Bon Jovi - Lvin On A Prayer Acoustic tab

Artist    : Bon Jovi
song      : Livin' on a  prayer acoustic version (as performed for the WTC tribute)
tabbed by : Alex
tuning    : 1/2 step down


*      = harmonic
~      = vibrato
x      = don't play the string
...    = play note MANY times
(word) = this is what richie plays, (exmpl. (riff1))


Chords used:

Em Em2 Csus4 Dsus4 C D G Cadd9------0------7------3------5------0------3------3------3------|------0------8------3------5------1------2------3------3------|------0------9------5------7------0------3------0------0------|------2------9------5------7------2------0------0------x------|------2------7------3------5------3------x------x------3------|------0------x------x------x------x------x------3------x------|
play the Em2 chord like this----------------------------|----8--8-7--7-7-8--8-8-7----|----9--9-7--7-7-9--9-9-7----|----9--9-7--7-7-9--9-9-7----|----7--7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7----|----------------------------|
Em2 (intro) Em2 Tommy used to work on the docks Em2 The union's strike Csus4 Dsus4 Em2 (riff 1) He's down on his look It's tough, so tough Em2 Gina works the dinner all day Em2 Workin'for her man, she brings home her pay Csus4 Dsus4 Em2 (riff 1) For love for love... C D Em She says We've got to hold on to what we've got C D Em It doesn't make a difference if we'll make it or not C D Em We've got each other, and that's a lot C D For love We'll give it a shot Em C D Ohh ohh we're half way there G Cadd9 D Ohh ohh livin'on a prayer Em C D Take my hand, we'll make it I swear G Cadd9 D Ohh ohh livin'on a prayer Em2 (riff 2) Em2 Tommy feels his six string hock Em2 He's on his knees with what used Em2 Csus4 (riff 3) Dsus4 Em2 to make it look so tough so tough Em2 Gina dreams of running away Em2 When she cries in the night Em2 Csus4 Dsus4 Em2 (riff 1) Tommy whispers Baby it's okay someday C D Em He said we've got to hold on to what we've got C D Em It doesn't make a difference if we'll make it or not C D Em We've got each other, and that's a lot C D For love ... We'll give it a shot Em C D Ohh ohh we're half way there G Cadd9 D Ohh ohh livin'on a prayer Em C D Take my hand we'll make it I swear G Cadd9 D Ohh livin'on prayer C We're living on a prayer.... Em2 - Csus4 - Dsus4 - Em2 - Em2 - C - D - Em2 (solo) C D Em We've gotta hold on ready or not C You live fot the fight, D when it's all that you've got Em C D Would i straight walk we're half way there yeah G Cadd9 D Ohh ohh we're living on a prayer Em C D Take my hand , we'll make it I swear G Cadd9 D Ohh ohh we're living on a prayer I say Em C D Ohhh ohhh We're half way, G Cadd9 D ohh livin on a prayer Em C D take my hand , we'll make it a swear G Cadd9 D ohh livin on a prayer Em C D G Cadd9 D Em C D (end)
intro----------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------|--------------5-7-7/9/7-5-7-7--5h7p5----------------|----------5-7------------------------5-7-(7)-(7)----|----5h7p5-------------------------------------------|
----12*---------------------------------------------------------------------------|----12*--15b17--------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------14-12-14-14h16p14-12-14-14h16p14-12-14----12h14p12---------------|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------------5h7p5p0----|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
riff 1----------------------------------|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|--------0--0h2p0------------------|----0-2----------2--0h2p0---------|--------------------------3--0----|
riff 2-------------------------------------------------|----7-8-7h8p7------------------------------------|--------------9---7------------------------------|----------------9--------0h2p0h2p0h2p0h2p0...----|-------------------------------------------------|--------------------0----------------------------|
riff 3--------------------------------------12...-14...-15...-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------------15b17-17-12----------------------|---------------------------------------------------------------------14-14b16-14-12-------|------------5-7--7/9/7-5-7-7/9/7-5h7------------------------------------------------14----|--------5-7-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|----5-7-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------|----------7h8----|----7h9p7--------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
solo-----------------------------------------------------12----------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------12--12-15b17--17p15-----------|------------------------------------------------------x------------------16p14~----|----0h2p0h2p0h2p0h2...--------------5-7-7/9/7-5-7~---------------------------------|--------------------------------5-7------------------------------------------------|-----------------------(0)--5-7----------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------12...-14...-15...--15b----|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|----12-14-14/16-12-14-12-14-14/16~--12--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------14-12h14~----------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|----15-17-15-17-15b17----17-15--------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------16-14b16r14-12----12-12h14p12-------12-14-12~----|----------------------------------------------14-------------12-14--------------|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------8-8/10--8p7-7/8-------------|-----------------------------------------------9-------------------7-7h9~----|------------5-7-7/9-5-7-7/9-5h7~------5-7-7/9--------------------------------|--------5-7-----------------------5-7----------------------------------------|----5-7----------------------------------------------------------------------|
end----3-3-3-3--3-0--0---------|----3-3-3-3--3-0---0--------|----0-0-0-0--0-0----0-------|----0-0-0-x--x-x-----2------|----x-x-x-3--3-3------2-----|----3-3-3--------------0----|
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