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                                 DON'T BE AFRAID
                              As recorded by Boston
                      (From the 1978 Album DON,T LOOK BACK)

Words and Music by Tom Schotz
Transcribed by Tone Jone's

         N.C.                  A5                   D5                   D6
      0 0 0 0 0 0          x 0 2 2 x x          x x 0 2 x x          x x 0 4 x x

          E5                   E6                   B5                   C#5
      x x 2 4 x x          x x 2 6 x x          x 2 4 4 x x          x 4 6 6 x x

          F#5                   A                    D                   C5
      x x 4 6 x x          x 0 2 2 2 0          x x 0 2 3 2          x 3 5 x x x

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Dist Gtr.'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Dist Gtr.'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Dist Gtr.'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Gtr Solo'

 Intro
  Moderate Rock Q=120
  A5                              A5
 4/4
  Gtr I
  E E Q       H                   E E Q        H
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  / /                             / /

Gtrs II, III E E S S S S S +S S S E E E E E S S S +S S E S S S|-------------------------------|------------------------------||-------------------------------|----------5-5-----------------||-2-2-----2-x-4b6r(4)-2---2-4b6-|-2-2-4b6======4r(4)---2-4p2---||-2-2-2-4---------------4-------|-2-2----------------4-------4-||-0-0---------------------------|-0-0--------------------------||-------------------------------|------------------------------|
A5 A5 E E Q H E E Q H | | | | / / / / |---3---| |-3-|
E E S S E E S S S +S E Q q q q q q|----------------5-5---------|------------------|||----------------------------|-----2---3-4-5-6--|||-2-2-----2-4b6======4r(4)-2-|------------------|||-2-2-2-4--------------------|------------------|||-0-0------------------------|------------------|||----------------------------|------------------||
D5 D6 D5 E5 E6A5 B5 C#5 E E E E E E E E +Q E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~~~~~~~~~ Q E E E E E E E E +H Q|------------------------|----5-(5)---------------||--------10--------------|------------------------||-9b11------9b11---9---7-|--6---(6)---(6)-------7-||------------------------|----------------9-7h9---||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------| Q +Q +E E S S E
D5 D6 D5 E5 E6A5 B5 C#5 E E E E E E E E Q E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtr II ~~ |-3-| Q E E E E E S S S Q E +E Q. E|----------------------------|---------------------||--------10------------------|-------------------5-||-9b11------9b11---9---7h9p7s|=6--4b6r(4)-2--------||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------|
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| Gtr III| ~~| |-3-|| Q E E E E E S S S Q E +E Q. E|--------10------------------|---------------------||-----------9b10---9---7h9p7s|=5-----------------9-||-9b11-----------------------|----7b9r(7)-6--------||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------|
D5 D6 D5 E5 E6 E5 E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / |-3--| |--3--|
E S S S E E E S S S E E|-----------------------------------||--7-5h=7p5-----7--9--7h=9p=7-----9-||------------7-----------------9----||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------|
| | |-3--| |--3--|
| E S S S E E E S S S E E|-----------------------------------||-10-9h10p9----10-12-10h12p10----12-||-----------11----------------13----||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------|
F#5 D5 A D E E E E +H H. Q | | | | | | | / / / / / / / ~~~~~~~~~~~~ |--3--|
E S S S E E +E E E E H. Q|--------------------------------------|--------------||-10--9h10p=9-----9b10===(9)-----------|--------------||-------------11--------------------11-|--9-----------||--------------------------------------|--------------||--------------------------------------|--------------||--------------------------------------|----------9\--|
| | ~~~~~ | |--3--|
| E S S S E E +E +E E E H. Q|--------------------------------------|--------------||-14-12h14p12----17b19==(17)r(17)---15-|-14-----------||-------------14-----------------------|--------------||--------------------------------------|--------------||--------------------------------------|--------------||--------------------------------------|----------9\--|
A D A A5 D5 C#5 H H E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / /
E. S S S S S S S S +S S S S S E E Q H|-------------------5---------------|-----------------|||-----------------------------------|-2---------------|||--------2---2-4b6====4r(4)-2h4p2---|-2---------------|||-2--2h4---4----------------------4-|-2---------------|||-----------------------------------|-0---------------|||-----------------------------------|-----------------||
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| E. S S S S S S S S +S S S S S E E Q H|-------------------5---------------|-----------------|||-----------------------------------|-2---------------|||--------2---2-4b6====4r(4)-2h4p2---|-2---------------|||-2--2h4---4----------------------4-|-2---------------|||-----------------------------------|-0---------------|||-----------------------------------|-----------------||
Verse D5 D6D5E5 E6A5 B5 C#5 D5 D6D5E5 E6A5 E E E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtr II W W W|-------------------|----------------|---------------------||-------------------|----------------|---------------------||-------------------|----------------|---------------------||-------------------|----------------|---------------------||-------------------|----------------|---------------------||-------------------|----------------|---------------------|
