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California Soul  Marlena Shaw

...CALIFORNIA SOUL... by Marlena Shaw

(Original Key: C#)
A Bm7 C D, A (n.C)
Verse 1:
Like a [A]sound you hear,
That lingers [Bm7]in your ear,
But you [C]can't forget,
From [D]sundown to [A]sun-[Bm7]set, now.[C] [D]
It's all [A]in the air,
You hear it [Bm7]everywhere,
No matter [C]what you do,
It's [D]gonna grab a [A]hold on [Bm7]you.[C]
Cali-[D]fornia [Am]soul,[F]
California [E7]soul.
Bridge 1:
They say the [B7]sun comes up,
Every [D]morning now,
And if you [B7]listen,
Oh so careful-[D]ly.
The [A]winds that [Amaj7]ride,
On the [D]high time,
[B7] Whistle in melo-[C#7]dy.
Chorus 1:
[(C#7)] And so the people,
[A] Started to [Amaj7]sing,
And that's how the [F#m7]surf,
Gave birth un-[B7]told,
To California [Am]soul,[F]
California [A]soul.[Bm7] [C] [D]
Verse 2:
When you [A]hear the beat,
You wanna [Bm7]pat your feet,
And you've [C]got to move,
'Cos it's [D]really,
[A] Such a groove.[Bm7] [C] [D]
Puts a [A]brand new kind,
Of thinkin' [Bm7]in your mind,
And you [C]can't go wrong,
Cause you're [D]groovin',
[A] All day [Bm7]long.[C]
Cali[D]fornia [Am]soul,[F]
California [E7]soul.
Bridge 2:
They had the [B7]melody,
And the [D]beat,
But it [B7]still didn't,
Seem com-[D]plete.
Until they saw [A]two,
[Amaj7] Lovers [D]kissin',
They [B7]knew just,
What was [C#7]missin'.
Chorus 1:
[(C#7)] So happy they were,
[A] Rockin' and [Amaj7]reelin',
Because they'd [F#m7]added,
That lovin' [B7]feeling.
To California [Am]soul,[F]
California [A]soul.[Bm7] [C] [D]
Like a [A]sound you hear,
That lingers [Bm7]in your ear.[C] [D]
[A] [Bm7] [C] [D]  
(Repeat to Fade)

[A] [Bm7] [C] [D] [F]  
[EADGBE]x02220 [EADGBE]x24232 [EADGBE]x32010 [EADGBE]xx0232 [EADGBE]133211
[E7] [B7] [Amaj7] [C#7] [F#m7]  
[EADGBE]020100 [EADGBE]021202 [EADGBE]x02120 [EADGBE]x46464 [EADGBE]242222
Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2007

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A Am Amaj7 B7 Bm7 C C#7 D E7 F F#m7
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rocco_j (report)

marvin gaye/tammi terrell version is +4 semi-tones ie. it starts on D FLAT