Under My Wheels

Alice Cooper


"Under My Wheels" by Alice Cooper Words and music by Michael Bruce, Dennis Dunaway, and Bob Ezrin
From the albums Killer (1971) and Alice Cooper's Greatest Hits (1974). Both versions were used in this transcription.
Transcription by Brian Gaddis
b= bend /= slide up \= slide down ( )= carried note p= pull-off
h= hammer-on ~~= vibrato x= mute < >= strike note while already bent
rb= release bend
Note: Some parts of this song are not transcribed due to the difficulty in hearing them.
Intro Guitar one E-|-------17-------17-------17-------17--17---17------------------------------| B-|--20b------20b------20b------20b------20b------------13-------13-------13--| G-|------------------------------------------------15b------15b------15b------| D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| | | |Guitar two | E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|--5----7---5----7---5----7---5----7--5-----2----8----10--8----10--8----10--| A-|--5----7---5----7---5----7---5----7--5-----2----8----10--8----10--8----10--| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar one E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|-------13-------13---------------9/10--10--10--10---9/10--10--10--10--12\--| G-|--15b------15b------------------10/11--11--11--11--10/11--11--11--11--13\--| D-|--------------------------------11/12--12--12--12--11/12--12--12--12--14\--| A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| | | |Guitar two | E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------6-----7---7---7---7------7---7---7---9\---| D-|--8----10--8----5----------------6-----7---7---7---7------7---7---7---9\---| A-|--8----10--8----5----------------4-----5---5---5---5------5---5---5---7\---| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
1. "The telephone is ringing. You got me on the run." Rhythm figure one Guitar one E-|----------------------------------------------------------------------0-0-0| B-|----------------------------------------------------------------------1-1-1| G-|----------------------------------------------------------------------0-0-0| D-|----------------------------------------------------------------------2-2-2| A-|----------------------------------------------------------------------3-3-3| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| | | |Guitar two | E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-|-------------------------7-----9-----7-----9--7---7--9-------7--8--9---10--| E-|-------------------------5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5---5--5--5----5--6--7----8--|
"I'm driving in my car now, Guitar one E-|-------------------------------------------------------------2-2-2---------| B-|-------------------------------------------------------------3-3-3---------| G-|-------------------------------------------------------------2-2-2---------| D-|-------------------------------------------------------------0-0-0---------| A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| | | |Guitar two | E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-|--10--12--10--10------12--10-----10--12--10--10--9--10--11---12------14----| E-|---8---8---8---8---8---8---8------8---8---8---8--7---8---9---10--10--12----|
"anticipating fun." Guitar one E-|-------------------1-------------------------------------------------------| B-|-------------------1-------------------------------------------------------| G-|-------------------2--------------------2-2-2------------------------------| D-|-------------------3--------------------2-2-2------------------------------| A-|-------------------3--------------------0-0-0------------------------------| E-|-------------------1-------------------------------------------------------| | | |Guitar two | E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-|--12--12--14--12---15-(15)-15\--4--5--6--7---7--9-----7-----9--7-----------| E-|--10--10--10--10---13--13--13\--2--3--4--5---5--5--5--5--5--5--5-----------|
"I'm driving right up to you, babe. I guess Guitar one E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|-----------------------------2-2-2-----------------------------------------| G-|-----------------------------2-2-2-----------------------------------------| D-|-----------------------------2-2-2-----------------------------------------| A-|-----------------------------0-0-0-----------------------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| | | |Guitar two | E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-|--7---9---7---7-----7--9--7--7--7--9--7--7--7--9--7---7--9--7--7-----------| E-|--5---5---5---5-----5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5---5--5--5--5-----------|
"you couldn't see, yeah, yeah, but you were under my wheels, Guitar one E-|---------------0-0-0-----------------------------------------------2-2-2---| B-|---------------1-1-1-----------------------------------------------3-3-3---| G-|---------------0-0-0-----------------------------------------------2-2-2---| D-|---------------2-2-2-----------------------------------------------0-0-0---| A-|---------------3-3-3-------------------------------------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| | | |Guitar two | E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-|--8--9--10------12-----10--10--12--10------12-----10--9--10---11---12------| E-|--6--7---8---8---8--8---8---8---8---8---8---8--8---8--7---8----9---10--10--|
