Armageddon tab with lyrics by Prism - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Prism – Armageddon tab

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                             ARMAGEDDON - Prism
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Written by: Lindsay Mitchell
Album: "Armageddon"     (1979, Capitol Records)

Tabbed by: Anne Drury
Email: zerofret_ad@hotmail.com
Date: November 21, 2005

Notes:

-4/4 time -- bar lines do indicate timing
-guitar solo is primarily in B pentatonic minor
-the fills in the 1st Verse and the Chorus are brass transcribed
 for guitar
-***for 1st verse fills, only partial staves are shown -- note that the
 top string shown isn't always the high E string


INTRO:

(the E5 power chords are played with the 1st tab staff)

   E5                          E5                             
                                                               
E A E A E -7-----------|-5-----5--5--|-7-----------|-5------5--5--| B -9-----------|-5-----5--5--|-9-----------|-5------5--5--| (acoustic) G -9-----------|-6-----6--6--|-9-----------|-6------6--6--| D -9-----------|-7-----7--7--|-9-----------|-7------7--7--| Play 3x A -7-----------|-7-----7--7--|-7-----------|-7------7--7--| E -------------|-5-----5--5--|-------------|-5------5--5--|
Keyboard transcribed for guitar:
E A E A E -------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| B -------------|-------------|----9--9--10-|-10~--9-7-----| G -------------|----6-----9--|-------------|-----------9--| D ----9--7--6--|-------9-----|-------------|--------------| A -------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| E -------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
E B C#m E -------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| B ----9--7-----|----7--------|-------------|--------------| G ----------9~-|-------9--8--|-9----8-6~---|--------------| D -------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| A -------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| E -------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
Top staff is keyboard, lower staff is orchestration - Play 2x
E A E A E|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| B|-------------|-------------|----9--9--10-|-10~--9-7-----| G|-------------|----6-----9--|-------------|-----------9--| D|----9--7--6--|-------9-----|-------------|--------------| A|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| E|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
Gt|1 | | | Gt|2 | E|-------------|-------------|----7--7--9--|-9~---7-------| B|----9--7-----|----10-10-10-|-------------|--------10-9--| G|----------9--|-------------|-------------|--------------| D|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| A|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| E|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
E B C#m E|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| B|----9--7-----|----7--------|-------------|--------------| G|----------9~-|-------9--8--|-9~---8-6~---|--------------| D|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| A|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| E|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
Gt|1 | | |Gt|2 | E|----7--------|---11--9--7--|-9~-----9~---|--------------| B|------10--9~-|-------------|------9------|--------------| G|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| D|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| A|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| E|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
Electric guitar enters:
E A E A E ---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| B ---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| G ---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| D -------------2=|=-------4-2-/6=|=--------2-4-2=|=---------------| A -2---------4---|---------------|---------------|----------------| E ---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|
E A E A E ---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| B ---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| G ---------------|---------------|-4----<2>-<1>--|----------------| D -------------2=|=----4^(6)r4-2-|-------------4-|-2~-------------| A -2---------4---|---------------|---------------|----------------| E ---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|
1ST VERSE:
B5 A5 G#5There was a full moon over Memphis E --------------| B --10---12-12--| G --------------|
B5 A5 G#5National Guard outside B --7-----------------| G ------4--7-6-4------| D ----------------6-4-| A --------------------|
B5 A5 B5Thousands wait for Elvis E --------------| B --10---12-12--| G --------------|
E5 F#5 Waiting ever since he died
B5 A5 G#5For a miracle gonna happen E --------------| B --10---12-12--| G --------------|
B5 A5 G#5His eminence to restore E --------------------| B ------9--12-10-10-9-| G --11----------------| D --------------------|
B5 A5 B5The sound of thunder crackin' E --------------| B --10---12-12--| G --------------|
E5 F#5 B5 Signals the beginning of the war to end all wars CHORUS:
E A E AE ---------|----------|----------------|------------|B ---------|----------|-------5~-------|------------|G ---------|----------|---4h6-----6-4--|------------|D ---------|----------|----------------|------------|A ---------|----------|----------------|------------|E ---------|----------|----------------|------------| Arma--geddon carry me home
E A C#m BE ---------|----------|-------4------7=|======/19---|B ---------|----------|-----5----7-5---|------------|G ---------|----------|---6------------|------------|D ---------|----------|----------------|------------|A ---------|----------|----------------|------------|E ---------|----------|----------------|------------| Arma--geddon carry me home
E A E AE ---------|----------|----------------|---5---5h7~-|B ---------|----------|-------5~-------|------------|G ---------|----------|---4h6-----6-4--|------------|D ---------|----------|----------------|------------|A ---------|----------|----------------|------------|E ---------|----------|----------------|------------| Arma--geddon carry me home
E A C#m B E Armageddon carry me home 2ND VERSE:
