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Galaxy Song Chords

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THE GALAXY SONG  (Eric Idle of Monty Python)

Am7-5                        Bb
      Whenever life gets you down Mrs Brown
    Am7-5               Bb
And things seem hard or tough
    Am7-5                Bb         G7
And people are stupid, obnoxious or daft
        Cm                          F7      F6       F
And you feel like you've had quite enou-ou-ou-ou-ough...


       Bb                 Dm            Gm             Bb
Just remember that you're standing on a planet that's evolving
                                       F
And revolving at nine hundred miles an hour
       F7
That's orbiting at nineteen miles a second, so it's reckoned
   F                                Bb
A sun that is the source of all our power

    Bb              Dm             Gm                Bb
The sun and you and me and all the stars that we can see
    G7                          Cm
Are moving at a million miles a day
      Eb           Ebm           Bb                Gm7
In an outer spiral arm, at forty thousand miles an hour
       Cm        F              Bb
Of the galaxy we call the Milky Way

Turnaround: |Eb Ebm|Bb Gm |Cm F  |Bb  F  | 

    Bb       Dm              Gm              Bb
Our galaxy itself contains a hundred billion stars
                                            F
It's a hundred thousand light years side to side
   F7
It bulges in the middle, sixteen thousand light years thick
           F                                        Bb
But out by us, it's just three thousand light years wide

      Bb              Dm                 Gm             Bb
We're thirty thousand light years from galactic central point
      G7                              Cm
We go round every two hundred million years
        Eb        Ebm         Bb          Gm7
And our galaxy is only one of millions of billions
         Cm           F          Bb
In this amazing and expanding universe

Instrumental to verse chords, but in 6/8 Time:
|Bb Dm |Gm Bb |      |F     |
|F7    |      |F     |Bb    |
|Bb Dm |Gm Bb |G7    |Cm    |
[Ritarduendo and Rubato]:
|Eb Ebm|Bb    |Cm F  |Bb F  |  [Fermata on last chord]

Back to Cut Common Time:
    Bb         Dm              Gm            Bb
The universe itself keeps on expanding and expanding
                                F
In all of the directions it can whizz
   F7
As fast as it can go, at the speed of light, you know
       F                                     Bb
Twelve million miles a minute, and that's the fastest speed there is

     Bb                  Dm           Gm            Bb
So remember, when you're feeling very small and insecure
     G7                        Cm
How amazingly unlikely is your birth
    Eb                  Ebm            Bb              Gm7
And pray that there's intelligent life somewhere up in space
             Cm         F            Bb
'Cos there's bugger-all down here on Earth

:Charted by Bustopher the Busker - bustopher@bigpond.com
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Bustopher 314 wrote on February 14 2013, 11:21 am

Can I ask whoever rated it only 2 stars - WHY?

I've been playing this exact version on the street for about 3 weeks now, and I'd givie it a FIVE if I could rate my own tabs!

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Bustopher 314 wrote on February 14 2013, 11:25 am

At the very end, feel free to go Bb (as written), F, Bb.

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