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A C E    O  F    S  P  A  D  E  S

                                 Motorhead
                   from the album "Ace of Spades"  1980

Tabbed by baldy. Any corrections  comments etc to good_fellow_baldo@hotmail.com
 
This ones taken from TG#77 so its a 100% authentic

tempo = 140 (hey its what the mag said)

[Intro]

 bass arr. for guitar              play 4x
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|--2----2--2----2--2--2--2----2---2---2----0-----|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

 guitar
 RIFF A:                            x4
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|---------------------9--x--8--x--7--|
A|------------------------------------|
E|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----------------|


[Verse 1]

       if you like to gamble,  I tell you I'm your man
       G5
e|--------------------------|----------------------------|
B|--------------------------|----------------------------|
G|--------------------------|----------------------------|
D|-----5--------------------|----5-----------------------|
A|-----5--------------------|----5-----------------------|
E|-----3--------------------|----3-----------------------|
                                       
   you win some, loose some, it's all the same to me     
       G5
e|--------------------------|----------------------------|
B|--------------------------|----------------------------|
G|--------------------------|----------------------------|
D|-----5--------------------|-----5---5---5----5---------|
A|-----5--------------------|-----5---5---5----5---------|
E|-----3--------------------|-----3---3---3----3---------|

 RIFF B:
      BU    BD                    BU     BD        slide
e|----------------------------|-------------------------|
B|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
G|--14(16)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(16)--(14)--12-------|
D|----------------------------|--------------------14\--|
A|----------------------------|-------------------------|
E|----------------------------|-------------------------|

      BU    BD                    BU     BD       slide      
e|----------------------------|-------------------------|
B|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
G|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
D|----------------------------|--------------------14\--|
A|----------------------------|-------------------------|
E|----------------------------|-------------------------|
                           
 the pleasure is to play   it makes no difference what you say
     D5                       C5
e|------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---7--------------------|---5-----------------------------|
D|---7--------------------|---5-----------------------------|
A|---5--------------------|---3-----------------------------|
E|------------------------|---------------------------------|

      BU    BD                    BU     BD        slide
e|----------------------------|-------------------------|
B|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
G|--14(16)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(16)--(14)--12-------|
D|----------------------------|--------------------14\--|
A|----------------------------|-------------------------|
E|----------------------------|-------------------------|
         
    I don't share your greed    the only card I need               is the  
    D5                              C5
e|------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
G|--7---------------------|---------5---------------------------------|
D|--7---------------------|---------5---------------------------------|
A|--5---------------------|---------3---------------------------------|
E|------------------------|-------------------------------------------|


[Chorus]

    Ace of Spades                  the   Ace of Spades          
e|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------9--x--8--x--7--|---------------------9--x--8--7--|
A|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----------------|--0--0---0--0--0--0--------------|

 RIFF A                             x2
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|---------------------9--x--8--x--7--|
A|------------------------------------|
E|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----------------|


[Verse 2]

    playing for the high one,    dicing with the devil
    G5
e|--------------------------|----------------------------|
B|--------------------------|----------------------------|
G|--------------------------|----------------------------|
D|--5-----------------------|----5-----------------------|
A|--5-----------------------|----5-----------------------|
E|--3-----------------------|----3-----------------------|

    going with the flow,  it's all the same to me
    G5
e|-----------------------|----------------------------|
B|-----------------------|----------------------------|
G|-----------------------|----------------------------|
D|--5--------------------|-----5---5---5----5---------|
A|--5--------------------|-----5---5---5----5---------|
E|--3--------------------|-----3---3---3----3---------|

 RIFF B:
      BU    BD                    BU     BD        slide
e|----------------------------|-------------------------|
B|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
G|--14(16)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(16)--(14)--12-------|
D|----------------------------|--------------------14\--|
A|----------------------------|-------------------------|
E|----------------------------|-------------------------|

      BU    BD                    BU     BD       slide      
e|----------------------------|-------------------------|
B|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
G|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
D|----------------------------|--------------------14\--|
A|----------------------------|-------------------------|
E|----------------------------|-------------------------|

     seven or eleven,         snake eyes watchin' you
     D5                       C5
e|------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---7--------------------|---5-----------------------------|
D|---7--------------------|---5-----------------------------|
A|---5--------------------|---3-----------------------------|
E|------------------------|---------------------------------|

      BU    BD                    BU     BD        slide
e|----------------------------|-------------------------|
B|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
G|--14(16)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(16)--(14)--12-------|
D|----------------------------|--------------------14\--|
A|----------------------------|-------------------------|
E|----------------------------|-------------------------|

    double up or quit,        double stake or split          the
    D5                        C5
e|------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B|------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G|--7---------------------|---5---------------------------------|
D|--7---------------------|---5---------------------------------|
A|--5---------------------|---3---------------------------------|
E|------------------------|-------------------------------------|


[Chorus]

    Ace of Spades                  the   Ace of Spades          
e|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------9--x--8--x--7--|---------------------9--x--8--7--|
A|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----------------|--0--0---0--0--0--0--------------|

 Riff A                             x3
e|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------9--x--8--x--7--|---------------------9--x--8--7--|
A|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----------------|--0--0---0--0--0--0--------------|
  - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - pm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - pm


