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Roxanne   Sting


Roxanne (live version from "All This Time" album)
by Sting

Intro:
  Gm        Dm/F    Ebmaj7   Dm      Cm7      F7sus4   G7sus4 (sustain)
E -3-3-3-3|-1-1-1-1|-3-3-3-3|-1-1-1-1|--------|------1-|3-------|--------|
B -3-3-3-3|-3-3-3-3|-3-3-3-3|-3-3-3-3|-4-4-4-4|-1-1----|3-------|--------|
G -3-3-3-3|-2-2-2-3|-3-3-3-3|-2-2-2-2|-3-3-3-3|-3-3----|5-------|--------|
D --------|--------|1---1---|0---0---|-5-5-5-5|-1-1----|3-------|--------|
A --------|--------|--------|--------|3---3---|--------|5-------|--------|
E 3---3---|1---1---|--------|--------|--------|1---1---|3-------|--------|

Verse 1:
Roxanne, you don't have to put on the red light. Those days are over, you don't have to sell your body to the night.
  Gm        Dm/F    Ebmaj7   Dm7      Cm7      F7sus4   G7sus4
E -3-3-3-3|-1-1-1-1|-3-3-3-3|-1-1-1-1|--------|------1-|3-------|--------|
B -3-3-3-3|-3-3-3-3|-3-3-3-3|-1-1-1-1|-4-4-4-4|-1-1----|3-------|--------|
G -3-3-3-3|-2-2-2-3|-3-3-3-3|-2-2-2-2|-3-3-3-3|-3-3----|5-------|--------|
D --------|--------|1---1---|0---0---|-5-5-5-5|-1-1----|3-------|--------|
A --------|--------|--------|--------|3---3---|--------|5-------|--------|
E 3---3---|1---1---|--------|--------|--------|1---1---|3-------|--------|

Verse 2:
Roxanne, you don't have to wear that dress tonight. Walk the streets for money. You don't care if it's wrong or if it's right.
  Gm        Dm/F    Ebmaj7   Dm7      Cm7      F7sus4   G7sus4
E -3-3-3-3|-1-1-1-1|-3-3-3-3|-1-1-1-1|--------|------1-|3-------|--------|
B -3-3-3-3|-3-3-3-3|-3-3-3-3|-1-1-1-1|-4-4-4-4|-1-1----|3-------|--------|
G -3-3-3-3|-2-2-2-3|-3-3-3-3|-2-2-2-2|-3-3-3-3|-3-3----|5-------|--------|
D --------|--------|1---1---|0---0---|-5-5-5-5|-1-1----|3-------|--------|
A --------|--------|--------|--------|3---3---|--------|5-------|--------|
E 3---3---|1---1---|--------|--------|--------|1---1---|3-------|--------|

Chorus:
Roxanne, you don't have to put on the red light. (repeat)
  Cm       F7sus4   G7sus4            Cm       F7sus4   G7sus4
E -3-3-3-3|-1-1-1-1|--------|--------|-3-3-3-3|-1-1--1-|3-------|--------|
B -4-4-4-4|-1-1-1-1|-3-3-3-3|-3-3-3-3|-4-4-4-4|-1-1----|3-------|--------|
G -5-5-5-5|-3-3-3-3|-5-5-5-5|-5-5-5-5|-5-5-5-5|-3-3----|5-------|--------|
D --------|--------|-3-3-3-3|-3-3-3-3|--------|--------|3-------|--------|
A 3---3---|--------|--------|--------|3---3---|--------|5-------|--------|
E --------|1---1---|3---3---|3---3---|--------|1---1---|3-------|--------|

Verse 3:
I loved ya since I knew ya, I wouldn't talk down to ya. I have to tell ya just how I feel, I won't share you with another boy.
  Gm        Dm/F    Ebmaj7   Dm7      Cm7      F7sus4   G7sus4
E -3-3-3-3|-1-1-1-1|-3-3-3-3|-1-1-1-1|--------|------1-|3-------|--------|
B -3-3-3-3|-3-3-3-3|-3-3-3-3|-1-1-1-1|-4-4-4-4|-1-1----|3-------|--------|
G -3-3-3-3|-2-2-2-3|-3-3-3-3|-2-2-2-2|-3-3-3-3|-3-3----|5-------|--------|
D --------|--------|1---1---|0---0---|-5-5-5-5|-1-1----|3-------|--------|
A --------|--------|--------|--------|3---3---|--------|5-------|--------|
E 3---3---|1---1---|--------|--------|--------|1---1---|3-------|--------|

Verse 4:
You know my mind is made up, so put away your make up. Told you once, I won't tell you again, it's a bad way.
  Gm        Dm/F    Ebmaj7   Dm7      Cm7      F7sus4   G7sus4
E -3-3-3-3|-1-1-1-1|-3-3-3-3|-1-1-1-1|--------|------1-|3-------|--------|
B -3-3-3-3|-3-3-3-3|-3-3-3-3|-1-1-1-1|-4-4-4-4|-1-1----|3-------|--------|
G -3-3-3-3|-2-2-2-3|-3-3-3-3|-2-2-2-2|-3-3-3-3|-3-3----|5-------|--------|
D --------|--------|1---1---|0---0---|-5-5-5-5|-1-1----|3-------|--------|
A --------|--------|--------|--------|3---3---|--------|5-------|--------|
E 3---3---|1---1---|--------|--------|--------|1---1---|3-------|--------|

(Chorus + cello interlude)
(Repeat verse 3 & 4)
(Chorus piano w/walking bass and trombone)				


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