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From: kevins@ornews.intel.com (Kevin Smith)


Take The A Train            Billy Strayhorn and The Delta Rythm Boys

C6             |                | D7-5           |
/   /   /   /  | /   /   /   /  | /   /   /   /  | /   /   /   /
You                must take the  A Train

Dm7            | G7                        | C              |
/   /   /   /  | /    /     /        /     | /   /   /   /  | /   /   /   /
To               go to Sugar Hill way up in  Harlem

Verse 2
If ....... you miss the A Train
You'll ... find you've missed the quickest way to Harlem

Bridge/Coda

FM7            |                |                |
/   /   /   /  | /   /   /   /  | /   /   /   /  | /   /   /   /
Hurry           get on  now it's  coming

D7             |                | Dm9     G9     |         Db9
/   /   /   /  | /   /   /   /  | /   /   /   /  | /   /   /   /
Listen          to those rails a-thrumming                 All

C6             |                | D7-5           |
/   /   /   /  | /   /   /   /  | /   /   /   /  | /   /   /   /
'board               Get on  the  A Train

Dm7            | G7
/   /   /   /  | /        /     /     /
soon             you will be on Sugar Hill in


C   C7/E  F    Ab7/Gb | C/G G9  C6  CM9
/    /    /    /      | /   /   /   /
Harlem.

I have the order listed as 2 verses then the bridge/coda.
Here are the meledies to the two sections.  The |'s represent
quarter note beats and the .'s represent the eigth notes
between them.

Melody to verse: C6 | . | . | . | . | | . | . | . | .E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|-----9----------------------------|D|---------------------------------|-------------------------10-------|A|-10------------------------------|-----------------10---------------|E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D7-5 | . | . | . | . | | . | . | . | .E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|-9-------------------------------|----------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|A|-----11--------------------------|----------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Dm7 G7 | . | . | . | . | | . | . | . | .E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|-------------9--------------------|D|---------------------------------|-----8---9-------------------11---|A|-12------------------------------|-12--------------10--9---8--------|E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
C | . | . | . | . | | . | . | . | .E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|D|-10------------------------------|----------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|E|-----12--------------------------|----------------------------------|
Melody of bridge/coda:
FM7 | . | . | . | . | | . | . | . | .E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|-9--------------------------------|D|-----10--------------------------|-------------------------10-------|A|-12------------------------------|-----8-----------12---------------|E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
FM7 (cont.) | . | . | . | . | | . | . | . | .E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|-9-------------------------------|----------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|A|-----12--------------------------|----------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D7 | . | . | . | . | | . | . | . | .E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|-9--------------------------------|D|-----10--------------------------|-------------------------10-------|A|-12------------------------------|---------9-------12---------------|E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Dm9 G9 Db9 | . | . | . | . | | . | . | . | .E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|-9-------------------------------|----------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|A|-----12--------------------------|-----------------11---------------|E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
C6 | . | . | . | . | | . | . | . | .E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|-----9----------------------------|D|---------------------------------|-------------------------10-------|A|-10------------------------------|-----------------10---------------|E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D7-5 | . | . | . | . | | . | . | . | .E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|-9-------------------------------|----------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|A|-----11--------------------------|----------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Dm7 G7 | . | . | . | . | | . | . | . | .E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|-------------9--------------------|D|---------------------------------|-----8---9-------------------11---|A|-12------------------------------|-12--------------10--9---8--------|E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
C C7/E F Ab7/Gb C/G G9 C6 CM9 | . | . | . | . | | . | . | . | .E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|D|-10------------------------------|---------9---10-------------------|A|---------------------------------|-10--12---------------------------|E|-----12--------------------------|-------------------------8--------|
Possible chord voicings: *** A=10th fret C6 D7-5 Dm7 G7 C FM7 D7 EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE 8x798x x5657x x57565 3x343x x35553 x8A9A8 x57575 Dm9 G9 Db9 C7/E F Ab7/Gb C/G EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE x5355x xA9AAA x43444 x75556 x87565 x9x989 xAA98x CM9 EADGBE x35433 Let me know if there are any errors.
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