Journey To The Center

Amboy Dukes





 2X
        Rhythm guitar, bass, and drums :

Lead guitar enters, playing variations on A and C barre chords
 2X
        at 5th and 8th frets  

Solo:

 A
         v     v     v     v       v     v     v     v
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-8b9---------------------|-------------------10-8---|
	-------------------------|----------------9---------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|

(slow bend)

 C
         v     v     v     v       v     v     v     v
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|-------------------8b10---|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|

(slow bend)
 A
         v     v     v     v       v     v     v     v
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------5-----5--7--|-b9-r7-------------8--10--|
	----------------6--------|-------6--------9---------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|


 C
         v     v      v     v         v     v       v     v
	--------------------10b12---|-r10-8----------------------|
	b12b12-10-8h10p8------------|------10b12r10-8-----10-----|
	----------------------------|----------------------------|
	----------------------------|----------------------------|
	----------------------------|----------------------------|
	----------------------------|----------------------------|


 A
         v     v     v     v       v     v     v     v
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	8b9---7p5----5--7--5-----|----5--------------8------|
	----------6-----------6--|-------6--4--2s9------9---|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|


 C
         v     v     v     v       v     v     v     v
	----------8--------------|--------------------------|
	-8--10-8-----8-----------|-------------------10b12--|
	-------------------------|----------------9---------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|


 AE
         v     v     v     v       v     v     v     v
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-10----10------b12r10-8--|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|-9-----9------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|


Verse 1:

 piano in left cbannel plays E6
         E   
Leave your cares behind
Come with us and find
 DE
        The pleasures of a journey to the center of the mind

Chorus:

 ACCCBBbA
        Come along if you care            
 ACCCBBbA
        Come along if you dare            
 ACCC1,2: BBBb
        Take a ride to the land inside of your mind]
                                       [3:   and you'll see]
Verse 2:

Beyond the seas of thought
Beyone the realm of what
Across the streams of hopes and dreams where things are really not

 repeat cborus

Bridge:

 E
        But please realise
    You'll probably be surprised   [fill:  ----------15b17-b17--|
                                           -12-15-12------------|
                                           ---------------------|
                                           ---------------------|
                                           ---------------------|
                                           ---------------------|


 C#mA
        For it's the land unknown to man

 F#E
        Where fantasy is fact
 C#mA
        So if you can, please understand
 N.C.
        F#                  B           
    You might not come back        [fill:  --------------------------|
                                           ---9--- (w/heavy vibrato--|
                                           --------------------------|
                                           --------------------------|
                                           --------------------------|
                                           --------------------------|


 guitar solo - sligbt variation on solo from intro

Break:

(distorted power chords panned between channels - aaaaahh, 1968!)

 A5D5D#5E5B5Bb5
         v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v 
	-----------------|------------------|
	-----------------|------------------|
	-----------------|------------------|	[3X]
	-7---7---7-12--13|14--14--14-9---8--|
	-7---7---7-12--13|14--14--14-9---8--|
	-5---5---5-10--11|12--12--12-7---6--|


 A5D5D#5E5
         v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v
	-----------------|------------------|
	-----------------|------------------|
	-----------------|------------------|
	-7---7---7-12--13|14-----------14\--|
	-7---7---7-12--13|14-----------14\--|
	-5---5---5-10--11|12-----------12\--|


 repeat cborus

 note extra line
Verse 3 :

How happy life could be
If all of mankind
Would take the time to journey to the center of the mind
 DE
        Would take the time to journey to the center of the mind
 ecbo: tbe mind, tbe mind...
        Center of the mind  

 guitar solo - anotber variation on intro solo for 10 bars

Coda:

 fade
        (A)      B  
v v v v v
	-------|-------------------------|
	----8--|-7-----------------------|
	s9-----|-------------------------|
	-------|-------------------------|
	-------|-------------------------|
	-------|-------------------------|


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers