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I Walk Beside You  Dream Theater

As recorded by Dream Theater
(From the 2005 Album OCTAVARIUM)
Words by John Petrucci
Music by Dream Theater
Transcribed by jFp (jfpetrucci@hotmail.com)
Gtr I (D G C F A D) - 'Electr. Gtr. I'
Gtr II (D G C F A D) - 'Electr. Gtr. II'
Intro
Q=132
[C#m] [C#madd2]  
[4/4] Gtr I
 
 PM------------------------------|

[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 ||------------------|------------------||
 ||o-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-o||
 ||--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--||
 ||------------------|------------------||
 ||o-----------------|-----------------o||
 ||------------------|------------------||

[C#m] [C#madd2]  
 
 PM--------------------------------|

E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E 4x
 
 ||------------------|--------------------||
 ||o-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|--5--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-o||
 ||--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|--6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6--||
 ||------------------|--------------------||
 ||o-----------------|-------------------o||
 ||------------------|--------------------||

|
| Gtr II
| Q E Q E E E +E E E Q E E E 4x
 
 ||--------4-------4-|-(4)-----4-------4--||
 ||o-----2-----2-2---|-------2-------2---o||
 ||------------------|--------------------||
 ||------------------|-----1-------2------||
 ||o-4---------------|-------------------o||
 ||------------------|--------------------||

Verse I
[C#m] [C#madd2]  
 
 PM--------------------------------|

[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |-----------------|-------------------|
 |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|--5--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
 |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|--6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
 |-----------------|-------------------|
 |-----------------|-------------------|
 |-----------------|-------------------|

|
| >
| W +W
 
 |-4---------------|-(4)---------------|
 |-2---------------|-(2)---------------|
 |-----------------|-------------------|
 |-----------------|-------------------|
 |-----------------|-------------------|
 |-----------------|-------------------|

[C#m] [C#madd2]  
 
 PM------------------------------|

E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E 7x
 
 ||------------------|------------------||
 ||o-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-o||
 ||--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--||
 ||------------------|------------------||
 ||o-----------------|-----------------o||
 ||------------------|------------------||

Pre-Chorus
$
[A] [F#madd6] [C#madd9] [C#m] 
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
 |-5-----5-----5---|-4-----4-----4---|-4-----4-----4---|-5-----5-----5----|
 |-----6-----6-----|-----6-----6-----|-----6-----6-----|-----6-----6------|
 |---7-----7-----7-|---7-----7-----7-|---6-----6-----6-|---6-----6-----6--|
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|

[A] [G#m] [E] [B] 
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
 |-5-----5-----5---|-4-----4-----4---|-5-----5-----5---|-7-----7-----7----||
 |-----6-----6-----|-----4-----4-----|---4-4---4-4---4-|---4-4---4-4---4--||
 |---7-----7-----7-|---6-----6-----6-|-----------------|------------------||
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||

Chorus
[E]E E E E Q. E +E E E E Q. E 3x +E E E E Q. E E E E E E E E E
 
 ||--4---4-4------4-|-(4)---4-4------4--||-(4)---4-4------4-|-7-7-7-7-7-----4-|
 ||o---5-----5------|-----5-----5------o||-----5-----5------|-----------------|
 ||-----------------|-------------------||------------------|-----------2S4---|
 ||-----------------|-------------------||------------------|-----------------|
 ||o----------------|------------------o||------------------|-----------------|
 ||-----------------|-------------------||------------------|-----------------|

[E]E E E E +H +Q. Q Q E [C+5]E E E E +H +Q. Q Q E
 
 |-4---4----------|----------5--4-|-4---4----------|----------5--4--|
 |---5------------|-------5-------|---5------------|-------5--------|
 |-------4-(4)----|-(4)-----------|-------5-(5)----|-(5)------------|
 |----------------|---------------|----------------|----------------|
 |----------------|---------------|----------------|----------------|
 |----------------|---------------|----------------|----------------|

