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  1. Take Me Back

From the recording Phthalo Blue

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