Kiss - I Pledge Allegiance To The State Of Rock And Roll tab

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I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE STATE OF ROCK AND ROLL (from the KISS album "PSYCHO CIRCUS")
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Transcribed by Emil Ortenmark (emil@kisstabs.com)
		   & Mark Perillo (mark@kisstabs.com)


Standard tuning

Comments: Pretty cool stuff, it sounds strange to me though. The chord
sequence feels backwards somehow. Great solo by Paul (that wide vibrato
is a dead give-away).


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|--10----10--------------------------------------------------------|G|---7-----6--------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------------| <7x> <9x>
Rhythm Fig. 1a
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--3---------------------------------------------------------------|G|--2--------------2------------------------------------------------|D|--0--------------2------------------------------------------------|A|--0--------------0------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------------|
Rhythm Fig. 2
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--10----10/-10-10/-10---10-----10----10-10-10---------------------|G|---7-----6/--7--6/--7---9------9-----9--9--9--9---9h^11-9h^11-----|D|----------------------------------------------9---9-----9---------|A|------------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------------| <7x> <6x>
Rhythm Fig. 2a
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--3---------------------------------------------------------------|G|--2--------------2-----------------2--------------9---------------|D|--0--------------2-----------------2--------------9---------------|A|--0--------------0-----------------0--------------7---------------|E|--------------------------------------------------0---------------|
Rhythm Fig. 3
E|--3--------------------------3-----------1------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|B|--3-----3--------------------3-----3-----1------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|G|--0-----2-----2--------------0-----2-----2------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|D|--0-----0-----2--------------0-----0-----3------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|A|--x-----------0--------------x-----------3------x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x---|E|--3--------------------------3-----------1------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|
Rhythm Fig 4
E|-----------------------------3--3--3------------------------3-----|B|-----------------------------3--3--3--3---------------------3-----|G|-----2-------2----------2----0--0--0--2---------------------0-----|D|-----2-------2----------2----0--0--0--0---------------------0-----|A|-----0-------0----------0----x--x--x------------------------x-----|E|-3b^-----3b^--------3b^------3--3--3------------------------3-----| <-------5x---->
Rhythm Fig 4a
E|-----------------------------3-3-3-3------------------------3-----|B|-----------------------------3--3--3--3---------------------3-----|G|-----2-------2----------2----0--0--0--2---------------------0-----|D|-----2-------2----------2----0--0--0--0---------------------0-----|A|-----0-------0----------0----x--x--x------------------------x-----|E|-3b^-----3b^---------3b^-----3--3--3------------------------3-----| <-------5x------> <-----2x---->
Rhythm Fig. 5
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------------|G|----2-----------2-----2-------------------------------------------|D|----2-----------2-----2-------------------------------------------|A|----0-----------0-----0-------------------------------------------|E|-3b^---------3b^---3b^--------------------------------------------|
Rhythm Fig. 6
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------------|G|----2-----------2-----2-----5--7--7--5--7---5--7---7--5---7--7--5-|D|----2-----------2-----2-----5--7--7--5--7---5--7---7--5---7--7--5-|A|----0-----------0-----0-------------------------------------------|E|-3b^---------3b^---3b^--------------------------------------------| <-------------------------------2x----------------------------->
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------------|G|----2-----------2-----2-----5--7--7--5--7---5--7---7--5---7--7--5-|D|----2-----------2-----2-----5--7--7--5--7---5--7---7--5---7--7--5-|A|----0-----------0-----0-------------------------------------------|E|-3b^---------3b^---3b^--------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--2----2----2----2-----2----2----2--------------------------------|A|--2----2----2----2-----2----2----2--------------------------------|E|--0----0----0----0-----0----0----0--------------------------------|
Rhythm Fig. 7
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----2-----2-------------------2-------------------------------|D|-----2-----2-------------------2-------------------------------|A|-----0-----0-------------------0-------------------------------|E|-3b^---3b^-----------------------------------------------------|
Solo
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|B|--7b^-r7--5-7p5---5~-------------------------------------------|G|--7b^-r7--5-7p5---5~--------5~---------------------------------|D|----------------7--------------7-------------/7~---------------|A|------------------------5-7--------7-6-5-3---------------------|E|-------------------------------------------5-------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------8b~--8--5-----|B|--8p^5----8--8-8p^5-----8-8p^5-8p^5-----8b~-8b~-------------8--|G|-------7------------7---------------7--------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------15-15-15--------------------|B|--8b~~~~~----------------------15b----------r15p^13----15------|G|----------------------------------------------------14---------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------14\---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|B|--15b-r15---15b-r15---15b-r15---15b-r15----15b~----------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------12------------------------------|B|--8b-8b-8b-r8p^5-8b~~~~----12b----r12-12-10-8b^--r8~~--8p^5----|G|---------------------------------------------------------~--7--|D|---------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------8--10----10b-r10-10b-r10-10b-r10--8------15b~~~----|B|--5-----/10----------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--19b--19-19b-19-17--15b--15b-15p^12---------------------------|B|-------------------------------------15p^12--------------------|G|---------------------------------------------14p^12------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------14\-------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff 1
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------|G|--/12~-12~-11~-------------------------------------------------|D|----------------12~--11~---------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------|G|--/12~--10~------------5~~--5b~~-------------------------------|D|------------10~--7---------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
I Pledge Allegiance to the State of Rock & Roll Stanley, Knight, Cuomo [Rhythm Fig 1] [Rhythm Fig 1] w/[Rhythm Fig. 1a] [Rhythm Fig 2] w/[Rhythm Fig. 2a](2x) Lookin' back yeah I feel alright Gettin' more than my expectations Yeah my future looks clear and bright And I'm livin' up to my reputation [Rhythm Fig. 3] w/[Riff.1] Yeah I'm satisfied yeah until the day I die [Rhythm Fig. 4] I gave my blood and I gave my soul I stood my ground and I took control The legend's growin as the story's told I pledge allegiance to the state of Rock & Roll, Oh Yeah! [Rhythm Fig. 5] [Rhythm Fig. 2] w/[Rhythm Fig. 2a] [Rhythm Fig. 2] w/[Rhythm Fig. 2a](2x) I've been a rebel for all my life I never cared about regulations I only went for the things I liked And my guitar was my inspiration [Rhythm Fig. 3] w/[Riff.1] Yeah we pay a price Yeah I made the sacrifice [Rhythm Fig. 4a](2x) I gave my blood and I gave my soul I stood my ground and I took control The legend's growin as the story's told I know that heaven's gotta wait I pledge allegiance to the state of Rock & Roll [Solo] w/[Rhythm Fig. 6] then [Rhythm Fig. 2b] [Rhythm Fig. 3] w/[Riff.1] Yeah I'm satisfied Yeah until the day I die [Rhythm Fig. 4] I gave my blood and I gave my soul I stood my ground and I took control The legend's growin as the story's told I know that heaven's gotta wait [Rhythm Fig. 4a] I gave my blood and I gave my soul I stood my ground and I took control The legend's growin' as the story's told I know that heaven's gotta wait I pledge allegiance to the state of [Rhythm Fig. 5] Rock & Roll [Rhythm Fig. 7] Rock & Roll
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