GUNS N' ROSES 'Sweet Child O Mine' from the album 'Appetite For Destruction'

 

Tune down half step

Intro:

(play each twice)

D C

|--------------15----14-----|--------------15----14-----|

|-----15--------------------|-----15--------------------|

|--------14-12----14----14-:|:-------14-12----14----14-:|

|--12-----------------------|--14-----------------------|

|---------------------------|---------------------------|

|---------------------------|---------------------------|

 

G D

|--------------15----14-----|--------------15----14-----|

|-----15--------------------|-----15--------------------|

|:-12----14-12----14----14-:|:-------14-12----14----14-:|

|---------------------------|--12-----------------------|

|---------------------------|---------------------------|

|---------------------------|---------------------------|

 

|-12-------------12------14-----|-15-----14------12---------------14-|

|---------15--------------------|------------------------15-------15-|

|-----14------14-----14------14-|----14------14------14------14---14-|

|-------------------------------|------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------|------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------|------------------------------------|

 

Verses:

(D)

She's got smile___ that it seems to me___

(C)

re_minds___me of child - hood mem-o-ries,___

(G) (D)

Where ev__'ry - thing__was as the bright__blue sky.__

(D)

Now and then__When I see her face_______

(C)

she takes me a-way___ to that spe-cial place,____

(G)

and if I started____ too___ long,

(D)

I'll pro-'ly break down and cry._______

Chorus:

Rhythm (A5) (B5) (C5) (D)

Guitar Whoa, Whoa,___ Whoa.___ sweet child o' mine.____

(A5) (B5)(C5) (D)

Whoa, oh,__oh, oh,____sweet child o' mine._____

Chorus:

Lead Guitar

A C

|---------------------------|--------------12----10-----|

|--14-14-------15----14-----|--13-13--------------------|

|--------14-------14----14--|--------12-10----12----12--|

|-----------14--------------|---------------------------|

|---------------------------|---------------------------|

|---------------------------|---------------------------|

 

D D

|--------------15----14-----|--------------15---14-----|

|-----15--------------------|-----15-------------------|

|--------14-12----14----14--|--------14-12---14----14--|

|--12-----------------------|--12----------------------|

|---------------------------|--------------------------|

|---------------------------|--------------------------|

A D

|---------------------------|--------------12----10-----------------|

|--14-14-------15----14-----|--13-13-----------------------------15-|

|--------14-------14----14--|--------12-10----12----12----12s14-----|

|-----------14--------------|---------------------------------------|

|---------------------------|---------------------------------------|

|---------------------------|---------------------------------------|

 

(1st and 2nd time) Fig 1

|----------------------------------------------------|

|-10--8--7---10--8--7---10--8-------10--8------10--8-|

|-------------------------------9-----------9--------|

|----------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------|

 

(1st time only after fig 1)

|--------------10--10B-----|

|--10B--8---10B------------|

|-----------------------9B-|

|--------------------------|

|--------------------------|

|--------------------------|

 

2nd time only leading up to solo

|----------------------------10-----|----------------------------10--10/8---12--|

|-10--8----7B------7B------------7--|-10--8--7----10--8--7--10B-----------------|

|---------------7-------------------|-------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

 

|-12--12\10--8--7B-----------------------10--10B---------17--|

|-------------------8------10B--8---10B------------17B-------|

|----------------------7-------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

(A5) (B5) (C5) (D)

Whoa, Whoa,___ Whoa.___ sweet child o' mine.____

(A5) (B5)(C5) (D)

Whoa, oh,__oh, oh,____sweet child o' mine._____

 

