Electric Light Orchestra (ELO)

Electric Light Orchestra (ELO)
Calling America (Guitar chord)

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From: chris.gaasch@co.hennepin.mn.us (Chris Gaasch)
Subject: CRD: 'Calling America' by Electric Light Orchestra
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 1997 07:41:30 -0500

Calling America
Electric Light Orchestra
from "Balance of Power"

Transcribed by Chris Gaasch

Verse:
D A
Somebody told her that there was a place like heaven=20
Bm G
Across the water on a seven-fortyseven=20
D Bm A D Bm A
Yeah, we're living in a modern world.
D A
And pretty soon she's really got the notion=20
Bm G
Of flying out across the big blue ocean=20
D Bm A D (D-Bm-G-A)
Yeah, we're living in a modern world.

Pre-Chorus:
F# Bm
Talk is cheap on satellite=20
G Em C
But all I get is static=20
F# Bm F# Bm
Information, I'm still here=20
G A
Re-dial on automatic.

Chorus:=20
D G
Calling America (can't get a message through)=20
D A
Calling America (that's what she said to do)=20
D G
Calling America (that's where she has to be)=20
D A
Calling America (she left a number for me)=20
A
Calling America.

Verse:
But I'm just talking to a satellite=20
Twenty thousand miles up in the sky each night=20
Yeah, we're living in a modern world.
All I had to do was pick up the phone=20
I'm out in space, trying to talk to someone=20
D Bm A D (D-C#m)
Yeah, we're living in a modern world.

Pre-Chorus:
She left a number I could call=20
But no one's there, no one at all=20
There must be something going wrong=20
That number just rings on and on.

Chorus:=20
Calling America (can't get a message through)=20
Calling America (that's what she said to do)=20
Calling America (that's where she has to be)=20
Calling America (she left a number for me)=20
Calling America.

Solo (over verse chords):
e|-----------|-----------|-----------|--------|-----------|---------|----=
---|------|
B|-----------|-----------|-----------|--------|-----------|---------|----=
---|------|
G|-2---0-----|-----------|-----------|--------|-2---0-----|---------|----=
---|------|
D|--------4--|-2---4--2--|-0-2-4-----|--------|--------4--|-0---0---|-0--=
---|------|
A|-----------|-----------|--------2--|-2------|-----------|---------|----=
---|------|
E|-----------|-----------|-----------|--------|-----------|---------|----=
---|------|

Verse:
Said she'd call when she'd been gone a while=20
Guess she's missing me across the miles=20
Yeah, we're living in a modern world.

Chorus:=20
Calling America (can't get a message through)=20
Calling America (that's what she said to do)=20
Calling America (that's where she has to be)=20
Calling America (she left a number for me)=20
Calling America.
Calling America, Calling America=20
Calling America, Calling America...

OptimusPrime

Toegevoegd door OptimusPrime op zo 01 dec, 2002 9:44 am

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Taal: Engels

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