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David Bowie - Hunky Dory (1971)
Terrific album. Ive always loved it.


Changes


Intro: Cmaj7  Dbadd6  Dm7  Eb7  
       F  D  F  D 


C			      Em
I still don't know what I was waiting for
       F		G
And my time was running wild
	  F
A million dead end streets
C			 Em
Every time I thought I'd got it made 
	      F		       G
It seemed the taste was not so sweet 
     Cmaj7    Dm7	   Em7  Ebm7
So I turned myself to face me
    Dm7			        G
But I've never caught a glimpse
	   Cmaj7       Dm7	 Em7  Ebm7
Of how the others must see the faker
	     Dm7		   
I'm much too fast to take the test


Chorus:
G 	 F
Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
C	 C/B	  C/A
Turn and face the strange
	C/G
Ch-ch-changes
F     F/E		  D
Don't want to be a richer man
G	 F
Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
C	 C/B	  C/A
Turn and face the strange
	C/G
Ch-ch-changes
F    F/E		D
It's gonna have to be a different man
Am   G   Bb     F      Em D7   G     C
Time may change me but I can't trace time


C		      Em
I watched the ripples change there size
    F		       G	     F
But never leave the stream of warm impermanence
   C		      Em
And so the days float thru my eyes 
	      F		    G
But still the days seem the same
	  Cmaj7	   Dm7	    Em7
And these children that you spit on
   Ebm7 Dm7		    G
As they try to change their worlds
	Cmaj7	   Dm7       Em7
Are immune to your consultations
Ebm7		Dm7
They're quite aware of what they're going thru


Chorus 2:
G 	 F
Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
C	 C/B	  C/A
Turn and face the strange
	C/G
Ch-ch-changes
F     F/E		  D
Don't tell us to grow up and out of it
G	 F
Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
C	 C/B	  C/A
Turn and face the strange
	C/G
Ch-ch-changes
F		   F/E			    D
Where's your shame you've left us up to our necks in it
Am   G   Bb     F      Em D7   G     C
Time may change me but I can't trace time


F			 C	    F  C
Strange fascination, fascinate me
   F	  		  G
Oh changes are taking the pace I'm going thru


Chorus 3:
G 	 F
Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
C	 C/B	  C/A
Turn and face the strange
	C/G
Ch-ch-changes
F     F/E		  D
Don't want to be a richer man
G	 F
Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
C	 C/B	  C/A
Turn and face the strange
	C/G
Ch-ch-changes
F               F/E	       D
Pretty soon now your gonna get older
Am   G   Bb     F      Em D7   G     C
Time may change me but I can't trace time
	    Am   G   Bb     F      Em D7   G     C
I said that time may change me but I can't trace time


Outro: Cmaj7  Dm7  Em7  Eb7  Dm7  Dbadd6  Cmaj7



OH! YOU PRETTY THINGS 


INTRO: F#  G#  F#  E  D  
       F#  G#  F#  E  D  D6  D  D6  D  D6  D  D6


G           D
Wake up you sleepy head
Emsus4                    Em
Put on some clothes shake off your bed
G                      D
Put another log on the fire for me
A                            E
I've made some breakfast and coffee
G                   D    
Look out my window, what do I see
  B7                     Em            F       C
A crack in the sky and a hand reaching down to me
        A7                D
All the nightmares came today 
                               G            C#dim  D  D#dim  D#  B  F#sus4  F#
And it looks as though they're here to stay
G           D
What are we coming to 
Emsus4            Em
No room for me no fun for you
G               D
I think about a world to come
          A                       E
Where the books were found by the Golden Ones
G               D
Written in pain written in awe
     B7              Em                 C
By a puzzled man who questioned what we were here for
        A7               D
All the strangers came today
                               G
And it looks as though they're here to stay



CHORUS 1:
G      Bm            Em
Oh you pretty things 
          D                        C7                  G
Don't you know you're driving your mamas and papas insane?
G      Bm            Em
Oh you pretty things 
          D                        C7                  G
Don't you know you're driving your mamas and papas insane?
       A
Let me make it plain 
D                      C           G
Gotta make way for the homo superior


