Spirit - Natures Way tab

                                  NATURE'S WAY
                              As recorded by Spirit
             (From the 1970 Album TWELVE DREAMS OF DR. SARDONICUS )

Words and Music by Spirit
Transcribed by Tone Jones

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Acoustic Guitar (Steel)'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Melody'

Intro Q=104 4/4 Gtr I W Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +Q Q. E +E E +E E|----------|--------------------|-------------------|--------------------||----------|-2----2-(2)-2-(2)-2-|-2----2-(2)-2-(2)--|-2----2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||----------|-4----4-(4)-4-(4)-4-|-4----4-(4)-4-(4)--|-4----4-(4)-4-(4)-4-||----------|-2----2-(2)-2-(2)-2-|-2----2-(2)-2-(2)--|-2----2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||----------|--------------------|-------------------|--------------------||----------|--------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
Verse Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +Q|--------------------||----------------------||-2----2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||-2------2-(2)-2-(2)---||-4----4-(4)-4-(4)-4-||-4------4-(4)-4-(4)---||-2----2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||-2------2-(2)-2-(2)---||--------------------||----------------------||--------------------||----------------------|
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| Gtr II| W E E E E Q E E|--------------------||----7-7-5--7-----5--7-||--------------------||----------------------||--------------------||----------------------||--------------------||----------------------||--------------------||----------------------||--------------------||----------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|-----------------------|----------------------||--2------2-(2)-2-(2)-2-|--0----0-(0)-0-(0)-0--||--4------4-(4)-4-(4)-4-|--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1--||--2------2-(2)-2-(2)-2-|--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1--||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------|
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| +E E Q +E E E E +W|-(7)-5-5---(5)-7--9--9-|-(9)------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|--------------------|--------------------------||-1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2---------2-(2)-2-(2)--2-||-1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-4---------4-(4)-4-(4)--4-||-1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2---------2-(2)-2-(2)--2-||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------|
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| W E E E E Q E E|-8------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|----10-12-10-12----10--12-||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +Q|-----------------------------|----------------------||---2--------2--(2)--2-(2)--2-|---0----0-(0)-0-(0)---||---4--------4--(4)--4-(4)--4-|---1----1-(1)-1-(1)---||---2--------2--(2)--2-(2)--2-|---1----1-(1)-1-(1)---||-----------------------------|----------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------|
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| +E E Q +E E E E +W|-----------------------------|----------------------||-(12)-10-10---(10)-12-14--14-|-(14)-----------------||-----------------------------|----------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|---------------------|--------------------------||--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2--------2-(2)--2-(2)--2-||--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-1--------1-(1)--1-(1)--1-||--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2--------2-(2)--2-(2)--2-||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------|
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| W E E E E E E E E|---------------------|----11-11-9-11--11--9--11-||-13------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------|
Q. E +E E +Q Q. E +E E +Q|---------------------------|----------------------------||--2----------2--(2)--------|----------------------------||--2----------2--(2)-4-(4)--|-6---------6-(6)--6-(6)-----||--2----------2--(2)-4-(4)--|-6---------6-(6)--6-(6)-----||--------------------6-(6)--|-7---------7-(7)--7-(7)-----||---------------------------|----------------------------|
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| E E +Q +H E E E E E E E E|-12------------------------|----------------------------||-----14-(14)---(14)--------|----16-16-14-16--16-14--16--||---------------------------|----------------------------||---------------------------|----------------------------||---------------------------|----------------------------||---------------------------|----------------------------|
Q. E +E E +Q Q. E +E E +E E|----------------------------|-----------------------||----------------------------|-----------------------||--6----------6-(6)--4--(4)--|--4------4-(4)-4-(4)-4-||--7----------7-(7)--4--(4)--|--6------6-(6)-6-(6)-6-||--7----------7-(7)--6--(6)--|--7------7-(7)-7-(7)-7-||----------------------------|-----------------------|
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| E E +Q E E +Q E E E E E E +E E|----------------------------|---------------7-(7)---||-17-----(14)---12--12-(12)--|-----9-9-7--9----------||----------------------------|---------------------8-||----------------------------|-----------------------||-----16---------------------|-11--------------------||----------------------------|-----------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-2----2----(2)-2-(2)-2-||-4--------4-(4)-4-(4)-4-|-2----2----(2)-2-(2)-2-||-4--------4-(4)-4-(4)-4-|-2----2----(2)-2-(2)-2-||-6--------6-(6)-6-(6)-6-|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------|
