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Tab: Van Halen "And the Cradle Will Rock"

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USER-SUBMITTED TAB

Below is a user-submitted guitar tablature for the song "And the Cradle Will Rock" by Van Halen, one of several user-submitted tabs to be found on GuitarWorld.com.

Please note that this is not an official Guitar World tab. For official tabs, visit the Alfred Music Publishing website.

Artist: Van Halen

Song: "And the Cradle Will Rock"

Album: Women and Children First

Ed's moving the pick along the low E string, sliding it up and down (something

like: x\ x\ x\ x\ x\ x\ x/ x/ x/ x/ x/ x/ x/) with an MXR flanger pedal at

the beginning.                                                                        

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------2--2-----5-----5-----0--------------------------------2--2--------

------2--2-----5-----5-----0--------------------------------2--2--------

------0--0--0-----0-----0-----------0--0--0--0--0-----------0--0--0-----

0--3--------------------------------------------------0--3--------------

------------------------------------| This part is also played during

------------3-----------------------| the chorus.It should be picked w/

5-----5-----2-----------------------| fingers to reproduce the song.

5-----0-----------------------------| The second time around you should add:

---0-----0--------------------------|

---------------3--3--3--3--3--3-----|

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10-----------10p8-----8-----8\-/10------\| (trem.pick)

-------------------9---------------------|

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"Well they

Say its kinda frightnin'.."                                                                        

------------------------------------------------------1--1--------------

------6--------5--------6-----------6--5--3-----------1--1--------3-----

------5--------5--------5-----------5--------5--------3--3--------3-----

------5--------5--------5-----------5-----------------------------3-----

3--3-----3--3-----3--3-----------3--------------1--1--------1--1--------

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-----------------------------|

---3--------3-----3p1-----3--|

---3--------3----------------|

---3--------3----------------|

------1--1-----1-------1-----|

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that part is played again,under:

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---------------------------------------3--2~~~-----3~~~----|

-------/7-----5~~~-----5\3\---2-----3-----------3----------|

3~~~-------------------------------------------------------|

---------------------------------------------------------x\|

second verse:

"And when some

local kid gets down.."                     "They say.."           "faked.."

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------2--------0-----0-----2--2--------------3--------------2-----3-----

------3--------3-----3-----3--3-----------------------------------1-----

------3--------3-----3-----3--3--------------3--------------3-----------

1--1-----1--1-----1-----------------------------------------------------

                                     "and at an early.."                    

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------------------------------------------------------10--------8-------

---0--------2-----2--3--3-----5-----3-----------------10--------10------

1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1-----1-----1-----------------10--------10------

------------------------------------------------8--8------8--8----------

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------------------------------------------------------------------|

---8---10--10--------11-----10--8-----10-----10-----11--11--------|

---10--10--10--------10-----10--8-----8------8------8---8---------|

---10--10--10--------10-----10--8-----8------8------8---8---------|

8-----------------------------------------------------------------|

------------------------------------------------------------0--3--|

the guitar solo..

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t-----------t--------t--------t---------t---------t---------t-----------

17p---9h12--17p9h12--17p9h12--17p10h13--17p10h13--17p11h14--17p11-------

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t-------------t------p------p-------------------------------------------

17h11\10^-----13-----10-----10p9~~~---\------x--5^--5--5--5--5--5--5----

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---------------------------------------------------------8--11p8--11----

5--5--5-----5p3h5-----3^\--------------------5h9p5--5/9-----------------

--------------------------------------5h7h9-----------------------------

----------------------------x--3h5h7------------------------------------

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---8--11^--11--10--9--8------------------------------------20~~~--|

^---------------------------11^~~~/20----------20-----------------|

------------------------------------------19^------19--17---------|

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