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Taking care of business

	  TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS 
As recorded by Bachman-Turner Overdrive 
(From the 1973 Album BACHMAN-TURNER OVERDRIVE II) 
 
Words & Music by Randy BachmanGtr I (F A# D# G# C F) - 'Rhythm - dist electric' 
Gtr II (F A# D# G# C F) - 'Lead - dist electric' 
 
Intro 
  Q=130 
 4/4 
  Gtr I 
  E   E E  E E E E  E E   E E E E E E E E   E E  E E E E  E E 
|---|-------------------|-----------------|-------------------| 
|---|-------------------|-----------------|-------------------| 
|---|-------------------|-----------------|-------------------| 
|---|-------------------|---------------9-|-9---11---9-9-11---| 
|-9-|-9---11---9-9-11-7-|-7---9---7-7-9-7-|-7----7---7-7--7-9-| 
|-7-|-7----7---7-7--7-5-|-5---5---5-5-5---|-----------------7-| 
    |-Rhy Fig 1 
 
  E E  E E E E  E E   E E  E E E E  E E   E E E E E E E E   E E  E E E E  E E 
|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|--------------------| 
|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|--------------------| 
|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|--------------------| 
|-------------------|-------------------|---------------9-|-9---11---9-9-11----| 
|-9---11---9-9-11-9-|-9---11---9-9-11-7-|-7---9---7-7-9-7-|-7----7---7-7--7-9--| 
|-7----7---7-7--7-7-|-7----7---7-7--7-5-|-5---5---5-5-5---|-----------------7--| 
 
 
  Gtr II 
                                                               ~~~~~~ 
  H        Q    E a E   +Q     S  S  S  S  E  Q    E   a E E E E +Q    E E 
|---------------------|-------11-11-11-11-11\--------|---------------------| 
|---------------------|-------10-10-10-10-10\------7-|---------------------| 
|---------------------|-------11-11-11-11-11\------7-|-5h6-----------------| 
|-----------------7h9-|-(9)--------------------------|-----7-5-7-(7)-------| 
|---------------------|------------------------------|-----------------7-7-| 
|---------------------|------------------------------|---------------------| 
| 
| Gtr I 
| E E  E E E E  E   E 
|---------------------| 
|---------------------| 
|---------------------| w/Rhy Fig 1 
|---------------------| 
|-9---11---9-9-11---9-| 
|-7----7---7-7--7---7-| 
        end Rhy Fig 1-| 
 
  Q    S S S S E  Q    E   a E E  E E +E  E  E E   E E  S  S  S  S  E  Q    E 
|------4-4-4-4-4\--------|-----------------------|-----11-11-11-11-11\---------| 
|------3-3-3-3-3\------9-|-----------------------|-----10-10-10-10-10\------7--| 
|------4-4-4-4-4\------9-|-7h8-------------------|-----11-11-11-11-11\------7--| 
|------------------------|-----9--7-9-(9)----7-9-|-----------------------------| 
|------------------------|----------------9------|-----------------------------| 
|-0----------------------|-----------------------|-7---------------------------| 
 
 
 
          ~~~~~~                                              ~~~~~~ 
  a E E E E +Q    E a E   +Q     S S S S E  Q    E   a E E  E E +H 
|-----------------------|--------4-4-4-4-4\--------|------------------------|| 
|-----------------------|--------3-3-3-3-3\------9-|------------------------|| 
|-5h6-------------------|--------4-4-4-4-4\------9-|-7h8--------------------|| 
|-----7-5-7-(7)---------|--------------------------|-----9--7-9-(9)---------|| 
|-------------------5h7-|-(7)----------------------|------------------------|| 
|-----------------------|--------------------------|------------------------|| 
 
 
 
   Verse 
    $ 
    Gtr I 
    Rhy Fig 1 x2 
 
 
 Chorus 
 Rhy Fig 1 ->To Coda on D.S. 
 
