Zz Top - Waitin For The Bus tab

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WAITIN' FOR THE BUS
As recorded by ZZ Top
(From the 1973 Album TRES HOMBRES)

Transcribed by unregistered
	

Words by Billy Gibbons Music by ZZ Top

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Gtr. I panned left - Gibbons'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Gtr. II panned right - Gibbons'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Gtr. III w/ slide - Gibbons'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Solo Gtr. IV w/ wah - Gibbons'

 Intro
  Q=100
    N.C.(A)
 1/4   4/4
  Gtr I
------------PM----|   PM--------------PM--|   PM-------
E E +E e e e S S S S e E +E e e e S S S S e E|-----|-----------------------|-----------------------||-----|-----------------------|-----------------------||-----|-------------------5---|-------------------5---||---7-|-(7)-5-7-5-7-5-5---5-7-|-(7)-5-7-5-7-5-5---5-7-||-----|-----0-0-0-0---0-------|-----0-0-0-0---0-------||-----|-----------------------|-----------------------|| E e e E e e Q E e e E e e Q
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| Gtr II| ~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~ ~~~| E E +E e e e S S S S e E +E e e e S S S S e E|-----|-----------------------|-----------------------||-----|-----------------------|-----------------------||-----|-------------------5---|-------------------5---||---7-|-(7)-5-7-5-7-x-x-----7-|-(7)-5-7-5-7-5-5-----7-||-----|-----------------------|-----------------------||-----|-----------------------|-----------------------|
-------PM--| PM---------------PM--| PM ~
+E e e e S S S S e E +E e e e S S S S e E|-----------------------------|-------------------------------||-----------------------------|-------------------------------||--------------------5----5---|--------------------5----5-----||-(7)-5-7-5--7---5--------5-7-|-(7)-5-7-5--7---5--------5-7---||-----0-0-0--0-------0--------|-----0-0-0--0-------0----------||-----------------------------|-------------------------------|| E e e E e E Q E e e E e E Q
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|~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~ ~| +E e e e S S S S e E +E e e e S S S S e E|-----------------------------|-------------------------------||-----------------------------|-------------------------------||----------------------5---|----------------------5-----||-(7)-5-7-5-----------7-|-(7)-5-7-5-----------7---||-----------------------------|-------------------------------||-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
Verses (A) ~~~ ~~~~~~~~ ~~~ +E e e e S S S S e E +E e e e S S S S e E||------------------------|-----------------------|||o-----------------------|-----------------------|||----------------5---5---|---------------5---5---|||--(7)-5-7-5---5-------7-|-(7)-5-7-5---5-------7-|||o-----------------------|-----------------------|||------------------------|-----------------------|
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| ~~~ ~~~~~~~~ ~~~| +E e e e S S S S e E +E e e e S S S S e E||------------------------|-----------------------|||o-----------------------|-----------------------|||--------------------5---|-------------------5---|||--(7)-5-7-5-x-x-x-----7-|-(7)-5-7-5-x-x-x-----7-|||o-----------------------|-----------------------|||------------------------|-----------------------|
~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~ ~ +E e e e S S S S e E +E e e e S S S S e E|-----------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------||---------------5---5---|---------------5---5---||-(7)-5-7-5---5-------7-|-(7)-5-7-5---5-------7-||-----------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------|
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|~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~ ~| +E e e e S S S S e E +E e e e S S S S e E|-----------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------||---------------5---5---|---------------5---5---||-(7)-5-7-5-x-5-------7-|-(7)-5-7-5-x-5-------7-||-----------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------|
(A) ~~~ ~~~~~~~~ ~~~ +E e e e S S S S e E +E e e e S S S S e E|-----------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------||---------------5---5---|---------------5---5-7-||-(7)-5-7-5---5-------7-|-(7)-5-7-5---5---------||-----------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------|
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| ~~~ ~~~~~~~~ ~~~| +E e e e S S S S e E +E e e e S S S S e E|-----------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------||-------------------5---|---------------5---5-7-||-(7)-5-7-5-x-x-x-----7-|-(7)-5-7-5-x-x---------||-----------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------|
(D) ~~~~~ ~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~ +E e e e S S S +S e E +E e e e S S S +S e E|-------------------------|--------------------------||---------------6-(6)-6---|---------------6-(6)-6----||-(7)-5-7-5-x-5---------7-|-(7)-5-7-5-x-5------------||-------------------------|-----------------------7--||-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------|
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|~~~~~ ~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~| +E e e e S S S +S e E +E e e e S S S +S e E|-------------------------|--------------------------||---------------------6---|---------------------6----||-(7)-5-7-5-7-7-5-(5)---7-|-(7)-5-7-5-x-7-5-(5)------||-------------------------|-----------------------7--||-------------------------|--------------------------||-------------------------|--------------------------|
(A) ~~~ ~~~~~~~~ +E e e e S S S S e E +E e e e S S S S E E|-----------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------||---------------5---5---|---------------5---5---||-(7)-5-7-5---5-------7-|-(7)-5-7-5---5---------||-----------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|---------------------0-|
