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Montrose tabs for Rock the nation

Guitar tabs with lyrics

Title: Rock the Nation
Album: Montrose

Composed by Ronnie Montrose
Lyrics at Sammy Hagar's official site:
http://www.redrocker.com/montrose.html
Tabbed by Chris Clark

Use a little vibrato on the chords in the main riff as indicated.

Comments and crits to: drclueful@hotmail.com

Tab: Guitar

Tuning: Standard


Intro riff

e -------------------------------I
A chord diagramBB -----5--7v----------7--9v------I
A chord diagramG+G -----5--7v----------7--9v------I
A chord diagramD MajorD --7--5--7v-------9--7--9v------I
A chord diagramA augmentedA --7---------(0)--9--------(0)--I
A chord diagramE MajorE -------------------------------I
    A chord diagramA augmentedA  A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramBB  A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramE MajorE


Main riff/verse

e -----------------------------------------------I
A chord diagramBB -----5--7v------7--9v---9--7--9--7--9--7--9-9--I
A chord diagramG+G -----5--7v------7--9v---9--7--9--7--9--7--9-9--I
A chord diagramD MajorD --7--5--7v---9--7--9v---9--7--9--7--9--7--9-9--I
A chord diagramA augmentedA --7----------9----------7--7--7--7--7--7--7-7--I
A chord diagramE MajorE -----------------------(0)---------------------I
    A chord diagramA augmentedA  A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramBB  A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramE MajorE    A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramD/ED/E A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramD/ED/E A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramD/ED/E A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE

Chorus

"Been a long..."

e --------------------I
A chord diagramBB --5--7--2----0---2--I
A chord diagramG+G --5--7--2----0---2--I
A chord diagramD MajorD --5--7--2----0---2--I
A chord diagramA augmentedA --------------------I
A chord diagramE MajorE --------------------I
    A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramA augmentedA    A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramA augmentedA

"But my homework..."

e ---------------------I
A chord diagramBB --5--7--2----0-0-----I
A chord diagramG+G --5--7--2----0-0--1--I
A chord diagramD MajorD --5--7--2----0-0--2--I
A chord diagramA augmentedA ------------------2--I
A chord diagramE MajorE ---------------------I
    A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramA augmentedA    A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramG+G  A chord diagramE MajorE

"I'm gonna..."

e ---------------------I
A chord diagramBB --5--7--2----0-0--2--I
A chord diagramG+G --5--7--2----0-0--2--I
A chord diagramD MajorD --5--7--2----0-0--2--I
A chord diagramA augmentedA ---------------------I
A chord diagramE MajorE ---------------------I
    A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramA augmentedA    A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramG+G  A chord diagramA augmentedA

"Just a-wanna..."

e ----------------I
A chord diagramBB --5--2--0-------I
A chord diagramG+G --5--2--0----1--I
A chord diagramD MajorD --5--2--0----2--I
A chord diagramA augmentedA -------------2--I
A chord diagramE MajorE -------------0--I
    A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramA augmentedA  A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramE MajorE

(On second chorus, play A chord diagramE MajorE chord four times before bridge)


Bridge (ride the Eh4 for the solo)

e ---------------------------------------------------0--I
A chord diagramBB ---------------------------------------------------0--I
A chord diagramG+G -----------------------2--------2------------------1--I
A chord diagramD MajorD -----------------0--4--------2--------2---------------I
A chord diagramA augmentedA --2--h4----2--4-----------4--------4-----4------------I
A chord diagramE MajorE --0------------------------------------------3--0-----I
    A chord diagramE MajorE              A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramA augmentedA                     A chord diagramE MajorE


Ending

"Rock the nation..." (x3)

e ------------I
A chord diagramBB --0--0--2---I
A chord diagramG+G --0--0--2---I
A chord diagramD MajorD --0--0--2---I
A chord diagramA augmentedA ------------I
A chord diagramE MajorE ------------I
    A chord diagramG+G  A chord diagramG+G  A chord diagramA augmentedA

"Rock the..." (x4)

e --------I
A chord diagramBB --0--0--I
A chord diagramG+G --0--0--I
A chord diagramD MajorD --0--0--I
A chord diagramA augmentedA --------I
A chord diagramE MajorE --------I
    A chord diagramG+G  A chord diagramG+G

"Nation"

e -----I
A chord diagramBB --2--I
A chord diagramG+G --2--I
A chord diagramD MajorD --2--I
A chord diagramA augmentedA --0--I
A chord diagramE MajorE -----I
    A chord diagramA augmentedA

Symbols:
v = vibratro
h = hammer-on

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