"honey. Why don't you let me be?" Guitar one E-|-------------------------1-------------------------------------------------| B-|-------------------------1--------------------------2----------------------| G-|-------------------------2--------------------------2----------------------| D-|-------------------------3--------------------------2----------------------| A-|-------------------------3--------------------------0----------------------| E-|-------------------------1-------------------------------------------------| | | |Guitar two | E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-|--14------12--14--12-----15---15--15\------4--5--6--7-----9-----7--7--9----| E-|--10--10--10--10--10-----13---13--13\---1--2--3--4--5--5--5--5--5--5--5----|
Guitar one E-|--5---5---5-------5--------------------------------------------------------| B-|--5---5---5---5---5--------------------------------------------------------| G-|--7b-<7>-<7>-<7>-<7>--7p5--------------------------------------------------| D-|---------------------------5-----------------------------------------------| A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| | | |Guitar two | E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-|--7---7--9-----7--7--9-----------------------------------------------------| E-|--5---5--5--5--5--5--5--0--------------------------------------------------|
"'Cause when you call me on the telephone sayin', "Take me to the Arranged for one guitar E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|---------------------------------7--7--9--7--7--9--7--10---9--7------------| A-|--2--2--4--2--2--4--2------------5--5--5--5--5--5--5-------------9\--------| E-|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0------------------------------------------------------|
show. And then I say, "Honey, I just can't go. E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|-------------------------------------------------------7--7--9--7--7--7--9-| A-|--7--7--9--7---7--7--9--7--2---2---4---2---2--2--4--2--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-| E-|--5--5--5--5---5--5--5--5--0---0---0---0---0--0--0--0----------------------|
"Old lady's sick and I can't leave her home." E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|----------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--------------------| D-|--10--9--7------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--------------------| A-|------------9--7------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------------------|
E-|------------------9--7--5--------------------------------------------------|
w/Rhythm figure one simile "Telephone is ringing. You got me on the run. I'm driving in my car, now." I got you under my
"wheels. I got you under my wheels. w/Fill one overdub Guitar one E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|----------7p5--7b-------------------------------------7p5--7b-rb-p5--------| D-|-------9-----------9~~~----------------------------9-----------------9~~~--| A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| | | |Guitar two | |Rhythm figure two | E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-|--7--7--9------7--6--5--3--3--5------3--5--6-------------------------------| E-|--5--5--5--5---5--4--3--1--1--1--1---1--3--4-------------------------------|
Fill one (Repeat as necessary) E-|--------------------------------| B-|------5------5------5------5----| G-|--7b-----7b-----7b-----7b-------| D-|--------------------------------| A-|--------------------------------| E-|--------------------------------|
"I got you under my wheels. Got you under my wheels, Guitar two continues with Rhythm figure two simile w/Fill one overdub E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|------------------------------------7b-rb-p5-------------------------------| G-|----------------------------7p5-----7b-rb-p5-------------------------------| D-|-------------------------9-------9------------9~~~-------------------------| A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
"yeah, yeah, I got you under my wheels!" E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|-----------7p5-----7b-rb-p5------------------------------------------------| G-|-----------7p5-----7b-rb-p5------------------------------------------------| D-|--------9-------9------------9~~~------------------------------------------| A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Solo w/Guitar two Rhythm figure one simile E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|--1/8-8-8-8----------7-------------------------------/8-8-8-8--------------| G-|--2/9-9-9-9--7p5-----7--5----------------------------/9-9-9-9--7p5---------| D-|------------------7--------7--7~~~-------5h7--5---------------------7------| A-|------------------------------------5h7----------7-------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|------------------------------------/8-8-8-8-8---------/8-8-8-8-8----------| G-|--7--5------------------------------/9-9-9-9-9--7p5----/9-9-9-9-9--7p5-----| D-|--------7--7~~-------5h7--5------------------------7--------------------7--| A-|----------------5h7----------7---------------------------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|--7p5-7p5---------------------7p5---7p5---7p5---7p5------------------------| G-|--7p5-7p5---7p5---7p5---7p5---7p5---7p5---7p5---7p5------------------------| D-|----------7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7---5---7--------------| A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
