Iron Maiden - The Prisoner tab

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                     The Prisoner
             by Iron Maiden(Smith/Harris)
     Transcribed by Eddie Breslin(caladan@maths.tcd.ie)

INTRO:

B A B B A B D |-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||--------------------------------------7--||--9--9--9\7--9---------9--9---9\7--9--7--||--9--9--9\7--9---------9--9---9\7--9--5--||--7--7--7\5--7---------7--7---7\5--7-----|
1st time 2nd time A G A F# E A E G A|------------------------------|-------|---------||------------------------------|-------|---------||------------------------------|-------|---------||--7--7--7\5--7------4--4--4\2-|-7--2--|--5--7---||--7--7--7\5--7------4--4--4\2-|-7--2--|--5--7---||--5--5--5\3--5------2--2--2-0-|-5--0--|--3--5---|
MAIN RIFF:Listen for the strumming and muting of the B power chord. B A (E) B D C# A|-----------------------------|------------------||-----------------------------|------------------||-----------------------------|------------------||--4-STRUM---------2-2--------|--4-------7-6--2--||--2---------------0-0--------|--2-------5-4--0--||-----------------------3-2-0-|------------------|
B A (E) Asus4 E|---------------------------|-------------0--||---------------------------|--3----------0--||---------------------------|--2----------1--||--4-----------2-2----------|--2----------2--||--2-----------0-0----------|--0----------2--||--------------------3-2-0--|-------------0--|
For the next two parts I'll just show the basic idea: Listen for the muting. RUN, FIGHT, Etc.:
Gtr II: (Adrian) Am7 Asus4|----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||--5--------5-----7--------7-----5-------||--5--------5-----7--------7-----5-------||--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-etc---||----------------------------------------|
Gtr I: (Dave) Am7 Asus13|-----------------------------------------------------------------||--1-----------------------3-----------------------1--------------||--0-----------------------0-----------------------0--------------||--2-----------------------4-----------------------2--------------||--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-etc-------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
NOW YOU SEE ME...: Dsus4/A Csus4/G Bsus4/F#|---------------------------------------------||--8----8------6------5-s/-6---5---6----------||--7----7------5------4-s/-5---4---5----repeat||--7----7------5------4-s/-5---4---5----------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------|
BREAK THE WALLS... Bsus4 B B E B |--------------------------------------||--5---------4-------------------------||--4---------4--------4---1---4--------||--4---------4--------4---2---4--------||--2---------2--------2---2---2--------||-------------------------0------------|
If the above Bsus4 chord is to hard to play as written play it like this:
|-0-||-0-||-4-||-4-||-2-||---|
CHORUS:Let chords ring as much as possible. E Bsus4 Aadd9 C# B|--0-------0----------------0-----------------0-------------------||--0---------0----0------------0----0------------0----------------||--9----9---------4------4----------2------2---------6---4--------||--9--9-----------4---4-------------2---2------------6---4--------||--7--------------2-----------------0----------------4---2--------||--0--------------------------------------------------------------|
E Bsus4 Aadd9 C# D|--0-------0----------------0-----------------0-------------------||--0---------0----0-----------0-----0------------0----------------||--9----9---------4------4----------2------2---------6---7--------||--9--9-----------4---4-------------2---2------------6---7--------||--7--------------2-----------------0----------------4---5--------||--0--------------------------------------------------------------|
BASSLINE FOR CHORUS:|-----------9--------------9-----------------9--------------------||--------9-----9--------9-----9-----------9-----9-----------------||-----7--------------7-----------------7-------------4--(2 or 5)--||--0--------------0-----------------0-----------------------------|
BREAK AFTER 2nd CHORUS: Played over intro riff, then over the following chord sequence which I have called the Rhythm for Solo's. Note that while the repeating pattern is playing only use an F# power chord, do not play it as a major or minor chord. The repeating pattern can be varied during the Bm section by alternatively hammering on to the 12th fret instead of the 11th. I've written it bar by bar to show the syncopation.
Bm |----------------------------|---------------------------||----------------------------|---------------------------||-----7-h11-----7-h11-----7--|-h11---7-h11-----7-h11-----||--9---------9---------9-----|-----9--------9---------9--||----------------------------|---------------------------||----------------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------------||--7-h11-----7-h11-----7-h11--|-----7-h11-----7-h11-----7--||---------9---------9---------|--9---------9---------9-----||-----------------------------|----------------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|-------------------------------||----------------------------|-------------------------------||-----6-h-9-----6-h-9-----6--|--h-9-----6-h-9-----6-h-9-p-6--||--7---------7---------7-----|-------7---------7-------------||----------------------------|-------------------------------||----------------------------|-------------------------------|
