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I Wanna Be Somebody  W.A.S.P.

As recorded by W.A.S.P.
(From the 1984 Album W.A.S.P.)
Words and Music by Blackie Lawless
Transcribed by Roadkill
1 3 3[F] 2 x x 3 x [G5]0 0 x x x 0 2[A] 2 2 x x 0 [D/A]0 2 3 2
Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Gtr I'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Gtr II'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Gtr. III'
1st Verse
Fast Rock Q=168
[4/4] Gtr I
<
 
 PM-----------------
 |---------|-------------------------||----------------------|
 |---------|-------------------------||----------------------|
 |---------|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-||-2--------------------|
 |---------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-||-2--------------------|
 |---------|-------------------------||-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
 |---------|-------------------------||----------------------|

|
| Gtr III
 
 |---------|-------------------------||----------------------|
 |---------|-------------------------||----------------------|
 |---------|-------------------------||----------------------|
 |---------|-------------------------||----------------------|
 |---------|-------------------------||----------------------|
 |---------|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-||----------------------|
 -----------------------| PM--------------|
 |-------------------------|-----------------------|
 |-------------------------|-----------------------|
 |-------------------------|-0h2-------------------|
 |-------------------------|-0h2-------------------|
 |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
 |-------------------------|-----------------------|

|
 
 |-------------------------|-----------------------|
 |-------------------------|-----------------------|
 |-------------------------|-----------------------|
 |-------------------------|-----------------------|
 |-------------------------|-----------------------|
 |-------------------------|-----------------------|
 PM--------------------| PM-----------------
 |-------------------------|-----------------------|
 |-------------------------|-----------------------|
 |-------------------------|-0h2-------------------|
 |-------------------------|-0h2-------------------|
 |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
 |-------------------------|-----------------------|
 -----------------------|
 |-------------------------|-0----|
 |-------------------------|-3----|
 |-------------------------|-2----|
 |-------------------------|-0----|
 |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|------|
 |-------------------------|------|
 PM--------------------| PM-----------------
 |-------------------------|----------------------|
 |-------------------------|----------------------|
 |-------------------------|-2--------------------|
 |-------------------------|-2--------------------|
 |-5-5-5-3-3-3-2-2-2-------|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
 |-------------------3-3-3-|----------------------|
 -----------------------| PM--------------|
 |-------------------------|------------------------|
 |-------------------------|------------------------|
 |-------------------------|-0h2--------------------|
 |-------------------------|-0h2--------------------|
 |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
 |-------------------------|------------------------|
 PM--------------------| PM-----------------
 |-------------------------|-----------------------|
 |-------------------------|-----------------------|
 |-------------------------|-0h2-------------------|
 |-------------------------|-0h2-------------------|
 |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
 |-------------------------|-----------------------|
 -----------------------|
 |-------------------------|-0--0----|
 |-------------------------|-3--3----|
 |-------------------------|-2--2----|
 |-------------------------|-0--0----|
 |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---------|
 |-------------------------|---------|

$
 
 PM--------------------|
 |-------------------------|------------|-------------|--------|
 |-------------------------|------------|-----------2-|-(2)----|
 |-------------x-x-x-------|-5----4---2-|-2-----0---2-|-(2)----|
 |-------------x-x-x-------|-3----3-----|-3-----0---2-|-(2)----|
 |-5-5-5-3-3-3-2-2-2-------|------------|----0--x---0-|-(0)----|
 |-------------------3-3-3-|------------|-------3-----|--------|

[A]Gtr II[F] [G5] [A]
| | | | | | |
[/] [/] [/] [/] [/] [/] [/] 
TP
 
 |---------------|------------|---------------|--------|
 |-(2)-----------|------------|-------------2-|-(2)----|
 |-(2)---------0-|-5----4---0-|-2---0---0---2-|-(2)----|
 |-(2)-----------|-3----3-----|-3--(3)------2-|-(2)----|
 |-(0)-----------|------------|-------------0-|-(0)----|
 |---------------|------------|---------------|--------|

|
| Gtr III
 
 |---------------|------------|---------------|--------|
 |--5---3--1-----|------------|---------------|--------|
 |--6---4--2-----|------------|---------------|--------|
 |---------------|------------|---------------|--------|
 |---------------|------------|---------------|--------|
 |---------------|------------|---------------|--------|

[F]| | | [G5] | [D/A]| |
[/] [/] [/] [/] [/] [/] 
 
 |---------------|------------|-----------------|--------|
 |-(2)-----------|------------|-----0---------7-|-(7)----|
 |-(2)---------0-|-5----4---0-|-2---0---(0)---7-|-(7)----|
 |-(2)-----------|-3----3-----|-3--(3)---0----7-|-(7)----|
 |-(0)-----------|------------|----------x----0-|-(0)----|
 |---------------|------------|----------3------|--------|

|
 
 |---------------|------------|-----------------|--------|
 |--5---3--1-----|------------|-----------------|--------|
 |--6---4--2-----|------------|-----------------|--------|
 |---------------|------------|-----------------|--------|
 |---------------|------------|-----------------|--------|
 |---------------|------------|-----------------|--------|

