Scorpions - Big City Nights tab

Band:  Scorpions
Album: Love At First Sting
Song:  Big City Nights

Copyright (c)  (Harvest) (1984)
Version 1.0 - (09/04/06)

Transcribed By: Steve
Email:          stephen.elvidge1@ntlworld.com


.  - palm mute           /  - slide up to
\  - slide down to       ~  - vibrato
h  - hammer on           b  - Bend
p  - pull off            Suffixes for bend
t  - tap                 f  - full bend    h - half bend
ph - pinched harmonic    q  - quarter bend t - tap bend
*  - see comment         ^  - Hold bend    r release bend
x  - Stuccatto           ~  - vibrato bend
,  - slight palm mute    () - ghost note, sustained note
"  - tremolo note        <> - Trill

Tunning E A D G B E
 

 Intro

[PM]E---------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-7--|B---------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|G------------1010\9-7-5-----------7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|D------------1010\9-7-5--------------------------|A-7-----8-7\-8-8-\7-5-3---5-5-7-5\---------------|E-5-5-5-5-5\------------x-3-3-3-3\---------------| Rpt 4 X
Intro guitar solo ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ hE--------------------------------------------|B--------------------------------------------|G--------------pb7-r7---(7)----4-5p4---4-----|D----------5-7-----------------------7---5\2-|A-0-3-5/7------------------------------------|E--------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~ E-----------------------------------------------------------------|B-----------------------------15br13--15p13----13-15b-------------|G--------------pb7-r7---(7)-----------------14--------14----(14)--|D----------5-7----------------------------------------------------|A-0-3-5/7---------------------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Verse
Guitar 1 [------PM-----] [------PM-----] [------PM-----] [------PM-----] E[-----------------------------------------------------------------|B[-----------------------------------------------------------------|G[-----------------------------------------------------------------|D[-2-------------------------------5---------------7---------------|A[-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3---------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|E[-----------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [[----PM---] PM [----PM---] PME[-----------------------------------------------------------------|B[---------------------------------------5--6\5----8-8\7-----------|G[-------------------------------------5-5--5-5----7-7-7-----------|D[-----------7---7-----------7---7-----5-----------------------7---|A[-0-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0-0---0---5/7---------------------8-9-----|E[-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1 [------PM-----] [------PM-----] [------PM-----] [------PM-----] E[-----------------------------------------------------------------|B[-----------------------------------------------------------------|G[-----------------------------------------------------------------|D[-2-------------------------------5---------------7---------------|A[-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3---------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|E[-----------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [[----PM---] PM [----PM---] PME[-------------------------------------------------5-5-4---5-4-----|B[---------------------------------------5--6\5----5-5-5---5-5-----|G[-------------------------------------5-5--5-5--------------------|D[-----------7---7-----------7---7-----5---------------------------|A[-0-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0-0---0---5/7-----------------------------|E[-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1 PM PM PM PM PM PM PM PM E[-----------------------------------------------------------------|B[-----------------------------------------------------------------|G[-----------------------------------------------------------------|D[-2------2--2-2-------------------5------5--5-5---7------7--7-7---|A[-0----0-0--0-0-0-3------3--3-3---3----3-3--3-3-3-5----5-5--5-5-5-|E[-----------------1----1-1--1-1-1---------------------------------|
[Guitar 2E[-----------------------------------------------------------------|B[---------------------------------------6-5-----------------------|G[-7--7-7--7-5-----7--7-7--7-5-----5--5--5-5-5-----7--7------------|D[-7--7-7--7-7-----7--7-7--7-7-----5--5------5-----7--7--------7---|A[---------------------------------------------------------8-9-----|E[-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1 PM PM PM PM PM PM E[----------------------------------------------------|B[----------------------------------------------------|G[----------------------------------------------------|D[-2------2--2-2-------------------5------5--5-5---9--|A[-0----0-0--0-0-0-3------3--3-3---3----3-3--3-3-3-7--|E[-----------------1----1-1--1-1-1-----------------0--|
[Guitar 2E[----------------------------------------------------|B[---------------------------------------6-5----------|G[-7--7-7--7-5-----7--7-7--7-5-----5--5--5-5-5--------|D[-7--7-7--7-7-----7--7-7--7-7-----5--5------5--------|A[-------------------------------------------------7--|E[-------------------------------------------------0--|
Guitar 1E[------------------------|B[------------------------|G[-9-9----9--9-9-9-9-9-9--|D[-9-9----9--9-9-9-9-9-9--|A[-7-7-x--7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|E[------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ ~~~~~E[------------------------|B[--------7b-7b7b7b---r\--|G[------------------------|D[-9-9--------------------|A[-7-7--------------------|E[-0-0-x------------------|
Chorus
[PM]E---------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-7--|B---------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|G------------1010-9-7\5-----------7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|D------------1010-109\7--------------------------|A-7-----8-7\-8-8----------5-5-7-5\---------------|E-5-5-5-5-5\------------x-3-3-3-3\---------------| Rpt 2 X
Chorus lead fills
ph ph ph ph ph ph phE-------------------------------------|B-------------------------------------|G---10-10-10-10----10-12p10-----------|D-x-------------12----------12-10-7---|A---------------------------------0---|E-------------------------------------|
