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Overnight Sensation 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.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#
			"Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)"
				  (Eric Carmen)


Intro (piano arr. for guitar [2X; continue into verse])

	 F     Fmaj7/A Bb          Gm  C
	 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v
	-1-------1-0-----|-------1---------|
	-1-----1---1--1h3|-----3---3-3-5-5-|
	-2---2-----2---3-|---3-----3-3-5-5-|
	-3-3-------3---3-|---------5-5-5-5-|
	-----------0---1-|-------------3-3-|
	-1---------------|---------3-3-----|

Verse 1:

                F              Fmaj7/A  Bb  Gm
	Well I know it sounds funny
            C       F              Fmaj7/A Bb  Gm
	But I'm not in it for the money,   no
	  C      F         Fmaj7/A  Bb  Gm
	I don't need no reputation
	     C      F            Fmaj7/A  Bb  Gm
	And I'm not in it for the show

	[band enters]

Chorus:

	   C    F       Fmaj7/A    Bb  Gm
	I just want a hit record, yeah
	 C     F           Fmaj7/A Bb  Gm
	Wanna hear it on the radio
	 C      F      Fmaj7/A  Bb  Gm
	Want a big hit record, yeah
	 C        F        Fmaj7/A   Bb
	One that everybody's got to know

Post-chorus:

	              C                            Eb/Bb Bb
	Well if the program director don't pull it
	      C                  Eb/Bb   Bb
	It's time to get back the bullet
	              C
	So bring the group down to the station
	                   Eb/Bb Bb   Eb/Bb Bb
	You're gonna be an overnight sensation

	Ebmaj7     Bbmaj7     Ebmaj7/G   Abmaj9
	Bb-D-Eb-G  A-Bb-D-F   G-Bb-D-Eb  C-Eb-G-Bb   <- r.H. keyboard voicings

[guitar solo over intro chord progression, 1X]

Verse 2:

	I've been tryin' to write the lyric
	Non-offensive but satiric too
	And if you put it in the A-slot
	It's just got to make a mint for you

[repeat chorus]

[repeat post-chorus w/sax solo until "overnight sensation"]

Bridge:

	 Gb/Db      Db         Gb/Db   Db
	I fit those words to a good melody
	Gb/Db           Db           Gb/Db    Db
	Amazing how success has been ignoring me
	   Db/Cb  Cb  Db/Cb  Cb
	So long
	 Gb/Db    Db          Gb/Db     Db
	I use my bread making demos all day
	Gb/Db           Db              Gb/Db    Db
	Writing in the night while in my head I hear
	    Db/Cb   Cb  Db/Cb  Cb
	The record play
	        AaddB  Gm  C
	Hear it play

Coda:

	[through radio]:

	F   Fmaj7/A  Bb  Gm  C
	Hit record, yeah
	(C)    F  Fmaj7/A  Bb   Gm  C
	Wanna hit record, yeah

	[band fades in]

	       F  Fmaj7/A  Bb            Gm  C
	Wanna hit record, yeah			[9X; drums enter 3rd time]
	                 (4,6,8: number one)

	[band drops out]

	[piano/vocal improvisation intro chords, 6X (fade 3rd time)]

	[2-bar drum fill w/overdubbed firecrackers]

	[band re-enters]

	       F  Fmaj7/A  Bb   Gm  C
	Wanna hit record, yeah			[repeat to fade]


-- another ace 70's tab from Andrew Rogers
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