Forbidden Lovers

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Forbidden Lovers - Be Bop Deluxe

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Tabbed by twilightcapers

 

 

More major-key riffage, this time from the Modern Music album.

 

 

Tuning:EADGBe

 

| x mute note

|(079900) chord shape

| ~ vibrato/sustain

| / slide up

| \ slide down

| h hammer-on

| p pull-off

| D/A chord/bass note(or chord inversion)

| b bend

| r release bend

|(9)optional/alternative note

 

 

 

Intro: choppy muted rhythms, with drums.

 

*| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|*

 

e|-x-------x-------x---x---x------|-x-x-x-x-x---x-------x---x------|

B|-x-------x-------x---x---x------|-x-x-x-x-x---x-------x---x------|

G|-x-------x-------x---x---x------|-x-x-x-x-x---x-------x---x------|

D|-x-------x-------x---x---x------|-x-x-x-x-x---x-------x---x------|

A|-x-------x-------x---x---x------|-x-x-x-x-x---x-------x---x------|

E|-x-------x-------x---x---x------|-x-x-x-x-x---x-------x---x------|

 

 

...For a few bars,and then: 

 

 

___E_(079900)______________________________________________________

 

e|-12~~~---12~~~---------------12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

B|-15b17---15b17---------------------------------------------------|

G|---------------------14b16---------------------------------------|

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

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

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

 

 

___E_(079900)______________________________________________________

 

e|-12~~~---12~~~-------12---------|--------------------------------|

B|-15b17---15b17---------------------------------------------------|

G|--------------14b16------14^r14--p12------14-p12-----------------|

D|--------------------------------------14----------14-p12---------|

A|----------------------------------------------------------14\----|

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

 

 

Riff 1:

 

___E___________G#______A_______Bb___B______________________________

 

e|-0------------------------------|--------------------------------|

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

G|-1------------------------------|--------------------------------|

D|-2-----------6-------7-------8--|-9-----------9~~~~~~~-----------|

A|-2-----------6-------7-------8--|-9------------------------------|

E|-0-----------4-------5-------6--|-7---10--h11--------------------|

 

 

___F#_(xx4322)_____________________________________________________

 

e|-----2---2-------2---2-------2----2-------2---2------------------|

B|-----2---2-------2---2-------2----2-------2---2------------------|

G|-4s6---------4s6---------4s6----------4s6---------4b6r4p2--------|

D|----------------------------------------------------------4------|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

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

 

 

Repeat riff 1.

 

Verse:

 

___E________________________________B______________________________

             " For  -   bid  - den  lovers..."

e|-0------------------------------|--------------------------------|

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

G|-9------------------------------|--------------------------------|

D|-9------------------------------|-9-----------------------------\|

A|-7------------------------------|-9-----------------------------\|

E|-0------------------------------|-7-----------------------------\|

 

___G#__________________________A________G#______A_______B__________

         "..We     hid    our  hearts   be   -  neath   the..."

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

D|\6---------------------------7--|-----6-------7-------9----------|

A|\6---------------------------7--|-----6-------7-------9----------|

E|\4---------------------------5--|-----4-------5-------7----------|

 

___E________________________________B______________________________

"..stars...            ...under the covers..." 

e|-0------------------------------|--------------------------------|

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

G|-9------------------------------|--------------------------------|

D|-9------------------------------|-9------------------------------|

A|-7------------------------------|-9------------------------------|

E|-0------------------------------|-7------------------------------|

 

___G#__________________________A________G#______A_______B__________

                 " in midnight rooms    and     shi  - ning..." 

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

D|-6---------------------------7--|-----6-------7-------9----------|

A|-6---------------------------7--|-----6-------7-------9----------|

E|-4---------------------------5--|-----4-------5-------7----------|

 

 

___G#_______________________________C#m_________C#5_____B_______G#_

"..cars...              ...I gladly came..." 

