Steppenwolf - Born To Be Wild Chords & Tabs

 

Born To Be Wild Chords & Tabs

Steppenwolf Chords & Tabs

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Born To Be Wild Tab

   
I worked this lead guitar out using the bass tab as a guide:

INTRO

  E          B D E
e--------------------------------------------------------------
B-9--99-9-9--4-7-9-----------9-99------------------------------
G-9--99-9-9--4-7-9---*3-Then-9-99-7/9-7-97---------------------
D-9--99-9-9--4-7-9-----------9-99------9--9/7------------------
A-7--77-7-7--2-5-7-----------7-77------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------------

VERSE
  Em       E E  D B D E
  |-pm--|           bend both notes up on D
e--------------------------------------------------------------
B----------9-9--7-4---9----------------------------------------
G----------9-9--7-4-^-9-*4-------------------------------------
D-2222222--9-9--7-4-7-9----------------------------------------
A-2222222--7-7--5-2-5-7----------------------------------------
E-0000000------------------------------------------------------

  I like smoke and lightnin'..

  G     A   E
e--------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------^---------The last time just play--
G-4-44--666-------------12-14-12------------^bend and release--
D-5-55--777-12/14-12-14----------*4----/12/14------------------
A-5-55--777---------------------------------------------------
E-3-33--555---------------------------------------------------

  Yeh darling gonna make it happen...
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/s/steppenwolf/born_to_be_wild_tab_ver_4.html ]
CHORUS
  E               G                          A
e--------------------------------------------------------------
B-77X7X77-77X7X77--1212X12X1212-1212X12X1212-1414X14X1414------
G-77X7X77-77X7X77--1212X12X1212-1212X12X1212-1414X14X1414------
D-77X7X77-77X7X77--1212X12X1212-1212X12X1212-1414X14X1414------
A-99X9X99-99X9X99--1010X10X1010-1010X10X1010-1212X12X1212------
E--------------------------------------------------------------
Like a true nature's child I was born, born to be wild, we could climb so high

  G             Em
e---------------0----------------------------------------------
B-1212X12X1212--0----------------------------------------------
G-1212X12X1212--0----------------------------------------------
D-1212X12X1212--2----------------------------------------------
A-1010X10X1010--2----------------------------------------------
E---------------0----------------------------------------------
  I never wanna die......

The bit during the words does not exist in the song but with only 1 guitar
and no bass it sounds better
  E    D C#B       E   D
e--------------------------------------------------------------
B-9-99-7-7-7-------9---7---------------------------------------
G-9-99-7-7-7-------9---7---*2----------------------------------
D-9-99-7-7-7-------9---7---------------------------------------
A-7-77-5-4-5-------7---5---------------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------------

Born to be wild...

SONG ORDER:

INTRO
VERSE
VERSE
CHORUS
SOLO
VERSE
CHORUS

As for the solo I know how I play it, but its not the original ;).

mail any complaints and annoying messages to a_wombat_lives@hotmail.com..
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