David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust
Five Years Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=144 Transcribed By: ZL FIVE YEARS from Ziggy Stardust G Em Pushing through the market square, so many mothers sighing A C News had just come over, we had five years left to cry in G Em News guy wept and told us, earth was really dying A C Cried so much his face was wet, then I knew he was not lying G I heard telephones, opera house, favourite melodies Em I saw boys, toys, electric irons and TV's A My brain hurt like a warehouse, it had no room to spare C I had to cram so many things to store everything in there Am C Am And all the fat-skinny people, and all the tall-short people C G C D And all the nobody people, and all the somebody people Am C I never thought I'd need so many people G Em A girl my age went off her head, hit some tiny children A C If the black hadn't pulled her off, I think she would have killed them G Em A soldier with the broken arm, fixed his stare to the wheels of a Cadillac A C A cop knelt and kissed the feet of a priest, and the queer threw up at the sight of that G Em I think I saw you in an ice-cream parlour, drinking milk shakes cold and long A C Smiling and waving and looking so fine, don't think you knew you were in this song. G And it was cold and it rained so I felt like an actor Em And I thought of Ma and I wanted to get back there A Your face, your race, the way that you talk C I kiss you, you're beautiful, I want you to walk. G We got five years, stuck on my eyes Em Five years, what a surprise A We got five years, my brain hurts a lot C Five years, that's all we got G We got five years, what a suprise Em Five years, stuck on my eyes A We got five years, my brain hurts a lot C Five years, that's all we got G We got five years, stuck on my eyes Em Five years, what a surprise A We got five years, my brain hurts a lot C Five years, that's all we got G We got five years, what a suprise Em Five years, stuck on my eyes A We got five years, my brain hurts a lot C Five years, that's all we got G Em A C G Five years five years five years five years ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 D XX0232 Am X02210 Em 022000 C X32010 A X02220 =================================================================== =================================================================== Soul Love Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=145 Transcribed By: ZL SOUL LOVE from Ziggy Stardust G Stone love, she kneels before the grave Em C A brave son who gave his life to save the slogan G That hovers between the headstone and her eyes Bm Am D For they penetrate her grieving G New love, a boy and girl are talking Em New words that only they can share in C New words, a love so strong it tears their hearts G Bm Am D To sleep through the fleeting hours of morning Am E Love is careless in its choosing, sweeping over cross and baby F C Love descends on those defenseless D Idiot love will spark the fusion C D G C Inspirations have I none just to touch the flaming dove Cm G D All I have is my love of love and love is not loving SAX SOLO: G Em C G Bm Am D A Soul love, the priest that tastes the word and F#m Told of love and how my God on high is D A All love though reaching up my loneliness evolves C#m Bm E By the blindness that surrounds him Bm F# Love is careless in its choosing, sweeping over cross and baby G D Love descends on those defenseless E Idiot love will spark the fusion D E A D Inspirations have I none just to touch the flaming dove Dm A E All I have is my love of love and love is not loving A La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la F#m La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la D La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la A C#m Bm E La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la ----------------------------------------- SAX SOLO: Here it is transcribed for the guitar as close as I can: G Em C E------------------------------------------------------------------------ B-10-87---10-8-10-12-10-8787-7---88-10-12-15-15-12-17-15--17-15-17-15tr~- G------7--------------------9-9-9--9--------------------16--------------- D-------9---------------------------------------------------------------- A------------------------------------------------------------------------ E------------------------------------------------------------------------ G Bm Am D E-----------------------12-10--10- B---------------12-10-8------12--- G-79--5P4-4-97-------------------- D---5----7----9------------------- A--------------------------------- E--------------------------------- OUTRO SOLO: A F#m D A C#m Bm E E------------------------------------------------------------------- B------------------------------------------------------------------- G-------------------------------------------------10-78-10-87H8P7--- D----------------8-10-8-10-12-10-8-10-8-10-12-10-8---------------10- A-8-10-8-10-12-10--------------------------------------------------- E------------------------------------------------------------------- A