Scorpions - Life Is Like A River tab

Band:  Scorpions
Album: In Trance
Song:  Life is Like a River

Copyright (c)  (RCA) (1976)
Version 1.0 - (08/03/06)

Transcribed By: Steve
Email:          stephen.elvidge1@ntlworld.com


.  - palm mute           /  - slide up to
\  - slide down to       ~  - vibrato
h  - hammer on           b  - Bend
p  - pull off            Suffixes for bend
t  - tap                 f  - full bend    h - half bend
ph - pinched harmonic    q  - quarter bend t - tap bend
*  - see comment         ^  - Hold bend    r release bend
x  - Stuccatto           ~  - vibrato bend
,  - slight palm mute    () - ghost note, sustained note
"  - tremolo note        <> - Trill

Tunning Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb
 
 Intro

E B Guitar 1 h h h h h ~~~E[-12-15p12\10-12-10\8--10-8-\7--8--7\5--7--5\3----------------------|B[-------------------------------------------------------------------|G[----------------------------------------------7b9---9-7------------|D[--------------------------------------------------------9-7b---r---|A[-------------------------------------------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ h h h h h ~~~~E[-15-17p15\14-15p14\12-14p12\10-12p10\8-10p8\7-------7--------------|B[----------------------------------------------7b8----10-8-7b---r---|G[-------------------------------------------------------------------|D[-------------------------------------------------------------------|A[-------------------------------------------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A E B Guitar 1 ~~~~ ~~~~~~~~E[-----------------------------------------------------|B[-----------------------------------------------------|G[-----------------------------------------------------|D[-7-5-2/4----4-4/7----------5br---------7b--7b--7b-/--|A[------------------0--2--3------7---------------------|E[-----------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ ~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ E[-----------------------------------------------------|B[------------7-7/10-------pb13r-8-------7b--7b--7b----|G[-9-7-7---------------7--9----------------------------|D[------------------10---------------------------------|A[-----------------------------------------------------|E[-----------------------------------------------------|
E B Guitar 1 ~~~ ~~~~E[-12-12p10----12---------7---pb14r-14---12----12-14--|B[----------12----8-7-8-10------------------15--------|G[----------------------------------------------------|D[----------------------------------------------------|A[----------------------------------------------------|E[----------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ ~~~~ ~~~~E[---------------------------------------------------|B[-12-12p10----12-------7-8---pb12r-12---13-12-13-15--|G[----------12----9-8-9-------------------------------|D[----------------------------------------------------|A[----------------------------------------------------|E[----------------------------------------------------|
A Guitar 1 h h h h h E[-12-15p12\10-12-10\8--10-8-\7--8--7\5--7--5\3--|B[-----------------------------------------------|G[-----------------------------------------------|D[-----------------------------------------------|A[-----------------------------------------------|E[-----------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ h h h h h E[-15-17p15\14-15p14\12-14p12\10-12p10\8-10p8\7--|B[-----------------------------------------------|G[-----------------------------------------------|D[-----------------------------------------------|A[-----------------------------------------------|E[-----------------------------------------------|
E B Guitar 1 h h h ~~~E-8--10-8-\7--8--7\5--7--5\3----------------------|B-------------------------------------------------|G----------------------------7b9---9-7------------|D--------------------------------------9-7b---r---|A-------------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 h h h ~~~~E-12-14p12\10-12p10\8-10p8\7-------7--------------|B----------------------------7b8----10-8-7b---r---|G-------------------------------------------------|D-------------------------------------------------|A-------------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------|
Verse Clean guitar with stereo tremelo effect
E D G CE---------7-7-7-------------------------3-----------0-1p0----|B-------8-------------7-8p7-8p7-------3-----3-------------1--|G-----9----------9-------------------4--------4--------------|D------------------------------------------------------------|A------------------------------------------------------------|E------------------------------------------------------------|
AE-----------------5-7\5------------------|B-3-3/5\3-3\1----------------------------|G-------------2---------7-----5--9b------|D----------------------------------------|A-------------------------5-7------------|E----------------------------------------|
E D C BE----------------------------8-----------|B----------------------------8-----------|G---7-9-9/12-\9--7-9-------/9--5\-4------|D---9-9-9/12-\9--9-9---------------------|A----------------------------------------|E----------------------------------------|
E D G E-------------------------2-3p2----2-------------------3--|B---/12/15\12--x----x-----------3----3---------3-----3----|G--------------------------------------2---------4--------|D---------------------------------------------------------|A---------------------------------------------------------|E---------------------------------------------------------|
C A E DE--0-----------------------------------5-5-7-7/10-/12/15-15--|B--1--3-3/5\3-3\1-----------------5----7-7-8-8/12-/13/17-17--|G-----------------2------5--4--7-----------------------------|D------------------------------------------------------------|A--------------------5-7-------------------------------------|E------------------------------------------------------------|
C BE---0-1p0---------2-----|B----------1------------|G---------------4-------|D-----------------------|A-----------------------|E-----------------------|
