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BULLET THE BLUE SKY

As recorded by U2
(From the 1987 Album THE JOSHUA TREE)
Transcribed by oranno@yahoo.fr Words by
Music by
Arranged

E7sus4/D5 fr.
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A Intro
Moderate Rock P = 144 All guitars tuned down a
N.C. Em7
8va

k c q
}} j W
Drum Beat

g
I 44 VVVW U U W }
4
1

GKx
Gtr I
let ring let
N.H.
ring

(0)K x
Kx
[10]
T 0 (0) (0)
A 9
12 12
B 12

q q q q q
g
9
I U U U U U
N.H. N.H. [[[[[[[[[[[[[[[ N.H.[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[ N.H.[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[ N.H.[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[
([10]) ([10]) ([10]) ([10])
T
A (12) (12) (12) (12)
B

q q q q q q
g W UU U U U
14
I W
N.H. N.H. N.H. [[[[[[[[[[[[[[[ N.H. N.H. N.H.
([10]) ([10]) ([10]) ([10])
T
A 9 (9) (9) (9) (9)
12
B

q q
G/D

g U U WW WW f VVV V WW WW
19
I W W e e VV W W
u
N.H. N.H.
([10])
T 12 (12) 10 8 12 (12)
A (9) 12 (12) 10 8 12 (12)
12 (12) 10 8 12 (12)
B
sl. sl. sl. sl.

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g f VVV V VV WW WW f VVV V WW WW f VVV V


24
I e e VV j V W W e e VV W W e e VV j V
u u u
8vb
T 10 8 12 12 (12) 10 8 12 (12) 10 8
A 10 8 12 12 (12) 10 8 12 (12) 10 8
10 8 12 12 (12) 10 8 12 (12) 10 8
B
0
sl. sl. sl. sl. sl. sl. sl. sl.

B 1st Verse
g N.C.
I Uq Uq Uq q
11x
29

8vb
p
N.H.

T
A [4] ([4]) ([4]) ([4])
B
(0) (0)

C Chorus
T
E7sus4/D
Gtr I k _c k _c k _c j _ _ _ j
^
g VV V VV
I V k ck ck c k VV V
V V V V V V
33

Gtr II
7 7 7
T 7 7 7
A 7 7 7
B 7 7 5 7 5 7

^ _ ^ ^ _
g VVV k c k c k c V
k VV
VV
V
VV
V k c k c k c
37
I V V V V V V V V V
7 7 7 7
T 7 7 7 7
A 7 7 7 7
B 7 7 5 7 5 7 7 7 5

^ ^ _ ^
g VV VV VV V VV
I V V V k V V V k c k c k c k VV V
V V V V V V
40

7 7 7 7 7
T 7 7 7 7 7
A 7 7 7 7 7
B 7 5 7 7 7 5 7 5 7

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^ _ ^ ^ _
g VVV k c k c k c V
k VV
VV
V
VV
V k c k c k c
43
I V V V V V V V V V
7 7 7 7
T 7 7 7 7
A 7 7 7 7
B 7 7 5 7 5 7 7 7 5

D 2nd Verse
To Coda D.S. al Coda

^ ^ _ ^ _ _
E7sus4/D

g k
I W
15
46

T
A
B 7

S
WW WW f VVV WW WW f VVV
(E7sus4/D) G/D

g V V
65
I
4 W W e e VV W W e e VV
u u
Gtr I mf
T 12 (12) 10 8 12 (12) 10 8
A 12 (12) 10 8 12 (12) 10 8
12 (12) 10 8 12 (12) 10 8
B
sl. sl. sl. sl. sl. sl.

E 3rd Verse

UU
Em/G N.C.

g U
73
I U U U
8vb
12
T 12
A 12
B
0 (0) (0)
sl.

8va

g t q W t q
77
I W V U W
8vb
N.H. N.H.
[12] ([12]) (12)
T
A [12] ([12])
B
(0) (0)

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g t q
81
I q W
N.H. N.H.