F#m D A C#m Bm E E------------------------------------------------------------- B---------------------------------------------------11-10--8B- G-------------------------------------------------10---------- D----------------8-10-8-10-12-10-8-10-8-10-12-10-8------------ A-8-10-8-10-12-10--------------------------------------------- E------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 D XX0232 Bm X24432 Dm XX0231 F#m 244222 E 022100 C X32010 Am X02210 Cm X35543 A X02220 F 133211 Em 022000 C#m X46654 =================================================================== =================================================================== Moonage Daydream Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=146 Transcribed By: ZL MOONAGE DAYDREAM from Ziggy Stardust D F# Bm I'm an alligator, I'm a mama-papa coming for you Bm/A E G I'm the space invader, I'll be a rock 'n' rolling bitch for you D F# Keep your mouth shut, you're squawking like a pink monkey bird Bm Bm/A E And I'm busting up my brains for the words CHORUS: G Bm7 E Keep your 'lectric eye on me babe G Bm7 E Put your ray gun to my head G Bm7 E Press your space face close to mine, love D E Freak out in a moonage daydream oh yeah! D F# Bm Don't fake it baby, lay the real thing on me Bm/A E G The church of man, love, is such a holy place to be D F# Make me baby, make me know you really care Bm Bm/A E Make me jump into the air CHORUS 2 SOLO: Bm A G F# Bm A G F# CHORUS 3 and CHORUS 4 SOLO: Bm A G F# until fade... ----------------------------------------- FIRST SOLO: On the record this is performed by a recorder and saxophone playing different harmonies. Here's the main harmony for guitar. It can be played within barre chords for an interesting solo piece: Bm A G F# E-2----------5----------3----------2-------5------- B-323232323--5----------3----------2-------5------- G-4--------4-656565656--434343434--3232323-6565656- D-4----------7--------7-5--------5-4-------7------- A-2----------7----------5----------4-------7------- E------------5----------3----------2-------5------- OUTRO SOLO: This sounds like an improvised solo. It's quite hard to transcribe these because they're all about feeling. There's lots of manic bending and lengthy bends. He also uses a delay pedal to give it that 'daydreamy' effect. The solo is basically in Bm: Delay E-------------------------------------------------------- B--12B-79-10-10B-17B-17B--------------------------------- G-7----------------------------------------------16B-16B- D------------------------799-89-11-12-14-12-14-16-------- A-------------------------------------------------------- E-------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 D XX0232 Bm X24432 Bm7 X24232 E 022100 A X02220 F# 244322 Bm/A X04432 =================================================================== =================================================================== Starman Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=147 Transcribed By: ZL STARMAN from Ziggy Stardust INTRO: Bb/A F/E Bb/A F/E Gm Didn't know what time it was, the lights were low F I leaned back on my radio C C7 F Ab Bb Some cat was laying down some rock 'n' roll 'lotta soul, he said Gm Then the loud sound did seem to fade F Came back like a slow voice on a wave of phase 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/G 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/G He's told us not to blow it C7 Cause he knows it's all worthwhile, he told me Bb Bbm Let the children lose it F D7 Let the children use it Gm C7 Let all the children boogie SOLO: Bb F C F Bb F C Gm I had to phone someone so I picked on you F Hey, that's far out so you heard him too C C7 F Ab Bb Switch on the TV we may pick him up on channel two Gm Look out your window, I can see his light F If we can sparkle he may land tonight C C7 A G Don't tell your poppa or he'll get us locked up in fright CHORUS 2 and CHORUS 3 SOLO: Bb F C F Bb F C F repeat until fade ----------------------------------------- FIRST SOLO: Bb F C F Bb F C Gm(verse) E--------------------------------------------------- B--------------------------------------------------- G-5B-5B-532-2357B-7B752-235-5B-5B-532-2357B-7B-75--- D------------------------------------------------75- A--------------------------------------------------- E--------------------------------------------------- OUTRO SOLO: Two guitars play this outro, one doing the main riff, the same as the first solo, and the other playing a nice little melody over the top. Here's the melody: Bb F C F Bb F C F Bb F C F E--8B8B865----------------------------------------------8B865--------- B-6-------6-653---------6----6888B8B86---------------6-6-----6-6565--- G--------------52B22--25---57---------97H97P52P02--25--------------52- D------------------235--------------------------235------------------- A--------------------------------------------------------------------- E--------------------------------------------------------------------- The only other thing worth mentioning is the high pitched 'Hazy Cosmic Jive...' bit. This is just 'A' but very high pitched and doubled. Maybe the 17th fret of the high E string would do the trick. ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 C X32010 Ab 466544 Gm 355333 C/G 332010 A X02220 C7 X32310 Bb X13331 Dm XX0231 F/E 033211 F 133211 D7 XX0212 Am X02210 Bbm X13321 Bb/A X03331 =================================================================== =================================================================== It Aint Easy Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=148 Transcribed By: ZL IT AIN'T EASY from Ziggy Stardust INTRO: D/A A D/A A D/A A D/A A D/A A When you climb to the top of the mountain D/A A Look out over the sea D/A A D/A A Think about the places perhaps where a young man could be D/A A Then you jump back down to the rooftops D/A A Look out over the town D/A C A D/A A Think about all of the strange things circulating round CHORUS 1: C A C A It ain't easy, it ain't easy C Cm D A It ain't easy to get your helping when you're going down D/A A Well all the people have got their problems D/A A That ain't nothing new D/A A D/A A With the help of the good Lord we can all pull on through D/A A We can all pull on through D/A A Get there in the end D/A A D/A A Sometimes it'll take you right up and sometimes down again CHORUS 2 D/A A Satisfaction, satisfaction D/A A Keep me satisfied D/A A D/A A I've got the love of a Hoochie Coochie woman she calling from inside D/A A She's a-calling from inside D/A A Trying to get to you D/A A D/A A All the woman really wants you can give her something too CHORUS 3+4 OUTRO: D/A A D/A A C D A ----------------------------------------- CHORUS: There are two guitars that play this bit. They play exactly the same until the last bent note when the other one plays the high 'E' string bent from 10th to 12th. This guitar plays the 'B' string bent from 13th to 14th: A C A C Cm D A E-15B15-12----15B15-12----15B-15B15P12-14-14P12------ B---------13----------13-----------------------13B14- G---------------------------------------------------- D---------------------------------------------------- A---------------------------------------------------- E---------------------------------------------------- OUTRO: Two guitars play different harmonies in this bit: D/A A D/A A C D A E----------------------------------------------------------- B-8B8---5-58-------8B8---5-58-------55---------------------- G--------7----------------7------------7---------------7P6-- D------------------------------------------------2--4/7---7- A-----------------------------------------0--3/4------------ E----------------------------------------------------------- D/A A D/A A C D A E-----------------------------------------12B12-10--12-5---- B-12B12-10--10-12--12B12-10--10-12--12-11---------12B---5--- G---------12---------------12----------------------------76- D----------------------------------------------------------- A----------------------------------------------------------- E----------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ D/A X0X232 A X02220 C X32010 Cm X35543 D XX0232 =================================================================== =================================================================== Lady Stardust Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=149 Transcribed By: ZL LADY STARDUST from Ziggy Stardust INTRO: A E A E A C#7 F#m A D People stared at the makeup on his face A F#m E C#7 Laughed at his long black hair, his animal grace F#m D The boy in the bright blue jeans A C#7 Jumped up on the stage A E Lady Stardust sang his songs D Esus4 E Of darkness and disgrace CHORUS: A E D E And he was alright, the band was altogether A E D E Yes he was alright, the song went on forever Em Em/D# Yes he was awful nice Em7 C#m7dim5 Really quite out of sight A E D Esus4 E And he sang all night long A C#7 F#m Femme fatales emerged from shadows A D To watch this creature fair A F#m Boys stood up on their chairs E C#7 To make their point of view F#m D A C#7 I smiled sadly for a love I could not obey A E Lady Stardust sang his songs D Esus4 E Of darkness and dismay CHORUS 2 D B Esus4 E Oh how I sighed when they asked if I knew his name CHORUS 3 OUTRO: A E A E A ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ A X02220 D XX0232 C#7 X46464 Esus4 022200 E 022100 Em 022000 F#m 244222 C#m7dim5 042000 B X24442 Em7 020000 Em/D# 021000 =================================================================== =================================================================== Star Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=150 Transcribed By: