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 chord diagramBbBb(#11)/A chord diagramAA = x03330
Bb chord diagramBbBb        = 688766
Bb chord diagramBbBb*       = 013331

Intro 

||:Bb chord diagramBbBb(#11)/A chord diagramAA |        | Fmaj7 chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7    |           :||

Verse 1 

Gm chord diagramGmGm
Didn't know what time it was the lights were low-ow-ow.

F chord diagramFF
 I lean back on my radio-o-o

C chord diagramCC                            C7 chord diagramC7C7
 Some cat was laying down some rock'n'roll,

                      F chord diagramFF Ab chord diagramAbAb Bb chord diagramBbBb
'Lotta soul' he said. 

Verse 2

Gm chord diagramGmGm
 Then the loud sound did seem to fa-a-ade

F chord diagramFF
 Came back like a slow voice on a wave of pha-a-ase

C chord diagramCC                            C7 chord diagramC7C7                A chord diagramAA   G chord diagramGG
 That weren't no DJ that was hazy cosmic jive.


Chorus  

          F chord diagramFF       Dm chord diagramDmDm
There's a starman waiting in the sky

     Am chord diagramAmAm               C chord diagramCC
He'd like to come and meet us

       C7 chord diagramC7C7
But he thinks he'd blow our minds.

          F chord diagramFF       Dm chord diagramDmDm
There's a starman waiting in the sky

     Am chord diagramAmAm             C chord diagramCC
He's told us not to blow it

          C7 chord diagramC7C7
'Cause he knows it all worthwhile,


He told me,

Bb chord diagramBbBb*         Bbm chord diagramBbmBbm             F chord diagramFF         D7 chord diagramD7D7
   "Let the children lose it, let the children use it,

Gm chord diagramGmGm         C chord diagramCC 
   Let the children boogie."


Bb chord diagramBbBb* | F chord diagramFF   | C chord diagramCC   | F chord diagramFF   | Bb chord diagramBbBb* | F chord diagramFF   | C chord diagramCC   ||

Verse 3

Gm chord diagramGmGm
  Well I had to phone someone so I picked on you-ou-ou

F chord diagramFF
  Hey that's far out, so you heard him too-oo-oo

C chord diagramCC                         C7 chord diagramC7C7                      F chord diagramFF Ab chord diagramAbAb Bb chord diagramBbBb
  Switch on the TV we may pick him on Channel 2.

Verse 4 

Gm chord diagramGmGm
  Look out your window I can see his li-i-ight,

F chord diagramFF
  If we can sparkle he may land toni-i-ight,

C chord diagramCC                              C7 chord diagramC7C7                            A chord diagramAA  G chord diagramGG 
 Don't tell your papa or he'll get us locked up in a fright. 

Chorus

          F chord diagramFF       Dm chord diagramDmDm
There's a starman waiting in the sky

     Am chord diagramAmAm               C chord diagramCC
He'd like to come and meet us

       C7 chord diagramC7C7
But he thinks he'd blow our minds.

          F chord diagramFF       Dm chord diagramDmDm
There's a starman waiting in the sky

     Am chord diagramAmAm             C chord diagramCC
He's told us not to blow it

          C7 chord diagramC7C7
'Cause he knows it all worthwhile,


He told me,

Bb chord diagramBbBb*         Bbm chord diagramBbmBbm             F chord diagramFF         D7 chord diagramD7D7
   "Let the children lose it, let the children use it,

Gm chord diagramGmGm         C chord diagramCC 
   Let the children boogie."

F chord diagramFF          Dm chord diagramDmDm
   Starman waiting in the sky

     Am chord diagramAmAm               C chord diagramCC
He'd like to come and meet us

       C7 chord diagramC7C7
But he thinks he'd blow our minds.

          F chord diagramFF       Dm chord diagramDmDm
There's a starman waiting in the sky

     Am chord diagramAmAm             C chord diagramCC
He's told us not to blow it

          C7 chord diagramC7C7
'Cause he knows it all worthwhile,


He told me,

Bb chord diagramBbBb*         Bbm chord diagramBbmBbm             F chord diagramFF         D7 chord diagramD7D7
   "Let the children lose it, let the children use it,

Gm chord diagramGmGm         C chord diagramCC 
   Let the children boogie."

Outro 

Bb chord diagramBbBb*    | F chord diagramFF    | C chord diagramCC    | F chord diagramFF    ||

Bb chord diagramBbBb*         F chord diagramFF            C chord diagramCC            F chord diagramFF
La la la la la, la la la la, la la la la, la la la la

(Play this until fade out)

The End                                                               The End


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