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"READY, WILLING, AND ABLE" (c. Petsong Publiching, 1991)(Word, Inc.)
by PETRA from Unseen Power (c. Word Inc. 1991)
Written by Bob Hartman

As played by Nathan Moussa

A Great Intro

Intro
e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|%-%-3/4---5-------------|------------------------|
D|B 8|------------2p0---2-----|2-----0-----2-----------|
A|   |----------------2---2p0-|2-----0-----2-----------|
E|   |------------------------|----0-----------0-0---0-|
      1 e & 2 e & 2 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &



e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|------2---1-------------|------------------------|
D|B 8|------2---0-2-----------|------0-----2-----------|
A|   |------------2-----------|------0-----2-----------|
E|   |0---0-----------0-0-----|0---0-----------0-0---0-|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &



e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |----5-----5-------------|------------------------|
G|A12|2/4---4-----2-p-0-------|------------------------|
D|B 8|------------------2-p-0-|2-----------------0-----|
A|   |------------------------|2-----------------0-----|
E|   |------------------------|0---0-0---0-0---0-------|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
                                   Enough of the sidelines

                                          1/2 bend down
e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |----------------------0-|------------------------|
G|A12|------------------2/4---|-----------------\2p0---|
D|B 8|2-----------------------|2---------------------2-|
A|   |2-----------------------|2-----------------------|
E|   |----0-0---0-0---0-------|0---0-0---0-0-----------|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
         Gotta get in the game      When nothing is ventured


e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------3-----------------|----------------0-------|
G|A12|0--2--2----/9-----------|------------------2p0---|
D|B 8|0--2-------/9-----------|2---------------------2-|
A|   |------------------------|2-----------------------|
E|   |------------------------|0---0-0---0-0-----------|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
      nothing is  gained           He's callin' the numbers


e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|------0-----------------|-----------------\2p0---|
D|B 8|0---0-----2-----------0-|2---------------------2-|
A|   |0---------2-------0h2---|2-----------------------|
E|   |------------------------|0---0-0---0-0-----------|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
      play by   play                 We're either out or we're


e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|-----------/9-----9-----|------------------------|
D|B 8|2----------/9-----------|2-----------------------|
A|   |2-----------------------|2-----------------------|
E|   |0-----------------------|0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
      in all the way


e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|------------------------|------------------------|
D|B 8|------------------------|------------------------|
A|   |------------2p0---0-----|------------------------|
E|   |0---0-0---0-----3---3p0-|------------------------|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &


Verse (do twice)
e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|------------------------|------------------------|
D|B 8|2-----------------------|------------------------|
A|   |2-----------------------|------------------------|
E|   |0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-|0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e & |   
	 Get in the action Whatever the cost      	
	 Shoulder to shoulder hand to the plow

e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|------------------------|------------------------|
D|B 8|2-----------------------|------------------------|
A|   |2-----------------------|7~~~~~4~~~~~5~~~~~7~~~~~|
E|   |0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-|------------------------|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
	 Nothing can equal the worth of the lost
	 Today is the day and the right time is now

Bridge (3 X's)
e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------3-----------------|------------------------|
G|A12|----4-----2-------2-----|------2-----2--4--------|
D|B 8(5)-(5)----3-------3-----|------3-----3--5--------|
A|   |5---------3-------3-----|------3-----3--5--------|
E|   |------------------------|------------------------|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
	  		And the field is ready
			For the new reserve
			We will bring the harvest

e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------3-----------------|------------------------|
G|A12|----4-----2-------2-----|------------------------|
D|B 8(5)-(5)----3-------3-----|3-----3-----5-----5---5-|
A|   |5---------3-------3-----|3-----3-----5-----5---5-|
E|   |------------------------|1-----1-----3-----3---3-|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
			With a will to serve

Chorus
e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|------------------------|5-----------------------|
D|B 8|7-----------5---7-------(5)--7-------5---7-------|
A|   |7----(7)---(5)-(7)------|---(7)-----(5)-(7)------|
E|   |5---5-5---5-------5---5-|------5---5-------5---5-|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
      Ready       Willing and Able               to Ad-
	
	(I guessed on these two measures)
e|   |------8-----------3-----|------8----------10-----|
b|T  |----8-----------3-------|----8----------10-------|
G|A12|--------9-----------4---|--------9----------11---|
D|B 8|-10------10---5-------5-|-10------10--12------12-|
A|   |------------------------|------------------------|
E|   |8-----------3-----------|8----------10-----------|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
      vance the light and defend the right
      

e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|------------------------|5-----------------------|
D|B 8|7-----------5---7-------(5)--7-------5---7-------|
A|   |7----(7)---(5)-(7)------|---(7)-----(5)-(7)------|
E|   |5---5-5---5-------5---5-|------5---5-------5---5-|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
      Ready       Willing and Able               Lifting


e|   |------1---3-------------|------1---3-------------|
b|T  |----1-----5-------------|----1-----3-------------|
G|A12|2---------------5-----5-|2---------------4-----4-|
D|B 8|3-----------------5-----|3-----------------4-----|
A|   |------------------------|------------------------|
E|   |------------------------|------------------------|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
      up    the cross   to the wait-ing lost


e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|------------------------|------------------------|
D|B 8|5---5-8-----------------|------------------------|
A|   |6----(6)--8-----------8-|5--(3)5---3-------------|
E|   |----------6-----------6-|3---3-3---1-------------|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
      Ready to serve       and willing to go


e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|------2---5-------5-----|------------------------|
D|B 8|----3-----5-------5-----|3---------5-------5-----|
A|   |3---------3-------3-----|3-----3---5-------5-----|
E|   |------------------------|1-----1---3-------3---3-|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
      Able  to  stand        against the foe


e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|------------------------|5---------7-------------|
D|B 8|7-----------5---7-------(5)--7-----7-------------|
A|   |7-----7----(5)-(7)------|---(7)----5-------------|
E|   |5---5-5---5-------5---5-|------------------------|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
      Ready       Willing and a - ble