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| E E +Q +E E Q Q. S S H|------------------------|--------11--9----------||------------------------|-----------------------||-8--8-(8)---(8)-8--8----|-8----9----------------||------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------|
Verse 2 Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|----------------------||----------------------||--2-----2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||-2------2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||--2-----2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||-4------4-(4)-4-(4)-4-||--2-----2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||-2------2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------|
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| +Q Q H E E E E Q E E|-(9)------------------||----7-7-5--7-----5--7-||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|-----------------------|----------------------||--2------2-(2)-2-(2)-2-|--0----0-(0)-0-(0)-0--||--4------4-(4)-4-(4)-4-|--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1--||--2------2-(2)-2-(2)-2-|--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1--||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------|
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| +E E Q +E E E E +W|-(7)-5-5---(5)-7--9--9-|-(9)------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +Q|--------------------|--------------------------||-1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2---------2-(2)-2-(2)----||-1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-4---------4-(4)-4-(4)----||-1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2---------2-(2)-2-(2)----||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------|
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| W E E E E Q E E|-8------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|----10-12-10-12----10--12-||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|-----------------------------|-----------------------||---2--------2--(2)--2-(2)--2-|---0----0-(0)-0-(0)-0--||---4--------4--(4)--4-(4)--4-|---1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1--||---2--------2--(2)--2-(2)--2-|---1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1--||-----------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------|
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| +E E Q +E E E E +W|-----------------------------|-----------------------||-(12)-10-10---(10)-12-14--14-|-(14)------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|---------------------|--------------------------||--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2--------2-(2)--2-(2)--2-||--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-1--------1-(1)--1-(1)--1-||--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2--------2-(2)--2-(2)--2-||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------|
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| W E E E E E E E E|---------------------|----11-11-9-11--11--9--11-||-13------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|----------------------------|----------------------------||--2----------2--(2)---------|----------------------------||--2----------2--(2)-4-(4)-4-|-6---------6-(6)--6-(6)--6--||--2----------2--(2)-4-(4)-4-|-6---------6-(6)--6-(6)--6--||--------------------6-(6)-6-|-7---------7-(7)--7-(7)--7--||----------------------------|----------------------------|
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| E E +Q +H E E E E E E E E|-12-------------------------|----------------------------||-----14-(14)---(14)---------|----16-16-14-16--16-14--16--||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|---------------------------|----------------------------||---------------------------|----------------------------||--6----------6-(6)-4-(4)-4-|-4---------4-(4)--4--(4)--4-||--7----------7-(7)-4-(4)-4-|-6---------6-(6)--6--(6)--6-||--7----------7-(7)-6-(6)-6-|-7---------7-(7)--7--(7)--7-||---------------------------|----------------------------|
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| E E +Q H E E E E E E +E E|---------------------------|-------------------------11-||-17-----(14)---------------|--------------------(12)----||---------------------------|----------------------------||---------------------------|----------------------------||-----16--------------------|-----------------14---------||---------------------------|----16-16-14-16-------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|-----------------------------|-------------------------||-----------------------------|--2-----2----(2)-2-(2)-2-||--4----------4--(4)--4-(4)-4-|--2-----2----(2)-2-(2)-2-||--4----------4--(4)--4-(4)-4-|--2-----2----(2)-2-(2)-2-||--6----------6--(6)--6-(6)-6-|-------------------------||-----------------------------|-------------------------|
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| E E +Q +E E Q Q. S S H|-11--11-(11)---(11)-11-11----|-11----12-11--9----------||-----------------------------|-------------------------||-----------------------------|-------------------------||-----------------------------|-------------------------||-----------------------------|-------------------------||-----------------------------|-------------------------|
