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Wake Up in the Morning  Ford Theatre

From: Ford Theatre Time Changes -A New Musical ABC Records, 1969
(You can hear this song on YouTube while watching a video the band made in 1969
(?), running amok through beautiful
downtown Milford, Massachusetts. Its really great!
Ford Theatre did not receive the credit or love they deserved. Tremendous talents
across the board.
I really enjoyed the Time Changes album, back in the day.
There are a few other songs from this album on YouTube; you should check them
out. A great band and a great record.)
INTRO: Based on D minor chord. Strums something like:
d-a-d/e d/e d/e (hammer) d/f d a d/e a/d/e hammer f (3x)
Through the verse, a Dm is played while walking the bass line down from open d
string, to c note (on the A string),
to the b note to open A string rapidly followed by the A7 chord.
Dm Dm/c Dm/b a / A7 Dm
And I wake up in the morning, pour some coffee for my brain
Dm/c Dm/b A7
Dm Dm/c Dm/b a C/g Dm/f# e (no third)
Everyday is different, but I always feel the same.
( Tab from: )
[Bm]Everybody tells me [G] the [F#7]world is in my [Bm]head (ha[a/Bm]nd?), [G]yeah!
F#7 Bm (run: b- -a-G-f#-e Em a C
But that don*t mean a thing to me cause I*ll never be a man,
b (run:b c# e f# e d) a G f Em Em7
if I don*t have yooou if I don*t have you.
[Em] [Em7] [Em] [Em7]  
And I read the morning papers, just like other people do
Every day it*s different, but there*s nothing really new.
Sunshine through my window, and it brightens up my day, yeah!
But that donít mean a thing to me, cause I*ll never find my way,
if I don*t have you if I don*t have you
Dm Em f; f Em (G), Dm Em f; f Em (G),
Dm Em f; f Em Dm G (hold) a (hold)
(Note (G) is a quick hit of only the open D and G strings)
[Bm]Sunshine through my window, [G] and it [F#7]brightens up my [Bm]da-a-a-[/a]ay, [G]yeah!
F#7 Bm (run: b- -a-G-f#-e Em a C
But that don*t mean a thing to meÖ. *cause I*ll never find my way,
b (run:b c# e f# e d) a G f (hold)
if I don*t have yo-ou
Em // Em7 Em // Em7 Em // C (hold)violins:C d e G a b C e
if I don*t have you. (End)

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