Blue Oyster Cult - Cities On Flame With Rock And Roll tab

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CITIES ON FLAME WITH ROCK AND ROLL
As recorded by Blue Oyster Cult
(From the 1972 Album BLUE OYSTER CULT)

Transcribed by slayde


Words and Music by Sandy Pearlman, Donald Roeser and Albert Bouchard

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Untitled'

   Intro
    Q=90
    N.C.
   4/4
    Gtr I
    Q  Q  E E Q    S S S S S  S  S S  S  S S S T T S S S
||---------------|----------------------------------------||||o--------------|---------------------------------------o||||---------------|-----------(4)-----(2)------------------||||---------------|------------4-------2------2------------||||o--------------|-----0-3-4-----3-4-----3-4---3p2p0-----o||||--2--5--2------|---2-------------------------------2-0--||
Q Q S S T T S S S S S +T +T S S S S S S S S S S S T T S S S|--------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||-------------------4-4----------|---------------------------------------------||---------4b5r4p2---4-4-2-4b5.5==|=(4)r(4)---------(4)-----(2)-----------------||-----------------4--------------|------------------4-------2------2-----------||--------------------------------|-----------0-3-4-----3-4-----3-4---3p2p0-----||-2--5--2------------------------|---------2-------------------------------2-0-|
Q Q S S T T S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S T T S S S|---------------------------|---------------------------------------|||-------------------4-4-2---|---------------------------------------|||---------4b5r4p2---4-4-2-0-|-----------(4)-----(2)-----------------|||-----------------4---------|------------4-------2------2-----------|||---------------------------|-----0-3-4-----3-4-----3-4---3p2p0-----|||-2--5--2-------------------|---2-------------------------------2-0-||
First Verse (F#m) (E) Q E E E a Q E Q E E E a E +Q Q E E E a E +Q Q E E E a E +Q|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------||-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------||-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------||-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------||----------2h4----|----------2h4-(4)--|----------0h2-(2)--|----------0h2-(2)---||-2--5-2--------0-|-2--5-2------------|-0--4-0------------|-0--4-0-------------|
(F#m) Q E E E a Q +E Q E E E a E +Q|-------------------|-------------------||-------------------|-------------------||-------------------|-------------------||-------------------|-------------------||----------2h4--(4)-|----------2h4-(4)--||-2--5-2------------|-2--5-2------------|
(E) Q E E E a E +Q Q E E E a E +Q|-------------------|--------------------|||-------------------|--------------------|||-------------------|--------------------|||-------------------|--------------------|||----------0h2-(2)--|----------0h2-(2)---|||-0--4-0------------|-0--4-0-------------||
First Chorus (D) (A) E S S S S S S S S S S S E. E S S S S S S E S S S S S S|--------------------------------|-------------------------------||-----10---9-7---10---9----------|-2-----------------------------||-----10---9-7---10---9-------7--|-2-4-2-------------------------||-----10---9-7---10---9---8h9-7--|-------4-2-----2-2-----2-4-(2)-||--------------------------------|-----------4-2-0-0-3h4---------||-/10----------------------------|-------------------------------|
(B) E S S S S S S S S s S E +S +S S E S S S S S e E Q|------------------------------------|-------2----------------|||------------------------------------|---4-----4-4-4-4-4------|||-----------4-------4-4-4b6==(4)r(4)-|---4b6---4-2-4-2-4------|||-4-4-4-----4---4-6------------------|-----------------4------|||-2-2-2-5h6---6----------------------|------------------------|||------------------------------------|------------------------||
N.C. Q Q E E Q S S S S S S S S S S S S T T S S S|--------------|---------------------------------------||--------------|---------------------------------------||--------------|-----------(4)-----(2)-----------------||--------------|------------4-------2------2-----------||--------------|-----0-3-4-----3-4-----3-4---3p2p0-----||-2--5--2------|---2-------------------------------2-0-|
4/4 Q Q E E +S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S T T S S S|---------------------2-|-2-------------------------------------||---------------------2-|-2-------------------------------------||---------4b5r(4)p2-----|-----------(4)-----(2)-----------------||-------------------4---|------------4-------2------2-----------||-----------------------|-----0-3-4-----3-4-----3-4---3p2p0-----||-2--5--2---------------|---2-------------------------------2-0-|
