99 Red Balloons Uke tab by Nena

4 Chords used in the song: G, Am, C, D7

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# 99 Red Balloons

G G Am Am C C D7 D7
You and I and a little toy shop, buy a bag of balloons with the money we've got.
G G Am Am C C D7 D7
Set them free at the break of dawn, ‘til one by one, they were gone.
G G Am Am C C D7 D7
Back at base, bugs in the software flash the message, "Something's out there."
G G Am Am C C D7 D7 (G G)
Floating in the summer sky, ninety-nine red balloons go by.

A|-------------0-2-0-----------------------------]
E|-3--3-0-3--3-------3--0--3--3-0-3--0-----------]
C|-------------------------------------2-2-2-2---]
G|-----------------------------------------------]

A|-------------0-2-0-----------------------2-2-2---]
E|-3--3-0-3--3-------3--0--3--3-0-3--0-----3-3-3---]
C|-------------------------------------2-2-2-2-2---]
G|-----------------------------------------------]

G G Am Am C C D7 D7
Ninety-nine red balloons, floating in the summer sky.
G G Am Am C C D7 D7
Panic lads, it's a red alert, there's something here from somewhere else.
G G Am Am C C D7 D7
The war machine springs to life, opens up one eager eye.
G G Am Am C C D7 D7
Focusing it on the sky, ninety-nine red balloons go by. G G Am Am C C D7 D7

G G Am Am C C D7 D7
Ninety-nine Decision Street, ninety-nine ministers meet.
G G Am Am C C D7 D7
To worry, worry, super-scurry, call the troops out in a hurry.
G G Am Am C C D7 D7
This is what we've waiting for, this is it boys, this is war.
G G Am Am C C D7 D7
The president is on the line as ninety-nine red balloons go by. G G Am Am C C D7 D7

G G Am Am C C D7 D7
Ninety-nine knights of the air, riding super-high-tech jet fighters.
G G Am Am C C D7 D7
Everyone's a super hero, everyone's a Captain Kirk.
G G Am Am C C D7 D7
With orders to identify, to clarify and classify.
G G Am Am C C D7 D7 G G Am Am
Scrambling in the summer sky, as ninety-nine red balloons go by.

C C D7 D7 G G Am Am
Ninety-nine red balloons go by.
C C D7 D7 G G
Ninety-nine red balloons go by.

G G Am Am C C D7 D7
Ninety-nine dreams I have had, every one a red balloon.
G G Am Am C C D7 D7
Now it's all over and I'm standin' pretty, in this dust that was a city.
G G Am Am C C D7 D7
If I could find a souvenir, just to prove the world was here...
G G Am Am C C D7 D7
Yes here is a red balloon, I think of you and let it go. G G Am Am C C D7 D7

G G Am Am C C D7 D7
Ninety-nine red balloons Ninety-nine red balloons
G G Am Am C C D7 D7 G G Am Am
Ninety-nine red balloons Ninety-nine red balloons go by
C C D7 D7 G G Am Am C C D7 D7 G G
Ninety-nine red balloons go by

 

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Maria_Reynolds avatar
for the Sleeping at Last version, replace D7 with D and skip the verse
28 Jun 2019
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