Ukebox Pub Night - Thursday, March 15th 2018 - 7pm (Doors 6:00)
Spiderman Theme Song Paul Webster & Bob Harris (1967)
Heroes David Bowie (w/Brian Eno, 1977)
Something Just Like This Coldplay/Chainsmokers (2017)
Superman (It's Not Easy) Five For Fighting (John Ondrasik, 2001)
Lost Boy Ruth B (2015)
Superman REM (1986) (Zekley/Bottler, 1969)
Sunshine Superman Donovan (1966)
Wish I Could Fly Like Superman Kinks (Ray Davies, 1979)
Secret Agent Man Johnny Rivers (Sloan / Barri, 1966)
Superman's Song Crash Test Dummies (1991)
***Extras*** (Themed Songs for 2nd set)
Taekwondo Walk Off The Earth (2017)
Holding Out For A Hero Bonnie Tyler (Steinman & Pitchford, 1984)
Hero Enrique Iglesias (2001)
Big Bad John Johnny Cash (Jimmy Dean & Roy Acuff, 1961)



Spiderman Theme Song
Paul Webster & Bob Harris (1967)


4/4 | d - D - d - D - |
      1   2   3   4

Verse 1:
[Em] Spiderman, Spiderman
Does whatever a spider can
[Am] Spins a web, any size
[Em] Catches thieves just like flies
Look [B7] Out! Here comes the Spider- [Em] man

Verse 2:
[Em] Is he strong? Listen bud
He's got radioactive blood
[Am] Can he swing from a thread?
[Em] Take a look overhead
Hey, [B7] there! There goes the Spider- [Em] man

Bridge:
In the [D7] chill of [G] night
At the [B7] scene of a [Em] crime
Like a [D7] streak of [G] light
He arr- [C6] ives just in [B7] time

Verse 3:
[Em] Spiderman, Spiderman
Friendly neighborhood Spiderman
[Am] Wealth and fame he's ignored
[Em] Action is his reward.

Ending:
To [B7] him, life is a great big [Em] bang up
[B7] Whenever there's a [Em] hang up
[B7] You'll find the Spider [Em] man!


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Heroes
David Bowie (w/Brian Eno, 1977)

  

4/4 | D u - u D u - u | D u ...
      1 &   & 3 &   &   1 &

Intro
[D]  [D]  [G]  [G]
[D]  [D]  [G]  [G]
[D] I... I wish you could [G] swim
Like the [D] dolphins... like dolphins can [G] swim
Though [C] nothing... nothing will keep us to- [D] gether
We can [Am] beat them... [Em]  forever and [D] ever
Oh we can be [C] heroes... [G]  just for one [D] day

[D]  [D]  [G]  [G]
[D]  [D]  [G]  [G]

[D] I... I will be [G] king
And [D] you... you will be [G] queen
For [C] nothing... will drive them a- [D] way
We can be [Am] heroes... [Em]  just for one [D] day
We can be [C] us... [G] just for one [D] day

[D] I... I can re- [G] member (I remember)
[D] Standing... by the [G] wall (by the wall)
And the [D] guards... shot a- [G] bove our heads (over our heads)
And we [D] kissed... as though nothing would [G] fall (nothing could fall)
And the [C] shame... was on the [D] other side
Oh we can [Am] beat them... [Em]  forever and [D] ever
Then we can be [C] heroes... [G]  just for one [D] day

[D]... We can be [G] heroes
[D]... We can be [G] heroes
[D]... We can be [G] heroes
Just for one [D↓] day


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Something Just Like This
Coldplay/Chainsmokers (2017)


Easy way = 2 beats per chord
4/4 | D - D u D - D u |
      1   2 & 3   4 &

Intro
| [G]  [A]   | [Bm]  [A]   |
| [G]  [A]   | [Bm]

Verse
I've been [A] reading books of [G] old
The [A] legends and the [Bm] myths
A- [A] chilles and his [G] gold
Her[A] cules and his [Bm] gifts
[A] ...Spiderman's con[G] trol
And [A] Batman with his [Bm] fists  
[A] ...And clearly [G] I don't see my- [A] self upon that [Bm] list

Pre-Chorus
She said, [A] where'd you wanna [G] go?
How [A] much you wanna [Bm] risk?
I'm not [A] looking for some- [G] body
With some [A] superhuman [Bm] gifts
Some [A] superher- [G] o
Some [A] fairytale [Bm] bliss
Just some- [A] thing I can [G] turn to
Some- [A] body I can [Bm] kiss

