King Diamond - Abigail tab

King Diamond:  Abigail

transcribed by:  Justin          :  pige.geo@yahoo.com 
(http://www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/Alley/6066/index.html)

     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com
                 Mika Ristiranta :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1 e|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|-------6-7-6---------------------6-7-6------------|A|---7-8-------8-7--5--7--8----7-8-------8-7--5--7~-|E|-0-------------------------0----------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------6-7-6-------------------------------|A|---7-8-------8-7--5--7--8-------8--7--5----|E|-0-------------------------5--8----------8-| * * * * * * * * * *
Lead into next section:e|-----------|B|-----------|G|------5----|D|-3----5----|A|-3---------|E|-----------|
Riff 2e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-----9/10-9----9/10-9---------9-|A|-----7/-8-7----7/-8-7-6-7-6---7-|E|-0-0---------0--------------8-0-|
* * *e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-----9/10-9----10/12--12\10-12\10-|A|-----7/-8-7-----8/10--10\-8-10\-8-|E|-0-0---------0--------------------| * * *
Lead over the above riff (just the first time)e|--------------|B|--8-----------|G|--7-----------|D|--------------|A|--------5--7--|E|--------------|
Play Riff 2 " 'Abigail, I know you're in control...' "
Riff 2ae|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-----9/10-9----9/10-9---------9-|A|-----7/-8-7----7/-8-7-6-7-6---7-|E|-0-0---------0--------------8-0-|
* * * " 'Miriam...' "e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-------------------0-------0-|D|-----9/10-9------4-------4---|A|-----7/-8-7--/5-------3------|E|-0-0-------------------------| * * " '...can you hear me ?' "
Riff 3e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-4--4-4-5-4-5-4-----------------|A|-2--2-2-3-2-3-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-44-|E|--------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * ** " 'I am alive...' "e|-----------------------|B|-8--8------------------|G|-8--8------------------|D|-6--6----9--6------6-5-|A|-4--4----7--4----0-4-3-|E|-----------------------|
* * * " '...inside your wife...' "e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-4--4-4-5-4-5-4-----------------|A|-2--2-2-3-2-3-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-44-|E|--------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * ** " 'Miriam's dead...' "e|-------------------------|B|-8--8--------------------|G|-8--8--------------------|D|-6--6----9--6------6-7-8-|A|-4--4----7--4----0-4-5-6-|E|-------------------------| * " '...I am her head...' "
Play Riff 2 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 2a Solo Rhythm
Solo (first bar is two guitars in harmony)e|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-11--11h12--11h12p11-----------------9-10--9-10-9---9------|G|-11--11h12--11h12p11-12~--0--0--9h10-------------10---10-9-|D|---------------------14~-----------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|-10p9-7-9-5h7-4h5---4---------------------------|D|------------------7---7-6-----------------5-----|A|---------------------------14\8---0----5-----5--|E|------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------5-7-9--------|D|--------------------------------------------0-12-|A|--5h7--8\7--5h7--5\3--5--3\2-3-5/7---------------|E|-------------------------------------------------|
e|------------14^p12h14---12h14p12-----12-|B|-12/14/16------------------------15-----|G|----------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|B|-15-13-12-13-12----12---------------------------------12-13-15-|G|----------------14----12h14-11h12----11-------11-12h14---------|D|----------------------------------14----12-14------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------15---17^^p15-17---15h17p15p14--15-17--15\14-|B|-(15)--0-------------------------------------------------|G|-------0-------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------|
e|-----14--15p14-----14-----|B|--17-----------17-----17~-|G|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|--------------------------|E|--------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 3 " 'I am alive...' " Play Riff 2 " 'Abigail, don't you think... '" Play Riff 2a " 'I'll get a priest...' "
Riff 4e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|--------------4-----4------4-----------|A|-2-----------------------------5-4-2---|E|---5-4-3--2-2---2-2------2---2-------5-|
* * * * * * * * * * e|------------------|B|------------------|G|------------------|D|-----4-----4----5-|A|----------------3-|E|-2-2---2-2------3-|
* * * * e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-----4-----4------4-----------|A|----------------------5-4-2---|E|-2-2---2-2------2---2-------5-|
* * * * * * * * * *e|---------------------|B|---------------------|G|---------------------|D|-----4-----4-------2-|A|----------------5--0-|E|-2-2---2-2------3----| * * * *
Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm)e|-----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|G|-------------------4~--------------------------|D|-----------2---------------------2-5-4-2-4-2---|A|-2-2-2-4-5---2-2-2-----2-2-2-4-5-------------5-|E|-----------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * e|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------2~--------------------------|D|-----------------------------------3-2---2------|A|-0-0-0-2-3-5-0-0-0-----0-0-0-2-3-5-----5---5-3--|E|------------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * e|-----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|G|-------------------4~--------------------------|D|-----------2---------------------2-5-4-2-4-2---|A|-2-2-2-4-5---2-2-2-----2-2-2-4-5-------------5-|E|-----------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * e|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|--------------------2~--------------------|D|---------------------------------------2--|A|-0-0-0-2-3-5-0-0-0-----0-0-0-2-3-5--5--0--|E|------------------------------------3-----| * * * * * * * * *
Solo (Two guitars playing in unison) e|-16^-----16----14----------------12--14-------------|B|-17^-----17----15--15~--------15-14--15--14~--------|G|-------------------16~--------16---------14~--12-11-|D|----------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|-11h12p11-9-11----9-------------|D|---------------12---11-12-9-0-0-|A|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|
