Black Hole Sun

Soundgarden



E----------------|-----------|-----------------|------------| 

B-------3--------|-------3---|-------3---------|-------2----|

G-----2----2-----|-----2-----|-----0----0------|------------|

D---2--------2---|---2-------|---0--------0----|-----4------|

A-0------------0-|-3---------|-----------------|---4--------|

E----------------|-----------|-3-------------0-|-2--------0-|

E----------------|-----------|

B----------------|-----------|

G-------3--------|--------4--|

D-----3----3-----|------2----|

A---3--------3---|----5------|

E-1------------1-|--0--------|

E----------14-------|-------12--|--------15--------|-------14--|

B-------14----14----|----13-----|-----15----15-----|----14-----|

G----14----------14-|-14--------|--12----------12--|-14--------|

D-------------------|-----------|------------------|-----------|

A-------------------|-----------|------------------|-----------|

E-------------------|-----------|------------------|-----------|

 ACGF#
E--------13----------|--------12----------|-------14----------12----|
B-----13----13----13-|-----12----12----12-|----14----14----12----12-|
G--14----------14----|--14----------14----|-14----------12----------|
D--------------------|--------------------|-------------------------|
A--------------------|--------------------|-------------------------|
E--------------------|--------------------|-------------------------|

 FEAG
E--------13--|
B-----15-----|
G--15--------|
D------------|
A------------|
E------------|

 Bb
      Chorus:
=======
"Black hole..."
E-------------------|---------------|------------------|
B-------------------|---------------|------------------|
G----------3--------|--------4------|------2-------2---|
D--------3-----3----|------2---2----|----2---2---2---2-|
A------3---------3--|----5-------5--|--0---------------|
E----1--------------|--0------------|----------3-------|

"...sun won't you come and wash away the"
E------------------|------------------|-----------------|
B----------5-------|------------------|-----------------|
G-------5-----5----|--------3---------|--------4--------|
D-----5---------5--|------3-----3-----|------2----2-----|
A---3--------------|----3----------3--|----5---------5--|
E------------------|--1---------------|--0--------------|

"rain. Black hole sun won't you come won't you..."
After the FIRST chorus
E------------------|------|
B---7---7h8p7------|--9---|
G---7---7-----7----|--9---|
D---7---7-------7--|--9---|   then back to verse
A---5---5----------|--7---|
E------------------|--0---| 

"come"
After the SECOND and THIRD chorus
E----------------|---------|
B---7--7h8p7-----|--5--5---|
G---7--7-----7---|--5--5---|    then repeat chorus once
D---7--7-------7-|--5--5---|
A---5--5---------|--3--3---|
E----------------|---------| 

"come"
"Black hole..."
E-----------------|
B---7--7h8p7------|
G---7--7-----7----|
D---7--7-------7--|
A---5--5----------|
E-----------------|

(Repeat)
E---------------|---------------|-----------------|
B--5--5h6p5-----|-9--9h10p9-----|--10--7h8p7------|
G--5--5-----5---|-9--9------9---|--7---------7----|
D--5--5-------5-|-9--9--------9-|--7-----------7--|
A--3--3---------|-7--7----------|-----------------|
E---------------|---------------|-----------------|

"Won't you come Won't you come"
"..sun Black hole sun "
Rhythm for solo and used once to end the song:
----------------------------------------------

(Repeat)
E-------------------------------|
B----------------------------2--|
G----------------------------0--|
D----------------------------2--|
A--5--4---2---5---0-------------|
E--------------------4--3-------|
E------------|
B------------|
G------------|
D--5-/-7--7--|
A--5-/-7--7--|
E--3-/-5--5--|

 ---
+-------------------------------------------------+

| Roger Meech | rmeec@hcsd.hac.com | meech@sfu.ca |
+-------------------------------------------------+

From: ez005528@rocky.ucdavis.edu (Kevin Morano)
Subject: TAB:BlackHoleSun chorus
Here's the first bit of chorus from Soundgarden's Black Hole Sun. I
played it with my chorus cranked all the way to the right for short
bandwith to give it that
70s' oscillatory effect, with lots of distortion and flange/echo.
It's from memory so be forgiving...
 ACmaj7DB
e ----------------------------------------------------------------
B ---------------------0--------------------------4-----4---------
G -------------------0---0------------------------4---4---4-------
D --2-------------2-------------------------------4---------------
A --0-----2-------3--------------(3s--5)----3-----2---------------
E ----------------------------------------------------------------

Black -hole sun, wo- nt you co- ome, ...
From: jeffnmoe@MCS.COM (Jeff Shapuras)
Heres the chorus for Black Hole Sun.
IMPORTANT: You MUST use dropped-D tuning (tune your low E string down to D)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
--------1-------------2-----------------------------7--------------------
------1---1---------0---0---------5-------3-------8---8------------------
----1-------1-----0-------0-----5---5---3---3---8-------8----------------
--1-----------1-0-----------0-5-------3-------8-----------8--------------

