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Livin On A Prayer Tab

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I've seen Bon Jovi live and this is a great song so i tabbed it.Usually live its
played half a step down but i can't be bothered so i'll do it in standard tuning
but it sounds half a step down.Weird?!

Song:Livin' on a prayer (live)
Band:Bon Jovi
Album:Slippery when wet, Crossroads, One wild night 2000

intro
e|-------------------|
b|-------------------|
g|-------------------|
d|-4~---6~---4~---6~-| repeat 4 times
a|-2~---4~---2~---4~-|
e|-------------------|

intro 2
e|-------------------------------------|
b|-------------------------------------|
g|-------------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------------|repeat 4 times
a|---6-4-----4-6-4-----4-6-4-----4-6-4-|
e|-0-----0-0-------0-0-------0-0-------|

verse
e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
b|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
g|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
d|-------------------------------------|------------4~----------6-6-6-6~-|
a|-------------------------------------|------------2~----------4-4-4-4~-|
e|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  tommy used to work on the docks...    ...it's tough

e|--------------------|
b|--------------------|
g|--------------------|
d|--------------------|
a|---4-6------4-6-4/0-|
e|-0-----0-0----------|

pre-chorus
e|---------------|
b|---------------|
g|---------------|
d|-4---6-6-8-8-8-|repeat 4 times
a|-2---4-4-6-6-6-|
e|---------------|

chorus
e|-------------------|-------------------|
b|-------------------|-------------------|
g|-------------------|-------------------|
d|----4--6------4--6-|----4--6------4--6-|
a|-2--2--4---4--2--4-|-2--2--4---4--2--4-|
e|-0---------2-------|-0---------2-------|

verse 2
e|---------------------------|
b|---------------------------|
g|---------------------------|
d|---------------------------|repeat 3 times
a|---4-6-----4-6-4-----4-6-4-|
e|-0-----0-0-------0-0-------|

in veres solo
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
b|--------------------------------------------------12b----------|
g|-----------------12b-12b-12b-12b-12b-12b-10-8-10------10-8-10/-|
d|---------------------------------------------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
...it talk so tough

solo
e|-------------------|------11-13-14------------|---------------------|
b|-------------------|---11----------14-11-12-11|------14b-13b--------|
g|-------------------|11------------------------|12-12----------------|
d|-------4-6-6-4-----|--------------------------|---------------------|
a|-6-4-6---------6---|--------------------------|---------------------|
e|-----------------6-|--------------------------|---------------------|

e|-------------------|------11-13-14------------|---------------------|
b|-11-13-11----------|---11----------14-11-12-11|---14b-14b-----------|
g|-11-12-11-10b------|11------------------------|12-------------------|
d|--------------11---|--------------------------|------------14h15h17-|
a|-----------------11|--------------------------|---------------------|
e|-------------------|--------------------------|---------------------|

e|-------------------|14h15h17/19b--------------|
b|-----------14h15h17|--------------------------|
g|-14h15h17h---------|--------------------------|
d|-------------------|--------------------------|
a|-------------------|--------------------------|
e|-------------------|--------------------------|

outro
e|-----------|
b|-----------|
g|-8-8-8-6-4-|
d|-8-8-8-6-4-|repeat 8 times
a|-6-6-6-4-2-|
e|-----------|

b=bend
~=vibrato
h=hammer-on
/=slide

song order

intro
intro 2
verse
pre chorus
chorus
verse 2
in verse solo
intro (play once)
pre chorus
chorus
solo
chorus
outro

That's it. Enjoy!!!
 BRAD
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mustang0283 wrote on August 8 2004, 12:00 am

listen it sounds a half step down,
cause you wrote it a half step down!

the origianl is em C D
and you wrot something like B C#!

nothing to be weired about!

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Terminaator wrote on March 8 2008, 05:48 pm

Intro is wrong. And evreything is bad

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