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Alice Cooper Tablature: Pain

Pain

Words and music by
From the album Flush The Fashion (1980)
Transcribed by Tuomo Pirinen (trash089@hotmail.com)

  x= mute       b= bend       rb= release bend
  h= hammer on  \= slide down


intro (play this 4x)
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(main rhythm)
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|-10-x-x-10-x-x---8--10-x-x-10-x-x--8---|
|-10-x-x-10-x-x---8--10-x-x-10-x-x--8---|
|-11-x-x-11-x-x--10--11-x-x-11-x-x-10---|
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Verse w\main rhythm (go pre-chorus)
1."I`m hidden in the scream, when the virgin dies."
 "I`m the ache in the belly, when your baby cries. "

2."And I`m the combound fracture in the twisted car,
And I`m lines on the face, of the tramp at the bar."

3. "I`m the holes in your arm, when you`re feeling the shakes."
"I`m the lump on your head, when you step on the rake."

4."I`m the salt in the sweat, on the cuts of the slaves."
"I was the wound in the side, while Jesus prayed."

Pre-chorus (go chorus)
1."And I`m the burnin`sensation, when the convict fries."
2."And I`m the reds by the bed of the suicide star."
3."And I`m the loudest one laughing at the saddest wake."
4."I was the filthiest word at the vandalized grave."
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chorus 1.  (guitar two play main rhythm)After this go verse1
 "I`m pain,                 I`m your pain,       Unspeakable pain."
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           "I`m your private pain"
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chorus 2.  (guitar two play main rhythm)After this go verse2
"You know me  I`m pain,        I`m your pain,"
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    " your own private pain,         unfathomable."
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Rhythm fig. one "And it`s a compliment to me to hear you screaming through the night, all night, to night" (play this after second chorus) |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------11----------------------------------------------------- |----------------10----------------------------------------------------- |---8h10h11--8--------8h10h11--8--13--13-15-15~~13-13-15-15~~----------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |guitar two |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |-10-x-x-10-x-x---8----10-x-x-10-----8----8--10--10---8---8--10-10------ |-10-x-x-10-x-x---8----10-x-x-10-----8----8--10--10---8---8--10-10------ |-11-x-x-11-x-x--10----11-x-x-11----10---10--11--11--10--10--11-11------ |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |-----------------11---------------------------------------------------- |-----------------10---------------------------------------------------- |---8h10h11--8---------8h10h11--8--13--14-14~~~---------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |guitar two (after this go verse3) |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |--10-x-x-10------8------10-x-x-10-----8--10-10------------------------- |--10-x-x-10-----10------10-x-x-10-----8--10-10------------------------- |--11-x-x-11-----10------11-x-x-11----10--11-11------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- Chorus 3. (guitar two play main rhythm) "Yes I`m pain, I`m just pain, dear old pain, |----------------12b------15b-----------------12b-------------------12b- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- you need your pain" |---------------------------12b---12b-12b--11--11~~--------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- solo (not sure about this, play this after chorus 3.) |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |--18---17--18--15--13--15--10b--rb--10--8--9b--9b--10b--rb--8---------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |-8--9b--9b----13b-rb--8--9b--9b~-------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------(play solo 2x)----------- rhythm fig. two(play this after solo) "And I`m the loudest one laughing A the saddest wake." |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |-------------10--------------8---------5------6--------8--------------- |-------------10--------------8---------5------6--------8--------------- |-------------11-------------10---------6------8-------10--------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |guitar two |--------------9~~~---------11~~~-------13~~---9~~-----11~~------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10---------------------------------------- |-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10---------------------------------------- |-11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11---------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |guitar two (after this go verse 4.) |-12b--11---11--12b--12b--11-11-15b~~----------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- Chorus 4. (guitar two play main rhythm) "Yes I`m pain, do you love me pain, |---------------12b------------------------------12b-------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- I love my pain, I`m your pain" |-15b----------------------12b-------------------------12b-------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |-12b--12b--11--11~~---\------------------------------------------------ |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------------------------------------- "It`s a compliment to me to hear you screaming through the night, all night, tonight."