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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Chords (ver 2) - Elton John

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Chords
GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD - Elton John/Bernie Taupin

(Actual song played 3 semitones up or capo 3rd fret)
D A Bm Bm7 G dd-A D (Bm7 is played from 4th string down)
Finish with arpeggio of single notes: [----]
Verse 1:
Em                      A     
When are you gonna come down?
D                     G
When are you going to land?
  C                         A
I should have stayed on the farm, I should have
D                  D
listened to my old man.
    Em                     A
You know you can't hold me forever,
  D                   G
I didn't sign up with you.
    C                      A
I'm not a present for your friends to open,
     D                     D
This boy's too young to be singing the
Bb  C   F  Bb   Bb  A7    
blues... Ah...... Ah....

   D                    F#7
So Goodbye yellow brick road,
          G               D
where the dogs of society howl.
    B7                     Em
You can't plant me in your penthouse,
    A                D - quick A
I'm going back to my plough.
Bm                      F#
Back to the howling old owl in the woods,
G                      Bb
Hunting the horny back toad.
    Bb-C    D       A           Bm         Bm7  
... Oh I've finally decided, my future lies,
  G        A  
Beyond the yellow brick 
Bb  C  F  Bb  Bb  A  D
road... Ah..... Ah......

Verse 2:
What do you think you'll do then?
I bet they'll shoot down your plane.
It'll take you a couple of vodka and tonics,
to set you on your feet again.
Maybe you'll get a replacement,
There's plenty like me to be found.
Mongrels who ain't got a penny,
Sniffing for tit-bits like you on the 
ground... Ah.... Ah....

Repeat Chorus

Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Chords :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road tabs @ 911Tabs

About the artist behind Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Chords:

Sir Elton Hercules John CBE[1] [2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is an English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist.

In his four-decade career, John has been one of the dominant forces in rock and popular music, especially during the 1970s. He has sold more than 250 million albums[citation needed] and over one hundred million singles,[3] making him one of the most successful artists of all time. He has more than 50 Top 40 hits including seven consecutive #1 U.S. albums, 59 Top 40 singles, 16 Top 10, 4 #2 hits, and nine #1 hits. He has won five Grammy awards and one Academy Award. His success has had a profound impact on popular music and has contributed to the continued popularity of the piano in rock and roll. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked him #49 on their list of the 100 greatest artists of all time.[4]

Some of the characteristics of John's musical talent include an ability to quickly craft melodies for the lyrics of songwriting partner Bernie Taupin, his former rich tenor (now baritone) voice, his classical and gospel-influenced piano, the aggressive orchestral arrangements of Paul Buckmaster among others and the flamboyant fashions, outlandishly excessive eye glasses, and on-stage showmanship, especially evident during the 1970s.

John was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994. He has been heavily involved in the fight against AIDS since the late 1980s and was knighted in 1998. He entered into a civil partnership with David Furnish on 21 December 2005 and continues to be a champion for the LGBT social movements. On April 9, 2008 Elton John held a benefit concert for the Hillary Clinton Presidential Campaign, and raised $2.5 million.[5]

Indexed at Wikipedia.

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