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The Logical Song


Artist: Supertramp
Roadmap

Intro Verse 1 Verse 2 Bridge 1 Verse 3 Sax Solo Bridge 2 Outro

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The Logical Song (Supertramp)

Totally Keyboards with Dave Coldren

The Logical Song


Artist: Supertramp
Section Breakdown

Intro he e q he e q he e q he e q

| Cm Cm/G Cm/Bb | Cm Cm/G Cm/Bb | Cm Cm/G Cm/Bb | Cm Cm/G Cm/Bb |


Verse | Cm |@4 Abmaj7 |$4 Gm7 | Bb |@4 Ab |$4 Adim | | Cm |@4 Abmaj7 |$4 Gm7 | Bb |@4 Ab |$4 Adim | Adim | Bridge w q. w eh w h w q. w eh w w | Eb | Eb | Am7(b5)/Eb | Am7(b5)/Eb | Abmaj7/Eb | Abmaj7/Eb | | Db Fm/C | Bbm7(no3) Db(no 1)/Ab | | Eb | Eb | Am7(b5)/Eb | Am7(b5)/Eb | Abmaj7/Eb | Abmaj7/Eb | | Db Fm/C Bbm7(no3) | Bbm7(no3) Db(no 1)/Ab Db | q. h e q. eh | Db Fm/C Bbm7(no3) | Bbm7(no3) Db(no 1)/Ab | Outro q. e q. h e w w w w w w h w w h w w w h w w h w

| C7 | C7 | C7 Fm | Fm Ab/F | C7 | C7 | C7 Fm | Fm Eb Ab | Ab |

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The Logical Song (Supertramp)

Totally Keyboards with Dave Coldren

The Logical Song


Artist: Supertramp
Chord Breakdown (1) Note: Chords shown in BOLD are shown for the first time in the song.

List of Triads for the Whole Song


Triad 1 Notes in the Triad 3 5
G Eb D F Eb Bb Ab C F G

Cm C Eb Ab Ab C Gm G Bb Bb Bb D Adim* A C Eb Eb G Db Db F Fm Fm Ab Bbm Bb Db C C E * Adim can also be called Am(b5)

Chord for the Intro


Chord Symbol
Cm Cm/G Cm/Bb

Left Hand 1
C G Bb C C C

Right Hand 3
Eb Eb Eb

5
G G G

Other

Chords for the Verse


Chord Symbol Left Hand 1
Cm C Abmaj7 Ab Gm7 G Bb Bb Ab Ab Adim A G is the 7 in Abmaj7 F is the 7 in Gm7 C Ab G Bb Ab A

Right Hand 3
Eb C Bb D C C

5
G Eb D F Eb Eb

Other
G* F*

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The Logical Song (Supertramp)

Totally Keyboards with Dave Coldren

The Logical Song


Artist: Supertramp
Chord Breakdown (2) Note: Chords shown in BOLD are shown for the first time in the song.

Chords for the Bridge


Chord Symbol Left Hand 1
Eb Eb Eb Am7(b5)/Eb Eb A Abmaj7/Eb Eb Ab Db Db Db Fm/C C F Bbm7(no3) Bb Bb Db(no 1)/Ab Ab ** G is the 7 in Am7(b5) and Abmaj7 Ab is the 7 in Bbm7 ** = Notes not played

Right Hand 3
G C C F Ab ** F

5
Bb Eb Eb Ab C F Ab

Other
G* G*

Ab*

Chord for the Outro


Chord Symbol
C7 Fm Ab/F Eb Ab

Left Hand 1
C F Ab Eb Ab C F Ab Eb Ab

Right Hand 3
E Ab C G C

5
G C Eb Bb Eb

Other
Bb*

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The Logical Song (Supertramp)

Totally Keyboards with Dave Coldren

The Logical Song


Artist: Supertramp
Chord Sheet (Key of Cm)

Intro he

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| Cm Cm/G Cm/Bb | Cm Cm/G Cm/Bb | Cm Cm/G Cm/Bb | Cm Cm/G Cm/Bb |


Verse 1 Cm Abmaj7 Gm7 When I was young, it seemed that life was so wonderful Bb Ab Adim a miracle, oh it was beautiful, magical Cm Abmaj7 Gm7 And all the birds in the trees, well they'd be singing so happily Bb Ab Adim Adim Oh joyfully, playfully watching me Verse 2 Cm Abmaj7 Gm7 But then they sent me away to teach me how to be sensible Bb Ab Adim logical, oh responsible, practical Cm Abmaj7 Gm7 And they showed me a world where I could be so dependable Bb Ab Adim Adim Oh clinical, oh intellectual, cynical Bridge 1 Eb Am7b5/Eb There are times when all the world's asleep Abmaj7/Eb the questions run too deep | Db Fm/C | Bbm7(no 3) Db(no 1)/Ab | (play straight) for such a simple man Eb Am7b5/Eb Won't you please, please tell me what we've learned Abmaj7/Eb I know it sounds absurd |:Db Fm/C | Bbm7(no 3) Db(no 1)/Ab :| (anticipate) but please tell me who I am. Page 5 of 6 The Logical Song (Supertramp)

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The Logical Song


Artist: Supertramp
Verse 3 Cm Abmaj7 Gm7 I said now watch what you say or they'll be calling you a radical Bb Ab Adim a liberal, oh fanatical, criminal Cm Abmaj7 Gm7 Oh won't you sign up your name, we'd like to feel you're acceptable Bb Ab Adim Adim Respectable, presentable, a vegetable! Sax Solo | Cm |@4 Ab |$4 Gm | Bb |@4 Ab |$4 Adim | | Cm |@4 Ab |$4 Gm | Bb |@4 Ab |$4 Adim | Adim | Bridge 2 Eb Am7b5/Eb Well at night, when all the world's asleep Abmaj7/Eb The questions run so deep | Db Fm/C | Bbm7(no 3) Db(no 1)/Ab | (play straight) for such a simple man Eb Am7b5/Eb Won't you please, please tell me what we've learned Abmaj7/Eb I know it sounds absurd Db Fm/C | Bbm7(no 3) Db(no 1)/Ab (play straight) But please tell me who I am. |:Db Fm/C | Bbm7(no 3) Db(no 1)/Ab :\ 3 (anticipate all changes) Who I am / times Outro (ad lib repeat and fade) w w h.e e q. eh w w h.e e q. h e w w h w w h w w w h w w h w

| C7 | C7 | C7 Fm | Fm Ab/F | C7 | C7 | C7 Fm | Fm Eb Ab | Ab |
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