Ballroom Blitz - Sweet
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Tabs and lyrics
Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
Sweet - Ballroom Blitz
Standard Tuning

[Riff]
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|--9-11-12-11--9--|
A|--7--7--7--7--7--|
E|-----------------|

[Intro]
Drums

Are you ready Steve? Andy? Mick?
Alright fellas lets gooooooo

[Riff] x4

[Verse]
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|---5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-----|
D|---5--3--5--3--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-----| Riff x2
A|---3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3-----|
E|------------------------------------------------------|
1.Well, it's been getting so hard...living with the things you do to me
2.I'm reaching out for something...touching nothing's all I ever do

e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|---5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-----|
D|---5--3--5--3--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-----| Riff x2
A|---3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3-----|
E|------------------------------------------------------|
1.My dreams keep getting so strange...I'd like to tell you everything I see
2.I softly call you over...if you appear there's nothing left of you

Drums: 1.I see a man in the back as a matter of fact
his eyes are as red as the sun
And the girl in the corner that no one ignores
She thinks she's the passionate one...OH YEAH!
2.And the man in the back is ready to crack
as he raises his hands to the sky
And the girl in the corner is everyone's moaner
she'll kill you with the wink of her eye...OH YEAH!

[Pre-Chorus]
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------5--------------|
D|------------7--------------------------5--------------|
A|------------7--------------------------3--------------|
E|------------5-----------------------------------------|
1.It's like lightning...everybody was fighting
2.It's electric...so frightfully hectic

e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------8-------------------------------------|
D|--------------------8-------------------------------5-----|
A|--------------------6-------------------------------5-----|
E|----------------------------------------------------3-----|
1.And the music was soothing...and they all started grooving
2.And the band started leaving...and we all stopped breathing

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|5------5------5-------5------5---|
A|5------5------5-------5------5---|
E|3------3------3-------3------3---|
Yeah...yeah...yeah....yeah...yeah!

[Chorus]
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------5--5--5--7--7--7--------------|
D|--------7--7--7--5--5--5--7--7--7----5---------| x2
A|--------7--5--7--3--3--3--5--5--5----5---------|
E|--------5--5--5----------------------3---------|
And the man in.......................blitz
And the girl in......................blitz

e|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|----------------|
D|-3--4----5------|
A|-3--4----5------|
E|-1--2----3------|
Ballroom blitz

[Verse]
[Pre-Chorus]
[Chorus]
[End] with [Riff] over and over again

NIKKI P
Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
One of the greatest songs ever happens to be this one that i have just completed tabbing.
i looked on the net for a good tab of it.. and there were a few ok ones but none that i
really liked.. anyway heres my version.. i did all of it except for those solos in the
end when its fading cause i didnt have the time. anyway hope this works for you i think
it sounds pretty good so play an have fun SWEET RULES!

Any questions, comments, or fellow sweet fans, i encourage you to reach me at
ben_jamin401@hotmail.com

Artist: Sweet
Song Title: Ballroom Blitz

Intro
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-9---11-12-11---9----9---11-12-11---9----9---11-12-11---9----9---11-12-11---9-|
-7---7--7--7----7----7---7--7--7----7----7---7--7--7----7----7---7--7--7----7-|
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Verse
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-7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7-7-7-7--7-7-777--9---11-12-11---9----9---11-12-11---9----|
-7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7---7--7--7----7----7---7--7--7----7----|
-5-5-5-5--5-5-555--5-5-5-5--5-5-555------------------------------------------|

Verse
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-7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7-7-7-7--7-7-777--9---11-12-11---9----9---11-12-11---9----|
-7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7---7--7--7----7----7---7--7--7----7----|
-5-5-5-5--5-5-555--5-5-5-5--5-5-555------------------------------------------|

Bridge, First Part
(Drums Alone)