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|--------------------------------|-5------------------------------|

G|-5------------------------------|-6------------------------------|

D|-6------------------------------|-6-----------11------9-------6--|

A|-6------------------------------|-4-----------11------9-------6--|

E|-4------------------------------|-------------9-------7-------4--|

 

 

___A________________________________E___________C#5_____B_______G#_

                  "...to taste your pain..."

e|--------------------------------|-0------------------------------|

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

G|--------------------------------|-9------------------------------|

D|-7------------------------------|-9-----------11------9-------6--|

A|-7------------------------------|-7-----------11------9-------6--|

E|-5------------------------------|-0-----------9-------7-------4--|

 

 

___A________________________________E_______________B______________

                  "...a  love  in - sane   on   a   crazy..."

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

G|--------------------------------|-9------------------------------|

D|-7------------------------------|-9---------------9--------------|

A|-7------------------------------|-7---------------9--------------|

E|-5------------------------------|-----------------7--------------|

 

 

___E_______________B________________E______________________________

 " night, such  a  craz   -   y     night..."

e|--------------------------------|-0------------------------------|

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

G|-9------------------------------|-1------------------------------|

D|-9---------------9--------------|-2------------------------------|

A|-7---------------9--------------|-2------------------------------|

E|-----------------7--------------|-0------------------------------|

 

 

___B!______B___E___B___E__________

 " Ah! "

e|--------------------------------|

B|---------5--p4---5--p4----------|

G|---------4---4---4---4----------|

D|/9-------6--p4---6--p4----------|

A|/9------------------------------|

E|/7------------------------------|

 

 

Repeat verse section until: 

 

 

"...when you sell your...

 

 

___E_______________B________________E______________________________

...soul       to a love     so      bold "

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

G|-9------------------------------|--------------------------------|

D|-9---------------9--------------|-2------------------------------|

A|-7---------------9--------------|-2------------------------------|

E|-----------------7--------------|-0--------------------------2-4-|

 

 

Chorus:

 

___A_______________________________________________________________

            " Oh  will you     be              my    secret...   

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-2-------x---x---x---2---x---2--|-2-------x---x---x---2---x----2-|

G|-2-------x---x---x---2---x---2--|-2-------x---x---x---2---x----2-|

D|-2-------x---x---x---2---x---2--|-2-------x---x---x---2---x----2-|

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

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

 

 

___D/A______________________________D/A_________E/A____E/A________

...lover..."

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-3-------x---x---x---3---x---3--|-3-------x---5---x---5----------|

G|-2-------x---x---x---2---x---2--|-2-------x---4---x---4----------|

D|-4-------x---x---x---4---x---4--|-4-------x---6---x---6----------|

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

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

(Lead guitar)

e|--------------------------------|-----------------------12b14r12~|

B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

G|--------------------------------------------------11-p9----------|

D|------------------------------------------9--p7------------------|

A|----------------------------------9--p7--------------------------|

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

 

 

 

___A_______________________________________________________________

            " my    tragic     ro - mance       in       the..."

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-2-------x---x---x---2---x---2--|-2-------x---x---x---2---x----2-|

G|-2-------x---x---x---2---x---2--|-2-------x---x---x---2---x----2-|

D|-2-------x---x---x---2---x---2--|-2-------x---x---x---2---x----2-|

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

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

(Lead guitar)

e|(12)~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--|

B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

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

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

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

 

 

___D/A______________________________D/A_________E/A____E/A________

...rain..."

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-3-------x---x---x---3---x---3--|-3-------x---5---x---5----------|

G|-2-------x---x---x---2---x---2--|-2-------x---4---x---4----------|

D|-4-------x---x---x---4---x---4--|-4-------x---6---x---6----------|

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

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

(Lead guitar)

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|--------------------------------|-14--12--10h12p10---------------|

G|--------------------------------|-----------------11-p9----------|

D|--------------------------------|-------------------------11-p9--|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

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

 

 

 

___A_______________________________________________________________

            " and  we  will    sail          the earth to - "

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-2-------x---x---x---2---x---2--|-2-------x---x---x---2---x----2-|

G|-2-------x---x---x---2---x---2--|-2-------x---x---x---2---x----2-|

D|-2-------x---x---x---2---x---2--|-2-------x---x---x---2---x----2-|

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

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

(Lead guitar)

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

D|-7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|--------------------------------|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

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

 

 

 

___D/A______________________________D/A_________E/A____E/A________

" - gether..."