B5 C#5 D5 D6D5E5 E6E5 F#5 D5 Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E +H | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
W W W|----------------|-----------------|---------------|||----------------|-----------------|---------------|||----------------|-----------------|---------------|||----------------|-----------------|---------------|||----------------|-----------------|---------------|||----------------|-----------------|---------------||
Pre-Chorus $ A D A5 D5 E5 Gtr I H. Q E E E E E E E S S H. +E S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / o / / / / / / x x
W W W||-------------|-------------------|----------------|||o------------|-------------------|----------------|||-------------|-------------------|----------------|||-------------|-------------------|----------------|||o------------|-------------------|----------------|||-------------|-------------------|----------------|
E5 D5 D5 H. +E S S H. +E S S W | | | | | | | | | / / x x / / x x /
W W W|----------------|----------------|------|||----------------|----------------|------|||----------------|----------------|------|||----------------|----------------|------|||----------------|----------------|------|||----------------|----------------|------||
Chorus N.C. Gtr I E S S E E +E E S S E E S S E E +E E S S E|------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------||---------2-(2)----------|---------2-(2)---------||-------2-2-(2)-2-4p2----|-------2-2-(2)-2-4p2---||-0-3h4---------------4\-|-0-3h4---------------2-||------------------------|-----------------------|
N.C. E E S S E E S S E E +E E S S S S +S S S +S S S S S|---------------------|----------------------5---------------||---------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------|-----------2-4b6==(4)---4r(4)-2h4p2---||---------5-------7-2-|-(2)-2-2h4--------------------------4-||-3-3-5s7---5-7s9---0-|-(0)-0--------------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------------------|
N.C. Gtr I E S S E E +E E S S E E S S E E +E E S S E|------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------||---------2-(2)----------|---------2-(2)---------||-------2-2-(2)-2-4p2----|-------2-2-(2)-2-4p2---||-0-3h4---------------4\-|-0-3h4---------------2-||------------------------|-----------------------|
1.,3. To Coda Gtr II |-3-| |-3-|
H Q E E Q q q q q Q|-----------------------|-----------------|||-----------------------|-----------------|||-------------------5b6-|---6-7-8-9-5b6---|||-----------------------|-----------------|||-----------------------|-----------------|||-----------------------|-----------------||
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| Gtr II| E E S S E E S S E E W|-----------------------|-----------------|||-----------------------|-----------------|||-----------------------|-----------------|||---------5-------7-2---|-----------------|||-3-3-5s7---5-7s9---0---|-----------------|||-----------------------|-----------------||
Verse D5 D6D5E5 E6A5 B5 C#5 D5 D6D5E5 E6A5 Gtr I E E E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtr II W +E S S E E +E E E +E W|-5-----------------|--------------------5-------|----------------------||-------------------|----------------------------|----------------------||-2-----------------|-(2)-----2-4b6==(4)---4r(4)-|-2--------------------||-------------------|-----2h4--------------------|----------------------||-------------------|----------------------------|----------------------||-------------------|----------------------------|----------------------|
B5 C#5 D5 D6D5E5 E6E5 F#5 D5 Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E +H | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
> E S S S S E S S S +S S S S S W +W|------------------5----------------|-----------------|----------------|||-----------------------------------|-----------------|---------------o|||-2-----2---2-4b6====4r(4)-2h4p2----|-2---------------|-(2)------------|||---2h4---4----------------------4--|-----------------|----------------|||-----------------------------------|-----------------|---------------o|||-----------------------------------|-----------------|----------------||
Guitar Solo 2. A5 Gtr II H Q E E +W W | | / /
Gtr IV ~~~~ H Q E E Q H. Q S S E +Q. E|---------------------|-------------||--------------------------------||---------------------|-------------||-17s====12s14-14-(14)-------15s=||-------------------2s|=21s=5/------||--------------14-(14)-----------||---------------------|-------------||--------------------------------||---------------------|-------------||--------------------------------||---------------------|-------------||--------------------------------|
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| Gtr I| E E S S E E S S E E W E S S E E +E E S S E|---------------------|-------------||--------------------------------||---------------------|-------------||--------------------------------||---------------------|-------------||---------------2--(2)-----------||---------5-------7-2-|-------------||---------2-----2--(2)-2-4p2-----||-3-3-5s7---5-7s9---0-|-------------||--0-3h4----------------------4\-||---------------------|-------------||--------------------------------|
W |--------3--------|
E S S E E Q Q E E|-17-17-17-17-19s21-----------19s==21--||-17-17-17-17--------------------------||--------------------------------------||----------------------19--------------||--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|
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| E S S E E +E E S S E|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||--------------2-(2)-------------------||-----------2--2-(2)-2----4p2----------||--0--3h=4-----------------------2-----||--------------------------------------|
|-----3-----|
