Black Sabbath - Iron Man Chords & Tabs

 

Iron Man Chords & Tabs

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Iron Man Tab

   
                                    IRON MAN
                          As recorded by Black Sabbath
                         (From the 1970 Album PARANOID)


Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Toni Iommi - dist electric'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Toni Iommi - dist electric'

 Intro
  Q=69
 4/4
  Gtrs I, II
  H      W          H    H         +W
|------|----------|--------------|--------|
|------|----------|--------------|--------|
|------|----------|--------------|--------|
|------|----------|--------------|--------|
|------|----------|--------------|--------|
|------|----------|------0pb2r===|=(0)----|


  +Q.      +E   H         +W            +Q    +E. S     +H       +W
|-----------------------|------------|-------------------------|--------|
|-----------------------|------------|-------------------------|--------|
|-----------------------|------------|-------------------------|--------|
|-----------------------|------------|-------------------------|--------|
|-----------------------|------------|-------------------------|--------|
|-(0)b1====(0)r-0pb2r===|=(0)--------|-([0])--(0)-0pb2==(0)r===|=(0)----|


  Q   Q   E  E  E.   S     S  S  S  S  E  E  E  E  E  S  S
|-----------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------------------|
|-9--12--12-14-14--(17)-|-17-16-17-16-17-12-12-14-14-14----|
|-7--10--10-12-12--(15)-|-15-14-15-14-15-10-10-12-12-12h15-|


  Q   Q   E  E  E.  +S     S  S  S  S  E  E  E  E  E S S
|-----------------------|--------------------------------||
|-----------------------|--------------------------------||
|-----------------------|--------------------------------||
|-----------------------|--------------------------------||
|-9--12--12-14-14--(14)-|-17-16-17-16-17-12-12-14-14-----||
|-7--10--10-12-12--(12)-|-15-14-15-14-15-10-10-12-12-xS0-||


   Verse 1
    Q=76
              ~
    Q  Q  E E Q    S S S S S S E E E E  E
||---------------|--------------------------||
||o--------------|-------------------------o||
||---------------|--------------------------||
||---------------|-5p4-5p4-5p4--------------||
||o----5--5-7-7--|-------------5-5-7-7s15\-o||
||--7------------|--------------------------||


  Q   Q   E  E  E.  +S     S  S  S  S  E  E  E  E  E S S
|-----------------------|--------------------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------------------|
|-9--12--12-14-14--(14)-|-17-16-17-16-17-12-12-14-14-----|
|-7--10--10-12-12--(12)-|-15-14-15-14-15-10-10-12-12-xS0-|


              ~
    Q  Q  E E Q    S S S S S S E E E E  E
||---------------|--------------------------||
||o--------------|-------------------------o||
||---------------|--------------------------||
||---------------|-5p4-5p4-5p4--------------||
||o----5--5-7-7--|-------------5-5-7-7s15\-o||
||--7------------|--------------------------||


                              ~~
    E Q  E     +E  Q  E   E E E. S E E E E
||----------------------|-------------------||
||o---------------------|------------------o||
||----------------------|-------------------||
||----------------------|-------------------||
||o------5b5.5-(5)------|------------------o||
||--7-7------------7--6-|-5-5-5--0-4-5-5-6--||


                            ~
  E Q  E     +E  Q  E   E E Q  H
|---------------------|-------------|
|---------------------|-------------|
|---------------------|-------------|
|---------------------|-------------|
|------5b5.5-(5)------|-------------|
|-7-7------------7--6-|-5-5-5-------|


    Q   Q   E  E  E.  +S     S  S  S  S  E  E  E  E  E S S
||------------------------|---------------------------------||
||o-----------------------|--------------------------------o||
||------------------------|---------------------------------||
||------------------------|---------------------------------||
||o-9--12--12-14-14--(14)-|-17-16-17-16-17-12-12-14-14-----o||
||--7--10--10-12-12--(12)-|-15-14-15-14-15-10-10-12-12-xS0--||


