*** JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR***
by Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice
All Chords and Lyrics!!!!
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 SIDE ONE
 Overture
 Heaven On Their Minds
 What's The Buzz
 Strange Thing Mystifying
 Everything's Alright
 
This Jesus Must Die
Click album for Performer List  SIDE THREE
 The Last Supper
 Gethsemane (I only want to say)
 The Arrest
 Peter's Denial
 Pilate and Christ
 
King Herod's Song
 SIDE TWO
 Hosanna
 Simon Zealotes
 Poor Jerusalem
 Pilate's Dream
 The Temple
 I Don't Know How to Love Him
 
Damned For All Time/Blood Money
 SIDE FOUR
 Judas' Death
 Trial Before Pilate (incl. 39 lashes)
 Superstar
 The Crucifixion
 
John Nineteen Forty-One
 Additional Chords and Lyrics from the 1973 movie  
"Could We Start Again, Please?"

"Then We Are Decided"
 Additional Detailed Tablature  
 Tablature to "Overture"
Vocal improv end of "Heaven On Their Minds"
Bass line to "This Jesus Must Die"
Acoustic picking to "Pilates Dream"
Dist. elec. guitar & flute opening to "Damned For All Time"
Bass line to "Damned For All Time / Blood Money"
Acoustic picking to opening of "The Last Supper"
 JCS MIDI Files 
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*SIDE ONE*


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1-1 Overture

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Click for tablature to "Overture"   
It  pretty much consists of: 
1. Trial Before Pilate, with no vocals and some chords missing (C# in climbing section) and 
    parts left out (Where are you from Jesus?  What do you want Jesus? Tell me...),then
2. The "Superstar Theme" in D (D G/D, C/D, G/D), and then
3. Distant angelic ahhs doing the melody of Judas singing "On Thursday night you'll find him where you want him" twice
4. Soft strings doing "So long Judas. Poor old Judas" 

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1-2 Heaven On Their Minds

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                     (x means to pick the muted G string)
[guitar riff] G|----7-xx8-x5-x77|----7-xx8-x5-x77| repeat &
              D|0-0-(let ring)--|0-0-(let ring)--| repeat

[Use these suggested chord forms on the opening so that the chords and the "main riff"
can be played by one person on one guitar at the same time. Let the chords ring.] 
(The very first D and G chords are mimicing VERY low voicings on Piano and used only once.
                The rest are around the 5th fret to 7th fret.
      The "" shows notes used to play the riff at the same time)
  D*     G*         F      G      Dm     Em    D7sus
x0023x x2003x     xx0768 xx0787 xx0765 xx0787 xxo788 
||||| |||||     ||||| ||||| ||||o ||||| |||||
|||o|| |o||||     ||||o| |||||| ||||o| |||||| ||||||
||||o| ||||o|     |||o|| |||o|o |||o|| |||o|o |||o||
||||| |||||     ||||o |||o| ||||| |||o| |||oo

[Chords shown in the opening are Piano chords played over guitar riff]
                    D*          G*   F            G
Judas:   My mind is clearer now - at last all too well
------         Dm           G              Dm    F 
         I can see where we all soon will be
       Dm                 Dm   F             G
         If you strip away the myth from the man
                  Dm           Em            F    D7sus
         You will see where we all soon will be
         Dm         D7sus
         Jesus!   >>   >>   >>  [repetitive lead line begins (see ** below)]     
                  Dm     
         You've started to believe  
               Em     
         The things they say of you 
              F  
         You really do believe
                G                 Dm
         This talk of God is true

         And all the good you've done
         Will soon get swept away
         You've begun to matter more
         Than the things you say    
               

**[repetitive lead line (below)
 fades in at "JESUS!!" and repeats until "Listen Jesus..."]
     1    2    3    4   1   2   3   4
 e|-------8-----------------------------|
 B|--8b10------10r8-6--8--8-8-----------|
 G|-----------------------------7-------|
 D|-------------------------------------|

and sometimes
     1    2    3    4   1   2   3   4
 e|-------8-----------------------------|
 B|--8b10------10r8-6--8----------------|
 G|-----------------------7-7---7-------|
 D|-------------------------------------|


[guitar covering the horn part (after "...matter more than the things you say")]
        e|--------------------|------10-11-8--10---|
        B|------10-11-8--10---|------10-11-8--10---|      |*Note: Fsus4/6 is like a      |
        G|------7--8--5--7----|------7--8--5--7----|      |Bb bar over an F bar chord.   |
        D|-0-0-(let ring)-----|-0-0-(let ring)-----|      |Then release to F and         |
                                                          |hammer-on the 3rd (Ab to A).  |
         Dm                      F          *Fsus4/6  F   |Gsus4/6 is a C bar over G bar.|
            Listen Jesus I don't like what I see          |Then release to G and         |
         Dm                       G    *Gsus4/6  G        |hammer-on the 3rd (Bb to B).  |
            All I ask is that you listen to me            |The 4/6 comps the piano parts |
         Bb              C                              F           A Asus A  
            And remember - I've been your right hand man all along
                     Dm                   Dm/C
            You have set them all on fire
         Bb                    F               *Fsus4/6  F
            They think they've found the new Messiah                        
                        Dm                 A7           BbM7       Dm9
            And they'll hurt you when they find they're wrong
            
