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SuiteMadameBlue-CRD

Suite Madame Blue - Styx (Dennis DeYoung, 1975)


Chorded By: Zack Oxford.
This is after 12-string Acoustic 'Prelude 12' INTRO.
4/4 TIME @ 96 & 128 BPM (6 Min. 11 Sec.) in 'Bm' ('D').
Chords Used:
-----------

Bm
Bm11/A
Bm11/G#
G
F#
Bm*
A
D
B5
D5
E5
G5
A5

GUITAR
E A D G B e
------------------x 2 4 4 3 2
x 0 4 4 3 0
4 x 4 4 3 0
3 5 5 4 3 3
2 4 4 3 2 2
7 9 9 7 7 7
5 7 7 6 5 5
x 5 7 7 7 5
7 9 9 x x x
x 5 7 7 x x
x 7 9 9 x x
x x 5 7 8 x
x x 7 9 10 x

KEYS
Bass | Chord
---------------B
B-D-F#
A
B-D-E-F#
G#
B-D-E-F#
G
B-D-G
F#
A#-C#-F#
B
B-D-F#
A
A-C#-E
D
A-D-F#
B
B-F#-B
D
A-D
E
B-E
G
G-D
A
A-E

INTRO: [8 Meas.] ** TEMPO = 96 BPM ----1&2&3&4& 1 2 3 4


|Bm
|Bm11/A |Bm11/G# |G

F#

|Bm

|Bm11/A

|Bm11/G# |G

F#

'INTRO' & 'VERSE' Guitar TAB (4 Repeating Measures) Bm


Bm11/A
Bm11/G#
G
F#
1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1
2
3
4
e|--------2>------|--------0>------|--------0>------|----------------|
B|------3>--3>----|------3>--3>----|------3>--3>----|----------------|
G|----4>------4>--|----4>------4>--|----4>------4>--|------4>------3>|
D|--4>------------|--4>------------|--4>----------0>|----5>------4>--|
A|2>------------2>|0>------------0>|----------------|--5>------4>----|
E|----------------|----------------|4>--------------|3>------2>------|
VERSE #1: [24 Meas.]
-------|Bm
Time
|Bm11/A
wait

|Bm11/A

|Bm11/G#
af-ter time

|Bm11/G#
for your call

|G

|G

F#

|Bm

|
I know I'm a

|Bm11/G#
|G
but
what can I say

|Bm11/A
price

|Bm11/G#
I'll pay

F#
|Bm
Ma-dame Blue

|Bm
I sit and I

|Bm11/A
fool,

|G

F#

|G
|Bm11/A

F#

F#

|Bm

|
What-ev-er the

|Bm
for you
|Bm11/G# |G

|Bm11/A
F#

|Bm11/G# |

SuiteMadameBlue-CRD
VERSE #2: [26 Meas.]
-------|Bm
Once

|Bm11/A

|Bm11/A
lips,

|Bm11/G#
and the world

|Bm

|Bm11/G#
long a-go,

|G

F#

F#

|G
days

F#

|Bm

|G
turned a-round

|Bm11/A

|Bm11/A

F#

|Bm11/G#
|
you're
so far a-

|Bm11/A
I long for the past

|Bm
with you

|Bm
Blue

|
a word from your

|Bm11/A
But some- how you've changed,

|G
-way

|Bm

|Bm11/G#
and dream

|Bm11/G# |G

|Bm11/G# |G

F#

|
of the

|F#

F#
|
Ma-dame
|F#

CHORUS #1: [36 Meas.]


--------|Bm*

|A
Sweet Ma-dame Blue,

|Bm*

|A
You're not a child

|Bm*

|A
Sweet Ma- dame Blue,

|D

|A
gaze in your look-ing glass

|G
an-y-more
|G

You con-

|Bm11/G# |G

|D

|A
quered the world

NC
|Bm
Hea-ven's door
F#

(KR)
|Bm

|A
you made your own rules

|G
and more,

|Bm11/A

|Bm

|A

|A
the fu-ture is all but past

|A
So dressed in your jew'ls

|D
|G

|G

|Bm11/G# |G

|Bm

|Bm

|G
F#

|Bm

|Bm

|Bm11/A

|Bm

|Bm

*** 'KR' = Keyboard Run in key of 'Bm' up (2) Full Octaves over 4 Meas.
INTERLUDE #1: [16 Meas.] 'Guitar Solo' & TEMPO = 128 BPM -----------|B5

|D5

E5

|B5

|D5 G5 A5

|B5

|D5

E5

|B5

|D5 G5 A5
|B5

|B5

|D5
|D5 G5 A5

E5

|B5

|D5

|B5

|D5 G5 A5

|
A-

E5

|
|

SuiteMadameBlue-CRD
'America' REFRAIN: [24 Meas.]
----------------|Bm*
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|D

i-ca
[A-mer-

|Bm*
-mer-
|Bm*
-mer-

|D

|D

|Bm*
-mer-

|D

[A-mer-
|Bm*
-mer-

|D

|Bm*
-mer-

|D

[A-mer-

|
A-

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|D

A-mer-
|Bm*
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|
A-

|D

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G

|
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|Bm*
A-mer-

|D

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G

|
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|Bm*
A-mer-

|D

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G

|
A-

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[A-mer-

|Bm*
A-mer-

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A-mer-

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[A-mer-

|D
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[A-mer-

|Bm*
A-mer-

A-mer-
|Bm*
A-mer-

|D

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G

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CODA: [23 Meas. @ 128 BPM & 7 Meas. @ 96 BPM]


---|Bm*

|A
Red, white and blue,

|Bm*

|A
You're not a child

|Bm*

|A
Red, white and blue,

|D
|D

|G

|G
an-y-more
|G

|A
so lift up your heart,
|A
Lead us a-way

|A
gaze in your look-ing glass
|G

|A
the fu-ture is all

|D

|
but past,

|A
and make a new start

|Bm*
from here

|A

|G

|A

|A

** TEMPO = 96 BPM |Bm

|Bm11/A

|Bm11/G# |G

F#

|Bm

|Bm

|Bm