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Ac Dc - Highway To Hell G guitar tab

Highway to Hell

--------------- LEN&SAM

AC/DC

As has been posted already the main riff goes like:

E ---------------|----------------|----------------|----------------

B ---2---2---2---|---3---3---3----|---3---3---3----|---3---3---3----

G ---2---2---2---|---2---2---0----|---2---2---0----|---2---2---0----

D ---2---2---2---|---0---0---0----|---0---0---0----|---0---0---0----

A ---0---0---0---|----------------|----------------|----------------

E ---------------|---2---2---3----|---2---2---3----|---2---2---3----

E -----------|-------

B -------2---|---2---

G ---2---2---|---2---

D ---0---2---|---2---

A -------0---|---0---

E ---2-------|-------

The chorus then goes like this:

on the high - way to hell

E ----2---|-------------------2----|--

B ----3---|---2---2---2---2---3----|--

G ----2---|---2---2---2---2---2----|--

D ----0---|---2---2---2---2---0----|--

A ----0---|---0---0---0---0---0----|--

E ----2---|------------------------|--

And the guitar solo bit : (after 'Don't stop me !')

E --2---3---3---2-----|--3---3---3---2----2----|------5-------------------

B --3---3---3---3-----|--3---3---3---3----3----|----5---------5-5------5--

G --3---3---3---3-----|--3---3---3---3----2--7b(9)------7b(9)-----7b(9)---

D --0---0---0---0-----|--0---0---0---0----0----|--------------------------

A --0---0---0---0-----|--0---0---0---0----0----|--------------------------

E --------------------|------------------------|--------------------------

E -----------------------------------|----------------|------------------------

B -5--------5--5-------5--5--7--(8)r7b(8)-------------|------------------------

G ----7b(9)------7b(9)-------7--(8)r7b(8)--5-----7---5b(6)---------------------

D -----------------------------------|--------7-------|-------4--(5)r4--2------

A -----------------------------------|----------------|-----X-------------3--0-

E -----------------------------------|----------------|------------------------

E ----------5-----------|----------5--X---------|----------------5--

B -------------5--------|----------5--X-----5---|-------------------

G -2--4b(6)------(6)r4--|-2--0-----------4b(5)--|---2--0--X--/2-----

D ----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------

A ----------------------|-------0---------------|-------------------

E ----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------

E ---------------------------|-

B -5-------------------------|-

G ---4--(5)r4--X/14--X/18---|-

D ---------------------------|-

A ---------------------------|-

E ---------------------------|-

The trill bit at the end is just frets 12 and 15 on the top string.

Notation used:

5b(7) play at fret 5 and bend to fret 7

(7)r5 play string already bent to fret 7 and release to fret 5

4/6 and 64 slide up/down from..to

X play muted string

A5 D/F# G5 D/F# G5 D/F# G5 A5

-----.-||-------------.-|-------------.-|------.--------|-.------------.--||

-------||---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------||

-2-2-2-||o--------------|---------------|-------------2-|-2--------2-2-2-o||

-2-2-2-||o------------5-|-------------5-|------5------2-|-2--------2-2-2-o||

-0-0-0-||---------5-5-5-|---------5-5-5-|--5-5-5---5--0-|-0--------0-0-0--||

-------||---------2-2-3-|---------2-2-3-|--2-2-3---2----|-----------------||

& 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 &3 & 4 &

[*:: last time before Chorus: play PART V-2 instead...]

%PART V-2 [end of Verse]

D/F# G5 D/F# E5 -->to PART C-1(Chorus)

|------------------|------------------|-----------------||

|------------------|------------------|-----------------||

|------------------|------------------|-----------------||

|------5-----------|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|-9-9-9-9-9-9--9--||

|--5-5-5----5------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|-7-7-7-7-7-7--7--||

|--2-2-3----2---0--|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--||

1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

**INTRO: [PART V-1 2x]

**VERSE 1: [PART V-1 3x; 4th x, go to V-2{see E5 below}]

%PART C-1 [Chorus]-- [3 times] [** [*

A5 D G D A5 D [to V-1]

||-------------------|----2-2----3---2----||----------2=|===2===|==2-------||

||-----------------3=|==3-3-3-3--3---3----||----------3=|===3===|==3-------||

||o--2---2---2--2--2=|==2-2-2-2--0---2---o||-2-2-2--2-2=|===2===|==2-------||

||o--2---2---2--2--0=|==0-0-0-0--0---0---o||-2-2-2--2-0=|===0===|==0-------||

||---0---0---0--0----|--------------------||-0-0-0--0---|-------|----------||

||-------------------|-----------3--------||------------|-------|----------||

1 2 3 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 4 1 2 3 4 &---1234----123

[*:: end of 2nd Chorus, go to PART C-2 from here...]

[**:: middle of 3th Chorus, go to Part C-3 from here...]

**CHORUS 1: [PART C-1]

I'm on a Highway to Hell-- On the Highway to Hell--

Highway to Hell-- On the Highway to Hell--

**VERSE 2: [a` la Verse 1]

No stop signs-- speed limit--

Nobody's gonna slow me down--

Like a wheel, gonna spin it--

Nobody's gonna mess me around--

Hey, Satan--payin' my dues--

Playin' in a rockin' band--

Hey, mama, look at me--

I'm on my way to the {E5} Promised Land-- [oh, poor Bon Scott!...]

**CHORUS 2: [PART C-1-->C-2]

I'm on a Highway to Hell-- Highway to Hell--

I'm on the Highway to Hell-- Highway to Hell--

[to PART C-2] --Don't stop now--

%PART C-2 ["tag" to Chorus2]--

D G D D G D G D G

|--2-----3-----2===|======2-----------|--2-----3-----2===|=2--3----2---3---||

|--3-----3-----3===|======3-----------|--3-----3-----3===|=3--3----3---3---||

|--2-----0-----2===|======2-----------|--2-----0-----2===|=2--0----2---0---||

|--0-----0-----0===|======0-----------|--0-----0-----0===|=0--0----0---0---||

|------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------||

|--------3---------|------------------|--------3---------|----3--------3---||

1 & 2 & 3 & 4---------1234 1 & 2 & 3 & 4&----1 &2& 3 4

"--Don't stop now--"

**LEAD TACIT [played over PART C-1]

(I woulda trancribed Angus's lead, but I thought, hell, YOU can do just

as well, jammin' on the A pentatonic minor scale! . . . Of course, a

Gibson SG would help!)

**CHORUS 3: [PART C-1-->C-3]

I'm on a Highway to Hell-- On a Highway to Hell--

I'm on a Highway to Hell-- On a Highway to[stutter-pause: PART C-3]

%PART C-3 [stutter-pause in middle of 3rd Chorus]--

A5 D [lead gu. descending smear]

|---------------.--|------------------|

|---------------3--|---------------|

|--2--2--2---2--2--|---------------|

|--2--2--2---2--0--|---------------|

|--0--0--0---0--0--|---------------|

|------------------|------------------|

1 2 3 4 &

"High__way to--"[stop]

**CHORUS 3 (continued) [PART C-1...]

Highway to Hell--{I'm on a Highway to Hell}Highway to Hell--

{Highway to Hell}Highway to Hell--{Highway to}Highway to Hell

[after Held-D chord:]

And I'm goin' down-- all the way--

[then--A5 thirty-second-note extended strum (cliche 70's coda)]

I'm on the Highway to Hell.

[then--single staccato A5]

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