Death Alley Driver - Rainbow
00:00 / 00:00
Tabs and lyrics
Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)

DEATH ALLEY DRIVER
As recorded by Rainbow
(From the 1982 Album STRAIGHT BETWEEN THE EYES)

Words and Music by Blackmore/Turner


Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Ritchie Blackmore'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Blackmore Lead Fills'

Intro
Fast Rock Q=190
4/4
Gtr I
/2____________\4____________/ \2____________/
~~~
|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|------------|--------||
|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|------------|--------||
|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|------------|--------||
|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|------------|--------||
|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|------------|--------||
|-0----------|-(0)---------|-(0)--------|-(0)---------|-(0)--------|-(0)----||


PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-6-7---------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|


PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-||


1st, 2nd Verses
PM----------------------------------------------------------------|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
||o-7---------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
||--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|


PM----------------------------|
|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|---------------10-|-(10)----9-----7-|-(7)---5----7-|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--8-|--(8)--x-7---x-5-|-(5)---3----5-|


PM----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-(7)---------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------7-|
|-(5)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


PM-----------------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|--------------||
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|--------------||
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|--------------||
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|------------7-||
|-(7)---------------|---------------10-|-(10)----9-----7-|-(7)---5----5-||
|-(5)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--8-|--(8)--x-7---x-5-|-(5)---3------||


Pre-Chorus
|------------|----------|-----------|-----------|
|------------|----------|-----------|-----------|
|------------|----------|-----------|-----------|
|-(7)--------|----------|-----------|-----------|
|-(5)--------|-5--------|-3----2----|-0---------|
|------------|-3--------|-----------|------1----|


\2__________________/
|------------|------------|------------------|--------------------------------||
|------------|------------|------------------|--------------------------------||
|------------|------------|------------------|----------------------------5---||
|---------5--|-(5)--------|------------------|----------------------------5---||
|-----5------|------------|------------------|--------------------------------||
|-3----------|------------|-0------(0)-------|-(0)-----------------(0)--------||
|
| Gtr II
| \2____________/ \2/ \2/ \2/ \2/
| ~~~
|------------|------------|------------------|--------------------------------||
|------------|------------|------------------|--------------------------------||
|------------|------------|------------------|------------(9)\-||
|------------|------------|------------------|--------------------------------||
|------------|------------|------------------|--------------------------------||
|------------|------------|-0------(0)---(0)-|--------------------------------||


Chorus
|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-------------|
|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-------------|
|-(5)---------5-|-(5)---------5-|-(5)-------------7-|-(7)-------5-|
|-(5)--7\-----5-|-(5)--7\-----5-|-(5)--7-5-(5)--7-7-|-(7)-------5-|
|------7\-------|------7\-------|------7-5-(5)--7-5-|-(5)---------|
|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-------------|


~~~
|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-------------|
|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-------------|
|-(5)---------5-|-(5)---------5-|-(5)---------------|-----------5-|
|-(5)--7\-----5-|-(5)--7\-----5-|-(5)--7-5-(5)--7-7-|-(7)-------5-|
|------7\-------|------7\-------|------7-5-(5)--7---|-------------|
|---------------|---------------|-----------------5-|-(5)---------|


|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-------------|
|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-------------|
|-(5)---------5-|-(5)---------5-|-(5)-------------7-|-(7)-------5-|
|-(5)--7\-----5-|-(5)--7\-----5-|-(5)--7-5-(5)--7-7-|-(7)-------5-|
|------7\-------|------7\-------|------7-5-(5)--7-5-|-(5)---------|
|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-------------|


|---------------|--------------|-------------|----------------||
|---------------|--------------|-------------|---------------o||
|-(5)---------5-|-(5)----------|-------------|----------------||
|-(5)--7\-----5-|-(5)--7\------|-3s5---------|-5--------------||
|------7\-------|------7\------|-------------|---5--5--5--5--o||
|---------------|--------------|------3------|---3--3--3--3---||


Interlude
Gtr II
||--------------------|--------------------|
||o-------------------|--------------------|
||----------------7---|----7-9----7-9-10-7-|
||--7-9-10-7-9-10---9-|-10-----10----------|
||o-------------------|--------------------|
||--------------------|--------------------|


|-------------------|-------------------||
|-------------------|------------------o||
|-9----7------------|-------------------||
|---10---9-10-7-9-6-|-7---6---------7---||
|-------------------|---8---7-8-5-7----o||
|-------------------|-------------------||


||----------------------|--------------------|
||o---------------------|--------------------|
||------------------7---|----7-9----7-9-10-7-|
||--(7)-9-10-7-9-10---9-|-10-----10----------|
||o---------------------|--------------------|
||----------------------|--------------------|


