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Desperado Tab

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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
#

#----------------------------------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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Date: Sun, 01 Dec 1996 04:56:40 -0600
From: Brian Gaddis 


 "Desperado" by Alice Cooper
  From the album Killer (1971)
  
  Transcription by Brian Gaddis


   Intro and verse 
E-|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
B-|-------3--------5--------6--------5--------3-|------3--------1--------------|
G-|----3-----3--------3--------3--------3-------|---------2--------2-----------|
D-|-3-----------3--------3--------3--------3----|---2--------2--------2--------|
A-|---------------------------------------------|0-----------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
                                                                               
                          (With fill
one)                                      
E-|---------------------|-------------------------5--------3-------------------|
B-|-0--------1--------0-|-------3--------5--------------------------5\---------|
G-|----2--------2-------|----3-----3--------3--------3--------3----------------|
D-|-------2--------2----|-3-----------3--------3--------3--------3-------------|
A-|---------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
  
    (With fill
two)                                                            
                                                                               
E-|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-------3--------1--------0--------1--------0--------------------------------|
G-|----------2--------2--------2--------2--------------------------------------|
D-|----2--------2--------2--------2--------2-----------------------------------|
A-|-0--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                               
    Fill one (Let all notes ring) Fill two (Let all notes
ring)               
E-|--6---------------------------|-5-------------------------------------------|
B-|---6--------------------------|--5------------------------------------------|
G-|----7-------------------------|---7-----------------------------------------|
D-|-----8------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
A-|------8-----------------------|---------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
    

   
Chorus                                                                     
   ("Step into the street...     Step into your last
goodbye.")                
E-|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-9--9--9----10--10--10----12--12--12----10-/--12----14--14--14--------------|
G-|-9--9--9----10--10--10----12--12--12----10-/--12----14--14--14--------------|
D-|-9--9--9----10--10--10----12--12--12----10-/--12----14--14--14--------------|
A-|-7--7--7-----8---8---8----10--10--10-----8-/--10----12--12--12--------------|
E-|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   ("You're a target just...    Twenty dollars will make you die.")
E-|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-9--9--9----10--10--10----12--12--12----10-/--12----------------------------|
G-|-9--9--9----10--10--10----12--12--12----10-/--12-----8-------9--------------|
D-|-9--9--9----10--10--10----12--12--12----10-/--12-----8---8--10--------------|
A-|-7--7--7-----8---8---8----10--10--10-----8-/--10-----6---8--10--------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------6---8--------------|


   
    Instrumental break  (Acoustic guitar)
E-|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------3--5--6--5--3------5--6--8--6--5------3--5--6--5--3----------|
G-|----0--2--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-2--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


E-|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-5--6--8--6--5------3--5--6--5--3------5--6--8--6--5-----3--6-----5--8------|
G-|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    (Electric guitar)      Back to chorus
E-|----------5-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|----------5-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-6--------6-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-7--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|-7--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|-5--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

         ("In the dust...")  Play 5 times 
E-|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B-|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
G-|-3-----8---8----5--------------------|--------------------------------------|
D-|-3-----8---8----5--------------------|--------------------------------------|
A-|-1-----6-\-5----3--------------------|--5-----7--8--7--5-----5--7-----------|
E-|-------------------------------------|--------------------8-----------------|


E-|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-----------------------------------5----------------------------------------|
G-|-----------------------------------6----------------------------------------|
D-|-----------------------------------7----------------------------------------|
A-|-5--7--8-----7--8--10-----8--10----7----------------------------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------5----------------------------------------|

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freedam 100 Apr 26, 2003 08:00 PM

This is good.............

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Carsonp555 133 Oct 01, 2005 05:55 PM

NICE intro sounds just like it

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gary1991 80 Nov 03, 2011 10:17 AM

Thats how I play it too, it sounds good

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