From The Beginning

Words & Music:

Emerson,Lake and Palmer

Tab & chords: Glen Macon & Jan Kalin


H = hammer-on     P = pull-off      B = bend (up to note)

S = slide   [12] = touch the string ([12] is one octave higher than 0)

                    S           H   P       H H     S

E ||----------[12]-|-10-12-(7)-7-|-5-7-8-7-0-0-|-0-2-3-|---3-(8)-8-|

B ||------[12]-----|-------------|-------------|-------|-----------|

G ||--[12]---------|-------------|-------------|-------|--0--------|

D ||---------------|-------------|-------------|-------|-----------|

A ||---------------|-------------|-------------|-------|-0---------|

E ||-0-------------|-------------|-------------|-------|-----------|



E ||---------|----------------------|------------------------|

B ||---------|----10-10-----10-10---|----11-11-----11-11-----|

G ||----12-9-|--11--9--11-11--9--11-|--10--9--10-10--9--10---|

D ||--10--9--|-0---------0----------|-0---------0------------|

A ||-0-------|----------------------|------------------------|

E ||---------|----------------------|------------------------|



E ||------------------|-------|-------------0-

B ||---6-5-6---6-5-6--|---6-5-|-------------0-....

G ||--5-----5-5-----5-|--5----|-------------5-

D ||-0-------0--------|-0-----|------0------5-....

A ||------------------|-------|--B-----B---0--

E ||------------------|-------|-2-(3)-2-(3)---....



Am9 = 0 0 5 5 0 0          Em11 = 0 0 4 0 3 0         Dm7 = x 0 0 5 6 5

Dm6 = x 5 3 4 3 5          G    = 3 3 5 4 3 3         FM9 = x x 3 2 1 3

CM9 = x 2 0 0 1 0          E7sus4(add F) = 0 2 3 2 3 0


Am9                Em11          C   Cmaj9    Fmaj9   G                 Dm7

It might have been things I did; but don't be unkind, it don't mean I'm blind.

Am9         Em11          C          Cmaj9    Fmaj9  G              Dm7

But after a thing or two, I think of lying in bed, I shouldn't have said...

    Am9 Em11  Am9 Em11    Dm7 Dm6

             You see it's all clear

         Dm7         E7sus4(Add F)               Am9    Em11

You were meant to be here----------- from the beginning.



Well, maybe I might have changed and not been so cruel, not been such a fool.

But, after what's done is done, I just can't recall, it doesn't matter at all.

You see it's all clear

You were meant to be here from the beginning




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