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2 4 6 8 Motorway tab

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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                             2-4-6-8 Motorway - Tom Robinson Band
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tabbed by: Ian Ferguson

Tuning: EADGBE

       INTRO

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

       INTRO

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2--2--2--2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7--7--7--9--9-------3--2--3---------|
G|-2--2--2--2----2/9--9---11---9---11-11\9--7--7--9--9---2-2-2--2--2---------|
D|-2--2--2--2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7--7--7--9--9---2-2-4--2--4---------|
A|-0--0--0--0---------11--11---11--11-11\9--9--9--11-11--0-0-0--0--0---------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

       INTRO

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2--2--2--2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7----7--7--9--9--------3--2--3------|
G|-2--2--2--2----2/9--9---11---9---11-11\9----7--7--9--9----2-2-2--2--2------|
D|-2--2--2--2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7----7--7--9--9----2-2-4--2--4------|
A|-0--0--0-------0----11--11---11--11-11\9----9--9--11-11---0-0-0--0--0------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   Drive my truck midway to the motorway station
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2--------3--------2-----------3--2/9---9---10---9---10-10--9--------------|
G|-2--------2--------2-----------2--2/9---9---11---9---11-11--9--------------|
D|-2--------4--------2-----------4--2/9---9---9----9---9--9---9--------------|
A|-0--------0--------0-----------0--------11--11---11--11-11--11-------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    Fair-lane cruiser coming up on the left hand side

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--7--------------------------------------------2-3-2-3---------------------|
G|--7---------9---------------------9------------2-2-2-2---------------------|
D|--7-----------------9----------------11p9------2-2-4-4---------------------|
A|--9--7/9-------------------9h11-----------11---0-0-0-0---------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   Headlights shining, driving rain on the window frame

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2--------3--------2-----------3--2/9---9---10---9---10-10--9--------------|
G|-2--------2--------2-----------2--2/9---9---11---9---11-11--9--------------|
D|-2--------4--------2-----------4--2/9---9---9----9---9--9---9--------------|
A|-0--------0--------0-----------0--------11--11---11--11-11--11-------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    Little young lady stardust hitching a ride

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--7--------------------------------------------2-3-2-3---------------------|
G|--7---------9---------------------9------------2-2-2-2---------------------|
D|--7-----------------9----------------11p9------2-2-4-4---------------------|
A|--9--7/9-------------------9h11-----------11---0-0-0-0---------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    And it's two four six eight, never too late

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------2---2----2---2-2/9--9---------9----9---9--9-\7------------------|
G|-----------2---2----2---2-2/9--9---------11---9---11-11\9------------------|
D|-----------2---2----2---2-2/9--9---------9----9---9--9-\7------------------|
A|-----------0---0----0-----0----11--------11---11--11-11\9------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Me and my radio trucking on through the night

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--7--------7-----9----9----------------------3--2--3-----------------------|
G|--7--------7-----9----9------------------2-2-2--2--2-----------------------|
D|--7--------7-----9----9------------------2-2-4--2--4-----------------------|
A|--9--------9-----11---11-----------------0-0-0--0--0-----------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Three five seven nine little white line

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2----2----2-----2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7----------------------------|
G|-2----2----2-----2----2/9--9---11---9---11-11\9----------------------------|
D|-2----2----2-----2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7----------------------------|
A|-0----0----0-----0---------11--11---11--11-11\9----------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    motorway sun coming up with the morning light.
 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--7--------7----------9---9-------------------3--2--3----------------------|
G|--7--------7----------9---9---------------2-2-2--2--2----------------------|
D|--7--------7----------9---9---------------2-2-4--2--4----------------------|
A|--9--------9----------11--11--------------0-0-0--0--0----------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  whiz kid sitting pretty on your two wheel stallion

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2-------2-------2-------------2----2/9----9---10---9---10-10--9-----------|
G|-2-------2-------2-------------2----2/9----9---11---9---11-11--9-----------|
D|-2-------2-------2-------------2----2/9----9---9----9---9--9---9-----------|
A|-0-------0-------0-------------0-----------11--11---11--11-11--11----------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  This old ten ton lorry got a bead on you

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-7-------7--------------------------2-3-2-3--------------------------------|
G|-7-------7-----------9--------------2-2-2-2--------------------------------|
D|-7-------7------------------11p9----2-2-4-4--------------------------------|
A|-9-------9-------9/11------------11-0-0-0-0--------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   ai'nt no use setting off with a bad companion
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2--------3-----------2----------3--2/9--9---10---9---10-10--9-------------|
G|-2--------2-----------2----------2--2/9--9---11---9---11-11--9-------------|
D|-2--------3-----------2----------4--2/9--9---9----9---9--9---9-------------|
A|-0--------0-----------0----------0-------11--11---11--11-11--11------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   ain't nobody got the better of you know who.

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--7--------------------------------------2-3-2-3---------------------------|
G|--7--------9--------------9--------------2-2-2-2---------------------------|
D|--7----------9------------------11p9-----2-2-4-4---------------------------|
A|--9----7/9------------9/11----------11---0-0-0-0---------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|



            Two four six eight, ain't never too late

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------2---2----2---2-2/9--9---------9----9---9--9-\7------------------|
G|-----------2---2----2---2-2/9--9---------11---9---11-11\9------------------|
D|-----------2---2----2---2-2/9--9---------9----9---9--9-\7------------------|
A|-----------0---0----0-----0----11--------11---11--11-11\9------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Me and my radio trucking on through the night

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--7--------7-----9----9----------------------3--2--3-----------------------|
G|--7--------7-----9----9------------------2-2-2--2--2-----------------------|
D|--7--------7-----9----9------------------2-2-4--2--4-----------------------|
A|--9--------9-----11---11-----------------0-0-0--0--0-----------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Three five seven nine little white line