            D
Look out at your children
Emsus4             Em
See their faces in golden rays
G                       D
Don't kid yourself they belong to you
A                        E
They're the start of the coming race
G             
The earth is a bitch
D
We've finished our news
B7           Em      F           C
Homo sapiens have outgrown their use
        A7             D                                    G
All the strangers came today and it looks as though they're here to stay


CHORUS 2


OUTRO: F#  G#  F#  E  D  F#  G#  F#  E  
       D  D6  D  D6  D  D6  D  D6
       C#  C#6  D#  D#6  F#  C#  



8 LINE POEM


INTRO: F  C  F  C  D  E  
       F  C  F  C  F  C  
       E  F  D  G  F


C                      F
Tactful cactus by your window
C                          F
Survey the prairie of your room
C                   D
Mobile spins to its collision
E                               F
Clara puts her head between her paws
C                                F
They've opened shops down on the westside
C                         F
Will all the cacti find a home?
C                  E
But the key to the city
          F                 Dsus4           G    F    C
Is in the sun that pins the branches to the sky  Oh...oh


OUTRO:  F  C  F  C  
        F  C  F  C


LIFE ON MARS?  


F      F/E                    F7
It's a God awful small affair 
       D7
To the girl with the mousy hair  
Gm      Gm7
But her mummy is yelling no
C       C7                    F
And her daddy has told her to go
        F/E                     F7
But her friend is nowhere to be seen 
        D7
Now she walks through her sunken dream
Gm     Gm7
To the seat with the clearest view
C         C7
And she's hooked to the silver screen
Ab/Eb      Ab#5/E
But the film is a saddening bore
Fm        Ab7
For she's lived it ten times or more
Db        F/A
She could spit in the eyes of fools
Bbm      B
As they ask her to focus on


CHORUS 1:
Bb      Eb
Sailors fighting in the dance hall
Gm     F#aug5                F
Oh man look at those cavemen go
Fm                 Cm7
It's the freakiest show
Ebm7               Bb     Eb
Take a look at the lawman beating up the wrong guy
Gm     F#aug5                   F
Oh man wonder if he'll ever know
Fm                       Cm7
He's in the best selling show
Ebm7             Gm    F#aug5  Bb  Em7dim5
Is there life on mars?


SOLO CHORDS:  F  F#dim  Gm  G#dim  Am  Bb  Bbm


F        F/E                   F7
It's on Americas tortured brow
            D7                        Gm
That Mickey Mouse has grown up a cow
        Gm7                          C
Now the workers have struck for fame
    C7
Cos Lennon's on sale again
F       F/E                          F7
See the mice in their million hoards 
      D7                       Gm
From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads
         Gm7                     C
Rule Brittannia is out of bounds 
      C7
To my mother my dog and clowns
Ab/Eb      Ab#5/E
But the film is a saddening bore
Fm      Ab7
Cause I wrote it ten times or more
Db    F/A       
It's about to be writ again
Bbm      B
As they ask her to focus on


CHORUS 2:
Bb      Eb
Sailors fighting in the dance hall
Gm     F#aug5                F
Oh man look at those cavemen go
Fm                 Cm7
It's the freakiest show
Ebm7               Bb     Eb
Take a look at the lawman beating up the wrong guy
Gm     F#aug5                   F
Oh man wonder if he'll ever know
Fm                       Cm7
He's in the best selling show
Ebm7             Gm    F#aug5  Bb  Em7dim5
Is there life on mars?


OUTRO:  F  F#dim  Gm  Bb  Bb  Bb  Eb  Ebm  Bb



KOOKS  


INTRO:  D  Dsus4  D  Dsus4  D  Am


CHORUS 1:
D    Dsus4       D          Dsus4
Will you stay in our lovers story?
D  Dsus4    D            Dsus4
If you stay you won't be sorry
      C                  C/B
Cause we believe in you 
Am7         D       Am7    D
Soon you'll grow so take a chance 
       Am7       D          Am7     F  C
With a couple of Kooks hung up on romancing


CHORUS 2 + INTRO


   D                                  A
We bought a lot of things to keep you warm and dry
      D                           A
And a funny old crib on which the paint won't dry
D              G
I bought you a pair of shoes
  D                          G
A trumpet you can blow and a book of rules
   D                               A
On what to say to people when they pick on you 
Cause if you stay with us you're gonna be pretty kookie too


