-------5-------7-------7-----7/9--|
D|-2---------------4--------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|
    "Mixed with the..."


End acoustic intro.


Riff 3 (Distortion, Solo Rhythm)
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-9-------10---9--------12-10-|
A|-7--------8---7--------10--8-|
E|----0-0-0---0----0-0-0-------|
      * * *   *    * * *
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-9-------10---9--------12-14-|
A|-7--------8---7--------10-12-|
E|----0-0-0---0----0-0-0-------|
      * * *   *    * * *


Solo (Wah pedal)
e|-----------------17p12-------------------------|
B|-17b19--17b19----------17p12-17p12-17p12-------|
G|-----------------------------------------16h17-|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|-17p16p14h16-14b--------------------------------|
D|------------------17p15--14tr15--12tr14---------|
A|-----------------------------------------12b14--|
E|------------------------------------------------|

End Solo



Riff 3a
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-9-------10---9--------12-10-|
A|-7--------8---7--------10--8-|
E|----0-0-0---0----0-0-0-------|
      * * *   *    * * *
   "Anybody eating..."
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-9-------10---9--------12-14-|
A|-7--------8---7--------10-12-|
E|----0-0-0---0----0-0-0-------|
      * * *   *    * * *
   "...a la carte..."
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-9-------10---9--------12-10-|
A|-7--------8---7--------10--8-|
E|----0-0-0---0----0-0-0-------|
      * * *   *    * * *
   "Should be taken..."
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|-9-------10---9------------|
A|-7--------8---7--------3-5-|
E|----0-0-0---0----0-0-0-1-3-|
      * * *   *    * * *
   "...waste away..."



Riff 4
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-7--7-9--7-9-7--7-5--7-5--7-5-|
A|-7--7-7--7-7-7--5-5--5-5--5-5-|
E|-5--5-5--5-5-5--3-3--3-3--3-3-|
     "You used to be..."
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-9-------10---9--------12-10-|
A|-7--------8---7--------10--8-|
E|----0-0-0---0----0-0-0-------|
      * * *   *    * * *
   "...die..."
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|-9-------10---9------------|
A|-7--------8---7--------3-5-|
E|----0-0-0---0----0-0-0-1-3-|
      * * *   *    * * *
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-7--7-9--7-9-7--7-5--7-5--7-5-|
A|-7--7-7--7-7-7--5-5--5-5--5-5-|
E|-5--5-5--5-5-5--3-3--3-3--3-3-|
     "You used to be..."


Riff 5                                        x2
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|----7-8-7~----7-8-7~-----7---7-------7---7---|
E|-0---------0---------0-8---8---8-0-6---6---6-|
   *         *
   "...die, die..."
e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|---------------|
A|----7-8-7~--2--|
E|-0----------0--|
   *
        "Die, die..."


Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-------------7/9-----------------|
A|-----5/7-----5/7-----5/7---7/8\7-|
E|-0-0-3/5-0-0-----0-0-3/5-0-5/6\5-|
   * *     * *     * *     *
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-------------7/9-------------|
A|-----5/7-----5/7-----5/7-8\3-|
E|-0-0-3/5-0-0-----0-0-3/5-6\1-|
   * *     * *     * *


Solo
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------14b16--15-13-15--15~-13~--15-13-15-|
D|-17p15--14tr15--12tr14--------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------12b14-------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Pull up bar              Bar Flutter  Trem Pick this whole bar
e|-------------|----------|-------------|--19-15-17----15----------|
B|-------------|----------|-------------|-----------19----17-19-15-|
G|---15--------|-15-13----|---15--13----|--------------------------|
D|-------------|----------|-------------|--------------------------|
A|-------------|----------|-------------|--------------------------|
E|-------------|----------|-------------|--------------------------|

                 FAST!!!!!!!!
e|-----------------------------------15----------15-17-19-17-15-19-|
B|--------------------------15-17-19----15-17-19-------------------|
G|----------16-17-19-16-17-----------------------------------------|
D|-15-17-19--------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-17-15--22b24--|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|---------------|
A|---------------|
E|---------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 3a   "Salem is walking..."
Play Riff 4    "You used to..."


Riff 5a
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|----7-8-7-----7-8-7------7---7-------7---7---|
E|-0---------0---------0-8---8---8-0-6---6---6-|
   *         *
   "Die, die..."
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|----7-8-7-----7-8-7------7---7-------7---7---2--|
E|-0---------0---------0-8---8---8-0-6---6---6-0--|
   *         *
   "Die, die..."



Riff 7 (12 string arranged for a 6 string)
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|---9--9--8--8--6h7-6----9--9--8--8--9h11-9-|
A|---7--7--7--7--7---7----7--7--7--7--7----7-|
E|-0-----------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-9--9--8--8--6h7-6----9--9--8--8--9h11-|
A|-7--7--7--7--7---7----7--7--7--7--7----|
E|---------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----11--11---9---9---9-----11--11---9---9---9-|
A|-0--12--12--10--10--10--0--12--12--10--10--10-|
E|----------------------------------------------|
    "In a fever..."
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|---9--9--8--8--9h11-9----9--9--8--8--6h7-6-|
A|---7--7--7--7--7----7----7--7--7--7--7---7-|
E|-0-----------------------------------------|
    "David's got a..."



Riff 5b (Distortion)
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|----7-8-7-----7-8-7------7---7-------7---7---|
E|-0---------0---------0-8---8---8-0-6---6---6-|
   *         *
   "One down, two to go..."



Play Riff 3a   "The problem is..."
Play Riff 4    "You used to be..."

Ending
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|----7-8-7-----7-8-7------7---7-------7---7---|
E|-0---------0---------0-8---8---8-0-6---6---6-|
   *         *
   "Die, die..."
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|----7-8-7-----7-8-7------7---7-------7---7---2-2-|
E|-0---------0---------0-8---8---8-0-6---6---6-0-0-|
   *         *
   "Die, die..."



Notation:

10^        = bend a quarter step.
10b11      = bend a half step.
10b12      = bend a full step.
10b12r10   = bend and release.
[10]12     = pre-bend.
[10]12r10  = pre-bend and release.
{14}       = pick the 14th fret while holding the most 
             previous bend.
<17>       = touch the string above the 17th fret while 
             previous note(s) is(are) still ringing.

10b13*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret.
7d4*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th 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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