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I Got The Six - ZZ Top
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Tabbed by: axe victim

Email: Leave a message on my  ‘Ultimate Guitar’  profile or comment 
here and I’ll get back to you.

Tuning: EADGBe 

Another song from  Eliminator. 



| /  = slide up
| \  = slide down
| ~  = Sustain or vibrato
| x  = mute note
| PM = palm mute
|F/G = chord/bass note
| b  = bend
| ^  = slight bend ( or quarter-tone bend )
| r  = relax bend
| h  = hammer-on
| p  = pull-off
| *  = pinch harmonic
|(xx5x33) chord or fingering
|(3) = optional note 
| T  = thumb holds note on 6th string



Intro:


___G___________F____________________G___________F__________________ 

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|/5-------5--\3------------------3/5-------5--\3------------------|
A|/5-------5--\3------------------3/5-------5--\3------------------|
E|/3-------3--\1------------------1/3-------3--\1------------------|

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|


___G___________F____________________C___________Bb/C_______________ 

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------3/5-------5--p3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|
D|/5-------5--\3------------------3/5-------5--p3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|
A|/5-------5--\3------------------1/3-------3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|
E|-3-------3--\1------------------|--------------------------------|


Riff:


___G___________F/G_____G____________G___________F/G_____G__________ 
  ( guitar one... )
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|
A|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|
E|-3---3---3---3~~~~~~~3~~~3---3--|-3---3---3---3~~~~~~~3~~~3---3--|
  ( guitar two... )
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-12--x---12--10~~~~~~12--x---x--|-12--x---12--10~~~~~~12--x---x--|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|


___G___________F/G_____G__________
  ( guitar one... )
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|--------------------------------|
A|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|--------------------------------|
E|-3--3----3---3~~~~~~~3~~~3------|--------------------------------|
  ( guitar two... )
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-12--x---12--10~~~~~~12--x---x---/12------12--10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|
D|---------------------------------/12------12--10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|



Verse:


___G___________F/G_____G____________G___________F/G_____G__________ 
 " Living  room,   passing time,    talking trash,  sipping wine... "
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|
A|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|
E|-3---3---3---3~~~~~~~3~~~3---3--|-3---3---3---3~~~~~~~3~~~3---3--|


___F__________Eb/F_____F____________C__________Bb/C________________ 
     " I   need something more  substantial... "
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~~~~~-------|
D|-3-------3---1~~~~~~~3~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~~~~~-------|
A|-3-------3---1~~~~~~~3~~~-------|-3---3---3---3~~~~~~~~~~~-------|
E|-1---1---1---1~~~~~~~3~~~1------|--------------------------------|


___G___________F/G_____G____________G___________F/G_____G__________ 
 " New     deck of playing cards,   I don't want to work this hard..."
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|
A|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|
E|-3---3---3---3~~~~~~~3~~~3---3--|-3---3---3---3~~~~~~~3---3---3--|


___F__________Eb/F_____F____________C__________Bb/C________________ 
     " I   think I'll have to cancel... "
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~~~~~-------|
D|-3-------3---1~~~~~~~3~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~~~~~-------|
A|-3-------3---1~~~~~~~3~~~-------|-3---3---3---3~~~~~~~~~~~-------|
E|-1---1---1---1~~~~~~~1~~~1------|--------------------------------|



Chorus:


___D___________________C/D__________D___________________C/D________ 
     " I'm running out of  time        I'm 'bout to lose my mind... "
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-7-----------7~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~---|-7-----------7~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~---|
D|-----7-------7~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~---|-----7-------7~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~---|
A|---------5---5~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~---|---------5---5~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~---|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___G_______________________________________________________________ 
 " I got the six                    gimme your nine... "
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-5-------------------5---5---5--|---------------------5---5---5--|
A|-5-------------------5---5---5--|---------------------5---5---5--|
E|-3-------------------3---3---3--|---------------------3---3---3--|




Repeat riff 1.
Repeat verse.
Repeat chorus.


