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As recorded by Tower Of Power
(From the 1986 Album POWER)

Words and Music by Emilio Castillo, Stephen Kupka & John Witney

Transcribed by Slowhand


Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Willie Fulton - Electric Guitar (clean)'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Tower of Power Horns - Brass'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Ellis Hall - Organ'


 Intro                      Chorus
  Q=154(8=s8)
                         $
  N.C.            Cm7        N.C.
 4/4
  Gtr I (Clean El. Gtr.)
                                                      ~~~~~~
  W          Q  E E H        Q  E E E E E E   Q  E    E +Q   Q
|----------|-------------||-----------------|-------------------|
|----------|------8------||o----------------|-------------------|
|----------|------8------||-----8-8-8-8-8-8-|-------------------|
|----------|------8------||-----7-7-7-7-7-7-|----8b10-6-(6)-----|
|----------|-------------||o----------------|-------------------|
|----------|-------------||-----------------|-------------------|


     <                             <
                                                         ~~~~~~
  Q  E E E E E E   Q  Q  H      Q  E E E E E E   Q  E    E +Q   Q
|----------------|------------|----------------|-------------------|
|----9-9-9-9-9-9-|------------|----------------|-------------------|
|----8-8-8-8-8-8-|------------|----8-8-8-8-8-8-|-------------------|
|----------------|------------|----7-7-7-7-7-7-|----8b10-6-(6)-----|
|----------------|----6-------|----------------|-------------------|
|----------------|------------|----------------|-------------------|


                                1st - 3rd Verses
                          EbE9   F9                      Bb7
     <
                        |-3-|        |-3-|       |-3-|       |-3-|     |-3-|
  Q  E E E E E E   H    Q Q Q    E E E E E  e  E E E E   e E E E E e E E E E
|----------------|--------6-7-||-8-8-------------------|----------------------|
|----9-9-9-9-9-9-|--------6-7-||-8-8-x-x-x-10-10-x-x-x-|-9-9-x-x-x-9-9-x-x-x--|
|----8-8-8-8-8-8-|--------6-7-||-8---x-x-x--8--8-x-x-x-|-7-7-x-x-x-7-7-x-x-x--|
|----------------|--------5-6-||-7---x-x-x--7--7-x-x-x-|-6-6-x-x-x-6-6-x-x-x--|
|----------------|--------6-7-||-8---------------------|----------------------|
|----------------|------------||-----------------------|----------------------|


  F7                        Bb7
        |-3-|       |-3-|       |-3-|
   e  E E E E  e  E E E E   e E E E E Q  Q
|-------------------------|-----------------|
|-10-10-x-x-x-10-10-x-x-x-|-9-9-x-x-x-6-----|
|--8--8-x-x-x--8--8-x-x-x-|-7-7-x-x-x-5-----|
|--7--7-x-x-x--7--7-x-x-x-|-6-6-x-x-x-6-----|
|-------------------------|-----------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------|


  N.C.
     <
                      |---3----|
  Q  E E E E E E   Q  E    +E  E H
|----------------|--------------------|
|----------------|--------------------|
|----8-8-8-8-8-8-|--------------------|
|----7-7-7-7-7-7-|----8b10r(8)-6------|
|----------------|--------------------|
|----------------|--------------------|


                            EbE9  F9                      Bb7
     <
                          |-3-|       |-3-|       |-3-|       |-3-|     |-3-|
  Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E Q Q Q   E E E E E  e  E E E E   e E E E E e E E E E
|----------------|----------6-7-|-8-8-------------------|----------------------|
|----9-9-9-9-9-9-|----------6-7-|-8-8-x-x-x-10-10-x-x-x-|-9-9-x-x-x-9-9-x-x-x--|
|----8-8-8-8-8-8-|------7---6-7-|-8---x-x-x--8--8-x-x-x-|-7-7-x-x-x-7-7-x-x-x--|
|----------------|------6---5-6-|-7---x-x-x--7--7-x-x-x-|-6-6-x-x-x-6-6-x-x-x--|
|----------------|----------6-7-|-8---------------------|----------------------|
|----------------|--------------|-----------------------|----------------------|


