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Misc Showtunes – Jesus Christ Superstar tab
[4/4, Chords played over the Eb-Cm-Dm-Eb-Cm progression/bass riff] Dm F G My mind is clearer now at last all to well F G Dm I can see where we all soon will be Dm F G If you strip away the myth from the man F G Dm You will see where we all soon will be Dm Em Jesus! You've started to believe the things they say of you F G Dm You really do believe this talk of God is true Dm Em And all the good you've done will soon get swept away F G Dm You've begun to matter more than the things you say Dm F Listen Jesus I don't like what I see Dm G All I ask is that you listen to me Bb C F A And remember I've been your right-hand man all along Dm Bb You have set them all on fire F They think they've found the new Messiah D/A A+ A Bb Dm7 And they'll hurt you when they find their wrong Dm F I remember when this whole thing began Dm G No talk of God then we called you a man Bb C F A And believe me my admiration for you hasn't died Dm Bb But ev'ry word you say today F Gets twisted 'round some other way D/A A+ A Bb Dm7 And they'll hurt you if they think you've lied [in 7/8] Bb F Gm Dm Nazareth your famous son should have stayed a great unknown Gm Dm/A A Dm Like his father carving wood he'd have made good Bb F Gm Dm Tables chairs and oaken chests would have suited Jesus best Gm Dm/A A Dm He'd have caused nobody harm -- no one alarm back to 4/4] Dm F Listen Jesus do you care for your race? Dm G Don't you see we must keep in our place? Bb C F A We are occupied -- have you forgotten how put down we are? Dm Bb I am frightened by the crowd F For we are getting much too loud Dm/A A+ A Bb Dm7 And they'll crush us if we go too far [back to 7/8, instrumental break repeating previous 7/8 bridge] [back to 4/4] Dm F Listen Jesus to the warning I give Dm G Please remember that I want us to live Bb C F A But it's sad to see our chances weakening with every hour Dm Bb All your followers are blind F Too much heaven on their minds Dm/A A+ A Bb It was beautiful but now it's sour Dm Bbmaj7 Yes it's all gone sour...
---------------- EVERYTHING'S ALRIGHT (Mary, Jesus, Judas) [in 5/4] [Mary] E B7 C#m A Try not to get worried, try not to turn on to problems that upset you oh B7 E A B E Don't you know everything's alright yes, everything's fine A Bsus E A B E And we want you to sleep well tonight A Bsus E A B E Let the world turn without you tonight A Bsus E Am Em Am Bm E If we try we'll get by so forget about all us tonight A B E A B Everything's alright, yes, everything's fine [Judas] Em D C D Woman your fine ointment -- brand new and expensive Em C D Em could have been saved for the poor Em D C D Why has it been wasted -- we could have raised maybe Em C D Em Three hundred silver pieces or more Am D G C People who are hungry, people who are starving Em B B7sus B7 Matter more than your feet and hair [Mary] E B7 Sleep and I shall soothe you, calm you and annoint you C#m A Myrrh for your hot forehead oh B7 E A B E Don't you know everything's alright yes everything's fine A Bsus E A B E And it's cool and the ointment's sweet A Bsus E A B E For the fire in your head and feet A Bsus E Am Em Am Bm E Close your eyes, close your eyes and relax, think of nothing tonight A B E A B Everything's alright, yes, everything's fine [Jesus] Em D C D Surely you're not saying we have the resources Em C D Em to save the poor from their lot? Em D C D There will be poor always, pathetically struggling Em C D Em Look at the good things you've got! Am D Think! while you still have me G C Move! while you still see me B You'll be lost Bsus B You'll be so so sorry Bsus B Bsus When I'm gone [Mary] E B7 Sleep and I shall soothe you, calm you and annoint you C#m A Myrrh for your hot forehead oh B7 E A B E Don't you know everything's alright yes everything's fine A Bsus E A B E And it's cool and the ointment's sweet A Bsus E A B E For the fire in your head and feet A Bsus E Am Em Am Bm Close your eyes, close your eyes and relax, think of nothing tonight E A B Em Close your eyes, close your eyes and relax (repeat, repeat, et al) ------------ HOSANNA (Crowd, Jesus, Caiaphas) [in 4/4] [Crowd] G D G Hosanna Heysanna Sanna Sanna Ho Bb Eb Sanna Hey Sanna Ho Sanna Ebm Em Hey J.C., J.C. won't you smile at me? Cm Ab D G Sanna Ho Sanna Hey Superstar [Caiaphas] Cm B/F# Cm B/F# Tell this rabble to be quiet we anticipate a riot Bb Bb(b5) Bb G This common crowd is much too loud Cm B/F# Cm B/F# Tell the mob who sing your song that they are fools and they are wrong Bb Bb(b5) Bb G They are a curse -- they should disperse [Crowd] G D G Hosanna Heysanna Sanna Sanna Ho Bb Eb Sanna Hey Sanna Ho Sanna Ebm Em Hey J.C., J.C. you're alright by me Cm Ab D G C Sanna Ho Sanna Hey Superstar [Jesus] G D G Why waste your breath moaning at the crowd? Bb F Bb Gm Nothing can be done to stop the shouting Dm A D A If every tongue was still the noise would still continue D A D D/C Bm D7/A The rocks and stones themselves would start to sing [Jesus & Crowd] G D G Hosanna Heysanna Sanna Sanna Ho Bb Eb Sanna Hey Sanna Ho Sanna Ebm Em Hey J.C., J.C. won't you fight for me? Cm Ab D G Sanna Ho Sanna Hey Superstar Ending: D7 G Am D7 G -------------------- PILATE'S DREAM (Pilate) [4/4] Bbm Ebm Ab7 I dreamed I met a Galilean Bbm Cb A most amazing man F7 F7+ Gb Ebm6 He had that look you very rarely find F7 Bbm The haunting, hunted kind Bbm Ebm Ab7 I asked him to say what had happened Bbm Cb How it all began F7 F7+ Gb Ebm6 I asked again, he never said a word F7 Bbm As if he hadn't heard Bb Bb7 And next the room was full Ebm Ab of wild and angry men Ab7 they seemed to hate this man Db (tacet) they fell on him and then F7 (tacet) they disappeared again Bbm Ebm Ab7 Then I saw thousands of millions Bbm Cb crying for this man F7 Gb Ebm6 And then I heard them mentioning my name F7 Bbm And leaving me the blame