Audio

Take Me Back

04:25
Bill Vaughan, Aaron Clay, Chris Sexton, Mac Walter
01/01/15
Bill Vaughan

Story

One of my earliest attempts, done in the late 60's, it has often been requested as a track on an album.  Here it is, with guitar by Mac Walter, bass by Aaron Clay and the wonderful overlaid orchestration by Chris Sexton.

Lyrics

3. Take Me Back (G)

 

Intro: G     Bm             Em             Bm                   ||          G               Bm             Em7           Asus A7

D               D+             Em             A7             Dsus D7    ||                G               G

 

Verse 1:    G/B            C                   G/B            Em                           

Remember what we said and what we’ve done
G/B                C                              G/B                              Em                

Yesterday was here but now it’s gone
G/B                                                C/A           

Tumbling through a silver gate

Bm/D                                       Em      D        C        G/B     Bbdim    Am      Dsus        D   G   G

How the memory haunts me so

 

Verse 2:

Remember my old friend when you and me

Remember when the world and we were free

But now with this and that to do

There's no time for reverie

 

Bridge 1:

G/B                              C                                  Bm/D                       

Take me back, take me back, take me back

Em   D/F#   G  D/F#   Am    G   ||   Am   G   F   F   C  /E    D    C   Am       Dsus          D    G  G         

Please-----------------------------------------

 

Verse 3:

Remember what we said and what we’ve done                             

Yesterday was here but now it's gone

Never ending can’t you see you and me

 

Bridge 2:

Take me back take me back take me back please

 

End:   G/B    C    G/B:   G/B    C    G/B  repeat to fade