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U2 guitar chords for Unforgettable fire album

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Album: THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE (1984)     (Chords Release 0.77 October 1993)

CHORDS/TABS CREDITS:[Scott Yanoff, yanoff@csd4.csd.uwm.edu] (1,6)
                    [Sergio Lucero, slucero@cipres.cec.uchile.cl] (2c,5,8,9)
		    [Martijn Van Weijle] (2t)
		    [Marc Virata, newson@unlv.edu] (4)
COMPILATION and			[Sergio Lucero, slucero@cipres.cec.uchile.cl]
MODIFICATION CREDITS:
 (and therefore editing			 (send all flames here ^^^)
    responsibility)                   (also corrections and additions)

SONGS:  A chord diagramA majorA Sort of Homecoming		OK
        Pride				OK
        Wire				NEEDED
        The Unforgettable Fire		OK
        Promenade			OK
        Bad				OK
        Indian Summer Sky		NEEDED
        Elvis Presley and America	OK
        MLK				OK

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A chord diagramA majorA Sort of Homecoming
--------------------


Intro  A chord diagramG6G6  D2  A chord diagramG6G6  D2  A chord diagramG6G6  D2  A chord diagramG6G6  D2

And ..
        A chord diagramG6G6                   D2
through ..
                 A chord diagramG6G6                D2
across ..
           A chord diagramG6G6
light's ..
D2             A chord diagramG6G6       D4 D2

And ..
time ..
and ..
your ..

A chord diagramG MajorG      G2 A chord diagramG MajorG   G2            D2 D4 A chord diagramD MajorD Gii
Oh..
A chord diagramG MajorG             G2   A chord diagramG MajorG        G2
I'll ..
       D2  D4           A chord diagramD MajorD                Gii
tonight..

verse


verse

A chord diagramG6G6                 D2           A chord diagramG6G6                 D2
O ..
A chord diagramG6G6                 D2           A chord diagramG6G6                 D2
O ..

A chord diagramG MajorG      G2 A chord diagramG MajorG   G2            D2       D4               A chord diagramD MajorD                     A chord diagramG MajorG
Oh, ..
A chord diagramG MajorG             G2   A chord diagramG MajorG        G2                D2  D4   A chord diagramD MajorD     D4
I'll ..
        A chord diagramC7C7
I'll ..),
                         A chord diagramD MajorD     D2     A chord diagramG6G6  D2
I'll ..

A chord diagramG6G6                D2                A chord diagramG6G6 			D2
O ...
A chord diagramG6G6                D2                A chord diagramG6G6 			D2

                   A chord diagramG6G6
The ..
D2	        A chord diagramG6G6
this ...
D2        A chord diagramG6G6            D2  A chord diagramG6G6        D4  A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramG MajorG   G2     A chord diagramG MajorG   G2
no ..
  D2          D4	      A chord diagramD MajorD       		    Gii
tonight ..
A chord diagramG MajorG              G2
see ..
   A chord diagramG MajorG   	         G2           D2  D4 A chord diagramD MajorD Gii  A chord diagramG6G6  D2  A chord diagramG6G6  D4 A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramG6G6  D2  A chord diagramG6G6  D4 A chord diagramD MajorD
she ..

And ..
through ..
across ..
to a ..
Oh ..
for ..
I ..
I ..

CHORD FORMATIONS     (This might make a nice acoustic version with these)
-----------------
A chord diagramG6G6   x x 0 0 3 0
D2   x x 0 2 3 0
D4/A x 0 0 0 3 x
A chord diagramG MajorG    3 x 0 0 0 x
G2   3 0 0 0 0 3
D4   x x 0 2 3 3
A chord diagramD MajorD    x x 0 2 3 2
Gii  x x 0 0 3 3  (G, type 2)
A chord diagramC7C7   x 3 2 3 1 x

But The Edge is probably playing the chorus this way
(esp. for intro of live version where it is arpeggio)
A chord diagramG MajorG      x x x 7 8 7
G2     x x x 7 10 x
D2,D   x x x 7  7 10
D4,Gii x x x 7  8 10

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Transcription to "Pride" by U2 from "Rattle and Hum"

Use delay (0.40 s), some reverb, and compressor.
Tune down 1/2 step to Eb.


