Main Street chords by Bob Seger (Ver. 2)
Main Street is a song written and recorded by Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band. It was released in April 1977 as the fourth single from the album Night Moves. The song peaked at number 24 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and has since become a staple of classic rock radio. The song also reached number-one in Canada.
Seger has stated that the street he was singing about is Ann Street, just off Main Street in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he grew up. There was a pool hall there where they had girls dancing in the window and R&B bands playing on the weekends.
- Tuning: Standard tuning
- Difficulty: Intermediate
Main Street Bob Seger Intro Eb6Eb6 C#C# Abmaj7 Fm7Fm7 EbEb C#C# Ab6Ab6
Eb6Eb6 C#6C#6 Abmaj7 Fm7Fm7 I remember standin` on the corner at midnight EbEb C#C# Abmaj7 Fm7Fm7 Trying to get my courage up Eb6Eb6 C#C# AbAb FmFm There was this long lovely dancer in a little club downtown EbEb C#C# Abmaj7 Fm7Fm7 Loved to watch her do her stuff CmCm Gm7Gm7 Through the long lonely nights she filled my sleep AbAb FmFm BbBb Her body softly swayin` to that smoky beat EbEb C#C# Ab6Ab6 Down on Main Street EbEb C#C# Ab6Ab6 Down on Main Street EbEb C#C# AbAb FmFm In the pool halls the hustlers and the losers EbEb C#C# AbAb Fm7Fm7 Used to watch `em through the glass EbEb C#C# AbAb FmFm Well I`d stand outside at closin` time EbEb C#6C#6 AbAb FmFm CmCm Just to watch her walk on past Unlike all the other ladies she looked so young and sweet Gm7Gm7 AbAb FmFm AbAb As she made her way alone down that empty street EbEb C#C# Abmaj7 Fm7Fm7 Down on Main Street EbEb C#C# AbAb FmFm Down on Main Street ooooohhhh EbEb C#6C#6 AbAb Fm7Fm7 EbEb C#C# Abmaj7 Fm7Fm7 EbEb C#6C#6 Abmaj7 FmFm EbEb C#6C#6 Ab6Ab6 CmCm Gm7Gm7 CmCm Gm7Gm7 CmCm Sometimes even now when I`m feelin` lonely and beat Abmaj7 BbBb I drift back in time and I find my feet EbEb Bbm7 EbEb BbmBbm Down on Main Street EbEb Bbm7 EbEb Bbm7 Down on Main Street EbEb BbmBbm EbEb BbmBbm Down on Main Street EbEb Bbm7 EbEb Bbm7 Down on Main Street EbEb Bbm7 EbEb Bbm7 Down on Main Street EbEb Bbm7 EbEb Bbm7 C#C# Abmaj7 EbEb Down on Main Street