Bridge
I want something [A] just like [G] this
Doo- doo- doo, doo- [A] doo- doo   [Bm]  
Doo- doo- doo, [A] doo- doo [G]  
Doo- doo- doo, doo- [A] doo- doo [Bm]  
Oh I want some- [A] thing just [G] like this
Doo- doo- doo, doo- [A] doo- doo   [Bm]  
Doo- doo- doo, [A] doo- doo   [G]  
Doo- doo- doo, doo- [A] doo- doo  [Bm]  

Chorus
I want something [A] just like
[G] this [A]   [Bm]   [A]    
[G]      [A]   [Bm]  I want something [A] just like
[G] this [A]   [Bm]   [A]    
[G]      [A]   [Bm]  

Verse
I've been [A] reading books of [G] old
The [A] legends and the [Bm] myths
The [A] testaments they [G] told
The [A] moon and its e- [Bm] clipse
And [A] Superman un- [G] rolls
A [A] suit before he [Bm] lifts
[A] ...But I'm [G] not the kind of [A] person that it [Bm] fits

Pre-Chorus
She said, [A] where'd you wanna [G] go?
How [A] much you wanna [Bm] risk?
I'm not [A] looking for some- [G] body
With some [A] superhuman [Bm] gifts
Some [A] superhe- [G] ro
Some [A] fairytale [Bm] bliss
Just some- [A] thing I can [G] turn to
Some- [A] body I can [Bm] miss

Chorus
I want something [A] just like
[G] this [A]   [Bm]   [A]    
[G]      [A]   [Bm]  I want something [A] just like
[G] this [A]   [Bm]   [A]    
[G]      [A]   [Bm]  oh I want something [A] just like  [G↓] this

Bridge
Doo- doo- doo, doo- doo- doo  
Doo- doo- doo, doo- doo- doo
Doo- doo- [A] doo, doo- doo- doo  [Bm]  
Oh I want [A] something just like [G] this
Doo- doo- [A] doo, doo- doo- doo  [Bm]  
Doo- doo- [A] doo, doooo [G] doo
Doo- doo- [A] doo, doo- doo- doo  [Bm]  

Pre-Chorus
[A] Where'd ya wanna [G] go?
How [A] much you wanna [Bm] risk?
I'm not [A] looking for some- [G] body
With some [A] superhuman [Bm] gifts
Some [A] superhe- [G] ro
Some [A] fairytale [Bm] bliss
Just [A] something I can [G] turn to
Some- [A] body I can [Bm] kiss
I want [A] something just like [G] this  [A]   [Bm]

Chorus
I want something [A] just like
[G] this [A]   [Bm]   [A]    
[G]      [A]   [Bm]  I want something [A] just like
[G] this [A]   [Bm]   [A]    
[G]      [A]   [Bm]  oh I want something [A] just like  [G↓]  this


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Superman (It's Not Easy)
Five For Fighting (John Ondrasik, 2001)


4/4 | d - D u - u d u |
      1   2 &   & 4 &

Intro
[C] [G] [Am] [F]
[C] [G] [Am] [F]

[C] I can't stand to [G] fly
[Am] I'm not that na- [F] ive
[C] I'm just out to [G] find
[Am] The better part of [F] me

Chorus
I'm more than a [C] bird, I'm more than a [G] plane
I'm more than some [Am] pretty face be- [F] side a train
And it's not [C] easy to [1/2G] be [F] me  [C]

[C] Wish that I could [G] cry
[Am] Fall upon my [F] knees
[C] Find a way to [G] lie
About a [Am] home I'll never [F] see

Chorus
It may sound ab- [C] surd but don't be na- [G] ive
Even [Am] heroes have the [F] right to bleed
I may be dis- [C] turbed but won't you con- [G] cede
Even [Am] heroes have the [F] right to dream?
And it's not [C] easy to [1/2G] be [F] me | [C] [G] |

Bridge
| [Am] Up, up [G] and a- | [C] way a- [Dm] way from | [Am] me
Well it's all | [D] right
You can | [C] all sleep sound to- | [D] night
I'm not | [F] crazy | ...or any- | [G] thing   |

[C] I can't stand to [G] fly
[Am] I'm not that na- [F] ive
[C] Men weren't meant to [G] ride
With [Am] clouds between their [F] knees

Chorus
I'm only a [C] man in a silly red [G] sheet
Digging for [Am] kryptonite on this [F] one way street
Only a [C] man in a funny red [G] sheet
Looking for [Am] special things in- [F] side of me
Inside of [C] me... [G]
Inside of [Am] me... [F]
Inside of [C] me... [G]
Inside of [Am] me... [F]

I'm only a [C] man in a funny red [G] sheet
I'm only a [Am] man looking for a [F] dream
I'm only a [C] man in a funny red [G] sheet
And it's not [Am] easy, | [C↓] [G↓] [F↓]
[nc] It's not easy to be [C] me  [G] [Am] [F] [C↓]


