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Calling America  Electric Light Orchestra



Somebody [D]told her that there was a [A]place like heaven=20
[Bm]Across the water on a [G]seven-fortyseven=20
[D]Yeah, we're living[Bm] in a [A]modern [D]world.   [Bm]    [A]
[D]And pretty soon she's really [A]got the notion=20
Of [Bm]flying out across the [G]big blue ocean=20
[D]Yeah, we're living[Bm] in a [A]modern [D]wo[D-Bm-G-A]rld.
Pre-Chorus:
[F#]Talk is cheap on [Bm]satellite=20
But [G]all I get is [Em]sta[C]tic=20
[F#]Infor[Bm]mation, [F#]I'm still [Bm]here=20
Re-[G]dial on auto[A]matic.

Chorus:=20
      Calling Am[D]erica (can't get a me[G]ssage through)=20
      Calling Am[D]erica (that's what she sa[A]id to do)=20
      Calling Am[D]erica (that's where she ha[G]s to be)=20
      Calling Am[D]erica (she left a nu[A]mber for me)=20
      Calling Am[A]erica.

Verse:
But I'm just talking to a satellite=20
Twenty thousand miles up in the sky each night=20
Yeah, we're living in a modern world.
All I had to do was pick up the phone=20
I'm out in space, trying to talk to someone=20
[D]Yeah, we're living[Bm] in a [A]modern [D]worl[D-C#m]d.

Pre-Chorus:
She left a number I could call=20
But no one's there, no one at all=20
There must be something going wrong=20
That number just rings on and on.

Chorus:=20
Calling America (can't get a message through)=20
Calling America (that's what she said to do)=20
Calling America (that's where she has to be)=20
Calling America (she left a number for me)=20
Calling America.

Solo (over verse chords):
e|-----------|-----------|-----------|--------|-----------|---------|------=
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B|-----------|-----------|-----------|--------|-----------|---------|------=
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G|-2---0-----|-----------|-----------|--------|-2---0-----|---------|------=
---|-----------------------------------------------------------------------=
D|--------4--|-2---4--2--|-0-2-4-----|--------|--------4--|-0---0---|-0----=
---|-----------------------------------------------------------------------=
A|-----------|-----------|--------2--|-2------|-----------|---------|------=
---|-----------------------------------------------------------------------=
E|-----------|-----------|-----------|--------|-----------|---------|------=
---|-----------------------------------------------------------------------=


Verse:
Said she'd call when she'd been gone a while=20
Guess she's missing me across the miles=20
Yeah, we're living in a modern world.

Chorus:=20
Calling America (can't get a message through)=20
Calling America (that's what she said to do)=20
Calling America (that's where she has to be)=20
Calling America (she left a number for me)=20
Calling America.
Calling America, Calling America=20
Calling America, Calling America...

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