Intro
    NH   NH  NH   NH   NH  NH
E---12------------12------------
B---12------------12-------------
G------------7-------------7-----
D------------7-------------7-----
A--------7-------------7---------
E--------------------------------

Part one (main riff)

   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|--
B--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--X---X--|--
G--11--11--11--11--11--11--9---9---11--11--9---9---11--11--X---X--|--
D--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---X---X--|--
A-----------------------------------------------------------------|--
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|--

repeat 1 x

   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|--
B--10--10--10--10--10--10--9---9--10--10---9---9--10--10---X---X--|--
G--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---X---X--|--
D--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---X---X--|--
A-----------------------------------------------------------------|--
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|--

   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^   v   ^
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|--
B--10--10--10--10--10--10--9---9--10--10---9---9---10--10--X---X--|--
G--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11--X---X--|--
D--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---X---X--|--
A-----------------------------------------------------------------|--
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|--

Part two

Let all the notes ring
E--------0---------|-------0---------|
B------------------|-----------0-----|
G------8-----8-----|-----8-------8---|
D----9---------9---|---7-------------|
A------------------|-----------------|
E--7---------------|-5---------------|

Guitar solo

     H  H     H  H     H  H  P
E--11^12^14-11^12^14-11^12^14^11-----------
B--------------------------------12-12-12--
G------------------------------------------
D------------------------------------------
A------------------------------------------
E------------------------------------------
	repeat 8x

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Pride (In the name of love)                     [Capo on 1st fret]


Intro chords  A chord diagramA majorA A chord diagramA majorA A chord diagramG MajorG A chord diagramE minorEm

 A chord diagramA majorA                   A chord diagramD MajorD
One ..
 A chord diagramG MajorG               A chord diagramE minorEm
One ...
 A chord diagramA majorA                   A chord diagramD MajorD
One ..
 A chord diagramG MajorG               A chord diagramE minorEm
One ..,
 A chord diagramA majorA                   A chord diagramD MajorD
In ..
 A chord diagramG MajorG               A chord diagramE minorEm
What ...

One ..
One ...
One ...
One ...
In ..,
What ...

Early ...
A chord diagramA majorA ...
Free ..
But ...
In ..
What ...

EXACT CHORDS                  CHORDS WITH CAPO ON 7th FRET
A chord diagramA majorA  x  x  7  9 10  7             D2  x x 0 2 3 0
A chord diagramG MajorG  x 10  9  7  8  7              A chord diagramC majorC  x 3 2 0 1 0
A chord diagramE minorEm x  7  9  9  8  7             A chord diagramA minorAm  x 0 2 2 1 0

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"The Unforgettable Fire"

A chord diagramDmDm             A chord diagramBb majorBb
Ice, ..
           A chord diagramDmDm                    A chord diagramBb majorBb
These ..
             A chord diagramDmDm                  A chord diagramBb majorBb                A chord diagramDmDm       A chord diagramBb majorBb      A chord diagramFF
Dug ..
A chord diagramC majorC                            A chord diagramEb MajorEb
Walk ..
               A chord diagramBb majorBb                A chord diagramDmDm         A chord diagramBb majorBb
And ..

    A chord diagramDmDm                           A chord diagramBb majorBb                       A chord diagramDmDm
Carnival..
              A chord diagramBb majorBb
Red ..
        A chord diagramDmDm                 A chord diagramBb majorBb                A chord diagramFF
Face ..
A chord diagramC majorC                               A chord diagramEb MajorEb                          A chord diagramBb majorBb
Walk ..

A chord diagramFF             A chord diagramC majorC
Stay ..
A chord diagramEb MajorEb                    A chord diagramBb majorBb             A chord diagramFF
I'm ..
                A chord diagramC majorC
Come ..
                A chord diagramG minorGm
Come ..
                A chord diagramA majorA           A chord diagramDmDm
Come ..


Instrumental
A chord diagramBb majorBb  A chord diagramDmDm  A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramDmDm A chord diagramBb majorBb  A chord diagramG minorGm A chord diagramA majorA

(Now I'm at the part where the violins repeat the chords three times,
sounding like "da-Da-DA")

 A chord diagramDmDm A chord diagramDmDm A chord diagramDmDm  (strike three times and accent each with the third the hardest)
"da-Da-DA"

 A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramBb majorBb
"da-Da-DA"

 A chord diagramDmDm A chord diagramDmDm A chord diagramDmDm
"da-Da-DA"

 A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramBb majorBb      A chord diagramFF
"da-Da-DA"

                           A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramEb MajorEb
And ..
      A chord diagramBb majorBb              A chord diagramFF
Not a ..
A chord diagramC majorC
Stay ..
A chord diagramEb MajorEb          A chord diagramBb majorBb
Ever ..
           A chord diagramFF                      A chord diagramC majorC
And ..

      A chord diagramG minorGm                     A chord diagramA majorA                A chord diagramDmDm
Don't ..

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Promenade

 A chord diagramC majorC                       F-C
Earth..
                         F-C
Here ...
                         F-C
Men ..
                         F-C
Words ...
                A chord diagramFF    A chord diagramC majorC     F-C
Dirt ...