T
A [9] ([9])
(12)
B

g q q q
84
I
N.H.

T
A ([9]) ([9])
B

8va

g q q qW
87
I W
8vb
N.H. N.H.
[7]
T
A ([9])
B
0

g 8va
90
I Uq Uq UqU
8vb
N.H.
([7]) ([7])
T
A
B 7
(0) (0)

8va

g q q q
93
I UU W W U
8vb
N.H. N.H.

T [5] ([5])
A
B (7) (7)

G/D

g q q WW
I U W
W
96

N.H.

T ([5]) 12
A 12
12
B (7)
sl.

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g f VVV V WWW f VVV V


99
I e e VV j e e VV j k
u u
T 10 8 12 10 8
A 10 8 12 10 8
10 8 12 10 8
B
sl. sl. sl. sl. sl. sl.

WW V
Em/D G/D

WW f VVV V V f VVV
g ee VVV j k VV V
e e VV
102
I j k
u u
12 10 8
T 12 10 8 12 10 8
A 12 10 8 12 10 8
12 10 8 12 10 8
B
sl. sl. sl. sl. sl. sl.

F Guitar Solo

gV VV V VV V VV V VV WW WW VV VV
N.C.(Em)
V V V V WW
105
I u u u u u
ff [[[ [[[ [[[[[[[[[[[[[[
T 12 12 12 12
A 12 12 (12) 12 12 12 12 14 (14) 14 12
12 12 (12) 12 12 14 (14) 14 12
B
sl. sl.

g WW VV VV WW VV V VV V VV W V VV V VV V V
111
I u u u u
V
[[[ [[[ [[[[[[ [[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[
T 12 12 12 12
A 12 14 14 14 (14) 12 12 12 12
12 14 14 (14) 12 (12) 12 (12) 12
B 0
sl. sl. sl.

g WW VV V VV
8va 8va

gV V W gV V V V V V V V V V VV VV VV VV VV VV VV j W
117
I u u u uu u
[[[[[[[
let ring [[[[[[[ M 1/4M 1/4M
1/4 M
1/4

15
T 14 14 14 (14) 14 15 (15)15 15 15 15 15 15 15 17 17 17
A 12 14 14 (14) 14 14 14 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
12 14
B
sl. sl.

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E5/B D5/A

g VV V V V VV V
8va
V WW VV VV WW WW
122
I u u u V W
[[[[[[[[[[[[[
M
1/4 M 1/4M
1/4

15 15 14 14 (14)
T 17 17 15
A 0 9 (9) (9) 7 (7) 0
9 (9) (9) 7 (7)
B
P sl. sl. sl. sl.

VV VV WW VV VV VV WW VVggVVV VV VV VV
E7sus4/D

g VV W V VV W V V VV
127
I W W W
8vb 8vb 8vb
7 7 (7) (7) 7 7 (7) (7) 9 7 7 7
T 7 7 (7) (7) 7 7 (7) (7) 9 7 7 7
A 7 7 (7) (7) 7 7 (7) (7) 9 7 7 7
B
0 0 0
sl. sl. sl.

VV
8va

g WWW VV
V
VV VV
VV
WW
W
VV VV
VV V qq
132
I W u u U U
8vb 8vb
N.H.
(7) 7 7 (7) 7 7 12 [10]
T (7) 7 7 (7) 7 7 12 [13]
A (7) 7 7 (7) 7 7 12
B
0 0 (0)
sl. sl.

G Outro
g
I Uqq qq q t tt
8va

U u
137

8vb
N.H.
([10]) [10]
T ([13]) [13]
A
B
(0)

q
8va

g
140
I qq qq q
N.H.
([10]) ([10])
T ([13]) [24]
A
B

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q t q q
8va

g
143
I q gtt qq qq
N.H.
([10]) ([10])
T ([24]) ([24])
A [18] ([18]) ([18])
B

g gqqq q
8va

146
I qqq
N.H.
([10])
T ([24])
A ([18])
[19]
B

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