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David Bowie

Andy Warhol

 

 

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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #

#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #

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>From charlefr@qm.wv.tek.com (Steve Frost)

Subject: Re: REQ: BOWIE, ANDY WARHOL (repost)

Date: 31 Jan 1994 17:05:34 GMT

Distribution: usa

 

In article <2ic100$6jk@news.duke.edu>, bruce_goldsmith@cellbio.duke.edu writes:

>

> My guitar teacher left me after teaching me the first chords to this

> song. Please someone won't you get me out of this jam. THANKS in

> advance!

>

>

Below are two previously posted versions: one in Am, one in Em.

Myself, I play it in Em as I believe Mr. Ronson does on the original recording.

I personally tend to favor the second version, but thanks go out to the

original posters of both :-)

 

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David Bowie / Andy Warhol

[chords by lydgate@reed.edu]

 

HOOK: this distinctive hook appears several times in the song, and

it's not that hard, so give it a shot. The acoustic run ascends from

low A to middle A, descends to middle F, holds, and then runs back

down to low A. If this creeps you out, just play the chords: they're

easy.

 

CHORD | Am/ Am/ Am/ Am/ F / F / F / G /

 

ACOUSTIC | 0-------------------------------

| 1-------------------------------

| 2-------------02----------------

| 2----------023--3---------320---

| 0--00--0023------------------320

| X-------------------------------

 

(outer space noises)

(say "Andy Warhol" a bunch of times through some kind of cheesy

seventies delay effect. Laugh.)

 

HOOK x 2

Am

Like to take a cement fix

F

Be a standing cinema,

Dm

Dress my friends up just for show

F Dm Am(HOOK)

See them as they really are

Am

Put a peephole in my brain

F

Two New Pence to have a go,

Dm

Like to be a gallery

F Dm Am

Put you all inside my show,

 

CHORUS

 

G C Dm Am Dm Am C G

Andy Warhol, looks a scream, hang him on my wa-a-a-all

 

G C Dm Am Dm Am C / G / D / / /

Andy Warhol, silver screen, can't tell them apart at a-a-a-a-all.

 

 

Am F

Andy walking, Andy tired, Andy take a little snooze,

Dm F Dm Am(HOOK)

Tie him up when he fast asleep, send him on a pleasure cruise.

Am F

When he wake up, on the beach, be sure to think of me and you.

Dm

To think about paint and to think about glue

F Dm Am

what a jolly boring thing to do.

 

CHORUS x 2

--

chris lydgate

lydgate@reed.edu

"Per aspera ad nauseam."

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You can play it in Am as it was written in the previous article, but I'm pretty

sure that the original is in Em .

 

I would use the following chords:

 

EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE

079900 332010 x00232

 

E(no 3rd) C/G D/A

 

The E chord is the important one -it's a real power chord with the top two

open strings ringing out.

You could just as well play straight C and D if you want, but it adds a little

power if you play an extra string in the bass

 

Use these chords for the intro, like this:

 

E / / / C/G / / D/A (Repeats three or four times)

 

The riff which is played goes like this:

 

E---

B---

G--------------------0-----------------------

D--------------2--4--------------------------

A----------0-2----------3-----2-0------------

E---0-2-3---------------------------3-2-0

 

On the record, one (or two?) guitars play the chords, while another plays the

riff .

 

It's a bit trickier to try and capture the whole thing on one guitar, but I

play the E(no 3rd) chord first, leave the top two strings ringing while I

start the riff, but when I get to the C (3rd fret, A string) I play the whole

C chord instead of just one note.

 

Strum this C a little, then finish the riff

 

On the last note of the riff (E) you can start strumming the E chord Again

 

The rest of the chords are something like this:

 

VERSE:

 

E(no 3rd) / / / / / A7 / / / C G/B Am

E(no 3rd) / / / C/G / / D/A

 

Repeat this once

 

CHORUS;

 

D A Em C D G C Am

D A Em C D G C Am A7 (leave ringing)

 

Then back to the intro chords with the riff

 

I'll assume Everyone knows D, A , Em etc

 

the others are :

 

EADGBE EADGBE

x20003 x02020

G/B A7

 

 

Now for the best bit!

 

The ending (with all the foot stomps and claps) is played using the E 'power'

chord ( E no 3rd)

 

Strum this for a while then move it down one fret

LOVELY!

Strum a bit more, then move it back up one

 

I can't remember for sure, but I think the shape is moved up and down several

times, sometimes just by one fret, sometimes two.

 

When you've had enough of that, play the shape at the 6th position for long

enough for your ears to scream (what a lovely dissonance!) then move it to

it's resting place i.e at the 7th position

 

Check out the record for the rythmn of the strumming

 

Don't forget to clap unenthusiastically at the end

 

Howard

 

 

(reposted by Steve Frost)

 

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