Verse 3 Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|----------------------||----------------------||--2-----2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||-2------2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||--2-----2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||-4------4-(4)-4-(4)-4-||--2-----2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||-2------2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------|
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| +Q Q H E E E E Q E E|-(9)------------------||----7-7-5--7-----5--7-||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|-----------------------|----------------------||--2------2-(2)-2-(2)-2-|--0----0-(0)-0-(0)-0--||--4------4-(4)-4-(4)-4-|--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1--||--2------2-(2)-2-(2)-2-|--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1--||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------|
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| +E E Q +E E E E +W|-(7)-5-5---(5)-7--9--9-|-(9)------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|--------------------|--------------------------||-1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2---------2-(2)-2-(2)--2-||-1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-4---------4-(4)-4-(4)--4-||-1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2---------2-(2)-2-(2)--2-||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------|
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| W E E E E Q E E|-8------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|----10-12-10-12----10--12-||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|-----------------------------|-----------------------||---2--------2--(2)--2-(2)--2-|---0----0-(0)-0-(0)-0--||---4--------4--(4)--4-(4)--4-|---1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1--||---2--------2--(2)--2-(2)--2-|---1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1--||-----------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------|
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| +E E Q +E E E E +W|-----------------------------|-----------------------||-(12)-10-10---(10)-12-14--14-|-(14)------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|---------------------|--------------------------||--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2--------2-(2)--2-(2)--2-||--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-1--------1-(1)--1-(1)--1-||--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2--------2-(2)--2-(2)--2-||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------|
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| W E E E E E E E E|---------------------|----11-11-9-11--11--9--11-||-13------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|----------------------------|----------------------------||--2----------2--(2)---------|----------------------------||--2----------2--(2)-4-(4)-4-|-6---------6-(6)--6-(6)--6--||--2----------2--(2)-4-(4)-4-|-6---------6-(6)--6-(6)--6--||--------------------6-(6)-6-|-7---------7-(7)--7-(7)--7--||----------------------------|----------------------------|
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| E E +Q +H E E E E E E E E|-12-------------------------|----------------------------||-----14-(14)---(14)---------|----16-16-14-16--16-14--16--||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|-----------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------||--6----------6-(6)--4--(4)-4-|--4------4-(4)-4-(4)-4-||--7----------7-(7)--4--(4)-4-|--6------6-(6)-6-(6)-6-||--7----------7-(7)--6--(6)-6-|--7------7-(7)-7-(7)-7-||-----------------------------|-----------------------|
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| E E +Q E E +Q E E E E E E +E E|-----------------------------|---------------7-(7)---||-17-----(14)---12--12-(12)---|-----9-9-7--9----------||-----------------------------|---------------------8-||-----------------------------|-----------------------||-----16----------------------|-11--------------------||-----------------------------|-----------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-2----2----(2)-2-(2)-2-||-4--------4-(4)-4-(4)-4-|-2----2----(2)-2-(2)-2-||-4--------4-(4)-4-(4)-4-|-2----2----(2)-2-(2)-2-||-6--------6-(6)-6-(6)-6-|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------|
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| E E +Q +E E Q Q. S S H|------------------------|--------11--9----------||------------------------|-----------------------||-8--8-(8)---(8)-8--8----|-8----9----------------||------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------|
Verse 4 Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|----------------------||----------------------||--2-----2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||-2------2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||--2-----2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||-4------4-(4)-4-(4)-4-||--2-----2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||-2------2-(2)-2-(2)-2-||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------|
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| +Q Q H E E E E Q E E|-(9)------------------||----7-7-5--7-----5--7-||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------||----------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|-----------------------|----------------------||--2------2-(2)-2-(2)-2-|--0----0-(0)-0-(0)-0--||--4------4-(4)-4-(4)-4-|--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1--||--2------2-(2)-2-(2)-2-|--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1--||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------|
