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Caravan Chords (ver.1)

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Caravan Chords (ver.1)

Van Morrison
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Played in standard tuning in the key of G.
Intro for piano
This chord... I'm not sure what it's called. So let's call it "Am/B".
e|--0--|
B|--1--|
G|--0--|
D|--0--|
A|--2--|
E|--x--|


G         Em         C           D
  And the caravan is on it's way
G       Em             C            D
  I can hear the merry gypsies play
C      Am/B         Am        G
  Mama mama look at Emma Rose
C         Am/B            Am    G
  She's a-playin with the radio
  G   C   G   C   Am/B Am  G
  La, la, la, la, la,  la, la   x2

G         Em          C              D
  And the caravan has all my friends
G         Em             C           D
  It will stay with me until the end
C       Am/B     Am       G
  Gypsy Robin, Sweet Emma Rose
C         Am/B       Am            G
  Tell me everything I need to know
  G   C   G   C   Am/B Am  G
  La, la, la, la, la,  la, la


There is also some picking here, so you can fool around with the chords if you're 
with another person.


C    Am/B    Am    G  C     Am/B       Am        G
  Turn up your radio    and let me hear the song
C       Am/B              Am     G
  Switch on your electric light
C                Am/B     Am                   G
  Then we can get down to what is really wrong
C   Am/B    Am       G    C  Am/B      Am    G
  I long to hold you tight     so I can feel you
C       Am/B Am     G    C  Am/B    Am      G
  Sweet lady of the night I shall reveal you

G C           C Am/B            Am/B Am                 Am G
   Turn it up,       turn it up,        little bit higher    radio
G C           C Am/B            Am/B Am              Am G
   Turn it up,       turn it up,        so you know,      radio


  G   C   G   C   Am/B  Am  G
  La, la, la, la, la,   la, la  x2

G         Em                 C             D
  And the caravan is painted red and white
G            Em              C            D
  That means ev'rybody's staying overnight
C         Am/B                 Am                  G
  Now the barefoot gypsy player round the campfire sing and play
C       Am/B       Am            G
  And a woman tells us of her ways
  G   C   G   C   Am/B  Am  G
  La, la, la, la, la,   la, la  x2


C    Am/B  Am      G     C  Am/B            Am      G
  Turn up     your radio         and let me hear the song
C Am/B Am                         G
       Switch on your electric light
C   Am/B                  Am                   G
  Then we can get down to what is really wrong
C   Am/B         Am         G    C Am/B          Am  G
  I long just to hold you tight       so I can feel   you
C       Am/B Am     G     C Am/B        Am         G
  Sweet lady of the night       I shall reveal you
G C             C Am/B             Am/B Am                  Am G
    Turn it up,        turn it up,          little bit higher,   radio
G C           C Am/B               Am/B Am             Am G
    Turn it up,      that's enough,        so you know      it's got soul
G C       C Am/B        Am/B Am             Am G
    Radio,       radio          turn it up,      mm mm

Repeat
G C,  C Am/B,  Am/B Am,  Am G

while singing La, la, la, la... etc.


And there you have it. The phrasing is a bit tricky so it made it hard to get as 
as possible with the chord changes.
            
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