B5 A5 G#5 B5 A5 G#5 E --------------|---------------------|--------------|-------------------| B --------------|---------------------|--------------|-------------------| G --------------|---6^(7)r6-4-6-4-2/4=|=-------------|---2--2----2--2--4=| D --------------|---6^(7)r6-4-6-4-2/4=|=-------------|-----------------4=| A --------------|---------------------|--------------|-------------------| E --------------|---------------------|--------------|-------------------|Jerry and Linda President in the White House, sleepin' in his shoes
B5 A5 B5 E5 F#5 E --------------|---------------------|------------|---------------------| B --------------|---------------------|------------|---------------------| G =-------------|---6^(7)r6-4-6-4-2/4=|=-----------|-------2------2------| D =-------------|---6^(7)r6-4-6-4-2/4=|=-----------|---2h4----2h4---4p2p0| A --------------|---------------------|------------|---------------------| E --------------|---------------------|------------|---------------------|Red phones ring in Ain't got the blackout, time to lose
B5 A5 G#5 B5 A5 G#5 E --------------|---------------------|------------|---------------------| B --------------|---------------------|------------|---------------------| G --------------|---------------------|-4~---------|---6^(7)r6-4-6-4-2/4=| D --------------|---------------------|------------|---6^(7)r6-4-6-4-2/4=| A -2------------|-----------4^(5)r4-2-|------------|---------------------| E --------------|---------------------|------------|---------------------| U-boats off New England (look out), Enemy submarines From
B5 A5 B5 E5 F#5 E --------------|---------------------|------------|---------------------| B --------------|---------------------|------------|---------------------| G =-------------|---6^(7)r6-4-6-4-2/4-|------------|---------------------| D =-------------|---6^(7)r6-4-6-4-2/4-|-2----------|-4-------------------| A --------------|---------------------|-2----------|-4-------------------| E --------------|---------------------|-0----------|-2-------------------| Boston to Miami On a red alert,you better scramble all the F-15s
B5 E --------------| B --------------| G --------------| D -7-7-7-7-7----| A -7-7-7-7-7----| E -5-5-5-5-5----|
CHORUS: (same fills as 1st Chorus) E A E A Armageddon carry me home E A C#m B Armageddon carry me home E A E A Armageddon carry me home E A E C#m B Armageddon carry me home GUITAR SOLO:
E -12---------12---------|-12---------12---------| B ----15^(17)----15^(17)-|----15^(17)----15^(17)-| G -----------------------|-----------------------| D -----------------------|-----------------------| A -----------------------|-----------------------| E -----------------------|-----------------------|
Play staff above 3x with the following chord progression: (each chord is 2 measures) E C Bb
A E -----------------------|-----------------------| B -(17)r15^(17)~---------|-----------------------| G -----------------------|-----------------------| D -----------------------|-----------------------| A -----------------------|-----------------------| E -----------------------|-----------------------|
B5 A5 G#5 B5 A5 G#5 E --------------|-------------------|-----------|---------------------| B ---10^(12)----|--10-7-10----------|-----------|---------------------| G --------------|----------9^(11)r-7|-----------|-----2-----2-2-------| D --------------|-------------------|-9---------|--2h4---2h4----4p2p0-| A --------------|-------------------|-----------|---------------------| E --------------|-------------------|-----------|---------------------|
B5 A5 B5 E5 F#5 E --------------|-------------------|------------------|--------------| B --------------|-------------------|------------------|--------------| G --------------|-------------------|------------------|-2-----2----2-| D ------------0-|-0-2-3-4p2---------|---------2----2h4-|----4----4----| A -2------0-2---|-----------5p4-2-0-|-2--5--5---5------|--------------| E --------------|-------------------|------------------|--------------|
B5 (gradually release bend) A5 G#5 E ----------------------------------|---------------------------------| B ----------------------------------|---------------------------------| G --9^(11)-(11)-(11)-(11)-(11)-(11)-|-(11)-(11)-(11)-(10)----9---7----| D ----------------------------------|---------------------------------| A ----------------------------------|---------------------------------| E ----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B5 A5 G#5 E ----------------------------------|---------------------------------| B ------------------10--------------|--10----------------12----12-12--| G --9^(11)r9^(11)--hb----(11)r9-----|----pb(11)r9---7/11----11--------| D ----------------------------------|---------------------------------| A ----------------------------------|---------------------------------| E ----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B5 A5 B5 E ------7------7------7------7-----7|------7--------------------------| B -10^w---10^w---10^w---10^w---10^w-|-10^w---10p9-7---9---7-----------| G ----------------------------------|---------------9---9---7-------7-| D ----------------------------------|-------------------------9--9----| A ----------------------------------|---------------------------------| E ----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E5 F#5 E -------------------------|---------------------------| B ------12-------12--------|------14----------17---14--| G -/13-------13-------13---|-/15-------15h16-----------| D -------------------------|---------------------------| A -------------------------|---------------------------| E -------------------------|---------------------------|
B5 E -/14-14-14-14-14-14-14---| B -/16-16-16-16-16-16-16---| G -------------------------| D -------------------------| A -------------------------| E -------------------------|
CHORUS: (same fills as previous Chorus) E A E A Armageddon carry me home E A C#m B Armageddon, carry me home E A E A Armageddon carry me home E A E A Armageddon carry me home E A Carry me home... (play 11x) Carry me home Repeat INTRO ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- ^...bend (w=whole tone) /...slide up r...release bend =...hold note h...hammer on ~...vibrato p...pull off pb..pre-bend hb..hold bend <>..harmonic (This file is the transcriber's own work and represents their interpretation of the song.)
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