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Lord of This World   Black Sabbath



[#]#                     From The Headless Cross Tab Page                     [#]#
Original Transcription - 6/20/97
UPDATED - 9:07 AM 11/30/97
UPDATED - 3:58 PM 07-04-99
Updated yet again: 08:41 8/21/00
Updated again on: 14:29 1/30/01
Black Sabbath - Step Up/Lord Of this World
From Black Sabbath's "Master of Reality" Album - July 1971
Tuning Info: Tune to C#, 62 beats/min
Lyrics written here may not align with the tab due to space
constraints.
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-5h7--7-7-5-4--5-7--------5h7--7-7-5-44--5-7----------
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-5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
-0---0-0-0--(0)-0---0-0-0--0-0--0---0--0-0--0-0-(5)/7----

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-5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
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-5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
-0---0-0-0--(0)-0---0-0-0--0-0--0---0--0-0--0-0-(5)/7----

You're searching for your mind don't know where to start
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-5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
-0---0-0-0--(0)-0---0-0-0--0-0--0---0--0-0--0-0-(5)/7----

Can't find the key to fit the lock on your heart
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-5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
-0---0-0-0--(0)-0---0-0-0--0-0--0---0--0-0--0-0-(5)/7----

You think you know but you are never quite sure
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-5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
-0---0-0-0--(0)-0---0-0-0--0-0--0---0--0-0--0-0-(5)/7----

Your soul is ill but you will not find the cure, yeah!
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-5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
-0---0-0-0--(0)-0---0-0-0--0-0--0---0--0-0--0-0-(5)/7----

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-5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
-0---0-0-0--(0)-0---0-0-0--0-0--0---0--0-0--0-0-(5)/7----

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-5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
-0---0-0-0--(0)-0---0-0-0--0-0--0---0--0-0--0-0-(5)/7----

Your world was made for you by someone above
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But you choose evil ways instead of love
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You made me master of the world where you exist
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-0---0-0-0--(0)-0---0-0-0--0-0--0---0--0-0--0-0-(5)/7----

The soul I took from you was not even missed, yeah!
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-------5^(6)----------------------
-------------7~~~~~~~~~~(/11\5)---
-7-6-5----------------------------

^(hold for 4 count)
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-----------------9/11-9------------------9/11-9------------
-7-8-9(\6)--------------9-7--9p7----------------9-7-9p7----
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-------9/11-9-----------------9/11-9-------------------------
--------------9-7-9p7----------------99-7-9p7--(7/11)-(7/11)-
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-----------------------------7------7-------7------7------7------7-------
----------------7-7-7h9-9-9--9^(11)-9^^(11)-9^(11)-9^(11)-9^(11)-9^(11)--
-------5-7-9--9----------------------------------------------------------
-(5/)7-------------------------------------------------------------------
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Guitar 1 & 2
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-7------7----------------------------------------------------------8~~-
-9^(11)-9^(11)-7-7h9~--7-9p7p(0)-----------------------------7-7h9-----
--------------------------------5~~-------------5-5/7-7-7/9-9----------
------------------------------------5--5-5--5--7-----------------------
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Guitar 1 & 2
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-7------7------7------7------7--------------------8-10-10p8-10/12-12p10-12h15-
-9^(11)-9^(11)-9^(11)-9^(11)-9^(11`9)--7h9-9~--7h9----------------------------
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Guitar 1 & 2
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Guitar 1 & 2
-15p12---------------------12--12~--122-14-15--12-14-15--12-1515^(18-18-18`15)--
------15-12-13p12-----12h15--15-------------------------------------------------
-----------------14-12----------------------------------------------------------
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-12--12~~---------------12--12---12--115-15-15-15-15\(9)---
---15----15p12-----12h15--15---15--------------------------
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(Guitar 1)
BRIDGE
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B B B B B\(A) A A A A A
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-9-9-9-9-9\(7)-xxx-xxx-------7-7-7-7-77-------------------
-7-7-7-7-7\(5)-xxx-xxx-------5-5-5-5-55--5[~\1]-----------

Lord of this World Evil Possessor
[B]  [B]  [B]  [B]  [B]                       [A]  [A]  [A] [A] [A]                                                                                 
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-----------7^(9)---------------------------7^(9)/(11)----
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-9-9-9-9-9----------------------7-7-7--7-7---------------
-7-7-7-7-7----------------------5-5-5--5-5---------------

Lord of this World He's your Confessor now
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You think you're innocent, you've nothing to fear
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You don't know me you say, but isn't it clear?
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You turn to me in all your wordly greed and pride
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But will you turn to me when it's your turn to die, yeah!
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-------5^(6)----------------------------
-------------7~~~~~~~~~~----------------
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^(hold for 4 count)
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-----------------9/11-9------------------9/11-9------------
-7-8-9(\6)--------------9-7--9p7----------------9-7-9p7----
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-------9/11-9-----------------9/11-9-------------------------
--------------9-7-9p7----------------99-7-9p7--(7/11)-(7/11)-
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-----------------------7------7------77------7------7-----------------------
----------------7-7h9--9^(11)-9^(11)-99^(11)-9^(11)-9^(11`9)-7h9-9~~-7p5----
-------5-7-9~-9---------------------------------------------------------5~--
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(Guitar 2)
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-------12h14-14^(16)-------------14-122-14p12-----12-------12h14^(16)---------
-12h14----------------------------------------h14----12h14--------------------
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(Guitar 1)
-----------------------------------17^^(19-19-19`17)-------17^(19-19`17)------
----------------------15h17-17p15--------------------15-17---------------17p15
-14-16p14----14-14h16---------------------------------------------------------
----------16------------------------------------------------------------------
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(Guitar 2)
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-15^(17-17-17`15)-15p12-17~-15-17p15----15-------------17-19-20-17-19-20p19---
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(Guitar 1)
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-h17~~-15-17~~-15p12----12~-15-15p12----------15-12-15~--
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(Guitar 2) (End Guitar 2)
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-19h20-20^(24-24-24`-20)-15h17~-17p15-----15--------------------15-17-17-15-17
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(Guitar 1)
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(Guitar 1)
[E]  [B]  [E]  [E]   [E]  [EE]   [E]  [EE]    [C]   [C]        [C]   [C] [E] [E] [E] [E/G] [Db(C#]                                                                                 
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-9---9-9--9-99-9-999-------------------7-7-(xx)-7-7/12-11----
-7-9-7-7--7-77-7-777-10-10-(xx)10-10---5-5-(xx)-5-5/10--9----
---7------------------8--8-(xx)-8--8-------(xx)--------------

[E]  [B]  [E]  [E]   [E]  [EE]   [E]  [EE]    [C]   [C]        [C]   [C] [E] [E] [E] [E/G] [Db(C#]                                                                                 
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-9---9-9--9-99-9-999-------------------7-7-(xx)-7-7/12-11----
-7-9-7-7--7-77-7-777-10-10-(xx)10-10---5-5-(xx)-5-5/10--9----
---7------------------8--8-(xx)-8--8-------(xx)--------------

[E]  [B]  [E]  [E]   [E]  [EE]   [E]  [EE]    [C]   [C]        [C]   [C] [E] [E] [E] [E/G] [Db] [E]                                                                                 
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---7------------------8--8-(xx)-8--8-------(xx)--------------


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