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

King Diamond – The Lake tab

King Diamond: The Lake

transcribed by:  ANDRÉ DA SILVA SALVATERRA  :  mercyful@zipmail.com.br 
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com
                 Ben             :  stembbe@ala.net

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Date last modified:  04-10-01

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Tuning: Standard

Introe|-------|B|-------|G|-------|D|-------|A|--5-4--|E|--3-2--|
Riff 1 (Solo Rhythm)e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|---2-------------------------------2-|A|-4-0--0-222-222-222-222-222-22--4--0-|E|-2------------------------------2----|
*** *** *** *** *** **e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|---------------2----6/7-6-|A|-0-222-222-222-0----4/5-4-|E|--------------------------|
*** *** ***e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|------------------------------2-|A|-0-222-222-222-222-222-22--4--0-|E|---------------------------2----|
*** *** *** *** *** **e|----------------|B|----------------|G|----------------|D|--------------4-|A|-0-222-22--6--2-|E|-----------4----| *** **
Soloe|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|----------/4~--------------------|A|-5-4-2~--------5-4-2~------4h5-4-|E|-----------------------5\--------|
e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|------/4~---------------------|A|-2~--------5-7-9~---4--6-6/7~-|E|------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 2e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-4----------------------------4-|A|-2-444-444-444-444-444-44--6--2-|E|---------------------------4----|
*** *** *** *** *** ** "It is Sunday morning..."e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|-4-------------4----8/9-8-|A|-2-444-444-444-2----6/7-6-|E|--------------------------|
*** *** *** "...just before dawn..."e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-4----------------------------4-|A|-2-444-444-444-444-444-44--6--2-|E|---------------------------4----|
*** *** *** *** *** ** "A little girl is dancing..."e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|-----------------7--6-------7--6----|D|-4---------------------5----------5-|A|-2-444-444-444-5----------5---------|E|---------------3----------3---------| *** *** *** "...on the mansion porch..."
Riff 1ae|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|------------------------------2-|A|-0-222-222-222-222-222-22--4--0-|E|---------------------------2----|
*** *** *** *** *** ** "She calls out a name..."e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|---------------2----6/7-6-|A|-0-222-222-222-0----4/5-4-|E|--------------------------|
*** *** *** " 'God give him the sea.' "e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|------------------------------2-|A|-0-222-222-222-222-222-22--4--0-|E|---------------------------2----|
*** *** *** *** *** ** "I'm here from the darkest deep..."e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------1--0------1--0----|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------3---------3-|A|-0-222-222-222-3---------3---------|E|---------------1---------1---------| *** *** *** "And hear my name..."
Riff 3e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-7------------7------6/7\6-|A|-5--5-5-5-5-5-4--4-4-4/5\4-|E|---------------------------|
* * * * * * * "Down by the lake..."e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-4-----------------------4-7-|A|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-4-|E|-----------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * "...grief..."e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-7------------2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|A|-5--5-5-5-5-5-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--5--|E|--------------------------------3--| * * * * * "Dancing hand in hand with the Devil..."
Play Riff 1 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 2 "Watching from the bridge..." Play Riff 1a "Yes, we all know..." Play Riff 3 "Down by the lake..."
Lead into next section:e|--------|B|--------|G|--------|D|--------|A|--7--5--|E|--5--3--|
Riff 4 (Solo Rhythm)e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-----------------2-------5-|A|-2-4---------2-4-0-4-----3-|E|-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-2---2-2-2---|
* * * * * * e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|-----------------4-5----|A|-2-4---------2-4-2-3--3-|E|-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-2------1-| * * * *
Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm)e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-2-4---------2-4-2-4-----7-|A|-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-0-2-2-2-5-|E|---------------------------|
* * * * * * e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-2-4---------2-4-5----5----|A|-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-3-3--3-3--|E|-------------------1----1--|
* * * *e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-2-4---------2-4-2-4-----7-|A|-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-0-2-2-2-5-|E|---------------------------|
* * * * * * e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-2-4---------2-4--9-8-7--9-8-7-|A|-0-2-2-2-2-2-0-2--7-6-5--7-6-5-|E|-------------------------------| * * * *
Play Riff 4 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 5 Solo Rhythm
Riff 6e|---------------|B|---------------|G|---------------|D|-5--------3----|A|-3--------1----|E|---------------|
"And the nun has been..." e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|---------10------------------| -----|A|----------8----------------5-| |E|-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-5-6-7---| |
* * * * * * * * | "...seen..." |--- Play 2xe|-----------------------------| |B|-----------------------------| |G|-----------------------------| -----|D|---------10------------------|A|----------8----7-5---5-------|E|-0-0-0-0-----0-----7---7-6-5-| * * * * * "I want your cross..."
e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|---7-5---5---------7-5---5--------4-|E|-0-----7---7-6-5-0-----7---7-6-5--2-| * * "...Margaret..."
Play Riff 1 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 2 "Full of pride..." Play Riff 1a "The little girl..." Play Riff 3 "Down by the lake..." 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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