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BLACK SABBATH PARANOID Guitar Recorded Version TABLATURE Planet Caravan-Iron Man-War Pigs

 

BLACK SABBATH, PARANOID. TABLATURE

Black Sabbath - Paranoid

Series: Guitar Recorded Version TAB
Artist: Black Sabbath

Ten-song matching folio: Electric Funeral - Fairies Wear Boots (Interpolating Jack the Stripper) - Hand of Doom - Iron Man - Jack the Stripper - Luke's Wall - Paranoid - Planet Caravan - Rat Salad - War Pigs (Interpolating Luke's Wall).

Inventory #HL 00690142
ISBN: 9780793567294
UPC: 073999247237
Width: 9.0"
Length: 12.0"
48 pages

 

"Never Say Die" (Aug. 1997)
Overcoming overwhelming odds, and the right way to play "Paranoid"

At long last, Guitar World proudly presents this first instalment of a new column by the Godfather of Metal, the inimitable Tony Iommi. For nearly three decades, Iommi has been the mastermind behind the legendary and often groundbreaking heavy guitar-driven riffs of the bastard sons of British hard rock, Black Sabbath.

Hello there! Welcome to my first Guitar World column. I'm looking forward to sharing with you in these pages my thoughts on playing, equipment and the music business. Actually, this isn't the first time I've written a column - I used to do one many years ago for an English music magazine called Beat Instrumental. I did it for about eight months and it was great fun, and I'm sure this one will be too.

NEVER SAY DIE

Although my handicap has received quite a bit of press over the years, a lot of people are very surprised when they find out that I'm missing two fingertips from my fretboard (right) hand. (I'm a lefty.) After all, that is a fairly serious affliction for a guitarist. Specifically, I lost the tips of my middle and ring fingers in an accident I had at work - they got caught in a piece of machinery. Ironically, the day the accident happened was my last day at that job before turning professional musician, as I was all set to go to Germany on tour with a band. The timing couldn't have been worse - not that there's ever a good time to cut off the ends of two of your fingers!

As you can imagine, it was an awful experience and I went through a terrible period of depression because I was convinced that my guitar playing days were over for good. I went to dozens of different doctors and hospitals and they all said, "Forget it. You're not going to be able to play guitar again."

While I was down in the dumps though, a friend of mine, who happened to be my foreman at work, brought me a record of [world-renowned Gypsy jazz guitarist] Django Reinhardt who, at the time, I'd never heard of before. My friend said, "Listen to this guy play," and I went, "No way! Listening to someone play the guitar is the very last thing I want to do right now!" But he kept insisting and he ended up playing the record for me. I told him I thought it was really good and then he said, "You know, the guy's only playing with two fingers on his fretboard hand because of an injury he sustained in a terrible fire." I was totally knocked back by this revelation and was so impressed by what I had just heard that I suddenly became inspired to start trying to play again.

I tried playing right-handed for a while but that didn't work out for me so I bandaged my two damaged fingers together and started playing lefty again using just my first (index) and little fingers. I then decided to go a step further by trying to bring my two injured fingers back into the game. What I did was this: I melted down a "Fairy Liquid" [an English dishwashing detergent] bottle, made a couple of blobs of the plastic and then sat there with a hot soldering iron and melted holes in them so they'd fit on the tips of my injured fingers, kind of like thimbles.

When I got the caps to fit comfortably, I ended up with these big balls on the ends of my fingers, so I then proceeded to file them down with sandpaper until they were approximately the size of normal fingertips.

It took me quite a while to get them exactly right because they couldn't be too heavy or thick but had to be strong enough so they didn't hurt the ends of my fingers when I used them. When I had sculpted my "thimbles" to the right size and tested them I realized that the ends weren't gripping the strings so I cut up a piece of leather and fixed pieces to the ends of them. I then spent ages rubbing the leather pads so they would get shiny and absorb some oils and would help me grip the strings better. I filed down the edges so they wouldn't catch on anything and it worked!

Once I had done this it took me quite a while to get used to bending and shaking strings with those two fingers because I obviously couldn't feel anything. It was difficult to even know where my fingers were and where they were going. It was just a matter of practicing and persevering with it, using my ears to compensate for my lost tactile sense.