   Verse 2 & 3
    $
              ~
    Q  Q  E E Q    S S S S S S E E E E  E
||---------------|--------------------------||
||o--------------|-------------------------o||
||---------------|--------------------------||
||---------------|-5p4-5p4-5p4--------------||
||o----5--5-7-7--|-------------5-5-7-7s15\-o||
||--7------------|--------------------------||


 Chorus 1 & 2
  W          W          E E S  S E S S E S S E   E E S  S E S S E S S E
|----------|----------|------------------------|---------------------------|
|----------|----------|------------------------|---------------------------|
|----------|-7--------|------------------------|---------------------------|
|-9--------|-7--------|------------------7-8-9-|------------------7-8-9----|
|-7--------|-5--------|-9-9------7-7-8-9-------|-9-9------7-7-8-9----------|
|-0--------|----------|-7-7-7-10---------------|-7-7-7-10------------------|


                                                                 To Coda
  W          W          E E S  S E S S E S S E   E E S  S E S S E S S E
|----------|----------|------------------------|---------------------------|
|----------|----------|------------------------|---------------------------|
|----------|-7--------|------------------------|---------------------------|
|-9--------|-7--------|------------------7-8-9-|------------------7-8-9----|
|-7--------|-5--------|-9-9------7-7-8-9-------|-9-9------7-7-8-9----------|
|-0--------|----------|-7-7-7-10---------------|-7-7-7-10------------------|


  Q   Q   E  E  E.  +S     S  S  S  S  E  E  E  E  E S S
|-----------------------|--------------------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------------------|
|-9--12--12-14-14--(14)-|-17-16-17-16-17-12-12-14-14-----|
|-7--10--10-12-12--(12)-|-15-14-15-14-15-10-10-12-12-xS0-|


                                           D.S. al Coda
  Q   Q   E  E  E.  +S     S  S  S  S  E  E  E  E  E S S
|-----------------------|--------------------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------------------|
|-9--12--12-14-14--(14)-|-17-16-17-16-17-12-12-14-14-----|
|-7--10--10-12-12--(12)-|-15-14-15-14-15-10-10-12-12-xS0-|


   Interlude
    Double Time Q=152
    &
     E E E  E E  E E E   E E E E E E Q
||---------------------|-----------------||
||o--------------------|----------------o||
||---------------------|-----------------||
||--11-9---------------|-----------------||
||o--------11---10---9-|---7------------o||
||---------------------|-------7-7h9-9---||


 Guitar Solo
  Gtr I
  E E E A E S S E E E   E  E E E E  E E  E    S S  E E E  S S  E E  E
|---------------------|--------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------|---------------9--9-|---------9-9--------------|
|---------------------|------9-9-9h11---11-|-11p9--------11p9----9h11-|
|-----7-7h9-9p7---7-9-|-9s11---------------|------11----------11------|
|-7h9-----------9-----|--------------------|--------------------------|


   ~~
   Q   E   E  E     E  S S  E   E E E    +E   E E E  E
|-------------------9---------|------------------------|
|-------------9-------12p9----|-9----------------------|
|-----(9)-11-11pb13--------11-|-9-9-9b10-(9)-----------|
|-11--------------------------|--------------11-9-9h11-|
|-----------------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------|


  E  E     E  E  S S  S S E  S S
|-------------9------------------|
|----------9----12p9------9-12p9-|
|-9-11b12-(9)--------11p9--------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|


   E E  S S  S S E  E  Q       E  E E E  Q      E     +E
|----------------------------|-9--------12b13--12b14r(12)-|
|----9-12p9------9-12-12b14--|---12-9-9-------------------|
|-11--------11p9------12b13--|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|


                             ~~~~~~
   S     +E  S  S S  E E  E  Q
|-12b14r(12)-9h12p9----9------------|
|-------------------12---12-12pb14--|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|


   E    E  S S  E  E  E  S S  E
|-------9-------------9---------|
|-12b14---12p9-----9----12p9----|
|--------------11-(9)--------11-|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|


   S S  E E E  S S  E E  E   E E  S S  E E  E E  E
|--------------------------|-------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------(0)--|
|-11p9----9-9--------------|-9-9--------------9------|
|------11-----11p9----9h11-|-----11p9----9h11--------|
|------------------11------|----------11-------------|
|--------------------------|-------------------------|


