Megadeth - Killing Is My Business And Business Is Good tab

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KILLING IS MY BUSINESS... AND BUSINESS IS GOOD!
As recorded by Megadeth
(From the 1985 Album KILLING IS MY BUSINESS... AND BUSINESS IS GOOD!)

Transcribed by livingzombie
	

Words and Music by Dave Mustaine

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Dave Mustaine'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Chris Poland'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Pick Slide'

 Intro
  Q=120
  C#5
 4/4
  Gtrs I, II
  W          +W           +W           +W
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C#5 C5 B5 C#N.C. PM------------|
Q Q Q Q Q H S E +S E E S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------|------------------||-------------------------------||---------------|------------------||o------------------------------||---------------|------------------||----6--------------------------||-6\-----5\-----|-4\---------4-(4)-||--6---6-5-4-2------------------||-4\-----3\-----|-2\-------0-2-(2)-||o-4-----------4-3-2------------||---------------|------------------||--------------------4-3-2-1-0--|
F#G5F#E5F#5 F#G5F#E5 B5 C#N.C. PM------------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S E +S E E S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------------------|-----------------------------||---------------------------------|-----------------------------||---------------------------------|---6-------------------------||---------------------------4-(4)-|-6---6-5-4-2-----------------||-4S5S4-2-4---x-x-4S5S4-2-x-2-(2)-|-4-----------4-3-2-----------||-2S3S2-0-2---x-x-2S3S2-0-x-------|-------------------4-3-2-1-0-|
Verse $ F#G5F#E5F#5 F#G5F#E5F#E5 C#5N.C. E5 S S S S S S S S S S S S S E +S Q S S S S S S S S S E +S|----------------------------------||-||-----------------------------||---------------------------------o||-||o----------------------------||----------------------------------||-||-----4-------4---------------||----------------------------------||-||--6----6-5-4---6-5-4---------||-4S5S4-2-4---x-x-4S5S4-2-4-2-(2)-o||-||o-4------------------x-2-(2)-||-2S3S2-0-2---x-x-2S3S2-0-2-0-(0)--||-||---------------------x-0-(0)-|
C#5N.C. E5 ~~~~~~ Q S S S S S E +S S E +S 3x|------------------------------|||-----------------------------o|||---------------9-(9)----------|||-6--9h11p9-----9-(9)----------|||-4---------9-x-------x-2-(2)-o|||-------------x-------x-0-(0)--||
C#5N.C. E5 G#5 E5 Gtr III Gtr II Q S S S S S S S S S E +S Q S S S S S S S S Q|----------------------------|-------------------------||----------------------------|-------------------------||----4-------4---------------|-------------------------||-6----6-5-4---6-5-4---------|-------------------------||-4------------------x-2-(2)-|-6-------------------2---||--------------------x-0-(0)-|-4--xSxSxSxSxSxSx\-x-0---|
Bridge Q=174 C#5 N.C. Gtr I PM-----------------------------| PM--------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S Q|----------------------------------|-----------------------------||----------------------------------|-----------------------------||----------------------------------|-----------------------------||----------------------------------|-4h5p4p2-4p2-----------------||-4--4-4-4-7-7-4-4-----4-4-9-9-4-4-|-------------4-4-3-3-2-2-4---||------------------7-7-------------|-------------------------2---|
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| Gtr II| H H W|----------------------------------|-----------------------------||----------------------------------|-----------------------------||----------------------------------|-----------------------------||-6\-------------------------------|-----------------------------||-4\-------------------------------|-----------------------------||----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
F#5 PM----------------------------| PM--------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S Q|---------------------------------|-----------------------------||---------------------------------|-----------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------6---||---------------------------------|-4h5p4p2-4p2-------------4---||-4-4-4-4-7-7-4-4-----4-4-9-9-4-4-|-------------4-4-3-3-2-2-----||-----------------7-7-------------|-----------------------------|
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| W H. Q|---------------------------------|-----------------------------||---------------------------------|-----------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------6---||---------------------------------|-------------------------4---||---------------------------------|-----------------------------||---------------------------------|-----------------------------|
N.C. F#5 Gtrs I, II PM----------------------------| PM--------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S Q||----------------------------------|----------------------------|||o---------------------------------|----------------------------|||----------------------------------|----------------------------|||----------------------------------|-4h5p4p2-4p2----------------|||o-4-4-4-4-7-7-4-4-----4-4-9-9-4-4-|-------------4-4-3-3-2-2-4--|||------------------7-7-------------|-------------------------2--|
