Radio Ga Ga

Words and music by Roger Taylor
Performed by Queen on the 1984 album ‘The Works’

Chords transcribed by Shane McDonald

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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
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