Ziggy Stardust

David Bowie

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Intro: G D Cadd9 G/B G/A (4 times)

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 Now Ziggy played guitar, jamming good with Weird and Gilly,
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And the Spiders from Mars. He played it left hand,
                  Em            Am                        C
But made it too far; became the special man, then we were Ziggy's band.

G                   Bm                                   C
 Ziggy really sang, screwed up eyes and screwed down hairdo,
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like some cat from Japan. He could lick 'em by smiling,
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he could leave them to hang. They came on so loaded, man, well-hung, snow white tan

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  So where were the spiders,
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 While the fly tried to break our balls?
Am           G            F 
 Just the beer light to guide us,
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so we bitched about his fans and should we crush his sweet hands?

[Intro] (2 times)

G                       Bm                      C
 Ziggy played for time, jiving us that we were voodoo.
                     D                G
The kids were just crass, he was the nazz,
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With God given ass. He took it all too far but, boy, could he play guitar!

Am      G            F      G
 Making love to his ego,
Am     G            F              G
 Ziggy sucked up into his mind,
Am      G         F 
 Like a leper Messiah,
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When the kids had killed the man I had to break up the band!

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Ohh Yeah...         ooo.... 
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       Ziggy played guitar!