David Bowie - Young Americans
Young Americans Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=165 Transcribed By: ZL YOUNG AMERICANS From Young Americans INTRO: C Dm F G C Dm F G C Dm They pulled in just behind the bridge he lays her down, he frowns F G Gee my life's a funny thing, am I still too young? C Dm He kissed her then and there she took his ring, took his babies F G It took him minutes, took her nowhere, Heaven knows, she'd have taken anything, but CHORUS F G All night, she wants the young American C Dm Young American, young American, she wants the young American F G All night, she wants the young American C Dm Scanning life through the picture window She finds the slinky vagabond F G He coughs as he passes her Ford Mustang, but Heaven forbid, she'll take anything C Dm But the freak, and his type, all for nothing, he misses a step and cuts his hand, but F G Showing nothing, he swoops like a song she cries "Where have all Papa's heroes gone?" CHORUS F G All night, she wants the young American C Dm Young American, young American, she wants the young American F G All right, she wants the young American C Dm All the way from Washington her bread-winner begs off the bathroom floor F G We live for just these twenty years do we have to die for the fifty more? CHORUS F G All night he wants the young American C Dm Young American, young American, he wants the young American F G All right he wants the young American BREAK: Am G F G Am G F G Am Em C G Do you remember, your President Nixon? Am Em F E Do you remember, the bills you have to pay or even yesterday? BREAK: D Em7 Dm G7 Em7 A E-22023202-777777777-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-7-7-5- B-33333333-887810878-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-8-8-5- G-22222222-77777-777-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-7-7-6- D-00000000-999999999----------12-12-12-12-9-9-7- A----------777777777----------------------7-7-7- E---------------------------------------------5- D Em Have you have been an un-American? Just you and your idol singing falsetto 'bout G A Leather, leather everywhere, and not a myth left from the ghetto D Em Well, well, well, would you carry a razor in a case, just in case of depression? G A Sit on your hands on a bus of survivors blushing at all the afro-Sheeners D Em Ain't that close to love? Well, ain't that poster love? G A Well, it ain't that Barbie doll her heart's been broken just like you have CHORUS G A All night you want the young American D Em Young American, young American, you want the young American G A All right you want the young American D Em You ain't a pimp and you ain't a hustler, a pimp's got a Cadi and a lady got a Chrysler G A Black's got respect, and white's got his soul train Mama's got cramps, and look at your hands ache D Em I heard the news today, oh boy I got a suite and you got defeat G A Ain't there a man you can say no more? And, ain't there a woman I can sock on the jaw? D Em And, ain't there a child I can hold without judging? Ain't there a pen that will write before they die? G A Ain't you proud that you've still got faces? Ain't there one damn song that can make me break down and cry? CHORUS + OUTRO G A All night I want the young American D Em Young American, young American, I want the young American G A D All right I want the young American, Young American Em Young American, Young American, I want the young American G A All night You want I, I want you want D Em Young American, Young American, I want the young American G A All night All I want is the Young American D Em Young American, Young American, I want the young American G A All night ============================= CHORDS: EADGBE ------ A x02220 C x32010 D xx0232 E 022100 F 133211 G 320003 Am x02210 Dm xx0231 Em 022000 G7 320001 Em7 x79787 =================================================================== =================================================================== Win Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=166 Transcribed By: ZL WIN From Young Americans INTRO: G G6 Fmaj7 F6 G G6 Fmaj7 F6 G G6 A A6 Me, I hope that I'm crazy G G6 Fmaj7 F6 I feel you driving and you're only the wheel G G6 A A6 Slow down, let someone love you G G6 Fmaj7 F6 Ohh, I've never touched you since I started to feel G G6 A A6 If there's nothing to hide me G G6 Fma7 F6 Then you've never seen me hanging naked and wired G G6 A A6 Fmaj7 F6 D Somebody lied, but I say it's hip To be alive CHORUS C Am D Now your smile is spreading thin C Am D Seems you're trying not to lose C Am D Since I'm not supposed to grin C Bm C G G6 All you've got to do is...win Fmaj7 F6 G G6 (that's all ya gotta do) Fmaj7 F6 (ooh, it ain't over) G G6 A A6 Me, I'm fresh on your pages G G6 Fmaj7 F6 Secret thinker sometimes listening aloud G G6 A A6 Life lies dumb on its heroes G G6 Fmaj7 F6 Wear your wound with honor, make someone proud G G6 A A6 Fmaj7 F6 D Someone like you should not be allowed To start any fires CHORUS C Am D Now your smile is spreading thin C Am D Seems you're trying not to lose C Am D Since I'm not supposed to grin C Bm C G G6 All you've got to do is...win Fmaj7 F6 G G6 (that's all ya gotta do) Fmaj7 F6 D (ooh, it ain't over) C Am D Now your smile is spreading thin C Am D Seems you're trying not to lose C Am D Since I'm not supposed to grin C Bm C G G6 All you've got to do is...win Fmaj7 F6 G G6 (that's all ya gotta do) Fmaj7 F6 G G6 (ooh, it ain't over) Repeat and