                              BbM7                     Dm
                              1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  |1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8
[piano arranged for guitar] e|10-------10-------10----|8--------8--------8----|
                            B|10-------10-------------|8--------8-------------|
                            G|---12-10----12-10----10-|---10-9-----10-9-----9-|
                            
            I remember when this whole thing began
            No talk of God then - we called you a man
            And believe me - my admiration for you hasn't died
            But every word you say today
            Gets twisted 'round some other way
            And they'll hurt you if they'll think you've lied
            
                              1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  |1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8
[piano arranged for guitar] e|6--------6--------6-----|5--------5--------5----|
                            B|6--------6--------------|5--------5-------------|
                            G|---9--7-----9--7-----7--|---7--5-----7--5-----5-| 

[in 7/8]   |1  2  3   4    5  6   7  |1    2    3    4     5    6   7   |
            Bb             F         |Gm                   Dm 
            Naza-reth your famous son should have stayed a great unknown
            Gm              Dm/A
            Like his father carving wood
            A7                  Dm
            He'd have made good!
            Tables, chairs and oaken chests would have suited Jesus best
            He'd have caused nobody harm
            No one alarm!

[back to 4/4]
            Listen Jesus do you care for your race,
            Can't you see we must keep in our place
            We are occupied - Have you forgotten how put down we are?
            I am frightened by the crowd
            For we are getting much too loud
            And they'll crush us if we go to far.
                                                
                                                If we  go-oh-oh-oh       to-oo 
                              1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  |1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8
[piano arranged for guitar] e|10-------10-------10----|8--------8--------8----|
                            B|10-------10-------------|8--------8-------------|
                            G|---12-10----12-10----10-|---10-9-----10-9-----9-|

                              far________________________________________ 
                            e|6--------6--------6-----|5--------5--------5----|
                            B|6--------6--------------|5--------5-------------|
                            G|---9--7-----9--7-----7--|---7--5-----7--5-----5-|
                            
[notes of melody to previous line]
  Bb C  D  F  G  A   A  A  G-A-G F-G-F E-F E-F-E D-E-D
  If we go-oh-oh-oh  to-oo far________________________ 
  
         
[Instrumental section to "Nazareth your famous son..." chords]
[in 7/8]    (Play section below twice)
   Bb      F      Gm      Dm     Gm      Dm/A   A7      Dm
   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 |1 2 3 4 5 6 7 |1 2 3 4 5 6 7 |1 2 3 4 5 6 7
e|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
 B|--6--6--------|--------------|--------------|--5--5--6-----|
 G|7--7--7-5-----|--7--7--------|--7--7--------|----------7-7-|
 D|----------7---|8--8--8-7-----|8--8--8-------|7--7--7-------|
 A|------------8-|----------8---|--------8-7-5-|--------------|
 E|--------------|------------10|--------------|--------------|

Hear a MIDI file of the above instrumental section!


                   Listen Jesus to the warning I give,
                   Please remember that I want us to live
                   But it's sad to see our chances weakening with every hour....
                   All your followers are blind,
                   Too much heaven on their minds
                   It was beautiful but now it's
                   BbM7            Dm         Repeat & Fade BbM7 & Dm
                   sour, Yes it's ah-all... go-ah-one
                   sour ......................
                   Oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh,...
                   God ah ah ah!  Jesus!   ,Cause it's
                   all....      gone sour
                   Listen Jesus to the warning I give
                   Can't you know that I'm warning...
                   C'mon, c'mon  listen to
                   me ahhh! ah ah ah ah Ahhh! ah ah ah aha ha ha
                   Oh oh oh oh oh oh
                   Won't you listen to me. 
(Click for tab to ending vocal improve)
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(with the stupendous bass line!)

1-3 What's the Buzz?

