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Band:  Scorpions
Album: In Trance
Song:  Life is Like a River

Copyright (c)  (RCA) (1976)
Version 1.0 - (08/03/06)

Transcribed By: Steve
Email:          stephen.elvidge1@ntlworld.com


.  - palm mute           /  - slide up to
\  - slide down to       ~  - vibrato
h  - hammer on           b  - Bend
p  - pull off            Suffixes for bend
t  - tap                 f  - full bend    h - half bend
ph - pinched harmonic    q  - quarter bend t - tap bend
*  - see comment         ^  - Hold bend    r release bend
x  - Stuccatto           ~  - vibrato bend
,  - slight palm mute    () - ghost note, sustained note
"  - tremolo note        <> - Trill

Tunning Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb
 
 Intro

   E                                                  B
  Guitar 1
       h        h        h       h       h         ~~~
E[-12-15p12\10-12-10\8--10-8-\7--8--7\5--7--5\3----------------------|
B[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G[----------------------------------------------7b9---9-7------------|
D[--------------------------------------------------------9-7b---r---|
A[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2
 [     h        h        h        h       h       ~~~~
E[-15-17p15\14-15p14\12-14p12\10-12p10\8-10p8\7-------7--------------|
B[----------------------------------------------7b8----10-8-7b---r---|
G[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|

             A                   E       B
  Guitar 1
         ~~~~                    ~~~~~~~~
E[-----------------------------------------------------|
B[-----------------------------------------------------|
G[-----------------------------------------------------|
D[-7-5-2/4----4-4/7----------5br---------7b--7b--7b-/--|
A[------------------0--2--3------7---------------------|
E[-----------------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2
 [      ~~~~         ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~               
E[-----------------------------------------------------|
B[------------7-7/10-------pb13r-8-------7b--7b--7b----|
G[-9-7-7---------------7--9----------------------------|
D[------------------10---------------------------------|
A[-----------------------------------------------------|
E[-----------------------------------------------------|

   E                               B
  Guitar 1
                           ~~~       ~~~~
E[-12-12p10----12---------7---pb14r-14---12----12-14--|
B[----------12----8-7-8-10------------------15--------|
G[----------------------------------------------------|
D[----------------------------------------------------|
A[----------------------------------------------------|
E[----------------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2
 [                        ~~~~       ~~~~
E[---------------------------------------------------|
B[-12-12p10----12-------7-8---pb12r-12---13-12-13-15--|
G[----------12----9-8-9-------------------------------|
D[----------------------------------------------------|
A[----------------------------------------------------|
E[----------------------------------------------------|


  A
  Guitar 1
       h        h        h       h       h         
E[-12-15p12\10-12-10\8--10-8-\7--8--7\5--7--5\3--|
B[-----------------------------------------------|
G[-----------------------------------------------|
D[-----------------------------------------------|
A[-----------------------------------------------|
E[-----------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2
 [     h        h        h        h       h      
E[-15-17p15\14-15p14\12-14p12\10-12p10\8-10p8\7--|
B[-----------------------------------------------|
G[-----------------------------------------------|
D[-----------------------------------------------|
A[-----------------------------------------------|
E[-----------------------------------------------|

                             E         B
 Guitar 1
      h        h        h               ~~~
E-8--10-8-\7--8--7\5--7--5\3----------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------7b9---9-7------------|
D--------------------------------------9-7b---r---|
A-------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------|
 Guitar 2
      h        h        h               ~~~~
E-12-14p12\10-12p10\8-10p8\7-------7--------------|
B----------------------------7b8----10-8-7b---r---|
G-------------------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------|

 Verse

 Clean guitar with stereo tremelo effect

  E                 D             G              C
E---------7-7-7-------------------------3-----------0-1p0----|
B-------8-------------7-8p7-8p7-------3-----3-------------1--|
G-----9----------9-------------------4--------4--------------|
D------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------|

              A
E-----------------5-7\5------------------|
B-3-3/5\3-3\1----------------------------|
G-------------2---------7-----5--9b------|
D----------------------------------------|
A-------------------------5-7------------|
E----------------------------------------|

  E              D     C          B
E----------------------------8-----------|
B----------------------------8-----------|
G---7-9-9/12-\9--7-9-------/9--5\-4------|
D---9-9-9/12-\9--9-9---------------------|
A----------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------|

  E                 D                      G          
E-------------------------2-3p2----2-------------------3--|
B---/12/15\12--x----x-----------3----3---------3-----3----|
G--------------------------------------2---------4--------|
D---------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------|
  C               A                  E            D
E--0-----------------------------------5-5-7-7/10-/12/15-15--|
B--1--3-3/5\3-3\1-----------------5----7-7-8-8/12-/13/17-17--|
G-----------------2------5--4--7-----------------------------|
D------------------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------5-7-------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------|

