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Muscle Of Love guitar tab

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From:   LAYNE BURROUGHS [burroughs.psd@NAVAIR.NAVY.MIL]
Sent:   Friday, January 09, 1998 7:45 PM

Muscle of Love
Recorded by Alice Cooper
Album:  Muscle of Love
Submitted by:  Layne Burroughs

[Riff A]
E-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---4--4-2-2-4-2---------------4--4-2-----5---7----------------------|
D-|---------4-----4-0-4-0---------------4---5---7----------------------|
A-|-2---------------------4b5--2------------3---5----------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Repeat 3 times

[Riff B]
Guitar 1
E-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-------------------------------2--4-4----------4-4------------4-2--|
D-|-4-4-----------4-4-----------4-2--4-4----------4-4------------4-2--|
A-|-4-4-----------4-4-----------4----2-2----------2-2------------2-0---|
E-|-2-2-----------2-2-----------2--------------------------------------|
Guitar 2
E-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-----------------------------9-7--4-4----------4-4------------4-2--|
D-|-4-4-----------4-4-----------9-7--4-4----------4-4------------4-2--|
A-|-4-4-----------4-4-----------7-5--2-2----------2-2------------2-0---|
E-|-2-2-----------2-2--------------------------------------------------|
Fill 1 Guitar 3
E-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-------2---2--------2---2-------------7---7-------------------------|
G-|-------4b6-4b6------4b6-4b6-----------9b11-9b11----9b11-9p7-9b11-7--|
D-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

[First Verse] Guitar 1 and 2 play Riff B
Who's the queen of the lockeroom?
Who's the cream of the crop?
Joey took her to the matinee
Thank God she wouldn't stop

[Chorus][Riff C]
E-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-5------7---------9-------------------------------------------------|
D-|-5------7---------9---------5------------7--------------------------|
A-|-3------5---------7---------5------------7--------------------------|
E-|----------------------------3------------5--------------------------|
     Holy muscle of love,      my heart's a muscle

[Second Verse] Guitar 1 and 2 play Riff B 
Well I must have gone to their crazy head,
Where everything is hot.
Cuz I don't know if the things I'm thinkin'
I know the thoughts are not.

[Chorus] with Riff C
     Holy muscle of love, I got a muscle of love

[Repeat Riff A 3 times]

[Guitar Solo]
12 bars over F# Then Riff D
[Riff D]
E-|----------------------------------------------------------------7---|
B-|------------------------------------------------------------9-------|
G-|----------------------------------------------------7---9-----------|
D-|---------3---5------------5---7-------------7---9-------------------|
A-|-3---7------------5---9------------7---11---------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Third Verse] with Riff B
I read Dad's books like I did before,
Now things are crystal clear.
Lock the door in the bathroom now,
I just can't get caught in here.

[Chorus] with Riff C
     Holy muscle of love, I got a muscle of love 

[Outro Chorus] 
[Riff E]
E-|----------------------------------------------------------------7---|
B-|------------------------------------------------------------9-------|
G-|----------------------------------------------------7---9-----------|
D-|---------3---5------------5---7-------------7---9-------------------|
A-|-3---7------------5---9------------7---11---------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Holy muscle of love
E-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|----------------------------------------------------------------7---|
G-|------------------------------------------------------------8-------|
D-|----------------------------------------------------7---9-----------|
A-|---------3---5------------5---7-------------7---9-------------------|
E-|-3---7------------5---9------------7---11---------------------------|
I got a muscle of love
Holy muscle of love
My heart's a muscle of love
Holy muscle of love
I got a muscle of love
Yeah
Must be a gift from above.
[Guitar Noodling over Riff E]
[Ending Riff]  
E-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---4--4-2-2-4-2-----------------------------5--7----4-4-------------|
D-|---------4-----4-0-4-0----------------------5--7----4-4-------------|
A-|-2---------------------4b5--2---0-----------3--5----2-2-------------|
E-|------------------------------------2---0---------------------------|



---- another multiple guitars transcription ------

 "Muscle of Love" by Alice Cooper
  Words and music by Michael Bruce and Alice Cooper

  From the album Muscle Of Love (1973)

  Transcription by Brian Gaddis


  \= slide down   p= pull-off   h= hammer-on   b= bend   sb= slight bend

  ~~= vibrato   ps\= pick scrape down



  Note: Some parts of this song are not transcribed due to the difficulty
        in hearing them.

