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The 7th Day of July 1777   King Diamond

 
 
 King Diamond: The 7th Day Of July 1777 
 (Abigail) 
 Copyright (c) (Roadrunner Records) (1987) 
 
 transcribed by: Langus : tlange@polbox.com 
 Russ Elton : webmaster@abysslord.com 
 edited by: Mika Ristiranta : m_ristiranta@hotmail.com 
 Jordan B. : sansamppsa1@hotmail.com 
 
 FIND EVERY MERCYFUL FATE/KING DIAMOND SONG AND 
 THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT: 
 
 The Tab Crypt 
 http://abysslord.com/thetabcrypt/ 
 
 Date last modified: November 27, 2004 
 
 PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
 WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION. THANK YOU. 
 
 Tuning: Standard 
 
 
 Riff 1 (Acoustic) 
 e|----------------------| 
 B|----------------------| 
 G|--------------------5-| 
 D|-----5--4-2-------4---| 
 A|---2--------5-3-2-----| 
 E|-0--------------------| 
 
 e|---------------------------------| 
 B|---------------------------------| 
 G|-----4---5---4-------4---5--4tr5-| 
 D|---4-----------4---4-------------| 
 A|-2-----2---2-----0-----0---------| 
 E|---------------------------------| 
 
 
 Riff 2 (Acoustic) 
 e|---------------------------------| 
 B|---------------------------------| 
 G|-------------------------5---4---| 
 D|-----5---4-2---------4---------4-| 
 A|---2---------5-----3---3---3-----| 
 E|-0-----0-------3-0---------------| 
 
 e|-----------------------------------------------------| 
 B|-----------------------------------------------------| 
 G|---------------------4---5---4-------4---5-4h5p4-2---| 
 D|-----5---4-2-------4-----------4---4---------------5-| 
 A|---2---------5-3-2-----2---2-----0-----0-------------| 
 E|-0-----0---------------------------------------------| 
 
 
 Final time 
 e|-------------------------------------------------| 
 B|-------------------------------------------5-----| 
 G|---------------------4---5---4-------4---4---4---| 
 D|-----5---4-2-------4-----------4---3---3-------3-| 
 A|---2---------5-3-2-----2---2-----0---------------| 
 E|-0-----0-----------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
 Intro to Distortion part: 
 e|------------| 
 B|------------| 
 G|------------| 
 D|-3-----2----| 
 A|-1-----2--2-| 
 E|-------0--0-| 
 
 
 Riff 3 (Solo Rhythm) 
 e|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
 B|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
 G|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
 D|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
 A|------4------5------4------5-4-------4------5------4------5-2-| 
 E|-2222-2-2222-2-2222-2-2222-2-2--0000-0-0000-0-0000-0-0000-0-0-| 
 **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** 
 
 
 Riff 3a 
 e|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
 B|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
 G|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
 D|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
 A|------4------5------4------5-4-------4------5------4------5-2-| 
 E|-2222-2-2222-2-2222-2-2222-2-2--0000-0-0000-0-0000-0-0000-0-0-| 
 **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** 
 "Count de La Fey..." 
 e|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
 B|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
 G|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
 D|-------------------------------------6------7------6------7-6-| 
 A|------4------5------4------5-4--4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4-| 
 E|-3333-3-3333-3-3333-3-3333-3-3--------------------------------| 
 **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** 
 "Nine month of loving..." 
 e|------------------------------------------| 
 B|------------------------------------------| 
 G|----------------------------------2--4----| 
 D|------5------4------6------6-4----0--2--2-| 
 A|-3333-3-3333-3-3333-3-3333-3-3----0--2--2-| 
 E|----------------------------------------0-| 
 **** **** **** **** 
 "...how could he have been..." 
 
 
 Riff 4 
 e|-------------------------------------0--------------------0---| 
 B|-----------------------8--(8)\---------0----8--(8)\---------0-| 
 G|-----------------------7--(7)\--------------7--(7)\-----------| 
 D|-3----5-5-3----3-5-3--------------3--------------------3------| 
 A|-3----5-5-3----3-5-3--------------1--------------------1------| 
 E|---------------------0----------0---------0----------0--------| 
 * * * * * * * 
 "So he pushed her..." 
 e|-------------------------------------0-------------------------| 
 B|-----------------------8--(8)\---------0----8--(8)\------------| 
 G|-----------------------7--(7)\--------------7--(7)\------------| 
 D|-3----5-5-3----3-5-3--------------3--------------------3--2----| 
 A|-3----5-5-3----3-5-3--------------1--------------------1--2--2-| 
 E|---------------------0----------0---------0----------0----0--0-| 
 * * * * * * * 
 "In 1777...." 
 
 
 Play Riff 3 Solo Rhythm 
 Play Riff 3a "The Countess broke her neck..." 
 
 
 Riff 5 
 e|----------------------------------| 
 B|-------------------------------8--| 
 G|-----------------------------6----| 
 D|---------------------------4------| 
 A|-------5---4---5-------5----------| 
 E|-2~--2---2---2---2~--2---2--------| 
 * * * * * * 
 e|----------------------------------| 
 B|----------------------------------| 
 G|----------------------------------| 
 D|--------------------------------4-| 
 A|-------5---4444-5-------5-----2---| 
 E|-2~--2---2--------2~--2---2-0-----| 
 * * **** * * * * 
 e|----------------------------------| 
 B|-------------------------------8--| 
 G|-----------------------------6----| 
 D|---------------------------4------| 
 A|-------5---4---5-------5----------| 
 E|-2~--2---2---2---2~--2---2--------| 
 * * * * * 
 e|----------------------------------| 
 B|----------------------------------| 
 G|----------------------------5-----| 
 D|------------------------------7-9-| 
 A|-------5---4444-5-------5/--------| 
 E|-2~--2---2--------2~--2-----------| 
 * * **** * 
 