Verse

Instant in season drop of a hat
Bases are loaded, it's our turn at bat
Pressure is mounting
the tension is hot
Heaven is watching to see
what we've got

Bridge

There is strength in numbers
there is hope in One
We are called and chosen to
proclaim His Son

Chorus

Other Bridge
e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|--11-11\\---------------|---7--7\\------9--9\\---|
D|B 8|--11-11\\-----11-11\\---|---7--7\\------9--9\\---|
A|   |---9--9\\-----11-11\\---|---5--5\\------7--7\\---|
E|   |---------------9--9\\---|------------------------|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &



e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|--11-11\\---------------|---7--7\\------9--9\\---|
D|B 8|--11-11\\-----11-11\\---|---7--7\\------9--9\\---|
A|   |---9--9\\-----11-11\\---|---5--5\\------7--7\\---|
E|   |---------------9--9\\---|------------------------|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
                                                 He's


e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|-----11-----------------|------7-----------9-----|
D|B 8|-----11--11------11-----|------7---7-------9---9-|
A|   |9---9-9---9------11--11-|5---5-5---5-7---7-7---7-|
E|   |------------9---9-9---9-|------------------------|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
      al - ready given  us     all that we need     with


e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|-----11-----------------|------------------------|
D|B 8|-----11--11------11-----|------9---9------11-----|
A|   |9---9-9---9------11--11-|------9---9------11--11-|
E|   |------------9---9-9---9-|7---7-7---7-9---9-9---9-|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
      love in our message and  hope in our creed  When


e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|------------------------|-----14--14-------------|
D|B 8|-----12--12----1212--12-|---1114--14------14--14-|
A|   |-----12--12----1212--12-12--1212--1214----14--14-|
E|   10--1010--10----1010--10-|-----------12--1212--12-|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
      Yahweh is for us and     faith is our stay     No


                                bridge ends/solo begins
e|   |------------------------|------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------|------------------------|
G|A12|------------------------|------------------------|
D|B 8|-----12--12------12--12-|-----14--14------1212---|
A|   |----912--12------12--12-|-----14--14------121212-|
E|   10--1010--10----1010--10-12--1212--12-------------|
      1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &  1 e & 2 e & 3 e & 4 e &
      power below us can    stand  in  our way


e|   |------------------------------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------------------------------|
G|A12|------------------------------------------------|
D|B 8|15------15--12----------15------15--12------15--|
A|   |15------15--12-h15-p12--15------15--------------|
E|   |------------------------------------------------|
      1   e   &   2   e   &   3   e   &   4   e   &   

  Bend up then down
e|   |------------------------------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------------------------------|
G|A12|12-^--------12------------------------------12--|
D|B 8|--------15--------------------------12--15------|
A|   |--------------------15----------15--------------|
E|   |------------------------------------------------|
      1   e   &   2   e   &   3   e   &   4   e   &   

e|   |------------------------------------------------|
b|T  |------------13----------15--13------------------|
G|A12|15--14--12------15--14----------15--14--12------|
D|B 8|--------------------------------------------15--|
A|   |------------------------------------------------|
E|   |------------------------------------------------|
      1   e   &   2   e   &   3   e   &   4   e   &   

e|   |------------------------------------------------|
b|T  |------------------------------------------------|
G|A12|12~~~~~~~~~-12--14--15--14~~~~~~~~~~12~~~~~~~~~~|
D|B 8|------------------------------------------------|
A|   |------------------------------------------------|
E|   |------------------------------------------------|
      1   e   &   2   e   &   3   e   &   4   e   &   

e|   |---------11/13--13--13--13--------------13--15--|
b|T  |---------11/13--13--13--13----------15----------|
G|A12|------------------------------------------------|
D|B 8|15~~~~~~~~--------------------------------------|
A|   |------------------------------------------------|
E|   |------------------------------------------------|
      1   e   &   2   e   &   3   e   &   4   e   &   



e|   |16------^--(16-)----^---13------------------13--|
b|T  |------------------------------------15----------|
G|A12|bend up one tone and bring it back--------------|
D|B 8|done on-the second beat - bend it up------------|
A|   |again and bring it down on the third------------|
E|   |beat but play "13"------------------------------|
      1   e   &   2   e   &   3   e   &   4   e   &   



e|   |17-(17)-18-(18)-20-(20)-18-(18)-17-(17)-13------|
b|T  |18------20------22------20------18------13------|
G|A12|------------------------------------------------|
D|B 8|------------------------------------------------|
A|   |------------------------------------------------|
E|   |------------------------------------------------|
      1   e   &   2   e   &   3   e   &   4   e   &   



e|   |16-(16)-17-(17)-19-(19)-17-(17)-16-(16)-12------|
b|T  |17------19------21------19------17------12------|
G|A12|------------------------------------------------|
D|B 8|------------------------------------------------|
A|   |------------------------------------------------|
E|   |------------------------------------------------|
      1   e   &   2   e   &   3   e   &   4   e   &   


(chorus) ("other bridge" - repeated until it fades out)

Here is the order of the whole song:

-Intro
-Verse
-Bridge
-Chorus
-Verse
-Bridge
-Chorus
-Other Bridge
-Solo
-Chorus
-Variation of Other Bridge (repeated until it fades out)

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Nathan Moussa (emoussa@dial.cylink.com.cy)
http://www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/3960

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