David Bowie - The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars chords

      
Just a compilation of the chords to one of my favorite albums, no real credit to me.

1. Five Years (anonymous)

G*Pushing Through the Market Square
EmSo many mothers sighing
ANews had just come over
C/GWe had 5 years left to cry in
News guy wept and told us earth eas really dying Cried so much, his face was wet Then i knew he was not lying.
G Am G I heard telephones, opera house, favorite melodies
Bm Em I saw boys, toys, electric irons and T.V's
A My brain hurt like a ware house, it had no room to spare
C I had to cram so many things to store ev'ry thing in there
Am C/GAnd all the fat-skinny people,
Am C/Gand all the tall-short people
G* C/GAnd all the nobody people,
Dand all the somebody people
I never thought I'd need so many people C/G G Repeat the 4 chords now for the rest of the song with the strumming pattern D DUDU X4 for each chord which starts with the normal G after "i never thought i'd need many people."
G*A girl my age went off her head,
Emhit some tiny children
AIf the black hadn't a-pulled her off,
C/GI think she would have killed them
A soldier with a broken arm Fixed his state to the wheels of a Cadilac A cop knelt and kissed the feet of a priest And a queer threw up at at the sight of that I think i saw you in an ice cream parlor Drinking milkshakes cold and long smiling and waving and looking so fine Don't think you knew you were in this song And it was cold, and it rained, so i felt like an actor And i thought of Ma, and i wanted to get back there Your face, Your race, the way that you talk I kiss you, you're beautiful, I want you to walk. we got
G*We've got five years, stuck on my eyes
EmFive years, what a surprise
AWe've got five years, my brain hurts a lot
C/GFive years, that's all we've got
2. Soul Love (anonymous) Intro: G
GStone love - she kneels before the grave
Em CA brave son - who gave his life to see the slogan
GThat hovers between the headstone and her eyes
Bm Am DFor they penetrate her grieving
GNew love - a boy and girl are talking
Em New words - that only they can share in
CNew words - a love so strong it tears their hearts
G Bm Am DTo sleep - through the fleeting hours of morning
AmLove is careless in its choosing
EmSweeping over cross a baby
F CLove descends on those defenseless
DIdiot love will spark the fusion
C D G7 CInspirations have I none, just to touch the flaming dove
Cm G DAll I have is my love of love - and love is not loving
Solo: G Em C G Bm Am D
GSoul love - the priest that tastes the word and
EmTold of love - and how my God on high is
C GAll love - though reaching up my loneliness evolves
Bm Am DBy the blindness that surrounds him
AmLove is careless in its choosing
EmSweeping over cross a baby
F CLove descends on those defenseless
DIdiot love will spark the fusion
C D G7 CInspirations have I none, just to touch the flaming dove
Cm G DAll I have is my love of love - and love is not loving
3. Moonage Daydream (MTaylor@data.basix.com)
D (5th fret) (no notes) I'm an alligator,
F# (9th fret) (no notes) B I'm a mama-papa comin' for you
A E GI'm a space invader, I'll be a rock 'n' rollin' bitch for you
D F#Keep your mouth shut, you're sqauwkin' like a pink monkey bird
B A E (1st fret)and I'm busting up my brains for the words
(chorus)
G D E (1st fret)Keep your 'lectric eye on me babe
G D E (1st fret)Put your ray gun to my head
G D E (1st fret)Press your space face close to mine, love
D (5th fret) E (7th fret) Freak out in a moonage daydream oh! yeah!
(chords same as first verse) Don't fake it baby, lay the real thing on me The church of man, love, is such a holy place to be Make me baby, make me know you really care Make me jump into the air (repeat chorus) BREAK (guitar doubles sax line)
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(repeat chorus 2x) (Outro)
D A G F# Freak out! Far out!
(repeat with lots of bluesly licks, bends and feedback built around the D major scale) 4. Starman (jamestholden) Chords Here are some of the less obvious chords, Bb(#11)/A = x03330 Bb = 688766 Bb* = 013331 Intro ||:Bb(#11)/A | | Fmaj7 | :|| Verse 1
GmDidn't know what time it was the lights were low-ow-ow.
F I lean back on my radio-o-o
C C7 Some cat was laying down some rock'n'roll,
F Ab Bb'Lotta soul' he said.
Verse 2
Gm Then the loud sound did seem to fa-a-ade
F Came back like a slow voice on a wave of pha-a-ase
C C7 A G That weren't no DJ that was hazy cosmic jive.
Chorus
F DmThere's a starman waiting in the sky
Am CHe'd like to come and meet us
C7But he thinks he'd blow our minds.
F DmThere's a starman waiting in the sky
Am CHe's told us not to blow it
C7'Cause he knows it all worthwhile,
He told me,
Bb* Bbm F D7 "Let the children lose it, let the children use it,
Gm C Let the children boogie."
