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Uriah Heep, Bird Of Prey Tabs (ver.1)

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Bird Of Prey Tabs (ver.1)

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BIRD OF PREY
As recorded by Uriah Heep
(From the 1971 Album SALISBURY)



 Words and Music by Box/Byron/Newton

 

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Mick Box'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Mick Box 2'


   Intro
    Q=200
    N.C.
   4/4
    Gtr I
                         PM   PM                          PM    PM
    E E E E E E E E   Q  E Q  E Q    E E E E E E E E   Q  Q  Q  Q
||------------------|--------------|-----------------|---------------||
||o-----------------|--------------|-----------------|--------------o||
||------------------|--------------|-----------------|---------------||
||------------------|-1----3----1--|-----------------|-6-----5-------||
||o-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|----3----3----|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|----6-----5---o||
||------------------|--------------|-----------------|---------------||


    N.C.
    Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q   Q   Q    W          W
||--------------|---------------|----------|-------||
||o-------------|---------------|----------|------o||
||--------------|---------------|----------|-------||
||--------------|---------------|----------|-------||
||o-3--5--6--5--|-8--6--11--10--|----------|------o||
||--------------|---------------|----------|-------||
|
|   Gtr II
|   Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q   Q   Q    W          W
||--------------|---------------|----------|-------||
||o-------------|---------------|----------|------o||
||--------------|---------------|----------|-------||
||--1--3--5--3--|-6--5--10---8--|----------|-------||
||o-------------|---------------|----------|------o||
||--------------|---------------|----------|-------||


    N.C.
                         PM   PM                          PM    PM
    E E E E E E E E   Q  E Q  E Q    E E E E E E E E   Q  Q  Q  Q
||------------------|--------------|-----------------|--------------||
||o-----------------|--------------|-----------------|-------------o||
||------------------|--------------|-----------------|--------------||
||------------------|-1----3----1--|-----------------|-6-----5------||
||o-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|----3----3----|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|----6-----5--o||
||------------------|--------------|-----------------|--------------||


   Verse
    $
    C5
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||o-1-3-3-3-1-3-3-3-|-1-3-3-3-1-3-3-3-|-1-3-3-3-1-3-3-3-|-1-3-3-3-1-3-3-3-|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  C5                N.C.           C5                N.C.
                       PM   PM                          PM    PM
  E E E E E E E E   Q  E Q  E Q    E E E E E E E E   Q  Q  Q  Q    4x
|-----------------|--------------|-----------------|---------------||
|-----------------|--------------|-----------------|--------------o||
|-----------------|--------------|-----------------|---------------||
|-----------------|-1----3----1--|-----------------|-6-----5-------||
|-1-3-3-3-1-3-3-3-|----3----3----|-1-3-3-3-1-3-3-3-|----6-----5---o||
|-----------------|--------------|-----------------|---------------||


  N.C.
  Q  E Q  E Q    E Q  E Q  Q    Q  E Q  E  Q     E  Q   E  Q   Q
|--------------|--------------|---------------|--------------------|
|--------------|--------------|---------------|--------------------|
|--------------|--------------|---------------|--------------------|
|--------------|--------------|---------------|--------------------|
|-3--3-4--4-5--|-5-6--6-7--7--|-8--8-9--9-10--|-10-11--11-12--12---|
|--------------|--------------|---------------|--------------------|


 Lead
  F5           Eb5          D5           F5           Ab5
    W            W            W            W            W
|------------|------------|------------|------------|--------|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|-/13----|
|-/14--------|-/12--------|-/10--------|-/14--------|--------|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|--------|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|--------|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|--------|


  G5           Bb5          Ab5          G5           Eb5
    W            W            W            W            W
|------------|------------|------------|------------|--------|
|-/12--------|-/15--------|-/13--------|-/12--------|--------|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|-/12----|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|--------|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|--------|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|--------|


  F5              Eb5             D5              F5              Ab5
    Q   H.          Q   H.          Q   H.          Q   H.          Q   H.
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-/13--13-----|
|-/14--14-------|-/12--12-------|-/10--10-------|-/14--14-------|-------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|


  G5              Bb5             Ab5             G5              Eb5
    Q   H.          Q   H.          Q   H.          Q   H.          Q   H.
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|
|-/12--12-------|-/15--15-------|-/13--13-------|-/12--12-------|-------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-/12--12-----|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|


    C5           Eb5    F5     Eb5  C5
                     PM     PM
    Q  H.        Q   E  Q   E  Q    Q  H.
||-------------|------------------|------------|
||o------------|------------------|------------|
||-------------|-3------5------3--|------------|
||--5----------|-1------3------1--|-5----------|
||o-3----------|----(3)----(3)----|-3----------|
||-------------|------------------|------------|


 1.                  2.
                             D.S.
  Ab5     G5          Ab5     G5
      PM      PM          PM      PM
  Q   Q   Q   Q       Q   Q   Q   Q
|------------------||------------------|
|-----------------o||------------------|
|-8-------7--------||-8-------7--------|
|-6-------5--------||-6-------5--------|
|----(6)-----(5)--o||----(6)-----(5)---|
|------------------||------------------|


 Interlude
  E=200
  C5
  W          W
|----------|------------------|
|----------|------------------|
|----------|------------------|
|----------|------------------|
|----------|------------------|
|----------|------------------|
|
| Gtr II
| W          H.       S  S  E
|----------|------------------|
|----------|------------------|
|----------|---------------12-|
|----------|---------10-13----|
|----------|------------------|
|----------|------------------|


  N.C.
   E  E E E E E  E     E    E  E E E E E  E     E
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|----------------1-----0-|----------------1-----0-|
|--3--3-1-2-3-3----------|--3--3-1-2-3-3----------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|
|  ~~~                      ~~~
|  H.            E     E    H.            E     E
|-15---------------------|------------------------|
|---------------15b17r15-|------------------------|
|------------------------|-12------------12b13r12-|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|


  N.C.
   E  E E E E E  E     E    E E E E E E E E
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|----------------1-----0-|--------------1-0-|
|--3--3-1-2-3-3----------|--3-3-1-2-3-3-----|
|------------------------|------------------|
|
|  ~~~                      ~~
|  H.            S  S  E    W
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|-10------------13-12-10-|------------------|
|------------------------|-10---------------|
|------------------------|------------------|


    N.C.
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|-----------------|
||o-----------------|-----------------|
||------------------|-----------------|
||--------------1-0-|-------------1-0-|
||o-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|
||------------------|-----------------|
|
|   W                 W
||------------------|-----------------|
||o-----------------|-----------------|
||------------------|-----------------|
||------------------|-----------------|
||o-----------------|-----------------|
||------------------|-----------------|


  N.C.                               N.C.
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E Q.     E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|----------------|-------------1-0-|-------------1-0--|
|-------------1-0-|----------------|-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-3-3-1-2-3-3------|
|-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-3-3-1-2-3------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|


                                      Outro
  N.C.                                 N.C.
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E Q.       E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|----------------o||-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|------------------|
|-------------1-0-|-----------------||-------------1-0-|-------------1-0--|
|-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-3-3-1-2-3------o||-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-3-3-1-2-3-3------|
|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|------------------|


  N.C.
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E Q.     E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|----------------|-------------1-0-|
|-------------1-0-|----------------|-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|
|-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-3-3-1-2-3------|-----------------|
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|


  N.C.                                        C5
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E Q.
|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
|-------------1-0-|-----------------|----------------*|
|-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-------------1-0-|----------------*|
|-----------------|-3-3-1-2-3-3-----|-3-3-1-2-3------*|
|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|




--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


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
            
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