 A chord diagramC majorC                       F-C
Barbed ..
I'd ...
In ..
                A chord diagramA minorAm           A chord diagramG MajorG
to ...
                A chord diagramA minorAm           A chord diagramG MajorG
And ...
        A chord diagramFF                    A chord diagramC majorC
Roman ...

In ..
Sidestep...
I ...
Have ..,
behind ...
Tell ..,
and ...
Up ...

See ..
coca-cola... . .

******************************************************************

Bad
---

  INTRO   (and also MAIN riff Edge plays, simplefied a little)
     A chord diagramAsus4Asus4   A chord diagramA majorA           A chord diagramAsus4Asus4   A chord diagramA majorA          A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2   A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2   A chord diagramD MajorD
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
G----7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-----7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6----9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7---9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-
D----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

   The second guitar plays this, with an echo device also
E-----------------12-12---------------12-12------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------10-10------10-10-10-10
G------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Now, the chords appear below the words.  I suggest you use tab riff as shown
above for the main verse, but you can always try it with the chord
formations at the end of this file to get a more acoustic feel.

If   ...
A chord diagramAsus4Asus4 A chord diagramA majorA   A chord diagramAsus4Asus4 A chord diagramA majorA   A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2 A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2  A chord diagramD MajorD

If    ...
A chord diagramAsus4Asus4 A chord diagramA majorA   A chord diagramAsus4Asus4   A chord diagramA majorA        A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2 A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2  A chord diagramD MajorD

If ..
A chord diagramAsus4Asus4 A chord diagramA majorA      A chord diagramAsus4Asus4 A chord diagramA majorA

If ...
   A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2 A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2 A chord diagramD MajorD

	         Surren   - der,         dislocate.
A chord diagramAsus4Asus4 A chord diagramA majorA  A chord diagramAsus4Asus4 A chord diagramA majorA    A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2   A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2  A chord diagramD MajorD

A chord diagramAsus4Asus4 A chord diagramA majorA  A chord diagramAsus4Asus4 A chord diagramA majorA  A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2 A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2  A chord diagramD MajorD

If     ..
ASus4  A chord diagramA majorA       A chord diagramAsus4Asus4     A chord diagramA majorA

Life- line ...
A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2 D		       A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2 A chord diagramD MajorD

       Leave ..,
A chord diagramDsusDsus D	          A chord diagramAsus4Asus4    A chord diagramA majorA

See ..
A chord diagramAsus4Asus4   A chord diagramA majorA         A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2  A chord diagramD MajorD

      Into ...
A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramAsus4Asus4  A chord diagramA majorA

        And ...
A chord diagramAsus4Asus4 A chord diagramA majorA     	       A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2   A chord diagramD MajorD

      Into ..,
A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramAsus4Asus4  A chord diagramA majorA

        And ...
A chord diagramAsus4Asus4 A chord diagramA majorA     	       A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2   A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2 A chord diagramD MajorD

If ..
set ...
I'd ..,
See ..
Into ...
And ...

(Here, suggested start jamming with regular A chord diagramA majorA and A chord diagramD MajorD chords)
Hoo, hoo    Hoo, hoo   Hoo, hoo.
A chord diagramA majorA          	       A chord diagramD MajorD

Hoo, hoo    Hoo, hoo   Hoo, hoo.
A chord diagramA majorA          	       A chord diagramD MajorD

To ..,
  	      A chord diagramA majorA

And ...
          A chord diagramD MajorD

To ..
  	      A chord diagramA majorA

And ...
          A chord diagramD MajorD

I'm ...
               A chord diagramA majorA

I'm ..
	       A chord diagramG MajorG             E	    (Now switch back to chords from intro)

I'm ...
A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2   A chord diagramAsus4Asus4 A chord diagramA majorA

Oh, ..

If ..
They ...
True ..,
Bruised ...
Colors ...
A chord diagramA majorA                                   D	  (Once again, regular chords now)

Hoo, ...
A chord diagramA majorA          	       A chord diagramD MajorD

If ...

If ...
This ...
Dis...
Sep...
Con...
Rev...
Tem...
Iso...
Des...

Let ..
And ....
To ..
And ...
Oh, no
I'm ...
I'm ...
I'm ...
Oh, no no

CHORD FORMATIONS
-----------------
A chord diagramAsus4Asus4 x 0 2 2 3 x
A chord diagramA majorA     x 0 2 2 2 x
A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2 x x 0 2 3 x
A chord diagramD MajorD     x x 0 2 3 2
******************************************************************

******************************************************************

--
        Sergio Lucero Vera	    Las opiniones expresadas involucran a mi
  Alumno de Ingenieria Matematica  universidad en la medida en que la presion
 Facultad de Cs.Fis. y Matematicas   que recibe el estudiante promedio de
     Universidad de Chile 	    Beaucheff afecta su manera de expresarse.

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