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Alice Cooper Tablature: Elected

Elected

Words and music by Alice Cooper, Neal Smith, Dennis Dunaway, Michael Bruce, Glen Buxton
From the album Billion Dollar Babies (1973)
Transcribed by Brian Gaddis

.= mute note or chord below   x= mute


   Guitar one           (Notes in parentheses are carried)
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--2--2--2------------(2)---------------------------------------------------|
G-|--2--2--2------------(2)---------------------------------------------------|
D-|--2--2--2------------(2)-----------7-----5------------2--------------------|
A-|--0--0--0------------(0)--------------7-----5------------3--5--------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------3-----------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--5--5--5------------(5)---------------------------------------------------|
G-|--6--6--6------------(6)---------------------------------------------------|
D-|--7--7--7------------(7)---------------------------------------------------|
A-|--7--7--7------------(7)---------------------------------------------------|
E-|--------5------------(5)---------------------------------------------------|


   Guitar one (See note at bottom of staff)
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------2--------------------------------------------|
G-|--|----------------------|----2-----------------------------------2--2--2--|
D-|--|----------------------|----2-----------------------------2--2--2--2--2--|
A-|--|------------3--2--0---|----0--------------------------0--0--0--0--0--0--|
E-|--|3--2--1--0-----------0|-------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|--------------------------0-0-0--------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------2-2-2-----------------------------2--2--2--------|
G-|--------------------------2-2-2--------------------------2--2--2--2--------|
D-|--------------------------2-2-2-----------------2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--|
A-|--------------------------0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    Note= The Guitar one part in brackets sounds like it was played with an
          octave divider or something similar, especially the last four notes.
          What I have tabbed out is similar to live versions of the song that
          I have heard.



                                  "I'_________________m top prime cut meat,
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-----------------------------------------------------2---------------------|
G-|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2---------------------|
D-|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2---------------------|
A-|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|--------------------------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---------------------|
B-|--------2--2--2--2--------------2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2---------------------|
G-|--------2--2--2--2-----------2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2---------------------|
D-|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2---------------------|
A-|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "I'm you're choice.          I wanna be elected.       I'm Yankee
   Guitar one
E-|--------------------------3------------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------3---------------------------------2--------------|
G-|---------------2--2--2----0---------------1--2--------------2--------------|
D-|---2--2--2--2--2--2--2----0---------------2--2---2----------2--------------|
A-|---0--0--0--0--0--0--0----2---------------2---------4-------0--------------|
E-|--------------------------3-----------------------------0------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|----------------------3-3-3------------------------------------------------|
B-|----------------------3-3-3----------------------------------2-------------|
G-|----------------------0-0-0------------------2---------------2-------------|
D-|----------------------0-0-0----------------------2-----------2-------------|
A-|----------------------2-2-2-------------------------4--------0-------------|
E-|----------------------3-3-3---------------0-------------0------------------|


    "Doodle Dandy in a gold Rolls Royce.                    I wanna be
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------3-----------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------3-----------------------|
G-|-----------------------2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2------0-----------------------|
D-|-----------------------2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2---0--0-----------------------|
A-|-----------------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---0--2-----------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------3-----------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------3-----------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------3-3-3-3-----------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------0-0-0-0-----------------------|
D-|-----------------------------------------------0-0-0-----------------------|
A-|--------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----2-2-2-----------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------------------3-3-3-----------------------|


    "elected.          Kids want a saviour and don't need a fake."
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------3-----|
B-|--------------------2------------------------------------------------3-----|
G-|---1--2-------------2-----------------2--2---2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----0-----|
D-|---2--2---2---------2-----------------2--2---2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----0-----|
A-|-------------4------0---------------------------------------------0--2-----|
E-|----------------0-------------------------------------------------0--3-----|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|-----------------------------------------------------------------3-3-3-----|
B-|--------------------2---------------------------2--2--2--2-------3-3-3-----|
G-|------2-------------2---------------------------2--2--2--2-------0-0-0-----|
D-|----------2---------2---------------------------2--2--2--2-------0-0-0-----|
A-|-------------4------0---------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-------2-2-2-----|
E-|---0------------0------------------------------------------------3-3-3-----|


    "I wanna be elected.     We're all gonna rock to the rules that I make."
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------2----------2-------------------------------|
G-|--------------1--2--------------2----------2-------------------------------|
D-|--------------2--2----2---------2---------------------------------2-2-2-2--|
A-|--------------2----------4------0---------------------0-----------0-0-0-0--|
E-|-----------------------------0---------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------2---------------------------------2-2-2-2--|
G-|--------------1--2--------------2---------------------------------2-2-2-2--|
D-|--------------2--2----2---------x---------------------------------2-2-2-2--|
A-|--------------2----------4----------------0-----------0--------------------|
E-|-----------------------------0---------------------------------------------|


