King Diamond - The Jonah tab

King Diamond: The Jonah

transcribed by:  Langus          :  tlange@poczta.onet.pl
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com

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Tuning: Standard


Riff 1Guitar 1e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|------4--3-------2---4-3h4p3----|E|-2------------4---------------5-|
Final timee|--------------------|B|--------------------|G|--------------------|D|-----------------4--|A|------4--3-------2--|E|-2------------4-----|
Guitar 2 (comes in at 0:39)e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|------4--3-------2---4-3h4p3----|A|-2------------4---------------5-|E|--------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|------6--5-------4---6-5h6p5----|A|-4------------6---------------7-|E|--------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|------9--8-------7---9-8h9p8------|D|-7------------9---------------10--|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|
Riff 2e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|---9-10---9-10-9-------7-8---7-8-7---|A|-7------7--------10--5-----5-------8-|E|-------------------------------------|
Riff 3Guitar 1e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|---9-10---9-10-9-------7-8---7-8-7---|E|-7------7--------10--5-----5-------8-|
Guitar 2e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|---11-12---11-12-11-------9-10---9-10-9----|D|-9-------9----------12--7------7--------10-|A|-------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------|
Riff 4e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|---6-7---6-7-6--------------------|A|-4-----4-------7----6-7---6-7-6---|E|------------------4-----4-------7-| "In the attic..."
Riff 5e|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------|D|-2----------4------------------6----------6-4-|A|-0--0-0-0-0-2--2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-2-|E|----------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "Old and gray..."e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-2----------4----------6-|A|-0--0-0-0-0-2--2-2-2-2-4-|E|-------------------------| * * * * * * * * "...I felt it staring..."
Riff 6e|------------|B|------------|G|------------|D|-6--4--2----|A|-4--2--0--6-|E|----------4-| "Oh that book..."
Play Riff 3 Play Riff 4 "Yellow pages..."
Riff 7e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-1-1-1-1-4~---1-1-1-1-0-1-2~-| "In an ancient rhyme..."
Riff 5ae|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------|D|-2----------4------------------6----------6-4-|A|-0--0-0-0-0-2--2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-2-|E|----------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "It had been there..."e|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|G|-----------------------|D|-2----------4----------|A|-0--0-0-0-0-2--2-2-2-2-|E|-----------------------| * * * * * * * * "And no one ever knew..."
Riff 8 x4e|---------------------|--------------|B|---------------------|--------------|G|---------------------|--------------|D|-6---6---6---8/9-8/9-|------9--9--9-|A|-4---4---4---6/7-6/7-|-9----7--6--7-|E|---------------------|-7------------| "Now break the spell..."
Final timee|---------------------|B|---------------------|G|---------------------|D|-6---6---6---8/9-8/9-|A|-4---4---4---6/7-6/7-|E|---------------------| "...ah you're free..."
Riff 9 (Solo Rhythm) x2e|---------------------------------|-------------------------|B|---------------------------------|-------------------------|G|---------------------------------|-------------------------|D|-------------------------8/9-8/9-|-----------------9--9--9-|A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6/7-6/7-|-----------------7--6--7-|E|---------------------------------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-------------------------9--8-|A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7--6-|E|------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * x2e|---------------------------------|-------------------------|B|---------------------------------|-------------------------|G|---------------------------------|-------------------------|D|-------------------------8/9-8/9-|-----------------9--9--9-|A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6/7-6/7-|-----------------7--6--7-|E|---------------------------------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-------------------------9--8-|A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7--6-|E|------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * *
Play Riff 7 Solo Rhythm
Riff 10 (Solo Rhythm) e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|----------------------------|A|----------------------------|E|-3-3-3-3-6~--3-3-3-3-6-3-6~-|
Riff 7a (Solo Rhythm)e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------------|E|-1-1-1-1-4~---1-1-1-1-0-1-2~-|
e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|----------------------------|A|--------------------------4-|E|-1-1-1-1-4~---1-1-1-1-0-1-2-| "Ahhh...."
Riff 11e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|----------9-------------------9-10----|A|---9-10-----10-9-------9-10--------12-|E|-0------0--------10--0------0---------|
* * * *e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|----------9----------9-10-9------------|A|---9-10-----10-9------------10-12-10-9-|E|-0------0--------10--------------------| * *
Riff 12e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|----------9-------------------9-10----|D|---9-10-----10-9-------9-10--------12-|A|-0------0--------10--0------0---------|E|--------------------------------------|
* * * *e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|----------9----------9-10-9------------|D|---9-10-----10-9------------10-12-10-9-|A|-0------0--------10--------------------|E|---------------------------------------| * *
Play Riff 11
Riff 13e|-----------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------5-----7-|D|---------9---------------4------------9----5-----7---|A|---------7-----------5-7---5----------7--3-----5-----|E|-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-----------0-0-0-0----------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * "As the candle melts away..."
Final time:e|---------------------|B|---------------------|G|----------5-----7----|D|-9------5-----7----9-|A|-7----3-----5------7-|E|-0-----------------0-| "...she starts to speak..."
Riff 14Guitar 1e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------|A|-----9------10------12------10------9-|E|-0-7----0-7-----0-7-----0-7-----0-7---|
e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------|A|-----9------10------12------10------10-|E|-0-7----0-7-----0-7-----0-7-----0-8--8-|
Guitar 2e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|-----9------10------12------10------9-|A|-0-7----0-7-----0-7-----0-7-----0-7---|E|--------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|-----9------10------12------10---------|A|-0-7----0-7-----0-7-----0-7-----0-8-10-|E|-------------------------------------8-|
Ending:Guitar 1e|----------------|B|----------------|G|----------------|D|-10-------9-8-9-|A|--8--10---7-6-7-|E|------8---------| "Hear my story!"
Guitar 2e|----------------|B|----------------|G|----------------|D|-10-------------|A|--8--10---9-8-9-|E|------8---7-6-7-|
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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