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    From the CD 'Grace Under Pressure'
        Written by Lee/Lifeson/Peart
        Mercury/Polygram Records 818476-2

    This song is in the key of C. Standard tuning [EADGBe] (low to
high). 4/4 time. Play with some distortion.

Jimmy Pena - [email protected]

| = not a standard bar line; just used to separate music
~ = vibrato or held note
x = percussive note with no pitch; muted note
. = staccato; mute the note immediately after striking it
h = hammer on
p = pull off
s = slide
b = bend string up to indicated pitch/fret
r = release bend to indicated string/fret
/ = slide up from infinity
\ = slide down into infinity
[5] = artificial harmonic (use thumb to follow through the pick attack)
o \_
o /  repeat sign (always look for these!)

[x35553] = fret box; this is a Chord diagramC majorC chord - this is the same as standard
 tablature, only turned on its side. Tilt your head clockwise to read.

Chord 🏷Legend:

Chord diagramDmDm  : [x57765]
Chord diagramC majorC   : [x3555x]
Chord diagramDm11Dm11 : [x53553]
Chord diagramCsus2Csus2 : [x35533]


[Riff 1]
  Chord diagramA minorAm                Chord diagramE minorEm
e:-0--0~-------------------------------0~--------------------------|
B:-1--1------------------------------0-0---------------------------|
G:-2--2------------------------------0-0---------------------------|
D:-2--2---2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2---------------------------|
A:-0--0---0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2|
E:-----------------------------------0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0|
  Chord diagramG+G                Chord diagramFF
e:---3~-----------------------------1--1~--------------------------|
B:-3-3------------------------------1--1---------------------------|
G:-0-0------------------------------2--2---------------------------|
D:-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0---3--3---------------------------|
A:-2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2---3--3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3|
E:-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3---1--1--1-1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1-1-1-1|

[Riff 2]
  Chord diagramAm7Am7           Chord diagramDmDm       Chord diagramC majorC
e:--------------------5--|---5--5--5--5--5-------------------------|
B:--------------------5--|---6--6--6--6--6---5~--------------------|
G:o-------------------5-o|---7--7--7--7--7---5~--------------------|
D:o---------------------o|---7--7--7--7--7---5~--------------------|
A:-----------5--5-7------|---5--5--5--5--5---3~--------------------|
E:--3--5-----3--3-5------|-----------------------------------------|

[Riff 3]
  Chord diagramBbsus2Bbsus2     Gm7sus4
e:--1--1--1--1------1~---------------------------------------------|
B:--1--1--1--1------1~---------------------------------------------|
G:--3--3--3--3------3~---------------------------------------------|
D:--3--3--3--3------3~---------------------------------------------|
A:--1--1--1--1------x----------------------------------------------|
E:------------------3~---------------------------------------------|

[Riff 4a]              [Riff 4b]

e:------13--12--10--12-------------|------13--12--10--12-----------|
B:--10------------------13--10~~---|--10------------------10~~-----|
G:---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
D:---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A:---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
E:---------------------------------|-------------------------------|

[Riff 4c]             [Riff 4d]

e:------13--12--10--12--[15]~~--|------13--12------12--[17]~~------|
B:--10--------------------------|--------------15------------------|
G:------------------------------|--14------------------------------|
D:------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A:------------------------------|----------------------------------|
E:------------------------------|----------------------------------|

[Riff 5]

e:--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-------------------------------------|
B:--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6-------------------------------------|
G:--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-------------------------------------|
D:--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-------------------------------------|
A:--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 6]
   Chord diagramA minorAm          Chord diagramE minorEm           Chord diagramG+G
e:---------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
B:---------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
G:o--4-4-5-5-7-7-5-5--o|o------4-4-----------o|o------7-7-5-5-4-4-o|
D:o-------------------o|o--5-5------7-7-5-5--o|o--5-5-------------o|
A:---------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
E:---------------------|----------------------|--------------------|
   Chord diagramFF
e:---------------------|
B:---------------------|
G:o------5-5-4-4-2-2--o|
D:o--3-3--------------o|
A:---------------------|
E:---------------------|

[Riff 7]
  Chord diagramDmDm          Chord diagramC majorC
e:-13-13-13---13-13-13---12-12-12---15-15-15-----------------------|
B:-15-15-15---15-15-15---13-13-13---17-17-17-----------------------|
G:-14-14-14---14-14-14---12-12-12---17-17-17-----------------------|
D:-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 8]
            Gm7sus4
e:--1---1----1-1-1-1-----3---3----3-3-3-3-------3-3--3~~-----------|
B:--1---1----1-1-1-1-----3---3----3-3-3-3-------5-5--6~~-----------|
G:--3---3----3-3-3-3-----5---5----5-5-5-5-------5-5--5~~-----------|
D:--3---3----3-3-3-3-----3---3----3-3-3-3------------0~~-----------|
A:--1---1----1-1-1-1-----5---5----5-5-5-5--------------------------|
E:-----------------------3---3----3-3-3-3--------------------------|

[Riff 9]
  Chord diagramDmDm          Chord diagramC/DC/D     Chord diagramDmDm
e:--13-13-13---13-13-13---15-15-15---17-17-17----------------------|
B:--15-15-15---15-15-15---15-15-15---15-15-15----------------------|
G:--14-14-14---14-14-14---12-12-12---14-14-14----------------------|
D:-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Song progression:

[Riff 1] x2

[Riff 1] x1 /w lyrics:
                       [hit xtra Chord diagramFF cymbal crashes]
Suddenly you were gone from all ....

