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Half the World  Rush

>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-|
 |----------------------------|-----------------------------------|

( Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/r/rush/half_the_world_btab.html )
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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