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Rocket Man chords

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From: bearce@hpcc01.corp.hp.com (Phil Bearce)


                                   Rocket Man
                           Elton John, Bernie Taupin


[Verse]

Em7                                  A9
She packed my bags last night - pre-flight
Em7               A9
Zero hour, nine A.M.
C                G         Am      D
And I'm gonna be high as a kite by then
Em7                         A9
I miss the earth so much, I miss my wife
Em7                 A9
It's lonely out in space
C         G        Am       D
On such a timeless flight as this


[Chorus]

G                                     C
 And I think it's gonna be a long long time
                                  G
Til touchdown brings me 'round to find
                                   C
I'm not the man they think I am at home
           G         A9
Oh no, no, no, I'm a rocket man
C                              G
Rocket man, burnin' out his up here alone


[Chorus]

G                                     C
 And I think it's gonna be a long long time
                                  G
Til touchdown brings me 'round to find
                                   C
I'm not the man they think I am at home
           G         A9
Oh no, no, no, I'm a rocket man
C                              G
Rocket man, burnin' out his up here alone


[Verse]

Em7                           A9
Mars ain't the kinda place to raise your kids
Em7                  A9
In fact it's cold as hell
C                   G       Am                D
And there's no one there to raise them if you did
Em7                               A9
And all this science, I don't understand
Em7                         A9
It's just my job five days a-week
C        G  Am          D
Rocket man - - - rocket man


[Chorus]

G                                     C
 And I think it's gonna be a long long time
                                  G
Til touchdown brings me 'round to find
                                   C
I'm not the man they think I am at home
           G         A9
Oh no, no, no, I'm a rocket man
C                              G
Rocket man, burnin' out his up here alone
C                           G
And I think it's gonna be a long long time
C                           G
And I think it's gonna be a long long time

            
            
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Mark van Gerven 10 May 05, 2004 08:00 PM

The original version start in Gm7

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Drake Wulf 10 Mar 21, 2007 05:46 PM

i like this one the best cos b chords and f chords a difficult to play

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stodman 276 Apr 26, 2007 07:02 PM

To play the song this way you have to put a capo on the third fret. Then Em7 becomes Em and A9 becomes A. Much easier to play and it is then in the same key as the recording.

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