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Limelight Tab

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                                    LIMELIGHT
                               As recorded by Rush
                      (From the 1981 Album MOVING PICTURES)

Words and Music by Neil Peart, Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson
Transcribed by Travis M

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Alex Lifeson - Rhythm w/dist'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Alex Lifeson - Rhythm clean w/chorus'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Alex Lifeson - Lead w/dist, chorus & delay'

 Intro
  Q=131
 4/4
  Gtr I
  E E E E E   E E Q  Q  E E   Q  E E E E E E   H    Q  E E   Q  E E E E E E
|-----------|---------------|----------------|-------------|----------------|
|-----------|---------------|----------------|-------------|----------------|
|-----------|-4------4----2-|----------------|-4----4----2-|----------------|
|---------2-|-4------4----2-|--------------2-|-4----4----2-|--------------2-|
|-----0-4---|-2------2----0-|----------0-4---|-2----2----0-|----------0-4---|
|-0-4-------|-----------4---|------0-4-------|---------4---|------0-4-------|


                                   7/4
  Q  Q  Q  E E   Q  E E E E E E     Q  E E E E E E +E  E E E E E  4x
|--------------|----------------||--------------------------------||
|--------------|----------------||o-0----0---0---0-(0)-----------o||
|-4-----4----2-|----------------||--4----4---4---4-(4)------------||
|-4-----4----2-|--------------2-||--4----2---2---2-(2)------------||
|-2-----2----0-|----------0-4---||o-2----0---0---2-(2)-----0-4-0-o||
|----------4---|------0-4-------||---------------0-(0)-2-4--------||


   Verses
    $
   6/4
    E E E E +E  E Q.   E +Q     Q  Q  E E E E +E  Q  E
||--------0-(0)---------------|-------------------0----|
||o-------------0-------------|-------------------0----|
||----------------6----6-(6)--|------------------------|
||------9---------6----6-(6)--|----4----4---2-(2)----2-|
||o---9-----------6----6-(6)--|----4----4---2-(2)----2-|
||--7-------------4----4-(4)--|----2--0-2---0-(0)----0-|
|
|   W                           q  Q  E E E E +E  Q  E
||----------------------------|-------------------0----|
||o---------------------------|-------------------0----|
||----------------------------|------------------------|
||----------------------------|-4--4----4---2-(2)----2-|
||o---------------------------|-4--4----4---2-(2)----2-|
||----------------------------|-2--2--0-2---0-(0)----0-|


  q  Q  E E E E +E  Q  E   Q  E Q  E Q.   E +Q
|-------------------0----|------0----------------|
|-------------------0----|----0------------------|
|------------------------|----------------6-(6)\-|
|-4--4----4---2-(2)------|-9--------------6-(6)\-|
|-4--4----4---2-(2)------|-9-------9S6----6-(6)\-|
|-2--2--0-2---0-(0)----xS|=7-------7S4----4-(4)\-|


                1.
 4/4            7/4
  q  q  Q  E E   +E  E E E +E  E E E +E  E E E E E
|--------------|-----------------------------------|
|--------------|-------0---------0-----------------|
|--------------|-------4---------4-----------------|
|-4--4-------4-|-(4)-4---------2-------------------|
|-4--4-------2-|-(2)-----0-(0)---------------0-4-0-|
|-2--2---------|-------------------0-(0)-2-4-------|


  E E E E +E  E E E +E  E E E E E
|-----------------------------------||
|-----0---------0------------------o||
|-----4---------4-------------------||
|---4---------2---------------------||
|-2-----0-(0)---------------0-4-0--o||
|-----------------0-(0)-2-4---------||


  2.
                                    $$
 7/4
                                    Gt
   E  E E E +E  E E E +E  E E E E E
|-----------------------------------||
|-------0---------0-----------------||
|-------4---------4-----------------||
|-(4)-4---------2-------------------||
|-(2)-----0-(0)---------------0-4-0-||
|-------------------0-(0)-2-4-------||


 Chorus
 3/4
 r II
  E E E E +E  E   E E E E +E  E   E E E E +Q
|---------------|---------------|--------------|
|-------0-(0)---|-------0-(0)---|-------0-(0)--|
|-------------6-|-------------3-|--------------|
|-----4---------|-----2---------|-----4--------|
|---6-----------|---2-----------|---4----------|
|-4-------------|-0-------------|-2------------|


