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King Diamond - Sleep Tight Little Baby tab

King Diamond:  Sleep Tight Little Baby

transcribed by:  Mika Ristiranta :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com
     edited by:  Langus          :  tlange@polbox.com
                 Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com

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Date last modified:  December 09, 2003

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1
E|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|-5----3----5----8--3-|
E|---------------------|

Riff 2
E|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------10--9---------------------|
A|--8----10--7----8-------------7---------7----7-|
E|-----------------------------------5----5----5-|
   "Lucy it's time..."


Riff 3
E|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|---------------------------8----8-|
A|-6--5--4--3--7--6--5--4----6----6-|
E|-4--3--2--1-----------------------|
   "Little girl from head to toe..."


Riff 4
Guitar 1                              x2
E|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-0-7--7--7-7--8--7----2--2--3-2--0---|
E|--------------------0--------------3-|
  "Sleep tight little baby..."
E|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---2--------1--1^r~~-|
E|-2-----2-1-----------|
  "Oh the worms..."


Guitar 2                              x2
E|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|---9--9--9-9-10--9----4--4--5-4------|
D|---------------------------------7-5-|
A|-0-----------------------------------|
E|--------------------0----------------|
 
E|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|---4--------3--3^r~~--|
D|-4-----4-3------------|
A|----------------------|
E|----------------------|


Riff 5
Guitar 1
E|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|------------------------|
A|------------------------|
E|-3--2--1----2--3--2--1--|
                        "Is that your..."
E|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|------------------------|
A|------------------------|
E|-3--2--1----2--3--2--1--|
  "...daddy..."

Guitar 2
E|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|-7--6--5----6--7--6--5--|
D|------------------------|
A|-5--4--3----4--5--4--3--|
E|------------------------|
                        "Is that your..."
E|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|-12-11-10---------------|
D|------------------------|
A|-10--9--8----4-5--4--3--|
E|---------------3--2--1--|
  "...daddy..."


Play Riff 4   "Sleep tight..."
Play Riff 5   "Is that your daddy..."

Keyboard intro plays again, then:


Riff 6  (solo rhythm)
Guitar 1
E|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-----------9-9-9-9-10-9--7--|
A|-----------7-7-7-7--8-7--5--|
E|-0-0-0-0-0------------------|
   * * * * * 
E|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-----------9-9-9-9--7--9--|
A|-----------7-7-7-7--5--7--|
E|-0-0-0-0-0----------------|
   * * * * * 

Guitar 2
E|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|-----------2-2-2-2--3-2--0--|
A|-----------2-2-2-2--3-2--0--|
E|-0-0-0-0-0------------------|
   * * * * * 
E|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-----------2-2-2-2--0--2--|
A|-----------2-2-2-2--0--2--|
E|-0-0-0-0-0----------------|
   * * * * * 


Riff 7
Guitar 1                        x2
E|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-7--------3--------7--------5--|
A|-5--------1--------5--------3--|
E|-------------------------------|
   "Oh Lucy..."
E|-----|
B|-----|
G|-----|
D|--3--|
A|--1--|
E|-----|
   
Guitar 2                                         x2
E|-----1-0-1--------1-0-1------1-0-1--------1-0-1-|
B|-----------3-----------------------3------------|
G|---2------------2----------2------------2-------|
D|-0-----------------------0----------------------|
A|--------------1-----------------------3---------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

E|-----1-0-1--|
B|------------|
G|---2--------|
D|------------|
A|-1----------|
E|------------|



Play Riff 4   "Sleep tight..."
Play Riff 5   "Is that your daddy..."
Play Riff 6   "So you came at last..."


Riff 8  (solo rhythm)
E|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|-9-----9-------8-8-----8---8~-|
D|-7-----7-------8-8-----8---8~-|
A|---0-0---0-0-0-----0-0---0----|
E|------------------------------|
     * *   * * *     * *   * 
E|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-9-9-----9-------5--5--4--5--7-|
D|-7-7-----7-------3--3--2--3--5-|
A|-----0-0---0-0-0---------------|
E|-------------------------------|
       * *   * * *  

Riff 9  (solo rhythm)
E|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|----------------2-4-5-4-2-4-2-|
A|-2-4--4--4--4-4-0-2-3-2-0-2-0-|
E|-0-2--2--2--2-2---------------|

E|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|----------------|
D|------------7-7-|
A|-2-4--4--4--5-5-|
E|-0-2--2--2------|

E|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|----------------2-4-5-4-2-4-2-|
A|-2-4--4--4--4-4-0-2-3-2-0-2-0-|
E|-0-2--2--2--2-2---------------|

E|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|---------------4----7-|
D|----------------------|
A|-2-4--4--4--4--2----5-|
E|-0-2--2--2--2---------|


Play Riff 6   "I see a baby crying..."

Keyboard intro again, song fades out.


notation:
^   =  bend [ ^ = half, ^^ = whole, etc. ]
^r  =  bend and release
x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  mute with palm-hand
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  tap-on
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  harmonics
ah  =  artificial harmonic
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill
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