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Dont Kill The Whale Chords

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                Don't Kill the Whale – Yes
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

A strange and beautiful recording. 

There is one thing I'm not quite sure of: The F# in the verses seems to be a major chord - 
Anderson, at least, sings a major third. Something in the instrumental track, 
on the other hand, somehow suggests a minor third without really coming forward with it. 
With the absence of the lead vocals in both instrumental verses the F# seems to be more minor 
than major. Any ideas? Comments highly welcome!



Yes
Don't Kill the Whale (1978)
(Jon Anderson/Chris Squire)
From: "Tormato"

Intro | Bm | A | Em | G | C | F#m | F# |

Bm
You're first I'm last
                  C             Bm
You're thirst I'm asked to justify
A                       F#
Killing our last heaven beast
                G
Don't hunt the whale

Bm   
In beauty vision
      D     A/C#
Do we offer much
      A                          F#
If we reason with destiny, gonna lose our touch
               G
Don't kill the whale, dig it!

| Bm | C Bm | A | F#(m?) | G |
(Solo git)
| Bm | D A/C# | A | F#(m?) | G | G | 
(Solo git)

Bm
Rejoice they sing
             C         Bm
They worship their own space
     A                         F#
In a moment of love, they will die for their grace
               G
Don't kill the whale

Bm
If time will allow
        D             A/C#
We will judge all who came
       A                      F#
In the wake of our new age to stand for the frail
               G
Don't kill the whale, dig it, dig it!

| Bm | A | Em | G | C | F#m | F# |
(Intro link)

| Bm | C Bm | A | F#(m?) | G |
(Solo key)
| Bm | D A/C# | A | F#(m?) | G | G | 
(Solo key)

| D | D | D | D |
(git)

| D | D | D | D |
CETACEI....

| D | D | D | D |
CETACEI....

|      D        |       D          |    D    |           D           |
Dig it, dig it    Dig it, dig it               Dig it, dig it, dig it

| D | D | D | D | D | D |
CETACEI....

| Bm | Bm | Bm | Bm | Bm | Bm (freely)        Bm
(Outro Solo git)             (Outro key)


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aatvza wrote on April 11 2014, 09:31 am

Hi,

in my opinion it's F#m followed by F#7, like this:
F#m F#7
"..gonna lose our touch"

Aatvza

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