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OK now theres a handful of billy squier's the stoke tabs and theyre all
 pretty close but not completely correct. This is very very close. Enjoy playin 
one of the greatest
 classic rock songs of the 80's.

Thanks,
       T-Struck1065

p= pulloff
/=slide up
x=play muted strings

Vocal and drum intro (0:00-0:15)

Guitar Intro (0:16-0:26)
e-----------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------|
G--10/12-12-12-12-------------------10/12-12-12-12----------|
D--10/12-12-12-12---10/12-12-12-12--10/12-12-12-12--7-5-3-2-|
A---8/10-10-10-10---10/12-12-12-12---8/10-10-10-12--7-5-3-2-|
E--------------------8/10-10-10-10------------------5-3-1-0-|

Main Riff (0:27-0:36)
e--------------------------------|
B----6-6p5----6-6p5---6-6p5------|
G--7-5-5----7-5-5---7-5-5----5---|    2x
D--7--------7-------7--------5-5-|
A--5--------5-------5--------3-5-|
E------------------------------3-|

Verse 1 (0:37-0:55)
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G--7--77--7-------7--77--7--------------------------5/7-7-7-7-10/12-12-12-12-|
D--7--77--7--5-3--7--77--7------------3---3/5-5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7-10/12-12-12-12-|
A--5--55--5--5-3--5--55--5--3-5-3-5-3---5-3/5-5-5-5-3/5-5-5-5--8/10-10-10-10-|
E------------3-1--------------------------1/3-3-3-3--------------------------|
                            [palm mute---]

Chorus 1 (0:55-1:18)
e------------------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------5-7--77------5-7--77-7-x---------5-7--77------5-7--77---|
D--7-5-3-2-5-7--77--5-3-5-7--77-7-x-5/7-5-3-5-7--77--5-3-5-7--77---|
A--7-5-3-2-3-5--55--5-3-3-5--55-5-x-5/7-5-3-3-5--55--5-3-3-5--55---|
E--5-3-1-0----------3-1-------------3/5-3-1----------3-1-----------|

                  Main Riff (1:19-1:28)
e--------------- [-------------------------------|
B--------------- [---6-6p5----6-6p5---6-6p5------|
G--------------- [-7-5-5----7-5-5---7-5-5----5---|    2x
D--3-0---------- [-7--------7-------7--------5-5-|
A------3p0-3p0-- [-5--------5-------5--------3-5-|
E--------------1 [-----------------------------3-|

Verse 2 (1:29-1:47)
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G--7--77--7-------7--77--7--------------------------5/7-7-7-7-10/12-12-12-12-|
D--7--77--7--5-3--7--77--7------------3---3/5-5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7-10/12-12-12-12-|
A--5--55--5--5-3--5--55--5--3-5-3-5-3---5-3/5-5-5-5-3/5-5-5-5--8/10-10-10-10-|
E------------3-1--------------------------1/3-3-3-3--------------------------|
                            [palm mute---]

chorus 2 (1:48-2:12)
e------------------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------5-7--77------5-7--77-7-x---------5-7--77------5-7--77---|
D--7-5-3-2-5-7--77--5-3-5-7--77-7-x-5/7-5-3-5-7--77--5-3-5-7--77---|
A--7-5-3-2-3-5--55--5-3-3-5--55-5-x-5/7-5-3-3-5--55--5-3-3-5--55---|
E--5-3-1-0----------3-1-------------3/5-3-1----------3-1-----------|

                      Main Riff (2:22-2:32)
e------------------ [-------------------------------|
B------------------ [---6-6p5----6-6p5---6-6p5------|
G----------------5- [-7-5-5----7-5-5---7-5-5----5---|    2x
D--3-0-----------5- [-7--------7-------7--------5-5-|
A------3p0-3p0---3- [-5--------5-------5--------3-5-|
E--------------1--- [-----------------------------3-|

Verse 3 (2:33-2:56)
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G--7--77--7-------7--77--7--------------------------5/7-7-7-7-10/12-12-12-12-|
D--7--77--7--5-3--7--77--7------------3---3/5-5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7-10/12-12-12-12-|
A--5--55--5--5-3--5--55--5--3-5-3-5-3---5-3/5-5-5-5-3/5-5-5-5--8/10-10-10-10-|
E------------3-1--------------------------1/3-3-3-3--------------------------|
                            [palm mute---]
                  chorus 3 (3:13-3:30)
e--------------  -----[---------------------|
B--------------  -----[---------------------|
G----------5-7-  -5---[-5-7--77-7-x---------|
D--7-5-3-2-5-7-  -5-5-[-5-7--77-7-x-5/7-5-3-|   3x
A--7-5-3-2-3-5-  -3-5-[-3-5--55-5-x-5/7-5-3-|
E--5-3-1-0-----  ---3-[-------------3/5-3-1-|

(3:31-end of the song
e-------------------------|
B-------------------------|
G--5-7--77----------------|
D--5-7--77--3-0-----------|
A--3-5--55------3p0-3p0---|
E-----------------------1-|
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puppykicker 10 Sep 12, 2016 11:54 PM

Not sure why this hasn't been rated yet as this is the best of the lot. Good job! As close to accurate as it gets!

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