We Built This City

Jefferson Starship

We built this city, we built this city on rock and roll
Built this city, we built this city on rock and roll
(G C (d e d g f# d low a, d low A) Bm Am, G C, D/F# G)

Say you don't know me, or recognize my face
Say you don't care who goes to that kind of place
Knee deep in the hoopla, sinking in your fight
Too many runaways eating up the night  

Marconi plays the mamba, listen to the radio, don't you remember
We built this city,            we built this city on rock and roll

Someone's always playing corporation games
Who cares they're always changing corporation names
We just want to dance here, someone stole the stage
They call us irresponsible, write us off the page

It's just another Sunday,        in a tired old street     
Police have got the choke hold, oh----oh, oh, oh, but we just lost the beat

Who counts the money underneath the bar
Who rides the wrecking ball into our guitars
Don't tell us you need us, 'cos we're (the ship of) fools
Looking for Bmerica, crawling through your schools

"I'm looking out over that Golden Gate bridge, out on another gorgeous sunny Saturday,
I've seen that bumper-to-bumper traffic" (CHORUS)

"Here's your favorite radio station, in your favorite radio city the city by the bay,
the city that rocks, the city that never sleeps"

Marconi plays the mamba.. . (CHORUS)

lowercase letters are individual notes to be plaed, included as a general guideline only

Am7 Bm C Cmaj7 Cmaj9 D D/F# D/G Em F/G G G/B
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