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Band: Thursday
Song: The Dotted Line
Album: Waiting

This is a great song by a great band, I am surprised there's no tab for it yet.
Hope this helps you play it. Both guitars are in Drop D.. though it doesn't really
matter because you don't use the low D string at all.

Enjoy.

(0:10-0:43)
Guitar 1
|-----------------------------------|x4
|-----------8888-7777---------------|
|-7777-6666-7777-6666--666666666666-|
|-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx--666666666666-|
|-5555-4444-5555-4444--444444444444-|
|-----------------------------------|


on the last time strum some muted strings in the pattern it's in.

(0:43-1:11)
Guitar 1
|--------------------------------------------------------|x4
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|-777777-999999-777777-999999-666666666666666666666666---|
|-xxxxxx-xxxxxx-xxxxxx-xxxxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx---|
|-555555-777777-555555-777777-444444444444444444444444---|
|--------------------------------------------------------|

(0:43-0:50)
Guitar 2
|--------------------------------------------------------|x1
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|-777777777777/9999999999999/77/666666666666666666666666-|
|-xxxxxxxxxxxx/xxxxxxxxxxxxx/xx/xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx-|
|-555555555555/7777777777777/55/444444444444444444444444-|
|--------------------------------------------------------|

(0:50-0:57)
Guitar 2
|-------------------------------------------------------------|x1
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-777777777777/1212121212121212/1111/666666666666666666666666-|
|-xxxxxxxxxxxx/x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-/x-x-/xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx-|
|-555555555555/1010101010101010/9-9-/444444444444444444444444-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|

(0:57-1:04)
Guitar 2
|-------------------------------------------------------------|x1
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-777777/99999/1111111111/121212/141414141414/121212/11111111/|
|-xxxxxx/xxxxx/x-x-x-x-x-/x-x-x-/x-x-x-x-x-x-/x-x-x-/x-x-x-x--|
|-555555/77777/9-9-9-9-9-/101010/121212121212/101010/9-9-9-9-/|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|

(1:04-1:11)
Guitar 2
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|x1
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|/121212/1414141414141414/111111111111/121212/111111/999999/666666666666666666666666-|
|-x-x-x-/x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-/x-x-x-x-x-x-/x-x-x-/x-x-x-/xxxxxx/xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx-|
|/101010/1212121212121212/9-9-9-9-9-9-/101010/9-9-9-/777777/444444444444444444444444-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Repeat all above once for (1:11-2:16) then:

(2:16-2:33)
Guitar 1+2
|---------------------------------------|x2
|---------------------------------------|
|-7777-7777-7777-7777-66666666666666666-|
|-7777-7777-7777-7777-66666666666666666-|
|-5555-5555-5555-5555-44444444444444444-|
|---------------------------------------|
PM.... .... .... .... 

(2:33-2:41)
Guitar 1
|---------------------------------------|x1
|---------------------------------------|
|-7777-7777-7777-7777-66666666666666666-|
|-7777-7777-7777-7777-66666666666666666-|
|-5555-5555-5555-5555-44444444444444444-|
|---------------------------------------|
PM.... .... .... .... 

(2:33-2:41)
Guitar 2
|---------------------------<7>-------------------|x1
|-------------------<7>---------------------------|
|-777-7-777-<7>-777-----777-----66666666666666666-|
|-777---777-----777-----777-----66666666666666666-|
|-555---555-----555-----555-----44444444444444444-|
|-------------------------------------------------|


(2:41-2:49)
Guitar 1
|----------------------------------------------------|x1
|----------------------------------------------------|
|-7777/99999/66666/1111111111/14\0-66666666666666666-|
|-xxxx/xxxxx/xxxxx/x-x-x-x-x-/x----66666666666666666-|
|-5555/77777/44444/9-9-9-9-9-/12\0-44444444444444444-|
|----------------------------------------------------|


(2:41-2:49)
Guitar 2
|---------------------------<7>-------------------|x1
|-------------------<7>---------------------------|
|-777-7-777-<7>-777-----777-----66666666666666666-|
|-777---777-----777-----777-----66666666666666666-|
|-555---555-----555-----555-----44444444444444444-|
|-------------------------------------------------|




Switch to a cleaner setting with light distortion


(2:49-2:56)
Guitar 1
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|x1
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-77777777/1111111111111111/1212121212121212/11111111111411111211-|<--- pinky 
|-xxxxxxxx/x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-/x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-/x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|stretch if
|-55555555/9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-/1010101010101010/9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|you cant
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|reach that
far use the 9th fret on the B string.

