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by Styx
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-------best thing - styx

Tabbed by: nate m
Email:nate2890@yahoo.com

Tuning:EADGBe

 this song is from their first album, and did not see any tabs/chords for this song, so 
thought is would put one out there. it is a great rock song from 72' so have fun


 intro x2/ riff 1

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-2-2-2-2-2-4-2-4----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

when he starts to sing play riff 1 again x3, then play this when he says "ever had"

  riff 2

e|-----0---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----2---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-0---2---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0---2--------------5-----------------------5------------------------------|
A|-2---0-------------5--7-5---5--------------5--7-5---5----------------------|
E|-3---x-------0-5-7--------7---3~~----0-5-7--------7---3~~------------------|


 riff 3

e|-2-2-2-2-2-4-2-4---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-5-3-5---------------------------------------------------------|
G|-2-2-2-2-2-4-2-4---------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


 riff 4  "ever had" part again

e|-3---0--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-3---2--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-0---2--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0---2--------------5------------------------5----------------------------|
A|-2---0------------5---7-5---5--------------5---7-5---5--------------------|
E|-3---x------0-5-7---------7---3~~----0-5-7---------7---3~~----------------|


guitar II over solo

e|-7-----7------7-7-------7-7-7---------------------------------------------|
B|-7-----7------7-7-------7-7-7---------------------------------------------|
G|-8-----8------8-8-------8-8-8---------------------------------------------|
D|-9-----9------9-9-------9-9-9---------------------------------------------|
A|-9-----9------9-9-------9-9-9---------------------------------------------|
E|-7-----7------7-7-------7-7-7---------------------------------------------|


 riff 5

e|-5/7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-5/7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-6/8-8-8-8-8-8\6-6-6-6-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-7/9-9-9-9-9-9\7-7-7-7-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-7/9-9-9-9-9-9\7-7-7-7-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-5/7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------------------|

 the build up

e|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7----------|
B|-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8----------|
G|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7----------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0--------------------------------|
B|-6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0--------------------------------|
G|-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-1--------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------2-----5--------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------2-------7-5----------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------7-6-5-3--------------|


so this is how it goes

intro  x2
riff 1 x3
riff 2 x1
riff 3 x3
riff 4 x1
riff 3 x3
riff 4 x1
then solo/guitar II part
riff 5 x4
build up x1
riff 3 x3
riff 4 x1
riff 1 x3
riff 2 x1
ending to riff 4 many times to fade



| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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