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Sunshine of your Love

Cream

 

Section 1.

 

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

B+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

G+--7---7---5---7--------------------------------------------------------------

D+--------------------7------6------5-----------0---3-------0------------------

A+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

Section 2.      

 

    D   D   C   D                                   

E+--------------------------------------------+---------------+

B+--7---7---5---7-----------------------------+-----6~~~~~~~--+

G+--X---X---X---X-----------------------------+-7-----------7-+

D+--7---7---5---7-----7------6------5---------+---------------+

A+--5---5---3---5-----------------------------+---------------+

E+--------------------------------------------+---------------+

 

 

Section 3.

 

    G5  G5  F5  G5

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

B+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

G+--12--12--10--12-------------------------------------------------------------

D+--12--12--10--12----12-----11------10-----------8~~~~~~----------------------

A+--10--10--8---10----------------------------10---------10--------------------

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

Section 4.                                     

 

   A5                      C5          G5      A5

E+-------------------------------------------+---------------------------------

B+-------------------------------------------+---------------------------------

G+-------------------------------------------+---------------------------------

D+--7----7--7--------------10----------5-----+-7---7-7---7-7---7---------------

A+--7----7--7--------------10----------5-----+-7---7-7---7-7---7-...-----------

E+--5----5--5---------------8----------3-----+-5---5-5---5-5---5---------------

|-------------repeat x3----------------------|

 


Intro:

Section 1 x2

Section 2 x2

 

Section 2:

It’s getting near dawn,
When lights close their tired eyes.
I’ll soon be with you my love,
To give you my dawn surprise.

Section 3:
I’ll be with you darling soon,
I’ll be with you when the stars start falling.

 

Section 2 x2

Chorus w/ Section 3:

I’ve been waiting so long
To be where I’m going
In the sunshine of your love.

 

Section 2 x1

 

Section 2:
I’m with you my love,
The light’s shining through on you.
Yes, I’m with you my love,
It’s the morning and just we two.

Section 3:
I’ll stay with you darling now,
I’ll stay with you till my seas are dried up.

Section 2 x2


Chorus

Solo (instrumental verse)

 

Section 2 x2


Repeat second verse

Chorus w/ Section 3 (just play the first part three times)
I’ve been waiting so long
I’ve been waiting so long
I’ve been waiting so long
To be where I’m going
In the sunshine of your love.

 

 

Solo:

 

   D

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

B+---------------------------------13------------------------------------------

G+-12/(14)--12/(14)----12--12/(14)-----12/(14)--12/(14)--12-12/(14)------------

D+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

A+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

B+--------------------9/(11)------------------9/(11)\(9)/(11)\(9)/(11)\(9)-----

G+-9/(12)\(9)p7--9p7--9/(11)--7~~---------7h9-9/(11)\(9)/(11)\(9)/(11)\(9)-----

D+------------------------------------7h9--------------------------------------

A+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

                                             G

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

B+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

G+-7h9h7~~~-------10/(12)--11/(13)--12/(14)--10/(12)--10/(12)---10-7-9/(10)----

D+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

A+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

                                                                  D

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

B+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

G+---7-9/(10)------7h9--9/(10)----7h9/(11)--10/(12)--9/(11)--7h9--7h9p7~~~-----

D+-9-----------7h9--------------9----------------------------------------------

A+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

B+--/10-10---------------------------------------------------------------------

G+--/10----12-10-11----10/(11)----------10-/-(11)~~~~~-------------------------

D+------------------12---------12p10h12----------------------------------------

A+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

                    A5 (Chorus)

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

B+-------------------------------------13----------------------------13--------

G+--10/(11)----10---12====>(14)~~~~~~~~---12/(13)\12p10~~--12-12/(14)---12-10--

D+----------12-----------------------------------------------------------------

A+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

E+-------------10--------------------------------------------------------------

B+----------10-----------------------------------------------------------------

G+--12/(14)======>(14)\12--10----10/(.5)---------------------------------------

D+----------------------------10-----------12--------(8)-/10--10---(8)-/10--10-

A+--------------------------------------------12-----(10)/12--12---(10)/12--12-

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

E+------------------------------10---------------------------------------------

B+-----------------13p10h13--13----13--------------------------------13p10-----

G+--10-12-12/(14)---------------------(13)\(12)p10--12p10-12/(14)~~~-----------

D+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

A+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

E+--------------------13-------------------------------------------------------

B+-15/(17)---13h15----13--15p13---------------------------------------13-13----

G+-------------------------------(19)\12--10/(.5)-------12-10-12/(14)----------

D+------------------------------------------------12p10------------------------

A+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

B+-13--------------------------------------------------------------------------

G+----(14)\(12)--10/(.5)---12p10-----10h12-------------------------------------

D+-------------------------------12--------------------------------------------

A+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

E+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------


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