To Coda N.C. F#5 PM----------------------------| PM--------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S Q|---------------------------------|------------------------------|||---------------------------------|-----------------------------o|||---------------------------------|-------------------------6----|||---------------------------------|-4h5p4p2-4p2-------------4----|||-4-4-4-4-7-7-4-4-----4-4-9-9-4-4-|-------------4-4-3-3-2-2-----o|||-----------------7-7-------------|------------------------------||
Verse C#5 E5 C#5 E5 PM--------------------| PM--------------------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S Q S S S S S S S S S S S S Q||-----------------------------|------------------------------||||o----------------------------|-----------------------------o||||--------------------------4--|-------------------------4----||||--------------------------2--|-------------------------2----||||o-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----o||||-----------------------------|------------------------------||
A5 B5 A5 G#A5B5 C#5 E5 A5 B5 A5 G#A5B5 PM------------------|
E. E. Q E E E S S S S S S S S S S S S Q E. E. Q E E E|----------------|----------------------------|----------------||----------------|----------------------------|----------------||----------------|-------------------------4--|----------------||----------------|-6-----------------------2--|----------------||-7--9--7--6-7-9-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|-7--9--7--6-7-9-||-5--7--5--4-5-7-|----------------------------|-5--7--5--4-5-7-|
C#5 E5 A5 B5 A5 G#F#E5 PM------------------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S Q E. E. Q E E E|----------------------------|----------------||----------------------------|----------------||-------------------------4--|----------------||-6-----------------------2--|----------------||-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|-7--9--7--6-4-2-||----------------------------|-5--7--5--4-2-0-|
Original Tempo Q=120 C#N.C. F#G5F#E5F#5 F#G5F#E5 B5 Gtr I PM------------|
E E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E +S|-----------------------------|---------------------------------||-----------------------------|---------------------------------||---6-------------------------|---------------------------------||-6---6-5-4-2-----------------|---------------------------4-(4)-||-4-----------4-3-2-----------|-4S5S4-2-4---x-x-4S5S4-2-x-2-(2)-||-------------------4-3-2-1-0-|-2S3S2-0-2---x-x-2S3S2-0-x-------|
| | Gtr II | PM------------|
| H S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E +S|-----------------------------|---------------------------------||-----------------------------|---------------------------------||-----------------------------|---------------------------------||-6---------------------------|---------------------------4-(4)-||-4-----------4-3-2-----------|-4S5S4-2-4---x-x-4S5S4-2-x-2-(2)-||-------------------4-3-2-1-0-|-2S3S2-0-2---x-x-2S3S2-0-x-------|
C#N.C. F#G5F#E5F#5 F#G5F#E5F#E5 Gtrs I, II PM------------|
E E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E +S|-----------------------------|---------------------------------||-----------------------------|---------------------------------||---6-------------------------|---------------------------------||-6---6-5-4-2-----------------|---------------------------------||-4-----------4-3-2-----------|-4S5S4-2-4---x-x-4S5S4-2-4-2-(2)-||-------------------4-3-2-1-0-|-2S3S2-0-2---x-x-2S3S2-0-2-0-(0)-|
C#N.C. F#G5F#E5F#5 F#G5F#E5 B5 PM------------|
E E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E +S|-----------------------------|---------------------------------||-----------------------------|---------------------------------||---6-------------------------|---------------------------------||-6---6-5-4-2-----------------|---------------------------4-(4)-||-4-----------4-3-2-----------|-4S5S4-2-4---x-x-4S5S4-2-x-2-(2)-||-------------------4-3-2-1-0-|-2S3S2-0-2---x-x-2S3S2-0-x-------|
C#N.C. F#G5F#E5F#5 F#G5F#E5F#E5 PM------------|
E E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E +S|-----------------------------|---------------------------------||-----------------------------|---------------------------------||---6-------------------------|---------------------------------||-6---6-5-4-2-----------------|---------------------------------||-4-----------4-3-2-----------|-4S5S4-2-4---x-x-4S5S4-2-4-2-(2)-||-------------------4-3-2-1-0-|-2S3S2-0-2---x-x-2S3S2-0-2-0-(0)-|
Q=174 D.S. al Coda & D5 C#N.C. PM----------------------------|
E S S E S S E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------------||-7-----6-------------------|---------------------------------||-5-4p0-4-----3-----5-4-5-7-|-4-4-4-4-7-7-4-4-----4-4-9-9-4-4-||---------5-4---2-0---------|-----------------7-7-------------|
PM--------| PM----------------------------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S Q S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|----------------------------|----------------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------------||-4h5p4p2-4p2----------------|----------------------------------||-------------4-4-3-3-2-2-4--|-4-4-4-4-7-7-4-4-----4-4-9-9-4-4--||-------------------------2--|-----------------7-7--------------|
