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From: ziggy@aeiou.pt
Date: 2 Mar 2000 18:33:41 -0000
Subject: b/bowie_david/width_of_a_circle.tab

The Width of A Circle 
Album:The Man Who Sold The World (1970) 
Lyrics & Music by David Bowie 

Here is one of the best Bowie songs there is. The song was transcribed 
listening to the live versions 
from "David Live" and "Ziggy Stardust-The Motion Picture" but I think 
it's pretty much the same to the 
album version. If there is anyone interested in transcribing the 
solos, please let me know. 



e-------------------------------------------- 
B-------------------------------------------- 
G-------------------------------------------- 
D-------------------------------------------- repeat 
A-/7-7---7-5-4--5-5---5-4-2-4-4---4-2-0-2-2-- 
E-------------------------------------------- 

E D E (x2) 
Verse:
A E D E 
(In the corner...)
A
E D E 
G A 
(All the roads...) 
G A G A 
E D E 
A 
E D E
A E F#m D 
(Then I ran across...) 
F G E D E 
(And I looked...) 

(same chords for next verses) 
E D E 
(Riding along) 
Solo:E D E (throughout solo) 

              F           Eb                 D 
e----------------------------------------------------------- 
B----------------------------------------------------------- 
G----------------------------------------------------------- 
D----------------------------------------------------------- 
A--0--2-4-7---12--12--10--8--10-----10--8-6--9-------------- 
E----------------------------------------------------------- 
repeat several times with the "Oh,oh,oh..." 

D C G D C G 

D C G 
(He swallowed his pride...) 
D C G 

D C G 

D 
G 
(He struck the ground...)
A 
(And I smelt...) 
G 
(We crashed...) w 
D 
(I said "Do it again...")

Solo 
During solo:A or D C G (Ive heard different backing chords on live 
versions of the song) 

              F           Eb                 D 
e----------------------------------------------------------- 
B----------------------------------------------------------- 
G----------------------------------------------------------- 
D----------------------------------------------------------- 
A--0--2--7----12--12--10--8--10-----10--8-6--9-------------- 
E----------------------------------------------------------- 
repeat several times with the "Oh,oh,oh..." 

Transcribed by Alexander Torres 
Any corrections or hints, feel free to mail me. 
(ziggy@aeiou.pt)