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Rush: Half the World
>From the album Test For Echo (Atlantic Records)
Copyright 1996 Core Music Publishing
Music by Lee and Lifeson
Lyrics by Peart

Comments/corrections to Sean Jones 

Transcribed by Joe White

This song is in dropped D tuning (DADG low to high).


INTRO++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

   w   h s s s s s s s s   s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s
---r-|-r-5h7-7-5h7-7-5h7-|-7-5h7-7-5h7-7-5h7-7-7-7-7-5-----|
4:-e-|-e-----------------|-----------------------------7-5-|
4:-s-|-s-----------------|---------------------------------|
---t-|-t-----------------|---------------------------------|

 E e   E   s s e e   E e s E   s s s s s s
|------------------|-----------------------|
|--------------3---|-----------------------|GO TO THE
|5-5-x-3-x-3h5---3-|-5-5-5-3-x-2h3-2h3-2h3-|VERSE FIGURE.
|------------------|-----------------------|

(END INTRO) +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

VERSE FIGURE (play this ad lib on repeats)+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

 E e   E   s s e e   E e s E   e s s s s   E e   E   s s e e
|-------------------|--------------------|-------------------|
|---------------3---|--------------------|---------------3---|
|-5-5-x-3-x-3h5---3-|5-5-5-3-x-2-2h3-2h3-|-5-5-x-3-x-3h5---3-|
|-------------------|--------------------|-------------------|
                                         (Singing starts here)

  E e s E   s s e      E e   E   s s e e   E e s E e   q   E e   E   s s e e
|---------------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|--------------3---|---------------|---------------3---|
|-5-5-5-3-x-2-3-2-x-x-|5-5-x-3-x-3h5---3-|-5-5-5-3-2-x---|-5-5-x-3-x-3h5---3-|
|---------------------|------------------|-------------5-|-------------------|

 E s s s E   e s s s s   E e   E   s s e e   e s e s q  e q
|----------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|----------------------|---------------3---|-----7--/10-9----|GO TO THE
|5-5-5-5-3-x-3-2-3-2-3-|-5-5-x-3-x-3h5---3-|-5-5---5------10\|CHORUS FIGURE.
|----------------------|-------------------|-----------------|

(END VERSE FIGURE) ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

CHORUS FIGURE (play this ad lib on repeats)++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

 e s s e s e s s s s s s s   e s s e s e s s s s s s s
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|--------------------------|---------------------------|

 e s s e s e s e e s s   e s s e   q   e e   e s s e s e s s s s s s s
|----------------------|-------------------|---------------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|---------------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-5-5-5-5-x-7-x-5-4-|---------------------------|

 e s s e s e s s s s s s s   e s s e s e s e e s s   E E e+h |1ST TIME, GO
|--------------------------|-----------------------|---------|TO VERSE FIG.
|--------------------------|-----------------------|---------|2ND TIME, GO
|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----------------------|---------|TO INTERLUDE.
|--------------------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-5-5-7-7-|3RD TIME, GO
                                                             |TO OUTRO.

(END CHORUS FIGURE) +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

INTERLUDE +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

 s s s e s s s s s s e s s s   s s  s  e  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  e
|----------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7/10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
|----------------------------|------------------------------------------|

 s s s e s s s s s s e s s s   s s s e s s s s s  s  s  s  s  e
|----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5/7-7-7-7-7-7-7/10-10-10-10h12-10-|
|----------------------------|-----------------------------------|

 s s s e s s s s s s e s s s   s s  s  e  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  e  s  s
|----------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7/10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
|----------------------------|------------------------------------------|

 s s s e s e s s s e s e   s s s e s e s s s s s s e
|------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------------|
|3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------|
|------------------------|-------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|

 s s s e s s s s s s e s s s   e s e s e s e s e e
|----------------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------------|---------------------|
|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-5-|

 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  s  s
|--------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7/10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
|--------------------------------|----------------------------------------|

    e s e s s s e e e e  4x w  +h s s s s s s s s
||-----------------------||-7-|-7-5h7-7-5h7-7-5h7-|
||*---------------------*||---|-------------------|
||*---------------------*||---|-------------------|
||--7-7-7-7-7-7-5-7-5-7--||---|-------------------|
    (play ad lib
     on repeats)

 s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s   E e   E   s s e e   E e s E s e s s s s
|7-5h7-7-5h7-7-5h7-7-7-7-7-7-5---|-------------------|---------------------|
|------------------------------7-|---------------3---|---------------------|
|--------------------------------|-5-5-x-3-x-3h5---3-|-5-5-5-3-3-3-2h3-2h3-|
|--------------------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
                                                                          /|\
                                                                           |
                                                    GO TO THE VERSE FIGURE.|
(END INTERLUDE) ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

OUTRO ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

  e s s e s e s s s s s s s  e s s e s e s s s s E   e s s e s e s e e s s
|---------------------------|----------------------|-----------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------3-5\|-----------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-0-5-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|-----------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|

  E E e+h
|---------||
|---------||
|---------||
|-5-7-5-5-||

(END OF SONG) ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++


===========================================================================
==                         TABLATURE EXPLANATION                         ==
===========================================================================

----------                ----------                ----t---
----5h8--- Hammeron       ----(8)--- Ghost          ----6--- Tap
----------                ---------- Note           --------
----5p8--- Pulloff        ----------                --------

----------                ----------                -----p--
----5/8--- Slide Up       -----x---- Dead           -----7-- Pop
----------                ---------- Note           --s-----
----5\8--- Slide Down     ----------                --5----- Slap

----------                ||------|| Repeat         --------
----5~~~-- Vibrato        ||*----*||                ---5^--- Bend
----------                ||*----*||                --------
----------                ||------||                --------

----------                ----------                --------
-4:------- Time           ----------                --------
-4:------- Signature      ----------                --------
----------                ----------                --------

Rhythm:
  w = whole note            W = dotted whole
  h = half note             H = dotted half
  q = quarter note          Q = dotted quarter
  e = eighth note           E = dotted eighth
  s = sixteenth note        S = dotted sixteenth
  t = 32nd note             T = dotted 32nd
  x = 64th note             X = dotted 64th
  ^ = triplet               + = tie to previous note

===========================================================================
==             Created with a demo version of BUCKET O' TAB              ==
==                tablature creation software for Windows                ==
==                    For more info email gse@his.com                    ==
===========================================================================


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1978 Hemispheres
1977 Farewell to Kings
1976 2112
1975 Caress of Steel
1975 Fly by Night
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01Test for Echo tabbass tab
02Driven tabbass tab
03Half the World tabbass tab
04The Color of Right tabbass tab
05Time and Motion tabbass tab
06Totem tabbass tab
07Dog Years tabbass tab
08Virtuality tabbass tab
09Resist tabbass tab
10Limbo tabbass tab
11Carve Away the Stone tabbass tab

 

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