Rush - Working Man Chords & Tabs

 

Working Man Chords & Tabs

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Working Man Tab

Rush: Working Man
From the album Rush (Mercury Records)
Copyright 1974 Core Music Publishing
Music by Lee and Lifeson
Lyrics by Lee and Lifeson

formatted by// mitzel the bear

thanks to// jay tee, nik, eli, evan, logan


this is one of my favirote rush songs.
the solo is awsome...........

Intro/verse: (repeat several times)
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-(2)-2--(2)-2----------(2)-2--(2)-2------------------|
-(2)-2--(2)-2----5-----(2)-2--(2)-2----3--3h5\- <----| Sometimes, the hammer
-(0)-0--(0)-0--0---5\--(0)-0--(0)-0--0---------------|     is a slide
 ^^^
 Omit this chord the first time at the very beginning of the song.


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-2---2---2---2---0---0---0---0------------------------|
---2---2---2---2---0---0---0---0---5---5---7--0-5/7\--|
---------------------------------3---3---5---0--------|
                        "They call me the working man
                                          I guess that's what I am"


Tab by: Janss Adams

I saw the tab for this song already posted and I checked it out. . I
have a few more things to add.

Main riff:
This riff is pretty easy. . .this is how I play it. . .(Heavy on the distortion)
------------------------------------|
------------------------------------|
--1--1-1-1--------1--1-1-1----------|
--2--2-2-2--------2--2-2-2-----_----|
--2--2-2-2--5-----2--2-2-2--3-3-5---|
--0--0-0-0----5---0--0-0-0----------|

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-------------------------------------------------------|
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--7---7---7---7---5---5---5---5-------5---5---7---7----|
----7---7---7---7---5---5---5---5---3---3---5---0------|


Solo 1- I think it's pretty accurate

---------------------------------------------------------------------|
-1>(5)-5~-5>(7)-7~-7-8~-8-7-8-7-5-7-5---5------_---------------------|
---------------------------------------7---7-6-7-6-4--------_--------|
------------------------------------------------------5-7-5-7-5------|
-----------------------------------------------------------------7---|
---------------------------------------------------------------------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/r/rush/working_man_tab_ver_3.html ]
----------------------------------------------------------------10---|
------------------------------------------_---------8-10!-10!-10!----|
------------_---------_----------------7-9-7---7-9-------------------|
--5-7!-5-7-7-5---5-7-7-5-----_--5-7>9-------9------------------------|
---------------7----------7--5-7-------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------------|

--10-----10----_-------------------------------_-----------------|
------10!----10!-8--8---8-10!-8---8--12!--10!-10!-8---10-8-------|
------------------9--9---------9-------------------9------7-9----|
-----------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------------------|

---------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------_----------_-------_------------------------------|
---_--7-9!---9!-9!-9-7---7-9!-9!-7---9-9-7--7-----------_----_-------|
--7-9-----------------9----------9-------9---9-8-7-5-7-5--7-5--------|
----------------------------------------------------------7----7-5~~-|
---------------------------------------------------------------------|

I couldn't transcribe the rest of the solos to my satisfaction, so I
left them out. The only other part of the song I know is the following.

--------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------_----------_-------------------------_---------_-------------|
--7-7-7-5---7-7-7-5---7-5---5~~--7-5-7-7-7-5---7-7-7-5--7-5---5~----|
----------7----------7-----7-------------------7---------5-----7----|

----------_----------_---------3~----------_----------_---------3~---|
-----5-5-5-3---5-5-5-3--5-3------5-3-5-5-5-3---5-5-5-3--5-3----------|
-------------4---------4-----4-----------------4---------4----4------|
---------------------------------------------------------------------|
-7-5-----------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------------|

                         _
--0-3-5-5!-5!-5-3---5-3-------3------------|
------------------5-----5-3-5--5-3-0-3-5---|
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--7-7-7-7-5---5~--5--5--------------------|
-------------7----------7-5-3~--3-5-3-0---|

ROCK ON YOU GIT BOX FANS.......

Key-
~ vibrato
!  bend
_  hammer on or pull off
> slide up
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