Black Widow (tablature)

4/4 Tempo ca.: 104 bpm
in Em; No Capo

Intro:
Em 6x
(a rather complicated melody: the first three notes I somehow
cannot figure out. I’d appreciate comments on the intro; is it
played by one guitars and two banjos?)

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Em Dadd9 C G6
E 0---------------|-0---------0-----|-0---------0-----|---0-------0-----|
B ----------0-----|-------3-------3-|-------1-------1-|-------0-------0-|
G ------0---------|-----2-------2---|-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---|
D ----2-------2---|-0---------------|---------0h2-----|-----------------|
A --------2-------|---------0-------|-3---------------|-2---------------|
E 0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------3-------|
2x
(this part is played over and over and thus called Em...)

Verses:
Em…
Time is red, time is deadly
Time under glass, time will tell
Em…
The tale of the widow who walks her web
Mourning the night, mourning the dead
Em…
Did you lose him to a broom trapped in a corner of the room
Or was it under the foot of the marching black boot
Em…
Is it the loneliness of night that makes you reach out and bite
The unawakened flesh you lady in distress, you poor, poor suffering
murderess

Em 6x
Em 4x

Em… 😐

Em…
Time is red, time is deadly
Time under glass, time will tell
Time will tell
Time will tell
– Jan Kaestner

Short Sharp Shocked (Mercury 1988) / Short Sharp Shocked (Mighty Sound 2003)
Texas Campfire Takes (Mighty Sound 2003)

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As I look back over my life, before I had any real identity, I was a traveler. I grew up an Army brat, a runaway, an activist, and a musician. All my life I’ve been traveling.