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Ufo - Natural Thing Live tab

Natural Thing (Live - from "Strangers In The Night") 			

Performed by : UFO
Written by : Michael Schenker, Phil Mogg and Pete Way)
From the album: "Strangers In The Night"
Copyright 1978, Chrysalis Records,Inc.

Transcribed by Frank Springman  Jan 14, 2007

Tuning: Standard

h = Hammer-On
p = Pull-Off
~ = Vibrato via fret fingers
b = Bend
r = Release
----b(18)17--r-----  = String is already bent before striking. Fretted 
			   on the 17th fret to acheive the sound of 18th fret.  
                       Then, while note is still ringing, release the bend.          
\ = Slide down, / = Slide up
x = Muted

Concerning the time-stamp notation below:
I have the "Expanded" version of "Strangers In The Night" and the 
music starts at 0:24 for "Natural Thing"

(0:24) Intro 
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------5----5-------------------7----7-------------------5----5--|
|----------------5----5-------------------7----7-------------------5----5--|
|----------7-----3----3----x5-5-/7--7-----5----5----x5-5-/7--7-----3----3--|
|-0--3-/5--5---------------x3-3-/5--5---------------x3-3-/5--5-------------|

|------------------------|
|----------------9----9--|
|----------------9----9--|
|----------------9----9--|
|-x5-5-/7--7-----7----7--|
|-x3-3-/5--5-----0----0--|

|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------5----5------------------7----7------------------5----5--|
|----------------5----5------------------7----7------------------5----5--|
|----5--7--7-----3----3------5--7--7-----5----5------5--7--7-----3----3--|
|-0--3--5--5-----------------3--5--5-----------------3--5--5-------------|

|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|
|--------------7--7--7--|
|---5--7--7----7--7--7--|
|---3--5--5----5--5--5--|

"Said you came from Memphis..." (main verses and choruses)
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|*---------------5----5------------------7----7------------------5----5--|
|*---------------5----5------------------7----7------------------5----5--|
|----5--7--7-----3----3------5--7--7-----5----5------5--7--7-----3----3--|
|-0--3--5--5-----------------3--5--5-----------------3--5--5-------------|

                       1st          2nd          3rd          4th
|------------|------------|------------|------------|------------|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|------------|
|------------|--5----7---*|--9----9---*|--5----7---*|------------|
|------------|--5----7---*|--9----9---*|--5----7---*|--7----7----|
|---5--7--7--|--3----5----|--7----7----|--3----5----|--7----7----|
|---3--5--5--|------------|--0----0----|------------|--5----5----|





(1:07) "Hey girl now.............."
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-4-------7--------4--------9-9------4--------7--------4--------9----9-|
|-4-------7--------4--------9-9------4--------7--------4--------9----9-|
|-2---x-x-5----x-0-2----x-x-7-7-xx-0-2----x-x-5----x-0-2--------7----7-|
|---------------------------0-0---------------------------------0----0-|

                                      "Wait 'til we start to move..."
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---4-------7--------4--------9-9----5---------------7-----------------|
|---4-------7--------4--------9-9----5-5-7-5-5-5-7-5-7-7-9-7-7-7-9-7---|
|-0-2---x-x-5----x-x-2----x-x-7-7----3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
|-----------------------------0-0--------------------------------------|


(1:21) "May sound funny but you gave it to me..."
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|------------------------------8-|-h9-----10------8h9------------|
|--9------10------8h9------10----|----10------10-------10--8--8--|
|-----10------10-------10--------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|

"I didn't even like it."
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|------------------------------8-|-h9------10------8h9------------|
|-h9------10------8h9------10----|-----10------10-------10--8--8--|
|-----10------10-------10--------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


(1:28) "May sound funny but you gave it to me..."
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|------------------------------8-|-h9-----10------8h9------------|
|-h9------10------8h9------10----|----10------10-------10--8--6--|
|----10-------10-------10--------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|

"Now I've got to live without it."
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------------------9--|
|-h7-----8-----6h7-----8--8-|-h9------10------8-h9----------|
|-----8-----8-------8-------|-----10------10--------10------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|

(1:35) BRIDGE            play 3 times
|------------------------------------|--------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------5---2---|
|*-5-----------3--5--5---3----------*|--4-4-4-h5-4--4-4-5-----4-|
|*-5-----------3--5--5---3--3-3-3-3-*|--5-5-5-------5-5-------5-|
|--3-----------1--3--3---1--3-3-3-3--|--5-5-5-------5-5-------5-|
|---------------------------1-1-1-1--|--3---------------------3-|

Back to main verse ("Get on down to Atlanta....")