E B Guitar 1 ~~~ ~~~~E[-12-12p10----12---------7---pb14r-14---12----12-14--|B[----------12----8-7-8-10------------------15--------|G[----------------------------------------------------|D[----------------------------------------------------|A[----------------------------------------------------|E[----------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ ~~~~ ~~~~E[----------------------------------------------------|B[-12-12p10----12-------7-8---pb12r-12---13-12-13-15--|G[----------12----9-8-9-------------------------------|D[----------------------------------------------------|A[----------------------------------------------------|E[----------------------------------------------------|
A Guitar 1 h h h h h E[-12-15p12\10-12-10\8--10-8-\7--8--7\5--7--5\3--|B[-----------------------------------------------|G[-----------------------------------------------|D[-----------------------------------------------|A[-----------------------------------------------|E[-----------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ h h h h h E[-15-17p15\14-15p14\12-14p12\10-12p10\8-10p8\7--|B[-----------------------------------------------|G[-----------------------------------------------|D[-----------------------------------------------|A[-----------------------------------------------|E[-----------------------------------------------|
E B Guitar 1 h h h ~~~E[-8--10-8-\7--8--7\5--7--5\3----------------------|B[-------------------------------------------------|G[----------------------------7b9---9-7------------|D[--------------------------------------9-7b---r---|A[-------------------------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ h h h ~~~~E[-12-14p12\10-12p10\8-10p8\7-------7--------------|B[----------------------------7b8----10-8-7b---r---|G[-------------------------------------------------|D[-------------------------------------------------|A[-------------------------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1
E[-19----17----15----14----12----10----8----7---------------7--------|B[----20----19----17----15----14----12---10---8-5-7-8-pb10r---10-8-7-|G[-------------------------------------------------------------------|D[-------------------------------------------------------------------|A[-------------------------------------------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [E[-15----14----12----10----8-----7-----5----3---2--------------------|B[----17----15----13----12----10----8----7----5---3-5--5b------------|G[----------------------------------------------------------9-7------|D[---------------------------------------------------------------9-9-|A[-------------------------------------------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~E[-------------------------------------------------------|B[----------------------pb10r--7----------7--------------|G[-9-7-7--9/11--------9----------------------------------|D[-------------10--12------------------------------------|A[-------------------------------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 [ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~E[-------------------------------------------------------|B[-------------------------------------------------------|G[-------------------------------------------------------|D[-9-7----5/7-----------pb5-r--2----------7--------------|A[-----9-------0---2--3----------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------------|
2nd verse Clean guitar with stereo tremelo effect
E D G C AE-------<12>-----------------------3--------------------------------|B----<12>--------------7/8\7---------3---3-----------1/3/5-5\3\1----|G-<12>-----------------------7-7-------4-------------------------2--|D-------------------------------------------------------------------|A-------------------------------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E C hE--5-7p5------------------------------------0---------------|B--------5------------------------------3-0---0-------6p5---|G----------5--------7-7------7/9---\7-----------------------|D----------------5--9-9------9/10--\9-----------------------|A------------5-7--------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------------|
turn volume upE---------------------------------|B--------0--(0)-------------------|G-4---------(4)------Drum fill----|D-4---------(4)-------------------|A-2---------(2)-------------------|E---------------------------------|
Chorus
Guitar 1E[--------------------------------------------------------|B[-5----(5)----7----(7)-----------------------------------|G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)-----|D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)-----|A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----10101010101010-9--7----(7)-----|E[--------------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 with wahE[--------------------------------------------------------|B[--------------------------------------------------------|G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)---\-|D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)---\-|A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----10101010101010-9--7----(7)---\-|E[--------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1E[-----------------------------------------------------|B[-5----(5)----7----(7)----8-8-8-8-8-8---8-8-8-8-8-8---|G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9-9-9-9-9-9---9-9-9-9-9-9---|D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9-9-9-9-9-9---9-9-9-9-9-9---|A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7---|E[-----------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 with wahE[-----------------------------------------------------|B[-----------------------------------------------------|G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9-9-9-9-9-9-\-9-9-9-9-9-9-\-|D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9-9-9-9-9-9-\-9-9-9-9-9-9-\-|A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----7-7-7-7-7-7-\-7-7-7-7-7-7-\-|E[-----------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1E[--------------------------------------------------------|B[-5----(5)----7----(7)-----------------------------------|G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)-----|D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)-----|A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----10101010101010-9--7----(7)-----|E[--------------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 with