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Alice Cooper Tablature: Only My Heart Talking

Only My Heart Talking

Words and music by
From the album Trash (1989)
Transcribed by Eric Neveu (ericn@progression.net)

   b= bend up   rb= release bend   T= use tremelo bar   /= slide up

   \= slide down   ~~~= vibrato   <5>= natural harmonic   h= hammer-on

   p= pull-off

  Intro

     G   G  G G  G  G  G  G G    C9    C9 C9  C9 C9 C9 C9   G  G  G  G G  G G G
                                                               T       T  T
E-|---------------------------|-----------------------------15-15------15-15\-|
B-|---------------------------|------------------------14b--------------------|
G-|---------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------|--3--------------------------------------------|
E-|--3------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|


     G  G G      C9  C9  C9 C9 C9 C9 C9  C9  C9 C9   Em Em Em Em Em Em Em Em Em
                                                                          T
E-|-----------|--10---------------------(10)\------|-<5>----------------(<5>)\|
B-|-------10--|-------------------------------<5>--|--------------------------|
G-|-----------|------------------------------------|--------------------------|
D-|-----------|------------------------------------|--------------------------|
A-|-----------|------------------------------------|--------------------------|
E-|-----------|------------------------------------|--------------------------|


    C9
E-|-----------|
B-|-----------|
G-|-----------|
D-|-----------|
A-|--3--------|
E-|-----------|



    "Anybody's dream can fall apart.                    Anybody's  mask can
E-|--------------------------------------------------|-----------0------------|
B-|--0-----------------------------0--------0-----0--|--0---------------------|
G-|--0--------------------------0--------0-----------|--0---------------------|
D-|--0-----------------------5--------4--------0-----|--0-----2---------------|
A-|--x-----------------------------------------------|--2--2------------------|
E-|--3-----------------------------------------------|--0---------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                         (Second time)           |
E-|--------------------------------------------------|------------------------|
B-|--------------------------------------------------|------------------------|
G-|--------------------------------------------------|------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------------------------|------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------------|------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------------|--0---------------------|





    "break.                     Couldn't tell you how I wanted you."
E-|-----0----0-----3--0-------|-------------------3---------------------------|
B-|-----3----0--3----------3--|--------3-------3-----3------------0-----------|
G-|---------------------------|-----0-------0------------------2--------------|
D-|---------------------------|--5--------------------------5-----------------|
A-|---------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|


                "Enough to make you  want to  stay."
E-|-------------------------------0-------------------------------------------|
B-|--------0-----0---0---------------3----------------------------------------|
G-|-----2------------0---------------------0-----------------7----------------|
D-|--4--------0------2------------------------2-----------7--7--9--7----------|
A-|------------------2--0--2-----------------------7--10--------------10--7\5-|
E-|------------------0--------------------------------------------------------|



     "I         never said the words out loud, guess I   couldn't    get 'em
E-|----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|
B-|-----------1----------------------------------------|-------------1--------|
G-|--------2---------2----------------7---7------------|-------------0--------|
D-|-----2---------2-----2----------7--7-9----10--------|----2--0--2-----------|
A-|--0---------------------7---10----------------0--2--|-3--------------------|
E-|----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|
B-|----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|
G-|----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|
D-|----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|
A-|--0-------------------------------------------0--2--|-3--------------------|
E-|----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|


          "straight.                     Baby, give me  one  more  chance be-
E-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
B-|-----------------------------------|----3---0------3-----0----0----3--0----|
G-|-----------------------1-----------|----0--------------------------------2-|
D-|--2--0--2-----2--0--2--0-----------|---------------------------------------|
A-|-----------3--------------2--0--2--|---------------------------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------|--0------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
B-|-----------1-----------------------|---------------------------------------|
G-|-----------0-----------------------|---------------------------------------|
D-|-----0h2---------------------------|----------------------------------5----|
A-|-----------------3----------(3--0)-|--7----------------------------------7-|
E-|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|


    "fore you walk   away                It's
E-|--2----2-------2---3----3--3--2--------------------------------------------|
B-|--3----3-------3---3----3--3--3--3--3--3-----------------------------------|
G-|--2----2-------2---2----2--2--2--2--2--2-----------------------------------|
D-|--0----0-------0---0----0--0--0--0--0--0-----------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|--5------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