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 misc. chord hints:                         
  A7       D9                D7
575655   x54555  sometimes x5453x
o|o|oo	 ||o|||            ||||o|
|||o||	 |o|ooo            ||o|||
|o||||   ||||||            |o|o||

Bethany, Friday night

                   A7
Apostles:   What's the buzz?  Tell me what's a'happening?
---------   D9
            What's the buzz?  Tell me what's a'happening? (4x thru)

         A (stop)
Jesus:   Why should you want to know?
------                            D9 
         Don't you mind about the future,
                                 A7
         Don't you try to think ahead
         Save tomorrow for tomorrow,
         Think about today instead

Apostles:   What's the buzz?  Tell me what's a'happening? (4x)
Jesus:   Oo yeah, I could give you facts and figures -

Apostles:   When do we ride into Jerusalem? (4x)
Jesus:   I could give you plans and forecasts
------   Even tell you where I'm going - yea, alright

Apostles:   When do we ride into Jerusalem? (4x)

Jesus:   Why should you want to know?
------   Why are you obsessed with fighting?
         Times and fates you can't defy?
         If you knew the path we're riding
         You'd understand it less than I!

Apostles:   What's the buzz?  Tell me what's a'happening? (4x)

Mary M.:   Let me try to cool down your face a bit ... (8x)
Jesus: (speak/sings as Mary sings above) Oo yeah, that feels nice, Oh oh oh so nice...
------ (Jesus screams) AHHHHH! Oh My my my...

Jesus:   Mary oo-oo that is good - while you prattle through your supper
------   Where and when and who and how
         She alone has tried to give me
         Umm, What I need right here and now!

Apostles:   What's the buzz?  Tell me what's a'happening? (12x)

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1-4 Strange Thing Mystifying

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[misc. chord hints for section below:]
  Cm      G/D       C/D  
x35543   x55433   x5O553 
|o|||o	 ||||oo   |||||o 
||||o|	 |||o||   |||||| 
||oo||   |oo|||   |o|oo| 



       G             G7                   C    Cm
Judas:   It seems to me a strange thing   mystifying
------          G/D / /   / / /   / /  
         That a man like you         
             C/D / /  / / /  / / 
         can waste his time 
            C/D / /  / / /  / /    G  
         on women         of her   kind!
         Yes I can understand that she amuses,
         But to let her stroke you, kiss your hair is hardly in your line.

                       F   C              G 
         It's not that I object to her profession 
 



[guitar lick]   1   2     3   4   [played to G above after "profession"]
             e|------------------|
             B|---3--------------|
             G|-----2b4-0-------0|
             D|------------------| 
             A|-----------3-2-3--|
             E|-3----------------|
             


                 F              C          F                 G
         But she doesn't fit in well with what you teach and say
                    F                 C     G 
         It doesn't help us if you're inconsistent      
                   F              C       F           G
         They only need a small excuse to put us all away.
         Ab      Bb  Fm   
Jesus:   Who are you   to criticize her?
------   Who are you   to despise her?
         Ab         Bb    Fm
         Leave her, Leave her, let her be now
         Leave her, Leave her, she's with me now
         Ab Bb   Fm    /  /       Ab   Bb  Fm   /    /
         If your slate is clean - then you can throw stones
         If your slate is not -   then leave her alone 




[Instrumental guitar Riff in C]- C / / / | C / / / | C / / / | G / / C |

      |1   2   3   4   |1   2   3   4   |1   2   3   4   |1   2   3   4
     G|--------5-----3-|5-3-5-3---------|--------5-----3-|5-3-5-3-----3---|
     D|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------5-|
     A|3---------------|--------6-------|3---------------|--------6-------|
     E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
                     
     G|--------5-----3-|5-3-5-3---------|----------------|2-4-5-----------|
     D|----------------|----------------|----------2-4-5-|----------------|
     A|3---------------|--------6-------|----2-3-5-------|----------------|
     E|----------------|----------------|3-5-------------|----------------| 


      Cm                               Fm                       Bbm7
      I'm amazed that men like you can be so shallow, thick and slow
      Bbm7                            G    (G  G     G  G A    B  C - single notes)
      There's not a man among you who knows or cares if I come or go
      Ab        Bb  Fm   
All   No you're wro-ong!   You're very wrong! (4x)
----  Ab  Bb  Fm  /   /       Ab  Bb  Fm  /   /      
      How can you say that?   How can you say that?
      Ab  Bb  Ab  /   /       Ab  Bb  Ab  /   /  
      How can you say that?   How can you say that?  
      
     Cm / / / | Fm / / Bbm | Bbm7 / / / | G / / C | (with guitar lead below)
Jesus:   Not one - not one of you  ! 
     Cm                                      Fm                            Bbm
     1    2    3    4    1    2    3    4    1    2    3    4    1    2    3    4
   e|-------------------|-------------------|----------13---13--|15---13------------|
   B|16-----15-13---13--|-----13------------|-------13----------|-------------------|
   G|-------------------|15-----------------|------13-----------|----------15-------|
   D|-------------------|----------17---17--|15---15------------|-------------------|
   A|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
   E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|

     Bbm7                                    G                             C          
     1    2    3    4    1    2    3    4    1     2     3     4     1     2    3    4
   e|13-----11----------|-------------------|-----------------------|------------------|
   B|----------14---11--|-----11------------|-----------------------|10-12-13----------|
   G|-------------------|13-----------------|12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|------------------|
   D|-------------------|----------15---15--|-----------------------|------------------|
   A|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------------|------------------|
   E|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------------|------------------|
                                              (2nd guitar - played with line above)  
                                           G|-----------------------|2--4--5-----------|
                                           D|---------------2--4--5-|------------------|
                                           A|------2--3--5----------|------------------|
                                           E|3--5-------------------|------------------|
 
Here is where "Then We Are Decided" is in the movie.


