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Mercyful Fate - The Lady Who Cries tab

Mercyful Fate:  The Lady Who Cries

transcribed by: Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
                Langus          :  tlange@promail.pl
   1st solo by: Sarah Z         :  ZywickiS@aol.com

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Date last modified:  June 03, 2005

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1               x4
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
D|--------------------|
A|--------------------|
E|-0-3-5-6--5-3-0-3-5-|

Riff 2                      
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------2-|
A|-0-3-5-6--5-3-0-3-5--3tr5--0-3-5-6--5-3-0-3-5--0-|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

Riff 3
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------2-|
A|--------------------------------------------0-|
E|-0-3-5-6--5-3-0-3-5-0-0-0-3-5-6--5-3-0-3-5----|
                      * * 

Play Riff 2
Play Riff 3  but end with this chord:
e|-----|
B|-----|
G|-----|
D|-----|
A|--2--|
E|--0--|

                                      
Riff 4
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------5-----------------------3---|
E|-2-22222-22222-2222-5----2-22222-22222-2222-3---3-|
   * ***** ***** ****      * ***** ***** ****
   "Many have seen..."


Riff 5                        1st ending  2nd ending
e|----------------------------|-----------|-----------|
B|----------------------------|-----------|-----------|
G|----------------------------|-----------|-----------|
D|----12-11-14-11-12----12-11-|--4--7-11--|--7--6--5--|
A|----10--9-12--9-10----10--9-|--2--5--9--|--5--4--3--|
E|-0-----------------0--------|-----------|-----------|
   "Many say that..."


Riff 6
Guitar 1
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|------4-3---------------4--3-4-3--------|
A|-2----2-1----------2----2--1-2-1--------|
E|-0-----------0-3-2-0----------------3-2-|
  "When the sun goes down..."
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------4-3---------------4--3-4-3----------|
A|-2----2-1----------2----2--1-2-1----------|
E|-0-----------0-3-2-0----------------0-3-2-|
                         "That's when I saw her change..."

Guitar 2
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|------4-3-------------------------------|
A|-2----2-1----------2---/5--4-5-4--------|
E|-0-----------0-3-2-0----------------3-2-|

e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------4-3---------------------------------|
A|-2----2-1----------2---/5--4-5-4----------|
E|-0-----------0-3-2-0----------------0-3-2-|



Riff 7
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|--------4-4--4-3-3--3-3-------|
A|--------2-2--2-1-1--1-1-------|
E|-0-0--0-----------------0-3-2-|
   * *  * * *  * * *  * * 
  "Her tears..."
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|--------4-4--4-3-4-3--------|
A|--------2-2--2-1-2-1--------|
E|-0-0--0---------------0-3-2-|
   * *  * * *  * * * *  
  "just like a..."
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|--------4-4--4-3-3--3-3-------|
A|--------2-2--2-1-1--1-1-------|
E|-0-0--0-----------------0-3-2-|
   * *  * * *  * * *  * * 
  "And through..."
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|--------4-4--4-3-4-3-|
A|--------2-2--2-1-2-1-|
E|-0-0--0--------------|
   * *  * * *  * * * * 
  "I saw the..."


Riff 8
Guitar 1                                x2
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|----------7----------------------------|
A|-4--------5--------4--------2----7--6--|
E|-2-----------------2--------0----5--4--|

Guitar 2                                                x2 Ending chord
e|-------------------------------------------------------|-----|
B|-----------------3-------------------------------------|-----|
G|--------2-1----2------------------2-1------------------|--6--|
D|-----4-------0------0h2-0------4-------2-4-2-----------|--4--|
A|---4-------------------------4-------------------4---2-|-----|
E|-2-------------------------2-----------------/5----4---|-----|
  "From so deep inside..."  


Play Riff 4  Solo Rhythm

Solo
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|--14-13-12-------------------------------10----10--|
G|-----------14--11h14--11-11v-----9h10h11----11-----|
D|------------------------------11-------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|
 
e|------------------13-13b14v--14p12--12p9--9----14-----|
B|-12b14--12b14v------------------------------14----14--|
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|
 
e|-17b19--17\--12b14--9v*--/9-----------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------5b6--6ah--6v*------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------0\--|

End Solo


Play Riff 5  "Many say that..."
Play Riff 8  "From so deep..."


Riff 9 (Solo Rhythm)
Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-4------------------------------|
A|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--5--------------|
E|-----------------3--3-3-3-3-3-3-|
      * * * * * *     * * * * * *
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|-4-------------------------|
A|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-5--4-|
E|---------------------------|
      * * * * * * * * *
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|-4------------------------------|
A|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--5--------------|
E|-----------------3--3-3-3-3-3-3-|
      * * * * * *     * * * * * *
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-4--------------------------4-|
A|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-5--4--2-|
E|------------------------------|
      * * * * * * * * *

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

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

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

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

      
Play Riff 2
Play Riff 3
Play Riff 2
Play Riff 3  but end with this chord:
e|-----|
B|-----|
G|-----|
D|-----|
A|--2--|
E|--0--|

Play Riff 4   "Let my children..."
Play Riff 5   Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 6   Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 7   "They don't know..."

Ending
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-3-3-3-3-3---------------4-4-4-4-3-4-3-|
A|-1-1-1-1-1---------------2-2-2-2-1-2-1-|
E|-----------0-3-2-0-0-0-0---------------|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 


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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