Chorus E5 G5 G#5 PM--------| PM------------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S E E E S S S S S S S S E. E.|-----------------------------||--------------------------||-----------------------------||o-------------------------||-----------------------------||--------------------------||-4h5p4p2-4p2-----------------||--9-----------------------||-------------4-4-3-3-2-2-4-2-||o-7-----------------5--6--||-------------------------2-0-||----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3--4--|
A5 B5 C5 G5 C5 PM------------| PM------------|
E S S S S S S S S E. E. E S S S S S S S S E. E.|-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------||----------------------4--|-5--------------------5--||-7-----------------7--2--|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5--3--||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|-------------------3-----|
F#5 Gtr I PM------------|
E S S S S S S S S E +E E 4x|----------------------------|||---------------------------o|||----------------------------|||----------------------------|||-4-----------------4-(4)---o|||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-(2)-0--||
| | Gtr II | PM------------|
| E S S S S S S S S E +E E 4x|----------------------------|||---------------------------o|||----------------------------|||----------------------------|||-4-----------------4-(4)---o|||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-(2)-0--||
Solo E5 G5 G#5 PM------------| PM------------|
E S S S S S S S S E. E. E S S S S S S S S E. E.|------------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------------|--------------------------||--9---------------------------|-----------------------4--||--7---------------------5--6--|--7-----------------7--2--||--------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3--4--|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|
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| W W|-15b17========================|=15-----------------------||------------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------------|--------------------------|
PM------------------|
E S S S S S S S S E. E.|------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||---5-----------------------------------5--------||---3---3--3--3----3-3-3--3--3--5-------3--------||-------------------------------3----------------|
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| +E E Q S S S S E S S|-(15)-15r---15b17-------15p12-------------------||------------------------------15p13-12-------12-||------------------------------------------12----||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------|
PM------------------|
E S S S S S S S S E +E E|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||--4-----------------------------4----(4)-----------||--2-----2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2----(2)-----0-----|
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| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||-14p12----12---------------------------------------||-------14----14p12-14------------------------------||----------------------15-14-14-12-12---------------||-------------------------------------14--13-12-12--|
PM---------------|
E S S S S S S S S E. E.|--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--9-----------------------------------------||--7----------------------5---------6--------||----0-0--0-0--0-0--0--0--3---------4--------|
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| ~~| Q E E S S S S S S S S|--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------12-12-||-12-----12---12---12-12-13--13-14-14--------|
PM-----------------------|
E S S S S S S S S E. E.|-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------4--------||--7-------------------------------------7-----------2--------||--5--------5--5--5----5-----5--5--5--5--5--------------------|
| | |--3--| |---3---| |--3--|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------12--13h15-||------------------------------------12-14p12h14-14-----------||----------------12h14p==12-14p12-14--------------------------||-12h14p12-14-15----------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------|
PM---------------------|
E S S S S S S S S E. E.|-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||--5-------------------------------------------------5--------||--3--------3--3--3--3--3--3--3----3-----5-----------3--------||----------------------------------------3--------------------|
| | |--3--| |---3---| |--3--|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-15p12h15----12-12-12----------------------------------------||----------15----------15p13-15p13p==12-----------------------||---------------------------------------14p12h14-12--------12-||---------------------------------------------------14--14----||-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------|
PM------------------|
E S S S S S S S S E +E E|--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||--4------------------------------4---(4)----||--2-----2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2---2---(2)-0--|
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| ~~~~~~~~~~~~| S S S S S S S S S S +E +Q|--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------||-12h14h16-14-14-------14--------------------||----------------12h14----12-14-(14)-(14)----||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------|
