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Crystal Blue Persuasion Chords

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
		    "Crystal Blue Persuasion"
		(Tommy James/Mike Vale/Eddie Gray)

[Notes: 1) If you really want to get technical, the C#m7/A could be notated
as Amaj9.  2) Play C#m7 as xx6657 and Bm7 as xx4435.  3) This is Tommy
James' favorite of all his/their singles; mine, too.]

Intro:

	(congas solo for 2 bars)

	C#m7/A            Bm7
	   /   /   /   /   /   /   /   /	(2x)

	C#m7/A            Bm7      D       A
	   /   /   /   /   /   /   /   /   /

	The bass for the intro and verses varies, but is basically

	  v       v       v       v         v       v       v       v
	|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
	|-----------------2---2---4-------|-----------------4---2-----------|
	|-0-------4-----4-------------2---|---------2-----2---------4-------|
	|---------------------------------|-----------------------------0---|

verse 1:
	                  C#m7/A  Bm7                    C#m7/A  Bm7
	Look over yonder                what do you see
	The sun is a-risin' / most definitely
	A new day is comin' / people are changin'
	Ain't it beautiful / crystal blue persuasion
	C#m7/A            Bm7      D       A
	   /   /   /   /   /   /   /   /   /

verse 2:

	Better get ready / gonna see the light
	Love, love is the answer / and that's all right
	So don't you give up now / so easy to find
	Just look to your soul / and open your mind
	C#m7/A            Bm7      D       A
	   /   /   /   /   /   /   /   /   /

instrumental break:

	  v       v       v       v
	|---------------------------------|
	|---------------------------------|
	|---------2-----2-------2---------|
	|-----------2-4-----2-4-----2-4---|
	|---------------------------------|
	|---------------------------------|

	guitar repeats above figure over following chords:

	A           G           D           A
	/  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /

	A           G          Bm7        Bm7/E
	/  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /

	no chords - bass only (pattern similar to verses)

	Crystal blue persuasion, mm-hmm
	It's a new vibration
	Crystal blue persuasion, crystal...

	D           A
	/  /  r  r  /
	            Blue persuasion

	(key modulates to Bb)

	  v       v       v       v
	|-3---3---3---3-3---3-3-------1---|
	|-------------------------3-------|
	|---------------------------------|
	|---------------------------------|

	bass plays above riff (2x)

verse 3:

	                Dm7/Bb   Cm7                      Dm7/Bb   Cm7
	Maybe tomorrow                when He looks down
	Every green field / and every town
	All of his children / every nation

	            Bb                Eb/G
	There'll be peace and good    brotherhood
	Cm7
	Crystal blue persuasion

Outro:
	Dm7/Bb          Cm7
	Crystal blue persuasion, ah-ha		(repeat to fade)
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Guitartab2012 wrote on April 24 2012, 07:38 pm

Please post the intro by the lead guitar.

I want to post or [tab]
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