[Bridge]

 you know I'm born to loose       and   gambling's for fools
     E5                       D5        E5
e|-------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
G|---9------------------------7--|------9---------------------------------|
D|---9------------------------7--|------9---------------------------------|
A|---7------------------------5--|------7---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|----------------------------------------|

 but that's the way I like it baby, I don't want to live forever
    N.C.                              E5
e|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
                                                                                     and
|----------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|--7-7-7---7-7--7-7-7---7-7---7--7-7---7-7-7s9--9--7--7--5-|-4--4-4----4-4--4-4-4---4--4--|
|----------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|--5-5-5---5-5--5-5-5---5-5---5--5-5---5-5-5s7--7--5--5--3-|-2--2-2----2-2--2-2-2---2--2--|
|----------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------|

   don't forget the joker
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--4-----------------------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--2-----------------------|
E|--------------------------|


[Solo]

e|--------------------------|----------------------|-----------------------------|
B|--------------------------|----------------------|-----------------------------|
G|--------------------------|----------------------|-----------------------------|
D|--------------------------|-------5--7p5---5h7---|-7p5----7p5----7p5----7p5----|
A|--0h3--5s7s5--3h5p3----3--|--5s7---------7-------|-----7------7------7------7--|
E|--------------------5-----|----------------------|-----------------------------|

                                  B7                                   rp                  slide
e|-----------------------------|------------------------------------|----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|------------------------------------|--10------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|------------------------7--9BU(11)--|-(11)BD(9)--7h9p7-----/\\\\-|
D|---7BU(9)--7--5------------5-|-------7--9p7----7-8s9--------------|-------------------9--------|
A|-------------------7--5h7----|-7s9----------9---------------------|----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|------------------------------------|----------------------------|
                                                                                            slide up neck  
|--------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------while picking
|-/10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10/10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-11-11-11-11-12-12-13-13-14-x/x/x-|
|-/11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11/11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|-11-11-11-11-12-12-12-12-13-13-14-14-15-x/x/x-|
|--------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|

e|--10BU(12)BD(10)--8h10p8----8---|----8-10BU(12)BD(10)p8-----|
B|-------------------------10-----|-10--------------------10--|
G|--------------------------------|---------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|---------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|---------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|---------------------------|

e|-10p8-----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B|------10--10p8---8-10BU(12)-10p8---8----|-------------------------------------|
G|---------------9-----------------9------|----9---7-------------------------5--|
D|----------------------------------------|------------10------7----5--h--7-----|
A|----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|

 Riff A                             x4
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|---------------------9--x--8--x--7--|
A|------------------------------------|
E|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----------------|


[Verse 3]

    pushing up the ante,   I   know you've got to see me
    G5
e|--------------------------|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|--------------------------|
D|--5-----------------------|--5-----------------------|
A|--5-----------------------|--5-----------------------|
E|--3-----------------------|--3-----------------------|
   read 'em and weep,  the  dead man's hand again
   G5
|-----------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------------|
|--5--------------------|---5----5-----5----5---------|
|--5--------------------|---5----5-----5----5---------|
|--3--------------------|---3----3-----3----3---------|

 RIFF B:
      BU    BD                    BU     BD        slide
e|----------------------------|-------------------------|
B|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
G|--14(16)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(16)--(14)--12-------|
D|----------------------------|--------------------14\--|
A|----------------------------|-------------------------|
E|----------------------------|-------------------------|

      BU    BD                    BU     BD       slide      
e|----------------------------|-------------------------|
B|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
G|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
D|----------------------------|--------------------14\--|
A|----------------------------|-------------------------|
E|----------------------------|-------------------------|

  I  see it in your eyes,     take one look and die
     D5                       C5
e|------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---7--------------------|---5-----------------------------|
D|---7--------------------|---5-----------------------------|
A|---5--------------------|---3-----------------------------|
E|------------------------|---------------------------------|

      BU    BD                    BU     BD        slide
e|----------------------------|-------------------------|
B|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
G|--14(16)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(16)--(14)--12-------|
D|----------------------------|--------------------14\--|
A|----------------------------|-------------------------|
E|----------------------------|-------------------------|

 the only thing you see,   you know it's gonna be             the
     D5                        C5
e|-------------------------|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------|-------------------------------------|
G|---7---------------------|---5---------------------------------|
D|---7---------------------|---5---------------------------------|
A|---5---------------------|---3---------------------------------|
E|-------------------------|-------------------------------------|


[Chorus]

    Ace of Spades                  the   Ace of Spades          
e|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------9--x--8--x--7--|---------------------9--x--8--7--|
A|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----------------|--0--0---0--0--0--0--------------|


[Outro]

w/ FILL 2
   
e|--------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------|
B|--------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------|
G|--------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------|
D|--------------------------|------------------------|--------------------5--|
A|--/7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----|
E|--------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------|
                                      BU        BU          BU        BU           
|-----------------------------||-------12--------12----|------12--------12-----||
|-----------------------------||.---15(17)----15(17)---|---15(17)----15(17)---.||
|-----------------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------||
|-----------------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------||
|--7--7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7--||.----------------------|----------------------.||
|-----------------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------||

    E5     D5      E5    slide        E5     D5     E5                      
e|---------------------------------|---------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------|
G|--9------7-------9---------------|--9------7------9\---|
D|--9------7-------9---------------|--9------7------9\---|
A|--7------5-------7---\\\\\/////--|--7------5------7\---|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------|



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

| x    Dead note
| (n)  Ghost note
| h    Hammer-on
| p    Pull-off
| /    Slide up
| \    Slide down 

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

            
            
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andyrattle 15 Dec 28, 2016 12:41 PM, edited on December 29 2016, 05:40 pm

Tiny (but important) thing i think there is a note on 7th fret 3rd string at the end of the 6th bar of the solo before the slide? otherwise top tab!

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sgtslashofthe1 10 Mar 06, 2017 08:26 AM

You Can Also Play The Verse As An Open E And Then 14 13 12 With The Open E As The Root For The E

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