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The Knife  Genesis

Intro
 
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 |-------------------------------\\\-4----4------4444444444--|
 |--3--/4--------4--/6-------8---\\\-5----5------5555555555--|
 |--4--/6--------6--/8------10-------5----5------5555555555--|
 |--4--/6--------6--/8------10-------3----3------3333333333--|
 |--2--/4--------4--/6-------8-------------------------------|
 |--------------------------|
 |--------------------------|
 |--------------------------| eight
 |--------------------6p4---| times
 |-----------------------6--|
 |--4---4-4---4-4---4-------|

Tell me my life is about to begin
Tell me that I am a hero,
Promise me all of your violent dreams
I guarantee all you will need them
 
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 |--------------------------|
 |--------------------------| four
 |--------------------8p6---| times
 |-----------------------8--|
 |--6---6-6---6-6---6-------|

Now, in this ugly world
are you ready to fight for your freedom?
Now, when I give the word
get ready to destroy all this evil.
_______ _______
| 1-3 | 4
 
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 |---------------------------|---8\--|
 |.-*-----*-----*-----*-----.|---9\--|
 |.------------------10p8---.|--10\--|
 |-----------------------10--|--10\--|
 |--8---8-8---8-8---8--------|-------|

Now -
Stand up and fight, for you know we are right
We must strike at the lies
That have spread like disease through our minds.
____ ____
|1-3 |4
 
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 |-------------------------|------------------------|
 |.-----------------------.|------------------------| repeat
 |.---10-8-10-------------.|----10-8----------------| twice
 |--------------10-8-10----|---------11-10-8--------|
 |--8---------8------------|--8--------------11-10--|

Soon we'll have won and we'll treasure this worth
With our winnings and kindness
To all who our love now deserve
 
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------5---5---5-----------------------|
 |--5---5---5--3---3---3--1---1---1--6---6---6--5-----5-----5-----5--|
 |--6---6---6--4---4---4--2---2---2--6---6---6--6-----6-----6-----6--|
 |--6---6---6--4---4---4--2---2---2--4---4---4--6-----6-----6-----6--|
 |--4---4---4--2---2---2--0---0---0-------------4-----4-----4-----4--|

Some of you are going to die -
Martyrs of course to the freedom that I will provide.
 
 |------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------| four
 |--------------------6p4------4h5h6-------4h5h6--| times
 |-----------------------6-----------4h5h6--------|
 |--4---4-4---4-4---4-----4--4--------------------|

I'll give you the names of those you must kill
Then have all burned and quickly
Cover them up in Trafalgar Square
Hurry to see, you'll see them dead
 
 |------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------8p6------6h7h8-------6h7h8--| twice
 |-----------------------8-----------6h7h8--------|
 |--6---6-6---6-6---6-----6--6--------------------|

In this ugly world,
ready to fight for your freedom
Now, when I give a word
hang 'em on high, let the blood flow
_______ _______
| 1-3 | 4
 
 |---------------------------|-------|
 |---------------------------|---8\--|
 |.-*-----*-----*-----*-----.|---9\--|
 |.------------------10p8---.|--10\--|
 |-----------------------10--|--10\--|
 |--8---8-8---8-8---8--------|-------|

Now -
Stand up and fight, for you know we are right
We must strike at the lies
That have spread like disease through our minds.
____ ____
|1-3 |4
 
 |-------------------------|------------------------|
 |-------------------------|------------------------|
 |.-----------------------.|------------------------| repeat
 |.---10-8-10-------------.|----10-8----------------| twice
 |--------------10-8-10----|---------11-10-8--------|
 |--8---------8------------|--8--------------11-10--|

Soon we'll have won and we'll treasure this worth
With our winnings and kindness
To all who our love now deserve
 
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------5---5---5-----------------------|
 |--5---5---5--3---3---3--1---1---1--6---6---6--5-----5-----5-----5--|
 |--6---6---6--4---4---4--2---2---2--6---6---6--6-----6-----6-----6--|
 |--6---6---6--4---4---4--2---2---2--4---4---4--6-----6-----6-----6--|
 |--4---4---4--2---2---2--0---0---0-------------4-----4-----4-----4--|

Some of you are going to die -
Martyrs of course to the freedom that I shall provide.
(2:31)
 
