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                             Always - Bon Jovi
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Tabbed By : Martin Carlin
e-mail: martincarlin87@hotmail.com
web: www.4playtheband.co.uk

Tuning: Standard

This song took me a while to learn and I don't take much credit since I learned it from 
guitar pro tab on this site but this should be easier to follow with some tweaks of my own
added in.

This song is in the key of E major.

The exact number of notes may not be right but you'll get it by listening to the song.

Intro
======
Wait for the big drum intro and then:

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------1-2-----1-2-7~------------------|
A|-------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-4-4-----2-2-------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4---------------------------------------------------------|

Chords: E | A | B | C#m | A

After this the bass doesn't come back in until after the first round of the chorus, the 
chorus is shown below:

Chorus
=======
Don't play this first time:

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------2---2-2----------0-2-4---4-3-2-----------------------------------|
E|-0--0-0-2---2-----4-2--2-2-------4-----------------------------------------|

Chords: E | B | F# | C# | B

Chorus Fill Between Rounds
===========================
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----2----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--4---4-2------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------(0)--------------------------------------------------------------|

It is important to note that the E shown above in brackets is the first E of the next 
of the chorus.

Almost identical to the first part:
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------2---2-2--0--0-0--0-2-4---2---------------------------------------|
E|-0--0-0-2---2--------------------4-----------------------------------------|

Chords: E | B | A | C# | B

Play the fill again.

So basically you have substituted the F# for an A. You only play the F# the first round 
each chorus and then it is A afterwards.

Last Part of Chorus
====================
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------0--0-0-2--0--2--4~--0~--------------------------------|
E|-0--0-0--2--2-2--2-4-------------------------------------------------------|

Chords: E | F# | A | B | C# | A

Verse
=======
G|--4-/-6~--9-8-----------------------(4-/-6~)-------------------------------|
D|--------------9~---9-7~--9-7-6~--6-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------7---------------------------------------------------------| x 2
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Chords: C#m | B | A | G#m
Play this twice, the part in brackets shows the start of the next round.

At the end of the second round play the F# on the G, (4th fret)and play this:

G|--(4)----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------4--------------------------------------|
A|------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9--0--2------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


This part is interesting because when I originally learned the song, I was playing the 
root notes to the guitar chords when infact the bass doesn't play these at all and it actually progresses 
up the neck instead of climbing down.

Chorus
======

Play first two parts of chorus then:

Bridge
======
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------------------------| x 2
E|-----------------3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-------------------------------------------|

Chords: D | G | A

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------7h9p7~------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5~----------------------------------------|

Chords: B | A | G | A

Solo
=====
Same as chorus without the middle part.
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------2--------------------------|
A|--------------2---2-2----------0-2-4----4-3-2---4---4-2----------------------|
E|-12\-0--0-0-2---2-----4-2--2-2-------4---------------------------------------|


G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------0--0-0-2--0~--2~-x------------------------------------|
E|-0--0-0--2--2-2--2-4-------------------------------------------------------|

Break
=======
".. we can pack up our old dreams..."
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-17\-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-x--5-x--7-7\-------------------------------------|

Chorus
=======
Play again

Outro
=======
Mix it up with the following:

G|----4-4-4-2-1-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------2---------------1-2-----1-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------------|
A|----------------2-2-1-2-3-4-4-----2-2-------------------------------------|
E|-0------------------------------------------------------------------------|

G|----------------------------------------------------6--6-7-9-7-6----------|
D|--------------------------1-2-----1-2-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------------7--------|
A|----------2---2-1-2-3-4-4-----2-2-----------------------------------------|
E|-0--0-0-2---2-------------------------------------------------------------|

G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------1-2-----1-2-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19----------|
A|----------2---2-1-2-3-4-4-----2-2-----------------------------------------|
E|-0--0-0-2---2-------------------------------------------------------------|


End on E.

Any questions feel free, I hope this was useful for you.

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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