Bon Jovi - Livin On A Prayer tab

'Livin on a Prayer' by Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Desmond child, David Brian,
Alec David, and Ticco Torries

Tabbed by Imran Sajjad(assistant guitarist and tabber) and Mark Balfour(guitarist) 

note: this tab is submitted after a lot of work and is 99.99 percent correct. it was done on an acoustic so i cannot provide amp and effect settings. they havent been copied from video and have been taken out by the tabber so they may contain mistakes or flaws. All editions, tips, and corrections are welcome. mail us at ''.  

guitar: standard (EADGBe)        you best play bass on another guitar 
bass guitar: standard (EADGBe)   because i havent used a bass

chords used:
Em     022000        bend:___________________b
Em2    022002        slide:__________________s
Em3    022003        hammer on:______________h
Bb     x13331        pull off:_______________p
C      x32010        vibrato:________________v
D      xx0232        repeat:_________________[:]
Dm     xx0231        unnecessary note/chord:_eg.(Em)
F      xx3211
G      320003

Use the unnecessray chords in verses 1 and 3 if you are not using a bass

* prog A: prog B:e-|--5bs7v-7bs5-5v--|--12s22-15s14s12s10------| ('s0' means slideB-|-----------------|-------------------------| back to the nut )G-|-----------------|--------------------9s0--|D-|-----------------|-------------------------|A-|-----------------|-------------------------|E-|-----------------|-------------------------|
bass:D-|--0h2---0-2-2---0--|(repeat for the rest |-02-02----00--02-----|A-|------2-------2---:| of the intro and |-------02--------02--|E-|-------------------| verses 1 and 3) |---------------------| C D Em C D Em || || || || || || e-|--------0---2---0-----0----------------2----------------0--12-12----10--12-----|B-|--------1---3---0-----1----------------3----------------0--------12--------12--|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
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 EmThey say we gotta hold on to what we got bass (repeat for verse 2 and chorus) D-|----------------|C D Em A-|-2-2---0-2---0-:|Doesnt make a difference if we make it or not E-|-----3-----2----|
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 (C) D Woa oh! We're livin on a prayer Em C D Take my hand, we 'll make it i swear G (C) D Woa oh! We're livin on a prayer
bass (intro for verse 3)D-|--0h2---0-2-2---0-0h2---0---2-2-2--|A-|------2-------2-------2------------|E-|-----------------------------------|
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 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: 4th position 12th pos 4th pose-|-----------------------------12-14-15-------------12-12bs10----------------|B-|--------------------------------------15-12-13-15--------------------------|cont.G-|---------------4-4---------------------------------------------------------|onD-|---------5h7-7-----7-----(14)-----------------------------------4h5-4-7-5--|nextA-|--7p5h7--------------5-----------------------------------------------------|lineE-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
12th pos 12th pos 10th pose-|--14s15s14s12-12-------12-14-15-----------------10h12-10h12-12-12--|B-|----------------12--------------15-12-13--12-----------------------|G-|---------------------------------------------12--------------------|D-|-------------------(14)--------------------------------------------|A-|-------------------------------------------------------------------|E-|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
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: (this ones a little different) Dm Bb C Ohhhhhhh! we're half way there F C Woa oh! We're livin on a prayer Dm Bb C Take my hand, we 'll make it i swear F C Woa oh! We're livin on a prayer third chorus fade out <-------------------------------------------->
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