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Song:     BLUEBIRD
Band:     ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA
Written:  JEFF LYNNE
Disc:     SECRET MESSAGES (Track 3)
Tabbed:   Nadja Dee (Seattle)

Note: I looked and looked online but nobody has tabbed this ELO track from Secret 
 This is NOT the famous Beatle’s Paul McCartney Bluebird…but it’s a very pretty song.  Nothing 
tricky, pretty straight forward song, easily played on acoustic guitar.

Format: Chord pro
Tuning: EADGBe (standard)
Chords:
G  - 320003
C  - x32010
D  – xx0232
Dm – xx0231
Am – x02210
Bb – x1333x
F  - 133211
Eb – xxx343

Lyrics note: Lyrics in (parenthesis) are backing vocals.

Intro 
******
G C G C 

VERSE 1
********
    G
The streets - (streets streets streets)
                       C
The signs are pointing all one way
    G
But you (you you you)
                   C
Don't realize just what they say


CHORUS
*******
        G
You may fight (you may fight)
        D
You may run (you may run)
        F
You may know (you may know)
            C
What you've done (what you've done)
      Eb
Ahaaaa
            Bb                            Eb   Bb
It makes me feel so sad (makes me feel so sad)
Eb                 Bb                            Eb  Bb
   To think what I might've had (what I might've had)


BRIDGE
*******
Bb
I watch the stars (watch the stars)
F
I watch the sun (I watch the sun)
                C
Now I watch for any one (one one one)
              Eb       D
But it's only make believe


VERSE 2
********
    G
You work (work work work work)

You work (work work work work)
            C
You work so hard and then (work work work work)
    G
Someone (work work work work)
                  C
Someone will come around again (work work work work)


CHORUS
*******
        G
You may think (you may think)
         D
It's for real (it's for real)
        F
But you know (but you know)
        C
How you feel (how you feel)
      Eb
Ahaaaa
           Bb                       Eb  Bb
The places that I go (places that I go) 
Eb                 Bb                          Eb  Bb
   Don't feel good anymore (don't feel good anymore)


BRIDGE
*******
Bb
I see it all
F
Rainbows in fall (rainbows)
Bb             C
I see her face upon my wall
              Eb      D
But it's only make believe



Note: fingerpick chords
 G                      C              Am
e----------------------|---3------3---|---0------0---|
B-----0----------0-----|-----1------1-|-----1------1-|
G-------0----------0---|-------0------|-------2------|
D---0-----0----0-----0-|--------------|--------------|
A----------------------|-3------------|-0------------|
E-3----------3---------|--------------|--------------|X2

FINGERPICK CHORDS
    G
Fly away
             C            Am
Bluebird fly away from me
     G
To a place
              C              Am
Somewhere far across the sea


STRUM CHORDS
CHORUS
*******
    G
Fly away (fly away)
    D
Far away (far away)
           F
Don't look back (don't look back)
      C
Go today (go today)
      Eb
Ahaaaa
               Bb                         Eb   Bb
The waves that crash upon (crash upon the sand)
Eb         Bb                                    Eb   Bb
   Another place a far off land (place a far off land)


OUTRO
******
Bb
And every day (and every day)
Dm
I have to stay (I have to stay)
Bb
But you are free
          C
You could fly away (fly away)
              Eb      D     
But it's only make believe
G
Work work work work
C
Work work work work
G
Work work work work
C
Work work work work
G
Bluebird (work work work work)
             C
Bluebird fly away from me
G
Bluebird
             C
Bluebird fly away
G
Bluebird
             C
Bluebird fly away from me
G
Bluebird
             C
Bluebird fly away
G
Bluebird
C
Fly away away away



Enjoy!

Another obscure song tabbed by Nadja Dee!
Email nadjadee@nadjadee.com
Web www.nadjadee.com
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