James And Shondells Tommy - Crystal Blue Persuasion tab

"Crystal Blue Persuasion"
		(Tommy James/Mike Vale/Eddie Gray)

[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 |---------------------------------|---------------------------------| |-----------------2---2---4-------|-----------------4---2-----------| |-0-------4-----4-------------2---|---------2-----2---------4-------| |---------------------------------|-----------------------------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 |---------------------------------| |---------------------------------| |---------2-----2-------2---------| |-----------2-4-----2-4-----2-4---| |---------------------------------| |---------------------------------|
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 |-3---3---3---3-3---3-3-------1---| |-------------------------3-------| |---------------------------------| |---------------------------------|
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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