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/ Pink Floyd / Atom Heart Mother (1969) / Atom Heart Mother guitar tab

Transcription by:  Dave Ward (pinkfloyd@writeme.com)
Revised & timed by:   Syl Voice 


ATOM HEART MOTHER
Pink Floyd
(Mason, Gilmour, Waters, Wright & Ron Geesin)

a. Father's Shout                                               
------------------
Em (with something like [Em, G, Bm, D, Em](?) sometimes)        00:02

Em, G, F, C;  Em, G, F, C  (main theme)                         01:25
Em, G, A, B;  Em, G, F, F 
(chromatic between E and C with horses and motorcycle effects)  01:54
Em, G, F, C;  Em, G, F, C  (main theme)                         02:21
Em, G, A, B;  Em, G, F, F


b. Breast Milky
----------------
Em                                                              02:52
(Em, Am, G, Bm;  Abm, Bb, Eb, [Am, B]) x2: organ & Viola        02:59
(Em, Am, G, Bm;  Abm, Bb, Eb, [Am, B]) x3: slide guitar solos   03:56
	[*]

*: Dave Ward put a Bdim in place of G in those themes, I definitly not
   agree as organ arpegians are pretty clear, but I'm nobody's boss...

c. Mother Fore
---------------
(Em, Em, Em, Am) x4: Inst                                       05:23

(Em, Em, Em, [Am, Asus4]) x16 enter falsetto "ooh" vocals       05:38
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2                                        06:38
Em, Em, Em, Am, Em, Em, Em, Em
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2

(Em, Em, Em, [Am, Asus4]) x10                                   07:02
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2                                        07:39
Em, Em, Em, Am, Em, Em, Em, Em
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2

(Em, Em, Em, Am) x18: enters second choir                       08:01
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2 enter full drums                       09:08
Em, Em, Em, Am, Em, Em, Em, Em
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2
Em, Em, Em, Am, Em, Em, Em, Em
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2
Em, Em, Em, Am, Em, Em, Em, Em
(Am (D/A), Am7 (D/A)) x2
(Em, Em, Em, Am) x3
Em, Em, Em, Em

F#m                                                             10:11

d. Funky Dung
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(Gm, C)  x 4      (funky section, a la Any Colour You Like)     10:20
(Gm, C)  x 16     guitar solo                                   10:47
(Gm, C)  x 8      keyboard solo                                 12:31
(Gm, C)  x 10     choir reenters (emphasis only on beat 2)      13:21

G, G, F, F, C, C, B7, B7                                        14:30
Em, G, F, C;  Em, G, F, C  (main theme)                         14:57
Em, G, A, B;  Em, G, F, F

e. Mind Your Throats Please
----------------------------
hypnotic organ                                                  15:27
siren sound-alike orchestra                                     16:30
Spoken words: "Here is a loud announcement"                     17:28 
KaBoom                                                          17:43
phone                                                           17:48

f. Remergence
--------------
previous parts mixed, please don't ask me.

Spoken words: "Silence in the studio!"                          19:08
Em, G, F, C;  Em, G, F, C  (main theme)                         19:13
Em, G, A, B;  Em, G, F, F
Em
(Em, Am, G, Bm;  Abm, Bb, Eb, [Am, B]) x2 organ & viola         19:50
(Em, Am, G, Bm;  Abm, Bb, Eb, [Am, B]) x3 slide guitar solos    20:46

Em, G, F, C;  Em, G, F, C  (main theme With vocals)             22:13
Em, G, A, B;  Em, G, [F#, G, Em, Bb;  B, B/F#, B, B/F#]: fast changes
22

Em, G, F, C;  Em, G, F, C  (main theme)                         22:44
Em, G, A, B;  Em, G, F, F
F (ad lib coda)                                                 23:17
E                                                               23:31

----

Slide Guitar Solo After the Violin Solo

        Em          Am                  G              Bm
e-|----12-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B-|/12----12------13------------------|---------------------15------------|
G-|----------12~-----14---------------|----16----16------------16---------|
D-|---------------------14~~----/-----|/17----17------14/16--------16~~---|
A-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
            G#m             Bb           Eb      Am    B        Em       Am
e-|-----------------------------------|------------------/12---12/-14/--17|
B-|-----------------------------------|------------------------12---------|
G-|-16\13--13-------------------------|------------------------12---------|
D-|-----------13-----13\12-12~~-/-----|/17-----17\14-13~~-----------------|
A-|--------------11-------------------|-----18----------------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
                 G            Bm        G#m              Bb
e-|~~~-19-20\19-19--19-19\17/19--19-19|\16--16----16\10-10~~-10--11---13--|
B-|-----------------------------------|--------16-------------------------|
G-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|


       Eb                Am        B     Em                           Am
e-|13/15--15--15-15/17--17-17/19--19--|19\17/19-19~-12-12-12--14-15-15/17~|
B-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
            G                Bm                 G#m           Bb
e-|17\15~~15-15----15-15/19-19~~19\17/|19-19~19\16------------------------|
B-|-------------15--------------------|-------------16----16\15-15-15-15x-|
G-|-----------------------------------|----------------16----------15-15x-|
D-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
        Eb             Am          B     Em......
e-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B-|----16-16/20-20-20/22-22-22/24-24\-|-17~~~~~~--fade-in-----------------|
G-|/15--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|


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