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Crystal Blue Persuasion chords

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[Notes: 1) If you really want to get technical, the C#m7/A could be notated
as Amaj9.  2) Play C#m7 as xx6657 and Bm7 as xx4435.  3) This is Tommy
James' favorite of all his/their singles; mine, too.]

[Intro]
        (congas solo for 2 bars)

        C#m7/A            Bm7
           /   /   /   /   /   /   /   /        (2x)
        C#m7/A            Bm7      D       A
           /   /   /   /   /   /   /   /   /

        The bass for the intro and verses varies, but is basically
           v       v       v       v         v       v       v       v
        G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
        D|-----------------2---2---4-------|-----------------4---2-----------|
        A|-0-------4-----4-------------2---|---------2-----2---------4-------|
        E|---------------------------------|-----------------------------0---|

[Verse 1]
                          C#m7/A  Bm7                    C#m7/A  Bm7
        Look over yonder                what do you see
        The sun is a-risin' / most definitely
        A new day is comin' / people are changin'
        Ain't it beautiful / crystal blue persuasion
        C#m7/A            Bm7      D       A
           /   /   /   /   /   /   /   /   /

[Verse 2]
        Better get ready / gonna see the light
        Love, love is the answer / and that's all right
        So don't you give up now / so easy to find
        Just look to your soul / and open your mind
        C#m7/A            Bm7      D       A
           /   /   /   /   /   /   /   /   /

[instrumental break]
           v       v       v       v
        e|---------------------------------|
        B|---------------------------------|
        G|---------2-----2-------2---------|
        D|-----------2-4-----2-4-----2-4---|
        A|---------------------------------|
        E|---------------------------------|

        guitar repeats above figure over following chords:

        A           G           D           A
        /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /
        A           G          Bm7        Bm7/E
        /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /

        no chords - bass only (pattern similar to verses)

        Crystal blue persuasion, mm-hmm
        It's a new vibration
        Crystal blue persuasion, crystal...

        D           A
        /  /  r  r  /
                    Blue persuasion

        (key modulates to Bb)

           v       v       v       v
        G|-3---3---3---3-3---3-3-------1---|
        D|-------------------------3-------|
        A|---------------------------------|
        E|---------------------------------|
        bass plays above riff (2x)

[Verse 3]

                        Dm7/Bb   Cm7                      Dm7/Bb   Cm7
        Maybe tomorrow                when He looks down
        Every green field / and every town
        All of his children / every nation

                    Bb                Eb/G
        There'll be peace and good    brotherhood
        Cm7
        Crystal blue persuasion

[Outro]
        Dm7/Bb          Cm7
        Crystal blue persuasion, ah-ha          (repeat to fade)
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Guitartab2012 10 Apr 24, 2012 03:38 PM

Please post the intro by the lead guitar.

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