end on E. ======================================== EADGBE ------ Fmaj7 xx3210 F6 xx3231 G xx5430 G6 xx5453 A xx7650 A6 xx7675 C x32010 Am x02210 D xx0232 Bm x24432 E 022100 =================================================================== =================================================================== Fascination Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=167 Transcribed By: ZL FASCINATION from Young Americans INTRO: Em Got to use her Em D C Every time I feel fascination Em D C I just can't stand still, I've got to use her Em D C Every time I think of what you pulled me through, dear Em D C Fascination moves sweeping near me, still I take ya CHORUS Em (Fascination) fascination D (sure 'nuff) fascination C (takes a part of me) takes a part of me Em (Can a heart-beat) can a heart-beat D (live in a fever) live in a fever? C (raging inside of me?) Em (Fascination) fascination D (oh, yeah) oh yeah C (takes a part of me) takes a part of me Em (I can't help it) I can't help it D (I've got to use her) got to use her C C (every time, ooh) Em Fascination comes around Em D (Fascination) Your soul is calling C Like when I'm walking Em D Seems that everywhere I turn C I hope you're waiting for me Em D I know that people think C That I'm a little crazy Em Ohh, better sex is fun D C C I think I like fascination Still, tick CHORUS Em (Fascination) fascination D (sure 'nuff) oooh C (takes a part of me) come on come on come on come on come on Em (Can a heart-beat) can a heart-beat D (live in a fever) live in a fever? C (raging inside of me?) raging iside of me Em (Fascination) fascination D (oh, yeah) oh yeah C (takes a part of me) come on come on come on Em (I can't help it) I can't help it D (I've got to use her) got to ah C C (every time, ooh) Em Fascination comes around Em (Fascination) sure enough D (sure 'nuff) takes a part of me C (takes a part of me) can a heart beat oh a heartbeat Em (Can a heart-beat) live in a fever D (live in a fever) raging C (raging inside of me?) fascination Em (Fascination) fascination D (oh, yeah) fascination C (takes a part of me) fascinate fas oh yeah Em (I can't help it) fascination D (I've got to use her) got to use her C C (every time, ooh) every time Em Fascination comes around...coming around OUTRO: Em D...repeat until reverts to ...Em D C repeat ======================================== EADGBE ------ Em 022000 C x32010 D xx0232 =================================================================== =================================================================== Right Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=114 Transcribed By: Pepu Right repeat this pattern with variations on the fills Fmaj7 E Fmaj7 E |0-0-0-0-0-3-0---0-|0-0-0-0---3-0---0-|0-0-0-0-3/5-3---0-|0-0-0-0--3-0------| |1-1-1-1-----------|0-0-0-0-----------|1-1-1-1-----------|0-0-0-0-----00-1-3| |2-2-2-2-----------|1-1-1-1-----------|2-2-2-2--(5)------|1-1-1-1-----------| |3-3-3-3-----------|2-2-2-2-----------|3-3-3-3-----------|2-2-2-2-----------| |------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------| |------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------| CHORUS 1 Taking it all the right way Keeping it in the back Taking it all the right way Never no turning back Never need, no Never no turning back CHORUS 2 Flying just a sweet place Coming inside and safe Flying just a sweet place Never been known to fail Never been, no Never been known to fail Wishing you, wishing that sometimes (sometimes) Doing it, doing it right, 'til (doing it) one time (one time) Gets you when you're down (nobody, nobody, do it again, get off) Ahhh, sometimes, doing Wishing sometimes (give it back) Up there, up there (giving it) Oh, my darling (No) Ah, my darling, (giving it) ah (up there) why? Gimme, gimme, up there, (yeah) gimme, doing Taking with me (sometimes) Loving it, doing it (right) 'til (take it) one time Gimme (doing it) Giving it (giving it back) CHORUS 1 (3 times) CHORUS 2 CHORUS 1 (repeat ad-lib) Never no turning back Never, never, never =================================================================== =================================================================== Somebody Up There Likes Me Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=168 Transcribed By: ZL SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME From Young Americans INTRO: D E B x6 A He's everybody's token, on everybody's wall, blessing all the papers, thanking one and all E Hugging all the babies, kissing all the ladies A Knowing all that you think about from writing on the wall CHORUS D C He's so divine, his soul shines B A Breaks the night, sleep tight D C His ever loving face smiles on the whole human race B A He says I'm somebody D C He's got his eye on your soul, his hand on your heart B He says Don't hurry, baby F Somebody up there (somebody) likes me BREAK: D E B x2 A He's the savage son of the TV tube planets wrote the day was due, all the wisest men around predicted that a man was found E Who looked a lot like you and me, yeah everyone with sense could see A Nothing left his eye unmoved, he had the plan, he had to use CHORUS D C Somebody so divine, his soul shines B A Somebody Breaks the night, sleep tight D C B A Somebody His ever loving face smiles on the whole human race D C He's got his eye on your soul, his hand on your heart B He says Don't hurry, baby F Somebody up there (somebody) D C Somebody plays my song in tune B A Makes me, makes