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From: Brian Gaddis 
Newsgroups: alt.guitar.tab
Subject: TAB: "Be My Lover" by Alice Cooper
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 1997 03:39:59 -0600


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  "Be My Lover" by Alice Cooper
   Words and music by Michael Bruce

   From the album Killer (1971)

   Transcription by Brian Gaddis


   x= mute   b= bend   rb= release bend   p= pull-off   h= hammer-on

   \= slide down   TP= tremelo pick


Intro (Two guitars) Rythm figure one (x)= Muted sound seems to caused by guitarist lightly letting his pick hand slap the strings before he strikes the chord.E-|--2---2-------------3---3------------|--2---2-------------3---3------------|B-|--3---3---(x)-------3---3---(x)------|--3---3---(x)-------3---3---(x)------|G-|--2---2---(x)---2---0---0---(x)---2--|--2---2---(x)---2---0---0---(x)---2--|D-|--0---0---(x)---2---0---0---(x)---2--|--0---0---(x)---2---0---0---(x)---2--|A-|----------(x)---0---x---x---(x)---0--|----------(x)---0---x---x---(x)---0--|E-|--------------------3---3------------|--------------------3---3------------|
Verse (w/rythm figure one) 1. "She struts into the room. Well, I don't know her. But with a magnifying "glance I just sort of look her over. We had a drink or two, well, maybe
"three. And then suddenly she starts telling me herE-|---2--2----------3--3----------------2----2--------------3----3------------|B-|---3--3--(x)-----3--3--(x)-----------3----3---(x)--------3----3----(x)-----|G-|---2--2--(x)--2--0--0--(x)--2--------2----2---(x)-2------0----0----(x)-----|D-|---0--0--(x)--2--0--0--(x)--2--------0----0---(x)-2------0----0----(x)-----|A-|---------(x)--0--x--x--(x)--0-----------------(x)-0------x----x----(x)-----|E-|-----------------3--3------------------------------------3----3------------|
"life story. (w/Fill one) She says, (Go to Chorus)E-|-------2--2----------3------3----------------------------------------------|B-|-------3--3--(x)-----3--3---3--x--5\---------------------------------------|G-|--2----2--2--(x)--2--0--0-0----x--6\---------------------------------------|D-|--2----0--0--(x)--2--0--0-0----x--7\---------------------------------------|A-|--0----------(x)--0-------x----x--7\---------------------------------------|E-|--------------------------3------------------------------------------------|
Fill oneE-|-----------------------------|----------------------|B-|-----------------------------|----------------------|G-|---12b--12b---12p10------10--|----------10----------|D-|---------------------12------|--10--12------12--10--|A-|-----------------------------|----------------------|E-|-----------------------------|----------------------|
Chorus Rythm figure two "Baby, if you want to be my lover you'd betterE-|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|B-|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|G-|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|D-|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|A-|--5--5--7--5--|--5--5--7--5--|--5--5--7--5--|--5--5--7--5--|--4--4--4--4---|E-|--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--|--2--2--2--2---|
"take me home. 'Cause it's a long, long way to Guitar oneE-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B-|-----------------7---------------------------------------------------------|G-|--3--3--3--3-----7---6---------------12--12--12\---------------------------|D-|--4--4--4--4-----9---7---5-----5-5---12--12--12\---------------------------|A-|--4--4--4--4-----9---7---5-----5-5---10--10--10\----7--7--9--7--7--7--9--7-|E-|--2--2--2--2-----7---5---3---3-3-3------------------5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-|
| | |Guitar two |E-|-----------------2---0---3-------------------------------------------------|B-|-----------------3---2---3-------------------------------------------------|G-|-----------------4---2---0-------------------------------------------------|D-|-----------------4---------------------------------------------------------|A-|----------------------------------------------------7--7--9--7--7--7--9--7-|E-|----------------------------------------------------5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-|
"paradise and I'm still on my own."E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A-|--5--5--7--5--5--5--7--5--7--7--9--7--5--5--7--5---------------------------|E-|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--5--5--5--5--3--3--3--3---------------------------|
Rythm figure three (Note: a D note sounds throughout this) [After second time go to Rythm figure five] Guitar oneE-|--------------------------------------5-----------------3------------------|B-|--/7----------------------------------5-----------------3------------------|G-|--/7----------------------------------6-----------------4------------------|D-|--/7----------------------------------7-----------------5------------------|A-|--/5----------------------------------7-----------------5------------------|E-|--------------------------------------5-----------------3------------------|
| | |Guitar two |E-|-------------------|----------------|----------------|---------------------|B-|-------------------|-----5--7p5-----|-----3--5p3-----|-----5--7p5----------|G-|-------------------|----------------|----------------|---------------------|D-|--------7--9p7--0--|--7----------7--|--5----------5--|--7----------7-------|A-|-------------------|----------------|----------------|---------------------|E-|-------------------|----------------|----------------|---------------------|
(w/Fill two first time ) Guitar one (w/Fill five second time)E-|-------------------------------------3---------------5---------------------|B-|--7----------------------------------3---------------5---------------------|G-|--7----------------------------------4---------------6---------------------|D-|--7----------------------------------5---------------7---------------------|A-|--5----------------------------------5---------------7---------------------|E-|-------------------------------------3---------------5---------------------|
