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Totem bass tab

Totem
By Rush
Copyright 1996 Core Music Publishing
Transcribed by Doug Taylor and Sean Jones
Any comments, questions or corrections, please contact Sean at seanj@execpc.com
Last Updated 6-20-00

Dropped D Tuning
                                    (2x) I've got twelve...
          e s e s s s q q   e s e s s s q q     e s s s s s s s s s s
||----||------------------|------------------||-------------------------
||-4:-||*-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-7\|-3-3-3-3-3-3-5\1/*||-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---
||-4:-||*-----------------|-----------------*||-------------------------
||----||------------------|------------------||-------------------------


s s s s   s s s s s s e s s e s s e   e s s e s s s s s s e  e   e s s
--------|---------------------------|--------------------------|---------
8-8-8-8-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|--------------------------|----------
--------|---------------------------|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-8-|-6-6-6---
--------|---------------------------|--------------------------|---------


s s s s s s s s e e   e s s s s s s s s s s s s s s   e s s s s e s s
--------------------|-------------------------------|-------------------
--------------------|-------------------------------|-------------------
6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-5-6-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---
--------------------|-------------------------------|-------------------

                                                    I've got a pantheon...
e s s e   e s s s s e s s e s s e   e s s s s e s s e e e   e s s s s
--------|-------------------------|-----------------------|-------------
--------|-------------------------|---------------------3/|-8-8-8-8-8---
5-5-5-5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---|-------------
--------|-------------------------|-----------------------|-------------


s s s  s  s  s  s  s  e    e s s s s s e s s s s  e   e s s s s e e s
-------------------------|--------------------h10---|-------------------
8-8/12-12-12-12-12-12-12\|-5-5-5-5-5-5/8-8-8-8----8\|-3-3-3-3-3-3/8-8---
-------------------------|--------------------------|-------------------
-------------------------|--------------------------|-------------------


s e e   Q q e e e e   e s s e e e s s e e   e s s s s s s s s e s s e
------|-----r-------|-----------r---------|-----------------------------
8-8-8\|-----e-------|-----------e---------|-----------------------------
------|-6-6-s-6-5-6-|-8-8-8-8-8-s-8-8-8-8-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---
------|-----t-------|-----------t---------|-----------------------------


  e s s s s e s s e s s e   e s s s s e s s e e e    w+  h q q   w+
|-------------------------|-----------------------||-5-|-------|-5-|----
|-------------------------|-----------------------||---|-------|---|----
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-3-||---|---5\1/|-3-|----
|-------------------------|-----------------------||---|-------|---|----

   I believe in...
w   e s s s s e q q   e s s s s e q q   e s s s s e q q   e s s s s e
--|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------
--|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------
--|-3-3-3-3-3-3-5/7-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-5\1-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-5/7-|-3-3-3-3-3-3---
--|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------

     Oh....
h    e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   E s e q e
5-||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------
--||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------
--||-----------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3----
--||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|--------------

      Angels and demons....
e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e s s e q
----|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------
----|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------
3-5-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-3-3-3-5-3---
----|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-------------


e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e s s e
------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------
------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------
3-5-3-|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|-----------------|-----------
------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|---------------0-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-3-3-3-3---

            Oh...
e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e s
----------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------
----------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------
--1-1-1-3-|---------------5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-3-|-----------------|-------
3---------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|-----------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-3-3---

                                           (2x) I've got celestial...
s e e e e e e     e s e s s s q q   e s e s s s q q     e s s e e s s
--------------||------------------|------------------||-----------------
--------------||*-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-7\|-3-3-3-3-3-3-5\1/*||-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---
------1-1-1-3-||*-----------------|-----------------*||-----------------
3-3-3---------||------------------|------------------||-----------------


e s s e   e s s e q e e e   e s s e e s s e e  e   e s s s s s s e e e
--------|-----------------|----------------------|-----------------------
8-8-8-8-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|----------------------|-----------------------
--------|-----------------|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-8-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-5---
--------|-----------------|----------------------|-----------------------


e   e s s e e s s e s s e   e s s e e s s e e e   e s s e e s s e e e
--|-----------------------|---------------------|-----------------------
--|-----------------------|---------------------|-----------------------
6-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---
--|-----------------------|---------------------|-----------------------

