Traces

Classics Iv





(top note of chords implied by vibes: C, C, D, D, C#):

Verse 1:

 DF#m
        Faded photographs
 AmB7
        Covered now with lines and creases
 EmC
        Tickets torn in half
 C#m7-5F#
        Memories in bits and pieces

Chorus 1:

 BmBm7/AG#m7-5
        Traces of love long ago
 Gmaj7Bbmaj9Eb6
        That didn't work out right     
 Em7A7sus4A7
        Traces of love            

Verse 2:

Ribbons from her hair
Souvenirs of days together
The ring she used to wear
Pages from an old love letter

Chorus 2:

Traces of love long ago
That didn't work out right
 Em7A7sus4A7D
        Traces of love with   me     tonight

Bridge:

 BmF#m
        I close my eyes
 BmF#m
        And say a prayer
 BmF#m
        That in her heart she'll find
 GA
        A trace of love still there
 Bb
        Somewhere

(key modulates to Eb)

Sax solo (verse chord pattern, in Eb):

Chorus 3:

 CmCm7/BbAm7-5
        Traces of hope in the night
 Abmaj7Bmaj9E6
        That she'll come back and dry      
 Fm7
        These traces of tears
 Bb7sus4Bb7Eb
        From    my   eyes

Sax solo (verse chord pattern, in Eb) to fade

-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers