Born To Run Uke tab by Bruce Springsteen

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In the day we sweat it out on the streets of a runaway American dream
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At night we ride through mansions of glory in suicide machines
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Sprung from cages on Highway 9
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chrome wheeled fuel injected and steppin' out over the line
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Baby this town rips the bones from your back
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it's a death trap it's a suicide rap
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We gotta get out while I'm still young
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Cause tramps like us baby we were born to run


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Hey Wendy let me in I wanna be your friend
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I wanna guard your dreams and visions
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Just wrap your legs 'round these velvet rims
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Strap your hands across my engines
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And Together we could break this trap
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We'll run till we drop and baby we'll never go back
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Walk with me out on the wire
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Girl I'm just a scared and a lonely rider
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But I gotta know how it feels
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I want to know if love is wild baby
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I want to know if love is real

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Beyond the palace hemi-powered drones scream down the boulevard
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The girls comb their hair in rear-view mirrors
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and the boys try to look so hard
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The amusement park rises bold and stark
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Kids are huddled on the beach in a mist
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I wanna die with you Wendy on the streets tonight
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In a everlasting kiss


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Well The highways jammed with broken heroes
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On a last chance power drive
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Everybody's out on the run tonight
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But there's no place left to hide
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Together Wendy we can live with the sadness
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I'll love you with all the madness in my soul
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Someday girl I don't know when we're gonna get to that place
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Where we really wanna go
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And we'll walk in the sun
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Till then tramps like us
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Baby we were Born To Run

 

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About this song

Born to Run is the signature song of the American singer songwriter Bruce Springsteen, and the title song of his album Born to Run. Written in a small house in Long Branch, New Jersey in early 1974, the song was Bruce Springsteen's last-ditch effort to make it big. The prior year, Springsteen had released two albums to critical acclaim but with little commercial success. The lyrics to the song are appropriately epic for his last-ditch, all-or-nothing shot at the stars, yet they remain rooted in the universal desperation of adolescence: We gotta get out while we're young...