transcription from jonimitchell.com


Love Is Like A Big Brass Band

Guitar chords transcribed by Mia Ortlieb
[Capo on fret 2]
Tuning: DGDGBD   "Joni" Tuning: D57543

Love is Like a Big Brass Band is an unreleased song that Joni began writing in the fall of 1966. 


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(intro..)

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For our   first time    together

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I      want  -ed     everything to be just right, I 

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prayed for good  weather,                For we were

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going to a concert in the park that night, I wanted

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violins and sweet romantic melodie ie-   ies

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but when the  band began to  play, it didnt

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turn out quite   that        way,

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For there were   trum  -     pets       and

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trom  bones mak -ing sad sounds and glad  tones   and  

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notes that I will never under stand     & ,

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And there were tin    horns  and o - boes    and 

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saxophone   so  - los;    Now,   I know and you know


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Love is like   a      big brass band.

Addl Lyrics:

We wasted no time now,
We planned a wedding for the first of June
Hear the wedding bells chime now
And see the folks all watching for the bride and groom
Waiting for violins and sweet romantic melodies
But when we started down the aisle
You should have seen the preacher smile
For there were trumpets and trombones making
Sad sounds and glad tones and
Notes that I will never understand
And there were tin horns and oboes and
Saxophone solos, Now
I know and you know
Love is like a big brass band.

 

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