Guns N Roses - Reckless Life tab

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                                  RECKLESS LIFE
                          As recorded by Guns N' Roses
                        (From the 1988 Album G N' R LIES)

Transcribed by andrew88

Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb)
Gtr II (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb)

Intro 4/4 Both Guitars S S S E S S S S S S E S E E Q. E S Q.|-----------------------------|----2-------------||-----------------------------|----3-------------||----------2-2-2----------2-2-|----2---5---5-----||----------2-2-2----------2-2-|----0---5---5-----||-3p0-0----0-0-0-3p0-0----0-0-|--------3---3-----||-------3--------------3------|------------------|
S S S E S S S S S S E S E E Q. E S Q.|-----------------------------|----3---2---2-----||-----------------------------|----3---3---3-----||----------2-2-2----------2-2-|----0---2---2-----||----------2-2-2----------2-2-|----0---0---0-----||-3p0-0----0-0-0-3p0-0----0-0-|----2-------------||-------3--------------3------|----3-------------|
S S S E S S S S S S E S E E Q. E S Q.|-----------------------------|---2-------------||-----------------------------|---3-------------||----------2-2-2----------2-2-|---2---5---5-----||----------2-2-2----------2-2-|---0---5---5-----||-3p0-0----0-0-0-3p0-0----0-0-|-------3---3-----||-------3--------------3------|-----------------|
S S S E S S S S S S E S E E Q. E Q.|-----------------------------|---3---2---------||-----------------------------|---3---3---------||----------2-2-2----------2-2-|---0---2---------||----------2-2-2----------2-2-|---0---0---------||-3p0-0----0-0-0-3p0-0----0-0-|---2-------------||-------3--------------3------|---3-------------|
Verse W H H W H H|----------2--------|----------3----2----||----------3--------|----------3----3----||-2--------2----5---|-2--------0----2----||-2--------0----5---|-2--------0----0----||-0-------------3---|-0--------2---------||-------------------|----------3---------|
W H H W H E E E E|----------2--------|----------3----2--------||----------3--------|----------3----3--------||-2--------2----5---|-2--------0----2---7-5--||-2--------0----5---|-2--------0----0---7-5--||-0-------------3---|-0--------2--------5-3--||-------------------|----------3-------------|
Pre-Chorus Gtr I H. E E H S. E E E H. E E H E Q|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------||-4-----------2-4-5----(5)---5-7-5-----|-4---------2-4-5-----7----------||-4-----------2-4-5----(5)---5-7-5-----|-4---------2-4-5-----7----------||-2-----------0-2-3----(3)---3-5-3-----|-2---------0-2-3-----5----------||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
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| Gtr II| PM PM PM PM PM PM PM|| Q E S E S S Q S Q E S E S E E E Q E S E S E Q Q S S E E|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------||-4---4-x-4-x-4-4-5-5---5--x-5-x-5-7-5-|-4---4-x-4-x-4-4--5--5-5-5-7----||-4---4-x-4-x-4-4-5-5---5--x-5-x-5-7-5-|-4---4-x-4-x-4-4--5--5-5-5-7----||-2---2-x-2-x-2-2-3-3---3--x-3-x-3-5-3-|-2---2-x-2-x-2-2--3--3-3-3-5----||--------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Repeat Intro then play Verse and Pre-chorus again.
Chorus W H Q Q W H Q Q|--------------------|---------------------||--------------------|---------------------||-7--------5-------5-|-7--------5-------5--||-7--------5----5--5-|-7--------5----5--5--||-5--------3----5--3-|-5--------3----5--3--||---------------3----|---------------3-----|
W H Q Q W E S E S E S E S E E|--------------------|-------------------------------||--------------------|-------------------------------||-7--------5-------5-|-7--------5-------5-------5----||-7--------5----5--5-|-7--------5---5---5---5---5-5--||-5--------3----5--3-|-5--------3-x-5-x-3-x-5-x-3-5--||---------------3----|------------x-3-x---x-3-x---3--|
