Ace of spades2

Motorhead


----------------------------------------------------- A C E O F S P A D E S
Motorhead from the album "Ace of Spades" 1980
transcribed by Scott Andrews sha@virginia.edu
tempo = as fast as you can play it
INTRO: - bass arr. for guitar play 4x |------------------------------------------------| |------------------------------------------------| |------------------------------------------------| |--2----2--2----2--2--2--2----2---2---2----0-----| |------------------------------------------------| |------------------------------------------------|
guitar MAIN RIFF: E5 E5 |------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |---------------------9-----8-----7--|---------------------9-----8-----7--| |---------------------7-----7-----7--|---------------------7-----7-----7--| |--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|
E5 E5 (end MAIN RIFF) |------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |---------------------9-----8-----7--|---------------------9-----8-----7--| |---------------------7-----7-----7--|---------------------7-----7-----7--| |--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|
VERSE RIFF 1: if you like to gamble, I tell you I'm your man G5 |--------------------------|----------------------------| |--------------------------|----------------------------| |--------------------------|----------------------------| |-----5--------------------|--(5)-----------------------| |-----5--------------------|--(5)-----------------------| |--0--3--------------------|--(3)-----------------------|
(end VERSE RIFF 1) you win some, loose some, it's all the same to me G5 |--------------------------|----------------------------| |--------------------------|----------------------------| |--------------------------|----------------------------| |-----5--------------------|--(5)-----------------------| |-----5--------------------|--(5)-----------------------| |--0--3--------------------|--(3)-----------------------|
MAIN RIFF w/ FILL 1
FILL 1: |----10---10--------------|----10---10--------------| |----10^--10--8-----8-----|----10^--10--8-----------| |----------------9--------|----------------9--------| |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------|
(end FILL 1) |----10---10--------------|----10---10--------------| |----10^--10--8-----8-----|----10^--10--8-----------| |----------------9--------|----------------9--------| |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------|
VERSE RIFF 2: (end VERSE RIFF 2) the pleasure is to play it makes no difference what you say D5 C5 |------------------------|---------------------------------| |------------------------|---------------------------------| |--7---------------------|--5------------------------------| |--7---------------------|--5------------------------------| |--5---------------------|--3------------------------------| |------------------------|---------------------------------|
MAIN RIFF (first 2 measures only) with FILL 1 (first 2 measures only)
VERSE RIFF 2 I don't share your greed the only card I need is the D5 C5 |------------------------|-------------------------------------------| |------------------------|-------------------------------------------| |--7---------------------|--5----------------------------------------| |--7---------------------|--5----------------------------------------| |--5---------------------|--3----------------------------------------| |------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
CHORUS: Ace of Spades the Ace of Spades (end CHORUS) |------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |---------------------9-----8-----7--|---------------------9-----8-----7--| |---------------------7-----7-----7--|---------------------7-----7-----7--| |--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|
MAIN RIFF w/ palm mute: (only first two measures) |------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |------------------------------------|------------------------------------| |---------------------9-----8-----7--|---------------------9-----8-----7--| |---------------------7-----7-----7--|---------------------7-----7-----7--| |--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----|--0--0---0--0--0--0-----0-----0-----| PM.............................. PM..............................
VERSE RIFF 1 playing for the high one, dicing with the devil going with the flow, it's all a game to me
MAIN RIFF w/ FILL 1
VERSE RIFF 2 seven or eleven, snake eyes watchin' you
MAIN RIFF (first 2 measures only) with FILL 1 (first 2 measures only)
VERSE RIFF 2 double up or quit, double stake or split
CHORUS the Ace of Spades the Ace of Spades
MAIN RIFF w/ palm mute
BRIDGE: you know I'm born to loose and gambling's for fools E5 D5 E5 |-------------------------------|----------------------------------------| |-------------------------------|----------------------------------------| |---9------------------------7--|--9-------------------------------------| |---9------------------------7--|--9-------------------------------------| |---7------------------------5--|--7-------------------------------------| |-------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
but that's the way I like it baby, I don't want to live forever N.C. E5 |--------------------------------|-----------------------------| |--------------------------------|-----------------------------| |--------------------------------|---9--9--9--9---9--9--9--9---| |--------------------------------|---9--9--9--9---9--9--9--9---| |--------------------------------|---7--7--7--7---7--7--7--7---| |--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
and don't forget the Joker D5 E5 D5 C5 B5 |--------------|------------------|-----------|---------------------------| |--------------|------------------|-----------|---------------------------| |--7-----------|--(7)----9--7--5--|--4--------|-(4)-----------------------| |--7-----------|--(7)----9--7--5--|--4--------|-(4)-----------------------| |--5-----------|--(5)----7--5--3--|--2--------|-(2)-----------------------| |--------------|------------------|-----------|---------------------------|
RHYTHM BEHIND GUITAR SOLO: play 4x A5 G5 A5 G5 A5 G5 A5 G5 |----------------------------------|-------------------------------------| |----------------------------------|-------------------------------------| |--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0--|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0-----| |--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0--|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0-----| |--0--0--0---------0--0--0---------|--0--0--0---------0--0--0------------| |----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
play 4x B5 A5 B5 A5 B5 A5 B5 A5 |----------------------------------|-------------------------------------| |----------------------------------|-------------------------------------| |--4--4--4------2--4--4--4------2--|--4--4--4------2--4--4--4------2-----| |--4--4--4------2--4--4--4------2--|--4--4--4------2--4--4--4------2-----| |--2--2--2---------2--2--2---------|--2--2--2---------2--2--2------------| |----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
play 4x (end RHYTHM) A5 G5 A5 G5 A5 G5 A5 G5 |----------------------------------|-------------------------------------| |----------------------------------|-------------------------------------| |--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0--|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0-----| |--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0--|--2--2--2------0--2--2--2------0-----| |--0--0--0---------0--0--0---------|--0--0--0---------0--0--0------------| |----------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
MAIN RIFF
VERSE RIFF 1 pushing up the ante, I know you've got to see me read 'em and weep, the dead man's hand again
MAIN RIFF w/ FILL 1
VERSE RIFF 2 I see it in your eyes, take one look and die
MAIN RIFF (first 2 measures only) with FILL 1 (first 2 measures only)
VERSE RIFF 2 the only thing you see, you know it's gonna be
CHORUS the Ace of Spades the Ace of Spades
MAIN RIFF w/ palm mute
OUTRO: w/ FILL 2 D5 C5 D5 C5 |----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------| |----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------| |--7-------------|--5------------|--7------------|--5---------------| |--7-------------|--5------------|--7------------|--5---------------| |--5-------------|--3------------|--5------------|--3---------------| |----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------| | | | FILL 2: (end FILL 2) | |----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------| |--13^-----------|--13^----------|--13^----------|--13^-------------| |----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------| |----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------| |----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------| |----------------|---------------|---------------|------------------|
E5 D5 E5 E5 D5 E5 END. |------------------------------|------------------------------------| |------------------------------|------------------------------------| |--9--7--9---------------------|--9--7--9---------------------------| |--9--7--9---------------------|--9--7--9---------------------------| |--7--5--7---------------------|--7--5--7---------------------------| |------------------------------|------------------------------------|

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