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747 (Strangers in the Night)  Saxon

As record[747]ed by Saxon
(From the 1980 Album WHEELS OF STEEL)
Music by Saxon
Transcribed by MaggaraMarine
The tuning is between 1/2 step down and whole step down.
x 7 [E5]9 9 x x x 3 [C5]5 5 x x x 5 [D5]7 7 x x x 0 [A5]2 2 x x
Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Graham Oliver' (left channel)
Gtr II (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Paul Quinn' (right channel)
Gtr III (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Graham Oliver (clean)' (left channel)
Gtr IV (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Paul Quinn (clean)' (right channel)
Paul Quinn's Solo
[E5] [C5] [D5] [A5] [E5] [C5] 
[4/4] Gtr II
~~ ~~
Q E E H E E E E +E E E E E E Q H
 
 |----15b17---15----|-12------------------------------|--------------------|
 |------------------|----15-12------------------------|--------------------|
 |------------------|----------14b16r(14)-12-14b16-12-|-14----12b14r=12----|
 |------------------|---------------------------------|----14--------------|
 |------------------|---------------------------------|--------------------|
 |------------------|---------------------------------|--------------------|

[D5] [E5] ~~~~~~~~
+Q. E E E Q
 
 |---------------------------|
 |-------------15----15b17===|
 |-(12)\---/16----16---------|
 |---------------------------|
 |---------------------------|
 |---------------------------|

~~~~~~~[E5] [C5] [D5] [A5]
+Q E E Q Q +Q E E Q E E
 
 |--------15b17------17b19r=|=(17)--15-17b19-15--12----|
 |-(15)r--------------------|-----------------------15-|
 |--------------------------|--------------------------|
 |--------------------------|--------------------------|
 |--------------------------|--------------------------|
 |--------------------------|--------------------------|

[E5] ~~~~~ [C5] [D5] ~~~ [E5] ~~~~~~~~ PM[E5] [C5] ~~~
E E H E E a E. S E E +H E E Q Q Q
 
 |-12---12b15----12----|----------------------------|---------------------|
 |------------------15-|----------------------------|---------------------|
 |---------------------|-16s14--(12)-14-12-(12)\----|---------------------|
 |---------------------|----------------------------|-------------14\-----|
 |---------------------|----------------------------|---14-17b19----------|
 |---------------------|----------------------------|---------------------|

[D5] PM ~~~[A5] [E5] [C5]
E E H. E E E. E. E. E.
 
 |----------------|----------------------------|
 |----------------|----------------------------|
 |----------------|-----------14--[14]b16--14--|
 |-14-17-14\------|-14-16-17-------------------|
 |----------------|----------------------------|
 |----------------|----------------------------|

[D5] [E5] ~~~~ [E5] [C5] ~~
E. S +H E E E E +Q Q E E
 
 |-------------------12-14-|-15h17--(17)pb19r=17--15p14-|
 |-----15b17-(15)----------|----------------------------|
 |-------------------------|----------------------------|
 |-17----------------------|----------------------------|
 |-------------------------|----------------------------|
 |-------------------------|----------------------------|

[D5] [A5] ~~~~
E E E E +Q S S E
 
 |-15p14----------------------|
 |-------15p14-(14)--14h15p14-|
 |----------------------------|
 |----------------------------|
 |----------------------------|
 |----------------------------|

[E5] [C5] ~~~~~[D5] [E5]
E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E E
 
 |----------------------------|-------------------------|
 |----------------------------|-12----------------------|
 |-16-14-16-12b12.5-----------|-12----12----------------|
 |------------------14-12-14--|----14-12----------------|
 |----------------------------|----------14-13-12-------|
 |----------------------------|-------------------15-12-|

[E5]Gtr [C5]I [D5] [A5] [E5] [C5] Gt[D5]rs I[A5], II
PM|
a Q E E H E E S S E +H Q E E H E E E E +Q E E
 
 |--------------------|------------------|-------------|--------------------||
 |--------------------|------------------|-------------|--------------------||
 |-----------9---5----|-7-7-x-x-2-(2)----|----9---5----|-5-7---9-(9)--------||
 |-----------9---5----|-7-7-x-x-2-(2)----|----9---5----|-5-7---9-(9)--------||
 |-----------7---3----|-5-5-x-x-0-(0)----|----7---3----|-3-5---7-(7)--------||
 |-(12)s15\-----------|------------------|-------------|--------------3-2---||

Verse
Gtr[E5]s I,[C5] II[D5] [A5] [E5] [C5]
PM PM----|
Q E E H E E E E +Q E E Q E E H
 
 ||--------------|------------------|-------------|
 ||o-------------|------------------|-------------|
 ||-----9---5----|-7-7---2-(2)------|----9---5----|
 ||-----9---5----|-7-7---2-(2)------|----9---5----|
 ||o----7---3----|-5-5---0-(0)------|----7---3----|
 ||--0-----------|--------------3-2-|-0-----------|

*
*don't play this note on the 1st time of the 2nd and 3rd verse.
1.,2.,3. 4.(The 4th time ending.)
[D5] [E5] PM|[D5] [E5]
E E E E +Q E E E E E E +Q Q
 
 |-------------------||----------------||
 |------------------o||----------------||
 |-7-7---9-(9)-------||-7-7---9-(9)----||
 |-7-7---9-(9)-------||-7-7---9-(9)----||
 |-5-5---7-(7)------o||-5-5---7-(7)----||
 |--------------3-2--||----------------||

Chorus
[(Dm)]Gtr IV
E E E Q Q +E E E E Q Q +E
 
 ||------1-0--1---(1)-|-----1-0--1---(1)-|
 ||o------------------|------------------|
 ||----2--------------|---2--------------|
 ||--0----------------|-0----------------|
 ||o------------------|------------------|
 ||-------------------|------------------|

|
| Gtr III
| E E E Q E Q E E E Q E Q
 
 ||--------0----------|-------0----------|
 ||o-----3----3-------|-----3----3-------|
 ||----2--------2-----|---2--------2-----|
 ||--0----------------|-0----------------|
 ||o------------------|------------------|
 ||-------------------|------------------|

[(Dm/C)]E E E Q Q +E E E E Q Q +E 4x
 
 |-----1-0--1---(1)-|-----1-0--1---(1)---||
 |------------------|-------------------o||
 |---2--------------|---2----------------||
 |-0----------------|-0------------------||
 |------------------|-------------------o||
 |------------------|--------------------||

|
| E E E Q E Q E E E Q E Q 4x
 
 |-------0----------|-------0------------||
 |-----3----3-------|-----3----3--------o||
 |---2--------2-----|---2--------2-------||
 |-0----------------|-0------------------||
 |------------------|-------------------o||
 |------------------|--------------------||

Graham Oliver's Solo
Gtr [E5]I[C5] [D5] [A5]
~~~~~~ ~~~
Q E E H +E +E E E +E. +E S E
 