  E E E E +E  E   E E E E +E  E   E E E E +Q     E E E E +E  E
|---------------|---------------|--------------|----------------|
|-------0-(0)---|-------0-(0)---|-------0-(0)--|-------0-(0)----|
|-------------6-|-------------3-|--------------|-------------6--|
|-----4---------|-----2---------|-----4--------|-----4----------|
|---6-----------|---2-----------|---4----------|---6------------|
|-4-------------|-0-------------|-2------------|-4--------------|


 4/4
  Gtr I
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E Q
|-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---|-----4-------4--|
|-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---|-----4-------4--|
|-----4-------4---|-----3-------3---|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|
|-2-2---2-2-2---2-|-4-4---4-4-4---4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
|-2-2---2-2-2---2-|-4-4---4-4-4---4-|-6-6---6-6-6----|
|-0-0---0-0-0---0-|-2-2---2-2-2---2-|-4-4---4-4-4----|


                             To Coda
                             To Coda
                                     3/4
                                    Gtr II
  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
|-----0-------0---|-----2-------2---|---------------|---------------|
|-----0-------0---|-----2-------2---|-------0-(0)---|-------0-(0)---|
|-----4-------4---|-----3-------3---|-------------6-|-------------3-|
|-2-2---2-2-2---2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|-----4---------|-----2---------|
|-2-2---2-2-2---2-|-4-4---4-4-4-4-4-|---6-----------|---2-----------|
|-0-0---0-0-0---0-|-2-2---2-2-2-2-2S|=4-------------|-0-------------|


                                                                D.S. al Coda
                 7/4
                  Gtr I
  E E E E +E  E   Q  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
|---------------|------------------------------|------------------------------||
|-------0-(0)---|-0----0---0---0-(0)-----------|-0----0---0---0-(0)-----------||
|-------------3-|-4----4---4---4-(4)-----------|-4----4---4---4-(4)-----------||
|-----4---------|-4----2---2---2-(2)-----------|-4----2---2---2-(2)-----------||
|---4-----------|-2----0---0---2-(2)-----0-4-0-|-2----0---0---2-(2)-----0-4-0-||
|-2-------------|--------------0-(0)-2-4-------|--------------0-(0)-2-4-------||


                                 Guitar Solo
  &
 4/4                             3/4
  Gtr III
                                             \7_____________________
                    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~       T
  W                 W             +Q   +Q   +Q         +H     +Q
|-----------------|------------||--------------------|-------------|
|-----------------|------------||--------------------|-------------|
|-----------------|-4----------||-(4)--(4)--(4(16))--|-(4)----(4)--|
|-----------------|------------||--------------------|-------------|
|-----------------|------------||--------------------|-------------|
|-----------------|------------||--------------------|-------------|
|
| Gtr I
| <
| E E E E E E E E   Q  Q  H        W                    W
|---------4-------|------------||--------------------|-------------|
|---------4-------|------------||--------------------|-------------|
|---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6----------||--------------------|-------------|
|---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4----------||--------------------|-------------|
|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6----------||--------------------|-------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4----------||--------------------|-------------|


  /                \0.25/              \0.25/
              ~
  H    +Q     H    a      +Q     +Q.   a      +E  +Q
|-----------|------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------|------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------|------------------|-----------------------|
|-4----(4)--|-4----6------(6)--|-(6)-------------------|
|-----------|------------------|-------4------(4)-(4)s=|
|-----------|------------------|-----------------------|


     \0.25/
            ~~~~~~~~~~~
  Q  a      H      +Q   Q    Q
|----------------|--------------|
|----------------|--------------|
|----------------|----------11--|
|----------------|--------------|
|-2--------------|------x/------|
|----2s=====4----|-(4)----------|


                                     \1/
          ~~~~          ~~~~
   +Q    +Q    +Q      +H      Q     H       Q
|-------------------|-------------|-14----------|
|-------------------|---------12--|-------------|
|-(11)--(11)--(11)--|-(11)--------|---------11--|
|-------------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------------|-------------|-------------|


       \1/
                      ~~~~~~~
   Q   Q     Q     E  E  +Q.    E
|-----14--------|--------------11--|
|-12--------11--|-14---------------|
|---------------|----13-(13)-------|
|---------------|------------------|
|---------------|------------------|
|---------------|------------------|


   |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|    |--3--|
   E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E    E  E  E  Q   E  E
|-------14-------11-------14-|-------11-----------|
|-12-11----11-12----12-11----|-11-12----14-----11-|
|----------------------------|--------------13----|
|----------------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------------|--------------------|