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Lost Boy
Ruth B (2015)


Intro
| [Em↓] | [G↓] | [C↓] | [G↓] |

[Em↓] There was a time when [G↓] I was alone
[C↓] Nowhere to go and no [G↓] place to call home
[Em↓] My only friend was the [G↓] man in the moon
And [C↓] even sometimes he would [G↓] go away too

[Em↓] Then one night as I [G↓] closed my eyes
[C↓] I saw a shadow [G↓] flying high
[Em↓] He came to me with the [G↓] sweetest smile
[C↓] Told me he wanted to [G↓] talk for awhile, he said

[Em↓] Peter Pan [G↓] that is what they call me
[C↓] I promise that you'll [G↓] never be lonely
And [Am↓] ever [Am↓] since that [D↓] day [D↓]

Chorus
[Em] I am a lost boy [G] from Neverland
[C] Usually hanging out with [G] Peter Pan
[Em] And when we're bored we [G] play in the woods
[C] Always on the run from [G] Captain Hook
[Em] Run run [G] lost boy [C] they say to [G] me
A- [Em]way from [G] all of [C] reali- [G] ty

[Em↓] Neverland is home to [G↓] lost boys like me
And [C↓] lost boys like me are [G↓] free

He [Em↓] sprinkled me in pixie dust and [G↓] told me to believe
Be- [C↓] lieve in him and be- [G↓] lieve in me
To- [Em↓] gether we will fly away [G↓] in a cloud of green
[C↓] To your beautiful [G↓] destiny

As we [Em↓] soared above the town that [G↓] never loved me
I [C↓] realized I finally had a [G↓] family
[Em↓] Soon enough we reached [G↓] Neverland
[C↓] Peacefully my feet [G↓] hit the sand
And [Am↓] ever [Am↓] since that [D↓] day [D↓]

Chorus
[Em] I am a lost boy [G] from Neverland
[C] Usually hanging out with [G] Peter Pan
[Em] And when we're bored we [G] play in the woods
[C] Always on the run from [G] Captain Hook
[Em] Run run [G] lost boy [C] they say to [G] me
A- [Em] way from [G] all of [C] reali- [G]ty

[Em↓] Neverland is home to [G↓] lost boys like me
And [C↓] lost boys like me are [G↓] free
[Em↓] Neverland is home to [G↓] lost boys like me
And [C↓] lost boys like me are [G↓] free

[Em↓] Peter Pan, Tinkerbell [G↓] Wendy Darling
[C↓] Even Captain Hook you are my [G↓] perfect story book
[Em↓] Neverland I love you so [G↓] you are now my home sweet home
For- [C↓] ever a lost boy at [G↓] last
And for [Am↓] always I [Am↓] will [D↓] say [D↓]

Chorus
[Em] I am a lost boy [G] from Neverland
[C] Usually hanging out with [G] Peter Pan
[Em] And when we're bored we [G] play in the woods
[C] Always on the run from [G] Captain Hook
[Em] Run run [G] lost boy [C] they say to [G] me
A- [Em] way from [G] all of [C] reali- [G] ty

[Em↓] Neverland is home to [G↓] lost boys like me
And [C↓] lost boys like me are [G↓] free
[Em↓] Neverland is home to [G↓] lost boys like me
And [C↓] lost boys like me are [G↓] free


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Superman
REM (1986) (Zekley/Bottler, 1969)


      Chorus & Intro                                Verses
4/4 | D - D - D - - u | - u d u d u d u |     4/4 | D - D - D - D - |
      1   2   3     &     & 2 & 3 & 4 &             1   2   3   4

Intro
[E7]  [E7]  [E7]  [E7]  
[E7]  [E7]  [E7]  [E7]

Chorus
[E7] I am... (I am...) [A] I am Superman | and I know what's [E7] happening  [E7]  
[E7] I am... (I am...) [A] I am Superman | and I can do [E7] anything  [E7]  

Verse
[E7] You don't really [A] love that guy you | make it with now [E7] do you
[E7] I know you don't [A] love that guy cause | I can see right [E7] through you

Chorus
[E7] I am... (I am...) [A] I am Superman | and I know what's [E7] happening  [E7]  
[E7] I am... (I am...) [A] I am Superman | and I can do [E7] anything  [E7]  

Verse
[E7] If you go a [A] million miles a- | way I'll track you [E7] down girl
[E7] Trust me when I [A] say I know the | pathway to your [E7] heart

Instrumental Break
| [D↓↑] [D↓]   [A↓↑] [A↓] | [E7]   |
| [D↓↑] [D↓]   [A↓↑] [A↓] | [E7]   |
| [D↓↑] [D↓]   [A↓↑] [A↓] | [E7]   |
| [D↓↑] [D↓]   [A↓↑] [A↓] |

