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Midnight Train to Georgia

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1This is probably the most thorough chord tab i've done to date. There's a couple
2things to keep in mind:
31) Words not in parenthesis (/) are sung by Gladys
42) Words in parenthesis () are sung by the Pips
53) Words in brackets [] are sung by both'
64) There is a capo on the first fret
75) For those who want to know the actual chord names:
8
9C = C# or Db
10Em7 = Fm7
11F = F# or Gb
12G = G# or Ab
13D = D# or Eb
14Am = A#m or Bbm
15
16Capo 1.
17
18[Intro]
19
20C Em7 F G (x2)
21
22
23[Verse 1]
24
25C Em7 F G
26 L.A. proved
27C Em7 F G
28 too much for the man, (Too much for the man. He couldn't
29C Em7 F D G G7
30make it) So he's leavin' the life he's come to know, (He said he's
31C Em7 F G
32goin') He Said he's goin back to find (goin back to find)
33C Em7 F G
34Ooh, Ooh, Ooh what's left of his world,
35C Em7 F D G G7
36 The world he left behind Not so long ago.
37
38
39[Chorus 1]
40
41 C Em7 F G
42He's leaving, (leavin) On that midnight train to
43C Em7 F G
44Georgia, (Leavin' on the midnight train)
45C Em7 F D G
46Said he's goin' back (Goin back to find) To a simpler place and time.
47 G7
48(Whenever he takes that ride) Oh yes he is (Guess who's gonna be right by his side)
49 C Em7 F G
50And I'll be with him (I know you will) On that midnight train to
51Am D
52Georgia, (Leavin' on the midnight train to Georgia, Woo-woo)
53F G
54 I'd rather live in his world (Livin in his world) Than live without him in
55C Em7 F G
56mine. (Their world is his, his and hers alone)
57
58
59[Verse 2]
60
61C Em7 F G
62 He kept dreamin' (dreamin') That someday
63C Em7 F G
64 he'd be the star. (A superstar, but he didn't get far)
65C Em7 F D G
66 But he sure found out the hard way That dreams don't always
67 G7
68come true. (Dreams don't always come true. Uh-uh. No. Uh-uh) So he
69C Em7 F G
70pawned all his hopes (Ooh ooh ooh ooh) and he even
71C Em7 F G
72sold his old car (Ooh ooh ooh ooh) Bought a
73C Em7 F D G
74one way ticket back To the life he once knew,
75 G7
76Oh yes he did, He said he would. Although
77
78
79[Chorus 2]
80
81C Em7 F G
82 he's leavin (leavin') On that midnight train to
83C Em7 F G
84Georgia, (Leavin' on the midnight train.)
85C Em7 F D G
86Said he's goin' back to find (Goin back to find) A simpler place and time.
87 G7
88(Whenever he takes that ride, guess who's gonna be right by his side) And I'm
89C Em7 F G
90 gonna be with him (I know you will) On that midnight train to
91Am D
92Georgia, (Leavin on the midnight train to Georgia. Woo-woo!)
93F G
94 I'd rather live in his world (Live in his world) Than live without him in
95C Em7 F G
96mine. (Their world is his, his and hers alone)
97
98
99[Chorus 3]
100
101 C Em7 F G
102Ooh, he's leavin (leavin) On the midnight train to
103C Em7 F G
104Georgia (Leavin on the midnight train) Yeah, ooh lord
105C Em7 F D G
106Said he's goin back to find (Goin back to find) Oooh, a simpler place and time.
107 G7
108(Whenever he takes that ride, guess who's gonna be right by his side) I've
109C Em7 F G
110got to be with him (I know you will) Ohhh, on that midnight
111Am D
112train to Georgia (Leavin on the midnight train to Georgia. Woo-woo)
113F G
114 I'd rather live in his world (Livin in his world) That live without him
115 C Em7 F G
116(Her) in mine (world is his, his and hers alone)
117
118
119[Outro]
120
121C Em7 F G
122 (For love) For love (gonna board)gonna board, [On the midnight train to ride]
123C Em7 F G
124 For love (For love) Wanna board (gonna board) Gotta board [On the midnight train to ride]
125C Em7 F G
126 For love (For love) Wanna board (gonna board) Uh-huh [On the midnight train to ride]
127C Em7 F G
128 My world (For love) His world (gonna board) Our world is mine and his alone
129C Em7 F G
130 My world (For love) His world (gonna board) Our world is mine and his alone
131
132C Em7 F G
133 I got to go (For love) I got to go (Gonna board) I got to go (On the midnight train) hey!
134C Em7 F G
135 I got to go (For love) I got to go (Gonna board) Mmmm...(On the midnight train)
136C Em7 F G
137 My world (For love) His world (gonna board) My man.... His girl
138C Em7 F G
139 I got to go (For love) I got to go (Gonna board) Ohwww.. (On the midnight train)
140
141(fade)
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