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BornToRun-CRD

Born To Run - Bruce Springsteen (1975)


Chorded By: Zack Oxford.
4/4 TIME @ 144 BPM (4 Min. 35 Sec.) in 'E'.
Chords Used:
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E
A
Bs4
B
E/G#
F#m
D/E
C#m
Bm7
Ds4
D
Gs4
G
As4
Cs4
C
Fs4
F
F#s4
F#

GUITAR
E A D G B e
-----------------0 2 2 1 0 0
x 0 2 2 2 0
x 2 4 4 5 2
x 2 4 4 4 2
x x 6 4 5 4
2 4 4 2 2 2
x x 2 2 3 2
x 4 6 6 5 4
x 2 4 2 3 2
x x 0 2 3 3
x x 0 2 3 2
3 5 5 5 3 3
3 5 5 4 3 3
x 0 2 2 3 0
x 3 5 5 6 3
x 3 5 5 5 3
1 3 3 3 1 1
1 3 3 2 1 1
2 4 4 4 2 2
2 4 4 3 2 2

KEYS
Bass| Chord
--------------E
G#-B-E
A
A-C#-E
B
B-E-F#
B
B-D#-F#
G#
G#-B-E
F#
A-C#-F#
E
A-D-F#
C#
G#-C#-E
B
B-D-F#-A
D
A-D-G
D
A-D-F#
G
G-C-D
G
G-B-D
A
A-D-E
C
G-C-F
C
G-C-E
F
A#-C-F
F
A-C-F
F#
B-C#-F#
F#
A#-C#-F#

INTRO: [8 M]
----|E

|E

|A

|Bs4 B

|E

|E

|A

|Bs4 B

|
In the

VERSE #1: [22 M]


-------|E
|E
|A
|
day we sweat it out on the streets of a run-a-way A-mer-i-can dream
|Bs4

|E
|E
|
At night we ride through man- sions of glo- ry in

|A
su-i- cide
|E/G#
High-way

|B
ma- chines

|A
|
Sprung from cag- es on

|F#m
|
nine, chrome wheeled, fuel in-ject-ed, and

|E/G#
|E
step-pin' out o-ver the line

|D/E
Oh,

|A
|E/G#
|
ba-by, this town rips the bones from your back It's a
|F#m
death trap,
|E
get out while

|E/G#
|
it's a su-i-cide rap. We got-ta
|C#m
we're young,

|B
ba-by, we were born

|A
`cause tramps like us,

|
to

BornToRun-CRD
CHORUS #1: [8 M]
--------|E
run

|E

|A

|Bs4 B

|E

|E

|A

|Bs4 B

|
Wen-dy,

VERSE #2: [22 M]


-------|E
|E
|A
|
let me in, I wan-na be your friend, I wan-na guard your dreams and
|Bs4
vi-sions

|E
|E
|
Just wrap your legs 'round these vel- vet rims, and

|A
|Bs4
strap your hands 'cross my en- gines

|A
|
To-geth- er we could

|E/G#
|F#m
break this trap We'll run till we drop,
|E/G#
|E
ba-by, we'll nev-er go back

|D/E
Oh,

and,

|A
|E/G#
walk with me out on the wire?

|
will you

|
`Cause, ba-by,

|F#m
|E/G#
|
I'm just a scared and lone- ly rid- er, but I
|E
got-ta know how

|C#m
it feels

|A
|
I want to know if love is wild, babe, I

|B
|
want to know if love is real
CHORUS #2: [8 M]
--------|E

|E

|A

|Bs4 B

|E

|E

|A

|E

|E

INSTRUMENTAL #1: [12 M]


--------------|E

|E

|A

|B

|A

|B

|C#m

|C#m

B |E

|Bm7

|
Be-

|Bs4 B

BornToRun-CRD
BRIDGE #1: [16 M]
--------|Ds4
D
|Ds4
D
-yond the Pal- ace hem-i-pow-ered drones

|Gs4
G
|Gs4 G
|As4
A
scream down the bou- le-vard
Girls comb their hair
|As4
A
|Cs4
C
|Cs4
-view mir-rors, and the boys try to look so hard
|Ds4
D
-muse-ment park

|
in rear-

|
The a-

|Ds4
D
|
ris-es bold and stark as kids are

|Gs4
G
|Gs4
hud-dled on the beach in a mist

|As4
A
streets to-night

C
|Cs4
last- ing kiss

|Cs4
in an ev-er-

|As4
A
|
I wan-na die with you, Wen-dy, on the
C

INSTRUMENTAL #2: [17 M]


--------------|Fs4 F

|Fs4 F

|C

|C

|Fs4 F

|Fs4 F

>Single Notes |BBbA|G#GF#|F-ED# DC#|CBBB|B

|F#s4 F#
|

|Fs4 F

|F#s4 F#

|
The

VERSE #3: [22 M]


-------|E
high-way's

|E
|
jammed with bro- ken he-roes on a

|A
|Bs4 B
|E
|
last chance pow-er drive
Ev-'ry-bo-dy's out on the run
|E
|A
|Bs4
to-night, but there's no place left to hide

|
To-

|A
|E/G#
|
-geth-er, Wen- dy, we can live with the sad- ness, I'll
|F#m
|E/G#
|E
love you with all the mad- ness in my soul
|A
some-day, girl,

|E/G#
I don't know when,

|D/E
Oh,

|
we're gon-na

|F#m
|E/G#
|
get to that place where we real- ly wan- na
|E
|C#m
go, and we'll walk in the sun,
|B
ba-by, we were born

|A
but till then, tramps like us,

|
to

BornToRun-CRD
CHORUS #3: [30 M] 'CODA' --------|E
run

|C#m

|A
Ah, hon-ey, tramps like us,

|E
run

|C#m
|A
Come on, Wen-dy, tramps like us,

|B
|E
ba-by, we were born to run
|E
hmm,
|E

|E
|A
Hmm

|E

|A
oh, oh, oh, oh
|Bs4 B

|A
B
|E
woh, oh, oh, oh, oh

|Bs4 B

|Bs4
B
|E
Woh, oh, oh, oh, oh
|E
|E

|A
woh,
|E

|
to

|A
Woh,

|E
Woh,
|E

|B
ba-by, we were born

|
|E

|E