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Prime Mover guitar tab

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Date: Wed, 18 Oct 1995 22:05:12 -0700 (MST)
From: "Anthony John Zimmermann" <97445@ef.gc.maricopa.edu>

Rush
Prime Mover
Hold Your Fire
Music and Lyrics by Lee, Lifeson, and Peart

Transcribed by Tony Zimmermann
<97445@ef.gc.maricopa.edu>
Comments Welcome

---------------------------------------------------|---2--2-----------
---------------------------------------------------|---3--3-----------
--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2---|---2--2-----------
--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---|---0--0-----------
---------------------------------------------------|------------------
---------------------------------------------------|------------------
  Palm mute, 2x                                        D, 2x

--2--2------2-------------------|---3--3------------------------------
--3--3------3---------2---------|---3--3------------------------------
--2--2------4---------2---------|---0--0------------------------------
--0--0------4---------2---------|---0--0------------------------------
------------2---------0---------|---2--2------------------------------
--------------------------------|---3--3------------------------------
  D         Bm        A      (2x)


Top part: Rhy. Fig. 1

Basic Elemental...
|-----2-P-0----3----2-P-0--|-----2-P-0----3----2-P-0------------------
|-----------3-------------3|-----------3-------------3----------------
|--------------------------|------------------------------------------
|--------------------------|------------------------------------------
|--------------------------|------------------------------------------
|--------------------------|------------------------------------------
|  (Two Guitars)           |
|--------------------------|------------------------------------------
|--------------------------|------------------------------------------
|--------------------------|------------------------------------------
|--------------------------|------------------------------------------
|--2-----------------------|--0---------------------------------------
|--------------------------|------------------------------------------

  (Bm)   (D)  (A)      (Bm) (D)  (A)
  Alternating currents in a tidewater surge
|---------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------A.H.-----------
|------------------------------------------------2-----<2>------------
|---------------------------------------------2-----2-----------------
|-------------------------------------0---/4--------------------------
|---------------------------------------------------------------------

  (Bm)    (D)  (A)    (Bm)  (D)  (A)
  Rational resistance to an unwise urge
|----------------------------------------------------3----------------
|------------------------------------/3--2-----------3----------------
|-------------------------------------------2--------0----------------
|----------------------------------------------2-----0----------------
|-------------------------------------------------0--2----------------
|----------------------------------------------------3----------------
                                                     G

(G)
Anything can happen


Verses:    (Guitars are Nashville-tuned w/4 bottom strings up 1 octave)

(D)               (G)
>From the point of conception

       (Bm)      (E)              E:022100
To the moment of truth

(D)              (G)
At the point of surrender

(Bm)             (A)
to the burden of proof


w/Rhy.Fig.1 (3x)
>From the point of ignition

             (E)
to the final drive

w/Rhy.Fig.1 (3x)
The point of the journey

          (A)
is not to arrive

(G)
Anything can happen



Guitar Tacet until  "Alternating Currents..."




I set the wheels in motion....
--------------------0--------------------------0----------------------
----------------0------0-------------------0-------0------------------
------------6--------------------------4------------------------------
--------6--------------------------4----------------------------------
----4--------------------------2--------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------


(C#m)     (E5)      (B)              E5: x799xx
I set the clouds in motion

(C#m)     (E5)    (B)
Turn up light and sound

(C#m)     (E5)     (B)
Activate the window

    (A)
and watch the world go 'round


Palm Mute:  (2x)                    1.      2.
--2------------3-------------3----|------|----------------------------
--3------------3--------3----3----|------|----------------------------
--2------2-----0--------2----0----|------|----------------------------
--0------2-----0--------0----0----|--2---|---/-9-~~~~~~---------------
---------0--------------0----2----|--2---|---/-9-~~~~~~---------------
------------------------2----3----|--0---|----------------------------
                                          Depress Tremolo bar before
                                          striking note
Outro chords:

D    A    G
D/F# G    E   A               D/F#:  20023x
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