Kiss - Cadillac Dreams tab

CADILLAC DREAMS (from the KISS CD "HOT IN THE SHADE")
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Standard tuning


Key:
/    = slide up
\    = slide down
b    = bend (whole step)
b^   = bend (1/2 step)
b^^  = bend (1 1/2 steps)
pb   = pre-bend
r    = release-bend
t    = tap with righthand finger
h    = hammer-on
p    = pull-off
~    = Vibrato
*    = Natural Harmonic
#(#) = Trill
**   = Artificial Harmonic
x    = Dead notes (no pitch)
P.M. = Palm mute (- -> underneath indicates which notes)
(\)  = Dive w\bar
(/)  = Release w\bar
Tp   = Tap w\plectrum





Rhythm Fig. 1
                                                               
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-x--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-5--------|D|--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-x--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-5--------|A|--5--5--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-x--5--5--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-3--------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Rhythm Fig. 2
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-x--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-5--------|D|--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-x--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-5--------|A|--5--5--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-x--5--5--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-3--------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--7--7--x-x-x--10--10--x-x-x--5--5--x-x-5--x-x-5---x-5--------|D|--7--7--x-x-x--10--10--x-x-x--5--5--x-x-5--x-x-5---x-5--------|A|--5--5--x-x-x--8---8---x-x-x--3--3--x-x-3--x-x-3---x-3--------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-5--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-5--------|D|--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-5--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-5--------|A|--5--5--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-3--5--5--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-3--------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--7--7--x-x-x--10--10--x-x-x--5--5--x-x-7---------------------|D|--7--7--x-x-x--10--10--x-x-x--5--5--x-x-7---------------------|A|--5--5--x-x-x--8---8---x-x-x--3--3--x-x-5---------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Rhythm Fig. 3
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------|A|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5------3--5------------------5--5------|E|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3/5-------3~--------------3--3------| P.M. - - - - - - - - > Semi-harm
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--2----------------------2--2--5------------------------------|D|--2----------------------2--2--5------------------------------|A|--0----------------------0--0--3------------------------------|E|------------------------------(3)-----------------------------|
Rhythm Fig. 4
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|-5--7------------5--7------------5--7--10--7------------------|D|-5--7------------5--7------------5--7--10--7------------------|A|-3--5--5--5-5--5-3--5--5--5-5--5-3--5--8---5---5--5-5--5-5--5-|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
End 1
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--12---------------------------2------------------------------|D|--12---------------------------2------------------------------|A|--10---------------------0--3b-0------------------------------|E|----------------------3b--------------------------------------| 1/4-step bends
End 2
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--12--------10----------5-------------------------------------|D|--12--------10----------5-------------------------------------|A|--10--------8-----------3-------------------------------------|E|------------------------3-------------------------------------|
End 3
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--12--------10----------5------5------------------------------|D|--12--------10----------5------5------------------------------|A|--10--------8-----------3------3------------------------------|E|------------------------3------3------------------------------|
End 4
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--12--------10------------------------------------------------|D|--12--------10------------------------------------------------|A|--10--------8-------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Rhythm Fig. 5
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x-5--5--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-5--------|D|--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x-5--5--7--7--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-5--------|A|--5--5--x-x-x--x-x-x-x-3--3--5--5--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-3--------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Rhythm Fig. 6
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--9---------9\7---------9---------7---------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------|A|--7---------7\5---------7---------5---------------------------|E|-------0---------------------0--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--9---------9\7---------9---------7---------------------------|D|----------------------------------7---------------------------|A|--7---------7\5---------7---------5---------------------------|E|-------0---------------------0--------------------------------|
Rhythm Fig. 7
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------|A|--5--5--5--5--3--3--3--3--5--5--5--5--3--3--3--3--------------|E|--3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--------------| P.M. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - >
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--2--------2---------2--------5-------------------------------|D|--2--------2---------2--------5-------------------------------|A|--0--------0---------0--------3-------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Rhythm Fig. 8
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--x--x--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-x-----------------------------------|D|--x--x--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-x-----------------------------------|A|--x--x--x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-x-----------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Rhythm Fig. 9
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|-/5-----------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------|A|-/3-----------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Rhythm Fig. 10
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--5--7--------6--7-------5--7---------4--5------5--7----------|D|--5--7--------6--7-------5--7---------4--5------5--7----------|A|--3--5--------4--5-------3--5---------2--3------3--5----------|E|--3--5--------4--5-------3--5---------2--3------3--5----------|
Rhythm Fig. 11
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--5--7----------5--7------------5--7--10--7-------------------|D|--5--7----------5--7------------5--7--10--7-------------------|A|--3--5----------3--5------------3--5--8---5-------------------|E|--3--5----------3--5------------3--5--8---5-------------------|
Riff 1 (w/ slide)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--10\-7-------------------------------------------------------|D|--10\-7-------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff 2 (w/ slide)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--7\----------------------------------------------------------|D|--7\----------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff 3 (w/ slide)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------|A|--12\--10~----------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff 4 (w/ slide)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--7/-9\--7~---------------------------------------------------|G|--7/-9\--7~---------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Solo (w/ slide)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------12----12----12----12----12\-10----10-------------------|G|--/12-----12----12----12----12--------10----------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------15----15----15/-----------------------------------------|B|--/15----15----15---------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------| Slide up past the fingerboard
E|-------------------------------------------------17--20-------|B|--19p17-19p17-19p17-19p17-19p17--------------20b---------20b--|G|--------------------------------18~---------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
| | | | | |E|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--15p14-15p14-15p14-15p14-15p14------------------17--20-------|G|--------------------------------14~----------19b---------19b--|D|--------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--17--17--20~-------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------10b-------r10-8h10p8~----\-------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
| | | | | |E|------17--20~-------------------------------------------------|B|--17----------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
CADILLAC DREAMS Gene Simmons, Vini Poncia [Rhy. Fig 1] [Rhy. Fig 2] When I was seventeen, found out just what it means If you can get it free, it just ain't worth a damn When I heard the preacher say, don't throw your life away I got that message, and I wrote it on the wall [Rhy. Fig 3] I don't want anybody tellin' me lies, no, I don't want your diamond ring 'Cause you ain't got my size [Rhy. Fig 4 w/ End 1] I want money, money, that's what I need, I got Cadillac dreams, please mister don'tcha take it from me [Rhy. Fig 4 w/ End 2 and Riff 1 (2x)] Give me money, money, more than I need, I got Cadillac dreams waitin' on me [Rhy. Fig 5] Cadillac dreams, Cadillac dreams [Rhy. Fig 2 w/ Riff 2] When I had the young boy blues, I paid some young boy dues I learned the hard way, there's a heartbreak every day Stone cold reality came crashing down on me [Riff 3] Well life was hard on me, but I still don't give a damn [Rhy. Fig 3] When I was seventeen I was an angry young man But I won't let just anybody tell me who I am [Rhy. Fig 4 w/ End 1] I just want money, money, that's all I need I got Cadillac dreams, hey mister don'tcha take it from me [Rhy. Fig 4 w/ End 3 and Riff 1 (2x)] Give me money, money, more than I need These Cadillac dreams are waitin' on me [Rhy. Fig 6 w/ Riff 4] Didn't have the time of day, till this dream was born You can't take that away, you can't take that away from me [Solo over Rhy. Fig 7] [Rhy. Fig 8 (2x) w/ Rhy. Fig 9] Yeah, now dig this... [Rhy. Fig 8 (4x) w/ Rhy. Fig 10] When I was seventeen, there was this beauty queen Checked in a one room suite, the back seat of my car [Rhy. Fig 3] When you want all the best things money can buy You gotta reach down inside of you, to reach up to the sky [Rhy. Fig 4 w/ End 1 and Rhy. Fig 11] Yeah, I want money, money, that's all I need I got Cadillac dreams, hey mister you can't take that from me [Rhy. Fig 4 w/ End 2 and Rhy. Fig 11 and Riff 1 (2x)] I want money, money, more than I need I got Cadillac dreams waitin' on me [Rhy. Fig 4 w/ End 1 and Rhy. Fig 11 and Riff 1 (2x)] Money, money, that's what I need We're drivin' in my Chevy with my Cadillac dreams [Rhy. Fig 4 w/ End 1 and Rhy. Fig 11 and Riff 1 (2x)] Someday, one day, just you and me We'll ride inside these Cadillac dreams [Rhy. Fig 4 w/ End 1 and Rhy. Fig 11 and Riff 1 (2x)] [Rhy. Fig 4 w/ End 1 and Rhy. Fig 11 and Riff 1 (2x)] (repeat and fade)
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