Dancing In The Dark

"Dancing in the Dark" is a 1984 song written and performed by American rock singer Bruce Springsteen.


Dancing In The Dark (WORD)
Dancing In The Dark (PDF)

Suggested strumming:  duDuduDu, hitting beats 2 and 4 HARD for that stadium-rocking rhythm. The first video below (watch for a young Courteney Cox at the end) is in the original key of B. If you want to play along with the video in GCEA tuning, capo on the 4th fret.

With added uptempo synthesizer riffs and some syncopation to his sound for the first time, "Dancing in the Dark"   spent four weeks at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 and eventually sold over one million singles in the U.S. alone. As the first single released from his 1984 album, Born in the U.S.A., it became his biggest hit and propelled the album to become the best-selling one of his career. (Wikipedia)

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