PM------------------| PM------------|
E S S S S S S S S E. E. E S S S S S S S S E. E.|---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||--9------------------------------------|------------------------------4-------||--7-------------------------5-----6----|--7------------------7--------2-------||-----0----0-0-0---0--0-0-0--3-----4----|--5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----------------|
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| ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~| E Q +Q E. E. H. +S S S S|-12-15b17-------(15)-------15b17-15b17-|-15---------------------(15)-15p12-15-||---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
PM-----------------|
E S S S S S S S S E. E.|-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||--5----------------------------------5-----------||--3-3-3--3--3--3--3--3--3--5---------3-----------||---------------------------3---------------------|
| | ~~ | |--3--|
| Q S S S S S S S S S S S S S|--------12---------------------------------------||-15--------15-13-12-12-13------------------------||--------------------------14--14-12-12--14p12h14-||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------|
PM----------------------|
E S S S S S S S S E +E E|----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||--4-----------------------------4----(4)------------||--2-2-2--2----2-----2--2--2--2--2----(2)-------0----|
| | ~~ | |---3---| |--3--|
| Q S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||-14----------------12-14-------15-14----------12-14-||--------15p14p==12-------14p12-------15p14p12-------||----------------------------------------------------|
PM--------------|
E S S S S S S S S E. E.|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||--9------------------------------------||--7-----------------------5-------6----||--------0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-3-------4----|
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| ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~| S S S S H +E E|----------12-15--------------(15)------||-12----12------------------------------||----14---------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|
PM------------------|
E S S S S S S S S E. E.|-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------4------------||--7---------------------------7-----------2------------||--5-5-5--5-5--5-5--5----5-----5------------------------|
| | |---3---| |---3----|
| Q E E S S S S S S S S S S|-14-----15---17---22p20p==19-----19-20p19p===17----17--||-----------------------------22-----------------20-----||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------|
PM---------------------|
E S S S S S S S S E. E.|----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||--5-------------------------------------------------5-----------||--3--------3--3--3--3--3--3--3----3-----5-----------3-----------||----------------------------------------3-----------------------|
| | |--3--| |---3---| |---3----|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-19p17p15----15-------19-22-22p20p==19-19--19-19p17p===15-15----||----------19----17-15----------------------------------------17-||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------|
PM----------------------------|
E S S S S S S S S E +E E|-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||--4------------------------------------------4-----(4)-------------||--2--------2--2--2----2-----2---2----2---2---2-----(2)-----0-------|
| | |--3--| |---3---| |--3--| |--3--| |-3-| |-3--| |-3-|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-17p15p12----12-15p12---12-10p8p==7--------------------------------||----------15------------------------10p8p==7-----------------------||---------------------------------------------9p7-7-----------------||----------------------------------------------------9--7-----------||---------------------------------------------------------9-7-------||-------------------------------------------------------------7-5---|
S S S S E S S S S E S S S S S S S S E S S S S E S S S S|-------------------------------|---------------------------------||-------------------------------|---------------------------------||-------------------------------|---------------------------------||--5p=4p2-5---3p2p0-3---2p0-----|---------------------------------||---------------------------4p2-|---5p==4p2-5---5p4p0-3---3p2p0-2-||-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
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| \7| W +W|-------------------------------|---------------------------------||-------------------------------|---------------------------------||-[5]---------------------------|-([5])---------------------------||-[5]---------------------------|-([5])---------------------------||-[5]---------------------------|-([5])---------------------------||-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Gtrs I, II W +W +W +W|----------|------------|------------|--------*||----------|------------|------------|--------*||----------|------------|------------|--------*||----------|------------|------------|--------*||-2--------|-(2)--------|-(2)--------|-(2)----*||-0--------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)----*|
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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