Space Oddity Uke tab by David Bowie

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Intro: F chordF Em chordEm F chordF Em chordEm


C chordC Em chordEm

Ground control to Major Tom
C chordC Em chordEm

Ground control to Major Tom
Am chordAm Am chordAm Am chordAm D chordD

Take your protein pills and put your helmet on
C chordC Em chordEm

Ground control to Major Tom
C chordC Em chordEm

commencing countdown engines on
Am chordAm Am chordAm D chordD ....

Check ignition and may God's love be with you


C chordC E chordE

This is ground control to Major Tom
F chordF

you've really made the grade
Fm chordFm C chordC F chordF

And the papers want to know whose shirt you wear
Fm chordFm C chordC F chordF

Now it's time to leave the capsule if you dare
C chordC E chordE

This is Major Tom to ground control
F chordF

I'm stepping through the door
Fm chordFm C chordC F chordF

And I'm floating in a most peculiar way
Fm chordFm C chordC F chordF

And the stars look very different today


F chordF Em chordEm

For here am I sitting in a tin can
F chordF Em chordEm

far above the world
Bb chordBb Am chordAm G chordG F chordF

Planet earth is blue and there's nothing I can do


Interlude:

C chordC F chordF G chordG A chordA A chordA x2
F chordF C chordC D chordD E chordE


C chordC E chordE

Though I'm cross one hundred thousand miles
F chordF

I'm feeling very still
Fm chordFm C chordC F chordF

And I think my spaceship knows which way to go
Fm chordFm C chordC

Tell my wife I love her very much
F chordF

she knows

Outro - repeat -:

G chordG E chordE

Ground control to Major Tom
Am chordAm

your circuits dead
C chordC

there's something wrong
G chordG

Can you hear me Major Tom

 

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About this song

"Space Oddity" is a song written and performed by David Bowie and released as a single in 1969. It is about the launch of Major Tom, a fictional astronaut who becomes depressed during an outer-space mission. Supposedly released to coincide with the Apollo 11 moon landing, it appears on the album Space Oddity. The BBC featured the song in its television coverage of the lunar landing. Read more on Last.fm.