w/Fill two overdub E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|--8/10--10-----------------------------------------------------------------| G-|------------7p5-----5~~-------------------------------------5--------------| D-|-----------------7-------7p5--------x-x-------------5--5h7-----------------| A-|------------------------------7---------x-x-5-5h6h7------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Fill two (Repeat as necessary) E-|-------17-------17-------17-------17--| B-|--20b------20b------20b------20b------| G-|--------------------------------------| D-|--------------------------------------| A-|--------------------------------------| E-|--------------------------------------|
E-|--------5------------------------------------8p5-----8p5-----8p5-----------| B-|------5----5--8p5-----8-----8p5-------------------5-------5-------5--------| G-|--7b---------------7-----7-------7--7-7-7-7--------------------------------| D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|--8p5-----8b--<8>/10--8--5--8p5----5---------------------------------------| B-|-------5-------------------------8---8p5---5--------------------8----------| G-|-----------------------------------------7---8p7p5---7----5-7/9---8p7p5----| D-|---------------------------------------------------7---7-------------------| A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
"AH_________________________!" Guitar one E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|--7---5h7h8p7p5--7----5h7h8p7p5-7---5h7h8p7p5-7---5h7h8p7p5-7---5\---------| D-|----7---------------7-------------7-------------7-------------7------------| A-|--------------------------------------------------------------------/8\----| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| | | |Guitar two | E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|-----------------------4--2-----------------------9--9--9--9--9--9--10\----| D-|-----------------------------4--2-----6--7--------9--9--9--9--9--9--10\----| A-|-----------------------------------5--4--5--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7---8\----| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
"Telephone is ringing. You got me on the run." E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-|------------------8--8--10-----8--8--10--8--8--10---8--9--10--11-----------| E-|------------------6--6---6--6--6--6---6--6--6---6---6--7---8---9-----------|
"I'm driving in my car, now, E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-|--11--13---11--11--13--11-----13-------11--10--11--12--13--13--15--13------| E-|---9---9----9---9---9---9--9---9--------9---8---9--10--11--11--11--11------|
"antici___pating fun. I'm driving E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-|--13--13--16--16--16\--4--6--7--8-----10-----8--8--10--8---8--10-----------| E-|--11--11--14--14--14\--2--4--5--6--6---6--6--6--6---6--6---6---6-----------|
"right up to you, babe. I guess that you couldn't see, E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-|--8--8--10--8---8--8--10-----8--8--10--8---8--10--8-----8--9--10-----11----| E-|--6--6---6--6---6--6---6--6--6--6---6--6---6---6--6-----6--7---8------9----|
"yeah, yeah, yeah, but you were under my wheels, honey." E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| A-|--11--13---11--11--13--11---11--13--11---11--10--11--12--13--13--15--13----| E-|---9---9----9---9---9---9----9---9---9----9---8---9--10--11--11--11--11----|
"Why don't you let me be, yeah, yeah." w/Fill three | Outro rhythm figure E-|----------------------------|----------------------------------------------| B-|----------------------------|-----------------------------------2----------| G-|----------------------------|-----------------------------------3----------| D-|----------------------------|-----------------------------------4----------| A-|--13--15------16--16--18----|--4--6--7--8---8--10--8---8--7--5--4----------| E-|--11--11--11--14--14--14----|--2--4--5--6---6---6--6---6--5--4--2----------|
Fill three E-|-----------| B-|--11\------| G-|--11\------| D-|--11\------| A-|-----------| E-|-----------|
"Got you under my wheels. Yeah, yeah. I got you..." E-|----------------------------------------------------------------| B-|----------------------------------------------2-----------------| G-|----------------------------------------------3-----------------| D-|----------------------------------------------4-----------------| A-|--4--6--4----4--6--7--8---8--10------8--7--6--4---4--6--4-------| E-|--2--2--2----2--4--5--6---6---6--6---6--5--4--2---2--2--2-------|
Alice ad libs and repeat Outro rhythm figure till fade.


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