Riff 2:


___F___G_______________________F________G__________________________ 

e|-1--/3---3-------3-----------1~~~~~~~/3---3-------3-----------1~~~
B|-1--/3---3-------3-----------1~~~~~~~/3---3-------3-----------1~~~
G|-x---x---x-------x-----------x--------x---x-------x-----------x---
D|-3--/5---5-------5-----------3~~~~~~~/5---5-------5-----------3~~~
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|------------------------(3)-----|------------------------(3)-----|
                           T                                T       
 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|


___F___G____________________________F___________Csus4______________ 

e|~~~~/3---3-------3--------------|-1---1-------1------------------|
B|~~~~/3---3-------3--------------|-1---1-------1------------------|
G|-----x---x-------x--------------|-x---x-------0------------------|
D|~~~~/5---5-------5--------------|-3---3-------x------------------|
A|--------------------------------|-------------3------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|



Riff 3:

___G_______________________________________________________________ 
  ( guitar solo... )
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------1----------|---------------------1----------|
E|-3---1---3---1---3-------3---1--|-3---1---3---1---3-------3---1--|



Repeat until...


___G________________________________F___________Csus4______________ 
  ( guitar solo... )
e|--------------------------------|-1---1-------1------------------|
B|--------------------------------|-1---1-------1------------------|
G|--------------------------------|-x---x-------0------------------|
D|--------------------------------|-3---3-------x------------------|
A|---------------------1----------|-------------3------------------|
E|-3---1---3---1---3-------3------|--------------------------------|



Repeat verse.

Repeat chorus.


Guitar solo to end...

Mostly in the G minor pentatonic box, 3rd fret to 8th fret, with some
bends and lots of double stops. Short solo in the middle of 
the song uses similar licks. 


___G_(xx5x33)______________________________________________________ 

e|---------3-------3-----------3--|-----3---3---3---3---3----------|
B|---------3-------3-----------3--|-----3---3---3---3---3----------|
G|-5~~b7~~~----------------5b7~---|-------------------------5~~b7~~~
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|


___G_______________________________________________________________ 

e|-3---------------3--------------|-----3-------3-----------3------|
B|-3---------------3--------------|-----3-------3-----------3------|
G|~--------5~~b7~~~--------5~~~~~~~b7~~~----------------5b7~-------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


This next riff is repeated throughout the solo.  Try to keep your
first finger on the first fret and use other fingers for the Eb/F part.


___F_(xx3x11)__Eb/F________F________F___________Eb/F________F______ 
    ( riff 3... )
e|-1-------1---------------1------|-1-------1---------------1------|
B|-1-------1---4-----------1------|-1-------1---4-----------1------|
G|-------------3-----------x------|-------------3-----------x------|
D|-----3-------3-----------3------|-----3-------3-----------3------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___G_______________________________________________________________ 

e|---------3-------3-----------3--|-----3--------------------------|
B|-----3-----------------------3--|-----3-----------5---5---3~~~~--|
G|-5b7~~-------------------5b7----|---------5--p3---5---5---3~~~~--|
D|--------------------------------|-----------------5---5---3~~~~--|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___G_______________________________________________________________ 

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-----3---3---3~~~~~~~----3---3~~~~~~~~----3---3~~~~~~~----3---3~~~
D|-----3---3---3~~~~~~~5---3---3~~~~~~~~5---3---3~~~~~~~5---3---3~~~
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|(3)-----------------------------|--------------------------------|
   T

___G_______________________________________________________________ 

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|~~~~~----3---3~~~~~~~----3---3~~~~~~~~----3---3~~~~~~~----3------|
D|~~~~~5---3---3~~~~~~~5---3---3~~~~~~~~5---3---3~~~~~~~5---3------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___F___________Eb/F________F________F___________Eb/F________F______ 
    ( riff 3... )
e|-1-------1---------------1------|-1-------1---------------1------|
B|-1-------1---4-----------1------|-1-------1---4-----------1------|
G|-------------3-----------x------|-------------3-----------x------|
D|-----3-------3-----------3------|-----3-------3-----------3------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___G_______________________________________________________________ 

e|-----------------3-------3------|-----3-------3-------3----------|
B|-----------------3-------3------|-----3-------3-------3----------|
G|-5~~~~~~b7~~~~~~~------------5~~~b7-----------------------5~~b7~~~
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___G_______________________________________________________________ 

