Rush - "The Spirit Of Radio"
Transcribed by Damon Schmidt.
	

Key to Notation: T = Tap, P = Pull-off, H = Hammer-on

 Main Riff-

 T P  P  H  T   P  P  H  T  P  P  H  T  P  P  P  H
---^--^--^--^---^--^--^--^--^--^--^--^--^--^--^--^----
-7--5--3--5--10--5--3--5--7--5--3--5--9--7--5--3--5---
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 T P  P  H  T   P  P  H  T  P  P  H  T  P  P  P  H
---^--^--^--^---^--^--^--^--^--^--^--^--^--^--^--^----
-7--5--3--5--10--5--3--5--7--5--3--5--9--7--5--3--5---
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                    Repeat Main Riff 7 Times
                   
  While Guitar 1    T P  P  H  T   P  P  H  T  P  P  H  T  P  P  P  H 
  is repeating     ---^--^--^--^---^--^--^--^--^--^--^--^--^--^--^--^----
  the main riff->  -7--5--3--5--10--5--3--5--7--5--3--5--9--7--5--3--5---
  Guitar 2 is      ------------------------------------------------------
  playing a full   ------------------------------------------------------
  extension E5     ------------------------------------------------------
  a la Tom Sawyer  ------------------------------------------------------
                                               Ascending patt. Repeat 4 times
'Tom Sawyer' E5 0      -----------------------|----------------------------
                5      -----------------------|----------------------------
                4      -----------------------|----------------------------
                2      --4--2--0-----0--------|--------------------------2-
                2      -----------3-----3--2--|--------------0--2--3--4----
                0      -----------------------|--0--2--3--4----------------

  E         B5          G#5                     A5                    B5
------|-----------|-----------------------|---------------------|-------------
------|-----------|-----------------------|---------------------|-------------
--1---|-----------|-----------------------|---------------------|-------------
--2---|-----9-\---|-----6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---|-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|-----9-------
--2---|-----9-\---|-----6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---|-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|-----9-------
--0---|-----7-\---|-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|-----5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|-----7-------

   Pre-verse riff

  E               B5             G#5                A5
--------0---------------0---------------0------------------------
--------0--0------------0--0---------------0---------------------
--1---------------4---------------------------------2-------P----
--2---------------4---------------6-----------------2-------^----
--2------------0--2--2------------6-----------------0--0--4--2---
--0--0-------------------------0--4--4--------4--4---------------

   Verse riff one(times 2)  "Begin the day..."

  E               B5             G#5                A5
--------0---------------0---------------0------------------------
--------0--0------------0--0---------------0---------------------
--1---------------4---------------------------------2--2--4------
--2---------------4---------------6-----------------2--2--4------
--2------------0--2--2------------6-----------------0--0--2------
--0--0-------------------------0--4--4--------4--4---------------

   Repeat Pre-verse section once then-

   Verse riff two(times 2) "Off on your way..."

--------4--0---------2--2---------4--0----------------
-----0--5--0------0--0--4---------4--0----------------
--1------------4-------------------------2--2--4------
--2------------4------------6------------2--2--4------
--2------------2------------6------------0--0--2------
--0-------------------------4--4----------------------

   End Verse riff

--------0---------------0-----------------------------------------------------
--------0--0------------0--0--------------------------------------------------
--1---------------4-----------------------------------------------------------
--2---------------4-----------------6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--7--7--7--7--7--9--
--2------------0--2--2--------------6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--7--7--7--7--7--9--
--0--0------------------------4--0--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--5--5--5--5--5--7--

Mute all notes on the staff below...

----------------------  Play this muted part twice, then repeat(14 times)
--7--5--3---9--7--5---  while the other gtr plays the Main riff(also 14 times)
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  "All this machinery..."
  Let all chords ring freely(times 4)

  E                 B5                G#5               A       B
--0---0------0------2---2------2------4---4------4------0---0---2-------------
--1---1------1------4---4------4------4---4------4------2---2---4-------------
--1---1------1------4---4------4------5---5------5------2---2---4-------------
--2---2------2------4---4------4------6---6------6------2---2---4-------------
--2---2------2------2---2------2------6---6------6------0---0---2-------------
--0---0------0------------------------4---4------4----------------------------

  Repeat End verse riff, repeat muted part(times 2), repeat muted part
  (times 14) and Main riff(times 14), then-

  Repeat the following measure twice

  E                D/F#             E/G#
--0---0---0--0--0-------------------0---0---0--0--0---------------------------
--0---0---0--0--0--3---3---3--3--3--0---0---0--0--0--3---3---3--3--3----------
--1---1---1--1--1--2---2---2--2--2--4---4---4--4--4--2---2---2--2--2----------
--2---2---2--2--2--0---0---0--0--0--2---2---2--2--2--0---0---0--0--0----------
--2---2---2--2--2--x---x---x--x--x--x---x---x--x--x--x---x---x--x--x----------
--0---0---0--0--0--2---2---2--2--2--4---4---4--4--4--2---2---2--2--2----------

  Repeat Pre-verse riff once , End Verse riff once
  Repeat Main riff twice, then a descending scale that
  I haven't tried to figure out yet, then the ascending
  patt. 4 times, then-

--4---4---5---7---------------------------------------------------------------
--5---5---5---5---------------------------------------------------------------
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  this pattern varies slightly times 3, Ascending patt, times 2, then above
  pattern with variations, then Ascending patt. times two, then solo, Ascending
  patt, times 5, Main riff once , then-

--0---------------------------------------------------------------------------
--0--------------------------------------------------------------------------
--1-------------9\------------------------------------------------------------
--2-------------9\------------------------------------------------------------
--2-------------7\------------------------------------------------------------
--0---------------------------------------------------------------------------

  Sorry, no solo yet, but soon.