 |------------------------|-------------------------------------|
 |------------------------|-------------------------------------|
 |-----14b16----14b16=====|=(14)r(14)-12-14b16==(14)r(14)-12----|
 |------------------------|----------------------------------14-|
 |------------------------|-------------------------------------|
 |------------------------|-------------------------------------|

~~~~~~ [E5] [C5] [D5] ~~~~~[E5]~
+Q E E +Q E E +E E H.
 
 |-----------12b14==(12)r=12--12b14==|=(12)r12--12b14r====|
 |-----------------------------------|--------------------|
 |-----------------------------------|--------------------|
 |-(14)------------------------------|--------------------|
 |-------14--------------------------|--------------------|
 |-----------------------------------|--------------------|

+Q [E5] E E [C5] +H [D5] +Q. [A5] Q +E. S E
 
 |-(12)--15-17b19==(17)----|-(17)r==17b19r=(17)-15-12-|
 |-------------------------|--------------------------|
 |-------------------------|--------------------------|
 |-------------------------|--------------------------|
 |-------------------------|--------------------------|
 |-------------------------|--------------------------|

Verse starts here
E5 C5 D5 E5 |
\1/ \1/ \1/ \1/ \1/ |
~~~~~ |
+Q E E +H E Q +E +E +E +E +E | +Q
 
 |-(12)---------------------|--------------------------------------||-------|
 |-------12-----------------|--------------------------------------||-------|
 |-----------14b16=(14)r----|-12-14--(14)--(14)--(14)--(14)--(14)--||-(14)\-|
 |--------------------------|--------------------------------------||-------|
 |--------------------------|--------------------------------------||-------|
 |--------------------------|--------------------------------------||-------|

Main Riff
Gtr[E5]s I,[C5] II[D5] [A5] [E5] [C5]
PM PM----|
Q E E H E E E E +Q E E Q E E H
 
 ||--------------|------------------|-------------|
 ||o-------------|------------------|-------------|
 ||-----9---5----|-7-7---2-(2)------|----9---5----|
 ||-----9---5----|-7-7---2-(2)------|----9---5----|
 ||o----7---3----|-5-5---0-(0)------|----7---3----|
 ||--0-----------|--------------3-2-|-0-----------|

1. 2.
[D5] [E5] PM|[D5] [E5]
E E E E +Q E E E E E E +Q Q
 
 |-------------------||----------------|
 |------------------o||----------------|
 |-7-7---9-(9)-------||-7-7---9-(9)----|
 |-7-7---9-(9)-------||-7-7---9-(9)----|
 |-5-5---7-(7)------o||-5-5---7-(7)----|
 |--------------3-2--||----------------|

Riff behind the solos:
PM [E5] [C5] [D5] [A5] PM----| [E5] [C5] [D5] [E5] PM|
Q E E H E E E E +Q E E Q E E H E E E E +Q E E
 
 |--------------|------------------|-------------|-------------------|
 |--------------|------------------|-------------|-------------------|
 |-----9---5----|-7-7---2-(2)------|----9---5----|-7-7---9-(9)-------|
 |-----9---5----|-7-7---2-(2)------|----9---5----|-7-7---9-(9)-------|
 |-----7---3----|-5-5---0-(0)------|----7---3----|-5-5---7-(7)-------|
 |--0-----------|--------------3-2-|-0-----------|--------------3-2--|

The song goes like this:
Paul Quinn's Solo
Verse
Chorus
Verse
Chorus
Graham Oliver's Solo
Verse
Chorus
Main Riff
Chorus
Paul Quinn's Solo (continue until fade out)
Duration Legend
 
 ---------------
 W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura

+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Tablature Legend
 
 ----------------

h - hammer-on
p - pull-off
b - bend
pb - pre-bend
r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
/\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
s - legato slide
S - shift slide
- natural harmonic
(n) - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
~ - vibrato
tr - trill
T - tap
TP - trem. picking
PM - palm muting
\n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
\n - tremolo bar down
n/ - tremolo bar up
/n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip
= - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
- volume swell (louder/softer)
x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash
Misc Legend
 
 -----------

| - bar
|| - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*| - double bar (ending)
: - bar (freetime)
$ - Segno
& - Coda
Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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