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1-5 Everything's Alright


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In 5/4 time

  intro (organ melody)    
  E              A         E              A            
  1    2    3    4    5    1    2    3    4    5     
e|---12-----12------------|17-16-------------------|   
B|------------------------|-----17---17---15---14--|    
G|13------13-----14---16--|--------16--16----------|    
D|------------------------|------------------------|  
A|------------------------|------------------------|   
E|------------------------|------------------------|  

  E              A         E              A            
  1    2    3    4    5    1     2    3    4    5    
e|-------------------------|----------17-16-----------|      
B|-------------------------|-------17------17-17---15-|       
G|16-----16---16-----------|------16------------16----|        
D|---14-----18--14---------|-----14-------------------|      
A|---------------17---16---|16-14---------------------|   
E|-------------------------|--------------------------|    


[misc. chord hints]
[Slash chords (in parentheses) are for playing the chords and bass on one guitar]
[They are not necessary otherwise just use E, B7, C#m, and A]
  E      (E/Ab)    (E/A)     B7     (B7/C)    C#m     (C#m/B)    A     (A/B)
022100   4x2100   x02100   x24242   x34242   x46654   746454   x02220  x22220 
|||o||   |||o||	  |||o||   |o|o|o   |||o|o   |o|o|o   |o|o|o   ||||||  ||||||
|oo|||   ||o|||   ||o|||   ||||||   |o||||   ||||o|   ||||o|   ||ooo|  |oooo|
||||||   ||||||   ||||||   ||o|o|   ||o|o|   ||oo||   ||o|||   ||||||  ||||||
         o|||||                                       o|||||

         
            E                       B7
[bass gtr.- E              Ab  A    B               B  C]   
Mary M.:    Try not to get worried, try not to turn on to
---------   C#m                     A
[bass gtr.- C#              C#  B   A         A   B]
            Problems that upset you ah, don't you know
            E            A        A/B  E                A   A/B
            Ev'rything's alright, yes, ev'rything's fine
            And we want you to sleep well tonight
            Let the world turn without you tonight
            If we try we'll get by so forget all about us tonight

Apostles' women:   Ev'rything's alright, yes, ev'rything's alright, yes

            E                             B7
Mary M.:    Sleep and I shall soothe you, calm you and anoint you
---------   C#m                         A   
            Myrrh for your hot forehead ah, then you'll feel
            E            A        A/B  E                A   A/B
            Ev'rything's alright, yes, ev'rything's fine
            And it's cool and the ointment's sweet
            For the fire in your head and feet
            Close your eyes, close your eyes
            And relax think of nothing tonight.

Apostles' women:   Ev'rything's alright, yes, ev'rything's alright, yes
----------------

[misc. chord hints:]  
    BARRED
     Em          C         Cadd9/D   Em7        B7       Cadd9          C/D  or C/D
   o79987      8  988      xxo98   o79787     797877       x           x 988   xx0988
7th|o|||o  8th o|||oo  8th ||||o|  |o|o|o 7th o|o|oo 8th o|||o|       ||||oo   ||||oo  
   ||||o|      |||o||      |||o||  ||||o|     |||o||     |||o||       |||o||   |||o|| 
   ||oo||      |oo|||      |||||o  ||o|||     |o||||     |o|||o  10th o|o|||   |||||| 
                                   |||||o  
or Alt. OPEN CHORDS    
    Cadd9     C/D 
    32030    xx0010
    ||||||   ||||o|   
    ||o|||   ||||||  
    |o||o|   ||||||                    

         Em                  D      C                  Am
Judas:   Woman your fine ointment - brand new and expensive
------   Em              C     Cadd9/D   Em7        B7
         Could have been saved for  the  poor.
         Em                 D      C                       Am
         Why has it been wasted?   We could have raised maybe 
         Em                   Cadd9 C/D   Em   
         Three hundred silver pieces  or  more.
         Am             D7      G              C7    
         People who are hungry, people who are starving
         B      Em/B      A/B  B        A/B  B   A/B   B7  
         Matter more than your feet and hair!

Mary M.:    Try not to get worried, try not to turn on to
---------   Problems that upset you ah, don't you know
            Ev'rything's alright, yes, ev'rything's fine
            And we want you to sleep well tonight
            Let the world turn without you tonight
            If we try we'll get by so forget all about us tonight.