  F7                        Bb7               F9
        |-3-|       |-3-|       |-3-|             |-3-|       |-3-|
   e  E E E E  e  E E E E   e E E E E Q  Q    E E E E E  e  E E E E
|-------------------------|-----------------|-8-8-------------------|
|-10-10-x-x-x-10-10-x-x-x-|-9-9-x-x-x-6-----|-8-8-x-x-x-10-10-x-x-x-|
|--8--8-x-x-x--8--8-x-x-x-|-7-7-x-x-x-5-----|-8---x-x-x--8--8-x-x-x-|
|--7--7-x-x-x--7--7-x-x-x-|-6-6-x-x-x-6-----|-7---x-x-x--7--7-x-x-x-|
|-------------------------|-----------------|-8---------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|


  Bb7                   F7                        Bb7
      |-3-|     |-3-|         |-3-|       |-3-|       |-3-|
  e E E E E e E E E E    E  E E E E  E  E E E E   e E E E E Q  Q
|---------------------|-------------------------|-----------------||
|-9-9-x-x-x-9-9-x-x-x-|-10-10-x-x-x-10-10-x-x-x-|-9-9-x-x-x-6-----||
|-7-7-x-x-x-7-7-x-x-x-|--8--8-x-x-x--8--8-x-x-x-|-7-7-x-x-x-5-----||
|-6-6-x-x-x-6-6-x-x-x-|--7--7-x-x-x--7--7-x-x-x-|-6-6-x-x-x-6-----||
|---------------------|-------------------------|-----------------||
|---------------------|-------------------------|-----------------||


 Bridge
  Dm                      F/C
  Gtrs II, III (Horns & Organ arr. for Gtr.)
  W          +W           W          +W
|-1--------|-(1)--------|-1--------|-(1)----|
|-3--------|-(3)--------|-1--------|-(1)----|
|-2--------|-(2)--------|-2--------|-(2)----|
|-0--------|-(0)--------|-3--------|-(3)----|
|----------|------------|-3--------|-(3)----|
|----------|------------|----------|--------|


                                          To Coda
  Abadd9/Bb                Cm7
                          Gtr I
                           |-3-| |-3-|
  W          +W            Q Q Q Q Q Q   H     H
|-6--------|-(6)--------|--6-6---6-6---|-6\-----------||
|-4--------|-(4)--------|--6-6---6-6---|-6\----------o||
|-5--------|-(5)--------|--6-6---6-6---|-6\-----------||
|-6--------|-(6)--------|--5-5---5-5---|-5\-----------||
|----------|------------|--6-6---6-6---|-6\----------o||
|-6--------|-(6)--------|--------------|--------------||


 Chorus
  N.C.
     <                                    <
                           ~~~~~~                             ~~~~~~
  Q  E E E E E E   Q  E    E +Q   Q    Q  E E E E E E   E E E E +E  E E E
|----------------|-------------------|----------------|-------------------|
|----------------|-------------------|----9-9-9-9-9-9-|-x-x-x-6-(6)-x-x-x-|
|----8-8-8-8-8-8-|-------------------|----8-8-8-8-8-8-|-x-x-x-5-(5)-x-x-x-|
|----7-7-7-7-7-7-|----8b10-6-(6)-----|----------------|-------------------|
|----------------|-------------------|----------------|-------------------|
|----------------|-------------------|----------------|-------------------|


                                               C9   B9
     <                          <
  Q  E E E E E E   W          E E E E E E Q    H    H
|----------------|----------|----------------|-----------||
|----------------|----------|---9-9-9-9-9----|-8----7----||
|----8-8-8-8-8-8-|----------|---8-8-8-8-8----|-7----6----||
|----7-7-7-7-7-7-|----------|----------------|-8----7----||
|----------------|----------|----------------|-7----6----||
|----------------|----------|----------------|-----------||


   Synthesizer Solo
    Bb9                    A9      Bb9                 Gbadd9/Ab
    E E Q  Q  E E   E E Q  q  q    E E Q  E E E E   Q  H    Q    3x
||----------------|---6----------|----------------|----4---------||
||o-6-6-------6-6-|---6----5--5--|-6-6------6-8-6-|----2--------o||
||--5-5-------5-5-|--------4--4--|-5-5------5-7-5-|----3---------||
||--6-6-------6-6-|--------5--5--|-6-6------6-8-6-|----4---------||
||o-5-5-------5-5-|--------4--4--|-5-5------------|-------------o||
||----------------|--------------|----------------|----4---------||


  N.C.                    Gbadd6
  H    H      H    H      W
|-----------|-----------|-4----|
|-----------|-----------|-4----|
|-7----6----|-5----4----|-3----|
|-6----5----|-4----3----|-4----|
|-----------|-----------|------|
|-----------|-----------|------|


