Words & Music:

Ann & Nancy Wilson (Heart)


For a simplified version of this, don't play the chords in italics/parentheses.  You can also play the regular version of the chord instead of the power chord version (E, C, etc. instead of E5, C5, etc.). There is a fully transcribed version of this in the June 2008 issue of Guitar World.


E5   F#5   G5  [repeat 4x]




G--1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-3-4----4---4\1--|  Repeat as

D--2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-4-5----5---5\2--|  needed




E5                                         C5    [C5/B   C5/A    G5]    E5

So, this ain't the end.  I saw you again today; I had to turn my heart away.

E5                                 C[sus2   C5/B    C5/A    G5]   E5

Smile like the sun; kisses for everyone and tales-- it----- never fails!



          C5  [C5/B   A5] E5        C            [Am]    E5

You lying so-- low in the weeds.  I bet you gonna ambush me!

              D5                           A5        N.C.            E5   F#   G

You'd have me down, down, down, down on my knees,

     [n.c.]             E5   F#5   G5

Now, wouldn't you, Barracuda?


Back over time when we were all trying for free, you met up with porpoise and me.

No right, no wrong; selling a song, a name – whisper game.


CHORUS:  [new lyrics]

And if the real thing don't do the trick.  You better make up something quick.

You gonna burn, burn, burn, burn it to the wick.  Oooh, Barracuda!


E5   G5   A5   D5   E5   G5   A5   D5   E5



 C                                       A

"Sell me, sell you," the porpoise said, "Dive down deep, save my head.

E5                   [G5  A5  D5]    E5

You, I think that you had the blues, too."

C                               A

All that night and all the next swam without looking back.

A            E5             [F#5  G5  A5] E5      F#5   G5

Made for the western pools.  Silly, silly fools!


CHORUS:  [with second lyrics]


E5   F#5   G5   A5  [repeat 4x]


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