Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

The Red Telephone chords

by Love
39,471 views 75 this week
3 commentsread comments
1 2 3 4 5
x 27
add to favorites
×
Save as Personal and add changes to this tab that will be seen only by you. Learn more ›
×
You can save this tab as Personal to edit and correct it or add notes. All changes will be seen only by you. Learn more »
launch autoscroll
font size
0
reset
transpose
0
reset
simplify chords
display chords
guitar tuner
edit
Autoscroll
slow
fast
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
Author
Unregistered
Strumming
There is no strumming pattern for this song yet. and get +5 IQ
                          "The Red Telephone"
                              (Arthur Lee)

[Intro]

        Cmaj7   Am   G   F#7       F  F#
        / / / /  / / / /  / / / /  / / / /

[Verse 1]

        C            Am  G  F#7
        Sitting on a hillside
                          F F#   D
        Watching all the people die
              G         C             E     A
        I'll feel much better on the other side
                    Am       G  F#7   F  F#
        I'll bum a ride

Verse 2/3:

        I believe in magic
        Why, because it is so quick
        I don't need power when I'm hypnotized
                    Am    G
        Look in my eyes
        F#7                  F  F#
        What are you seeing (I see...)
                     D
        How do you feel?
               (...you)
           G         C             E       A
        I feel real phony when my name is Phil
                     Am      G  F#7   F   F#
        Or was that Bill?

[Bridge]

        BbaddE [xx8760]   AaddB [xx7657]     [2X]
        /  /  /  /        /  /  /  /

        BbaddE       AaddB
        Life goes on here
        BbaddE    AaddB
        Day after day
        E           Fmaj7
        I don't know if I am living or if I'm
        C           E
        Supposed to be
        D                        C
        Sometimes my life is so eerie
        D
        And if you think I'm happy
        C    G/B    A
        Paint me (white)
                 (yellow)

        BbaddE    AaddB        [2X]
        / / / /    / / / /

        I've been here once
        I've been here twice
        I don't know if the third's the fourth or if
        The fifth's the fix
        Sometimes I deal with numbers
        And if you wanna count me
        Count me out

[Verse 4]

        I don't need the time of day
        Anytime with me's OK
        I just don't want you using up my time
                           [Am]
        'Cause that's not right

[Coda:]

        [repeat 3X:]
        Am                A
        / / / /  / / / /  / / / /  / / / /
                          ahh....

        [repeat 3X:]
                 Am
        They're locking them up today
        They're throwing away the key
          A
        I wonder who it'll be tomorrow, you or me?

        Am
        We're all normal and we want our freedom
        A
        Freedom... freedom... freedom... freedom
        Am                                A
        Freedom... freedom... freedom... freedom

        [continue with Am-A progression to fade]

        (spoken:) Alla God's chilluns gotta have dere freedom


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

            
            
Suggest correction
Creating personal tab
Creating personal tab
You can edit any tab online and save it as your Personal.

You can edit, replace or remove any tab part or add personal notes – all changes will be seen only by you.

Personal tabs can be accessed anytime from any device, even offline.
Learn more »
comments
print report bad tab
3 comments total.
+1 reply
kiss08 125 Jul 12, 2010 11:53 PM

great tab thanks

0 reply
matthewdommett 10 Sep 06, 2016 01:06 PM

I think the backing vocals say "I'll thumb a ride" instead of bum a ride, but everything else is perfect. Thanks

0 reply
stewy22 10 May 13, 2017 03:57 PM

Nice one! Spot on!

guest
Wanna post a correction for this tab? Suggest correction