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Brandy Tab

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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From: mvcjp@mvulo.mv.att.com (-pouliot c.j.)
Subject: TAB: Correct & Complete "Brandy" by Looking Glass

Hi Everyone - from time to time this song has shown up on the net in one
	form or another. I had to re-learn it for a band and thought I'd
	share my interpretation. Good luck!
						- Charlie


			Brandy - Looking Glass
			----------------------
	Intro:

	 C#m7    B  A    C#m7    B  A      Bsus4  B
	E--9-\7------------9-\7---------------12-----11----|
	B--9-\7--9---------9-\7--9-------------------------|
	G--------9--9------------9--9------/13----/11------|
	D-----------11--------------11---------------------|
	A--------------------------------------------------|
	E--------------------------------------------------|

	| Amaj7 E/Ab | F#m Bsus4 B |

	         E   Abm   F#m     C#m
	Theres a port on a western bay
               F#m   A          D/F#    A
	And it serves a hundred ships a day
               E      Abm       F#m  Abm  C#m
	Lonely sailors pass the time a    way
            F#m   A          E
	And talk about their homes

	Theres a girl in this harbor town
	And she works laying whiskey down
	They say Brandy, fetch another round
	She serves them whisky and wine
	The sailors say...

 		C#m7    B        A
	Chorus:	Brandy, you're a fine girl < you're a fine girl >
		B      C#m7          B     A
		What a good wife you would be < such a fine girl >
		Bsus4                  B
		Your eyes could steal a sailor from the sea

	Amaj7 E/Ab F#m Bsus4 B

	Brandy wears a braided chain
	Made of finest silver from the north of spain
	A locket that bears the name of the man that Brandy loves
	He came on a summers day - bearing gifts - from far away
	But he made it clear he couldnt stay
	The harbor was his home

	- Chorus -

		C#m7           B
	Bridge:	Brandy used to watch his eyes
		      A               B
		As he told his sailor stories
			  C#m7           B
		She could feel the ocean fall and rise
		    A              B
		She saw its raging glory
		    C#m7          D
		But he had always told the truth
		        C#m7          A
		Lord he was an honest man
		    Bsus4          B
		And Brandy does her best to understand

	At night when the bars close down
	Brandy walks through a slient town
	And loves a man who's not around
	She still can hear him say
	She hears him say...

	Chord Shapes:

		C#m7 B  A Bsus4 Amaj7 E/Ab E F#m Abm D
	E	-4---2--0---2----4-----4---0--2---4--5-|
	B	-5---4--2---5----5-----5---0--2---4--7-|
	G	-4---4--2---4----6-----4---1--2---4--7-|
	D	-6---4--2---4----7-----6---2--4---6--7-|
	A	-4---2--0---2----------7---2--4---6--5-|
	E	---------------------------0--2---4----|
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AdamWho wrote on November 4 2007, 04:00 pm

According to the actual music

the verse, the chords should be
E A B C#7
F7 A D A
E A B C#7
F7 A E

The chorus
C#7 Amaj7
C#7 Amaj7
E B7 A E





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deadlyMETAL wrote on March 8 2009, 02:47 pm

Great tab. I'll be using the guitar pro version to learn this song I believe, but this is still great.

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addedc wrote on April 24 2016, 09:23 pm

I think the run down goes E B A E5 F#m B

I believe verse goes E B B9 C#m7 A D A

Chorus seems simpler C#m7 A x2 then rundown

E5 is E and B only play E on 4th 2nd fret, B on 3rd 4th fret with open B and E
B9 is barre strings 5432 on 4th fret

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