Verse
[E7↓] If you go a [A↓] million miles a- | way I'll track you [E7↓] down girl
[E7] Trust me when I [A] say I know the pathway to your [E7] heart

Chorus
[E7] I am... (I am...) [A] I am Superman | and I know what's [E7] happening  [E7]  
[E7] I am... (I am...) [A] I am Superman | and I can do [E7] anything  [E7]  
[E7] I am... (I am...) [A] I am Superman | and I know what's [E7] happening  [E7]  
[E7] I am... (I am...) [A] I am Superman | and I can do [E7] anything  
| [D↓↑] [D↓]   [A↓↑] [A↓] | [E7↓]


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Sunshine Superman
Donovan (1966)


   Intro Riff on C chord
  
A|-3--3--1-3----6-|----3---1-3-----|
E|-0--0--0-0----0-|----0---0-0-----|  Repeat 4x
C|-0--0--0-0----0-|----0---0-0-----|
G|-0--0--0-0----0-|----0---0-0-----|
   1  2  3 &    &   1  2   3 & 4


[C7] Sunshine came softly a-through my, a-window today
[C7] Could've tripped out easy a-but I've, a-changed my ways
[F] It'll take time I know it, but in a while
[C7] You're gonna be mine and I know it, we'll do it in style
[G7] 'Cause I made my mind up you're [F] going to be mine,
I'll tell you right [C7] now, any trick in the book now baby,
[C7] All that I can find

[C7] Superman or Green Lantern ain't got, a-nothin' on me
[C7] I can make like a turtle and dive for, your pearls in the sea
[F] I'll give you, you can just sit there a-thinkin', on your velvet throne
[C7] 'Bout all the rainbows a-you can, a-have for your own
[G7] 'Cause I made my mind up you're [F] going to be mine,
I'll tell you right [C7] now, any trick in the book now baby,
[C7] All that I can find

[C7] Everybody's hustlin' just to, have a little scene
[C7] When I say we'll be cool I think that, you know what I mean
[F] We stood on the beach at sunset, do you remember when?
[C7] I know a beach where baby, a-it never ends
[G7] When you've made your mind up, for- [F] ever to be mine,
mmm-mmm-mm- [C7] mmm, I'll pick up your hand and slowly,
[C7] Blow your little mind

[G7] 'Cause I made my mind up you're [F] going to be mine,
I'll tell you right [C7] now, any trick in the book now baby,
All that I can find

[C7] Superman or Green Lantern ain't got, a-nothin' on me
[C7] I can make like a turtle and dive for, your pearls in the sea - yup!
[F] I'll give you, you can just sit there a-thinkin', on your velvet throne
[C7] 'Bout all the rainbows a-you can, a-have for your own
[G7] When you've made your mind up, for- [F] ever to be mine,
mmm-mmm-mm- [C7] mmm, I'll pick up your hand and slowly,
[C7] Blow your little mind

[G7] When you've made your mind up, for- [F] ever to be mine,
mmm-mmm-mm- [C7] mmm, I'll pick up your hand and slowly,
[C7] Blow your little [C7↓] mind


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Wish I Could Fly Like Superman
Kinks (Ray Davies, 1979)


      Straight Rock Beat
4/4 | d u D u d u D u |
      1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

Intro
| [Am]   | [Am]   | [C] [G] | [Am]   |
| [Am]   | [Am]   | [C] [G] | [Am]   |
| [Am]   | [Am]   | [Am]   | [Am]   |

[Am] Woke up this morning, started to sneeze
[G] Had a cigarette and a [Am] cup of tea
[Am] I looked in the mirror what did I see
A [G] nine stone weakling with [Am] knobbly knees

I did my [Am] knees bend press ups touch my toes
[G] Had another sneeze and I [Am] blew my nose
I [Am] looked in the mirror at my pigeon chest
I had to [G] put on my clothes because it [Am] made me depressed

Pre-Chorus
[Dm] Surely there must [C] be a way
[G] For me to change the [Am] shape I'm in
[Dm] Dissatisfied is [C] what I am
[G] I want to be a [E7] better man    [E7]  

Chorus
[Am] Superman | Superman | [C] wish I could [G] fly like | [Am] Superman    
[Am] Superman | Superman | [C] I want to [G] be like | [Am] Superman
[Am] Aaaahhh... | ... | [C] I want to | [G] be like | [Am] Superman
[Am] Superman | Superman | [C] wish I could [G] fly like | [Am] Superman    
| [Am]   | [Am]   | [Am]   | [Am]   |                           

[Am] Woke up this morning, what did I see
A [G] big black cloud hanging [Am] over me
I [Am] switched on the radio and nearly dropped dead
The [G] news was so bad that I [Am] fell out of bed

There was a [Am] gas strike, oil strike, lorry strike, bread strike
[G] Got to be a Superman [Am] to survive
[Am] Gas bills, rent bills, tax bills, phone bills
[G] I'm such a wreck but I'm [Am] staying alive

Pre-Chorus
[Dm] I'd really like to [C] change the world
[G] And save it from the [Am] mess it's in
[Dm] I'm too weak, [C] I'm so thin
[G] I'd like to fly but I [E7] can't even swim  
| [E7]   | [E7]   | [E7] Aaahhhh....