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-3-------x---x---x---3---x---3--|-3-------x---5---x---5----------|

G|-2-------x---x---x---2---x---2--|-2-------x---4---x---4----------|

D|-4-------x---x---x---4---x---4--|-4-------x---6---x---6----------|

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

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

(Lead guitar)

e|--------------------------------|-----------------------12b14r12~|

B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

G|--------------------------------------------------11-p9----------|

D|------------------------------------------9--p7------------------|

A|----------------------------------9--p7--------------------------|

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

 

 

 

___A_______________________________________________________________

           "...for you can     help me      claim       my..."

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-2-------x---x---x---2---x---2--|-2-------x---x---x---2---x----2-|

G|-2-------x---x---x---2---x---2--|-2-------x---x---x---2---x----2-|

D|-2-------x---x---x---2---x---2--|-2-------x---x---x---2---x----2-|

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

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

(Lead guitar)

e|(12)~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--|

B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

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

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

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

 

 

 

___D_______________________________________________________________

"..Fame..."

e|-2------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-3------------------------------|--------------------------------|

G|-2------------------------------|-4-----2------------------------|

D|-0------------------------------|------------4----2--------------|

A|--------------------------------|-----------------------4----2---|

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

 

 

 

___F#______E_______D________________D______________________________

                                  " wake up in a strange bed..."

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-----------------3--------------|-3------------------------------|

G|-----------------2--------------|-2------------------------------|

D|-----------------0--------------|-0------------------------------|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

E|-2-------0----------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

 

___F#______E_______D________________D______________________________

                                  " pearly white and proud red..."

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-----------------3--------------|-3------------------------------|

G|-----------------2--------------|-2------------------------------|

D|-----------------0--------------|-0------------------------------|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

E|-2-------0----------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

 

___F#______E_______D________________D______________________________

                                  " photograph my wild head..."

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-----------------3--------------|-3------------------------------|

G|-----------------2--------------|-2------------------------------|

D|-----------------0--------------|-0------------------------------|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

E|-2-------0----------------------|--------------------------------|

 

___G___________G___________A_______________________________________

"..shoot me    to    the   stars..."

e|--------------------------------|---------x---x-------x---x------|

B|-0-----------0-----------2------|---------x---x-------x---x------|

G|-0-----------0-----------2------|---------x---x-------x---x------|

D|-0-----------0-----------2------|---------x---x-------x---x------|

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

E|-3----(2)----3------------------|---------x---x-------x---x------|

 

___G___________G___________A______

"  shoot me    to       the     stars..."

e|--------------------------------|

B|-0-----------0-----------2------|

G|-0-----------0-----------2------|

D|-0-----------0-----------2------|

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

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

 

 

Repeat all music from " riff 1 " inc. chorus.     

 

 

Ending: " shoot me to the..."

 

(play at about half speed now...)

 

___E_______________________________________________________________

"...Stars..."

e|-0-------0---0---0-------0---0--|-0-------0---0---0-------0---0--|

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

G|-1-------1---1---1-------1---1--|-1-------1---1---1-------1---1--|

D|-2-------2---2---2-------2---2--|-2-------2---2---2-------2---2--|

A|-2-------2---2---2-------2---2--|-2-------2---2---2-------2---2--|

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

 

 

___Cmaj7___________________________________________________________

 

e|-0-------0---0---0-------0---0--|-0-------0---0---0-------0---0--|

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

G|-0-------0---0---0-------0---0--|-0-------0---0---0-------0---0--|

D|-2-------2---2---2-------2---2--|-2-------2---2---2-------2---2--|

A|-3-------3---3---3-------3---3--|-3-------3---3---3-------3---3--|

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

 

___F_______________________________________________________________

(continue with same strumming pattern as above...)

