Suffragette City chords

by David Bowie

  • Suffragette City was written by David Bowie.
  • Recorded: Feb 4 , 1972
  • Released: April 28, 1972
  • Album: The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
  • Music: A Major in 4/4 time at 144 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: A, B, C, D, E, F, G ... OR
  • Power Chords: A5, B5, C5, D5, E5, F5, G5
  • See Guitar Tab Intro below using Power Chords
Numbered Circles: Fingers used to play chords   O: Optional Note
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings   R: Root Note
Unmarked strings: Play open   X: Don't play string    B: Bass Note
A Major B major B Major C Major D Major F Major F Major G Major
A Major B major B Major C Major D Major F Major F Major G Major

Suffragette City

Song Key is highlighted - Transpose to any other key
 
              A            A
Intro: 4/4 |      |  𝄎  |     |  𝄎  |

   A          F                   G
1. Hey Man oh leave me a-lone you know
   A          F                           G
   Hey Man oh Hen-ry  Get off the phone I got-ta
   A                 B 
   Hey Man, I got-ta straight-en my face 
        D                                 F            G
   This mel-low thighed chick just put my spine out of place
 
   A           F              G
2. Hey Man, my school days in-sane
   A           F                G
   Hey Man, my world's down the drain
   A                     B
   Hey Man, Well she's a total blam blam,
       D                                  F              G
   She said she had to squeeze it but she   And then she...
 
                 A                         D
Chorus: Oh don't lean on me man 'cause you can't af-ford the tick-et
      F             C             G
        I'm back on Suf-fra-gette Ci-ty
                 A                         D
        No don't lean on me man 'cause you ain't got time to check it
      F             C             G
        You know my Suf-fra-gette Ci-ty
                  A
      	Its ou-ta sight she's all | right |   𝄎   |   𝄎   |   𝄎   |
 
   A                   F                       G
3. Hey Man  ah Henry,  don't  be  unkind, go a-way
   A                F                      G
   Hey Man  I can't take you this time, no way
   A                      B 
   Hey Man, dear droo-gie don't crash here
           D                               F              G
   There's on-ly room for one and here she comes here she come
 
                 A                         D
Chorus: Oh don't lean on me man 'cause you can't af-ford the tick-et
      F         C             G
        Back on Suf-fra-gette Ci-ty
                 A                         D
        No don't lean on me man 'cause you ain't got time to check it
      F             C             G
        You know my Suf-fra-gette Ci-ty
                   A
        It's ou-ta sight she's all right 

          A        F     A        F   G   A    B    D    F  G
Instr: | (right) |   Oh| hit me |   -   |    |    |    |   - (Oh don't)|
                     
                 A                         D
Chorus: Oh don't lean on me man 'cause you can't af-ford the tick-et
      F         C             G
        Back on Suf-fra-gette Ci-ty
                 A                         D
        No don't lean on me man 'cause you ain't got time to check it
      F             C             G
        You know my Suf-fra-gette Ci-ty

              A                         D
Chorus: Don't lean on me man 'cause you can't af-ford the tick-et
      F         C             G
        Back on Suf-fra-gette Ci-ty
              A                         D
        Don't lean on me man 'cause you ain't got time to check it
      F             C             G
        You know my Suf-fra-gette Ci-ty
                  A                        A
        Its ou-ta sight...  Woah she's all right
      F                  A       F                  A
        On Suf-fra-gette Ci-ty     On Suf-fra-gette Ci-ty
      F                           A  
        I'm back on Suf-fra-gette Ci-ty...
      F                           A
        I'm back on Suf-fra-gette Ci-ty
        F                           A
        Woo-hoo... On Suf-fra-gette Ci-ty
        F                     A        
        Oo   On Suf-fra-gette Ci-ty
            F                       A
        Hoo Hah... On Suf-fra-gette Ci-ty
            F                           E
        Hoo Hah... On Suf-fra-gette |       |   𝄎   |    𝄎   |
          A
        | 𝄑  Ahh...  | Wham bham thank you mam |  𝄎  |   
         F                    A 
        |  On Suf-fra-gette | Ci-ty... | x7 (ad-lib) 
          A              E                            A
        |   Oh  Yeah |       |    𝄎   |   Suf-fra - | gette... |
                                                      𝄑

Guitar Tab Intro

Full Guitar Tab available at MusicNotes.Com

Guitar Tab Intro
     A5  B5  B5  C5  D5  D5  E5  E5  F5  G5
e |-----------------------------------------|
B |------------------3----------------------|
G |-----(4)-----(5)--2--(7)-----(9)---------|
D |-(7)--4--(9)--5---0---7---2---9--(3)-(5)-|
A |--7---2---9---3-------5---2---7---3---5--|
E |--5-------7---------------0-------1---3--|

numbers on the grid indicate frets  
0 means the string is played open
unmarked strings are not to be played
(?) optional notes - if you don't play optinal note, 
   don't play string... more

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