(Two guitars playing in unison)e|-16^-----16----14----------------12--14-------------|B|-17^-----17----15--15~--------15-14--15--14~--------|G|-------------------16~--------16---------14~--12-11-|D|----------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|-11h12p11-9-11-7h9-6-7----|D|-----------------------9\-|A|--------------------------|E|--------------------------|
End solo
Riff 6e|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------|G|-------4-----------2----------4----------------------------|D|-------4-----------2----------4----------------------------|A|-2-2-2-2-----0-0-0-0----2-2-2-2----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * " 'Oh Jonathon...' "e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|-------4----------2-------------------|D|-------4----------2----5----7-------2-|A|-2-2-2-2----0-0-0-0----3----5----5--0-|E|---------------------------------3----| * * * * * * " '...our time is out...' "
Play Riff 5 for solo rhythm, but use this for last bar:e|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|--------------------2~--------------------|D|------------------------------------------|A|-0-0-0-2-3-5-0-0-0-----0-0-0-2-3-5--5--4--|E|------------------------------------3--2--| * * * * * * * * *
Solo e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------7h8p7-|G|--------------------------7h9~--------|D|-----------------7-7-9~~--------------|A|-7p5-------5-7-9----------------------|E|-----7~~------------------------------|
e|------------------------------19------------------------------------|B|---7--------10-----------20-22----22-19-22-19--19-------------------|G|-9---9-7-----9---9-7h9~~---------------------21---21-19----19h21p19-|D|---------0-----------a----------------------------------21----------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------19----------------17-19p17-15-17-15~~-|G|----19----------21p19-21-18-19-21----21-19-21-18-19---------------------|D|-21----21-19------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------21---------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 7 (Solo Rhythm)e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------7-----------------------|D|-------------------5----------------7--7/9-| ---------|A|------------------------------------5--5/7-| |E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------| |
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * | |----- x2e|----------------------------------------| |B|----------------------------------------| |G|-------------------7--------------------| |D|-------------------5--------5-----------| ---------|A|----------------------5-6-7---7-6--7--5-|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------5--3-| * * * * * * * * *
e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|-------------------------7/9-9-9\7--|E|-0-22222-0-22222-0-22222-5/7-7-7\5--|
* ***** * ***** * *****e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-------------------------------7---|A|-------------------------------5---|E|-0-22222-0-22222-0-22222-5-6-7-----|
* ***** * ***** * ***** * * *e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|-------------------------7/9-9-9\7--|E|-0-22222-0-22222-0-22222-5/7-7-7\5--|
* ***** * ***** * *****e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------|A|-------------------------|E|-0-22222-0-22222-0-22222-|
* ***** * ***** * ***** e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-------7--------5--------7-------|A|-------5--------3--------5-8-7-6-|E|-5-6-7----3-4-5----5-6-7---6-5-4-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * e|-----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------7---------------------|D|-------7--------5--------5-8-7-6----5----6-7-8-|A|-------5--------3----------6-5-4----3----4-5-6-|E|-5-6-7----3-4-5----5-6-7-------4----3----4-5-6-| * * * * * * * * * * * *
Solo (Two guitars in unison) ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ e|--11/12--15/16\15--12\11--12/15-12-11---------------------------------|B|--12/13--16/17\16--13\12--13/16-13-12--15-12-13--12-------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------14--12-14-12-11--------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------14-13-14-|A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
(guitars in unison)e|-----------------------16-17-19-17-16-----17-16----------16-|B|----------12-13-15-----16-17-19-17-16--18-17-16-18-17-18-16-|G|-11-12-14------------------------------18-------18-17-18----|D|-------------------9~---------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-17-19-17-16----17-------17p12-15p12-14p12-17p12-15p12-14p12-|B|-17-19-17-16-18-17-17\---------------------------------------|G|-------------18----17\---[tremolo pick the above pull-offs]--|D|-------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-19^--17-17----------------14h17----14-14-17p14---14-17p14---14-17p14-14-|B|------------17-17-20\12/20------17^------------17^--------17^------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-14-17p14-14-14-14-17-17-14-14-17-17-14-----------------------|B|----------------------------------------17^--17^~~~--14-15-17-|G|--------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|-15-14----------------------------------------------------------|G|-------14-14-13-14-14-11-11-11-11-12-9-------9-------9----------|D|---------------------------------------11-12---11-12------9-11--|A|-------------------------------------------------------11-------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------9-12-9-12^~~---22-19-22-22^^^--16-17~~-|G|----9-11-11-9-9-11----------------------------------------|D|-12-------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-20t16-20t16-19t15-19t15-18t14-18t14-16t13-16t13-15t12-13t10-13t10-12t8-|D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------|B|---------------------|G|-11t7-11t6p4p2--2^r--|D|----------------a----|A|---------------------|E|---------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 2 " 'Abigail, nothing I can do...' " Play Riff 2a " 'Jonathon...' " Play Riff 3 " 'I am alive...' " Play Riff 1 [fade out] 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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