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Alice Cooper Tablature: Serious

Serious

Words and music by Alice Cooper, Bernie Taupin, David Foster, Steve Lukather
From the album From The Inside (1978)
Transcribed by Criss Hart
Email: voyager2@bigpond.net.au

A fantastic rocking song , from an awesome album .  


  Riff 1 repeat X4      When i look back at my time at the track and i played
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------9-8-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------9----7------------9----------11-----------13----------14--|
A|-00000000000----------0----0---0---0---0--0---0---0---0----0----0--0---0---|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   And i played and i 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-13------14---13-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|----14---0--------14-------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  I'm a Las Vegas dreamer they took to the cleaners A bath what a bath what   

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-0----------------1------------4-----------6---------7---6--------7---6----|
D|-0----0----0------0----0---0---0---0---0---0--0--0---o-------7----0--------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  a bath I'd take      I Took That Serious   ( A Chord )     G   D 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------2------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------3---3------------|
G|----7---6-----------------------------------5-4-2----------0---2------------|
D|-7--0---0----7~-----------------------------------5-4-2----0---0------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------3--2----------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------3----------------|

  All of my life was a laugh and a joke and a drink and a smoke And then I passed   
 
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------2-----------------2--2---2--2-|
D|----------------------------------------------2-----------------2--4---2--4-|
A|-2--------------------------------------------0-----------------0--0---0--2-|
E|-0----------------2---4-------------------4---------------------------------|


  out on the floor      Again and again and again and again and again 

 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------4b5r4-|
G|-2----------------------2---2-----2----2----2---2----4-----4----7----4b5r4-|
D|-4----------------------2---2-----4----4----2---2----6-----6----7----------|
A|-0-----------2----------0---0-----0----0----0---0----0-----0----0----------|
E|-------------0---2-3-------------------------------------------------------|



e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2-4-2---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-2-4-2-4-2-5-0-0-/7-----5-4-2-4-2------------------------------------------|
D|-------4-2-5-0-0-/7-----5-4-2-4-2------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Serious,  it was serious,    oh so serious
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------lick 1.40sec --------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------( 9-7-5-4-)--------------------5-4-------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------5------------------------------|
A|--3--------------2----------3-2------------------5-4-3-2-1------------------|
E|--------------------------------3-------------------------------------------|
 
                                                      ( 1 .56  run 
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-4b5r4-2-4-2-----------------4b5r4-2-4-2-------------------------------------------|
G|-4b5r4-2-4-2-4-2-5-0-0-/7----4b5r4-2-4-2--4-2--------5-4-2-------------------------|
D|-------------4-2-5-0-0-/7-----------------4-2--------------5-4-2-------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------5-4-3-2-----------|
E|-----------------------------------------------2-3-5---------------------5-4-3-2-1-|

 Quite a few guitars doing single notes as above add your chords over the single notes
 

 .
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note