Girlschool - Demolition Boys tab

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			  DEMOLITION BOYS - Girlschool
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Tabbed by: Anne Drury
Email: zerofret_ad@hotmail.com
Date: May 23, 2005 (submitted Sept. 12, 2005)
Corrections to main riff by: Jason   (July 4, 2005)

Written by:  K. McAuliffe, K. Johnson
CD:  "Demolition"    (1980, Bronze Records/Re-issue on Castle, 2004)


Notes:

^...bend  (q=quarter tone, s=semi-tone, w=whole tone)
h...hammer on
r...release bend
hb..hold bend  (hold bend while playing notes within square brackets)
p...pulloff
x...dead note (damp with fretting hand)


-Tuning: Standard
-The song is in the key of A. The guitar solo is in A pentatonic minor.
-For measures 9-12 of the guitar solo, there's a key change to B.
(Measures 11-12 might be in D...not sure, but they're definitely played
over a D5 chord.) Song returns to A at measure 13 of guitar solo.
-Timing: bar lines indicate measures of 4/4 time


INTRO:

Figure 1 - play 10x

E -----------------------------------------| B -----------------------------------------| G -----------------------------------------| D ---5h7-7---5h7-7---5h7-7-7---7-7-7-------| A ---0---0---0---0---0---0-0---0-0-0-------| E -----------------------------------------|
The 5th and 6th time through, an A5 power chord is played on the first beat of the measure. 1ST VERSE: You can... ? comes.. Another... Gonna make...
E ----------|----------|----------|-----------------------| B ----------|----------|----------|-----------------------| G -------5--|-------5--|-------5--|------7-------7--------| D --7----5--|--7----5--|--7----5--|--5---7---5---7---5----| A --7-------|--7-------|--7-------|--5---5---5---5---5----| E --5-------|--5-------|--5-------|--3-------3-------3----|
Play Figure 1 2x 2ND VERSE: The people....To watch...Band.......The roof.....
E ----------|----------|----------|-----------------------| B ----------|----------|----------|-----------------------| G -------5--|-------5--|-------5--|------7-------7--------| D --7----5--|--7----5--|--7----5--|--5---7---5---7---5----| A --7-------|--7-------|--7-------|--5---5---5---5---5----| E --5-------|--5-------|--5-------|--3-------3-------3----|
Play Figure 1 2x Pre-Chorus: E5 For miles around they heard the sound C5 And came to see the show D5 And they all know CHORUS: Demolition Demolition Play Figure 1 4x with Chorus lyrics 3RD VERSE: The boys......Hidden....Walls......No survivors to.....
E ----------|----------|----------|-----------------------| B ----------|----------|----------|-----------------------| G -------5--|-------5--|-------5--|------7-------7--------| D --7----5--|--7----5--|--7----5--|--5---7---5---7---5----| A --7-------|--7-------|--7-------|--5---5---5---5---5----| E --5-------|--5-------|--5-------|--3-------3-------3----|
Play Figure 1 2x Pre-chorus: E5 For miles around they heard the sound C5 And came to see the show D5 And they all know CHORUS: Demolition Demolition Play Figure 1 4x with Chorus lyrics BRIDGE: C5 A5 Things used to be different for me C5 Until I heard the noise D5 Demolition boys D5 Demolition boys Play Figure 1 4x (The third and fourth time through Fig. 1, an A5 power chord is played on the first beat of the measure.) Figure 1 is played along with the first 8 measures of the guitar solo. GUITAR SOLO:
(2 measures) E ----------------------|-------------------------------------------| B --7^s--7^s--7^s--7^s--|---7^s-------------------------------------| G --7^w--7^w--7^w--7^w--|--[7^w-hb-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7]r(7)p5---5-------| D ----------------------|---------------------------------7---7-----| A ----------------------|-------------------------------------------| E ----------------------|-------------------------------------------|
(2 measures) E ------------------------------------|-----------------------------| B ----------------------------5-8-----|-8-----8-----8--10p8---8-10--| G ---------5-----5h7p5----x-7-------9-|-----9-----9---------9-------| D -5h7p5------7--------7--------------|-----------------------------| A -------7----------------------------|-----------------------------| E ------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
(1 measure) E ----------------------------------------------| B -13^w--13^w--13^w--13^wr(13)p10--------13-15--| G --------------------------------12--14--------| D ----------------------------------------------| A ----------------------------------------------| E ----------------------------------------------|
(1 measure) E ------------15--------------------------------| B -15^w--15^w----15^w--15--15^wr(15)p13---------| G --------------------------------------14-12---| D ----------------------------------------------| A ----------------------------------------------| E ----------------------------------------------|
(2 measures) E -------------------------------------|-----------------------------| B -------------------------------------|-8^w-8-7h8p7-5---7-5---------| G -9--12-9---9--12-9---9--12-9-12-12^w-|---------------7-----7^q-5---| D ---------12--------12----------------|---------------------------7-| A -------------------------------------|-----------------------------| E -------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
Key changes to B here. Rhythm guitar plays a B5 power chord on 1st beat of staff below.
(2 measures) E ---------------------------------|---------------------------------| B ---------------------------------|---------------------------------| G -7-----7-----7-----7-----9---7-7-|--------------7--7-7h9p7---7-9^w-| D -7-9---7-9---7-9---7-9---9---7-7-|--9--7h9p7----7----------9-------| A ---9-----9-----9-----9-----------|--9--------9---------------------| E ---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Lead guitar - (on last note, gradually bend up 2 whole tones)(2 measures)|--------------------------------|------------------------------------||-8-10----12----13---------------|------------------------------------||---12^w--14^w--15^w--17^w--17^w-|--17^w--17^w--17^w--17--14--17^(21)-||--------------------------------|------------------------------------||--------------------------------|------------------------------------||--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
| | || | ||Rhythm - final note on this staff is actually 1st note of next measure| D5 | ||--------------------------------|------------------------------------||--------------------------------|------------------------------------||--7-----------------------------|----------------------7-5-----------||--7-----------------------------|----------------------7-5---7-5---7-||--5-----------------------------|----------------------------7-5---7-||--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
Key changes back to A. (one measure) - play 4x
E ------5-5--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5-5-----| B ------5-5--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5-5-----| G --7^w--------7^w--------7^w--------7^w--------7^w-----------| D ------------------------------------------------------------| A ------------------------------------------------------------| E ------------------------------------------------------------|
The third and fourth time through the above staff, the rhythm guitar plays an A5 power chord on the 1st beat. CHORUS: Demolition Demolition Demolition Demolition Play Figure 1 8x with Chorus lyrics Chords: A5 G5 ------------------------------------------------------------------ (This file is the transcriber's own work and represents their interpretation of the song.)
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