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Metallica chords for Mama said acoustic

Guitar chords with lyrics

Title: Mama Said
Album: Acoustica

The original version of "Mama Said" appears on the Metallica album "Load".

Tabbed by bernd.egl@freenet.de

"Mama Said" as performed by James Hetfield on single acoustic guitar.
A chord diagramA augmentedA great song and easy to play.
Tune your guitar down ½ step if you want to play to the record.

h = hammer on
p = pull off
/ = slide up; \ = slide down
b = bend
~ = vibrato/hold note
x = string is not played; () notes in brackets are played very softly

So here we go...


Intro & verse

    A chord diagramDmDm               A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramA minorAm
e---1---0h1--3---1---0---0~~--0---   James plays these chords in little
B---3---3~~--3---3---1---1h3--1---   variations. You'll find out yourself.
G---2---2~~--2---2---0---0~~--2---
D---0---0~~--0---0---2---2~~--2---
A---x---x----x---x---3---3~~--0---
E---x---x----x---x---x---x----x---   Repeat...

   Mama she has told me well...

then

    A chord diagramDmDm  A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramA minorAm   A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramDmDm  A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramBb majorBb  A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramA minorAm
e---1---0---0----3---   e---1---0---1---3---0---
B---3---1---1----0---   B---3---1---3---0---1---
G---2---0---2----0---   G---2---0---3---0---2---
D---0---2---2----0---   D---0---2---3---0---2---
A---x---3---0----2---   A---x---3---1---2---0---
E---x---x---x----3---   E---x---x---x---3---x---

   Let my heart go...    let this heart be still...

    A chord diagramDmDm  A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramFF          A chord diagramDmDm  A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramBb majorBb  A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramA minorAm
e---1---3---0---1---   e---1---0---1---3---0---
B---3---0---1---1---   B---3---1---3---0---1---
G---2---0---0---2---   G---2---0---3---0---2---
D---0---0---2---3---   D---0---2---3---0---2---
A---x---2---3---3---   A---x---3---1---2---0---
E---x---3---x---1---   E---x---x---x---3---x---

    Never I asked...    let this heart be still...

    A chord diagramDmDm  A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramDmDm       A chord diagramDmDm
e---1---0---0---1----3---1---
B---3---1---1---3----3---3---
G---2---0---2---2----2---2---
D---0---2---2---0----0---0---
A---x---3---0---x----x---x---
E---x---x---x---x----x---x---
   Let my heart go...


And that's pretty much it. If you see any mistakes, let me know.
bernd.egl@freenet.de
I also tabbed the acoustic version of "Nothing Else Matters", which is already

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