Desert Sessions

Coward's Way Out

Desert Sessions

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Coward's Way Out

	  		

Rhythm Main 
A lot of room for variation on this one, be creative. 

e||---9------9-------------------------|| 
B||*--9------9------------------------*|| 
G||---9------9-------------------------|| 
D||--11-----11----------9---------9----|| 
A||*-11-----11-----9h11---11---11---9-*|| 
E||---9------9-------------------------|| 

Lead "Verse" (0:49) 
Technically, two different guitars play one string, but it's easy enough solo. 

e||---------------------------------------------------------------| 
B||--12b14=======14r12=========12b14-12b14========14r12===========| 
G||--11b13=======13r11=========11b13-11b13========13r11===========| 
D||---------------------------------------------------------------| 
A||---------------------------------------------------------------| 
E||---------------------------------------------------------------| 

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|| 
B|---------12=========12b14r12======-------12b14-12b14=========12b14r12--|| 
G|---11b13============11b13r11======-------11b13-11b13=========11b13r11--|| 
D|----------------------------------11-11--------------------------------|| 
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|| 
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|| 

Transition 
Both Lead and Rhythm play this. 

e||------------------------------------|| 
B||------------------------------------|| 
G||------------------------------------|| 
D||------------------------------------|| 
A||------------12p11-9---------9-------|| 
E||--7h9-11---------------9h11---11-9--|| 

First Solo (1:31) 

e||------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B||------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G||-----------------------------------------------------------11-----------------| 
D||-----9------9--11-11----11h13-13-13h14-14-14-13h14p11--/13----13-14--14-14/16-| 
A||-11-----11--------------------------------------------------------------------| 
E||------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|-------------------------------------------14------14-14b16r14-------------14----| 
G|-----------------13-16---13-16p13----13-16------16-------------16-13----16----16-| 
D|--14-16-16br16--------------------16---------------------------------------------| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|-----12--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|--13----11-13-11-------------------------------------------11/13-13--/16--16--16-| 
D|-----------------14---13--13-14-13-11-----11-11-11-14g16-------------------------| 
A|--------------------------------------14-----------------------------------------| 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

e|--------12/14---14-14-14br14-14h16p14-12-14----12--------------|| 
B|-----14-------------------------------------14----14----14g16\-|| 
G|--16-----------------------------------------------------------|| 
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|| 
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|| 

Lead "Verse" variation, transition (2:09) 

e||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|| 
B||--12b14======14-11========12b14=======14r12========----------------------------------|| 
G||--11b13======-------------11b13=======13r11========----------------------------------|| 
D||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|| 
A||--------------------------------------------------------------12p11-9---------9------|| 
E||----------------------------------------------------7h9-11---------------9h11---11-9-|| 

Bridge Fills and finishing chord (2:16) 
Transition riff between each fill 

e||----------------|---------------|--------------||---9--|| 
B||----------------|---------------|-12===========||---9--|| 
G||--13-11b========|---------------|-11b13========||---9--|| 
D||----------------|---------------|--------------||--11--|| 
A||----------------|--14-11-----14-|--------------||--11--|| 
E||----------------|---------------|--------------||---9--|| 

Transition variation (2:30) 

e||---------------------------------|| 
B||---------------------------------|| 
G||---------------------------------|| 
D||-----------11p10-8--------8------|| 
A||--6h8-9---------------8h9---9-8--|| 
E||---------------------------------|| 

After the keyboard break, there's more of the main riff, main chord, transition etc.  
Easy enough to figure out. 
Once it starts picking up, there's also a sped up version of the transition. 
Then: 

Rhythm Main 2 
The notes in between the chords are actually the keyboard, try artificial or natural  
harmonics for a better sound. 

e||---9/10--10--10---9-----------9/10--10--10---9----------|| 
B||*--9/10--10--10---9-----------9/10--10--10---9---------*|| 
G||---9/10--10--10---9----11-----9/10--10--10---9----------|| 
D||--11/12--12--12--11----------11/12--12--12--11----------|| 
A||*-11/12--12--12--11----------11/12--12--12--11----12---*|| 
E||---9/10--10--10---9-----------9/10--10--10---9----------|| 

Lots of guitar feedback from the lead, then: 

Second Solo (4:06) 

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|--------------9-9-9----11-11-11--9--11--9-----------------------------9-9-9--11--9--11--11-| 
A|--11-11-11---------------------------------11----9-9-9----11-11-11-------------------------| 
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

e|----------------------------------------------| 
B|----------------------------------------------| 
G|-------9----9-8----8-11p9p8-11p9p8-11p9p8-etc-| 
D|-9-11-----------------------------------------| 
A|------------------------------(10 or 11 times)| 
E|----------------------------------------------| 

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|--11p9p8-11p9p8-11-------------------------------------------------------------------| 
D|----------------------13h14--14--14--14--13--13--11--11------11------11-----------11-| 
A|---------------------------------------------------------14------14-----14p11--14----| 
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|| 
B|-----------------------------/14--14--14--12-12-12-12-12-12-etc--|| 
G|--9h11--11br--9--9--11/13----------------------------------------|| 
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|| 
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|| 
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|| 

Closing Lead 

e||------------------------------------------|| 
B||*----------------------------------------*|| 
G||----------------+7+-----------------------|| 
D||-------------------------------------+7+--|| 
A||*------9--------------------9------------*|| 
E||--9h11---11-9----------9h11---11-9--------|| 

That's about it. Good luck, and have fun. 

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| /   slide up 
| \   slide down 
| h   hammer-on 
| p   pull-off 
| g   grace note 
| +   harmonic 
| *   repeat 
		  

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