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Fire Of Unknown Origin  Blue Oyster Cult

[Em]022000  x[D5]x023x   xx[D]5777   x[C#m]x4665   xx[C]3555  22[Bm]4432   0[A]02220

Intro: Em..........D5...........C#m...........C

At this point, the two giutars seperate for the verses, back together on chorus.
Guitar I
-----------7---7-7---5--7--7--7--7---7--7-7-| (Death come sweep'n through the
-----------8---8-8---5--8--8--8--7---8--8-8-|  hallway...
--------------------------------------------| a ladie's dress)

--------------3---3---0----3---3---0--------| Repeat number of times you think
------------------------3-------------3-----| is right

While all that is going on, Guitar II plays a melody with a PLAM MUTE.
--------------------------------------------|(...Death comes...)

Loose the mute here: (like a ladie's dress...)
--2--2-----| Repeat number of times you think is right.

A major chord strum, then back to the muted melody.


A fire of unknown origin took my baby away.
  [Bm]                [C#m]        [D]          [C#m] 

A fire of unknown origin took my baby away!
Br[D]idge:           [D5]        [C#m]             [C]

Order of song: Lyrics: V1: Death comes sweep'n
Intro through the hallway
Verse like a ladie's dress
Chorus Death comes driv'n
Verse Down the highway
Chorus In its sunday best.
Solo (TBT, OR TO BE TABBED) Chors: A fire of unknown origin
Verse Took my baby away.
Chorus A fire of unknown origin
Verse, Fade out Took my baby away!

V2: Swept her up and off
my wavelength, swallowed
her up.
Like the ocean in a fire,
So thick and grey(to chorus)

V3: Death comes driv'n
Death goes
There must be someth'n
There must be someth'n!
That remains. (something...
Something...)(To chorus)
That's all for now, kids-Stokely

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