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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------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--/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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