Blue Oyster Cult - Cities On Flame Chords & Tabs

 

Cities On Flame Chords & Tabs

Blue Oyster Cult Chords & Tabs

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Cities On Flame Bass Tab

   
JOHN SWARTZ - The MITRE Corp. Bedford, MA 
      "My heart is black, and my lips are cold.  Cities on flame
       with rock and roll.  3,000 guitars, they seem to cry.   
       My ears will melt, and then my eyes."  -  Blue Oyster Cult


BASS TAB for "Cities On Flame With Rock And Roll" by Blue Oyster Cult

  Main Riff
        F#m                                   
        q   q   q  q   s s s s s s s s  s s s s t t t s s
 G|------------------|-------------------------------------|
 D|4:o---------------|-----------4------2-----2-----------o|
 A|4:o------0--------|-----0-3H4---3H4----3H4---3P2P0-----o|
 E|-----2--(5)--2--R-|-R-2----------------------------2-0--|
   (alternate fingering)
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/b/blue_oyster_cult/cities_on_flame_btab.html ]
  Verse
      F#m                    E
      q  E  E E q.           q  E  E  E  q.         1
 G|-----------------|------|----------------|--------|
 D|o----------------|-O-/--|----------------|-O-/---o|
 A|o-----0----R--4--|--/-O-|----------R--2--|--/-O--o|
 E|---2-(5)-2-------|------|-0--4--0--------|--------|
 
  Chorus
      D               A               B
      E q  E E q  E   E q  E E q  E   E q  E E q  E   E E E E E  q.
 G|-----------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
 D|---0-0--0-0-0--0-|---------------|---------------|---------------|
 A|--(5)------------|-0-0--0-0-0--0-|-2-2--0-2-2--0-|-2-2-2-2-2--R--|
 E|-----------------|(5)------------|---------------|---------------|


Performance Notes:  Main Riff (four times)
                    Verse
                    Chorus
                    Main Riff (two times)
                    Verse
                    Chorus
                    Main Riff (eight times)
                    Verse
                    Chorus
                    Main Riff (coda)

     __      Notes (including rests):  w = Whole  h = Half  q = Quarter
   +|oo|+                              e = 8th    s = 16th  t = Triplet
   +|oo|+     
     ||      Dotted notes (equal to 1.5 times the duration value)
     ||      are indicated by a dot following the note
     ||           #
     ||      |-----|               |------|            |---|
     ||      |o---o| = Repeat      |-O-/--| = Repeat   |4:-| = Time
     ||      |o---o|   measures    |--/-O-|   previous |4:-|   Signature
  _  ||  _   |-----|   in-between  |------|   measure  |---|
  \\_||_//             # times
   | [] |    ++++ = TIE      R = REST        X = MUTED or "GHOST" NOTE
   | || |    H = HAMMER ON   > = BEND        / = SLIDE UP TO NEXT NOTE
  /  []  \   P = PULL OFF    ~ = VIBRATO     \ = SLIDE DOWN TO NEXT NOTE
  \______/   /X or \X = SLIDE TO NOWHERE     S = SLAP OR POP





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