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/ Aerosmith / Toys In The Attic (1975) / Adam's Apple guitar tab

Adam's Apple
by Aerosmith
from "Toys in the Attic"(1975)

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intro-
 (1/2 step)
                    B        A            B        A              B       C
 
E---------5----------------------5---------------------5---------------------|
B---------5---------4b4-4r---2---5--------4b4-4r---2---5----------4b4-4r--5--|
G---------2---------4b4-4r---2---2--------4b4-4r---2---2----------4b4-4r--5--|
D---------2---------4b4-4r---2---2--------4b4-4r---2---2----------4b4-4r--5--|
A--3b-p0-----3b-p0-----------0------3b-p0----------0------3b-p0--------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

rhy.fig.1-
    A              B
E------5---------------------|
B---2--5-----------4b-4-4r---|
G---2--2-----------4b-4-4r---|
D---2--2-----------4b-4-4r---|
A---0------3b-p0-------------|
E----------------------------|

 rhy.fig 2-                                         rhy.fig 3- 
       D5    C#5 C5  B5   B(strum till next move)    E 
E--------------------2--|-------------------------||-------------------------|
B--------------------4--|-------------------------||-------------------------|
G--7---7--6--5--4----4--|-------------------------||-4-4-6--4-6--4-4-6--4-6--|
D--7---7--6--5--4----4--|-4-4-6--4-6--4-4-6--4-6--||-2-2-2--2-2--2-2-2--2-2--|
A--5---5--4--3--2----2--|-2-2-2--2-2--2-2-2--2-2--||-------------------------|
E-----------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|


MUSIC:

(rhy.fig 1) x4

    A(palm muted)        
  Back when Cain was able way before the stable
  Lightning struck right down from the sky (rhy.fig 2)
  A mothership with faith said "Let's give it a try" (rhy.fig 1) x2

    A(palm muted)
  Conscience was related  Man, he was created
  Lady Luck took him by surprise (rhy.fig 2)
  Her sweet and bitter fruit it surely opened his eyes (rhy.fig 3)

Chorus-
   
Well,      she ate it     Lordy it was love at first bite (rhy.fig 1) x2
    D                         F
 E--2----------------------|--5-------------------------|
 B--3----------------------|--6-------------------------|
 G--2---2--2--4---2--2--4--|--5---5--5--7---5--5--7-----|
 D--0---0--0--0---0--0--2--|--3---3--3--3---3--3--3-----|
 A-------------------------|----------------------------|
 E-------------------------|----------------------------|

  But      she ate it       Never knowin' wrong from  right right right
    D                         G                        F#m          E
 E--2----------------------|--7---------------------|---2-----2------------|
 B--3----------------------|--8---------------------|---2-----2-----0---0--|
 G--2---2--2--4---2--2--4--|--7---7--7--9---7--7--9-|---2-----2-----2---2--|
 D--0---0--0--0---0--0--2--|--5---5--5--5---5--5--5-|---4-----4-----2---2--|
 A-------------------------|------------------------|---4-----4-----1---1--|
 E-------------------------|------------------------|---2-----2-----0---0--|


 (rhy.fig 1) x4

   A(palm muted)
  Even Eve in Eden
  voices tried deceivin' with lies to show the lady the way (rhy.fig 2)
  At first she stopped and turned and tried to walk away (rhy.fig 1) x2
   
   A(palm muted)
  Man, he was believer
  Lady was deceiver so the story goes, but you see (rhy.fig 2)
  The snake was he and she just climbed right up his tree (rhy.fig 3)
  So...(go into chorus)
(solo)
(rhy.fig 1) x4 (+3 times into the solo ending)


   guitar solo: fig. 1-
      left side
   E||--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   B||-------------------------11b---11-11-11-11rp9--14b--14-14-14-14-r-p12-----|
   G||--11b---11-11-11-11rp9------------------------------------------------14--|
   D||--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   A||--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   E||--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    ||right side                                                                |
   E||--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   B||---7b----7--7--7--7r-5----7b----7--7--7--7r-5---7b---7--7--7--7-r---7--5--|
   G||--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   D||--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   A||--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   E||--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   fig.2-

   E------------2------2-------2------------------------------------------------|
   B--6-5-4-----2------2-------2----------------------2h3p2p0-------------------|
   G--6-5-4--3------3b---r--3b---r--3b-rp2--1~~~~(p0)---------0-----------------|
   D------------------------------------------------------------2--------2-4-4b-|
   A-----------------------------------------------------------------2\4--------|
   E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   E--------------------|
   B--------------------|
   G--------------------|
   D-r-p2---2-----------|
   A------4---4---------|
   E-------------3b-r-0-|

   repeat fig.1

   fig.3-

   E--12----------------14-------------------------------------------------|
   B--15-----------------------------15-15-15b-r-15------------------------|
   G-----14b-r-12--14b-----14r-12b-r-------------14b--r-12-14-14b-rp12-14--|
   D-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
   A-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
   E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

   E------7--------------------------------------------5-------7-----11-10-|
   B---------9-9p7-9p7-----------------------------------------------------|
   G-7\8----------------7------------------9p7/---3\5-----5\7-----7--------|
   D-----------------------9--9p7------9p7---------------------------------|
   A------------------------------9\11-------------------------------------|
   E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

   E--8--7--6--5--4--3--2-----------------------------------------------5--|
   B--8--7--6--5--4--3--2--------------------------------------------------|
   G--8--7--6--5--4--3--2------------------------------------------4\6-----|
   D-----------------------------------0--------------------0h2~~~---------|
   A--------------------------------------2b-r-0---------------------------|
   E-----------------------0-----3b-r-------------3b-rp0-------------------|

   E-5-7-8p7p5--------10-10-12-12b-12-12-12r---12~~~-----------------------|
   B-5-7-8p7p5--------10------------------------------10\12-14p12-14b--14r-|
   G-----------(7)\11------------------------------------------------------|
   D-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
   A-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
   E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

   E--------------------------------|
   B-p12----15\17~~~~~~~~~~~~~------|
   G-----12-------------------------|
   D--------------------------------|
   A--------------------------------|
   E--------------------------------|

   back to fig.1

   A(palm muted)
  Science was related
  man, he was created when Lady Luck took him by surprise (rhy.fig 2)
  Her sweet and bitter fruit it surely opened his eyes (rhy.fig 1) x2
  
   A(palm muted)
  Evil came like rain an' who knows who's to blame an'
  Somethin' tried to lay her to waste (rhy.fig 2)
  and all she'd want to need was just a little taste (rhy.fig 3)
  Oh...(go into chorus)

End Pattern (Similar to rhy.fig 1)

Rhythm transcribed by Bryson Meunier and Luiz Rocha

Lead transcribed by 
Bryson Meunier
mailto:meunier.1@osu.edu
http://www.angelfire.com/oh/bryson/

Symbols used in transcription:
h = hammer-on
p = pull-off
b = bend
r = release
\ = slide
~ = vibrato
(7) = ghost note (7th fret here)




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Toys In The Attic tabs
01Toys In The Attic tabbass tab
02Uncle Salty tabbass tab
03Adam's Apple tabbass tab
04Walk This Way tabbass tab
05Big Ten Inch Record tabbass tab
06Sweet Emotion tabbass tab
07No More No More tabbass tab
08Round And Round tabbass tab
09You See Me Crying tabbass tab

 

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