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Song:18 And Life
Artist: Skid Row
Album: Skid Row(1989)
Members when recorded: Rob Affuso, Sebastian Bach, Rachel Bolan, Scotti Hill, Dave Sabo

Standard Tuning


[Intro]

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|----5-----------4---------------|----5-----------4---------------|
G|--------6-----------4-----------|--------6-----------4-----------|
D|------------------------4-------|------------------------4-------|
A|4-----------4---------------4h6-|4-----------4---------------2---|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------0---------------0-------|
B|----5-----------4---------------|--------0---------------0-------|
G|--------6-----------4-----------|--------2---------------4-------|
D|------------------------4-------|----2---------------4-----------|
A|4-----------4---------------4---|0---------------2---------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|x2


  [Verse 1]

Ricky was a young boy.
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|----5-----------4---------------|----5-----------4---------------|
G|--------6-----------4-----------|--------6-----------4-----------|
D|------------------------4-------|------------------------4-------|
A|4-----------4---------------4h6-|4-----------4---------------2---|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

                                   Worked his fingers to the bone
E|--------------------------------|----------------------|
B|----5-----------4---------------|----------------------|
G|--------6-----------4-----------|----------------------|
D|------------------------4-------|--7----9--------------|
A|4-----------4---------------4---|--5----7--------------|
E |-------------------------------|----------------------|x2


[Pre-Chorus]

   He had no money, no, no good at home
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---(7)-7-7-7-7-7-7—-(4)-2-2-2-2-2-2-(6)-6-6-6-6-6-6---7-7—(7)--5-5-(5)--|
A|---(7)—7-7-7-7-7-7—-(4)-2-2-2-2-2-2—(6)-6-6-6-6-6-6---7-7—(7)--5-5-(5)--|
E|---(5)-5-5-5-5-5-5--(2)-4-4-4-4-4-4-(4)-4-4-4-4-4-4---5—5-(5)--7-7-(7)--|

^------------------------------------------------------------------^
                                                           Palm Mute all but in brackets

[Chorus] 

   Eighteen and   life, you got it. Eighteen and    life, you know
E|--------------------------------|--------0-----------------------|
B|--------------------------------|----0-------0-----------4-------|
G|--------6---------------2-------|--------------------------------|
D|----6-------6-------2-------2---|--------------------4-----------|
A|4---------------0---------------|----------------2-----------3---|
E|--------------------------------|0--------------------------------|x4    


[Verse]

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|----5-----------4---------------|----5-----------4---------------|
G|--------6-----------4-----------|--------6-----------4-----------|
D|------------------------4-------|------------------------4-------|
A|4-----------4---------------4h6-|4-----------4---------------2---|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

   
E|--------------------------------|
B|----5-----------4---------------|
G|--------6-----------4-----------|
D|------------------------4-------|
A|4-----------4---------------4---|
E|--------------------------------|


[Bridge]

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|11b--11br--9--11--9---8h9p8----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------11-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  [Verse 1]

 Tequila in his heartbeat, his veins burned gasoline
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|----5-----------4---------------|----5-----------4---------------|
G|--------6-----------4-----------|--------6-----------4-----------|
D|------------------------4-------|------------------------4-------|
A|4-----------4---------------4h6-|4-----------4---------------2---|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

   
E|--------------------------------|----------------------|
B|----5-----------4---------------|----------------------|
G|--------6-----------4-----------|----------------------|
D|------------------------4-------|--7----9--------------|
A|4-----------4---------------4---|--5----7--------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|x2


  They said he loved adventure. Ricky's the wild one
E|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------3------5----3----7--3---------|
D|------1------3----1----5--1---------|
A|--0-0----0-0---0-0------------------|
E|------------------------------------|


E|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|------3------5-------------|
D|------1------3-----7--9----|
A|--0-0----0-0-------5--7----|
E|---------------------------|


[Pre-Chorus] 

   Bang, bang shoot' em up. The party never ends
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---(7)-7-7-7-7-7-7—-(4)-2-2-2-2-2-2-(6)-6-6-6-6-6-6---7-7—(7)--5-5-(5)--|
A|---(7)—7-7-7-7-7-7—-(4)-2-2-2-2-2-2—(6)-6-6-6-6-6-6---7-7—(7)--5-5-(5)--|
E|---(5)-5-5-5-5-5-5--(2)–4-4-4-4-4-4-(4)-4-4-4-4-4-4---5—5-(5)--7-7-(7)--|

^---------------------------------------------------------------^
                                                           Palm Mute all but in brackets


[Chorus]

   Eighteen and   life, you got it. Eighteen and    life, you know
E|--------------------------------|--------0-----------------------|
B|--------------------------------|----0-------0-----------4-------|
G|--------6---------------2-------|--------------------------------|
D|----6-------6-------2-------2---|--------------------4-----------|
A|4---------------0---------------|----------------2-----------3---|
E|--------------------------------|0-------------------------------|x4


[solo]

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------9h12p9--12b-----|
G|8h9-------8h9-------8h9-9!b~~---9br-8h9--------8h9-----------------------|
D|----11--------11------------------------9~~--------11--------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|----------------------------------------------------------------9--------|
B|12br--10-9------10--------------------------------9h10-12-10~--9x--12-10-|
G|------------11b----11br--9\8-8-----8-9!br--8-9-11------------------------|
D|-----------------------------9-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|--------------------------------------------------19-17p16h17--16h17p16--|
B|9----------------------------14~--17b~-17br-16h17------------19----------|
G|11-9-8h9-8------------8h9h11---------------------------------------------|
D|--------------9h10-10----------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|-------------------------19b---------------------------------------------|
B|19p17p16h17--16h17p16----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------18--------18p16------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Chorus]

   18 and life……
E|--------------------------------|--------0-----------------------|
B|--------------------------------|----0-------0-----------4-------|
G|--------6---------------2-------|--------------------------------|
D|----6-------6-------2-------2---|--------------------4-----------|
A|4---------------0---------------|----------------2-----------3---|
E|-------------------------------|0-------------------------------|x4


[Outro] ooh yaaaaa

E|----0---------------0-----------|----0-----------------------0---|
B|--------4---------------4-------|--------4---------------4-------|
G|------------4---------------4---|------------4-------4-----------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|4---------------0---------------|----------------2---------------|
E|--------------------------------|0-------------------------------|

E|----0---------------0-----------|0-------0-------------------0---|
B|--------4---------------4-------|0-----------4-----------4-------|
G|------------4---------------4---|1---------------4---------------|
D|--------------------------------|2---------------4---------------|
A|4----------------0--------------|2---------------2---------------|
E|--------------------------------|0-------------------------------|

E|4-------------------------------|
B|5-------------------------------|
G|6-------------------------------|
D|6-------------------------------|
A|4-------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|



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

| x    Dead note
| (n)  Ghost note
| h    Hammer-on
| p    Pull-off
| b    Bend
| br   Bend release
| \    Slide down
| ~    Vibrato

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gattsta 10 Jul 31, 2007 11:41 AM

its a great tab, good job

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Ricky57 10 Sep 06, 2007 01:43 AM

Very nice tab :)

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Guitarmaster94 498 Sep 22, 2007 12:32 PM

isnt there a fill-in part in the ending?

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