                I've got idols...
  e s s s s e e e e e   e s s s s s s s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s    e s s
|---------------------|---------------------------------------|---------
|-------------------3/|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8/12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12\|-5-5-5---
|-1-1-1-1-0-1-1-1-1---|---------------------------------------|---------
|---------------------|---------------------------------------|---------


s s e e s s s s e   e s s s s e e s s s s e   e e e e e e e e   e s s
------------------|-------------------------|---------r-------|---------
5-5-5/8-8-8-8-8-8\|-3-3-3-3-3-3/8-8-8-8-8-8\|---------e-------|---------
------------------|-------------------------|-6-6-6-6-s-6-5-6-|-8-8-8---
------------------|-------------------------|---------t-------|---------


s s e s s e e  e   e s s s s e s s e s s e   e s s s s e s s e e e   e
-----------------|-------------------------|-----------------------|-----
-----------------|-------------------------|-----------------------|-----
8-8-8-8-8-8-10-8-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-3-|-1---
-----------------|-------------------------|-----------------------|-----

                                                                I believe...
s s e e e e e e    w+  h s s s s q    w   s s  s  s  s s  s  s  q q
----------------||-5-|--------------|-5-|/9-10-10-10-9-10-10-10-9-10\|--
----------------||---|--------------|---|----------------------------|--
1-0-1-1-1-1-0-1-||---|-3-5-5-5-5/12\|-3-|----------------------------|--
----------------||---|--------------|---|----------------------------|--


e s s s s s s q q   e s s s s s s q q   e s s s s s s e e q   e s s e
------------------|-------------------|---------------------|-----------
------------------|-------------------|---------------------|-----------
3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-7\|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5\1-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-7\|-3-3-3-3---
------------------|-------------------|---------------------|-----------

       Angels and demons...
e h    e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e s s e
--5-||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------
----||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------
3-3-||-----------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-----------------|-3-3-3-3----
----||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-|------------


q e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e s s
--------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------
--------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------
3-3-3-5-|-----------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-----------------|-3-3-3---
--------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|---------

            Angels and demons...
e q e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e s
----------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------
----------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------
5-3-3-3-5-|---------------1-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---|-----------------|-------
----------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|---------------1-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-3-3---


s e e e e e s s   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e
----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------
----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------
------1-1-0-3/5-|---------------5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|-------------------
3-3-3-----------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|---------------3-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---

                             Guitar Solo
  e s s e e e e e e   H q    e e e e e e e e   e e e e s s e s s e
|-------------------|-5---||-----------------|---------------------|----
|-------------------|-----||-----------------|---------------------|----
|-----------1-0-1-1-|---8\||---------------3-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-3-3-1-|----
|-3-3-3-3-3---------|-----||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|---------------------|----


e e e e e e e s s   e s s e e s s e s s e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e
------------------|-----------------------|-----------------|-----------
------------------|-----------------------|-----------------|-----------
--------------3/5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-|-----------------|-3-3-3-3---
3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|-----------------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------


s s e s s e   e e e e e e e e   e s s s s e e s s s s e   e e e e e e
------------|-----------------|-------------------------|---------------
------------|---------1-----1-|-------3-3---------3-3---|---------------
3-3-3-5-5-3-|-----------------|-------------------------|---------------
------------|-1-1-1-1---1-1---|-3-3-3-----3-3-3-3-----3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5---

