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Born to run  Bruce Springsteen

  [G]In the day we  sweat it out  on the streets  of a [C]runaway
       American [D]dream
  At [G]night  we ride  through  mansions of  glory  in [C]suicide [D7]machines
  [C]Sprung from cages on [G]highway 9
  Chrome [Am]wheels, fuel injected and [D]steppin' out over the [C]line
  [C]Baby, this town rips the [G]bones from your back
  It's a [Am]death trap, it's a [D]suicide rap
  I wanna [C]get out while I'm still [Am]young
  'Cause [C]tramps like us, [D]baby we were born to [G]run

  [G]Well, Wendy, let  me in, I  wanna be your  friend, I wanna
      [C]guard your dreams and [D]visions
  Just [G]wrap your legs  'round these velvet  rims, strap your
      [C]hands across my [D]engines
  And to[C]gether we could [G]break this trap
  We'll [Am]run til we drop, and [D]baby we'll never go [C]back
  [C]Walk with me out [G]on the wire
  [Am]Girl, I'm just a scared and [D]lonely rider
  And I [C]gotta know how it [Am]feels
  I wanna [C]know if love is wild, I [D]wanna know if love is [G]real

  [D]Beyond the  Palace  hemi-powered  drones  [F]scream  down the
  The girls [C]comb their hair in the rear view mirrors and the
      [Am]boys try to look so [G]hard
  The a[D]musement park rises bold and stark, kids are [F]huddled on
the beach in the mist
  Well, I wanna [C]die with you Wendy on the streets tonight in
      an [Am]everlasting [D]kiss

  Well, the [G]highway's  jammed with  broken heroes  on a [C]last
      chance power [D]drive
  Every[G]body's out on the run tonight, but there ain't [C]no place
       left to [D]hide
  To[C]gether we could [G]live with the sadness
  I'll [Am]love you with all the [D]maddness in my [C]soul
  Someday, baby, I [G]don't know when
  We're gonna [Am]get to that place that we [D]really wanna [C]go
  [C]And we'll walk in the [Am]sun
  Til then, [C]tramps like us, [D]baby we were born to [G]run

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Rookie089 (report)

This tab is based off the acoustic recording on the "Chimes of Freedom" album.

jetwax (report)

That decending chromatic would start D string 12th fret, 11, 10, 9, 8 etc.

jetwax (report)

Hope you didn't mind me changing that.
Also the bridge is a bit more complicated: [F Bb C Eb] (2x's) Each chord rocks back and forth on sus4's.
Next is Ab Eb Ab with sus 4's, then single notes A Bb B C C# A, jump an octave up to D & decend chromatically hitting d# 4x's before resolving on D.

If you're comfortable doing it the way you've been doing it, ignore this, but I think you'll find it works much better.

jetwax (report)

Starting at "sprung from cages" should be: C G/B Am C G D
C G/B Am C G Em C D G
Same at verse 2

Haze013 (report)

Velvet Rims are an actual item. I've seen them on a few cars - sexy wheels!

docatwaterloo (report)

It's "velvet rims." Check out the music section of; it gives the lyrics for all his songs!

drehaster (report)

No, it is definetly velvet rims.

kipsta (report)

velvet rims, it is

CEDARWING (report)

Good work - but not convinced the words were "wrap your legs 'round these velvet rims"...doesn't it sound more like "wrap your legs 'round these throbin' ribs"??
Correct me if I'm wrong..