e|-3-------3-------3---3--h6---3--|-3--h6---3---3--h6---3---3--h6--|
B|-3-------3-------3---3--h6---3--|-3--h6---3---3--h6---3---3--h6--|
G|-------------5b7~---------------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___G_______________________________________________________________ 
               ( not perfectly accurate here, sorry... )
e|-3---3---6---3---3-------3---3--|--------------------------------|
B|-3---3---6---3---3---3~~~3---3--|--------------------------------|
G|---------------------5b7~-------|-5^r~~~~~3---5--p3---5--p3---5--|
D|--------------------------------|-5^r~~~~~3---5--p3---5--p3---5--|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___F___________Eb/F________F________F___________Eb/F________F______ 
    ( riff 3... )
e|-1-------1---------------1------|-1-------1---------------1------|
B|-1-------1---4-----------1------|-1-------1---4-----------1------|
G|-------------3-----------x------|-------------3-----------x------|
D|-----3-------3-----------3------|-----3-------3-----------3------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___G_______________________________________________________________ 
                                ( ^ = slight bend, r = relax bend... )
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-----3---3---3~~~~~~~----3---3~~~~~~~~----3---5^r~~~~~----3~~~~--|
D|-----3---3---3~~~~~~~5---3---3~~~~~~~~5---3---5^r~~~~~5---3~~~~--|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|(3)-----------------------------|--------------------------------|


___G_______________________________________________________________ 
                         ( ^ = slight bend, r = relax bend... )
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-----3---3---3~~~~~~~----3---5^r~~~~~~~~~~3-------5---3-------5^r~
D|-----3---3---3~~~~~~~5---3---5^r~~~~~~~~~~3---5---5---3-------5^r~
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|(3)-----------------------------|--------------------------------|
   T


___G_______________________________________________________________ 
                                      ( * = pinch harmonics... )
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|~~~~~~~--3-------5---3----------|--------------------------------|
D|~~~~~~~--3---5---5---3---x---3*~~~~~~~----5*------5*------5*-----|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___F___________Eb/F________F________F___________Eb/F________F______ 
    ( riff 3... )
e|-1-------1---------------1------|-1-------1---------------1------|
B|-1-------1---4-----------1------|-1-------1---4-----------1------|
G|-------------3-----------x------|-------------3-----------x------|
D|-----3-------3-----------3------|-----3-------3-----------3------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___G_______________________________________________________________ 

e|-3---------------3---3-------3--|-----------------3---3-------3--|
B|-3---------------3---3-------3--|-----------------3---3-------3--|
G|---------5~b~7------------------|---------5~b~7------------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___G_______________________________________________________________ 
                                        ( ^ = slight bend... )
e|--------------------------------|---------------------3---3---3--|
B|-----3---3---3-----------3---3--|---------3---5^------3---3---3--|
G|-----3---3---3-----------3---3--|---------3---5^-----------------|
D|-----3---3---3-------5---3---3--|-----5---3---5^-----------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|(3)-----------------------------|--------------------------------|
   T

___G_______________________________________________________________ 

e|-6-------3---3------------------|-3-----------3------------------|
B|-6-------3---3------------------|-3-----------3------------------|
G|-------------------------5~~b7--|-----5~~b7-----5b6~~r5---3---5\-|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|



___F_(xx3x11)__Eb/F________F________F___________Eb/F________F______ 
    ( riff 3... )
e|-1-------1---------------1------|-1-------1---------------1------|
B|-1-------1---4-----------1------|-1-------1---4-----------1------|
G|-------------3-----------x------|-------------3-----------x------|
D|-----3-------3-----------3------|-----3-------3-----------3------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___G_(xx5x33)______________________________________________________ 
                                      ( * = pinch harmonics... )
e|-3------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|---------6b8~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~8*~r6---3*---------------------|
G|--------------------------------|-------------5*-b6*~r5---3*-----|
D|--------------------------------|-----------------------------5*-|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___________________________________________________________________ 

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-----3---3---3~~~--------3---3~~~---------3---3~~~--------3---3--|
D|-----3---3---3~~~----5---3---3~~~-----5---3---3~~~----5---3---3--|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|(3)-----------------------------|--------------------------------|
   T



| /  = slide up
| \  = slide down
| ~  = Sustain or vibrato
| x  = mute note
| PM = palm mute
|F/G = chord/bass note
| b  = bend
| ^  = slight bend ( or quarter-tone bend )
| r  = relax bend
| h  = hammer-on
| p  = pull-off
| *  = pinch harmonic
|(xx5x33) chord or fingering
|(3) = optional note 
| T  = thumb holds note on 6th string



            
            
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