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"40"

As recorded by U2
(From the 1983 Album WAR)
Transcribed by petitenSOUNDz Words by
Music by

A D A6 7 fr. x x(A6) 7 fr. x x A5 5 fr. x x A9 5 fr. x x D6 5 fr.


x xx xx x x x

All Strings:Tune Down 1/2


A Intro
P = 77
^ (2nd times
N.C. A A6
Gtr II : Electrics

ggg 4 j
1
I 4 } } } V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
Two, three,
V V V V V V V V
Gtr I : Acoustic 12 strings let ring let ring

T
A 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 2 2
x x x 4 4 4
B 0 0 0 0 0 0
* 2nd times Drums sl.

B Verse I
1. 2.

gg
A D D

4
Ig V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
V V V V V V V
let ring

T
A 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 4 2 4 4 0 0 4 4 4
B 0 0 0 0 0

C Pre-Chorus I

___ _ __
A A6
Gtr II

gg VVV VVV VVV WWW


7
Ig V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V VV VV VV WW
V V V V V V
let ring let ring
0 0 0
T 2 2 2
A 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 4 4 4 2 2 2
B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
sl.

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D Chorus I
A A

gg WWW WWW
Ig V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
4x

WW WW
10

V V V V V V V
let ring
0 0
T 2 2
A 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 4 4 4 2 2
B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

gg k VV VV VV VV VV VV VV WW
Ig V} V V V} W}
4x

u
Gtr II : Electrics
5 5 5 5 5 5 7
T 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
A 6 6 6 6
x x
B

E Interlude
A

ggg
13
I V V V VVV V V VVV VVVVV V V V VVV V VVVV VVVVV
V V VV VV V V V V VV VV V V
Gtr I
let ring let ring let ring

T
A 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 2 2
4 4 4 4 4 4
B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
sl. sl.

VV VW VV
I
ggg k VVV} VV VVV VV VVV VV VV} VV VV VV
V} V j l VVV VV} WW k VVV VVV VV VV VVV VVV
u u
5 5 5 5 5 5 7 5 5 7 5 5 7 5
T 5 5 5 5 5 5 7 5 5 5 5 5 7 5
A 6 6 6 7 6 6 6 6 6 7 6
x x x x
B

F Verse II & Pre-Chorus II( 3rd times Pre-Chorus II


1. , 2. 3.
A D D

ggg V V V
I V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
3x
17

V V V V V V V
let ring

T 2
A 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 4 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 4 2 0 0 4 4 4
B 0 0 0 0 0

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Gtr II
A D
j __ _ ___
A

2 7fr.
1 5fr. 1 5fr.

ggg
20
I V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
let ring

T
A 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 4 4 4
B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

D A D

ggg
23
I V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
V V V V V V
let ring let ring

T
A 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 4 4 4 0 0 4 4 4
B 0 0 0 0
sl.

G Out-Chorus

___ _ ____ ____ ^


A6 (A6) A6 (A6) A5 A9 A5 D
Gtr II

ggg VVV VVV VVV WWW


26
I VV VV VV WW V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
V V V V V V V
let ring
0 0 0
T 2 2 2
A 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
2 2 2 0 0 4 2 4 4
B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

ggg
A D

I V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
3x
29

V V V V V V V
let ring

T
A 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 4 2 4 4
B 0 0 0 0 0
Repeat & F.O.

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