Uriah Heep - Bird Of Prey tab

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BIRD OF PREY
As recorded by Uriah Heep
(From the 1971 Album SALISBURY)


Transcribed by Drimascus_God_Of_Thunder

 Words and Music by Box/Byron/Newton

 

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Mick Box'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Mick Box 2'


   Intro
    Q=200
    N.C.
   4/4
    Gtr I
                         PM   PM                          PM    PM
    E E E E E E E E   Q  E Q  E Q    E E E E E E E E   Q  Q  Q  Q
||------------------|--------------|-----------------|---------------||||o-----------------|--------------|-----------------|--------------o||||------------------|--------------|-----------------|---------------||||------------------|-1----3----1--|-----------------|-6-----5-------||||o-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|----3----3----|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|----6-----5---o||||------------------|--------------|-----------------|---------------||
N.C. Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q W W||--------------|---------------|----------|-------||||o-------------|---------------|----------|------o||||--------------|---------------|----------|-------||||--------------|---------------|----------|-------||||o-3--5--6--5--|-8--6--11--10--|----------|------o||||--------------|---------------|----------|-------||
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| Gtr II| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q W W||--------------|---------------|----------|-------||||o-------------|---------------|----------|------o||||--------------|---------------|----------|-------||||--1--3--5--3--|-6--5--10---8--|----------|-------||||o-------------|---------------|----------|------o||||--------------|---------------|----------|-------||
N.C. PM PM PM PM E E E E E E E E Q E Q E Q E E E E E E E E Q Q Q Q||------------------|--------------|-----------------|--------------||||o-----------------|--------------|-----------------|-------------o||||------------------|--------------|-----------------|--------------||||------------------|-1----3----1--|-----------------|-6-----5------||||o-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|----3----3----|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|----6-----5--o||||------------------|--------------|-----------------|--------------||
Verse $ C5 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|||o-1-3-3-3-1-3-3-3-|-1-3-3-3-1-3-3-3-|-1-3-3-3-1-3-3-3-|-1-3-3-3-1-3-3-3-|||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
C5 N.C. C5 N.C. PM PM PM PM E E E E E E E E Q E Q E Q E E E E E E E E Q Q Q Q 4x|-----------------|--------------|-----------------|---------------|||-----------------|--------------|-----------------|--------------o|||-----------------|--------------|-----------------|---------------|||-----------------|-1----3----1--|-----------------|-6-----5-------|||-1-3-3-3-1-3-3-3-|----3----3----|-1-3-3-3-1-3-3-3-|----6-----5---o|||-----------------|--------------|-----------------|---------------||
N.C. Q E Q E Q E Q E Q Q Q E Q E Q E Q E Q Q|--------------|--------------|---------------|--------------------||--------------|--------------|---------------|--------------------||--------------|--------------|---------------|--------------------||--------------|--------------|---------------|--------------------||-3--3-4--4-5--|-5-6--6-7--7--|-8--8-9--9-10--|-10-11--11-12--12---||--------------|--------------|---------------|--------------------|
Lead F5 Eb5 D5 F5 Ab5 W W W W W|------------|------------|------------|------------|--------||------------|------------|------------|------------|-/13----||-/14--------|-/12--------|-/10--------|-/14--------|--------||------------|------------|------------|------------|--------||------------|------------|------------|------------|--------||------------|------------|------------|------------|--------|
G5 Bb5 Ab5 G5 Eb5 W W W W W|------------|------------|------------|------------|--------||-/12--------|-/15--------|-/13--------|-/12--------|--------||------------|------------|------------|------------|-/12----||------------|------------|------------|------------|--------||------------|------------|------------|------------|--------||------------|------------|------------|------------|--------|
F5 Eb5 D5 F5 Ab5 Q H. Q H. Q H. Q H. Q H.|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------||---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-/13--13-----||-/14--14-------|-/12--12-------|-/10--10-------|-/14--14-------|-------------||---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------||---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------||---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|
G5 Bb5 Ab5 G5 Eb5 Q H. Q H. Q H. Q H. Q H.|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------||-/12--12-------|-/15--15-------|-/13--13-------|-/12--12-------|-------------||---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-/12--12-----||---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------||---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------||---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|
C5 Eb5 F5 Eb5 C5 PM PM Q H. Q E Q E Q Q H.||-------------|------------------|------------|||o------------|------------------|------------|||-------------|-3------5------3--|------------|||--5----------|-1------3------1--|-5----------|||o-3----------|----(3)----(3)----|-3----------|||-------------|------------------|------------|
1. 2. D.S. Ab5 G5 Ab5 G5 PM PM PM PM Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q|------------------||------------------||-----------------o||------------------||-8-------7--------||-8-------7--------||-6-------5--------||-6-------5--------||----(6)-----(5)--o||----(6)-----(5)---||------------------||------------------|
Interlude E=200 C5 W W|----------|------------------||----------|------------------||----------|------------------||----------|------------------||----------|------------------||----------|------------------|
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| Gtr II| W H. S S E|----------|------------------||----------|------------------||----------|---------------12-||----------|---------10-13----||----------|------------------||----------|------------------|
N.C. E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||----------------1-----0-|----------------1-----0-||--3--3-1-2-3-3----------|--3--3-1-2-3-3----------||------------------------|------------------------|
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| ~~~ ~~~| H. E E H. E E|-15---------------------|------------------------||---------------15b17r15-|------------------------||------------------------|-12------------12b13r12-||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------|
N.C. E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------------|------------------||------------------------|------------------||------------------------|------------------||----------------1-----0-|--------------1-0-||--3--3-1-2-3-3----------|--3-3-1-2-3-3-----||------------------------|------------------|
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| ~~~ ~~| H. S S E W|------------------------|------------------||------------------------|------------------||------------------------|------------------||-10------------13-12-10-|------------------||------------------------|-10---------------||------------------------|------------------|
N.C. E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E||------------------|-----------------|||o-----------------|-----------------|||------------------|-----------------|||--------------1-0-|-------------1-0-|||o-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|||------------------|-----------------|
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| W W||------------------|-----------------|||o-----------------|-----------------|||------------------|-----------------|||------------------|-----------------|||o-----------------|-----------------|||------------------|-----------------|
N.C. N.C. E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q. E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------||-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------||-----------------|----------------|-------------1-0-|-------------1-0--||-------------1-0-|----------------|-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-3-3-1-2-3-3------||-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-3-3-1-2-3------|-----------------|------------------||-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|
Outro N.C. N.C. E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q. E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|------------------||-----------------|----------------o||-----------------|------------------||-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|------------------||-------------1-0-|-----------------||-------------1-0-|-------------1-0--||-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-3-3-1-2-3------o||-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-3-3-1-2-3-3------||-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|------------------|
N.C. E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q. E E E E E E E E|-----------------|----------------|-----------------||-----------------|----------------|-----------------||-----------------|----------------|-------------1-0-||-------------1-0-|----------------|-3-3-1-2-3-3-----||-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-3-3-1-2-3------|-----------------||-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
N.C. C5 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q.|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*||-----------------|-----------------|----------------*||-------------1-0-|-----------------|----------------*||-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-------------1-0-|----------------*||-----------------|-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-3-3-1-2-3------*||-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff Tablature Legend ---------------- h - hammer-on p - pull-off b - bend pb - pre-bend r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere") s - legato slide S - shift slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \n - tremolo bar down n/ - tremolo bar up /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls <> - volume swell (louder/softer) x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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