More songs by The Allman Brothers Band
This file is part of a collection that (moreso than the rest of the site) are not meant to be detailed or accurate transcriptions of the original recordings. They're just some simple chord charts that I made for my own use, some of them my own arrangements.
"MELISSA" by The Allman Brothers Band allmanbrothersband.com From their 1972 album Eat A Peach Written Gregory Allman and Stephen Alaimo Transcribed by T-rev www.t-rev.net E F#m G#m F#m Crossroads seem to come and go E F#m The gypsy flies from coast to coast A B C#m7 D Knowing many, loving none E F#m G#m A Bearing sorrow havin' fun Cmaj7 B But back home he'll always run E To sweet Melissa E F#m G#m F#m Freight train, each car looks the same E F#m And no one knows the gypsy's name A B C#m7 D No one hears his lonely sighs E F#m G#m A There are no blankets where he lies Cmaj7 B In all his deepest dreams the gypsy flies E With sweet Melissa E Again the morning's come D Again he's on the run A Sunbeams shining through his hair B Appearing not to have a care C#m A Pick up your gear and gypsy roll on B Roll on E F#m G#m F#m Crossroads, will you ever let him go E F#m Will you hide the dead man's ghost A B C#m7 D Or will he lie beneath the clay E F#m G#m A Or will his spirit float away Cmaj7 B But I know that he won't stay E Without Melissa Transcribed 2022-10-24 by T-rev More tab available at www.t-rev.net 022100 E 244200 F#m11 (or 044200) 466400 G#m,b13 (or 066400) x02200 Asus2 x24400 Bsus4 x46600 C#m7 x57700 D6sus2 x35500 Cmaj7
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