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Run Silent Run Deep guitar tab

RUN SILENT, RUN DEEP
Written by Steve Harris and Bruce Dickinson.
Performed by IRON MAIDEN.
Taken from the album NO PRAYER FOR THE DYING.

Transcribed by Oskar "The Seventh Son" Wigren.
E-mail me at wigren@skelleftea.mail.telia.com

NOTE:
Iron Maiden have never played this song live.

Riff 1:
E--------------------|--------------------------|
B--------------------|--------------------------|
G------9---10-7---9--|----9---7---9-------------|
D----9---9------7----|--7---7---7---7---9-9-----|
A--7-----------------|--------------7---7-7-----|
E--------------------|--------------------------|

E--------------------|--------------------------|
B--------------------|--------------------------|
G------9---10-7---9--|----9---7---9-5---7-7-----|
D----9---9------7----|--7---7---7---5---7-7-----|
A--7-----------------|--------------5---5-5-----|
E--------------------|--------------------------|

Verse 1:
           The convoy lights are dead ahead
E------------------------------|-------------------------------|
B------------------------------|-------------------------------|
G------------------------------|-------------------------------|
D--12--11--9--9--9---10--7--9--|-------------------------------|
A--10--9---7--7--7---8---5--7--|-------------------------------|
E------------------------------|--0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0--|

The Merchantmen lay in their bed, The thumb of diesels hammers down,
E-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
D--9--9--9---10--12--9--|--7--7--7---------------------------------------------|
A--7--7--7---8---10--7--|--5--5--5---5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-|
E-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|

In the oily sea-the killing ground
E-----------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------------|
D--4--4--4-----------------------------------------5--------|
A--2--2--2--2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2------5-7---7-5----|
E------------------------------------------5-7-----------7--|

His knuckles white his eyes alight,
E----------------------|-------------------------------|
B----------------------|-------------------------------|
G----------------------|-------------------------------|
D--9--9--9---10--7--9--|-------------------------------|
A--7--7--7---8---5--7--|-------------------------------|
E----------------------|--0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0--|

He slams the hatch on the deadly night, A cunning fox in the chickens lair,
E-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
D--9--9--9---10--12--9--|--7--7--7---------------------------------------------|
A--7--7--7---8---10--7--|--5--5--5---5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-|
E-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|

A hound of hell and the devil don't care
E-------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------|
D--6--6--6----------------------------------------------|
A--4--4--4---4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4--|
E-------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus:
   Running silent, running deep, we are your final prayer,
E-----------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------|
G--9---------------7----------------4--------------5---7----|
D--9---------------7----------------4--------------5---7----|
A--7---------------5----------------2--------------3---5----|
E-----------------------------------------------------------|

   Warriors in secret sleep, a merchantman's nightmare,
E-----------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------|
G--9---------------7----------------4-----------------------|
D--9---------------7----------------4--------------5---7----|
A--7---------------5----------------2--------------5---7----|
E--------------------------------------------------3---5----|

   A silent death lies waiting, for all of you below,
E-----------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------|
G--9---------------7----------------4--------------5---7----|
D--9---------------7----------------4--------------5---7----|
A--7---------------5----------------2--------------3---5----|
E-----------------------------------------------------------|

   Running silent, running deep, sink into your silent sleep
E-----------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------|
G--9---------------7----------------4-----------------------|
D--9---------------7----------------4--------------5---7----|
A--7---------------5----------------2--------------5---7----|
E--------------------------------------------------3---5----|

Verse:
2.Chill the heart of fighting men,
3.The lifeboats shattered the hull is torn,
E----------------------|-------------------------------|
B----------------------|-------------------------------|
G----------------------|-------------------------------|
D--9--9--9---10--7--9--|-------------------------------|
A--7--7--7---8---5--7--|-------------------------------|
E----------------------|--0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0--|

In open ocean wondering when? The lethal silver fish will fly
The tar black smell of burning oil, On the way down to Davy Jones
E-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
D--9--9--9---10--12--9--|--7--7--7---------------------------------------------|
A--7--7--7---8---10--7--|--5--5--5---5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-|
E-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|

The boat will shiver-men will die
Every man for himself-you're on your own
E-----------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------------|
D--4--4--4-----------------------------------------5--------|
A--2--2--2--2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2------5-7---7-5----|
E------------------------------------------5-7-----------7--|

A cast of millions-a part to play
The wolf eyes watch the crosswire
E----------------------|-------------------------------|
B----------------------|-------------------------------|
G----------------------|-------------------------------|
D--9--9--9---10--7--9--|-------------------------------|
A--7--7--7---8---5--7--|-------------------------------|
E----------------------|--0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0--|

Killer? Victim? Or fool for a day Obeying an order-men have to die
"Stern tubes ready", "Aim and fire!" They can pin some medal on your chest,
E-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
D--9--9--9---10--12--9--|--7--7--7---------------------------------------------|
A--7--7--7---8---10--7--|--5--5--5---5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-|
E-----------------------|------------------------------------------------------|

Us or them-a well rehearsed lie
But in two more weeks-dead like the rest
E-------------------------------------------------------|

B-------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------|
D--6--6--6----------------------------------------------|
A--4--4--4---4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4--|
E-------------------------------------------------------|

Riff 2:
E------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B------10--12-----10--12--8--10-8-7--|------10--12-----8--10--7--8-7----|
G--12--------------------------------|--12---------------------------9--|
D------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|----------------------------------|

Solo-riff 1:
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------4-2----|
A--------------------------------------------------------------4--|
E--0---2-2-2-2-2---0---3-3-3-3-3---0---2-2-2-2-2---0---0-0--------|

Solo-riff 2:
E--------------------------------|
B--------------------------------|
G--2--------3-----------------2--|
D--2--------3--------5--------2--|
A--0--------1--------5--------0--|
E--------------------3-----------|

Solo-riff 3:
E--------------------------------|
B--------------------------------|
G--5--------9--------5--------7--|
D--5--------9--------5--------7--|
A--3--------7--------3--------5--|
E--------------------------------|

Riff 3:
   Running silent, running deep, we are your final prayer,
E--0---------------2----------------2--------------0---2----|
B--0---------------3----------------3--------------1---3----|
G--0---------------2----------------4--------------0---2----|
D--2---------------0----------------4--------------2---0----|
A--2--------------------------------2--------------3--------|
E--0--------------------------------------------------------|

   Warriors in secret sleep, a merchantman's nightmare.
E--0---------------2----------------2--------------3---0-------0----|
B--0---------------3----------------3--------------3---2-------0----|
G--0---------------2----------------4--------------0---2-------0----|
D--2---------------0----------------4--------------0---2-------2----|
A--2--------------------------------2--------------2---0-------2----|
E--0-----------------------------------------------3-----------0----|

Songstructure:
Riff 1 (2 times)
Verse 1
Chorus
Verse 2
Chorus
Riff 2 (2 times)
Solo-riff 1 (4 times)
Solo-riff 2 (4 times)
Solo-riff 3 (2 times)
Verse 3
Chorus
Riff 2 (2 times)
Riff 3
END

OSKAR WIGREN 1997-02-09
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