Zz Top - I Got The Six tab

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I Got The Six - ZZ Top
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Tabbed by: axe victim

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Tuning: EADGBe 

Another song from  Eliminator. 



| /  = slide up
| \  = slide down
| ~  = Sustain or vibrato
| x  = mute note
| PM = palm mute
|F/G = chord/bass note
| b  = bend
| ^  = slight bend ( or quarter-tone bend )
| r  = relax bend
| h  = hammer-on
| p  = pull-off
| *  = pinch harmonic
|(xx5x33) chord or fingering
|(3) = optional note 
| T  = thumb holds note on 6th string



Intro:


___G___________F____________________G___________F__________________ 

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|D|/5-------5--\3------------------3/5-------5--\3------------------|A|/5-------5--\3------------------3/5-------5--\3------------------|E|/3-------3--\1------------------1/3-------3--\1------------------|
| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| ___G___________F____________________C___________Bb/C_______________
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------3/5-------5--p3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|D|/5-------5--\3------------------3/5-------5--p3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|A|/5-------5--\3------------------1/3-------3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|E|-3-------3--\1------------------|--------------------------------|
Riff:
___G___________F/G_____G____________G___________F/G_____G__________ ( guitar one... )e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|D|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|A|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|E|-5---3---5---5~~~~~~~5~~~3---3--|-5---3---5---5~~~~~~~5~~~3---3--|
( guitar two... )e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|-12--x---12--10~~~~~~12--x---x--|-12--x---12--10~~~~~~12--x---x--|D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|
___G___________F/G_____G__________ ( guitar one... )e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|D|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|--------------------------------|A|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|--------------------------------|E|-5--3----5---5~~~~~~~5~~~3------|--------------------------------|
( guitar two... )e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|-12--x---12--10~~~~~~12--x---x---/12------12--10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|D|---------------------------------/12------12--10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Verse:
___G___________F/G_____G____________G___________F/G_____G__________ " Living room, passing time, talking trash, sipping wine... "e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|D|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|A|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|E|-3---3---3---3~~~~~~~3~~~3---3--|-3---3---3---3~~~~~~~3~~~3---3--|
___F__________Eb/F_____F____________C__________Bb/C________________ " I need something more substantial... "e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~~~~~-------|D|-3-------3---1~~~~~~~3~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~~~~~-------|A|-3-------3---1~~~~~~~3~~~-------|-3---3---3---3~~~~~~~~~~~-------|E|-1---1---1---1~~~~~~~3~~~1------|--------------------------------|
___G___________F/G_____G____________G___________F/G_____G__________ " New deck of playing cards, I don't want to work this hard..."e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|D|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|A|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~5~~~-------|E|-3---3---3---3~~~~~~~3~~~3---3--|-3---3---3---3~~~~~~~3---3---3--|
___F__________Eb/F_____F____________C__________Bb/C________________ " I think I'll have to cancel... "e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~~~~~-------|D|-3-------3---1~~~~~~~3~~~-------|-5-------5---3~~~~~~~~~~~-------|A|-3-------3---1~~~~~~~3~~~-------|-3---3---3---3~~~~~~~~~~~-------|E|-1---1---1---1~~~~~~~1~~~1------|--------------------------------|
Chorus:
___D___________________C/D__________D___________________C/D________ " I'm running out of time I'm 'bout to lose my mind... "e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|-7-----------7~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~---|-7-----------7~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~---|D|-----7-------7~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~---|-----7-------7~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~---|A|---------5---5~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~---|---------5---5~~~~~~~5~~~~~~~---|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
___G_______________________________________________________________ " I got the six gimme your nine... "e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|D|-5-------------------5---5---5--|---------------------5---5---5--|A|-5-------------------5---5---5--|---------------------5---5---5--|E|-3-------------------3---3---3--|---------------------3---3---3--|
Repeat riff 1. Repeat verse. Repeat chorus. Riff 2: ___F___G_______________________F________G__________________________
