Radio Ga Ga
Words and music by Roger Taylor
Performed by Queen on the 1984 album ‘The Works’
Chords for Radio Ga Ga transcribed by Shane McDonald
Radio Ga Ga Intro : Drum Beats 4:4 time in this sequence xx^x^x^x^ (where x = bass drum and ^ = snare)
Low Bass - Sequenced Bass starts in F
Fadd9 I'd sit alone and watch your light Gm My only friend through teenage nights Bb And everything I had to know Gm Bb F I heard it on my radio Bb F Radio
Fadd9 You gave them all those old time stars Gm Through wars of worlds - invaded by Mars Bb You made 'em laugh - you made 'em cry Gm Bb F You made us feel like we could fly
F So don't become some background noise Fm/Ab A backdrop for the girls and boys Bb Who just don't know or just don't care G/B And just complain when you're not there F/C You had your time, you had the power Csus4 C Csus2 C You've yet to have your finest hour Bb F Gm F Ra-dio ... Ra-dio
F/Eb Bbsus2 F All we hear is Radio ga ga Bbsus2 F Bbsus2 F Radio goo goo, Radio ga ga F/Eb Bbsus2 F All we hear is Radio ga ga Bbsus2 F Radio blah blah
Eb Bb/D C Radio what's new? Bb Csus4 C Csus2 C F Radio, some - one still loves you!
Fadd9 We watch the shows - we watch the stars Gm On videos for hours and hours Bb We hardly need to use our ears Gm Bb F How music changes through the years
F Let’s hope you never leave old friend Gm Like all good things on you we depend Bb So stick around cos we might miss you G When we grow tired of all this visual F/C You had your time you had the power Csus4 C Csus2 C You’ve yet to have your finest hour Bb F Gm F Ra-dio ... Ra-dio
N.C All we hear is radio ga ga Radio goo goo Radio ga ga All we hear is radio ga ga Radio goo goo Radio ga ga
F/Eb Bbsus2 F All we hear is radio ga ga Bbsus2 F Radio blah blah Eb Bb/D C Radio what’s new? Csus4 C Csus2 C F Some-one still loves you
Sequenced Bass and Drum Beats for 9 bars
Fadd9 Radio ga ga Gm Radio ga ga Bb Radio ga ga Gm Bb F F
Guitar Ssection fills over the chords shown below...
Fadd9 Fm/Ab Bb G/B
F/C You had your time you had the power Csus4 C Csus2 C You’ve yet to have your finest hour Bb F Gm F Ra-dio ... Ra-dio
Album Ending : Fadd9 Fm/Ab Bb G/B F/C (to fade....)
Concert Ending : See Knebworth & Wembley '86 as example From the section starting ... "Radio whats new?..."
Eb Bb/D C Radio what’s new? Dm Csus4 C Csus2 C Bb Gm7 F Radio Some-one still loves you____, Loves__ You