     "only, only, only, only my heart      talkin'.              Sayin' things
      G      G     G  G   G  G   G  G   C   C       C C C C   Am          Am
   Guitar two
E-|-----------------------------------|---------------------|-----------------|
B-|-----------------------------------|---------------------|-----------------|
G-|-----------------------------------|---------------------|-----------------|
D-|-----------------------------------|---------------------|-----------------|
A-|-----------------------------------|-3-------------------|-0---------------|
E-|--3--------------------------------|---------------------|-----------------|



    "I never thought I'd say,        can't you hear me   knockin'?
                D       D    D D D   G     G     G    G  Em Em Em Em
   Guitar two
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------0-------------|
B-|--------------------------------|--------------------------0----3-0--------|
G-|--------------------------------|-0----------------------0-----------------|
D-|-------------0------------------|----------------------2-------------------|
A-|--------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|------------------------------------------|


   "I   tried to fool you but it wouldn't play,    cuz my heart  is talkin'."
    Am    Am      Am      Am       D7     D7   D7  D7     G  G G G  Em Em Em
   Guitar two
E-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------0-----|
B-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------0---3-|
G-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
D-|--------------------------------0--------------------|------------2--------|
A-|-0---------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------------------------|--3---------0--------|


    "It's tal-kin'.           Aw, baby, it's tal - kin',         talkin' to you
     Em   Am  Am  Am  Am  Am  Am  Am    Am       C     C  C  C  C  C     C
   Guitar two
E-|--------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
B-|--0-----------------------------------------|------------------------------|
G-|--------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
D-|-------------------------------------0----2-|-3-----3-----3-----3-----3----|
A-|------0-------------------------------------|------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------|------------------------------|


   Guitar one
E-|--3-------------------------------|-----------0-------3/5---0-----3--0-----|
B-|--3-------------0--------0-----0--|-----------0-------3/5------0----(0)--3-|
G-|--0----------0--------0-----------|----------------------------------------|
D-|--0------/5--------4--------0-----|--------2--0----------------------------|
A-|--2-------------------------------|-----2----------------------------------|
E-|--3-------------------------------|--0-------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|----------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
B-|----------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
G-|--0-------------------------------|-(0)------------------------------------|
D-|----------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
A-|----------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
E-|----------------------------------|----------------------------------------|

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


   Solo
                                       C    C   C  C C  C C  C              C
   Guitar one
E-|--8--7--8--7h8p7-----------------|-------8-----------------18-------18-----|
B-|------------------8--6~~~~~~~~~--|----------11---------20-------20------20-|
G-|---------------------------------|--7h9-----------/19----------------------|
D-|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
B-|------------------8-----8--6~~~--|-------13-11-13-11-13-11--13-11-13-11----|
G-|---------------------7-----------|-----------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|



     C   C   G     G    G   G  G    G   G    G      G   G  G
   Guitar one
E-|--18------19b-rb-b-rb-b-rb---------------18--18--18------------------------|
B-|------20--------------------20---18--20--------------20--------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


                                                                "Well,  I
     C      C      C     C     C      C     C     C       Eb     Eb     Eb
   Guitar one
E-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
B-|--20------20------20--18---17------------------------|---------------------|
G-|------19------19----------------19---17--16b-rb------|---------------------|
D-|-------------------------------------------------17--|-15------------------|
A-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
B-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
G-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
D-|------------------------------------------4b-rb------|---------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------------5--|-3-------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------|


     "don't wan - na hide away.         Hide away without you, baby."
              Eb  Eb       Eb  Eb  Eb   G     G       G   G     G G  G  G
   Guitar one
E-|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
G-|------------------------------------|-----------------------------16b-rb---|
D-|---------------------------(15)b----|------------------------------------17|
A-|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
G-|------------------------------------|-----------------------------4b-rb----|
D-|----------------------------(3)b----|------------------------------------5-|
A-|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|



            "Don't you go and run away.           Come on and help me baby."
     Eb  Eb  Eb          Eb   Eb     Eb   Eb  Eb  Eb   G  G       G  G  G
   Guitar one
E-|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
D-|--15----------------------------------(15)b--------|-----------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
  |                                                                           |
  |Guitar two                                                                 |
E-|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
D-|--3-----------------------------------(3)b---------|-----------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------|


