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2-4-6-8 MOTORWAY

As recorded by Tom Robinson Band


(from the 1978 Single "2-4-6-8 Motorway")
Transcribed by Troy001 Words by Tom Robinson Band Music by Tom Robinson Band

A Intro
A

P = 124

Asus4 A

Asus4 A

Asus4 A

Asus4 A

Asus4 A

Asus4 A

Asus4 A

Asus4

ggg 4 V k I 4 V V V u Gtr I
T A B
2 2 2 0

V k V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u u
3 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0 2 2 2 0

V V V V
2 2 2 0

V V V V
2 2 2 0

V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
3 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0

V V V V
2 2 2 0

V V V V
2 2 2 0

V V V V
2 2 2 0

V k V } V V V V } V V V V } V V V V } V V
3 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 x x x x 2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0

V V V V
2 2 2 0

V V V V
2 2 2 0

V V V V
2 2 2 0

V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
3 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0

V V V V
2 2 2 0

E/G

Eadd9/G E/G

b b

Eadd9/G

D/F

E/G

Asus4 A

Asus4

ggg V k V k V k V V V V V V V I V V V V V V V V V V u 2u 2u 2 0 T 2
A B
2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 1 2 2

V k V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 2u 0u 2u 0
0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2

V k V k V V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 2u 0 0 2u 2 3 3 0 0
2 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 0

V V V V
2 2 2 0

V V V V
2 2 2 0

V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V u 3u 3 2
2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0

E/G

Eadd9/G E/G

b b

Eadd9/G

D/F

Asus4 A

Asus4

ggg V k V k V V V V V V V V V I V V V V V V V V V V u 2u 2 0 2 0 T 2
A B
2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 1 2 2

V k V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 2u 0u 2u 0
0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2

V k V k V V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 2u 0 0 2u 2 3 3 0 0
2 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 0

V V V V
2 2 2 0

V V V V
2 2 2 0

V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V u 3u 3 2
2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0

B Verse 1
A E/G

b V V V V V
7 9 9 9 7

D/F

13

gg Ig
T A B

0 2 2 2 0

V k V k V k VfV V V V VfV V V V V V V V V V V V V u u u
0 3 2 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 3 2 2 0 2 5 5 5 2
sl.

V V V V V V V k V k V V lV V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u u
7 9 9 9 7 7 10 9 9 7 7 9 9 9 7 7 10 9 9 7 7 10 9 9 7 7 10 9 9 7

V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
2 3 5 2 2 2 2 4 4 2 0 2 4 0 4

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0 2 2 2 0

V k V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u u u u
0 3 2 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 3 2 2 0

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E/G

b V V V V V

D/F

E/G

17

gg Ig
T A B

0 2 2 2 0

V k V k V k VfV V V V VfV V V V V V V V V V V V V u u u
0 3 2 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 3 2 2 0 2 5 5 5 2
sl.

V V V V } V V k V k V V l} V V V V V } V V V V V V V } V u u
7 9 9 9 7 7 10 9 9 7 7 9 9 9 7 7 10 9 9 7

x 7 7 x 10 9 x 9 9 x 9 9 x 7 7

V V V V V V V V V V V V V |||| ||
4

2 3 5 2 2 4 2 0 2 4 4 (0)

0 2 2 2 0

V k V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u u u u
0 3 2 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 3 2 2 0

C Chorus 1
A E/G

b V k V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 2u 0u 2u 0
0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2

D/F

E/G

21

ggg I
T A B

V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 0u 0u 0 0 0 2 2 2 2
2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 1 2 2

V k V k V V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 2u 0 0 0u 2 3 3 0 0 2
2 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 0

V V V V V
0 2 2 2 0

V V V V V
0 2 2 2 0

V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V u 0u 0 0 3 2 3
2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0

D Verse 2
A E/G

b } } } } }
x x x x x

D/F

25

ggg I
T A B

V k V k V k VfV V V V VfV V V V V V V V V V V V V u 0u 0u 0 2 0
2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0 5 5 5 2
sl.

V V } V k V } V V } V } V V } u
7 9 9 9 7 7 10 9 9 7 x x x x x

V V V V V
7 9 9 9 7

V V V V lV V V V V V V V
7 10 9 9 7 7 10 9 9 7 7 10 9 9 7

V V V V V
7 9 9 9 7

V V V k V V V V V V V V V V V u
2 0 2 3 2 4 2 4 5 2 4 2 4 2

V k V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 0u 0u 0u 0
2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0

E/G

b } } } } }
x x x x x

D/F

E/G

29

gg Ig
T A B

V k V k V k VfV V V V VfV V V V V V V V V V V V V u 0u 0u 0 2 0
2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0 5 5 5 2
sl.

V V } V k V } V V } V } V V } u
7 9 9 9 7 7 10 9 9 7 x x x x x

V V V V V
7 9 9 9 7

V } V V l} V V } V V } V
7 10 9 9 7 x x x x x 7 10 9 9 7

V V V V V
7 9 9 9 7

V V V k V V V V V V V V V V V V u
2 0 2 0 3 0 2 2 4 4 2 2 0 4 4

V k V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 0u 0u 0u 0
2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0

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E Chorus 2
A E/G

b V k V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 2u 0u 2u 0
0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2

D/F

E/G

1.