   Intro
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-----------4--4p2-----2h4p2-------------------4--4p2-----------------------|
D-|-------------------4---------4p0--4p0-----------------4--------------------|
A-|--12\---2------------------------------5---2--------------------------2----|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-----------------------------------------------------------7----9\----4----|
D-|-----------------------------------------------------------7----9\----4----|
A-|-----------------------------------------------------------5----7\----2----|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--4--4p2-----2p4h2-------------------4p2--4p2---------------------4--4p2---|
D-|----------4---------4p0--4p0-------------------4---------------------------|
A-|------------------------------5---2----------------------------2-----------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|----------------------------------------------------7----9\----4-----------|
D-|----------------------------------------------------7----9\----4-----------|
A-|----------------------------------------------------5----7\----2-----------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-----2h4p2-------------------4--4p2----------------------------------------|
D-|--4---------4p0--4p0-----------------4-------------------------------------|
A-|----------------------5---2------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------------------3----0---------------------------|
G-|------------------------------------------2----1---------------------------|
D-|------------------------------------------0----2---------------------------|
A-|-----------------------------------------------2---------------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------------------0---------------------------|


   Guitar one                                                     "Ah-h,"
E-|-------------------------------------------------7-------------------------|
B-|--------2---2-------2---2--------------7---7------7p6p5p4\3-5b-3-----------|
G-|--------4b--4b------4b--4b-------------9b--9b------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|--4--4---------4--4--------4/7---9--9----------9--9-------------9--7--4--4-|
A-|--4--4---------4--4--------4/7---9--9----------9--9-------------9--7--4--4-|
E-|--2--2---------2--2--------2/5---7--7----------7--7-------------7--5--2--2-|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar three                                                               |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------9\7---------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------9\7---------------------------------------------|
D-|--4--4---------4--4--------------9--9----------9--9-------------9--7--4--4-|
A-|--4--4---------4--4--------------9--9----------9--9-------------9--7--4--4-|
E-|--2--2---------2--2--------------7--7----------7--7-------------7--5--2--2-|



  Verse
   1."Who's the queen of the    locker room?      Who's the cream of the crop?"
   2."Well, I must have come to that crazy age  where everything is hot."
   3."I read Dad's books like I did before.       Now things are crytal clear."
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-----------------------4--4-----------4/7--9--9-----------------------9--9-|
A-|-----------------------4--4-----------4/7--9--9-----------------------9--9-|
E-|-----------------------2--2-----------2/5--7--7-----------------------7--7-|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------------9\7----------------------------------|
G-|--------------------------------------9\7----------------------------------|
D-|-----------------------4--4----------------9--9-----------------------9--9-|
A-|-----------------------4--4----------------9--9-----------------------9--9-|
E-|-----------------------2--2----------------7--7-----------------------7--7-|


               "Poor Joey took her to the    matinee,         said, "God, she
               "'Cause I don't know if the   things I'm thinking are normal
               "Lock the door in the         bathroom, now. I just can't get
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|--9\7--4--4---------------------------4--4--------4/7--9--9----------------|
A-|--9\7--4--4---------------------------4--4--------4/7--9--9----------------|
E-|--7\5--2--2---------------------------2--2--------2/5--7--7----------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------------------------9\7----------------------|
G-|--------------------------------------------------9\7----------------------|
D-|--9\7--4--4---------------------------4--4-------------9--9----------------|
A-|--9\7--4--4---------------------------4--4-------------9--9----------------|
E-|--7\5--2--2---------------------------2--2-------------7--7----------------|


    "wouldn't stop!"                   (Fill one)  Go to Chorus one
    "thoughts or not."                 (Fill three)  Go to Chorus two
    "I just can't get caught in here." (Fill five) Go to End
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-----------------------------------9--9------------------------------------|
A-|-----------------------------------9--9------------------------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------7--7------------------------------------|


   Fill one
E-|--7p5-------------------------------------|
B-|-------7--6--5------------5b~~------------|
G-|----------------7--8p7p5------------------|
D-|------------------------------------------|
A-|------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------|


   Fill three
E-|----------------|-------------------------|
B-|--3h5p3p0-3---5-|-3--5--3--5--5b~~--------|
G-|----------------|-------------------------|
D-|----------------|-------------------------|
A-|----------------|-------------------------|
E-|----------------|-------------------------|


   Fill five
E-|-----------------------10--12b------------|
B-|-------10--12--10--12---------------------|
G-|--/11-------------------------------------|
D-|------------------------------------------|
A-|------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------|



  Chorus one             (Fill two)
      "Holy muscle of love.         My heart's a muscle."    (Go to verse two)
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--5------7----------9------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--5------7----------9-----------4-------------6----------------------------|
D-|--5------7----------9-----------5-------------7-----------4--4-------------|
A-|--3------5----------7-----------5-------------7-----------4--4-------------|
E-|--------------------------------3-------------5-----------2--2-------------|