Chorus
[D/A]|
[/]  
 
 PM----| PM----|
 |----------||---------------------|----------|---------0-|
 |-7--------||-2---------2---------|-2--------|---------3-|
 |-7--------||-2---------2---------|-2--------|-2-------2-|
 |-7--------||-2---------2---------|-2--------|-3-------0-|
 |----------||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--------|-3---------|
 |----------||---------------------|----------|-1---------|
 PM----| PM----|
 |-(0)--------------|-----------------------|----------|---------0--|
 |-(3)------------2-|-(2)---------2---------|-2--------|---------3--|
 |-(2)------------2-|-(2)---------2---------|-2--------|-2-------2--|
 |-(0)------------2-|-(2)---------2---------|-2--------|-3-------0--|
 |--------3p2p0---0-|-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--------|-3----------|
 |--------------3---|-----------------------|----------|-1----------|
 PM----| PM----|
 |-(0)--------------|-----------------------|------|
 |-(3)------------2-|-(2)---------2---------|-2----|
 |-(2)------------2-|-(2)---------2---------|-2----|
 |-(0)------------2-|-(2)---------2---------|-2----|
 |--------3p2p0---0-|-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0----|
 |--------------3---|-----------------------|------|
 PM----| PM----|
 |---------0-|-(0)--------------|-----------------------|
 |---------3-|-(3)------------2-|-(2)---------2---------|
 |-2-------2-|-(2)------------2-|-(2)---------2---------|
 |-3-------0-|-(0)------------2-|-(2)---------2---------|
 |-3---------|--------3p2p0---0-|-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
 |-1---------|--------------3---|-----------------------|

To Coda
 
 |----------|---------0-|-(0)--------|-------------------------||
 |-2--------|---------3-|-(3)--------|-------------------------||
 |-2--------|-2-------2-|-(2)--------|-------------------------||
 |-2--------|-3-------0-|-(0)--------|-------------------------||
 |-0--------|-3---------|------------|-------------------------||
 |----------|-1---------|------------|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-||

2nd Verse
 
 PM----------------------------------------|
 |----------------------|-------------------------|
 |----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-2--------------------|-------------------------|
 |-2--------------------|-------------------------|
 |-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
 |----------------------|-------------------------|
 PM----------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------|--------------------------|
 |-----------------------|--------------------------|
 |-0h2-------------------|--------------------------|
 |-0h2-------------------|--------------------------|
 |-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
 |-----------------------|--------------------------|
 PM----------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-0h2-------------------|-------------------------|
 |-0h2-------------------|-------------------------|
 |-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|

|
| Gtr III
 
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|
 PM--------------------|
 |-0--------|--------------------------|
 |-3--------|--------------------------|
 |-2--------|--------------------------|
 |-0--------|--------------------------|
 |----------|-5-5-5-3-3-3-2-2-2--------|
 |----------|-------------------3-3-3--|

|
 
 |----------|--------------------------|
 |----------|--------------------------|
 |----------|--------------------------|
 |----------|-7-----5-----4------------|
 |----------|-5-----3-----2-----5------|
 |----------|-------------------3------|
 PM----------------------------------------|
 |----------------------|-------------------------|
 |----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-2--------------------|-------------------------|
 |-2--------------------|-------------------------|
 |-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
 |----------------------|-------------------------|
 PM----------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------|--------------------------|
 |-----------------------|--------------------------|
 |-0h2-------------------|--------------------------|
 |-0h2-------------------|--------------------------|
 |-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
 |-----------------------|--------------------------|
 PM----------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-0h2-------------------|-------------------------|
 |-0h2-------------------|-------------------------|
 |-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|

|
| Gtr III
 
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|
 |-----------------------|-------------------------|

D.S. al Coda
 
 PM--------------------|
 |-0--0------|--------------------------||
 |-3--3------|--------------------------||
 |-2--2------|-------------x-x-x--------||
 |-0--0------|-------------x-x-x--------||
 |-----------|-5-5-5-3-3-3-2-2-2--------||
 |-----------|-------------------3-3-3--||

|
 
 |-----------|--------------------------||
 |-----------|--------------------------||
 |-----------|--------------------------||
 |-----------|-7-----5-----4------------||
 |-----------|-5-----3-----2-----5------||
 |-----------|-------------------3------||

Bridge
&
 
 |---------2-|-(2)----------||-----------|
 |---------3-|-(3)----5--5--||-----------|
 |-2-------2-|-(2)----5--5--||-7----7----|
 |-3-------0-|-(0)----5--5--||-7----5----|
 |-3---------|--------3--3--||-5----5----|
 |-1---------|--------------||-----------|
 |--------------|------------|--------------|-----------|
 |------------2-|-(2)--------|-(2)----2--2--|-----------|
 |-7----0-0-0-2-|-(2)--------|-(2)----2--2--|-7----7----|
 |-7----0-0-0-2-|-(2)--------|-(2)----2--2--|-7----5----|
 |-5----x---x-0-|-(0)--------|-(0)----0--0--|-5----5----|
 |------3---3---|------------|--------------|-----------|