+Q. E a Q Q Q E E E E Q +Q|-(21)-----------------------------|---------------------------------------------||----------------------------------|--------14s==13------------------------------||--------------13s12---12-----12---|-12s=14-14S==13s=====14----------(14)\-------||----------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||----------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||----------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
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| E E S S E E S S E E +E E S S S S +S S S +S S S S S|----------------------------------|-------------------------5-------------------||----------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||----------------------------------|--------------2-4b6==(4)---4r(4)---2h==4p2---||------------5--------------7----2-|-(2)--2--2h4-------------------------------4-||---3--3-5s7-------5-7s===9------0-|-(0)--0--------------------------------------||----------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
Q E a E +H|---------------------------------------||---------12s14-(14)\-------------------||---------12S14-(14)\-------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|
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| Gtrs I, II| E S S E E +E E S +S S S|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||-------------2--(2)--4b6-4b6r(4)p2-----||-------2-----2--(2)----------------4---||-0-3h4---------------------------------||---------------------------------------|
Q E a E H|----------------------------------||---------12s14\-14\---------------||---------12S14\-14\---------------||----------------------------------||----------------------------------||----------------------------------|
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| W|----------------------------------||----------------------------------||----------------------------------||----------------------------------||----------------------------------||----------------------------------|
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| Gtr II| E S S E E +E E S +S E|----------------------------------||----------------------------------||-------------2--(2)-4b6-4b6r(4)p2-||-------2-----2--(2)---------------||-0-3h4----------------------------||----------------------------------|
Gtr II |--3--| |--3--|
E E S S S E E S S S E E +W +W|----------------1-2h3p==2p=0----|------------|--------|||-5-3-1h3p==1p=0--------------\3-|-(3)--------|-(3)----|||--------------------------------|------------|--------|||--------------------------------|------------|--------|||--------------------------------|------------|--------|||--------------------------------|------------|--------||
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| E E S S E E S S E E +W +W|--------------------------------|------------|--------|||--------------------------------|------------|--------|||--------------5------------7----|------------|--------|||-3-3-5s==7------5-7s==9-------5-|-(5)--------|-(5)----|||------------------------------5-|-(5)--------|-(5)----|||------------------------------3-|-(3)--------|-(3)----||
| | Gtr III | |--3--| |--3--|
| E E S S S E E S S S E E +W +W|--------------------------------|------------|--------|||--------------------------------|------------|--------|||-5-4-4h5p==4----7-5h7p==5\p4--2-|-(2)--------|-(2)----|||-------------\5-----------------|------------|--------|||--------------------------------|------------|--------|||--------------------------------|------------|--------||
Bridge A D5 Gtr I Gtrs II, III E E Q H H Q E E | | | / / / Gtrs II, III Gtr IV |------3------|
E E Q H H a Q a Q a Q|-5-5---------|----------------------------||-5-5---------|----------------------------||-6-6---------|------11s12-11s12---11s12---||-7-7---------|----------------------------||-7-7---------|----------------------------||-5-5---------|----------------------------|
A5 D5 E E Q H H Q E E | | | / / /
a Q Q S S E a E S S E Q. +H|-----------------------------------|--------------------||-----------------14----------------|----14----(14)------||-12h14\p==7/h=14----14-12s14-14-14-|-14-14----(14)------||-----------------------------------|--------------------||-----------------------------------|--------------------||-----------------------------------|--------------------|
A5 D5 A5 E E Q H H Q E E E E Q H | | | | | / / / / /
Q Q H H E. S S S E E E Q H|---------------|-----------------|-------------||-14\-----------|---------x-x-x---|-------------||-14\-----------|---------------7-|-------------||-14\-----------|---------------7-|-7-7---------||---------------|---------------5-|-7-7---------||---------------|-----------------|-5-5---------|
D5 A5 C D5 H Q E E E E Q H H Q S S E | | | | | | / / / x x /
H E. S S E. H H W|------------17-------|--------------|---------------||---------17----17\---|-14-----------|---------------||---------------------|-14-----------|---------------||---------------------|--------------|---------------||---------------------|--------------|---------------||---------------------|--------------|---------------|
A5 N.C. Q Q H W | /
W H Q Q|------------|------x\--x--|||------------|------x\--x--|||------------|-------------|||------------|-------------|||------------|-------------|||------------|-------------||
Interlude D5 D6 D5 E5 E6A5 B5 C#5 Gtr I E E E E E E E E Q E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtrs II, III Q E E E e E E E Q. +E E S S E|------------------------|--------------------------||--------10--------------|---10------(10)-----------||-9b11------9b11---9---7-|-6----------------------7-||------------------------|----------------(9)-7h9---||------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------|
D5 D6 D5 E5 E6A5 B5 C#5 E E E E E E E E Q E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtr II |-3-| Q E E E E E S S S Q E +E Q. E|----------------------------|---------------------||--------10------------------|-------------------5-||-9b11------9b11---9---7h9p7s|=6--4b6r(4)-2--------||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------|
