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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From etlnbb@etlxdmx.ericsson.se Sat Jun 18 05:10 CDT 1994
From: etlnbb@etlxdmx.ericsson.se ( neil bergin xd/gk)
Date: Sat, 18 Jun 94 11:10:21 BST
To: jcarson@tivoli.com
Subject: TAB: Ace of Spades - Motorhead

Posted by: sha3u@fermi.clas.Virginia.EDU (Scott H. Andrews)


                     A C E    O  F    S  P  A  D  E  S

                                 Motorhead
                   from the album "Ace of Spades"  1980

                       transcribed by Scott Andrews
                             sha3u@virginia

tempo = as fast as you can play it

INTRO: - bass arr. for guitar              play 4x
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|--2----2--2----2--2--2--2----2---2---2----0-----|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|

guitar
MAIN RIFF:            E5                                   E5
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|---------------------9-----8-----7--|---------------------9-----8-----7--|
|---------------------7-----7-----7--|---------------------7-----7-----7--|
|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|

                      E5                                   E5 (end MAIN RIFF)
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|---------------------9-----8-----7--|---------------------9-----8-----7--|
|---------------------7-----7-----7--|---------------------7-----7-----7--|
|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|

VERSE RIFF 1:     
if you like to gamble,       I tell you I'm your man
      G5
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----5--------------------|--(5)-----------------------|
|-----5--------------------|--(5)-----------------------|
|--0--3--------------------|--(3)-----------------------|

                                       (end VERSE RIFF 1)
you win some, loose some, it's all the same to me     
      G5
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----5--------------------|--(5)-----------------------|
|-----5--------------------|--(5)-----------------------|
|--0--3--------------------|--(3)-----------------------|

MAIN RIFF w/ FILL 1

FILL 1:                                   
|----10---10--------------|----10---10--------------|
|----10^--10--8-----8-----|----10^--10--8-----------|
|----------------9--------|----------------9--------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|

                                        (end FILL 1)
|----10---10--------------|----10---10--------------|
|----10^--10--8-----8-----|----10^--10--8-----------|
|----------------9--------|----------------9--------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|

VERSE RIFF 2:                             (end VERSE RIFF 2)
the pleasure is to play   it makes no difference what you say
   D5                       C5
|------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------------------|
|--7---------------------|--5------------------------------|
|--7---------------------|--5------------------------------|
|--5---------------------|--3------------------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------------------|

MAIN RIFF (first 2 measures only) with FILL 1 (first 2 measures only)

VERSE RIFF 2          
I don't share your greed    the only card I need               is the  
   D5                       C5
|------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|--7---------------------|--5----------------------------------------|
|--7---------------------|--5----------------------------------------|
|--5---------------------|--3----------------------------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------------------------------|


CHORUS:
   Ace of Spades                    the Ace of Spades          (end CHORUS)
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|---------------------9-----8-----7--|---------------------9-----8-----7--|
|---------------------7-----7-----7--|---------------------7-----7-----7--|
|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|


MAIN RIFF w/ palm mute: (only first two measures)
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|---------------------9-----8-----7--|---------------------9-----8-----7--|
|---------------------7-----7-----7--|---------------------7-----7-----7--|
|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|
   PM..............................     PM..............................

VERSE RIFF 1
playing for the high one, dicing with the devil
going with the flow, it's all a game to me

MAIN RIFF w/ FILL 1

VERSE RIFF 2
seven or eleven, snake eyes watchin' you

MAIN RIFF (first 2 measures only) with FILL 1 (first 2 measures only)

VERSE RIFF 2
double up or quit, double stake or split

CHORUS
the Ace of Spades
the Ace of Spades

MAIN RIFF w/ palm mute

BRIDGE:
you know I'm born to loose   and   gambling's for fools
    E5                       D5    E5
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|---9------------------------7--|--9-------------------------------------|
|---9------------------------7--|--9-------------------------------------|
|---7------------------------5--|--7-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------------|

but that's the way I like it baby, I don't want to live forever
   N.C.                              E5
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------|---9--9--9--9---9--9--9--9---|
|--------------------------------|---9--9--9--9---9--9--9--9---|
|--------------------------------|---7--7--7--7---7--7--7--7---|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|

                                                 and don't forget the Joker
   D5                    E5 D5 C5    B5
|--------------|------------------|-----------|---------------------------|
|--------------|------------------|-----------|---------------------------|
|--7-----------|--(7)----9--7--5--|--4--------|-(4)-----------------------|
|--7-----------|--(7)----9--7--5--|--4--------|-(4)-----------------------|
|--5-----------|--(5)----7--5--3--|--2--------|-(2)-----------------------|
|--------------|------------------|-----------|---------------------------|

RHYTHM BEHIND GUITAR SOLO:                                        play 4x
   A5           G5 A5           G5    A5           G5 A5           G5
|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0--|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0-----|
|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0--|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0-----|
|--0--0--0---------0--0--0---------|--0--0--0---------0--0--0------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|

                                                                 play 4x
   B5           A5 B5           A5    B5           A5 B5           A5
|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|--4--4--4------2--4--4--4------2--|--4--4--4------2--4--4--4------2-----|
|--4--4--4------2--4--4--4------2--|--4--4--4------2--4--4--4------2-----|
|--2--2--2---------2--2--2---------|--2--2--2---------2--2--2------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|

                                                    play 4x (end RHYTHM)
   A5           G5 A5           G5    A5           G5 A5          G5   
|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0--|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0-----|
|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0--|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0-----|
|--0--0--0---------0--0--0---------|--0--0--0---------0--0--0------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|

MAIN RIFF

VERSE RIFF 1
pushing up the ante, I know you've got to see me
read 'em and weep, the dead man's hand again

MAIN RIFF w/ FILL 1

VERSE RIFF 2
I see it in your eyes, take one look and die

MAIN RIFF (first 2 measures only) with FILL 1 (first 2 measures only)

VERSE RIFF 2
the only thing you see, you know it's gonna be

CHORUS
the Ace of Spades
the Ace of Spades

MAIN RIFF w/ palm mute

OUTRO: w/ FILL 2
   D5               C5              D5              C5
|----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------|
|----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------|
|--7-------------|--5------------|--7------------|--5---------------|
|--7-------------|--5------------|--7------------|--5---------------|
|--5-------------|--3------------|--5------------|--3---------------|
|----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------|
|                                                                   |
| FILL 2:                                              (end FILL 2) |
|----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------|
|--13^-----------|--13^----------|--13^----------|--13^-------------|
|----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------|
|----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------|
|----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------|
|----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------|

   E5 D5 E5                       E5 D5 E5                      END.
|------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|--9--7--9---------------------|--9--7--9---------------------------|
|--9--7--9---------------------|--9--7--9---------------------------|
|--7--5--7---------------------|--7--5--7---------------------------|
|------------------------------|------------------------------------|
--
Scott Andrews



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LimeGreenLegend wrote on May 5 2002, 12:00 am

where's the friggin solo!?!?!?!?

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Jonny-X-Static wrote on December 11 2002, 12:00 am

parts are ok but ive seen a better tab which has the solo. Why is this tab posted on most of the friggin tab sites...... i had trouble finding a different 1... nice try though

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gnoo wrote on January 12 2006, 07:30 pm

tempo: as fast as you can play it????
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