Best Thing tab with lyrics by Styx - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Styx – Best Thing tab

-------best thing - styx

Tabbed by: nate m
Email:nate2890@yahoo.com

Tuning:EADGBe

 this song is from their first album, and did not see any tabs/chords for this song, so 
thought is would put one out there. it is a great rock song from 72' so have fun


 intro x2/ riff 1

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-2-2-2-2-2-4-2-4----------------------------------------------------------|D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
when he starts to sing play riff 1 again x3, then play this when he says "ever had" riff 2
e|-----0---------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----2---------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-0---2---------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-0---2--------------5-----------------------5------------------------------|A|-2---0-------------5--7-5---5--------------5--7-5---5----------------------|E|-3---x-------0-5-7--------7---3~~----0-5-7--------7---3~~------------------|
riff 3
e|-2-2-2-2-2-4-2-4---------------------------------------------------------|B|-3-3-3-3-3-5-3-5---------------------------------------------------------|G|-2-2-2-2-2-4-2-4---------------------------------------------------------|D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
riff 4 "ever had" part again
e|-3---0--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-3---2--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-0---2--------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-0---2--------------5------------------------5----------------------------|A|-2---0------------5---7-5---5--------------5---7-5---5--------------------|E|-3---x------0-5-7---------7---3~~----0-5-7---------7---3~~----------------|
guitar II over solo
e|-7-----7------7-7-------7-7-7---------------------------------------------|B|-7-----7------7-7-------7-7-7---------------------------------------------|G|-8-----8------8-8-------8-8-8---------------------------------------------|D|-9-----9------9-9-------9-9-9---------------------------------------------|A|-9-----9------9-9-------9-9-9---------------------------------------------|E|-7-----7------7-7-------7-7-7---------------------------------------------|
riff 5
e|-5/7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------------------|B|-5/7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------------------|G|-6/8-8-8-8-8-8\6-6-6-6-----------------------------------------------------|D|-7/9-9-9-9-9-9\7-7-7-7-----------------------------------------------------|A|-7/9-9-9-9-9-9\7-7-7-7-----------------------------------------------------|E|-5/7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------------------|
the build up
e|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7----------|B|-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8----------|G|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7----------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0--------------------------------|B|-6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0--------------------------------|G|-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-1--------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------2-----5--------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------2-------7-5----------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------7-6-5-3--------------|
so this is how it goes intro x2 riff 1 x3 riff 2 x1 riff 3 x3 riff 4 x1 riff 3 x3 riff 4 x1 then solo/guitar II part riff 5 x4 build up x1 riff 3 x3 riff 4 x1 riff 1 x3 riff 2 x1 ending to riff 4 many times to fade | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note ===============================================================================
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