Chorus
| [Am] Superman | Superman | [C] I want to [G] be like | [Am] Superman
| [Am] Superman | Superman | [C] wish I could [G] fly like | [Am] Superman    
| [Am] Superman | Superman | [C] wish I could [G] fly like | [Am] Superman    
| [Am] Superman | Superman | [C] I want to [G] be like | [Am] Superman
|   [Am]   |   [Am]   |   [Am]   |   [Am]   |                           

[Am] Look in the paper, what do I see,
[G] Robbery, violence, [Am] insanity.
[Am] Hey girl we've got to get out of this place
[G] There's got to be something [Am] better than this
[Am] I need you, but I hate to see you this way
If [G] I were Superman then I'd [Am] fly you away      
| [Am]   | [Am]   | [Am] Aaahhhh....

Chorus
| [Am] Superman | Superman | [C] I want to [G] be like | [Am] Superman
| [Am] Superman | Superman | [C] wish I could [G] fly like | [Am] Superman    
| [Am] Superman | Superman | [C] I want to [G] be like | [Am] Superman
| [Am] Superman | Superman | [C] wish I could [G] fly like | [Am] Superman  
| [Am] Superman | Superman | [C] I want to [G] be like | [Am] Superman
| [Am] Superman | Superman | [C] I want to [G] be like | [Am] Superman
| [Am] Superman | Superman | [C] I want to [G] be like | [Am] Superman
| [Am] Superman | Superman | [C↓] I want to [G↓] be like | [Am↓] Superman


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Secret Agent Man
Johnny Rivers (Sloan / Barri, 1966)


Riff
     Am
A |--------0--------0-----0----|--------0--------0-----0---||
E |----------------------------|--------------------------o||
C |--4--------5--------5-------|--6--------5--------5-----o||
G |----------------------------|---------------------------||

Intro Riff x 4

[Am] There's a man who | [Dm] lives a life of   | [Am] danger | [Am]
To | [Am] everyone he | meets, he stays a [E7] stranger   | [E7]
With   | [Am] every move he | makes an- [Dm] other chance he   | takes
| [Am] Odds are he won't   | [Dm] live to see to- |   [Am] morrow   | [Am↓]

Chorus
Secret   | [Em] agent   | [Am] man, secret   | [Em] agent   |   [Am] man
They've   | [F] given you a |   number and   | taken 'way your   | [Am] name   |   [Riff]

     Am
A |--------0--------0-----0----|--------0--------0-----0---||
E |----------------------------|--------------------------o||
C |--4--------5--------5-------|--6--------5--------5-----o||
G |----------------------------|---------------------------||


Be | [Am] -ware of pretty | [Dm] faces that you | [Am] find   | [Am]
A | [Am] pretty face can   | hide an evil   |   [E7] mind   |   [E7]
Oh, be   | [Am] careful what you |   say or you'll   | [Dm] give yourself a- | way
| [Am] Odds are you won't | [Dm] live to see to- | [Am] morrow   | [Am↓]

Chorus
Secret   | [Em] agent   | [Am] man, secret   | [Em] agent   |   [Am] man
They've   | [F] given you a |   number and   | taken 'way your   | [Am] name   |   [Riff]

     Am
A |--------0--------0-----0----|--------0--------0-----0---||
E |----------------------------|--------------------------o||
C |--4--------5--------5-------|--6--------5--------5-----o||
G |----------------------------|---------------------------||


| [Am] Swinging on the   | [Dm] Riviera   | [Am] one day   | [Am]
And then |   [Am] layin' in the   | Bombay alley   | [E7] next day   | [E7]
Oh, no you | [Am] let the wrong word | slip while   | [Dm]  kissing persuasive   |   lips
The   | [Am] odds are you won't   |   [Dm] live to see to- | [Am] morrow   | [Am↓]

Chorus
Secret   | [Em] agent   | [Am] man, secret   | [Em] agent   |   [Am] man
They've   | [F] given you a |   number and   | taken 'way your   | [Am] name   |   [Riff]

