All The Young Dudes Uke tab by Mott The Hoople

9 Chords used in the song: D, Bm, F#m, A, Em, G, Am, F, C

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Intro

D D - F#M F#M - Bm Bm - D D - F#M F#M - A A


D D
Well, Billy rapped all night about his suicide

Bm Bm D D
How he'd kick it in the head when he was twenty-five

F#m F#m A A
Speed jive, don't want to stay alive

When you're twenty-five

D D
And Wendy's stealing clothes from Marks and Sparks

Bm Bm D D
And Freddy's got spots from ripping off the stars

F#m F#m
From his face

A A
Funky little boat race

Em Em
Television man is crazy

F#m F#m Bm Bm
Saying we're juvenile deliquent wrecks

A A G G D D A A
Oh, man, I need TV when I got T-Rex

D D
Oh, brother, you've guessed, I'm a dude, dad

D D Bm Bm
All the young dudes (Hey, dudes!)

D D Am Am
Carry the news (Where are you?)

G G F F
Boogaloo dudes (Stand up, come on!)

C C G G C C - A A - D D
Carry the news

D D Bm Bm
All the young dudes (I want to hear you!)

D D Am Am
Carry the news (I want to see you!)

G G F F
Boogaloo dudes (And I want to talk to you! All of you!)

C C G G C C - A A - D D
Carry the news

D D
Now Lucy looks sweet 'cause he dresses like a queen

Bm Bm D D
But he can kick like a mule, it's a real mean team

F#m F#m
But we can love

A A
Oh yes, we can love

D D
And my brother's back at home with his Beatles and his Stones

Bm Bm D D
We never got it off on that revolution stuff

F#m F#m
What a drag

A A
Too many snags

Em Em
Now I've drunk a lot of wine and I'm feeling fine

F#m F#m Bm Bm
Got to race some cat to bed

G G D D A A
Oh, is there concrete all around or is it in my head?

Yeah, I'm a dude, dad


D D Bm Bm
All the young dudes (Hey dudes!)

D D Am Am
Carry the news (Where are you?)

G G F F
Boogaloo dudes (Stand up!)

C C G G C C - A A - D D
Carry the news


D D Bm Bm
All the young dudes (I want to hear you!)

D D Am Am
Carry the news (I want to see you!)

G G F F
Boogaloo dudes (And I want to talk to relate to you!)

C C G G C C - A A - D D
Carry the news


D D Bm Bm
All the young dudes (What dudes?)

D D Am Am
Carry the news (Let's hear the news, come on!)

G G F F
Boogaloo dudes (I want to kick you!)

C C G G C C - A A - D D
Carry the news


D D Bm Bm
All the young dudes (Hey, you there, with the glasses!)

D D Am Am
Carry the news (I want you!)

G G F F
Boogaloo dudes (I want you at the front!)

C C G G C C - A A - D D
Carry the news (Now you, all his friends!)


D D Bm Bm
All the young dudes (Now you bring him down, 'cause I want him!)

D D Am Am
Carry the news

G G F F
Boogaloo dudes (I want him right here, bring him, come on!)

C C G G C C - A A - D D
Carry the news (Bring him, ha ha, here you go!)


D D Bm Bm
All the young dudes (I've wanted to do this for years, ha ha ha!)

D D Am Am
Carry the news (There you go!)

G G F F
Boogaloo dudes (How do you feel?)

C C G G C C - A A - D D
Carry the news

 

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About this song

"All the Young Dudes" is a song written by David Bowie, originally recorded and released as a single by Mott the Hoople in 1972 and again as "Mott The Hoople Live" version in 1974. NME editors Roy Carr and Charles Shaar Murray have described the track as "one of that rare breed: rock songs which hymn the solidarity of the disaffected without distress or sentimentality". In 2004, Rolling Stone rated "All the Young Dudes" No. 253 in its list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and on its 2010 update was ranked at number 256. Read more on Last.fm.