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Paranoid  Black Sabbath

In a previous article, bpatr@ntua.gr (Babis Patrikakis) says:
PARANOID - BLACK SABBATH
The following chords are the only ones used in this song (G2 means
only an alternative formation for G, it's not Gsus2 or something).
[E] [D] [G] [C] [G2]  
 
 -------------------------------
 ------------------------12-----
 ------------12----10----12-----
 14----12----12----10----12-----
 14----12----10----8------------
 12----10-----------------------

Here are the rhythm figures used in the song (2'-' = 8th note)
FIGURE 1A
 
 E-E-E-E-E-E-E-E- E-E-E-E-E-E-E-E- D-D-D-D-D-D-D-D- G-D-----E---G2-- 

FIGURE 1B
 
 E-E-E-E-E-E-E-E- E-E-E-E-E-E-E-E- D-D-D-D-D-D-D-D- G-D-----E------- 

FIGURE 2
 
 E--------------- C-------D------- E-E-E-E-E-E-E-E- E-E-E-E-E-E-E-E- 

FIGURE 3
 
 E--------------- ---------------- D--------------- ---------------- 

INTRO (4'-' = 8th note)
 
 -------------------------------- --------------------------------
 -------------------------------- --------------------------------
 -------------------------------- --------------------------------
 -------------------------------- --------12-h14----------12------
 (12)h14-----(12)h14-----(12)h14- 12-h14----------12-h14------14--
 12----------12----------12------ -------------------------------- 

KEY:
h = hammer on
(12) = this note hardly takes time to sound
Finally, song flow and lyrics (Figure 1 = Figure 1A + Figure 1B)
[INTRO] X4
w/Figure 1
Finished with my woman cause she couldn't help me with my mind
People think I'm insane because I am frowning all the time
[Figure 2] X2
w/Figure 1
All day long I think of things but nothing seems to satisfy
Think I'll lose my mind if I don't find something to pacify
w/Figure 3
Can you help me? Are you for my brain? Oh yeah!
[Figure 1A] X2
w/Figure 1
I need someone to show me the things in life that I can't find
I can't see the things that make true happiness I must be blind
[Solo over Figure 1A] 
[Figure 1A] X2
w/Figure 1
Make a joke and I will sigh and you will laugh and I will cry
Happiness I cannot feel and love to me is so unreal
[Figure 2] X2
w/Figure 1A
And so as you hear these words telling you now of my state
I tell you to enjoy life I wish i could but it's too late
[Figure 1] 
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 1997 22:25:40 -0500 (EST)
From: lordcope@magi.com
Subject: TAB: Paranoid (solo) by Black Sabbath
The file for "Paranoid" by Black Sabbath already exists at OLGA. It includes the
tab and chords and lists these three authors: Babis Patrikakis (bpatr@ntua.gr),
Steve Portigal (steve@snowhite.cis.uoguelph.ca) and Ric Kelly
(ric@achenar.demon.co.uk). However, this file does not contain the solo,
which I have tabbed here.
 
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Guitar solo to "Paranoid", by Black Sabbath
Played by Tony Iommi on the album "Paranoid"
Transcribed by Annie Lord (lordcope@magi.com)
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 e ------------------- ------------------- ----------------------
 B ------------------- ------------------- ----------------------
 G -12p9----9--------- -----9----9-------- ----------------------
 D ------12----------- -------12---12-9--- ----------------------
 A ------------------- ------------------- -10h12-10h12-10\7-7---
 E ------------------- ------------------- ---------------------- 

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 e ------------------ ------------------ ---------------------------
 B ------------------ ------------------ -----8-10-10b12r10p8-10b12=
 G ------------------ ----------7h9-9--- -7-9-----------------------
 D ------------------ ------7h9--------- ---------------------------
 A -10-7---7--------- -7h10------------- ---------------------------
 E ------------------ ------------------ --------------------------- 

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 e ------------------- -------------------- -------------------
 B =r10p8-10--8------- --------------17-15- -17----17----17-15-
 G -------------9-9-9- -7-9-9-9-9/16------- -------------------
 D ------------------- -------------------- -------------------
 A ------------------- -------------------- -------------------
 E ------------------- -------------------- ------------------- 

[1] [+] [2] [+] [3] [+] [4] [+] [1] [+] [2] [+] [3] [+] [4] [+]  
 
 e -17b19-17b19-17b19r17p15-17p15---- -15p12----------------------------
 B -------------------------------17- -------15-15p12-------------------
 G ---------------------------------- ----------------14-12-14-14p12----
 D ---------------------------------- -------------------------------14-
 A ---------------------------------- ----------------------------------
 E ---------------------------------- ---------------------------------- 

[1] [+] [2] [+] [3] [+] [4] [+] [1] [+] [2] [+] [3] [+] [4] [+]  
 
 e -------------------------- -----------------------------------
 B -------------------------- -----------------------------------
 G -12----12-14b16r14-12----- -14b16--12h14p12----12-------------
 D ----14-------------------- -----------------14----14----------
 A -------------------------- --------------------------12h13h14-
 E -------------------------- ----------------------------------- 

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 e ----------------------------- --------------------- -------------
 B ----------------------------- --------------------- -------------
 G ----------------------------- -----------12-------- -------------
 D -12-------------------------- -12--12-14----14-12-- -14-12----14-
 A -----14-12-14p12----12h13h14- --------------------- -------------
 E -----------------15---------- --------------------- ------------- 

tablature explanation:
b--> bend (to the equivalent of the next number)
r--> release bend
h--> hammer-on
p--> pull-off
=--> hold bend
/--> slide up
\--> slide down
notes: -All the notes are held until the next note is played,
except for the last note, which is staccato.
-The numbers on top of the tab indicate the beat, so you know
approximately the length of each note. However, it's probably easier
to just listen to the song.

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