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Boy Needs A Bike (Ride Away)

Boy Needs A Bike (Ride Away)
    by Jewel Kilcher 

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Tabbed by Ashley Spice

Verse Chords:  G, D, G, D, C

Pre-Chorus:   F, G ,F ,G ,F ,G ,C, G ,F

Chorus:  Am, D,  G. (repeat for last chorus.)

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Tabbed by Jeff Kokosinski

G pop works in a shop till late
C mom's on the phone and she's kind of irate
G sally's doing
D somersaults on the
C Lawn C9-C-Cmaj7
basic verse chords here
 next change
G got my first taste of freedom
d beneath the light of the
C moon C-C9-Cmaj7
Chorus #
F if it were
G me
F I'd have the
G guts
F id put to
G test  those
C bo g/b olts and am7 nuts
and id em ri C ide  D away so fast so G far
if you follow these chords for the song you'll be fine
important the C-C9-Cmaj 7
C:032010
C9:032030
Cmaj7:032000
and descending bass line on C-G/B-am7
C:032010
G/B:020010(actually a c/b)
am7:002010

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Tabbed by Alex Esther

Heres that BNAB tab. BTW-the words might not be exactly right, I took'em off
the MTV unplugged show. 
A chord or two might look like the wrong chord. Its cause I don't know all the
little acronims(C#m7, Eb9, etc.)
-chords-
G: 320033    C:X32033   C2:X32000   C3:X32030  C4:X320010   Am:X02210
F:133211


V1
G            
   Pop working in the shop till 8
C
   Moms on the phone and shes kind of irrate
G                     D                        C4-C2-C3-C4
    Sallys doing somersaults all alone
G
    Pop slams open the front screen door
C
    Just to scare ma she says, " what the hell'd ya do that for?"
G                                 D                 C4-C2-C3-C4
    He washes  his dirty hands in the sink

V2
G
   Things around the table are kinda rough
C
  Ma says to Pa, Pa says "times are just tough"
G                                   D                        C4-C2-C3-C4
   Me and Sally don't say much of nothin at all
(???)V3

G
   The garage door light brightens up the night
      C
Pa always works on cars when he gets in a fight
G                                                 D
C4-C2-C3-C4
    As if he could figure out that old woman by working in that old car(very
rushed line here :-)
G
    He says a car can cure any problem at all
           C
Cause seein all those parts makes the fight look so small
G                                                                      D
C4-C2-C3-C4
     But Id wish he'd put me and Sally in the back seat and drive us
away(another rusher!)
                      G
Thats when he sits me down, gonna teach me about life
                 C
He says a man needs a car, a boy needs a bike
              G                          C
C4-C2-C3-C4
I got my first taste of freedom   beneath the light of the moon

Chorus:
 F                  G   
  But if it were me
 F                G
  Id have the guts
 F                    G
   And Id put to test
          .->walkdown from C to Am
Those bolts and nuts
           Em-C  Am-D                    G
And Id ride     away so fast, so far

V4
G
   We put away our tools, go back inside
C
   Moms feels left out now she's starting to cry
G                            D                   C4-C2-C3-C4
    I wonder if all girls are crazy this way(this is my favorite line!!hee)
G
   I wish Pops would just get a spine
C
   I know its little, but you can borrow mine
G                              D
C4-C2-C3-C4
   He just smiles and says "your mom means well son"

V5
G
   Most times are good, just something late(is the word late?thats what I
heard)
      C
But love makes up for those times in between
              G                           D                  C4
He got a tear in his eye as he took mamas hand
                                            G
Said "one day Id understand."

Chorus

End


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Transcribed by Rok Osojnik (

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