Apostles' women:   Ev'rything's alright, yes, ev'rything's alright, yes

Jesus:   Surely you're not saying we have the resources
------   Em               C     C/D   Em   
         To save the poor from  their lot?
         There will be poor always, pathetically struggling -
         Em               Cadd9  Cadd9/D   Em7   
         Look at the good things      you've got!
         Think!  While you still have me
         Move!  While you still see me
         You'll be lost, you'll be so sorry (so-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-ry) when I'm gone

Mary M.:    Sleep and I shall soothe you, calm you and anoint you
---------   Myrrh for your hot forehead, ah, then you'll feel
            E7             A7        E7                 A7
            Ev'rything's alright yes ev'rything's fine
            And it's cool and the ointment's sweet
            For the fire in your head and feet
            Close your eyes, close your eyes
            And relax think of nothing tonight___________
                       E7               A7         E7               A7
            Close your eyes, close your eyes and relax...
            Close your eyes, close your eyes and relax...
            Close your eyes, close your eyes and relax... (repeat 25 more times)
All: (singing w/Mary)  Ev'rything's   alright, yes,  ev'rything's alright, yes... 
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1-6 This Jesus Must Die

-----------------------   Jerusalem, Sunday

[misc. chord hints:]  
Abdim     Fdim  or  Fdim    Ddim/B    G7/B 
4201xx   1234xx    123131   789797   789787
|||o||   o|||||    o||o|o   o||o|o   o||o|o 
|o||||   |o||||    |o||||   |o||||   |o||o| 
||||||   ||o|||    ||o|o|   ||o|o|   ||o|||
o|||||   |||o||                   

        Abdim                          Abdim  
Priest I:   Good Caiaphas, the council waits for you,
---------          Abdim                   Abdim           
            The pharisees and priests are here for you!

        Abdim        Fdim                            Fdim   
Caiaphas:   Ah gentlemen, you know why we are here
---------                  Ddim/B                  G7/B     Ddim/B
            We've not much time and quite a problem here

                   Ddim/B              Ddim/B 
(single notes)   E F  B   C E  F     E F  B   C E  F     
Mob (outside):   Hosanna! Superstar! Hosanna! Superstar
--------------
[horn]             Ab_____Bb___B___    Ab_____Bb___B
(2 part vocal)        C#  C Ab Bb    E F  C#  C Ab Bb 
                 E F  B   C E  F     E F  B   C E  F     
                 Hosanna! Superstar! Hosanna! Superstar!

         Fm7/6    Bb7 
        131131   x13131  
        o|oo|o   |o|o|o	 
        ||||||   ||||||  
        |o||o|   ||o|o|  
                 
         Fm7/6          Bb7            Fm7/6             Bb7
Annas:   Listen to that howling mob of blockheads in the street!
------     Fm6               Bb7            Fm6                Bb7   
         A trick or two with lepers and the whole town on its feet

[vocal]  F  F  Ab F  F  (octave unison)
[chords] Bb Bb E  Bb Bb (chords best played low with no 3rd) 
All:     He is dangerous!
----
 (single notes)   B Ab  E      C# A E
 Mob (outside):   Jesus Christ Superstar -
 -------------
[vocal]  F  F  Ab F  F  (octave unison)
[chords] Bb Bb E  Bb Bb (chords with no 3rd) 
All:     He is dangerous!
----
 (single notes)    D    B  D    C#     B   A    B   Ab  E
 Mob (outside):    Tell us that you're who they say you are
 --------------

  G/B      C      A/C#       D     B/Eb     Em      F/E   
x20003   x32010  x4222x   x57775  x6444x   x79987  08   x
||||||   ||||o|	 ||ooo|   |o|||o  ||ooo|   |o|||o  |o|||| 
|o||||   ||o|||  ||||||   ||||||  ||||||   ||||o|  ||||||  
|||||o   |o||||  |o||||   ||ooo|  |o||||   ||oo||  ||ooo|  
 
                G/B       C                 A/C#         D   
Priest 2:   The man is in town right now to whip up some support
--------
              B/Eb           Em             Fm/E          Em    
Priest 2:   A rabble rousing mission that I think we must abort
--------
(vocal)  F  F  Ab F  F  (octave unison)
[chords] Bb Bb E  Bb Bb (chords with no 3rd) 
All:     He is dangerous!
----
 (single notes)   B Ab  E      C# A E
 Mob (outside):   Jesus Christ Superstar
 -------------
All:   He is dangerous!
---
          Fm  
Priest 2:   Look, Caiaphas - they're right outside our yard
--------  Fm 
Priest 3:   Quick, Caiaphas - go call the Roman guard...
--------  Fm      Fm                Ab                         Bb    
Caiaphas:   No wait - we need a more permanent solution to our problem...
---------
(with tempo and COOL bass line) [ Click here for tab to COOL bass line ]
            Fm           C        C7       Fm
Annas:      What then to do about Jesus of Nazareth
------      Ab      Bb          Eb7     Ab
            Miracle wonderman - hero of fools?
            Fm           C        C7       Fm 
Priest 2:   No riots, no army, no fighting, no slogans...
---------   Ab             Bb           C7
Caiaphas:   One thing I'll say for him: Jesus is cool.
---------
Priest 1:   We dare not leave him to his own devices
---------   His half-witted fans will get out of control

