Metallica - The Memory Remains Chords & Tabs

 

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The Memory Remains Tab

Tabs for "The Memory Remains"
Written by: Hetfield, Ulrich, and Hammett as performed on ReLoad

tune all guitars down 1/2 step

Db--7/9--9--7/9--9--7/9--9---------7/9--9--7/9--9--7/9-9---
Ab--5/7--7--5/7--7--5/7--7--5-5\5--5/7--7--5/7--7--5/7-7--5
Eb-----00-00---00-00---00---3-5\3-----00-00---00-00-------3
      pm..      ...      ...             ...      ...
chorus "Fortune fame, mirror vain, gone insane, but the memory remains"

Main riff pt1 (James)           Main riff pt2 (James)     Main riff pt3 (James)
Db----------------5-7h8p7-5--  -----------5-7h8p7-5-8~~  ---------------------
Ab------7~~5-7-7------------7  --7~~5-7-7--------------  --7~~5-7-7-----------
Eb--0-0----------------------  0-----------------------  0-----------5-7-8-7-0
                                                                   pm........
Main riff pt1 (Kirk)         
Gb----------------12-14h15p14---
Db------14~~12-14-------------14  The rest of Kirks parts follow James' except up
Ab------------------------------  this high.  He is also playing through the neck
Eb--0-0-------------------------  pickup.
                             
Main riff end  (James)
Db--------------5-7h8p7-5----5---4--
Ab----7~~5-7-7-----------------2----
Eb--0----------------------3-------0

The main riff is layed out in 3 patterns, but is the same basic riff:
end of chorus (no lyrics): part1, part 1, end (muted scratch)
first part of verse:       part1, part 2, end
second part of verse:      part2, part 3, end

eb------------------
Bb------6--------8--
Gb----5---5----7---7
Db--3--------5------
Ab------------------
Eb------------------
"Dance little tin goddess."

Db--2---4-------2-4-2---2---4---5---2-4-2
Ab--2---4---5---0-2-2---2---4---5---0-2-2
Eb--0---2---5-------0---0---2---3-------0
during Marianne Faithful's "Ey ya ya yah" part.

eb------0--------2--------3------0---2--
Bb----0---0----0---0----3---3-----------
Gb--------------------------------------
Db--------------------------------------
Ab-----------------------------0---2----
Eb--0--------2--------3----------------0
high screechy part (from live performance on SNL)
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/metallica/the_memory_remains_tab.html ]
Gb-------------------------------
Db--------------------7-7-9p7----
Ab--7-9-10-9--10-9-5----------9-7
Eb-------------------------------
Guitar arrangement for the "Ey ya ya yah" part, this is the equivalent of what
she sings.

Db--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5
Ab--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5
Eb--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3
   pm......................
The song seems to end, then "Ash to Ash..."

----------------------------------------------------------
first solo: (neck pickup) pt1
    ^                            ^        ^
eb------------------------------------------
Bb-------------------------------15-------15
Gb--14-12------------12----12-14-14-12----14
Db--------14~~~12-14----14-------------14---
Ab------------------------------------------
Eb------------------------------------------

pt2  ^               ^           ^
eb---------------------------------------------12~~12---------
Bb--15---------------15----------15------12-15--------12------
Gb--14-12----12-14---14-12----12-14---14-----------------12---
Db--------14---------------14-------------------------------14
Ab------------------------------------------------------------
Eb------------------------------------------------------------

pt3
eb------------------------
Bb-----12-12--12-12-12--15
Gb-----12-12--12-12-12--14
Db--14--------------------
Ab------------------------
Eb------------------------

Solo 2 pt1: bridge pickup with wah
                                ^
eb--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0---0-3-5p3p0-5-----------
Bb------------------------------------------
Gb---------------------------------2~2~0---0
Db---------------------------------------2--
Ab------------------------------------------
Eb------------------------------------------

pt2  ^               ^           ^
eb---------------------------------------------12~~12---------
Bb--15---------------15----------15------12-15--------12------
Gb--14-12----12-14---14-12----12-14---14-----------------12---
Db--------14---------------14-------------------------------14
Ab------------------------------------------------------------
Eb------------------------------------------------------------

pt3
eb----------
Bb----------
Gb--15----17
Db--14----16
Ab----------
Eb----------

The song ends with Marianne Faithful saying "Say yes. At least say hello."
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