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Take It Away ukulele

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         Take it Away – Paul McCartney
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: soprano C

Paul McCartney
Take it Away (1982)
(McCartney)

From: "Tug of War"

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VERSE
  Gmaj7                             A                B7
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
A|2---------------|----------------|0---------------|0---------------|
E|2---------------|----------------|0---------------|2---------------|
C|2---------------|----------------|1---------------|3---------------|
g|0---------------|----------------|2---------------|4---------------|

  Em7              A7sus4           D                        Cadd9
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
A|2---------------|0---------------|0---------------|----------3-----|
E|0---------------|0---------------|2---------------|----------0-----|
C|2---------------|2---------------|2---------------|----------2-----|
g|0---------------|0---------------|2---------------|----------0-----|

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CHORDS

          g-C-E-A
Gmaj7     0-2-2-2
A         2-1-0-0 (or in the verse: Aadd9 2-1-0-2)
B7        4-3-2-0
Em7       0-2-0-2
A7sus4    0-2-0-0
Cadd9     0-2-0-3
F#m7      2-4-2-4
Bm7       2-2-2-2

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INTRO
| drums only | % | % | % | % |

| A E | A D | A E | A D |
(+ bass and keyboard)


CHORUS
A     E   A          D        A
 Take it away, wanna hear you play
         E         A     D
'Til the lights go down
A     E   A              D     A
 Take it away, don't you wanna stay
             E      D
'Til there's no one else around


CHORUS (full band)
A     E   A          D        A
 Take it away, wanna hear you play
         E         A     D
'Til the lights go down
A     E   A              D     A
 Take it away, don't you wanna stay
             E     |  D  |  D     Cadd9 |
'Til there's no one else around


VERSE
Gmaj7           A           B7
   Lonely driver out on the road
Em7       A7sus4         |  D  |  D     Cadd9 |
   With a hundred miles to go
Gmaj7            A             B7
   Sole survivor, carryin' the load
Em7         A7sus4    | D |
   Switches on his radio


CHORUS
A     E   A          D        A
 Take it away, wanna hear you play
         E         A     D   [ A ]
'Til the lights go down (Down, down)
A     E   A              D     A
 Take it away, don't you wanna stay
             E     |  D  |  D  |
'Til there's no one else around

A     E   A          D        A
 Take it away, wanna hear you play
         E         A     D   [ A ]
'Til the lights go down (Down, down)
A     E   A              D     A
 Take it away, don't you wanna stay
             E     |  D  |  D     Cadd9 |
'Til there's no one else around


VERSE
Gmaj7             A              B7
   In the audience, watching the show
Em7       A7sus4        D           D              Cadd9 |
   With a paper in his hand (In his hand, in his hand)
Gmaj7             A        B7
   Some important impresario
Em7         A7sus4     |  D  |  E  |
   Has a message for the band, oh, oh


CHORUS
A     E   A          D        A
 Take it away, wanna hear you play
         E         A     D   [ A ]
'Til the lights go down (Down, down)
A     E   A              D     A
 Take it away, don't you wanna stay
             E     |  D  |  D7  |
'Til there's no one else around


MIDDLE 8
    F#m7                   Bm7
You never know who may be listening to you
     F#m7                   Bm7
(You never know who may be listening to you)
    F#m7                   Bm7             F#m7       Bm7
You never know who may be listening to ya – a – a - aaaaah
         1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
             A   A
Take it away
          1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
              D    Cadd9
Take it away


VERSE
Gmaj7           A           B7
   After hours, late in the bar
Em7     A7sus4        |  D  |  D     Cadd9 |
   By a darkened corner seat
Gmaj7             A           B7
   Faded flowers, wait in the jar
Em7         A7sus4        D                                Cadd9
   'Til the evening is complete
                         is complete, complete, complete ...)


OUTRO (verse)
| Gmaj7 | % | A   | B7 |
| Em7 | A7sus4| D | D    Cadd9 |

| Gmaj7 | % | A   | B7 |
| Em7 | A7sus4| D | D    Cadd9 |

(repeat and fade)
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