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Honor Thy Father    Dream Theater



Artist: Dream Theater
Song: Honor Thy Father
C-tuning (CGCFAD)
Intro - Drums

Riff 1
(w/dist.)
                    really fast-----
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|--0--0--0--0--0--0-------------|
|--0--0--0--0--0--0--5653-5653--|

|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|--0--0--0--0--0--0-------------|
|--0--0--0--0--0--0--2320-2320--|

|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--0--0--0--0--0--0---------------------|
|--0--0--0--0--0--0--9-10-9-7-9-10-9-7--|

|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|--0--0--0--0--0--0---------------------|
|--0--0--0--0--0--0--14151412-14151412--|

Riff 2

|----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
|--0-0-0-0-0-0-6-6-6-6-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-8-8-8-8-|
|--0-0-0-0-0-0-6-6-6-6-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-8-8-8-8-|
|--0-0-0-0-0-0-6-6-6-6-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-8-8-8-8-|

|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|--------------7-7-7-7-|
|--0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-|
|--0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-|
|--0-0-0-0-0-0---------|

Riff 3

|-----------------------------------|
|----3---3---3---3---3--------------|
|----2---2---2---2---2--------------|
|--0---0---0---0---0------0-2/3-3-3-|
|--0---0---0---0---0------0-2/3-3-3-|
|--0---0---0---0---0------0-2/3-3-3-|

|-----------------------------------|
|----3---3---3---3---3--------------|
|----2---2---2---2---2--------------|
|--0---0---0---0---0------0-3/6-6-6-|
|--0---0---0---0---0------0-3/6-6-6-|
|--0---0---0---0---0------0-3/6-6-6-|

|-----------------------------------|
|----3---3---3---3---3--------------|
|----2---2---2---2---2--------------|
|--0---0---0---0---0------0-2/3-3-3-|
|--0---0---0---0---0------0-2/3-3-3-|
|--0---0---0---0---0------0-2/3-3-3-|

                              ~~
|--------------------------------|
|----3---3---3-------------------|
|----2---2---2-------------------|
|--0---0---0---------------------|
|--0---0---0-----/3-0-----0------|
|--0---0---0---0--------5---3-1--|

Riff 4

|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|--12-10-12-0-3-0-12-10-12-0-7-0-8-7-8-10-|-12-10-12-0-3-0-8-7-8-0-3-0-7-5-7-10-|


Pause for bass, then:

Verse 1

(clean)
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|------2---0h2---3---2---0h2--|------2---0h2---3---2---0h2---0h2-|
|--0-----0-----0---0---0------|--0-----0-----0---0---0-----0-----|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|

|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|------2---0h2---3---2---0h2--|------2---0h2---5---3---0h2---0h2-|
|--0-----0-----0---0---0------|--0-----0-----0---0---0-----0-----|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|

Riff 5

(w/dist.)
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|--0--7-0-8p7-0-5-0-7-0-2-0-3-0-5--|

Verse 2

- Short stabs of open bottom strings (C5 chord)

Pre-Chorus

|------------------------|-------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|-------7--------9--|-------10-------12/14---|
|--10--------10-10-10-10-|-------x--------x--|-------x--------x-------|
|--8---------10-10-10-10-|-------5--------7--|-------8--------10/12---|
|--8--strum--10-10-10-10-|-0--0-----0--0-----|-0--0-----0--0----------|




|-----------------------|---------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------|
|--10-------10-10-10-10-|-3--5--2--3--x-x-1---|
|--8--------10-10-10-10-|-3--5--2--1--x-x-1---|
|--8--strum-10-10-10-10-|-3--5--2-----x-x-1---|

Chorus 


|------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|--------------3p2-0-7--0-2/3--|--------------3p2-0-7--0-2/3\\2/3--|
|--0-7--0-6--0-3p2-0-7--0-2/3--|--0-7--0-6--0-3p2-0-7--0-2/3\\2/3--|

Verse 3 

|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|------2---0h2---3---2---0h2--|------2---0h2---3---2---0h2---0h2-|
|--0---0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0----|--0---0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0---|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|

|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|------2---0h2---3---2---0h2--|------2---0h2---5---3---0h2---0h2-|
|--0---0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0----|--0---0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0---|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|

Verse 4 

|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|------2---0h2---3---2---0h2--|------2---0h2---3---2---0h2---0h2-|
|--0---0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0----|--0---0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0---|
|-----------------------------|--1---1-1-1---1-1-1-1-1-1---1-1---|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|

|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|------2---0h2---3---2---0h2--|----------------------------------|
|--0---0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0----|------2---0h2---5---3---0h2---0h2-|
|--3---3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-3----|--0---0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0---|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|

Pre-Chorus 2 

note: I\'m not 100% sure about the faster parts

|-----------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------|---------------|---------10-----|----------10p8p7---------------|
|----8-7-8-10-7-8-|----8-7-8-10-7-|---8-7-8----7-8-|---7-8-10--------10p8p7--------|
|--8--------------|-8-------------|-8--------------|-8----------------------10p8p7-|

|----------------|---------------|----------------|----------------------------|
|----------------|---------------|----------------|----------------------------|
|----------------|---------------|----------------|----------------------------|
|----------------|---------------|---------14-----|---10-----------------------|
|----121012131012|----1210121312-|---121012--1012-|-----13\\12-12131210101210-8-|
|--12------------|-12------------|-12-------------|-12-------------------------|

|-----------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------|---------------|---------10-----|----------10p8p7---------------|
|----8-7-8-10-7-8-|----8-7-8-10-7-|---8-7-8----7-8-|---7-8-10--------10p8p7--------|
|--8--------------|-8-------------|-8--------------|-8----------------------10p8p7-|




                  A.H.
                  ~~~~
|---------------------|
|---------------------|
|-----------------8---|
|-3--5--2--3--x-x-----|
|-3--5--2--1--x-x-----|
|-3--5--2-----x-x-----|


Bridge - 
I have no clue. It\'s in the key of F though. 
(5th fret, low C string)

Interlude

Note: still not 100% sure!

|--------------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------|
|o------------------------o|--------------------|
|o--3-2-0-3-2-0-0-0--0--0-o|--7--8--5--7--2--5--|
|---3-2-0-3-2-0-0-0--0--0--|--7--8--5--7--2--5--|
|---3-2-0-3-2-0-0-0--0--0--|--7--8--5--7--2--5--|





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