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Marmalade Songs

We've set out here the lyrics and chords to some of Marmalade's most famous numbers. These are our interpretations. Key changes in some for easier playing. Check out the original sheet music for the definative versions - if you can find it. Otherwise, listen to the song on record first then give these a try. Have fun. If you can't make out the scribbles - e-mail us.

Marmalade Songs

We've set out here the lyrics and chords to some of Marmalade's most famous numbers. These are our interpretations. Check out the original sheet music for the definitive versions - if you can find it. Otherwise, listen to the song on record first then give these a try. Have fun.

Reflections of my life

Play slowly. 1 beat/second.
Intro Chord progression for verses: G,Bm,Em,G,C,B,Am,D,D7.

[G]The changing [Bm]of sunlight [Em]to moonlight, [G]reflections [C]of my life[C][B][Am]Oh how they fill my [D]eyes[D7]

[G]The greetings [Bm]of people [Em]in trouble, [G]reflections [C]of my life
[C][B][Am]Oh how they fill my [D]mind[D7]

[G]All my [Bm]sorrows, [Em]sad to[G]morrows[G7][C]
[C]Take [B]me [Am]back to my [D]own home(oh I'm going home) [D7]

[G]All my [Bm]crying(all my cryings, [Em]feel I'm[G]dying[G7][C]
[C]Take [B]me [Am]back to my [D]own home[D7]

SOLO over 2 verse chord patterns

[G]I'm changing, [Bm]arranging, [Em]I'm changing, [G]I'm changing [C]everything[C][B][Am]Oh everything a[D]round me[D7]

[G]The world is [Bm]a bad place, [Em]a bad place, a [G]terrible place to [C]live
[C][B][Am]Ah but I don't want to [D]die[D7]

[G]All my [Bm]sorrows, [Em]sad to[G]morrows[G7][C]
[C]Take [B]me [Am]back to my [D]own home[D7]
[G]All my [Bm]crying, [Em]feel I'm[G]dying[G7][C]
[C]Take [B]me [Am]back to my [D]own home[D7]

[G]All my [Bm]sorrows, [Em]sad to[G]morrows[G7][C]
[C]Take [B]me [Am]back to my [D]own home[D7]
[G]All my [Bm]crying, [Em]feel I'm[G]dying[G7]dying[C]
[C]Take [B]me [Am]back to my [D]own home[D7]

 

BABY MAKE IT SOON - Tony Macaulay
Intro a bit like 'Rainbow' - pick around a G (open D shape)on 1st three strings at the 7th. Then a D7 at the 1st.

If you're [G]coming home, like your [D]letters say

And the [C]place you're staying now, ain't too [G]far a[D]way

Can you [G]write tonight, just to [D]let me know

Cos [C]since you've been away girl, I've [G]missed you [[D]so

[Em]You won't let me down, cos I'm [C]sure you're homeward bound

And you'll [Am]be back safe and sound, cos I just [D]know[D7]

[G]Baby make it[D]soon, make it [C]soon (I can't [D]wait another [G]day)

Baby make it [D]soon, make it [C]soon (Lord I know I [D]need you, come on)

[G]Baby make it [D]soon, make it [C]soon (I [D]need you right a[G]way)

Baby make it [D]soon, make it [C]soon (Lord I've gotta[D] see you)

Right back [Em]here, here in my [D]arms[D7]

If you're coming home like you promised to
Will you write tonight and tell me what you're gonna do
For I'm lonley now and I'm gonna stay that way
Till I hold you so tightly in my arms again

You won't let me down, cos I'm sure you're homeward bound
And you'll be back safe and sound, cos I just know

Baby make it soon, make it soon (I can't wait another day)
Baby make it soon, make it soon (Lord I know I need you, come on)
Baby make it soon, make it soon (I need you right away)
Baby make it soon, make it soon(Lord I've gotta see you)
Right back here, here in my arms

You won't let me down, cos I'm sure you're homeward bound
And you'll be back safe and sound, cos I just know - Whoa -oh

Baby make it soon, make it soon (I can't wait another day)
Baby make it soon, make it soon (Lord I know I need you, come on)
Baby make it soon, make it soon (I need you right away)
Baby make it soon, make it soon (Lord I've gotta see you) Come back baby
Baby make it soon, make it soon (Lord I've gotta see you) Come on baby
Baby make it soon, make it soon (I've gotta see you)
Baby make it soon, make it soon (Lord I know I need you) Come on baby
Baby make it soon' make it soon (Lord I've gotta see you) - ad infinitum

COUSIN NORMAN
(Hugh Nicholson)This is actually done in a different key and with a double beat rythm but we like it this way.

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RAINBOW
(J. Campbell - T. McAleese)
Thanks to Peter McCormack from Canada who posted this to Paulo from Brazil's Marmalade site at :http://home.openlink.com.br/p.buchsbaum Check it out.
Harmonica Intro: D G/D(3rd fret) G/D(7th fret) repeat
Harmonica Extro: Over Chorus Chords

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