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SPINNING WHEEL  Blood Sweat and Tears



        Horns [D7#9 in low and bigb octaves]:
        [x5456x]         [xx1111]2133]
v v v v v v v v
                         [/////]      [////]     [//]Verse 1:
bass (doubled with piano); chords implied
        [E7] v   v  [A7] v   v    [D7] v   v  [G] v   v
	-----------------|-----------------
	-----------------|-----------------
	-7---7---------3-|-5---5-------2-5-
	-------3-5---5---|-------1-3-------

        What goes up  must come down           [cowbell enters]
        Spinnin' wheel got to go 'round        [full drum kit enters]
Talkin' 'bout your troubles it's a cryin' sin
        D7 [N.C.]                      D7#9
Ride a painted pony let the spinnin' wheel spin
Verse 2:
        You[E7#9] got no [A13]money and you[D7#9] got no [G]home
        E7#9      A13  D7#9  G [no borns]
Spinnin' wheel all alone
        [E7#9]Talkin' 'bout your [A13]troubles and you [D7#9]never l[G]earn
        D7 [N.C.]                      D7#9
Ride a painted pony let the spinnin' wheel turn
Bridge:
        [Cadd2]Did you find the[Bbadd2] directing sign on the
        [Abadd2]Straight and narrow [Gadd2]highway
        [Cadd2]Would you mind a [Bbadd2]reflecting sign
        Abadd2            [G] (bass alone)
Just let it shine within your mind
        [Ab/G]And show you the c[Bb]olors that are r[C]eal
        [Dadd2]                 [Am7/D]                                                  Horns (chords built on fourths):
F7sus4(no 5) F7#9sus4(no 5)
x888xx x8889x
                    [///]    [///]       [/////]     [////] [//]Verse 3:
Someone is waiting just for you
        E7#9      A13   D7#9      G [trombone: D->E slide]
Spinnin' wheel, spinnin' true
Drop all your troubles by the riverside
             D7 [N.C.]                      D7#9
        [1: Catcb a painted pony on tbe spinning wbeel ride] 
             D7 [N.C.]
        [2: Ride a painted pony let tbe spinning wbeel fly] 
Instrumental break (LP version):
        bass/piano as per first verse [2X]
        E7#9  A13     D7#9  G13   [4X]
                                          [E7#9]                                                 [Eb7#9]                                                  D7#9 [N.C.]
(drum fill)
Instrumental break (45 version):
guitar solo over bass/piano:
         [E7]             [A7]              [D7] [G]                                                               
	--------------------------------------------------------------
	--------------------------------------------------------------
	14b16---14b16-14-------------------12---14b16-14-12----12-----
	-----------------------------12-14---14-------------14--------
	--------------------------------------------------------------
	--------------------------------------------------------------

         [E7]             [A7]              [D7] [G]                                                              
	17b19---17b19-17-------------------19-19-----19--17--15-------
	--------------------------------------------------------------
	-----------------------------17s19----19-----19--17--16-------
	--------------------------------------------------------------
	--------------------------------------------------------------
	--------------------------------------------------------------

[repeat verse 3] 
Coda:
        E7#9   A13    [Eb]   D7#9   Gmaj7    [2X]
(calliope effects on recorders)
        E7#9   A13    [Eb]   D7#9   Gmaj7
(calliope effects on recorders)
        E7#9   A13    [Eb]   D7#9   Gmaj7    [3X; borns fade 3rd time]
(recorders continue to end)
        spoken: That wasn't too good [laugbter]
-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

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A13 A7 Ab/G Abadd2 Am7/D Bb Bbadd2 C Cadd2 D7 D7#9 Dadd2 E7 E7#9 Eb Eb7#9 G Gadd2

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