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Rocket Love  Stevie Wonder

...ROCKET LOVE... by Stevie Wonder
 
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*from 'Hotter Than July' (1980)*
*CAPO 4th FRET*
(Original Key: Abm)
Intro:
[Am7] [D9] [G/F] [Em9]  
[Am7] [B7sus] [B7]  
Em E+ Em7 E+ (x2)
Break:
Do do [Am7]do, do do [D9]do,
Do do [G/F]do, do do [Em9]do,
Do do [Am7]do, do do [B7sus]do,
Do [B7]do do-[Em]oo.
Interlude:
Em E+ Em7 E+ (x2)
Verse 1:
I [Em]longed for [E+]you since [Em7]I was [E+]born;
A [Em]woman [E+]sensi-[Em7]tive and [E+]warm,
D7sus D7 D7sus D7, B7
And that you were.
With [Em]pride and [E+]strength,
No [Em7]one would [E+]test,
But [Em]yet have [E+]femi-[Em7]nine fi-[E+]nesse;
D7sus D7 D7sus D7, B7
And so much more.
Chorus 1:
You took me [Cmaj7]riding in your rocket;
Gave me a star.
But at a half a mile from heaven,
You dropped me back,
Down to this [Bm7b5]cold, cold world.[B7sus] [E7]
You took me [Cmaj7]riding in your rocket;
Gave me a star.
But at a half a mile from heaven,
You dropped me back,
Down to this [Bm7b5]cold, cold world.[B7sus] [E7]
Interlude:
Em E+ Em7 E+ (x2)
Verse 2:
A [Em]female [E+]Shakespeare [Em7]of your [E+]time,
With [Em]looks to [E+]blow Pi-[Em7]casso's [E+]mind;
D7sus D7 D7sus D7, B7
You were the best.
Your [Em]body [E+]moved with [Em7]grace and [E+]song,
Like [Em]sympho-[E+]nies by [Em7]Bach or [E+]Brahms;
D7sus D7 D7sus D7, B7
Neverthe-less. Oh, oh;
Chorus 2:
You took me [Cmaj7]riding in your rocket;
Gave me a star.
But at a half a mile from heaven,
You dropped me back,
Down to this [Bm7b5]cold, cold world.[B7sus] [E7]
You took me [Cmaj7]riding in your rocket;
Gave me a star.
But at a half a mile from heaven,
You dropped me back,
Down to this [Bm7b5]cold, cold world.[B7sus] [E7]
Break:
Do do [Am7]do, do do [D9]do,
Do do [G/F]do, do do [Em9]do,
Do do [Am7]do, do do [D#7sus]do,
*KEY CHANGE*
 
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Verse 3:
The [Fm]passion [F+]burning [Fm7]in your [F+]heart,
Would [Fm]make hell's [F+]fire seem [Fm7]like a [F+]spark;
D#7sus D#7 D#7sus D#7, C7
Where did it go?
Just [Fm]why that [F+]you would [Fm7]over-[F+]night,
Turn [Fm]love to [F+]stone as [Fm7]cold [F+]as ice,
D#7sus D#7 D#7sus D#7, C7
I'll never know.
Chorus 3:
You took me [C#maj7]riding in your rocket;
Gave me a star.
But at a half a mile from heaven,
You dropped me back,
Down to this [Cm7b5]cold, cold world.[C7sus] [F7]
You took me [C#maj7]riding in your rocket;
Gave me a star.
But at a half a mile from heaven,
You dropped me back,
Down to this [Cm7b5]cold, cold world.
[C7sus] (Cold, too [F7]cold).
Chorus 4:
You took me [C#maj7]riding in your rocket;
Gave me a star.
But at a half a mile from heaven,
You dropped me back,
Down to this [Cm7b5]cold, cold world.[C7sus] [F7]
You took me [C#maj7]riding in your rocket;
Gave me a star.
But at a half a mile from heaven,
You dropped me back,
Down to this [Cm7b5]cold, cold world.
[C7sus] (I would not do that to a [F7]dog).
Chorus 5:
You took me [C#maj7]riding in your rocket;
Gave me a star.
But at a half a mile from heaven,
You dropped me back,
Down to this [Cm7b5]cold, cold world.[C7sus] [F7]
You took me [C#maj7]riding in your rocket;
Gave me a star.
But at a half a mile from heaven,
You dropped me back,
Down to this [Cm7b5]cold, cold world.[C7sus] [F7]
Outro:
[C#maj7] Rocket love.
CHORD DIAGRAMS:
 
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[Am7] [D9] [G/F] [Em9] [B7sus] [B7] 
[EADGBE]x02013 [EADGBE]x5455x [EADGBE]xx3433 [EADGBE]020002 [EADGBE]x22200 [EADGBE]021202
[Em] [E+] [Em7] [Dsus7] [D7] [Cmaj7] 
[EADGBE]022000 [EADGBE]021000 [EADGBE]020000 [EADGBE]xx0213 [EADGBE]xx0212 [EADGBE]x32000
[Bm7b5] [E7] [D#7sus] [Fm] [F+] [Fm7] 
[EADGBE]x2323x [EADGBE]020100 [EADGBE]xx1124 [EADGBE]133111 [EADGBE]xx3221 [EADGBE]131111
[D#7] [C7] [C#maj7] [Cm7b5] [C7sus] [F7] 
[EADGBE]xxx323 [EADGBE]x32310 [EADGBE]x46564 [EADGBE]x3434x [EADGBE]x33311 [EADGBE]131211
Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2004
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)

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