 
 Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm) 
 e|-----------------------------------------------------| 
 B|-----------------------------------------------------| 
 G|-----------------------------------------------6-----| 
 D|-6----7----4----6--------------------------------6---| 
 A|-4----4----2----3------7--6-6-6-4-6-7-7--6-6-6-----7-| 
 E|---------------------0-5--4-4-4-2-4-5-5--4-4-4-------| 
 * * * * * * * * * * 
 e|---------------------------------| 
 B|---------------------------------| 
 G|------9----8----8----------------| 
 D|-6----7----7----6----------------| 
 A|-4-------------------------4-6-7-| 
 E|---------------------2~----2-4-5-| 
 * * * 
 e|-----------------------------------------------------| 
 B|-----------------------------------------------------| 
 G|-----------------------------------------------6-----| 
 D|-6----7----4----6--------------------------------6---| 
 A|-4----4----2----3------7--6-6-6-4-6-7-7--6-6-6-----7-| 
 E|---------------------0-5--4-4-4-2-4-5-5--4-4-4-------| 
 * * * * * * * * * * 
 e|---------------------------------| 
 B|---------------------------------| 
 G|------9----8----8----------------| 
 D|-6----7----7----6----------------| 
 A|-4-------------------------4-6-7-| 
 E|---------------------2~----2-4-5-| 
 * * * 
 e|-----------| 
 B|-----------| 
 G|-2---4-----| 
 D|-0---2-----| 
 A|-0---2---2-| 
 E|---------0-| 
 
 
 Play Riff 3 
 Play Riff 3a "Obssessed..." 
 
 
 Riff 7 (slightly palm muted) x2 
 e|-------------------------------------------------| 
 B|-------------------------------------------------| 
 G|-9\8--------9\8--------9\8--------9\8------------| 
 D|-7\6-666666-7\6-666666-7\6-666666-7\6------------| 
 A|--------------------------------------9-7-6-7-9--| 
 E|-------------------------------------------------| 
 
 e|------------------------------------------------------| 
 B|------------------------------------------------------| 
 G|-9\8--------9\8--------9\8--------9\8-----------------| 
 D|-7\6-666666-7\6-666666-7\6-666666-7\6------------9--6-| 
 A|--------------------------------------9-7-6-7-9--7--4-| 
 E|------------------------------------------------------| 
 
 
 Riff 8 (Solo Rhythm) 
 e|----------------------------------| 
 B|----------------------------------| 
 G|----------------------------------| 
 D|--8-------7-------6--------6--6/8-| 
 A|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-0--4--4/6-| 
 E|----------------------------------| 
 * * * * * * * * * 
 e|--------------------------------| 
 B|--------------------------------| 
 G|--------------------------------| 
 D|--8-------7-------6--------8--6-| 
 A|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-0--6--4-| 
 E|--------------------------------| 
 * * * * * * * * * 
 
 
 Riff 9 (Solo Rhythm) 
 e|-----------------------------------| 
 B|-----------------------------------| 
 G|-----------------------------------| 
 D|-10-------9-------8--------8--8/10-| 
 A|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-0--6--6/-8-| 
 E|-----------------------------------| 
 * * * * * * * * * 
 e|---------------------------------| 
 B|---------------------------------| 
 G|---------------------------------| 
 D|-10-------9-------8--------10--8-| 
 A|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-0---8--6-| 
 E|---------------------------------| 
 * * * * * * * * * 
 
 
 Riff 10 
 e|-----------------------------------| 
 B|-----------------------------------| 
 G|-----------------------------------| 
 D|-------9\7-----7\5-----5/7-----5\2-| 
 A|------10\9-----9\7-----7/9-----7\3-| 
 E|--0-0------0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----| 
 * * * * * * * * 
 e|---------------------------------| 
 B|---------------------------------| 
 G|---------------------------------| 
 D|-------9\7-----7\5-----5/7-----7-| 
 A|------10\9-----9\7-----7/9--5--5-| 
 E|--0-0------0-0-----0-0------3----| 
 * * * * * * 
 e|-----------------------------------| 
 B|-----------------------------------| 
 G|-----------------------------------| 
 D|-------9\7-----7\5-----5/7-----5\2-| 
 A|------10\9-----9\7-----7/9-----7\3-| 
 E|--0-0------0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----| 
 * * * * * * * * 
 e|----------------------------| 
 B|----------------------------| 
 G|----------------------------| 
 D|-------9\7-----7/-9\--------| 
 A|------10\9-----9/10\--------| 
 E|--0-0------0-0--------0-0-0-| 
 * * * * * * * 
 
 
 Play Riff 4 "So he pushed her..." 
 
 
 Ending (Guitar 2 plays note in () ) 
 e|---------------------------------------------------| 
 B|----------------------------------(7)--[dive down]-| 
 G|-----------------------------------h---------------| 
 D|---------------------------------------------------| 
 A|----4---3---2--------4---3---------4---------------| 
 E|--2---2---2---2----2---2---0-0-5-0-2---------------| 
 * * * * * * * * * * 
 "...July!" 
 
 
 notation: 
 ^ = bend [ ^ = half, ^^ = whole, etc. ] 
 ^r = bend and release 
 x = mute with fret-hand 
 * = mute with palm-hand 
 X\\ = pick slide 
 h = hammer-on 
 p = pull-off 
 ~ = vibrato 
 t = tap-on 
 / = slide up 
 \ = slide down 
 h. = harmonics 
 ah = artificial harmonic 
 (9) = ghost note 
 tm = trem picking 


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