Elton John – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Guitar chords and lyrics of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John
Published 1973
Original key G

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Capo third fret

Em                                             A7
When are you gonna come down
D                                        G
When are you going to land
.       C                                         A7
I should have stayed on the farm, I should have
D
Listened to my old man
.           Em                                       A7
You know you can’t hold me forever
.    D                               G
I didn’t sign up with you
.        C                                     A7
I’m not a present for your friends to open
.          D
This boy’s too young to be singing the

Gm     C           F                 Bb            Gm        A7

Blues…          Ah..ah..ah..ah…         Ah..ah..ah

 

.       D                                    F#7
So Goodbye yellow brick road
.                     G                         D
Where the dogs of society howl
.        B7                                      Em
You can’t plant me in your penthouse
.        A                            D             A
I’m going back to my plough
Bm                                       F#
Back to the howling old owl in the woods
G                                           Bb
Hunting the horny back toad
C            D          A                    Bm      Bm7
Oh I’ve finally decided, my future lies
.  G                 A
Beyond the yellow brick
Gm     C         F                 Bb         Gm       A   D
Road…         Ah..ah..ah..ah…     Ah..ah..ah ah

 

Em                                        A7
What do you think you’ll do then
.   D                                                 G
I bet they’ll shoot down your plane
.        C                                  A7
It’ll take you a couple of vodka and tonics
.     D
To set you on your feet again
Em                                   A7
Maybe you’ll get a replacement
.                 D                                G
There’s plenty like me to be found
C                          A7
Mongrels who ain’t got a penny
D
Sniffing for tit-bits like you on the
Gm           C         F                 Bb          Gm         A
Ground…          Ah..ah..ah..ah…        Ah..ah..ah






.       D                                    F#7
So Goodbye yellow brick road
.                     G                         D
Where the dogs of society howl
.        B7                                      Em
You can’t plant me in your penthouse
.        A                            D             A
I’m going back to my plough
Bm                                       F#
Back to the howling old owl in the woods
G                                           Bb
Hunting the horny back toad
C            D          A                    Bm      Bm7
Oh I’ve finally decided, my future lies
.  G                 A
Beyond the yellow brick
Gm     C         F                 Bb         Gm       A   D
Road…         Ah..ah..ah..ah…     Ah..ah..ah ah

 

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