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Alice Cooper Tablature: You Drive Me Nervous

You Drive Me Nervous

Words and music by Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce, Bob Ezrin
From the album Killer (1972)
Transcription by DotStudio

Keys
b = bend
r = release
\ = slide up neck 
/ = slide down neck
h = hammer-on
p = pull-off
~ = hold note
w = whammy bar
v = vibrato
< > = strike the notes in between the symbols while in the bend
D = strum down
U = strum up

Intro
  D U D
E----------------|
B----------------|
G-7-7-7~~~-------|
D-7-7-7~~~-------|
A-5-5-5~~~-------|
E-5-5-5~~~-------|

Main riff during song
E----------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------|
A-------3--5---------5--3----------------|
E-3--5---------5\----------5--3---3--3---|
This riff is repeated throughout riffs 1-4,
in the background of the song

Riff 1
     D  U  D  U  D  U 
E--------------------------------------|
B-6--x--x--x--x--x--x------------------|
G-7--x--x--x--x--x--x----9-\7-----5~~--|
D-7--x--x--x--x--x--x-5--------7-------|
A-5--x--x--x--x--x--x-5----------------|
E---------------------3----------------|

Riff 2
     D  U  D  U  D  U 
E-----------------------------------------------|
B-6--x--x--x--x--x--x----10----10-10-10-10-10\--|
G-7--x--x--x--x--x--x----12b14~14~14~14~14~14\--|
D-7--x--x--x--x--x--x-5-------------------------|
A-5--x--x--x--x--x--x-5-------------------------|
E---------------------3-------------------------|

Riff 3
     D  U  D  U  D  U 
E------------------------------------|
B-6--x--x--x--x--x--x--8---8---8--x--|
G-7--x--x--x--x--x--x--7---7---7--x--|
D-7--x--x--x--x--x--x--9---9---9--x--|
A-5--x--x--x--x--x--x-------------x--|
E------------------------------------|

Riff 4
     D  U  D  U  D  U 
E---------------------------------------------|
B-6--x--x--x--x--x--x-------------------------|
G-7--x--x--x--x--x--x----5b7-<7--7--7>--5-----|
D-7--x--x--x--x--x--x-5--------------------3--|
A-5--x--x--x--x--x--x-5-----------------------|
E---------------------3-----------------------|

Riff 5
Guitar 1
E--------------------------------------------------|
B-15b17---15---13------13--------------------------|
G------------------14-------14~~--12---10------10\-|
D------------------------------------------12------|
A--------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
E--------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------6--|
G--------------------------------------5----5---7--|
D-7-----7---7-----7--7--7-----7---7----5----5---7--|
A-7-----7---7-----7--7--7-----7---7----3----4---5--|
E-5-----5---5-----5--5--5-----5---5----------------|

Riff 6
Guitar 1
E--------------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------12b14wwww--|
D--------------------------------------------------------|
A-5b7~~~~~r5---------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
E--------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------6-------------|
G---------------5--------------3-----------7-------------|
D---------------5----5----3----3----5--3---7-------------|
A-5b7~~~~~r5----3----5----3----1----5--3---5-------------|
E--------------------3----1---------3--1-----------------|

Riff 7
Guitar 1
E------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------12t14wwww--|
G------------------------------------------|
D------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
E------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------6-------------|
G-5--------------3-----------7-------------|
D-5----5----3----3----5--3---7-------------|
A-3----5----3----1----5--3---5-------------|
E------3----1---------3--1-----------------|

Riff 8
Guitar 1
E----------------------------------|
B---------------------------2~~~---|
G---------------------------2~~~---|
D---------------------------2~~~---|
A---------------------------0~~~---|
E----------------------------------|

Guitar 2
E----------------------------------|
B---------------------------2~~~---|
G-5--------------3----------2~~~---|
D-5----5----3----3----5--3--2~~~---|
A-3----5----3----1----5--3--0~~~---|
E------3----1---------3--1---------|

Riff 9
Guitar 1
E-15b17---15---13------13--------------------------|
B------------------15-------15~~--13---10------10\-|
G------------------------------------------12------|
D--------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
E--------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------6--|
G--------------------------------------5----5---7--|
D-7-----7---7-----7--7--7-----7---7----5----5---7--|
A-7-----7---7-----7--7--7-----7---7----3----4---5--|
E-5-----5---5-----5--5--5-----5---5----------------|

Outro (Riffs 1, 2, 1)
Guitar 1
Part A
E----------------------|
B----------------------|
G-12b14wwww------------|
D----------------------|
A----------------------|
E----------------------|

Part B
E---------------------------------------|
B-16b18-<18--18--18>-r16------14~~------|
G-------------------------15------------|
D---------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------|

Part C
E-16b18wwww------------|
B----------------------|
G----------------------|
D----------------------|
A----------------------|
E----------------------|

Guitar 3
E------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------|
G------------------------------------------| repeat 3x
D-12--11---10--9--7------------------------|
A--------------------10---9--8---7---------|
E-----------------------------------10--8--|

Solo 1 (Riffs 1, 2, 4)
Guitar 3
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------------6~~---6--8--6--8b10r8|
G-7~~--7p5-----5--------------5h7--5---7----5--7------------------------|
D-----------7-------7p5-7--5h7------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

E------------------------------------|
B-6~~---6--8b10r8p6-----6------------|
G--------------------7-----7--5~~----|
D------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

Riff 10
Guitar 1
E---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------------5~~~~~---|
G------------5--5--5--5--4--4--3-----------------------------7b9~~~---|
D------------5--5--5--5--4--4--3-----7--7--7--7--5--5--3--------------|
A------------3--3--3--3--2--2--1-----7--7--7--7--5--5--3--------------|
E------------------------------------5--5--5--5--3--3--1--------------|

Guitar 2
E---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-6----------------------------------------------------------6~~~~~---|
G-7----------5--5--5--5--4--4--3-----------------------------7~~~~~---|
D-7----------5--5--5--5--4--4--3-----7--7--7--7--3--5--3-----7~~~~~---|
A-5----------3--3--3--3--2--2--1-----7--7--7--7--3--5--3-----5~~~~~---|
E------------------------------------5--5--5--5--3--3--1-----5~~~~~---|

Intro
Riff 1
Riff 2

Riff 3 (2x)
Yeah, you
Seem so civilized
Your mama's tryin
To run your life

Riff 4
Your daddy's tryin
To pick your wife
Oh no

Riff 5

Riff 1
Yeah, you run around
With all that hair

Riff 2
They just don't like
Those rags you wear

Riff 4
You say
I'm gonna pack up my stuff
I'm gonna run away

Riff 9

Riff 6
And then you say
You drive me nervous, nervous
And then I said

Riff 7
You drive me nervous, nervous, nervous, oh

Riff 8
Nervous, nervous, nervous, nervous, whoa-oh-oh
Aaah

Solo

Riff 5

Riff 1
You're out of state
You're thrown in jail

Riff 2
You ain't got the bread
To pay the bail

Riff 4
Your mom and papa come up and said
"Honey, where did we fail?"

Riff 9

Riff 6
And then you scream
You drive me nervous, nervous

Riff 7
And then I screamed
You drive me nervous, nervous, nervous, oh

Riff 8
Nervous, nervous, nervous, nervous, whoa-oh-oh

Outro
You drive me ne-ne-ne-nervous (Part A)
Ne-ne-ne-nervous (Part B) 
You drive me nervous (Part C)
Whoa

Riff 10