(2:33) 2nd time for "May sound funny but you gave it to me..."
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|------------------------------8-|-h9-----10------8h9------------|
|--9------10------8h9------10----|----10------10-------10--8--8--|
|-----10------10-------10--------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|

"I didn't even like it."
|--------------------------------|-----------------12-12-12-12---|
|--------------------------------|-----------------8--8--8--8----|
|------------------------------8-|-h9------10--------------------|
|-h9------10------8h9------10----|-----10------10--------------8-|
|-----10------10-------10--------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|


(2:40)"May sound funny but you gave it to me..."
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|------------------------------8-|-h9-----10------8h9------------|
|-h9------10------8h9------10----|----10------10-------10--10----|
|-----10------10-------10--------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|

"Now I've got to live without it."
|-8-8-8-p6---------6-h8-p6-----|----2nd finger------------------|
|-8-8-8-p6---------6-h8-p6-----|---/----------------------------|
|------------------------------|--/--------------------------9--|
|------------------------------|-8-/9-----10------8-h9----------|
|------------------------------|------10------10--------10------|
|------------------------------|--------------------------------|







(3:01) Solo
|------------------------------------------------------------------15------|
|------15--15------15~~~~-17--17b------17b~~~~~~~~~~p15----------------15--|
|-/16----------16--------------(1/2)--------------------17-15h16-----------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(If you don't have 22 frets, see 21-fret version of these two lines below)
|-18b--------18b--r--p15---------15--------------------22b-------22b-~~~~--|
|--(1/2)-----------------18--17------18b~~~~~~~~~~~-----(full)-------------|
|------------------------/-----------(full)--------------------------------|
|-----------------------/--------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------/---------------------------------------------------|
|-------------personal note: strike this note down-------------------------|


|22--20--22--18b-------------------------------------15-----------15-------|
|-----------(1/2)-20--18--22-p20--20~~~\--0-------15----18p15--------18p15-|
|-------------------------------------------15h17-------------17b----------|
|------------------------------------------------------------(full)--------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

\/ *  *  *  *  alternate, 21-fret version *  *  *  *  \/ 
*-18b--------18b--r--p15---------15------------------21b-------21b-~~~~~~--*
*--(1/2)-----------------18--17------18b~~~~~~~~-----(1-1/2 step)----------*
*------------------------------------(full)--------------------------------*
*--------------------------------------------------------------------------*
*--------------------------------------------------------------------------*
*--------------------------------------------------------------------------*

*21--19--21--18b----------17-p15--15~~~\-------------15-----------15-------*
*-\---\---|-(1/2)-20--18------------------0-------15----18p15--------18p15-*
*--\---\--|---------------------------------15h17-------------17b----------*
*---\---\-|--------------------------------------------------(full)--------*
*----\---\|play while string is bent 1/2 step------------------------------*
*--------------------------------------------------------------------------*
/\ *  *  *  *  alternate, 21-fret version *  *  *  *  /\ 

|-18p15-15--------------15-------------------------------------------------|
|-------15-------18b------------18p15----15--------------------------------|
|---------------(full)----------------17----15~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\-----------|
|-----------------------------------------(1-1/2 step vibrato)-------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(3:15)
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-17b----r--17b---slow release-17b~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---15--17--b(18)17-r-|
|--(3/4step--(3/4)--------------(3/4)--------------------------------------|
|----bend)-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|




|-------------------------------------------------------------------6p3---|
|-18--17--b(18)17-r-b-r-p15----------------------0--/8~~~~~~~~-----x6p3---|
|-----------------------17-15b------------------------------------x-------|
|------------------------------17~~~~~~~~~~\---------------------x--------|
|-------------------------------(1step vibrato)----------grace notes------|
|-------------------------------------------------------(gliss pick)------|



|--3-------3--------------------6p3-------3-------------------------------|
|--3-------3---6p3--------6p3----------3-----6p3------3-------------------|
|------5b------------5----------------------------5------6p5--3-----3-----|
|-----(1stp)-----------------------------------------------------5--------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-3~~~~~~~~~~~5--------3---------5---------3----------5b-----------r------|
|--(1step vibrato)------------------------------(full step bend)----------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|--3--------5~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-----------------|
|-----------(1step vibrato)-------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|

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