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Fire and Brimstone

by Link Wray, as performed by The Bootleggers feat. Mark Lanegan

 

Want to see this chart performed live? Here's Rob's student Wesley killing this song in a recent Coffee Shop Jam.


 

 

Original version tuned down ½ step.

 

Chord Guide

       231

E:    022100

      3    4

G:    3x0003

       123

A:   x02220

 

 

Strumming Guide    (> = accent)

Original Pattern:

    >

B   D     U D U D U D U   U D U   

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

Easier Pattern:

    >       >

B   D   D U D U

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Intro:  / E - - - / x4

            / E - - - / G - - - / A - - - / E - - - / x2

 

              E (4)

I had a dream last night while I was laying in my bed

               E (4)
And the whole world was standing still and the moon was turning red.
             E (4)

I saw a sign in the sky, I have come to set you free

               E (4)
There’s a light shining bright, shining down, down on me.

Chorus:

         E                  G                        A                  E
I saw fire, fire and brimstone coming down on my head

         E                   G                        A                  E
I saw fire, fire and brimstone coming down on my head.


             E (4)

I look around, I saw eyes, I heard a voice say “come to me”

              E (4)
I felt the rumbling beneath my feet and the whole world was shaking free

              E (4)
And the sun was standing still, it was dark, but I could see.

Chorus

/ E - - - / x17


Chorus

             E (4)

I look around, I saw eyes, I heard a voice say “come to me”

              E (4)
I felt the rumbling beneath my feet and the whole world was shaking free


Chorus x2

 

End on E

 


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.