Star Spangled Banner tab with lyrics by Iced Earth - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Iced Earth – Star Spangled Banner tab

Band- Iced Earth
Song- Star Spangled Banner
Album- The Glorious Burden

Tuning: Eb

Lots of harmony here so I'll try to break it up so it's easy to follow.


Section 1:  0:00-0:34

Guitar 1eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|----------------------------4----|Ab|-2--------2--------2--------2----|Eb|-0--------0--------0-------------|
eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|----------4----------------------|Ab|-2--------2--------2-------(2)---|Eb|-0-----------------0-------(0)---|
eb|-----------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------------|Db|---------6----6--6-------4---------|Ab|-2----6--4----3--4-------2----2----|Eb|-0-----~--------------2~---------4-|
eb|----------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------|Db|----------4-----------------------|Ab|-2--------2----4-6-7--7--------2--|Eb|-0-----------------------7--4--0--|
Guitar 2eb|------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------9-7-------------|Gb|---------------9--------9-----------|Db|-9--6----6--9--------------6--8--9--| ---|Ab|------7-----------------------------| |Eb|------------------------------------| |
|--> Play 2xeb|------------------------------------| |Bb|-----9--7---------------------------| |Gb|----------9--8----6-8-9--9----------| |Db|-9-9------------------------9--6----| ---|Ab|---------------------------------7--|Eb|------------------------------------|
Guitar 3eb|----------------------16-14-12-----------|Bb|-12----------12-17-------------------12--|Gb|----13----13-------------------13-15-----|Db|-------14--------------------------------| --------|Ab|-----------------------------------------| |Eb|-----------------------------------------| |
|--> Play 2xeb|-------16--14-12------------------------------| |Bb|-12-12-----------16----14-16-17--17--12-------| |Gb|----------------------------------------13----| |Db|-------------------------------------------14-| ---|Ab|----------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------|
Guitar 4 (Comes in the second time)eb|----------------------------------------|Bb|--------------9---14-14-14--------------|Gb|-9-9-9-----9----------------13--11-9-8--|Db|--------9-------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------|
eb|------------------------------------------------|Bb|------------------------------------------------|Gb|-8-8-13--11-13h14p13-11----11-11-13-13-9--------|Db|------------------------------------------9-----|Ab|---------------------------------------------7~-|Eb|------------------------------------------------|
End section 1 Section 2 0:35-0:52
Guitar 1eb|--------------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------------------|Db|-----------4----6----6-----4----4--------4--|Ab|-2----2----2----3----4-----2----1-----1--2--|Eb|-0----0----------------------------4--------|
Guitar 2eb|-----------------------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------------------|Gb|-13-13-13--14--16--16----14-13-----13--14--14--|Db|-------------------------------16--------------|Ab|-----------------------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------------------|
eb|---------------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------------------|Gb|-14--13--------------------------------------------|Db|-----------16-14--13----11-13-14--6--8--9----9-9-9-|Ab|---------------------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 3eb|-16-16-16--17--19--19----17-16-----16--17--17--|Bb|-------------------------------19--------------|Gb|-----------------------------------------------|Db|-----------------------------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------------------|
eb|-17--16-------------------------------------------------|Bb|-----------19-17--16----14-16-17--9--11--12----12-12-12-|Gb|--------------------------------------------------------|Db|--------------------------------------------------------|Ab|--------------------------------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 4eb|-------------------------------------------------|Bb|-12-12-12--14--17--17----16-14-12--14--16\13-13--|Gb|-------------------------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------------------|
eb|-------------------------------------------------------|Bb|-13-13-14--14--14--12----12-12-11----12----------------|Gb|-------------------------------------------14~-13~-11~-|Db|-------------------------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
End section 2 Section 3 0:53-End NOTE: Ending blends into beginning of "Declaration Day", so the last notes are denoted as ghost notes.
Guitar 1eb|------------------------------------|Bb|------------------------------------|Gb|------------------------------------|Db|---------6-------4----------4----4--|Ab|-2----6--4----2--0--------1-2----2--|Eb|-0--------------------4-5-----------|
eb|-------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------|Db|------------------------4------------|Ab|-2----2--------2--------2--------(2)-|Eb|-0----0--------0-----------------(0)-|
Guitar 2eb|---------------------|Bb|---------------------|Gb|---------------------|Db|---------------------|Ab|-7--7--7-6--4--4--4--|Eb|---------------------|
eb|----------------------------|Bb|----------------------------|Gb|----------------------------|Db|----------------------------|Ab|-9--12-11-9-7--7----9\7--6--|Eb|----------------------------|
eb|---------------------|Bb|---------------------|Gb|---------------------|Db|------------------9--|Ab|-----7----9-11-12----|Eb|-7-7-----------------|
eb|--------------------------|Bb|--------------------------|Gb|--------------------------|Db|--------------------------|Ab|-7--9--11----12-9----(7)--|Eb|--------------------------|
Guitar 3eb|---------------------------|Bb|---------------------------|Gb|---------------------------|Db|-14--14--14-13-11--11--11--|Ab|---------------------------|Eb|---------------------------|
eb|----------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------|Db|-16--19-18-16-14-14----16\14--13--|Ab|----------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------|
eb|--------------------------|Bb|--------------------------|Gb|----------------------16--|Db|-------14----16-18-19-----|Ab|-14-14--------------------|Eb|--------------------------|
eb|-----------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------|Db|-14--16--18----19-16----(14)-|Ab|-----------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------|
Guitar 4eb|---------------------------|Bb|-17--17--17-16-14--14--14--|Gb|---------------------------|Db|---------------------------|Ab|---------------------------|Eb|---------------------------|
eb|-----17---------------------------|Bb|-19-----21-19-17-17----19\17------|Gb|------------------------------20--|Db|----------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------|
eb|-------------------17--19--|Bb|-------17----19-21---------|Gb|-16-16---------------------|Db|---------------------------|Ab|---------------------------|Eb|---------------------------|
eb|---------------17------------|Bb|-17--19--21-------19----(17)-|Gb|-----------------------------|Db|-----------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------|
Guitar 5eb|---------------------------|Bb|---------------------------|Gb|-13--13--13-11--9---9---9--|Db|---------------------------|Ab|---------------------------|Eb|---------------------------|
eb|----------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------|Gb|-14--18-16-14-13-13----14\13--11--|Db|----------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------|
eb|--------------------------|Bb|----------------------17--|Gb|-------13----14-16-18-----|Db|-13-13--------------------|Ab|--------------------------|Eb|--------------------------|
eb|-----------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------|Gb|-13--14--16----18-14----(13)-|Db|-----------------------------|Ab|-----------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------|
Notation: 10^ = bend a quarter step. 10b11 = bend a half step. 10b12 = bend a full step. 10b12r10 = bend and release. [10]12 = pre-bend. [10]12r10 = pre-bend and release. {14} = pick the 14th fret while holding the most previous bend. <17> = touch the string above the 17th fret while previous note(s) is(are) still ringing. 10b13* = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret. 7d4* = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret. 12~* = tremolo bar vibrato. x = mute with fret-hand * = palm mute X\\ = pick slide h = hammer-on p = pull-off ~ = vibrato t = finger tap / = slide up \ = slide down h. = natural harmonics a = artificial harmonics (9) = ghost note tm = trem picking tr = trill
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