pied piper

Crispian St Peters


Originally a minor US hit for the Changing Times (a studio group led by
the writers); covered by Crispian St. Peters', who took it to #4 in the
summer of 1966.

                            "The Pied Piper"
                    (Artie Kornfeld - Steve Duboff)

The acoustic guitar is capoed at the fourth fret and played in G: B6 = 320000,
E = x23010,  etc.

Verse 1:

Bass [4X; acoustic guitar enters 2nd time]

(B6)              (E)
 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v
-----4---4---4---|-----4---1-------
---------------1-|-2---------4-0-1-
-2-----2---2-----|-----------------
-----------------|-----------------

(B6)
You
          (E)
With your masquerading
B6
And you
        E
Always contemplating
 B6
What to do
         E
In case heaven has found you
 B6
Can't you see
           E         C#m
That it's all around you

(C#m)                               (F#)
 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v     v
-----6---6-------|-----6---3-------|-----------------|---
-------6---6-1-2-|-----------6-1-2-|-----4---4-------|---
-4---------------|-4---------------|-------4---4-0-1-|---
-----------------|-----------------|-2---------------|-2-
(you)                               (me)

          F#
So follow me

Chorus:

                      B
[1, 2: Hey] come on, babe
       E
Follow me
              B
I'm the Pied Piper
       E
Follow me
              B
I'm the Pied Piper
         C#m                 F#
And I'll show you where it's at

Come on, babe
Can't you see
I'm the Pied Piper
Trust in me
I'm the Pied Piper
         C#m       F#        B    E
And I'll show you where it's at

Verse 2:

Girl
Don't be scared to move
Hey, babe
What are you tryin' to prove
It ain't true
That your life has kicked you
It's your mind
And that's all that's trickin' you
So step in line

[repeat chorus, 2X]

Coda:

          B
Come on, babe
       E
Follow me
          B
Come on, babe
         E
Trust in me
          B
Come on, babe
           E
Can't you see
          B
Come on, babe
       E
Follow me
         B             [end cold]
I'm the Pied Piper


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers








































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