ph ph ph phphphph~~~~~~~~~~~~~E-------------------------------------|B-------------------------------------|G-10b---------------------------------|D-----12-10\8-------------------------|A-------------------------------------|E-------------8-7-6-5-----------------|
Rpt Verse
PM PM PM PME-----------------------------------------------------------------|B--------1------------------------------5--6\5----8-8\7-----------|G--------2----------------------------5-5--5-5----7-7-7-----------|D-2---------2-2-----------------------5-----------------------7---|A-0----0----0-0-0-3------3--3-3---5/7---------------------8-9-----|E-----------------1----1-1--1-1-1---------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------5-5-4---5-4-----|B--------1------------------------------5--6\5----5-5-5---5-5-----|G--------2----------------------------5-5--5-5--------------------|D-2---------2-2-----------------------5---------------------------|A-0----0----0-0-0-3------3--3-3---5/7-----------------------------|E-----------------1----1-1--1-1-1---------------------------------|
Guitar 1 PM PM PM PM PM PM PM PM E[-----------------------------------------------------------------|B[-----------------------------------------------------------------|G[-----------------------------------------------------------------|D[-2------2--2-2-------------------5------5--5-5---7------7--7-7---|A[-0----0-0--0-0-0-3------3--3-3---3----3-3--3-3-3-5----5-5--5-5-5-|E[-----------------1----1-1--1-1-1---------------------------------|
[Guitar 2E[-----------------------------------------------------------------|B[---------------------------------------6-5-----------------------|G[-7--7-7--7-5-----7--7-7--7-5-----5--5--5-5-5-----7--7------------|D[-7--7-7--7-7-----7--7-7--7-7-----5--5------5-----7--7--------7---|A[---------------------------------------------------------8-9-----|E[-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1 PM PM PM PM PM PM E[----------------------------------------------------|B[----------------------------------------------------|G[----------------------------------------------------|D[-2------2--2-2-------------------5------5--5-5---9--|A[-0----0-0--0-0-0-3------3--3-3---3----3-3--3-3-3-7--|E[-----------------1----1-1--1-1-1-----------------0--|
[Guitar 2E[----------------------------------------------------|B[---------------------------------------6-5----------|G[-7--7-7--7-5-----7--7-7--7-5-----5--5--5-5-5--------|D[-7--7-7--7-7-----7--7-7--7-7-----5--5------5--------|A[-------------------------------------------------7--|E[-------------------------------------------------0--|
Guitar 1E[------------------------|B[------------------------|G[-9-9----9--9-9-9-9-9-9--|D[-9-9----9--9-9-9-9-9-9--|A[-7-7-x--7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|E[------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ ph phE[-----------------------------------|B[--------12--12-14-12---------------|G[--------12b----------12b12bp9------|D[-9-9--------------------------11---|A[-7-7-------------------------------|E[-0-0-x-----------------------------|
Rpt Chorus
Chorus lead fills hE---------------------------------------------|B---------------------------5br-3-5-3b--------|G-----3-----3-----3---------5br-3-5-3b-3p-----|D-5p3---5p3---5p3---5-3-------------------3---|A-----------------------5-3-------------------|E---------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------|B-17b17-15-17-17b17-15-17-17b-11b------------------|G-17b17-15-17-17b17-15-17-17b-----12-10------------|D---------------------------------------12-10-8-7--|A--------------------------------------------------|E--------------------------------------------------|
ph h h ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ E---------------------------------------7---------------|B----------------------------------8-8-8b-8-8b----------|G-7b-p5p4-5p4-7p5p4---7-5p4-----7b----------------------|D-------------------5-------7-5-------------------------|A-------------------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------|
E-8-8-8-8-8-8-7--|B-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|G-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|D----------------|A----------------|E----------------|
Guitar 1E[------------------------------------|B[------------------------------------|G[---------9--\------------5---\4-----|D[---------9--\-5---(5)----5---\4-----|A[---------7--\-5---(5)----3---\2-----|E[-3-2-0--------3---(3)---------------|
[Guitar 2E[------------------------------------|B[------------------------------------|G[---------9--\-0---(0)----5---\4-----|D[---------9--\-0---(0)----5---\4-----|A[---------7--\------------3---\2-----|E[-3-2-0------------------------------|
Guitar 1E[---------------------------------------------------------|B[---------------------------------------------------------|G[---------9--\------------5---/7------------(7)-----------|D[---------9--\-5---(5)----5---/7------------(7)-----------|A[---------7--\-5---(5)----3---/5------------(5)-----------|E[-3-2-0--------3---(3)------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2E[---------------------------------------------------------|B[---------------------------------------5------7-----5-7--|G[---------9--\-0---(0)----5---/7--------5------7-----5-7--|D[---------9--\-0---(0)----5---/7----5-7----5-7---5-7------|A[---------7--\------------3---/5--------------------------|E[-3-2-0---------------------------------------------------|
Backing for guitar solo Main riff 2 X
E--------------------------------------------------|B--------------------------------------------------|G--------------------------------------------------|D-------------------------5----5--5-5-7----7--7-7--|A-7----7--7-7-3----3--3-3-3--x-3--3-3-5--x-5--5-5--|E-5--x-5--5-5-1--x-1--1-1--------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------|B--------------------------------------------------|G---------------------------------------------9-9--|D-------------------------5----5--5-5-9----9--9-9--|A-7----7--7-7-3----3--3-3-3--x-3--3-3-7--x-7--7-7--|E-5--x-5--5-5-1--x-1--1-1-------------0----0--0-0--|
Rpt above riffs Guitar solo
