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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From: hb3@aixterm3.urz.uni-heidelberg.de (Franz Lemmermeyer)
Subject: CRD: ELO, Tightrope

Here's the 'overture' to one of the finest albums in rock history:

TIGHTROPE

Cm  Ab  Cm  G+ G
 
F                              (G)    G  Gb F
They say some days you're gonna win,
                                 G    G  Gb F
They say some days you're gonna lose.
                           G    G  Gb F
I tell you I got news for you
                                    G
Your losin' all the time you never win
C                               E                           F    Fm
If you believe that's how it's gonna be I'd better put you down
C                                E
Get off your tightrope up there come down on he ground 
           F
You gotta save me now, 
            Fm            
You better turn around. 
Am            F           Am              D7
     When I looked around,        I was heading down.
 C     G     Am   C7   F       E7     Am
Won't some - bo - dy throw me down a line.

They say some days you gotta give--
They say some days you gotta take--
If that's the way it's gotta be,
Roll it over and you will see.
The city streets are full of people going nowhere making time.
The change from night to day is really only hours,
It's just along the line can't you see the sign
When I looked around, I was heading down,
Won't somebody throw me down a line.

I want to look you straight in the eye,
I want to tell you how I really feel,
F                      G      Gb     
I can feel the wheels turnin' round,
Won't somebody throw me down a line
The city streets are full of people going nowhere making time,
The change from night to day is really only hours
It's just along the line, can't you see the sign
When I closed my eyes, I was so surprised
 C  G Am  C7  F         E7       Am                D7
Somebody had thrown me down the line--stopped me drownin'
 C  G Am  C7  F         G         Cm  Abm  Cm  G+  G  C
Somebody had thrown me down the line
 
 
   `&'     ********************************************************
    #      Franz Lemmermeyer              ** - These people have  *
    #      Erwin-Rohde-Str. 19            **   been your enemies  *
   _#_     69120 Heidelberg               **   for 20,000 years!  *
  ( # )                                   ** - I'm not that old,  *
  / O \    hb3@ix.urz.uni-heidelberg.de   **      said Hagbard.   *
 ( === )                                  *****  Illuminatus  *****
  `---'    ********************************************************          



            
            
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pc-bjorn 10 Jul 07, 2009 01:30 PM

Somewhat difficult to follow, as the song text changes so much throughout the song. Really gotta love this song, though.

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alanhll 231 Nov 19, 2013 09:59 PM

This is just my expansion upon the Franz Lemmermeyer contribution. P.S. Love this song! Cheers, Alan...

Artist: Electric Light Orchestra
Song: Tightrope

G+ 321000

Here's the 'overture' to one of the finest albums in rock history:

Intro:

Cm Ab Cm Ab

F |G Gb F x 2, F |G C

Verse 1

F G Gb F
They say some days you're gonna win,
G Gb F
They say some days you're gonna lose.
G Gb F
I tell you I got news for you
G
Your losin' all the time you never win
C E F Fm
If you believe that's how it's gonna be I'd better put you down
C E
Get off your tightrope up there, come down on the ground
F
You gotta save me now,
Fm
You better turn around.

Chorus

Am F Am D7
Hey! When I looked around, I was heading down.
C G Am C7 F E7 Am
Won't some-bo-dy throw me down a line.

F |G Gb F x 2

Verse 2

F G Gb F
They say some days you gotta give?
F G Gb F
They say some days you gotta take
F G Gb F
If that's the way it's gotta be,
G
Roll it over and you will see.
C E F Fm
The city streets are full of people going nowhere making time.
C E
The change from night to day is really only hours,
F Fm
It's just along the line can't you see the sign
Chorus

Am F Am D7
Hey! When I looked around, I was heading down,
C G Am C7 F E7 Cm
Won't some-bo-dy throw me down a line!
Ab Cm Ab G
Somebody, somebody?

Verse 3

F G Gb F
I want to look you straight in the eye,
F G Gb F
I want to tell you how I really feel,
F G Gb F
I can feel the wheels turnin' round,
F G
Won't somebody throw me down a line
C E F Fm
The city streets are full of people going nowhere making time.
C E
The change from night to day is really only hours,
F Fm
It's just along the line can't you see the sign

Chorus 2

Am F Am D7
When I closed my eyes, I was so surprised
C G Am C7 F E7 Am
Some-bo-dy had thrown me down a line
D7
Stopped me drownin'
C G Am C7 F G Cm
Some-bo-dy had thrown me down a line?
Ab Cm Ab
Somebody, somebody?

G+ G C

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`&' ********************
# Franz Lemmermeyer
# Erwin-Rohde-Str. 19
_#_ 69120 Heidelberg
( # )
/ O \ hb3@ix.urz.uni-heidelberg.de
( === )
`---' *******************************

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Supreme_Walrus 46 Jun 02, 2015 06:45 PM

Tab incomplete. Reason for rating: the tab is incomplete. There is another submitted tab that contains the entire song, I suggest you visit that one.

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