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Alice_cooper tabs

Second Coming guitar tab

 "Second Coming" by Alice Cooper
  From the album Love it to Death (1971)

  Words and music by Alice Cooper

  Transcription by Brian Gaddis with a little thanks
  to Jeff Gower and Kyle Wolfe.


  x= mute   /= slide up   b= bend   rb= release bend


  Intro
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-----------3----------3--2-------------------------------------------------|
A-|-----2--3-------2--3----------3--2-----0-----------------------------------|
E-|--1---------------------------------3--------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------1-----------1-----------------------------------------|
G-|-------------1/2-----------1--2-----4--------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   Verse one
    "I couldn't tell if the bells were getting louder. Songs they ring I
     finally recognize. I only know Hell is getting hotter. (The) Devil's
     getting smarter all the time. And it would be nice to walk upon the
     water, to talk again to angels on my side."


   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|--2------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|-----5---3---5--3--2-----7---7---7---7----7---7---7---7----5---5---5---5---|
E-|-------------------------5---5---5---5----4---4---4---4----3---3---3---3---|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|----------------------------------------------------------12--12--12--12---|
G-|------------------------14--14--14--14----9---9---9---9---12--12--12--12---|
D-|------------------------14--14--14--14----9---9---9---9---12--12--12--12---|
A-|--7---------------------12--12--12--12---11--11--11--11---10--10--10--10---|
E-|-----10--8--10--8--7-------------------------------------------------------|



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



    "Time is getting closer, I read it on a poster. Fanatical exposers (on)
E-|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|
B-|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|
G-|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|
D-|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|
A-|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|
E-|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|


                                Background guitar plays chords on top of staff
    "corners prophecized."          Am       E   E7          F
E-|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x---------------------------------------------|
B-|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x---------------------------------------------|
G-|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x---------------------------------------------|
D-|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x---2-----------------------------------------|
A-|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x---0--0---------5--3--2--3--2--0-------------|
E-|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x---------3--0--------------------------------|


     Am          E            G  F#
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|--7--5------------------------------------3---------3--2-------------------|
A-|--------8--7--5---------------------2--3------2--3--------3--2-------------|
E-|-----------------8--7--5---3--2--1------------------------------3----------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------1-----------1-----------|
G-|-------------------------------------------1/2-----------1--2-----4--------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Solo (Guitar solo is doubled)
      Am         E         G           D           F          C
          <8>= strike note while already bent
E-|--------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
B-|---8b--<8>rb--5---5--7--8-|--8b--8--7--5-----5--6-|-6b--6--5--3-----3------|
G-|--------------------------|---------------7-------|--------------5---------|
D-|--------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
A-|--------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
E-|--------------------------|-----------------------|------------------------|


       E
                               "It would be nice  to walk upon  the water."
E-|----------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
B-|--3/5-----------------|----------------------------------------------------|
G-|-------7---5--7--5--4-|-0-/2-----------------------------------------------|
D-|----------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
A-|----------------------|-----------------------5-------3--2---3--------2--3-|
E-|----------------------|----5-----------3--0----------------------1---------|
                              Note: rythm guitar is on the bottom


    "To talk again to angels on my side.                   I've just come back
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-------------------------------------------3-------------------------------|
A-|-------------------------------------2--3-----2--3-------------------------|
E-|--5-------------3--0------------1---------------------5--------------------|


    "to show you   all my words are golden,     so have no gods before me
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|----------------5---3--2-----3----------2--3-------------------------------|
E-|--3--0---------------------------1--------------5------------3--0----------|


     "I'm the light."
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-----------------------3--------------3--------3--------2------------------|
A-|-----------------2--3-----2--3-----3--------3--------3--0------------------|
E-|-----------1--------------------1--------1--------1------------------------|



  End (This repeats until song runs into "Ballad of Dwight Fry")
   Note: Pick scrapes and slides downwards start this off
     Am                  E                    G                    D
E-|------------------------|--------------------|-----------------------------|
B-|------------------------|--------------------|-----------------------------|
G-|------------------------|--------------------|-----------------------------|
D-|----------------2--3----|---3--2-------------|---------------2-------------|
A-|-------2--3--5----------|---------5--3--2----|------2--3--5-----5----------|
E-|---5------------------0-|------------------3-|---5-------------------------|


                    F                    C                    E
E-|-------------------|--------------------|----------------------------------|
B-|-------------------|--------------------|----------------------------------|
G-|-------------------|--------------------|----------------------------------|
D-|--2----------------|--------------------|----------------------------2-----|
A-|-----5--3--2-------|---------2--3--5--3-|---5--3--2------------1--2--------|
E-|--------------5--1-|---3--5-------------|------------5--3--0---------------|


           E
E-|-----------------------------|
B-|-----------------------------|
G-|-----------------------------|
D-|-----------------3--2--------|
A-|--1--2-----1--2--------3--2--|
E-|--------0--------------------|
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