Rush - The Body Electric tab

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>From: jimmy@news.walrus.com (Jimmy Pena)
>Subject: RUSH TAB: The Body Electric
>Date: 7 Oct 1996 12:21:44 -0400


Hello readers,

Rush - The Body Electric

Jimmy Pena - jimmy@walrus.com

| - not a standard bar line; just used to separate music
~ - vibrato or held note
x - percussive note with no pitch; muted note
. - staccato; mute the note immediately after striking it
h - hammer on
p - pull off
s - slide
t - trill; play the note(s) indicated rapidly and repeatedly
/ - slide up from infinity
\ - slide down into infinity
<5> - natural harmonic (or pinch harmonic)
3(b5) - bend note up from 3rd to 5th fret pitch
3(b5r3) - bend note from 3rd to 5th fret pitch, then return to 3rd fret
o  \_
o  /   repeat sign (always look for these!)

[x35553] - fret box; this is a C chord - this is the same as standard
  tablature, only turned on its side. Tilt your head clockwise to read.

[Riff 1] D7sus4 A Asus4e:--5~-----12~------------------------------------------------|B:--8~-----10~-----14~----15~---------------------------------|G:--5~-----12~-----14~----14~---------------------------------|D:--7~-----10~-----14~----14~---------------------------------|A:--5~-------------12~----12~---------------------------------|E:------------------------------------------------------------|
[Riff 2] [Riff 2a]
e:-------------------|----------------------------------------|B:-------------------|----------------------------------------|G:-------------------|----------------------------------------|D:-------------------|----------------------------------------|A:--0---3---0---3----|----------------------------------------|E:-------------------|----------------------------------------|
[Riff 3] Dm7sus4 Em7sus4 Fe:--5--5-5-5--------7--7-7-7----------------------------------|B:--6--6-6-6--------8--8-8-8-------10--10-10-10---10----------|G:--5--5-5-5--------7--7-7-7-------10--10-10-10---10----------|D:--5--5-5-5--------7--7-7-7-------10--10-10-10---10----------|A:--5--5-5-5--5--7--7--7-7-7--7--8--8---8--8--8----8----------|E:------------------------------------------------------------|
Ee:------------------------------------------------------------|B:--10-10-10--10---9------------------------------------------|G:--10-10-10--10---9------------------------------------------|D:--10-10-10--10---9------------------------------------------|A:---8--8--8---8---7------------------------------------------|E:------------------------------------------------------------|
[Riff 4]
e:--5--5-5-5--------7--7-7-7----------------------------------|B:--6--6-6-6--------8--8-8-8----------------------------------|G:--5--5-5-5--------7--7-7-7----2~----------------------------|D:--5--5-5-5--------7--7-7-7----2~----------------------------|A:--5--5-5-5--5--7--7--7-7-7----0~----------------------------|E:------------------------------------------------------------|
[Riff 5] A5 Em7 Dsus4 Csus2e:----|----------------------------------------------|------------|B:----|--------2------------3---------------3--------|-----3------|G:----|---4------2--------0------0--------0---0------|---5---5----|D:-2--|-2---2-----------2------2---0----4------------|-5-------5--|A:-0--|------------2----------------------------5--3-|------------|E:----|------------0---------------------------------|------------|
[Riff 6] keyboard plays these parts (A5) A \/ C \/ D \/ E \/e:--------------------12~-------------10~--------------12~---------------|B:--14~---------------13~-------------10~--------------12~---------------|G:--14~---------------12~-------------11~--------------13~---------------|D:--14~--7-7-7-7-7-7------7-7-7-7-7-7-12~--7-7-7-7-7-7-14~--7-7-7-7-7-7--|A:--12~--7-7-7-7-7-7------7-7-7-7-7-7------7-7-7-7-7-7------7-7-7-7-7-7--|E:-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
[Riff 7] A5 Csus2/G D(add G)e:------5-5-5-5-5---------------------------------------------|B:------5-5-5-5-5---3-3--3-3-3-3-3---3-3--3-3-3-3-3-----------|G:-2-2--2-2-2-2-2---5-5--5-5-5-5-5---0-0--0-0-0-0-0-----------|D:-2-2--2-2-2-2-2---5-5--5-5-5-5-5---4-4--4-4-4-4-4-----------|A:-0-0--0-0-0-0-0---3-3--3-3-3-3-3---5-5--5-5-5-5-5-----------|E:------------------3-3--3-3-3-3-3----------------------------|