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| +E E Q +E E E E +W|-(7)-5-5---(5)-7--9--9-|-(9)------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------||-----------------------|----------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|--------------------|--------------------------||-1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2---------2-(2)-2-(2)--2-||-1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-4---------4-(4)-4-(4)--4-||-1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2---------2-(2)-2-(2)--2-||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------|
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| W E E E E Q E E|-8------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|----10-12-10-12----10--12-||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +Q|-----------------------------|----------------------||---2--------2--(2)--2-(2)--2-|---0----0-(0)-0-(0)---||---4--------4--(4)--4-(4)--4-|---1----1-(1)-1-(1)---||---2--------2--(2)--2-(2)--2-|---1----1-(1)-1-(1)---||-----------------------------|----------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------|
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| +E E Q +E E E E +W|-----------------------------|----------------------||-(12)-10-10---(10)-12-14--14-|-(14)-----------------||-----------------------------|----------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------||-----------------------------|----------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|---------------------|--------------------------||--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2--------2-(2)--2-(2)--2-||--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-1--------1-(1)--1-(1)--1-||--1----1-(1)-1-(1)-1-|-2--------2-(2)--2-(2)--2-||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------|
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| W E E E E E E E E|---------------------|----11-11-9-11--11--9--11-||-13------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------||---------------------|--------------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|----------------------------|----------------------------||--2----------2--(2)---------|----------------------------||--2----------2--(2)-4-(4)-4-|-6---------6-(6)--6-(6)--6--||--2----------2--(2)-4-(4)-4-|-6---------6-(6)--6-(6)--6--||--------------------6-(6)-6-|-7---------7-(7)--7-(7)--7--||----------------------------|----------------------------|
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| E E +Q +H E E E E E E E E|-12-------------------------|----------------------------||-----14-(14)---(14)---------|----16-16-14-16--16-14--16--||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|---------------------------|----------------------------||---------------------------|----------------------------||--6----------6-(6)-4-(4)-4-|-4---------4-(4)--4--(4)--4-||--7----------7-(7)-4-(4)-4-|-6---------6-(6)--6--(6)--6-||--7----------7-(7)-6-(6)-6-|-7---------7-(7)--7--(7)--7-||---------------------------|----------------------------|
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| E E +Q H E E E E E E +E E|---------------------------|-------------------------11-||-17-----(14)---------------|--------------------(12)----||---------------------------|----------------------------||---------------------------|----------------------------||-----16--------------------|-----------------14---------||---------------------------|----16-16-14-16-------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|-----------------------------|-------------------------||-----------------------------|--2-----2----(2)-2-(2)-2-||--4----------4--(4)--4-(4)-4-|--2-----2----(2)-2-(2)-2-||--4----------4--(4)--4-(4)-4-|--2-----2----(2)-2-(2)-2-||--6----------6--(6)--6-(6)-6-|-------------------------||-----------------------------|-------------------------|
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| E E +Q +E E Q Q. S S H|-11--11-(11)---(11)-11-11----|-11----12-11--9----------||-----------------------------|-------------------------||-----------------------------|-------------------------||-----------------------------|-------------------------||-----------------------------|-------------------------||-----------------------------|-------------------------|
Q. E +E E +E E Q. E +E E +E E|------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|---2-----2----(2)-2-(2)-2-||--4-----4-(4)--4-(4)--4-|---2-----2----(2)-2-(2)-2-||--4-----4-(4)--4-(4)--4-|---2-----2----(2)-2-(2)-2-||--6-----6-(6)--6-(6)--6-|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------|
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| +Q Q E E E E +Q. S S H|-(9)----------11-11--11-|-(11)---12-11--9----------||------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------||------------------------|--------------------------|
Q. E Q. E Q. E +E E +E E|---------------|--------------------*||---------------|--------------------*||-4----4-5----5-|-4----4-(4)-4-(4)-4-*||-4----4-7----7-|-6----6-(6)-6-(6)-6-*||-6----6-7----7-|-7----7-(7)-7-(7)-7-*||---------------|--------------------*|
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| H H W|-7------7------|--------------------*||---------------|-9------------------*||---------------|--------------------*||---------------|--------------------*||---------------|--------------------*||---------------|--------------------*|
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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