(fill in over the D cord above) Lead Guitar

 

|------------------------------------|

|---7B-------------------------------|

|--------7---------------------------|

|------------7----5--4---0-----------|

|---------------------------3B-------|

|------------------------------------|

 

|-17^--hold----15--14--h15p14-----------15--14--h15p14-----------12--14-|

|-----------------------------17-----------------------17-16------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--15^--12----------------------------------------13-12-------h13p12s10-|

|----------14^--12--11h12----------------11-12-14-----------------------|

|-----------------------------14-----14---------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|---------------------------------------------15^-----------------------|

|--13^-----13-----12--12-(12)-------12^----------------7^^--------------|

|-----------------------------------------14-----------------9--9-------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----7^----------------------------------------------------------------|

|----------9--9-----8^----8/11---------11^---9-----------------9--------|

|-----------------------------------------------9^---7---9--------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------7h8--p7---------------------------------------------7^---7-10^-|

|----------------------9------8^-----8------/11-----9^--8-9-----9-------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|-7-8p7-11p7-8-11-12/14-11-12--14/15-12-14-15p14-12----14p11-12h14p12---|

|---------------------------------------------------15----------------15|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

w/wah wah

|-17--------------------------------------------------------------------|

|----15^---15^---15^---15^---15^-p12-----15^----15^--------15^-p12------|

|------------------------------------14----------------------------14---|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|----------------------------------15-----------------------------------|

|--17^---17^--------17^----17^----------17^---------17^-p15--15h17------|

|-------------------17^-------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|-----------12----------------------------------------------------------|

|-15^------------15---12------------------------------------------------|

|---------------------------14^-p12-14---12-14----12--14^----12--14--12-|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

 

 

|----15-------------15-----15-----15------------------------------------|

|----15-------15----15-----15-------15----------------------------------|

|-14^--14--12-14^-----14^----14^------14^-p12----14p12--x-x----12^------|

|---------------------------------------------14--------x-x-------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------12h14p12----12^--------------------12h14p12-----12-12-|

|-14p12-14----x-x----------14--------14p12-14----x-x----------14--------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|----------------------------------------------12-12-------15-15p12--15-|

|-------------------12-12-------15-15p12-------------15p12--------------|

|-------14-14p12-14-------14p12-----------------------------------------|

|-14p12-----------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|-14----12h15p12---------12-----------12-----------12-----------12------|

|----15----------15--15^----15p12--------15p12-15^----15p12--------15p12|

|----------------------------------14^-----------------------14^--------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|------12-----------12-----------12--------------12-------15^-----------|

|--15^----15p12--------15p12-15^----15p12-----12----15p12---------------|

|---------------14^-----------------------14^---------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|--------------------15------12h15p12----12------12---------------------|

|-------------------------------------15-----15^-----15p12--------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------14^-p12-14^-|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|---------------------------------------------------|

|-------15------------------------------------------|

|----------14^-p12-14^----14p12--------------12-----|

|----------------------14-------14------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------|

end of Solo 1 going into 2nd solo

w/wah wah all Palm Mute

|-x-x----x-x---------x-x---------x---x---x--------------------------------|

|-x-x----x-x---------x-x------7--x---x---x--------------------------------|

|-------------------------7h9----x-7-x-----x-x--2p0--x-x---------------7--|

|----x-x-------4--4------------------------x-x-------x-x-7p5--------------|

|----x-x-----------------------------------------------------7p5----------|

|----------------------------------------------------------------7p5s3----|

 

|-------------------------------------------------------------22B--22-22-22-22-|

|--------------12--------15B--12------------------17-------17------------------|

|-7h9p7h9p7h9--12-----------------14B--12----s18------s18----------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|----17B-17B-17B-17B-17p15---------------12------------------12-------12--------|

|-17------------------------17--17-15B-----15p12-15p12h14p12---15p12----15p12---|

|----------------------------------------------------------------------------14-|

|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|-12-------12-------12-------12-------12--------12-------------------------|

|---15p12----15p12----15p12----15p12----15p12-----15p12-------15B-15p12----|

|--------14-------14-------14-------14-------14--------14B-12----------14B-|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|-----------------------------------------12------12------------------------|

|-15---------------------------------15B------15B----15p12--15B-15-12-------|

|----14B-12-14-14B-12-14-14-12----------------------------------------14B-12|

|------------------------------14-12----------------------------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-15B--15--12---------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------14B--14--12--14B--14B--14--14--14--14S-----------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------14~~~~~~~-----9~~~~-5-|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------|

|-10~~~~~~~~--7~~~~~~--2-------------------------------|

|---------------------------5~~~~~~~~~---3B-------0----|

 

KEY

B&^ Bend

H Hammer on

P Pull off

S Slide

~ Vibrato

X Palm Mute