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Blackbird  Alter Bridge

Alter Bridge
2007
Key: A
Tuning: Standard EADGBe
Chords used:
A - x02220
E - 022100
[F#m]C#/F[-] - [244222]143xxx
E/G# - 476xxx
D - xx0232
[F]C#[-]m - [133211]x46654
Bm - x24432
A/C# - x476xx
[Abm] [-] [466444]  
 
 Intro: F#m--C#/F--E--A-E/G#- x2

Plucking:
[F#m] [C#/F] [E] 
[A] [E/G#]  
 
 e|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------|-------|
 B|----2-------2---|----2----4--2----|-----------------|-------|-------|
 G|-2----2--1----2-|-1----1--------1-|-1----2----2p1---|-------|-------|
 D|----------------|-----------------|---------------4-|-----4-|---2-4-|
 A|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---4---|-------|
 E|-2-------2------|-1---------------|-0--0----0-------|-5-----|-4-----|

Verse 1:
The [F#m]willow it weeps to[C#/F]day
A [E]breeze from a distance
Is [A]calling your [E/G#]name
Un[F#m]furl your black wings and [C#/F]wait
A[E]cross the horizons [A]coming
to s[E/G#]weep you a[F#m]way[C#/F] [E]
[A] [E/G#] [F#m] [C#/F]  
[A]It[E/G#]s coming to sweep you away
 
 Distortion: F#m--E/G#--F--A--E--A--A--E/G#- x2

Chorus 1:
Let the [D]wind carry you [C#m]home
[E]Blackbird [Bm]fly away
May you [D]never be [C#m]broken again
 
 Interlude: F#m--C#/F--E--A-E/G#- x2

Tremonti Semi Solo:
 
 e|-2--2--2--2--5--2--2-|
 B|---------------------|
 G|---------------------|
 D|---------------------|
 a|---------------------|
 E|---------------------|

Verse 2:
The [F#m]fragile can not en[C#/F]dure
The [E]wrecked and the and
jaded a [A]place so im[E/G#]pure
The s[F#m]tatic of this cruel [C#/F]world
Cause [E]some birds to fly [A]long
before [E/G#]they've seen their [F#m]day[C#/F] [E]
[A] [E] [F#m] [C#/F]  
[A]lo[E/G#]ng before they've seen their day
Chorus 2:
Let the [D]wind carry you [C#m]home
[E]Blackbird [Bm]fly away
May you [D]never be [C#m]broken a[F#m]gain[E/G#] [A]
[Bm]Beyond the [D]suffering youâ??v[C#m]e known
I [E]hope you [Bm]find your way
May you [D]never be [A/C#]broken a[C#m]gain[D-C#m] [D-C#m]
 
 Interlude: C#m--C#m-D-E-F-E-D-

[C#m] [D-C#m] [D-C#m]  
 
 C#m--C#m-D-E-A-G#m-Bm-

Guitar Solo:
 
 Silence: F#m--D--A-E/G#-F#m-- x2

Tremonti:
 
 e|----------14-------12-|
 B|-14-14-14----14-14----|
 G|----------------------|
 D|----------------------| repeat many times
 A|----------------------|
 E|----------------------|

Guitar 2: Solo Guitar
[F#m] [D]  
 
 e|-------------------------------------|----------------------------0-------|
 B|----0-0-0-2----0h2-----0-0-0-3-2-0h2-|----0-0-0-2----0h2----0-0-0---3-2h3-|
 G|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 D|-4-----------4------4----------------|-0-----------0------0---------------|
 A|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 E|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------|

[A] [E/G#]  
 
 e|-----------------------|------------------------|
 B|-----------------------|------------------------|
 G|------2----2h4--2--1---|------1-----2h4--2--1---|
 D|----2----2-----------2-|----2----2------------2-|
 A|-0---------------------|------------------------|
 E|-----------------------|-4----------------------|

[F#m]  
 
 e|-------------------------------------|
 B|----0-0-0-2----0h2-----0-0-0-3-2-0h2-|
 G|-------------------------------------|
 D|-4-----------4------4----------------|
 A|-------------------------------------|
 E|-------------------------------------|

Bass Solo:
 
 G|-14-13-11----------------------------|
 D|----------14-12-11-------------------|
 A|-------------------14-12-11----------|
 E|----------------------------14-12-10-|

Bridge:
As[F#m]cend may you find no resistance
[D]Know that you've made
such a difference
[A]All you leave be[F]hind will
live to the [F#m]end[E/G#]
The [F#m]cycle of suffering goes
on But the [D]memories
of you stay strong
Some[A]day I too will [F]fly
and find you a[F#m]gain[E/G#]
Real Guitar Solo:
Tremonti did a Very fast Sweeping and shredding here!!!
 
 F#m--D--A-F-F#m-E/G-------------------| x2,
 D--C#m--E--Bm--D--C#m--F#m-E/G#-A-Bm--|
 D--C#m--E--Bm--D--C#m--F#m-E/G#-A-Bm--|

Chorus 3:
Let the [D]wind carry you [C#m]home
[E]Blackbird [Bm]fly away
May you [D]never be [C#m]broken a[F#m]gain[E/G#] [A]
[Bm]Beyond the [D]suffering youâ??v[C#m]e known
I [E]hope you [Bm]find your way
 
 D C#m F#m--E/G#--F--A--E--A--A--E/G#-

May you never be broken again
 
 A E/G# F#m--E/G#--F--A--E--A--A--E/G#-

May you never be broken again
 
 F#m--E/G#--F--A--E--A--A--E/G#- x2
 Outro: F#m--C#/F--E--A-E/G#- x4, F#m(hold)

Plucking:
[F#m] [C#/F] [E] 
[A] [E/G#]  
 
 e|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------|-------|
 B|----2-------2---|----2----4--2----|-----------------|-------|-------|
 G|-2----2--1----2-|-1----1--------1-|-1----2----2p1---|-------|-------|
 D|----------------|-----------------|---------------4-|-----4-|---2-4-|
 A|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---4---|-------|
 E|-2-------2------|-1---------------|-0--0----0-------|-5-----|-4-----|


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