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Alice Cooper Tablature: Is It My Body?

Is It My Body?

Words and music by Alice Cooper, Dennis Dunaway, Michael Bruce, Neal Smith, and Glen Buxton
From the album Love It To Death (1971)
Transcribed by Brian Gaddis

/= slide up   \= slide down   b= bend   rb= release bend   x= mute

  ~~= vibrato


  Rhythm figure one
   Guitar two                                                  (w/Fill one)
E-|--------2-----------------2-----------------2----------------2-------------|
B-|--------2-----------------4-----------------2----------------4-------------|
G-|--------2-------2---3/4---4-------2---------2------2---3/4---4---2---------|
D-|--3/4---4-------2---3/4---4---x---2---3/4---4------2---3/4---4---2---------|
A-|--3/4---4---x---0---1/2---2---x---0---3/4---4---x--0---1/2---2---0---------|
E-|--1/2-------x-------------------------1/2---2---x--------------------------|


   Fill one
   Guitar one
       <4>= strike note while already bent
E-|--2------------------------------------|
B-|---2-----------------------------------|
G-|----<4>rb--2---------------------------|
D-|--------------4------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------|


     (w/Rhythm figure one)
  1. "What have I got that makes you want to love me? Now, is it my body,
      someone I might be, or something inside me?"

    "You'd better tell me.        Tell me.           It's really up to you."
   Guitar one
E-|---------------2-2-2-----------5-5-5---------------------------------------|
B-|---------------2-2-2-----------5-5-5---------------------------------------|
G-|---------------2-2-2-----------6-6-6---------------------------------------|
D-|---------------4-4-4-----------7-7-7---------------------------------------|
A-|---------------4-4-4-----------7-7-7-------------2----------3----4--5------|
E-|---------------2-2-2-----------5-5-5------------------------------------3--|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-------------------------------------------------4-------4---4----4--4-----|
D-|-------------------------------------------------4---4---4---4----4--4-----|
A-|-------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---2---2---2---2----2--2-----|
E-|---------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------------------------------------|


                         "Have you got the time to find out who I really
   Guitar one
E-|----------------------------2----0------2----------------------------------|
B-|----------------------------2----0------3----------------------------------|
G-|----------------------------2----1------2----------------------------------|
D-|--------------2--3--4-------4----2------0----------------------------------|
A-|--2--3--4--5----------------4----------------------------------------------|
E-|----------------------------2----------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|----------------------------2-----------2----------------------------------|
B-|----------------------------2----9\-----3----------------------------------|
G-|----------------------------2----9\-----2----------------------------------|
D-|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-------4----9\-----0----------------------------------|
A-|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-------4----7\----------------------------------------|
E-|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3-------2----------------------------------------------|


    "am.          Oh.            Uh.
   Guitar two  (This part arranged for one guitar.)                (w/Fill one)
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--4b-rb--2---------------2--4----4b-r--2--4--------2--4--4b-r--2--4b-rb--2-|
G-|--4b-rb--2--4------------2--4----4b-b--2--4--------2--4--4b-b--2--4b-rb--2-|
D-|---------2--4------2--4--2--4----------------2--4--2--4--------------------|
A-|------------4------2--4----------------------2--4--------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


            "What does it take                            to get inside of your
   Guitar one
E-|------------------------------------------------------2--------------------|
B-|------------------------------------------------------2--------------------|
G-|-------------------------------------4--4--4-----2-------------------------|
D-|----------4-------4---4--------4-----4--4--4--------4----------------------|
A-|----------4-------4---4--------4------------------------------4--4-----4---|
E-|----------2-------2---2--------2------------------------------2--2-----2---|
  |
  |Guitar two
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------------------------------------2--2-----2---|
G-|-------------------------------------4--4--2--4--2------------2--2-----2---|
D-|--4--2----4-------4----4-------4--2--4--4--2--4--2--4--2--4---4--4-----4---|
A-|--4--2----4-------4----4-------4--0--2--2--2--------4--2--4---4--4-----4---|
E-|----------2-------2----2---0---2--------------------------2---2--2-----2---|


    "mind.                 Give me a  break, yeah, yeah            and take a
   Guitar one
E-|--------------------2-------------------------------------------------2----|
B-|--------------------2-------------------------------------------------2----|
G-|--4--4-----4--2-------------------------------------4--4-----4--2----------|
D-|--4--4-----4-----4--------------4-------4------4----4--4-----4-----4-------|
A-|--------------------------------4-------4------4---------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------2-------2------2---------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------2-------2-------2------2---------------------------|
G-|--4--4--2--4--2---------2-------2-------2------2----4--4--2--4--2----------|
D-|--4--4--2--4--2--4--2---4-------4-------4------4----4--4--2--4--2--4-------|
A-|--2--2--2--------4--2---4-------4-------4------4-------------------4--2----|
E-|------------------------2-------2-------2------2----------------------0----|


