Procol Harum – Christmas Camel tab

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                          "A Christmas Camel"
                      (Gary Brooker - Keith Reid)


	(descending piano glissando)

	piano arr. for guitar [2x: band enters 2nd time]:

Gm Cm/G Gm Gm Cm/G Gm v v v v v v v v ---------------------------------|---------------------------------| ---------3-3---3-4---3-----------|-3-3---3-4---3-------------------| ---------3-3---3-5---3-------3---|-3-3---3-5---3-------------------| -5-------5-5---5-5---5-------3---|-5-5---5-5---5-------------------| ---------------------------------|---------------------------------| -3-------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Verse 2: Gm G Eb Bb My Amazon six-triggered bride (Bb) Cm Gm Now searching for a place to hide (Gm) G Eb Bb Still sees truth quite easily (Bb) Cm Gm Shrouds all else in mystery Cm Eb7 Gm While madmen in top hats and tails Cm Eb7 Gm Impale themselves on six inch nails Bb Gm Cm Gm And some Arabian also-ran Bb Gm Cm Gm Impersonates a watering can [repeat intro w/full band after each verse] Verse 2: Some Santa Claus-like face of note Entreats my ears to set afloat My feeble, sick, and weary brain And I am overcome with shame And hide inside my overcoat And hurriedly begin to quote And some Arabian sheik most grand Impersonates a hot dog stand Instrumental break: (guitar solo over verse chords) Verse 3: Red Cross ambulance outside Could only mean that I must hide 'Til dusk and finally the night When I will make a hasty flight Across the sea and far away To where the weary exiles stay And some Arabian oil well Impersonates a padded cell Coda: Bb Gm Cm Gm And some Arabian oil well Bb Gm Cm Gm Impersonates a padded cell [repeat intro; end cold on last Gm of 2nd repeat] -- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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