 
 Interlude 
w/Rhy Fig 1 
  Gtr II 
  Q    S  S  S  S  E  E  E E   a E E E E +E  E  E E   e E  S S S S E E  E E 
|-----11-11-11-11-11-11------|----------------------|------4-4-4-4-4-4-------| 
|-----10-10-10-10-10-10----7-|----------------------|------3-3-3-3-3-3----9--| 
|-----11-11-11-11-11-11----7-|-5h6------------------|------4-4-4-4-4-4----9--| 
|----------------------------|-----7-5-7-(7)-7------|------------------------| 
|----------------------------|-----------------\7-7-|------------------------| 
|----------------------------|----------------------|-0----------------------| 
 
 
 
  a E E  E E +E  E  E E   a E S a     +S  +S   S S     +S   S S     +S   S  S     +S   E 
|-----------------------|----------------------7------------7------------7-------------7-| 
|-----------------------|-----7----------------7------------7------------7-------------7-| 
|-7h8-------------------|-------9b11==(9)-(9)r---9b11==(9)r---9b11==(9)r----9b11==(9)r---| 
|-----9--7-9-(9)-9--9-9-|-7h9------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
  S S E E E E  E      +E    E 
|-----------------------------| 
|-----------0--------------12-| 
|-9p7---7-9---11b13==(11)r----| 
|-----9-----------------------| 
|-----------------------------| 
|-----------------------------| 
 
 
 
                                                               ~~ 
   E      +E   E  E  +E   E      +E   E    S  +S  S S  E E  E  Q    E  D.S. al Coda 
|---------------------------------------|--------------7------11------|| 
|-------------12---------------------12-|-----------------------------|| 
|-11b13==(11)----11r(11)-11b13==(11)----|-11r(11)-7s8----9s11---------|| 
|---------------------------------------|-----------------------------|| 
|---------------------------------------|-----------------------------|| 
|---------------------------------------|-----------------------------|| 
 
 
  & 
 Guitar Solo 
w/Rhy Fig 1 
 
  E E  S E    S  E  a  Q     E   E E E E E E E E 
|------------------------------|-------7-7-7-----| 
|---7--7-7---10-10-10h12----10-|---7---7-7-7-9-7-| 
|---8--8-8---------------------|---7---------9-7-| 
|------------------------------|-----9-----------| 
|------------------------------|-----------------| 
|------------------------------|-----------------| 
 
 
 