e|-1------------------------------|-1------------------------------|

B|-1------------------------------|-1------------------------------|

G|-2------------------------------|-2------------------------------|

D|-3------------------------------|-3------------------------------|

A|-3------------------------------|-3------------------------------|

E|-1------------------------------|-1------------------------------|

 

___Bb______________________________________________________________

 

e|-6------------------------------|-6------------------------------|

B|-6------------------------------|-6------------------------------|

G|-7------------------------------|-7------------------------------|

D|-8------------------------------|-8------------------------------|

A|-8------------------------------|-8------------------------------|

E|-6------------------------------|-6------------------------------|

 

___Abm_____________________________________________________________

 

e|-4------------------------------|-4------------------------------|

B|-4------------------------------|-4------------------------------|

G|-4------------------------------|-4------------------------------|

D|-6------------------------------|-6------------------------------|

A|-6------------------------------|-6------------------------------|

E|-4------------------------------|-4------------------------------|

 

___E_______________________________________________________________

 

e|-0------------------------------|-0------------------------------|

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

G|-1------------------------------|-1------------------------------|

D|-2------------------------------|-2------------------------------|

A|-2------------------------------|-2------------------------------|

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

 

___Bm______________________________________________________________

 

e|-7------------------------------|-7------------------------------|

B|-7------------------------------|-7------------------------------|

G|-7------------------------------|-7------------------------------|

D|-9------------------------------|-9------------------------------|

A|-9------------------------------|-9------------------------------|

E|-7------------------------------|-7------------------------------|

 

___G_______________________________________________________________

 

e|-3------------------------------|-3------------------------------|

B|-3------------------------------|-3------------------------------|

G|-4------------------------------|-4------------------------------|

D|-5------------------------------|-5------------------------------|

A|-5------------------------------|-5------------------------------|

E|-3------------------------------|-3------------------------------|

 

___C_______________________________________________________________

 

e|-8------------------------------|-8------------------------------|

B|-8------------------------------|-8------------------------------|

G|-9------------------------------|-9------------------------------|

D|-10-----------------------------|-10-----------------------------|

A|-10-----------------------------|-10-----------------------------|

E|-8------------------------------|-8------------------------------|

 

___F#______________________________________________________________

 

e|-2------------------------------|-2------------------------------|

B|-2------------------------------|-2------------------------------|

G|-3------------------------------|-3------------------------------|

D|-4------------------------------|-4------------------------------|

A|-4------------------------------|-4------------------------------|

E|-2------------------------------|-2------------------------------|

 

 

 

(Resolves to B5 chord, segues into Down On Terminal Street...)

 

Lyrics:

 

Forbidden lovers

We hid our hearts beneath the stars

Under the covers

In midnight rooms and shining cars

 

I gladly came

To taste your pain

A love insane on a crazy night

Such a crazy night...

 

Forbidden lovers

A secret message on the 'phone

Heaven's above us

And Hell's below, so I am told

 

Beware the shame

Or play the game

It's all the same when you sell your soul

To a love so bold...

 

Oh, will you be my secret lover

My tragic romance in the rain

And we will sail the earth together

For you can help me claim my fame...

 

Wake up in a strange bed...

Pearly white and proud red...

Photograph my wild head

Shoot me to the stars...

Shoot me to the stars...

 

Forbidden lovers

We dance in silence through the void

There are no others

For only darkness knows the joys

 

At your command

An all night stand

A pleasure grand and a deep delight

And a deep delight...

 

Forbidden lovers

We cruise the highways of desire

Our presence hovers

Above your head and climbing higher

 

We touched the sky

With wings so wide

An angel tide on a demon shore

On a demon shore...

 

Oh, will you be my secret lover

My tragic romance in the rain

And we will sail the earth together

For you can help me claim my fame...

 

Wake up in a strange bed...

Pearly white and proud red...

Photograph my wild head

Shoot me to the stars...

Shoot me to the stars...

 

 

Words and music by Bill Nelson.

© Bill Nelson 2019

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