Rush - Lessons tab

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Rush - Lessons

        From the CD '2112'
                Written by Lee/Lifeson/Peart
                Mercury/Polygram Records 822545-2

        This song is in the key of A. It switches to E for the chorus.
The solo is incomplete and may have some mistakes in it.

Jimmy Pena - jimmy@walrus.com

| = not a standard bar line; just used to separate music
~ = vibrato or held note
h = hammer on
p = pull off
s = slide
b = bend string up to indicated pitch/fret
r = release bend to indicated string/fret
/ = slide up from infinity
\ = slide down into infinity
[5] = artificial harmonic (use thumb to follow through the pick attack)
o  \_
o  /   repeat sign (always look for these!)

[Riff 1] - Freely

A D Dsus2 G De:----------2--2--0-----0-0--3~---3-3----7---5----2------------------|B:--2--2-2--3--3--3-----3-3--3~---3-3----8---7----3------------------|G:--2--2-2--2--2--2-----2-2--0~---0-0----7---7----2------------------|D:--2--2-2--0--0--0-----0-0--0~---0-0-------------0------------------|A:--0--0-0-------------------2~---2-2--------------------------------|E:---------------------------3~---3-3--------------------------------|
A D Dsus2 Ge:----------2--2--0----3---2---3---2---------------------------------|B:--2--2-2--3--3--3----3---3---3---3---------------------------------|G:--2--2-2--2--2--2----0---2---0---2---------------------------------|D:--2--2-2--0--0--0----0---0---0---0---------------------------------|A:--0--0-0-------------2-------2-------------------------------------|E:---------------------3-------3-------------------------------------|
[Riff 2] ________________________________ E5 A B E D |1. A |2. A Ge:-------------------------------------|---------|---------------------|B:------------------2--4----9-----7~---|---------|---------------------|G:o-----------------2--4----9-----7~---|--------o|---------------------|D:o-2-2-2-2-2-2-----2--4----9-----7~---|----7---o|----7---5------------|A:--2-2-2-2-2-2-----0--2----7-----5~---|----7----|----7---5------------|E:--0-0-0-0-0-0------------------------|----5----|----5---3------------|
[Riff 3] G5 A5 G5 E5 A5 G5 G5 A5 G5 E5 A5 B5e:-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|B:-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|G:-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|D:--5--5---7--7---5--5---2---7-------|-5--5--7--7--5--5--2---7---9---|A:--5--5---7--7---5--5---2---7-------|-5--5--7--7--5--5--2---7---9---|E:--3--3---5--5---3--3---0---5--3~--0|-3--3--5--5--3--3--0---5---7---|
[Riff 4] G5 A5 G5 E5 A5 G5 G5 A5 G5 E5 A5 D5e:----------------------------------|--------------------------------|B:----------------------------------|----------------------------3---|G:----------------------------------|------------------------2---2---|D:--5--5--7--7--5--5--2---7---------|--5--5--7--7--5--5--2---2---0---|A:--5--5--7--7--5--5--2---7---------|--5--5--7--7--5--5--2---0-------|E:--3--3--5--5--3--3--0---5---3~--0-|--3--3--5--5--3--3--0-----------|
[Fill 1]e:-----------------------15------------------------------------------|B:-15b17~~17--15--15b17-----15-15b17r16b17~~-----15p12----12---------|G:-----------------------------------------------------14----14b16---|D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
e:--------------------------------5-5-----------10p7-----------------|B:--12--------------8p5----5---8------8--5~~---------10--10b12r10b12-|G:-----14b16~~~---------7--------------------------------------------|D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
[Fill 2]e:-[12]--------------------------------------------------------------|B:-------------------------------------------------------------------|G:-------14b16r14b16~~---14b16~~16r14p12--14--14b16r14p12~-----------|D:----------------------------------------------------------14~~\----|A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
e:-----------------------15------------15----------------------------|B:--15b17~~17-15--15b17-----15-15b17~~~~~~~-15b17---15p12----12------|G:--------------------------------------------------------14---------|D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
e:--------------|B:-------15-----|G:-14b16~~~~----|D:--------------|A:--------------|E:--------------|
Progression: [Riff 1] x4 [Riff 1] x4 /w lyrics: Sweet memories, flashing very quickly by. Reminding me and giving me a reason why. I know that my goal is more than a thought. I'll be there when I teach what I've been taught, and I've been taught. [Riff 2] x2 /w lyrics: You know we've told you before, but you didn't hear us then. So you still question why. No, you didn't listen again. [Fill 1] x1 and [Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics: You didn't listen again. Oh! [Riff 4] x1 [Riff 1] x4 /w lyrics: Sweet memories, I never thought it would be like this. Reminding me of just how close I came to missing. I know that this is the way for me to go. You'll be there when you know what I know, and I know. [Riff 2] x2 /w lyrics: You know we've told you before, but you didn't hear us then. So you still question why. No, you didn't listen again. [Fill 2] x1 and [Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics: No! [Riff 4] x1 Woah. You didn't listen again. [Guitar Solo] over [Riff 1] until fadeout
e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|B:---------17--------17--------------------------13b15--13b15~~~-----|G:--16b18~~~~~~r16-------16b18r16p14--16b18~~~-----------------------|D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|B:--13b15r13--10-----------------------------------------------------|G:----------------12b14r12--11~~~----4b6~~~r4~--4b6r4~---4b6r4--2----|D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|B:-------------------------------------------------------------------|G:----4p2----[2]~------2----------------------------------------2h4--|D:---------4-------2h4---4p2----2------------------------------------|A:---------------------------4----4-2--------------------------------|E:------------------------------------2h3p2-2h3p2-2h3p2-0-2h3~~------|
e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|B:-------------------------------------------------------------------|G:---9b11--9-9-9-----------------------------------------------------|D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
(ad infinitum!) Anyone?
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