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Lightning Strikes Twice guitar tab

                         LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE
                       (DAVE MURRAY & STEVE HARRIS)
                       ----------------------------




TABBED BY: ASIER ALKORTA ZABALETA AND JOE JOHNSTON
(Another instance in where I compiled the efforts of two contributors...)




SONG: LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE
ALBUM:VIRTUAL XI
BAND: IRON MAIDEN


NOTATION:

PALM MUTING: PM..... THE PALM MUTING IS USED UNTIL THE POINTS FINISH

                ho
HAMMER ON:   --2  4--

               po
PULL OF:    --4  2--

BENDING:    --2^4-- BEND A WHOLE TONE FORM 2 TO 4th STEP

VIBRATO:   --4~~~--



NOTE FROM ASIER: ¿Cómo estáis amigos? Sometimes as you read the tabs you will find that 
although Dave and Jan are driving us crazy with a chord and a wild and horsy 
rhythm in the tab  there are just some chords. That's because of saving space 
and time by just putting the chords. the rhythm is not hard to work out, at 
least if you have ever played a Maiden song.

NOTE FROM JOE:  Upon printing the tab for this song on Zoso's Iron Maiden site I discovered 
that the lead guitar parts from the intro and the quiet bit after the first verse were 
missing. I went home and figured it out by ear from the CD. Then I transcribed 'Sanctuary' 
properly last night so today I decided to tab this and mail it so all the Maiden fans who 
were peed off 'cos they couldn't be bothered figuring it out now don't have to. I haven't 
done the solo 'cos I'm not much of a solo player (and if I can't play 'em, I sure as hell 
can't tab them!), but if you can play it then tab it and post it for the benefit of others.




GUITAR ONE INTRO

  B5                G5            E5           F#5
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|
|--------4---4-----------------------------------------------------------------
|
|-----4----4---4-------5---5--------2---2---------4---4------------------------
|
|--2-----------------5---5---5----2---2---2-----4---4---4----------------------
|
|------------------3-------------0------------2--------------------------------

GUITAR TWO INTRO:
LEAD PART FOR INTRO:

E|------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------9-------9--11--9--|----------------------------9------9--11--9|
D|--9--11--12--9--11--12-----12--------------12---|--9--11--12--9--11--12----12------------12-|
A|------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|


E|---------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|-------------------------------9--------|
D|-9--11--12--12--11--12--12--11--12--12--11---|--9--11--12--12--11--12-----12--9--11---|
A|-----------------------------------------12--|----------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|


E|-----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------9--|------------------------------9--9--11---|
D|-9--11--12--12--11--12--12--11--12----12-------|-9--11--12--12--11--12-----12------------|
A|------------------------------------------12---|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|



     B5               G5   E5  F#5
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|
|---4--4--4--4--4------5-------------------------------------------------------
|
|---4--4--4--4--4------5---2----4----------------------------------------------
|
|---2--2--2--2--2------3---2----4----------------------------------------------
|   pm...                                                    
|--------------------------0----2----------------------------------------------

This is the part of the song after verse one which sounds like the intro. It is like the 
intro but not quite, so here are the tabs for it. It should also be played with the same 
other guitar part as for the intro. The notes in brackets should be played a fraction of 
a second before the next note, but if you find it annoying just leave them out and no-one 
will really notice.

E|-----------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
G|------11--9------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
D|--9-----------12--12--11--9--9-----------------|----(9)--11--9------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------12--10--9---|-9---------------12--12--11--9--------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|----------------------------------12--10--9-|

E|------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------11--9------------------------------------|----------11--9----------------------------|
D|-9-(9)--------12--12--11--9--9------------------|-9--(9)----------12--12--11--9-------------|
A|--------------------------------12--10--9-------|--------------------------------12--10--9--|
E|--------------------------------------------12--|-------------------------------------------|

           

                                                   ONLY GOD KNOWS...
                       ________ _________________ __________
   B5  B5 A5  B5  B5   |G5  E5  | G5  A5  A5  E5  |  G5   E5
|----------------------|--------|-----------------|----------------------------
|                      |        |                 |         
|----------------------|--------|-----------------|----------------------------
|                      |        |                 |         
|--4--4--2---4----4----|--------|-----2---2-------|----------------------------
|                      |        |                 |         
|--4--4--2---4----4----|-5---2--|-5---2---2---2---|--5----2--------------------
|                      |        |                 |         
|--2--2--0---2----2----|-5---2--|-5---0---0---2---|--5----2--------------------
|                      |        |                 |        
|----------------------|-3---0--|-3-----------0---|--3----0--------------------




THE WHOLE SKY...    
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
|                                                        
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
|                                                        
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
|                                                        
|--5--2--4--------------------------------------------------------------------
|                                                        
|--5--2--4--------------------------------------------------------------------
|                                                      
|--3--0--2--------------------------------------------------------------------






MAYBE LIGHTNING...

   B5 G5  E5  F#5  B5  D5  E5  F#5  
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
|                                                        
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
|                                                        
|--4--------------4----5---9-----------------------------------------------
|                                                        
|--4--5---2---4---4----5---9----4------------------------------------------
|                                                        
|--2--5---2---4---2----3---7----4------------------------------------------
|                                                       
|-----3---0---2-----------------2------------------------------------------
   pm..




MAYBE LIGHTNING...


|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|                                                        
|--12-------------------------------12-----------------------------------------
|                                                        
|------14--13---------------------------14--13------13--14--14---6-7-9-7-6-----
|                                                        
|--------------14--12---------------------------14-------------------------9---
|                                                        
|----------------------14--14--------------------------------------------------
|                                                       
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------





CODA
     
   B5  B5  A5  B5  B5  REPEAT 3 TIMES  A5  B5  B5  A5  B5   
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
|                                                        
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
|                                                        
|--4---4---2---4---2--------------------2--4---4---2----4-------------------
|                                                        
|--4---4---2---4---4--------------------2--4---4---2----4-------------------
|                                                        
|--2---2---0---2---2--------------------0--2---2---0----2-------------------
|                                                       
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------






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OH...

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