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As the Years Go Passing By  Gary Moore

AS THE YEARS GO PASSING BY
As recorded by Gary Moore
Transcribed by Daniel Pacheco
x 3 [Cm]5 3 4 3 1 3 [Fm]3 1 1 1 3 5 [G7]3 4 3 3 4 x [Ab7]4 5 x x
Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Untitled'
Intro
Slow Blues Q=138
12/8[G7]
Gtr I
|--3--|
H. Q. Q S S S Q +E +Q. H.
 
 |--------------------11-13-|-13b15===(13)-(13)r-----------|
 |-----------------13-------|------------------------------|
 |--------------------------|------------------------------|
 |--------------------------|------------------------------|
 |--------------------------|------------------------------|
 |--------------------------|------------------------------|

[Ab7] [G7]  
 
 |----3-----|

S S S S E +S S Q Q. E S S S +S S
 
 |---13-11------------11------------8-8-----------------|
 |---------13-13-(13)--------------11-8-----------------|
 |--------------------------------------10b12-(10)-10---|
 |------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------|

[Cm] |--3--|
E S a +S S S S +S S +Q +Q. Q.
 
 |---------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------8---------------------------------|
 |-8-10-10b12-(10)---10------------------------------|
 |----------------------10-(10)-10-(10)--(10)--------|
 |---------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------|

|-3--|
E S S S S S S S S S E +Q. Q.
 
 |-------------------------------------||
 |-------------------------------------||
 |-------------------------------------||
 |---8---------------------------------||
 |-----10-9-8-5-8-8-10---6-(6)---------||
 |-------------------------------------||

Verse
[Cm]W [Fm]W
 
 |--------------|--------------|
 |--------------|--------------|
 |--------------|--------------|
 |--------------|--------------|
 |--------------|--------------|
 |--------------|--------------|

[Cm] |--3--|
Q. Q S S S a +S +S S S E E S E.
 
 |-------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------10b11==(10)r(10)p8----------8----|
 |-----------10----------------------10-10-10------|
 |-------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------|

|--4:3---|
Q. Q S S a +E E E E a +S S +Q
 
 |-----------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------11----------------------------------------|
 |--------------10b11-(10)-10-8-10-10b12-(10)----------|
 |--------------------------------------------10-(10)--|
 |-----------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------|

[Fm]W S S E +E +Q. H.
 
 |--------------|-8-11-8-(8)-(8)---------|
 |--------------|------------------------|
 |--------------|------------------------|
 |--------------|------------------------|
 |--------------|------------------------|
 |--------------|------------------------|

[Cm]  
 
 |-------4:3--------|

H. Q. E E +E a +E
 
 |------------------------------------|
 |----------------11-(11)-------------|
 |------------------------10b12==(10)r|
 |------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------|

[G7]  
 
 |------4:3-------| |-3--|

+E E E a +E +Q. +Q. S S S Q W
 
 |-------------------------------------------------|------|
 |-------------------------------------------------|------|
 |-(10)-8-10-10b12==(10)-(10)---(10)r-----10-8-----|------|
 |---------------------------------------------10--|------|
 |-------------------------------------------------|------|
 |-------------------------------------------------|------|

[Ab7] ~~~~[G7] [Cm]
a +S +S S S E +Q. H. H. Q E +Q.
 
 |-----------------------------------------|--------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------|------------11b13==(11)---|
 |-10b11==(10)r(10)-8----------------------|--------------------------|
 |--------------------10-10-(10)-----------|--------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------|--------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------|--------------------------|
 |--3--| |--3--|

+E +E E E a +S +S S S S +E S S Q +E Q
 
 |---------------------------------------------------------------||
 |-(11)r(11)-8---------------------------------------------------||
 |-------------10-10b11==(10)r(10)-8------------8h10-8--(8)------||
 |-----------------------------------10-10-(10)------------------||
 |---------------------------------------------------------------||
 |---------------------------------------------------------------||

