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Rooster Tab

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Alice In Chains-Rooster~Unplugged
By Jerry Cantrell

Chords Used: B~1-3-4-2-1-1-----| (7th fret)
             D~1-3-4-2-1-1 (10-|th fret)
             E~0-3-4-2-0-0-----|
            F#~1-3-4-2-1-1-----|
           F#5~1-3-x-x-x-x-----|
           BII~x-1-3-3-3-x-----|

Tune Down 1/2 Step
1)Eb 4)Db
2)Bb 5)Ab
3)Gb 6)Eb


Intro
    Slowly=69

Gtr. 1(acous.)

E--2--------0------------------0--- -----------0------------------0------------|
B--2--------0------0---0---0---0--- -----------0----------0-------0------------|
G--3----3---3------3---3---3------- --6----6---6------6---6---6----------------|
D--4----4---4------4---4---4------- --7----7---7------7---7---7----------------|
A--4----4---4------4---4---4------- --7----7---7------7---7---7----------------|
E--2----2---0------0---0---0------- --5----5---0------0---0---0----------------|
Do through out Intro/Verse

Gtr. 2
F#  F#7add11/E  A   Aadd9/E  F#   F#7add11/E  F#  F#7add11/E  A  Aadd9/E
             Harm...let ring
E----------------12---------------- ----------------------------12-----------|
B-------------12------------------- -------------------------12--------------|
G---------------------------------- -----------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------- -----------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------- -----------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------- -----------------------------------------|

F#      F#7add/E           A       Aadd9/E   F#7add11/E       A  Aadd9/E
E---(12)-------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
Oo,____________________   oo,_____________________  oo,__________

F#      F#7add/E           A       Aadd9/E   F#7add11/E       A  Aadd9/E
E--------------------------------- --------------12--------------------------|
B--------------------------------- -----------12-----------9/11--------------|
G--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
Oo,____________  oo,________________  oo,_____  oo,____________

Verse

F#      F#7add/E           A       Aadd9/E           F#    F#7add11/E
E--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
A----11--------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
1. Ain't found a way  to  kill_____   me yet      Eyes____  burn____ with

  A     Aadd9/E   F#    F#7add11/E    A   Aadd9/E     F#   F#7add11/E
E--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------- ------------------------------12----------|
G--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
sting-in' sweat. __  Seems ev-'ry  path___  leads  me to no where. Mm________


  A    Aadd9/E    F#         F#7add11/E          A         Aadd9/E
E---12---------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------- --------------------7------7--7-----------|
E--------------------------------- --------------------5------5--5-----------|
                         Wife and kids, house   hold   pet_______

F#      F#7add/E           A       Aadd9/E           F#     F#7add11/E
E--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------- -------------------------------3----------|
D--------------------------------- ----------------------------4-------------|
A----4----4----------------------- ----7----7---7-----7/---------------------|
E----2----2----------------------- ----5----5---5-----5/----2--------2-------|
        Ar-my green______         was  no  safe  bet____  the bullets scream_

  A    Aadd9/E    F#         F#7add11/E          A         Aadd9/E
E--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
G---6----------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
D---7---7------------------------- ---------------7---------7----------------|
A---7---7---------------4-------4- ---------------7---------7----------------|
E---5---0---------------2-------2- ---------------5---------0----------------|

____  to  me ____ from some  -  where.  Mm,___________

Chorus
Gtr.1
     B                    D              E    E  F#  F#5     F#      E
Gtr.2
E--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
A--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-------12 -12-12-12--12-12-12--12--2---4----4-------|
E--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-------10 -10-10-10--10-10-10--10--0---2----2-------|
 Here     they  come  to  snuff  the  roost - er.________

  F#     BII       F#          B                   D
E--------------------------------- -----------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------- -----------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------- -----------------------------------------|
D----------4---------------------- -----------------------------------------|
A-2-4---4--2-----4--4-------9-9-9- 9-9-9-9-9--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-------|
E-0-2---2--------2--2-------7-7-7- 7-7-7-7-7--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-------|
                      Yeah,_________  here come the roost - er,______
Gtr.1
   E     F#7add11         Aadd9         E      F#5     F#7add11      A
E----0-----0--0------------------- -----------------0-0--0-0------5---5--5-5-|
B----0-----0--0------------------- -----------------0-0--0-0------5---5--5-5-|
G-1--3-----3--3-------2----------- -----------------3-3------2----2---2--2-2-|
D-2--4-----4--4-------2---2------- -----------------4-4------2-2--2---2--2-2-|
A-2--4-----4--4-------0---0--4---4 -3(b)--2--0--4---4-4------0-0------0--0-0-|
E-0--2-----2--2--0-0-------------- -------------2---2-2----------------------|
_______                    You know_ he ain't_ gon-na die_____________