CHORUS 3 + INTRO


D                       A
And if you ever have to go to school 
D                           A
Remember how they messed up this old fool
D                          G
Don't pick fights with the bullies or the cads
          D                        G
Cause i'm not much cop at punching other peoples dads
D                   A
And if the homework brings you down
Then we'll throw it on the fire and take the car down town


CHORUS 4:
E    Esus4       E          Esus4
Will you stay in our lovers story?
E  Esus4    E            Esus4
If you stay you won't be sorry
      D                  D/C#
Cause we believe in you 
Bm7         E       Bm7    E
Soon you'll grow so take a chance 
       Bm7       E          Bm7     G  D
With a couple of Kooks hung up on romancing


QUICKSAND  


INTRO:  G  Am7  G  Am7  G  Am7  G  Am7


    C
I'm closer to the golden dawn 
                                 G        Gsus4  G
Immersed in Crowley's uniform of imagery
    C
I'm living in a silent film
                                       G
Portraying Himmler's sacred realm of dream reality
    Eb 
I'm frightened by the total goal
F*
Drawing to the ragged hole
      G             Em        C
And I ain't got the power any more
                             G    Am7  Am7add9  Am7add9*  A
no I ain't got the power any more


        D
I'm the twisted name on Garbo's eyes
                                    A       Asus4  A
Living proof of Churchills lies I'm destiny
    D
I'm torn between the light and dark
                                     A        Asus4  A
Where others see their target divine symmetry
F
Should I kiss the vipers fang
   G
Or herald loud the death of man?
    A              F#m7      Em7   D
I'm sinking in the quicksand of my thoughts
                              A    Asus4  A
And I ain't got the power any more


CHORUS 1:
A         E7         F#m7
Don't believe in yourself
         D#dim        E
Don't deceive with belief
          Edim                 Bm7
Knowledge comes with deaths release
   F#dim  A
Ah ah ah ah
   F#m7  E6 E
Ah ah ah ah ah


    D
I'm not a prophet or a stoneage man
                                              A
Just a mortal with potential of a superman I'm living on
    D
I'm tethered to the logic of homo sapien
                                               A
Can't take my eyes from the great salvation of bullshit faith
     F
If I don't explain what you ought to know 
        G
You can tell me all about it in the next bardot
    A              F#m7      Em7   D
I'm sinking in the quicksand of my thoughts
                              A    Asus4  A  Asus4  A
And I ain't got the power any more


CHORUS 2 and 3 

CHORUS 4 - No vocals

FILL YOUR HEART  


INTRO: Emaj7  G  Emaj7  G


E      
Fill your heart with love today
      A                E
Don't play the game of time
Things that happen in the past
     G                D
Only happened in your mind
     E       F#m  G#m
Only in your mind 
A              B                  E    E7
oh forget your mind and you'll be free yeah

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CHORUS 1:
    A                E        E7
The writings on the wall free yeah
    G               D   E       F#m
And you can know it all if you choose
G#m           A   
Just remember lovers never lose
B              E
Cause they are free of thoughts
B      C#m             G#m
Unpure and of thoughts unkind
E          F#m
Gentleness cleans the soul
G#m             A        B        E
Love cleans the mind and makes it free


SOLO:  A  E  G  D  E  F#m  G#m  A  B  E


E
Happiness is happening 
    A                 E
The dragons have been bled
Gentleness is everywhere 
   G               D
Fears just in your head
     E       F#m                  G#m
Only in your head fear is in your head
             A                   B
Only in your head so forget your head
              E    E7
And you'll be free yeah


CHORUS 2


SOLO:  A  E  G  D  E  F#m  G#m  A  B  E


OUTRO:
E     E7     A                  E
Free, yeah...yeah, yeah, yeah...yeah, yeah, yeah
E     E7     A                  E
Free, yeah...yeah, yeah, yeah...yeah, yeah, yeah
E     E7     A                  E
Free, yeah...yeah, yeah, yeah...yeah, yeah, yeah
E     E7     A                  E
Free, yeah...yeah, yeah, yeah...yeah, yeah, yeah
E     E7   E
Free, yeah

ANDY WARHOL  
CHORDS:  EADGBE
         ------
A        X02220
G        320003
Em*      079900
C/B      X22010
C        332010
D*       057700
Am7      X02010
Cmaj7    035500
D        XX0232
Em       022000

