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Minstrel Gypsy  The Stampeders

Date: Sun, 26 Nov 1995 22:30:30 -0700
From: brucea@tic.ab.ca (Bruce Armstrong)
Subject: /s/stampeders/minstrel_gypsy.crd
Minstrel Gypsy - The Stampeders
The Stampeders were:
Richard Dodson - guitar
Ronnie King - bass
Kim Berly - drums
Useless Trivia
 
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- 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]were the [band)]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] Baby, it's nice to have you [C]here right now
[G] Baby, it's nice to feel you [C]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] Home is anywhere we're [G]bound[Gsus4] [G] [Gsus4] [G] [Gsus4] [G] [Gsus4]
[G]Yesterday the road was [C]long, long without an [G]end
Before you came a[C]long girl, I just pretend
[C] To be always havin' [G]fun
[C] I was the lonely, lonely o[G]ne, oh
[Am] Baby I'm a minstrel gypsy
[G] I'd go anywhere they want me
[Am] But baby I'm [C]home where you [G]are
[Am] Baby I'm a minstrel gypsy
[G] And I want you with me, [Am]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]Loneliness is no one's [C]friend and time can pass so [G]slow
When it's 3 A[C]M long past the late night show
And every man needs [G]love
[C] The comfort of sweet [G]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] But baby I'm home where you [A]are
[D] Baby I'm a minstrel gypsy
[D] And I want you with me, yeah
[A] Cause only with you I'm a [D]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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