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Limelight guitar tab

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Guitar tabs for : Limelight

Transcription by: Joe Kung     (jtkung@caf.mit.edu)
                  Patrick Ryan

The solo is a blatant infringement of copyright, for it has been reproduced
without permission by Frank Schaapherder (schaaphe@serc.nl). It originally
appeared in Guitar, May 85.

Intro:
------

|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|-----------4---4---2--|
|---------2-4---4---2--|
|-----0-4---2---2---0--|
|-0-4-------------4----|
[repeat 3 times, with different phrasings]


Transition from intro:
|-----------|
|-----------|
|-----------|
|---------2-|
|-----0-4---|
|-0-4-------|


  B   A    E [no 3rd]
|------------------------|
|------------------------|
|-4-4-2-2----------------|
|-4-4-2-2--2-------------|
|-2-2-0-0--2------0-4-0--|
|----------0--2-4--------|
[six times]


Verse:
------

------0---0------------------0--------------0-------0----------------
----------0------------------0------------0-0------------------------
----4---4--------------------4------------4-------4---------6-6------
--4---------6--6--4-4--4--2-----4-4-2---2-------4-----4---6-4-4-4-4--
2-----------6--6--4-4--4--2-----4-4-2---2-----2---------6-6-6-6-4-4--
------------4--4--2-2--2--0-----2-2-0---0-----------------4-4-4-2-2--


Riff between verses:
|------------------------|
|------------------------|
|----4-----2-------------|
|--4-----2---2-----------|
|2-----0-----2-----0-4-0-|
|------------0-2-4-------|
[repeat two times]


Chorus:
-------
measure 3/4
Chorus arpeggiation:
|----------------------------------|-----------|
|-------0----------0----------0----|-------0---|
|---------6----------3-------------|---------6-|
|-----4----------2----------4------|-----4-----|
|---6----------2----------4--------|---6-------|
|-4----------0----------2----------|-4---------|
 [repeat twice]

Then the straight rhythm ("Those who wish to be..")
measure 4/4:

---------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------
2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----------------------
2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----------------------
0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------------------

----0-------0-------0---------0-------4-----4------------------------
----0-------0-------0---------0-------4-----4------------------------
----1-------1-------3---------3-------6-----6------------------------
2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----------------------
2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----------------------
0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------------------

Fill up one measure with E and one with F#7add4 in 4/4 rhytm,
go back once to the arpeggio. Then do the second riff of the intro twice and
go back to the verses etc. etc.

Solo:
-----

Right before the solo in the chorus, instead of returning to the chorus
arpeggiations, play the G# sus 4 for one more measure, then go ahead with:

-_-------------------------------------------------------------------
2-0-!-12->-(9)-------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------X-11------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------
------------4--4->-6->-2->-4->-2->-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------2->-4-----------------------------
      NH

---12->-14--------14-----------11-------14-------11-------14---------
12------------12-----11-14--------12-11----11-12----12-11------------
-----------11--------------13----------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------

------11-------------------------------------------------------------
11-12----14----11--------_--_--_-------------------------------------
------------13----11---11-13-11-13->-1-------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------

              _                _
16->-(19)!--14-16->-(18)-!->-16-14-16-18-16--16-18-16--18-19-16------
---------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------

18-19-18--19-21-21->-(23)-!------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------

Hold the last note almost indefinately. A little (or actually, a bit more)
feedback wouldn't hurt. It's the incredibly long magic note.

After the solo, play the chorus arpeggiation once more, and get back into the
chorus. The final chord of the song is the G#sus4 again.

--
Legend:

|  - A pair of these indicate a part of music, not the usuals bars.
:  - Indicates that a part is to be repeated. This may be ommited, you should
     hear it too.
_  - Indicates a hammer-on or pull-off (You should know which is appropriate)
>  - Indicates a bend-up or down or a slide. With a bend, the note to bend to
     is between '(' and ')'. Use the whammy for a downbend. With a slide, the
     follow-up note is the one to be slid to.
!  - Indicates vibrato.
^  - Indicates a tapped harmonic. Is printed below the note.
.  - Under the strings, it indicates the note is staccato (short).
\  - Indicates a general slide downwards from note, to no note in particular.
AH - Indicates adding artificial harmonic with pick hand.
NH - Natural harmonic.

----
For corrections or questions on the tabs, contact the author. If no e-mail
address is included, contact Frank or Mario, addresses below. Contact Frank
for guitar tabs, and Mario for bass tabs.

For remarks, suggestions or additions on the tab 'archive', contact:

Frank (guitar)              or      Mario (bass)
(schaaphe@serc.nl)                  (motcid!marble!dalessio@uunet.uu.net)

HAPPY PLAYING!!
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