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Gates of Steel  DEVO

Date: Sun, 12 Nov 1995 13:27:16 -0700
From: brucea@tic.ab.ca (Bruce Armstrong)
Subject: /d/devo/gates_of_steel.crd
Gates of Steel - Devo
Words and Music by Mark Mothersbaugh, Gerald V. Casale,
Susan Schmidt, Deborah L. Smith
Intro
[C](keyboard and drums x 8 bars) then enter guitar
[C]/ / / / | [B+]/ / [A]/ / | [G]/ / / / | / / / / x 2
[F]/ / / / | [Am]/ / [G]/ / x 3
[F]/ / / / | [Am]/ / [G]/ / | [F]/ / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / /
Twist a[B+]way the [A]gates of [G]steel[C]
Un[B+]lock the [A]secret [G]voice[F]
Give [Am]in to [G]ancient [F]noise
Take a [Am]chance a [G]brand new [F]dance
Am G F x 4 bars
Twist away the gates of steel
Twist a[C]way now [B+]twist [A]and [G]shout[C]
The [B+]earth it [A]moves too [G]slow[F]
But the [Am]earth is [G]all we [F]know
We pay to [Am]play the [G]human [F]way
Am G F x 4 bars
Twist away the gates of steel (a man is real not made of steel)
(C x 2 bars G x 2 bars) x 2 (keyboard solo)
[F] But the [Am]earth is [G]all we [F]know
We pay to [Am]play the [G]human [F]way
Am G F x 4 bars
Twist away the gates of steel
[C] The be[B+]ginning [A]was the [G]end (of everything now)
[C] The [B]ape re[A]gards his [G]tail (he's stuck on it)
[F] Re[Am]peats un[G]til he [F]fails
Half a [Am]goon and [G]half a god[F]
Am G F x 4 bars
A man's not made of steel
Twist a[C]way now [B+]twist [A]and [G]shout[C]
The [B+]earth it [A]moves too [G]slow[F]
But the [Am]earth is [G]all we [F]know
We pay to [Am]play the [G]human [F]way
Am G F x 4 bars
Twist away the gates of steel (a man is real that's how he feels)
outro
[C]/ / / / | [B+]/ / [A]/ / | [G]/ / / / | / / / / x 2
[F]/ / / / | [Am]/ / [G]/ / x 3
[F]/ / / / | [Am]/ / [G]/ / | [F]/ / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / /| [C]/
Performance notes:
- most of the guitar is just strummed once and held for the two beats,
four beats or even two bars!!
- major 'chunky' (as opposed to 'smooth' like the peanut butter)
distortion with little treble on the guitar
Have fun with it and enjoy!
Bruce

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