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Motörhead tabs for Ace of spades (Ver. 2)

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A chord diagramA augmentedA A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramE MajorE    O  A chord diagramFF    S  P  A chord diagramA augmentedA  A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramE MajorE  S

                                 Motorhead
                   from the album "Ace of Spades"  1980

Tabbed by baldy. Any corrections  comments etc to good_fellow_baldo@hotmail.com

This ones taken from TG#77 so its a 100% authentic

tempo = 140 (hey its what the mag said)

INTRO: - bass arr. for guitar              play 4x
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|--2----2--2----2--2--2--2----2---2---2----0-----|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|


guitar

RIFF A:                            x4
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|---------------------9--x--8--x--7--|
|------------------------------------|
|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----------------|


VERSE 1:
      if you like to gamble,  I tell you I’m your man
      A chord diagramG5G5
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----5--------------------|----5-----------------------|
|-----5--------------------|----5-----------------------|
|-----3--------------------|----3-----------------------|

  you win some, loose some, it’s all the same to me
      A chord diagramG5G5
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----5--------------------|-----5---5---5----5---------|
|-----5--------------------|-----5---5---5----5---------|
|-----3--------------------|-----3---3---3----3---------|


RIFF B:
     BU    BD                    BU     BD        slide
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
|--14(16)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(16)--(14)--12-------|
|----------------------------|--------------------14--|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|

     BU    BD                    BU     BD       slide
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
|----------------------------|--------------------14--|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|

the pleasure is to play   it makes no difference what you say
    A chord diagramD5D5                       A chord diagramC5C5
|------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---7--------------------|---5-----------------------------|
|---7--------------------|---5-----------------------------|
|---5--------------------|---3-----------------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------------------|

     BU    BD                    BU     BD        slide
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
|--14(16)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(16)--(14)--12-------|
|----------------------------|--------------------14--|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|

   I don’t share your greed    the only card I need               is the
   A chord diagramD5D5                              A chord diagramC5C5
|------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|--7---------------------|---------5---------------------------------|
|--7---------------------|---------5---------------------------------|
|--5---------------------|---------3---------------------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------------------------------|


CHORUS:
   Ace of Spades                  the   Ace of Spades
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------9--x--8--x--7--|---------------------9--x--8--7--|
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----------------|--0--0---0--0--0--0--------------|


RIFF A chord diagramA augmentedA                             x2
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|---------------------9--x--8--x--7--|
|------------------------------------|
|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----------------|


VERSE 2:
   playing for the high one,    dicing with the devil
   A chord diagramG5G5
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--5-----------------------|----5-----------------------|
|--5-----------------------|----5-----------------------|
|--3-----------------------|----3-----------------------|

   going with the flow,  it’s all the same to me
   A chord diagramG5G5
|-----------------------|----------------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------------|
|--5--------------------|-----5---5---5----5---------|
|--5--------------------|-----5---5---5----5---------|
|--3--------------------|-----3---3---3----3---------|


RIFF B:
     BU    BD                    BU     BD        slide
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
|--14(16)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(16)--(14)--12-------|
|----------------------------|--------------------14--|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|

     BU    BD                    BU     BD       slide
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
|----------------------------|--------------------14--|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|

    seven or eleven,         snake eyes watchin’ you
    A chord diagramD5D5                       A chord diagramC5C5
|------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---7--------------------|---5-----------------------------|
|---7--------------------|---5-----------------------------|
|---5--------------------|---3-----------------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------------------|

     BU    BD                    BU     BD        slide
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
|--14(16)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(16)--(14)--12-------|
|----------------------------|--------------------14--|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|

   double up or quit,        double stake or split          the
   A chord diagramD5D5                        A chord diagramC5C5
|------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|--7---------------------|---5---------------------------------|
|--7---------------------|---5---------------------------------|
|--5---------------------|---3---------------------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------------------------|


CHORUS
   Ace of Spades                  the   Ace of Spades
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------9--x--8--x--7--|---------------------9--x--8--7--|
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----------------|--0--0---0--0--0--0--------------|


Riff A chord diagramA augmentedA                             x3
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------9--x--8--x--7--|---------------------9--x--8--7--|
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----------------|--0--0---0--0--0--0--------------|
  - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - pm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - pm