[C#m]E E E E +H +Q E Q Q.
 
 |-4---4----------|--------4-------|
 |---5------------|------5----5----|
 |-------6-(6)----|-(6)------------|
 |----------------|----------------|
 |----------------|----------------|
 |----------------|----------------|

To Coda
[A]E E E Q E E E +E E E E E E E E
 
 |------7h9-------12-|-(12)-------------------||
 |---10------10------|----------10-10-----10--||
 |-9------------9----|------9-9-------9-9-----||
 |-------------------|------------------------||
 |-------------------|------------------------||
 |-------------------|------------------------||

Break
[C#m] >
W +W +W +W
 
 |-4--------|-(4)--------|-(4)--------|-(4)----||
 |-5--------|-(5)--------|-(5)--------|-(5)----||
 |-6--------|-(6)--------|-(6)--------|-(6)----||
 |----------|------------|------------|--------||
 |----------|------------|------------|--------||
 |----------|------------|------------|--------||

Verse II
[C#m] [C#madd2]  
 
 PM------------------------------|

E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E 4x
 
 ||------------------|------------------||
 ||o-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-o||
 ||--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--||
 ||------------------|------------------||
 ||o-----------------|-----------------o||
 ||------------------|------------------||

[C#m] [C#madd2]  
 
 PM-----------------------------------------

[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 ||----------------------|---------------------|
 ||o-5-5--5--5--5--5-5-5-|--5--4--4-4--4-4-4-4-|
 ||--6-6--6--6--6--6-6-6-|--6--6--6-6--6-6-6-6-|
 ||----------------------|---------------------|
 ||o---------------------|---------------------|
 ||----------------------|---------------------|

|
| Gtr II
| Q +E E +Q Q +E Q. H
 
 ||--9---(9)---------7---|-(7)--------11-------|
 ||o---------9-(9)-------|-----9---------------|
 ||----------------------|---------------------|
 ||----------------------|---------------------|
 ||o---------------------|---------------------|
 ||----------------------|---------------------|

D.S. al Coda
[C#m] [C#madd2]  
 
 -----------------------------------------|

[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |---------------------|----------------------||
 |-5-5--5--5--5--5-5-5-|--5--4--4-4--4-4-4-4-o||
 |-6-6--6--6--6--6-6-6-|--6--6--6-6--6-6-6-6--||
 |---------------------|----------------------||
 |---------------------|---------------------o||
 |---------------------|----------------------||

|
| Q +E E +Q Q +E Q. H
 
 |-9---(9)---------7---|-(7)--------12--------||
 |---------9-(9)-------|-----9---------------o||
 |---------------------|----------------------||
 |---------------------|----------------------||
 |---------------------|---------------------o||
 |---------------------|----------------------||

Bridge
&
[Bsus2]Q Q H +W [Asus2add6]Q Q H +W
 
 |----------2-----|-(2)--------|----------2-----|-(2)----|
 |----------2-----|-(2)--------|----------2-----|-(2)----|
 |----------4-----|-(4)--------|----------4-----|-(4)----|
 |-----4---(4)----|-(4)--------|-----2---(2)----|-(2)----|
 |-2--(2)--(2)----|-(2)--------|-0--(0)--(0)----|-(0)----|
 |----------------|------------|----------------|--------|

[Aadd2add6/G#]Q Q H +W [E5]H H +W
 
 |----------2-----|-(2)--------|-------------|--------|
 |----------2-----|-(2)--------|-------------|--------|
 |----------4-----|-(4)--------|-------------|--------|
 |-----2---(2)----|-(2)--------|-------2-----|-(2)----|
 |----------------|------------|-------2-----|-(2)----|
 |-4--(4)--(4)----|-(4)--------|-0----(0)----|-(0)----|

