Guitar Tabs, Chords and Lyrics
Server problems seems to be fixed. Chordie has been experiencing problems with songs disappearing. These issues now seems to be fixed, but still verifying the fix. If you find anything strange, please email admin@chordie.com.


Wake Up in the Morning  Ford Theatre

WAKE UP IN THE MORNING by Harry Palmer
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.
VERSE 1:
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: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/f/ford_theatre/wake_up_in_the_morning_crd.html )
CHORUS
[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]  
VERSE 2:
And I read the morning papers, just like other people do
Every day it*s different, but there*s nothing really new.
CHORUS
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
INSTRUMENTAL BREAK:
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)
CHORUS
[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)

Important: The song above is NOT stored on the Chordie server. The original song is hosted at www.guitartabs.cc. Chordie works as a search engine and provides on-the-fly formatting. Chordie does not index songs against artists'/composers' will. To remove this song please click here.

Text color:
Chord color:
Chord grids: 
Font size:    
Page size: 

Bm Em Em7 F#7 G
Rate #2 of 2 versions

Login - add to songbook

SHARE PAGE  



You need to log in to post comments