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Shapes of Things  The Yardbirds

Date: Thu, 14 Nov 1996 14:50:53 -0500
From: Andrew Rogers
Subject: ./y/yardbirds/shapes_of_things.crd
"Shapes Of Things"
(Keith Relf - Jim McCarty - Paul Samwell-Smith)
(eighth-note triplets):
[/] [/] [/] [/] [/] [/] [/] [/]  
Verse 1:
(bass over verse chord progression):
[G]v v v v [F/D] v v v v

Of t[F/D]hings before my e[G]yes
Just t[F/D]each me to desp[G]ise
Will [F/D]time make man more w[F]ise
Verse 2:
Within my lonely frame
My eyes just hurt my brain
But will they seem the same
(bass over chorus chord progression):
[C]v v v v [Bb]v v v v

[C] Come tomorrow
[Bb] Will I be older
[C] Come tomorrow
[Bb] May be a soldier
[C] Come tomorrow
[Bb] Will I be bolder
[(Bb)]Than tod[D]ay?
Verse 3:
The trees are almost green
But will they still be seen
Where time and tide have been
Verse 4:
Into your passing hands
Please don't destroy these lands
Don't make them desert sands
( Tab from: )
(repeat chorus)
Guitar solo:
(Note: solo is played entirely on G string; other strings not shown)
[G]v v v v [F]v v v v
 g -------------------------|-10-12-14-16b17----16-14-12-

8th-note triplet ^^^^^^^^
[G]v v v v [F]v v v v
 g -14---b16----------------|----15p14p1214-12-14--15--14--

16th-note triplet ^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^ qtr-note
[G]v v v v [F]v v v v
 g -15---b17----------10-12-|-8-----10---12b14-12-10--

qtr-note triplet ^^^^^^^^^^^
[G]v v v v [F]v v v v
 g -12----------------------|----15p14p1214--121012--1012109---109-

16th-note triplets ^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^
[G]v v v v [F]v v v v
 g -7---9-7-5---7-5-4--5--4--5--|-7--9-b10-9--7-------

[G]v v v v [F] v v v v
 g ----10-10-12-12-14b15r1412|-14b16------------------

8th-note triplet ^^^^^^^
[G]v v v v [F]v v v v
G -12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
* harmonic w/feedback
Bb D (N.C.)
[/] [/] [/] [/] [/]  
Verse 5:
I hope that I will find
Loves deep within my mind
That won't disgrace my kind
rhythm guitar (quarter notes, doubled with bass; lead guitar
plays drone on open G string):
[G]/ / / / / / / / (fade...)
-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

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