     Am
A |--------0--------0-----0----|--------0--------0-----0---||
E |----------------------------|--------------------------o||
C |--4--------5--------5-------|--6--------5--------5-----o||
G |----------------------------|---------------------------||

[Am↓]


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Superman's Song
Crash Test Dummies (Brad Roberts, 1991)


    Any 2 Beat FP Pattern will work well      
  A|--------------M-             A|---------M------   N.B. These patterns
4 E|-----I----------    or     4 E|-----I--------I-        are 1/2 bars
4 C|-T--------------           4 C|-T--------------  
  G|---------T------             G|----------------
     1   &   2   &                  1   &   2   &

Intro
| [C]  [G] | [C]  [G] | [D]   | [G] | [G] |

| [C] Tar- [G] zan | [C] wasn't a [G] ladies man
| [C] He'd just [G] come along and | [C] swoop 'em up un- [G] der his
| [Em] arm like [D] that | [Em] quick as a [D] cat in the | [Am] jungle | [D]  

But | [C] Clark [G] Kent, now | [C] there was a [G] real gent
| [C] He would [G] not be caught | [C] sittin' a- [G] round in no
| [Em] jungle- [D] scape | [Em] dumb as an [D] ape doing | [Am] nothing   | [D]  

Chorus
| [C] Superman never | [D] made any money
| [G] saving the world from | [C] Solomon Grundy
| [G] And sometimes I [C] despair the
| [G] world will never [C] see another
| [D] man like | [D] him

| [C] Hey [G] Bob, | [C] Supe had a [G] straight job
| [C] Even [G] though he could have | [C] smashed through any [G] bank in the
U- | [Em] nited [D] States | [Em] he had the [D] strength but he
| [Am] would not   | [D]  

| [C] Folks [G] said his | [C] family were [G] all dead
| [C] Their planet [G] crumbled but | [C] Superman he [G] forced himself to
| [Em] carry [D] on | [Em] forget Kry- [D] pton and keep | [Am] going   | [D]  

Chorus
| [C] Superman never | [D] made any money
| [G] saving the world from | [C] Solomon Grundy
| [G] And sometimes I [C] despair the
| [G] world will never [C] see another
| [D] man like | [D] him

Bridge
| [Em] Tar- [D] zan was | [Em] king of the [D] jungle and
| [C] lord over all the | [G] apes [D]  
| [Em] But [D] he could | [Em] hardly [D] string together
| [C] four wo- [G] rds, | [C] "I Tar- [G] zan, you | [D] Jane"   | [D]

| [C] Some- [G] times when | [C] Supe was [G] stopping crimes
| [C] I'll [G] bet that he was | [C] tempted to just [G] quit and turn his
| [Em] back on [D] man | [Em] join Tar- [D] zan in the
| [Am] forest   | [D]  

| [C] But [G] he | [C] stayed in the [G] city and
| [C] kept on [G] changing clothes in | [C] dirty old [G] phonebooths til his
| [Em] work was [D] through, and | [Em] nothing to [D] do but go
| [Am] on home | [D]

Chorus
| [C] Superman never | [D] made any money
| [G] saving the world from | [C] Solomon Grundy
| [G] And sometimes I [C] despair the | [G] world will never [C] see another
| [D] man like | [D] him
| [Em] And sometimes I [C] despair the | [Em] world will never [C] see another
| [D] man like | [D] him   | [D↓]


#Capo on 3rd fret to play with original.
#Nice fingerpicking tune to practice chord changes every 2 beats.
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Taekwondo
Walk Off The Earth


4/4 | D - D - D - D u |

Intro
| [C]   | [C]   | [F]   | [F]   |
| [Am]   | [Am]   | [G]   | [G]   |   

I [C] learned guitar just to play you this song
I [F] took français just to give you le monde
I'll [Am] jack you a car even though it's wrong woah- [G] oh woah-oh

I'll [C] peel you a grape and I'll feed you a prawn
I'll [F] bake you a cake and I'll water your lawn
I [Am] use the crummy paddle when we play ping-pong woah- [G] oh woah-oh

Pre-Chorus
[C] Don't you ever worry 'bout a thing 'bout a thing no
[F] Don't you ever worry 'bout a thing 'bout a thing
Cause [Am] I'm a gonna give you everything everything
I [G] got your back

Chorus
I'm taking [C] taekwondo, if people mess with you
I'll [F] kick 'em with my toe
I got the situation [Am] under control
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau, I say

'cause you're my [C] number one (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
You're my [F] number one (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
I got your [Am] back for sure (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau

I [C] grew you some kale 'cause you don't eat meat
I [F] like your pictures and I'll favorite your tweets
I [Am] harvest silkworms just to make you some sheets woah- [G] oh woah-oh

