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Bon Jovi - Dead Or Live


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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#


Dead Or Alive - Bon Jovi  - transcribed by Gary Chapman
========================

Mostly played with a 12-string acoustic.

Note:   Do not play the rhythm figures until advised.

H   - Natural harmonic
ah  - artificial (pinched) harmonic
^   - hammer/pull
'   - Semitone (1 fret) bend
(b) - bend
/   - slide

---

Intro:
                              (keyboard part is played a second time here)
                              |
Keyboard part                 v         Dadd2
                       H  H   H
E --17----------- ----------------------0---
B ----18---17---- ----------------------3---
G ------19------- ----------------------2---
D --------------- -----7------12--------0---
A --------------- --------12----------------
E --------------- --------------------------


Main run:  (play twice)

E -------13---------12----------10---------8--------5--------3---------1-
B -----------------------------------------------------------------------
G ----14----14\12------12\10-------10\9-------9\5------5\4------4--4\2---
D --0-------------0-----------0----------0--------0--------0-------------
A -----------------------------------------------------------------------
E -----------------------------------------------------------------------


Rhythm fig.1:

	B --15(w)13(r)15(w)13(r)15(w)13(r)15~~-- (hit note at 15, lower it with
						 whammy to 13, release, repeat)


        <-- play 3 times, 2nd    -->   C   F   Dadd2
	    time play rhythm fig.1

E ------+--------------0-----------+-------1---0-----
B ------|------------------2-------|---1---1---3-----
G ------|--------------------2-----|---0---2---2-----
D ------|----0-3'-0------0---------|---2---3---0-----
A --0-0-|-3'---------------------0-|---3-------------
E ------+--------------------------+-----------------


Verse:

       D         (D/Dsus4/Dadd9)   C                   G

E -----2-------2-----2-3-2-0--0^2-----------3---------------3-------
B -----3-------3-----3-3-3-3--3-------------3---------------3-------
G -----2-------2-----2-2-2-2--2----0--------0---------------0-------
D -----0-------0-----0-------------2--------------------------------
A ---------------------------------3--------------------------0^2---
E -----------------------------------------------------3------------

  It's all the same,               only the names will change.
  Another town,                    where the faces are so cold.


    C        G                C  F     D

E ------3-------3----------------1-----0-----0^2----------
B ------3-------3-------------1--1-----3-----------3------
G ------0-------0-------------0--2-----2-------------2----
D --2-------------------------2--3-----0---------0-----0--
A --3--------2----0^2---------3---------------------------
E -----------3--------------------------------------------

    Ev'ryday,     seems we're wasting away.
  I travel all night just    get back  home.           I'm


Chorus:

     C        G              F             D        Dadd2

E --------3---3--------------------1----------2-----0----------
B --------3---3---3----------------1------------------3--------
G ---0--------0--------------2-----2--------------------2------
D ---2--------0--------------3-------------0-----0--------0----
A ---3--------------0^2------3---------------------------------
E ------------3------------------------------------------------

   a cowboy,            on a steel horse I ride.          I'm


E --------3---3----------------------2---0^2----------
B --------3---3---3-----------------------------3-----
G ---0--------0-----------------------------------2---
D ---2--------0---------------0--3'--0-------0------0-
A ---3--------------0^2--0^3'-------------------------
E ------------3---------------------------------------


     wanted,               dead or alive.
     wanted,               dead or alive.


Rhythm fig.2

	E ------------------------------------------------
	B -13(b)15--13------------------------------------
	G --------------12(b)14--12---10---12(b)14-12-----
	D --------------------------------------------12~-
	A ------------------------------------------------
	E ------------------------------------------------


Rhythm fig.3  (keyboard arranged for guitar)

	E -15-14----------------
	B -------15-------------
	G ----------14-12-11----
	D -------------------12-
	A ----------------------
	E ----------------------

(main run) w/rhythm fig.2
(main run) w/rhythm fig.3

Sometimes I sleep, sometimes it's not for days.
And people I meet, always go their seperate ways.
Sometimes you tell the day by the bottle that you drink.
And times when you're alone all you do is drink.

