Iron Butterfly

This is a correction of Justin Myers tab for In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida by Iron Butterfly In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida By Iron Butterfly
Tabbed by Kurt Reichardt Correction of Jimmy Myers tab
Verse: (Main Riff) G:------------------------| D:--0-0-3-2---0--7-6-5-3--| A:----------3-------------| E:------------------------|
Pre-Chorus Riff: G:------------1-2-1-2-3-2-1-2-1h2p1----| D:--0-2-3-2-3-----------------------3--| A:-------------------------------------| E:-------------------------------------|
Chorus: Part One G:----------------------------------| D:--5---3-5--5-4-3--2-----2--2-3-4--| A:----5---------------2-5-----------| E:----------------------------------|
Chorus: Part Two G:----------------------------------| D:--7---5-7--7-6-5--4-----4--4-5-6--| A:----7---------------4-7-----------| E:----------------------------------|
Post-Chorus Riff: G:---------------------------------| D:--9-----9-8h9p8------------------| A:----------------9--11--13--7--9--| E:-----7---------------------------|
Bass Fill into Drum Solo: G:--6h7p6h7-----------------| D:----------6h7p6h7-0-------| A:--------------------------|
Variation of Verse Riff: G:--------------------------| D:--0-0-3-2---0--0-0-3-2----| A:----------3------------3--| E:--------------------------|
Order: Organ Intro Verse (x8) Pre-Chorus Chorus: Part 1 (x2) Chorus: Part 2 (x2) Post-Chorus Verse (x8) Pre-Chorus Chorus: Part 1 (x2) Chorus: Part 2 (x2) Post-Chorus Verse (x about 40)* Bass Fill into Drum Solo 6+ minute drum solo, so you can take a little break here Bass Fill variation under guitar and keyboard effects Short drum solo Verse variation (x4) bass & drums only Verse (x8 or 10) Pre-Chorus Chorus: Part 1 (x2) Chorus: Part 2 (x2) Post-Chorus Verse (x4) Drum fill Verse Variation (x4) Organ fill (intro) Verse (First Half)
*The organ and guitar solos are over this, and the bassist on the album does different variations of this riff throughout both.
Some of the number of times listed may be off; I am doing this primarily from memory, but you can figure it out for yourself, just listen to it a couple of times and you'll get it. This is a very easy song to play. The order of the song is a bitch to get down, but once you figure it out you can have a lot of fun with this 17-minute long classic.
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