Born To Be Wild Uke tab by Steppenwolf

5 Chords used in the song: Em, G, A, D, E

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Em Em
Get your motor runnin'

Head out on the highway

Lookin' for adventure

In whatever comes our way


G G A A E E
Yeah, darlin' gonna make it happen
G G A A E E
Take the world in a love embrace
G G A A E E G G A A E E
Fire all of the guns at once and explode into space


Em Em
I like smoke and lightnin'

Heavy metal thunder

Wrestlin' with the wind

And the feelin' that I'm under


G G A A E E
Yeah, darlin' gonna make it happen
G G A A E E
Take the world in a love embrace
G G A A E E G G A A E E
Fire all of the guns at once and explode into space


E E
Like a true nature's child
G G
We were born, born to be wild
A A G G Em Em
We could climb so high, I never wanna die
E E D D E E D D
Born to be wild,
E E D D E E D D
Born to be wild,

[guitar solo]


Em Em
Get your motor runnin'

Head out on the highway

Lookin' for adventure

In whatever comes our way


G G A A E E
Yeah, darlin' gonna make it happen
G G A A E E
Take the world in a love embrace
G G A A E E G G A A E E
Fire all of the guns at once and explode into space


E E
Like a true nature's child
G G
We were born, born to be wild
A A G G Em Em
We could climb so high, I never wanna die
E E D D E E D D
Born to be wild,
E E D D E E D D
Born to be wild...

 

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About this song

"Born to Be Wild" is a rock song written by Mars Bonfire (actual name Dennis Eugene McCrohan, born 21 April 1943 in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada; name changed to Dennis Edmonton in the early 1960s); it was made famous by the Canadian rock band, Steppenwolf. Often used in popular culture and in movie soundtracks, most notably in the soundtrack for the movie "Easy Rider" (1969), the song is sometimes described as the first heavy metal song ever written and is also said to have inspired the name of the emerging heavy metal genre; although these claims are disputed...