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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.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#
                            "Spinning Wheel"
                         (David Clayton-Thomas)

Intro:

	Horns [D7#9 in low and high octaves]:

	                    1111
	[x5456x]         [xx2133]
	v   v   v   v    v   v   v   v
	/                ///// //// //

Verse 1:

	bass (doubled with piano); chords implied

	(E7)    (A7)      (D7)    (G)
	 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v
	-----------------|-----------------|
	-----------------|-----------------|
	-7---7---------3-|-5---5-------2-5-|
	-------3-5---5---|-------1-3-------|

	What goes up  must come down           [cowbell enters]
	Spinnin' wheel got to go 'round        [full drum kit enters]
	Talkin' 'bout your troubles it's a cryin' sin
	D7 [N.C.]                      D7#9
	Ride a painted pony let the spinnin' wheel spin

Verse 2:

	   E7#9    A13          D7#9    G
	You got no money and you got no home
	E7#9      A13  D7#9  G [no horns]
	Spinnin' wheel all alone
	E7#9               A13              D7#9   G
	Talkin' 'bout your troubles and you never learn
	D7 [N.C.]                      D7#9
	Ride a painted pony let the spinnin' wheel turn

Bridge:

	Cadd2           Bbadd2
	Did you find the directing sign on the
	Abadd2              Gadd2
	Straight and narrow highway
	Cadd2            Bbadd2
	Would you mind a reflecting sign
	Abadd2            [G] (bass alone)
	Just let it shine within your mind
	Ab/G              Bb              C
	And show you the colors that are real

	Dadd2            Am7/D
	/ / / /  / / / /   / / / /  / / / /

	Horns (chords built on fourths):

	F7sus4(no 5)           F7#9sus4(no 5)
	x888xx                 x8889x
	/  /  /  /  /// ///    /////  ////  //

Verse 3:

	Someone is waiting just for you
	E7#9      A13   D7#9      G [trombone: D->E slide]
	Spinnin' wheel, spinnin' true
	Drop all your troubles by the riverside
	     D7 [N.C.]                      D7#9
	[1: Catch a painted pony on the spinning wheel ride]
	     D7 [N.C.]
	[2: Ride a painted pony let the spinning wheel fly]

Instrumental break (LP version):

	bass/piano as per first verse [2X]

	E7#9  A13     D7#9  G13	  [4X]
	 /  /  /  /    /  /  /  /

	E7#9
	 / / / /  / / / /  / / / /  / / / /

	Eb7#9
	 / / / /  / / / /  / / / /  / / / /

	D7#9 [N.C.]
	 / / / /  / / / /

	(drum fill)

Instrumental break (45 version):

	guitar solo over bass/piano:

	 (E7)         (A7)           (D7)                     (G)
	--------------------------------------------------------------|
	--------------------------------------------------------------|
	14b16---14b16-14-------------------12---14b16-14-12----12-----|
	-----------------------------12-14---14-------------14--------|
	--------------------------------------------------------------|
	--------------------------------------------------------------|

	 (E7)         (A7)           (D7)                     (G)
	17b19---17b19-17-------------------19-19-----19--17--15-------|
	--------------------------------------------------------------|
	-----------------------------17s19----19-----19--17--16-------|
	--------------------------------------------------------------|
	--------------------------------------------------------------|
	--------------------------------------------------------------|

[repeat verse 3]

Coda:

	E7#9   A13    [Eb]   D7#9   Gmaj7    [2X]
	 / / /  / / /  / / /  / / /  / / /

	(calliope effects on recorders)

	E7#9   A13    [Eb]   D7#9   Gmaj7
	 / / /  / / /  / / /  / / /  / / /

	(calliope effects on recorders)

	E7#9   A13    [Eb]   D7#9   Gmaj7    [3X; horns fade 3rd time]
	 / / /  / / /  / / /  / / /  / / /

	(recorders continue to end)

	spoken: That wasn't too good [laughter]


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

            
            
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alexeipaish 10 Jul 08, 2007 03:50 PM

...doesnt the original have no guitar?

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