Dire Straits - Six Blade Knife tab

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			     "SIX BLADE KNIFE" off LP "Dire Straits" (1978)
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Tabbed by: Les Gibson

Tuning: Standard

Mood: laid back and in the groove.

-(7b9 means play 7th fret note, then bend up to note on 9th fret).
-(7b8b7 means play 7th fret note, bend up to 8th fret note and then back
  down).
-(14b12 means bend 12th fret note up to 14th fret, THEN play the note, and
  bend back down).

The song has two guitars; one playing standard chords in the background, and the other 
fills and solos.

--Intro:

Guitar 1 (slight variations): Am C D Am C De|---0-----0-----|-------------------------|B|---1-----1---3-|--1-----1--1-1---3--3-3--|G|---2-----2---2-|--2-----2--2-2---2--2-2--| Plays in intro, verses and solosD|---2-----0---0-|--2-----0--0-0---0--0-0--|A|---0-----3-----|--0-----3--3-3-----------|E|---------------|-------------------------|
Guitar 2: lead guitar (fingerstyle):e|------------------------|---------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|B|-x--1-x-1--1------3-3-3-|--1--1-x-1--1--3-x-3-|-x-3p1---x-1-----3-x-3-|-3p1-----1-0-----------|G|-x--2-x-2--0--0---2-2-2-|--2--2-x-0--0--2-x-2-|-x-----2-x-0--0--2-x-2-|-----x-------2-4p2-0-2-|D|-x----x----2--2---0---0-|-------x-2-----0---0-|---2---2---2--2--0-x-0-|-2---x-----------------|A|-x--0-------------------|--0------------------|-----------------------|--------3--------------|E|------------------------|---------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
e|---------------|------------------------------------------|-------------------------|------------|B|-----5-5---3/5-|-5-5---3/5-5------------5----5----5--5----|-------------------------|------------|G|-x-x-----5-----|-----5-------5--7b9b7-5--8p7--7h8--7b--5b-|-----7b8b7-7b8b7-5-7-5---|-5-7-7b8-5-7|D|-x-x-----------|------------------------------------------|-7---------------------7-|------------|A|---------------|------------------------------------------|-------------------------|------------|E|---------------|------------------------------------------|-------------------------|------------|
--Verse 1 (0:33): Am C D Am C D Your six blade knife, do anything for you, Am C D Am C D Uh, anything you want it to. Am C D One blade, breaking my heart, Am C D One blade to tear me apart, Am C D Am C D Your six blade knife, do anything for you. --Verse 2(1:06): Am C D Am C D You take away my mind like you take away the top of a tin, Am C D Am C D You come up from behind me, you lay it down cold on my skin. Am C D Took a stone from my soul, when I was lame, Am C D Just so you could make me tame, Am C D Am C D Yeah, you take away my mind like you take away the top of a tin.
Fill:e|-------------------|B|---------8-x-x-7~--|G|---------9-x-x-7~--|D|--5-6-7------------|A|-------------------|E|-------------------|
--Chorus (1:39): Dm C I wanna be free of it babe, G D I don't want it no more. Dm C I wanna be free of it now, G D mmmn I don't want it no more... --Guitar solo (1:57):
e|-----------------|------------------------|----------------------|-------------------------|B|-----------------|------------11----------|----------------------|-------------------------|G|----5-7b9--7-5-7-|-7b9-7b9--9----9-x-7----|-x-x--12b14~~~14b12-9-|-12-12b14--14b12-9-12-9~-|D|--7--------------|------------------------|----------------------|-------------------------|A|-----------------|------------------------|----------------------|-------------------------|E|-----------------|------------------------|----------------------|-------------------------|
e|----------------------------|--------7---------------------------|------------------------------|B|--13b12-10--10------10-13---|------7---7-10-7----8---8---8---8---|-8---------------------8------|G|----------12---12/14-----11-|--7b9-------------5-7b9-7b9-7b9-7b9-|-7b9b7-5---7-5-x-5-x-x-7-x-7-5|D|----------------------------|------------------------------------|---------7-7-7-x-7-x-x---x-7-7|A|----------------------------|------------------------------------|------------------------------|E|----------------------------|------------------------------------|------------------------------|
e|------------------------7--------|B|-----------------------7--8-5----|G|--x-x-5p4-4-4--x-x-7b9--------7--|D|----------5-5--------------------|A|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
--Verse 3 (2:29): Am C D Am C D Everybody's got a knife, it can be just what you want it to be, Am C D Am C D A needle, a wife, something that you just can't see. Am C D Your six blade knife, keeps you strong, Am C D Yes, but it'll do me wrong Am C D Am C D Your six blade knife, do anything for you. ...Another solo then fade-out. Enjoy! | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note ===============================================================================
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