In the years since my story was publicized more than a few musicians who have had similar afflictions have told me that my "never say die" attitude has inspired them to keep going. However bad something may seem at first, you've got to try to overcome it because sometimes the "impossible" is possible. It was really depressing at first, but after hearing Django, I just wouldn't accept defeat. I was sure there had to be a way around my problem.

PARANOID: THE RIGHT WAY

Anyway, that's enough about my missing fingertips! Let's finish up this first column with some music. Over the years a lot of guitar magazines and books have transcribed my "Paranoid" main riff but nearly all of them did so incorrectly. They invariably get the notes right but the position on the neck is always wrong. I saw one recently that made the same old mistake. Nearly everyone (most professional transcribers included) assumes that I play the E5 power chord that the riff is based around on the 5th and 4th strings at the 7th fret. Well, I don't! I play the chord on the 6th and 5th strings at the 12th fret. I play it here because, to my ears, the E5 power chord at the 12th fret definitely sounds darker and more ominous than the 7th fret grip. (Compare both figures by playing them back-to-back and you'll hear exactly what I mean.) So, the correct way to play the opening riff to "Paranoid" is as shown in FIGURE 9.

Regarding the three grace-note hammer-ons that occur on the 5th string at the very beginning of the riff-they're definitely played by "feel" and will sound wrong if you perform them too quickly or too slowly. To get them right, listen to the recording carefully a few times until you've memorized the way that part of the riff sounds. Like the saying goes, "if you can hum it, you can play it!" See you on the road with the OzzFest.

 

Electric Funeral
Fairies Wear Boots (Interpolating Jack The Stripper)
Hand Of Doom
Iron Man
Jack The Stripper
Luke's Wall
Paranoid
Planet Caravan
Rat Salad
War Pigs (Interpolating Luke's Wall)

48 pages

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BLACK SABBATH RIFF BY RIFF BASS TABLATURE-LIBRO-Iron Man-N.I.B.-Planet Caravan-War Pigs-Supernaut

BLACK SABBATH, RIFF BY RIFF BASS. TAB.

Series: Riff by Riff
TAB
Composer: Rich Zurkowski
The most comprehensive bass book ever on the music of Black Sabbath! Features over 130 annotated, note-for-note excerpts from Black Sabbath through Mob Rules, in-depth lessons, a history of the band, info on their gear setups, lots of photos, and much more. Songs include:

After Forever
Am I Going Insane (Radio)
Bassically
Behind The Wall Of Sleep
Black Sabbath
Changes
Children Of The Grave
Children Of The Sea
Dirty Women
Electric Funeral
The Elegy
Fairies Wear Boots (Interpolating Jack The Stripper)
Hand Of Doom
Heaven And Hell
Hole In The Sky
Into The Void
Iron Man
Jack The Stripper
Killing Yourself To Live
Luke's Wall
Megalomania
The Mob Rules
Neon Knights
N.I.B.
Paranoid
Planet Caravan
Rat Salad
Sabbath, Bloody Sabbath
Sabbra Cadabra
The Sign Of The Southern Cross
Snowblind
Solitude
Supernaut
Sweet Leaf
Symptom Of The Universe
War Pigs (Interpolating Luke's Wall)
Wasp
Wheels Of Confusion
Wicked World
The Wizard

80 pages

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€25,99

BLACK SABBATH-MASTER OF REALITY-Solitude-Orchid Guitar Recorded Version TABLATURE LIBRO

 

 

BLACK SABBATH, MASTER OF REALITY. TABLATURE

Black Sabbath - Master of Reality
Series: Guitar Recorded Version TABLATURE
Artist: Black Sabbath

Matching folio with 12 songs, including: After Forever • Children of the Grave • Death Mask • The Elegy • Into the Void • Solitude • Step Up • and more. 