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| Gtr III| |-3-|| Q E E E E E S S S Q E +E Q. E|--------10------------------|---------------------||-----------9b10---9---7h9p7s|=5-----------------9-||-9b11-----------------------|----7b9r(7)-6--------||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------||----------------------------|---------------------|
D5 D6 D5 E5 E6 E5 F#5 B5 E E E E E E E E E E E E +H | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / ~~~~~ |-3--| |--3--| |--3--|
E S S S E E E S S S E E E S S S E E +H|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------||--7-5--7-5-----7-10--9h10p=9-----9-|-10--9h10p=9--------------------||------------7-----------------9----|-------------11-14b16==(14)r----||-----------------------------------|--------------------------------||-----------------------------------|--------------------------------||-----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
| | ~~~~~ | |-3--| |--3--| |--3--|
| E S S S E E E S S S E E E S S S E E +H|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------||-10-9h10p9----10-12-10h12p10----10-|-14-12h14p12----14b16==(14)r----||-----------11----------------13----|-------------14-----------------||-----------------------------------|--------------------------------||-----------------------------------|--------------------------------||-----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E5 Gtr I W +W | | / /
Gtr II H S S E S S S S E E +E E E +E S S S S|----------------------|----------------12----------------------|||----------------------|-10-12b14==(12)----12r(12)-10h12p10-----|||-----------------9-11-|------------------------------------\11-|||----------7-9s11------|----------------------------------------|||------7h9-------------|----------------------------------------|||----------------------|----------------------------------------||
Verse D5 D6D5E5 E6A5 B5 C#5 D5 D6D5E5 E6A5 Gtr I E E E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtr II W +S S S S E E +E E E +E W|------------------|-----------------------5-------|-----------------||-10---------------|-(10)--------------------------|-----------------||------------------|------------2-4b6==(4)---4r(4)-|-2---------------||------------------|--------2h4--------------------|-----------------||------------------|-------------------------------|-----------------||------------------|-------------------------------|-----------------|
D.S. al Coda B5 C#5 D5 D6D5E5 E6E5 F#5 D5 Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E +H | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
> +E S S S S E S S S +S S S S S W +W|--------------------5---------------|-----------------|-----------------|||------------------------------------|-----------------|-----------------|||-(2)-----2---2-4b6====4r(4)-2h4p2---|-2---------------|-(2)-------------|||-----2h4---4----------------------4-|-----------------|-----------------|||------------------------------------|-----------------|-----------------|||------------------------------------|-----------------|-----------------||
Chorus & A5 Gtr I W H. Q W W | | | / / x
W W E S S E E +E E S S E E S S E E +E E S S E|----------|------------||------------------------|------------------------||----------|------------||------------------------|------------------------||----------|------------||---------2-(2)----------|---------2-(2)----------||----------|------------||-------2-2-(2)-2-4p2----|-------2-2-(2)-2-4p2----||----------|------------||-0-3h4---------------4\-|-0-3h4---------------2--||----------|------------||------------------------|------------------------|
N.C. E E S S E E S S E E +E E S S S S +S S S +S S S S S|---------------------|----------------------5---------------||---------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------|-----------2-4b6==(4)---4r(4)-2h4p2---||---------5-------7-2-|-(2)-2-2h4--------------------------4-||-3-3-5s7---5-7s9---0-|-(0)-0--------------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------------------|
N.C. Gtr I W W W W|------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------|
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| Gtr I| E S S E E +E E S S E E S S E E +E E S S E|------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------||---------2-(2)----------|---------2-(2)---------||-------2-2-(2)-2-4p2----|-------2-2-(2)-2-4p2---||-0-3h4---------------4\-|-0-3h4---------------2-||------------------------|-----------------------|
Free Time C5 D5 A Gtr I E E Q E E Q W W | | | | / / / /
Gtr I W W Q Q H|---------------||-0--------------------:-0-----------*||---------------||-2--------------------:-2-----------*||---------------||-2--------------------:-2-----------*||---------------||-2--------------------:-2-----------*||---------------||-0--------------------:-0-----------*||---------------||----------------------:-------------*|
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| Gtr IV| W Q E S. T E S S Q Q Q H|---------------||----------------------:-------------*||---------------||-------------3s2-(2)--:-------------*||---------------||----0-0--1s2------2---:-2\----------*||---------------||----------------------:-2\----------*||---------------||----------------------:-0\----------*||---------------||----------------------:-------------*|
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 *************************************************************************************** * Generated using Power Tab Editor by Brad Larsen - http://powertab.guitarnetwork.org * ***************************************************************************************
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