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 Tab

   
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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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From: Ed Tidwell 

Cities on Flame ( With Rock and Roll )

Key of A so F# Blues type runs work great. Try the CBA + GF#E type triplets
in the leads. Also choose small three note riffs from the Blues scales and
try little with the arpeggio of open A.

R = rest
*** = triplet

Main Riff

    F#m
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----------------4--2--2------------------4--2--2-------------------------------
-------------O34-34-34-32O------------O34-34-34-32O----------------------------
----252--R--2-------------2O-252--R--2-------------2O--REPEAT------------------

                       ***                      ***


Lead played during second pass of above intro riff
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/b/blue_oyster_cult/cities_on_flame_tab_ver_2.html ]
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---------Oh2pO-OO-2---------------Oh2pO-OO-------------------------------------
--------------2--2---------------------2--2------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------4-----------------------------------
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Try these small riffs. (play lower frets if preferred)

---875-875---------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------875-875-------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------542-542-----------------------------------------------------
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And this riff

-------------------------O-2-O-------------------------------------------------
-1hO--1hO--1hO--1hO--1-2------2p1pO--------------------------------------------
----2----2----2----2---------------2-2-2-2-2-4-4-------------------------------
-------------------------------------2-2-2-2-4-4-------------------------------
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