e|-1--/3---3-------3-----------1~~~~~~~/3---3-------3-----------1~~~B|-1--/3---3-------3-----------1~~~~~~~/3---3-------3-----------1~~~G|-x---x---x-------x-----------x--------x---x-------x-----------x---D|-3--/5---5-------5-----------3~~~~~~~/5---5-------5-----------3~~~A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|------------------------(3)-----|------------------------(3)-----|
| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| ___F___G____________________________F___________Csus4______________
e|~~~~/3---3-------3--------------|-1---1-------1------------------|B|~~~~/3---3-------3--------------|-1---1-------1------------------|G|-----x---x-------x--------------|-x---x-------0------------------|D|~~~~/5---5-------5--------------|-3---3-------x------------------|A|--------------------------------|-------------3------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Riff 3:
___G_______________________________________________________________ ( guitar solo... )e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|A|---------------------1----------|---------------------1----------|E|-3---1---3---1---3-------3---1--|-3---1---3---1---3-------3---1--|
Repeat until...
___G________________________________F___________Csus4______________ ( guitar solo... )e|--------------------------------|-1---1-------1------------------|B|--------------------------------|-1---1-------1------------------|G|--------------------------------|-x---x-------0------------------|D|--------------------------------|-3---3-------x------------------|A|---------------------1----------|-------------3------------------|E|-3---1---3---1---3-------3---1--|--------------------------------|
Repeat verse. Repeat chorus. Guitar solo to end... Mostly in the G minor pentatonic box, 3rd fret to 8th fret, with some bends and lots of double stops. Short solo in the middle of the song uses similar licks. ___G_(xx5x33)______________________________________________________
e|---------3-------3-----------3--|-----3---3---3---3---3----------|B|---------3-------3-----------3--|-----3---3---3---3---3----------|G|-5~~b7~~~----------------5b7~---|-------------------------5~~b7~~~D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| ___G_______________________________________________________________
e|-3---------------3--------------|-----3-------3-----------3------|B|-3---------------3--------------|-----3-------3-----------3------|G|~--------5~~b7~~~--------5~~~~~~~b7~~~----------------5b7~-------|D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
This next riff is repeated throughout the solo. Try to keep your first finger on the first fret and use other fingers for the Eb/F part.
___F_(xx3x11)__Eb/F________F________F___________Eb/F________F______ ( riff 3... )e|-1-------1---------------1------|-1-------1---------------1------|B|-1-------1---4-----------1------|-1-------1---4-----------1------|G|-------------3-----------x------|-------------3-----------x------|D|-----3-------3-----------3------|-----3-------3-----------3------|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
___G_______________________________________________________________
e|---------3-------3-----------3--|-----3--------------------------|B|-----3-----------------------3--|-----3-----------5---5---3~~~~--|G|-5b7~~-------------------5b7----|---------5--p3---5---5---3~~~~--|D|--------------------------------|-----------------5---5---3~~~~--|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
___G_______________________________________________________________
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|-----3---3---3~~~~~~~----3---3~~~~~~~~----3---3~~~~~~~----3---3~~~D|-----3---3---3~~~~~~~5---3---3~~~~~~~~5---3---3~~~~~~~5---3---3~~~A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|(3)-----------------------------|--------------------------------| T
___G_______________________________________________________________
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|~~~~~----3---3~~~~~~~----3---3~~~~~~~~----3---3~~~~~~~----3------|D|~~~~~5---3---3~~~~~~~5---3---3~~~~~~~~5---3---3~~~~~~~5---3------|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
___F___________Eb/F________F________F___________Eb/F________F______ ( riff 3... )e|-1-------1---------------1------|-1-------1---------------1------|B|-1-------1---4-----------1------|-1-------1---4-----------1------|G|-------------3-----------x------|-------------3-----------x------|D|-----3-------3-----------3------|-----3-------3-----------3------|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
___G_______________________________________________________________
e|-----------------3-------3------|-----3-------3-------3----------|B|-----------------3-------3------|-----3-------3-------3----------|G|-5~~~~~~b7~~~~~~~------------5~~~b7-----------------------5~~b7~~~D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
___G_______________________________________________________________
e|-3-------3-------3---3--h6---3--|-3--h6---3---3--h6---3---3--h6--|B|-3-------3-------3---3--h6---3--|-3--h6---3---3--h6---3---3--h6--|G|-------------5b7~---------------|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
