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Lucifer Sam
LUCIFER SAM

As recorded by Pink Floyd
(From the 1967 Album THE PIPER AT THE GATES OF DAWN)

Words and Music by Syd Barrett

Transcribed by Slowhand


Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Syd Barrett - Electric Guitar (clean)'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Syd Barrett - Electric Guitar (clean)'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Syd Barrett - Electric Guitar (overdriven)'


                   Intro & Interlude
  Q=140
                $
  N.C.              N.C.
 4/4
  Gtr I
  H..         E     Q   Q   +E  Q.      Q.    E +Q.   E   Q   Q   +E  Q.
|---------------||--------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|---------------||o-------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|---------------||--------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|---------------||--------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|---------------||o-----4---(4)-3-----|-2-----0-(0)-----|-----4---(4)-3-----|
|-0-----------1-||--2-----------------|---------------1-|-2-----------------|
|
| Gtr II
| H      Q  E E     E E E E  E  Q   E   Q   E E +Q.   E   E E E E  E  Q   E
|---------------||--------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|---------------||o-------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|---------------||--------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|---------------||--------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|---------------||o---0-4-0-----3-----|-2-----0-(0)-----|---0-4-0-----3-----|
|-------------1-||--2--------2------2-|-----2---------1-|-2--------2------2-|


  Q.    E +Q.   E   Q   Q   +E  Q.      Q.    E +Q.   E   Q   Q   +E  Q.
|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
|-2-----0-(0)-----|-----4---(4)-3-----|-2-----0-(0)-----|-----4---(4)-3------|
|---------------1-|-2-----------------|---------------1-|-2------------------|
|
| Q   E E +Q.   E   E E E E  E  Q   E   Q   E E +Q.   E   E E E E  E  Q   E
|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
|-2-----0-(0)-----|---0-4-0-----3-----|-2-----0-(0)-----|---0-4-0-----3------|
|-----2---------1-|-2--------2------2-|-----2---------1-|-2--------2------2--|


  Q.    E +Q.   E   Q  Q  +E  Q.      Q.    E +Q.    E   Q  Q   +E  Q.
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|----2--(2)-1-----|-0----------------|----2---(2)-1------|
|-2-----0-(0)-----|-2---------------|-------2-(2)----1-|-2-----------------|
|---------------1-|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|
|
| Q   E E +Q.   E   Q  Q   E  Q   E   Q   E E  Q   Q     Q  E E  E  Q   E
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-0--------0-------|-------------------|
|-----------------|----2------1-----|-0--------0-------|----2-------1------|
|-2-----0-(0)-----|-2------2------2-|-----2-4------4---|-2----2--2------2--|
|-----2---------1-|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|


  Q.     E +Q.     E   Q  Q  +E  Q.     Q.   E +Q.      E   Q  Q  +E  Q.
|--------------------|----------------|-------------------|----------------|
|--------------------|----------------|-------------------|----------------|
|--------------------|----------------|-------------------|----------------|
|-0------------------|----------------|-------------------|----------------|
|--------4-(4)-------|----4--(4)-3----|-2----0-(0)--------|----4--(4)-3----|
|------------------0-|-2--------------|-----------------1-|-2--------------|
|
| |-3--|    |-3--|
| Q  Q Q    Q  Q Q     W                H       E  a Q  E   Q  Q   H
|--------------------|----------------|-------------------|----------------|
|--------------------|----------------|-------------------|----------------|
|--------------------|----------------|-------------------|----------------|
|-0--0-0----0--0-0---|----------------|-------------------|----------------|
|-4--4-5----5--5-5---|----------------|------------2s4--0-|----------------|
|--------------------|----------------|-------------------|-2--------------|


                         1st, 2nd & 4th Verses
                          F#m                    G            G5
                                                           2/4
  Gtr III                                                 Gtr I
  Q   E E +Q.      +E     E E E E E Q.     E E E E +H       E E E E
|----------------------||-2-----2--------|-2-x-x-3-(3)----|---------|
|----------------------||-2-----2---2----|-2-x-x-3-(3)----|---------|
|-------4-(4)b6----(4)-||-2-----2---2----|-2-x-x-4-(4)----|---------|
|----------------------||-----------4----|-------5-(5)----|---------|
|----------------------||-----------4----|----------------|---5-5-5-|
|----------------------||-----------2----|----------------|---3-3-3-|
|
| Gtr I
| Q.    E +Q     Q        W                W                W
|----------------------||----------------|----------------|---------|
|----------------------||----------------|----------------|---------|
|-------2-(2)----2-----||----------------|----------------|---------|
|----------------------||----------------|----------------|---------|
|-2--------------------||----------------|----------------|---------|
|----------------------||----------------|----------------|---------|


  B                                E        E5
 4/4
  Q  E E E Q.     E S S E E H      H    +E  E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-7--7-7---7----|-7-7-7-7---7----|-0----(0)-------|------------------||
|-7--7-7---7----|-7-7-7-7---7----|-0----(0)-------|------------------||
|-8--8-8---8----|-8-8-8-8---8----|-1----(1)-------|------------------||
|-9--9-9---9----|-9-9-9-9---9----|-2----(2)-------|------------------||
|---------------|----------------|-2----(2)-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--||
|---------------|----------------|-0----(0)-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||


 Chorus
                                                      1.
                 To Coda
  N.C.
                          2/4       4/4
  Gtr III                                                        Gtr I
  E   +Q.   E E E  a  E    E Q   E    +H     E E  Q    H    Q  E E
|-0---(0)-------x-10h12--|---8--10-|-(10)------x\----|---------------||
|-3b5-(3)---3-1-x--------|------10-|-(10)------x\----|--------------o||
|------------------------|---0---0-|--(0)------------|---------------||
|------------------------|---------|-----------------|---------------||
|------------------------|---------|-----------------|--------------o||
|------------------------|---------|-----------------|-----------1---||


