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David Bowie - Space Oddity Ukulele

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Space Oddity Ukulele

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David Bowie
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                             Space Oddity - David Bowie
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Why: because no one has it right here


Tuning: standard

Any weird chords:
e|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----|
B|--3-----3-----1-----1-----0-----1-----|
G|--2-----1-----2-----2-----2-----0-----|
D|--0-----0-----3-----2-----2-----2-----|
A|--0-----2-----x-----0-----0-----3-----|
E|--2-----0-----x-----3-----0-----3-----|
  Dadd9  E7   Fmaj7  Am/G

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Fmaj7  Em  Fmaj7  Em

C                       Em
Ground Control to Major Tom
C                       Em 
Ground Control to Major Tom
Am        Am/G
Take your protein pills
    Dadd9   
and put your helmet on

C                       Em 
Ground Control to Major Tom
C
Commencing countdown,
       Em
engines on
Am     Am/G
Check ig-nition
        Dadd9        (n.c.)
and may God's love be with you

[Take off is this chord: (Dadd9)
e|-0-------------------------------------|
B|-3-------------------------------------|
G|-2-------------------------------------|
D|-0-------------------------------------|
A|-0-------------------------------------|
E|-2-------------------------------------|

Slide this  as far as D bass (thumb) for 2 bars


C                                E
This is Ground Control to Major Tom
       E7                F 
You've really made the grade
        Fm             C                     F 
And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear
         Fm                C    
Now it's time to leave the capsule
       F
if you dare

C                           E 
This is Major Tom to Ground Control
    E7                   F  
I'm stepping through the door
        Fm
And I'm floating
       C           F
in a most peculiar way
        Fm              C           F
And the stars look very different today

    Fmaj7
For here
     Em
Am I sitting in a tin can
Fmaj7         Em 
Far above the world
Bb              Am
Planet Earth is blue
            G             F
And there's nothing I can do

C   F   G    A A
C   F   G    A A

Fmaj7  Em  A  C  D*(see below)  E*
Ohhhh.......     

[Landing with these chords: (D* & E*)
e|--5---0-------0--0--0--0-----|
B|--7---0-------0--0--0--1-----|
G|--7---9-------9--\--2--0-----|
D|--0---9-------9--\--2--2-----|
A|--x---7-------7--\--0--3-----|
E|--x---0-------0--0--0--3-----|

C
Though I'm past
                     E 
one hundred thousand miles
    E7           F
I'm feeling very still
       Fm                C                  F
And I think my spaceship knows which way to go
        Fm              C    
Tell my wife I love her very much
    F
she knows

G                 E7
Ground Control to Major Tom
     Am
Your circuit's dead,
        Am/G
there's something wrong
        Dadd9
Can you hear me, Major Tom?
        C  
Can you hear me, Major Tom?
        G
Can you hear me, Major Tom?

Can you....

    Fmaj7
For here and I'm
     Em
Floating round my tin can
Fmaj7         Em 
Far above the moon
Bb              Am
Planet Earth is blue
            G             F
And there's nothing I can do

C   F   G    A A
C   F   G    A A

Fmaj7  Em  A  C  D    

C   F   G    A A

C   F   G    A A  
Ohhhh.......   

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| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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