  A  Q.   A  E  +Q   A  Q
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|-9h11----9h11-(11)--9h11--|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|


   +E  A  Q.   A  Q  A  Q    A  Q.   A  E  +Q   A  Q
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|-(11)-9h11----9h11--9h11--|-9h11----9h11-(11)--9h11---|
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------------------|---------------------------|


   +E  A  Q.   A  Q  A  Q       E E E  E E  E E E   E E E E +E  E Q
|--------------------------||---------------------|-------------------||
|--------------------------||o--------------------|------------------o||
|--------------------------||---------------------|-------------------||
|-(11)-9h11----9h11--9h11--||--11-9---------------|-------------------||
|--------------------------||o--------11---10---9-|---7--------------o||
|--------------------------||---------------------|-------7-(7)-9-9---||

[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/b/black_sabbath/iron_man_tab_ver_4.html ]
    Half Time Q=76
    E E S  S E S S E S S E   E E S  S E S S E S S E
||-------------------------|-------------------------||
||o------------------------|------------------------o||
||-------------------------|-------------------------||
||-------------------7-8-9-|------------------7-8-9--||
||o-9-9------7-7-8-9-------|-9-9------7-7-8-9-------o||
||--7-7-7-10---------------|-7-7-7-10----------------||


    Q   Q   E  E  E.  +S     S  S  S  S  E  E  E  E  E S S
||------------------------|---------------------------------||
||o-----------------------|--------------------------------o||
||------------------------|---------------------------------||
||------------------------|---------------------------------||
||o-9--12--12-14-14--(14)-|-17-16-17-16-17-12-12-14-14-----o||
||--7--10--10-12-12--(12)-|-15-14-15-14-15-10-10-12-12-xS0--||


   Verse 4
              ~
    Q  Q  E E Q    S S S S S S E E E E  E
||---------------|--------------------------||
||o--------------|-------------------------o||
||---------------|--------------------------||
||---------------|-5p4-5p4-5p4--------------||
||o----5--5-7-7--|-------------5-5-7-7s15\-o||
||--7------------|--------------------------||


                         1.,2.                 3.          Double Time Q=152
                              ~~                              ~~~
    E Q  E     +E  Q  E   E E E. S E E E E     E E H.        +W
||----------------------|-------------------||-------------|--------||
||o---------------------|------------------o||-------------|--------||
||----------------------|-------------------||-------------|--------||
||----------------------|-------------------||-------------|--------||
||o------5b5.5-(5)------|------------------o||-------------|--------||
||--7-7------------7--6-|-5-5-5--0-4-5-5-6--||-5-5-5-------|-(5)----||


 Intro - interlude
  +H     H      Wx4          Q     +H.        +W           +W
|-------------|------------|----------------|------------|--------|
|-------------|------------|----------------|------------|--------|
|-------------|------------|----------------|------------|--------|
|-------------|------------|----------------|------------|--------|
|-------------|------------|----------------|------------|--------|
|-(5)---------|------------|-0b2===(0)r=====|=(0)--------|-(0)----|


  +W           W             +W           +W           +W
|------------|-------------|------------|------------|--------|
|------------|-------------|------------|------------|--------|
|------------|-------------|------------|------------|--------|
|------------|-------------|------------|------------|--------|
|------------|-------------|------------|------------|--------|
|-(0)--------|-0pb2r=======|=(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)----|


   Outro
        ~~~~~~~        ~              ~~
                                                |-3-| |---3---|
    E E Q  +Q.   S S   W          E E H.        q q q Q E E E Q
||-------------------|----------|-------------|------------------||
||o------------------|----------|-------------|-----------------o||
||-------------------|----------|-------------|------------------||
||-------------------|----------|-------------|-4-5-4-5-4-5-4----||
||o-7p5-7--(7)---5h7p|=5--------|-7p5-7-------|---------------5-o||
||-------------------|----------|-------------|------------------||


