Black Sabbath – Paranoid tab

In a previous article, bpatr@ntua.gr (Babis Patrikakis) says:
 
 
                       PARANOID - BLACK SABBATH
 
 The following chords are the only ones used in this song (G2 means
 only an alternative formation for G, it's not Gsus2 or something).
 
E D G C G2 ------------------------------- ------------------------12----- ------------12----10----12----- 14----12----12----10----12----- 14----12----10----8------------ 12----10-----------------------
Here are the rhythm figures used in the song (2'-' = 8th note) FIGURE 1A E-E-E-E-E-E-E-E-|E-E-E-E-E-E-E-E-|D-D-D-D-D-D-D-D-|G-D-----E---G2--| FIGURE 1B E-E-E-E-E-E-E-E-|E-E-E-E-E-E-E-E-|D-D-D-D-D-D-D-D-|G-D-----E-------| FIGURE 2 E---------------|C-------D-------|E-E-E-E-E-E-E-E-|E-E-E-E-E-E-E-E-| FIGURE 3 E---------------|----------------|D---------------|----------------|
INTRO (4'-' = 8th note) --------------------------------|--------------------------------| --------------------------------|--------------------------------| --------------------------------|--------------------------------| --------------------------------|--------12-h14----------12------| (12)h14-----(12)h14-----(12)h14-|12-h14----------12-h14------14--| 12----------12----------12------|--------------------------------|
KEY: h = hammer on (12) = this note hardly takes time to sound Finally, song flow and lyrics (Figure 1 = Figure 1A + Figure 1B) [INTRO] X4 w/Figure 1 Finished with my woman cause she couldn't help me with my mind People think I'm insane because I am frowning all the time [Figure 2] X2 w/Figure 1 All day long I think of things but nothing seems to satisfy Think I'll lose my mind if I don't find something to pacify w/Figure 3 Can you help me? Are you for my brain? Oh yeah! [Figure 1A] X2 w/Figure 1 I need someone to show me the things in life that I can't find I can't see the things that make true happiness I must be blind [Solo over Figure 1A] [Figure 1A] X2 w/Figure 1 Make a joke and I will sigh and you will laugh and I will cry Happiness I cannot feel and love to me is so unreal [Figure 2] X2 w/Figure 1A And so as you hear these words telling you now of my state I tell you to enjoy life I wish i could but it's too late [Figure 1] Date: Sat, 4 Jan 1997 22:25:40 -0500 (EST) From: lordcope@magi.com Subject: TAB: Paranoid (solo) by Black Sabbath The file for "Paranoid" by Black Sabbath already exists at OLGA. It includes the tab and chords and lists these three authors: Babis Patrikakis (bpatr@ntua.gr), Steve Portigal (steve@snowhite.cis.uoguelph.ca) and Ric Kelly (ric@achenar.demon.co.uk). However, this file does not contain the solo, which I have tabbed here. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Guitar solo to "Paranoid", by Black Sabbath Played by Tony Iommi on the album "Paranoid" Transcribed by Annie Lord (lordcope@magi.com)
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +e|-------------------|-------------------|----------------------|B|-------------------|-------------------|----------------------|G|-12p9----9---------|-----9----9--------|----------------------|D|------12-----------|-------12---12-9---|----------------------|A|-------------------|-------------------|-10h12-10h12-10\7-7---|E|-------------------|-------------------|----------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +e|------------------|------------------|---------------------------|B|------------------|------------------|-----8-10-10b12r10p8-10b12=|G|------------------|----------7h9-9---|-7-9-----------------------|D|------------------|------7h9---------|---------------------------|A|-10-7---7---------|-7h10-------------|---------------------------|E|------------------|------------------|---------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + e|-------------------|--------------------|-------------------|B|=r10p8-10--8-------|--------------17-15-|-17----17----17-15-|G|-------------9-9-9-|-7-9-9-9-9/16-------|-------------------|D|-------------------|--------------------|-------------------|A|-------------------|--------------------|-------------------|E|-------------------|--------------------|-------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +e|-17b19-17b19-17b19r17p15-17p15----|-15p12----------------------------|B|-------------------------------17-|-------15-15p12-------------------|G|----------------------------------|----------------14-12-14-14p12----|D|----------------------------------|-------------------------------14-|A|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +e|--------------------------|-----------------------------------|B|--------------------------|-----------------------------------|G|-12----12-14b16r14-12-----|-14b16--12h14p12----12-------------|D|----14--------------------|-----------------14----14----------|A|--------------------------|--------------------------12h13h14-|E|--------------------------|-----------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 e|-----------------------------|---------------------|-------------|B|-----------------------------|---------------------|-------------|G|-----------------------------|-----------12--------|-------------|D|-12--------------------------|-12--12-14----14-12--|-14-12----14-|A|-----14-12-14p12----12h13h14-|---------------------|-------------|E|-----------------15----------|---------------------|-------------|
tablature explanation: b--> bend (to the equivalent of the next number) r--> release bend h--> hammer-on p--> pull-off =--> hold bend /--> slide up \--> slide down notes: -All the notes are held until the next note is played, except for the last note, which is staccato. -The numbers on top of the tab indicate the beat, so you know approximately the length of each note. However, it's probably easier to just listen to the song.
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