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Rooster Chords

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			     Rooster - Alice in Chains
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Intro: E  G	X4 
 
oooh 
E	G  x4 
 
Verse 1: 
 
E 			G 
Aint found a way to kill me yet 
E		  G 
eyes burn with stinging sweat 
E		G 
seems every path leads me to  
E		G 
nowhere um 
E		G 
wife and kids , household pet 
E		G 
army greens is no safe bet 
E		G 
the bullets scream to me from  
E		G 
somewhere  um 
 
Chorus: 
 
A 				C E A E 
yeah they come to snuff the rooster 
A 				C 	 
yeah here come the rooster  
E	G			E	G 
yeah you know he aint gonna die   
 
E	G 
no  no  no 
			E	G 
well no he aint gonna die 
 
Instrumental: 
 
E G	x6 
 
 
 
Chorus: 
A 				C E A E 
yeah they come to snuff the rooster 
A 				C 	 
yeah here come the rooster  
E	G			E	G 
yeah you know he aint gonna die   
 
E	G 
no  no  no 
			E	G 
well no he aint gonna die 
 
Verse 2: 
 
E 		G 
walking tall machine gun man 
E			G 
they spit on me in my home land 
E			G 
though yes there be pictures of my  
E		G 
boy 
E			G 
got my pills against mosquito death 
E				G 
my body's breathing its dying breath 
E		G 
oh god please wont you help me  
		E	G 
make it through um 
 
Chorus: 
 
A 				C E A E 
yeah they come to snuff the rooster 
A 				C 	 
yeah here come the rooster  
E	G			E	G 
yeah you know he aint gonna die   
 
E	G 
no  no  no 
			E	G 
well no he aint gonna die 
 
Outro: E G	x3 
ooohh 
 
 



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Nathan Lueken wrote on April 22 2011, 08:46 pm

Try putting capo on the 1st fret/ I thought it was a lot better with it. Happy Playing!!!

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amacno2 wrote on October 10 2011, 08:36 pm

the C should be a G. also this is 1/2 step lower than the recording, which is in F. they play 1/2 step down, so the chords are F# and A, etc...

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Prettiest_88 wrote on February 13 2015, 01:24 pm

Sounds exactly like the original with capo on 1st

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