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Journey To The Center  Amboy Dukes


















        Rhythm guitar, bass, and drums [2X]:

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

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---------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|


         [A]v     v     v     v       [E]v     v     v     v
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-10----10------b12r10-8--|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|-9-----9------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|
	-------------------------|--------------------------|


Verse 1:

         E  [piano in left cbannel plays E6]
Leave your cares behind
Come with us and find
        The p[D]leasures of a journey to the c[E]enter of the mind

Chorus:

        C[A]ome along if you c[C]are  [C]  [C]  [B]  [Bb]   [A]
        [A]Come along if you d[C]are  [C]  [C]  [B]  [Bb]   [A]
        [A]Take a ride to the l[C]and i[C]ns[C]ide [1,2: B]of y[Bb]our m[B]ind]
                                       [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:

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


        For [C#m]it's the land unkn[A]own to man

        Where f[F#]antasy is f[E]act
        So [C#m]if you can, please u[A]nderstand
        F#                  B          [N.C.]
    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!)

        [A5] v   v   v [D5]  v[D#5]     [E5]v   v   v [B5]  v[Bb5]
	-----------------|------------------|
	-----------------|------------------|
	-----------------|------------------|	[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--|



        [A5] v   v   v [D5]  v[D#5]     [E5]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] 

Verse 3 [note extra line]:

How happy life could be
If all of mankind
Would take the time to journey to the center of the mind
        Would t[D]ake the time to journey to the c[E]enter of the mind
        Center of the mind [ecbo: tbe mind, tbe mind...]

[guitar solo - anotber variation on intro solo for 10 bars] 

Coda:

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



-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers