James 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' own 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 C#m7/A Bm7 C#m7/A Bm7 The sun is a-risin' most definitely C#m7/A Bm7 C#m7/A Bm7 A new day is comin' people are changin' C#m7/A Bm7 C#m7/A Bm7 Ain't it beautiful crystal blue persuasion (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 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 / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / [N.C.; bass plays 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) Bass [2X]:
v v v v |-3---3---3---3-3---3---3-----1---| |-------------------------3-------| |---------------------------------| |---------------------------------|
Verse 3: Dm7/Bb Cm7 Dm7/Bb Cm7 Maybe tomorrow when He looks down Dm7/Bb Cm7 Dm7/Bb Cm7 On every green field and every town Dm7/Bb Cm7 Dm7/Bb Cm7 All of His children every nation Bb Eb/G There'll be peace and good brotherhood Cm7 Crystal blue persuasion Coda: Dm7/Bb Cm7 Crystal blue persuasion, ah-ha (repeat to fade) -- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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