Deep Purple

Deep Purple
Fireball (Guitar tab)

Date: Thu, 28 May 1998 10:46:56 -0400
From: Henry Leyh
Subject: d/deep_purple/fireball.tab

Another Purple gem, being not exactly a ballade.

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DEEP PURPLE "Fireball" (Fireball -- 1971)
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written by Blackmore/Gillan/Glover/Lord/Paice
transcribed by Henry Leyh -- leyh@inp-greifswald.de

verse 1:
e|------------------------------------------------------------------
B|------------------------------------------------------------------
G|------------------------------------------------------------------
D|------------------------------------------------------------------
A|-----------------------------5--------------------------5---------
E|--(5h)7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-5---(5h)7--7-7-7-7-7-7---7-5--7x-
v v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v v v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v v

The golden light about you -- show me where you're from
The magic in your eye bewitches -- all you gaze upon
You stand up on your hill and -- behop all around you
They wonder where you're from oh -- they wonder where I found you

chorus 1:
e|--------------------------------------7----------------------2----
B|-----------------------9------------7-7----------------------2----
G|-----------------------9------------8-8----------------------3----
D|-----------------------9------------9-9----------------------4----
A|-------------4-5-7------------------------------------------------
E|--5----------------0------------7---------7-7\-----------3--------

Oh my love it's a -- long way Where you're from it's a long way

verse 2:
I tried to understand you, -- I tried to love you right
The way you smile and touch me always sets my heart alight
Your lips are like a fire -- burning through my soul
And people ask me where you're from They really wanna know

chorus 2:
e|----------------------------------------------------------2-------
B|----------------------------------------------------------2-------
G|----------------------------------------------------------3-------
D|--------------------------------9-------------------------4-------
A|-------------4-5-6-(7)----------9-------------------------4-------
E|--5-----------------0-----------7---------------------------------

Oh my soul it's a long way -- Where you're from it's a long way

interlude 1:
e|------------------------------------------------------------------
B|------------------------------------------------------------------
G|------------------------------------------------------------------
D|------------------------------------------------------------------
A|--7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------
E|------------------------------------------------------------------
v v ^ ...

Magic woman -- wreckin' up my soul

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

Things you tell me have -- never been told

e|------------------------------------------------------------------
B|------------------------------------------------------------------
G|------------------------------------------------------------------
D|------------------------------------------------------------------
A|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-------------------------3h4p3h4-
E|----------------------------------5-----5\2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------
trill
Magic woman -- I don't know

e|------------------------------------------------------------------
B|------------------------------------------------------------------
G|------------------------------------------------------------------
D|------------------------------------------------------------------
A|------------------3h4p3h4---------3h4p3h4---some weird scratching-
E|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------2-2-2-2---------------------------------
(...4 times...)

Electric before me I love you so I love you so

verse 3:
You're racing like a fireball -- dancing like a ghost
You're gemini and I don't know which one I like the most
My head is getting broken and my -- mind is getting bust
But now I'm coming with you down the road of golden dust

chorus 3:
Oh my love it's a long way Where you're from it's a long way

interlude 2 (after Roger's solo):
e|------------------------------------------------------------------
B|--7x---7-7x---7x--------------------------------------------------
G|--8x---8-8x---8x---3-4--------------------------------------------
D|--9x---9-9x---9x-----------3-4------------------------------------
A|--9x---9-9x---9x-------1-2----------------------------------------
E|-------------------------------0-1-2-3-4-5-5h7--7-7-7-7-7...

verse riff over Jon's solo
verse riff again

chorus 4:
e|------5-----------7---11------------------------------------------
B|------5---9-9---7-7---11------------------------------------------
G|------6---9-9---8-8---11------------------------------------------
D|------7---9-9---9-9---11------------------------------------------
A|------7---7-7---9-----9-------------------------------------------
E|--5---------------------------------------------------------------

verse again until fade...

Hope you enjoy.

Comments, suggestions and general admiration to
leyh@inp-greifswald.de

--
Gru�,
Henry

"So ein paar grundgelehrte Zitate sind eine Zier f�r den Menschen."
-- Heinrich Heine

OptimusPrime

Toegevoegd door OptimusPrime op zo 01 dec, 2002 9:26 am

Auteur: Ian Gillan, Ian Paice, Jon Lord, Ritchie Blackmore, Roger Glover
Componist: ?
Uitgever: EMI Records Ltd
Uitgegeven in: 1971
Taal: Engels
Beschikbaar op: 30 (1998), Deepest Purple (1980), Fireball (1971), Live at Montreux 1996 (2006), The Platinum Collection (2005)

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