                 Guitar Solo
  2.
                  N.C.
  Gtr III
                  TP         TP  TP  TP TPTP  TP
  H    Q   Q      W          Q   Q   Q  E E   W
|--------------||----------|----------------|------|
|--------------||----------|----------------|------|
|--------------||----------|----------------|------|
|--------------||----------|----------------|------|
|--------------||-9--------|-9--14--12--9-7-|-9----|
|---------14\--||----------|----------------|------|


  TP      TP    TP          TP  TP  TP     TP
  H.      Q     W           Q   Q   H      W
|------------|-----------|---------------|------|
|------------|-----------|---------------|------|
|------------|-----------|---------------|------|
|------------|-----------|---------------|------|
|-9-------9--|-12--------|-16--14--12----|-9----|
|------------|-----------|---------------|------|


  TP  TP TP  TP
  Q   Q  Q   Q    W           H     H       H     H
|---------------|----------|-------------|-------------|
|---------------|----------|-------------|-------------|
|---------------|----------|-------------|-------------|
|---------------|----------|-------------|-------------|
|-9--12--9--12--|-7--------|-10----12----|-14----12----|
|---------------|----------|-------------|-------------|


                TP         TP  TP  TP TPTP  TP          TP TP  TP TP
   H    Q  Q    W          Q   Q   Q  E E   W           Q  Q   Q  Q
|-------------|----------|----------------|----------|-----------------||
|-------------|----------|----------------|----------|-----------------||
|-------------|----------|----------------|----------|-----------------||
|-------------|----------|----------------|----------|-----------------||
|-10----5--5--|-9--------|-9--14--12--9-7-|-9--------|-12--9--12--9----||
|-------------|----------|----------------|----------|-----------------||


 3rd Verse
  F#m                    G            G5      B
                                   2/4       4/4
                                            Gtr I
  E E E E E Q.     E E E E +H       E E E E   Q  E E E Q.
|-2-----2--------|-2-x-x-3-(3)----|---------|-7--7-7---7-----|
|-2-----2---2----|-2-x-x-3-(3)----|---------|-7--7-7---7-----|
|-2-----2---2----|-2-x-x-4-(4)----|---------|-8--8-8---8-----|
|-----------4----|-------5-(5)----|---------|-9--9-9---9-----|
|-----------4----|----------------|---5-5-5-|----------------|
|-----------2----|----------------|---3-3-3-|----------------|


                   E        E5
  E S S E E H      H    +E  E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-7-7-7-7---7----|-0----(0)-------|-----------------||
|-7-7-7-7---7----|-0----(0)-------|-----------------||
|-8-8-8-8---8----|-1----(1)-------|-----------------||
|-9-9-9-9---9----|-2----(2)-------|-----------------||
|----------------|-2----(2)-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||
|----------------|-0----(0)-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||


 Chorus
                                                      D.S. al Coda
  N.C.
                         2/4       4/4
  Gtr III                                                       Gtr I
  E   +Q.   E E E  a  E   E Q   E    +H     E E  Q    H    Q  E E
|-0---(0)-------x-10h12-|---8--10-|-(10)------x\----|---------------||
|-3b5-(3)---3-1-x-------|------10-|-(10)------x\----|---------------||
|-----------------------|---0---0-|--(0)------------|---------------||
|-----------------------|---------|-----------------|---------------||
|-----------------------|---------|-----------------|---------------||
|-----------------------|---------|-----------------|-----------1---||


 Outro
  &
  N.C. D
 2/4       4/4
  Gtr III
  E Q   E    +W            +W            +W
|---8--10-|-(10)--------|-(10)--------|-(10)----*|
|------10-|-(10)--------|-(10)--------|-(10)----*|
|---0--11-|-(11)--------|-(11)--------|-(11)----*|
|-------0-|--(0)--------|--(0)--------|--(0)----*|
|---------|-------------|-------------|---------*|
|---------|-------------|-------------|---------*|


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
  - 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 -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

 
 
Pink Floyd - Lucifer Sam :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
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About the artist behind Lucifer Sam:

Pink Floyd are an English rock band that initially earned recognition for their psychedelic or space rock music, and, as they evolved, for their progressive rock music. They are known for philosophical lyrics, sonic experimentation, innovative cover art, and elaborate live shows. One of rock music's most successful acts, the group have sold over 200 million albums worldwide[1][2] including 74.5 million albums in the United States alone.[3]

Pink Floyd had moderate mainstream success and were one of the most popular bands in the London underground music scene in the late 1960s as a psychedelic band led by Syd Barrett; however, Barrett's erratic behaviour eventually forced his colleagues to replace him with guitarist and singer David Gilmour. After Barrett's departure, singer and bass player Roger Waters gradually became the dominant and driving force in the group in the late-1970s, until his eventual departure from the group in 1985. The band recorded several albums, achieving worldwide success with The Dark Side of the Moon (1973), Wish You Were Here (1975), Animals (1977), and The Wall (1979). In 1985, Waters declared Pink Floyd "a spent force", but the remaining members, led by Gilmour, continued recording and touring under the name Pink Floyd. Although they were unsuccessfully sued by Waters for rights to the name, they again enjoyed worldwide success with A Momentary Lapse of Reason (1987) and The Division Bell (1994). Eventually they reached a settlement out of court with Waters allowing them use of the name. Waters performed with the band for the first time in 24 years on 2 July 2005 at the London Live 8 concert.

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