             "Just a little help    baby.    Oh,           oh.        It's
    G G G G G G     Am Am    Am  Am  Am Am   Am  Am Am  C C C C  C C  C C C C
   Guitar two
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|--------------------0-------------------------0--2---3---------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  "only, only, only, only my heart  talkin'.     Yeah     it's  only, only,
    A  A   A    A   A  A  A A A A  D  D  D D D D D D D D D D D  A      A  A


  "only, only my heart   talk - in'.                      Sayin' things I
     A     A  A  A     D    D   D   D  D D D D D D D   Bm  Bm       Bm


  "never thought I'd say.    Can't you hear me  knockin'?              I tried
     Bm      E       E   E E A       A     A  A F#m F#m  F#m F#m F#m  Bm  Bm


  "to fool you but it wouldn't play,  cuz my heart      is talk - in'.
      Bm       Bm       E       E   E E      A    A  A  A    F#m  F#m F#m F#m


  "                      Oh baby   it's talk - in.       Oh,           it's
   F#m  F#m  F#m F#m F#m F#m  F#m  F#m  F#m   D   D D D  D D D D D D D D D D


  "only, only, only, only my heart   talkin.     Yeah,    it's
   A       A   A  A A A A A     A  D   D  D D D D D D D D D D


    "only, only, only, only my        heart    talkin'."
     A  A   A A A A A A A   A         A     D  D   D  D                D  D
E-|--------------------------------------------10p9--10--12-------------------|
B-|----------------------------10--10-----------------------12b-rb-p10-12-----|
G-|---------------------9/11----------------------------------------------11--|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "Yeah, it's            only,      only,      only,      only
     D  D  D  D  D  D      F#m F#m F#m F#m F#m F#m F#m F#m F#m F#m
E-|---------------------|-----------12-----12--------12-----------------------|
B-|--10---10------------|--10---12b----12b-------12b-----12-12-12-------------|
G-|-----------11--9h11--|-----------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|


    "only,  only,    only        my  heart  talkin',             talkin to you
     D D     D        D  D  D  D D D D D D  A  A    A  A  A A A  A      A
                                                                 T\
E-|-------------------17---~~~~-----------------24~~~------------24-----------|
B-|--10----------17------------------------24b--------------------------------|
G-|---------/18---------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


                    "It's my    heart that does the talkin'     talkin' to you
    D  D  D  D  D D  D D D D D  A     A      A      A    A A A A A   A  A    A
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-------------22~~~---------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    "                                         Oh,
     D  D  D  D D D D D  D  D  D   D  D       F#m  F#m  F#m  F#m  F#m F#m F#m
E-|--22---------------9b-rb----------------|----------------------------------|
B-|---------------22---------10------------|--10/12---------------------------|
G-|------------------------------11--9h11--|----------------------------------|
D-|----------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A-|----------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
E-|----------------------------------------|----------------------------------|


   "talkin' to you.  (call and response ad lib vocals to fade out)
    F#m     F#m     D  D  D D D D D  D  D D D  A  A  A A A  A A A A A  A

    D  D  D  D  D D  D D D D   A  A  A  A  A A  A A  A   D  Dsus2 Dsus2 D

    Dsus2  Dsus2  D  Dsus2  Dsus2  D  Dsus2 Dsus2   F#m F#m F#m F#m F#m F#m F#m


                                        Fade out
    E E E E  D  D  D  D  D D D D D  D



    Chords used:
     G   C9   C   D   Dsus4   Dsus2   D7   E   Eb   Em   A   Am   Bm   F#m
E-|--3----3---0---2----3------0-------2----0--------0----0----0---2----2------|
B-|--3----3---1---3----3------3-------1----0---4----0----2----1---3----2------|
G-|--0----0---0---2----2------2-------2----1---3----0----2----2---4----2------|
D-|--0----2---2---0----0------0-------0----2---5----2----2----2---4----4------|
A-|--2----3---3----------------------------2---6----2----0----0---2----4------|
E-|--3-------------------------------------0--------0------------------2------|