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Open Secrets guitar tab

Rush: Open Secrets
From the album Hold Your Fire (Mercury Records)
Copyright 1987 Core Music Publishing
Music by Lee and Lifeson
Lyrics by Peart

Comments/corrections to Rich Soto 

Transcribed by: Richard J. Soto
Email: hrhkinglerxst@home.com

Updated & corrected on March 10, 1999

The song is dominated by keyboards so Alex is utilizing his colorful
textural skills for this song. Notice at the beginning of the solo all the
different sounds made just at the 17th fret. Very nice.

------------------------------8------|-------1---------------3------|---------
-----------5----------------5--------|-----1-----------------3------|---------
-7--7--7-5--------7--7--7-5----------|---2-------------------0------|---------
-------------------------------------|-3---------------------0------|---------
-------------------------------------|-----------------------2------|---------
-------------------------------------|-----------------------3------|---------
 Riff-A

-----------|---------------|---------------|-------------|--------------||----
-----------|---------------|---------------|-------------|--------------||----
---------0-|-------------0-|-------------0-|-------------|--------------||----
-------3---|-----3-----3---|-----0-----3---|-------------|--------------||----
-3-5-5-----|-3-----5-5-----|-3-----5-5-----|-------------|--------------||----
-----------|---------------|---------------|-------------|--------------||----
            Rhy.1 Play 3x   Rhy.2 Play 4x   Play Rhy.1 4x  Play Rhy.2 4x

------------|---------1------0------|-----------------------------------------
------------|-------1--------1------|-----------------------------------------
------------|-----2----------0------|-----------------------------------------
------------|---3------------2------|-----------------------------------------
------------|-3--------------3------|-----------------------------------------
------------|----------------x------|-----------------------------------------
 Play Riff-A

---------------------------------------------8-|---------1------0-------------
----------------------5--------------------5---|-------1--------1-------------
--------7-7--7-7--7-5--------7-7--7-7--7-5-----|-----2----------0-------------
-----------------------------------------------|---3------------2-------------
-----------------------------------------------|-3--------------3-------------
-----------------------------------------------|----------------x-------------
 Riff-B(Mute*********)      (Mute***********)

--3----|-----------|--------------|--------------|--------------|-------------
--3----|-----------|--------------|--------------|--------------|-------------
--0----|---------0-|--------------|--------------|--------------|-------------
--0----|-------3---|--------------|--------------|--------------|-------------
--2----|-3-5-5-----|--------------|--------------|--------------|-------------
--3----|-----------|--------------|--------------|--------------|-------------
                     Play Rhy.1 3x  Play Rhy.2 4x  Play Rhy.1 4x

--------------||--------------------------------|---------1------0-------|----
--------------||--------------------------------|-------1--------1-------|----
--------------||-7-7--7-7--7-7----7-7--7-7--7-7-|-----2----------0-------|----
--------------||--------------------------------|---3------------2-------|----
--------------||--------------------------------|-3--------------3-------|----
--------------||--------------------------------|----------------x-------|----
 Play Rhy.2 4x  (Mute**************************)

------------|---------1------0------||----------------------------------------
------------|-------1--------1------||----------------------------------------
------------|-----2----------0------||----------------------------------------
------------|---3------------2------||----------------------------------------
------------|-3--------------3------||----------------------------------------
------------|----------------x------||----------------------------------------
 Play Riff-B

---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------
-------1----------1--------------------|--------------------------------------
-----0----------0------------2-------0-|--------------5^----------------------
---2----------2----------0-3-----0-2---|--------------------------------------
-3----------3----------1-------0-------|--------------------------------------
---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------
 Play 3x                                 Guitar Solo  H  Bar-Slow dive-dwn

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------vvvvvvvvvvvv-17b--17-r-17-17---------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 gradually then up gradually    Bar                 AH AH Bar-slow dive

------------------------------------------------------|-21b--21-r-21-17h18p17-
------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------
-17^--------------------------------vvvv-17-b-r--vvv--|-----------------------
------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------
------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------
------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------
  H(while bar still dwn)Bar back up  Bar AH      Bar

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-20b-20r-17-18---------18-18p17p15----15--------------------------------------
---------------17vvvv--------------17----17b--r-15-14\12-14-12vvvv---10----10-
------------------------------------------------------------------------12----
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------


--------------------------------------------------------------20-vvvvvvvvvvv|-
-------------------------------------17----20----17---20--------------------|-
-12b-----r-12b----r-10h12p10vvvvvv------17----17----------------------------|-
----------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
----------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
----------------------------------------------------------------------------|-
                                                       .      AH       Bar

-------------||---------1------0------|----------------------------------|----
-------------||-------1--------1------|----------------------------------|----
-------------||-----2----------0------|-7-7--7-7--7-7----7-7--7-7--7-7-7-|----
-------------||---3------------2------|----------------------------------|----
-------------||-3--------------3------|----------------------------------|----
-------------||----------------x------|----------------------------------|----
 Play Riff-A                           (Mute**************************)

---------1------0------|-3------1-------------3-----3------------1------------
-------1--------1------|-3------1------3--------3--------------1--------------
-----2----------0------|-4------2------2----------4----------2----------------
---3------------2------|-5------3------2-------------------3------------------
-3--------------3------|-5------3------0--------------------------------------
----------------x------|-3------1---------------------------------------------


--------5------7-----7------8-----8------|------------------------------------
----6------------8------------8----------|-15---18----------------15----------
------5------------7------------7--------|-----------14vv-17vvvv--------------
--7--------------------------------------|------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------


--------------------------------------------------------------------10---13---
-18----------------15---18-------------------15---18--------------------------
------14vv-17vvvv------------14vv-17-16vvv-------------14vv-17vvvv------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                    Begin

--------------10---13----------------10---13----------------10---13--------|--
--10---13---------------10---13----------------10---13----------------10---|--
---------------------------------------------------------------------------|--
---------------------------------------------------------------------------|--
---------------------------------------------------------------------------|--
---------------------------------------------------------------------------|--
 Fade


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