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Green Monkey (by America)  From the 1973 Album, Hatrick

Play with a steady heavy rock beat


Intro 1:  (distorted lead guitar) 4x

e-----------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------
D----2--2--2--2--2--2---2--2--2--2--2--2--0--0--0--0--
A----0--0- 0--0--0--0---0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--
E-----------------------------------------------------
      1  +  2 +   3 +   4  +  1 +   2  +  3 +   4  +
Intro 2:  (full band) 2x

||:  A chord diagramA minorAm /  A chord diagramD MajorD /  |  A chord diagramA minorAm /  A chord diagramD MajorD /  :||

(use this chord pattern over verses)


Verse 1

When the deep blue night is ....


Chorus (3rd time with tempo change (slow)
       and 3-part harmony, not unlike CSN!)

A chord diagramEm9Em9                    A chord diagramA7A7
Smell the perfume of a ...
A chord diagramEm9Em9                  A chord diagramA7A7
Fly the ocean read a ....
A chord diagramEm9Em9                   A chord diagramA7A7
Speak the wisdom of a ....
A chord diagramC majorC (tacet)
speak to me. (to Intro 1 & 2)

Verse 2

So you think that star-cluster shining ....(chorus)


Solo over verse chords after second chorus --
end solo and return to chorus with new tempo.


Solo tabs (two guitars--first they play in unison
           an octave apart, then separate parts below)


e--12------------------------
B-----10--10--8--10--12--13--
G----------------------------
D----------------------------
A----------------------------
E----------------------------

 Both guitars play the above
 together 2x, an octave apart.


e---------------------------
B---10---8---10---12--------
G---------------------------
D---------------------------
A---------------------------
E---------------------------                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (guitar 2  'answers')                                      (guitar 2)
        (guitar 1)

  (guitar 2 answers back)
e---------------------------
B---------------------------
G---------------------------
D---------------------------
A-- 14--15--17--15--14------
E---------------------------


     (guitar 1 repeats)
e---------------------------
B---10---8---10---12--------
G---------------------------
D---------------------------
A---------------------------
E---------------------------

   (guitar 2 answers back)

e---------------------------
B---------------------------
G---------------------------
D---------------------------
A------------------15-14----
E---------------------------

     (guitar 1 repeats)

e---------------------------
B---10---8---10---12--------
G---------------------------
D---------------------------
A---------------------------
E---------------------------

   (guitar 2 answers back)

e---------------------------
B---------------------------
G---------------------------
D---------------------------
A---14--15--17--15--14------
E---------------------------

   (guitar 1 repeats)

e---------------------------
B---10---8---10---12--------
G---------------------------
D---------------------------
A---------------------------
E---------------------------

   (guitar 2 answers back)

e---------------------------
B---------------------------
G---------------------------
D---------------------------
A----------15--14--12--10---
E---------------------------

Song fades over verse chords with improvised guitar lead --
check out the record (this song is not a 'typical' America
song and features Joe Walsh as guest lead guitarist).

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