Billy Joel - We Didnt Start The Fire chords version 1

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                    BILLY JOEL - We Didn't Start the Fire
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Tabbed by: Stefan
Email: stehphyn@yahoo.com

Tuning: Standard (EADGBe)


Piano intro riff:e|----------------7-----------------7---------------7------|B|-----------8-10-------------8-10----10--8---8-10----10-8-| G|-7--7-7-9-----------------9---------------9--------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------|
Verse:
G DHarry Truman, Doris Day, Red China, Johnnie Ray
Em CSouth Pacific, Walter Winchell, Joe DiMaggio
G DJoe McCarthy, Richard Nixon, Studebaker, television
Em CNorth Korea, South Korea, Marilyn Monroe
[Piano Intro Riff ] G D Em C
G DRosenbergs, H-Bomb, Sugar Ray, Panmunjom
Em CBrando, "The King and I", and "The Catcher in the Rye"
G DEisenhower, vaccine, England's got a new queen
Em CMarciano, Liberace, Santayana goodbye
Chorus:
G DWe didn't start the fire
EmIt was always burning
CSince the world's been turning
G DWe didn't start the fire
BmNo we didn't light it
CBut we tried to fight it
Verse:
G DJosef Stalin, Malenkov, Nasser and Prokofiev
Em CRockefeller, Campanella, Communist Bloc
G DRoy Cohn, Juan Peron, Toscanini, Dacron
Em CDien Bien Phu Falls, Rock Around the Clock
G DEinstein, James Dean, Brooklyn's got a winning team
Em DDavy Crockett, Peter Pan, Elvis Presley, Disneyland
G DBardot, Budapest, Alabama, Khrushchev
Em CPrincess Grace, Peyton Place, Trouble in the Suez
Chorus:
G DWe didn't start the fire
EmIt was always burning
CSince the world's been turning
G DWe didn't start the fire
BmNo we didn't light it
AmBut we tried to fight it
Bridge:
C AmLittle Rock, Pasternak, Mickey Mantle, Kerouac
Em CSputnik, Zhou Enlai, Bridge On The River Kwai
C AmLebanon, Charles de Gaulle, California Baseball,
Em CStarkweather homicide, Children of Thalidomide
Little guitar riff after bridge:e|-12-----10-----8---------12-----10-----8---------|B|----13-----12----10---------13-----12----10------| G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------|
Verse:
G DBuddy Holly, Ben Hur, Space Monkey, Mafia
Em CHula Hoops, Castro, Edsel is a no-go
G DU2, Syngman Rhee, payola and Kennedy
Em CChubby Checker, Psycho, Belgians in the Congo
Chorus:
G DWe didn't start the fire
EmIt was always burning
CSince the world's been turning
G DWe didn't start the fire
BmNo we didn't light it
CBut we tried to fight it
Verse:
G DHemingway, Eichmann, Stranger in a Strange Land,
Em CDylan, Berlin, Bay of Pigs invasion
G DLawrence of Arabia, British Beatlemania
Em DOle Miss, John Glenn, Liston beats Patterson
G DPope Paul, Malcolm X, British Politician sex
Em CJ.F.K. blown away, what else do I have to say
Chorus:
G DWe didn't start the fire
EmIt was always burning
CSince the world's been turning
G DWe didn't start the fire
BmNo we didn't light it
CBut we tried to fight it
Verse:
G DBirth control, Ho Chi Minh, Richard Nixon back again
Em CMoonshot, Woodstock, Watergate, punk rock
G DBegin, Reagan, Palestine, Terror on the airline
Em CAyatollah's in Iran, Russians in Afghanistan
G DWheel of Fortune, Sally Ride, heavy metal suicide
Em CForeign debts, homeless Vets, AIDS, Crack, Bernie Goetz
G DHypodermics on the shores, China's under martial law
Em CRock and Roller cola wars, I can't take it anymore
Chorus:
G DWe didn't start the fire
EmIt was always burning
CSince the world's been turning
G DWe didn't start the fire
BmNo we didn't light it
CBut we tried to fight it
G DWe didn't start the fire
EmIt was always burning
CSince the world's been turning
G DWe didn't start the fire
BmNo we didn't light it
CBut we tried to fight it
G DWe didn't start the fire
EmIt was always burning
CSince the world's been turning
G DWe didn't start the fire
BmNo we didn't light it
CBut we tried to fight it
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