Priest 3:   But how can we stop him?  His glamour increases
---------   By leaps every minute - he's top of the poll.

            Db                Ab
Caiaphas:   I see bad things arising
---------       Gb7         Fm                 C            Db
            The crowd crown him King which the Romans would ban

            Db                 Ab
            I see blood and destruction
                Gb7  Fm       C7           Fm
            Our elimination because of one man
            Fm          C           C7           Fm
            Blood and destruction because of one man!
              Ab       Bb       Eb7          Ab
All:        Because, because, because of one man
----            Fm   C        C7           Fm
Caiaphas:   Our elimination because of one man
---------     Ab       Bb       C7                                         Fm 
All:        Because, because, because of one, 'cause of one, 'cause of one man.
----
Priest 3:   What then to do about this Jesus-mania?
---------
Annas:      How do we deal with the carpenter king?
------
Priest 3:   Where do we start with a man who is bigger
---------   Then John was when John did his Baptism thing?

Caiaphas:   Fools! You have no perception
---------   The stakes we are gambling are frighteningly high!
            We must crush him completely -
            So like John before him, this Jesus must die
            For the sake of the nation this Jesus must die

All:        Must die, must die, this Jesus must die
----
Caiaphas:   So like John before him, this Jesus must die
---------
All:        Must die, must die, this Jesus must, Jesus must, Jesus must die!
----

*SIDE TWO*


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2-1 Hosanna

-----------------------
         G       D7        G
Crowd:   Hosanna Hey Sanna Sanna Sanna Ho
------         Bb              Eb
         Sanna Hey Sanna Ho Sanna
             Ebm              Em
         Hey JC, JC won't you smile at me?
               Cm       Ab  D    G
         Sanna Ho Sanna Hey Superstar

                     Cm           B/F#        Cm          B/F#
Caiaphas:   Tell the rabble to be quiet we an-ti-cipate a riot
[melody --- G    G   F# G   G# G  F# B  B  D# F# G G#   G F# - horns + strings, too]

                        Bb    B5                     Bb    G7 
            This common crowd            is much too loud
[melody --- F#   F# G   F(octave lower)  F# F#   G   F(octave lower)- horns + strings]
            
            Tell the mob who sing your song that they are fools and they are wrong
            They are a curse, they should disperse!
            
       C       G7        C              
       Hosanna Hey Sanna Sanna Sanna Ho
             Eb              Ab  
       Sanna Hey Sanna Ho Sanna!
             Abm             Am   
       Hey, JC, JC, You're alright by me
             Fm       Db   G    C  
       Sanna Ho Sanna Hey, Superstar!

         G                     D7             G
Jesus:   Why waste your breath moaning at the crowd?
------   Bb             F                Bb        BbM7
         Nothing can be done to stop the shouting!
     Gm     Gm6   Dm                   A                    D    
         If every tongue was still the noise would still continue
    A                  D                A               D   D/C   Bm  D7/A
         The rocks and stones themselves would start to sing:

                      G       D7        G
Crowd (with Jesus):   Hosanna Hey Sanna Sanna Sanna Ho
-------------------         Bb              Eb         
[with slower tempo]   Sanna Hey Sanna Ho Sanna
                           Ebm             Em    
                      Hey JC, JC won't you fight for me?
                            Cm       Ab  D    G
                      Sanna Ho Sanna Hey Superstar
                      

[Instr.]  D7              (lead: DD D F# A DD)   
          G/D             (lead: DD D F# A DD)   
          Am/add4         (lead: C-B-A-B  C-B-A-B
          D7              (lead: C-D-E-F#)       
          G  C#b5addb9  G (lead: G  C#-C#-G)        
                                                  
[Instrumental - same as above in tab for guitar] 
           D7                      G/D      
[guitar]e|-----------------10-10-|-----------------10-10-|
        B|--------------10-------|--------------10-------|
        G|-----------11----11-11-|-----------11----12-12-|
        D|-12-12--12-------------|-12-12--12-------------|            (chord hint)
                                                                        C#b5addb9  
           Am/add4                 D7            G   C#b5(addb9) G       x4563x 
[guitar]e|-------------------------------12-14-|-15-----------------|    ||||o|
        B|-13-12----12-13-12----12-13-15-------|--------------------| 4th|o||||
        G|-------14----------14----------------|-----6--------6-----|    ||o|||
        D|-------------------------------------|-----------------5--|    |||o|| 