Inventory #HL 00690148

ISBN: 9780793567751
UPC: 073999419962
Width: 9.0"
Length: 12.0"
40 pages

 

Album Released July 21, 1971

  • Tony Iommi - Lead Guitar & Keyboards
  • Geezer Butler - Bass
  • Ozzy Osbourne - Vocals
  • Bill Ward - Drums
  • Produced by Rodger Bain for Tony Hall Enterprises
  • Engineers: Colin Caldwell/Vic Smith
  • Recorded at Record Plant Los Angeles 

 

 

TITLE - AUTHOR - YEAR

After Forever - Words and music: Frank Iommi, William Ward, John Osbourne, Terence Butler - 1971
Children Of The Grave - Words and music: Frank Iommi, William Ward, John Osbourne, Terence Butler - 1971
Death Mask - Words and music: Frank Iommi, William Ward, John Osbourne, Terence Butler - 1971
The Elegy - Words and music: Frank Iommi, William Ward, John Osbourne, Terence Butler - 1971
Embryo - Music: Frank Iommi - 1971
The Haunting - Words - Words and music: Frank Iommi, William Ward, John Osbourne, Terence Butler - 1971
Into The Void  - Words and music: Frank Iommi, William Ward, John Osbourne, Terence Butler - 1971
Lord Of This World - Words and music: Frank Iommi, William Ward, John Osbourne, Terence Butler - 1971
Orchid - Music: Frank Iommi - 1971
Solitude - Words and music: Frank Iommi, William Ward, John Osbourne, Terence Butler - 1971
Step Up - Words and music: Frank Iommi, William Ward, John Osbourne, Terence Butler - 1971
Sweet Leaf - Words and music: Frank Iommi, William Ward, John Osbourne, Terence Butler - 1971

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BLACK SABBATH-ANTHOLOGY-A National Acrobat-Planet Caravan-N.I.B.-Iron Man-Junior's Eyes TABLATURE

BLACK SABBATH, ANTHOLOGY. Anthony Iommi a 12 anni suonava, come tutti i suoi famigliari, la fisarmonica. Dopo pochi mesi con i Jethro Tull come chitarrista, formerà alla fine del 1969 i Black Sabbath. L'ultimo giorno di lavoro nella fabbrica siderurgica dove era impiegato, una macchina gli taglia i polpastrelli del medio e dell'anulare. Il giorno dopo avrebbe dovuto suonare in Germania. Per un mezzo anno non può fare niente, poi cerca di ricominciare. Suona solo con due dita, perché è troppo doloroso quando preme le corde. "Quasi tutti mi dicevano di smettere, senza saper quanto era importante per me suonare, non sapevo come fare". Solo un suo amico insisteva perchè continuasse, e gli portò un disco di Django Reinhardt, il famoso jazzista gitano che suonava solo con due dita a causa di un incendio nella sua carovana. Stupito e incoraggiato da quel musicista, si costruì dei polpastrelli finti e anche se inizialmente non riusciva a sentire le corde ricominciò a suonare, adattando alla condizione delle sue dita i bendings e vibrati. La canzone N.I.B. (nib, in inglese vuol dire pennino) chiamata così perchè in quel periodo la barba del batterista Bill Ward, sembrava il pennino di una penna a inchiostro. Per ragioni di design della copertina, e per dare un senso criptato, di mistero, il titolo fu puntato; N.I.B.: Nativity In Black. TABLATURE

This unique collection of 27 of Black Sabbath's greatest songs will be a hit with your favorite HM guitarist. Includes such headbangers as Iron Man, Paranoid, and War Pigs. All guitar solos are notated in both standard notation and tablature.
127 pages

Contents:
A Hard Road
A National Acrobat
Black Sabbath
Chidren Of The Grave
Chidren Of The Sea
Country Girl
Dirty Women
Fairies Wear Boots/Jack The Stripper
Heaven And Hell
Iron Man
Junior's Eyes
Looking For Today
N.I.B.
Neon Knights
Never Say Die
Paranoid
Planet Caravan
Sabbath, Bloody Sabbath
Sleeping Village/A Bit Of Finger
Snowblind
Supernaut
Sweet Leaf
Tomorrow's Dream
Under The Sun/Every Day Comes And Goes
Voodoo
War Pigs
The Wizard

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BLACK SABBATH WE SOLD OUR SOUL FOR ROCK 'N' ROLL Bass Recorded Versions TABLATURE LIBRO SPARTITI

BLACK SABBATH, WE SOLD OUR SOUL FOR ROCK 'N' ROLL. BASS TAB.

