Roadrunner, by Jonathan Richman - guitarplayerbox - Easy guitar songs for guitar beginners and newcomers

Roadrunner

Jonathan Richman
Chords used in this song: A, D, E
AChord: A
DChord: D
EChord: E
[Verse]
                            D  D  A
one two three four five six
                       D  D  A
Roadrunner, roadrunner
                            D  D  A
Going faster miles an hour
                                   D  D  A
Gonna drive past the Stop 'n' Shop
                  D  D  A
With the radio on


[Verse]
                               D  D  A
I'm in love with Massachusetts
                                    D  D  A
And the neon when it's cold outside
                                        D  D  A
And the highway when it's late at night
                 D  D  A
Got the radio on
                        D  D  A
I'm like the roadrunner


[Interlude]
D  D  A  4x


[Verse]
        D  D  A
Alright
                                  D  D  A
I'm in love with modern moonlight
                           D  D  A
128 when it's dark outside
                               D  D  A
I'm in love with Massachusetts
                              D  D  A
I'm in love with the radio on
                                           D  D  A
It helps me from being alone late at night
                                            D  D  A
It helps me from being lonely late at night
                                    D  D  A
I don't feel so bad now in the car
                                      D  D  A
Don't feel so alone, got the radio on
                    D  D  A
Like the roadrunner
             D  D  A
That's right


[Interlude]
D  D  A  4x


[Verse]
                                   D  D  A
Said welcome to the spirit of 1956
                                   D  D  A
Patient in the bushes next to '57
                                                  D  D  A
The highway is your girlfriend as you go by quick
                               D  D  A
Suburban trees, suburban speed
                                   D  D  A
And it smells like heaven(thunder)
                          D  D  \
And I say roadrunner once
                  D  D  \
Roadrunner twice
                                                       D  D  A
I'm in love with rock & roll and I'll be out all night
            D  D  A
Roadrunner
             D  D  A
That's right


[Interlude]
D  D  A  8x


[Verse]
          D  D  A
Well now
                       D  D  A
Roadrunner, roadrunner
                           D  D  A
Going faster miles an hour
                                 D  D  A
Gonna drive to the Stop 'n' Shop
                           D  D  A
With the radio on at night
                                     D  D  A
And me in love with modern moonlight
                                   D  D  A
Me in love with modern rock & roll
                                    D  D  A
Modern girls and modern rock & roll
                                      D  D  A
Don't feel so alone, got the radio on
                    D  D  A
Like the roadrunner
                                 D  D  A
O.K., now you sing Modern Lovers


[Outro]
                         D  D  A
(Radio On!) I got the AM
                                    D  D  A
(Radio On!) Got the car, got the AM
                                      D  D  A
(Radio On!) Got the AM sound, got the
                                               D  D  A
(Radio On!) Got the rockin' modern neon sound

(Radio On!) I got the car from Massachusetts,
                            D  D  A
got the

(Radio On!) I got the power of Massachusetts
                        D  D  A
when it's late at night
                                                            D  D  A
(Radio On!) I got the modern sounds of modern Massachusetts
                                                           D  D  A
(Radio On!) I've got the world, got the turnpike, got the
                                                  D  D  A
(Radio On!) I've got the, got the power of the AM

(Radio On!) Got the, late at night, (?),
                          D  D  A
rock & roll late at night

(Radio On!) The factories and the auto signs got the power
                 D  D  A
of modern sounds
                    D  D  A
(Radio On!) Alright

D  D  A 4x
D  D  E  A
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