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Lord of This World  Black Sabbath

Original Transcription - 6/20/97
UPDATED - 9:07 AM 11/30/97
UPDATED - 3:58 PM 07-04-99
Updated yet again: 08:41 8/21/00
Updated again on: 14:29 1/30/01
Black Sabbath - Step Up/Lord Of this World
From Black Sabbath's "Master of Reality" Album - July 1971
Tuning Info: Tune to C#, 62 beats/min
Lyrics written here may not align with the tab due to space
constraints.
 
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 -5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
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 -5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
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 -5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
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You're searching for your mind don't know where to start
 
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 -5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
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Can't find the key to fit the lock on your heart
 
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 -5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
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You think you know but you are never quite sure
 
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 -5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
 -0---0-0-0--(0)-0---0-0-0--0-0--0---0--0-0--0-0-(5)/7----

Your soul is ill but you will not find the cure, yeah!
 
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 -5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
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 -5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
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Your world was made for you by someone above
 
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But you choose evil ways instead of love
 
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You made me master of the world where you exist
 
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 -5h7-7-5-7--(7)-5h7-7-5-7--7-5--5h7-7--5-7--7-7------5-6-
 -0---0-0-0--(0)-0---0-0-0--0-0--0---0--0-0--0-0-(5)/7----

The soul I took from you was not even missed, yeah!
 
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 -------5^(6)----------------------
 -------------7~~~~~~~~~~(/11\5)---
 -7-6-5----------------------------

^(hold for 4 count)
 
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 -----------------------------7------7-------7------7------7------7-------
 ----------------7-7-7h9-9-9--9^(11)-9^^(11)-9^(11)-9^(11)-9^(11)-9^(11)--
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Guitar 1 & 2
 
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 -7------7----------------------------------------------------------8~~-
 -9^(11)-9^(11)-7-7h9~--7-9p7p(0)-----------------------------7-7h9-----
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Guitar 1 & 2
 
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 -7------7------7------7------7--------------------8-10-10p8-10/12-12p10-12h15-
 -9^(11)-9^(11)-9^(11)-9^(11)-9^(11`9)--7h9-9~--7h9----------------------------
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Guitar 1 & 2
 
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 -15p12-15p12-12-15-------
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Guitar 1 & 2
 
 -15p12---------------------12--12~--122-14-15--12-14-15--12-1515^(18-18-18`15)--
 ------15-12-13p12-----12h15--15-------------------------------------------------
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 -12--12~~---------------12--12---12--115-15-15-15-15\(9)---
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(Guitar 1)
BRIDGE
 
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B B B B B\(A) A A A A A
 
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 -9-9-9-9-9\(7)-xxx-xxx-------7-7-7-7-77-------------------
 -7-7-7-7-7\(5)-xxx-xxx-------5-5-5-5-55--5[~\1]-----------

Lord of this World Evil Possessor
[B] [B] [B] [B] [B] [A] [A] [A] [A] [A] 
 
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 -7-7-7-7-7----------------------5-5-5--5-5---------------

Lord of this World He's your Confessor now
 
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You think you're innocent, you've nothing to fear
 
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You don't know me you say, but isn't it clear?
 
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You turn to me in all your wordly greed and pride
 
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But will you turn to me when it's your turn to die, yeah!
 
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^(hold for 4 count)
 
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 -----------------------7------7------77------7------7-----------------------
 ----------------7-7h9--9^(11)-9^(11)-99^(11)-9^(11)-9^(11`9)-7h9-9~~-7p5----
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 -------------------------7-9~~-7h9-9-99-7h9-9^(11)-9^(11)-9^(11`9)-7h9~-7h9-9~--
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(Guitar 1)
 
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(Guitar 2)
 
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 -12h14----------------------------------------h14----12h14--------------------
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(Guitar 1)
 
 -----------------------------------17^^(19-19-19`17)-------17^(19-19`17)------
 ----------------------15h17-17p15--------------------15-17---------------17p15
 -14-16p14----14-14h16---------------------------------------------------------
 ----------16------------------------------------------------------------------
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(Guitar 2)
 
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(Guitar 1)
 
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 -h17~~-15-17~~-15p12----12~-15-15p12----------15-12-15~--
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(Guitar 2) (End Guitar 2)
 
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 -19h20-20^(24-24-24`-20)-15h17~-17p15-----15--------------------15-17-17-15-17
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(Guitar 1)
 
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 -15-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-------------------------------
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(Guitar 1)
[E] [B] [E] [E] [E] [EE] [E] [EE] [C] [C] [C] [C] [E] [E] [E] [E/G] [Db(C#)] 
 
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 -9---9-9--9-99-9-999-------------------7-7-(xx)-7-7/12-11----
 -7-9-7-7--7-77-7-777-10-10-(xx)10-10---5-5-(xx)-5-5/10--9----
 ---7------------------8--8-(xx)-8--8-------(xx)--------------

[E] [B] [E] [E] [E] [EE] [E] [EE] [C] [C] [C] [C] [E] [E] [E] [E/G] [Db(C#)] 
 
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 -9---9-9--9-99-9-999-------------------7-7-(xx)-7-7/12-11----
 -7-9-7-7--7-77-7-777-10-10-(xx)10-10---5-5-(xx)-5-5/10--9----
 ---7------------------8--8-(xx)-8--8-------(xx)--------------

[E] [B] [E] [E] [E] [EE] [E] [EE] [C] [C] [C] [C] [E] [E] [E] [E/G] [Db] [E] 
 
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 -9---9-9--9-99-9-999-------------------7-7-(xx)-7-7/12-11-9--
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