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when we was fab   George Harrison

Date: Thu, 2 Apr 1998 00:04:59 +0200 (CEST)
From: Peter Eybert 
Subject: CRD: When We Was Fab by George Harrison

When We Was Fab 

written and performed by George Harrison
from "Cloud 9", 1987
transcribed by Peter Eybert 

(spoken: one, two) F  G  

Am                            F7	
Back then, long time ago when grass was green
Am  Am/B C  D7 B                 C            Am  F#dim  G#dim
woke  up in a  daze arrived like strangers in the night
Bb9-5                         C    C/B
fab, long time ago when we was fab,
Bb7 F                         C              F  G
fab, back when income tax was all we had.

Am                          F7
Caresses fleeced you in the morning light,
Am Am/B C  D7 B                   C   Am F#dim  G#dim
casualties at dawn, and we did it all.
Bb9-5                          C
Fab, long time ago when we was fab,
Bb7 F                           C
fab, you're my world you are my only love.

F                Dm      G
And while you're in this world
F              Dm       G     C
the fuzz gonna come and claim you
F               Dm     G
but you're more better wise
F                   Dm       G         C
when the buzz gonna come and take you away,
Cm        Fm C   Cm  F         Ab6  C   F G 
take you away,       take you away.

Am                        F7
The microscopes that magnified the tears
Am  Am/B C    D7  B                          C  Am  F#dim  G#dim
studied warts and all, still the life flowed on and on
Bb9-5                          C    C/B
fab, long time ago when we was fab,
Bb7 F                       C
fab, but it's all over now, baby blue,
Bb9-5                          C    C/B
fab, long time ago when we was fab,
Bb7 F                       C
fab, like this pullover you sent to me.
Bb9-5                          C    C/B
Bb7 F                       C
     and you really got a hold on me.
Fab, long time ago when we was fab.

F7    = x8786x
F#dim = 234242
G#dim = 456464
Bb9-5 = 6765xx
Bb7   = x13131
Ab6   = 431111


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