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 |-------------------------------6-6/7---7\6-4------|
 |--5~-/6~-/8~-(10~)-8~-6~---5/6---------------5/6--|
 |--------------------------------------------------|
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 |-------------------------------------13-----------|
 |------------------------------11(13)----(13)-11~--|
 |--5~-/6~-/8~-(10~-11-10\)-------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------10(11-)10-------------------------------|
 |-----------T----------T----------9-----------11(13)-11---------------------|
 |-8/10-8h10-13-10p8h10-13-10p8h10-----------------------10(12-)10-----------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------12(14)-12-|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |--12p8-13p8-12p8------12p8-13p8-12p8------12p8-13p8-12p8-13p8-12p8-13p8-12~\|
 |-8----8----8----8----8----8----8----8----8----8----8----8----8----8----8----|
 |-----------------9h10----------------9h10-----------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(3:04)
 
 |----------------3----3-4--3-4-6--4-3-4--3---3--------------------|
 |--4--3-4-6--4-6----6----------------------6----6-4-6--4h6p4p3-4--|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------3----3-4--3-4-6--4-6-8--6-8-10--8-10-11--10-11-12~~~--|
 |--3-4-6--4-6----6--------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------|

(3:37)
 
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 |--13~--(14)13~---14~--(16)r\9--9~----------------|
 |------------------------------------11~(13~)r11--|
 |-------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------(16)14(16)14(16)--(16)14(16)--|
 |--12~--12\11---------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------|

(4:20)
 
 |--11\\\\----//\\\\\/////--|
 |--------------------------|
 |--Some-slide--------------|
 |--&-echo-effect-----------|
 |--often-used-on-----------|
 |--Genesis-Live------------|

(4:41)
 
 |-------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------|
 |----6~--(9)8-----------------6~------------------|
 |--6----------9-11----------6------4-6------------|
 |------------------11~----9------------4~---2-4~--|

(4:59)
 
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |--6~------------------6----------6-6---------6-6------------6-6----------|
 |--6~--------6-6---------6-6----------6-6---------6-6---6--------6-6---6--|
 |--4~----------4~----------4~-----------4~------------4-4~-----------4-4--|

We are only wanting freedom.
We are only wanting freedom.
We are only wanting freedom.
We are only wanting freedom.
We are only wanting freedom.
We are only wanting freedom.
 
 |---------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------|
 |---------------8-8-8-6---(8)6-\\6-\\6--|
 |--//6---5(6)---------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------|

Solo: (that sounds a lot like Jimmy Page)
 
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------12-14(16)-|
 |------------------------------------------------------------11h13----------|
 |--------------------------------8-7--9-8--11-9--13-11--11h13---------------|
 |-----------6----7-6--9-8--11-9---------------------------------------------|
 |-7-6--9-7----9-------------------------------------------------------------|
 |--14(16)14---------14---------------------------------------------|
 |----------14-14(16---)14-------------------------bass-&-guitar:---|
 |-------------------------13-11h13-11h13---------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------9\---------------6-6--|
 |-----------------------------------------11---------4-6-4---------|
 |------------------------------------------------6-7-------7---4---|
 |-----------------------------------------16\----------|
 |----------------------------------------------15(16)--|
 |------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------6-6\-------------------6-6\----------|
 |------4-6-4------------------4-6-4--------------------|
 |--6-7-------7-6---4------6-7-------7-6---4------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |---bass-&-guitar:---------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------1------------|
 |-----1----1-1-1--------------1---1-4-2-1----------1------4-2-1------|
 |-----------------4-2-1-------------------4-2-1-----------------4-2--|
 |--4----4----------------2-4----4---------------4----4---------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------4~--/4-7-5-4-----------|
 |------------4-3-1-------4~--3h4-6~--4h6--------------6-4-3tr4--|
 |-----1----1-------4-2-1----------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------|
 |--4----4-------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------4----------------------------------------6-5--|
 |-------------4----4-6~---6---7-6-4---------------------------6p4--4------|
 |--4-6-7--6-7----7------------------7-7p6p4-7p6p4-9p7p6-9p7p6----7--------|
 |--------------------------6-4-------------------------|
 |--0-4p2p0h2-4------2-4p2p0---4p0---0-2p0-2--2(4)2p0---|
 |----------------3h4--------------3-----------------1--|
 |------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------000----2-4p2p0-----------------------------------|
 |----------222-0-444-2-----4h5-------4--------9(11)9-11(12)-9-14(16)-9--|
 |--1-444-3-----------------------------6-6(8)---------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |--14(16)------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------|
 |---------11-12-13---------------------------------|
 |------------------11-12-13----11-13---------------|
 |---------------------------14----------11-14-11~--|
 |------------------------------------14------------|
 |----------T-----------T-----------T-----------T-------------------------|
 |--5p4h5h7-9-7p5p4h5h7-9-7p5p4h5h7-9-7p5p4h5h7-9-7p5p4h5p4p2h4p2p0h2p0---|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------3--|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------|

