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On A Carousel Chords

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On A Carousel:The Hollies.
#4 in UK, #14 in Australia & #11 in USA in 1967.

INTRO: C F (x4)

#1.
C       F         C    F    C               F     C  F
Riding along on a carousel, tryin' to catch up to you.
C       F         C    F    C            F     C   F
Riding along on a carousel, will I catch up to you?
D7              D                     D7           
Horses chasing, cause they're racing..so they ain't 
   G      G7    G
so far.ar.ar.ar.ar..
G7        C  F G         C  F G
On a carousel..on a carousel.

#2.
C          F         C        F       C        F    C  F
Nearer and nearer by changing horses, still so far away.
C      F        C         F       C        F      C   F
People fighting for their places, just get in the way.
D7                    D                   D7
Soon you'll leave and then I'll lose you, still we're 
      G      G7    G
going rou.ou.ou.ou.ound..
G7        C  F G         C  F G7
On a carousel..on a carousel.
F
Round and round and round and round and
                                         C  F C
round and round and round and round with you.
F   C     F   C     F   C     G  G7
Up, down, up, down, up, down, too.

#3.
C      F           C         F        C        F     C   F
As she leaves, she drops the presents that she won before.
C       F         C      F      C       F       C   F
Pulling ducks out of the water, got the highest score.
D7                  D                 D7            G      G7    G
Now's my chance and I must take it, a case of do-or-die.ie.ie.ie.ie..
G7        C  F G         C  F G7
On a carousel..on a carousel.
F
Round and round and round and round and
                                         C F C
round and round and round and round with you.
F   C     F   C     F   C     G  G7
Up, down, up, down, up, down, too.

#4.
C       F         C    F    C               F     C  F
Riding along on a carousel, trying to catch up to you.
C       F         C    F    C            F     C   F
Riding along on a carousel, will I catch up to you?
D7              D              D7              G      G7    G
Now we take our ride together..no more chasing her.er.er.er.er.
G7        C  F G         C  F G
On a carousel..on a carousel..

OUTRO:
G7        C   F        G
on a carousel.el.el.el.el.... (Fade.)


A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.


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stargazer1701 wrote on May 11 2013, 09:13 pm

nice job... quick, easy! Great song by the Hollies!

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burpo wrote on June 23 2013, 10:03 pm

I had this other tab that just didn't sound right. I like yours. Thanks for posting!

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Kraziekhat wrote on September 18 2014, 02:29 am

Bless you both. KK.

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