Keep Yourself Alive Uke tab by Queen

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Written by Brian May
Album Queen 1973


[Verse 1]

F chordF
I was told a million times
Bb chordBb F chordF
Of all the troubles in my way

How to grow a little wiser
Bb chordBb F chordF
Little better every day
C chordC
But if I crossed a million rivers
Db chordDb
And I rode a million miles
Ab chordAb
Then I'd still be where I started
C chordC
Bread and butter for a smile
F chordF
Well I sold a million mirrors
Bb chordBb F chordF
In a shoppin' alley way

But I never saw my face
Bb chordBb F chordF
In any window any day
C chordC
Well they say your folks are telling you
Db chordDb
To be a superstar
Ab chordAb
But I tell you just be satisfied
A7 chordA7
To stay right where you are

[Chorus]

D chordD G chordG
Keep yourself alive
D chordD A chordA
keep yourself alive
D chordD D chordD
It'll take you all your time and a money
D chordD A chordA D chordD
Honey you'll survive

[Verse 2]

F chordF
Well I've loved a million women
Bb chordBb F chordF
In a belladonic haze

And I ate a million dinners
Bb chordBb F chordF
Brought to me on silver trays
C chordC
Give me everything I need
Db chordDb
To feed my body and my soul
Ab chordAb
And I'll grow a little bigger
C chordC
Maybe that can be my goal
F chordF
I was told a million times
Bb chordBb F chordF
Of all the people in my way

How I had to keep on trying
Bb chordBb F chordF
And get better every day
C chordC
But if I crossed a million rivers
Db chordDb
And I rode a million miles
Ab chordAb
Then I'd still be where I started
A7 chordA7
Still be where I started

[Chorus]

D chordD G chordG D chordD A chordA
Keep yourself alive keep yourself alive
D chordD G chordG D chordD
It'll take you all your time and money honey
A chordA D chordD
You'll survive
D chordD G chordG D chordD A chordA
Keep yourself alive keep yourself alive
D chordD G chordG
It'll take you all your time and money
D chordD A chordA D chordD
To keep me satisfied

[Bridge]

N.C.
Do you think you're better every day
No I just think I'm two steps nearer to my grave

[Chorus]

D chordD G chordG
Keep yourself alive
D chordD A chordA
Keep yourself alive mm
D chordD G chordG
You take your time and take your money
D chordD A chordA D chordD
Keep yourself alive
F chordF Bb chordBb
Keep yourself alive
F chordF C chordC
Keep yourself alive
F chordF Bb chordBb F chordF C chordC F chordF
All you people keep yourself alive
D chordD G chordG D chordD A chordA
Keep yourself alive keep yourself alive
D chordD G chordG
It'll take you all your time and money
D chordD A chordA D chordD
To keep me satisfied
D chordD G chordG
Keep yourself alive
D chordD A chordA
Keep yourself alive
D chordD G chordG D chordD A chordA D chordD
All you people keep yourself alive
D chordD
Take you all your time and money honey

You will survive

 

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@SchlagenB thank you! The achievements of Brian May can often be overlooked, so I decided to let him into my tab.
16 Apr 2019
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I like the you added that to was written by Brian May, and the album name!
14 Apr 2019
About this song

"Keep Yourself Alive" is the first track on the English rock group Queen's eponymous debut album - Queen, released in 1973 - and was written by guitarist Brian May. It was released as Queen's first single along with another song from the album, "Son and Daughter".May had written the song when the band had already been formed several years prior, before John Deacon joined the original trio of Freddie Mercury, Roger Taylor, and May.According to an interview with May in a radio special about their 1977 album News of the World Read more on Last.fm.