BRIDGE:
you know I’m born to loose       and   gambling’s for fools
    A chord diagramE5E5                       A chord diagramD5D5        A chord diagramE5E5
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|---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.                              A chord diagramE5E5
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
                                                                                     and
|----------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|--7-7-7---7-7--7-7-7---7-7---7--7-7---7-7-7s9--9--7--7--5-|-4--4-4----4-4--4-4-4---4--4--|
|----------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|--5-5-5---5-5--5-5-5---5-5---5--5-5---5-5-5s7--7--5--5--3-|-2--2-2----2-2--2-2-2---2--2--|
|----------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------|

  don’t forget the joker
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--4-----------------------|
|--------------------------|
|--2-----------------------|
|--------------------------|


Solo
|--------------------------|----------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------|-------5--7p5---5h7---|-7p5----7p5----7p5----7p5----|
|--0h3--5s7s5--3h5p3----3--|--5s7---------7-------|-----7------7------7------7--|
|--------------------5-----|----------------------|-----------------------------|

                                 A chord diagramB7B7                                   rp                  slide
|-----------------------------|------------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------------|--10------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------7--9BU(11)--|-(11)BD(9)--7h9p7-----/\\-|
|---7BU(9)--7--5------------5-|-------7--9p7----7-8s9--------------|-------------------9--------|
|-------------------7--5h7----|-7s9----------9---------------------|----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------------|----------------------------|
                                                                                            slide up neck
|--------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------while picking
|-/10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10/10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-11-11-11-11-12-12-13-13-14-x/x/x-|
|-/11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11/11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|-11-11-11-11-12-12-12-12-13-13-14-14-15-x/x/x-|
|--------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|

|--10BU(12)BD(10)--8h10p8----8---|----8-10BU(12)BD(10)p8-----|
|-------------------------10-----|-10--------------------10--|
|--------------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------------------------|---------------------------|

|-10p8-----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|------10--10p8---8-10BU(12)-10p8---8----|-------------------------------------|
|---------------9-----------------9------|----9---7-------------------------5--|
|----------------------------------------|------------10------7----5--h--7-----|
|----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|


Riff A chord diagramA augmentedA                             x4
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|---------------------9--x--8--x--7--|
|------------------------------------|
|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----------------|


VERSE 3
   pushing up the ante,   I   know you’ve got to see me
   A chord diagramG5G5
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--5-----------------------|--5-----------------------|
|--5-----------------------|--5-----------------------|
|--3-----------------------|--3-----------------------|
   read ’em and weep,  the  dead man’s hand again
   A chord diagramG5G5
|-----------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------------|
|--5--------------------|---5----5-----5----5---------|
|--5--------------------|---5----5-----5----5---------|
|--3--------------------|---3----3-----3----3---------|


RIFF B:
     BU    BD                    BU     BD        slide
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
|--14(16)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(16)--(14)--12-------|
|----------------------------|--------------------14--|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|

     BU    BD                    BU     BD       slide
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
|----------------------------|--------------------14--|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|

 I  see it in your eyes,     take one look and die
    A chord diagramD5D5                       A chord diagramC5C5
|------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---7--------------------|---5-----------------------------|
|---7--------------------|---5-----------------------------|
|---5--------------------|---3-----------------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------------------|

     BU    BD                    BU     BD        slide
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|--14(15)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(15)--(14)--12-------|
|--14(16)--(14)--12--14--12--|--14(16)--(14)--12-------|
|----------------------------|--------------------14--|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|

the only thing you see,   you know it’s gonna be             the
    A chord diagramD5D5                        A chord diagramC5C5
|-------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|---7---------------------|---5---------------------------------|
|---7---------------------|---5---------------------------------|
|---5---------------------|---3---------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------------------|


CHORUS
   Ace of Spades                  the   Ace of Spades
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------9--x--8--x--7--|---------------------9--x--8--7--|
|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----------------|--0--0---0--0--0--0--------------|


OUTRO: w/ FILL 2

|--------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------|
|--------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------|
|--------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------|
|--------------------------|------------------------|--------------------5--|
|--/7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----|
|--------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------|
                                      BU        BU          BU        BU
|-----------------------------||-------12--------12----|------12--------12-----||
|-----------------------------||.---15(17)----15(17)---|---15(17)----15(17)---.||
|-----------------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------||
|-----------------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------||
|--7--7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7--||.----------------------|----------------------.||
|-----------------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------||

   A chord diagramE5E5     A chord diagramD5D5      A chord diagramE5E5    slide        A chord diagramE5E5     A chord diagramD5D5     A chord diagramE5E5
|---------------------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------|
|--9------7-------9---------------|--9------7------9---|
|--9------7-------9---------------|--9------7------9---|
|--7------5-------7---\\/////--|--7------5------7---|
|---------------------------------|---------------------|

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