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Moonlight Shadow tab

Song: Moonlight Shadow
Album: Crises
Author: Mike Oldfield


This tab is just my interpretation of the song, and probably it does
not show the real author's work.  If you find any mistake contact me,
please.


Moisés Ferrer Serra
oldfield@byaku.net


Tab notation:
s	slide
>/<	slide up/down (indeterminated number of frets)
h	hammer on
p	pull off
b	bend
r	release bend
()	pre-bend

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Chords

     E                 A                 B
E|---0---|        E|---0---|        E|---2---|
B|---0---|        B|---2---|        B|---4---|
G|---1---|        G|---2---|        G|---4---|
D|---2---|        D|---2---|        D|---4---|
A|---2---|        A|---0---|        A|---2---|
E|---0---|        E|-------|        E|-------|

   C#m                 E2
E|---4---|        E|---4---|
B|---5---|        B|---5---|
G|---6---|        G|---4---|
D|---6---|        D|---2---|
A|---4---|        A|-------|
E|-------|        E|-------|





Intro

E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------11-13-11---------------------------------------------------|
D|------14----------14-11----11-13-------11-13-14-14-13-13-11-13-14---|
A|---14-------------------14----------11------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------14---------------------------------|

E|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|---11------|
D|-----------|
A|------14---|
E|-----------|


    C#m                 A
The Last That Ever She Saw Him

B                  E          B 
Carried Away By A Moonlight Shadow

     C#m                  A
He Passed On Worried And Warning

B                  E          B
Carried Away By A Moonlight Shadow


E                      B
Lost In A Riddle That Saturday Night

C#m   A         B
Far Away On The Other Side

        E                         B
He Was Caught In The Middle Of A Desperate Fight

         C#m           A             B
And She Couldn't Find How To Push Through


      C#m                     A
The Trees That Whisper In The Evening

B                  E          B
Carried Away By A Moonlight Shadow

        C#m                 A
Sing A song Of Sorrow And Grieving

B                  E          B
Carried Away By A Moonlight Shadow


E                          B
All She Saw Was The Silhouette Of A Gun

C#m   A         B
Far Away On The Other Side

         E                  B
He Was Shot Six Times By A Man On The Run

         c#m           A             B
And She Couldn't Find How To Push Through 




[Chorus]

E2  B   E2  B
I Stay, I Pray

     E      A      B E2 B
See You In Heaven Far Away

E2  B   E2  B
I Stay, I Pray

     E      A    B  E2 B
See You In Heaven One Day



C#m               A
Four A.M. In The Morning

B                  E          B
Carried Away By A Moonlight Shadow

   C#m                 A
I Watched Your Vision Forming

B                  E          B
Carried Away By A Moonlight Shadow


E                          B 
Stars Moved Slowly In The Silvery Night

C#m   A         B
Far Away On The Other Side

          E               B
Will You Come To Talk To Me This Night

         C#m           A             B
But She Couldn't Find How To Push Through


[Chorus]



  Guitar Solo (2:06)

E|--------------------------------9---11s12-----14-----14-----14-------|
B|----------9h10p9--------------------------(14)16-(14)16-(14)16r14----|
G|--------9--------9------------9---9----------------------------------|
D|---9h11------------11-9----11----------------------------------------|
A|------------------------12-------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---12----------------12---------12------------9h10p9-----------------|
G|------11-13-14----13----11p8-11----8b9r8----9--------9---------------|
D|---------------14------------------------11------------11-9----11----|
A|------------------------------------------------------------12-------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-----9---11s12-14--------14-----14----14---------------------------------------|
B|---------------14b16-(14)16-(14)16r14-12----12--------------12-----12-----12---|
G|---9---9---------------------------------11-13b14-11b13-(11)13-(11)13-(11)13---|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------12------12---12--------12-----12-----12-12---------12---------12-------12---|
G|---(11)13r11p9-11p9-11b13-(11)13-(11)13-(11)13-11b13r11p9-11b13r11p9-11b13r11-11---|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----12----------------12---------10--------------------17-19--------|
G|---9-11-11-13-11----13----------9------11-11s13-9s11-16--------------|
D|-----------------14-------13-11------9--9--9----9--------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-------19------------19----19----19--------19----19----19-19-19---------|
B|---(19)21-(19)21-(19)21r19-17----19b21-(19)21-21r19-19-17-19-19-17-19---|
G|------------------------------16----------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---19p17-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------18p16-18p16-------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------18p16-------16----------------16-16-18s14s16----|
A|---------------------------19p16----16h19p16-16----14-14-16s12s14----|
E|------------------------------------------------19-------------------|

E|-------------19-----------19--------------------------19-----19------|
B|-------19b21----(19)20b21----(19)20b21r19-17----19b21----(19)20b21---|
G|---------------------------------------------18----------------------|
D|---16<---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---14<---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|---19-19----------------19-----------19------------------------------|
B|------21r19-------16-17b19r18-(17)18b19-17b19r17p16----16-19b21------|
G|---------------18-----------------------------------16---------------|
D|------------14-------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|---19--------19-----------------16-----------------------------------|
B|------(19)21----(19)21r19-17h19--------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------16s18-16h18-----------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------16b18-16-14-----------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---14s16b18-16-------------------13-14-16-16-18-14-16-16-14-16------|
A|---------------16-16-14-14-16-16-------14-14-16-14-14-14-14-14------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|---------16-------16------------------------------|
D|---16s18----16s18----16s18-16-14h16p14h16-14-14---|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|



E                         B
Caught In The Middle Of A Hundred And Five 



  Solo guitar (2:55)

E|-------------------------------------------------------12----12-----|
B|-------------12h14p12----12----12h14p12----12h14-12h14----14----14--|
G|---9-9-11s13----------13----13----------13--------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|---12----12------|
B|------14----14---|
G|-----------------|
D|-----------------|
A|-----------------|
E|-----------------|



     E                      B
The Night Was Heavy And The Air Was Alive

         C#m           A             B
But She Couldn't Find How To Push Through





Repeat the solo guitar while fading off.





B                  E          B 
Carried Away By A Moonlight Shadow

B                  E          B 
Carried Away By A Moonlight Shadow

C#m   A         B
Far Away On The Other Side

         C#m           A
But She Couldn't Find How To Push Through



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