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Closer To The Heart   By: RUSH
==============================

From: Guitar For The Practicing Musician - October 1986
Original Transcription by: Andy Aledort
Converted by: Mario D'Alessio

                                                      The blacksmith...
     w   w   w   w     h   h   h      E E h+e 2   w 5  E e e s E     e e s  
G|-----+---+---+---+-----+---+---+-------------+-----+---------------------+
D|4:-R-|-R-|---|---|2:---|---|---|*4:---------*|*-R-*|-7---7---5-(5)H7-5-5-|
A|4:---|---|---|---|4:---|-5-|---|*4:---------*|*---*|---7---7-------------|
E|-----+---+-5-+-5-+---3-+---+-1-+----5-5-5----+-----+---------------------+

   e s e s E e s e s s   e s     e s E E e e   s s s s s s E e s e  e    
G|---------------------+---------------------+--------------------------+
D|-----4-5-------7-----|---------------5-4-5-|-7-5-4---R-4--------------|
A|-5-7-----0-0-0---5-6-|-7-7-(7)/9-7-5-------|-------7-----5-5---5-12\X-|
E|---------------------+---------------------+-----------------5--------+

                     Philosophers...
   e s s s s H   w   w   e s e s s s e s s s s e   s s s e s s e e t t e s s  
G|-------------+-7-+-7-+-------------------------+---------------------------+
D|---7---R-----|---|---|-7---7---7---5-5-4-4-4-5-|-------4-5---7---5-6-7---7-|
A|-5-----------|-5-|-5-|---7---7---7-------------|-5-5-7-----0---0-------7---|
E|-----5---5-3-+---+---+-------------------------+---------------------------+

       e s e s s s s e s e e   s s s e s h s s s  e    
G|---------------------------+------------------------+
D|-------------------5-5-4-5-|-7-5-4---4--------------|
A|-(5)/7-7-9-7-5-5-5---------|-------7---5-4-5P4-12\X-|
E|---------------------------+------------------------+

                                               Guitar Solo
   s s s s s s e+s e s s s s s   s e s e e+h   q e q e e s s   e s s e q e e e  
G|-----------------------------+-------------+---------------+-----------------+
D|---7-------------------------|---R---R-5---|-------------4-|-5-5-5-5-4-4-----|
A|-5---5---5---------------2-3-|-5-----------|-5---5-5-5-7---|-------------5-4-|
E|-------5---5-3---2-2-3-3-----+-----5---3---+---5-----------+-----------------+

   e s s e q e e e   e^e^e e^e^e e^e^e e^e^e   q e q e e s s   e s s e q e e e  
G|-----------------+-------------------------+---------------+---------------4-+
D|-----------------|---R-------R---R---------|-------------4-|-5-5-5-5-4-4-5---|
A|-3-3-3-3-2-2-3---|-------------5---5-4-4---|-5-4-5-4-5-7---|-----------------|
E|---------------3-+-5---5-5-5-------------5-+---------------+-----------------+

   q e q e e e   q e e s e s s s e   q e q e e s s   q e q e e e  
G|-5-5-4-5-4---+-------------------+---------------+-------------+
D|-------------|-7-7---5-5-5-R-4---|-------------4-|-5-5-4-4-----|
A|-----------5-|-----7-----------7-|-5-4-5-4-5-7---|---------5-4-|
E|-------------+-------------------+---------------+-------------+

   e s s e q e e e   e^e^e q^e q q   q e q e e s s   e s s e q e e e  
G|-----------------+---------------+---------------+-------------4-4-+
D|-----------------|---------------|-------------4-|-5-5-5-4-5-5-----|
A|-3-3---2-3-2-3---|-------2-2-3-4-|-5-4-5-4-5-7---|-----------------|
E|-----3---------3-+-5-5-5---------+---------------+-----------------+

   e e     e q e e e   s s s s e e q e e    e e e e e e e e 2  e e e e e e e e  
G|-5-4-(5)/7-5-4-----+-------------------+-------------------+-----------------+
D|---------------7-5-|-5/7-7-7-5-4-4-----|*-----------------*|-7---7-------7---|
A|-------------------|---------------7-5-|*-----------------*|-----------------|
E|-------------------+-------------------+--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--+---5---5-5-5---5-+

   e e e e e e e e   q e q e E s   e q e e e e e   q e q e q   e q e e e e e  
G|-----------------+-------------+---------------+-----------+-------9-7-6---+
D|-7-------7---R-4/|-7-7-9-9-6-6-|-6-7-7-6-4-----|-7-7-9-9-6-|-6-7-7-------9-|
A|-----------------|-------------|-----------7-4-|-----------|---------------|
E|---5-5-5---5-----+-------------+---------------+-----------+---------------+

