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Mysteries From The Ball
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Intro: 
                                                   *bend 1/4 note

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|2---2---------------------------|2---2---------------------------|B|3---3---------------------------|3---3---------------------------|G|2---2---4p2---------------------|2---2---4p2---------------------|D|0---0-------4p0-3p0-----0-------|0---0-------4p0-3*--------------|A|--------------------2p0---------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|2---2---------------------------|2---2---------------------------|B|3---3---------------------------|3---3---------------------------|G|2---2---4p2---------------------|2---2---4p2---------------------|D|0---0-------4p0-3p0-----0-------|0---0-------4p0-----------------|A|--------------------2p0---------|----------------3*--------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|2---2---------------------------|2---2---------------------------|B|3---3---------------------------|3---3---------------------------|G|2---2---4p2---------------------|2---2---4p2---------------------|D|0---0-------4p0-3p0-----0-------|0---0-------4p0-3*--------------|A|--------------------2p0---------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + E|2---2---------------------------|2---2-----------|B|3---3---------------------------|3---3-----------| Notice that theG|2---2---4p2---------------------|2---2---4p2-----| time-signatureD|0---0-------4p0-3p0-----0-------|0---0-------4p0-| is 2/4 in theA|--------------------2p0---------|----------------| last bar.E|--------------------------------|----------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------| G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------| D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------| A|3-------------------------------|(3)-----------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Just let the note ring over these two bars. Backing for the intro:
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E||-----------------|-----------------||B||*7-7-------------|7-7-----5-------*||G||-7-7-------------|7-7-----5--------|| 3xD||-7-7-------------|7-7-----5--------||A||*5-5-------------|5-5-----3-------*||E||-----------------|-----------------||
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|----------------|--------|----------------|----------------|B|7-7-------------|7-7-----|5---------------|(5)-------------|G|7-7-------------|7-7-----|5---------------|(5)-------------|D|7-7-------------|7-7-----|5---------------|(5)-------------|A|5-5-------------|5-5-----|3---------------|(3)-------------|E|----------------|--------|----------------|----------------| timesign. Let this C-chord ring over 2/4 these two bars.
Backing for the four bars between intro and first verse:
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|----------------|--------------------| B|----------------|--------------------|G|----------------|--------------------|D|7-7-9-9-7---9---|7-7-9-9-7---9---9-9-|A|5-5-5-5-5---5---|5-5-5-5-5---5---5-5-|E|----------------|--------------------| * *
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|----------------|--------------------------------| The notes aboveB|----------------|--------------------------------| the asterisks G|----------------|--------------------------------| are semiquavers.D|7-7-9-9-7---9---|7---7-7-9---9-9-7---7-7-9---9---| Take a look at A|5-5-5-5-5---5---|5---5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5-5---5---| the countbar.E|----------------|--------------------------------| You can also * * * * * * listen to the hi-hat for the rhythm.
Verse:
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E||------------------|----------------|B||*-----------------|----------------|G||------------------|----------------|D||--7-7-9-9-7---9---|7-7-9-9-5---7---|A||*-5-5-5-5-5---5---|5-5-5-5-3---3---|E||------------------|----------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|----------------|----------------|B|----------------|----------------|G|----------------|----------------|D|7-7-9-9-7---9---|7-7-9-9-7-7-9-9-|A|5-5-5-5-5---5---|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|E|----------------|----------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|----------------|----------------|B|----------------|----------------|G|----------------|----------------|D|5-5-7-7-5---7---|----------------|A|3-3-3-3-3---3---|5-5-7-7-5-5-7-7-|E|----------------|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|----------------|-----------------||B|----------------|----------------*||G|----------------|-----------------||D|7-7-9-9-7---9---|7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--||A|5-5-5-5-5---5---|5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-*||E|----------------|-----------------||
Repeat the whole thing to complete the verse. The second time replace the last bar by:
