Scorpions - Drifting Sun tab

Band:  Scorpions
Album: Fly To The Rainbow
Song:  Drifting Sun

Copyright (c)  (Harvest) (1974)
Version 1.0 - (12/07/06)

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
                         p  - pre bend
*  - see comment         ^  - Hold bend    r release bend
x  - Stuccatto           ~  - vibrato bend
,  - slight palm mute    () - ghost note, sustained note
"  - tremolo note        <> - harmonic

Tuning Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb

Guitar 1[--------------------------------------------------|[--------------------------------------------------|[-8-8-8-8-8----6-6-6-6-6----4-4-4-4-4--------------|[-9-9-9-9-9---\7-7-7-7-7---\5-5-5-5-5--------------|[-9-9-9-9-9---\7-7-7-7-7---\5-5-5-5-5--------------|[-7-7-7-7-7---\5-5-5-5-5---\3-3-3-3-3----2--3-/5-/-|
[Guitar 2[---------19\----------17\----------15\------------|[--------------------------------------------------|[--------------------------------------------------|[--------------------------------------------------|[--------------------------------------------------|[--------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 3[--------------------------------------------------|[---------12\----------10\----------8\-------------|[--------------------------------------------------|[--------------------------------------------------|[--------------------------------------------------|[--------------------------------------------------| Rpt 4 X
Keyboard transcribed for guitar
|---------19---------/22--21-22--\19-----17-14-15------14-15p14-12--||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-4/----------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------||-15------\/12------\/12-------14-15----/17\14---10-12--------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Verse
|-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------9------------7------------5---------------||-7-7-x-7--x-x-5-5-x-5--x-x-3-3-x-3--x-x-2--3-/5--| Rpt many X
Verse lead fills
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|-------------------------------------------------------------------||-----12-10fb---10------15fb---15-12--------------------------------||-/11--------------11-9--------------14-11--------------------------||------------------------------------------14-12-14---12------------||---------------------------------------------------------14--------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~|-----------------14------15fb---r14----------------------------------||-----------12-15----1212------------17-15------15--------10fb-r------||--------12--------------------------------1414--------14-------11--\-||-----14--------------------------------------------------------------||-/14-----------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~ ~~~~|------------------------------------------------------------------||-10fb--10b--12p10----10b-10fb--12p10----15fb-15fb-15fb-15fbp12----||------------------11-----------------11------------------------14-||------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~|-----------------------||-12--------------------||----14-11-14b----------||-----------------------||-----------------------||-----------------------|
~~~ [-PM-] ~~~~~~~~~~~~|----------------------------------||----------------------------------||-7----------pb9rp7-9-9------------||------9-7-9-----------------------||----------------------------------||----------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~|-------------------------------------------------------------------||-12fb-12-12b-12fb-12-12fb-12-12fb-12-12fb-12b-------14-15-15fb-----||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~|---------------------------------------------------------------||-15p14-15-17-17fb--17-15-14-15-17-17fb--17fb-----17-15-1414-15-||---------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||-16\14-14-14b-11-11-10br----9-b-----------------||-------------------------12---------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------|
~~~~ ~~~|----10------------------------------------------------------------||-10b---10b----12-----------------------------------15-------------||-----------------14p11-14-14b-14b--14----14b-14-------16-14-16-14-||--------------------------------------16--------16----------------||------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------||----------------------------------||----16-14----14-------------------||-16-------16----16-14-12-14-------||----------------------------14\---||----------------------------------|
Guitar solo
~~~ ~~~~ ~~~~~|--------------------------------------------------------||-15b-15-15b-15 15b--------------------------------------||-------------------1414----14br-------------------------||------------------------16------pb14r12-14----12-----\--||--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------|
h h h h|-----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------7p5---5b--trem vibrato-----1212-12b--12-10-||------7p6p4-7--7-7-7------7-------------------14-----------------||-9---------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
trem vibrato ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~|------------------12b-------12-10-9-b----------------------||-13fb-------12----------------------------14p12----10br7\--||---------------11-------------------------------14---------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~ ~~~~|-----141414-17-17b----14-17p14-17p14-19p14-------14-17-14-17p14-19p14-||-/17---------------------------------------17b------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~ ~~~~|----------14-17p14-19fb-19b-19br-17-19p17-14-17p14-17p14---------||-17b-----------------------------------------------------17b-----||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~|------------------------14-17p-19p-17p14-----------------------------||-17-15-17b-17-15-17----------------------17-15----15-17b-15----15----||-----------------------------------------------16-----------16----16-||---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|--------------------------------------------------||-15-17-17fb----------to feedback------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------|
With wah|---------------------------||-12-\----------------------||-11-\-xx-x-xx-x-xx-x-xx-x--||-9--\-xx-x-xx-x-xx-x-xx-x--||------xx-x-xx-x-xx-x-xx-x--||------xx-x-xx-x-xx-x-xx-x--| Rpt many times
~~~ ~~~ ~~~~ ~~~ |--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||---------7----9b--7-------------------------------------------||-9p7-9-x---------------9p7-9-7-7-7----6-7p6-7p6-7p6--7-9---\--||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~|---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||----------------------9fb-9fb-9fb-9fbr-------||---------------------------------------9--\--||-9-7\5-7-5-----------------------------------||-----------7-5-7----\------------------------|