___G_______________________________________________________________ ( not perfectly accurate here, sorry... )e|-3---3---6---3---3-------3---3--|--------------------------------|B|-3---3---6---3---3---3~~~3---3--|--------------------------------|G|---------------------5b7~-------|-5^r~~~~~3---5--p3---5--p3---5--|D|--------------------------------|-5^r~~~~~3---5--p3---5--p3---5--|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
___F___________Eb/F________F________F___________Eb/F________F______ ( riff 3... )e|-1-------1---------------1------|-1-------1---------------1------|B|-1-------1---4-----------1------|-1-------1---4-----------1------|G|-------------3-----------x------|-------------3-----------x------|D|-----3-------3-----------3------|-----3-------3-----------3------|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
___G_______________________________________________________________ ( ^ = slight bend, r = relax bend... )e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|-----3---3---3~~~~~~~----3---3~~~~~~~~----3---5^r~~~~~----3~~~~--|D|-----3---3---3~~~~~~~5---3---3~~~~~~~~5---3---5^r~~~~~5---3~~~~--|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|(3)-----------------------------|--------------------------------|
___G_______________________________________________________________ ( ^ = slight bend, r = relax bend... )e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|-----3---3---3~~~~~~~----3---5^r~~~~~~~~~~3-------5---3-------5^r~D|-----3---3---3~~~~~~~5---3---5^r~~~~~~~~~~3---5---5---3-------5^r~A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|(3)-----------------------------|--------------------------------| T
___G_______________________________________________________________ ( * = pinch harmonics... )e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|~~~~~~~--3-------5---3----------|--------------------------------|D|~~~~~~~--3---5---5---3---x---3*~~~~~~~----5*------5*------5*-----|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
___F___________Eb/F________F________F___________Eb/F________F______ ( riff 3... )e|-1-------1---------------1------|-1-------1---------------1------|B|-1-------1---4-----------1------|-1-------1---4-----------1------|G|-------------3-----------x------|-------------3-----------x------|D|-----3-------3-----------3------|-----3-------3-----------3------|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
___G_______________________________________________________________
e|-3---------------3---3-------3--|-----------------3---3-------3--|B|-3---------------3---3-------3--|-----------------3---3-------3--|G|---------5~b~7------------------|---------5~b~7------------------|D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
___G_______________________________________________________________ ( ^ = slight bend... )e|--------------------------------|---------------------3---3---3--|B|-----3---3---3-----------3---3--|---------3---5^------3---3---3--|G|-----3---3---3-----------3---3--|---------3---5^-----------------|D|-----3---3---3-------5---3---3--|-----5---3---5^-----------------|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|(3)-----------------------------|--------------------------------| T
___G_______________________________________________________________
e|-6-------3---3------------------|-3-----------3------------------|B|-6-------3---3------------------|-3-----------3------------------|G|-------------------------5~~b7--|-----5~~b7-----5b6~~r5---3---5\-|D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
___F_(xx3x11)__Eb/F________F________F___________Eb/F________F______ ( riff 3... )e|-1-------1---------------1------|-1-------1---------------1------|B|-1-------1---4-----------1------|-1-------1---4-----------1------|G|-------------3-----------x------|-------------3-----------x------|D|-----3-------3-----------3------|-----3-------3-----------3------|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
___G_(xx5x33)______________________________________________________ ( * = pinch harmonics... )e|-3------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|---------6b8~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~8*~r6---3*---------------------|G|--------------------------------|-------------5*-b6*~r5---3*-----|D|--------------------------------|-----------------------------5*-|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
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e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|G|-----3---3---3~~~--------3---3~~~---------3---3~~~--------3---3--|D|-----3---3---3~~~----5---3---3~~~-----5---3---3~~~----5---3---3--|A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|(3)-----------------------------|--------------------------------| T
| / = slide up | \ = slide down | ~ = Sustain or vibrato | x = mute note | PM = palm mute |F/G = chord/bass note | b = bend | ^ = slight bend ( or quarter-tone bend ) | r = relax bend | h = hammer-on | p = pull-off | * = pinch harmonic |(xx5x33) chord or fingering |(3) = optional note | T = thumb holds note on 6th string
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