Alice Cooper - Poison 
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Tabbed by: John Leadman





  Intro: Rhythm guitar on top of staff
 
  Play this twice
 
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   Play this three times 
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     The intro might be played like this
 
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       "Your cruel  device, your blood like ice. One        look 
       "Your mouth,  so hot. Your web, I'm caught. Your skin,
 
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   "could       kill.           My pain,                  your thrill." 
   "so wet.                     Black lace                on sweat."
 
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                           "I want to love you but I better not touch." 
                           "I hear you calling and it's needles and pins."
 
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   "I want to hold you but my senses tell me to stop.  I want to kiss you but 
   "I want to hurt you just to hear you sreaming my name. Don't want to touch 
    you"
 
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   "I want it too much. I want to taste you but your lips are venomous poison." 
  "but you're under my skin. I want to kiss you but your lips are venomous 
   poison."
 
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   Fill one: 
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           "You're poison running through my veins. You're poison.
 
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   Fill two: 
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    "I don't want to break these chains.
 
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                         Go to verse two 
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  Solo:
 
    "Poison."
 
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   w/Intro riff 
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                        Bb            D
 
                             Back to "One look could kill..." part after solo.
 
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  End
 
     G  G  G  G  G  G  G  G   Bb  Bb  Bb  Bb  Bb  Bb  Bb  Bb
 
    "Poison.
 
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         "I wanna love you but I'd better not touch.     I wanna hold you but
 
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        F      C           D5         Bb                 F          C
 
    "my senses  tell me to stop. I wanna kiss you, but I want it too much.
 
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    "   I wanna taste you but your lips are venomous   poison.
 
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     Bb   C
 
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            "Pois_____________on."
 
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        "Poi_________son.                                          Poi-
 
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    "___________son.
 
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