Careful With That Axe, Eugene

Pink Floyd


Careful with that axe Eugene- Pompeii
Pink Floyd (Waters, Wright, Gilmour, Mason)
Drop D tuning (DADGBD)
Effects: vibrato, fuzz distortain, delay/echo/reverb.
Guitar backing/rythme:
Intro/Verse:
|--------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------| |-----7----7----7----7------5----5----5----5-| |-----7----7----7----7------5----5----5----5-| |-----5----5----5----5------3----3----3----3-| |---0----0----0----0------0----0----0----0---|
|--------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------| |-----3----3----3----3------2----2----2----2-| |-----3----3----3----3------2----2----2----2-| |-----1----1----1----1------0----0----0----0-| |---0----0----0----0------0----0----0----0---|
"Careful.............Careful..............." |--------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------| |-----7----7----7----7------5----5----5----5-| |-----7----7----7----7------5----5----5----5-| |-----5----5----5----5------3----3----3----3-| |---0----0----0----0------0----0----0----0---|
"Careful.............. with that axe Eugene" |--------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------| |-----3----3----3----3------2----2----2----2-| |-----3----3----3----3------2----2----2----2-| |-----1----1----1----1------0----0----0----0-| |---0----0----0----0------0----0----0----0---|
|----------------------------------| |----------------------------------| |----7--7-7--7--7------7--7--7--7--| |----7--7-7--7--7------7--7--7--7--| |----5--5-5--5--5------5--5--5--5--| |--0~~~-0-0--0--0--0~~-0--0--0--0--|
Chorus:
"AAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" |-----------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------| |--7---7---7----7----7--------7----7----7----7--| |--7---7---7----7----7--------7----7----7----7--| |--5---5---5----5----5--------5----5----5----5--| |--0---0---0----0----0--0~~---0----0----0----0--|
"OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" |-----------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------| |--5---5---5----5----5--------5----5----5----5--| |--5---5---5----5----5--------5----5----5----5--| |--3---3---3----3----3--------3----3----3----3--| |--0---0---0----0----0--0~~---0----0----0----0--|
"IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" |-----------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------| |--3---3---3----3----3--------3----3----3----3--| |--3---3---3----3----3--------3----3----3----3--| |--1---1---1----1----1--------1----1----1----1--| |--0---0---0----0----0--0~~---0----0----0----0--|
"OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" |-----------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------| |--2---2---2----2----2--------2----2----2----2--| |--2---2---2----2----2--------2----2----2----2--| |--0---0---0----0----0--------0----0----0----0--| |--0---0---0----0----0--0~~---0----0----0----0--|
|--------------------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------------| |--7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--------7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--| |--7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--------7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--| |--5~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--------5~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--| |--0~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--------0~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--|
Verse/Outro:
w/rythme fig.1 |--------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------| |-----7----7----7----7------5----5----5----5-| |-----7----7----7----7------5----5----5----5-| |-----5----5----5----5------3----3----3----3-| |---0----0----0----0------0----0----0----0---|
|--------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------| |-----3----3----3----3------2----2----2----2-| |-----3----3----3----3------2----2----2----2-| |-----1----1----1----1------0----0----0----0-| |---0----0----0----0------0----0----0----0---|
"Careful.............Careful..............." |--------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------| |-----7----7----7----7------5----5----5----5-| |-----7----7----7----7------5----5----5----5-| |-----5----5----5----5------3----3----3----3-| |---0----0----0----0------0----0----0----0---|
"Careful.............. with that axe Eugene" |--------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------| |-----3----3----3----3------2----2----2----2-| |-----3----3----3----3------2----2----2----2-| |-----1----1----1----1------0----0----0----0-| |---0----0----0----0------0----0----0----0---|
|--------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------| |-----7----7----7----7------5----5----5----5-| |-----7----7----7----7------5----5----5----5-| |-----5----5----5----5------3----3----3----3-| |---0----0----0----0------0----0----0----0---|
|--------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------| |-----3----3----3----3------2----2----2----2-| |-----3----3----3----3------2----2----2----2-| |-----1----1----1----1------0----0----0----0-| |---0----0----0----0------0----0----0----0---|
w/rythme fig. |----------------------------------| |----------------------------------| |----7--7-7--7--7------7--7--7--7--| |----7--7-7--7--7------7--7--7--7--| |----5--5-5--5--5------5--5--5--5--| |----0~-0-0--0--0--0~~-0--0--0--0--| fade out
Rythme figure 1: x2 |-----3--3-3-3---2-2-2-2-| |-----3--3-3-3---3-3-3-3-| |-----2--2-2-2---2-2-2-2-| |-----0--0-0-0---0-0-0-0-| |------------------------| |--0~~~----------(0)~~~--|
Lead guitar cont. ** x2 |---------------------|----3---2---2---|-(3)/5-5---5---| |---------------------|---3-3---3---3--|-(3)/5--5---5--|
|---------------------|--2---2---3---3-|-(2)/4---4---4-| |-----0---0---0---0---|-0--------------|---------------| |------------------0--|----------------|---------------| |-(0)---0---0---0---0-|----------------|---------------| *bass arr. for guitar.
