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Man who sold the World  David Bowie

[Dm]   We passed upon the stairs,[A7] We spoke of what and whe[Dm]n
Although I wasn't there,[A7] he said i was his friend [F]
Which came as some surpris[C]e, I spoke into h[Gm]is [A]eyes
[Dm]                     [C] (play r2)
I thought you died alone, a long long time ago

   [C] (play r2)   [F] (r3)
Oh no, not me
   [Bbm]               [F] (r3)
I never lost control
   [C] (r2)      [F]
Your'e face to face
   [Bbm]              [A] (repeat intro. )
with the man who sold the world

[Dm] I laughed and shook his hand,[A7] and made my way back home[Dm]
I searched for foreign land, [A7] for years and years i roamed [F]
I gazed a gazely stare [C] at all the millions here [Gm] [A]
We must have died [Dm] alone' a [C]long long time ago

      [C]        [F]
Who knows? not me
      [Bbm]               [F] (r3)
We never lost control

     [C] (r2)      [F]
Your'e face to face
     [Bbm]              [A] (repeat intro. )
with the man who sold the world

Riffs:
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r1 is:

    [A]                    [Dm]                    [F]                                                              
E|----------------------------------------------------------------

B|----------------------------------------------------------------
G|--2-2-2-0-2-3-2-0-----2-2-2-0-2-3-2-0-----2-2-2-0-2-3-2-0-------
D|----------------------------------------------------------------
A|----------------------------------------------------------------
E|----------------------------------------------------------------

r2 is: (simply play C Major scale)

    [C]                                                                                                      
E|--------------------------------------------------

B|--------------------------------------------------
G|------------2-4-5---------------------------------
D|------2-3-5---------------------------------------
A|--3-5---------------------------------------------
E|--------------------------------------------------

r3: (F Major scale)
    [F]                                                                                                      
E|--------------------------------------------------

B|------------3-5-6---------------------------------
G|------2-3-5---------------------------------------
D|--3-5---------------------------------------------
A|--------------------------------------------------
E|--------------------------------------------------

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The above is solely MY INTERPRETATION of this great song, in a format aimed at learning guitarists.
No attempt has been made to copy or reproduce the artist's or publisher's sheet music for the song,
if such exists.

It can be used for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. To play the song as it should be played, you should
purchase the official sheetmusic for the song. You should also purchase and listen to the song to learn
the rhythm and timing of the song - this is essential if you wish to play the song with any degree of accuracy

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Transcriber: P.J. Murphy

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