..sun won't you come and wash away the rain black hole
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------5--5----7---------------------------------
--------1-------------2--------5--5----7---------------------------------
------1---1---------0---0------5--5----7---------------------------------
----1-------1-----0-------0----3--3----5---------------------------------
--1-----------1-0-----------0--------------------------------------------

sun won't you come won't you.....
After the first chorus, I believe the barre chords in subsequent choruses
are C-A#-D (instead of C-D shown above).
Anyway, the above sounds close to my ears. However, I don't have a copy
of the album, so corrections are welcome. Anyone who has figured out the
verse chords, please post. I'm trying various triads around the octave
fret but just can't seem to nail it.
From: kkr@connected.com (Kelly Kristek)
Black hole sun (parts anyways)
By SoundGarden (SuperUnknown)
Transcibed (partly) by kelly Kristek.
()------------------------------------------------------------------()

|Got a better version, corrections,comments, or would you just like |
|thank me? send mail to kkr@connected.com |
()------------------------------------------------------------------()

DROP D tuning
e:---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G:---------5--------------------5-------------5--------------------4---------|
D:------5-----5--------------5-------------3-----3--------------2------------|
A:---5-----------5--------5-------------3-----------3--------2--------------1|
E:5-----------------5--8-------------3-----------------3--2-----------2--1---|
e:----------------------------|
B:----------------------------|
G:-----3--------------------2-|
D:--1-----1--------------0----|
A:-----------1--------3-------|
E:--------------1--0----------|

Chorus.. I dont know the timming so you'll have to listen
to the song... i saw some of this in a guitar mag..and the
i saw posted so i put together what sounded good... if you have the hole s
e:---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G:---------1--------------------2--------------------------------------------|
D:------1-----1--------------0-----0--------------5-----------3-----------8--|
A:---1-----------1--------3-----------3--------5-----5-----3-----3-----8-----|
E:1-----------------1--0-----------------0--5-----------3-----------8--------|

ong please send me it!
e:--------|-----------------------3--3-----5--7-------------|
B:--------|-----------------------3--3-----5--7-------------|
G:7-------|-----------------------4--4-----5--7-------------|
D:---8----|-----------------------3--3-----5--7-------------|
A:------8-|-3--2--0--2h3p2--------3--3-----5--7-------------|
E:--------|-----------------5--4--3--3-----5--7-------------|

Let ring...
From: mwelie@cs.vu.nl (Welie van M)
Black Hole Sun, Soundgarden.
Transcription by M. van Welie (mwelie@cs.vu.nl)
Intro:
e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G-------5---------|-------5---------|-------5---------|-------4---------|
D-----5-----5-----|-----5-----------|-----3-----3-----|-----2-----------|
A---5---------5---|---5-------------|---3---------3---|---2-------------|
D-5-------------5-|-8---------------|-3-------------0-|-2-------------0-|
e-----------------|-----------------|
B-----------------|-----------------|
G-------1---------|-------2---------|
D-----1-----1-----|-----0-----------|
A---1---------1---|---3-------------|
D-1-------------1-|-0---------------|

First verse:
In my eyes, indisposed
in disguise as no one knows
hides the face, lies the snake
the sun in my disgrace
boiling heat, summer stench
'neath the black the sky looks dead
call my name through the cream
and I'll hear you, scream again
e-------12--------|-------10--------|-------13--------|-------12--------|
B-----12----12--12|-----11----------|-----13----13--13|-----12----------|
G---12--------12--|---12------------|---10--------10--|---12------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
e-------11--------|-------10--------|-----12-------10--|-----11----------|
B-----11----11--11|-----10----10--10|---12-------12----|---13------------|
G---12--------12--|---12--------12--|-12----12-10----10|-13--------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|
A-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|

Black hole sun, won't you come
And wash away the rain
Black hole sun, won't you come
Won't you come
Won't you come
First Chorus:
e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------3---------|
G-------1---------|-------2---------|-----------------|-----3-----3---3-|
D-----1-----1-----|-----0-----0-----|-----5-------5---|---3---------3---|
A---1---------1---|---3---------3---|---5---5---5---5-|-1---------------|
D-1-------------1-|-0-------------0-|-5-------3-------|-----------------|
e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B-----------------|-----------------|-5------5^7^5----|-----------------|
G-------1---------|-------2---------|-5------5----5---|-7---------------|
D-----1-----1-----|-----0-----0-----|-5------5------5-|-7---------------|
A---1---------1---|---3---------3---|-3------3--------|-5---------------|
D-1-------------1-|-0-------------0-|-----------------|-0---------------|

Second verse as the first:
stuttering, cold and damp
steal the warm wind tired friend
times are gone for honest men
and sometimes far too long for snakes
in my shoes a walking sleep
and my youth I pray to keep
heaven send hell away
no one sings like you anymore
Second and third chorus:
e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G-------1---------|-------2---------|-----------------|-------7---------|
D-----1-----1-----|-----0-----0-----|-----5-------5---|-----8-----8---8-|
A---1---------1---|---3---------3---|---5---5---5---5-|---8---------8---|
D-1-------------1-|-0-------------0-|-5-------3-------|-8---------------|