me, makes me stronger for you D C Was a way when we were young, that any man was judged by what he'd done B A But now you pick them on the screen (what they look like) Where they've been D C Keep your eye on your soul and your hand on your heart B He says Don't hurry, baby F Somebody up there (somebody) D C B Leaders come, they hate all the people know A That given time, the leaders go D C Tell me, can they hold you under their spell B Can they walk and hold you as well as a smile like Valentino? A Could he sell you anything? D C B Keep your eyes on your soul, keep your hand on your heart he says Don't hurry, baby F Somebody up there (somebody) likes me OUTRO: D E B Repeat and Fade... ===================================== CHORDS: EADGBE ------ A x02220 B x24442 C x32010 D xx0232 E 022100 F 133211 =================================================================== =================================================================== Across The Universe Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=85 Transcribed By: Zowie Across the Universe from Young Americans D F#m Bm(7) Words are flowing out like endless rain into a papercup Em7 A A7 They slither wildly as they slip away across the universe D F#m Bm(7) Pools of sorrow waves of joy are drifting through my opened mind Em7 Gm D possessing and caressing me A7 Nothing’s gonna change my world G D Nothing’s gonna change my world A7 Nothing’s gonna change my world G D Nothing’s gonna change my world Images of broken light which dance before me like a million eyes they call me on and on and on across the universe Thoughts meander like a restless wind inside a letterbox They tumble blindly as they make their way across the universe Nothing’s gonna change my world Nothing’s gonna change my world E G#m C#m(7) Sounds of laughter, shades of life are ringing through my opened ears, F#m7 Am E inciting and inviting me E G#m C#m(7) F#m7 Limitless undying love which shines around me like a million suns B B7 It call me on and on and on across the univers B7 Nothing’s gonna change my world A E Nothing’s gonna change my world B7 Nothing’s gonna change my world A E Nothing’s gonna change my world =================================================================== =================================================================== Can You Hear Me Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=104 Transcribed By: Pepu Can You Hear Me- David Bowie C F C F C F C F C (Bb) F Bbmaj7 Once we were lovers, C can they understand? Bbmaj7 Am Gm7 C Closer than others I was your, I was your man F Bbmaj7 C F Don't talk of heartaches, (ohh), I remember them all Bbmaj7 Am Gm7 When I'm checking you out one day, to see if I'm C Faking it all CHORUS: Bbmaj7 F Can you hear me? (G A) Bbmaj7 F Can you feel me inside? (F G) Ab Gm7 Bbmaj7 Bbmaj7 Show your love, love F Take it in right (take it in right) C (C Bb) Take it in right (take it in right ahh) F Bbmaj7 C F There's been many others (Oo-oo-oo-oohh) so many times Bbmaj7 Am Gm7 C Sixty new cities, an' what do I What do I find? F Bbmaj7 C F I want love so badly, I want you most of all Bbmaj7 Am Gm7 You know, it's harder to take it from anyone C It's harder to fall Can you hear me call ya? CHORUS Bbmaj7 F Can you hear me? (yeah) Bbmaj7 F Can you feel me inside? (I do) (F G) Ab Gm7 Show your love, show your sweet,(your love) sweet love Bbmaj7 Bbmaj7 Show me your love F Take it in right (take it in right) C Take it in right (take it in right ahh) Take it in right to your love life, baby Take it in right To your love life Take it in right, take it in right, right to your love life Take it in right, ah Take it in, take it in right Right down, right down (Why don't you take it?) Mmmm, why don't you take it? (Right to your heart) Can you hear me? (Why don't you take it?) Can you feel me? (Why don't you take it?) Can you? Take it in right (Why don't you take it?) Wuhh, right down, right down (Right to your heart) Can you take it? Feel me? (Why don't you take it?) Down, to right down (Why don't you take it?) To your heart (Why don't you take it?) To your heart (Right to your heart) Take it down, take it down (Why don't you take it? Why don't you take it?) Take it in right (Right to your heart) Bbmaj7 = * 1 3 2 3 1 Gm7 = 3 5 3 3 3 3 =================================================================== =================================================================== Fame Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=55 Transcribed By: Alex Burr "FAME" By David Bowie, John Lennon, Carlos Alomar From the album "Young Americans" Intro Chords: Fm Cm Bb Bb7 |-1--|-1--|-1--|--4--| |-1--|-4--|-3--|--3--| |-1--|-5--|-3--|--3--| |-3--|-5--|-3--|--3--| |-3--|-3--|-1--|-(1)-| |-1--|----|----|-----| Rhythm on an Switches F7(#9) chord: to Bb7: |--4--|-------------------------------------------|-[8]-| |--4--| |--4--|--4---3---4-----4-----3---4-----4---3---4--|-[9]-| |--3--| |--2--|-[8]-[7]-[8]---[8]---[7]-[8]---[8]-[7]-[8]-|-[8]-| |--3--| |--3--|-------------------------------------------|-[7]-| |--3--| |-(0)-|------------rhythm varies------------------|-----| |-(1)-| |-(1)-|-------------------------------------------|-----| |-----| Riff: |----------| |----------| |-------1~-| |-0-1-3----| |----------| |----------| =================================================================== ===================================================================

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