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Blazing Apostles Tab
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		Blazing Apostles - Be Bop Deluxe
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Tabbed by: axe victim
Email: see my UG profile

An all time classic Be Bop tune, from the 'Sunburst Finish' album.  
Once again this is a cross between live and studio versions.  
Please excuse any errors, corrections welcome.


Tuning:EADGBe

| /  slide up
|   slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
|(3) optional note
| b bend up/down
| G/D chord/bass note
| pb pre-bend


Intro:


___Bb__B___________Bb__B_____________F#_______( palm mute )__________

e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-3--/4---4---4---3--/4---4---4---|---------------------------------|
D|-3--/4---4---4---3--/4---4---4---|-4---4---4---4---4---4---4---4---|
A|-1--/2---2---2---1--/2---2---2---|-4---4---4---4---4---4---4---4---|
E|---------------------------------|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---|


Twice,and then:


___B_________________________________F#______________________________
(..let chords ring...)
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|-0-0-0---------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-4-4-4---------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-4-4-4---------------------------|-4-4-4---------------------------|
A|-2-2-2---------------------------|-4-4-4---------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|-2-2-2---------------------------|


___B_________________________________F#______________________A_______

e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|-0-0-0---------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-4-4-4---------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-4-4-4---------------------------|-4---4---4---4---4-------7-------|
A|-2-2-2---------------------------|-4---4---4---4---4-------7-------|
E|---------------------------------|-2---2---2---2---2-------5-------|



Main Riff and verse:

___E_______________B______________A__________________F#__________
"..God drives the dreamless........highway in a.......black..."
e|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
G|-9-------9---x---------------x-|-------------------------------|
D|-9-------9---x---9---9-------x-|-7-----7---7---x---4-------4---|
A|-7-------7---x---9---9-------x-|-7-----7---7---x---4-------4---|
E|-----------------7---7-------x-|-5-----5---5--(0)--2-------2---|


___E______________________________________________________
" sedan.."
e|----------------------------|---------------------------|
B|-----------------12---------|---------------------------|
G|-----------------14b16b14~~~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-12--------|
D|-2--------------------------|----------------------14--|
A|-2--------------------------|---------------------------|
E|-0-------0------------------|---------------------------|


( second time...)

___E___________________________________________________________
"..motel man..."
e|------------------------------|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|----------------------15b17~~~|
G|-------------------------12---|-14-b16b-14-p12---------------|
D|-2-----------------12-h14-----|----------------14------------|
A|-2-----------12-h14-----------|------------------------------|
E|-0~~~-------------------------|------------------------------|


Chorus:

___G/D_________A/D_G/D__________G/D_________D_____________
"..Blazing....apostles.......thieves in the night..."
e|-7-7-7-7-7---5---5----------|-3-3-3-3-3---2-------------|
B|-8-8-8-8-8---5---7----------|-3-3-3-3-3---3-------------|
G|-7-7-7-7-7---6---7----------|-4-4-4-4-4---2-------------|
D|-0-0-0-0-0---0---0----------|-0-0-0-0-0---0-------------|
A|----------------------------|---------------------------|
E|----------------------------|---------------------------|


___G/D_________A/D_G/D__________G/D_______________________
"..messengers..of..the.......fall..."
e|-7-7-7-7-7---5---5----------|-3-------------------------|
B|-8-8-8-8-8---5---7----------|-3-------------------------|
G|-7-7-7-7-7---6---7----------|-0-------------------------|
D|-0-0-0-0-0---0---0----------|-0-------------------------|
A|----------------------------|-x-------------------------|
E|----------------------------|-3-------------------------|


( lead guitar during chorus )
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----7-9-7----7~~~~----9b11-9b11-9b11-9b11-9b11-9b11~~~~---|
D|-7-9-------9-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|



___G/D_________A/D_G/D__________G/D_________D_____________
"..If you are..needing an......angel of...light..."
e|-7-7-7-7-7---5---5----------|-3-3-3-3-3---2-------------|
B|-8-8-8-8-8---5---7----------|-3-3-3-3-3---3-------------|
G|-7-7-7-7-7---6---7----------|-4-4-4-4-4---2-------------|
D|-0-0-0-0-0---0---0----------|-0-0-0-0-0---0-------------|
A|----------------------------|---------------------------|
E|----------------------------|---------------------------|


___G/D_________A/D_G/D__________G_________________G_______________
"..why don't you give us a call..."
e|-7-7-7-7-7---5---5----------|-----------------|---------3-3-3-3-|
B|-8-8-8-8-8---5---7----------|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
G|-7-7-7-7-7---6---7----------|---------4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|-0-0-0-0-0---0---0----------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
A|----------------------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E|----------------------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|


Play next part twice:

__A____________________________

e|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------2---|-----0-----0-------------------|
G|-----5~~~~-------2-------2---|---0-----0-------0------0------|
D|-2---4b6b4---------------2---|-5-----4-------0------0--------|
A|-0-----------0-----------0---|-------------3------0----------|
E|-----------------------------|---------------------------3---|


Then:

___Bm__________________________Bbm________________________

e|----------------------------|---------------------------|
B|----------------------------|---------------------------|
G|--------------7-9-b11-------|-------------6-8-b10-------|
D|----------7-9---------------|---------6-8---------------|
A|---5-/7-9-------------------|--4-/6-8-------------------|
E|-7--------------------------|-6-------------------------|


___Am_______________________________________________________

e|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
B|-7b8---7-p5------------------|----------------------------|
G|------------7-p5-4---5-p4~~~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~/16--|
D|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|----------------------------|


Repeat from verse inc. chorus, then:


__E_________________________E9________________________________________

e|--------------------------7-7-7---|---------------------------------|
B|--------------------------7-7-7---|---------------------------------|
G|--------------------------7-7-7---|---------------------------------|
D|----2------0------2p0-----6-6-6---|----2------0------2p0------------|
A|--------------------------7-7-7---|---------------------2p0---------|
E|-0-------------0------0-----------|-0-------------0--------3^-------|

Repeat this last part during guitar solo...


