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Working Man guitar tab

"Working Man" by Rush
Tabbed by Jeff Blank (jfblank@picard.infonet.net)
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/   Slide up
   Slide down
(0) Ghost/grace note

Intro/verse: (repeat several times)
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-(2)-2--(2)-2----------(2)-2--(2)-2------------
-(2)-2--(2)-2----5-----(2)-2--(2)-2----3--3h5- <-- Sometimes, the hammer
-(0)-0--(0)-0--0---5--(0)-0--(0)-0--0---------     is a slide
 ^^^
 Omit this chord the first time at the very beginning of the song.


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-2---2---2---2---0---0---0---0------------------------
---2---2---2---2---0---0---0---0---5---5---7--0-5/7--
---------------------------------3---3---5---0--------
                        "They call me the working man
                                          I guess that's what I am"


Song: Working Man
Artist: Rush
Album: Rush

Tab by: Janss Adams
 I saw the tab for this song already posted and I checked it out. . I have a few more things to add.

Main riff:
This riff is pretty easy. . .this is how I play it. . .(Heavy on the distortion)
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--1--1-1-1--------1--1-1-1--------
--2--2-2-2--------2--2-2-2-----_--
--2--2-2-2--5-----2--2-2-2--3-3-5
--0--0-0-0----5---0--0-0-0--------

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--7---7---7---7---5---5---5---5-------5---5---7---7-
----7---7---7---7---5---5---5---5---3---3---5---0---


Solo 1- I think it's pretty accurate

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-1>(5)-5~-5>(7)-7~-7-8~-8-7-8-7-5-7-5---5------_------------------
---------------------------------------7---7-6-7-6-4--------_------
------------------------------------------------------5-7-5-7-5----
-----------------------------------------------------------------7--
--------------------------------------------------------------------

----------------------------------------------------------------10-
------------------------------------------_---------8-10!-10!-10!---
------------_---------_----------------7-9-7---7-9-----------------
--5-7!-5-7-7-5---5-7-7-5-----_--5-7>9-------9---------------------
---------------7----------7--5-7-----------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------------------

--10-----10----_-------------------------------_--------------
------10!----10!-8--8---8-10!-8---8--12!--10!-10!-8---10-8-----
------------------9--9---------9-------------------9------7-9-
---------------------------------------------------------------
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----------------------------------------------------------------

--------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------_----------_-------_-----------------------------
---_--7-9!---9!-9!-9-7---7-9!-9!-7---9-9-7--7-----------_----_------
--7-9-----------------9----------9-------9---9-8-7-5-7-5--7-5-----
----------------------------------------------------------7----7-5~~
--------------------------------------------------------------------

I couldn't transcribe the rest of the solos to my satisfaction, so I left them out.  The only other part of the song I know is the following. . .

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-------------------------------------------------------------------
-------_----------_-------------------------_---------_------------
--7-7-7-5---7-7-7-5---7-5---5~~--7-5-7-7-7-5---7-7-7-5--7-5---5~
----------7----------7-----7-------------------7---------5-----7---

----------_----------_---------3~----------_----------_---------3~
-----5-5-5-3---5-5-5-3--5-3------5-3-5-5-5-3---5-5-5-3--5-3-----
-------------4---------4-----4-----------------4---------4----4----
-------------------------------------------------------------------
-7-5----------------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------------------

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--0-3-5-5!-5!-5-3---5-3-------3-----------
------------------5-----5-3-5--5-3-0-3-5!
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--7-7-7-7-5---5~--5--5------------------
-------------7----------7-5-3~--3-5-3-0-

Key-
~ vibrato
!  bend
_  hammer on or pull off
> slide up

That's it. . .
Any questions?. . .Janss- ubeads@mcl.mcl.ucsb.edu
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