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Song: Rocket Man (I think it's going to be a long, long time)
Artist: Elton John
Composers:  Elton John & Bernie Taupin
Album: Honky Château
Tabbed by DJ
28th Nov 2015

CAPO: 3rd fret (Sounds in the key of Gm)

Chord names and fret positions are relative to the capo:
Em7 = 022030   Am7/G = 302010   D9     = xx0210   G     = 320003
A7  = x02020   D/F#  = 20023x   A7sus4 = x02030   G4    = 320013
G/B = x20003   D/A   = x00232   C      = x32013   Cadd9 = x32030
Am  = x02210   D7    = xx0212   D7sus4 = xx0213   C/G   = 3x2013

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[Verse 1]
Em7                                 A7
     She packed my bags last night pre - flight,
Em7                       A7
     Zero hour ...nine a. m.
G/B  C                   G/B   Am  Am7/G              D/F#  D/A   D7  D9
        And I'm gonna be high-----       as a kite by then,
Em7                               A7             A7sus4 A7
     I miss the earth so much, I miss my wife,
Em7                       A7    A7sus4
     It's lonely out in space,
G/B C            G/B  Am            Am7/G  D/F#  D/A    D7       D7sus4
       On such a time--- less flight!     | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  /  |


[Chorus 1]
G                           G4    G          C
    And, I think it's gonna be a long, long time,
                Cadd9                      G
'Til touch-down brings me 'round again to find...
            G4               G      C
I'm not the man they think I am at home,
            G/B            A7
Oh, no, no, no, ...I'm a Rocket Man,
G/B   C                        Cadd9     G          C/G G   C   Cadd9
    Rocket Man, burning out his fuse up here alone!       | /  /  /  / |


[Chorus 2]
G                           G4    G          C
    And, I think it's gonna be a long, long time,
                Cadd9                      G
'Til touch-down brings me 'round again to find...
            G4               G      C
I'm not the man they think I am at home,
            G/B            A7
Oh, no, no, no, ...I'm a Rocket Man,
G/B   C                        Cadd9     G          C/G G   C   Cadd9
    Rocket Man, burning out his fuse up here alone!       | /  /  /  / |


[Verse 2]
Em7                                    A7
     Mars ain't the kind of place to raise your kids,
Em7                        A7
     In fact,it's cold as hell,
G/B  C                     G/B       Am       Am7/G           D/F#  D/A  D7
       And, there's no one there to raise them   ...if you did,
Em7                                 A7         A7sus4 A7
     And, all the science I don't understand,
Em7                                A7   A7sus4
     It's just my job five days a week,
   G/B    C   G/B   Am    Am7/G               D/F#  D/A   D7      D7sus4 
A Rocket Man------------,        a Rocket Man-----!     | /  /  /   /  |


[Chorus 3]
G                           G4    G          C
    And, I think it's gonna be a long, long time,
                Cadd9                      G
'Til touch-down brings me 'round again to find...
            G4               G      C
I'm not the man they think I am at home,
            G/B            A7
Oh, no, no, no, ...I'm a Rocket Man,
G/B   C                        Cadd9     G          C/G G   C   Cadd9
    Rocket Man, burning out his fuse up here alone!       | /  /  /  / |


[Chorus 4]
G                           G4    G          C
    And, I think it's gonna be a long, long time,
                Cadd9                      G
'Til touch-down brings me 'round again to find...
            G4               G      C
I'm not the man they think I am at home,
            G/B            A7
Oh, no, no, no, ...I'm a Rocket Man,
G/B   C                        Cadd9     G          C/G G
    Rocket Man, burning out his fuse up here alone!


[Coda]
    C         Cadd9            C     G               C/G  G
||:    And, I think it's gonna be a long, long time!         :|| [Repeat]


[Suggestion for ending]
C          Cadd9            C     G                  C    Cadd9    G
    And, I think it's gonna be a long, long time!  | /  /  /  / |  /  ||
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