Highway Star Uke tab by Deep Purple

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1.
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Nobody gonna take my car I'm gonna race it to the ground
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Nobody gonna beat my car it's gonna break the speed of sound
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Ooh it's a killing machine it't got everything
Eb chordEb
Like a driwing power big fat tires everything

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I love it and I need it I bleed it
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Yeah it's a wild hurricane
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Alright hold tight I'm a highway star

2.
Nobody gonna take my girl I'm gonna keep her to the end
Nobody gonna have my girl she stays close on every bend
Ooh she's a killing machine she's got everything
Like a moving mouth body controll and everything
I Love her I need her seed her
Yeah she turns me on
Alright hold tight I'm a highway star

3.
Nobody gonna take my head I got speed inside my brain
Nobody gonna steal my head now that I'm on the road again
Ooh I'm in heaven again I'v got everything
Like a moving ground throttle control and everything
I love it I need it I seed it
Eight cylinders all mine
Alright hold tight I'm a highway star

4. same as 1. except
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Alright hold tight I'm a highway star I'm a highway star I'm a highway star

 

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About this song

Highway Star is one of Deep Purple's most famous songs. It is characterized by a long classically-inspired guitar solo and organ solo. Organist Jon Lord claimed that the organ solo is based on a Bach-like sequence. The song appears on the album Machine Head and is the fastest song (tempo-wise) recorded on the album. The structure of the song consists of a 35 second guitar introduction, before the band launches into the thumping opening riff, which soon leads into the first vocals section (0:55).