Verse
[Fm] ~~[Cm]
W S S S E. Q. H. H. Q. E. S a +E
 
 |--------------|---8-11-8---------------|--------------------13b15==(13)-|
 |--------------|------------------------|-----------------13-------------|
 |--------------|------------------------|--------------------------------|
 |--------------|------------------------|--------------------------------|
 |--------------|------------------------|--------------------------------|
 |--------------|------------------------|--------------------------------|

~~~~~~~
 
 |--4:3--| |--3--|

+Q E E a +Q. E S S S +E +Q E
 
 |-(13)r-11-13-13b15-(13)-------------------------11---|
 |----------------------------13-13-13-(13)-(13)-------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------|

[Fm] ~~~~~~~~~~
H. Q. E a +Q +E S S E +Q. H.
 
 |----------------11b13==(11)--|-(11)r------------------------|
 |-----------------------------|---------13-13-(13)-----------|
 |-----------------------------|------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------|------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------|------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------|------------------------------|

[Cm] ~~~~~~~~
 
 |--4:3--| |-3--|

H. Q. E E E E S +S +S S E S S S Q +H.
 
 |------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
 |------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
 |-------------------8-10-|-10b12==(10)r(10)-------8----------------|
 |----------------10------|--------------------------10-10--(10)----|
 |------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
 |------------------------|-----------------------------------------|

[G7]H. Q. E. a +S S S [Ab7]S S a +S S E +Q. [G7]H.
 
 |---------------------------------|-8----------------------------------|
 |----------------------------8-11-|---11-------------------------------|
 |-----------------10b12-(10)------|------10b12-(10)-10-8-(8)-----------|
 |---------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------|------------------------------------|

[Cm] ~~
H. Q E a +S +S S S E +Q. Q. Q. Q S S
 
 |---------------------------------------|----------------------------||
 |---------------------------------------|-----------------------8----||
 |--------------10b12==(10)r(10)p8-------|----------------------------||
 |---------------------------------10-10-|-(10)-----------------------||
 |---------------------------------------|----------------------------||
 |---------------------------------------|----------------------------||

Guitar Solo
|-4:3--|
E E E E S S a +Q +Q. Q.
 
 |----8-11-8--------------------------------|
 |-11--------11---11b13==(11)--(11)r--------|
 |------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------|

[Fm]  
 
 |---4:3---|

Q. E S S S S E a +E +S S +S E E. E
 
 |-------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------11-13-11----------------------------------|
 |----------12----------10b12==(10)r(10)p8-(8)-10--------|
 |---------------------------------------------------10--|
 |-------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------|

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~
|--3--|
a +S +S S S S +E +Q S S S S Q +Q. H. E a +Q +E E E
 
 |---------------------------------------------------------|-----------11b13==(11)--(11)r-11-13-|
 |---------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 |-10b12==(10)r(10)-8------------------------8h10-8--(8)---|------------------------------------|
 |--------------------10-10-(10)-(10)--10-10---------------|------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------|

~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~
 
 |--3--| |--4:3---|

a +E S S S E +Q +S S E E E E Q E
 
 |-13b15-(13)-13p11---------------------11-13-15-11-11-------|
 |------------------13-13-(13)--(13)-13----------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------|
 |----3-----|

a +E +E E E E E a +E E E a +S S T T T T a +S +T T S
 
 |-11b13==(11)-(11)r-11-8-----------------------------------8------------------------------|
 |------------------------11-8----------------------------8---8-11-8-----------------------|
 |-----------------------------10b12-(10)-10-8-10b12-(10)------------10b12==(10)r(10)p8----|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------10-|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

~~~~~~~
 
 |-3--| |-3-| |-3--| |--3--|

S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E +Q. Q S S
 
 |-------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------8------------------------------------------|
 |-10----8-10---8------------8---------------------------|
 |----10----------10----8-10---10-10-10-10-(10)----------|
 |-------------------10----------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------0-|

a S S Q +Q. Q. Q S S
 
 |-------------------------------|
 |----------------------------13-|
 |-------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------|
 |-9s10s8p6--(6)\----------------|
 |-------------------------------|

[G7] ~~
a +Q. +E E E E a +E S S Q E
 
 |-13b15==(13)---(13)r-13-11-13-13b15-(13)------------|
 |-------------------------------------------13-13----|
 |----------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------|

[Ab7]Q a +Q. +E [G7] E S S E a +E +E S S
 
 |----11b13==(11)---(11)r-11-8----------------------------|
 |-----------------------------11-8-----------------------|
 |----------------------------------10b12==(10)r(10)-8-10-|
 |--------------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------|

[Cm] ~~ ~~~~~~~~~~
|--3--|
a +E +S S S E +E E E Q. Q S S S S E +E +Q. +Q. Q.
 
