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Livin' On A Prayer
Bon Jovi


[Intro]
Em
C  D  Em
C                  D              Em
 (Once upon a time,  not so long ago)


[Verse]
Em                                 Emadd9 (022002)
Tommy used to work on the docks
Em
Union's been on strike. He's down on his luck
      C      D           Em
It's tough,    so tough.

Em                                 Emadd9
Gina works the diner all day
Em
Working for her man. She brings home her pay
      C     D           Em
For love,     for love.


[Pre-Chorus]
                      C    D                Em
She says we've got to hold on to what we've got.
   C              D                           Em
It doesn't make a difference if we make it or not.
      C        D                  Em       C
We've got each other and that's a lot, for love.
      D
We'll give it a shot.


[Chorus]
Em  C       D              G    C   D
Oh,   we're halfway there, woah oh, livin' on a prayer.
Em      C           D
Take my hand, we'll make it I swear
G    C   D
Woah oh, livin' on a prayer.


[Verse]
Em                                 Emadd9
Tommy's got his six string in hock.
Em
Now he's holding in, what he used to make it talk
    C  D         Em
So tough, it's  tough.

Em                                 Emadd9
Gina dreams of running away
Em
When she cries in the night, Tommy whispers:
           C   D    Em
Baby it's O.K.,  some day.


[Pre-Chorus]
             C    D                Em
We've got to hold on to what we've got.
   C              D                           Em
It doesn't make a difference if we make it or not.
      C        D                  Em       C
We've got each other and that's a lot, for love.
      D
We'll give it a shot.


[Chorus]
Em  C       D              G    C   D
Oh,   we're halfway there, woah oh, livin' on a prayer.
Em      C           D
Take my hand, we'll make it I swear
G    C   D
Woah oh, livin' on a prayer.
Csus2
Livin' on a prayer.


[Solo]
Em C  D     G C  D
Em C  D     G C  Em


[Bridge]
Em                       C    D            Em
Oooooooooh, we've got to hold on, ready or not.
    C                              D
You live for the fight when that's all that you've got.


[Outro Chorus]
Gm   Eb        F       
Woooooo, we're halfway there
Bb   Eb  F
Woah oh, livin' on a prayer.
Gm      Eb             F
Take my hand and we'll make it I swear
Bb   Eb  F
Woah oh, livin' on a prayer.

            
            
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lazlouz2001 73 Jul 29, 2008 05:03 AM

Love this! It's really easy and still sounds great.

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ericnorcross 209 Oct 25, 2009 02:51 AM

d7sus4 eh... not liking it, otherwise, great chords. Favorited.

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mantonmama 113 Jan 28, 2010 05:58 AM

This is a good chord but I think the "wooo, livin' on a prayer." in each chorus actually goes:

G C D D7
wooo, livin' on a prayer.

Also, I think instead of D7sus4, most times just go to a D-D7 change-up.

And one little last thing, at the end of each chorus where it's:

C C7

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