                       Whoa!     You can be...
   e e e q e q   e q e e e e e   q e q e e s s   e e e     q e e e  
G|-------------+---------------+---------------+-------------------+
D|-7---7-9-9-6-|-6-7-7-6-4-----|-----7---7-----|-5-5-5-(5)/7-5-4---|
A|---7---------|-----------7-4-|-------7---7-7-|-----------------7-|
E|-------------+---------------+-5-5-----------+-------------------+

   e e e q e q   e q s s e e e e   Q q e q   e q e e e e e   e e e q e q  
G|-------------+-----------------+---------+---------------+-------------+
D|-----4-5-4---|-R---5-6-7-5-4---|---------|---5-5-4-4-5-5-|-7-5-4---4---|
A|-5-7-------0-|---0-----------5-|-7-9-7\5-|-5-------------|-------7---5-|
E|-------------+-----------------+---------+---------------+-------------+

   +e e e e e e e e   e e e q e q   +e e e s s e e  q     e e e q e q  
G|------------------+-------------+---------------------+-------------+
D|--------------4-5-|-7-5-4---4---|---------------------|---7---------|
A|----4-5-4-5-7-----|-------7---5-|----0-5-4-4-5-4-12\X-|-5---5-------|
E|------------------+-------------+---------------------+-------5-7-3-+

   +e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e q   +e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e q  
G|------------------+---------------+------------------+---------------+
D|------------------|---7-----------|------R-----------|---7-----------|
A|--------------2-3-|-5---5-4---5---|--------------2-3-|-5---5---5-----|
E|----2-3-2-2H3-----+---------5---3-+----2---2-2-3-----+-------5---5-3-+

   e e e e     e e e e   e     e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e    
G|---------------------+---(7)/9-7-6---------+-------4-5---4-----+
D|-5-5-4-5-(5)/7-5-4---|-------------9-7-5-4-|-5-4-5-----4---4\X-|
A|-------------------7-|-5-------------------|-------------------|
E|---------------------+---------------------+-------------------+

   e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e   s s    e  e  e  q  e  e  e  
G|-----------------+-------------4/X-4-4-+-14-12-11-------------+
D|---7-----------4-|-5-4-5-4-5-7---------|----------14-12-11----|
A|-5---5---5-------|---------------------|-------------------14-|
E|-------5---5-3---+---------------------+----------------------+

   +e  e  e e e  e  e e     e e e q e q   +e e e e e e e e   q e q e q  
G|------------------------+-------------+------------------+-----------+
D|------------R-----------|---7-------5-|----4-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------|
A|----12-10-9---10-12-----|-5---5-------|------------------|-5-5-------|
E|--------------------9\X-+-------5-7-3-+------------------+-----5-5-3-+

   +e e e e e e e e   q e q e e  
G|------------------+-----------+
D|------------------|-----------|
A|--------------2-3-|-5-5-------|
E|----2-3-2-3-3-----+-----5-5-3-+

==========================================================================

     __         Created using the Bass Tab Creator
   +|oo|       by Mario D'Alessio (motcid!marble!dalessio)
   +|oo|
     ||         NOTES:
     ||
     ||         Capital durations are dotted notes
     ||           (equal to 1.5 times the duration value)
     ||
     ||             x
     ||         +----+                   +----+
  _  ||  _      |*--*+  = MEASURE        |4:--|  = TIME
  \\_||_//      |*--*+    REPEATS        |4:--|    SIGNATURES
   | [] |       +----+    x=# of Repeats +----+
   | || |
  /  []  \      + = TIE         ^  = TRIPLET           > = BEND
  \______/      H = HAMMER ON   \  = SLIDE TO FRET     R = Rest
                P = PULL OFF    \X = SLIDE TO NOWHERE  ~ = Trill

==========================================================================
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peavey_bass 20 Jan 22, 2007 01:36 PM

this tab is good. almost too good. a little less detail could make it easy to follow, good job tho

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SoftParade1967 502 Oct 30, 2007 04:05 PM

Fucking amazing man!

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Farny 31 Jun 03, 2008 01:01 PM

Amazing tab! and Original Fire, he wrote in the words where the verses start and when the guitar comes in, you should be able to follow along lol

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