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'Video Killed The Radio Star' is the first music video shown on MTV in the U.S on 1 August 1981, and the first on MTV Classic in the U.K on 1 March 2010.



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The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star



Category: Rock | Familiar Songs
Intro:
F# C# Ebm Bbm F# C# Ebm Ab C#

C#          Ebm            
I heard you on the wireless
Ab4      Ab   C#
Back in '52     
C#     Ebm           Ab4          Ab   C#
Lying awake intently tuning in on you    
C#       Ebm            
If I was young it didn't
 Ab4              Ab   
Stop you coming through
C#   F#   Ab4 Ab  C#
Oh-a-oh             

C#             Ebm  
They took the credit
         Ab4        Ab    C#
For your second symphony    
C#        Ebm           Ab4        Ab  C#
Rewritten by machine on new technology   
C#        Ebm       
And now I understand
     Ab4             Ab 
The problems you can see
Fm   F#  Ab                    
Oh-a-oh     I met your children
Fm   F#  Ab                        
Oh-a-oh     what did you tell them?

C#               F#        
Video killed the radio star
C#               F#        
Video killed the radio star
C#       C#/C     F#/Bb           
Pictures came and broke your heart
Ab       Bbm  Fm
Oh-a-a-a oh     

Fm      F#             Ab              Fm
And now we meet in an abandoned studio   
            F#      
We hear the playback
       Ab                Fm
And it seems so long ago   
         F#            Ab                 
And you remember   the jingles used to go:

Fm   F#  Ab                        
Oh-a-oh      you were the first one
Fm   F#  Ab                       
Oh-a-oh      you were the last one

C#               F#        
Video killed the radio star
C#               F#        
Video killed the radio star
C#    C#/C        F#/Bb 
In my mind and in my car
   C#      C#/C        F#/Bb       
We can't rewind, we've gone too far
Ab       Bbm   Ab       Bbm
Oh-a-a-a oh    oh-a-a-a oh 

Bridge:
F# Ab Fm F# F# Ab Fm F# F# Ab Ab/A Bbm
F# C# Ebm Ab Bbm F# Bbm F# Ab

C#               F#        
Video killed the radio star
C#               F#        
Video killed the radio star
C#    C#/C        F#/Bb 
In my mind and in my car
   C#      C#/C        F#/Bb       
We can't rewind, we've gone too far
C#       C#/C        F#/Bb          
Pictures came   and broke your heart
Ab               F# 
Put the blame on VTR

 C#  Ebm  Ab         C#  Ebm  Ab
(Ohhhhhh      radio star)       
 C#  Ebm  Ab         C#  Ebm  Ab
(Ohhhhhh      radio star)       

C#               F#        
Video killed the radio star
C#               F#        
Video killed the radio star
C#               F#        
Video killed the radio star
C#               F#        
Video killed the radio star
     C#  F#             C#   F#
(You arrrrre the radio star)   
     C#  F#             C#   F#
(You arrrrre the radio star)   
     C#  F#             C#   F#
(You arrrrre the radio star)   
     C#  F#  
(You arrrrre)


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