              "I wanna be elected."
   Guitar one
E-|------3--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------3--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|------0-----------------1--2-----------------------------------------------|
D-|------0-----------------2--2----2------------------------------------------|
A-|----0-2----------------------------4---------------------------------------|
E-|----0-3--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|--3-3-3--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--3-3-3--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--0-0-0-----------------1--2-----------------------------------------------|
D-|--0-0-0-----------------2--2----2------------------------------------------|
A-|--2-2-2----------------------------4---------------------------------------|
E-|--3-3-3--------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Chorus
   1."Electe____________________________________d.         Electe____________
   2."Electe____________________________________d.         Electe____________
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------8------------------------------------------------|
G-|-------------5---3--------8-----------7--------5-5-5---------------5---3---|
D-|-----3-------5---3--------8---6-------8---5----5-5-5---------------5---3---|
A-|-----3-------3---1--------6---6-------8---5----3-3-3----3-3-3------3---1---|
E-|---0-1------------------------4-------6---3-------------1-1-1--------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|-1-1-1-------8----6-----------4-------6---3------------------------8---6---|
B-|-1-1-1-------8----6-------8---4-------6---3-----5-5-5---10-10-10---8---6---|
G-|-2-2-2-------9----7-------8---5-------7---4-----5-5-5---10-10-10---9---7---|
D-|-3-3-3--------------------8---------------------5-5-5---10-10-10-----------|
A-|-3-3-3----------------------------------------------3----------------------|
E-|-1-1-1---------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "Ah____________, yeah.        Respecte___________________hey, hey,
    "__________________d.         Halleluja__________________________________
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--8--------------------------------------------------------8---------------|
G-|--8----------------------5-5-5----------------5---3--------8---------------|
D-|--8---6--------8----5----5-5-5----------------5---3--------8---6-----------|
A-|--6---6--------8----5----3-3-3----3-3-3-------3---1--------6---6-----------|
E-|------4--------6----3-------------1-1-1------------------------4-----------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|------4--------6----3-------------------------8---6------------4-----------|
B-|--8---4--------6----3----5-5-5----10-10-10----8---6--------8---4-----------|
G-|--8---5--------7----4----5-5-5----10-10-10----9---7--------8---5-----------|
D-|--8----------------------5-5-5----10-10-10---10------------8---------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "hey, yeah.         Electe______________________________________________
    "_____h. I wanna be selecte_____________d          by the people of the
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|----------------------------------------------8---4-------6----------------|
G-|------------5-5-5----------------5---3--------8---5-------7----------------|
D-|--8----5----5-5-5----3-3-3-------5---3--------8---6-------8----5-----------|
A-|--8----5----3-3-3----3-3-3-------3---1--------6---6-------8----5-----------|
E-|--6----3-------------1-1-1------------------------4-------6----3-----------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|--6----3-------------------------8---6------------4-------6----3-----------|
B-|--6----3----5-5-5----10-10-10----8---6--------8---4-------6----3-----------|
G-|--7----4----5-5-5----10-10-10----9---7--------8---5-------7----4-----------|
D-|--8----5----5-5-5----10-10-10---10---8--------8---6-------8----5-----------|
A-|----------------------8--8--8----------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "_____..."        Voice over (Hit A chord behind this as necessary)
    "(US of A)!"       "Flash! Good evening, Mr. and Mrs. America and all ships
   Guitar one          "at sea. The candidate is taking the country by storm!"
E-|-----------------|
B-|--------------2--|
G-|--9-9-9-------2--|  Note: After Chorus two go to Lead break.
D-|--9-9-9-------2--|
A-|--7-7-7-----0-0--|
E-|--0-0-0-----0----|
  |                 |
  |Guitar two       |
E-|-----------------|
B-|--9-9-9---5-5-5--|
G-|--9-9-9---6-6-6--|
D-|--9-9-9---7-7-7--|
A-|--7-7-7---7-7-7--|
E-|--0-0-0---5-5-5--|


    "I never lied to you,  I always been cool.          I wanna be  elected!"
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--2--------------------.--.--.--.--.--.--.--.--.----------------------2----|
D-|--2--------------------2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2----5--------------2--2----|
A-|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0----5--------------2-------|
E-|----------------------------------------------------3----------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|----------------------------------------------------------------------2----|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-------------2--5----------|
E-|----------------------------------------------------3--3--3--------0-------|


