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Livin On A Prayer Tab

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october , 8th 2009

Hi, I’ve made this adaptation of guitar, keyboard and distorted voice for two guitars 
and I say thanks to all the people who load their tabs and videos from this song 
‘cause that help me a lot

Livin’ on a prayer- Bon jovi

INTRO 
(voice w/ distortion)1ST guitar
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|-2-0-2--0-0-2-7-0-5--|
E|---------------------|

e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|---------------|
A|--0-0-2-7-0-5--| repeat in any part of the song as necessary 
E|---------------|
          *
2nd guitar plays the notes E C D in the asterisk (only in intro)

Riff (2nd guitar)
e|--12-12--10---12-12---10-|
B|-----------12-------12---|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|

Verse 1 (x2)
2nd guitar (key part)
e|----|
B|----|
G|--9-|
D|--9-|A lot of times
A|--7-|
E|----|

Then (both guitars) 
e|------|
B|------|
G|-5--7-|
D|-5--7-|
A|-3--5-|
E|------|

Pre Chorus (2nd guitar)
  We gotta hold on to what we’ve got, it doesn’t 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, we’ve got each other, and that’s 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|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus (2nd guitar plays this chords and 1st guitar plays in palm mute)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----------5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
D|-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|x2
A|-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E|-0-0-0-0---------------------------3-3-3-3---------------------------|

Verse 2
2nd guitar (key part)
e|----|
B|----|
G|--9-|
D|--9-|A lot of times
A|--7-|
E|----|

Then (2nd guitar) 
e|------|
B|------|
G|-5--7-|
D|-5--7-|
A|-3--5-|
E|------|

(1st guitar)
E-----------------8^-----------------|
B--10^(12)--10---------8-------------|
G------------------------9--12^^-----|
D------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

Then
2nd guitar (key part)
e|----|
B|----|
G|--9-|
D|--9-|A lot of times
A|--7-|
E|----|

Then (both guitars) 
e|------|
B|------|
G|-5--7-|
D|-5--7-|
A|-3--5-|
E|------|

Repeat Pre Chorus and Chorus

Pre solo(2nd guitar)
   Livin on a prayer ... 
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|-5------7---12--------|
D|-5------7---12--------|
A|-3------5---10--------|
E|----------------------|

Solo (1st guitar)
e|----------------------------14-15---------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------12--------15-13-12-13-15-13-12^---12-12--13-12-|
G|-----------------------12----------------------------------12-12--14-12-|
D|-------5-7-7~--5--------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7-5-7----------7-8^----------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------14-15---------------------------|
B|---------------12---------15-13-12-13-15-13-12^---|
G|-11-12-------12-----------------------------------|
D|------12------------------------------------------|
A|--------12----------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

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



Rhythm during solo(2nd guitar)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----------5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
D|-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A|-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E|-0-0-0-0---------------------------3-3-3-3---------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----------5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-|
D|-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-|
A|-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-|
E|-0-0-0-0---------------------------3-3-3-3---------------------------|

Bridge (2nd guitar)
  we’ve gotta hold on ready or not you live for the fight when 
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|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   that’s all that you’ve got
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-5------7---7-----7-----7----|
D|-5------7---7-----7-----7----|
A|-3------5---5-----5-----5----|
E|-----------------------------|

Last chorus
1st guitar
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----------5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
D|-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|fade out
A|-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E|-0-0-0-0---------------------------3-3-3-3---------------------------|

2nd guitar
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------8~--------------------------------8~-------------|
D|-5~-------8~-------3~~-------------8~-------8~-------3~~---|fade out
A|-5~-------6~-------3~~-------------8~-------6~-------3~~---|
E|-3~----------------1~~-------------6~----------------1~~---|

That's all enjoy this classic song

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cjdabest wrote on December 3 2009, 07:48 pm

Sorry, this tab is very bad, especially the solo...

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I Rock 4 God wrote on January 2 2011, 07:09 pm

Hey, maybe it'a your tuning cjdabest, but that is one smokin' tab! Nice Lokorlando!!!

BO BON JOVI!!!!! (I got their greatest hits today :p) :)

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arodeghero wrote on August 1 2014, 01:17 pm

Lack of formatting. Lack of accuracy. Clearly wrong.

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