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Heavy Duty Tab

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 1995 06:24:41 -0700
From: nasta@ix.netcom.com (John Nasta)
Subject: upload heavy_duty.tab by Spinal Tap

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"Heavy Duty" from the album "This is Spinal Tap."

Key: s=stretched ss=slow stretch (either before or after hitting note)
^=hammer-on, pull-off, or slur notes into each other

Intro (Play 4 times)
----------------------------|
-----1-----------1-s3^3-1---|
-0^2---0^2---0^2----------2-|
----------------------------|
-----------3----------------|
----------------------------|

Verse 1 (Play same as intro 3 times)
No light fantastic ever crosses my mind
That meditation stuff can make you go blind
Just crank that volume to the point of pain
F# (2 counts)   G (2 counts)    A (4 counts OR 1 count + fill 1)
Why waste good music on a brain?

Fill 1 (during A chord)
-----------------------------|
-----------1-----------------|
-------0^2---2^0-------------|
---0^2-----------2^0---------|
-3-------------------3^0-----|
-------------------------3^0-|

E (2 counts)  G (2 counts) F# (2 counts) F     G  A
Heavy (Heavy) Duty (Duty)   Heavy duty    rock n roll

Fill 2
-----------------|---------------------------|
-----------1-----|---------------------1-----|
-------0^2---2-2-|-----0^2-2-2-----0^2---2-0-|
---0^2-----------|-0^2---------0^2-----------|
-3---------------|---------------------------|
-----------------|---------------------------|

E (2 counts)  G (2 counts) F# (2 counts)  F    G     E
Heavy (Heavy) Duty (Duty)  Brings out the duty in my soul

Fill 3
-12^15^12----12-s15-s15-|
----------15------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|
------------------------|

Intro (2 times)

Verse 2 (Play same as intro 3 times)
I see you dancing there in front of the band
You're playing those solos with no guitar in your hand (Short solo)
I don't pull no punches I wouldn't waste your time
F# (2 counts)      G (2 counts)    A (4 counts OR 1 count + fill 1)
And just 'cause it pays it aint no crime

E (2 counts)  G (2 counts) F# (2 counts) F     G  A
Heavy (Heavy) Duty (Duty)   Heavy duty    rock n roll (play fill 2)
E (2 counts)  G (2 counts) F# (2 counts)  F    G     E
Heavy (Heavy) Duty (Duty)  brings out the duty in my soul

-------------|-------------------------------|
-s15-s15-s15-|-------------------------------|
-------------|-Main solo (you figure it out)-|
-------------|-------------------------------|
-------------|-------------------------------|
-------------|-------------------------------|

Verse 3 (accapella with fills)
I don't need a woman I won't take me no wife
--------------|
-s3^3-1----1--|
--------2-----|
--------------|
--------------|
--------------|
I got that rock n roll and that'll be my life
--------------------------------|
-s3^3-1---s3^3-1-------1ss- <---|hold this note through the next line
--------2--------2-0^2----------|
--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|
No page in history baby that I don't need
F# (2 counts) G (2 counts)        A (4 counts OR 1 count + fill 1)
I just wanna  make some ear drums bleed (play fill 1)

E (2 counts)  G (2 counts) F# (2 counts) F     G  A
Heavy (Heavy) Duty (Duty)   Heavy duty    rock n roll (play fill 2)
E (2 counts)  G (2 counts) F# (2 counts)  F    G     E
Heavy (Heavy) Duty (Duty)  brings out the duty in my soul

End Solo
-s15-s15-s15--5-4-5-7-5--------0-0------------0-------------------|
----------------------------2------3-3--3^2^3---3--------3-3-2-2--|
-------------------------2----------------------------1-----------|
---------------------------------------------------2--------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------|

5-2-0-------5-2-0------5-2-4--0---5--2^4^2^4^2--0-0-|
-------4-4--------4-4-----------2-------------------|
----------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------|

---------------------------------|
---------------1---------------2-|
-----------0^2---2^0-----------2-|
-------0^2-----------2^0-------2-|
---0^3-------------------3^0---0-|
-3---------------------------3---|

Use lots of distortion, and make sure the volume is on 11.
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JL Sevenfold 802 wrote on June 26 2007, 11:27 pm

"and make sure the volume is on 11"

Brilliant.
lol, 5 stars just for that

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erieger 14 wrote on October 17 2008, 04:23 pm

"Why don't you just make one that goes to 10 and make 10 louder?"

"...This one goes to 11."

Haha. Great tab.

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WASP_God 333 wrote on January 7 2010, 04:33 pm

awesome tab dude def 5 star. i just love the solo in this, so out of place and so spinal tap. sounds awesome on the bass too

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