                                         Angels...
e e   e e e e s s e e e   q+s E h+  w    q e e e e e e   e s s e e e
----|-------------------|---------|---||---------------|----------------
----|-------------------|---------|---||---------------|----------------
--5-|-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-3-3-|---------|---||---------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3----
5---|-------------------|-1---1-1-|---||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|----------------


e e e   e e s s e s s e e e   e s s s s e s s e e e   e e e e e e e e
------|---------------------|-----------------------|-------------------
------|---------------------|-----------------------|-------------------
3-3-3-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/5-|-------------------
------|---------------------|-----------------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---


  e s s e e e e e e   s s e e e e e e e   e s s e e e e e e   e e e e
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/|-----------
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-5-5-5-5---

                             Angels....
e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e s s s s e   e
--------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-----
--------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-----
------5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-----
5-5-5---|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-5---


e e e e e e e   e e e e s s e s s e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e s
--------------|---------------------|-----------------|-----------------
--------------|---------------------|-----------------|-----------------
------------5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-3-3-5-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---
5-5-5-5-5-5---|---------------------|-----------------|-----------------


s e    e s e s s s q q   e s s s s s s e s  s  q    e s e s s s q q
----||-----------------|-----------------14-14-14\|-----------------|---
--5-||-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-7\|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------15\|-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-7\|---
5---||-----------------|--------------------------|-----------------|---
----||-----------------|--------------------------|-----------------|---

                  I believe...
e s e s s s s s s s q    e e e e q q   e e e e q q   e e e e q q   e
-----------------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|------
3-3-3-3-3-3-3h5-5-5-12\|-3-3-3-3-5/7\|-3-3-3-3-5\1/|-3-3-3-3-5/7\|-3----
-----------------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|------
-----------------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|------

           Oh...
e e e h    e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e s
------5-||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------
3-3-3---||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------
--------||-----------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-|-----------------|-3-3----
--------||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|--------

                  Angels and demons...
s e e s s e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e
----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------
----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------
3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-|-----------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-|-------------------
----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---


  e s s e q e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------
|-3-3-3-5-3-3-3-5-|---------------5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|-----------------
|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|---------------3-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---

                        Oh...
e   E s e e e e e s s   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e
--|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------
--|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------
--|---------1-1-0-3/5-|---------------5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-3-|-------------
1-|-3-3-3-3-----------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|-----------------|-1-1-1-1-1---

                            Sweet chariot...
e e e   E s s s e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   e e e
------|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------
------|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------
------|-----------1---1-3-|---------------5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-3-|---------
1-1-1-|-3-3-3-3-3---3-----|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|-----------------|-1-1-1---


e e e e e   e e e e e e e e   w+  w+  w+  w
----------|-----------------|---|---|---|---||--------------------------
----------|-----------------|---|---|---|---||--------------------------
----------|---------1-1-0-1-|---|---|---|---||--------------------------
1-1-1-1-1-|-3-3-3-3---------|-5-|---|---|---||--------------------------




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==                       TABLATURE EXPLANATION                        ==
========================================================================

----------                ----------                ----t---
----5h8--- Hammeron       ----(8)--- Ghost          ----6--- Tap
----------                ---------- Note           --------
----5p8--- Pulloff        ----------                --------

----------                ----------                -----p--
----5/8--- Slide Up       -----x---- Dead           -----7-- Pop
----------                ---------- Note           --s-----
----5\8--- Slide Down     ----------                --5----- Slap

----------                ||------|| Repeat         --------
----5~~~-- Vibrato        ||*----*||                ---5^--- Bend
----------                ||*----*||                --------
----------                ||------||                --------

----------                ----------                --------
-4:------- Time           ----------                --------
-4:------- Signature      ----------                --------
----------                ----------                --------

Rhythm:
  w = whole note            W = dotted whole
  h = half note             H = dotted half
  q = quarter note          Q = dotted quarter
  e = eighth note           E = dotted eighth
  s = sixteenth note        S = dotted sixteenth
  t = 32nd note             T = dotted 32nd
  x = 64th note             X = dotted 64th
  ^ = triplet

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