  E E  E a    +E  +E   a    +E    S S E 
|---------------------------------------| 
|------4-6b7==(6)-(6)r-6b7==(6)r--------| 
|------4-6b7==(6)-(6)r-6b7==(6)r--6p4---| 
|-4h6---------------------------------6-| 
|---------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
  E E  E E +E  E  E  a      +E     +E    E  E      +E    E      +E    E      +E 
|--------------0--0-------------|-------14-14-----(14)--14-----(14)--14-----(14)--| 
|--------------0--0-14b16==(14)-|-(14)r----14b16==(14)r-14b16==(14)r-14b16==(14)r-| 
|-4-6--4-4-(4)------------------|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
   E  E  E  E  +E   E  a      +E    E 
|-14----14-------------------------12-| 
|-14-12-14-12-(12)-12--------------12-| 
|---------------------14b16==(14)r----| 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
   E  a      +E    E  E  a      +E    E  E  a       E 
|-12--------------12-12--------------12-12---------14--| 
|-12--------------12-12--------------12-12-14b16==(14)-| 
|----14b16==(14)r-------14b16==(14)r-------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
   +E    E      +E   E  +E   Q     E 
|-(14)--14-----(14)-14-(14)-14----14-| 
|-(14)r-14b16==(14)-14-(14)-14----14-| 
|------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
   ~~~ 
   W              W          W          W 
|-14------------|----------|----------|--------------|| 
|-14r-----------|----------|----------|--------------|| 
|---------------|----------|----------|--------------|| 
|---------------|----------|----------|--------------|| 
|---------------|----------|----------|--------------|| 
|---------------|----------|----------|--------------|| 
| 
|  E  E Q  H      W          W          H    Q  E E 
|---------------|----------|----------|-----------7--|| 
|---------------|----------|----------|-----------7--|| 
|---------------|----------|----------|-----------8--|| 
|---------------|----------|----------|-----------9--|| 
|--9------------|----------|----------|-----------9--|| 
|--7------------|----------|----------|-----------7--|| 
 
 
 Bridge 
  Gtr I 
  E E E E Q  E E   E E E E Q  E E   E E E E Q  E E   E E E E Q  E E 
|-7--------------|---5-5-5------7-|-7--------------|---5-5-5------7--| 
|-7-9-9-9------7-|-7-5-5-5------7-|-7-9-9-9------7-|-7-5-5-5------7--| 
|-8-9-9-9------7-|-7-6-6-6------8-|-8-9-9-9------7-|-7-6-6-6------8--| 
|-9-9-9-9------7-|-7-7-7-7------9-|-9-9-9-9------7-|-7-7-7-7------9--| 
|-9-7-7-7------5-|-5-7-7-7------9-|-9-7-7-7------5-|-5-7-7-7------9--| 
|-7--------------|---5-5-5------7-|-7--------------|---5-5-5------7--| 
 
 
 
  Gtr I 
  E E E E Q  E E   E E E E Q  E E 
|-7--------------|---5-5-5------7-| 
|-7-9-9-9------7-|-7-5-5-5------7-| 
|-8-9-9-9------7-|-7-6-6-6------8-| 
|-9-9-9-9------7-|-7-7-7-7------9-| 
|-9-7-7-7------5-|-5-7-7-7------9-| 
|-7--------------|---5-5-5------7-| 
 
Gtr II 
  W                H        E  Q       +E 
|----------------|-------------7pb10===(7)r==|| 
|----------------|---------------------------|| 
|----------------|---------------------------|| 
|----------------|---------------------------|| 
|----------------|---------------------------|| 
|----------------|---------------------------|| 
| 
| E E E E Q  E E   E E E E +Q.          E 
|-7--------------|---5-5-5-(5)---------------|| 
|-7-9-9-9------7-|-7-5-5-5-(5)---------------|| 
|-8-9-9-9------7-|-7-6-6-6-(6)---------------|| 
|-9-9-9-9------7-|-7-7-7-7-(7)---------------|| 
|-9-7-7-7------5-|-5-7-7-7-(7)----------9----|| 
|-7--------------|---5-5-5-(5)----------7----|| 
 
 
 Guitar Solo 
w/Rhy Fig 1 
            ~ 
  +Q   E  E Q E S  S     E E S S E E     E E     +E 
|-(7)-10----7----------|-7-7--------------------------| 
|---------------7h=9---|-----9p7----------------------| 
|----------------------|---------9-7b7.5---9b11==(9)r-| 
|----------------------|-----------------9------------| 
|----------------------|------------------------------| 
|----------------------|------------------------------| 
 
 
 
  E E  E     E E E      E E 
|-7-----------------------------| 
|---9--9pb10-9-9-9pb10--9-9pb10-| 
|-------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------| 
 
 
 
                          ~~~ 
  E E      E E     a     +Q.      E 
|-----------------------------------| 
|-9-9pb10--9-9pb10-9b10==(9)------9r| 
|-----------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------| 
 
 
 
                 |-3-| 
  +S  S e  e e E S S S  E E       S S a     +Q    +S  S E E E E 
|------------7------------------|-----------------------------7--| 
|-(9)p7----7---9-7h9p7----------|-----------------------------7--| 
|-------8---------------8-7b7.5-|-----9b10==(9)r==(9)p7-9-7-9----| 
|-------------------------------|-9p7----------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------| 
 
 
 
                                             ~~~ 
  E E  E E a  E  e  E  E    E  E  E  E  +E   Q. 
|---7--------------11-12-|-11------------------------|| 
|---7-----------10-11----|----12------------12-------|| 
|------9-7-9s11----------|-------11-11-(11)----------|| 
|------------------------|---------------------------|| 
|------------------------|---------------------------|| 
|------------------------|---------------------------|| 
 
 
 
 Verse 
w/Rhy Fig 1 x2 
    ~~~~ 
   +H         H          W                 H        E  a      +E   E  E 
|----------------------|-----------------|---------------------------14--| 
|-(12)-----------------|-----------------|------------14b16==(14)----14r-| 
|----------------------|-----------------|-------------------------------| 
|----------------------|-----------------|-------------------------------| 
|----------------------|-----------------|-------------------------------| 
|----------------------|-----------------|-------------------------------| 
 
 
 
                                     ~~~~ 
  E  a       E   E  E  E  Q         +E 
|-----------14-----14-------------------| 
|---14b16==(14)----14r---14b16=====(14)-| 
|---------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
 ~~~~~~~                     ~~ 
   +H           Q    E  E    H       E   E  E  E 
|--------------14---------|----------------------| 
|-(14)r-------------14p12-|-12-------------12-12-| 
|-------------------------|------------/13-------| 
|-------------------------|----------------------| 
|-------------------------|----------------------| 
|-------------------------|----------------------| 
 
