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Talk Talk guitar tab

 "Talk Talk" by Alice Cooper
  Words and music by Sean Bonniwell

  From the album Flush The Fashion (1980)

  Transcription by Brian Gaddis


  \= slide down   /= slide up   ()= carried notes   b= bend up

  rb= release bend   ~~= vibrato


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


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


E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-----------------7--7-----10\--5-------------------------------------------|
G-|-----------------7--7-----10\--5-------------------------------------------|
D-|-----------------7--7-----10\--5-------------------------------------------|
A-|------3---3------5--5------8\--3-------------------------------------------|
E-|--0-0-1---1---0------------------------------------------------------------|


  Verse
     "I got me a complication  and it's an only child. Concern my reputation
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-----7---7--------5--7--7-------7----7----5--7\--------7--7-------5--7--7--|
D-|-----7---7--------5--7--7-------7----7----5--7\--------7--7-------5--7--7--|
A-|-----5---5--------3--5--5-------5----5----3--5\--------5--5-------3--5--5--|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "as  something more than wild.  I know it serves me  right. But I can't
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--5/--7---7----------5----7\----------------------3------------------------|
D-|--5/--7---7----------5----7\----------------------3------------------------|
A-|--3/--5---5----------3----5\-------3----3---------1---3--3---------5--5----|
E-|-----------------------------------1----1-------------1--1---------3--3----|


   "sleep at night.  I have to hide my face        or go some other place."
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-------5-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-------5--5\---------------------------------------5--5------5------5-5----|
A-|-------3--5\--------3----3--------3------3--3\-----5--5------5------5-5----|
E-|----------3\--------1----1--------1------1--1\-----3--3------3------3-3-3--|


                                   "No
     T= use tremelo bar on notes
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--T------7---------T------7--7---------------------------------------------|
D-|--5------7---------5------7--7---------------------------------------------|
A-|--5------5---------5------5--5---------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


     "I won't cry out for justice, admit that I was wrong. Stay in hibernation
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-----7-----7-------5---7--7------7----7------5---7\-----7----7----5--7--7--|
D-|-----7-----7-------5---7--7------7----7------5---7\-----7----7----5--7--7--|
A-|-----5-----5-------3---5--5------5----5------3---5\-----5----5----3--5--5--|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "until the talk subsides and gone. My social life's a  dud.   My name is
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|------------7----7--------5---7\---------------------3---------------------|
D-|------------7----7--------5---7\---------------------3---------------------|
A-|------------5----5--------3---5\-------3--3----------1--3--3-------5---5---|
E-|---------------------------------------1--1-------------1--1-------3---3---|


   "really mud.   I'm up to here in lies.       I guess I'm down to size."
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-----5---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-----5--5\-------------------------------------5-----5----------5-----5-5--|
A-|-----3--5\---------3--3-------3-------3--3-----5-----5----------5-----5-5--|
E-|--------3\---------1--1-------1-------1--1-----3-----3----------3-----3-3--|


    (To size)
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5----8------------(8)------------6---6--------------|
D-|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5----8------------(8)------------6---6--------------|
A-|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3----6------------(6)------------4---4--------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


E-|--------------------------------------8--8---------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------------8--8---------------------------------|
G-|--8-----------(8)------------6---6----8--8---------------------------------|
D-|--8-----------(8)------------6---6----8--8---------------------------------|
A-|--6-----------(6)------------4---4----6--6---------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "I can't seem to talk about    the things that bother me.     Seems to be
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|----8-----8-----------------6--8----8-----------------------8--8--------8--|
G-|----8-----8-----------------6--8----8-----------------------8--8--------8--|
D-|----8-----8-----------------6--8----8-----------------------8--8--------8--|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "what everybody has                        against me."
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--6----8----8--------------------6--8--6--8--6-----------------------------|
G-|--6----8----8-----------8--8--8--6--8--6--8--6------5--5--5--3--5---5------|
D-|--6----8----8--------6--8--8--8--6--8--6--8--6------5--5--5--3--5---5------|
A-|---------------------4--6--6--6---------------------3--3--3--3--3---3------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


          "Ow.     Oh.       "Oh..Yeah."
E-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|----------------------------------------7-----------------------7---------|
G-|--7--7--------------5--5---5---5--5-----7-----------------------7---------|
D-|--7--7-----5--5-----5--5---5---5--5-----7---------3-------------7---------|
A-|--5--5-----5--5-----3--3---3---3--3-----5---------3-------------5---------|
E-|-----------3--3--------------------------------0--1----------0------------|


E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|----------------7--7----10\---5--------------------------------------------|
D-|-----3---3------7--7----10\---5--------------------------------------------|
A-|-----3---3------5--5-----8\---3--------------------------------------------|
E-|--0--1---1---0-------------------------------------------------------------|


   "Now, here's my situation and how it really stands. I'm out of circulation
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|------7------7-----5--7--7----7---7-------5--7\---------7---7------5--7--7-|
D-|------7------7-----5--7--7----7---7-------5--7\---------7---7------5--7--7-|
A-|------5------5-----3--5--5----5---5-------3--5\---------5---5------3--5--5-|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "I've all but washed my hands.    My social life's a   dud.   My name is
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-------7---7----------5--7\-------------------------3----------------------|
D-|-------7---7----------5--7\-------------------------3----------------------|
A-|-------5---5----------3--5\-----------3--3----------1---3--3------5----5---|
E-|--------------------------------------1--1--------------1--1------3----3---|


   "really mud.      I'm up to here in lies.       I guess I'm down to size."
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-----5---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-----5--5-----------------------------------------5-----5--------5------5-5|
A-|-----3--5-------------3--3-------3--------3--3----5-----5--------5------5-5|
E-|--------3-------------1--1-------1--------1--1----3-----3--------3------3-3|


    (To size)
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------------------------------7------------------|
G-|-----5--3--5--3--5--3--5--5----7------------------------7------------------|
D-|-----5--3--5--3--5--3--5--5----7-------------3----------7----------3-------|
A-|-----3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3----5-------------3----------5----------3-------|
E-|-----------------------------------------0---1------0----------0---1--1----|
  |                                                                           |
  |Lead guitar                                                                |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------13b-------13---------13--13b----13-----------|
G-|--------------------------------------------14--------------------14-------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------7--------------------------------------7-----------------------------|
G-|------7--------------------------------------7-----------------------------|
D-|------7--------------------------------------7-----------------------------|
A-|------5---------------3----------------------5---------------3--3\---------|
E-|---0---------------0--1-------------1----0----------------0--1--1\---------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Lead guitar                                                                |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--13--13b-rb------13--13b~~~~~-rb-------13---13b-rb------13--13b~~~~~------|
G-|--------------14--------------------14---------------14----------------14\-|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Overdub                                                                    |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|----------------------------------------------------------------10\--------|
D-|----------------------------------------------------------------10\--------|
A-|-----------------------------------------------------------------8\--------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "Talk talk. Talk talk. Talk talk...."
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B-|--7----7\----7----7\----7----7\--------------------------------------------|
G-|--7----7\----7----7\----7----7\--------------------------------------------|
D-|--7----7\----7----7\----7----7\--------------------------------------------|
A-|--5----5\----5----5\----5----5\--------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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