Bridge, Second Part
-(guitar one)----------------------------------------------------------------|
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-9--------------------------5xxxxx---9xxxxx---9---999------------------------|
-9--------4xxxxx---7xxxxx---5xxxxx---9xxxxx---9---999------------------------|
-7--------4xxxxx---7xxxxx---7xxxxx---7xxxxx---7---777------------------------|
----------2xxxxx---5xxxxx----------------------------------------------------|

-(guitar two)----------------------------------------------------------------|
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-7--------9--------7--------3--------7--------7---777------------------------|
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Chorus, First Part
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-------------------------9xxxxx--------------------------9xxxxx--------------|
-4xxxxx--7xxxxx--9xxxxx--9xxxxx--4xxxxx--7xxxxx--9xxxxx--9xxxxx--------------|
-4xxxxx--7xxxxx--9xxxxx--7xxxxx--4xxxxx--7xxxxx--9xxxxx--7xxxxx--------------|
-2xxxxx--5xxxxx--7xxxxx----------2xxxxx--5xxxxx--7xxxxx----------------------|

Chorus, Second Part
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-789xxxxxxx---789xxxxxxx---789xxxxxxx---789xxxxxxx---------------------------|
-789xxxxxxx---789xxxxxxx—--789xxxxxxx---789xxxxxxx---------------------------|
-567xxxxxxx---567xxxxxxx---567xxxxxxx---567xxxxxxx---------------------------|
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Intro
-(guitar one)-----------------------------------------------------------------|
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-9---11-12-11---9----9---11-12-11---9----9---11-12-11---9----9---11-12-11---9-|
-7---7--7--7----7----7---7--7--7----7----7---7--7--7----7----7---7--7--7----7-|
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-(guitar one)----------------------------------------------------------------|
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Verse
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-7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7-7-7-7--7-7-777--9---11-12-11---9----9---11-12-11---9----|
-7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7---7--7--7----7----7---7--7--7----7----|
-5-5-5-5--5-5-555--5-5-5-5--5-5-555------------------------------------------|

Verse
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-7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7-7-7-7--7-7-777--9---11-12-11---9----9---11-12-11---9----|
-7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7---7--7--7----7----7---7--7--7----7----|
-5-5-5-5--5-5-555--5-5-5-5--5-5-555------------------------------------------|

Bridge, First Part
(Drums Alone)

Bridge, Second Part
-(guitar one)----------------------------------------------------------------|
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-9--------------------------5xxxxx---9xxxxx---9---999------------------------|
-9--------4xxxxx---7xxxxx---5xxxxx---9xxxxx---9---999------------------------|
-7--------4xxxxx---7xxxxx---7xxxxx---7xxxxx---7---777------------------------|
----------2xxxxx---5xxxxx----------------------------------------------------|

-(guitar two)----------------------------------------------------------------|
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-7--------9--------7--------3--------7--------7---777------------------------|
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Chorus, First Part
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-------------------------9xxxxx--------------------------9xxxxx--------------|
-4xxxxx--7xxxxx--9xxxxx--9xxxxx--4xxxxx--7xxxxx--9xxxxx--9xxxxx--------------|
-4xxxxx--7xxxxx--9xxxxx--7xxxxx--4xxxxx--7xxxxx--9xxxxx--7xxxxx--------------|
-2xxxxx--5xxxxx--7xxxxx----------2xxxxx--5xxxxx--7xxxxx----------------------|

Chorus, Part Two (Modified)
-(guitar one)----------------------------------------------------------------|
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-789xxxxxxx--78-----88-----78-----88-----78-----88------------78-------------|
-789xxxxxxx--78-----88-----78-----88-----78-----88------------78-------------|
-567xxxxxxx--56-----66-----56-----66-----56-----66------------56-------------|
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-(guitar two)----------------------------------------------------------------|
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--------------------------------------------------97--------7--97--------7---|
----------------------------------------------------7--7--79-----7--7--79----|
------------------------------------------------7----10-10----7---10-10------|
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Intro
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-9---11-12-11---9----9---11-12-11---9----9---11-12-11---9----9---11-12-11---9-|
-7---7--7--7----7----7---7--7--7----7----7---7--7--7----7----7---7--7--7----7-|
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Verse
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-7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7-7-7-7--7-7-777--9---11-12-11---9----9---11-12-11---9----|
-7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7---7--7--7----7----7---7--7--7----7----|
-5-5-5-5--5-5-555--5-5-5-5--5-5-555------------------------------------------|