    "       I've got to get the vote and I told you about school.      I
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------2----------------------(2)-----------------------------------|
G-|--------------2----------------------(2)-----------------------------------|
D-|--2-----------2----------------------(2)-------------------------5---------|
A-|-----4--------0----------------------(0)-------------------------5---------|
E-|---------0-------------------------------------------------------3---------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--------------2-----------------------2--2--2------------------------------|
D-|--2-----------2-----2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2---------------|
A-|-----4--------0-----0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---------------|
E-|---------0-------------------------------------------------------3--3------|


    "wanna be elected!" (Go to Chorus two)
   Guitar one
E-|-----------------------------------------|
B-|-----------------------------------------|
G-|-------------1--2------------------------|
D-|-------------2--2--2---------------------|
A-|----------------------4------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------------|
  |                                         |
  |Guitar two                               |
E-|-----------------------------------------|
B-|-----------------------------------------|
G-|----------------2------------------------|
D-|-------------------2---------------------|
A-|-------2--5-----------4------------------|
E-|----3--------0---------------------------|



  Lead break (After Chorus two)
   Lead guitar
E-|---------------------------------------------------10-----9-----7----------|
B-|----------------------------------------------------------------------10---|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two  (Notes in parentheses are repeated as necessary)               |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--.--.--.--.--.--.--.--.--.--.--.--.--.--.--.--.--(.)----------------------|
D-|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--(2)----------------------|
A-|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--(0)----------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   Lead guitar
E-|---7---9-----------|------10----9----7-----------7---8---------(8)---------|
B-|-------------------|----------------------10-------------------------------|
G-|-----------9-------|-------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
A-|-------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
E-|-------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|-------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-------------------|-------------------------------------------------------|
A-|--(.)--------------|-----(.)---------------------(.)-----------------------|
E-|--(3)--------------|-----(2)---------------------(1)-----------------------|


   Lead guitar
E-|---10-----9----7-----------7----9-------------|-----10-----8-----7---------|
B-|--------------------10------------------------|-----------------------10---|
G-|------------------------------------9---------|----------------------------|
D-|----------------------------------------------|----------------------------|
A-|----------------------------------------------|----------------------------|
E-|----------------------------------------------|----------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|----------------------------------------------|----------------------------|
B-|----------------------------------------------|----------------------------|
G-|----------------------------------------------|----------------------------|
D-|--------------------------(.)-----------------|----(.)---------------------|
A-|---.----------------------(0)-----------------|----(3)---------------------|
E-|--(0)-----------------------------------------|----------------------------|


              "We're gonna win this one, take the country by storm."
   Lead guitar
E-|--10---8----12--10--8------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------12--10---------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar one                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-----------------------------2---------------------------------------------|
G-|-----------------------------2------------------.--.--.------2-----2-------|
D-|-----------------------------2------------------2--2--2---2--2--2--2-------|
A-|-----------------------------0------------------0--0--0---0--0--0--0-------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-----------------------------2---------------------------------------------|
D-|--(.)-------9---9---9---9----2---------------------------------------------|
A-|--(2)-------7---7---7---7----0---------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


      "We're gonna  be   elected!       You and me together, young    and
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-------------------------2-----------2-------------------------------------|
A-|--5----------------------2--2--------2--------------------2-----2--2-------|
D-|--5----------2---5----2--------4-----0--------------------0-----0--0-------|
E-|--3----3--3-----------0-----------0----------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-------------------------2-------------------------------------------------|
D-|----------------------------2--------2-------------------------------------|
A-|-------------2---5-------------4-----0-------------------------------------|
E-|-------3--3-----------0-----------0----------------------------------------|


    "strong.    We're gonna be   elected!      E-
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|----------------------------------2----------------------------------------|
D-|--2--------5----------------------2--2-------------------------------------|
A-|--0--------5----------2--5--------------4----------------------------------|
E-|-----------3----3--3-----------0------------0------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-----------------------------------2---------------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------------2-----2------------------------------|
A-|----------------------2--5---------------4---------------------------------|
E-|----------------3--3-----------0-------------------------------------------|


    "lecte______________________________d!               Electe____________
   Guitars one and two (Third guitar plays Chorus rhythm of Guitar one here)
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--6--5--3---------------------------------------------6--5--3--------------|
G-|-----------5---3--2--------------------------------------------5---3--2----|
D-|---------------------5--3-------------------------2------------------------|
A-|----------------------------6--5--3--1------2--3---------------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------------3---------------------------------|


    "________________d!
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|--5--3------------------------2--------------------------------------------|
A-|---------6--5--3--1-----2--3-----------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------3-----------------------------------------------------|


 Guitar one switches to Chorus rhythm here and plays it throughout the rest
 of the song. Guitar two keeps repeating the above phrase. Alice ad libs.