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|----------------|B|----------------|G|----------------|D|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|A|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|E|----------------|
Or (for the other guitar) by:
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|--------10------| As far as I can hear, the two guitars areB|----10----------| playing the same backing during the verse.G|11--------------| The only difference is this last bar.D|----------------|A|----------------|E|----------------|
Chorus: guitar 1
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E||-------------------|------------------------|B||*------------------|------------------------|G||-------------------|------------------------|D||-------------------|10-10-12-10-10-10-12-10-|A||*8-8-10-8-8-8-10-8-|8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|E||-6-6-6--6-6-6-6--6-|------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|------------------------|-------------------------||B|------------------------|------------------------*||G|------------------------|-------------------------|| 2x D|------------------------|12-12-14-12-12-12-14-12--|| 4x for the A|10-10-12-10-10-10-12-10-|10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-*|| last chorus E|8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|-------------------------||
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 E|------------------|------------------------|--------|--------|B|------------------|------------------------|--------|--------|G|------------------|------------------------|9-------|(9)-----|D|------------------|10-10-12-10-10-10-12-10-|10------|(10)----|A|8-8-10-8-8-8-10-8-|8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|10------|(10)----|E|6-6-6--6-6-6-6--6-|------------------------|8-------|(8)-----| Let the chord ring!Guitar 2
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E||-----------------|------------------|B||*----------------|------------------|G||---7-------------|---10-------------|D||---8-8-----------|10-10-10----------|A||*8---8-----------|8-----8-----------|E||-6---------------|------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|------------------|-------------------||B|------------------|------------------*||G|---9--------------|---12--------------|| 2xD|---10-10----------|12-12-12-----------|| 4x for the last chorusA|10----10----------|10----10----------*||E|8-----------------|-------------------||
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 E|----------------|------------------|--------|--------|B|----------------|------------------|--------|--------|G|--7-------------|---10-------------|9-------|(9)-----|D|--8-8-----------|10-10-10----------|10------|(10)----|A|8---8-----------|8-----8-----------|10------|(10)----|E|6---------------|------------------|8-------|(8)-----| Let the chord ring!
Break: (the eight bars between second chorus and the solo):
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|2---2---------------------------|2---2---------------------------|B|3---3---------------------------|3---3---------------------------|G|2---2---4p2---------------------|2---2---4p2---------------------|D|0---0-------4p0-3p0-----0-------|0---0-------4p0-3*--------------|A|--------------------2p0---------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|2---2---------------------------|2---2---------------------------|B|3---3---------------------------|3---3---------------------------|G|2---2---4p2---------------------|2---2---4p2---------------------|D|0---0-------4p0-3p0-----0-------|0---0-------4p0-----------------|A|--------------------2p0---------|----------------3*--------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|2---2---------------------------|2---2---------------------------|B|3---3---------------------------|3---3---------------------------|G|2---2---4p2---------------------|2---2---4p2---------------------|D|0---0-------4p0-3p0-----0-------|0---0-------4p0-3*--------------|A|--------------------2p0---------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 E|----------------|--------------|B|----------------|--------------| Notice that this last bar hasG|----------------|--------------| only 7 quavers. So the time-D|----------------|--3-4-5-------| signature is actually 7/8 A|5---------2-4-5-|--------------| instead of 4/4E|--2-3-4-5-------|--------------|
Backing for the break:
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E||-----------------|-----------------||B||*----------------|----------------*||G||-----------------|-----------------|| 3xD||-7-7-9-7-7-7-9---|7-7-9-9-5--------||A||*5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|5-5-5-5-3-------*||E||-----------------|-----------------||
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 E|----------------|--------------|--------------|B|----------------|--------------|--------------|G|----------------|--------------|--------------|D|7-------------7-|--------------|--------------|A|5-------------5-|----------5---|(5)-----------|E|----------------|----------3---|(3)-----------| Time signature for this bar is 7/8.