Verse
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-7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7-7-7-7--7-7-777--9---11-12-11---9----9---11-12-11---9----|
-7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7-7-7-7--7-7-777--7---7--7--7----7----7---7--7--7----7----|
-5-5-5-5--5-5-555--5-5-5-5--5-5-555------------------------------------------|

Bridge, First Part
(Drums Alone)

Bridge, Second Part
-(guitar one)----------------------------------------------------------------|
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-9--------------------------5xxxxx---9xxxxx---9---999------------------------|
-9--------4xxxxx---7xxxxx---5xxxxx---9xxxxx---9---999------------------------|
-7--------4xxxxx---7xxxxx---7xxxxx---7xxxxx---7---777------------------------|
----------2xxxxx---5xxxxx----------------------------------------------------|


-(guitar two)----------------------------------------------------------------|
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-7--------9--------7--------3--------7--------7---777------------------------|
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Chorus, First Part
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-------------------------9xxxxx--------------------------9xxxxx--------------|
-4xxxxx--7xxxxx--9xxxxx--9xxxxx--4xxxxx--7xxxxx--9xxxxx--9xxxxx--------------|
-4xxxxx--7xxxxx--9xxxxx--7xxxxx--4xxxxx--7xxxxx--9xxxxx--7xxxxx--------------|
-2xxxxx--5xxxxx--7xxxxx----------2xxxxx--5xxxxx--7xxxxx----------------------|

Chorus, Second Part
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-789xxxxxxx---789xxxxxxx---789xxxxxxx---789xxxxxxx---------------------------|
-789xxxxxxx---789xxxxxxx—--789xxxxxxx---789xxxxxxx---------------------------|
-567xxxxxxx---567xxxxxxx---567xxxxxxx---567xxxxxxx---------------------------|
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Chorus Extension
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-9xxxxx-9/8----9xxxxx-9/8----9xxxxx-9/8--------------------------------------|
-9xxxxx-9/8----9xxxxx-9/8----9xxxxx-9/8--------------------------------------|
-7xxxxx-7/6----7xxxxx-7/6----7xxxxx-7/6--------------------------------------|
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Intro played with second guitar riffing underneath till fade.
Tunning: Nashville (E A D G B E)
Song: Ballroom Blitz
Band: Sweet
Album: Desolation Boulevard

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| Notation Legend: |
|-----------------------|

b: bend
p: pull-off
h: pull-off
~: vibrato
/: slide
t: tap
s: slap (bass)
pp: pop (bass)
/////: tremolo picking
=: silence
%: repeat
pm: palm-muted
x: dead note


(Drum Intro: 9 measures)
------------------------

Brian Connolly: "Are you ready, Steve?
Steve Priest: -Aha
Brian: -Andy?
Andy Scott: -Yeah!
Brian: -Mick?
Mick Tucker: - OK.
Brian: -Alright, fellas. Well let's go!

Intro (8 measures):
-------------------

F5
E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
G |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
D |-10-12-13-12-10-|-------%--------|--------%-------|--------%-------|| x2
A |-8--8--8--8--8--|----------------|----------------|----------------||
E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||

G |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
D |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
A |----------------|-------%--------|-------%--------|--------%-------|| x2
E |-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1|----------------|----------------|----------------||

(If, like me, you tend to find the bass boring, I suggest you follow the
guitar in the verses, like this:
G |----------------|
D |----------------|
A |--3--5-6-5--3---| it's better to do the intro like it is, for rythmic and
E |----------------| melodic reasons, but it's fun to be a bit different in the verse ^^)


