Rocket Man
Written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis
Work in progress - still checking the timing.

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Em7 A9 She packed my bags last night - pre-flight, Em7 A9 Zero hour, nine a.m., C G Am D And I'm gonna be hi-igh-igh as a kite by then, Em7 |A9 / / / |/ / / / | I miss the earth so much, I miss my - wife, Em7 / / / / / |A9 / / / |/ / / | It's lone-ly - - out in space, C / / / |G / / /|Am / / / |D / / /|/ / / / | On such a time - less - flight as this.

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G / / / |/ / / / |C / - And I think it's gonna be a long long time, / / / / / / |G / 'til touch-down brings me 'round a-gain to find, |/ / / / / / |C I'm not the man they think I am at home, / / / |G / / / |A9 / / / |/ / / / | Oh no, no, no - - I'm a rocket man, C / / / |/ / / / |G / / / |/ / / / | Rocket man - - burnin' out this fuse up here a-lone.

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Em7 |A9 Mars ain't the kinda place to raise your kids, Em7 A9 In fact it's cold as hell, C G Am D And there's no one there to raise them if you did, Em7 A9 And all this science, I don't under-stand, Em7 A9 It's just my job five days a week, G / Am D Rocket man - - - rocket man.

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C C / / / / / G / / / / / |/ / / / | - And I think it's gonna be a long long time, C / / / / / G / / / / / |/ / / / | - And I think it's gonna be a long long time.


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