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2-2 Simon Zealotes

----------------------- 

[horn]  D D D           G G G           C C C    D  D  D      F  D  D              2x VERY slow
     e|---------------|---------------|-8-8-8----10-10-10---|-13-10-10---------|
     B|-3-3-3---------|-8-8-8---------|---------------------|------------------|
        1     2  3  4   1     2  3  4   1     2  3        4   1        2  3  4   

[piano]  Gm   F   Eb  (4x)
[guitar to simulate piano melody - play 4x w/piano chords above]
    Gm            F            Eb         hp s (hammer-on\pull-off, then slide)     
 e|-10-8-----10-|-8----------|----------|-------------|  
 B|-11-10-11-11-|-10-11-10-6-|-8-6----8-|-686----6----| 
 G|-------12----|----12-10-7-|-8-7-8--8-|-787-8--7--8-| 
 D|-------------|------------|-----10---|-----10---10-|

[play section below twice thru]
[horn]    D D D____         G G G____         C C C__ D D D__   F D D____ 
[chords]          D7              G/D                 C/D               D7  
[bass] A|-5-----5-0-3---5-|---5-0-3-5-------|-5-----5-0-3---5-|---5-0-3-5-------|
          1   2   3   4     1   2   3   4     1   2   3   4     1   2   3   4    




G7aug9     C7     or  G7aug9     C7    
3x5466   x35353       x-9--x   8--988  
o|||||   |o|o|o	      ||o|||   o|||oo  
|||o||   ||||||   10th|o|o||   |||o||  
||o|||   ||o|o|       ||||o|   |ooo||  
||||oo


        
         G          G7aug9  C        C7  
Crowd:   Christ, you know I love you
------   Did you see I waved?
         I believe in you and God
         So tell me that I'm saved
         Christ, you know I love you! Did you see I waved?
         I believe in you and God so tell me that I'm saved 

[bass]      D_________________C C# D______________________C C# D_
[horn]      DDD        GGG        CCC      DDD      F DDD
(D bass thru)     D7           G/D         C/D           Dsus4 D                             
            Jesus I am with you - Touch me touch me Jesus
            Jesus I am on your side - Kiss me kiss me Jesus
            

[chord suggestions]
            
 G7aug9    F7       Eb7    OR    G7aug9      C#/F     Eb7       Ab/Eb     Eb
3x5466   1x3124   xx1323         x-9--x     x8-8-8    6564         8      888 
o|||||   o|o|o|   ||o|||         ||o|||  8th|o|o|o   ||||o|     |||o||  ||ooo|
|||o||   |||o||   ||||o|     10th|o|o||     ||||||   ||o|||     ||||o|  ||||||
||o|||   |o||||   |||o|o         ||||o|     ||o|o|   |o|o||     ||o|||  ||||||
||||oo                                                          o||||*  o||||*


                      G7aug9      F7         Eb7      (single low notes - Eb F G Bb   G)
Simon:   Christ, what more do you need to convince you
------   That you've made it and you're easily as strong
         As the filth from Rome who rape our country
                    Eb7            F             Bb
         And who've terrorized our people for so long?

Crowd:   Christ, you know I love you - Did you see I waved?
------   I believe in you and God so tell me that I'm saved
            Jesus I am with you
            Touch me touch me Jesus
            Jesus I am on your side
            Kiss me kiss me Jesus

        G7aug9        F9        Eb        Eb  Ab/Eb  Eb
Simon:  There must be over fifty thousand
------  Screaming love and more for you
        And everyone of fifty thousand
        Would do whatever you ask him to
        Eb7       F7            C
        Keep them yelling their devotion
        But add a touch of hate at Rome
        Eb7      F         Bb
        You will rise to a greater power
        Ab      Eb/G   Eb       Bb7
        We will win ourselves a home
        Ab             Eb/G   Eb     Bb7
        You'll get the power and the glory
         For ever and ever and ever
        For you'll get the power and the glory
         For ever and ever and ever
        You'll get the power and the glory
         For ever and ever and ever   (Amen! Amen!)
         For ever and ever and ever   (Amen! Amen!)
         For ever and ever and ever   (Amen! Amen!)
         For ever and ever and ever   (Amen! Amen!)
         For ever and ever and ever
       (Amen! Amen!)