    "chance for the very first time.       You better tell me,
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------2-2-2-------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------2-2-2-------------------|
G-|----------------------------4--4-----4--2----------2-2-2-------------------|
D-|----------------------------4--4-----4-------------4-4-4-------------------|
A-|---------4------4-----4----------------------------4-4-4-------------------|
E-|---------2------2-----2----------------------------2-2-2-------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  | Guitar two                                                                |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--2------2------2-----2----------------------------------------------------|
G-|--2------2------2-----2-----4--4--2--4--2----------------------------------|
D-|--4------4------4-----4-----4--4--2--4--2--4-------------------------------|
A-|--4------4------4-----4-----2--------------4-------4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|
E-|--2------2--0---2--0--2----------------------------2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--|


    "tell me.              It's really up to you."
   Guitar one
E-|--5-5-5--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--5-5-5--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--6-6-6--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|--7-7-7------------------------------------------------------2----3---4----|
A-|--7-7-7---------------2-----------3--4--5-----2---3---4---5----------------|
E-|--5-5-5------------------------------------3-------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|----------------------4--------4--------4/----12--12--12--12--12--12--12---|
G-|----------------------4--4--4--4--4--4--4/----12--12--12--12--12--12--12---|
D-|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----4--4--4--4--4--4--4/----12--12--12--12--12--12--12---|
A-|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----2--2--2--2--2--2--2/----10--10--10--10--10--10--10---|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "Have you got the time to find out who I really am?              A-a-a
   Guitar one
E-|-------2---0-------2-------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-------2---0-------3-------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-------2---1-------2-------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-------4---2-------0-------------------------------------------------------|
A-|-------4-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|-------2-------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|-------2-----------2-------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-------2-----------3-----------------------------4b-rb--2--4---------------|
G-|-------2---9\------2-----------------------------4b-rb--2--4---------2--4--|
D-|-------4---9\------0------------------------------------------2---4--2--4--|
A-|-------4---7\-------------------------------------------------2---4--------|
E-|-------2-------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "a  -  a  -  a  -  am."
   Guitar two
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--4b-rb--2--4b-rb--2-------------------------------------------------------|
G-|--4b-rb--2--4b-rb--2-----2-------------------------------------------------|
D-|----------------------4--2-------------------------------------------------|
A-|----------------------4----------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   Solo (Might be played w/slide)
   Guitar one                             <16>= strike note while already bent
E-|------------------------------------------------------------------------14-|
B-|---------------------------14--14--14--------------------------------------|
G-|--4b~~---rb------2~~-------16b-16b-16b-<16>-<16>rb~~------------14--16b----|
D-|------------------------------------------------------14--16---------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


E-|-------14-------14-------14---14--14--14--14--14--14--14-------------17----|
B-|------------------------------17b-17b-17b-17b-17b-17b-17b-rb--17/19--------|
G-|--16b------16b------16b----------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


E-|--19b--19b--19b--19b~~-----------------------------------------------------|
B-|-----------------*---------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-----------------*---------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|



   Guitar two  (Repeat this rhythm throughout solo.)
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|--4b-rb--2--4---------------4b-rb--2--4b-rb--2-----------------------------|
G-|--4b-rb--2--4---------2--4--4b-rb--2--4b-rb--2-----2-----------------------|
D-|---------------2---4--2--4----------------------4--2-----------------------|
A-|---------------2---4----------------------------4--------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   End       W/Verse one
   Guitar one                       |Repeat this three times|  Last time
E-|------------------------------2--|------------------2----|-----------------|
B-|------------------------------2--|------------------2----|-----------------|
G-|---------------4--4--4--2--------|---4--4--4--2----------|--4--4--4--2-----|
D-|--4--4--4--4---4--4--4-----4-----|---4--4--4-----4-------|--4--4--4--------|
A-|--4--4--4--4---2--2--------------|-----------------------|-----------------|
E-|--2--2--2--2---------------------|-----------------------|-----------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two   (Repeat five times)  [7\]= play this on the fifth time        |
E-|--2--2--2--2---7--7--7--------7--------------------------------------------|
B-|--2--2--2--2---7--7--7--------7--------------------------------------------|
G-|--2--2--2--2---8--8--8--------8--------------------------------------------|
D-|--4--4--4--4---9--9--9--------9--------------------------------------------|
A-|--4--4--4--4---9--9--9--------9--------------------------------------------|
E-|--2--2--2--2---7--7--7--------7---[7\]-------------------------------------|



  Play last chorus here.  End song with,

       <4>= strike note while already bent
E-|--2-------------------------------------|
B-|---2------------------------------------|
G-|----<4>rb--2----------------------------|
D-|----------------------------------------|
A-|----------------------------------------|
E-|--------------2b~~----------------------|