Black hole sun

Soundgarden


This is as complete as I could come up with. Use standard tuning. No solo or verse lyrics. Criticism appreciated.
Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden ==============
Intro: ======
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--------|
Verses: (Note: Bass note appears below) =======
E----------14-------|-------12--|--------15--------|-------14--| B-------14----14----|----13-----|-----15----15-----|----14-----| G----14----------14-|-14--------|--12----------12--|-14--------| D-------------------|-----------|------------------|-----------| A-------------------|-----------|------------------|-----------| E-------------------|-----------|------------------|-----------| A C G F#
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--------------------|--------------------|-------------------------| F E A G
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 | +-------------------------------------------------+
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...
A Cmaj7 D B 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, ...
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.
Black hole sun (parts anyways)
By SoundGarden (SuperUnknown)
Transcibed (partly) by kelly Kristek.
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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...
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-------
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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