 |--------------------------------------------8-8-|-8----------------------------||
 |-------------------------------------------11-9-|-8----------------------------||
 |-10b12==(10)r(10)p8------------8----------------|---10-8-(8)-(8)---(8)---------||
 |--------------------10-10-(10)------------------|------------------------------||
 |------------------------------------------------|------------------------------||
 |------------------------------------------------|------------------------------||

Verse
[Fm] ~~~~~~~~
 
 |---3---|

H. Q. E a +Q +S S S Q +E Q H.
 
 |----------------13b15==(13)--|-(13)r-11------------------------|
 |-----------------------------|----------13-13--(13)------------|
 |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|

[Cm] ~
H. E +E E Q E a +E E E E E E E E +E +E Q
 
 |------------------------------|------------8-8-[8]-8-8-11-13b15-(13)-(13)-------|
 |---------11b13-(11)-13-13-----|-11b13-(11)--------------------------------13----|
 |---------------------------12-|-------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
 |---4:3---|

H. Q. E a +Q +E E E E a +S +S Q H.
 
 |----------------11b13==(11)--|-(11)r-11-8--------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------|------------11-----------------------------|
 |-----------------------------|---------------10b11==(10)r(10)-8----------|
 |-----------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

[Cm]H. Q. E S S a +S S S S S S S a +S +S S Q +H.
 
 |-----------------8-8---------------|-----------------------------------------------|
 |----------------11-8---------------|-----------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------10b12-(10)-10-|-8----10-8-10-10b12==(10)-(10)r----------------|
 |-----------------------------------|---10---------------------------10-10--(10)----|
 |-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|

[G7] [Ab7] ~~~~~~~~~~~[G7]
H. Q. Q S a +S S S +Q +Q. H.
 
 |-----------------8------------|-------------------------|
 |------------------------------|-------------------------|
 |-------------------10b12-(10)-|-10-8-(8)--(8)-----------|
 |------------------------------|-------------------------|
 |------------------------------|-------------------------|
 |------------------------------|-------------------------|

[Cm] ~~~~~~~~~~~~
H. Q. E. S S S S S S S E +Q. +Q. Q.
 
 |-------------------------|--------------------------------||
 |-------------------------|--------------------------------||
 |-------------------------|-8-10-10s12-8-(8)---(8)---------||
 |--------------------8-10-|--------------------------------||
 |-----------------10------|--------------------------------||
 |-------------------------|--------------------------------||

Piano Solo
Wx11 H. Q. Q E
 
 |-----------------|--------------------||
 |-----------------|-----------------13-||
 |-----------------|--------------------||
 |-----------------|--------------------||
 |-----------------|--------------------||
 |-----------------|--------------------||

Guitar Solo
a [Cm] +S S S S S S +Q. +E E +E +E Q
 
 |-13b15-(13)---13p11-------------------11b13-(11)-(11)----|
 |--------------------13-13-(13)---(13)--------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------|

[Fm]Q. E E +E +E S S S S a +S +S S S S S
 
 |--------11b13==(11)-(11)r-11-8----------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------11-8-----------------------------|
 |------------------------------------10b12==(10)r(10)-8----10-8--|
 |-------------------------------------------------------10-------|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Cm]  
 
 |-3--| |-3--| |-3--|

a +S S S S S S a T T T T S S S S a +E S S S Q T T T T +Q
 
 |--------------8------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------8---8-11p8-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-10b12-(10)------------10s11p10p8----10-8-10---10b12-(10)-10-8--------8----------------|
 |----------------------------------10---------------------------10-10----10-8-----------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------10-(10)\--|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Q. E a +Q +E S S S a +S S S a +S S S S
 
 |---------------------------11-----------------------------------8-------|
 |--------11b13==(11)--(11)r----11-8----------------------------8---11----|
 |-----------------------------------10b12-(10)-10-8-10b12-(10)-----------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Fm] ~~~~~~~~~
 
 |------4:3------| |--3--|

E E E a +E S S S +Q +E E E Q.
 
 |-8-11-13-13b15-(13)-13p11---------------11--------|
 |--------------------------13-(13)--(13)-----------|
 |--------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------|
 |--------4:3---------| |--4:3---| 4:3| |--3--|