F# G A|----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------||-----3-h-6-----3-h-6-----3--|-----4-h-7--------6-h-9-----||--4---------4---------4-----|--5---------5--7---------7--||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|---------------^------------| 2nd time solo starts
RHYTHM FOR SOLO'S: B D C# A F# A E G A|-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||--4--------7--6------2----------1st time--2nd time---------------||--2--------5--4------0-----4--|-7----2-|--5--7--|----------------||---------------------------2--|-5----0-|--3--5--|----------------|
ENDING:Play through chorus and end with C# B E|--------------------------0--------------------------------------||--------------------------0--------------------------------------||--------------------6--4--9--------------------------------------||--------------------6--4--9--------------------------------------||--------------------4--2--7--------------------------------------||--------------------------0--------------------------------------| I know where I'm going
Gtr Solo 1: (Adrian) With Chorus
|---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||-----------------------9b(11)r9p7------------||-------7h9--9~~--------------------9~~-------||--7h9----------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------|
|---------------7--7--7--7--7--7--------------||--7------------7--7--7--7--7--7--10~~--------||-----9b(11)----------------------------------||-----(HOLD BEND )--------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------|
|--7-----------------7------------------------||-----10p7--10b(12)-----10p7--10b(12)---------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------|
|--7--7--7--10--10p7------7---------------------------------------||---------------------10-----10p7-----7---------------------------||----------------------------------9-----9p7--9p7----9b(11)r9p7---||--------------------------------------------------9------------9~||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------||--0-h-12-h-15----0-h-12-h-15------0-h-12-h-15----0-h-11-h-14-----||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------||--0-h-12-h-15----0-h-11-h-14----0-h-12-h-15----0-h-11-h-14-------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------||--15--15b(17)--(17)r15--15~~-----------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------||--s/-15--15--15p14--14--14--14p12--12--12--12s\10--10--10s\8-----||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------||--7----------7---------------------------------------------------||-----9b(11)-----10p9p7-----7-------------------------------------||------------------------9-----9--7-------------------------------||------------------------------------7--9--8p7--5-----------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Gtr Solo 2: (Dave) With Chorus and "Tape Echo" Delay
|-----------------------------------------------------------------||--14h15p14----15p14p12------12--15p14p12------12--15p14p12-------||------------------------16----------------16----------------16---||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------||--12--15p14p12------12--15p14p12------12--15p14p12--12--17b(19)~~||----------------16----------------16-----------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--14h15p14--14h15p14--14--14h15p14--14--14h15p14--14--14h15p14---||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--14--14h15p14--14--14h15p14--14--14h15p14--14--14h15p14--14-----||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--17b(19)~~~----17b(19)~~~-------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------|
|-----------7-----------7-----------7--------------7--------------||--10b(12)-----10b(12)-----10b(12)-----7--10b(12)-----10b(12)-----||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--7--------------------------------------------------------------||-----7h10p7--7---------------------------------------------------||----------------9p7h9p7--7p6h7p6---------------------------------||----------------------------------9p7h9p7------------------------||-------------------------------------------9p7h9p7--5-s\---------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------||--14--15--17--15--14h15p14--14--17--15--14h15p14--14--17p15------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------14h15p14--14--15------||--14h15p14--17p15p14----14--15--14h15--14------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--14h15p14--15--17b(19)--(19)--(19)------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
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