1. 2.
|-------------------|------------------||---------------------||
|-------------------|-----------------o||---------------------||
|-9----7------------|------------------||---------------------||
|---10---9-10-7-9-6-|-7---6---------7--||-(7)---6-------------||
|-------------------|---8---7-8-5-7---o||-----8---7-8-5-7-5---||
|-------------------|------------------||---------------------||


Guitar Solo
~ ~~~~~~~
|-------------------|------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------5-6-8-|-(8)--------|-5---5-6p5---------|-------------------|
|-----------7-------|------------|---7-------7-5p4---|-4-5-(5)-----------|
|---------7---------|------------|-----------------7-|---------7-(7)\----|
|-(5)-7-8-----------|------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|------------|-------------------|-------------------|


~ ~~~
|-----------------|------------|---------------------|------------------------|
|-----------5-6-8-|-(8)--------|-5---5-6p5---5-6p5---|-5-6p5---5-6p5---5-6p5--|
|---------7-------|------------|---7-------7-------7-|-------7-------7--------|
|-------7---------|------------|---------------------|------------------------|
|-5-7-8-----------|------------|---------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------|------------|---------------------|------------------------|


|----------------------|--12p8p0----------|
|---5-6p5---5-6p5------|---------0--------|
|-7-------7-------7\-x-|-----------0--x/--|
|--------------------x-|-----------0--x---|
|----------------------|------------------|
|----------------------|------------------|


|--------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------0h15h19-0h15h19p15-|-0-19p15p0-0-19p15p0-0-19p15p0-0-19p15p0--|
|-14b16-14b16-14b16-14b16--------------------|------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|


PM|
|---------17---------------------|------------14sx-0-0-14sx-|
|-19-15-0----0-0-15p12p0-15p12p0-|-15-12-0-15---------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------|


~~~~
|-0--12b14-12b14-(12)----|-12-0-0-0-10-0-10-0-9-0-9-10---|
|------------------------|-------------------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------------------|


|-0--------------------------|-------------------------|
|---12-0-10-0-10-7-8-0-5-7-0-|-3-5-0-2-3-0-2-3-0-3-2-0-|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|


~~~
|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
|-3-2-0-0-------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------4-3-2-0-4-3-2-0---------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------4-3-2-0-|-4-3-2-0-----------0---2b4-|
|---------------------------------|---------2-4-0-(0)---0-----|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------|


~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----0------------------|----------------------------|
|-(2)---2b4--2b4-2b4-2b4-|-2b4-2b4-2b4-2b4-2b4-(2)b4--|
|------------------------|----------------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------------|


~~~~~~~ ~~~ ~~
|--------------------------|------------------|
|--------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------2-|-(2)--5p2h5-2s====|
|-(2)b4--2p0h2p0h2p0h2h4---|------------------|
|--------------------------|------------------|
|--------------------------|------------------|


~~
|-------17b19-(17)---17b19==|=(17)--17-17r17\--0--||
|-----0---------------------|---------------------||
|-17------------------------|---------------------||
|---------------------------|---------------------||
|---------------------------|---------------------||
|---------------------------|---------------------||


Bridge
|-7----7-8p7----------|-------------------|
|---10-------10-8-7---|-7-8p7-------------|
|-------------------9-|-------9-8-9-5-7-5-|
|---------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------|


|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-4---4-5p4---------|-------------------|
|---7-------7-5-4---|-4-5p4-------------|
|-----------------7-|-------7-5-3-5-3-2-|
|-------------------|-------------------|


|---------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------------|
|---2-3p2---2-3p2---2-|-3p2---2-3p2---2-3p2-----|
|-5-------5-------5---|-----5-------5-------5---|


~~~
|---------------------|----------------||
|---------------------|----------------||
|---------------------|----------------||
|---------------------|----------------||
|-2-3p2---2-3p2---2-2-|-(2)------2s14\-||
|-------5-------5-----|----------------||


Electric Organ Solo
PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
4x
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------o||
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||
||o-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-----------------|------------------o||
||------------------|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---||


|----------|----------|----------|------|
|----------|----------|----------|------|
|----------|----------|----------|------|
|-7--------|----------|----------|-5----|
|-5--------|-8--------|-5--------|-3----|
|----------|-6--------|-3--------|------|


