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Godspeed Tabs

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Alter Bridge
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                [Intro]

    Play 2x before lyrics start
Eb|-------------------|--------------------|-------------------|----------------------|
Bb|-------------------|--------------------|-------------------|----------------------|
Gb|--2----------------|--5--------4--------|-------------------|-----------5----4-----|
Db|--2----------------|--5--------4--------|--3----------------|--2--------5----4-----|
Ab|--0----------------|--3--------2--------|--3----------------|--2--------3----2-----|
Eb|-------------------|--3--------2--------|--1----------------|--0-------------------|



[Verse 1]

    Play with slight muting
    1       2       3       4         1       2        3       4
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb|-x---5-5---0-0---2-------0---0-0-|-x-0-0---2--------0---0-0-0---2-4-|
Db|---------------------2-----------|-------------2--------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
    "Test me once again                      You know I didn't do"

    1       2       3       4         1       2        3       4
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb|-----5-5---0-0---2-------0---0-0-|-x-0-0---2--------5---5-5-5-------|
Db|---------------------2-----------|-------------2----5---5-5-5-------|
Ab|-0-------------------------------|------------------3---3-3-3-------|
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------0-0-0-|
    "anything"

Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb|-----5-5---0-0---2-------0---0-0-|-x-0-0---2--------0---0-0-0---2-4-|
Db|---------------------2-----------|-------------2--------------------|
Ab|-0-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
   "Set           my life   on low            You know I could   have" 

Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb|-2---5-5---0-0---2-------0---0-0-|-x-0-0---2------------------------|
Db|---------------------2-----------|-------------2----7\5---5-5-------|
Ab|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|------------------5\3---3-3-3-3-3-|
    "had it all"

Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb|-----5-5---0-0---2-------0---0-0-|-x-0-0---2--------0---0-0-0---2-4-|
Db|---------------------2-----------|-------------2--------------------|
Ab|-0-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
   "Drifting       out of place               with no direction   and"

Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb|-2---5-5---0-0---2-------0---0-0-|-x-0-0---2--------5/7--7-7-7--x-x-|
Db|---------------------2-----------|-------------2--------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|------------------3/5--5-5-5------|
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
    "no    escape"

Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb|-----5-5---0-0---2-------0---0-0-|-x-0-0---2--------0---0-0-0---2-4-|
Db|---------------------2-----------|-------------2--------------------|
Ab|-0-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
       "Set   out   all  alone            on  to  a    place      I" 

Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|----------------------3---5-------|
Gb|-2---5-5---0-0---2-------0---0-0-|-x-0-0---2--------2---2---2-------|
Db|---------------------2-----------|-------------2----2---------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
    "don't belong                                            Without"



[PreChorus]

    Rhythm - Strum straight 8th notes. Hold on the ending bar (on repeat)
Eb|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
Db|-5---------------------|-5---------------------|-3---------------------|-3---------------------| play 2x
Ab|-5---------------------|-5---------------------|-3---------------------|-3---------------------| 
Eb|-3---------------------|-3---------------------|-1---------------------|-1---------------------|
  |
  | Lead (possibly keyboard) - rest on final bar on repeat
Eb|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
Bb|------10-12------10-12-|------10-12-13-12-10---|---------10---------10-|---------10-13-12-10-12-|
Gb|-12-12------12-12------|-12-12--------------12-|-10-10-12---10-10-12---|-10-10-12---------------|
Db|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
"Without you            I   know  that   I   must change"
"Without you            I'll     never be the same,                         no"



[Chorus]

Eb|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|
Bb|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|
Gb|--5----------------|-------------------|------------------|-5-----------------| play 2x
Db|--5----------------|-2-----------------|-3----------------|-5-----------------|
Ab|--3----------------|-2-----------------|-3----------------|-3-----------------|
Eb|-------------------|-0-----------------|-1----------------|-------------------|
            "Fare-     well,      god-     speed     and goodbye"
            "You have  lived    and you have changed all our lives"

    Keyboard part:
Eb|---------8------------8-----|
Bb|------8-----8------8-----8--|
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|--10-----------10-----------|
Ab|----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------|



[PreVerse]

Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb|-x---5-5---0-0---2-------0---0-0-|-x-0-0---2--------0---0-0-0---2-4-|
Db|---------------------2-----------|-------------2--------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|

Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb|-----5-5---0-0---2-------0---0-0-|-x-0-0---2--------5---5-5-5-------|
Db|---------------------2-----------|-------------2----5---5-5-5-------|
Ab|-0-------------------------------|------------------3---3-3-3-------|
Eb|---------------------------------|------------------------------0-0-|



[Verse 2]

    Play with slight muting
    1       2       3       4         1       2        3       4
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb|-x---5-5---0-0---2-------0---0-0-|-x-0-0---2--------0---0-0-0---2-4-|
Db|---------------------2-----------|-------------2--------------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
        "Test     me all the way          Surely  you  know    I'm"

    1       2       3       4         1       2        3       4
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb|-----5-5---0-0---2-------0---0-0-|-x-0-0---2--------5---5-5-5-------|
Db|---------------------2-----------|-------------2----5---5-5-5-------|
Ab|-0-------------------------------|------------------3---3-3-3-------|
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------0-0-0-|
    "not  afraid" 
"

Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gb|-----5-5---0-0---2-------0---0-0-|-x-0-0---2--------0---0-0-0---2-4-|
Db|---------------------2-----------|-------------2--------------------|
Ab|-0-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
       "Prove  now   once   again         That I will  never        see" 

Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|----------------------3---5-------|
Gb|-2---5-5---0-0---2-------0---0-0-|-x-0-0---2--------2---2---2-------|
Db|---------------------2-----------|-------------2----2---------------|
Ab|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
    "the end                                                  Without"



[PreChorus]

    Rhythm - Strum straight 8th notes. Hold on the ending bar (on repeat)
Eb|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
Gb|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
Db|-5---------------------|-5---------------------|-3---------------------|-3---------------------| play 2x
Ab|-5---------------------|-5---------------------|-3---------------------|-3---------------------| 
Eb|-3---------------------|-3---------------------|-1---------------------|-1---------------------|
  |
  | Lead (possibly keyboard) - rest on final bar on repeat
Eb|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
Bb|------10-12------10-12-|------10-12-13-12-10---|---------10---------10-|---------10-13-12-10-12-|
Gb|-12-12------12-12------|-12-12--------------12-|-10-10-12---10-10-12---|-10-10-12---------------|
Db|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
"Without you            I   know  that   I   must change"
"Without you            I'll     never be the same,                         no"



[Chorus 2]

Eb|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|
Bb|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|
Gb|--5----------------|-------------------|------------------|-5-----------------| play 4x
Db|--5----------------|-2-----------------|-3----------------|-5-----------------|
Ab|--3----------------|-2-----------------|-3----------------|-3-----------------|
Eb|-------------------|-0-----------------|-1----------------|-------------------|
            "Fare-     well,      god-     speed     and goodbye"
            "You have  lived    and you have changed all our lives"
            "Cast    away          our regrets   and all our fears"
            "Just like,          like you did   when you were here"


    Keyboard part:
Eb|---------8------------8-----|
Bb|------8-----8------8-----8--|
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|--10-----------10-----------|
Ab|----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------|



[Bridge]
   
    Rhythm
Eb|--0------------------|--------------------|--1----------------|------------------|
Bb|--0------------------|--------------------|--1----------------|------------------|
Gb|--0------------------|--------------------|--2----------------|------------------|
Db|--2------------------|--------------------|--3----------------|------------------|
Ab|--2------------------|--------------------|--3----------------|------------------|
Eb|--0------------------|--------------------|--1----------------|------------------|
  |
  | Guitar 2
Eb|--------7------------|--------------------|--------8----------|-5----------------|
Bb|--5------------------|--------------------|--6----------------|------------------|
Gb|-----4---------------|--------------------|-----5-------------|------------------|
Db|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|------------------|
Ab|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|------------------|
Eb|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|------------------|
                          "And then the days, they ran out"

    Rhythm
Eb|--0------------------|--------------------|--1----------------|------------------|
Bb|--0------------------|--------------------|--1----------------|------------------|
Gb|--0------------------|--------------------|--2----------------|------------------|
Db|--2------------------|--------------------|--3----------------|------------------|
Ab|--2------------------|--------------------|--3----------------|------------------|
Eb|--0------------------|--------------------|--1----------------|------------------|
  |
  | Guitar 2
Eb|--------7------------|--------------------|--------8----------|-10---------------|
Bb|--5------------------|--------------------|--6----------------|------------------|
Gb|-----4---------------|--------------------|-----5-------------|------------------|
Db|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|------------------|
Ab|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|------------------|
Eb|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|------------------|
                          "And then the days, they ran out"


[Solo]

