The Expendables – Minimum Wage tab

Artist: The Expendables
Song: Minimum Wage
Album: The Expendables
Tabbed by: Zach D.
Tuning: Standard

Intro: Strum each note at random locations (add in fillers, as well).Order: C G Am F C G Am Fe|--3------------3--------------5--------------1-|B|--5------------3--------------5--------------1-|G|--5------------4--------------5--------------2-|D|--5------------5--------------7--------------3-|A|--3------------5--------------7--------------3-|E|--x------------3--------------5--------------1-|
Solo Into: I didn't pace out the tab, as it's differing. Just listen to the song and where needed. You can also play this two strings up, just switching the B one half step Repeat it once.
e|-----------------------------------:|B|-----------------------------------:|G|------------------5s4--------------:|D|------5---5---5h7-----7-7b9-7-5-(7):|A|7-5-7---7---7----------------------:|E|-----------------------------------:|Note: Only play the (7) the first time.
Verse: Repeat the intro, except strum out the entire chord, rather than playing each separately. C G Am F Reggae Part: I'm not sure of the chords, so I simply play the same chords as the intro, focus more on the higher strings. If anyone has the correct chords to this section, tell me :) C G Am F
Pre-Chorus: Play each chord 4 times, then repeat for a short amount of time.e|-5----1-------------------|B|-5----1-------------------|G|-5----2-------------------|D|-7----3-------------------|A|-7----3-------------------|E|-5----1-------------------|
Chorus: Same as into/verse- strum the notes, again, like verse. C G Am F
Solo:Part One- (Same as earlier, repeat once)e|----------------------------------:|B|----------------------------------:|G|------------------5s4-------------:|D|------5---5---5h7-----7-7b9-7-5---:|A|7-5-7---7---7---------------------:|E|----------------------------------:|Part Two-Just strum multiple times on the notes from the previous section, but in different Basically, improvise your own solo here and it'll sound correct.
Part Three-e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|-5-7-9-7-9-10-9-10-12-10--|D|-5-7-9-7-9-10-9-10-12-10--|A|-3-5-7-5-7-8--7-8--10-8---|E|--------------------------|
Part Four- Not sure of this part, throw in your own following a pentatonic minor on the 5 and 17 frets. Final Verse: Same as intro, play each note randomly but in C G Am F respectively.
Ending Progression: Play it quietlye|-x--x-x-x-x-x-------------|B|-x--x-x-x-x-x-------------|G|-x--x-x-x-x-x-------------|D|-10-9-7-9-7-5-------------|A|-10-9-7-9-7-5-------------|E|-8--7-5-7-5-3-------------|
Of course this isn't 100%, I just sat down and started writing it out as I heard it. If find any thing wrong with it, please, by all means, send me an email at I would love to play this song 100%. Hope you enjoyed the tab!
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