Rio Uke tab by Duran Duran

6 Chords used in the song: Em, C, A, E, B, D

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Intro
Em Em, C C, C C, C C
Em Em, C C, A A, C C

Verse 1
Em Em C C C C C C
Put on the floor now like a bird of paradise
Em Em C C A A C C
Cherry ice cream smile i suppose its very nice
Em Em C C
With a step to the left and a flick to the right you
C C C C
Catch a mirror way out west
Em Em C C A A
E E
But now youre somthing special and you look like youre the best

Chorus
E E B B D D A A
Her name is Rio and she dances on the sand
E E B B D D A A
Just like that river twisting though the dusty land
E E B B D D A A
And when she shines she really show you all she can
E E B B D D A A
Rio oh Rio dance across the Rio Grand


Verse 2 (same Chords used)
I seen you on the beach i seen you on the TV
Two of a billion stars it means so much to me
Like a Birthday or a pretty view
But now I'm sure that you know that its just for you

Chorus

 

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dfergie avatar
The lyrics are incorrect.
11 Feb 2010
Maetastic avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Pinellas Park)
Spot on and awesome (:
01 Sep 2009
About this song

"Rio" is the seventh single by Duran Duran, released on November 1, 1982. The song was the fourth and final single lifted from the band's album Rio, and was edited for its release. It was issued worldwide in November 1982 and became an immediate Top 10 hit in the UK Singles Chart. The song did not attract much notice in the United States upon its initial global release, but after the band's breakthrough hit "Hungry Like the Wolf" stormed MTV and scaled the American charts in December 1982, radio programmers paid closer attention to the catchy melody and insistent...