Rhythm fig.4

	E -13(b)15--------------------------------------------------
	B -----------15~------12------------------------------------
	G -----------------------12(b)14-12(b)14--12-10-------------
	D -----------------------------------------------12-10-12~~-
	A ----------------------------------------------------------
	E ----------------------------------------------------------

(chorus) w/rhythm fig.4
(chorus)
(main run) x 2

Solo:
                                  ah   ah   ah   ah
E --------------------------------------------------------
B --------------------------------------------------------
G --------------------------------------------------------
D -----------------------------5(b)7-(b)7-(b)7-(b)7-5-3~--
A -x\--5\3/5---5-3-/5~---3--5-----------------------------
E --------------------------------------------------------

                                                           ah
E -------------13-15---15(b)17~-15-13-15(b)17~~--------------------------------
B -------13-15-----------------------------------------------------------------
G -12-14-------------------------------------------------------------------5/7~
D ------------------------------------------------------5(b)7~--------7\5--5/7~
A -------------------------------------------------0--0---------0--0--5\3--3/5~
E -----------------------------------------------------------------------------

          ah         ah ah ah ah                 ah ah ah ah
E -----------------------------------------------------------
B -----------------------------------------------------------
G -----------------------------------------------------------
D ---------3'---------3--5-5'-3~-----0^3^0--------3-5'-5-3~--
A -x\--3-5-----5--3-5-----------------------3^0-5------------
E -----------------------------------------------------------

                     ah                      ah     ah
E ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
B ----------13----------------------13---------------------------------------
G --12(b)14-----12(b)14-10--12(b)14----(b)14-12-10--10~\---5-5-5-5-5-5--5/7--
D ---------------------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5--5/7--
A ---------------------------------------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3--3/5--
E ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

(after the solo, accompany main 12-string chords with distorted power chords)

(chorus)

Rhythm fig.5

	E -10-10-10-10-10-10-10--13(b)15--13^10---------------
	B -10-10-10-10-10-10-10-----------------10---10\8/10~-
	G -11-11-11-11-11-11-11-------------------------------
	D ----------------------------------------------------
	A ----------------------------------------------------
	E ----------------------------------------------------

I walk these streets, a loaded six string on my back.
I play for keeps, cause I might not make it back.
I've been everywhere, still I'm standing tall.
I've seen a million faces, and I've rocked them all.  (w/rhythm fig.5)

(chorus)

Rhythm fig.6

	E -15(b)17------13-------
	B -----------------15~~--
	G -----------------------
	D -----------------------
	A -----------------------
	E -----------------------

(chorus) w/rhythm fig.6

(main run)
(main run) end with Dmaj as last chord

---

Mr.Scary (Gary Chapman)
-------------------------
scary@zikzak.apana.org.au
--




INTRO:

e ----13---------12---------10----------8----------5----------3------------1---
b -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
g --14--14-----12--12-----10--10------9---9------5---5------4---4----4s2-2-----
d -O----------O----------O----------O----------O----------O--------------------
a -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
E -----------------------------------------------------------------------------

e ----------------O---------------------------O---------
b ------------------3---------------------------3-------
g --------------------2---------------------------2-----
d -------O-3-O-----------------------O-3-O--------------
a -O-O-3-----------------------O-O-3--------------------
E ------------------------------------------------------


Intro continues with the following chords, which also make up the verse of
the song:

D    Dsus    D    D*   D    C/G    G    C/G    G    F    D


To get the rhythm down, they go along with the words like this:


It's all the same                          only the names have changed
D                    Dsus   D   D*  D      C/G                 G

everyday     it seems were wasting away
C/G       G                F        D             etc.

Chords:


D    Dsus    D*   C/G   G    F
2     3      0     0    1    1      key for chords:
3     3      3     1    0    1
2     2      2     0    0    2      D* is not the real name for this chord :)
0     0      0     2    0    3      I just can't remember it and don't feel
X     X      X     3    2    3      like looking it up.
X     X      X     3    3    1      "X" means don't play that string.



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