                    \7___________/
   ~~
   H     S  S  E    Q     +E. S +Q
|----------------|-------------------|
|----------------|-------------------|
|-11----11h13p11-|-13----(13)p0-(0)--|
|----------------|-------------------|
|----------------|-------------------|
|----------------|-------------------|


   ~~~
                                                                       |--3--|
   H.         +Q.    E  Q         +Q    +Q    +E   E    Q   E  +S   S  E  E  E
|-19-------|-(19)---14h16b18===|=(16)--(16)--(16)-16-|-16--16r(16)p14-16-18-14-|
|----------|-------------------|---------------------|-------------------------|
|----------|-------------------|---------------------|-------------------------|
|----------|-------------------|---------------------|-------------------------|
|----------|-------------------|---------------------|-------------------------|
|----------|-------------------|---------------------|-------------------------|


   |--3--|  |--3--|  |--3--|
   E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E    E  E  Q.       +E
|-16-18-16-18-19-16-18-19-18-|-19-21-21b23====(21)-|
|----------------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------------|---------------------|


                |--3--|
   Q   E  S  S  E  E  E    H     +S   +S       +E
|-21--21-21-21-21-21-21-|-21----(21)r(21)b23==(21)r-|
|-----------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------------|


            ~~~~             ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
   Q       +Q     +Q        +H.           +H.
|-21b23===(21)--([21])--|-([21])------|-([21])------|
|-----------------------|-------------|-------------|
|-----------------------|-------------|-------------|
|-----------------------|-------------|-------------|
|-----------------------|-------------|-------------|
|-----------------------|-------------|-------------|


                        D.S.S. al Dbl. Coda
 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    +H.           +H.           +H.
|-([21])------|-([21])------|-([21])r-------||
|-------------|-------------|---------------||
|-------------|-------------|---------------||
|-------------|-------------|---------------||
|-------------|-------------|---------------||
|-------------|-------------|---------------||


  &&
 4/4
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----4-------4---|-----0-------0---|-----2-----------|
|-----4-------4---|-----0-------0---|-----2-----------|
|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---|-----4-------4---|-----3-----------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
|-6-6---6-6-6-----|-2-2---2-2-2---2-|-4-4---4-4-4-4-4-|
|-4-4---4-4-4---0-|-0-0---0-0-0---0-|-2-2---2-2-2-2-2-|


  E E E E E E E  E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-4-4-4-------4----|-----------------|-----2-----2-2---|
|-4-4-4-------4----|-----9-------9---|-----2-----2-2---|
|-6-6-6-------6----|-----9-------9---|-----3-----3-3---|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|-----9-------9---|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-/7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-/7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|


  E E E E E E E  E   E E E E E E E E    E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
|-----4-------4----|-----------------|--------------------------|
|-----4-------4----|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9S|=11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11\-|
|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9S|=11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11\-|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4------|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9S|=11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11\-|
|-6-6-6-6-6-6---/7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7S|==9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9\-|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4---/7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7S|==9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9\-|


  Q  E E E E Q    E Q.   S S Q.      E  Q.    S  S  S  S  Q
|-4--4-4-4-4-4--|-----------------|---------------------------||
|-4--4-4-4-4-4--|-9-9----9-9-9----|-11-11----11-11-11-11-11\--||
|-6--6-6-6-6-6--|-9-9----9-9-9----|-11-11----11-11-11-11-11\--||
|-4--4-4-4-4-4--|-9-9----9-9-9----|-11-11----11-11-11-11-11\--||
|-6--6-6-6-6-6--|-7-7----7-7-7----|--9--9-----9--9--9--9--9\--||
|-4--4-4-4-4-4--|-7-7----7-7-7----|--9--9-----9--9--9--9--9\--||


                      TP
  Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  H      Q   Q  H
|-4--4--4--4--:-4--4--4----|-4\----------*|
|-4--4--4--4--:-4--4--4----|-4\----------*|
|-6--6--6--6--:-6--6--6----|-6\----------*|
|-4--4--4--4--:-4--4--4----|-4\----------*|
|-6--6--6--6--:-6--6--6----|-6\----------*|
|-4--4--4--4--:-4--4--4----|-4\----------*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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moses132049 wrote on September 27 2008, 07:33 pm

the intro is a little harder than i thought it would bed but its still easy as hell good job 5/5

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split2nd wrote on November 24 2010, 11:47 am

i love rush and the tabs help me show off to my parents

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subdrivr87 wrote on March 6 2013, 08:18 pm

The intro is off just a little. Check out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnYddeEMzqA.

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