                                                 D.S. al Coda
              Gtr II (Horns arr. for Gtr.)
                |--3--|  |--3---|    |--3--|  |--3--|
  +H     H      Q q E E  Q q  E E    E  E  E  E  E  E  E E Q
|-(4)---------|-------------------|----------------------------||
|-(4)---------|-------------------|----------------------------||
|-(3)---------|-------------------|----------------------------||
|-(4)---------|-------------------|----------------------------||
|-------------|-8-6-----11-9------|-12-10----13-11----14-------||
|-------------|-----8-6------10-8-|-------11-------12----------||


 Chorus
  &
  N.C.
  Gtr I
     <                                    <
                           ~~~~~~                             ~~~~~~
  Q  E E E E E E   Q  E    E +Q   Q    Q  E E E E E E   E E E E +E  E E E
|----------------|-------------------|----------------|-------------------|
|----------------|-------------------|----9-9-9-9-9-9-|-x-x-x-6-(6)-x-x-x-|
|----8-8-8-8-8-8-|-------------------|----8-8-8-8-8-8-|-x-x-x-5-(5)-x-x-x-|
|----7-7-7-7-7-7-|----8b10-6-(6)-----|----------------|-------------------|
|----------------|-------------------|----------------|-------------------|
|----------------|-------------------|----------------|-------------------|


     <
                           ~~~~~~                        ~~~
  Q  E E E E E E   Q  E    E +Q   Q    E E E E E E Q     H.      Q
|----------------|-------------------|----------------|-------------|
|----------------|-------------------|---9-9-9-9-9----|-------------|
|----8-8-8-8-8-8-|-------------------|---8-8-8-8-8----|-10----------|
|----7-7-7-7-7-7-|----8b10-6-(6)-----|----------------|-------------|
|----------------|-------------------|----------------|-------------|
|----------------|-------------------|----------------|-------------|


                            Out-Chorus
                  Cm7        N.C.
                                                      ~~~~~~
  W          Q  E E H        Q  E E E E E E   Q  E    E +Q   Q
|----------|-------------||-----------------|-------------------|
|----------|------8------||o----------------|-------------------|
|----------|------8------||-----8-8-8-8-8-8-|-------------------|
|----------|------8------||-----7-7-7-7-7-7-|----8b10-6-(6)-----|
|----------|-------------||o----------------|-------------------|
|----------|-------------||-----------------|-------------------|


  Q  E E E E E E   E E E E a E E Q
|----------------|------------------|
|----9-9-9-9-9-9-|------------------|
|----8-8-8-8-8-8-|------------------|
|----------------|------------------|
|----------------|-6---6---6h8-6----|
|----------------|------------------|


                                ~~~~~~
                       |---3----|
  E E E E E E E E   Q  E    +E  E +Q   Q
|-----------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------------|
|---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-------------------------|
|---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|----8b10r(8)-6-(6)-------|
|-----------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------------|


                   1.               2.
                                      ~~~~~~~~~~
                    |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E   Q Q Q E E Q       H     +E  E E E
|-----------------|---------------||------------------|
|---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|---4-3-1------o||------------------|
|---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|---5-3-1-------||-10----(10)-x-x-x-|
|-----------------|---5-3-1-------||------------------|
|-----------------|--------------o||------------------|
|-----------------|---------------||------------------|


  F9     E9       Eb9    D9
  E E Q  E E Q    E E Q  E E E E   +H.      E E
|-8-8----7-7----|-6-6----5-5-x---|--------------|
|-8-8----7-7----|-6-6----5-5-x---|--------------|
|-8-8----7-7----|-6-6----5-5-x---|--------------|
|-7-7----6-6----|-5-5----4-4-x---|--------------|
|-8-8----7-7----|-6-6----5-5-x-4-|-(4)------x-x-|
|---------------|----------------|--------------|


  Gb5          F
             |--3--|  |--3--|
  W          Q  Q  Q  Q  Q  Q    q  Q  H
|----------|------------------|-------------*|
|----------|---10-10-10-10-10-|-10----------*|
|----------|---10-10-10-10-10-|-10----------*|
|-4--------|---10-10-10-10-10-|-10----------*|
|-4--------|----8--8--8--8--8-|--8----------*|
|-2--------|------------------|-------------*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

            
            
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