Verse (8 measures):
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A#5 F5
E |-----------------|----------------|----------------|-------------------||
B |-----------------|----------------|----------------|-------------------||
G |-----------------|----------------|----------------|-------------------||
D |-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|--------%-------|-10-12-13-12-10-|------%------------|| x2
A |-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|----------------|-8--8--8--8--8--|-------------------||
E |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|----------------|----------------|-------------------||
pm |---------------------------------------------------------------------||


G |-----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------||
D |-----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------||
A |-----------------|-------%--------|-----------------|--------%-------||
E |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|----------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|----------------||

Oh it's been getting so hard, livin' with the things you do to me, aha
Oh my dreams are getting so strange, i'd like to tell you everything I see

Post-Verse (Just drums: 4 measures)
-----------------------------------

Oh, I see a man at the back
As a matter of fact his eyes are red as the sun
And a girl in the corner let no one ignore her
'Cause she thinks she's the passionate one

Pre-Chorus: 6 measures
----------------------


F5 G5 A#5
E |----------------|------------------|------------------|
B |----------------|------------------|------------------|
G |--10------------|------------------|------------------|
D |--10------------|--6---------------|--8---------------|
A |--8-------------|--6---------------|--8---------------|
E |----------------|--3---------------|--6---------------|
Oh, yeah, it was like lightning, everybody was frightening
G |----------------|------------------|------------------|
D |----------------|------------------|------------------|
A |--8-------------|------------------|------------------|
E |----------------|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|

C5 F5
|------------------| |-----------------------|
|------------------| |-----------------------|
|--5---------------| |--10-------------------|
|--5---------------| |--10-------------------|
|--3---------------| |--8--------------------|
|------------------| |-----------------------|
And the music was soothing, and they all started grooving
|------------------| |-----------------||
|------------------| |-----------------||
|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| |-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-||
|------------------| |-----------------||

F5
E |----------------||
B |----------------||
G |-10-10-10-10----||
D |-10-10-10-10----||
A |-8--8--8--8-----||
E |----------------||
Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah
G |----------------||
D |----------------||
A |-------%--------||
E |----------------||

Chorus: 8 measures
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E|------------------|-------------------------|----------------|------------------||
B|------------------|-------------------------|----------------|------------------||
G|------------------|------------10-10-10-10/-|----------------|------------------||
D|-5-5-5-5--8-8-8-8-|-5-5-5-5----10-10-10-10/-|---------%------|------------------||
A|-5-5-5-5--8-8-8-8-|-3-3-3-3----8--8--8--8/--|----------------|------------------||
E|-3-3-3-3--6-6-6-6-|-------------------------|----------------|------------------||
And the man at the back said And the girl in the corner said
Everyone attack and it turned into a Boy, I wanna warn ya,it'll turn
Ballroom blitz into a Ballroom blitz
G |-----------------|------------------|----------------|----------------||
D |-----------------|------------------|----------------|----------------||
A |-----------------|-3-3-3-3--8-8-8-8-|-------%--------|--------%-------||
E |-3-3-3-3-6-6-6-6-|------------------|----------------|----------------||


E |------------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
B |------------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
G |--8-9-10--x-x-x-x-|----------------|----------------|----------------||
D |--8-9-10--x-x-x-x-|-------%--------|-------%--------|-------%--------||
A |--6-7-8---x-x-x-x-|----------------|----------------|----------------||
E |------------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
Ballroom blitz, ballroom blitz, ballroom blitz, Ballroom blitz

G |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
D |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
A |--6-7-8---------|-------%--------|--------%-------|--------%-------||
E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||

Pre-Verse (4 measures): Intro (2 measures guitar alone, 2 measures guitar + bass)
-----------------------

Verse (8 measures):
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I'm reaching out for something
Touching nothing's all I ever do
Oh, I softly call you over
When you appear there's nothing left of you, aha

Post-Verse (4 measures):
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Now the man in the back
Is ready to crack as he raises his hands to the sky
And the girl in the corner is ev'ryone's mourner
She could kill you with a wink of her eye

