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Pony Express Chords

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Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes from "Call Of The Wild"
PONY EXPRESS

Tab, chord or standard notation, nothing can keep up with The Nuge. 
You got to listen to it and follow along. Bring a lunch.

INTRO:
[fade in slowly over 4 cycles]
[chords played as 4 central notes of barred E, strummed/hammered
on the beat, but sustained and sliding up and down also]
G  G-Bb  G-Bb-G  G-F#-F
G  G-Bb  G-Bb-G  G-F#-F

[starting with 3rd cycle, include bass, decsending triplet G-G-F-D
G  G-Bb  G-Bb-G  G-F#-F
G  G-Bb  G-Bb-G  G-F#-F

[5th qnd 6th cycles of chords continue ascending]
G  G-Bb  Bb-C    C-D  D-DD-E
G  G-Bb  Bb-C    C-D  D-DD-E

[7th as above, 8th jumps off to notes then power chords]
G  G-Bb  G-Bb-G  G-F#-F
G  G-Bb  G-Bb-G  G-F#-F....
[notes]
D D D D D D D D D C D F G*
[* COINCIDES WITH POWER CHORDS BASED ON CENTRAL BARRED E]
G GGGG GGGG Bb-G C-G-Bb-C-G GGG 
                        yee hah

C   Bb   A  G

G G G G G G G G G Bb-G C-G-Bb-C-G G G G 

C   Bb   A  G

[v1]
G GGGG GGGG Bb-G C-G-Bb-C-G GGG 
when you see me burning up the sand you better step aside

C   Bb   A  G

G GGGG GGGG Bb-G C-G-Bb-C-G GGG
I got a message for Uncle Sam, ridin' high and with pride

C   Bb   A  G

[CH]
C           Bb     A     Bb-A- Bb-A- Bb-A-Bb-A-Bb-A-Bb-A
  ride that pony express.....

C           Bb     D
  ride that pony express.....

[V2 - start over with * above]
In the days when the west was won I was a wealthy man
Got to ride from coast to coast, it was a lonely stand
[CH]
ride that pony express.....
ride that pony express.....

[bridge, words spoken under voice]
F F F F     F F F F   F F F F                F-Bb-G
    ride fast until the horse drops over dead
F F F F     F F F F   F F F F                F-Bb-G
    ride clear when bullets fly around my head
F F F F     F F F F   F F F F                F-Bb-G
    ride mean, kicking ass all the way
F F F F     F F F F   F F F F                F-Bb-G
  another tower, another mile, another day

[CH]
ride that pony express.....
ride that pony express.....
[v3]
But today you pay thru the nose to get a half assed job
three days later it's not long for some two bit slob

[bridge 2, various lead and bass riffs between]

[CH]
ride that pony express.....
ride that pony express..... (you got to ride)
G    G-Bb  G-Bb-G  G-F#-F
ride ride
ride ride
ride ride
ride ride
ride ride
ride ride
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