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This song was never released on any album, but can be found on at least
one bootleg called "The Fifth Order of Angels", from 1974. Enjoy!

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Legend:
[ ~ ] Vibrato (slightly bend the string back and forth)
[ / ] Slide from the note before the slash to the note after
[ . ] Palm mute (press your picking hand against the strings to mute them)
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Author/Artist: Rush (Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, John Rutsey)
Title: Garden Road
Album: The Fifth Order of Angels (bootleg, not an album... see notes at top)
Transcribed by: rkd
Last Updated: 2005-05-14
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[ Riff A ]
      E  E E  E  G   E  E E  E  E E  D B A B G
E |---------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------|
G |---------------------------------------------|
D |--------------5~-----------------------------|
A |----------------------------------5----------|
E |---0--0-0--0------0--0-0--0--0-0----7-5-7/3--|
              ^
              Be sure to mute this note before you go on, otherwise it sounds kinda bad. 
to the song for the rhythm and to get the vibrato on that G right

[ Riff B ]
      E E E E E E E E E E E E E E   D
E |---------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------|
G |---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---------------|
D |---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------|
A |---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---5/----------|
E |---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------|
   pm . . . . . . . . . .

Slowly ease the palm mute so that when you get to the last E chord that you're not even 
at all. Don't forget to slide down from the D!

[ Riff C ]
      A    G   Gb/F#
E |---5----3----2-------------------------------|
B |---5----3----2-------------------------------|
G |---6----4----3-------------------------------|
D |---7----5----4-------------------------------|
A |---7----5----4-------------------------------|
B |---5----3----2-------------------------------|

This is the riff where he uses the wah wah, you should start each chord with the pedal 
(toe up) and go all the way down before the next chord (just listen to the song...)

[ Riff D ]
      B B B B B B B B B B B B Bb Bb A A Ab
E |---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6--6--5-5-4-------|
B |---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6--6--5-5-4-------|
G |---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-7--7--6-6-5-------|
D |---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-8--8--7-7-6-------|
A |---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-8--8--7-7-6-------|
G |---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6--6--5-5-4-------|

Stop the last chord (Ab) before Geddy sings "And this Garden Road, a-Woah!"

[ Song Progression ]
The entire song is 3 main parts, or 1 part that repeats 3 times with a little
bit of variations. The only difference is that at the very beginning and the
very end of the song Alex plays the main riff (Riff A) 4 times and then only 2
times in the other parts... you'll see what I mean.

[ Riff A ] 4x <- Intro
[ Riff B ] 1x
[ Riff A ] 1x
[ Riff B ] 1x
[ Riff A ] 1x
[ Riff C ] 1x
[ Riff A ] 1x
[ Riff C ] 1x
[ Riff A ] 2x
[ Riff D ] 1x
--------------
[ Riff A ] 2x
[ Riff B ] 1x
[ Riff A ] 1x
[ Riff B ] 1x
[ Riff A ] 1x
[ Riff C ] 1x
[ Riff A ] 1x
[ Riff C ] 1x
[ Riff A ] 2x
[ Riff D ] 1x
--------------
[ Riff A ] 2x
[ Solo ]      <- Sorry, don't have the time/too lazy to tab it out :P
[ Riff B ] 1x
[ Riff A ] 1x
[ Riff B ] 1x
[ Riff A ] 1x
[ Riff C ] 3x <- This part should be Riff C, A, C, A, but he does 3 wah riffs
[ Riff A ] 1x
[ Riff D ] 1x
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[ Riff A ] 4x <- Outro

            
            
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