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The Expendables - Minimum Wage tab

Artist: The Expendables
Song: Minimum Wage
Album: The Expendables
Tabbed by: Zach D.
Tuning: Standard

Intro: Strum each note at random locations (add in fillers, as well).
Order: C G Am F
    C            G             Am              F
e|--3------------3--------------5--------------1-|
B|--5------------3--------------5--------------1-|
G|--5------------4--------------5--------------2-|
D|--5------------5--------------7--------------3-|
A|--3------------5--------------7--------------3-|
E|--x------------3--------------5--------------1-|

Solo Into: I didn't pace out the tab, as it's differing. Just listen to the song and 
where needed. You can also play this two strings up, just switching the B one half step 
Repeat it once.


e|-----------------------------------:|
B|-----------------------------------:|
G|------------------5s4--------------:|
D|------5---5---5h7-----7-7b9-7-5-(7):|
A|7-5-7---7---7----------------------:|
E|-----------------------------------:|
Note: Only play the (7) the first time.

Verse: Repeat the intro, except strum out the entire chord, rather than playing each 
separately.
C G Am F

Reggae Part: I'm not sure of the chords, so I simply play the same chords as the intro, 
focus more on the higher strings. If anyone has the correct chords to this section, 
tell me :)
C G Am F

Pre-Chorus:
 Play each chord 4 times, then repeat for a short amount of time.
e|-5----1-------------------|
B|-5----1-------------------|
G|-5----2-------------------|
D|-7----3-------------------|
A|-7----3-------------------|
E|-5----1-------------------|

Chorus:
Same as into/verse- strum the notes, again, like verse.
C G Am F

Solo:
Part One- (Same as earlier, repeat once)
e|----------------------------------:|
B|----------------------------------:|
G|------------------5s4-------------:|
D|------5---5---5h7-----7-7b9-7-5---:|
A|7-5-7---7---7---------------------:|
E|----------------------------------:|
Part Two-
Just strum multiple times on the notes from the previous section, but in different 
Basically, improvise your own solo here and it'll sound correct.

Part Three-
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|-5-7-9-7-9-10-9-10-12-10--|
D|-5-7-9-7-9-10-9-10-12-10--|
A|-3-5-7-5-7-8--7-8--10-8---|
E|--------------------------|

Part Four-
Not sure of this part, throw in your own following a pentatonic minor on the 5 and 17 frets.

Final Verse:
Same as intro, play each note randomly but in C G Am F respectively.

Ending Progression: Play it quietly
e|-x--x-x-x-x-x-------------|
B|-x--x-x-x-x-x-------------|
G|-x--x-x-x-x-x-------------|
D|-10-9-7-9-7-5-------------|
A|-10-9-7-9-7-5-------------|
E|-8--7-5-7-5-3-------------|

Of course this isn't 100%, I just sat down and started writing it out as I heard it. If 
find any thing wrong with it, please, by all means, send me an email at 
I would love to play this song 100%.
Hope you enjoyed the tab!
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