| | |Guitar two |E-|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|B-|-----------------|-----5--7p5-----|-----3--5p3-----|-----5--7p5------------|G-|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|D-|------7--9p7--0--|--7----------7--|--5----------5--|--7----------7---------|A-|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|E-|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
Guitar oneE-|------------------------------------5----------------3---------------------|B-|--7---------------------------------5----------------3---------------------|G-|--7---------------------------------6----------------4---------------------|D-|--7---------------------------------7----------------5---------------------|A-|--5---------------------------------7----------------5---------------------|E-|------------------------------------5----------------3---------------------|
| | |Guitar two |E-|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|B-|-----------------|-----5--7p5-----|-----3--5p3-----|-----5--7p5------------|G-|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|D-|------7--9p7--0--|--7----------7--|--5----------5--|--7----------7---------|A-|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|E-|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
Guitar oneE-|-------------------------------------3----------------5--------------------|B-|--7----------------------------------3----------------5--------------------|G-|--7----------------------------------4----------------6--------------------|D-|--7----------------------------------5----------------7--------------------|A-|--5----------------------------------5----------------7--------------------|E-|-------------------------------------3----------------5--------------------|
| | |Guitar two (5)= carried note |E-|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|B-|-----------------|-----5--7p5-----|-----3--5p3-----|-----5--7p5--(5\)------|G-|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|D-|------7--9p7--0--|--7----------7--|--5----------5--|--7-----------7\-------|A-|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|E-|-----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------------|
Fill twoE-|--12b-rb--10------10----------|-------------------------|------------------|B-|--------------12------12--10--|--10b-rb--7-----7--------|------------------|G-|------------------------------|-------------9-----9--7--|------7-----7--9\-|D-|------------------------------|-------------------------|-7h9-----9--------|A-|------------------------------|-------------------------|------------------|E-|------------------------------|-------------------------|------------------|
Fill fiveE-|--12b-rb--10------10----------|--------------------------------------------|B-|--------------12------12--10--|--10b--<10>--<10>--<10>--<10>rb--7----------|G-|------------------------------|------------------------------------9--7----|D-|------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|A-|------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|E-|------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
Go to EndE-|------------------------------|B-|------------------------------|G-|-------7-----7--9\------------|D-|--7h9-----9-------------------|A-|------------------------------|E-|------------------------------|
Guitars play simile of Rythm figure four throughout second verse 2. "I told her that I came from Detroit city and I played guitar in a long-haired rock and roll band. [Fill three] She asked me why the singer's name was Alice? I said, "Listen, baby, you really wouldn't understand." (Go to Fill four)
Rythm figure four Guitar oneE-|-----------------------3-3-3--3------------------------------3-------------|B-|--------------7-----5--3-3-3--3----5-------7-7-7--7--5---3-3-3---5---------|G-|------7-------7-----6--4-4-4--4----6-------7-7-7--7--6---4-4-4---6---------|D-|------7-------7-----7--5-5-5--5----7-------7-7-7--7--7---5-5-5---7---------|A-|------5-------5-----7--5-5-5--5----7-------5-5-5--5--7---5-5-5---7---------|E-|--------------------5--3-3-3--3----5-----------------5---3-3-3---5---------|
| | |Guitar two |E-|--------------5-----5--3-3-3--3----5-------5------5--5-------3---5---------|B-|--------------5-----5--3-3-3--3----5-------7------7--5---3---3---5---------|G-|--------------7-----6--4-4-4--4----6-------7------7--6---4---4---6---------|D-|--------------------7--5-5-5--5----7-------7------7--7---5---5---7---------|A-|-------------------------5-5--5----7-------5------5--7---5---5---7---------|E-|-----------------------------------------------------5---3-----------------|
Fill three < >= strike note while already bentE-|---------TP--------------------10---(-10-)--------------|B-|--10---(-10-)-------------10---13b--(<13>)--<13>rb--10--|G-|--12b--(<12>)-----<12>rb--------------------------------|D-|--------------------------------------------------------|A-|--------------------------------------------------------|E-|--------------------------------------------------------|
Fill four Guitar one "And I said," (Go to Chorus two)E-|--5---3-3-3--3-3-------------------------------------|B-|--5---3-3-3--3-3-------5---5\------------------------|G-|--6---4-4-4--4-4--4/6--6---6\------------------------|D-|--7---5-5-5--5-5--5/7--7---7\------------------------|A-|--7---5-5-5--5-5--5/7--7---7\------------------------|E-|--5---3-3-3--3-3--3/5--5---5\------------------------|
| | |Guitar two |E-|--5---3-3-3--3-3-------------------------------------|B-|--5---3-3-3--3-3-------5-----------------------------|G-|--6---4-4-4--4-4--4/6--6-----------------------------|D-|--7---5-5-5--5-5--5/7--7--7--5-----------------------|A-|--7---5-5-5--5-5--5/7--7--7--5-----------------------|E-|--5---3-3-3--3-3--3/5--5--5--3-----------------------|
