Whitesnake - Still Of The Night Chords & Tabs

 

Still Of The Night Chords & Tabs

Whitesnake Chords & Tabs

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Still Of The Night Tab

   
 Song: Still of The Night
 Band: Whitesnake
 Album: Whitesnake (1987)

 Tuning: E,A,D,G,B,E
 


 Riff 1
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------9b11-9b11r9~~------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-x-14\------4-----------4-----7b9--7b9r-7~~--x\--|
E|-x-14\----0-2---------0-2--------------------x\--|
            *           *
 
 Riff 2 
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---4-------------4-------2-0-----|
E|-0-2-----------0-2-----------2---|
   *             *         * * *
   "In the Still of the Night..."
 
 Riff 2a
e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------4-----|
D|----------------------------------------4-------2---4-----|
A|-2-3-2---2-------2-3-2---2----------------------2---2-----|
E|-------5---5-2-0-------5---5-2-0-2--2-2----2--0-0---------|
               * *             * *    * *       *    

e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------4--2-----|
D|----------------------------------------4--------4--2-----|
A|-2-3-2---2-------2-3-2---2-----------------------2--0-----|
E|-------5---5-2-0-------5---5-2-0-2--2-2----2--0-----------|
               * *             * *    * *       *    

 Riff 2b
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|-4--------------4---------2-0---|
E|-2------------0-2-------------2-|
                *           * * *
   "In the Shadow of the Night..."
 

 Play Riff 2a
          
 

 Riff 3 X2
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------9--7~-|
D|--------------------------------------------9--7~-|
A|-------7-----------7------------7-----------------|
E|-0-0-0---0---0-0-0---0----0-0-0---0---0-0-0-------|
   * * *       * * *        * * *       * * *

Riff 4

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|-2--2--------2--2--------2--2--------2------------|
A|-0--0--------0--0--------0--0--------0--2p0-------|
E|------0-3-0--------0-3-0-------0-3-0--------3-0---|
        * * *        * * *       * * *        * *
   "Now I just wanna..."

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-4--4--------4--------2-------------|
A|-2--2----0---2--14\---0--5--3------|
E|-------2---2----14\------3--1------|
         * * * 
   "An' I just wanna make..."

 Riff 3 X2 "In the Still of the Night..."
 Riff 2a
 Riff 2b  "In the heat of the day..."
 Riff 3 X2

 
 Riff 5
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------7-7------5-5-----5-5---------------------|
G|-7--7------7-7------5-5-----5-5------5-----5h7--5---|
D|-7--7------7-7------5-5-----5-5------5-----5h7--5---|
A|-5--5--7h9------5h7-----5h7------0-0---0-0----------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|
                                   * *   * *   

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-x\---3--------------2---Dive----|
E|-x\---1--------------0-----------|
    
    "In the Still of the Night..."



 Now there's the quiet part
 
 Riff 6 X2
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|-2-2-4-4-5-5-4-4-----2-2-4-4-5-5-4-4--|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----4-4-5-5-4-4--------4-4-5-5-4-4-----4-4-5-5-4-4-|
A|-3-3----------------3-3-------------5-5-------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

 Second time there's another guitar that plays this
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/w/whitesnake/still_of_the_night_tab_ver_3.html ]
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|-0-0-2-2-4-4-2-2-----0-0-2-2-4-4-2-2--|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----2-2-4-4-2-2--------2-2-4-4-2-2-----2-2-4-4-2-2-|
D|-2-2----------------2-2-------------4-4-------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

 Riff 6a X2
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------4-4------------------------------|
D|-2-2-4-4-5-5-4-4-----5-5-4-4-5-5-2-2-4-4-5-5-4-4--|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------7-7--------------|
D|-----4-4-5-5-4-4-----4-4-5-5-4-4-----5-5-4-4-5-5--|
A|-5-5-------------3-3------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|-----4-4-5-5-4-4-----4-4-5-5-4-4-|
A|-3-3-------------5-5-------------|
E|---------------------------------|

 Riff 7 X4
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|-9----7------12------7------5------7----|
D|-9----7------12------7------5------7----|
A|-7--0-5--0-0-10--0-0-5--0-0-3--0-0-5--0-|
E|----------------------------------------|
      *    * *     * *    * *    * *    *

 1st and 3th ending:
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|--7----7-------7----5----|
D|--9----7-------7----7----|
A|-10--0-9---0-0-7--0-8--0-|
E|-------------------------|
       *     * *    *    *
 2nd and 4th ending:
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|--7----7-------7----4----|
D|--9----7-------7----6----|
A|-10--0-9---0-0-7--0-7--0-|
E|-------------------------|
       *     * *    *    *

 Riff 2a
 Riff 2b "In the Still of the Night..."
 Riff 3 X2
 Riff 4 "Now I just wanna..."

  
 Riff 8 X2
e|------------------------------------|
B|--------------------5---------------|
G|-9------7---5-------5---------------|
D|-9------7---5-------5--4--2---------|
A|-7--0-0-5---3---5h7----2--0---5---3-|
E|------------------------------3---1-|
      * *
   "In the Still of the Night..."

 Riff 8a
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------5-------------------------|
G|-9------7---5-------5--4------5-----5h7-5-----|
D|-9------7---5-------5--4------5-----5h7-5-----|
A|-7--0-0-5---3---5h7-------0-0---0-0--------3--|
E|-------------------------------------------1--|
      * *                   * *   * *
   "In the Still of the Night..."

 Riff 8b
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------5------------------------------------------------|
G|-9------7---5-------5--4------5-----5h7-5----------------------------|
D|-9------7---5-------5--4------5-----5h7-5----------------------------|
A|-7--0-0-5---3---5h7-------0-0---0-0--------3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-|
E|-------------------------------------------1-1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1-1-1-1-|
      * *                   * *   * *
                                             "Still of the Night..."
 Riff 9(fade out)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9-----7-------12---------7-------5------5-----------------------------------|
D|-9-----7-------12---------7-------5--5---5---5--2----------------------------|
A|-7-----5---0-0-10-----0-0-5---0-0-3--2---3---2--0--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-|
E|---------------------------------------------------1-1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1-1-1-1-|
             * *        * *     * *     
                                                     "Still of the Night..."


10^        = bend a quarter step.
10b11      = bend a half step.
10b12      = bend a full step.
10b12r10   = bend and release.
[10]12     = pre-bend.
[10]12r10  = pre-bend and release.
{14}       = pick the 14th fret while holding the most 
             previous bend.
<17>       = touch the string above the 17th fret while 
             previous note(s) is(are) still ringing.

10b13*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret.
7d4*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret. 
12~*       = tremolo bar vibrato.

x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  palm mute
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  finger tap
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  natural harmonics
a   =  artificial harmonics
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill
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