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AC/DC tabs for Jailbreak

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Scott H. Andrews                   Jun 20 '94 at 10:41 pm edt


                             J A chord diagramA augmentedA I L A chord diagramBB R A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramA augmentedA K

                                 by AC-DC

                      from the album "'74 Jailbreak"

          music transcribed by Scott Andrews (sha3u@virginia.edu)
         lyrics transcribed by David Belaire (dbelaire@acs.bu.edu)


MAIN RIFF:

    A chord diagramE5E5    A chord diagramE5E5         A chord diagramD5D5    A chord diagramA5A5     A chord diagramE5E5    A chord diagramE5E5         A chord diagramD5D5    A chord diagramA5A5
||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
||-------------------3---------|-------------------3---------|
||-------------------2-----2---|-------------------2-----2---|
||--2-----2----------0-----2---|--2-----2----------0-----2---|
||--2-----2--X--X----------0---|--2-----2--X--X----------0---|
||--0-----0--X--X--------------|--0-----0--X--X--------------|

   A chord diagramE5E5    A chord diagramE5E5         A chord diagramD5D5    A chord diagramA5A5     A chord diagramE5E5    A chord diagramE5E5         A chord diagramD5D5    A chord diagramA5A5
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-------------------3---------|-------------------3---------|
|-------------------2-----2---|-------------------2-----2---|
|--2-----2----------0-----2---|--2-----2----------0-----2---|
|--2-----2--X--X----------0---|--2-----2--X--X----------0---|
|--0-----0--X--X--------------|--0-----0--X--X--------------|


VERSE 1:  Main Riff with lyrics

     There was a friend of ....

play Fill 1 instead of Main Riff for this measure (Verse 1 only):
     Gave him sixteen years in hell

FILL 1:

   detune this note by unwinding tuning peg
|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|
|--0-------------------|--(0)-------------------|

bass and drums in

continue main riff with lyrics

     He said, I ain't spendin' my ....



BRIDGE:  main riff with lyrics

     I'm gonna make a ...



PRE-CHORUS:

   all in the ...
   A chord diagramA5A5                    A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5    A chord diagramA5A5               A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5
|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|------------------------3--3--3--3--|-------------------3--3--3--3------|
|--2---------------------2--2--2--2--|--2----------------2--2--2--2------|
|--2---------------------0--0--0--0--|--2----------------0--0--0--0------|
|--0---------------------------------|--0--------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

   all in the name ....i got to ...
   A chord diagramB5B5                    A chord diagramE5E5 A chord diagramE5E5 A chord diagramE5E5 A chord diagramE5E5    A chord diagramB5B5               A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5
|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|-------------------3--3--3--3------|
|--4---------------------------------|--4----------------2--2--2--2------|
|--4---------------------2--2--2--2--|--4----------------0--0--0--0------|
|--2---------------------2--2--2--2--|--2--------------------------------|
|------------------------0--0--0--0--|-----------------------------------|



CHORUS:

   jail-------------------------break
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------2--5----4---|----------------2--5----4---|
|--0-----0--3/4--------------|--0-----0--3/4--------------|


                     let me ...
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------2--5----4---|----------------2--5----4---|
|--0-----0--3/4--------------|--0-----0--3/4--------------|


   jail-------------------------break
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------2--5----4---|----------------2--5----4---|
|--0-----0--3/4--------------|--0-----0--3/4--------------|


                     sixteen ...
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------2--5----4---|----------------2--5----4---|
|--0-----0--3/4--------------|--0-----0--3/4--------------|


Chorus Riff again with lyrics:

     Jailbreak...

Fill 2 with lyrics:

     Yeah

FILL 2:
   A chord diagramE5E5
|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|
|--2-------------------|--(2)-------------------|
|--2-------------------|--(2)-------------------|
|--0-------------------|--(0)-------------------|



VERSE 2:  Main Riff with lyrics

     He said he'd seen his ....

     Uh...bullets started flyin' ....



 but it was all in ...
   A chord diagramA5A5                    A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5    A chord diagramA5A5               A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5
|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|------------------------3--3--3--3--|-------------------3--3--3--3------|
|--2---------------------2--2--2--2--|--2----------------2--2--2--2------|
|--2---------------------0--0--0--0--|--2----------------0--0--0--0------|
|--0---------------------------------|--0--------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

   all in the name of....i got to ...
   A chord diagramB5B5                    A chord diagramE5E5 A chord diagramE5E5 A chord diagramE5E5 A chord diagramE5E5    A chord diagramB5B5               A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramD5D5
|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|-------------------3--3--3--3------|
|--4---------------------------------|--4----------------2--2--2--2------|
|--4---------------------2--2--2--2--|--4----------------0--0--0--0------|
|--2---------------------2--2--2--2--|--2--------------------------------|
|------------------------0--0--0--0--|-----------------------------------|



CHORUS:

   jail-------------------------break
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------2--5----4---|----------------2--5----4---|
|--0-----0--3/4--------------|--0-----0--3/4--------------|


|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------2--5----4---|----------------2--5----4---|
|--0-----0--3/4--------------|--0-----0--3/4--------------|


   jail-------------------------break
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------2--5----4---|----------------2--5----4---|
|--0-----0--3/4--------------|--0-----0--3/4--------------|


   i got to break ....
                                                 A chord diagramD5D5   A chord diagramG5G5
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------3--------|
|----------------------------|-------------------2----0---|
|----------------------------|-------------------0----0---|
|----------------2--5----4---|----------------2-------X---|
|--0-----0--3/4--------------|--0-----0--3/4----------3---|



SOLO -- over Pre-Chorus Riff.


INTERLUDE:  bass plays A chord diagramE MajorE pedal, with lead guitar fills and lyrics

     Heartbeats...they were racin'
     Freedom...he was chasin'

     Spotlights........Sirens
     Rifles...........Firin'
     But he made it out...

bass out

     M'with a bullet in ....



OUTRO:  repeat Chorus Riff with lyrics and guitar solo.

     Jailbreak....

Other versions of Jailbreak

Jailbreak (Ver. 2)Tabs
Jailbreak - introTabs
Jailbreak1Tabs

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