Thin Lizzy - Opium Trail tab

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OPIUM TRAIL - Thin Lizzy              

(From the Album "Still Dangerous" and "Bad Reputation")
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Tabbed by: B. White
Email: Billywj@gmail.com

Version 1.0 April 127th, 2011
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|                 |
| /   slide up    |
| \   slide down  |
| h   hammer-on   |
| p   pull-off    |
| ~   vibrato     |
| b   Bend        |
| r   Release     |
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This is my first attempt at a complete tab, I will finish it, but for now here's the basics. 
Please feel free to amend, correct, or add to this! 

Tuning: Down a half-step to Eb (tuning on "Still Dangerous")
Lyrics from LP version

Intro

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------15-15~---------15-15~---------15-15~---------15-15~--|
G|---------12-12~--4------12-12~---------12-12~--4------12-12~--|
D|---------12-12~------2--12-12~---------12-12~------2--12-12~--|
A|-------------------5-----------------------------5------------|
E|--3-2-0-------------------------3-2-0-------------------------|

Opening riff (with harmony guitar)

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------4-4-4-5-5-5-|
A|--------------------4-4-4-5-5-5-7-7-7-------------|
E|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7-------------------------------|

Figure 1.
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|--------------5-4--------------------------|
D|--------5-4-------7-5-4--------------------|
A|----5-7-----7-----------7-5-------5--------|
E|--7-------------------------7-5-7---7-5-0--|

Verse (Both Guitars)
  I took a line                  that leads you to the opium trail
e|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
B|---------------------------7--|----------------------------5--|
G|---------------------------7--|----------------------------5--|
D|---------------------------7--|----------------------------5--|
A|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7-----------|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7------------|
E|--------------------/7-7-7----|---------------------/5-5-5----|

  Oriental eyes                  reveal the lies, deceit, betrayal
e|------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------7--|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------7--|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------7--|---------------------------5-4---|
A|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7-----------|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7------5-----7-|
E|--------------------/7-7-7----|--------------------/5-7---------|

  On this journey                behold one who travels far
e|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
B|---------------------------7--|----------------------------5--|
G|---------------------------7--|----------------------------5--|
D|---------------------------7--|----------------------------5--|
A|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7-----------|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7------------|
E|--------------------/7-7-7----|---------------------/5-5-5----|

  You called him fool            but now you are
e|------------------------------|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------7--|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------7--|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------7--|--------------------4-4-4--|
A|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7-----------|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7--------|
E|--------------------/7-7-7----|---------------------------|

Figure 1.
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|--------------5-4----------------------------|
D|--------5-4-------7-5-4----------------------|
A|----5-7-----7-----------7-5-------5----------|
E|--7-------------------------7-5-7---7-5-0----|

Verse

  The wizard wanders through     the world he made from dreams
e|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
B|---------------------------7--|----------------------------5--|
G|---------------------------7--|----------------------------5--|
D|---------------------------7--|----------------------------5--|
A|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7-----------|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7------------|
E|--------------------/7-7-7----|---------------------/5-5-5----|

  The splashing whirlpool        hides the frightened screams
e|------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------7--|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------7--|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------7--|---------------------------5-4---|
A|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7-----------|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7------5-----7-|
E|--------------------/7-7-7----|--------------------/5-7---------|

  Exotic dancers, flashing lancers, this mysterious space
e|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
B|---------------------------7--|----------------------------5--|
G|---------------------------7--|----------------------------5--|
D|---------------------------7--|----------------------------5--|
A|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7-----------|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7------------|
E|--------------------/7-7-7----|---------------------/5-5-5----|

  The fanfare advances,        the warlord falls from grace  
e|------------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|---------------------------7--|-----------------------------|
G|---------------------------7--|-----------------------------|
D|---------------------------7--|--------------------4-4-4----|
A|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7-----------|--7-7-7-5-5-5-7-7-7-------5--|
E|--------------------/7-7-7----|-----------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------------5-5-5-7-7-7--|
B|----------------------------------------------5-5-5-7-7-7-8-8-8--------------|
G|----------------------------4-4-4-5-5-5-7-7-7--------------------------------|
D|--------4-4-4-5-5-5-7-7-7----------------------------------------------------|
A|--7-7-7-------------------5--------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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

Chorus
  It clears your pain, but it's got you claimed again, my love                             
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------0---------0--------------------|
A|------0--------0-2--------------2-0----------------|
E|--2-3-------------------------------------3-2-0----|

  You feel the need, but it lets you bleed, you must concede, my love
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------0---------0--------------------|
A|------0--------0-2--------------2-0----------------|
E|--2-3-------------------------------------3-2-0----|

  No one to blame, no shame, you crave again and again, my love
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------0---------0--------------------|
A|------0--------0-2--------------2-0----------------|
E|--2-3-------------------------------------3-2-0----|
 
  No use to plead from you, it feeds your greed, my love
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------0---------0--------------------|
A|------0--------0-2--------------2-0----------------|
E|--2-3-------------------------------------3-2-0----|

                             Oh, it's got you, my love
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|15-15~----------15-15~-----------15-15~----------15-15~--|
G|12-12~--4-------12-12~-----------12-12~--4-------12-12~--|
D|12-12~------2---12-12~-----------12-12~------2---12-12~--|
A|----------5--------------------------------5-------------|
E|-------------------------3-2-0---------------------------|

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

Solo - Repeat Verse x2 under solo
     Guitar Robertson
     Not tabbed yet
     Guitar Gorham
     Repeat Verse under solo

Verse 2x

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