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Shine On Brightly
(Gary Brooker - Keith Reid)

Intro:

   (distorted guitar):

      Bb            Eb/Bb     Bb          Ab            Db/Ab     Ab    [2X]
      v       v       v       v           v       v       v       v
   ---13--13--13--13--13--13--13--13--|---13--13--13--13--13--13--13--13--
   16b18-b18-b18-b18-b18-b18-b18-b18--|16b18-b18-b18-b18-b18-b18-b18-b18--
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    Ab              C7
    v       v       v       v
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   r16--------------------------------
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                    (My prussian...)

Verse 1:

        C7           F     A7       Dm
        My Prussian-blue electric clock's
        C7           F        A7       Dm
        Alarm bell rings, it will not stop
                  Gm      F      Bb
        And I can see no end in sight
                              F        Gm
        And search in vain by   candlelight
             Cm                 F/A
        For some long road that goes nowhere
            D7/F#                      Gm
        For some signpost that is not there

Chorus 1 [guitar plays each chorus as per intro]:

            Bb Eb/Bb Bb   Ab Db/Ab Ab
        And  e..ven  my befuddled brain
           Bb Eb/Bb Bb        Ab  Db/Ab Ab
        Is shining brightly, quite insane

Verse 2:

        The chandelier is in full swing
        As gifts for me the three kings bring
        Of myrrh and frankincense, I'm told
        And fat old Buddhas carved in gold
        And though it seems they smile with glee
        I know in truth they envy me

Chorus 2:

        And watch as my befuddled brain
        Shines on brightly quite insane

Instrumental break:

        (organ solo as per verse chords from "see no end..." onward)

[repeat intro]

Verse 3:

        Above all else, confusion reigns
        And though I ask, no one explains
        My eunuch friend has been and gone
        He said that I must soldier on
        And though the ferris wheel spins 'round
        My tongue it seems has run the ground

Chorus 3:

        And croaks as my befuddled brain
        Shines on brightly, quite insane

Coda [repeat chorus chord progression to fade]:

        Shine on
        Ha!  Shine on
        Ha!  Shine on
 

-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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