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Rocket Boy ukulele

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Date: Tue, 26 Nov 1996 20:02:57 EST
From: Brian F Mojica 


ROCKET BOY
by Liz Phair
from the "Stealing Beauty" soundtrack
tabbed by Brian Mojica 
(Sorry about the lyrics.  I did my best.  Feel free to correct them
yourself.)

h = hammer on
p = pull off
/ = slide up
\ = slide down
~ = vibrato
^ = bend (half-, full-, two-steps etc. specified)
rb=release bend

Chords I^?m not familiar with (low E to high E):
E*   042XXX
F#*  264XXX

Riff 1:
  A               D               Db              E
|--------------------------------------------------------0--|
|--------------------------------------------------------0--|
|-2---2-----------7---7----------------------------------1--|
|-2---2-----------7---7---------------------------2---------|
|-0---0-----------5---5-4-4-2-2-0-4---4-2-2-0-0---2---------|
|-------3-3-2-2-0-------------------------------3-0---------|

   Play Riff 1 twice
        (Rocket boy....rocket boy....rocket boy...)
A             D           Dbm                   E
   Didn^?t see, I had no idea, never heard it before
          A                  D
   And I said ^?why don^?t I, yeah, why don^?t I?^?
Dbm                       E
   s^?the question of the year
Bm              A              E
   You used to be my favorite toy
             Bm A        E*   E
   But what happened to my
           A            D
   Rocket boy   rocket boy
Dbm                     E
   Where are you gonna land?
            A                 D
   I said ^?go-don^?t stop it, go-don^?t stop it^?
Dbm              E
   How we all understand
Bm              A               E
   You used to be my pride and joy
Bm             A       E*   E
   Now you^?re just my ro---cket
           Riff 1 once
   Rocket boy
A               D       Dbm    E
   They don^?t know my friends
A         D    Dbm  E
   We got off again
    Bm             A           E
   How am I gonna get myself to sleep
           Bm           A            E*        E
   I got stains on my sheets and my nails are..........?
Dbm                F#
   Wouldn^?t it be nice to have an
   B         A    Abm
   Ordinary girlfriend
   Dbm                         F#
   Laughin^? ^?bout it makes it real
             B               A
   Makes it happen to be but I can reach you
B             E           Ebm                   F#
   Didn^?t see, I had no idea, never heard it before
          B                  E
   And I said ^?why don^?t I, yeah, why don^?t I?^?
Ebm                  F#
   There^?s no sense being here
Dbm            Bbm             F#
   You used to be my favorite toy
            Dbm Bbm             F#*  F#
   But what happened to my      ro--cket
           (now you^?re just my)
      D Dbm     B
   My ro--cket boy
           E
   Rocket boy
Ebm                    F#
   When are you gonna land?
            B                 E
   I said ^?go-don^?t stop it, go-don^?t stop it^?
Ebm                  F#
   Now we all understand
    B      E
   Rocket boy
Ebm                     F#
   Where are you gonna land?
    B      E
   Rocket boy
Ebm                       F#
   They just don^?t understand
Dbm             B               E
   You used to be my pride and joy
       A   B       F#
   My boy you have me
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