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Springsteen Bruce - Born To Run Tabs

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Born To Run Tabs

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[Intro:  E  E  A  B pattern twice]

         E                                       A		   B
  In the day we sweat it out on the streets of a runaway American dream
     E                                          A       B
  At night we ride through mansions of glory in suicide machines
  A                    E/G#
  Sprung from cages on Highway 9
         F#m			   E/G#                  E	E9
  Chrome wheels, fuel injected and steppin' out over the line	  Oh
  A                        E/G#
  Baby, this town rips the bones from your back
         F#m		    E/G#
  It's a death trap, it's a suicide rap
           E                   C#m
  We gotta get out while we're young
         A               B                    E
  'Cause tramps like us, baby we were born to run

  Wendy, let me in, I wanna be your friend,
	 I wanna guard your dreams and visions
  Just wrap your legs 'round these velvet rims,
	 and strap your hands across my engines
  Together we could break this trap
  We'll run til we drop, and baby we'll never go back
  Oh, will you walk with me out on the wire?
  'Cause baby, I'm just a scared and lonely rider
  But I gotta know how it feels
  I want to know if love is wild, I want to know if love is real.

[Sax solo -- over  E  E  A  B  pattern x2 (i.e. 8 bars)]

[Chords: C#m  B E  Bm7]

  Dsus4     D       Dsus4          D      Gsus4            G     Gsus4  G
Beyond the  Palace  hemi-powered  drones  scream  down the boulevard
      Asus4      A       Asus4     A               Csus4       C       Csus4  C
Girls comb their hair in rear view mirrors and the boys try to look so hard
     Dsus4     D         Dsus4         D            Gsus4          G
The amusement park rises bold and stark as kids are huddled on the beach
      Gsus4  G
 in a mist
        Asus4         A             Asus4     A           Csus4 C     Csus4  C
I wanna die with you, Wendy, on the streets tonight in an everlasting kiss

   Fsus4 F (x3)  C  C
   Fsus4 F (x2)  F#sus4 F# (x2) then N.C. (guitar run down 1 octave)

[The guitar run can be played by holding the B notes at fret 12 on the B
 string and fret 14 on the A string and just sliding them down the strings.
 Beware: the run ends C C C C B, not C# C B.]

  Well, the highway's jammed with broken heroes on a last chance power drive
  Everybody's out on the run tonight, but there's no place left to hide
  Together, Wendy, we could live with the sadness
  I'll love you with all the madness in my soul
  Oh, some day, girl, I don't know when
  We're gonna get to that place that we really wanna go
  And we'll walk in the sun
                  A               B                    E       C#m
  But 'till then, tramps like us, baby we were born to run
             A               B                    E       C#m
  Ah, honey, tramps like us, baby we were born to run
                  A               B                    E
  Come on, Wendy, tramps like us, baby we were born to run

[Playout on same structure as intro, E   A  B x4] 

The E E A B progression is something like

| E | E | Esus4 / A / | Esus4 / B / |

on the piano, with the guitar picking out a melody line:


Sax solo, tabbed for guitar:





The final note of the solo is part of the C#m chord which leads into the
bridge section of the song.
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