Pre-Chorus (6 measures):
------------------------

Oh yeah, it was electric, so frightfully hectic
And the band started leaving, 'cause they all stopped breathing

2nd Chorus (4 measures)
-----------------------

E|------------------|-------------------------|----------------|------------------||
B|------------------|-------------------------|----------------|------------------||
G|------------------|------------10-10-10-10/-|----------------|------------------||
D|-5-5-5-5--8-8-8-8-|-5-5-5-5----10-10-10-10/-|---------%------|------------------||
A|-5-5-5-5--8-8-8-8-|-3-3-3-3----8--8--8--8/--|----------------|------------------||
E|-3-3-3-3--6-6-6-6-|-------------------------|----------------|------------------||
And the man at the back said And the girl in the corner
Everyone attack and it turned into a Boy, I wanna warn ya,it'll
Ballroom blitz turn into a Ballroom blitz
G |-----------------|------------------|----------------|----------------||
D |-----------------|------------------|----------------|----------------||
A |-----------------|-3-3-3-3--8-8-8-8-|-------%--------|--------%-------||
E |-3-3-3-3-6-6-6-6-|------------------|----------------|----------------||

Bridge (10 measures):
---------------------

E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
G |-8-9-10---------|------------8-9-|-10-----------8-|------------8-9-||
D |-8-9-10---------|------------8-9-|-10-----------8-|------------8-9-||
A |-6-7-8----------|------------6-7-|-8------------6-|------------6-7-||
E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
Ballroom Blitz!
G |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
D |-1-2-333333333-1|-3333333333-1-2-|-333333333333-1-|-3333333333-1-2-||
A |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||

E |----------------|----------------|-------------------|----------------||
B |----------------|----------------|-------------------|----------------||
G |-10-----------8-|------------8-9-|--10-8----------8~-|----------------||
D |-10-----------8-|------------8-9-|-------8--10p8-----|-------%--------||
A |-8------------6-|------------6-7-|-8------------10---|----------------||
E |----------------|----------------|-------------------|----------------||

G |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
D |-3333333333333-1|-3333333333-1-2-|-333333333333-1-|-3333333333-1-2-||
A |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||

E |----------------|----------------|
B |----------------|----------------|
G |-10-10-10-10----|----------------|
D |-10-10-10-10----|-------%--------|
A |-8--8--8--8-----|----------------|
E |----------------|----------------|
Oh Yea
G |----------------|----------------|
D |-3333333333333--|-33333333333333-|
A |----------------|----------------|
E |----------------|----------------|

Pre-Chorus (5 measures)
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Chorus (8 measures)
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Pre-Outro (4 measures):
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E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
G |-x-x-x-x-x-x-8--|-10-x-x-x-x-x-8-|-10-x-x-x-x-x-8-|-10-------------||
D |-x-x-x-x-x-x-8--|-10-x-x-x-x-x-8-|-10-x-x-x-x-x-8-|-10-------------||
A |-x-x-x-x-x-x-6--|-8--x-x-x-x-x-6-|-8--x-x-x-x-x-6-|-8--------------||
E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
It's It's Ballroom Blitz x3 Yea it's a Ballroom Blitz
G |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
D |-3333333333333-1|-3333333333333-1|-3333333333333-1|-33333333333333-||
A |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||

Outro (17 measures - Fade Out):
-------------------------------

4 measures ---> Intro
13 measures ---> Intro + Outro Solo

The Outro Solo is basic F pentantonic, It's funner to improvise it then
do the original so I won't tab it. But to give you an idea, the beginning
goes like this:

E |--------------------------------||
B |--------------------------------||
G |--10p8-10p8-----10p8-10p8-------||
D |--------------------------------||
A |-8----------6/8-----------------||
E |--------------------------------||
and then he does a pentantonic descent kinda like this:

E |----------------||
B |----------------||
G |---10p8---------||
D |--------10-8/6--||
A |-8-------------8||
E |----------------||