Guitar Solo
 
 |------------|------0------|------------------------------||
 |------------|------0------|------------------------------||
 |-7----5-4-1-|-(1)---------|-------0h2---0-------------5--||
 |-7----3-2-2-|-(2)---------|-0h2h4-----4---4p0h4h7p0h7----||
 |-5--------2-|-(2)---------|------------------------------||
 |----------0-|-(0)---------|------------------------------||
 ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ PM--------------------------
 |------------|-----------|----------------------------|
 |------------|-----------|----------------------------|
 |----------5-|-----------|----------------------7-7-7-|
 |-7----7-----|-7----7----|-7-7-7-9-9-9-10-10-10-------|
 |------------|-----------|----------------------------|
 |------------|-----------|----------------------------|

-----|
 
 |-------8-----------------------|--------------------|
 |---------10-(10)--(10)\--------|--------------------|
 |-9-9-9-------------------[7]b9-|-([7])--5b6-------5-|
 |-------------------------------|-------------7--0---|
 |-------------------------------|--------------------|
 |-------------------------------|--------------------|

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 
 |----------------|----------------------|------------17-|
 |----------------|-5-------8------10----|-(10)----------|
 |-(5)b6----------|-7b9----10b12---12b14-|-(12)----------|
 |--------5--7----|----------------------|---------------|
 |----------------|----------------------|---------------|
 |----------------|----------------------|---------------|
 |-(17)-17p15p14h15p14p12h14h15p14p12----12-----------|
 |------------------------------------14----15p14h15--|
 |----------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------|
 |-12h15p13p12h13s10---------------------------------------|
 |-------------------14p12p11------12p11-11h12p11h14p12p11-|
 |----------------------------11-x-------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
 |-12p11h14p12p11-12p11h14p12p11-12p11-------------|-----------[7]pb9r===|
 |-------------------------------------14p12p11----|---------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------12-|-12\-----------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
 |----------5-----|---------------|-----------------------------------|
 |----------------|----------8----|-4h5p4---4h5p4---4h5p4-------------|
 |-(7)b9--------7-|-(7)b9---------|-------7-------7-------7p5-7p5p4h5-|
 |----------------|---------------|-----------------------------------|
 |----------------|---------------|-----------------------------------|
 |----------------|---------------|-----------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------|------------|------------|--------|
 |---------------------------------|------------|------------|--------|
 |-4---4h5---4h5h7p5p4h5p4-------2-|-(2)--------|-(2)--------|-(2)----|
 |---7-----7---------------7p5p4-2-|-(2)--------|-(2)--------|-(2)----|
 |-------------------------------0-|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)----|
 |---------------------------------|------------|------------|--------|
 |------------||----------|---------|-----|
 |------------||-2--------|---------|-----|
 |-(2)--------||-2--------|---------|-----|
 |-(2)--------||-2--------|---------|-----|
 |-(0)--------||-0--------|---------|-----|
 |------------||----------|---------|-----|
 |---------|---------|---------|---------|---------------------------||
 |---------|---------|---------|---------|---------------------------||
 |---------|---------|---------|---------|---------------------------||
 |---------|---------|---------|---------|---------------------------||
 |---------|---------|---------|---------|---------------------------||
 |---------|---------|---------|---------|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x---||
 ||-----------|----------|---------2-|
 ||o-2--------|-2--------|---------3-|
 ||--2--------|-2--------|-2-------2-|
 ||--2--------|-2--------|-3-------0-|
 ||o-0--------|-0--------|-3---------|
 ||-----------|----------|-1---------|

1.,2.,3. 4.
PM--|
 
 |-(2)---------------||-2----------------||--------------------|
 |-(3)------------2-o||-3----------------||o-------------------|
 |-(2)------------2--||-2----------------||--9--------7--------|
 |-(0)------------2--||-0----------------||--7--------5--------|
 |--------3-2-0---0-o||------3-2-0-----0-||o----0-0-0----0-0-0-|
 |--------------3----||------------3b4---||--------------------|
 PM--| PM--| PM--|

3x
 
 |------------------||-------------------|-------------*|
 |-----------------o||-------------------|-------------*|
 |-5--4--0-2--------||-9--------7--------|-5--4--0-2---*|
 |-3--3--0-2--------||-7--------5--------|-3--3--0-2---*|
 |-----------0-0-0-o||----0-0-0----0-0-0-|---------0---*|
 |------------------||-------------------|-------------*|

Tablature Legend
 
 ----------------

h - hammer-on
p - pull-off
b - bend
pb - pre-bend
r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
/\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
s - legato slide
S - shift slide
- natural harmonic
(n) - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
~ - vibrato
tr - trill
T - tap
TP - trem. picking
PM - palm muting
\n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
\n - tremolo bar down
n/ - tremolo bar up
/n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip
= - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
<> - volume swell (louder/softer)
x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash
Misc Legend
 
 -----------

| - bar
|| - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*| - double bar (ending)
: - bar (freetime)
$ - Segno
& - Coda
Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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