   Fill two  ///= unintelligible notes
E-|------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------------------|
G-|--///---0--2--0---2--2--0--2--2b----------|
D-|------------------------------------------|
A-|------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------|


  Chorus two               (Fill four)
     "Holy muscle of love.             Well, I got a muscle of love."
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--5------7----------9------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--5------7----------9-------------4---------------6---------4--------------|
D-|--5------7----------9-------------5---------------7---------4--------------|
A-|--3------5----------7-------------5---------------7---------2--------------|
E-|----------------------------------3---------------5------------------------|


   Fill four
E-|------------------------------------------|
B-|-------8--10--8---10--8--10--10--10b~~----|
G-|--6/9-------------------------------------|
D-|------------------------------------------|
A-|------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------|


   Play simile of Intro riff here (After Chorus two). Then go to Solo.


  Solo
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--4b~~----------------------2--2--2--4--4b---2--2--4--4b---2--2--4--4b-----|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   Rhythm behind solo (Two guitars play simile of this throughout solo)
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|--4---4--4--4--4--4---4--4--4--4--4----------------------------------------|
A-|--4---4--4--4--4--4---4--4--4--4--4----------------------------------------|
E-|--2---2--2--2--2--2---2--2--2--2--2----------------------------------------|




E-|------------|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--2--4p2----|--2--2--2--4--4b---2--2--4--4b---2--2--4--4b------------------|
D-|----------4-|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|------------|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|------------|--------------------------------------------------------------|


E-|------------2-------------------------------------------|------------------|
B-|---------2-----5--2--5--5b---2--2--5--5b---2--2--5--5b--|--2--5p2-------2--|
G-|--2--4b-------------------------------------------------|----------4sb-----|
D-|--------------------------------------------------------|------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------------------|------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------------------|------------------|


                                                              (Bridge starts)
E-|------------2--------|----------------|------------------------------------|
B-|---------2-----5--2--|-----2--5p2-----|-2p0--------------------------------|
G-|--2--4b--------------|-4b----------4--|------2-----2-----2--4b-------(rb)--|
D-|---------------------|----------------|---------4-----4--------------------|
A-|---------------------|----------------|------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------|----------------|------------------------------------|


   Bridge (Starts with downward pick scrapes)            (Go to Verse three)
E-|-------------------------------------------------7\------------------------|
B-|----------------------------------------------9----------------------------|
G-|----------------------------------------7--9-------------------------------|
D-|-----2--3--5------4--5--7------6--7--9-------------------------------------|
A-|--3------------5------------7----------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|



  End
    "Holy muscle of love.             Well, I got a muscle of love."
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--5------7----------9------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--5------7----------9-------------4---------------6----------4--4--4--4----|
D-|--5------7----------9-------------5---------------7----------4--4--4--4----|
A-|--3------5----------7-------------5---------------7----------2--2--2--2----|
E-|----------------------------------3---------------5------------------------|


   (Repeat chord strum as necessary)                  End Rhythm fig.
                             Pick scrape downward    "Holy        muscle   of
E-|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------|
B-|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------|
G-|--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4|--------------------------|
D-|--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4|-----2--3--5-----4--5--7--|
A-|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2|--3-----------5-----------|
E-|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------|


   "love.                      I've got a muscle of  love."
E-|----------------------7\---------------------------------------------------|
B-|-------------------9----------------------------------------------------7\-|
G-|-------------7--9----------------------------------------------------8-----|
D-|----6--7--9----------------------------------------------------7--9--------|
A-|-7----------------------------2--3--5-----4--5--7-----6--7--9--------------|
E-|---------------------------3-----------5-----------7-----------------------|

   Repeat End Rhythm fig. with ad libs until below rhythm comes,


   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------12--12p10------10h12p10----------------------|
G-|-----------------------------------------11------------11p9--11p9----------|
D-|-------------------------------------------------------------------12------|
A-|-----2--3--5-----4--5--7---------------------------------------------------|
E-|--3-----------5------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-------------------------------4---4p2--------2h4p2------------------------|
D-|------------------------------------------4-------------4p0--4p0-----------|
A-|-----2--3--5-----4--5--7\-------------------------------------------5------|
E-|--3-----------5------------------------------------------------------------|


   Guitar one
E-|-----------------------------7---------------------------------------------|
B-|-----------------------------7---------------------------------------------|
G-|--------------7--9-----8--8--8---------------------------------------------|
D-|--9--7--------7--9-----9--9------------------------------------------------|
A-|--------9--7--5--7-----9--9------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--------------7--9\----4--4------------------------------------------------|
D-|--------------7--9\----4--4------------------------------------------------|
A-|--2--0--------5--7\----2--2------------------------------------------------|
E-|--------2--0---------------------------------------------------------------|

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