T
 
 |--------------------------------------6-------------------------------------|
 |--------T-----------T-----------T--------T----------------------------------|
 |--3h4h6-8-6p4p3h4h6-8-6p4p3h4h6-8-6p4----8-6p4h6-5-6-6(7.5)r----------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------4-5-6-----------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------4-5-6-----|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------4~--|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------6-8-9-8/16----14-18p14-------------------|
 |------------------6-8-9-------------17--------17-13-16-18p16p13--|
 |------------6-7-9------------------------------------------------|
 |--6h7h9-7-9------------------------------------------------------|

T T T T
 
 |-------------------------------16-14p11-16-14p11-16-14p11-16-14p11--|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------T--------------------------------------------------------|
 |--13h14h16-18-16p14p13----------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------11/16----------------------------------------|
 |--T--------T--------T--------T----------------------------------|
 |--16-14p12-16-14p12-16-14p12-16-14p12-14-16-16-14-16--14-16~\4--|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----unsteady-bending-while----------------------|
 |-----striking-many-times------------------------|
 |--7(8.5-8-7-8-8.5-8-7-8-8.5-8-7-8~)\------------|
 |------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------6-4h5h6-6~--|
 |------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------11--13p11-------------------------------|
 |--11(13)-9-11---9--13--13-----13-11(13)--11p9-11p9-11p9------|
 |--------------11---------------------------------------11~/--|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------|

T T T T T T T
 
 |--12p11-18-11\9-16-9\7-14-7\6-12-6\4-11-4\2-9-2p0-7-----T------T-------|
 |----------------------------------------------------5\4-11-4\2-9-2tr0--|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------|
 |----------------6--6-9-7-6--------------------|
 |--7--6-7-9--7-9------------9-7-7-6-4-6-4~~-~--|

(7:41)
 
 |--------------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------6-6666-6666-666-6-6-6--6-6666-6666-666-6-6-6--|
 |----1-2-4-6-6666-6666-666-6-6-6--6-6666-6666-666-6-6-6--|
 |--4-------4-4444-4444-444-4-4-4--4-4444-4444-444-4-4-4--|
 |------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------|
 |--6-6666-6666-666-6-6-6--6-6666-6666-666-6-6-6--|
 |--6-6666-6666-666-6-6-6--6-6666-6666-666-6-6-6--|
 |--4-4444-4444-444-4-4-4--4-4444-4444-444-4-4-4--|
 |-------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------| four
 |-----6p4----6p4----6p4---------| times
 |--------6------6------6-4-5-6--|
 |--4------4------4--------------|
 |-------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------| twice
 |-----8p6----8p6----8p6--6-7-8--|
 |--------8------8------8--------|
 |--6------6------6--------------|
 |--------------with---------------------------------------------------/\\\\--|
 |-------------whammy--------------------------------------------------/\\\\--|
 |---------------bar---\\///-----9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-/\\\\--|
 |--10~--9/10~--10~~---\//\\//--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-/\\\\--|
 |--10~--9/10~--10~~---/\//\----10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-/\\\\--|
 |---8~--7/-8~---8~~---//\/\-----8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-/\\\\--|

[C]WE HAVE WON[C] [Bb] [Ab] [Ab]
[Ab]Some of y[Ab]ou are g[Gb]oing[Gb] to die[Gb],[Gb] [Gb] [Gb]
[E] Martyrs of course to the fr[Dbm]eedom that I shall pr[Ab]ovide.
 
 |---/\/\//--------------------------------------------|
 |---\\\\-------------------------ritardando-----------|
 |---///\/---5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
 |--\\//\----6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|
 |-----------6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|
 |-----------4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|
 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------

7~ hold (longer than other notes)
7h9 hammer-on
9p7 pull-off
7(9) bend
(9)7 release
(9)r release
7/9 slide up
9\7 slide down
natural harmonics
7tr9 trill
9T7 right-hand tap

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