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Minstrel In The Gallery  Jethro Tull

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[Esus4]The mi[E]nstrel in t[B]he gal[G]le[D]ry looked down upon the smili[A]ng faces.
[A] H[E]e met the gaze[A]s [B]--- observed the sp[G]ac[D]es between the old m[A]en's cackle.
[A]Th[E]en he brewed a son[A]g [B]of love and hatre[G]d-[D]-obliquesuggestions and h[A]e waited.
[A]  [E]           [A]  [B]                 [G]  [D]               [A]                          
He polarized the pumpkin-eaters --- static-humming panel-beaters --- 

[Bm]The mi[E]nstrel in the [A]gal[F#m]lery lo[D]oked down o[E]n the rabbit-[F#m]run.
[D]And thr[E]ew away his lo[A]oking[F#m]-glass - s[D]aw his[E] face in ever[F#m]yone[E].
(REST THE SAME)

He pacified the nappy-suffering, infant-bleating
one-line jokers --- T.V. documentary makers
(overfed and undertakers).
Sunday paper backgammon players --- family-scarred
and women-haters.
Then he called the band down to the stage and he
looked at all the friends he'd made.

The minstrel in the gallery looked down on the
rabbit-run.
And threw away his looking-glass - saw his face in
everyone.


ACUSTIC PART

capo2

[A]The mins[Am]trel in the g[C]alle[F]ry [G]looked down up[D]on the smiling [G]fa[A]ces.
H[F]e met the ga[C]zes --- observed the s[F]pa[G]ces
b[D]etween the old men's ca[G]ck[A]le.
[A]He brewed a [Am]song of lo[C]ve and [F]hat[G]red
     [G]              [D]               [G]  [A]                                       
--- oblique suggestions --- and he waited. 

[F]He pola[C]rized the p[F]ump[G]kin[C]-eaters --- s[F]ta[C]tic-hum[G]ming
  [G]panel-beate[C]rs ---
[F]freshly[C] day-glow'd f[F]actor[G]y cheat[C]ers
[G]  (salaried an[D]d collar-scrubb[G]in[A]g).
(REST THE SAME)

He titillated men-of-action --- belly warming, hands
still rubbing on the parts they never mention.
He pacified the nappy-suffering, infant-bleating
one-line jokers --- T.V. documentary makers
(overfed and undertakers).
Sunday paper backgammon players --- family-scarred
and women-haters.
Then he [F]called the [C]band do[F]wn t[G]o the[C] stage
and h[F]e looked at al[Em]l the fr[Dm]iends h[Am]e'd[Am/G] made[Am/F#].      [F]     [A]


MINSTREL IN THE GALLERY
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[Esus4]The mi[E]nstrel in t[B]he gal[G]le[D]ry looked down upon the smili[A]ng faces.
[A] H[E]e met the gaze[A]s [B]--- observed the sp[G]ac[D]es between the old m[A]en's cackle.
[A]Th[E]en he brewed a son[A]g [B]of love and hatre[G]d-[D]-obliquesuggestions and h[A]e waited.
[A]  [E]           [A]  [B]                 [G]  [D]               [A]                          
He polarized the pumpkin-eaters --- static-humming panel-beaters --- 

[Bm]The mi[E]nstrel in the [A]gal[F#m]lery lo[D]oked down o[E]n the rabbit-[F#m]run.
[D]And thr[E]ew away his lo[A]oking[F#m]-glass - s[D]aw his[E] face in ever[F#m]yone[E].
(REST THE SAME)

He pacified the nappy-suffering, infant-bleating
one-line jokers --- T.V. documentary makers
(overfed and undertakers).
Sunday paper backgammon players --- family-scarred
and women-haters.
Then he called the band down to the stage and he
looked at all the friends he'd made.

The minstrel in the gallery looked down on the
rabbit-run.
And threw away his looking-glass - saw his face in
everyone.


ACUSTIC PART

capo2

[A]The mins[Am]trel in the g[C]alle[F]ry [G]looked down up[D]on the smiling [G]fa[A]ces.
H[F]e met the ga[C]zes --- observed the s[F]pa[G]ces
b[D]etween the old men's ca[G]ck[A]le.
[A]He brewed a [Am]song of lo[C]ve and [F]hat[G]red
     [G]              [D]               [G]  [A]                                      
--- oblique suggestions --- and he waited. 

[F]He pola[C]rized the p[F]ump[G]kin[C]-eaters --- s[F]ta[C]tic-hum[G]ming
  [G]panel-beate[C]rs ---
[F]freshly[C] day-glow'd f[F]actor[G]y cheat[C]ers
[G]  (salaried an[D]d collar-scrubb[G]in[A]g).
(REST THE SAME)

He titillated men-of-action --- belly warming, hands
still rubbing on the parts they never mention.
He pacified the nappy-suffering, infant-bleating
one-line jokers --- T.V. documentary makers
(overfed and undertakers).
Sunday paper backgammon players --- family-scarred
and women-haters.
Then he [F]called the [C]band do[F]wn t[G]o the[C] stage
and h[F]e looked at al[Em]l the fr[Dm]iends h[Am]e'd[Am/G] made[Am/F#].      [F]     [A]

Black Satin Dancer

[Bb]Come, let me [F]play with you, [C]black satin d[G]anc[F]er[G].

