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Chariots of Silk

1…CHARIOTS OF SILK… by Tyrannosaurus Rex
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*from ‘Unicorn’ (1969)*

*CAPO 4th FRET*

(Original Key: C#)

Intro:

A

Verse 1:

A
The toad road licked my wheels like a sabre,
D Bm
Winds of the marsh lightly blew.
A
Stonejars stacked with stars on her shoulders,
D Bm
Hunters of pity she slew.

Chorus 1:

G Bm
Chariots of Silk, she rode,
G A
Stallions of gold, she owned.

Verse 2:

A
A mad Mage with a maid on his eyebrows,
D Bm
Hunteth the realm for a God.
A
Who could teach him the craft of decanting,
D Bm
The glassy entrails of a frog.

Chorus 2:

G Bm
Chariots of Silk, she rode,
G A
Stallions of gold, she owned.

Interlude:

A, D Bm (x2)

Chorus 3:

G Bm
Chariots of Silk, she rode,
G A
Stallions of gold, she owned.

Verse 3:

A
The Bard of my birth with his ballet,
D Bm
Walked the wild worlds in the chase.
A
For the black chested canary,
D Bm
Who as a moose can sing bass.

Chorus 4:

G Bm
Chariots of Silk, she rode,
G A
Stallions of gold, she owned.

Interlude:

A, D Bm (x2)

Chorus 5:

G Bm
Chariots of Silk, she rode,
G A
Stallions of gold, she owned.

Outro:

G
D Bm (x2)
C G, Bm

(Fade)

CHORD DIAGRAMS:
—————

A D Bm G C

EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE
x02220 xx0232 x24432 320003 x32010

Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2007 (clumsyband@hotmail.com)

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