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Night Moves by Bob Seger – Ukulele Chords

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Night Moves Ukulele Chords - Bob Seger

Night Moves Ukulele Chords – Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band. This song uses the chords: G, F, C, Emin, D, Cmaj7. You can change the key for free, as needed.

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Night Moves Ukulele Chords – Bob Seger

(This song was originally recorded in the key of Ab)

INTRO:
G      F      C      F      x2  
VERSE 1:
GI was a little too tall could’ve used a few pounds F  CTight pants points hardly renown F GShe was a black haired beauty with big dark eyes F CAnd points all her own sitting way up high F      G      F CWay up firm and high F  
GOut past the cornfields where the woods got heavy F  COut in the back seat of my ’60 Chevy F  GWorkin’ on mysteries without any clues F      C  
CHORUS 1:
CWorkin’ Don our Eminnight moves D      C CTrying’ to Dmake some Eminfront page drive-Din CnewsCWorkin’ on Dour Eminnight moves D      C   
GIn the summertime F      C         oh F GIn the sweet summertime F      C      F  
VERSE 2:
GWe weren’t in love oh no far from it F CWe weren’t searching for some pie in the sky summit F  GWe were just young and restless and bored F CLiving by the sword F  GAnd we’d steal away every chance we could F CTo the backroom the alley the trusty woods F  GI used her she used me but neither one cared F  CWe were getting our share
CHORUS 2:
CWorkin’ Don our Eminnight moves D      C   CTryin’ to Dlose the Eminawkward Dteenage Cblues
CWorkin’ Don our Eminnight moves D      C  hmm
GAnd it was summertime F      C         hmm F 
GSweet summertime sumFmerCtime D      Emin            D      G      G7     
BRIDGE:
Cmaj7Oh        I GwonderCmaj7Felt the lightning yeahFAnd we waited on the thunderDWaited on the thunder
GI woke last night to the sound of thunderCmaj7How far off I sat and wonderedGStarted humming a song from nineteen sixty-twoCmaj7Ain’t it funny how the night EminmovesCWhen you just don’t seem to Eminhave as much to loseCStrange how the Eminnight moves C  Cmaj7With autumn closing in G  
GNight moves night moves  F      C     Night moves yeah F  GNight moves F  
CNight moves I sure do remember the night moves F  GNight moves ain’t it funny how you remember F  CNight moves funny how you remember F  GNight moves I remember I remember I remember I FrememCber Night moves whoa whoa whoa F  
GNight moves worFking and Cpracticing  Night moves working and pracFticing Goh on the night movesFNight movesCNight moves FohGNight moves I remember Fyeah yeahCNight moves I remember FohGNight moves I remember lord I remember F CLord I remember oh
Emin           Ooooh    
Bmin            Oh yeah    
Amin            Uh-huh  
C            Uh-huh
G             I remember I remember 
Night Moves Ukulele Chords - Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
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“Night Moves” History:

“Night Moves” is a song by Bob Seger, released as the title track of his ninth studio album in December 1976. The song is one of Seger’s most famous and has been critically acclaimed for its storytelling and nostalgic feel.

### Background and Inspiration
“Night Moves” was inspired by Seger’s own teenage experiences and memories of coming of age in the early 1960s. The song captures the essence of youthful innocence and the bittersweet nature of growing up. Seger has mentioned that the song was influenced by the style of Bruce Springsteen and the narrative songwriting of Bob Dylan.

### Composition and Style
The song is noted for its rich storytelling and vivid imagery. It features a blend of rock and folk influences, characterized by acoustic guitar and piano with a slow, building tempo that culminates in a powerful, emotive climax. The lyrics reflect themes of nostalgia, love, and the passage of time.

### Chart Performance and Reception
“Night Moves” was a commercial success, peaking at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in early 1977. It helped to elevate Seger’s career, gaining him widespread recognition. The song has since become a classic rock staple and is often considered one of Seger’s signature songs.

### Legacy and Impact
The song’s enduring popularity is evidenced by its continued airplay and inclusion in numerous “greatest hits” compilations. “Night Moves” is frequently covered and referenced in various media, demonstrating its lasting influence on rock music. In 2004, it was ranked number 301 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.”

### Personnel
– Bob Seger – lead vocals, guitar
– The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section – backing musicians, including:
– Pete Carr – lead guitar
– David Hood – bass guitar
– Roger Hawkins – drums
– Barry Beckett – piano

### Notable Covers and Uses in Media
“Night Moves” has been covered by several artists and has appeared in various films and TV shows, reinforcing its status as a cultural touchstone. Its relatable themes and evocative storytelling continue to resonate with new generations of listeners.

Overall, “Night Moves” remains a beloved classic that captures the spirit of its time while maintaining a timeless appeal.




  

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