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Wanted Dead Or Alive Tab (ver 7) - Bon Jovi


 
Wanted Dead Or Alive Tab
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Dead Or Alive - Bon Jovi  - transcribed by Gary Chapman
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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

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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----1412------1210-------109-------95------54------4--42---|
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)


           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--53/5---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~--------75--5/7~-|
A -------------------------------------------------0--0---------0--0--53--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---108/10~-|
	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

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Mr.Scary (Gary Chapman)
-------------------------
[email protected]
--

From: [email protected] (Robert Smith)
Subject: Re: REQ - Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi

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 rhythym 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.

Good Luck,

Bob

 
 
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About the artist behind Wanted Dead Or Alive Tab:

Jon Bon Jovi (born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr. on March 2, 1962) is an American musician, songwriter and actor. As lead singer and founder of the rock band Bon Jovi, he has sold over 120 million albums worldwide.[1] He is also the owner of an Arena Football League team, the Philadelphia Soul.

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