33

ggg I
T A B

V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 0u 0u 0 0 0 2 2 2 2
2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 1 2 2

V k V k V V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 2u 0 0 0u 2 3 3 0 0 2
2 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 0

V V V V V
0 2 2 2 0

V V V V V
0 2 2 2 0

V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V u 0u 0 0 3 2 3
2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0

F Guitar Solo 1
2.

A
vibrato with whammy bar

E/G

b V V V V
2
P

D/F

b V
Full

37

ggg V V V V V V I V V V V V V
T A B
2 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 3 2 2 0

V V V V V M O

V
Full

V \\\\
4

V V V V V V V O

V V V
Full

V
Full

V V V V V
Full

Gtr II Full 4 4 2 4 2
P

0 5 5 4 4 4 2
P H

M \\\\\\\ O 4 4 4

4 4 2 4 2
P

A
41

E/G

gg VVV VV Ig V V u V \\\\\ u M M T O 5 4 4 4 4 2 2
Full

VV VVV VVV
Full

b E/Gb A VVV VVVVV U V VVV


D/F
Full

Full

2 5 5

A B

4 4 2
P H

M \\\\\ O 4 4 4
Full

2 5

Full

7 7 5 7 5

MO

G Bridge
N.C.

D/F

E/G

46

ggg U I
T A B
5

fW W
Gtr I

|||||||||||||

mf

Full

V V U U V V V V V V V U U V V V |||||||||||||||||||||||||||
ff
2 0 4 5 4 5 2 3 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 2

VkVkVkVk V V V V V V V V V V V V V V fu u u u
0 2 2 2 0 0 3 2 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 3 2 2 0

4 5

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H Chorus 3
A E/G

b V k V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 2u 0u 2u 0
0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2

D/F

E/G

1.-3.

54

ggg I
T A B

V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 0u 0u 0 0 0 2 2 2 2
2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 1 2 2

V k V k V V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 2u 0 0 0u 2 3 3 0 0 2
2 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 0

V V V V V
0 2 2 2 0

V V V V V
0 2 2 2 0

V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V u 0u 0 0 3 2 3
2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0

4x

4.

58

ggg I
T A B

VkVkVkVk V V V V V V VV VV f VgV f VgV f VgV V V V V V Vf VgV f VgV VV VV VV V V V V VV u 0u 0u 0u 0


0 0 3 4 2 2 4 2 0 0 3 4 0 0 3 4 2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 3 4

U U U U
2 3 2 0

U U U U
2 3 2 0

I Guitar Solo 2
A

64

ggg V I
Gtr II
Full

V M \\\\\
16

V V V V V V

E/G

b V V V V

D/F

b V

V V V
Full

V
Full

V V V V V M
Full

V
3/4

V M \\\\\\\
16

V V V u O

T A B

16

16

17 17

16 16 14
P H

M \\\\\\\ O 16 16 16 16 14
P

Full

16

14

16

16

16 16 14 16 14
P

16

16 16 14

E/G

b V V V V V
14

68

ggg V u I
T A B
14

V \\\\\\\ M
Full

V V V V V
Full

V V V M \\\\\ O 16 16 16
Full

b V V V
D/F
Full

b V V V V V
E/G

17

14 17 17

16 16 14

16

16

14 17

17

19

19

Full

19 19 17 19 17

MO

17

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sl.

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J Chorus 4 / Outro
A E/G

b V V V V V u kVkV V V V V V V V V u u
2 0 1 2 2 0 0 1 2 2

D/F

E/G

1.

2.

72

ggg I
T A B

0 2 2 2 0

Vk V V V V u Gtr I

0 2 2 2 0

V V V V V u

kV V V V V u
0 2 2 2 0

kVV VV VV VV V
0 2 2 2 0 0 1 2 2

0 0 1 2 2

kVk V V V V u
2 0 1 2 2

2 3 2 0 0

V V V V V u

kVkVVkV V VV V V VV V V VV V V VV V u u
2 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 1 2 2 0 2 2 2 0

V V V V V
0 2 2 2 0

V V V V V
0 2 2 2 0

0 3 2 2 0

VkV V V V V V V V u
0 2 2 2 0

kVk V V V u
0 3 2 2 0

VVVVV V V f V gV
0 0 3 4 2 2 4 2
P

E/G

b V k V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 2u 0u 2u 0
0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2 0 1 2 2

D/F

E/G

77

ggg I
T A B

V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 0u 0u 0 0 0 2 2 2 2
2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 1 2 2

V k V k V V k V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V u 2u 0 0 0u 2 3 3 0 0 2
2 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 0

V V V V V
0 2 2 2 0

V V V V V
0 2 2 2 0

V k V k V k V V V V V V V V V V u 0u 0 0 3 2 3
2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0

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