Bon Jovi – Livin On A Prayer tab ver. 4

'Livin on a Prayer' by Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Desmond child

You can use a capo at the 1st fret to match the pitch

chords used:
Em     022000        bend:      b
Em2    022002        slide:     s  
Em3    022003        hammer on: h
C      x32010        pull off:  p
D      xx0232        vibrato:   v   
G      320003

* prog A prog B e-|----------|--12s-15-14-12-10s12s0--| ('s0' means slide B-|--3s5-3v--|------------------------| back to the nut ) G-|----------|------------------------|D-|----------|------------------------|A-|----------|------------------------|E-|----------|------------------------|
bass (repeat for intro, verses 1 and 3, and intro of verse 3) G-|------------|D-|------------|(you can also play this A-|--5-7---5---| on another guitar)E-|------7-----|
(reduce pitch by half Intro (played after a while on guitar) step if not using capo) C D Em C D Em <--------^-------->e-|--------0----2----0---0----------------2----------------0---13-13----11---13----|B-|--------1----3----0---1----------------3----------------0---------13---------13-|G-|--------0----2----0---0----------------2----------------0-----------------------|D-|--------2----0----2---2----------------0----------------2-----------------------|A-|--------3----x----2---3----------------x----------------2-----------------------|E-|--------x----x----0---x----------------x----------------0-----------------------| once upon a time, not so long ago
note:(the Em,Em2,Em3 chords are not necessary in verses 1 and 3, only the ones in brackets are) Verse 1: Em3 Em2 Em tommy used to work on the docks Em3 Em2 Em unions been on strike Em3 Em2 Em C hes down and his luck is tough D (Em) ohh so tough Em3 Em2 Em Gina works the diner all day Em3 Em2 Em workin for her man Em3 Em2 Em C she brings all her pay for love D (Em) ohh for love Verse 2: C D Em They say we gotta hold on to what we got C D Em Doesnt make a difference if we make it or not C D Em C We've got each other and thats a lot for love D We'll give it a shot Chorus: Em C D Ohhhhhhh! we're half way there G D Woa oh! We're livin on a prayer Em C D Take my hand, we 'll make it i swear G D Woa oh! We're livin on a prayer verse 3: Em3 Em2 Em Tommy got his six string in hock Em3 Em2 Em Em3 Now he's holding in what he used Em2 Em C D progA (Em) progB To make it talk - so tough,ohhh so tough Em3 Em2 Em Gina dreams of running away Em3 Em2 Em When she cries in the night C D (Em) Tommy whispers: Baby it's okay, someday Verse 2 Chorus Solo:
Verse 4: C D Em Oohhhhh! we gotta hold on ready or not C you'll live for the fight D when thats all that you've got Chorus x3 third chorus fade out <--------------------------------------------> note: these tabs havent been transcribed from video and have been subscribed by the tabber so they may contain mistakes or flaws. All editions, tips, and corrections are welcome. mail me at <-------------------------------------------->
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