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| ~~~ ~~~~~~~~| +E e e e S S S S e E +E e e e S S S S E E|-----------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------||-------------------5---|---------------5---5---||-(7)-5-7-5-x-x-x-----7-|-(7)-5-7-5-x-x---------||-----------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------|---------------------0-|
Chorus 1. To Coda E7 G N.C. ~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ E E E E Q. +E E E E e S S E E E
|------------------|------------------------|||---------3----(3)-|---------0-------------o|||------------------|-------0----------------|||-----2------------|-----0-------------/7---|||---2---2----------|-----------5p3---------o|||-0----------------|-(3)-----------5-0------||
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| ~~ ~~~~~~~| E E E E H E E E e S S E E E|------------------|------------------------|||---------3--------|-------0---------------o|||------------------|-----0---0--------------|||-----2------------|--0----------------/7---|||---2---2----------|-----------5p3---------o|||-0----------------|---------------5-0------||
2. G N.C. A5 C5 D5 ~~~~ E E E e S S E E E +E E e S S +H|---------------------|--------------------||---------0-----------|--------------------||-------0-------------|-------5---7-(7)----||-----0-------------2-|-(2)---5---7-(7)----||-----------5p3-----0-|-(0)-0-3-0-5-(5)----||-(3)-----------5-0---|--------------------|
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| ~~~~| E E E e S S E E E +E E e S S +H|---------------------|--------------------||-------0-------------|--------------------||-----0---0-----------|-------5---7-(7)----||--0----------------7-|-(7)-------7-(7)----||-----------5p3-------|-----0---0-5-(5)----||---------------5-0---|--------------------|
Harmonica Solo (A) Gtrs I, II PM----------------| ~~~~~~~~~PM----------| ~~~~~
E E E E S S S S E E +E E E E S S S S E E|------------------------------|----------------------------||------------------------------|----------------------------||------------------------------|----------------------------||------------------------------|----------------------------||-----------------------3------|--------------------3-------||--5---3---5-3-5-3-5-3------5--|-(5)-3-5-3-5-3-5-3------5---|
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| Gtr III| ~~ ~~~| E +E H E +E H. E +E|------------------------------|----------------------------||-10-(10)s14-----------10-(10)s|=14----------------10-(10)s=||------------------------------|----------------------------||------------------------------|----------------------------||------------------------------|----------------------------||------------------------------|----------------------------|
(A) PM-------------| ~~~~~~~~~PM----------| ~~~~
+E E E E S S S S E E +E E E E S S S S E E||----------------------------|---------------------------|||o---------------------------|---------------------------|||----------------------------|---------------------------|||----------------------------|---------------------------|||o--------------------3------|--------------------3------|||--(5)-3-5-3-5-3-5-3------5--|-(5)-3-5-3-5-3-5-3------5--|
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| ~~~ ~~~| H. E +E H. E +E||----------------------------|---------------------------|||o-14----------------10-(10)s|=14----------------10-(10)s|||----------------------------|---------------------------|||----------------------------|---------------------------|||o---------------------------|---------------------------|||----------------------------|---------------------------|
~~~~~PM----------| ~~~~~~~~~PM----------| ~~~~~
+E E E E S S S S E E +E E E E S S S S E E|---------------------------|-----------------------------|||---------------------------|----------------------------o|||---------------------------|-----------------------------|||---------------------------|-----------------------------|||--------------------3------|--------------------3-------o|||-(5)-3-5-3-5-3-5-3------5--|-(5)-3-5-3-5-3-5-3------5----||
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| ~~~ ~~~| H. E +E H. E +E|---------------------------|-----------------------------|||-14----------------10-(10)s|=14----------------10-(10)s=o|||---------------------------|-----------------------------|||---------------------------|-----------------------------|||---------------------------|----------------------------o|||---------------------------|-----------------------------||
(A) ~~~PM----------| ~~~~~~~~~PM----------| ~~~~
+E E E E S S S S E E +E E E E S S S S E E|---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------||--------------------3------|--------------------3------||-(5)-3-5-3-5-3-5-3------5--|-(5)-3-5-3-5-3-5-3------5--|
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| ~~~ ~~~| H. E +E H. E +E|---------------------------|---------------------------||-14----------------10-(10)s|=14----------------10-(10)s||---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------|
~~~~~PM--------------------| ~
+E S S S S S S S S S S S S E|--------------------------------||--------------------------------||--------------------------------||--------------------------------||---------3-------3-------3------||-(5)-3-5---5-3-5---5-3-5---5-3--|
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| Gtr IV| ~~~ ~| H. E E|--------------------------------||-14-----------------------------||--------------------------------||--------------------------------||--------------------------------||-----------------------------3--|
Guitar Solo (G) Gtr IV ~~~~~~~~ ~~ ~~~~~~~ +E Q. S S S S S E S S S E E E S S S S +Q|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------------||----------------------------------|-------------------------------------------||-----8b10-----10-8----8-----------|--------8b10-8b10-8b10-8pb10-8-------------||-------------------10---8---------|--8--10------------------------8-----------||--------------------------10---10-|---------------------------------10-(10)---||-(3)------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
| | Gtrs I, II | ~~~PM---------------| ~~~~~~~~~~~ PM-----------------------| ~~~