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ hE--------------------------------------------|B--------------------------------------------|G--------------pb7-r7---(7)----4-5p4---4-----|D----------5-7-----------------------7---5\2-|A-0-3-5/7------------------------------------|E--------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~ E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|B[-----------------------------15br13--15p13----13-15b---------------|G[--------------pb7-r7---(7)-----------------14--------14----(14)--\-|D[----------5-7------------------------------------------------------|A[-0-3-5/7-----------------------------------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~E[-------------------------------------------------------------20----|B[-----------------------------------------------------20b-r20b--20b-|G[-------------------------------------------------------------------|D[-------------------------------------------------------------------|A[-------------------------------------------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~E-----------------------------------------22b----22-20-19-17---------|B-22b-20-18-17-17-18p17----17\15-----------------------------20b-----|G-----------------------19-------17-16-------------------------------|D--------------------------------------------------------------------|A--------------------------------------------------------------------|E--------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~ ~~E-----------------------------------------------------|B-17---------------------------------------------5----|G----17-16-17p16----16----------------7b7b7bp5---5----|D----------------19----17-14-13-12\10----------7---7--|A-----------------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------|
~ ~~~~~~~~ ~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~E-----5--------------5----8------------5-----8-5------|B---5---8b---------5---8b---8b-------5---5-8b--8b-----|G-7b-------------7b----------------7b-----------------|D-----------------------------------------------------|A-----------------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------|
~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~E---------------------------------------------------------------------|B-5-----------------------20b-20-18-17-18p15-17-13----15b-15b-15b-15b-|G-5--2p0-------------------------------------------12-----------------|D--------2p0----------------------------------------------------------|A------------3/5---b--------------------------------------------------|E---------------------------------------------------------------------|
Backing for end of soloE------------------------|B------------------------|G-9-9----9--9-9-9-9-9-9--|D-9-9----9--9-9-9-9-9-9--|A-7-7-x--7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|E------------------------| Rpt
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ E--------------------------------------------------|B-15-15p13----13-15br------------------------------|G----------14---------14---------------(14)--------|D--------------------------------------------------|A--------------------------------------------------|E--------------------------------------------------|
Rpt chorus to fade with tese lead fills
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ h h h ~~~~~~~~~~~~~E--------------------------------------------------|B-5b-5b-5b-5b-5b-0-1p0---0-------------------------|G-5b-5b-5b-5b-5b-------2---0-----------------------|D----------------------------2---------------------|A------------------------------0/3-5/7-------------|E--------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~ phphphphphphphE-----------------------------------------|B------------------------------0----------|G--------7br-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0---2p0------|D-5--7-------------------------------2p0--|A-----------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------|
Guitar 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|B[------------------------8------------------------------------------|G[---------------------7b---7br----------------4-5p4---4-------------|D[-------------5--7----------------------------------7---5-2/7-------|A[-0/3-5/7-----------------------------------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|B[--------------------------15---------------------------------------|G[-------------------------------------------------------------------|D[-------------------------------------------------------------------|A[-------------------------------------------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 3 [ h h t h h t h hE[-------------------------------------------------------------------|B[-------------------------------------------------------------------|G[----------------------------2-5-7/2-5-7/2-5p2-2-5p2-\--------------|D[----------------------------------------------------\--------------|A[-------------------------------------------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~E[--------------------------------------------|B[--------------------------------------------|G[---------------------7b---7br---------------|D[-------------5--7---------------------------|A[-0/3-5/7------------------------------------|E[--------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ E[--------------------------------------------|B[-------------8--10---15b--15----------------|G[-2/5-7/9------------------------------------|D[--------------------------------------------|A[--------------------------------------------|E[--------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~E[-------------------------------------------------------------|B[-------------------------------------------------------------|G[---------------------7b---7br----------------4-5p4---4-------|D[-------------5--7----------------------------------7---5-2/7-|A[-0/3-5/7-----------------------------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ E[-------------------------------------------------------------|B[-------------8--10---15b--15----------------1213p12--12------|G[-2/5-7/9-------------------------------------------14--12----|D[-------------------------------------------------------------|A[-------------------------------------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------------------|
To Fade END
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