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Blue Collar Man Chords & Tabs

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Blue Collar Man Tab

   
#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#
From: Dave Mosley 
Subject: TAB:Blue Colllar Man -STYX
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 95 09:58:00 PST


TITLE: Blue Collar Man
GROUP: Styx
ALBUM: Pieces of Eight
MANF : A&M  CD3224


A line of X's stand for a muted strum, in a vain attempt to
represent rhythm.

The keyboard intro can be simulated (and is later played):

                                        (Guitar 1)
|-------------------------------------|--------------------|
|--7-7-7-7---10---7-7-7-7----12--10---|--------------------|
|*-7-7-7-7---10---7-7-7-7----12--10--*|-----------------2--|
|*-7-7-7-7---10---7-7-7-7----12--10--*|-------0-3-2-0---0--|
|-------------------------------------|-0-1-3---------3----|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------|

                                         (Guitar 2)
                                      |--------------------|
                                      |--------------------|
                                      |-------7-10-9-7---7-|
                                      |-7-8-10---------10--|
                                      |--------------------|
                                      |--------------------|


[verse]
  D                  G       Bb  C                 D
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-7--x--7--7--x--x------------3--5--x--x--5--x--x--7--7-------------|
|-7--x--7--7--x--x------------3--5--x--x--5--x--x--7--7-------------|
|-5--x--5--5--x--x---5-x-5-5--1--3--x--x--3--x--x--5--5-------0--3--|
|--------------------3-x-3-3----------------------------------------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/s/styx/blue_collar_man_tab.html ]
 
  D                  G       Bb  C           B  Bb A
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-7--x--7--7--x--x------------3--5--5--x--5--4--3--2----------------|
|-7--x--7--7--x--x------------3--5--5--x--5--4--3--2----------------|
|-5--x--5--5--x--x---5-x-5-5--1--3--3--x--3--2--1--0----------------|
|--------------------3-x-3-3---------------------------3--1--0------|

 
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|--5---7-------5---------7------3---------5----5/7--7-7-7--|
|--7---8-------5---------7------3---------5----5/7--7-7-7--|
|-------------------------------1---------3----3/5--5-5-5--|
|----------------------------------------------------------|


|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--5---7-------5---------7-----------------------------------2-|
|--7---8-------5---------7-------------------0-3--2---0------0-|
|-----------------------------------0--1-3---------------3-----|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|

  
Once more thru the keyboard riff, then thru the verse again.



then A muted tacit on D5, C5, Bb5, and A:

   D5
||--------------------------------------------------|
||--------------------------------------------------|
||*-------------------------------------------------|
||*-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-|
||--5-x-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-|
||--------------------------------------------------|

  ...
  C5
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-5-x-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-5-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-|
|-------------------------------------------------|

  
  Bb5
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-|
|-1-x-x-1-x-x-1-x-x-1-x-x-1-x-x-1-x-x-1-x-x-1-x-x-|
|-------------------------------------------------|

  

  A               first time           second time
|---------------------------||---------------------|
|---------------------------||---------------------|
|---------------------------||---------------------|
|-2-2-----------------------||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
|-0-0-0-/3-1-/5-3-/7-5-/8-7-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
|---------------------------||---------------------|

  solo and repeat.
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