 
 
    ~~~~                           ~~~~~~~ 
   +Q     Q   H          E   E  E  E  +H 
|----------------------|-------------------------| 
|-(12)-----------------|-------12-12-(12)--------| 
|----------------------|---/13-------------------| 
|----------------------|-------------------------| 
|----------------------|-------------------------| 
|----------------------|-------------------------| 
 
 
 
     ~~~~~~~                  ~~~                   ~~~ 
  E  E  +Q     E  E  Q     E  Q.      E  E Q     E  Q.      Q    a      +E   E 
|------------------------|---------------------|-------------------------------| 
|---12-(12)--------------|---12----------------|---12-----------14b15==(14)r---| 
|-------------14---------|-----------14--------|-------------------------------| 
|----------------12------|--------------12-----|-------------------------------| 
|------------------------|---------------------|-------------------------------| 
|------------------------|---------------------|-------------------------------| 
 
 
 
                                      |--3--| 
   E  a      +E    E  a      +E    E  S  S  S  E  E 
|---------------------------------------------------| 
|-14-14b15==(14)r-14-14b15==(14)r-14-12h14p12----12-| 
|---------------------------------------------13----| 
|---------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
                  ~~ 
   a      +Q      Q   E  a      +Q.          E  E      E E  a      +S   +S   E E  a      +E 
|-----------------------14b16==(14)r------|-14-14pb16-14--------------------------------------| 
|-12b14==(12)r---12-----------------------|----------------14b15==(14)r(14)p12---14b16==(14)--| 
|-----------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
   +Q      a      +Q      E  E      E  E 
|--------------------------------------------| 
|-(14)r---14b16==(14)r---14-14pb16-14-14pb16-| 
|--------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------| 
| 
 
 
 
   E  E      Q    E  E      E  E 
|------------------------------------|| 
|-14-14pb16------14-14pb16-14-14pb16-|| 
|------------------------------------|| 
|------------------------------------|| 
|------------------------------------|| 
|------------------------------------|| 
 
 
 