| +E E E E S S S S E E +E E E E S S S S E E|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------------||----------------------------------|-------------------------------------------||----------------------------------|-------------------------------------------||----------------------------------|-------------------------------------------||------------------------1---------|--------------------------------------1----||-(3)-1----3-1--3-1--3-1------3----|-(3)----1----3----1----3-----1-3--1------3-|
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ S S S S +Q S S S S Q +E +E. +E. +E. +E. +E|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------||------8----8b10==(8)r------8----8-8b10---|-(8)pb10-(8)b10---(8)b10---(8)b10-----(8)b10---(8)b10--||-/10----10--------------10---10----------|-------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
| |~~~~~~ PM---------------------| ~~~~~~~~~~~~ PM--------------------------| ~~~~~~
| +E E E E S S S S E E +E E E E S S S S E E|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------1------|---------------------------------------------1---------||--(3)----1--------3---1--3-1--3-1------3-|-(3)------1-----3--------1--3-----1-3--1--------3------|
(G) ~~~~~~~ +E E Q S S Q. S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E|-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------------||------------11b13---11b13-11-------------|-----8------------------------------------||-(8)pb10-10------------------10b12-------|-10----10-8-10-8---------8----------------||-----------------------------------------|-----------------10-8-10---10-10-10p8-8b9-||-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
| | PM-------------------------------| ~~~~~~~~ PM--------------------| ~~~~~
| +E E E E S S S S E E +E E E E S S S S E E|-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------1---|----------------------------------1-------||-(3)------1--3----1--3-----1--3----1---3-|-(3)----1----3----1----3-1--3--1------3---|
~~~~~ +E S S Q. E +Q E E Q. S S S S E|--------------------------------|-------11b13-------11-8-------------||--------------------------------|------------------------11-8-10b12==||--------------------------------|-----0------------------------------||-(8)----------------8b9---(8)---|------------------------------------||-----10-8-10--------------------|------------------------------------||--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
| |~~~~~ PM----------------| ~~~~~~~~PM---------------| ~~~~~~
| +E E E E S S S S E E +E E E E S S S S E E|--------------------------------|------------------------------------||--------------------------------|------------------------------------||--------------------------------|------------------------------------||--------------------------------|------------------------------------||---------------------------1----|-------------------------1---/7-----||-(3)--1----3--1-3-1-3---1-----3-|-(3)-1--3----1-3-1--3-1-------------|
(E) E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-----------------------------------------------------||-(10)r-10b12==10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-||-----------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------|
| | ~~~~~PM----------------------------| ~~~~~~
| +E E E E S S S S E E|-----------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------5----------||--(7)---5---------7-----5-----7--5--7--5--------7----||-----------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~ S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S +S S S S E|--------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10--10-10-10-10-10r10-10-8-------8---8------||--------------------------------------------------|----------------------------9-(9)---9---9\---||--------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
| |~~~~~ PM------------------------| ~~~~~~~~~~~ PM-----------------------| ~~
| +E E E E S S S S E E +E E E E S S S S E E|--------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------5----------|------------------------------------5--------||-(7)-----5-----7-----5-----7--5--7--5--------7----|-(7)-----5-----7-----5----7-5--7--5-----7----||--------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
Q=7Q=100 D.C. al Coda (E) N.C. G ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~ Q +E S S Q +e E +Q Q H
|--------------------------------------|--------------||-10b12---(10)-10-8--------------------|--------------||-------------------7b9-----(7)pb9\----|--------------||-----------------------------------/7-|-(7)--5--4----||--------------------------------------|--------------||--------------------------------------|--------------|
| | G | PM-----| ~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~
| +E E E E S S E E E +Q Q H|--------------------------------------|--------------||--------------------------------------|--------------||--------------------------------------|--------------||-----------------------------------/7-|-(7)--5--4----||-(7)---5---7---5---5---3--------------|--------------||-------------------------5--0---------|--------------|
Outro & (A) N.C. E5 tr I ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~ ~~~~ E e e e S S S S e E +E e e e S S E Q
|-----------------------|---------------------*||-----------------------|---------------------*||---------------5---5---|---------------------*||-(7)-5-7-5---5-------7-|-(7)-5-7-5-----------*||-----------------------|-----------5-3---2---*||-----------------------|---------------5-0---*|
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|tr II|~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~ ~~~~| E e e e S S S S e E +E e e e S S E Q|-----------------------|---------------------*||-----------------------|---------------------*||-------------------5---|---------------------*||-(7)-5-7-5-x-x-x-----7-|-(7)-5-7-5-----------*||-----------------------|-----------5-3---2---*||-----------------------|---------------5-0---*|
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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