Gtr.2
E----------0---------------------- --------------------0--------------------|
B----------0--------------0--0--0- 0-------------------0--------------------|
G----------3----------2---2--2--2- 2----2----2---------3----6---6-----------|
D----------4----------2---2--2--2- 2----2----2---------4----7---7------7----|
A--2--4----4----------0---0--0--0- 0----0----0---2-4---4----7-7-7------7----|
E--0--2----2---------------------- --------------0-2---2----5-5-5---0--5--0-|

        E        F#7add11     Aadd9         E     F#5    F#7add11     A5
No,____________ no,______ no,___________  You know_ he ain't gon-na die,___

Solo

  A     Aadd9/E   F#    F#7add11/E    A   Aadd9/E     F#   F#7add11/E
E--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------- -----------------------------^------------|
G--------------------------------- ------------------------2----4------------|(1/2step)(4)
D--------------------------------- -----------------2---4--------------------|
A---2----1----2--2/4---4(b)-4---2- -2/4--1-----------------------------------|
E--------------------------------- ---------2---0----------------------------|

  A    Aadd9/E    F#         F#7add11/E          A         Aadd9/E
E--------------------------------- ----------------------------------------|
B---5-^--------------------------- ----------------------------------------|
G-----4--(4)-2--4--2--4--2--2(b)-- --------4/3----4--4/6---6----4----4/6---|
D--------------------------------- --------x/x----x--x/x---x----x----x/x---|
A--------------------------------- --------2/1----2--2/4---4----2----2/4---|
E--------------------------------- 0---0-----------------------------------|

 F#       F#7add11/E    A        Aadd9/E        F#              F#7add11/E
E--------------------------------- ----------------------------------------|
B----------------------5-2-------- ----------------------------------------|
G-3------------------------4-2---- 4p2-2------2--------4--3--4--4/6---6/9--|
D-x--4--------2------------------- --------------------x--x--x--x/x---x/x--|
A-1--x---------------------------- --------------0--0--2--1--2--2/4---4/7--|
E----2--0------------------------- ----------------0--0--------------------|

 A         Aadd9/E        F#        F#7add11/E        A         Aadd9/E
E--------------------------------- -----------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------- -----------------------------------------|
G-9--(9)/11-11-----11--9-11---- 11/13---11----9--9----9---9-9--9-9-9--9-9-0-|
D-x--(-)/11--x---------x--x---- -x/------x----x--x----------x--x-x-x--x-x-0-|
A-7--(7)/-9--9--9------7--9---- -9/11----9----7--7--7---7---7--7-7-7--7-7---|
E--------------------------------- -----------------------------------------|

      A       F#          A             Aadd9/E        F#     F#7add11/E
                 Walk-in' tall,  ma-chine__gun   man._ They spit on me__ in

  A      Aadd9/E      F#     F#7add11/E     A         Aadd9/E
E-------------12---^(1/2)---12---- 12-------------------12-------------------|-(1/2)
B-----------------14----------14-- ---------------------------------10-------|
G--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
  my home land.__   Glor-i-a_____  sent me pic -  tures___ of___ my__ boy___

   F#      F#7add11/E        A       Aadd9/E    F#    F#7add11/E  A   Aadd9/E
E-------------^(1/2)-------------- -------------------------9-----12-----12-9-|
B------------10------------------- ------------10----12-----------------------|
G---11----------------^(1/2)------ ---------11----11-----11----11-------------|
D---------------------9------9---7 -------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------- -9-----------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------- -------------------------------------------|

   F#          F#7add11/E      A        Aadd9/E        F#       F#7add11/E
E---12---------------------------- ---------------^(1/2)---------------------|
B--------------------------------- --------------10--------------------------|
G--------------------------------- -----------------------------11-----------|
D--------------------------------- -------------------------0----------------|
A--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
   My  bud-dy's  breath-in '___  his  dy-in'  breath.___  Oh,  God, please__

   A      Aadd9/E       F#      F#7add11/E       A       Aadd9/E
E--------------------------------- ----------------------------^(1/2)--------|
B--------------------------------- ----------10---------------10-----12------|
G--------------------------------- ----9--11-----11----11--------------------|
D--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
_____________  won't  you  help  me   make it   through__  Mm,_________


OUTRO

  A5         F#          F#7add11/E     A     Aadd9/E    F#    F#7add11/E
E--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
A-------7------------------------- ----------4----------4--------------------|
E-------5------------------------- ----------2----------2--------------------|
 _____   Oo,_______     oo,______________  oo,__________  oo,______

     A     Aadd9/E   F#     F#7add11/E    A    Aadd9/E    F#  F#7add11/E   A
E--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------- ------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------- ----------------------------------6-------|
D--------------------------------- ----------------------------------7-------|
A---------7--7-----7------4---4--4 ----------------------------------7-------|
E---------5--5-----0------2---2--2 ----------------------------------5-------|
 _____   Oo,_______     oo,______________  oo,__________  oo,______

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Rockafella wrote on October 31 2004, 12:00 am

Finally a decent tab of this song

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