ZL STAR from Ziggy Stardust INTRO: C G C G C G C G C G Tony went to fight in Belfast C G G D/F# Em Rudi stayed at home to starve D C G I could make it all worthwhile as a rock n roll star C G Bevan tried to change the nation C G G D/F# Em Sonny wants to turn the world, well he can tell you that he tried D C G I could make a transformation as a rock n roll star D Em7 F G D/F# Em So inviting - so enticing to play the part D C G I could play the wild mutation as a rock n roll star C G Bb F C G Bb F Get it all yeah! Oooh yeah! Em C I could do with the money (you know that I could) Em C I'm so wiped out with things as they are (you know that I could) Em D Eb F G I'd send my photograph to my honey - and I'd come on like a regular superstar C G C G D/F# Em D C G I could make a transformation as a rock n roll star D Em7 F G D/F# Em So inviting - so enticing to play the part D C G I could play the wild mutation as a rock n roll star C G Bb F C G Bb F Get it all yeah! Oooh yeah! Em C I could do with the money (you know that I could) Em C I'm so wiped out with things as they are (you know that I could) Em D Eb F G Bm/F# I'd send my photograph to my honey - and I'd come on like a regular superstar Em D C G Bm/F# I could fall asleep at night as a rock n roll star Em D C G I could fall in love all right as a rock n roll star OUTRO: C Bb Rock n roll star Ab G Rock n roll star Just watch me now! ----------------------------------------- OUTRO: Two guitars playing different harmonies: C Bb Ab G E--------------------------------- B-6/86-------------6/86--------6B- G-----5/7P53H4---------5/7P53H4--- D-------------5-8----------------- A--------------------------------- E--------------------------------- C Bb Ab G E--------------------------------- B--------------------------------- G--------------------------------- D-3/53-------------3/53--------3B- A-----3/5P31H2---------3/5P31H2--- E-------------3-6----------------- ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 Bb X13331 Em 022000 D/F# 2X0232 C X32013 F 133211 Em7 020000 Bm/F# 224432 D XX0232 Eb X68886 Ab 466544 =================================================================== =================================================================== Hang Onto Yourself Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=151 Transcribed By: ZL HANG ONTO YOURSELF from Ziggy Stardust INTRO: D C G D C G F#m A Well she's a tongue twisting storm, she will come to the show tonight B F#m A B Praying to the light machine F#m A She wants my honey not my money, she's a funky-thigh collector B F#m A B Laying on electric dreams CHORUS: C D C D Well come on, come on, we've really got a good thing going C D C Well come on, well come on, if you think we're gonna make it A D C G You better hang on to yours..e..lf F#m A We can't dance, we don't talk much, we just ball and play B F#m A B But then we move like tigers on vaseline F#m A Well the bitter comes out better on a stolen guitar B F#m A B You'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 ----------------------------------------- SOLO: I think this is played with a slide or something, I'm not sure: A D A E------------------ B----14-10-10P8---- G-679----------96-- D----------------7- A------------------ E------------------ ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 D XX0232 B X24442 C X32010 A X02220 F#m 244222 =================================================================== =================================================================== Ziggy Stardust Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=152 Transcribed By: ZL ZIGGY STARDUST from Ziggy Stardust INTRO: G D-Dsus4 Cadd9 G/B Am7 x4 G Ziggy played guitar Bm C Jamming good with Weird and Gilly D And The Spiders From Mars G He played it left hand Em But made it too far Am Became the special man C Then we were Ziggy's band G Ziggy really sang Bm C Screwed up eyes and screwed down hairdo D Like some cat from Japan G He could lick 'em by smiling Em He could leave 'em to hang Am He came on so loaded man C Well hung and snow white tan. CHORUS: Am G F G So where were The Spiders Am G F G While the fly tried to break our balls? Am G F G Just the beer light to guide us D E So we bitched about his fans and should we crush his sweet hands? INTRO x2 G Ziggy played for time Bm C Jiving us that we were voodoo D The kids were just crass G He was the nazz Em With God-given ass Am He took it all too far C But boy could he play guitar CHORUS 2 INTRO x3 G D-Dsus4 Cadd9 G Ziggy played gui...ta...r ----------------------------------------- MAIN RIFF: G D Cadd9 G/B Am7 E-3---------------------- B-3-78787---3-3---3---3-- G-0-7----7---0-0---0---0- D-0-7-------------------- A-2--------3-----2---0--- E-3---------------------- C and D bit: The riff that goes over...'spiders from mars'... C D G E----------------- B----------------- G------7---------- D----------------- A-32345-5/75------ E-----------5/753- CHORUS: Am G F E-00000--33333-1-------- B-11111--33333-1-------- G-22222--00000-2-------- D-22222--00000-3-------- A-00000--22222-3-------- E--------33333-10101013- ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 D XX0232 Bm X24432 Cadd9 X3203X E 022100 C X32010 G/B X2003X Am7 X0203X F 133211 Am X02210 Em 022000 Dsus4 XX0233 =================================================================== =================================================================== Suffragette City Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=153 Transcribed By: ZL SUFFRAGETTE CITY from Ziggy Stardust INTRO: G A F G Hey man, oh leave me alone, you know A F G Hey man, oh Henry, get off the phone, I gotta A B Hey man, I gotta straighten my face D F G This mellow-thighed chick just put my spine out of place A F G Hey man, my schooldays insane A F G Hey man, my work's down the drain A B Hey man, well she's a total blam-blam D F G She said she had to squeeze it, but she, and then she... CHORUS: A D Oh don't lean on me man cause you can't afford the ticket F C G Back from Suffragette City A D Oh don't lean on me man cause you ain't got time to check it F C G You know my Suffragette City A (G) A Is outta sight...she's all right A F G Hey man, oh Henry, don't be unkind, go away A F G Hey man, I can't take you this time, no way A B Hey man, droogie don't crash here D F G There's only room for one and here she comes, here she comes CHORUS 2 SOLO: A F G A F G A B D F G CHORUS 3 AND 4 A F A Suffragette City F A My Suffragette City F A I'm back on Suffragette City F A I'm back on Suffragette City F A Oooh, Suffragette city F A Oooh my Suffragette City F A Oooh-how, my Suffragette City F E A Oooh-how, my Suffragette Ohhh, wham bam thank you ma'am! A F A My Suffragette City F A My Suffragette City, quite alright F A My Suffragette City, too fine F A Suffragette City F A Oooh, my Suffragette city F A Oooh my Suffragette City F A Oooh my Suffragette City F E A Oooh-how, my Suffragette...Suffragette! ----------------------------------------- SOLO: A F G A F G A B D F G A E----------------5---7----------------5---7---------------------------------- B---------------------------------------------------------------------------- G-4B4B4B-4B42-3/5-5/7--4B4B4B-4B42-3/5-5/7----24-4B4B4----22-22-24B42-4B4B42- D-------------------------------------------24---------3/4--4--4-----4------- A---------------------------------------------------------------------------- E---------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 D XX0232 A X02220 B X24442 E 022100 C X32010 F 133211 =================================================================== =================================================================== Rock N Roll Suicide Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=154 Transcribed By: ZL ROCK N ROLL SUICIDE from Ziggy Stardust INTRO: C G C G C E7 Time takes a cigarette, puts it in your mouth F G Am You pull on your finger, then another finger, then cigarette G F G Am The wall-to-wall is calling, it lingers, then you forget G F C G Oh ho ho ho, you're a rock 'n' roll suicide C E7 You're too old to lose it, too young to choose it F G Am G And the clock waits so patiently on your song F G Am You walk past the cafe but you don't eat when you've lived too long G F C G Oh, no, no, no, you're a rock 'n' roll suicide C E7 Chev brakes are snarling as you stumble across the road F G Am G But the day breaks instead so you hurry home F G Don't let the sun blast your shadow E Am Don't let the milk-float ride your mind F D G They're so natural - religiously unkind C Oh no love! you're not alone A You're watching yourself but you're too unfair C A You got your head all tangled up but if I can only make you care Dbm Abm Oh no love you're not alone B Ebm No matter what or who you've been Bbm Db No matter when or where you've seen B Ebm All the knives seem to lacerate your brain Bbm Db I've had my share, I'll help you with the pain You're not alone Bb B C Db Just turn on with me and you're Bb B C Db Not alone Let's turn on and be Bb B C Db Not alone Gimme your hands cause you're Bb B C Db Wonderful Gimme your hands cause you're Bb B C Db Fm C Gb Db Wonderful SOLO ----------------------------------------- OUTRO SOLO: Db Fm C Gb Db E---------------------------------- B--------9--88P6------------------- G-8B-8B86-------8-10B11-10B10-8-10- D---------------------------------- A---------------------------------- E---------------------------------- ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 D XX0232 Gb 244322 Bbm X13321 E 022100 C 332010 Fm 133111 Db X46664 Dbm X46654 F 133211 B X24442 E7 020100 Abm 466444 A X02220 Am X02210 Bb X13331 Ebm X68876 =================================================================== ===================================================================

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