Aces High Uke tab by Iron Maiden

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Intro:

F#m chordF#m D chordD E chordE

Am chordAm F chordF G chordG

Em chordEm D chordD
There goes the siren that warns of the air raid
Em chordEm D chordD
Then comes the sound of the guns sending flak
Em chordEm D chordD
Out for the scramble we've got to get airborne
Em chordEm D chordD
Got to get up for the coming attack

Am chordAm G chordG
Jump in the cockpit and start up the engines
Am chordAm G chordG
Remove all the wheelblocks there's no time to waste
Am chordAm G chordG
Gathering speed as we head down the runway
Am chordAm G chordG
Got to get airborne before it's too late

Em chordEm C chordC
Running scrambling fire
Em chordEm C chordC
Rolling turning diving going in again
Em chordEm C chordC
Running scrambling fire
Em chordEm C chordC
Rolling turning diving
Em chordEm C chordC D chordD
Run live to
Em chordEm C chordC D chordD
fly fly to
Em chordEm C chordC D chordD
live do or
Em chordEm C chordC D chordD
die Won't you
G chordG Eb chordEb F chordF
run live to
G chordG Eb chordEb F chordF
fly fly to
G chordG Eb chordEb F chordF
live A--ces
G chordG Eb chordEb F chordF
high!

Am chordAm

Solo:

Am chordAm F chordF G chordG Am chordAm C chordC D chordD

Bm chordBm G chordG A chordA Bm chordBm D chordD E chordE


Am chordAm

Em chordEm D chordD
Move in to fire at the mainstream of bombers
Em chordEm D chordD
Let off a sharp burst and then turn away
Em chordEm D chordD
Roll over spin round to come in behind them
Em chordEm D chordD
Move to their blindsides and firing again

Am chordAm G chordG
Bandits at O'clock move in behind us
Am chordAm G chordG
Ten ME-1 9's out of the sun
Am chordAm G chordG
Ascending and turning our spitfires to face them
Am chordAm G chordG
Heading straight for them I press down my guns

Em chordEm C chordC
Running scrambling fire
Em chordEm C chordC
Rolling turning diving going in again
Em chordEm C chordC
Running scrambling fire
Em chordEm C chordC
Rolling turning diving
Em chordEm C chordC D chordD
Run live to
Em chordEm C chordC D chordD
fly fly to
Em chordEm C chordC D chordD
live do or
Em chordEm C chordC D chordD
die Won't you
G chordG Eb chordEb F chordF
run live to
G chordG Eb chordEb F chordF
fly fly to
G chordG Eb chordEb F chordF
live A--ces
G chordG Eb chordEb F chordF
high!

Am chordAm F chordF G chordG x4

 

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About this song

"Aces High" is a song written by Steve Harris. It is Iron Maiden's eleventh single and the second from the 1984 album Powerslave. The song tells the story of a British RAF pilot fighting against the German Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1940), the first battle to be completely fought in the skies. The song topped at number 20 on the UK Singles Chart. The song was a frequent concert opener and it was usually preceded by "Churchill's speech"...