INTRO:  Em*  D*  Cmaj7  D*  Em*  D*  Cmaj7  D*


Em*
Like to take a cement fix
              A
Be a standing cinema
                    C            C/B
Dress my friends up just for show
A           Em             C  D
See Them as they really are
Em
Put a peep hole in my brain
                 A
Two new pence to have a go
                   C  C/B
I'd like to be a gallery
A             Em           C  D
Put you all inside my show


CHORUS 1:
D    A      Em      C
Andy Warhol looks a scream 
A        C     G   A
Hang him on my wall
D    A      Em     C
Andy Warhol silver screen 
      A          C       G   Am7  A
Can't tell them apart at all


INTRO


Em*                                        A
Andy walking Andy tired Andy take a little snooze
                     C     C/B
Tie him up when he's fast asleep
A             Em              C  D
Send him on a pleasant cruise
Em
When you wake up on the sea
                           A
Be sure to think of me and you
                                  C
He'll think about paint and he'll think about glue
C/B    A            Em          C  D
What a jolly boring thing to do



CHORUS 2 + 3


OUTRO:  Em*


SONG FOR BOB DYLAN 


INTRO:  A  G#m  F#m  E  A  G#m  F#m  B


   A                      G#m
Ah hear this Robert Zimmerman
  F#m                  E
I wrote a song for you
        A                        G#m
About a strange young man called Dylan
       F#m                     E
With a voice like sand and glue
     G#m                C#m
Some words had truthful vengeance
           B             A
That could pin us to the floor
F#m                G#m
Brought a few more people on 
            A                   B
And put the fear in a whole lot more


CHORUS 1:
   A                             D                   A
Ah here she comes here she comes here she comes again
That same old painted lady
         E
From the brow of the superbrain
       F#m
She'll scratch this world to pieces
       G
As she comes on like a friend
      A
But a couple of songs from your old scrap book
      E
Could send her home again


    A                        G#m
You gave your heart to every bedsit room
           F#m                E
At least a picture on the wall 
        A                    G#m
And you sat behind a million pair of eyes
    F#m                    E
And told them how they saw
G#m               C#m
Then we lost your train of thought 
     B                 A
Your paintings are all your own
      F#m
While troubles are rising
     G#m              A              B
We'd rather be scared together than alone


CHORUS 2


SOLO:  A  G#m  F#m  E  A  G#m  F#m  B


    A                      G#m
Now hear this Robert Zimmerman
         F#m                      E
Though I don't suppose we'll meet
A                    G#m
Ask your good friend Dylan
               F#m                       E
If he'd gaze a while down the old street
G#m                       C#m
Tell him we've lost his poems
         B                    A
So we're writing on the walls
F#m              G#m
Give us back our unity
A                  B
Give us back our family
       F#m           G#m
You're every nations refugee
      A                 B
Don't leave us with our sanity


CHORUS 3
   A                             D                   A
Ah here she comes here she comes here she comes again
That same old painted lady
         E
From the brow of the superbrain
       F#m
She'll scratch this world to pieces
       G
As she comes on like a friend
      A
But a couple of songs from your old scrap book
      E
Could send her home again
     G
Oh a couple of songs from your old scrap book
                          A
Could send her home again
                  D
Oh here she comes
                   A
Ooh here she comes
                   D
And here she comes


OUTRO SOLO:  A  G#m  F#m  E  A  G#m  F#m  B  E


QUEEN BITCH 


INTRO:  C  G  F  C  G  F
        C  G  F  C  G  F
        C  G  F  C  G  F
        C  G  F  C  G  F


    C                                F                       C   G  F  C  G  F
I'm up on the eleventh floor and I'm watching the cruisers below
     C                           F                             C  G  F  C  G  F
He's down on the street and he's trying hard to pull sister Flo
       C                          F                        C  G  F  C  G  F
Oh, My heart's in the basement my weekend's at an all time low
             C                    F                           
'Cause she's hoping to score so I can't see her letting him go
C               E                     A
Walk out of her heart walk out of her mind, Oh not her


CHORUS 1:
         B                       D          B                                D
She's so swishy in her satin and tat in her frock coat and bipperty-bopperty hat
       B                      C  G  F  C  G  F  C  G  F  C  G  F
Oh God I could do better than that



