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ABU DHABI

Words & Music: Tim Finn & Eddie Rayner
Copyright: ©1979 Mushroom Records P/L
Publisher/s: ©1979 Mushroom Music
Chords & Tabs: Richard Churms (Horse to water ski-ing)

Best guess here tabs and lyrics from the original Frenzy.
Open in word/note-pad & paste you want the Courier New font as things don't quite line up!
I guess someone thought rich sheiks might be offended by the lyrics and the mock arab singing at the beginning and end so they weren't printed on the album's lyric sheet in case they caused offence or were considered racist - so here they are then in best pidgin fashion. The vocals were also mixed low - SCRAP non-existant on the recent re-mixed re-master.

Performance Notes:
This tab is based on the original and unmastered Frenzy

x2 | | x2 rpt |
Am F | | Am F | Eb * hammer and pull off
|-0-0-0-1-1-1-|-0-|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------|---|-3-5-6-5-3-5-6---------3-|-*3h4*-4-3---3-3h4p3---3h4-|
|-------------|---|---------------2-2-2-5---|-----------5---------5-----|
|-------------|---|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------|---|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------|---|-------------------------|---------------------------|

Am F Am
|---------------------|---------------------|
|-4/5-------5-------5-|-6-6---5-5h6-6-------|
|-----7-5-7---7-5-7---|-----7---------7-----|
|---------------------|-----------------8-7-|
|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|

VERSE:
Am F
No accomodation in Abu-Dhabi
Am F
There's men from every nation here for the derby
Eb
Blow your whistle, bang on a gong
Am
The price of oil goes up before long
F Am
They'll be getting rich and getting strong

CHORUS:
Am
Fly together we'll fly concorde
F
Come in they're burning it all aboard
D G
You want to go first class, you better save at last
E
Get to the Abu Dhabi
You want a mansion in Beverly Hills
You want a wedding with all the frills
You want daddy to pay, you better tell him today
Get to the Abu Dhabi

| x2 rpt
| Am F |
|-------------------------|
|-3-5-6-5-3-5-6---------3-|
|---------------2-2-2-5---|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|

VERSE: (with Intro as above - continued)
Well tell me the cheeks in our cheek
Trusted leaders, business men
Pass the lira, the lira and the yen
The Abu Dhabi, derby's here again

CHORUS:
Fly together we'll fly concorde
Come in they're burning it all aboard
You want to go first class, you better save at last
Get to the Abu Dhabi
You want a mansion in Beverly Hills
You want a wedding with all the frills
You want daddy to pay, you better come today
Get to the Abu Dhabi

Am F
|-----3---3-------3---3-------3---3-------3---3---|
|---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-|
|-2-----------2-----------------------------------|
|-------------------------3-----------3-----------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|

C G Am
|---5-3---3-------3---3-----5-3---3-------3---3--------|
|-------5---5---3---3---5-------5---5---3---3----------|
|-------------------------0-----------0---------4-5(b)-|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|-3-----------3----------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|

CHORUS:
x3 then
|---------------|------|
|---------------|------|
|--------7-9-14-|-12-9-|
|-7-/-10-x-x--x-|--x-x-|
|-x---x--5-7-12-|-10-7-|
|-5-/-8---------|------|

Fly together, we'll fly concorde
Come in they're burning it up all aboard
You want to go first class, you better save at last
Get to the Abu Dhabi
You want a mansion in Beverly Hills
You want a wedding with all the frills
You want daddy to pay, you better come today
Get to the Abu Dhabi

OUTRO:
x2 | | x2 rpt |
Am F | | Am F | Eb * hammer and pull off
|-0-0-0-1-1-1-|-0-|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------|---|-3-5-6-5-3-5-6---------3-|-*3h4*-4-3---3-3h4p3---3h4-|
|-------------|---|---------------2-2-2-5---|-----------5---------5-----|
|-------------|---|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------|---|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------|---|-------------------------|---------------------------|


CHORDS:
Am x02210
F 133211
Eb xx1343
D xx0232
G 320033
E 022100
C x32010
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