Chorus two "Baby, if you want to be my lover you'd betterE-|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|B-|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|G-|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|D-|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|A-|--5--5--7--5--|--5--5--7--5--|--5--5--7--5--|--5--5--7--5--|--4--4--4--4---|E-|--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--|--2--2--2--2---|
"take me home. 'Cause it's a long, long way to Guitar oneE-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G-|--3--3--3--3-----7---6---------------12--12--12\---------------------------|D-|--4--4--4--4-----9---7---5-----5-5---12--12--12\---------------------------|A-|--4--4--4--4-----9---7---5-----5-5---10--10--10\----7--7--9--7--7--7--9--7-|E-|--2--2--2--2-----7---5---3---3-3-3------------------5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-|
| | |Guitar two |E-|-----------------2-------3-------------------------------------------------|B-|-----------------3---2---3---------------/8----8---------------------------|G-|-----------------4---2---4---------------/7----7---------------------------|D-|-----------------4---2---5-------------------------------------------------|A-|-------------------------5--------------------------7--7--9--7--7--7--9--7-|E-|----------------------------------------------------5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-|
Go to Rythm figure three "paradise and I'm still on my own."E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A-|--5--5--7--5--5--5--7--5--7--7--9--7--5--5--7--5---------------------------|E-|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--5--5--5--5--3--3--3--3---------------------------|
End Rythm figure five (Arranged for one guitar)E-|-------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|B-|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3-|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-|-10--10--10--10---------|G-|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-|-11--11--11--11---------|D-|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|--0---0---0---0---------|A-|-------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|E-|-------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
"Oh,"E-|--------------------|-----------------------------------------12-----------|B-|--10---10---10---10-|--13----13----13----13----13----13-------10-----------|G-|--11---11---11---11-|--11----11----11----11----11----11-------11-----------|D-|---0----0----0----0-|---0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--------0-----------|A-|--------------------|------------------------------------------------------|E-|--------------------|------------------------------------------------------|
Play slowly "Baby, if you wanna be my lover you'd betterE-|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|B-|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|G-|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|D-|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|A-|--5--5--7--5--|--5--5--7--5--|--5--5--7--5--|--5--5--7--5--|--4--4--6--4---|E-|--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--|--2--2--2--2---|
"take me home. 'Cause it's a long, long way to Guitar oneE-|---------------------------------3-----------------------------------------|B-|-----------2-----3---2---3-------3-----------------------------------------|G-|-----------3-----4---2---4-----4-4---12--12--12----------------------------|D-|--4--4--4--4-----4---2---5-----5-5---12--12--12----------------------------|A-|--4--4--4--4-----2---0---5-----5-5---10--10--10--0--7--7--9--7--7--7--9--7-|E-|--2--2--2--2-------------3---3-3-3------------------5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-|
| | |Guitar two |E-|-----------------2-------3-------------------------------------------------|B-|-----------------3---2---3-------------------------------------------------|G-|-----------------4---2---0-------------------------------------------------|D-|-----------------4---2---0-------------------------------------------------|A-|-----------------2---0---x-------------------------------------------------|E-|-------------------------3-------------------------------------------------|
(Repeat F as necessary) "paradise and I'm still on my own!"E-|----------------------------------------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--|B-|----------------------------------------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--|G-|----------------------------------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|D-|----------------------------------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|A-|--5--5--7--5--5--5--7--5--7--7--9--7--5--5--7--5----3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|E-|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--5--5--5--5--3--3--3--3----1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--|
(Repeat G as necessary) "Own...!" w/Fill sixE-|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|B-|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|G-|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|D-|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|A-|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|E-|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
Fill six <12>= strike while already bentE-|--<12>rb--10--------------------|-------------------|----------------------|B-|--------------12--10b-rb--7-----|-------------------|-------------------7--|G-|-----------------------------9--|-7-----------------|-------------7--9-----|D-|--------------------------------|----9--7-----------|-------7--9-----------|A-|--------------------------------|----------9--7-----|-7--9-----------------|E-|--------------------------------|----------------10-|----------------------|
E-|--------------10--12b--|B-|--10b-rb--12-----------|G-|-----------------------|D-|-----------------------|A-|-----------------------|E-|-----------------------|
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