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Working Man Tab

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Rush: Working Man
From the album Rush (Mercury Records)
Copyright 1974 Core Music Publishing
Music by Lee and Lifeson
Lyrics by Lee and Lifeson

formatted by// mitzel the bear

thanks to// jay tee, nik, eli, evan, logan


this is one of my favirote rush songs.
the solo is awsome...........

Intro/verse: (repeat several times)
-----------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------|
-(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.


------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------|
-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"


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)
------------------------------------|
------------------------------------|
--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----------|

-------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------|
--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

---------------------------------------------------------------------|
-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----|
-----------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------------------|

---------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------_----------_-------_------------------------------|
---_--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.

--------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------_----------_-------------------------_---------_-------------|
--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-----------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------------|

                         _
--0-3-5-5!-5!-5-3---5-3-------3------------|
------------------5-----5-3-5--5-3-0-3-5---|
-------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------|

------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------|
--7-7-7-7-5---5~--5--5--------------------|
-------------7----------7-5-3~--3-5-3-0---|

ROCK ON YOU GIT BOX FANS.......

Key-
~ vibrato
!  bend
_  hammer on or pull off
> slide up
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yoa01 wrote on March 20 2008, 07:55 pm

good work! i played you tab while listening to the song and it's good.

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guitarchik13 wrote on May 11 2008, 07:57 pm

i love playing this song while listening to it!!!! awesome job btw!

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Peter Griffin wrote on May 26 2008, 02:40 pm

"i played you tab while listening to the song and it's good."
the song is good? is that what you mean? lol cause the solo is completely off!
"i love playing this song while listening to it!!!! awesome job btw!"
Well , dont use these tabs then...........
What a waste of time...................................

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