David Bowie - China Girl Chords & Tabs

 

China Girl Chords & Tabs

David Bowie Chords & Tabs

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China Girl Chords

   
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>From robo@oregon.uoregon.edu (O'Neill, Rob)
Subject: Re: CHORDS : China Girl
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 1993 20:34:22 GMT

In article <9304220818.AA10484@libra.math.tau.ac.il> guez@math.tau.ac.il writes:



>       China Girl
>       ----------

>       Written by David Bowie & Iggy Pop.

>       Performed by Iggy Pop on the album "the idiot"
>            and by David Bowie on the album "Lets dance"

>       Below i've written the version from David Bowie's "Lets dance". On
>Iggy's pop album i think the song is beggining with a major cord - C. Please
>correct me if i'm being wrong on this or on the chords at all.
>However, i think both versions are great and worth hearing.

>       DISCLAIME : this song does not support sny racist or fascist
>opinions. I think that it comes to criticise these things.


>       enjoy,
>               ofer
>               guez@math.tau.ac.il



>              China Girl
>              ----------

>  Am
>  I could escape this feeling
>  Dm
>  With my china girl
>  Am
>  I feel a wreck without my
>  Dm
>  Little china girl
>  Am
>  I hear her hearts beating
>  G
>  Loud as thunder
>  F                      E
>  Saw their stars crashing

>  Am
>  I'm mess without my
>  Dm
>  Little china girl
>  Am
>  Make up mornings where's my
>  Dm
>  Little china girl
>  Am
>  I hear her heart's beating
>  G
>  Loud as thunder
>  F                       E
>  Saw their stars crashing down

>  C                       G
>  I feel a-tragic like i'm Marlon Brando
>   F                          E
>  When i look at my china girl
>  C                          G
>  I could pretend that nothin really meant too much
>  F                          E
>  When i look at my china girl

>  Am                 G
>  I stumble into town just like a sacred cow
>  F
>  Visions of swasticas in my head
>  E
>  Plans for everyone
>  Am                         G       F        E
>  It's in the white of my eyes
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/d/david_bowie/china_girl_crd.html ]
>  Am
>  My little china girl
>  G
>  You shouldn't mess with me
>  F                       E
>  I'll ruin everything you are (you know)
>  Am
>  I'll give you television
>  G
>  I'll give ypu eyes of blue
>  F                              E
>  I'll give you man who wantys to rule the world
>  Am
>  And when i get excited
>  G
>  My little china girl says
>  F                         E
>  Oh baby just you shut your mouth
>           Am   G   F   E
>  She says shhhh...



>Wasn't it written about Iggy's wife/girlfriend?  So, I don't think you have 
to worry about racism, etc.



From: tzitron@loria.fr (Vincent Tzitron)
Date: 8 Jun 1995 13:01:35 +0200

This song is already in the OLGA database, but I think there are some
mistakes. Accordingly to what I can hear the chords were shown to be
played with a capo at the seventh fret. I have corrected what seemed
wrong to me and the following chords are played without capo.



CHINA GIRL (David Bowie)
------------------------

Em
I could escape this feeling
Am
With my china girl
Em
I feel a wreck without my
Am
Little china girl
Em
I hear her hearts beating
G
Loud as thunder
Am                     B
Saw their stars crashing

Em
I'm mess without my
Am
Little china girl
Em
Make up mornings where's my
Am
Little china girl
Em
I hear her heart's beating
G
Loud as thunder
Am                       B
Saw their stars crashing down

G                        F
I feel a-tragic like i'm Marlon Brando
Em                         D
When i look at my china girl

G                           F
I could pretend that nothin really meant too much
Em                         D
When i look at my china girl

Em  D  C  B

Em                 D
I stumble into town just like a sacred cow
C
Visions of swasticas in my head
B
Plans for everyone
Em                         D       C        B
It's in the white of my eyes


Em
My little china girl
D
You shouldn't mess with me
C                       B
I'll ruin everything you are (you know)
Em
I'll give you television
D
I'll give you eyes of blue
C                              B
I'll give you man who want to rule the world

G
And when i get excited
F
My little china girl says
Em                         D
Oh baby just you shut your mouth

         Em   D   C   B 
She says shhhh...



chords for the Em / D / C / B part
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Em = 779987
D  = 557775
C  = 335553
B  = 224442

G  = 355433
Am = 577555

chords for the G / F / Em / D part
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G  = 779787
F  = 557565
Em = 446454
D  = 224232


	- Vincent Tzitron - tzitron@loria.fr -


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