How to Play AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" on Cigar Box Guitar

AC/DC's song, "Thunderstruck" contains the unmistakable one-string rundown by Angus Young.  It's really not that hard to play once you learn the scale and set up your cigar box guitar with lots of distortion.


The original song is in the key of B major.  However, I frequently perform parts of this song in extended jams while tuned to open G (GDG) on my cigar box guitar.

Here's the rundown in TAB.  It's just a series of hammer-ons and pull offs:

 

OPENING REPEATING RIFFS:
4 0 7 0  (PLAY 8X)
5 0 8 0  (PLAY 8X)

THEN THE LONG RUNDOWN FROM THE 12TH FRET:
12 0 10 0 9 0 10 0 9 0 7 0 9 0 5 0 
7 0 4 0 5 0 4 0 5 0 4 0 5 0 4 0 (PLAY 2X)

 

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