Tabulature for "One Child"
Off the album "Dead Winter Dead"
Written by Savatage

Transcribed by Brent Passarella brent42@cris.com

Piano arranged for Guitar

E--|-------------------------------------------------------
B--|-------------------------------------------------------
G--|---7--------------6--------------4-------------2-------
D--|---7--------------7--------------6-------------4-------
A--|-------------------------------------------------------
E--|-------------------------------------------------------
   |
   |gtr.1
E--|----------------------------------------------------
B--|----------------------------------------------------
G--|---4------------------------------------------------
D--|-2-4------------------------------------------------
A--|-0-2------------------------------------------------
E--|----------------------------------------------------

Piano arranged for guitar
E--|-------------------------------------------------------
B--|-------------------------------------------------------
G--|---7--------------6--------------4-------------2-------
D--|---7--------------7--------------6-------------4-------
A--|-------------------------------------------------------
E--|-7-----------------------------------------------------

Do two times

Piano arranged for guitar
E--|-------------------------------------------------------
B--|-------------------------------------------------------
G--|---7--------------6--------------4-------------2-------
D--|---7--------------7--------------6-------------4-------
A--|-------------------------------------------------------
E--|-------------------------------------------------------
   |
   |gtr.1
E--|----------------------------------------------------
B--|----------------------------------------------------
G--|---4------------------------------------------------
D--|-2-4------------------------------------------------
A--|-0-2------------------------------------------------
E--|----------------------------------------------------

       One      child     stood        before     the   altar

Piano arranged for guitar
E--|-------------------------------------------------------
B--|-------------------------------------------------------
G--|---7--------------6--------------4-------------2-------
D--|---7--------------7--------------6-------------4-------
A--|-------------------------------------------------------
E--|-7-----------------------------------------------------



Piano arranged for guitar
E--|-------------------------------------------------------
B--|-------------------------------------------------------
G--|---7--------------6--------------4-------------2-------
D--|---7--------------7--------------6-------------4-------
A--|-------------------------------------------------------
E--|-------------------------------------------------------
   |
   |gtr.1
E--|----------------------------------------------------
B--|----------------------------------------------------
G--|---4------------------------------------------------
D--|-2-4------------------------------------------------
A--|-0-2------------------------------------------------
E--|----------------------------------------------------
        One  child     stood    out     in     the     rain

Piano arranged for guitar
E--|-------------------------------------------------------
B--|-------------------------------------------------------
G--|---7--------------6--------------4-------------2-------
D--|---7--------------7--------------6-------------4-------
A--|-------------------------------------------------------
E--|-7-----------------------------------------------------

Piano arranged for guitar
E--|-------------------------------------------------------
B--|-------------------------------------------------------
G--|---7--------------6--------------4-------------2-------
D--|---7--------------7--------------6-------------4-------
A--|-------------------------------------------------------
E--|-------------------------------------------------------
   |
   |gtr.1
E--|----------------------------------------------------
B--|----------------------------------------------------
G--|---4------------------------------------------------
D--|-2-4------------------------------------------------
A--|-0-2------------------------------------------------
E--|----------------------------------------------------
       One      Child      spent          his        time    

Piano arranged for guitar
E--|-------------------------------------------------------
B--|-------------------------------------------------------
G--|---7--------------6--------------4-------------2-------
D--|---7--------------7--------------6-------------4-------
A--|-------------------------------------------------------
E--|-7-----------------------------------------------------
     Imag-             in-                  ing

gtr.1

E--|----------------------
B--|----------------------
G--|--4-------------------
D--|--4-------------------
A--|--2-------------------
E--|----------------------
     And I don't believe he's coming home again...home again...home again...

home a...

E--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
B--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
G--|-4---4-----------0----------0--------------------------7-------------
D--|-4---4-----------0----------0--2-----------2-----------7-------------
A--|-2---2-----------2----------2--2-----------2-----------5-------------
E--|-------------------------------0-----------0-------------------------
    Right there    in  the   earth  I've been  drawing  a   line

E--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
B--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
G--|-4---4-----------0----------0--------------------------7-------------
D--|-4---4-----------0----------0--2-----------2-----------7-------------
A--|-2---2-----------2----------2--2-----------2-----------5-------------
E--|-------------------------------0-----------0-------------------------
     I'm diggin'        it   deep     Don't   know   what  I'll   find


E--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
B--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
G--|-4---4-----------0----------0--------------------------7-------------
D--|-4---4-----------0----------0--2-----------2-----------7-------------
A--|-2---2-----------2----------2--2-----------2-----------5-------------
E--|-------------------------------0-----------0-------------------------
     A       tunnel     out    so       we  all     can  be   saved?