Bb* | F | C | F | Bb* | F | C || Verse 3
Gm Well I had to phone someone so I picked on you-ou-ou
F Hey that's far out, so you heard him too-oo-oo
C C7 F Ab Bb Switch on the TV we may pick him on Channel 2.
Verse 4
Gm Look out your window I can see his li-i-ight,
F If we can sparkle he may land toni-i-ight,
C C7 A G Don't tell your papa or he'll get us locked up in a fright.
Chorus
F DmThere's a starman waiting in the sky
Am CHe'd like to come and meet us
C7But he thinks he'd blow our minds.
F DmThere's a starman waiting in the sky
Am CHe's told us not to blow it
C7'Cause he knows it all worthwhile,
He told me,
Bb* Bbm F D7 "Let the children lose it, let the children use it,
Gm C Let the children boogie."
F Dm Starman waiting in the sky
Am CHe'd like to come and meet us
C7But he thinks he'd blow our minds.
F DmThere's a starman waiting in the sky
Am CHe's told us not to blow it
C7'Cause he knows it all worthwhile,
He told me,
Bb* Bbm F D7 "Let the children lose it, let the children use it,
Gm C Let the children boogie."
Outro Bb* | F | C | F ||
Bb* F C FLa la la la la, la la la la, la la la la, la la la la
5. It Ain't Easy (dan230993) INTRO: D/A A D/A A D/A A D/A A
D/A AWhen you climb to the top of the mountain
D/A ALook out over the sea
D/A A D/A AThink about the places perhaps where a young man could be
D/A AThen you jump back down to the rooftops
D/A ALook out over the town
D/A C A D/A AThink about all of the strange things circulating round
CHORUS 1:
C A C AIt ain't easy, it ain't easy
C Cm D AIt ain't easy to get to heaven when you're going down
D/A AWell all the people have got their problems
D/A AThat ain't nothing new
D/A A D/A AWith the help of the good Lord we can all pull on through
D/A AWe can all pull on through
D/A AGet there in the end
D/A A D/A ASometimes it'll take you right up and sometimes down again
CHORUS 2
D/A ASatisfaction, satisfaction
D/A AKeep me satisfied
D/A A D/A A I've got the love of a Hoochie Coochie woman she calling from inside
D/A AShe's a-calling from inside
D/A ATrying to get to you
D/A A D/A AAll the woman really wants you can give her something too
CHORUS 3+4 OUTRO: D/A A D/A A C D A 6. Lady Stardust (anonymous) Intro: A E
A C# F#m DPeople stared at the makeup on his face
A F#m E C#Laughed at his long black hair, his animal grace
F#m DThe boy in the bright blue jeans
A C#Jumped up on the stage
A EAnd lady stardust sang his songs
D EOf darkness and disgrace
A E D EAnd he was alright, the band was altogether
A E D EYes he was alright, the songs went on forever
Em Em(#7)And he was awful nice
Em7 Em6Really quite out of sight
A E D EAnd he sang all night long
The femme fatales emerged from shadows To watch this creature fair Boys stood upon their chairs to make thier point of view I smiled sadly for a love I could not obey And Lady Stardust sang his songs Of darkness and dismay And he was alright, the band was altogether Yes he was alright, the songs went on forever And he was awful nice Really quite paradise And he sang all night long
D Ebdim EOoh, how I sighed when they asked if I knew his name
Oh they were alright, the band was altogether Yes he was alright, and the song went on forever He was up all night Really quite out of sight He sang all night long just in case: E A D G B E ----------- A x 0 2 2 2 0 E 0 2 2 1 0 0 C# x 4 6 6 6 x F#m 2 4 4 2 2 2 D x x 0 2 3 2 Em 0 2 2 0 0 0 Em(#7) 0 2 1 0 x 0 Em7 0 2 0 0 3 0 Em6? 0 4 2 0 2 0 D#dim x x 1 2 1 2 7. Star (john_lennon) Intro C G
|C |G |1. Tony went to fight in Belfast
2. Bevan tried to change the nation
|C |G G F# |1. Rudi stayed at home to starve
2. Sonny wants to turn the world well he can tell you that he
|Em |D |C G |1. I could make it all worthwhile as a rock & roll star
2. tried I could make a transformation as a rock & roll star bass
|D notes D D F# F# A A F# F# |Em | So inviting
|F |G G F#| so enticing to play the
|Em |D |C G |part I could play the wild mutation as a rock & roll star
|C C C C C C G |Bb Bb Bb Bb Bb Bb F | Get it all yeah! Oh yeah
|C C C C C C G |Bb F |
|Em notes G A B |C notes A G F#|I could do with the money
I'm so wiped out with things as they are
|Em |D |Eb |F G F#|I'd send my photograph to my honey and I'd c'mon like a regular superstar
|Em |D |C |G F# | I could fall asleep at night as a rock & roll star
I could fall in love all right as a rock & roll star
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GBum bum Just watch me bum
8. Hang on to Yourself (dan230993) INTRO: D C G D C G
F#m AWell she's a tongue twisting storm, she will come to the show tonight
B F#m A BPraying to the light machine
F#m AShe wants my honey not my money, she's a funky-thigh collector
B F#m A BLaying on electric dreams
CHORUS:
C D C DWell come on, come on, we've really got a good thing going
C D CWell come on, well come on, if you think we're gonna make it
A D C GYou better hang on to yours..e..lf
F#m AWe can't dance, we don't talk much, we just ball and play
B F#m A BBut then we move like tigers on vaseline
F#m AWell the bitter comes out better on a stolen guitar
B F#m A BYou're the blessed, we're The Spiders From Mars
CHORUS 2
SOLO: A D A D Lay it on come on...