Eb|---------------------------|-----------------------------|--------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|-3-----3-----3-------3-5-3---|--------------------------|
Gb|-7b9--7b9_____________r7-5-|---5b7---5b7---5b7-5-------5-|-----5-------7br8p5-------|
Db|---------------------------|-----------------------------|-7-5---7~-----------7-5---|
Ab|---------------------------|-----------------------------|------------------------7-|
Eb|---------------------------|-----------------------------|--------------------------|

Eb|---------------------------|--------------------12---12---|-13h15p13-12-------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|-8---10----13---/15---15---15-|------------15-13--------------------|
Gb|-----------------------/9--|---9---/14---14---------------|-----------------15-14-12------------|
Db|---------------------------|------------------------------|-------------------------15-14-12-10-|
Ab|-5-3-----------------------|------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
Eb|-----3/5~------------------|------------------------------|-------------------------------------|

Eb|----------------------------|-15~~~-----------------------|
Bb|------------8------13-11/13-|-----------------------------|
Gb|--------------10/12---------|-----------------------------|
Db|-12~---8/10-----------------|-----------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|-----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------|-----------------------------|


[Solo Rhythm Chords]

Eb|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
Bb|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
Gb|--2------------------|--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
Db|--2------------------|--5-----------------|--3----------------|--3-----------5----|
Ab|--0------------------|--5-----------------|--3----------------|--3-----------5----|
Eb|---------------------|--3-----------------|--1----------------|--1-----------3----|

Eb|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
Bb|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
Gb|--2------------------|--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
Db|--2------------------|--5-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|
Ab|--0------------------|--5-----------------|--5----------------|--5----------------|
Eb|---------------------|--3-----------------|--2----------------|--2----------------|
                                                                    hold chord



[Acoustic Chorus]

Eb|-----0-----0-----0-----0--|----0-----0-----0-----0--|----1-----1-----1-----1--|
Bb|-----3-----3-----3-----3--|----3-----3-----3-----3--|----1-----1-----1-----1--|
Gb|-----0-----0-----0-----0--|----0-----0-----0-----0--|----0-----0-----0-----0--|
Db|--------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Ab|--3-----3-----3-----3-----|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------|-0-----0-----0-----0-----|-1-----1-----1-----1-----|
                "Fare         well,              god-  speed         and goodbye"

Eb|-----0-----0-----0-----0---|
Bb|-----1-----1-----1-----1---|
Gb|-----0-----0-----0-----0---|
Db|---------------------------|
Ab|--3-----3-----3-----3------|
Eb|---------------------------|


    Repeat Acoustic part, but muted Electric comes in:
Eb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Db|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
Ab|-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|-------------------------|-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|
Eb|-------------------------|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|-1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--|
               "You   have    lived       and you have changed    all our lives"

Eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
Ab|-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|
Eb|-------------------------|



[Chorus 2]

Eb|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|
Bb|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|
Gb|--5----------------|-------------------|------------------|-5-----------------| play 2x
Db|--5----------------|-2-----------------|-3----------------|-5-----------------|
Ab|--3----------------|-2-----------------|-3----------------|-3-----------------|
Eb|-------------------|-0-----------------|-1----------------|-------------------|
            "Cast    away          our regrets   and all our fears"
            "Just like,          like you did   when you were here"


    Keyboard part:
Eb|---------8------------8-----|
Bb|------8-----8------8-----8--|
Gb|----------------------------|
Db|--10-----------10-----------|
Ab|----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------|



[Ending Bridge]
   
    Rhythm
Eb|--0------------------|--------------------|--1----------------|------------------|
Bb|--0------------------|--------------------|--1----------------|------------------|
Gb|--0------------------|--------------------|--2----------------|------------------|
Db|--2------------------|--------------------|--3----------------|------------------|
Ab|--2------------------|--------------------|--3----------------|------------------|
Eb|--0------------------|--------------------|--1----------------|------------------|
  |
  | Guitar 2
Eb|--------7------------|--------------------|--------8----------|-5----------------|
Bb|--5------------------|--------------------|--6----------------|------------------|
Gb|-----4---------------|--------------------|-----5-------------|------------------|
Db|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|------------------|
Ab|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|------------------|
Eb|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|------------------|
                          "And then the days, they ran out"


[Ending Chord]

Eb|--0------------------|
Bb|--0------------------|
Gb|--2------------------|
Db|--3------------------|
Ab|--3------------------|
Eb|--1------------------|

            
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