 Outro - Solo
  Gtr I
  A Q  E E E E E   E   E    E  Q         +E  Q      +E
|--------------------|----------------------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------------------|
|--------------7-----|-7----9--9b12r=====(9)-9b12r==(9)-|
|------5---7s9-----9-|----------------------------------|
|-5h7----7-----------|----------------------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------------------|
|
| Gtr II
| A Q  E E E E E A E   Q      +E    E    +E  E    Q
|--------------------|----------------------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------------------|
|--------------7-7s9-|-9b12r==(9)---9b12-(9)------------|
|------5-7-7s9-------|----------------------------------|
|-5h7----------------|----------------------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------------------|


  E    +E  E E E Q.
|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|
|-9b12r(9)-7---7h9------|
|------------9----------|
|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|
|
|                   ~
| E    +E  E E E E  Q
|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|
|-9b12r(9)-7-9-7h9--9---|
|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|


   ~~~
  +Q   E E  E  E  E  A  E    Q       Q             E     +S   S  S      S   E
|----------------10-10h12-|-12b14---12b14---------12b14r(12)p10-12p====10---------|
|------8---10s12----------|-------------------------------------------------x-----|
|-(9)----9----------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
|
|  ~~~
|  H        E  E  Q          Q      +E     E      +E      E      E         +S   S
|-------------------------|-14----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------8-------------|-17b18r=(17)---17pb19-(17)-----------17pb19r===(17)p15-|
|--9----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|


   E     E  A  E E     E E E E
|-10---------------------------|
|-------12-12s10-8S===10-8-----|
|--------------------------9-7-|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|
|  S  S  E  A  E E  A  E E Q
|------------------------------|
|-17p15------------------------|
|-------16-16s14-0-10s=9-7-7---|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|


  S S E S S E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   Q     +E  E     +E  +E  Q
|---------------------|-----------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------|-----------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------|---------7---7-9-|-9b12r=(9)-9b12==(9)r(9)-9b12====|
|-9s7-5-7p5---5h7-----|-5-7-7s9---9-----|---------------------------------|
|-----------7-----5h7-|-----------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------|-----------------|---------------------------------|
|
| W                     W                 H                Q      Q
|---------------------|-----------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------|-----------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------|-----------------|-------------------------9b12r===|
|---------------------|-----------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------|-----------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------|-----------------|---------------------------------|


                           |-3-|
  +E  +E    Q        Q     S S S E
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|-(9)r(9)---9b12-----9b12--7h9p7---|
|--------------------------------9-|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|
| +E   Q         +E  H
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|-(9)--9b12r=====(9)---------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|


  Q  A E E Q   E E     Q     Q     E   +E  E E
|------------------|---------------------------||
|------------------|---------------------------||
|-7----------------|---------------------------||
|----9s7-5-7---5-7-|---7b8---7b8---7b8r(7)-5---||
|------------------|-------------------------7-||
|------------------|---------------------------||
|
| H        E E Q     A E   E E   E E    E  E E
|------------------|---------------------------||
|------------------|---------------------------||
|------------------|---------------------------||
|----------7s9-9---|-9s7---5-7p==5-7p===5------||
|------------------|-----------------------7-5-||
|------------------|---------------------------||


   Outro
    Gtrs I, II
        ~~~~~~~        ~              ~~
    E E Q  +Q.   S S   W          E E H.
||-------------------|----------|-----------|
||o------------------|----------|-----------|
||-------------------|----------|-----------|
||-------------------|----------|-----------|
||o-7p5-7--(7)---5h7p|=5--------|-7p5-7-----|
||-------------------|----------|-----------|


  1.,2.               3.
  |-3-| |---3---|     |-3-| |---3---|
  Q Q Q Q E E E Q     Q Q Q Q E E E Q   E E Q  H
|------------------||-----------------|-------------*|
|-----------------o||-----------------|-------------*|
|------------------||-----------------|-------------*|
|-4-5-4-5-4-5-4----||-4-5-4-5-4-5-4---|-------------*|
|---------------5-o||---------------7-|-7-5-7-------*|
|------------------||-----------------|-------------*|


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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