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                          LIVIN' ON A PRAYER - Bon Jovi
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Tabbed by: Daniel Walden
Email: danny_j_w@hotmail.com

Tuning: E A D G B E    (although bon jovi someimes play one semitone down live)

[Main riff]
(w/ talkbox)

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------7-5-----5-7-5-----5-7-5----*etc*----------------------------------|
E|------0------0-0-------0-0-------------------------------------------------|
     Pm__      ___       ___


[Verse Part 2]

   its tough... ooh, so tough
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----5--------7------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----5--------7------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----3--------5---------7-5-----5-7-5--------------------------------------|
E|----------------------0-----0-0--------------------------------------------|
                      Pm_     ___

[Pre-chorus]

  we gotta hold on... to what weve got, it doesnt make a difference if we make
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------5----7--------7----7----9\------5-------------7----------------7--|
D|---------5----7--------7----7----9\------5-------------7----------------7--|
A|---------3----5--------5----5----7\------3-------------5----------------5--|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  it or not, weve got each other, and thats a lot for love we'll give it a shot
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|7-----9\--------5--------7----------7-----7-9-------5----5-----7----7--7-7--|
D|7-----9\--------5--------7----------7-----7-9-------5----5-----7----7--7-7--|
A|5-----7\--------3--------5----------5-----5-7-------3----3-----5----5--5-5--|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------x\|


[Chorus]
  
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----5---7--------5---7--------5---7--------5---7--------------------------|
D|-2---5---7----5---5---7----2---5---7----5---5---7--------------------------|
A|-2---3---5----5---3---5----2---3---5----5---3---5--------------------------|
E|-0------------3------------0------------3----------------------------------|


[Pre-solo]
(after second chorus)

   Livin' on a prayer.....
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-5------7----12------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5------7----10------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-3------5----10------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------x\-------------------------------------------------|


[Solo]
(Go Ritchie!!)
                                "
e|------------------------------12-14-15-------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------12--------15-12-13-12-15^-15^~~\-----/12-12---|
G|---------------------------/12------------------------------------/12-12---|
D|-------5-7-7*^-5-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-5-7-----------7-7~------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                          "
e|------------------------12-14-15-------------------------------------------|
B|-13-12-----------------12--------15-12-13-12----15^-15^--------------------|
G|-14-12--11*^----------12---------------------12----------------------------|
D|-------------12------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------12----------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------15-17^~~\-----------------------------------------------|
B|----------15h17h19---------------------------------------------------------|
G|-14h15h17------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Key change]
(Fade Out)

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----8------------8--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5---8---3----8---8---3----------------------------------------------------|
A|-5---6---3----8---6---3----------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-------1----6-------1----------------------------------------------------|

*********************************

| "  rake
| *  pinched harmonic
| ^  bend
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note

*********************************

            
            
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wangmaster 363 Apr 01, 2006 06:52 AM

k, thats freaky. I am A Danny J W and I love bon jovi... jeez

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Captain Cool 10 Apr 25, 2006 12:32 PM

maybe you tabbed it

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wangmaster 363 May 18, 2006 09:38 AM

no I suck at tabbing. good tab tho. Unless I tabbed it in my sleep...

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