Starman (Ver2) By David Bowie

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Artist; David Bowie
Song; Starman
Album; The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust & the Spider from Mars
Words & music by David Bowie 1972

Standard tuning

Chords
Here are some of the less obvious chords,
Bb(#11)/A = x03330
Bb        = 688766
Bb*       = 013331

Intro 

||:Bb(#11)/A |        | Fmaj7    |           :||

Verse 1 

Gm
Didn'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       Dm
There's a starman waiting in the sky

     Am               C
He'd like to come and meet us

       C7
But he thinks he'd blow our minds.

          F       Dm
There's a starman waiting in the sky

     Am             C
He'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       Dm
There's a starman waiting in the sky

     Am               C
He'd like to come and meet us

       C7
But he thinks he'd blow our minds.

          F       Dm
There's a starman waiting in the sky

     Am             C
He'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               C
He'd like to come and meet us

       C7
But he thinks he'd blow our minds.

          F       Dm
There's a starman waiting in the sky

     Am             C
He'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            F
La la la la la, la la la la, la la la la, la la la la

(Play this until fade out)


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