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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 19 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 342 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 18 wrote on February 13 2015, 01:24 pm

Sounds exactly like the original with capo on 1st

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