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Demolition Boys Tab
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			  DEMOLITION BOYS - Girlschool
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Tabbed by: Anne Drury
Email: [email protected]
Date: May 23, 2005 (submitted Sept. 12, 2005)
Corrections to main riff by: Jason   (July 4, 2005)

Written by:  K. McAuliffe, K. Johnson
CD:  "Demolition"    (1980, Bronze Records/Re-issue on Castle, 2004)


Notes:

^...bend  (q=quarter tone, s=semi-tone, w=whole tone)
h...hammer on
r...release bend
hb..hold bend  (hold bend while playing notes within square brackets)
p...pulloff
x...dead note (damp with fretting hand)


-Tuning: Standard
-The song is in the key of A. The guitar solo is in A pentatonic minor.
-For measures 9-12 of the guitar solo, there's a key change to B.
(Measures 11-12 might be in D...not sure, but they're definitely played
over a D5 chord.) Song returns to A at measure 13 of guitar solo.
-Timing: bar lines indicate measures of 4/4 time


INTRO:

Figure 1 - play 10x

 E -----------------------------------------|
 B -----------------------------------------|
 G -----------------------------------------|
 D ---5h7-7---5h7-7---5h7-7-7---7-7-7-------|
 A ---0---0---0---0---0---0-0---0-0-0-------|
 E -----------------------------------------|


The 5th and 6th time through, an A5 power chord is played on the
first beat of the measure.


1ST VERSE:

You can...    ? comes..  Another...  Gonna make...

 E ----------|----------|----------|-----------------------|
 B ----------|----------|----------|-----------------------|
 G -------5--|-------5--|-------5--|------7-------7--------|
 D --7----5--|--7----5--|--7----5--|--5---7---5---7---5----|
 A --7-------|--7-------|--7-------|--5---5---5---5---5----|
 E --5-------|--5-------|--5-------|--3-------3-------3----|


Play Figure 1 2x


2ND VERSE:


The people....To watch...Band.......The roof.....

 E ----------|----------|----------|-----------------------|
 B ----------|----------|----------|-----------------------|
 G -------5--|-------5--|-------5--|------7-------7--------|
 D --7----5--|--7----5--|--7----5--|--5---7---5---7---5----|
 A --7-------|--7-------|--7-------|--5---5---5---5---5----|
 E --5-------|--5-------|--5-------|--3-------3-------3----|


Play Figure 1 2x


Pre-Chorus:

     E5
For miles around they heard the sound
     C5
And came to see the show
 D5
And they all know


CHORUS:

Demolition
Demolition
Play Figure 1 4x with Chorus lyrics


3RD VERSE:

The boys......Hidden....Walls......No survivors to.....

 E ----------|----------|----------|-----------------------|
 B ----------|----------|----------|-----------------------|
 G -------5--|-------5--|-------5--|------7-------7--------|
 D --7----5--|--7----5--|--7----5--|--5---7---5---7---5----|
 A --7-------|--7-------|--7-------|--5---5---5---5---5----|
 E --5-------|--5-------|--5-------|--3-------3-------3----|


Play Figure 1 2x


Pre-chorus:

     E5
For miles around they heard the sound
     C5
And came to see the show
 D5
And they all know


CHORUS:

Demolition
Demolition
Play Figure 1 4x with Chorus lyrics

BRIDGE:

        C5            A5
Things used to be different for me
         C5
Until I heard the noise
    D5
Demolition boys
    D5
Demolition boys


Play Figure 1 4x
(The third and fourth time through Fig. 1, an A5 power chord is played
on the first beat of the measure.)


Figure 1 is played along with the first 8 measures of the guitar solo.


GUITAR SOLO:


(2 measures)
 E ----------------------|-------------------------------------------|
 B --7^s--7^s--7^s--7^s--|---7^s-------------------------------------|
 G --7^w--7^w--7^w--7^w--|--[7^w-hb-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7]r(7)p5---5-------|
 D ----------------------|---------------------------------7---7-----|
 A ----------------------|-------------------------------------------|
 E ----------------------|-------------------------------------------|


(2 measures)
 E ------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
 B ----------------------------5-8-----|-8-----8-----8--10p8---8-10--|
 G ---------5-----5h7p5----x-7-------9-|-----9-----9---------9-------|
 D -5h7p5------7--------7--------------|-----------------------------|
 A -------7----------------------------|-----------------------------|
 E ------------------------------------|-----------------------------|


(1 measure)
 E ----------------------------------------------|
 B -13^w--13^w--13^w--13^wr(13)p10--------13-15--|
 G --------------------------------12--14--------|
 D ----------------------------------------------|
 A ----------------------------------------------|
 E ----------------------------------------------|


(1 measure)
 E ------------15--------------------------------|
 B -15^w--15^w----15^w--15--15^wr(15)p13---------|
 G --------------------------------------14-12---|
 D ----------------------------------------------|
 A ----------------------------------------------|
 E ----------------------------------------------|


(2 measures)
 E -------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
 B -------------------------------------|-8^w-8-7h8p7-5---7-5---------|
 G -9--12-9---9--12-9---9--12-9-12-12^w-|---------------7-----7^q-5---|
 D ---------12--------12----------------|---------------------------7-|
 A -------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
 E -------------------------------------|-----------------------------|

Key changes to B here.
Rhythm guitar plays a B5 power chord on 1st beat of staff below.

(2 measures)
 E ---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
 B ---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
 G -7-----7-----7-----7-----9---7-7-|--------------7--7-7h9p7---7-9^w-|
 D -7-9---7-9---7-9---7-9---9---7-7-|--9--7h9p7----7----------9-------|
 A ---9-----9-----9-----9-----------|--9--------9---------------------|
 E ---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

Lead guitar - (on last note, gradually bend up 2 whole tones)
(2 measures)
|--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|-8-10----12----13---------------|------------------------------------|
|---12^w--14^w--15^w--17^w--17^w-|--17^w--17^w--17^w--17--14--17^(21)-|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|                                |                                    |
|                                |                                    |
|Rhythm - final note on this staff is actually 1st note of next measure
| D5                             |                                    |
|--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|--7-----------------------------|----------------------7-5-----------|
|--7-----------------------------|----------------------7-5---7-5---7-|
|--5-----------------------------|----------------------------7-5---7-|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------------|

Key changes back to A.
(one measure) - play 4x

 E ------5-5--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5-5-----|
 B ------5-5--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5-5-----|
 G --7^w--------7^w--------7^w--------7^w--------7^w-----------|
 D ------------------------------------------------------------|
 A ------------------------------------------------------------|
 E ------------------------------------------------------------|


The third and fourth time through the above staff, the rhythm guitar
plays an A5 power chord on the 1st beat.


CHORUS:

Demolition
Demolition
Demolition
Demolition
Play Figure 1 8x with Chorus lyrics


Chords:  A5     G5

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(This file is the transcriber's own work and represents their interpretation  of the song.)

 
 
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