Series: Bass Recorded Versions
Artist: Black Sabbath
Matching folio to the double live LP from this legendary heavy metal group. 15 songs, including:
Am I Going Insane (Radio)
Black Sabbath
Changes
Children Of The Grave
Fairies Wear Boots (Interpolating Jack The Stripper)
Iron Man
N.I.B.
Paranoid
Sabbath, Bloody Sabbath
Snowblind
Sweet Leaf
Tomorrow's Dream
War Pigs (Interpolating Luke's Wall)
Warning
The Wizard

80 pages

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BLACK SABBATH WE SOLD OUR SOUL FOR ROCK N' ROLL Guitar Recorded Versions TABLATURE

BLACK SABBATH, WE SOLD OUR SOUL FOR ROCK N' ROLL. TAB.

Revised Edition
Series: Guitar Recorded Version TAB

Guitar tab for 16 hard-rocking songs from the double live LP:

Am I Going Insane (Radio)
Black Sabbath
Changes
Children Of The Grave
Fairies Wear Boots (Interpolating Jack The Stripper)
Iron Man
Laguna Sunrise
N.I.B.
Paranoid
Sabbath, Bloody Sabbath
Snowblind
Sweet Leaf
Tomorrow's Dream
War Pigs (Interpolating Luke's Wall)
Warning
The Wizard

112 pages

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BLACK SABBATH-THE BEST OF-TABLATURE-Changes-Bloody-Snowblind-Sweet Leaf-War Pigs-SPARTITI

 

BLACK SABBATH, THE BEST OF. TABLATURE
 
The Best of Black Sabbath
Series: Music Sales America
Publisher: Music Sales America
Format: Softcover - TAB
Artist: Black Sabbath
 
Nineteen songs in guitar tab including: Black Sabbath - Changes - Children of the Grave - Dirty Woman - Fairies Wear Boots/Jack the Stripper - Heaven and Hell - Iron Man - Paranoid - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath - Snowblind - Sweet Leaf - War Pigs.
 
Inventory #HL 14004291
ISBN: 9780825614606
UPC: 752187928812
Publisher Code: AM92881
Width: 9.0"
Length: 11.75"
96 pages
 
A National Acrobat
Black Sabbath
Changes
Children Of The Grave
Dirty Women
Fairies Wear Boots/Jack The Stripper
Heaven And Hell
Iron Man 
Looking For Today
N.I.B
Neon Knights
Never Say Die
Paranoid
Sabbath, Bloody Sabbath 
Sleeping Village/A Bit Of Finger
Snowblind 
Sweet Leaf 
Symptom Of The Universe
War Pigs 
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BLACK SABBATH BEST BAND SCORE N.I.B.-sweet leaf-supernaut-bloody-TABLATURE SPARTITI LIBRO

BLACK SABBATH. BAND. black sabbath -N.I.B. -paranoid -iron man -electric funeral -sweet leaf -children of the grave -supernaut -snowblind -sabbath bloody sabbath. TABLATURE

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BLACKMORE RITCHIE GUITARIST greensleeves-black night-highway star-smoke on the water-lazy SPARTITI

BLACKMORE RITCHIE, SUPER GUITAR. Contiene: black night -child in time -speed king -highway star -smoke on the water -lazy -woman from Tokyo -burn -man on the silver mountain -long live rock'n'roll -kill the king -all night long -lost in Hollywood -spotlight kid -death alley driver -stranded -black masquerade -shadow of the moon -greensleeves. TAB.

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BLACKMORE RAINBOW GUITAR TABLATURE-gates of babylon-all night long-hall of the mountain king LIBRO

BLACKMORE, RAINBOW, GUITAR. 11 Titles, 119 pages. Catch the rainbow -a light in the black -long live rock'n'roll -gates of babylon -all night long -since you been gone -I surrender -spotlight kid -death alley driver -fire dance -drinking with the devil -hall of the mountain king. TAB.

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