Pre-Chorus
[C] Don't you ever worry 'bout a thing 'bout a thing
[F] Don't you ever worry 'bout a thing 'bout a thing no
Cause [Am] I'm a gonna give you everything everything
I [G] got your back

Chorus
I'm taking [C] taekwondo, if people mess with you
I'll [F] kick 'em with my toe
I got the situation [Am] under control
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau, I say I say

I'm taking [C] taekwondo, if people mess with you
I'll [F] kick 'em with my toe
I got the situation [Am] under control
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau, I say

'cause you're my [C] number one (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
You're my [F] number one (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
I got your [Am] back for sure (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau

Bridge - Rap Part
[C] ...I'ma break it down in the rap part
[F] ...Cause you're my half heart, the poem in my hallmark
[Am] ...Cardiac arrest will hit the chest
Of [G] any man with willingness to mess with my mistress

[C] ...I will throw a kick to your voice box
[F] ...My tiger claw will knock your socks off
[Am] ...Any tough chap who wants a death scrap
Will be lying [G] flat on their back in a dirt nap

Chorus
I'm taking [C] taekwondo, if people mess with you
I'll [F] kick 'em with my toe
I got the situation [Am] under control
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau, I say I say

I'm taking [C] taekwondo, if people mess with you
I'll [F] kick 'em with my toe
I got the situation [Am] under control
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau, I say

'cause you're my [C] number one (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
You're my [F] number one (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
I got your [Am] back for sure (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau

[C] ...Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh
[F] ...Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh
[Am] ...Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh
[G] ...Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh     [C↓]  


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Holding Out For A Hero
Bonnie Tyler (Steinman & Pitchford, 1984)


| [Am]   | [Am]   | [G]   | [G]   |
| [F]   | [F]   | [E7] | [E7]   |

| [Am] Doo Doo Doo | [Am] Dooooo... | [G] Doo Doo | [G] Dooooo... |
| [F]  Doo Doo Doo | [F]  Dooooo... | [E7] Aaahh | [E7] Aaahh |

[Am] Where have all the good men gone
And [G] where are all the gods?
[F] Where's the street-wise Hercules
To [E7] fight the rising odds?
[Am] Isn't there a white knight u- [G] pon a fiery steed?
[F] Late at night I toss and turn and [E7] dream
of what I [E7] need


Chorus
I need a [Am] hero
I'm holding out for a [G] hero 'til the end of the night
He's [F] gotta be strong
And he's [F] gotta be fast
And he's [C] gotta be fresh from the [G] fight
I need a [Am] hero
I'm holding out for a [G] hero 'til the morning light
He's [F] gotta be sure
And it's [F] gotta be soon
And he's [C] gotta be larger than [G] life
Larger [Am] than life

| [Am]  Doo Doo Doo | [Am]  Dooooo... | [G]  Doo Doo | [G]  Dooooo... |
| [F]  Doo Doo Doo | [F]  Dooooo... | [E7]  Aaahh | [E7]  Aaahh |

[Am] Somewhere after midnight
In my [G] wildest fantasy
[F] Somewhere just beyond my reach
There's [E7] someone reaching back for me
[Am] Racing on the thunder and [G] rising with the heat
[F] Isn't there a superman to [E7] sweep me off my feet?


Chorus
I need a [Am] hero
I'm holding out for a [G] hero 'til the end of the night
He's [F] gotta be strong
And he's [F] gotta be fast
And he's [C] gotta be fresh from the [G] fight
I need a [Am] hero
I'm holding out for a [G] hero 'til the morning light
He's [F] gotta be sure
And it's [F] gotta be soon
And he's [C] gotta be larger than [G] life
I need a [Am] hero
I'm holding out for a [G] hero 'til the end of the night
|   [Am]   |   [Am]

Bridge
[Am] Up where the mountains meet the heavens above
[F] Out where the lightning splits the sea
[Dm] I could swear that there's someone, somewhere
[E7] Watching me
[Am] Through the wind and the chill and the rain
[F] And the storm and the raging flood
[Dm] I can feel his approach
[E7] just like the fire in my [Am] blood

Chorus
I need a [Am] hero
I'm holding out for a [G] hero 'til the end of the night
He's [F] gotta be strong
And he's [F] gotta be fast
And he's [C] gotta be fresh from the [G] fight
I need a [Am] hero
I'm holding out for a [G] hero 'til the morning light
He's [F] gotta be sure
And it's [F] gotta be soon
And he's [C] gotta be larger than [G] life
I need a [Am] hero
I'm holding out for a [G] hero 'til the end of the night
| [F] | [F] | [E7] | [E7] | [Am↓]


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Hero
Enrique Iglesias (2001)


[G] | [G] | [Em] | [Em] |   
[C] | [C] | [D]   | [D↓]

Would you [G] dance,
If I asked you to [Em] dance?
Would you [C] run,
And never look [D] back?
Would you [G] cry,
If you saw me [Em] crying?
Would you [C] save my [D] soul to- [G] night?