Play around with it, making something up that sounds cool. Enjoy!
Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
[Intro guitar riff]
(Starts at 0:19)
E E E E E
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------9---11--12--11--9-------------------------------------|(x4)
A|-----------7----7---7---7--7-------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 1]
(If This first riff of the 1st verse doesnt sound Rhythmically correct, try turning)
D--4-4----- Into a triplet. so D----4---4-4------
A--0-0----- A----0---0-0------
A A D5 D5 A7 A7 D5 D5
e----------------------------------------------------------------|
B------PM--PM--PM--PM--PM--PM--PM--PM----------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------|
D------2---2---4---4---5---5---4---4-----------------------------| (x2)
A------0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-----------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------|

E E E E E
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------9---11--12--11--9-------------------------------------| (x2)
A|-----------7---7---7---7---7-------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

A A D5 D5 A7 A7 D5 D5
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------PM--PM--PM--PM--PM--PM--PM--PM----------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------2---2---4---4---5---5---4---4-----------------------------| (x2)
A|------0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-----------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

E E E E E
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------9--11--12--11-9-------------------------------------| (x2)
A|------------7--7---7---7--7-------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Hook]
(0:46)
(Drums only)

[Pre-chorus]
(0:54)
E
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~(Let it ring)------------------------------|
A|---7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

(play the E power chord (last one on tab table below) not 2 measures like the previous A,
or C power chords this time, but 4 measures for your E power chord)

A B C E
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---2-----------4------------------5---------------9--------------|
D|---2(hold or)--4(hold or----------5(hold or-------9(Hold or------|
A|---0-strum-----2-strum------------3-Strum---------7-strum--------|
E|-----1/8-notes)--1/8 notes)---------1/8 notes)------1/8 notes)---|

[Chorus]
(1:07)
A A A A A C C C C C D D D D D G G G G G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2---2---2-2-2----5---5---5-5-5----7---7---7-7-7-------------------|
D|--2---2---2-2-2----5---5---5-5-5----7---7---7-7-7----5---5---5-5-5--| (x2)
A|--0---0---0-0-0----3---3---3-3-3----5---5---5-5-5----5---5---5-5-5--|
E|-----------------------------------------------------3---3---3-3-3--|

D D# E E E E E E E E E
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------H-H-H-H-H-H-H-H-----------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---7---8---9------------------------------------------------------| (x4)
A|---5---6---7----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 2]
(1:26)
E E E E E
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------9---11--12--11--9-------------------------------------| (x4)
A|---------7---7---7---7---7-------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

A A D5 D5 A7 A7 D5 D5
e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----PM--PM--PM--PM--PM--PM--PM--PM----------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----2---2---4---4---5---5---4---4-----------------------------| (x2)
A|----0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-----------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

E E E E E
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------9---11--12--11--9-------------------------------------| (x2)
A|---------7---7---7---7---7-------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

A A D5 D5 A7 A7 D5 D5
e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----PM--PM--PM--PM--PM--PM--PM--PM----------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----2---2---4---4---5---5---4---4-----------------------------| (x2)
A|----0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-----------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

E E E E E
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------9---11--12--11--9-------------------------------------| (x2)
A|---------7---7---7---7---7-------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

[Hook]
(1:52)
(At the 2nd hook, it stays the same AFTER you add a slide down from the 9th fret of the G string.)
E
e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----9\--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

[Pre-chorus]
(2:01)
E
e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~(Let it ring)----------------------------|
A|---7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-----------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

(The only difference between the 2nd Pre-chorus and the 1st, is that at the last power
in this riff below, is that a second guitar is bending a note during the pre-chorus's
up to the chorus.)