\2_____
PM---|
|---------3---|-(3)--------|---------------------|----------------||
|-------------|------------|---------------------|----------------||
|-------------|------------|---------------------|----------------||
|-2------(2)--|-(2)--------|-14-14-14-14-(14)----|-(14)-----------||
|-0------(0)--|-(0)--------|-12-12-12-12-(12)----|-(12)-----------||
|-------------|------------|---------------------|-----------7----||


3rd Verse
/ |
PM------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|---------9-9-9-9-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-(7)--7--7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|


PM----------------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-|-(7)---6-(6)-----|---------------9-|
|-----------------|---------------5-|-(5)---4-(4)---9-|-(9)---7-(7)-----|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|---------------7-|-(7)---5-(5)---7-|


PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|


PM----------------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-|-(7)---6-(6)-----|-----------------||
|-----------------|---------------5-|-(5)---4-(4)---9-|-(9)---7-(7)---7-||
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|---------------7-|-(7)---5-(5)-----||


Pre-Chorus
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
|------------|------------|-----------|-----------|
|------------|------------|-----------|-----------|
|------------|------------|-----------|-----------|
|------------|------------|-----------|-----------|
|-(7)--------|-4----5--7--|-5----4----|-2---------|
|------------|------------|-----------|------3----|


\2___/ \2_________________________/
~ ~~~
|--------------------|------------|------------|--------------|
|--------------------|------------|------------|--------------|
|--------------------|------------|------------|------------7-|
|--------------------|------------|------------|------------7-|
|--------------------|------------|------------|--------------|
|-2-(2)--(2)----(2)--|-0----------|-(0)--------|-(0)------0---|


Chorus
||----------------|---------------|-------------------|--------------|
||o---------------|---------------|-------------------|--------------|
||--(7)---------7-|-(7)---------7-|-(7)-------------9-|-(9)-------7--|
||--(7)--9\-----7-|-(7)--9\-----7-|-(7)--9-7-(7)--9-9-|-(9)-------7--|
||o------9\-------|------9\-------|------9-7-(7)--9-7-|-(7)----------|
||----------------|---------------|-------------------|--------------|


|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-------------|
|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-------------|
|-(7)---------7-|-(7)---------7-|-(7)---------------|-----------7-|
|-(7)--9\-----7-|-(7)--9\-----7-|-(7)--9-7-(7)--9---|-----------7-|
|------9\-------|------9\-------|------9-7-(7)--9-9-|-(9)---------|
|---------------|---------------|-----------------7-|-(7)---------|


|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-------------|
|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-------------|
|-(7)---------7-|-(7)---------7-|-(7)-------------9-|-(9)-------7-|
|-(7)--9\-----7-|-(7)--9\-----7-|-(7)--9-7-(7)--9-9-|-(9)-------7-|
|------9\-------|------9\-------|------9-7-(7)--9-7-|-(7)---------|
|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-------------|


1.
|---------------|-------------|--------------|--------------||
|---------------|-------------|--------------|-------------o||
|-(7)---------7-|-(7)---------|--------------|-----------7--||
|-(7)--9\-----7-|-(7)--9------|-7------------|-----------7--||
|------9\-------|------9------|-7-7--7--7--7-|--7--7--7----o||
|---------------|-------------|-5-5--5--5--5-|--5--5--5-----||


Outro
2.
|-------------|--------------|--------------|-----------*|
|-------------|--------------|--------------|-----------*|
|-------------|--------------|--------------|-----------*|
|-------------|-7------------|-7------------|-----------*|
|--7--7--7--7-|-7-7--7--7--7-|-7-7--7--7--7-|-9\--------*|
|--5--5--5--5-|-5-5--5--5--5-|-5-5--5--5--5-|-7\--------*|


Tablature Legend
----------------
h - hammer-on
p - pull-off
b - bend
pb - pre-bend
r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
/\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
s - legato slide
S - shift slide
- natural harmonic
[n] - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
~ - vibrato
tr - trill
T - tap
TP - trem. picking
PM - palm muting
\n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
\n - tremolo bar down
n/ - tremolo bar up
/n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip
= - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
- volume swell (louder/softer)
x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
| - bar
|| - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*| - double bar (ending)
: - bar (freetime)
$ - Segno
& - Coda
Song info
Death Alley Driver
Rainbow
2001
  • Rock
  • Hard Rock
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