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Heroes Tab

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Contributor
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                             David Bowie - Heroes
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Heroes by David Bowie
Tabbed by: Jeremy
Email: billiejoefanclub@hotmail.com


Listen for strumming pattern.
Sounds like twice on the bass strings then the rest.
Have included the bass line as well because I think it adds a lot to the
song. 

Chords
  D G AM7 
e|2|3| 3 |
B|3|3| 1 |
G|2|0| 2 |
D| |0| 2 |
A| |2|   |
E| |3|   |

Intro
D G D G

Electric guitar through verse
e|\5~~~~---5\7~~---5--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Electric guitar (runs from first AM7 of verse to end of verse)
e|3p2-0-2----3p2-0-2----3p2-0-2---------------------------------------------|
B|--------3----------3------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------2-------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|3p2-0-2----3p2-0-2----3p2-0-2---------------------------------------------|
B|--------3-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------4----------2-------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----3-5^^^-3-5^^^-3---7^^^^-----------------------------------------------|
G|2-4-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Main bass line (plays pretty much through whole song)
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------5-5---------5-5-----2-0-------2-3-4--------------------------------|
E|55-7-5------55-7-5------33-----3-3----------------------------------------|

Outro bass line
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------5-5---------5-5-----2-0----------2-0-------------------------------|
E|55-7-5------55-7-5------33-----3-3---33-----3-3---------------------------|

Verse 1
D                    G
I.... I wish I could swim,
         D                             G
Like the dolphins.... like dolpins can swim,
AM7               G                     D        (Electric guitar enters)
Though nothing.... nothing will keep us together,
AM7                  G           D
We can beat them.... forever and ever,
             AM7       G             D
Oh we can be heroes.... just for one day,

chords x 2

Verse 2
D               G
I.... I will be King,
    D                   G
And you.... you will be Queen,
       AM7        G                D
Though nothing.... will drive them away,


Chorus 1
          AM7      G              D
We can be heroes.... just for one day,
   AM7          G             D
We can be us.... just for one day,


Verse 2
D           G
I.... I can remember,
D               G
Standing.... by walls,
        D             G
And the guns.... shot above our heads,
       D                      G
And we kissed.... saw nothing before,
        AM7      G           D
And the shame.... was on the other side,


Chorus 2
          AM7          G            D
Oh we can beat them.... forever and ever,
               AM7       G             D
Then we can be heroes.... just for one day,

Outro
D         G       D
We can be heroes
          G       D
We can be heroes
          G       
We can be heroes
             D
Just for one day.
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ufossuck wrote on September 14 2006, 07:46 pm

Your "AM7" is actually Am7.

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kerplunkash. wrote on October 7 2006, 09:20 pm

O there is a difference? Sorry my guitar theory is non-existent

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therisingtide wrote on March 13 2007, 12:05 am

i could be wrong but it sounds like the Am7 during the verse may actually be a C. it sounds right in the chorus though

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