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Three Dog Night - Shambala tab

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          Shambala - Three Dog Night

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standard tuning
tabbed by Robb Anagnostis 4-16-14

This entire song is comprised of RIFF 1 and RIFF 2 (shown tabbed below).
RIFF 1 is the acoustic guitar that is the dominant rhythm instrument 
(which is tabbed incorrectly elsewhere). 
A distorted electric plays root notes under RIFF 1, almost like
a bass line. Another guitar joins from the 2nd verse on with E, D and A chords. 
RIFF 2 is played by both acoustic and electric on the Chorus. 

There might seem a bit of a clash when RIFF 1 hits open G (like an Em) and the
other rhythm instruments are hitting G# (playing E Major), but surprising 
as it is, that IS how it is played. Please see the CHORD VOICING chart below.

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                    intro        
E||--------------------------|
B||--------------------------|
G||--------------------------|
D||--------------------0--2--|
A||-----------------4--------|
E||--------------------------|
     1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +  


[VERSES] ("RIFF 1" - see song structure below)

     E5      Em7/D     A/C#  A           E5    Dsus9   A  ("L"= held note)
e||--0---0-----0-----|-----------------|-----0-------0---|------------------||
B||--0-----------3---|-----------------|-----------3-----|---2---2----------||
G||*-4-----0-------0-|-----2-2---------|---4-----2-------|---2---2---------*||
D||*-2-------0-------|---2---2-----0-1-|-2-----0-------2-|-L-2---2-----0-2-*||
A||------------------|-4-----0---4-----|---------------0-|-L---------4------||
E||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
     1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  


[CHORUS] ("RIFF 2" - see song structure below)

     A             D/A   A           D                 A     
e||------------------|---------------2-|-L-2---2---2-----|------------------||
B||------2---------3-|-L-2-------2-2-3-|-L-3---3---3---2-|---2-2---2--------||
G||*-----2---------2-|-L-2-------2-2-2-|-L-2---2---2---2-|---2-2---2-------*||
D||*-----2---------4-|-L-2-------2-2-0-|-L-0---0---0---2-|---2-2---2-------*||
A||--0---0---------0-|-L-0-------0-0---|---------------0-|---0-0---0--------||
E||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
     1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 
         How ...  light  shine   in....   of  Sham-ba- la?             tell me...


SONG STRUCTURE 

[INTRO]    RIFF 1  2x
[VERSE 1]  RIFF 1  4x
[VERSE 2]  RIFF 1  4x

[CHORUS]   RIFF 2  2x ("How does your light shine...")

[SOLO]     RIFF 1  1x 
[VERSE 3]  RIFF 1  4x

[CHORUS]   RIFF 2  2x
[CHORUS]   RIFF 2  2x

[OUTRO]    RIFF 1  6x (and fade out)


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CHORD VOICINGS

E5     xx2400
Em7/D  xx0030 (use 2nd finger to make transition to A/C# easier)
A/C#   x422xx
A      x0222x (barred 2nd fret)
Dsus9  xx0230
D      xx0232
D/A    x0423x (or "A6sus4")


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(Additional GUITAR) - enters on 2nd verse

     E       D         A/C#  A           E     D       A                                        
e||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
B||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|---2---2---------||
G||------------------|-----2-2---------|-----------------|---2---2---------||
D||--6-------4-------|---2---2---6-4---|-6-------4-----2-|-L-2---2---6-4---||
A||--7-------5-------|-4-----0-------7-|-7-----5-------0-|-L-------------7-||
E||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
     1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 


GUITAR #2 CHORDS (enters on 2nd verse)
E    x76xxx
D    x54xxx
A/C# x422xx
A    x0222x


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Shambala - Three Dog Night


[INTRO]

[VERSE 1]       
A        E           D          A            
Wash away my troubles, wash away my pain
         E           D    A
with the rain in Sham-bala  
    
Wash away my sorrow, wash away my shame,
with the rain in Sham-bala

               E       D           A  
Ahh- oooh-oooh,  oooooh-oooh,  oooh-oooh yeah
     E             D             A
Yeah - yeah - yeah - yeah - yeah   

Ahh- oooh-oooh,  oooooh-oooh,  oooh-oooh yeah
Yeah - yeah - yeah - yeah - yeah 


[VERSE 2]
Everyone is helpful, everyone is kind, 
on the road to Shambala

Everyone is lucky, everyone is so kind, 
on the road to Shambala

Ahh- oooh-oooh,  oooooh-oooh,  oooh-oooh yeah
Yeah - yeah - yeah - yeah - yeah    

Ahh- oooh-oooh,  oooooh-oooh,  oooh-oooh yeah
Yeah - yeah - yeah - yeah - yeah  


[CHORUS]
A             A6sus4  A            D              A
How does your light  shine, in the halls of Shambala?
How does your light  shine, in the halls of Shambala?

[GUITAR SOLO]

[VERSE 3]
I can tell my sister, by the flowers in her eyes,
on the road to Shambala.

I can tell my brother, by the flowers in his eyes,
on the road to Shambala

Ahh- oooh-oooh,  oooooh-oooh,  oooh-oooh yeah
Yeah - yeah - yeah - yeah - yeah 

Ahh- oooh-oooh,  oooooh-oooh,  oooh-oooh yeah
yeah - yeah - yeah - yeah - yeah 


[CHORUS] (play 2x)

[OUTRO] (repeats 6x and fades out) 
Ahh- oooh-oooh,  oooooh-oooh,  oooh-oooh yeah
yeah - yeah - yeah - yeah - yeah   


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