         C                      F                                C  G  F  C  G  F
She's an old time ambassador of sweet talking night walking games
              C                              F                        C  G  F  C  G  F
Oh, and she's known in the darkest clubs for pushing ahead of the dames
       C                          F                          C  G  F  C  G  F
If she says she can do it she can do it she don't make false claims
            C                                   F                           E
For she's a queen and such are queens that your laughter is sucked in their brains
                      F                           C
Now she's leading him on and she'll lay him right down 
                       F                           E
Yeah she's leading him on and she'll lay him right down
                       F                         C
But it could have been me yes it could have been me 
             E                A
Why did'nt I say why did'nt I say, No, no, no


CHORUS 2


     C                      F                    C  G  F  C  G  F
So I lay down a while and I gaze at my hotel wall
       C                 F                            C  G  F  C  G  F 
Oh the cot is so cold it don't feel like no bed at all
     C                    F                    C  G  F  C  G  F
Yeah, I lay down a while and look at my hotel wall
         C                       F                            E
And he's down on the street so I throw both his bags down the hall
                  F                          C
And I'm phoning a cab cause my stomach feels small
                      F                          E
There's a taste in my mouth and it's no taste at all  
                          F                          C
It could have been and yes it could have been me 
             E                A
Why did'nt I say why did'nt I say, No, no, no


CHORUS 3


OUTRO:  C  G  F  C  G  F  C  G  F  C  G  F  C

THE BEWLAY BROTHERS  


INTRO:  D  Em  A
        D  Em  A...With lead guitar 


           D
And so the story goes they wore the clothes
                                     Em         A
They said the things to make it seem improbable
               D                         Em  A
The whale of a lie like they hope it was
        D
And the good men tomorrow had their feet in the wallow
          Em
And their heads of brawn were nicer shorn
    A                                  D
And how they bought their positions of saccharin and trust
        Em                      A            D
And the world was asleep to our latent fuss
Em                                         A
Sighing the swirl through the streets like the crust of the sun
       D
The Bewlay Brothers
       A                        G
In our wings that bark flashing teeth of brass
         F#
Standing tall in the dark 
F#sus4         Asus2
Oh and we were gone
                       G                          Em
Hanging out with your dwarf men we were so turned on
                   C
By your lack of conclusions


BREAK 1:  D  Em  A


      D                                                             Em
Well, I was stone and he was wax so he could scream and still relax unbelievable
A                           D             Em  A
And we frightened the small children away
        D      
And our talk was old and dust would flow through our veins and lo it was midnight
Em                      A                            D
Back o' the kitchen door like the grim face on the cathedral floor
Em                          A                     D
And the solid book we wrote cannot be found today
Em                                   A                  Bm
And it was stalking time for the moonboys the Bewlay Brothers
           A                      G
With our backs on the arch in the Devil may be here
             F#
But he can't sing about that 
F#sus4         Asus2
Oh and we were gone 
          Gmaj7                     Em                       C
Real cool traders we were so turned on you thought we were fakers


BREAK 2:  D  Em  A


             D
And now that dress is hung the ticket pawned the factor Max that proved the fact
   Em              A                            D    Em  A
Is melted down and woven on the edging of my pillow
       D
Now my brother lays upon the rocks he could be dead he could be not 
   Em                A                               D
He could be you he's chameleon, comedian, corinthian and caricature
Em                     A              D
Shooting up pie in the sky the Bewlay Brothers 
       Em                A           Bm
In the feeble and the bad the Bewlay Brothers
       A                       G
In the blessed and cold in the crutch hungry dark
             F#             
Was where we flayed our mark 
F#sus4     Asus2
Oh we were gone
             Gmaj7                  Em                        C
Kings of oblivion we were so turned on in the mind warp pavillion


Bm               C               F               Bm
Lay me place and bake me pie I'm starving for me gravy
                   C               F                Bm
Leave my shoes and door unlocked I might just slip away, hey
             F                           Bm
Just for the day, hey, hey, please come away, hey 
             F                      Bm
Just for the day, hey, please come away, hey 
             F                 Bm                
Please come away, just for the day
             F                 Bm
Please come away, please come away 
             F                 Bm
Please come away, please come away 
 F     Bm  F  Bm 
Away, away



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