Electric Light Orchestra - Telephone Line Chords & Tabs

 

Telephone Line Chords & Tabs

Electric Light Orchestra Chords & Tabs

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Telephone Line Chords

   
Telephone Line
Composed by: Jeff Lynne  ELO
Chords: Ray Costello "The Gribleys"
Based on live version.
2 minor chord changes made 4-10-2004 RC
Dm7 changed to Ddim on 28-12-2005 - many thanks to benjclarke

Chord Definitions:

Chords defined with * are played as Bar Chords
All other chords in the positions as shown in definitions below.

A       - X 0 2 2 2 0
Am      - X 0 2 2 1 0
Amaj7   - X 0 2 1 2 0
A7      - X 0 2 0 2 0
Bm      - 2 2 4 4 3 2
Bbdim   - X X 2 3 2 0
C#m     - 4 4 6 6 5 4
D       - X X 0 2 3 2
Dmaj7   - X 0 0 2 2 2
Ddim    - X X 0 1 0 1
E       - 0 2 2 1 0 0
E6      - 0 2 2 1 2 0
F#m     - 2 4 4 2 2 2

Intro: 
Synth Telephone Sound

Am*   G*    F*    G*


A          Amaj7
Hello--how are you?
         A7                                           Bbdim       Bm
Have you been alright, through all those lonely loney loney loney nights,
                E        Bm           C#m
That's what I'd say,     I'd tell you everything
D             E           Amaj7       Dmaj7  
If you'd pick up that telephone.


A            Amaj7
Hey--how you feelin'
        A7            
Are you still the same
                                    Bbdim               Bm         E   
Don't you realize the things we did we did were all for real not a dream
Bm     C#m
I just can't believe
D           E            Amaj7    Dmaj7       Amaj7           Dmaj7
They've all faded out of view.           Yeah Yeah  ooh   ooh ooh
                     
A          F#m                  D           E
Shoo wop   doo be doo doo wop   doo wah doo lang
A         F#m           D           E
Blue days black nights  doo wah doo lang
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/e/electric_light_orchestra/telephone_line_crd.html ]
A        F#m
I look into the sky
 D                             E
(the love you need ain't gonna see you through.)
A     F#m
And I wonder why
D                              E
(the little things are finally coming true.)

Chorus:
A             F#m                D                   E6    Ddim
Oh  Telephone line, give me some time, I'm living in twi - light
A            F#m                D                   E6    Ddim    G*  A*
Oh Telephone line, give me some time, I'm living in twi - light

Synth Fill:
Am*   G*    F*    G*


A                 Amaj7
O.k. so no--one's answering,
   A7                                                      Bbdim        
Can't you just let it ring a little longer longer longer   wo wo
Bm            E      Bm                         C#m
I'll just sit tight, through the shadows of the night
D       E           Amaj7    Dmaj7      Amaj7              Dmaj7
Let it ring for evermore.         Yeah  Yeah      ooh  ooh ooh

                      
Chorus:
A          F#m                   D           E
Shoo wop   doo be doo doo wop    doo wah doo lang
A         F#m           D           E
Blue days black nights  doo wah doo lang

A        F#m
I look into the sky
 D                             E
(the love you need ain't gonna see you through.)
A     F#m
And I wonder why
D                              E
(the little things are finally coming true.)

A            F#m                D                   E6    Ddim
Oh Telephone line, give me some time, I'm living in twi - light
A            F#m                D                   E6    Ddim      
Oh Telephone line, give me some time, I'm living in twi - light

G*   A*      
F*   G*   A*
F*   G*   A*
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