Would you [G] tremble
If I touched your [Em] lips?
Would you [C] laugh,
Oh please tell me [D] this.
Now would you [G] die,
For the one you [Em] love.
Hold me [C] in your [D] arms to- [G] night.


Chorus
[G] I can [D] be your hero, [C] baby.  [C]  
[G] I can [D] kiss away the [C] pain.  [C]  
[G] I will [D] stand by you for[C] ever.  [C]  
[G] You can [D] take my [C] breath away.   [C]  


Would you [G] swear,
That you'll always be [Em] mine?
Would you [C] lie,
Would you run [D] back?
Am I in too [Em] deep?
Have I lost my [C] mind?
I don't [C] care, you're [D] here to- [G] night.


Chorus
[G] I can [D] be your hero, [C] baby.   [C]  
[G] I can [D] kiss away the [C] pain.   [C]  
[G] I will [D] stand by you for [C] ever.  [C]  
[G] You can [D] take my breath a- [C] way.  [C]  

Am I in too deep?
Have I lost my [Em] mind?
Well I don't [C] care, you're [D] here to- [G] night.


Chorus
[G] I can [D] be your hero, [C] baby.   [C]  
[G] I can [D] kiss away the [C] pain. - [C] Oh yeah! -
[G] I will [D] stand by you for- [C] ever.  [C]  
[G] You can [D] take my breath a- [C] way.   [C]  
[G] I can [D] be your hero, [C] baby.    [C]  
[G] I can [D] kiss away the [C] pain.    [C]  
[G] I will [D] stand by you for- [C] ever.  [C]  
[G] You can [D] take my breath a- [C] way.   [C]  
[G] You can [D] take my breath a- [C] way.   [C]  
[G] I can [D] be your [C] hero.   [C↓]  


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Big Bad John
Johnny Cash (Jimmy Dean & Roy Acuff, 1961)


      G           F     G
4/4 | D - - - - - D - | D
      1   2   3   4     1

Every [G] morning at the mine you could see him arrive [F]    
He stood [G] six foot six and weighed 245 [F]  
Kinda [G] broad at the shoulder and narrow at the hip [F]    
And [G] everybody knew you didn't give no [F] lip to Big [G] John.
Big [Em] John, Big [C] Jo---- [D] ohn, Big Bad [G] John.

No[G] body seemed to know where John called home [F]  
He just [G] drifted into town and stayed all alone [F]  
[G] Didn't say much a-kinda quiet and shy  [F]  
And [G] if you spoke at all you just said [F] hi to Big [G] John

[G] Somebody said he came down from New Orleans  [F]  
Where he [G] got in a fight over a Cajun Queen  [F]  
And a [G] crashing blow from a huge right hand  [F]  
Sent a [G] Louisiana fellow to the Promised Land [F] Big [G] John
Big [Em] John, Big [C] Jo---- [D] ohn, Big Bad [G] John. ...[F] Big [G] John

Then [G] came one day at the bottom of the mine  [F]  
When a [G] timber cracked and the men started [F] crying
[G] Miners were praying and their hearts beat [F] fast
And [G] everybody thought they'd breathed their [F] last 'cept [G] John

Through the [G] dust and the smoke of this man made [F] Hell
Walked a [G] giant of a man that the miners knew [F] well
Grabbed a [G] sagging timber and gave out with a [F] groan
And like a [G] giant oak tree just stood there a- [F] lone  Big [G] John
Big [Em] John, Big [C] Jo---- [D] ohn, Big Bad [G] John. ...[F] Big [G] John

With [G] all of his strength he gave a mighty [F] shove
Then a [G] miner yelled out "There's a light up [G] Gove
And [G] 20 men scrambled from w would be [F] grave
Now there's [G] only one left down there to [F] save Big [G] John

With [G] jacks and timbers they started back [F] down
Then [F] came that rumble way down in the [F] ground
And [G] smoke and gas belched from outta that [F] mine
[G] Everybody knew it was the end of the [F] line for Big [G] John        
Big [Em] John, Big [C] Jo---- [D] ohn, Big Bad [G] John. ...[F] Big [G] John

Now they [G] never re-opened that worthless pit  [F]  
They just [G] placed a marble stand in front of it [F]  
[G] These few lines are written on that [F] stand  [G]  
[NC] "At the bottom of this mine, lies one Helluva man.--BIG JOHN".
Big [Em] John, Big [C] Jo---- [D] ohn, Big Bad [G] John. ...[F] Big [G↓] John


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