Tubular Bells Part 1 tab ver. 2 with lyrics by Mike Oldfield - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells Part 1 tab ver. 2

Okay, folks, this is a HUGE song, about 25 minutes long, with many, many instruments,
so i apologize if you're looking for something very specific it might not be in my tab.

Anyway, have fun playing it, I hope you'll enjoy my work!
- Thomas N.
(The tab is incomplete, since it takes quite long to tab the whole thing, please 
be patient, I'll update it)
(Any corrections to be mailed at thonav_sotr@yahoo.fr)

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Intro, piano tab for guitar: (yeah, whatever... Everyone wants it...)

e |-0-5-0-7-0-3h5-0-8-10-7h8-|-0-5-0-7-0-3h5-0-8-10-7h8-8-|B |--------------------------|----------------------------|G |--------------------------|----------------------------|D |--------------------------|----------------------------|A |--------------------------|----------------------------|E |--------------------------|----------------------------|
(0:50) The bass comes in:
G|------------------------|-----------------------|D|-----------------2---2--|------3h5--------------|A|0-0---0----0h2h3---3----|-----------5h7---------|E|------------------------|-3-3-----------8-7-3h5-|
(1:02) There's that piano playing an E, which you would play this way on a guitar:
|---7---||---9---||---9---||---9---||---7---||-------|
(1:38) Then there are some piano leaks...Well you'd better buy a piano for these. Keep playing that. (2:55) Flute! Anyway it sounds great on the guitar (Actually, he did play this part on a guitar, on Tubular Bells II, in Sentinel)
||--------------------10-10/12----|--------------------------|||---------------10h12---------10-|----13h15-13-12-----------|||-9-9---9h11h12------------------|-12------------12h14-14---|||--------------------------------|--------------------------|||--------------------------------|--------------------------|||--------------------------------|--------------------------|
|----------13-15--------15-|----------------------|||-13h15-13-----------------|-13h15-13-12----------|||----------------12-12-----|-------------12--9--9-|| And repeat|--------------------------|----------------------|||--------------------------|----------------------|||--------------------------|----------------------||
(3:39) I would say it's two guitars (Strats?) playing at the same time, not quite sure... Anyway, this is how you play it:
|----------------------------|---------------------------------------||----------------------------|--------------13-12--------------------||-----------------------9-12-|---------------------11h14p11----------||-10-12--14p12p10-12-13------|--13-12-11-10-----------------13-12-11-| And repeat!|----------------------------|---------------------------------------||----------------------------|---------------------------------------|
(4:05) Played with a guitar and a mandolin: (To sound like a mandolin, pick really fast, it will do the trick)
|-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-12--10-12-10-12--14---12--14p12p10 12--14-||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|
Then: (Same as above, one tone lower)|-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-10--8-10--8--10--12-10--12p10p8--8-10--12-||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|
And there's that electric guitar coming in at 4:15:|------------------------------------||------------------------------------||-4-4-4-4-4-4///16-16-16-16b18-16b18-||------------------------------------||------------------------------------||------------------------------------|
And the mandolin goes:|-------------------------------------------||-14--12-14-12-14--16--14--16p14p12--14--16-||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|
(4:46) Here comes the accoustic guitar:
|-----------------------------5-- 4-4h5-5-5-5-5/9---7/11-11--------5---4----||-------------4--5---5-5-5--7---7-----------------9----------7-7-7---7---5--||-4-4-4--4--6---------------------------------------------------------------| And repeat...|---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
(5:18:) I've found a nice way to play it with a guitar, so I'm posting it if you're interested: (You can play it sliding, it sounds quite good too)
|--9h11--11p9--9h11--11h14-|--14p9--9p7--7h9--9h14--|--|--------------------------|------------------------| ||--------------------------|------------------------| ||--------------------------|------------------------| ||--------------------------|------------------------| ||--------------------------|------------------------| |
| - Repeat|-14p11--11p9--9h11--11h14-|--14p11-----------------| ||--------------------------|------------------------| ||--------------------------|------------------------| ||--------------------------|------------------------| ||--------------------------|------------------------| ||--------------------------|------------------------|--
(6:07) Guitar solo:
|-0--------------------0-----------0-------5--4h5p4-0-|----------||---3-1-3-1-0---0--1--3------3-1-3---3-1-0------------| ||-------------2---------------------------------------| ||-----------------------------------------------------| ||-----------------------------------------------------| ||-----------------------------------------------------| |
|
|------0------0------0------0----------------------------------| ||-4p3p0--4p3p0--4p3p0--4p3p0---3p2-3p2-3p2-3p2-3p2-3p2-3p2-3p2-| ||--------------------------------------------------------------| ||--------------------------------------------------------------| | x2|--------------------------------------------------------------| ||--------------------------------------------------------------| |
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|-0-------0-----5-5/7-7-| ||---2-3-4---4-4---------| ||-----------------------| ||-----------------------| ||-----------------------| ||-----------------------|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------9-7--|---------------------13-12-10-13-12-10-| --||---------------------------|--------8-8/10-10-13-------------------| ||--------------------6----8-|-7-9-10--------------------------------| ||-----1-2-4-4/6-6-9---------|---------------------------------------| ||---4-----------------------|---------------------------------------| ||---------------------------|---------------------------------------| |
| x2|----16------------15-------|----------------------20-20b-| ||-16b--18-16b---15b--17-15b-|-20-17-18-19-20-17-17--------| ||---------------------------|-----------------------------| ||---------------------------|-----------------------------| ||---------------------------|-----------------------------| ||---------------------------|-----------------------------| ------------|
Updates to come
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