Fleetwood Mac Guitar Chords & Tablature: "Landslide"

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LANDSLIDE (Stevie Nicks)
------------------------
A few notes:

 * Most of the song uses a picking pattern a lot like the intro; there _is_
some variation (and a 2nd guitar, after the first verse), but you'll get a
lot of mileage out of the intro tab.  The big exception is the part that goes
"well I've been afraid of changing," where the chords change completely.
I tried writing tab for that part, but it got too confusing (and the vocals
got in the way of my figuring it out).  Just wing it, using the following
chord fingerings: D7/F#=2x021x, G=3x0003, Em=022000.  Hammer-on from 0 to 1
on the B string at the beginning of the D7.
 * All the chords are one measure in duration, except "Am7 - G/B," which is
one measure _total_.
 * It's actually in E flat; capo at the 3rd fret.

 * In the guitar solo, "/" is a slide, "=" is a hammer-on or pull-off, and
the marks underneath are for timing.  The timing is pretty accurate.
 * Some of the places in the guitar solo where I put hammer-ons or pull-offs
should probably be bends (e.g., 10=12 should maybe be 10b12).  But I don't
have an electric guitar, so I can't do whole-step bends.
 * I might not have put the solo on the right strings; the _notes_ are
right, but where I notated a 3 on the E-string, it might really be an 8 on
the B string, and so on.  Use whichever fingering works best for you.


[INTRO:]

  C                G/B              Am7              G/B
E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B ------1---------|------3---------|------1---------|------3---------|
G --0-------0-----|--0-------0-----|--0-------0-----|--0-------0-----|(repeat)
D ----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|
A 3-------3-------|2-------2-------|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|
E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

C            G/B               Am7   G/B
  I took my love, I took it down
C             G/B                    Am7   G/B
  Climbed a mountain and I turned around
       C         G/B             Am7          G/B
And I saw my reflection in the snow-covered hills
         C           G/B        Am7   Am7 - G/B
Till the landslide brung it down           (Oh,)

    C               G/B         Am7   G/B
Oh, mirror in the sky, what is love?
          C              G/B         Am7    G/B
Can the child within my heart rise above?
      C                G/B      Am7    G/B
Can I sail through the changin' ocean tides?
      C          G/B      Am7   G/B    C   G/B  Am7  G/B
Can I handle the seasons of my li    -  i  -    fe?
C    G/B     Am7   D7/F#
  Mm hmm hmm hmm

       G           D7/F#     Em     Em
Well, I've been afraid of changing 'cause I've
  C       G/B         Am7   D7/F#
Built my life around you
     G              D7/F#         Em          Em
But time makes you bolder, even children get older
     C           G/B    Am7   Am7 - G/B
And I'm getting older too

[GUITAR SOLO, electric arranged for acoustic:]
  C                G/B              Am7              G/B
E ------------7-10|----------------|--------10=12---|10------7=5-----|
B --------5/8-----|----------------|----------------|------------8-8-|
G ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .

  C                G/B              Am7              G/B
E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B ---------8/10-8-|--------0=1=3-3-|----------------|----------------|
G ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .

  C                G/B              Am7              G/B
E ------------7-10|----------------|10=12---10------|7-------7=5-----|
B --------5/8-----|----------------|----------------|------------8---|
G ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .

  C                G/B              Am7              D7/F#
E ------------8---|7---------------|--3-2-3-5-3-2-3-|2-0-2-0---------|
B/5-------8-------|--8---------0-1-|3---------------|--------3-1-3---|
G ----------------|----7-----------|----------------|----------------|
  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .

Well, I've been afraid of changing 'cause I've
Built my life around you
But time makes you bolder, even children get older
And I'm getting older too
Oh, I'm getting older too

Ah-ah, take my love, take it down
Ah-ah, Climb a mountain and turn around
And if you see my reflection in the snow-covered hills
Well, a landslide'll bring it down
            C         G/B             Am7         G/B [pause]
And if you see my reflection in the snow-covered hills
        C            G/B       Am7   G/B
Well, a landslide'll bring it down, oh-ohh
     C           G/B       Am7.
The landslide'll bring it down.



LIVE SOLO:

This is the guitar solo from the live version that appears on _The_Dance_.
Lindsey Buckingham plays everything on one guitar (using his thumb to play
the bass notes), but I've written it as if there were two guitars, because
playing everything by yourself is pretty tricky.


  C(9)             G/B              Am7(4)           G/B
E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B ------------0-3-|----------------|3/5-----3-------|----------------|
G --------0=2-----|----------------|----------------|24------2---0---|
D ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E Guitar #1 ------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |
                  |                |                |                |
E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D ----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A 3-------3-------|2-------2-------|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|
E Guitar #2 ------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .


  C(9)             G/B              Am7(4)           G/B
E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G ----------0=2-0-|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D ----------------|------------0---|----------------|----------------|
A ----------------|--------2=3-----|----------------|----------------|
E Guitar #1 ------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |
                  |                |                |                |
E ----------------|----------------|--------------3-|------2-------0-|
B ----------------|----------------|------1---------|--0-------3-----|
G ----------------|----------------|--0-------0-----|----------------|
D ----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A 3-------3-------|2-------2-------|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|
E Guitar #2 ------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .



  C(9)             G/B              Am7(4)           G/B
E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B ------------0-3-|----------------|3/5-----3-------|----------------|
G --------0=2-----|----------------|----------------|24------2---0---|
D ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E Guitar #1 ------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |
                  |                |                |                |
E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G ----------------|----------0---0-|----------------|----------------|
D ----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A 3-------3-------|2-------2-------|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|
E Guitar #2 ------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .


  C(9)             G/B              Am7(4)           G/D
E ----------------|----------------|--3-2-3/5\3-2-3-|2=0---0---------|
B ------------1---|0---------------|1---------------|----3---3=1-0---|
G ------0---0-----|--0-------------|----------------|--------------2-|
D ----------------|----0-----------|----------------|----------------|
A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E Guitar #1 ------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . |
                  |                |                |                |
E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G ----------0---0-|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D ----0-------0---|----0-------0=2-|----------------|0-------0-------|
A 3-------3-------|2-------2-------|0-------0-------|----------------|
E Guitar #2 ------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .



- transcribed by Adam Schneider, http://adamschneider.net/

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