E--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
B--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
G--|-4---4-----------0----------0----------------------------------------
D--|-4---4-----------0----------0--2-----------2---------------2---------
A--|-2---2-----------2----------2--2-----------2---------------2---------
E--|-------------------------------0-----------0---------------0---------
     If not just   take    this    earth   And bury me 'Cause this'll be my
								      Grave

Repeat intro piano notations for second verse (use your head)

then repeat the chorus

End riff
E--|--------------------------------------------------
B--|--------------------------------------------------
G--|---------4------4---------------------------------
D--|-----4------4-------4-------2---------------7-----
A--|-2----------------------0-----------2---5---------
E--|--------------------------------0-----------------
     I       will        believe    in       you

E--|--------------------------------------------------
B--|--------------------------------------------------
G--|---------4------4---------------------------------
D--|-----4------4-------4-------2---------------7-----
A--|-2----------------------0-----------2---5---------
E--|--------------------------------0-----------------
     If       you    still   want     me       to

E--|--------------------------------------------------
B--|--------------------------------------------------
G--|---------4------4---------------------------------
D--|-----4------4-------4-------2---------------7-----
A--|-2----------------------0-----------2---5---------
E--|--------------------------------0-----------------
        Or    tell     me    I'm     on   my    own

E--|--------------------------------------------------
B--|--------------------------------------------------
G--|---------4------4---------------------------------
D--|-----4------4-------4-------2---------------7-----
A--|-2----------------------0-----------2---5---------
E--|--------------------------------0-----------------
     There    on     the     other         side

E--|--------------------------------------------------
B--|--------------------------------------------------
G--|---------4------4---------------------------------
D--|-----4------4-------4-------2---------------7-----
A--|-2----------------------0-----------2---5---------
E--|--------------------------------0-----------------
     Tell      me      the  Pilate's         died

E--|--------------------------------------------------
B--|--------------------------------------------------
G--|---------4------4---------------------------------
D--|-----4------4-------4-------2---------------7-----
A--|-2----------------------0-----------2---5---------
E--|--------------------------------0-----------------
     And      we're      no     longer      alone


 F#5                 E5                         F#5
Take your answers, and your promises believe me I don't care

F#5                   E5                      F#5
I have held onto your words Until I find them only air

F#5                         E5                 F#5
What good are your promises if  you can always take them back

F#5                      E5            F#5   E5  D5  C#5
Still I've hung on every word 'Till my hands are bleeding

E--|--------------------------------------------------
B--|--------------------------------------------------
G--|---------4------4---------------------------------
D--|-----4------4-------4-------2---------------7-----
A--|-2----------------------0-----------2---5---------
E--|--------------------------------0-----------------
     I       will        believe    in       you

E--|--------------------------------------------------
B--|--------------------------------------------------
G--|---------4------4---------------------------------
D--|-----4------4-------4-------2---------------7-----
A--|-2----------------------0-----------2---5---------
E--|--------------------------------0-----------------
     If       you    still   want     me       to

E--|--------------------------------------------------
B--|--------------------------------------------------
G--|---------4------4---------------------------------
D--|-----4------4-------4-------2---------------7-----
A--|-2----------------------0-----------2---5---------
E--|--------------------------------0-----------------
        Or    tell     me    I'm     on   my    own

E--|--------------------------------------------------
B--|--------------------------------------------------
G--|---------4------4---------------------------------
D--|-----4------4-------4-------2---------------7-----
A--|-2----------------------0-----------2---5---------
E--|--------------------------------0-----------------
     There    on     the     other         side

E--|--------------------------------------------------
B--|--------------------------------------------------
G--|---------4------4---------------------------------
D--|-----4------4-------4-------2---------------7-----
A--|-2----------------------0-----------2---5---------
E--|--------------------------------0-----------------
     Tell      me      the  Pilate's         died

E--|--------------------------------------------------
B--|--------------------------------------------------
G--|---------4------4---------------------------------
D--|-----4------4-------4-------2---------------7-----
A--|-2----------------------0-----------2---5---------
E--|--------------------------------0-----------------
     And      we're      no     longer      alone

repeat for a while during mixing vocals

B5                     B5                       B5
I will believe in you, If you still want me to, or tell me i'm on my own

B5                        B5                        B5
There on the other side, tell me the pilate's died, and we're no longer

A...

E--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
B--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
G--|-4---4-----------0----------0--------------------------7-------------
D--|-4---4-----------0----------0--2-----------2-----------7-------------
A--|-2---2-----------2----------2--2-----------2-----------5-------------
E--|-------------------------------0-----------0-------------------------
    Right there    in  the   earth  I've been  drawing  a   line


E--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
B--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
G--|-4---4-----------0----------0--------------------------7-------------
D--|-4---4-----------0----------0--2-----------2-----------7-------------
A--|-2---2-----------2----------2--2-----------2-----------5-------------
E--|-------------------------------0-----------0-------------------------
     I'm diggin'        it   deep     Don't   know   what  I'll   find

E--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
B--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
G--|-4---4-----------0----------0--------------------------7-------------
D--|-4---4-----------0----------0--2-----------2-----------7-------------
A--|-2---2-----------2----------2--2-----------2-----------5-------------
E--|-------------------------------0-----------0-------------------------
     A       tunnel     out    so       we  all     can  be   saved?


E--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
B--|---------------------------------------------------------------------
G--|-4---4-----------0----------0----------------------------------------
D--|-4---4-----------0----------0--2-----------2---------------2---------
A--|-2---2-----------2----------2--2-----------2---------------2---------
E--|-------------------------------0-----------0---------------0---------
     If not just   take    this    earth   And bury me 'Cause this'll be my

B5
Grave


I'm trying to get these out fast, so errors may be likely *especially in 
piano arrangments*  This song is actually played in a drop D 
tuning...those whom know about that, can easily adjust...others email me, 
I have a pre written note explaining the use and procedure of drop D tuning

							Brent