Incredible String Band – A Very Cellular Song tab
courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/biz3/ISB/ A Very Cellular Song By Mike Heron INTRO: G Am7 F Bb G Am7 F Bb G Am7 F Bb Winter was cold and the clothing was thin G Am7 F Bb But the gentle shepherd calls the tune G Am7 F Bb Oh dear mother what shall I do G Am7 F Bb First please your eyes and then your ears Jenny G Am7 F Bb Exchanging love tokens say goodnight G Lay down my dear sister C G Won't you lay and take your rest D Won't you lay your head upon your saviours breast G C G And I love you but Jesus loves you the best C G And I bid you goodnight, goodnight, goodnight, C And I bid you goodnight, goodnight. G One of these mornings bright and early and fine. C Goodnight, goodnight G Not a cricket not a spirit going to shout me on C G Goodnight, goodnight I go walking in the valley of the shadow of death C G Goodnight, goodnight And his rod and his staff shall comfort me Goodnight, goodnight Oh John the wine he saw the sign Goodnight, goodnight Oh John say I seen a number of signs Goodnight, goodnight Tell A for the ark that wonderful boat Goodnight, goodnight You know they built it on the land getting water to float Goodnight, goodnight Tell B for the beast at the ending of the wood Goodnight, goodnight You know it ate all the children when they wouldn't be good Goodnight, goodnight I remember quite well, I remember quite well Goodnight, goodnight I was walking in Jerusalem just like John Goodnight, goodnight, goodnight. G D G G7 C Who would lose and who would bruise G D G G7 C G C G C Or who would live quite prettily? G C Em D G And who would love what comes along D G D G D G D G D G D And fill the air with joyous song Who would go and who would come Or who would simply linger And who would hide behind your chair And steal your crystallised ginger G Am7 F Bb Nebulous nearness cry to me G F At this timeless moment Em G Bb Eb Someone dear to me wants me near, makes me high Bb Eb Ab Ab9 Eb I can hear vi bra - tions fly G C C7 Through mangoes, pomegranates and planes G G7 C All the same G Am7 F Bb G Am7 F Bb When it reaches me and teaches me Eb G C D7 G C D7 G To sigh Who would mouse and who would lion Or who would be the tamer And who would hear directions clear From the unameable namer Who would skip and who would plod Or who would like quite silly And who would ride backwards on a giraffe Stopping every so often to laugh Amoebas are very small G Am D G Oh ah ee oo there's absolutely no strife C D Em living the timeless life G C I don't need a wife D Em living the timeless life G C D D G D If I need a friend I just give a wriggle G C D7 Split right down the middle G And when I look there's two of me C D Both as hand-some as can be G D G D G C D Oh here we go slithering, here we go slithering and squelching on Oh here we go slithering, here we go slithering and squelching on G C D G Oh ah ee oo there's absolutely no strife D living the timeless life G Am F Bb Black hair brown hair feather and scale Seed and stamen and all unnamed lives that live Turn your quivering nerves in my direction Turn your quivering nerves in my direction Feel the energy projection of my cells Wishes you well. May the long time sun shine upon you All love surround you And the pure light within you Guide you all the way on.