CHORUS 3 AND 4 SOLO: A D A D Until fade 9. Ziggy Stardust (markasman5) Intro & Interlude G D Cadd9 G/B G/A x3, last one do the "oh yeah, ah!" along as the song does Verse I
G Now Ziggy played guitar,
Bm C Jamming good with Weird and Gilly,
B C DAnd the Spiders from Mars.
GHe played it left hand,
(G) EmBut made it too far.
ABecame the special man,
CThen we were Ziggy's band.
Verse II Ziggy really sang, screwed up eyes and screwed down hairdo,
B C Dlike some cat from Japan.
He could lick 'em by smiling, he could leave them to hang. They came on so loaded, man, well hung, snow white tan.... Chorus I
Am G5 F5 G5 Am So where were the spiders,
(Am) G5 F5 G5 AmWhile the fly tried to break our balls?
(Am) G5 F5Just the beer light to guide us,
(F5) G5 D Dsus2 so we bitched about his fans
D Eand should we crush his sweet hands?
Interlude Verse III Ziggy played for time, Jiving us that we were voodoo. The kids were just crass, He was the nazz, With God given ass. He took it all too far, But, boy, Could he play guitar! Chorus II Making love to his ego, Ziggy sucked up into his mind, Like a leper Messiah, When the kids had killed the man I had to break up the band! Interlude Outro
G D Cadd9 G/B G/A G DYeah... ooo....
Cadd9 GZIGGY PLAYED GUITAR!
10. Suffragette City (anonymous)
A F GHey Man Leave me a-lone you know
A F GHey Man Oh Henry Get off the phone I gotta
AHey Man, I gotta
B DStraighten my face This mellow thighed chick just put my
F GSpine out of place
Hey Man, my school days insane Hey Man, my works down the drain Hey Man, Well She's a Total Blam Blam, She said she had to squeeze it but she And then she
G A DOh don't lean on me man cuz you can't afford the ticket
F C GI'm back on Suffragette City
A DWell don't lean on me man cuz you ain't got time to check it
F C GYou know my Suffragette City
A GIts outa sight she's all right
A F GHey Man ah Henry, don't be unkind, go Away
A F GHey Man ah i can't take you this time, no way
AHey Man, ah droogie
B DDon't crash here Theres only room for one
F Gand here she comes here she come
Chorus Ah hey man Chorus Wham Bam, Thank you Ma'am! 11. Rock n' Roll Suicide (anonymous) intro: C G
C E7Time takes a cigarette puts it in your mouth
F G AmYou pull on your finger, then another finger, then your cigarette
G F G Am The wall to wall is calling it lingers, then you forget
G FOh you're a rock'n roll suicide
C G C E7 You're too old to lose it too young to choose it
F G AmAnd the clock waits so patiently on your song
G F G Am You walk past a cafe but you don't eat when you lived too long
G FOh no no no you're a rock'n roll suicide
C G E7 Chev brakes are snarling as you stumble across the road
F G AmBut the day breaks instead so you hurry home
G F G Don't let the sun blast your shadow
E7 Amdon't let the milk floats ride your mind EADGBE
F D9 G7 (D9 = xx4210)So natural religiously unkind
COh no love you're not alone
AYou're watching yourself but you're too unfair
C Ayou got your head all tangled but if I could only make you care
C#m AbmOh no love you're not alone
B Ebmno matter what or who you've been
Bbm C#no matter when or where you've seen
B Ebmall the knives to lacerate your brain
Bbm C#I've had my share I'll help you with the pain you're not alone
Bb C# Just turn on me you're
Bb C#not alone let's turn on me and be
you're not alone gimme your hands you're wonderful gimme your hands you're wonderful gimme your hands Bb Fm Cm F# C#
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