Second Verse (F#m) (E) Q E E E a Q E Q E E E a E +Q Q E E E a E +Q Q E E E a E +Q|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------||-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------||-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------||-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------||----------2h4----|----------2h4-(4)--|----------0h2-(2)--|----------0h2-(2)---||-2--5-2--------0-|-2--5-2------------|-0--4-0------------|-0--4-0-------------|
(F#m) Q E E E a Q +E Q E E E a E +Q|-------------------|-------------------||-------------------|-------------------||-------------------|-------------------||-------------------|-------------------||----------2h4--(4)-|----------2h4-(4)--||-2--5-2------------|-2--5-2------------|
(E) Q E E E a E +Q Q E E E a E +Q|-------------------|--------------------|||-------------------|--------------------|||-------------------|--------------------|||-------------------|--------------------|||----------0h2-(2)--|----------0h2-(2)---|||-0--4-0------------|-0--4-0-------------||
Second Chorus (D) ~ S S S S E S S S E S S S S S|------------------------------------||-----------------------10-----------||-----7---7-----7-9b11==(9)r-9-7---7-||-7h9---9---7h9------------------9---||------------------------------------||------------------------------------|
(A) E S S S S E +S S T T S S S S S|-----------------------------10----------------------||----------10----10b12==(10)-(10)-10r10p8-10-8-10-12--||-----9h11----11--------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------||-(0)-------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------|
(B) E S S E S T +T S S S S S S S S|------------------14----------------------------------||-12-12-12-14b16==(14)-14r(14)p12-12-14-12----12----12-||------------------------------------------13----13----||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------|
S S S S S S S S E E Q|---------14---------14-14-14-14-14---------||-14b16==(14)r-14-12-14-12-14-12-14b16------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|
N.C. Q Q E E Q S S S S S S S S S S S S T T S S S|--------------|-------------------------------------||--------------|-------------------------------------||--------------|-----------4-----(2)-----------------||--------------|-----------4------2------2-----------||--------------|-----0-3-4---3-4-----3-4---3p2p0-----||-2--5--2------|---2-----------------------------2-0-|
Q Q E E Q S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|--------------|---------------------------------|||--------------|---------------------------------|||--------------|-----------4-----2---4---2---2-4-|||--------------|-----------4-----2---4---2-4-----|||--------------|-----0-3-4---3-4---4---4---------|||-2--5--2------|---2-----------------------------||
Guitar Solo 1 N.C. a E E +E a S S S S E +S S S S|-----------------------------2--------||-----5-(5)---------------------2-5b7==||-4s6-------6s4-2-4-2-4b6-(4)----------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|
|---3---|
+E S S T +T T S S S S S S S S S S S|------------------------------------------||-(5)r-2-----------------------------------||--------2-4b6r(4)p2---2---------2---------||--------------------4---4-2-4-4-2---------||------------------------------4---4-3-2-0-||------------------------------------------|
E. +S S S S S T T S +E S E S|---------5-5-5-5----------------14-------14-||---------5-5-5-5---x-17b19-(17)----17b19----||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||-2--(2)\------------------------------------|
|----3-----|
T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T S +S S T +T T S S S|-17p14----(14)-17-14----(14)-17p14-------17p14-------17p14------------14------------------------||-------17------------17------------17p14-------14-17-------14----(14)---------------------14-16-||-----------------------------------------------------------16b18-(16)----16b18r(16)p14----14-16-||---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------16-------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
S S S S S S S S S E S +E S a S|----------------------------------------2-----||-14-14-14----14-14-14----14---------------5s7-||-14-14-14----14-14-14----14-----4b6-(4)-------||----------16----------16----16\---------------||----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------|