[Bb]In all your g[F]iving, [C]given is the [G]answ[F]er[G].
[Bb]Tearing [F]life from limb [C]and looking swe[G]ete[F]r [G]
[Bb]than the [F]brightest fl[C]ower in my g[G]ard[F]en.[G]
[Bb]Begging your pa[F]rdon --- sheddi[C]ng right unr[G]eason[F]. [G]
[Bb]Over sens[F]ation fly th[C]e fleeting season[G]s. [F]   [G]
[Am]Thin wind wh[G]ispering on b[Am]roken ma[Bb]ndo[Eb]lin.
[Bb]Bending the [F]minutes --- the ho[C]urs ever turni[G]ng[F]
on that [Dm]old g[C]old story of mer[F]cy.
[C]Desperate b[F]reathing. T[Bb]ongue n[Eb]ipple-te[C]asing.
Your f[Gm]ast river flo[Dm]wing --- your nor[Bb]thern [F]fire f[C]ed.
Come, b[Dm]lack satin d[Gm]ancer, come s[C]oftly to be[Am]d. [Am/G]     [Am/F#]      [F]
Requiem

CAPO 3

[C]Well, I [Am]saw a bi[D]rd to[G]day --[D]- flying from a [Em]bush  [Em/D]
[C]and the wi[Am]nd blew it aw[D]ay[Dsus4].
And the b[Bm]lack-eyed[E7] mother [A]sun scorched the [C#m]butterfly at [F#m]play[F#m/E]
--- velvet ve[D]ined. [Bm]I saw it [E]bur[E7/D]n.
[C]With a w[Am]intry storm-blown [G]sigh, a[F] silver c[Dm]loud blew right on [C]by.
And, taking in the [G]morn[Em]ing, I sa[D]ng[Dsus4] --- O Requi[G]em[G/F#].    [Em]   [Em/D]     [C]

(REST THE SAME)
Well, my lady told me, ``Stay.''
I looked aside and walked away along the Strand.
But I didn't say a word, as the train time-table blurred
close behind the taxi stand.
Saw her face in the tear-drop black cab window.
Fading in the traffic; watched her go.
And taking in the morning, heard myself singing ---
O Requiem.
Here I go again.
It's the same old story.
Well, I saw a bird today --- I looked aside and walked
away along the Strand.

One White Duck

Capo: 4th fret.
3/4 time
Intro:

=========== 4th fr (capo)
| | | | | |
        ----------- 

| | | | | |
        --X-X------ 

| | | | | |
        ----------X 

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

| | | | | |

[4 bars,
strum = whole chord
2-and-3-and = 3rd,2nd,1st string strum
pluck = 4th string]

strum-and-2-and-3-and
pluck-and-2-and-3-and
pluck-and-2-and-3-and
pluck-and-2-and-3-and

=========== 4th fr (capo)
| | | | | |
        ----------- 

| | | | | |
        ----X------ 

| | | | | |
        --X-----X-- 

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


        [4 bars, pluck = 5tb string] 
pluck-and-2-and-3-and
pluck-and-2-and-3-and
pluck-and-2-and-3-and
pluck-and-2-and
        [fill drops into song]  (p = pull-off, h = hammer-on,
dn = down strum (low to high), up = up strum (high to low))

C p G Gdn Gup h Gdn Gup
3 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 1 & 2 &

E|-----------------------------------------1---1-------------------1---1--
B|-----------------------------------------0---0-------------------0---0--
G|-----------------------------------------0---0-------------------0---0--
D|-2-----------2-0-----0-------0-----------0---0-----------0-------0---0--
A|-----------------3-------2---------------2---2---0---2-----------2---2--
E|---------------------------------3-------3---3-------------------3---3-- 


(^ hold G (3-2-1) and just
lift 2)

h Gdn Gup h Gdn Gup h
3 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 1 & 2 &
E|-----------------1---1-------------------1---1------------
B|-----------------0---0-------------------0---0------------
G|-----------------0---0-------------------0---0------------
D|-----------------0---0-----------0-------0---0------------  etc.
A|-0---2-----------2---2---0---2-----------2---2---0---2----
E|---------3-------3---3-------------------3---3-----------3 

[Note: Ian Anderson usually plays a D chord thusly:

D(IA)

hold sus
E|-2--------3--2--0--2--
B|-3--------3--3--3--3--
G|-2--------2--2--2--2--
D|-0--------0--0--0--0--
A|-x--------x--x--x--x--
E|-x--------x--x--x--x-- 