Chords behind guitar solo E S E S S S E. E. E E Q. E. Q.|----------------------|------------------||----------------------|------------------||-4-x-4-4-x-x-4--4---4-|-x-7----2---2-----||-4-x-4-4-x-x-4--4---4-|-x-7----2---2-----||-2-x-2-2-x-x-2--2---2-|-x-5----0---0-----||----------------------|------------------|
E S E S S S E. E. E. E Q. E. Q.|----------------------|------------------||----------------------|------------------||-4-x-4-4-x-x-4--4--2--|-x------2---2-----||-4-x-4-4-x-x-4--4--2--|-x-5----2---2-----||-2-x-2-2-x-x-2--2--0--|-x-5----0---0-----||----------------------|---3--------------|
E S E S S S E. E. E E Q. E. Q.|---------------------|-----------------||---------------------|-----------------||-4-x-4-4-x-x-4--4--4-|-x-7----2--2-----||-4-x-4-4-x-x-4--4--2-|-x-7----2--2-----||-2-x-2-2-x-x-2--2--2-|-x-5----0--0-----||---------------------|-----------------|
E S E S S S E. E. E. E Q. E E E E|----------------------|-------------------||----------------------|-------------------||-4-x-4-4-x-x-4--4--2--|-x-----------------||-4-x-4-4-x-x-4--4--2--|-x-5---------------||-2-x-2-2-x-x-2--2--0--|-x-5----0-1-2-3----||----------------------|---3---------------|
E Q E E S E. E +E Q. E S Q S|-------------------|----------------------||-------------------|----------------------||-6-6---6-6-6-6---6-|-(6)-9----4-x-4--x----||-6-6---6-6-6-6---6-|-(6)-9----4-x-4--x----||-4-4---4-4-4-4---4-|-(4)-7----2-x-2--x----||-------------------|----------------------|
E S E S S S E S E S E. E Q. E S Q.|------------------------|------------------||------------------------|------------------||-6-x-6-6-x-x-6-x-6-x-4--|-x-2----4-x-4-----||-6-x-6-6-x-x-6-x-6-x-4--|-x-2----4-x-4-----||-4-x-4-4-x-x-4-x-4-x-2--|-x-0----2-x-2-----||------------------------|------------------|
E S E S S S E S E S E. +E Q. E S E. S S|------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||-6-x-6-6-x-x-6-6-6-6-6--|-(6)-9----4-x-4--4-4----||-6-x-6-4-x-x-6-6-6-6-6--|-(6)-9----4-x-4--4-4----||-4-x-4-4-x-x-4-4-4-4-4--|-(4)-7----2-x-2--2-2----||------------------------|------------------------|
E S E S S S E S E. S S E. E. E. E. E.|------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------||-6-x-6-6-x-x-6-x-6--x-x-|-6---5---4---3---2-----||-6-x-6-6-x-x-6-x-6--x-x-|-6---5---4---3---2-----||-4-x-4-4-x-x-4-x-4--x-x-|-4---3---2---1---0-----||------------------------|-----------------------|
Play chorus again.
Outro E S E S E S E S E E E S E S E S E S E E|---------------------|------------------------||---------------------|------------------------||-5-------5-------5---|-5-------5-------5------||-5---5---5---5---5-5-|-5---5---5---5---5-5----||-3-x-5-x-3-x-5-x-3-5-|-3-x-5-x-3-x-5-x-3-5----||---x-3-x---x-3-x---3-|---x-3-x---x-3-x---3----|
E S E S E S E S E E W +W|---------------------|-----------------||---------------------|-----------------||-5-------5-------5---|-7--------(7)----||-5---5---5---5---5-5-|-7--------(7)----||-3-x-5-x-3-x-5-x-3-5-|-5--------(5)----||---x-3-x---x-3-x---3-|-----------------|
H|-------||-------||-7\----||-7\----||-5\----||-------|
Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff Tablature Legend ---------------- h - hammer-on p - pull-off b - bend pb - pre-bend r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere") s - legato slide S - shift slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \n - tremolo bar down n/ - tremolo bar up /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls <> - volume swell (louder/softer) x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths *************************************************************************************** * Generated using Power Tab Editor by Brad Larsen - http://powertab.guitarnetwork.org * *************************************************************************************
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