+E S S E S S S S S S S S T T S|---------7b9-7-5-7-----------------||-(7)-5-------------5-7---5---------||-------6---------------6---6-5s4-2-||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------|
S S S S S T T S S S E S S S S S E S S S S E S S S S S S S S|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------|||-4-----------------2---------------|-4b5------------------------------|||-4---2h3-----------2-----------2---|-4b5-4-2-4-2-4b6rp2---------------|||---4-----4-----2-----------4-4---4-|--------------------4-2-----------|||-----------3h4---4-----------------|------------------------4-3-2-0---|||---------------------4b5r2---------|--------------------------------0-||
4/4 Q Q E E Q S S S S S S S S S S S S T T S S S||---------------|----------------------------------------||||o--------------|---------------------------------------o||||---------------|-----------(4)-----(2)------------------||||---------------|------------4-------2------2------------||||o--------------|-----0-3-4-----3-4-----3-4---3p2p0-----o||||--2--5--2------|---2-------------------------------2-0--||
Third Verse (F#m) Q E E E a E +Q Q E E E a E +Q||--------------------|-------------------|||o-------------------|-------------------|||--------------------|-------------------|||--------------------|-------------------|||o----------2h4-(4)--|----------2h4-(4)--|||--2--5-2------------|-2--5-2------------|
(E) Q E E E a E +Q Q E E E a E +Q|-------------------|--------------------|||-------------------|-------------------o|||-------------------|--------------------|||-------------------|--------------------|||----------0h2-(2)--|----------0h2-(2)--o|||-0--4-0------------|-0--4-0-------------||
Third Chorus (D) ~ Q +S E. E +E S S E|-----------------------------||--------------10--(10)-------||--------9b11==(9)--(9)r7-9-7-||-7--(7)----------------------||-5--(5)----------------------||-----------------------------|
(A) E S S S S E +S S T T S S S S S|-----------------------------10---------------------||----------10----10b12==(10)-(10)-10r10p8-10-8-10-12-||-----9h11----11-------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||-(0)------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------|
E S S E S S E S T +T S S S S|---------------------------14----------------------||-12-12-12-12-12-12-14b16==(14)-14r(14)p12-12-14-10-||-------------------------------------------------9-||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
+S S S S S S S S a E E Q|------------------------------------|||-(10)-10-10-10-10-9-10-9-10s12------|||--(9)--9--9--9--9-9--9-9------------|||------------------------------------|||------------------------------------|||------------------------------------||
N.C. Q Q E E Q S S S S S S S S S S S S T T S S S|--------------|-----------------------------------||--------------|-----------------------------------||--------------|-----------4-----2-----------------||--------------|-----------4-----2-----2-----------||--------------|-----0-3-4---3-4---3-4---3p2p0-----||-2--5--2------|---2---------------------------2-0-|
4/4 2/4 |-3-| |-3-|
Q Q E E Q S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E Q|--------------|---------------------------------------|-----------||--------------|---------------------------------------|-----------||--------------|-----------4-----2---------4p2---5p4p2-|-4-6-------||--------------|-----------4-----2-------------4-------|-----------||--------------|-----0-3-4---3-4---3-4-(0)-------------|-----------||-2--5--2------|---2-----------------------------------|-----------|
4/4 3/4 |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S E S S S e|---------------------------------------|-------------8p7p5---||---------------------------------------|-------5-7---------7-||-----------4-----2---------4p2---5p4p2-|-4-6-----------------||-----------4-----2-------------4-------|---------------------||-----0-3-4---3-4---3-4-(0)-------------|---------------------||---2-----------------------------------|---------------------|
Double Time Q=180(8=s8) (E) (F#m) 4/4 4/4 |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
H.. +S S E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E 4x|---------------2-||--5p4p2-5p4p2-4p2p0-4p2p0-|---------------------------|||-5---------(5)---||o-------------------------|-5p4p2-5p4p2-5p4p2-5p4p2--o|||-----------------||--------------------------|---------------------------|||-----------------||--------------------------|---------------------------|||-----------------||o-------------------------|--------------------------o|||-----------------||--------------------------|---------------------------||