[Rhythm]
(2:03)
A B C E
e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---2-----------4----------------5---------------9-------------|
D|---2(hold or)--4(hold or--------5(hold or-------9(Hold or-----|
A|---0-strum-----2-strum----------3-Strum---------7-strum-------|
E|-----1/8-notes)--1/8 notes)-------1/8 notes)------1/8 notes)--|


[Lead]
D# D# D# D# D# D#
e|--10^3/4------10^3/4--------10^3/4---10^3/4---10^3/4---10^3/4--|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|(at 2:11,start bend)-------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

[Chorus]
(2:14)
A A A A A C C C C C D D D D D G G G G G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2---2---2-2-2----5---5---5-5-5----7---7---7-7-7-------------------|
D|--2---2---2-2-2----5---5---5-5-5----7---7---7-7-7----5---5---5-5-5--| (x2)
A|--0---0---0-0-0----3---3---3-3-3----5---5---5-5-5----5---5---5-5-5--|
E|-----------------------------------------------------3---3---3-3-3--|

This chorus is shortened from doing the last chorus riff four times, to only doing it once
D D# E
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---7---8---9------------------------------------------------------|
A|---5---6---7------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ball Room Blitz!


[Bass Chorus Break Down]
(2:23)
(no guitar until 2:27)

(On every other 2nd measure starting on the 3rd beat, their guitarist plays the two power
A and E. and the other part played between both resting measures (for guitar)is just
single A power chord.)
D D# D
(Progression below goes from 2:27-2:41)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--7-8---(four count rest)---7------------------------------------|(x4)
A|--5-6-----------------------5------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Semi-solo]
(2:37)
Lead
E E D B B AhB D E E E D B B AhB D B
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------9p7------------7--9--------9p7--------------7---9-------------|
D|-----------9-9---7h9-------------------9-9---7h9--------------------|
A|---7--------------------------7-------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

(2:41)
(Lead)
E E E E E E E
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------9-9-9-9-9-9-9----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|(x4)
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

(2:41)
(Rhythm)
E E E E E E E
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-------------------------------------------------|(x4)
A|------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Pre-Chorus]
(2:45)
A B C E
e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---2-----------4----------------5---------------9-------------|
D|---2(hold or)--4(hold or--------5(hold or-------9(Hold or-----|x1
A|---0-strum-----2-strum----------3-Strum---------7-strum-------|
E|-----1/8-notes)--1/8 notes)-------1/8 notes)------1/8 notes)--|

[Chorus]
(2:56)
A A A A A C C C C C D D D D D G G G G G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2---2---2-2-2----5---5---5-5-5----7---7---7-7-7-------------------|
D|--2---2---2-2-2----5---5---5-5-5----7---7---7-7-7----5---5---5-5-5--| (x2)
A|--0---0---0-0-0----3---3---3-3-3----5---5---5-5-5----5---5---5-5-5--|
E|-----------------------------------------------------3---3---3-3-3--|

D D# E E E E E E E E E
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------H-H-H-H-H-H-H-H-----------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---7---8---9------------------------------------------------------| (x4)
A|---5---6---7----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Bridge Riff A]
(3:14-3:20)
E E D D
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----9-x-x-9-x-x-12-7----------------------------------------------|(x3)
A|----7-x-x-7-x-x-10-5----------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

OR

[Bridge Riff A]
(alternative)
(3:14-3:20)
E E D D
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----9-x-x-9-x-x-12\7----------------------------------------------|(x3)
A|----7-x-x-7-x-x-10\5----------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Bridge Riff B]
(3:21 - 3:23)
(From Bridge Riff A's ending, you have two counts of rests.)
E E E E E E
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---(REST)---9-9-9-9-9-9-------------------------------------------|
A|------------7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Ending Riff]
(Only Difference from 1st riff is that you strum two 1/8 on your ending E chords.)
E E E E E E
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------9---11--12--11--9-9-----------------------------------| (x4)
A|---------7---7---7---7---7-7-----------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|


************************************

| ~ Vibrato
| / Slide up
| \ Slide down
| p Pull-off
| h Hammer-on
| x Dead note

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Song info
Ballroom Blitz
Sweet
2001
  • Rock
  • Glam
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