 Chorus 
w/Rhy Fig 1 
                                                        ~~~ 
   a      +Q      a      +Q      a      +S   +S   E  E  E 
|---------------------------------------------------------| 
|-14b16==(14)r---14b16==(14)r---14b16==(14)r(14)p12-14-12-| 
|---------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
 ~~~~~~                                    ~~~ 
   +Q.     E   E  E  E  a      +E     +E   Q.       +E   a      +Q. 
|----------------------------------|--------------------14b16==(14)r------| 
|-(12)-----------12-14-14b16==(14)r|=(14)-12-------(12)-------------------| 
|------------/13-------------------|--------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
   E  E      E  E      a      +E   +Q      E 
|-14-14pb16-14-14pb16-14b16==(14)r(14)----12-| 
|--------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
   a      +Q      E  E  E E  E  S S   a     +E   E  S S E +E  E a    +Q 
|-------------------------7---------|------------7-------------------------| 
|-14b16==(14)r---14p12\-----10-10p7-|--------------10p7-7-(7)--------------| 
|-----------------------------------|-9b11==(9)r--------------4-6b7==(6)r==| 
|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
  +E  E  E a    +S  +S  E E a    +Q       E E  E a    +E   E S S  E E 
|---------------------------------------|-----------------------------|| 
|---------------------------7b9==(7)r---|-7---------------------------|| 
|-(6)-4--6-6b7==(6)r(6)p4-4-------------|---4--6-6b8==(6)r-4------4-6-|| 
|---------------------------------------|--------------------4h6------|| 
|---------------------------------------|-----------------------------|| 
|---------------------------------------|-----------------------------|| 
 
 
 
 Breakdown 
  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 
  W             +W           +E   E Q  H      Wx8 
|-------------|------------|----------------|--------|| 
|-------------|------------|----------------|--------|| 
|-4-----------|-(4)--------|-(4)\-----------|--------|| 
|-------------|------------|----------------|--------|| 
|-------------|------------|----------------|--------|| 
|-------------|------------|----------------|--------|| 
| 
| E E Q  H       W            W               Wx8 
|-------------|------------|----------------|--------|| 
|-------------|------------|----------------|--------|| 
|-------------|------------|----------------|--------|| 
|-------------|------------|----------------|--------|| 
|-9-----------|------------|----------------|--------|| 
|-7-----------|------------|----------------|--------|| 
 
 
  Gtr I 
  H    Q  E E   E E Q  Q  E E   E E Q  Q  E E 
|-----------7-|-7-----------5-|-5-------------| 
|-----------7-|-7-----------5-|-5-----------9-| 
|-----------8-|-8-----------6-|-6-----------9-| 
|-----------9-|-9-----------7-|-7-----------9-| 
|-----------9-|-9-----------7-|-7-----------7-| 
|-----------7-|-7-----------5-|-5-------------| 
 
 
  E E Q  Q  E E   E E Q  Q  E E   E E Q  Q  E E 
|-------------7-|-7-----------7-|-7-----------5-| 
|-9-----------7-|-7-----------7-|-7-----------5-| 
|-9-----------8-|-8-----------8-|-8-----------6-| 
|-9-----------9-|-9-----------9-|-9-----------7-| 
|-7-----------9-|-9-----------9-|-9-----------7-| 
|-------------7-|-7-----------7-|-7-----------5-| 
 
 
  E E Q  Q  E E   E E Q  Q  E E   E E Q  Q  E E 
|-5-------------|-------------7-|-7-------------|| 
|-5-----------9-|-9-----------7-|-7-------------|| 
|-6-----------9-|-9-----------8-|-8-------------|| 
|-7-----------9-|-9-----------9-|-9-------------|| 
|-7-----------7-|-7-----------9-|-9-----------9-|| 
|-5-------------|-------------7-|-7-----------7-|| 
 
 
 Out-Chorus 
w/Rhy Fig 1 to fade 
  Gtr II 
               ~~~~~~~ 
  a E E  E    +E  +Q.      E 
|----------------------------| 
|----------------------------| 
|--------6b7==(6)-(6)------6r| 
|-----4----------------------| 
|-4h6------------------------| 
|----------------------------| 
 
 
 
          ~~~~~~ 
  +E  E E E +Q    Q     Q   a     +H        +E  E 
|---------------------|----------------------------| 
|---------------------|----------------------------| 
|-(6)-4-6-4-(4)-------|-----9b11==(9)-------(9)-9r-| 
|---------------------|----------------------------| 
|---------------------|----------------------------| 
|---------------------|----------------------------| 
 
 
 
  E E a  E E +Q     Q     H          E  E  E  E 
|-----------------------|-----------------------| 
|-----------------------|--------------10-10----| 
|-7-9-6h=8-4-(4)--------|----------/11-------11-| 
|-----------------------|-----------------------| 
|-----------------------|-----------------------| 
|-----------------------|-----------------------| 
 
 
 
                      ~~~~~~~ 
   E  E  a      +E    E  +Q.     E 
|-------10b11==(10)r---------------| 
|-10-----------------12-(12)-------| 
|----11----------------------------| 
|----------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------| 
 
 
 
                                      ~~~~~~~ 
  H         E  E  E  E    a  E  E  E  E  +H 
|----------------12-12-|-10h11----------------------| 
|----------------------|-------12-------------------| 
|----------11-11-------|----------11-11-(11)--------| 
|----------------------|----------------------------| 
|----------------------|----------------------------| 
|----------------------|----------------------------| 
 
 
 
                                                   ~~~~~~~ 
  Q    E       E   E  E  E  E    E  a      +Q      E  +Q    E  E 
|-----12pb14==12r-12-10h11----|----14b16==(14)r---14-(14)------------| 
|--------------------------12-|-------------------------------14b15==| 
|-----------------------------|-11-----------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
   +Q      E  E      E  E      E  E 
|----------------------------------------| 
|-(14)r---14-14pb15-14-14pb15-14-14pb15==| 
|----------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------| 
 
 
 
   a  +E   S  S  S  e    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S 
|---------------12-14------12-14-12----------------*| 
|-14r(14)-12-14---------14----------14-12----------*| 
|-----------------------------------------14-13-11-*| 
|--------------------------------------------------*| 
|--------------------------------------------------*| 
|--------------------------------------------------*| 
 
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Submitted By: David Campbell 
Ontario Canada  
 

	  

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