 C            B
E---0-1p0---------2-----|
B----------1------------|
G---------------4-------|
D-----------------------|
A-----------------------|
E-----------------------|


   E                               B
  Guitar 1
                          ~~~       ~~~~
E[-12-12p10----12---------7---pb14r-14---12----12-14--|
B[----------12----8-7-8-10------------------15--------|
G[----------------------------------------------------|
D[----------------------------------------------------|
A[----------------------------------------------------|
E[----------------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2
 [                        ~~~~       ~~~~
E[----------------------------------------------------|
B[-12-12p10----12-------7-8---pb12r-12---13-12-13-15--|
G[----------12----9-8-9-------------------------------|
D[----------------------------------------------------|
A[----------------------------------------------------|
E[----------------------------------------------------|

   A
  Guitar 1
       h        h        h       h       h         
E[-12-15p12\10-12-10\8--10-8-\7--8--7\5--7--5\3--|
B[-----------------------------------------------|
G[-----------------------------------------------|
D[-----------------------------------------------|
A[-----------------------------------------------|
E[-----------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2
 [     h        h        h        h       h      
E[-15-17p15\14-15p14\12-14p12\10-12p10\8-10p8\7--|
B[-----------------------------------------------|
G[-----------------------------------------------|
D[-----------------------------------------------|
A[-----------------------------------------------|
E[-----------------------------------------------|

                              E         B
  Guitar 1
       h        h        h               ~~~
E[-8--10-8-\7--8--7\5--7--5\3----------------------|
B[-------------------------------------------------|
G[----------------------------7b9---9-7------------|
D[--------------------------------------9-7b---r---|
A[-------------------------------------------------|
E[-------------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2
 [     h        h        h               ~~~~
E[-12-14p12\10-12p10\8-10p8\7-------7--------------|
B[----------------------------7b8----10-8-7b---r---|
G[-------------------------------------------------|
D[-------------------------------------------------|
A[-------------------------------------------------|
E[-------------------------------------------------|


  Guitar 1

E[-19----17----15----14----12----10----8----7---------------7--------|
B[----20----19----17----15----14----12---10---8-5-7-8-pb10r---10-8-7-|
G[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2
 [
E[-15----14----12----10----8-----7-----5----3---2--------------------|
B[----17----15----13----12----10----8----7----5---3-5--5b------------|
G[----------------------------------------------------------9-7------|
D[---------------------------------------------------------------9-9-|
A[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
                         ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
E[-------------------------------------------------------|
B[----------------------pb10r--7----------7--------------|
G[-9-7-7--9/11--------9----------------------------------|
D[-------------10--12------------------------------------|
A[-------------------------------------------------------|
E[-------------------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2
 [                        ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
E[-------------------------------------------------------|
B[-------------------------------------------------------|
G[-------------------------------------------------------|
D[-9-7----5/7-----------pb5-r--2----------7--------------|
A[-----9-------0---2--3----------------------------------|
E[-------------------------------------------------------|


 2nd verse

 Clean guitar with stereo tremelo effect

  E              D               G             C                 A
E-------<12>-----------------------3--------------------------------|
B----<12>--------------7/8\7---------3---3-----------1/3/5-5\3\1----|
G-<12>-----------------------7-7-------4-------------------------2--|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|
                          E                       C
     h
E--5-7p5------------------------------------0---------------|
B--------5------------------------------3-0---0-------6p5---|
G----------5--------7-7------7/9---\7-----------------------|
D----------------5--9-9------9/10--\9-----------------------|
A------------5-7--------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------|

 turn volume up
E---------------------------------|
B--------0--(0)-------------------|
G-4---------(4)------Drum fill----|
D-4---------(4)-------------------|
A-2---------(2)-------------------|
E---------------------------------|