E a a +Q +Q. +Q a a +E E a +E +E E E E E E E Q. Q. E. a +S S S S
 
 |------15b18==(15)--(15)---(15)r-----15b18==(15)-15r-13b15==(13)r(13)-11-|-13-11----11-11------------------------------11--|
 |---13----------------------------13-------------------------------------|-------13-------13\---------------------8-11-----|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------10b12-(10)----------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
 |-3--| |------6------| |-3--| |--3--|

T T T T S S S T T T T T T S S a +E +E S S S +Q Q S S S
 
 |-8h11p8----8----------------------------------------------------------------8-11-13-|
 |--------11---11p8-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------11p10p8----10----8-10-10b12==(10)-(10)r-10-8----------------------|
 |--------------------------10----10-----------------------------10-(10)\-------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[G7] ~~
 
 |------4------|

+Q. +Q +E E E S S E E E
 
 |-(13)b15====(13)--(13)r-11-13-11-------------|
 |---------------------------------13-13-11----|
 |---------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------|

[Ab7] [G7]  
 
 |-------4:3-------|

Q. a +Q. +E E E a +E a +E E E
 
 |------18b20==(18)---(18)r---15-15b18-(15)-13b15-(13)-13-11-|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------|

[Cm] ~~
|--3--|
S S S S T T T T S S S Q +Q E Q.
 
 |-13-11-13-15-13h15p13p11----11----------------------|
 |-------------------------13----13-13--(13)\---------|
 |----------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------|

Verse
 
 |------7:8------|

S S S S S S S T T T T T T T T S S a E E +Q. W
 
 |----8---------------------------------------------------||------|
 |---11-8-------------------------------------------------||------|
 |--------11-10-8----10----8------------------------------||------|
 |----------------10----10---10-8-------------------------||------|
 |--------------------------------10-9-8-6-8-8s9-6-(6)\---||------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------||------|

[Fm]W [Cm]H. E a +Q +Q.
 
 |--------------|-------------------------------|
 |--------------|-----------11b13==(11)--(11)---|
 |--------------|-------------------------------|
 |--------------|-------------------------------|
 |--------------|-------------------------------|
 |--------------|-------------------------------|
 |-------4:3-------|

+E a +E E E S S S S S S +E E E Q.
 
 |------------------------------------------------------|
 |-(11)r------------------------------------------------|
 |-------10b12-(10)-10-8---10-8---------------8---------|
 |------------------------------10-10-10-(10)-----------|
 |------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------|

[Fm] ~~~~~~~~~~
H. Q. E a +Q S S S S E +E E E H.
 
 |----------------13b15-(13)--|---13p11------------11-----------|
 |----------------------------|---------13-13-(13)--------------|
 |----------------------------|---------------------------------|
 |----------------------------|---------------------------------|
 |----------------------------|---------------------------------|
 |----------------------------|---------------------------------|

[Cm] ~~~~~~~~~~
H. E a +Q +Q a +E
 
 |------------------------------------------|
 |-----------11b13==(11)--(11)r-------------|
 |-------------------------------10b12-(10)-|
 |------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------|

|--4:2--|
E E S S S S +Q. S S Q +Q.
 
 |-----------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------|
 |-10-8-10-8--------------8----------------|
 |-----------10-10-(10)-----10-------------|
 |-----------------------------10--(10)\---|
 |-----------------------------------------|

[G7] ~~~~~[Ab7] [G7]
H. Q. E a +S +S E +H. H.
 
 |-----------------------------------|----------------||
 |-----------------------------------|----------------||
 |----------------10b12==(10)r(10)-8-|-(8)------------||
 |-----------------------------------|----------------||
 |-----------------------------------|----------------||
 |-----------------------------------|----------------||

Outro
[Cm]  
 
 |----4:3----|

H. E a +Q E E E S S
 
 |-----------13b15-(13)----13-11-13-11-|
 |-------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------|

H.=H
~~~~~~~ ~~~~ ~
S S +Q Q. a +H. S S S S E E E E H.
 
 |-----------------------------------|--8-8-8--------------8-----*|
 |-13-13-(13)--11--------------------|-11-9-8--------------8-----*|
 |-------------------10b12-(10)------|--------10-8-7-------8-----*|
 |-----------------------------------|---------------10-8-10-----*|
 |-----------------------------------|---------------------------*|
 |-----------------------------------|---------------------------*|

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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