(2:56-3:04)
Guitar 1
|---------------------------------------------|x1
|---------------------------------------------|
|-77777777/1111111111111111/66666666/77777777-|
|-xxxxxxxx/x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-/xxxxxxxx/xxxxxxxx-|
|-55555555/9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-/44444444/55555555-|
|---------------------------------------------|

(2:56-3:04)
Guitar 2
|---------------------------------------------|x1
|---------------------------------------------|
|----7---7-----6---6--7-7-7-66666666/77777777~|
|--7----7----7----7---7-7-7-xxxxxxxx/xxxxxxxx~|
|5-----5---4-----4---5-5----44444444/55555555~|
|---------------------------------------------|

(3:04-3:07)
Guitar 1
|-----|x1
|--7b-|
|-----|
|-5---|
|-----|
|-----|

(3:07-3:30)
Guitar 1 ---Slowly raise distortion first time
|---------------------------|x4
|---------------------------|
|---7--7--7--7--3--3--------|
|-7777777777773333335555555-|
|-5555555555551111113333333-|
|---------------------------|



(3:27-3:29)
Guitar 2
--Pickscrapes up/down neck




(3:30-3:35)
Guitar 1
|---------------------------------------|x1
|---------------------------------------|
|11/12/11/12-x-7777---66666666/77777777-|
|x-/x-/x-/x--x-xxxx---xxxxxxxx/xxxxxxxx-|
|9-/10/9-/10-x-5555---44444444/55555555-|
|---------------------------------------|

(3:35-3:40)
Guitar 1
|--------------------------------------------|x1
|--------------------------------------------|
|11/12/11/12-x-7--77/9/7---66666666/77777777-|
|x-/x-/x-/x--x-x--xx/x/x---xxxxxxxx/xxxxxxxx-|
|9-/10/9-/10-x-5--55/7/5---44444444/55555555-|
|--------------------------------------------|

(3:40-3:45)
Guitar 1
|-------------------------------------------------|x1
|-------------------------------------------------|
|11/12/11/12-x-7--12/11/12/11---66666666/77777777-|
|x-/x-/x-/x--x-x--x-/x-/x-/-x---xxxxxxxx/xxxxxxxx-|
|9-/10/9-/10-x-5--10/9-/10/-9---44444444/55555555-|
|-------------------------------------------------|

(3:45-3:50)
Guitar 1
|--------------------------------------------|x1
|--------------------------------------------|
|11/12/11/12-x-7--77/9/7---66666666/77777777-|
|x-/x-/x-/x--x-x--xx/x/x---xxxxxxxx/xxxxxxxx-|
|9-/10/9-/10-x-5--55/7/5---44444444/55555555-|
|--------------------------------------------|



(3:30-3:50)
Guitar 2 -- Match up with guitar 1 each time -
|-----------------------|x4
|-----------------------|
|---66666666/77777777---|
|---xxxxxxxx/xxxxxxxx---|
|---44444444/55555555---|
|-----------------------|


(3:50-4:02)
Guitar 1
|--------------|x4
|--------------|
|-7777-7777-77-|
|-7777-7777-77-|
|-5555-5555-55-|
|--------------|
PM.... .... .. |
               |
Guitar 2       |
|--------------|
|--------------|
|-----7----7--7|
|-----x----x--x|
|-----5----5--5|
|--------------|

(4:02-end)
Guitar 1+2
|----------|
|----------|
|-77777772~|
|-77777772~|
|-55555550~|
|----------|
PM.......



Tabbed by Alex Olson on 12.31.05. Contact me and thursvai@gmail.com if you have any questions.

            
            
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