Guitar Solo 2 |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
H.. E +W Q E E e E E E E E +Q E E E E E E E E|--------------|------------|--------2----------------|------------------------||-2---------/4-|-(4)--------|----------5-4-2----------|---------------------2--||-2---------/4-|-(4)--------|----4b6---------4-2-4b6==|=(4)r--4p2-4p2---2---2--||-2---------/4-|-(4)--------|-------------------------|---------------4---4-2--||--------------|------------|-------------------------|------------------------||--------------|------------|-------------------------|------------------------|
+H.. E +H.. E E E a E E E Q E E E E E E Q +E|---------------|--------------|------------------|-------------------------||-(2)--------/4-|-(4)----------|---5-------4-2----|-------------------------||-(2)--------/4-|-(4)--------4s|=6---6s4-2-4-2----|---(4)-(4)---(4)---------||-(2)--------/4-|-(4)----------|------------------|----4---4-----4--6--(6)/-||---------------|--------------|----------------4s|=6---------6-------------||---------------|--------------|------------------|-------------------------|
~~~~ |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--|
E E E +Q E E E +E E E E E +E E E E E E E E|----------------------------------|------------------------------------||----------------------------------|------------------------------------||----------------------------------|------------------------------------||-/16p14-16-(16)--16p14-16-(16)-14-|-16p14-16-(16)-14-16p14-16p14-16p14-||----------------------------------|------------------------------------||----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|---3----| |-----3-----|
Q Q Q Q Q E E +Q H E E|--------------------------------|--------------------17b19===||-------------------------17b19==|=(17)r--17b19----14---------||-16b17-16-14-16b17-16p14--------|----------------------------||--------------------------------|----------------------------||--------------------------------|----------------------------||--------------------------------|----------------------------|
|--3--|
Q +E +E E E E E E|-17r=(17)b19r(17)-16h17p16-14--------||------------------------------17b19==||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|
|--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |3-|
+Q E +E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E Q|----------------------------|------------------------------------||-(17)--17r(17)--------------|------------------------------------||---------------16b18r=16-14-|-16p14-16p14-16p14-16p14-16p14-16\--||----------------------------|------------------------------------||----------------------------|------------------------------------||----------------------------|------------------------------------|
|-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3--|
Q Q Q Q Q Q E E E E E E E E E E E E Q Q Q Q Q Q|-----------2-|-5p4p2-5p4p2-5p4p2-5p4p2-|-2-4-5-7-9-11\-||-----2-4-5---|-------------------------|---------------||-2-4---------|-------------------------|---------------||-------------|-------------------------|---------------||-------------|-------------------------|---------------||-------------|-------------------------|---------------|
Outro Half Time Q=90 N.C. |-3-| |-3-|
Q Q E E Q S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|--------------|---------------------------------------||--------------|---------------------------------------||--------------|-----------4-----2---------4p2---5p4p2-||--------------|-----------4-----2-------------4-------||--------------|-----0-3-4---3-4---3-4-(0)-------------||-2--5--2------|---2-----------------------------------|
(E) F#5 3/4 4/4 |-3-| S S E S S E S S S e Q Q Q Q S S E Q H|-------------8p7p5---|-------------|---------------*||-------5-7---------7-|-5--5--5--5--|---------------*||-4-6-----------------|-------------|---------------*||---------------------|-------------|-4-4-----------*||---------------------|-------------|-4-4-----------*||---------------------|-------------|-2-2-----------*|
Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff Tablature Legend ---------------- h - hammer-on p - pull-off b - bend pb - pre-bend r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere") s - legato slide S - shift slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \n - tremolo bar down n/ - tremolo bar up /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls <> - volume swell (louder/softer) x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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