Don't Stop Believin'

Words & Music:

Steve Perry, Neal Schon & Jonathan Cain (Journey)


This is fully transcribed in Guitar World.


INTRO & MAIN RIFF:  E5   B5   C#m7  A  [2x]


E5    B5            C#m7         A

Just a small town girl living in a lonely world.

E5        B5                      G#m     A

She took the midnight train going anywhere.

Just a city boy born and raised in south Detroit.

He took the midnight train going anywhere.


INTRO RIFF  [2x - end on E5]


A singer in a smoky room.

A smell of wine and cheap perfume.

For a smile they can share the night.

It goes on and on and on and on.



B/A     A  B/A  E/A  B/E  E               B/E   E

Strangers, waiting------, up and down the boulevard.

      B/A  A  B/A  E/A             B/E   E  B/  E

Their shadows searching in the night

Streetlight people, living just to find emotion

B/A A  B/A  E/A         B   Esus2  B  Esus2

Hiding somewhere in the night




Working hard to get my fill.  Everybody wants a thrill.

Paying anything to roll the dice just one more time.


Some will win, some will lose.

Some were born to sing the blues.

Oh, the movie never ends it goes on and on and on and on.





E5         B5        C#5            A5

Don't stop believing.  Hold on to that feeling.  [3x]

E5         B5      G#5  A5  [repeat and out]

Streetlight people.


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