Help tab with lyrics by King Diamond - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

King Diamond – Help tab

King Diamond: Help!!!

transcribed by:  Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com
      solos by:  Rami Nuotio     :  rami.nuotio@nic.fi

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1 (4 times) e|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------|E|--00-0-0--0000-0-0--00-3333-1111-00-0-0--00-| ** * * **** * * ** **** **** ** * * ** "Help..."
Riff 2 (Let notes ring) e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|-----5-4--2--------5-4--2---|D|---2--------2----2--------2-|A|-0-------------0------------|E|----------------------------| "I...I don't know..."
e|----------------------------|B|-------5-3-------------3----|G|-----5-----3---------5----3-|D|---5---------3-----5--------|A|-3---------------3----------|E|----------------------------| "I just don't know..."
Play Riff 1 (2 times) "I'm slowly..." Play Riff 2 (1 time) "I see the sun..." Play Riff 1 (2 times) "Help..." Riff 3 (all of the following bars)
Guitar 1 e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------| A|---------------------------------------------| E|-00-0-0--0000-0--00-0---33-3-3--3333-3--33-3-|
** * * **** * ** * ** * * **** * ** * "In the mirrors..." e|---------------------------------------------| B|---------------------------------------------| G|---------------------------------------------| D|---------------------------------------------| A|---------------------------------------------|E|-55-5-5--5555-5--55-5---88-8-8--8888-8--88-8-| ** * * **** * ** * ** * * **** * ** * "...with the crosses... ...I see misery..."
Guitar 2 (Play twice)e|-------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------5---------------4h5p4-----------|A|-5h7-7----5h7-7----5h7----5h7-7----5h7-------7-5-------|E|-------0--------0---------------0----------------7-6-5-|
Both guitarse|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|-5--5--x-x-x-x---7--7--x-x-x-x--|E|-3--3--x-x-x-x---5--5--x-x-x-x--| "I'm hanging on to a..."
Guitar 1 e|----------------------|B|----------------------|G|----------------------|D|----------------------|A|----------------------|E|-00-0-0--0000-0--00-0-| ** * * **** * ** * "...memory..."
Guitar 2e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-----------------------5-|A|-5h7-7----5h7-7----5h7---|E|-------0--------0--------|
Both guitars Last timee|--------------------------------|---|B|--------------------------------|---|G|--------------------------------|---|D|--------------------------------|-2-|A|-7--7--x-x-x-x---5--5--x-x-x-x--|-2-|E|-5--5--x-x-x-x---3--3--x-x-x-x--|-0-| "I'm hanging on to myself..."
End Riff 3 Play Riff 3 "The wine..."
Riff 4Guitar 1e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|------------------5------------------------|D|-5-6-7-7--5-6-7-7---7~--5-6-7-7--5-7--3--5-|A|--------------------------------------3--5-|E|-------------------------------------------|
ahe|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|------------------5---------------------|D|-5-6-7-7--5-6-7-7-5-7---7--5--7--2--3-4-|A|-5-6-7-7--5-6-7-7---7---5--3--5--2--3-4-|E|----------------------------------------|
Guitar 2e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|------------------5-------------------3--5-|A|-5-6-7-7--5-6-7-7---7~--5-6-7-7--5-7--3--5-|E|-------------------------------------------| ah
e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------|D|------------------5-----7--5--7--2--3-4-|A|-5-6-7-7--5-6-7-7---7~--5--3--5--2--3-4-|E|----------------------------------------| ah
Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm)e|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|-------------------5------------------------|D|--5-6-7-7--5-6-7-7-5-7---5-6-7-7--5-7--3--5-|A|--5-6-7-7--5-6-7-7---7---5-6-7-7--5-7--3--5-|E|--------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-------------------5---------------------|D|--5-6-7-7--5-6-7-7-5-7---7--5--7--2--3-4-|A|--5-6-7-7--5-6-7-7---7---5--3--5--2--3-4-|E|-----------------------------------------|
Soloe|-----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------13----13-----|G|-----------------------14-12-14------14--------|D|------------14-12-14---------------------------|A|-15-14-15--------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------------|B|-13-12----------12-13-15-12--13-12-------------|G|-------14-12-14--------------------14-12-------|D|-----------------------------------------14~~--|A|-----------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------|
faste|-12-13-15-13-12---------12-15-13-12-----------------------------------------|B|----------------15-13---------------15-12-14\-------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------11-9-10-12-10-12------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------------9-10-------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------------12~\--|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|------------12-12----10----------------12--13-15-17-13-15-17-19-20-22-15~~--|B|------10-13-------13----12-13--12--13---------------------------------------|G|----9-----------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-7--------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 5 "Be it God or..." Play Riff 3 Solo Rhythm
Soloe|-------------------------------------------10-12-10-------------12--|B|---------------9^r-12-10----------10-12-13----------13-12-13-15-----|G|------9-9-11-9-----------12-11-12-----------------------------------|D|-12-9---------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-14-15-17-19-17-15-17-15-17-14-17-14--------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------17~~-----------------------15--|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|----14-15-17-19-17-15-14-15-14------14--------------10----------------|B|-17-----------------------------15-----15--15-12-10---10-12-13-10-13--|G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-10-10------10---------------------------------------12~-------------|G|-------11-9----9-11^-9-11----9-11------------------------------------|D|--------------------------12------12\10-9~~\-------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 1 (10 times)
Played over Riff 1 at end of song (from the 5th time)e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-----4~~-------4~~---------------4~~-|A|-------------------------------------|E|--0--------0--------3----1----0------|
notation: ^ = bend [ ^ = half, ^^ = whole, etc. ] ^r = bend and release x = mute with fret-hand * = mute with palm-hand X\\ = pick slide h = hammer-on p = pull-off ~ = vibrato t = tap-on / = slide up \ = slide down h. = harmonics ah = artificial harmonic (9) = ghost note tm = trem picking tr = trill
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