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Iron Man  Black Sabbath

Start Date:
Finished: 10:51 PM 10/17/97
Updated: 07:33 10/24/00
Black Sabbath - Iron Man
From Black Sabbath's "Paranoid" Album 1970
Tuning Info: Standard Tuning, 440Hz, Adagio, 78 Beats/min., 4/4 count
NOTE: Lyrics written may not align with music.I wrote the chords names at
the top the main rhythm measure because of space constraints.
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I am Iron Man
B5 D5/E5 G5\F#5 D5 D5/E5 E5 B5 D5/E5 G5\F#5 D5 D5/E5 E5
 
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 ----7-7/9-9-12\11-12\11-12\11-7-7/9-9-----7-7/9-9--12\11-12\11-12\11-7-7/9-9-
 -9--5-5/7-7-10\-9-10\-9-10\-9-5-5/7-7--9--5-5/7-7--10\-9-10\-9-10\-9-5-5/7-7-
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B5 D5/E5 G5\F#5 D5 D5/E5 E5 B5 D5/E5 G5\F#5 D5 D5/E5 E5
 
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 ----7-7/9-9-12\11-12\11-12\11-7-7/9-9-----7-7/9-9--12\11-12\11-12\11-7-7/9-9-
 -9--5-5/7-7-10\-9-10\-9-10\-9-5-5/7-7--9--5-5/7-7--10\-9-10\-9-10\-9-5-5/7-7-
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 ----------------------5p4--5p4---5p4-------------------
 -----5--5/7----7------------------------5--5/7-7/(12)--
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Has he lost his mind can he see or is he blind?
 
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 ----------------------5p4--5p4---5p4-------------------
 -----5--5/7----7------------------------5--5/7-7/(12)--
 -7-----------------------------------------------------

Can he walk at all or if he moves will he fall?
B5 D5/E5 G5\F#5 D5 D5/E5 E5 B5 D5/E5 G5\F#5 D5 D5/E5 E5
 
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 ----7-7/9-9-12\11-12\11-12\11-7-7/9-9-----7-7/9-9--12\11-12\11-12\11-7-7/9-9-
 -9--5-5/7-7-10\-9-10\-9-10\-9-5-5/7-7--9--5-5/7-7--10\-9-10\-9-10\-9-5-5/7-7-
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 ----------------------5p4--5p4---5p4-------------------
 -----5--5/7----7------------------------5--5/7-7/(12)--
 -7-----------------------------------------------------

Is he alive or dead has he thoughts within his head?
 
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 ----------------------5p4--5p4---5p4-------------------
 -----5--5/7----7------------------------5--5/7-7/(12)--
 -7-----------------------------------------------------

We'll just pass him him there. Why should we even care?
 
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 ----------5^(1/2)---------------------------5^(1/2)---------------------
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 -(5)/7-7----------7--6-5-5-5--

B5 D5/E5 G5\F#5 D5 D5/E5 E5 B5 D5/E5 G5\F#5 D5 D5/E5 E5
 
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 ----------------------5p4--5p4---5p4-------------------
 -----5--5/7----7------------------------5--5/7-7/(12)--
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He was turned to steel, in the great magnetic field
 
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 ----------------------5p4--5p4---5p4-------------------
 -----5--5/7----7------------------------5--5/7-7/(12)--
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When he traveled time for the future of mankind.
[E] [D]  
 
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Nobody wants him He just stares at the world
[B] [B] [B] [B]  
 
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 -7-7-------------------7-7-------------------

[E] [D]  
 
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Planning his vengence that he will soon unfold
[B] [B] [B] [B]  
 
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 -----------------7h8h9---------------7h8h9--
 -9-9--5h6h7-7h8h9-----9-9-5h6h7-7h8h9-------
 -7-7------------------7-7-------------------

B5 D5/E5 G5\F#5 D5 D5/E5 E5 B5 D5/E5 G5\F#5 D5 D5/E5 E5
 
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 ----------------------5p4--5p4---5p4-------------------
 -----5--5/7----7------------------------5--5/7-7/(12)--
 -7-----------------------------------------------------

Now the time is here for Iron Man to spread fear
 
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 ----------------------5p4--5p4---5p4-------------------
 -----5--5/7----7------------------------5--5/7-7/(12)--
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Ven gence from the grave kills the people he once saved.
[E] [D]  
 
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 -9-----------------7------------------------------
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Nobody wants him they just turn their heads
[B] [B] [B] [B]  
 
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 ---------------7h8h9---------------7h8h9---
 -9-9-5h6h7-7h8h9----9-9-5h6h7-7h8h9--------
 -7-7----------------7-7--------------------

[E] [D]  
 
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Nobody helps him Now he has his revenge
[B] [B] [B] [B]  
 
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 -----------------7h8h9---------------7h8h9---
 -9-9--5h6h7-7h8h9-----9-9-5h6h7-7h8h9--------
 -7-7------------------7-7--------------------
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 -6-----------------6--------------------------
 --9-6---------------9-6-----------------------
 -----10-9-7------------10-9-7-----------------
 -----------7-7h9-9-----------7-7h9-9----------

SOLO
 
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 --------------------------5-5-5p2--5-5-5p2--------
 --------------------4-4-4--------4--------4/6-6---
 ----2h4-4p2-2/4-4/6-------------------------------
 -2h4-------4--------------------------------------
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 -----------9------------------------------------------9-----------------------
 ------------12p9--------------------------------------9-12-12p9-12p9--12p9----
 -11-11^(13)-----11-9-9^(11`9~)-9----------9h11-11^(13)--------11----11-----11-
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[u] 
 
 ------9-------12^(14-14-14`12)-12p9--9-9----------
 -9-12~--12p9-----------------------12----12p9---9-
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 -12^(14)--12p9-------9-12p9---------------------------------------------
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 -6-----------------6--------------------------
 --9-6---------------9-6-----------------------
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[B] [B] [B] [B]  
 
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B5 D5/E5 G5\F#5 D5 D5/E5 E5 B5 D5/E5 G5\F#5 D5 D5/E5 E5
 
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 -----5--5/7----7------10\9-10\9-10\9----5--5/7-7/(12)--
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Heavy boots of lead, fills his victims full of tread
 
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[B] [B] [B] [B] 
 
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 -(5)/7-7----------7--6-5-5-5-0-4-5-5-6--7-7--------7--6-5-5-5-0-4-5-5-6-

[B] [B]  
 
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{Behind the nut bend ..pre bend open E to 1/2 then to full F note, then
slow release}
 
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 ----5h7-7h9-----------------------------------------------------------------
 -5h7------------------------------------------------------------------------
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 -12p10-------------------------------------------------------------------
 ------12p10-10-----------------------------------------------------------
 --------------9p7-7-7-------------------------7--7-9-9^(11-11-11-11-`9)--
 ---------------------9p7-5-7p5---5h7----5h7/9--9-------------------------
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 -7p5-7p5-7h9-9-7-7^(9-9-9`7)-7p5-7p5h7-5h7p5-7p5-7p5-7p5-5-------------------
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Guitar 1 & 2
 
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 -2-0-2~-0h2p0----2-0-2--4-5-4--4-5-4p0--2-0-2~-0h2p0----2-0-2--4-5-4--4-5-4p0-
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