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Artist:  Dire Straits
Song:    Brothers In Arms
Album:   Dire Straits

Symbols Used:
h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string up
r - release bend
/ - slide up
\ - slide down

intro: (before vocals)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG--------------------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-----6-8-6--6-8-----------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA-4/6----------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG----------------------8---------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-8h9/11-9-8---------9---11--13--------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA------------11-9-11-------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------


(vocals come in)
['(13)r11' means at 11th fret, keep string bent to 13th, but pick
note only when releasing]
(...mist covered mountains)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG--------------------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-(13)r11-9-11-------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA--------------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(...is the lowlands)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG--------------------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-13-11-11h13--------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA--------------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(...you'll return to)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG--------------------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-13-----------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA----13--------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(...brothers in arms)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG--------------------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD----14p13-11--------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA-11-----------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------


first solo: (before second verse)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG----------------------------------------------------------8---------
D chord diagramDD-9p8-9/11-9-8-------------------(11)r9-8-11-9-8---------9---11------
A chord diagramAA--------------11-9-11-11------------------------11-9-11-------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(...fields of destruction)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG-13p11--------------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-13p11-11-11-11-----------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA-------11-11h13-----------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(...witnessed your suffering)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG-11-10----10--------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-------13-----------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA-------------13-----------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(...me so bad)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG-13-11----11--------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-------15----13-----------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA--------------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(...brothers in arms)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG--------------------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-14--13-11----------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA--------------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------


second solo:
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG----11b13-11-------------------------------------------------8------
D chord diagramDD-13----------13--------------------8/9-9/11-9-8----8-------9---11---
A chord diagramAA----------------14-13-11-11---------------------11---11-11----------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------


(...many different worlds)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG-11\----------------8----------11-----------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-11\----------6-8/9---11--9h11--------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA--9\------4/6-------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(...many different suns)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG--------------------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-8-9-8----9/11------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA-------11-----------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(...just one world)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG-9-8------8---------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-----11-9---11------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA--------------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(he does some kind of pick slide here after the
12th fret on string G chord diagramGG and before the Em chord diagramEmEm strum)
(...in different ones)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG-12-----------------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD----------2---------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA----------2---------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE----------0---------------------------------------------------------


third solo:
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG------8h11b13r11\9-9--------11b13-11-8----8h11-11b13-13-15-13-11----
D chord diagramDD----9------------------------------------------------------------13-
A chord diagramAA-11------------------------------------11---------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------


e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG-8h11p8h11p8-11b13-11-8------------------------------8--------------
D chord diagramDD------------------------9-8-------9-11--(13)r11-9--9---11-----------
A chord diagramAA----------------------------9-11------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(...to hell and)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG--------------------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-11-11-11-----------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA-11-11h13-----------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(...bid you farewell)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG-13b15-13b15r13p11-13-11--------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD--------------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA--------------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(...has to die)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG--------------------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-13-----------11-13-14-13-------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA-----------11-------------14----------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE-----11-12----------------------------------------------------------

(...in the starlight)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG-13/15-13-11-13-13b15r13b15(hold)-----------------------------------
D chord diagramDD--------------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA--------------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(...and every line in your palm)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB-------------------11-9---------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG-(release to)13-11------11------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD--------------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA--------------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(...brothers in arms)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG-9-8----------------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD--------------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA--------------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------


last solo:
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG-12b13-11-8---------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD------------9-8-----------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA----------------11-9-11-11------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------


e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB----------------11--------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG----13-11b12-13----13-11-13-11-13-11--------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-13----------------------------------14p13-11-11-9------------------
A chord diagramAA--------------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------


e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG-11----11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11--------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-11b13-11-9--11-11-9--9--9--9---------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA--------------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(this part is played very softly, so I could be wrong here...it is
my guess that this is how it goes)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG--------------------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-9h11h13p11p9h11p9--------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA--------------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------


e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------------------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG--------------11----------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD--------------11-11h13p11-14----14----------------------------------
A chord diagramAA-11h14p11h14--------------14p11-11/14-------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------


e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB--------9-11-12-12--------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG------8-------------------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD----9---------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA-11-----------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------

(fade starts)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB---------------11-12-12----12b14r12b14r12---------------------------
G chord diagramGG------13-13-13----------13------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-6/13-13------------------------------------------------------------
A chord diagramAA--------------------------------------------------------------------
E chord diagramEE--------------------------------------------------------------------


e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B chord diagramBB-12b14-12-11--------------------------------------------------------
G chord diagramGG-------------13-11--------------------------------------------------
D chord diagramDD-------------------13-11-13-------11---------------------9h11-------
A chord diagramAA----------------------------14-13----14-13-11-11--------------------
E chord diagramEE------------------------------------------------------------------

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