**(pick notes randomly)
** x2 x2 |----3---2---2---|-(3)/5-5---5---|----3---2---2---| |---3-3---3---3--|-(3)/5--5---5--|---3-3---3---3--| |--2---2---3---3-|-(2)/4---4---4-|--2---2---3---3-| |-0--------------|---------------|-0--------------| |----------------|---------------|----------------| |----------------|---------------|----------------| **(pick notes randomly)
|---------------------------------------------------------------------| |------------------------19---------(13)(13)(13)(13)-(12)-(10)--------| |-(2)//(18)----18(20)~~~~--18(20)~~-(13)(13)(13)(13)-(12)-(10)---10\\\\-| |---------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------| |------------------------------------| |-7~-9(11)-9(11)-9-7-5\\-(2)--2-------| |------------------------------------| |------------------------------------| |------------------------------------|
** x2 x2 |----3---2---2---|----3---2---2---| |---3-3---3---3--|---3-3---3---3--| |--2---2---3---3-|--2---2---3---3-| |-0--------------|-0--------------| |----------------|----------------| |----------------|----------------| **(pick notes randomly)
|----------------------------------------------------------|----------- |----------------------------------------------------------|-13-13-13-- |--/(18)--18-18-18(20)----18(20)---18(20)---18(20)--13(15)-|-13-13-13-- |----------------------------------------------------------|----------- |----------------------------------------------------------|----------- |----------------------------------------------------------|----------- x2 ----------|-----------------------------------------------------------| -12-12-12-|----------------------------------13-13-13--12-12-12-------| -12-12-12-|--18-18-18-(20)----18(20)--13(15)-13-13-13--12-12-12---7~\\-| ----------|-----------------------------------------------------------| ----------|-----------------------------------------------------------| ----------|-----------------------------------------------------------|
** x4 |----3---2---2---| |---3-3---3---3--| |--2---2---3---3-| |-0--------------| |----------------| |----------------| **(pick notes randomly)
|---------------------------------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------------13-13-13-12-12--| |-/18-18-18--18(20)--18-20(22)-20(22)--18(20)--13(15)-13-13-13-12-12--| |---------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|-------------------| |-----------------------------------|-------------------| |-----------------------------------|--2-0--------------| |--14(16)--7--9(11)-9(11)---9-7-5-7-|-------3-2-0-------| |-----------------------------------|--------------3/5--| |-----------------------------------|-------------------|
x2 x2 |---3/-5/-7/-9/-11/-14\\---12\\-10\\-8\\-6\\--|--3-3-3--2-2-2--| |----------------------------------------|----------------| |--2/-4/-6/-8/-10/-13\\---11\\-9\\-7\\-5\\----|-2-2-2----------| |----------------------------------------|----------------| |----------------------------------------|----------------| |----------------------------------------|----------------|
AAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHh etc.
|---------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------| |--5h7~~~~~--7-9--9(11)-9(11)----7-5--2-0-----------| |------------------------------------------2-0------| |-----------------------------------------------3/5-| |---------------------------------------------------|
For solos improvise on Dm pentatonic. Heavy bending on 9, 18 and 20tth frets, harmonizing with backing vocals.
|--12p11----9-11-12-12/16-15-13-16/19-18-16-19/21-21-21-21-22(24)--| |--------12--------------------------------------------------------| |------------------------------------------------------------------| |------------------------------------------------------------------| |------------------------------------------------------------------| |------------------------------------------------------------------|
depress trem. arm"""""""""""""""""""""""" |--22p20-22p20-22p20-22p20-22p20-22p20-22p20---22(24)-22(24)------| |-----------------------------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------------------------| |--------------------------------------------------------------7~-| |--------------------------------------------------------------5~-| |--------------------------------------------------------------0~-|
|------------------| |------------------| |--5~--------------| |-----5------------| |-------7(8)--(5)--| |--------------0---|
|-------------------------------------------| |------------------------19-----------------| |-(2)//(18)----18(20)~~~~--18(20)~~---------| |-------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------| |-----------------------------------------------------13-13-13-12-12--| |-/18-18-18--18(20)--18-20(22)-20(22)--18(20)--13(15)-13-13-13-12-12--| |---------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------| |---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---3/-5/-7/-9/-11/--|--3-3-3--2-2-2--| |--------------------|----------------| |--2/-4/-6/-8/-10/---|-2-2-2----------| |--------------------|----------------| |--------------------|----------------| |--------------------|----------------|
|---3/-5/-7/-9/-11/--9\\--7\\-5\\-3\\---|--3-3-3--2-2-2--| |-----------------------------------|----------------| |--2/-4/-6/-8/-10/--8\\--6\\-4\\-2\\----|-2-2-2----------| |-----------------------------------|----------------| |-----------------------------------|----------------| |-----------------------------------|----------------|
** x2 x2 |----3---2---2---|----3---2---2---|-3-3-3--2-2-2---(3)--| |---3-3---3---3--|---3-3---3---3--|-3-3-3--3-3-3---(3)--| |--2---2---3---3-|--2---2---3---3-|-2-2-3--2-2-2---(2)--| |-0--------------|-0--------------|-0------0-------(0)--| |----------------|----------------|---------------------| |----------------|----------------|----------------(0)--| **(pick notes randomly)
Note: watch the Pompeii video for correct timing. Some solo work is rough and may need improving, but is is a start.
Thanks.
Transcription: Richard Harris gizhornbeast@hotmail.com

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