[Riff 2] x4 /w lyrics:

I remember -
how we talked and drank into the ....

[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:

I feel the way ....([Riff 4a] x1)

[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:

I feel the ...([Riff 4b] x1)

[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:

I feel, I feel the ..... ([Riff 5] x1)

[Riff 6] x1 /w lyrics:

Tried to believe but you know ...

[Riff 2] x4 /w lyrics:

I remember -
the shouts of joy skiing fast .......

[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:

I feel ....([Riff 4a] x1)

[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:

I feel the way ....([Riff 7] x1)

[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:

I feel, I feel the ....([Riff 4c] x1)

[Riff 8] x1 /w lyrics:

This just can't be ....

Keyboard arr. for guitar:

This is a little sloppy but the keyboard plays each chord on the beat.

Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm  Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm  Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm  Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm
Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm  Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm
Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC  Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC  Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC
Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm  Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm  Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm
Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC  Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC  Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC
Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm11*  Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm  Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm
Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Csus2* Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC  Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC
Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm*   Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm  Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm
Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC C*   Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC  Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC
Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm11*  Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm  Chord diagramDmDm Dm Chord diagramDmDm Dm
Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC C*   Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC  Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC Chord diagramC majorC

    The noise you hear in the background is a keyboard. The guitar
strikes all notes with an asterisk.

[Guitar Solo]

e:---------5---------|----------------------|----------------------|
B:--6--x---6-----6---|---6--------6p5--6----|----------------6-----|
G:--7--x---7--7--7---|---7---7----7p5--7----|--------7--7p5--------|
D:--7--x---7--7--7---|---7---7----7p5--7----|-----7----------------|
A:--5--x---5--5--5---|---5---5----5----5----|---5------------------|
E:-------------------|----------------------|----------------------|

e:-----------------------|---------------------|---5--5--5--3--3---|
B:--5--5--5-------5------|--8--8--8--8\6---6\--|---6--6--6--5--5---|
G:--5--5--5-------5------|--9--9--9--9\7---7\--|-------------------|
D:--5--5--5----5--5--5---|---------------------|-------------------|
A:--3--3--3-------3------|---------------------|-------------------|
E:-----------------------|---------------------|-------------------|

e:----------------5-----|-----10--10~--10--10--|----13-13-13-13-13-|
B:--6---------6---6-----|-----10--10~--10--10--|-15-15-15-15-15-15-|
G:--7---------7---7-----|-----12--12~--12--12--|-14----------------|
D:--7---7-----7---7-----|----------------------|-------------------|
A:--5------5------5-----|----------------------|-------------------|
E:----------------------|----------------------|-------------------|

e:----13--------|--------------12------------------|---------------|
B:-15-15-15-----|--13--13------13----------13------|---------------|
G:-14----14-----|--12--12--12--12------12--12--12--|---------------|
D:--------------|--14--14--14----------14--14--14--|---------------|
A:--------------|----------------------------------|---------------|
E:--------------|----------------------------------|---------------|

e:--12--13--12---15-12-15---|--13-12------13-12-----13\------------|
B:--13--13--13---13-13-13---|--13-13-13---13-13-13--13\------------|
G:--12--12--12---12-12-12---|--12-12-12---12-12-12--12\------------|
D:--------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A:--------------------------|--------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------|--------------------------------------|

e:------5------5---|--8---8---8---5--|-----------------------------|
B:------6------6---|--6---6----------|--6---6s8--------------------|
G:--7---7------7---|--9---9----------|-----------7-----------------|
D:--7---7------7---|--7---7----------|-----------------------------|
A:--5---5------5---|-----------------|----------------------10-----|
E:-----------------|-----------------|-----------------------8-----|

e:-----------------8----/5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---3~~--------------|
B:--8----8--8--8---8----/6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---5~~--------------|
G:--9----9--9--9---9----/5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---5~~--------------|
D:-10---10-10-10--10-----------------------------------------------|
A:-10---10-10-10---------------------------------------------------|
E:--8--------------------------------------------------------------|

e:--------------------20---20~~------------------------------------|
B:--17--17--15-18p17--17---17~~------------------------------------|
G:--17--17--16-17-----17---17~~------------------------------------|
D:--17--17--17-17-----17---17~~------------------------------------|
A:-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 6] x1

[Riff 6] x1 /w lyrics:

I tried to believe but you ....
[Riff 2] x2 /w lyrics:

I remember -

[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:

I feel the way you ...([Riff 4a] x1)

[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:

I feel the way y...([Riff 9] x1)

[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:

I feel, I feel ....([Riff 4d] x1)

[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:

This just can't be ....


e:------10~------10~------20b22~~~~~-------------------------------|
B:------10~------10~-----------------------------------------------|
G:--12~------12~---------------------------------------------------|
D:--12~------12~---------------------------------------------------|
A:-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------------------------------------|
            No!


e:---1------1--1-----3------3--3-------3~~-------------------------|
B:---1------1--1-----3------3--3-------6~~-------------------------|
G:---3------3--3-----5------5--5-------5~~-------------------------|
D:---3------3--3-----3------3--3-------3~~-------------------------|
A:---1------1--1-----5------5--5-------5~~-------------------------|
E:-------------------3------3--3-----------------------------------|

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