The Cult - American Horse Chords & Tabs

 

American Horse Chords & Tabs

The Cult Chords & Tabs

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American Horse 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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American Horse

The Cult - sonic temple 1989

transcribed by pedro tiago de sousa

comments corrections doubts mail me at pedro.sousa@mail.teleweb.pt

 ####### - when I didn't understand what he was saying
 x       - muffled strings
 /       - slide
 ~       - vibratto
 .       - stacatto
 p.m.    - palm muting
 h       - hammer on
 p       - pull off
 (5)     - grace note (slides)

riff1 (clean)
e---------------------------------------------------------------
b-------8-7~~----8-7------------8-7-.---------------------------
g---7-5--------------5-7~~--7-5-----5-5h7-----------------------
d---------------------------------------------------------------
a---------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------

drums kick in - heavy pick slide

play riff 1 and then play this (both distorted) 
use D5 beneath this part strum the chord when necessary 
 
e----------------------------------------------------------------
b--------------8-7-/-10-8-7-8-7-----------------8-7-.------------
g----------7-5-------------------5-7-7~~---7-5------5-5h7--------
d----------------------------------------------------------------
a------3-5--------------------------------------------------------
E--3-5------------------------------------------------------------


 (1)
e---------------8-7--------
b--------------------------
g---------5--7-------------
d----5--7------------------
a--------------------------
E--------------------------
     p.m.-----|

this part of the verse is the same as in the previous,however you have to play the riff on the upbeat (when the drummer hits the snare drum)

+ bass drum
* snare [ C5/(D5) ]
 
    
 
pre chorus1

pick slide
e--------------
b--------------
g--------------
d--------------
a-------3-5----
E---3-5--------

chorus:x2 play what comes after the drums kick in

 
    
    (2)  
e---------8-7-----13-12-10--8h10---
b----------------------------------
g----5-7---------------------------
d----------------------------------
a----------------------------------
E----------------------------------
     p.m.|

pre chorus2
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/t/the_cult/american_horse_tab.html ]
pick slide
e------------------
b------------------
g------------------
d---3--------------
a-----5-3-----5-3--
E---------5-5------

chorus:x4

solo 1
e----------------------------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------------------------
g--12h14--12/(11)--7/(5)-5/(7)---/14---12-11-12-11-9--7/-5-/7----
d----------------------------------------------------------------
a----------------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------------

e----------------------------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------------------------
g--5-4-2---2-4-5-/-7-5~~--4~~--12/(14)~~-17/(19)--19-19-19/(17)--
d--------5-------------------------------------------------------
a----------------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------------

e----------------------------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------------------------
g--17-17-17/(16)--16-16-16/(12)--14~~--12h14p12-/-11h12p11-/-----
d----------------------------------------------------------------
a----------------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------------

e----------------------------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------------------------
g--9h11p9-/-7h9p7-/-5h7p5-/-4h5p4-/-2h4p4---2-2-4-5/(7)-7--------
d-----------------------------------------5---------------7-7-5~~
a----------------------------------------------------------------
E-------------------------------------------------------D5A5A5G5-
   
play this twice---------------------------------|

 C5/(D5) x D5 (three times)           D5 A5 A5 G5
 craaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaazy 
 C5/(D5) x D5 (three times)           D5 A5 A5 G5         

then the grand finale: adlib a big fast solo with lots of bends 
please correct this riff!!!

e----------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------
g----------------------------------------------
d---5/-(7)-7/-(5)------------------------------
a---3/-(5)-5/-(3)--3---------------------------
E--------------------5--5-3~~~~----------------



well this is it, this should give a good help in learning the song however the final part is a mile away from being right so if you know it mail it to pedro.sousa@mail.teleweb.pt mail any tab you might have on them. thanks
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