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Tie a Yellow Ribbon v1 Tony Orlando

July 1, 2014

Tie a Yellow Ribbon v1

Tony Orlando

C Em
I’m comin’ home, I’ve done my time
Gm A7 Dm
Now I’ve got to know what is and isn’t mine
Fm C Am
If you received my letter tellin’ you I’d soon be free
D7 Fm6 G7
Then you’ll know just what to do if you still want me
Fm6 G7
If you still want me
chorus:
C Em
Tie a yellow ribbon round the ole oak tree
Gm A A7 Dm
It’s been three long years, do you s till want me
Fm C E Am
If I don’t see a  ribbon round the ole oak tree
C C/G
I’ll s tay on the bus, forget about us
Am A
Put the blame on me
bridge:
Dm7 Fm6 D7 G7 C Am Dm G7
If I don’t see a yellow ribbon round the ole oak tree
verse:
C Em
Bus driver please look for me
Gm A7 Dm
Cause I couldn’t bear to see what I might see
Fm C Am
I’m really still in prison and my love she holds the key
D7 Fm6 G7
A simple yellow ribbon’s what I need to set me free
Fm6 G7
I wrote and told her please
😐 chorus & bridge, skipping part in (), then to harmonica solo
over harmonica solo: C Em Gm A A7 Dm x2
verse:
(slower, single appregios)
Dm7 Fm6 C A7
Now the whole damn bus is cheerin’ and I can’t believe I see
C (normal tempo) Dm7 Fm6 D7 G7 C Em Gm A Dm
A hundred yellow ribbons ’round the ole oak tree
coda:
C Em
Tie a ribbon ’round the ole oak tree, tie a ribbon ’round the ole oak tree
Gm A Dm
Tie a ribbon ’round the ole oak tree, tie a ribbon ’round the ole oak tree
😐 and fade
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STANDARD TUNING: (EADGBE)
CHORDS USED:
(all fingerings relative to capo)
C = X35553
Em = X79987
Gm = 355333
A7 = 575655
Dm = X57765
Fm = 133111
Am = 577555
D7 = X57575
Fm6 = 130111 (use thumb)
A = 577655
G7 = 353433

 

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