Motorhead - Ace Of Spades2 tab

From: sha3u@fermi.clas.Virginia.EDU (Scott H. Andrews)

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                     A C E    O  F    S  P  A  D  E  S

                                 Motorhead
                   from the album "Ace of Spades"  1980

                       transcribed by Scott Andrews
                              sha@virginia.edu

tempo = as fast as you can play it

INTRO: - bass arr. for guitar play 4x|------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||--2----2--2----2--2--2--2----2---2---2----0-----||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------|
guitarMAIN RIFF: E5 E5|------------------------------------|------------------------------------||------------------------------------|------------------------------------||------------------------------------|------------------------------------||---------------------9-----8-----7--|---------------------9-----8-----7--||---------------------7-----7-----7--|---------------------7-----7-----7--||--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|
E5 E5 (end MAIN RIFF)|------------------------------------|------------------------------------||------------------------------------|------------------------------------||------------------------------------|------------------------------------||---------------------9-----8-----7--|---------------------9-----8-----7--||---------------------7-----7-----7--|---------------------7-----7-----7--||--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|
VERSE RIFF 1: if you like to gamble, I tell you I'm your man G5|--------------------------|----------------------------||--------------------------|----------------------------||--------------------------|----------------------------||-----5--------------------|--(5)-----------------------||-----5--------------------|--(5)-----------------------||--0--3--------------------|--(3)-----------------------|
(end VERSE RIFF 1)you win some, loose some, it's all the same to me G5|--------------------------|----------------------------||--------------------------|----------------------------||--------------------------|----------------------------||-----5--------------------|--(5)-----------------------||-----5--------------------|--(5)-----------------------||--0--3--------------------|--(3)-----------------------|
MAIN RIFF w/ FILL 1
FILL 1: |----10---10--------------|----10---10--------------||----10^--10--8-----8-----|----10^--10--8-----------||----------------9--------|----------------9--------||-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------|
(end FILL 1)|----10---10--------------|----10---10--------------||----10^--10--8-----8-----|----10^--10--8-----------||----------------9--------|----------------9--------||-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------|
VERSE RIFF 2: (end VERSE RIFF 2)the pleasure is to play it makes no difference what you say D5 C5|------------------------|---------------------------------||------------------------|---------------------------------||--7---------------------|--5------------------------------||--7---------------------|--5------------------------------||--5---------------------|--3------------------------------||------------------------|---------------------------------|
MAIN RIFF (first 2 measures only) with FILL 1 (first 2 measures only)
VERSE RIFF 2 I don't share your greed the only card I need is the D5 C5|------------------------|-------------------------------------------||------------------------|-------------------------------------------||--7---------------------|--5----------------------------------------||--7---------------------|--5----------------------------------------||--5---------------------|--3----------------------------------------||------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
CHORUS: Ace of Spades the Ace of Spades (end CHORUS)|------------------------------------|------------------------------------||------------------------------------|------------------------------------||------------------------------------|------------------------------------||---------------------9-----8-----7--|---------------------9-----8-----7--||---------------------7-----7-----7--|---------------------7-----7-----7--||--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|
MAIN RIFF w/ palm mute: (only first two measures)|------------------------------------|------------------------------------||------------------------------------|------------------------------------||------------------------------------|------------------------------------||---------------------9-----8-----7--|---------------------9-----8-----7--||---------------------7-----7-----7--|---------------------7-----7-----7--||--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----| PM.............................. PM..............................
VERSE RIFF 1 playing for the high one, dicing with the devil going with the flow, it's all a game to me MAIN RIFF w/ FILL 1 VERSE RIFF 2 seven or eleven, snake eyes watchin' you MAIN RIFF (first 2 measures only) with FILL 1 (first 2 measures only) VERSE RIFF 2 double up or quit, double stake or split CHORUS the Ace of Spades the Ace of Spades MAIN RIFF w/ palm mute
BRIDGE:you know I'm born to loose and gambling's for fools E5 D5 E5|-------------------------------|----------------------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------------------||---9------------------------7--|--9-------------------------------------||---9------------------------7--|--9-------------------------------------||---7------------------------5--|--7-------------------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
but that's the way I like it baby, I don't want to live forever N.C. E5|--------------------------------|-----------------------------||--------------------------------|-----------------------------||--------------------------------|---9--9--9--9---9--9--9--9---||--------------------------------|---9--9--9--9---9--9--9--9---||--------------------------------|---7--7--7--7---7--7--7--7---||--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
and don't forget the Joker D5 E5 D5 C5 B5|--------------|------------------|-----------|---------------------------||--------------|------------------|-----------|---------------------------||--7-----------|--(7)----9--7--5--|--4--------|-(4)-----------------------||--7-----------|--(7)----9--7--5--|--4--------|-(4)-----------------------||--5-----------|--(5)----7--5--3--|--2--------|-(2)-----------------------||--------------|------------------|-----------|---------------------------|
RHYTHM BEHIND GUITAR SOLO: play 4x A5 G5 A5 G5 A5 G5 A5 G5|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------||----------------------------------|-------------------------------------||--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0--|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0-----||--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0--|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0-----||--0--0--0---------0--0--0---------|--0--0--0---------0--0--0------------||----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
play 4x B5 A5 B5 A5 B5 A5 B5 A5|----------------------------------|-------------------------------------||----------------------------------|-------------------------------------||--4--4--4------2--4--4--4------2--|--4--4--4------2--4--4--4------2-----||--4--4--4------2--4--4--4------2--|--4--4--4------2--4--4--4------2-----||--2--2--2---------2--2--2---------|--2--2--2---------2--2--2------------||----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
play 4x (end RHYTHM) A5 G5 A5 G5 A5 G5 A5 G5 |----------------------------------|-------------------------------------||----------------------------------|-------------------------------------||--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0--|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0-----||--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0--|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0-----||--0--0--0---------0--0--0---------|--0--0--0---------0--0--0------------||----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
MAIN RIFF VERSE RIFF 1 pushing up the ante, I know you've got to see me read 'em and weep, the dead man's hand again MAIN RIFF w/ FILL 1 VERSE RIFF 2 I see it in your eyes, take one look and die MAIN RIFF (first 2 measures only) with FILL 1 (first 2 measures only) VERSE RIFF 2 the only thing you see, you know it's gonna be CHORUS the Ace of Spades the Ace of Spades MAIN RIFF w/ palm mute
OUTRO: w/ FILL 2 D5 C5 D5 C5|----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------||----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------||--7-------------|--5------------|--7------------|--5---------------||--7-------------|--5------------|--7------------|--5---------------||--5-------------|--3------------|--5------------|--3---------------||----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------|
| || FILL 2: (end FILL 2) ||----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------||--13^-----------|--13^----------|--13^----------|--13^-------------||----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------||----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------||----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------||----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------|
E5 D5 E5 E5 D5 E5 END.|------------------------------|------------------------------------||------------------------------|------------------------------------||--9--7--9---------------------|--9--7--9---------------------------||--9--7--9---------------------|--9--7--9---------------------------||--7--5--7---------------------|--7--5--7---------------------------||------------------------------|------------------------------------|
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