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Skids - Into The Valley tab

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Into The Valley - The Skids
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Tabbed by: axe victim

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Tuning: EADGBe

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato or sustain
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
| PM palm mute



Classic song from the Punk era, featuring the unusual guitar playing style 
of the late Stuart Adamson.  You can see the Bill Nelson influence here and 
there. This tab should get you close, I watched the video to check the 
positions he used.


Intro and main riff:


  ( PM = palm mute strings throughout intro and verse... )



___D_______________________A________G______________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-------------7---7---7---6---6--|--------------------------------|
D|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7--|-9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9--|
A|-5---5---5---5---5---5----------|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10-|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|


___D_______________________A________G______________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-------------7---7---7---6---6--|--------------------------------|
D|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7--|-9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9--|
A|-5---5---5---5---5---5----------|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10-|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  ( PM___________________________________________________________ )




___C___________________Cadd9________D6__D5__D6__D5__________D6__D5_

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-10--10--10--10------12--10--x--|-9---7---9---7-----------9---7--|
A|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--x--|-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--|
E|-8---8---8---8---8---8---8---x--|--------------------------------|
  ( PM___________________________________________________________ )



___D6__D5_________

e|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|----------------|
D|-9---7----------|
A|-5---5---5---5--|
E|----------------|

 | 1 - & - 2 - & -|


___D_______________________A________G______________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-------------7---7---7---6---6--|--------------------------------|
D|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7--|-9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9--|
A|-5---5---5---5---5---5----------|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10-|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  ( PM___________________________________________________________ )




( No palm muting here, let chords ring... )


___D___________________________D____D______________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----7--|-7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-------|
G|-7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----7--|-7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-------|
D|-7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----7--|-7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-------|
A|-5~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----5--|-5~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|



___D_______________________________________________________________ 

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-----------------7---9---7~~~---|-----------------7---9---7~~~---|
D|-7---9---7~~~----7---7---7~~~---|-7---9---7~~~----7---7---7~~~---|
A|-5---5---5~~~5---5---5---5~~~5--|-5---5---5~~~5---5---5---5~~~5--|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|





Verse: ( Resume palm mute, with some variation... )



___D_______________________A________G______________________________
  " In    -    to          the      valley... "
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-------------7---7---7---6---6--|--------------------------------|
D|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7--|-9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9--|
A|-5---5---5---5---5---5----------|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10-|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|



___D_______________________A________G______________________________
 " Betrothed   and         di   -   vine...                 realis..."
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-------------7---7---7---6---6--|--------------------------------|
D|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7--|-9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9--|
A|-5---5---5---5---5---5----------|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10-|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|




___C___________________C6__C________D6__D5__D6__D5__________D6__D5_
 " a-tions no  vir  -  tue     but  who can de-fine...          why... "
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-10--10--10--10------12--10--x--|-9---7---9---7---7---7---7---7--|
A|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--x--|-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--|
E|-8---8---8---8---8---8---8---x--|--------------------------------|
                               



___C___________________C6__C________D6__D5__D6__D5__________D6__D5_
 " sol-diers go mar -  ching  those masses a line... "
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-10--10--10--10------12--10--x--|-9---7---9---7---7---7---7---7--|
A|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--x--|-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--|
E|-8---8---8---8---8---8---8---x--|--------------------------------|



___D_______________________A________G______________________________
 " This    dis-ease        is       catch - ing                from ... "
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-------------7---7---7---6---6--|--------------------------------|
D|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7--|-9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9--|
A|-5---5---5---5---5---5----------|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10-|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|



___D_______________________A________G______________________________
 " vic  -  tor-y           to       stone..."
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-------------7---7---7---6---6--|--------------------------------|
D|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7--|-9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9--|
A|-5---5---5---5---5---5----------|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10-|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|




Chorus:


___C#__D___D___D___C#__D___D___D________A_______F#__G______________
1)"Ahoy!           Ahoy!       land,    sea     and sky... "
2)"Ahoy!           Ahoy!       Boy,     man     and soldier... "
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-6--/7---7---7---6--/7---7------|--------------------------------|
A|-4--/5---5---5---4--/5---5---9--|-----7-------4--/5--------------|
E|-----------------------------7--|-----5-------2--/3--------------|

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|



__C#__D___D___D___C#__D____D___G________A_______Bm______A__________
3)"Ahoy!           Ahoy!     Deceived   and     then punctured... "
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-6--/7---7---7---6--/7---7------|--------------------------------|
A|-4--/5---5---5---4--/5---5---5--|-----7-------9---9--\7---7------|
E|-----------------------------3--|-----5-------7---7--\5---5------|



___C#__D___D___D___C#__D___D___G________A_______D__________________
4)"Ahoy!           Ahoy!       Long     may     they die ... "
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-6--/7---7---7---6--/7---7------|-------------7---7--------------|
A|-4--/5---5---5---4--/5---5---5--|-----7-------5---5--------------|
E|-----------------------------3--|-----5--------------------------|


___D_______________________________________________________________ 

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-----------------7---9---7~~~---|-----------------7---9---7~~~---|
D|-7---9---7~~~----7---7---7~~~---|-7---9---7~~~----7---7---7~~~---|
A|-5---5---5~~~5---5---5---5~~~5--|-5---5---5~~~5---5---5---5~~~5--|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


Repeat Verse and chorus.


Guitar solo: ( some bars stretched for detail... )


___D_______________________A________G______________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|-12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-----------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___D_______________________________________________________________

e|-17b19r17-14-17b19r17-14--------|-17b19r17-14-17b19r17-14--------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___D______________________________

e|-17b19r17-14-17b19r17-14--------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|



___D______________________________________________________________

e|-17------15------14h15p14---------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------17------15~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

 | 1   -   &   -   2   -   &   -   3   -   &   -   4   -   &   -  |



___D________________________________D______________________________

e|-17b19r17-14-17b19r17-14--------|-17b19r17-14-17b19r17-14--------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___D______________________________

e|-17b19r17-14-17b19r17-14--------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|



___D______________________________________________________________

e|-12-b14-r12-p10----------12-p10---------------------------------|
B|-----------------12-p10----------12-p10-------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------11-p9------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------12~~~~~~~~~~---|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

 | 1   -   &   -   2   -   &   -   3   -   &   -   4   -   &   -  |



Words & music by Richard Jobson and Stuart Adamson


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato or sustain
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
| PM palm mute



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