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↓]


#Play along in this key.
#Last Updated 3/12/18 JJ
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