___________________________________
|1. |
e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B-----------------|-----------------|-5------5^7^5----|-3------3^4^3----|
G-------1---------|-------2---------|-5------5----5---|-3------3-----3--|
D-----1-----1-----|-----0-----0-----|-5-------------5-|-3---------------|
A---1---------1---|---3---------3---|-3---------------|-1---------------|
D-1-------------1-|-0-------------0-|-----------------|-0-------------0-|

_____________________________________________________
|2. repeat 3 times |
e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B-5------5^7^5----|-3------3^4^3----|-7------7^8^7----|
G-5------5----5---|-3------3----3---|-7------7----7---|
D-5-------------5-|-3-------------3-|-7-------------7-|
A-3---------------|-1---------------|-5---------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|-0---------------|

Third verse as first (as far as it goes, that is !):
Hang my head, drown my fear
till you all just disappear
Rythem part under solo (9/8) and the outro of the song.
1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6 & 7 & 8 & 9 &
e-------------------------------------||-------------
B-------------------------3-----------||-------------
G-------------------------4-----------||-------------
D-------------------------3-----------||-3/5-5-------
A-3-2---0---3-------------5-----------||-3/5-5-------
D-------------5-4---3-----------------||-3/5-5-------

From: marlon@clubcal.com (Marlon Pagtakhan)
Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
Intro:
e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G-------5---------|-------5---------|-------5---------|-------4---------|
D-----5-----5-----|-----5-----------|-----3-----3-----|-----2-----------|
A---5---------5---|---5-------------|---3---------3---|---2-------------|
D-5-------------5-|-8---------------|-3-------------0-|-2-------------0-|
e-----------------|-----------------|
B-----------------|-----------------|
G-------1---------|-------2---------|
D-----1-----1-----|-----0-----------|
A---1---------1---|---3-------------|
D-1-------------1-|-0---------------|

First verse:
In my eyes, indisposed
in disguise as no one knows
hides the face, lies the snake
the sun in my disgrace
boiling heat, summer stench
'neath the black the sky looks dead
call my name through the cream
and I'll hear you, scream again
e-------12--------|-------10--------|-------13--------|-------12--------|
B-----12----12--12|-----11----------|-----13----13--13|-----12----------|
G---12--------12--|---12------------|---10--------10--|---12------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
e-------11--------|-------10--------|-----12-------10--|-----11----------|
B-----11----11--11|-----10----10--10|---12-------12----|---13------------|
G---12--------12--|---12--------12--|-12----12-10----10|-13--------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|
A-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|

Black hole sun, won't you come
And wash away the rain
Black hole sun, won't you come
Won't you come
Won't you come
First Chorus:
e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------3---------|
G-------1---------|-------2---------|-----------------|-----3-----3---3-|
D-----1-----1-----|-----0-----0-----|-----5-------5---|---3---------3---|
A---1---------1---|---3---------3---|---5---5---5---5-|-1---------------|
D-1-------------1-|-0-------------0-|-5-------3-------|-----------------|
e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B-----------------|-----------------|-5------5^7^5----|-----------------|
G-------1---------|-------2---------|-5------5----5---|-7---------------|
D-----1-----1-----|-----0-----0-----|-5------5------5-|-7---------------|
A---1---------1---|---3---------3---|-3------3--------|-5---------------|
D-1-------------1-|-0-------------0-|-----------------|-0---------------|

Second verse as the first:
stuttering, cold and damp
steal the warm wind tired friend
times are gone for honest men
and sometimes far too long for snakes
in my shoes a walking sleep
and my youth I pray to keep
heaven send hell away
no one sings like you anymore
Second and third chorus:
e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G-------1---------|-------2---------|-----------------|-------7---------|
D-----1-----1-----|-----0-----0-----|-----5-------5---|-----8-----8---8-|
A---1---------1---|---3---------3---|---5---5---5---5-|---8---------8---|
D-1-------------1-|-0-------------0-|-5-------3-------|-8---------------|

___________________________________
|1. |
e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B-----------------|-----------------|-5------5^7^5----|-3------3^4^3----|
G-------1---------|-------2---------|-5------5----5---|-3------3-----3--|
D-----1-----1-----|-----0-----0-----|-5-------------5-|-3---------------|
A---1---------1---|---3---------3---|-3---------------|-1---------------|
D-1-------------1-|-0-------------0-|-----------------|-0-------------0-|

_____________________________________________________
|2. repeat 3 times |
e-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B-5------5^7^5----|-3------3^4^3----|-7------7^8^7----|
G-5------5----5---|-3------3----3---|-7------7----7---|
D-5-------------5-|-3-------------3-|-7-------------7-|
A-3---------------|-1---------------|-5---------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|-0---------------|

Third verse as first (as far as it goes, that is !):
Hang my head, drown my fear
till you all just disappear
Rythem part under solo (9/8) and the outro of the song.
1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6 & 7 & 8 & 9 &
e-------------------------------------||-------------
B-------------------------3-----------||-------------
G-------------------------4-----------||-------------
D-------------------------3-----------||-3/5-5-------
A-3-2---0---3-------------5-----------||-3/5-5-------

thats as far as my terminal goes.
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