Solo: ---use pitch harmonics-- 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|------------------|--------------------|B|------------------|------8-----8-10b12-| hold bendG|------------------|--7-9-----9---------|D|------5---5---5-7-|9-------------------|A|--5h7-------7-----|--------------------|E|------------------|--------------------|
-----------------------til here 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|----------------------|--------------------15-| For an explanationB|---12-12-12-12-12-12r-|10--10-10---15b17------| of pitch harmonicsG|----------------------|-----------------------| read the introductionD|----------------------|-----------------------| above.A|----------------------|-----------------------|E|----------------------|-----------------------| release slowly
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|--------15---------15---------|15---------15---------15-|B|15b17------15b17------15b17---|---15b17------17r15------|G|------------------------------|-------------------------|D|------------------------------|-------------------------|A|------------------------------|-------------------------|E|------------------------------|-------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|---------------------------|------------------------------|B|15-12----------------------|------------------------------|G|------14-12-14p12----12----|------------------------------|D|------------------14----14-|14p12-------------------------|A|---------------------------|------14p12-12\10----10-10-10-|E|---------------------------|------------------12----------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------|A|10---10-10-10----------10---10-10-10----------|E|--------------12-10-12---------------12-10-12-|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------12---|D|------------------------------12---14--------|A|10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-12/14----------------|E|---------------------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|14b16r14p12-14-14b16r14p12-14-14b16r14p12-|D|------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|----------------------------------|B|------------------------------15--|G|14-14b16r14p12-14-14----14/16-----|D|----------------------------------|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|15-17b19-------17b19--17b19---|19r17p15-15--15--------|B|------------------------------|-----------------------|G|------------------------------|-----------------------|D|------------------------------|-----------------------|A|------------------------------|-----------------------|E|------------------------------|-----------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|15p12-------------------------------------------|B|------15p12-15p12-------------------------------|G|------------------14p12-14p12-------14p12-------|D|------------------------------14p12-------14p12-|A|------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|---------------------------|----------------|B|---------------------------|----------------|G|--------------------14b16-r|14~~\-----------|D|14p12----------------------|----------------|A|------14p12-10-------------|----------------|E|---------------------------|----------------|
Backing for the solo:
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E||-----------------|----------------|B||*----------------|----------------|G||-----------------|----------------|D||-----------------|----------------|A||*5-5-7-5-5-5-7-5-|5-5-7-5-5-5-7-5-|E||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|----------------|----------------|B|----------------|----------------|G|----------------|----------------|D|----------------|----------------|A|7-7-9-7-7-7-9-7-|7-7-9-7-7-7-9-7-|E|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|------------------------|------------------------|B|------------------------|------------------------|G|------------------------|------------------------|D|------------------------|------------------------|A|10-10-12-10-10-10-12-10-|10-10-12-10-10-10-12-10-|E|8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|----------------|-----------------||B|----------------|----------------*|| G|----------------|-----------------||D|----------------|-----------------||A|5-5-7-5-5-5-7-5-|5-5-7-5-5-5-7-5-*||E|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--||
Repeat these 8 bars to complete the solo-backing and replace the second time the last bar by:
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-------------------|D|-------------------|A|5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-|E|3-4-5-6-7-8--9--10-|
Outro:
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|2---2---------------------------|2---2---------------------------|B|3---3---------------------------|3---3---------------------------|G|2---2---4p2---------------------|2---2---4p2---------------------|D|0---0-------4p0-3p0-----0-------|0---0-------4p0-3*--------------|A|--------------------2p0---------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|2---2---------------------------|2---2---------------------------|B|3---3---------------------------|3---3---------------------------|G|2---2---4p2---------------------|2---2---4p2---------------------|D|0---0-------4p0-3p0-----0-------|0---0-------4p0-----------------|A|--------------------2p0---------|----------------3*--------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|2---2---------------------------|2---2---------------------------|B|3---3---------------------------|3---3---------------------------|G|2---2---4p2---------------------|2---2---4p2---------------------|D|0---0-------4p0-3p0-----0-------|0---0-------4p0-3*--------------|A|--------------------2p0---------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|2---2---------------------------|2---2---------------------------|B|3---3---------------------------|3---3---------------------------|G|2---2---4p2---------------------|2---2---4p2---------------------|D|0---0-------4p0-3p0-----0-------|0---0-------4p0-3*--------------|A|--------------------2p0---------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|----------------------------2---||B|----------------------------3---|| G|4p2-----4p2-----------------2---|| D|----4p0-----4p0-3p0-----0-------|| A|--------------------2p0---------||E|--------------------------------||
Backing for the outro:
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E||-----------------|-----------------||B||*----------------|----------------*||G||-----------------|-----------------|| 4xD||-7-7-9-7-7-7-9---|7-7-9-9-5--------||A||*5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|5-5-5-5-3-------*||E||-----------------|-----------------||
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + E|----------------||B|7-------------7-||G|7-------------7-||D|7-------------7-||A|5-------------5-||E|----------------||
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