wahE[--------------------------------------------------------|B[--------------------------------------------------------|G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)---\-|D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----12121212121212-11-9----(9)---\-|A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----10101010101010-9--7----(7)---\-|E[--------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1E[---------------------------------------------------|B[-5----(5)----7----(7)------------------------------|G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9----(9)----5-5-5-5-5--7--|D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9----(9)----5-5-5-5-5--7--|A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----7----(7)----3-3-3-3-3--5--|E[---------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 with wahE[---------------------------------------------------|B[---------------------------------------------------|G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9----(9)------------------|D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9----(9)------------------|A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----7----(7)------------------|E[---------------------------------------------------|
Guitar solo
E D G C A ph~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~E------------------------------------------------------14-15------|B-12-15-12----------10b-------12-15-12-------15b-------------17---|G----------14-12-11--------------------14-12----------------------|D-----------------------------------------------------------------|A-----------------------------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E C B ~~~~~~~~~~~~~E-14-15-22fb---------r-19------------pb17-r17--17b--|B-------------------------17-17-20------------------|G---------------------------------------------------|D---------------------------------------------------|A---------------------------------------------------|E---------------------------------------------------|
E D G ~~~~~E-----------12-------------12-----12-15-12----12--22fb-r-19-17-15-|B-15b-15b------15-12-----12---15b----------15---------------------|G--------------------14b------------------------------------------|D-----------------------------------------------------------------|A-----------------------------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
C A E C B ~~~~~~~~~ h~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~E-----------------------------------------------------------------|B-17---17b-r-\----------------8fb--r8--7-7---8-10-pb10r----10b----|G---------------------------9-------------------------------------|D--------------9-10---10-12---------------------------------------|A-----------------------------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------------------| B ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
E-12-------------12-------12-------12-----------------------------|B----15-12-----12-------12-------12---15b--------(15b)------------|G----------14b------14b------14b----------------------------------|D-----------------------------------------------------------------|A-----------------------------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Rpt chorus with additional guitar below
Guitar 2 with wah G F#E ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ E---------------------------------------------------|B---------------------------------------------------|G-5----(5)----7----(7)------------------------------|D-5----(5)----7----(7)---/9--------9\7-5------4\2---|A-3----(3)----5----(5)------------------------------|E---------------------------------------------------|
C D ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~E-----------------------------------------------------|B-----------------------------------------------------|G-------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9-\-9-9-9-9-9-9-\-|D-2-------4-5-4-----------9-9-9-9-9-9-\-9-9-9-9-9-9-\-|A-------------------5---\-7-7-7-7-7-7-\-7-7-7-7-7-7-\-|E-----------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 2 C D G F#E ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ h~~~~~~~h~~E[-------------------------------------------------|B[-------------------------------------------------|G[-------------------------------------------------|D[-----------------------7-9------7-9\7-5------4\2-|A[-3------5-/7-5-----7/9---------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 3 [ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~E[-12-12-12-12-14-14-14-14-22b22b22b22br19---------|B[-15b15b15b15b17b17b17b17b------------------------|G[-------------------------------------------------|D[-------------------------------------------------|A[-------------------------------------------------|E[-------------------------------------------------|
Outro
Guitar 1E[----------------------------------------------------------|B[----------------------------------------------------------|G[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9-----------(9)------------------|D[-5----(5)----7----(7)----9-----------(9)------------------|A[-3----(3)----5----(5)----7-----------(7)------------------|E[----------------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar 2 with wahE[-----------------------------------------------------------|B[-----------------------------------------------------------|G[-----------------------------------------------------------|D[-2------------4-----------6--4-6/7\6/7/9-7/9/11-9-11/12----|A[-----------------------------------------------------------|E[-----------------------------------------------------------|
[Guitar [ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ E[-12-12-12-----14-14-14----16-------------------------------|B[-15b15b15b----17b17b17b---19b------------------------------|G[-----------------------------------------------------------|D[-----------------------------------------------------------|A[-----------------------------------------------------------|E[-----------------------------------------------------------|
h h h h h E-------------------------------------------|B-------------------------------------------|G-------------------------------------------|D-9-11p9\7-9p7\6-7p6\4-6p4\2-4p2\1-2--------|A-------------------------------------2-----|E-------------------------------------------|
END
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