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Born To Be Wild


Chord Guide


Em:   022000

      3    4

G:    3x0003


A:    x02220


E:    022100


D:    xx0232


Intro:  Em x8


Em (8)

Get your motor runnin'

Head out on the highway

Lookin' for adventure

In whatever comes our way



G (½)      A (½)             E

  Yeah, darlin' gonna make it happen

G (½)           A (½)       E

  Take the world in a love embrace

G (½)  A (½)         E                      G (½)    A (½)          E

   Fire all of the guns at once and ex  -  plode into space


Em (8)

I like smoke and lightnin'

Heavy metal thunder

Wrestlin' with the wind

And the feelin' that I'm under





            E (2)

Like a true nature's child

               G (2)

We were born, born to be wild

                A               G                       E (hold 2)

We could climb so high, I never wanna die


 (hold each chord):

 E               D      E     D

Born to be wild,

E               D      E     D

Born to be wild,


Instrumental: Em x22 (hold last 2 measures)


Repeat Verse 1






Jam in Em

This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.