Ee:--0-0--0-0-0-0-0--------------------------------------------|B:--0-0--0-0-0-0-0--------------------------------------------|G:--1-1--1-1-1-1-1--------------------------------------------|D:--2-2--2-2-2-2-2--------------------------------------------|A:--2-2--2-2-2-2-2--------------------------------------------|E:--0-0--0-0-0-0-0--------------------------------------------|
Song progression: (Drums play 8 measures before guitar joins) [Riff 1] x4 [Riff 2] x1 [Riff 3] x1 [Riff 4] x1 [Riff 5] x4 w/ lyrics: One humanoid escapee, one android on the run, Seeking freedom beneath a lonely desert sun, [repl. end of Riff 5 w/ Riff 2] try'n' to change its program trying to change the mode, crack the code. Images conflicting into data overload. [replace end of Riff 5 /w Riff 2] [Riff 3] x2 /w lyrics: One, zero, zero, one, zero, zero, one, S. O. S. One, zero, zero, one, zero, zero, one, in distress. [Riff 4] x1 /w lyrics: One, zero, zero, one, zero, zero. [Riff 5] x4 w/ lyrics: Memory banks unloading, bytes break into bits. Unit One's in trouble, and it's scared out of its wits. [as above] Guidance systems breakdown, a struggle to exist, to resist. A pulse of dying power in a clenching plastic fist. [Riff 2 end as above] [Riff 3] x2 /w lyrics: One, zero, zero, one, zero, zero, one, S. O. S. One, zero, zero, one, zero, zero, one, in distress. [Riff 4] x1 /w lyrics: One, zero, zero, one, zero, zero. [Riff 6] x2 [Riff 7] x2 /w lyrics: It replays each of the days, a hundred years of routines, Bows its head and prays to the mother of all machines, all machines.
[Guitar Solo] A C/G De:--5---7-7---------10-10-10-10-10---8~~------8-8--5----------|B:--5---5-5--12~~----7--7--7--7--7---5~~------5-5--5--8~~p5---|G:--2--------12~~----7--7--7--7--7---5~~------5-5--5----------|D:--2---------------------------------------------------------|A:------------------------------------------------------------|E:------------------------------------------------------------|
e:---8-8--5---------------------------------------------------|B:---5-5--5--8~~----------------------------------------------|G:---5-5--5--5~~----------2p0h4--2p0----0h2p0-----------------|D:-----------------0h2h4-------------4---------4p2p0h5--5(b7)~|A:------------------------------------------------------------|E:------------------------------------------------------------|
e:----------------15~~~--------------12-15~~~--12----12-------|B:----------14-15-----------12-13-15--------------15----<13>~-|G:--12~~~~---------------12-----------------------------------|D:------------------------------------------------------------|A:------------------------------------------------------------|E:------------------------------------------------------------|
slow slide infinite bende:--------------12--------------------------------------------|B:-15(b17)~~--------15(b17r15)-13-15-13\----------------------|G:-----------------------------------------------19(b~)-------|D:------------------------------------------------------------|A:------------------------------------------------------------|E:------------------------------------------------------------|
e:-----20~~~--------------------------------------------------|B:-20~--------------------------------------------------------|G:------------------------------------------------------------|D:------------------------------------------------------------|A:------------------------------------------------------------|E:------------------------------------------------------------|
[Riff 1] x2 [Riff 2] x1 [Riff 3] x2 /w lyrics: One, zero, zero, one, zero, zero, one, S. O. S. One, zero, zero, one, zero, zero, one, in distress. [Riff 4] x1 /w lyrics: One, zero, zero, one, zero, zero. [Riff 6] x2 [Riff 7] x2 /w lyrics: It replays each of the days, a hundred years of routines, Bows its head and prays to the mother of all machines, mother of all MACHINES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Riff 7] x4 until end (Last note is an A5)
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