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Dawning Is The Day Chords

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Artist: The Moody Blues
Song: Dawning is the day
Album: A question of balance
Tabbed by: DJ
8th Nov 2012

CAPO: 3rd fret (Sounds in key of F)

Chord names and fret positions are relative to the capo:
D      = xx0232     D4    = xx0233
A      = x02220     Dmaj7 = xx0222
Bm     = x24432     D7    = xx0212
C6     = x32210     G     = 320033
A7sus4 = x02030     F#    = 244322
A7     = x02020     Asus2 = x02200
                    A     = x02220
[Riff]
   Bm
e|--3-------------------|
B|--4-------------------|
G|--5-------------------|
D|--5---2--p0-----------|
A|--3----------2--0--2--|
E|----------------------|

*********************************************************************************

[Verse 1]
 D     A           Bm      [Riff] C6                 D      A7sus4  A7
Rise------, let us see you,          dawning is the day,  |  /  /  /  / |
 D     A           Bm [Riff]  C6                     D     Dmaj7
Miss------ Misty Meadow,         you will find your way,  |  /  /  /  / |
 D7                                                                 G
Wake up in the morning to yourself, and leave this crazy life be - hind you,
  G                      D         A7sus4  A7     D           A7sus4  A7
Listen, we're trying to find you! |  /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / |  /  /  /  / |


[Verse 2]
 D     A           Bm [Riff] C6                     D    A7sus4  A7
Flow------ to the sea,            you know where to go, | /  /   /  / |
 D     A           Bm [Riff] C6                                    D    Dmaj7
Still----- we are free,        no one tells the wind which way to blow,| / / / / |
 D7                                                              G
Wake up in the morning to yourself, open your eyes, and start to be you,
  G                      D          D4     D
Listen, we think we can see you!  |  /  /  /  /  |


[Bridge]
 G                                 A    G         A
Baby, there's no price upon your head, sing it, shout it,
 G                                 A
Now the angry words have all been said,
 G             D     F#     G            A            G           F#
Do it, don't doubt it--------------------------------------------------------!
            |  /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / |

  G            A            G            D     F#
| /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / |

  G            A            G
| /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / |

     D                             G             A4    A  Asus2
e|--(2)---------|--(2)---------|--(3)---------|----------------|
B|--(3)---------|--(3)---------|--(3)---------|---3----2---0---|
G|--(2)---------|---2---0------|--(0)---------|--(2)-----------|
D|---4---2--0---|----------4---|--(0)---------|--(2)-----------|
A|--------------|--------------|---2---0------|--(0)-----------|
E|--------------|--------------|----------3---|----------------|

 D            A7sus4  A7     D           A7sus4  A7
| /  /  /  / | /  /   /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /   /  / |


[Verse 3]
      D    A           Bm     [Riff] C6                D      A7sus4  A7
So, rise------, let us see you,         dawning is the day, |  /  /   /  / |
 D     A          Bm  [Riff] C6                      D    Dmaj7
Miss------ Misty Meadow,         you will find your way, | /  /  /  / |
 D7                                                                G
Wake up in the morning to yourself, open your head, and look a - round you,
  G                         D          A7sus4  A7
Listen, we think we have found you!  |  /  /   /  /  |

 D            A7sus4 A7     D           A7sus4  A7
| /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /  /  / | /  /   /  / |


[Coda]
      D                     A7sus4  A7    D           A7sus4  A7
||: Listen we think we have found  you! | /  /  /  / | /  /   /  / :||[x3]

  D                    A7sus4  A7    D        A7sus4  A7
Listen we think we have found-----  you---!  | /  /   /  / |

  D                    A7sus4  A7     D            A7sus4  A7
Listen we think we have found you!  | /  /  /  / |  /  /   /  / |

  D                   A7sus4 A7    D           A7sus4  A7
Listen we think we can see  you! | /  /  /  / | /  /   /  / |


[Suggestion for ending]
  D                     A7sus4  A7   D     A7sus4  A7      D
Listen we think we have found-----  you!  | /  /   /  / |  /  ||
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ben.peterkin wrote on June 16 2013, 10:20 pm

Sounds right to me. Great job, wish there were more accurate Moodies tabs around

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tablue wrote on March 16 2015, 11:18 pm

good job with this
MB songs can be hard to work up
thanks

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DiddyD wrote on March 17 2015, 03:39 am

Thanks, tablue. I have a few more Moodies tabs, and will be adding more, if you want to check out my list of tab contributions.
DJ

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