 Chorus

  Guitar 1
E[--------------------------------------------------------|
B[-5----(5)----7----(7)-----------------------------------|
G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)-----|
D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)-----|
A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----10101010101010-9--7----(7)-----|
E[--------------------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2 with wah
E[--------------------------------------------------------|
B[--------------------------------------------------------|
G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)---\-|
D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)---\-|
A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----10101010101010-9--7----(7)---\-|
E[--------------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
E[-----------------------------------------------------|
B[-5----(5)----7----(7)----8-8-8-8-8-8---8-8-8-8-8-8---|
G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9-9-9-9-9-9---9-9-9-9-9-9---|
D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9-9-9-9-9-9---9-9-9-9-9-9---|
A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7---|
E[-----------------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2 with wah
E[-----------------------------------------------------|
B[-----------------------------------------------------|
G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9-9-9-9-9-9-\-9-9-9-9-9-9-\-|
D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9-9-9-9-9-9-\-9-9-9-9-9-9-\-|
A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----7-7-7-7-7-7-\-7-7-7-7-7-7-\-|
E[-----------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
E[--------------------------------------------------------|
B[-5----(5)----7----(7)-----------------------------------|
G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)-----|
D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)-----|
A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----10101010101010-9--7----(7)-----|
E[--------------------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2 with wah
E[--------------------------------------------------------|
B[--------------------------------------------------------|
G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)---\-|
D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)---\-|
A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----10101010101010-9--7----(7)---\-|
E[--------------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 1
E[---------------------------------------------------|
B[-5----(5)----7----(7)------------------------------|
G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9----(9)----5-5-5-5-5--7--|
D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9----(9)----5-5-5-5-5--7--|
A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----7----(7)----3-3-3-3-3--5--|
E[---------------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2 with wah
E[---------------------------------------------------|
B[---------------------------------------------------|
G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9----(9)------------------|
D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9----(9)------------------|
A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----7----(7)------------------|
E[---------------------------------------------------|

 Guitar solo

  E               D           G               C              A
                    ph~~~~~~~                 ~~~~~~~~~      ~~~~~
E------------------------------------------------------14-15------|
B-12-15-12----------10b-------12-15-12-------15b-------------17---|
G----------14-12-11--------------------14-12----------------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
  E                       C                B
         ~~~~~~~~~~~~~
E-14-15-22fb---------r-19------------pb17-r17--17b--|
B-------------------------17-17-20------------------|
G---------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------|
  E            D                                  G
       ~~~~~
E-----------12-------------12-----12-15-12----12--22fb-r-19-17-15-|
B-15b-15b------15-12-----12---15b----------15---------------------|
G--------------------14b------------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
  C           A               E         C           B
   ~~~~~~~~~     h~~~          ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B-17---17b-r-\----------------8fb--r8--7-7---8-10-pb10r----10b----|
G---------------------------9-------------------------------------|
D--------------9-10---10-12---------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
  B                                    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

E-12-------------12-------12-------12-----------------------------|
B----15-12-----12-------12-------12---15b--------(15b)------------|
G----------14b------14b------14b----------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|

 Rpt chorus with additional guitar below

 Guitar 2 with wah
                          G        F#E
                           ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   
E---------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------|
G-5----(5)----7----(7)------------------------------|
D-5----(5)----7----(7)---/9--------9\7-5------4\2---|
A-3----(3)----5----(5)------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------|
  C           D
  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
E-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9-\-9-9-9-9-9-9-\-|
D-2-------4-5-4-----------9-9-9-9-9-9-\-9-9-9-9-9-9-\-|
A-------------------5---\-7-7-7-7-7-7-\-7-7-7-7-7-7-\-|
E-----------------------------------------------------|

 Guitar 2
   C           D           G        F#E
   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  h~~~~~~~h~~
E[-------------------------------------------------|
B[-------------------------------------------------|
G[-------------------------------------------------|
D[-----------------------7-9------7-9\7-5------4\2-|
A[-3------5-/7-5-----7/9---------------------------|
E[-------------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 3
 [ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
E[-12-12-12-12-14-14-14-14-22b22b22b22br19---------|
B[-15b15b15b15b17b17b17b17b------------------------|
G[-------------------------------------------------|
D[-------------------------------------------------|
A[-------------------------------------------------|
E[-------------------------------------------------|

 Outro

  Guitar 1
E[----------------------------------------------------------|
B[----------------------------------------------------------|
G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9-----------(9)------------------|
D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9-----------(9)------------------|
A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----7-----------(7)------------------|
E[----------------------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar 2 with wah
E[-----------------------------------------------------------|
B[-----------------------------------------------------------|
G[-----------------------------------------------------------|
D[-2------------4-----------6--4-6/7\6/7/9-7/9/11-9-11/12----|
A[-----------------------------------------------------------|
E[-----------------------------------------------------------|
 [Guitar
 [  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 
E[-12-12-12-----14-14-14----16-------------------------------|
B[-15b15b15b----17b17b17b---19b------------------------------|
G[-----------------------------------------------------------|
D[-----------------------------------------------------------|
A[-----------------------------------------------------------|
E[-----------------------------------------------------------|

    h      h     h     h     h   
E-------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------|
D-9-11p9\7-9p7\6-7p6\4-6p4\2-4p2\1-2--------|
A-------------------------------------2-----|
E-------------------------------------------|


END

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