Space Oddity Uke tab by David Bowie

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Intro: Fmaj7 chordFmaj7 Em chordEm Fmaj7 chordFmaj7 Em chordEm

C chordC (c/g) Em chordEm C chordC Em chordEm
Ground control to Major Tom Ground control to Major Tom
Am chordAm Am/G chordAm/G Am/F# chordAm/F# D chordD
Take your protein pills and put your helmet on
C chordC Em chordEm C chordC Em chordEm
Ground control to Major Tom commencing countdown engines on
Am chordAm Am/G chordAm/G D chordD ....
Check ignition and may God's love be with you

C chordC E chordE F chordF
This is ground control to Major Tom 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 F chordF
This is Major Tom to ground control 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

Fmaj7 chordFmaj7 Em chordEm Fmaj7 chordFmaj7 Em chordEm
For here am I sitting in a tin can far above the world
Bb chordBb Am chordAm G chordG F chordF
Planet xxxxx xx xxxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx x xxx xx [CC] [FF] [GG] [AA] [AA] X

F chordF C chordC D chordD E chordE

C chordC E chordE F chordF
Though I'm cross one hundred thousand miles 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 F chordF
Tell my wife I love her very much she knows

G chordG E chordE Am chordAm C chordC
Ground control to Major Tom your circuits dead there's something wrong
G chordG
Can you hear me Major Tom Repeat

 

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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.