[Bsus2]Q Q H +W [Asus2add6]Q Q H +W
 
 |----------2-----|-(2)--------|----------2-----|-(2)----|
 |----------2-----|-(2)--------|----------2-----|-(2)----|
 |----------4-----|-(4)--------|----------4-----|-(4)----|
 |-----4---(4)----|-(4)--------|-----2---(2)----|-(2)----|
 |-2--(2)--(2)----|-(2)--------|-0--(0)--(0)----|-(0)----|
 |----------------|------------|----------------|--------|

Aadd2add6/G# Gmaj7sus4add6 N.C.
PM---|
Q Q H +W Q Q H H H
 
 |----------2-----|-(2)--------|----------2-----|-----------|
 |----------2-----|-(2)--------|----------2-----|-----------|
 |----------4-----|-(4)--------|----------4-----|-----------|
 |-----2---(2)----|-(2)--------|-----2---(2)----|-----------|
 |----------------|------------|----------------|-----------|
 |-4--(4)--(4)----|-(4)--------|-3--(3)--(3)----|-2----0----|
 PM------------------------------------------------------------------|

[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
 |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||

Chorus
[F#]E E E E Q. E +E E E E E Q E 6x +E E E E E E E E
 
 |-6---6-6------6-||--(6)---6-6---7--6--||-(6)---6-6-------6-|
 |---7-----7------||o-----7-----7------o||-----7-----7-------|
 |----------------||--------------------||-------------4S6---|
 |----------------||--------------------||-------------------|
 |----------------||o------------------o||-------------------|
 |----------------||--------------------||-------------------|

[F#]E E E E +H +Q. Q Q E [D+5]E E E E +H +Q. Q Q E
 
 |-6---6----------|----------7--6-|-6---6----------|----------7--6-|
 |---7------------|-------7-------|---7------------|-------7-------|
 |-------6-(6)----|-(6)-----------|-------7-(7)----|-(7)-----------|
 |----------------|---------------|----------------|---------------|
 |----------------|---------------|----------------|---------------|
 |----------------|---------------|----------------|---------------|

[D#m]E E E E +H +Q. E +H
 
 |-6---6----------|-------6-(6)----|
 |---7------------|----------------|
 |-------8-(8)----|-(8)------------|
 |----------------|----------------|
 |----------------|----------------|
 |----------------|----------------|

[B] E E E Q E E E +E E E E E E E E
 
 |-------9h11--------14-|-(14)----------------------||
 |----12-------12-------|------------12-12-------12-||
 |-11-------------11----|------11-11-------11-11----||
 |----------------------|---------------------------||
 |----------------------|---------------------------||
 |----------------------|---------------------------||

Outro
[D#m]Q E Q E E E +E E E Q E E E Q E Q E E E +E E E Q E E E
 
 ||-------6------6-|-(6)-----6------6-|------6------6-|-(6)-----6------6---||
 ||o----4----4-4---|-------4------4---|----4----4-4---|-------4------4----o||
 ||----------------|------------------|---------------|--------------------||
 ||----------------|-----3------4-----|---------------|--------------------||
 ||o-6-------------|------------------|-6-------------|------------4------o||
 ||----------------|------------------|---------------|-----6--------------||

[D#m]>
W +W +W +W
 
 |-6--------|-(6)--------|-(6)--------|-(6)----|
 |-7--------|-(7)--------|-(7)--------|-(7)----|
 |-8--------|-(8)--------|-(8)--------|-(8)----|
 |-8--------|-(8)--------|-(8)--------|-(8)----|
 |-6--------|-(6)--------|-(6)--------|-(6)----|
 |----------|------------|------------|--------|

>
+W +W Wx2
 
 |-(6)--------|-(6)--------|--------*|
 |-(7)--------|-(7)--------|--------*|
 |-(8)--------|-(8)--------|--------*|
 |-(8)--------|-(8)--------|--------*|
 |-(6)--------|-(6)--------|--------*|
 |------------|------------|--------*|

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
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low
melody durations appear below the staff
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
<n> - 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 - <E/E./Q/Q./H/H.> = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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