Minstrel Gypsy

Stampeders


Date: Sun, 26 Nov 1995 22:30:30 -0700
Minstrel Gypsy - The Stampeders
The Stampeders were: Richard Dodson - guitar Ronnie King - bass Kim Berly - drums
Useless Trivia --------------
- thrived in Canada during the mid 60's to mid to late 70's - came from Calgary, Alberta, Canada - were as popular (in some people's opinion) as the Guess Who (another Canadian band) - were the top concert draw in the country from 1972 to 1976 (over 1000 concerts performed) - other hits included: Sweet City Woman, Oh My Lady, Wild Eyes, Hit the Road Jack, Monday Morning Choo Choo, Ramona, Sweet Love Bandit, Playin' in the Band
Minstrel Gypsy - The Stampeders
Intro - G Gsus4 G Gsus4 x 3
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + e 3---3---3-33-33-| B 0---0---0-01-01-| G 0---0---0-00-00-| D 0---0---0-00-00-| A x---x---x-xx-xx-| E 3---3---3-33-33-|
G C Baby, it's nice to have you here right now G C Baby, it's nice to feel you near now C G (fill #1) While I cover ground
Fill #1 1 + 2 e + 3 e + 4e+ 1 + 2 + etc e |------------------------|----------------| B |----8/10\8--------------|----------------| G |----7/9 \7--7/9\7-------|----------------| D |------------7/9\7---797-|----------------| A |------------------------|9---------------| E |------------------------|----------------|
C G Gsus4 G Gsus4 G Gsus4 G Gsus4 Home is anywhere we're bound
G C G Yesterday the road was long, long without an end C Before you came along girl, I just pretend C G To be always havin' fun C G I was the lonely, lonely one, oh
Am Baby I'm a minstrel gypsy G I'd go anywhere they want me Am C G
But baby I'm home where you are Am Baby I'm a minstrel gypsy G Am And I want you with me, yeah C G (fill #2) Cause only with you I'm a star
Fill #2 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 e + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 e + 1 e-------------10/12\10--7-----------------------| B------------- 8/10\ 8--8-----------------------| G-----------------------------------7/9\7-------| D-----------------------------------7/9\7--9----| A------------------------------------------10---| E-----------------------------------------------|
G C G Loneliness is no one's friend and time can pass so slow C When it's 3 AM long past the late night show G And every man needs love C G The comfort of sweet love, oh
Baby I'm a minstrel gypsy I'd go anywhere they want me But baby I'm home where you are Baby I'm a minstrel gypsy And I want you with me, yeah Cause only with you I'm a star
Baby I'm a minstrel gypsy I'd go anywhere they want me But baby I'm home where you are Baby I'm a minstrel gypsy And I want you with me, yeah Cause only with you I'm a star
Guitar solo (KEY CHANGE) play this riff over A and D chords
1 + 2 + 3e+ 4e+ 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 + e |--3--| e 12-------12---12---12 10 9 10----------------14---------17P14-| B ---------------------------10-10/12-------10------------------| G---------------------------------------------------------------| D---------------------------------------------------------------| A---------------------------------------------------------------| E---------------------------------------------------------------|
A Baby I'm a minstrel gypsy D I'd go anywhere they want me D A But baby I'm home where you are D Baby I'm a minstrel gypsy D And I want you with me, yeah A D Cause only with you I'm a star
Baby I'm a minstrel gypsy I'd go anywhere they want me But baby I'm home where you are Baby I'm a minstrel gypsy And I want you with me, yeah Cause only with you I'm a star
Keep on rockin'!!
Bruce


















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