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Mercy Mercy Me Chords

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                Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) - Marvin Gaye
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Marvin Gaye 
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) (1971)
(Marvin Gaye)

From: "What's Going On"

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capo 2nd fret

CHORDS

          E-A-D-G-B-E
F#/G#     4-x-4-3-2-x
*G/A      5-x-5-4-3-x

Dmaj7     x-x-0-2-2-2
Bm7       x-2-4-2-3-2
Em7       0-2-2-0-3-x
G/A       x-0-5-4-3(2)  The optional major 7 adds a nice variation.

Ebmaj7    x-x-1-3-3-3
Cm7       x-3-5-3-4-3
Fm7       1-3-3-1-4(1)
Ab/Bb     6-x-6-5-4-x or
          x-1-1-1-4-x

Abm9      4-x-4-3-4-x

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capo 2nd fret

INTRO
| F#/G# | % | G/A | % | 


VERSE 1
  Dmaj7
Woo ah, mercy mercy me
Bm7                                       Em7
   Ah things ain't what they used to be, no no
          Em7
Where did all the blue skies go?
G/A                                                         Dmaj7
 Poison is the wind that blows from the north and south and east


VERSE 2
Dmaj7
   Woo mercy, mercy me
Bm7                                        Em7
   Ah things ain't what they used to be, no no
                             G/A
Oil wasted on the ocean and upon our seas, fish full of mercury


VERSE3
  Dmaj7
A-ah oh mercy, mercy me
Bm7                                       Em7
   Ah things ain't what they used to be, no no
                                 G/A
Radiation underground and in the sky
                                     Dmaj7
Animals and birds who live nearby are dying


VERSE 4
Dmaj7 
   Oh mercy, mercy me
Bm7                           Em7
   Ah things ain't what they u-sed to be
                            G/A
What about this overcrowded land
                                     Dmaj7                                    
How much more abuse from man can she stand?


VERSE (vocals ad lib))
| Dmaj7 | % | Bm7 | % | 
| Em7 | % | G/A | % |

Ooh-ooh, oh na na...
My sweet Lord... No no no no
My my Lord... My sweet Lord


VERSE (half step up)
| Ebmaj7 | % | Cm7 | % | 
| Fm7 | % | Ab/Bb | % |


CODA
| Abm9 | % | % | % |
| Abm9 | % | % | % |
| Abm9 | % | % | % | Abm9 
                     [break and orchestral coda]
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