Throw this in wherever a D chord ends a phrase]
There's a

G C D(IA) G
haze on the skyline to wish me on my way

and there's a note on the telephone
C D(IA)
some roses on a tray
And the motorway's [C]stretching  [D]
[Em]right [D]out to us [Em]all  [D]
as I pull on my [C]old wings
[D]One [Em]White [D]Duck on your [Em]wall
Isn't it [Bb]just to damn [Am]real?
One White Duck on your [D]wall   [Am]
one duck on your [D]wall  [Am]
[G]                                     
I'll catch a
ride on your violin strung up on your bow
and I'll float on your melody
sing your chorus soft and low
There's a picture-view postcard to say that I called
You can see from the fireplace
One White Duck on your wall
Isn't it just too damn real?
One White Duck on your wall
One duck on your [D]wall  [Em]

        ===[G]======== 4th fr (capo)
| | | | | |
        ----------- 

| | | | | |
        --X-------- 

| | | | | |
        X---------X 

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

| | | | | |
          x[G/F]
=========== 4th fr (capo)
| | | | | |
        X---------- 

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

| | | | | |
        ----------X 

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

| | | | | |
G-and-2-G/F-3-G/F, again, etc.

So
[G]fly away Peter and [C]fly away [G]Paul [G/F]     [G]   [G/F]     [G]
from the fingertip [C]ledge of con[D]tentment
Well, the [G]long restless rustle of
[C]high heel boots [G]calls [G/F]     [G]   [G/F]     [G]
F(with high G) C G G/F G G/F...
and I'm probably bound to deceive you after all.

Something must be wrong with me and my brain
if I'm so painfully unrewarding
But my dreams are for dreaming and best left that way
and my zero to your power often equals nothing at all.

Double lock defense, there's no chain on my door
and I'm available for consultation
But remember your way in is also my way out,
and love's four letter word is no compensation

Black Ace dog handler I'm a waiter on skates
so don't you jump to your foresking conclusion
Cause I'm up to my deaf ears in cold breakfast trays
to be cleared before I can dine on your sweet
Sunday lunch confusion.
Baker Street muse
4/8 time, capo 2nd fret, nylon string guitar, flatpicked

Baker Street, Take One

     [Em]                                    [D]            [Dsus2]                     
e-|----------------12-----|--5-h7-p5-p0--------------------
B-|-------------12--------|--------------7-----------5-----
G-|-----------0-----------|--------------7-----------7-----
D-|--------2--------------|--------------0-----------0-----
A-|-----2-----------------|--------------------------------
E-|--0--------------------|--------------------------------
e-|-----------------------------------------|--------
B-|-----------------------------------------|--------
G-|-----------------------------------------|--------
D-|--2-h3-p2-p0-----------------------------|--------
A-|--------------2-h3-p2-p0-----------------|--------
E-|-----------------------------3-/5--------|-------- 

Shit, shit, shit.

Take Two

[:
    [Em]                                     [D]       [Dsus2]                          
e-|----------------12-----|--5-h7-p5-p0--5-h7-p5--5-----|--
B-|-------------12--------|--------------7--------5-----|--
G-|-----------0-----------|--------------7--------7-----|--
D-|--------2--------------|--------------0--------0-----|--
A-|-----2-----------------|-----------------------------|--
E-|--0--------------------|-----------------------------|-- 


^ (hammer/pull with pinky)
                                            [Em]                              
e-|--------------------------------------------------|---
B-|--------------------------------------------------|---
G-|--------------------------------------------------|---
D-|--2-h3-p2-p0-----------------------0--------2-----|---
A-|--------------2-h3-p2-p0--------------------------|---
E-|-----------------------------3-/5--------0--------|--- 

:]
     [Em]                                                                     
e-|----------------12--|--
B-|-------------12-----|--
G-|-----------0--------|--
D-|--------2-----------|--
A-|-----2--------------|--
E-|--0-----------------|-- 

(verse)

[:
     [C]      [D]         [Em]               [D]                                       
e-|--0-----2-----|--3--2--0-----|--2-----------|--
B-|--1-----3-----|--------------|--3-----------|--
G-|--0-----2-----|--------------|--2-----------|--
D-|--2-----0-----|--------2-----|--0-----------|--
A-|--3-----------|-----2-----2--|--------------|--
E-|--------------|--0-----------|--------------|-- 


Win---dy busstop click shop window
Sha---dy gentleman fly button

     [C]                       [Em]                                              
e-|--0--------------------|--0-----------------|--
B-|--1--------------------|--0-----------------|--
G-|--0-----------0--------|--0-----------------|--
D-|--2-----2--4-----2--0--|--2--------------0--|--
A-|--3--------------------|--2--------2--3-----|--
E-|-----------------------|--0-----------------|-- 

heel
feel

:]
                 [D]      [D]                                                   
e-|--2--------3--2--0--2--|--
B-|--3--------3--3--3--3--|--
G-|--2--------2--2--0--2--|--
D-|--0--------0--0--0--0--|--
A-|-----------------------|--
E-|-----------------------|-- 

In the [G]under[D]pass, the [C]blind man [G]stands

With [D]cold flute [B]hands

GRACE
[Bm]Hello[A] sun    [G]    [D]
Hello[A] bird  [C]     [G]
Hello m[Bm]y l[D]ady
Hello [E]breakfast
May I b[A]uy you agai[F#m]n tomo[E]rrow?
I think he capos on the second fret....

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