Radio Ga-Ga

Words & Music:

Roger Taylor (Queen)


F                                      Gm

I'd sit alone and watch your light; my only friend through teenage nights.

Bb                             Gm             Bb  F  Bb  F

And everything I had to know I heard it on my radio.

You gave them all those old time stars, through wars of worlds invaded by Mars.

You made 'em laugh, you made 'em cry, you made us feel like we could fly.


F                                         Bb

So, don't become some background noise; a backdrop for the girls and boys.

Bb                                         Gm                 Bb         F

Who just don't know or just don't care and just complain when you're not there.

F                                            Gm                     Bb F

You had your time, you had the power, you've yet to have your finest hour.

Bb  F






All we hear is radio ga-ga, radio goo-goo, radio ga-ga.

All we hear is radio ga-ga, radio blah-blah.

Eb            C

Radio, what's new?

Bb      C       Bb    C    F

Radio, someone still loves you!


We watch the shows, we watch the stars on videos for hours and hours.

We hardly need to use our ears; how music changes through the years.

Let’s hope you never leave, old friend, like all good things on you we depend.

So stick around ‘cause we might miss you when we grow tired of all this visual.

You had your time you had the power you’ve yet to have your finest hour, radio.


CHORUS:  [2x – second time a capella]


You had your time, you had the power, you’ve yet to have your finest hour.



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