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2----2----2-----2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7----------------------------|
G|-2----2----2-----2----2/9--9---11---9---11-11\9----------------------------|
D|-2----2----2-----2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7----------------------------|
A|-0----0----0-----0---------11--11---11--11-11\9----------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    same old motorway sun coming up with the morning light.
 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------7--------7----------9---9-------------------3--2--3-------------|
G|-----------7--------7----------9---9---------------2-2-2--2--2-------------|
D|-----------7--------7----------9---9---------------2-2-4--2--4-------------|
A|-----------9--------9----------11--11--------------0-0-0--0--0-------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


first solo (bass/drums only)

(next verse - bass,drums and organ only)

Well, there ain't no route you can choose to lose the two of us
Ain't nobody know when you're acting right or wrong

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------3/5-----------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------4/6-----------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

No one knows if a roadway's leading nowhere
Gonna keep on driving home on the road I'm on.

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



  And it's 2  4  6  8        never too late

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------2--2--2--2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7---------------------------|
G|---------2--2--2--2----2/9--9---11---9---11-11\9---------------------------|
D|---------2--2--2--2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7---------------------------|
A|---------0--0--0--0---------11--11---11--11-11\9---------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    Just me and my radio trucking on through the night

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------7---------7-----9----9----------------------3--2--3-----------------|
G|-------7---------7-----9----9------------------2-2-2--2--2-----------------|
D|-------7---------7-----9----9------------------2-2-4--2--4-----------------|
A|-------9---------9-----11---11-----------------0-0-0--0--0-----------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   Three five seven nine little white line

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2-----2----2-----2--2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7-----------------------------|
G|-2-----2----2-----2--2/9--9---11---9---11-11\9-----------------------------|
D|-2-----2----2-----2--2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7-----------------------------|
A|-0-----0----0-----0-------11--11---11--11-11\9-----------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    motorway sun coming up with the morning light.

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--7--------7----------9---9-------------------3--2--3----------------------|
G|--7--------7----------9---9---------------2-2-2--2--2----------------------|
D|--7--------7----------9---9---------------2-2-4--2--4----------------------|
A|--9--------9----------11--11--------------0-0-0--0--0----------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


           2  4  6  8,        never too late

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------2--2--2--2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7---------------------------|
G|---------2--2--2--2----2/9--9---11---9---11-11\9---------------------------|
D|---------2--2--2--2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7---------------------------|
A|---------0--0--0--0---------11--11---11--11-11\9---------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


         me and my radio trucking on through the night

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------7---------7-----9---9-----------------------3--2--3-----------------|
G|-------7---------7-----9---9-------------------2-2-2--2--2-----------------|
D|-------7---------7-----9---9-------------------2-2-4--2--4-----------------|
A|-------9---------9-----11--11------------------0-0-0--0--0-----------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   3  5  7  9         little white line

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2--2--2--2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7-----------------------------------|
G|-2--2--2--2----2/9--9---11---9---11-11\9-----------------------------------|
D|-2--2--2--2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7-----------------------------------|
A|-0--0--0--0---------11--11---11--11-11\9-----------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    motorway sun coming up with the morning light.

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--7--------7----------9--9-------------------------------------------------|
G|--7--------7----------9--9----------------2-2------~-~---------------------|
D|--7--------7----------9--9----------------2-2------2-2---------------------|
A|--9--------9----------11-11---------------0-0--3-4-------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   motorway sun coming up with the morning light.

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



That same old motorway sun coming up with the morning light.

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


second solo (organ,bass,drums only)

Yeah yeah yeah 

I said it's two four six eight, never too late

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------2---2----2--2--2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7-------------------------|
G|----------2---2----2--2--2/9--9---11---9---11-11\9-------------------------|
D|----------2---2----2--2--2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7-------------------------|
A|----------0---0----0--0-------11--11---11--11-11\9-------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Just me and my radio trucking on through the night

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---7---------7-----9---9-----------------------3--2--3---------------------|
G|---7---------7-----9---9-------------------2-2-2--2--2---------------------|
D|---7---------7-----9---9-------------------2-2-4--2--4---------------------|
A|---9---------9-----11--11------------------0-0-0--0--0---------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   3  5  7  9         little white line

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2--2--2--2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7-----------------------------------|
G|-2--2--2--2----2/9--9---11---9---11-11\9-----------------------------------|
D|-2--2--2--2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9-\7-----------------------------------|
A|-0--0--0--0---------11--11---11--11-11\9-----------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   motorway sun coming up with the morning light.

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-7--------7----------9---9-------------------------------------------------|
G|-7--------7----------9---9---------------2-2------~-~----------------------|
D|-7--------7----------9---9---------------2-2------2-2----------------------|
A|-9--------9----------11--11--------------0-0--3-4--------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


(fade out)

and it's 2 4 6 8         never too late           Me and my radio trucking on 
                                                  through the night...

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------2-2-2-2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9---9----7--7--9--9--------3--2--3--|
G|-------2-2-2-2----2/9--9---11---9---11-11--9----7--7--9--9----2-2-2--2--2--|
D|-------2-2-2-2----2/9--9---9----9---9--9---9----7--7--9--9----2-2-4--2--4--|
A|-------0-0-0------0---11--11---11--11-11--11----9--9--11-11---0-0-0--0--0--|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|





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

            
            
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thedudemeister 339 Apr 27, 2008 06:31 AM

missing both guitar solos, but apart from that, the chords are more accurate than the other versions

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DaveTheButcher 10 Feb 15, 2016 09:23 AM

I think the most accurate tabbing is this one: https://tabs.ultimate-guitar.com/t/tom_robinson_band/2-4-6-8_motorway_intro_tab.htm

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