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Song:   The Man Who Sold The World [Live at the Beeb]
Artist: David Bowie
Event:  Live at the BBC Radio Theatre, London, June 27, 2000.
Tempo:  Moderato
Time:   4/4
Tabbed: rikigo
URL's:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bowie_at_the_Beeb,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZM0e1m9T9HQ
Tuning: Standard.

Chords:
                EADGBe
A       ===     X02220
Dm      ===     XX0231
Bbm     ===     113321
F       ===     133211
C       ===     332010


David Bowie:
"There's nothing like the oldies.
 Ah, thanks a lot.  OK, let's move on."
 We'll jump right back to 1970.  This song, I'm very proud to have written.
 Ah, It's been covered no end of times.
 And ah, I guess at the time it was considered a a signature song for me.
 Um, this is called'The Man Who Sold The World'."


Intro: 
Riff 1 -
  A                  Dm                 F
e|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B|------------------|------------------|------------------|
G|------------------|------------------|------------------|
D|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|
A|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E|------------------|------------------|------------------|

  A                  Dm                 F
e|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B|------------------|------------------|------------------|
G|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|
D|------------------|------------------|------------------|
A|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E|------------------|------------------|------------------|

  A
e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|-7----------------|
D|------------------|
A|------------------|
E|------------------|


Verse 1:
Dm                 A                           Dm
We passed upon the stairs, we spoke of was and when,
                  A                        F
Although I wasn't there, he said I was his friend.
                   C                         A
Which came as some surprise I spoke into his eyes,
                   Dm                      C
I thought you died alone, a long long time ago.


Chorus 1:
C                  F
Oh no!,  ----- Not me,
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|---------------5-|---------------5-|
D|---------5-7-8---|---------5-7-8---|
A|---5-7-8---------|---5-7-8---------|
E|-8---------------|-8---------------|
   Bbm            F
We never lost control.
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|---------------5-|---------------5-|
D|---------5-7-8---|---------5-7-8---|
A|---5-7-8---------|---5-7-8---------|
E|-8---------------|-8---------------|
       C         F
You're face --to face,
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|---------------5-|---------------5-|
D|---------5-7-8---|---------5-7-8---|
A|---5-7-8---------|---5-7-8---------|
E|-8---------------|-8---------------|
         Bbm              F
With The Man Who Sold The World.
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|---------------5-|---------------5-|
D|---------5-7-8---|---------5-7-8---|
A|---5-7-8---------|---5-7-8---------|
E|-8---------------|-8---------------|


Riff2:
Repeat Riff 1.


Verse 2:
Dm                      A                          Dm
I laughed and shook his hand, and made my way back home,
                        A                           F
I searched for form and land, for years and years I roamed.
                        C                   A
I gazed a gazely stare, at all the millions here,
                  Dm                      C
We must have died alone, a long long time ago.


Chorus 2:
C                  F
Who knows?,  - Not me,
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|---------------5-|---------------5-|
D|---------5-7-8---|---------5-7-8---|
A|---5-7-8---------|---5-7-8---------|
E|-8---------------|-8---------------|

   Bbm            F
We never lost control.
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|---------------5-|---------------5-|
D|---------5-7-8---|---------5-7-8---|
A|---5-7-8---------|---5-7-8---------|
E|-8---------------|-8---------------|

       C         F
You're face --to face,
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|---------------5-|---------------5-|
D|---------5-7-8---|---------5-7-8---|
A|---5-7-8---------|---5-7-8---------|
E|-8---------------|-8---------------|

         Bbm              F
With The Man Who Sold The World.
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|---------------5-|---------------5-|
D|---------5-7-8---|---------5-7-8---|
A|---5-7-8---------|---5-7-8---------|
E|-8---------------|-8---------------|


Riff 2 -
  A                  Dm                 F
e|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B|------------------|------------------|------------------|
G|------------------|------------------|------------------|
D|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|
A|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E|------------------|------------------|------------------|


Chorus 3:
Repeat Chorus 2.


Coda:
Riff 3 -
  A                  Dm                 F
e|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B|------------------|------------------|------------------|
G|------------------|------------------|------------------|
D|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|
A|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E|------------------|------------------|------------------|

                     Ah---              Ah---
  A                  Dm                 F
e|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B|------------------|------------------|------------------|
G|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|
D|------------------|------------------|------------------|
A|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E|------------------|------------------|------------------|

Oh-ah---             Ah---              Ah---
  A                  Dm                 F
e|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B|------------------|------------------|------------------|
G|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|
D|------------------|------------------|------------------|
A|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E|------------------|------------------|------------------|

Oh-ah---             Oh---              Oh---
  A                  Dm                 F
e|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B|------------------|------------------|------------------|
G|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|
D|------------------|------------------|------------------|
A|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E|------------------|------------------|------------------|

Oh-ah---             Oh---              Oh---
  A                  Dm                 F
e|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B|------------------|------------------|------------------|
G|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|
D|------------------|------------------|------------------|
A|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E|------------------|------------------|------------------|

Oh-ah---             Oh---             
  A                  Dm                 
e|------------------|------------------|
B|------------------|------------------|
G|-7-7-7-5--7-8-7-5-|-7----------------|
D|------------------|------------------|
A|------------------|------------------|
E|------------------|------------------|


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