ph ~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~ ph ~~~~~~~~~~~ h ~~~~~~~~|-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-9fb------------r-7-----trem--9fb-----------r7-9--7------trem------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
pull up on trem ~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~|-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-6b---6b---6b---6b----7---trem-----6-----trem------7----trem-------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~|------------------------------------------------15fb-r-------------||-10fb10fb-15---trem-------13fb-r11-12--trem-------------12--trem---||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~ pull up on trem|--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||-9brp7-9p7-9b------------r-7---7---trem----6b---6b---6b---6b--||-----------------------------9--------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------|
trem vibrato ~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~|------------------------13p12-trill--------15fb---------17fb-------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-7--9------trem dive-----------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
trem vibrato~~~~~ ~~~~~|----------------------------------------------------------------||----------12---------10-10--------------------------------------||-14-14-14------------------11----------------9-9p7\6-6----------||----------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------0-trem dive------------x\------||--------------------------------------------------------x\------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~|-------------------------------------------------------------------||-0-3-5/6\5-3-5-3-10fb--trem--------12-10---------------------------||-----------------------------------------11-10-9----/9---trem------||-------------------------------------------------12----------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|---------5---5-7---------------------------------------------------||-35p3-5b---5-------5p3---------/10fb-----trem----------to feedback-||------------------------6p4-6--------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
trem vibrato ~~ trem~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------4-----------------------7-8-9---dive---||-/8--/8---/8---\5-7-------------/8---/8---/8---8-------------------||--------------------5-7-7\-----------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------x-4--------------7-8-9----dive---||-/8--/8---/8---/5-/7------------------/8--/8---/8------------------||---------------------5-7----dive-----------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|-12fb----------trem------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------x\------------------||-----------------------------------------------x\------------------|
Rpt intro with trem part below
trem vibrato throughout|-17fb----------15fb-------------12fb-----------------------||---------------------------------------------10fb----------||--------------------------------------------------0-dive---||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------|
trem vibrato throughout ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|-17fb----------15fb-------------12fb-----------------------||--------------------------------12fb-----------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------|
Rpt Verse
~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~ ~~~~~|-----------------------------------------------------------12-12--14--||-12--12-------------12--12-----------14--14-------15-------15b15b-----||-14b-14b--trem-----14b-14b---trem----16b-16b-trem-17b-trem------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~ ~~~~ ~~~~|---------------------------------------9-10-9-12-10-12/14------\-||-10---------12----10b---12-10----10b-----------------------------||----9-dive-----11-------------11---------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~|-15fb--12--------------------------------------------------------||----------15-12---trem---------------------12-10--------12-10----||---------------------------------------11b-------11-11b-------11-||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------7---------7------9-7-||-----12-10--------12-10--------12-10------10b---10-7b-7---10p7-----||-11b-------11-11b-------11-11b-------11-9--------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|------10b-10fb-------------------||-10p7----------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------|
~~~~ h~~~ ~~~|------------------------------------------------------------------||------12-10-12----10-7--------------------------------------------||-10b------------------9b-9b-r7-9---7-9---7------------------------||---------------------------------9---------9-7--------------------||-----------------------------------------------9-7\5---5-7b--rp---||-----------------------------------------------------7------------|
~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~|-10\------------------12--------141414b-\--||-12\------15--trem----12--trem--141414b-\--||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~ h ~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~|--------------------------------------------------------||-12--trem-----12-15--trem------12--trem------15fb15fb\--||--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------10--------------12------------14-15b15b--||-12------------12--trem--------15b--trem----------------||-14b--trem----------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------| Rpt
Ending
Guitar 1[-------------------------------------------------------------------|[-------------------------------------------------------------------|[-6-----------------------------------------------------------------|[-9--------------------------------------------------------------9--|[-9--------------------------------------------------------------9--|[-7--------------------------------------------------------------7--|
[Guitar 2[-------------------------------------------------------------------|[----------------------------------------------------------------7--|[-0--dive---------------various trem effects to feed back--------7--|[----------------------------------------------------------------9--|[-------------------------------------------------------------------|[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
END
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