(...guitar solo...)
e|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|-12-----------12-15-12----12----------|----------------------------------|
G|----14b16~~~~~---------14----15-14-12-|---------12^----------14b15b14-12-|
D|--------------------------------------|-14-------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------|


e|---------------------------------|-15b17---15---12---------------|
B|-15b17-------pb17b15--------12---|-----------------15-12---------|
G|---------------------------------|-----------------------14-12--|
D|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|


Then:


__A____________A/G#_________________D________________________________
"..salvation...brings .........a.....badge to wear..."
e|---------------------------------|-------------2-------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------3-----------3-----------|
G|----------2--------------2-------|-----2-------------------2-------|
D|------2--------------2-------2---|-0---------------------------0---|
A|-0-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|-------------4-------------------|---------------------------------|


Three times then:


__Bm_______________________________G_________________________________
"..make.......your......misery....whole....
e|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|----------3-------2--------0---|---------3-------2-------0-------|
G|-----4--------4-------4--------|-------------0-------0-------0---|
D|-------------------------------|-----0---------------------------|
A|-2-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|-3-------------------------------|

( The hammer-ons/pull-offs below are more like trills... )

__F#__________________________________G___________________________________
"..albums of redemption.............confessions on cassette..."
e|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|---------2h3p2p3---------2h3p2h3---|---------3h4p3h4----------3h4p3h4---|
D|---------2---------------2---------|---------3----------------3---------|
A|-4---4-----------4---4-------------|-5---5------------5---5-------------|
E|-2---2-----------2---2-------------|-3---3------------3---3-------------|


___F#__________________________________G________________A_________________
"..all on easy.....hire from the .....following......address..."
e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|---------2h3p2p3---------2h3p2h3---|---------3h4p3h4----------5h6p5h6---|
D|---------2---------------2---------|---------3----------------5---------|
A|-4---4-----------4---4-------------|-5---5------------7---7-------------|
E|-2---2-----------2---2-------------|-3---3------------5---5-------------|



__F#___________________________________A________________E_________________
"..all on easy.....hire from the .....following......address..."
e|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|---------2h3p2p3---------2h3p2h3---|---------3h4p3h4--------------------|
D|---------2---------------2---------|---------3--------2-----------------|
A|-4---4-----------4---4-------------|-5---5------------2-----------------|
E|-2---2-----------2---2-------------|-3---3------------0-----------------|


Repeat chorus, then:


___G___________________________________C__________________________________
"..place to go..."....( repeat for keyboard solo )........................
e|-3---------------------------------|-0----------------------------------|
B|-0---------------------------------|-1----------------------------------|
G|-0---------------------------------|-0----------------------------------|
D|-0---------------------------------|-2----------------------------------|
A|-2---------------------------------|-3----------------------------------|
E|-3---------------------------------|------------------------------------|


Repeat from verse, additional guitar parts below.


"..road to hell..."
e|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
D|-------------2---------------|--------------2---------------|
A|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
E|-0---3---4-----------3---4---|-0---3---4--------------------|


"..soul to sell..."
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|-0---0---2---0---3---0---5---3---|-0---0---2---0---3---0---5---3---|


"..of the damned..."
e|-------------------------x-x-x---|-------------------------x-x-x---|
B|-------------------------x-x-x---|-------------------------x-x-x---|
G|-------------------------x-x-x---|-------------------------x-x-x---|
D|-------------------------x-x-x---|-------------------------x-x-x---|
A|-------------------------x-x-x---|-------------------------x-x-x---|
E|-0---2---3---4-----------x-x-x---|-4---5---6---7-----------x-x-x---|


"..from old Japan..."
e|-12-12-12-12-9---9---7---7---9--|-----------------------------|
B|-12-12-12-12-9---9---7---7---9--|-----------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|-0h2p0-------0h2p0-----------|
A|---------------------------------|-------2p0---------2p0-------|
E|---------------------------------|-----------------------3p0---|


Repeat chorus, then:

(..Guitar solo...)
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|-2-----------------------2---|-2-----------------------2---|
D|-2-----------------------2---|-2-----------------------2---|
A|-0---0---2---0---3---4-------|-0---0---2---0---3---4-------|
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|



e|-----------------------------|-----3---------------2-------|
B|-----------------------------|-----3---------------3-------|
G|-------------------------2---|-----0---------------2-------|
D|-2-----------------------2---|-----0---------------0-------|
A|-0---0---2---0---3---4-------|-----x-----------------------|
E|-----------------------------|-----3-----------------------|


(..let ring...)
e|-2---------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-3---------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|-2---------------------------|-------------------2---------|
D|-0---------------------------|-------------------2---------|
A|-----------------------------|-3-----3--2-----2--0---------|
E|-----------------------------|----3--------3---------------|


Drum solo, keybord solo and live jam follows, to end.




| /  slide up
|   slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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Be Bop Deluxe were an English progressive rock band who achieved critical acclaim and moderate commercial success during the mid to late 1970s.

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