Livin On A Prayer

Bon Jovi
Chords used in this song: A#, C, D, D#, Em, F, G, Gm
A#
C
D
D#
Em
F
G
Gm
[Intro]
Em  Em  C  D  Em  Em

C                D              Em  Em
Once upon a time Not so long ago


[Verse]
Em
Tommy used to work on the docks
Union's been on strike
He's down on his luck
     C     D    Em
It's tough, so tough
Em
Gina works the diner all day
Working for her man,
she brings home her pay
    C     D    Em
For love, for love


[Pre-Chorus]
                      C    D      G         Em
She says we've got to hold on to what we've got
          C              D
'Cause it doesn't make a difference
       G         Em
If we make it or not
      C        D          G       Em
We've got each other and that's a lot
    C           D           N.C.
For love, we'll give it a shot


[Chorus]
Em  C         D
Whooah, we're half way there
G   C   D
Whooah, livin' on a prayer
Em      C              D
Take my hand and we'll make it I swear
G   C   D                    Em
Whooah, livin' on a prayer


[Verse]
Em
Tommy's got his six string in hock
Now he's holding in what he used
To make it talk
   C     D     Em
So tough, it's tough
Em
Gina dreams of running away
When she cries in the night
Tommy whispers:
           C    D  Em
"Baby it's okay, someday"


[Pre-Chorus]
                      C    D      G         Em
we've got to hold on to what we've got
          C              D
'Cause it doesn't make a difference
       G         Em
If we make it or not
      C        D          G       Em
We've got each other and that's a lot
    C           D           N.C.
For love, we'll give it a shot


[Chorus]
Em  C         D
Whooah, we're half way there
G   C   D
Whooah, livin' on a prayer
Em      C              D
Take my hand and we'll make it I swear
G   C   D
Whooah, livin' on a prayer
C
livin' on a prayer...


[Solo]
Em  C  D  D
G   C  D  D
Em  C  D  D
G   C  Em  Em


[Pre-Chorus]
             C    D   G       Em
We've got to hold on ready or not
    C                       D
You live for the fight when it's all that you've got


[Chorus] 3x
Gm  D#        F
Whooah, we're half way there
A#  D#  F
Whooah, livin' on a prayer
Gm      D#             F
Take my hand and we'll make it I swear
A#  D#  F
Whooah, livin' on a prayer
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