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Cerdes Tabs

(ver. 1)
Procol Harum
"(Outside The Gates Of) Cerdes"
                      (Gary Brooker - Keith Reid)


	bass [6X; piano enters 2nd time, drums 3rd, organ and guitar 5th;
	      continue bass line into verse]

	(F7)             (Bb7)
	 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v

Verse 1:

	F7                       Bb7
	   Outside the gates of Cerdes
	F7                          Bb7
	   Sits the two-pronged unicorn
	F7               Bb7
	   Plays at relaxation time
	F7                      Bb7
	   The rhinestone flugelhorn
	Gm                         Dm
	   While mermaids lace carnations
	Gm                           F
	   Into wreaths for ailing whales
	Gm                 Dm        /C
	   Neptune dances hornpipes
	       Bb7                F7   Bb7   F7   Bb7
	While Salome   sheds her veils

Verse 2:

	Phallus Phil tries peddling
	His pewter painted pot
	But Sousa Sam could only hear
	Screams of Pete the Sot
	Buddha sips his Creme deMenthe
	From terra cotta cups
	And exhales menthol-scented breath
	While spewing   verbiage up

Instrumental break:

	(guitar solo over verse chords)

Verse 3:

	Down technical blind alleys
	Live the race of former dreams
	These who walk across them 
	Are no longer what they seem
	Even Christian Scientists
	Can but display marble plaques
	Which only retell legends
	While my eyes   reach out for facts
	Yeah, my eyes reach out for facts

Coda [repeat w/guitar solo to fade]:

	F7      Bb7       F7      Bb7
	/ / / /  / / / /  / / / /  / / / /

-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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