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2-3 Poor Jerusalem

----------------------- 
                 Gm         Fadd9         Eb7
Jesus:   Neither you Simon, nor the fifty thousand
------   Nor the Romans, nor the Jews,
             Gm             Fadd9           Eb               Eb7    
         Nor Judas, nor the Twelve, nor the Priests, nor the Scribes,
             Eb       F         Bb
         Nor doomed Jerusalem itself
         Ab   Eb/G       Bb
         Understand what power is,
         Understand what glory is,
         Understand  at  all
         Understand  at  all...

[chords hints for next line]          
     Bbm     BbmM7    Bbm7       
   B|-6--     -6-     -6-  
   G|-6--     -6-     -6-  
   D|-8--     -7-     -6-           

     Bbm       BbmM7  Bbm7    Ebm        Ab       Bbm
            If you    knew    all that I knew, my poor Jerusalem
         B        F             F#7                      F#6  F#
            You'd see the truth but you close your eyes
      Ebm7  F7                 Bbm
            But you close your eyes
            
            While you live your troubles are many, poor Jerusalem
            To conquer death you only have to die,
            You only have to die

[piano arranged for guitar]            
   (...die)
       Bbm                                                 Bbm
       1  2  3  4   1  2  3  4   1  2  3  4   1  2  3  4   1 
    e|-6-----------|------------|------------|------------|--
    B|-6-----6--7--|---6--------|------------|------------|--
    G|-6-----------|8--------8--|6-----------|------------|--
    D|-8-----------|------10----|------------|------------|--
    A|-8-----------|------------|---8--8--9--|6--8--------|--
    E|-6-----------|------------|------------|------8-----|9- 
            

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2-4 Pilate's Dream

-----------------------
Pontius Pilate's house, Monday      

 misc. chord hints:                           Ab7
  Bbm    BbmM7    Bbm7     Ebm/Gb     F     EADGBE
EADGBE   EADGBE  EADGBE    EADGBE   EADGBE  xx3432   Ebm
688666   xx7666  xx6666    xx4342   xx3211  |||||o  x68876
o||ooo   |||ooo  ||oooo    |||||o   ||||oo  ||||||  |o|||o
||||||   ||o|||  ||||||    |||o||   |||o||  ||o|o|  ||||o|  
|oo|||   ||||||  ||||||    ||o|o|   ||o|||  |||o||  ||oo||

Click here for tablature of the picking pattern to the entire song
 
intro: Bbm  Bbm(sus4) 4x

     Bbm    BbmM7  Bbm7  Ebm       Ab
Pilate:   I dreamed    I met a Galilean -
------- Bbm
          A most amazing man
      B6     F                 Gb
          He had that look you very rarely find -
     Ebm/Gb  F                 Bbm
          The haunting, hunted kind

          I asked him to say what had happened
          How it all began
          I asked again - he never said a word
          As if he hadn't heard.

          Bb              Bb7              Ebm                
             And next the room was full of wild and angry men
             
          Ab                 Ab7               
   [bass- Ab                 Gb       F   Eb  Ab] 
             They seemed to hate this man -  (they...)
                   Db     [single notes:  Ab G Gb]  
             They fell on him and then
             F7
             They disappeared again

          Then I saw thousands of millions
          Crying for this man .
          And then I heard them mentioning my name
          And leaving me the blame

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2-5 The Temple

-----------------------        Hear my MIDI file of this song!  

intro: Gm                               Cm                            Gm  
      1   2   3   4   5   6   7         1   2   3   4   5   6   7     1 2 3 4 5 6 7
    G|7-7-7-7-7---5--5--3-3---3-| 2x  B|8-8-8-8-8---6--6--4-4---4-|  |same as      |
    D|8-8-8-8-8---7--7--5-5---5-|     G|8-8-8-8-8---7--7--5-5---5-|  |first measure|
  
        Gm                               Cm                                  Gm
        1   2   3   4   5   6   7   2x   1     2     3   4     5   6   7     1234567
      B|------------------------8-|    B|------------------------------13-|  |same as |
      G|--------------------7-----| 2x G|--------------------------12-----|  |previous|
      D|5-5-5-5-5---7-7-8---------|    D|10-10-10-10-10--12-12---13-------|  |measure |
[bass]  G G   G G   G G F Eb D        C  C     C  C   C  C    Bb Ab G 

[same as above written in note names]
[single notes] D \\\\ C\ Bb\\ Eb D  C      
[single notes] Bb\\\\ A\ G \\ (repeat 1x)   G   F Eb 
[chords]       Gm                           Cm         (repeat Gm) 
                         
MoneyLenders and Merchants:
         Gm (possibly G7aug9 instead of Gm everytime)                        
         Roll on up - for the price is down
         Gm
         Come on in - for the best in town
         Cm7
         Take your pick of the finest wine
         Gm
         Lay your bets on this bird of mine

         Roll on up - for the price is down
         Come on in - for the best in town
         Take your pick of the finest wine
         Lay your bets on this bird of mine

         Gm  (bass: G          F  Eb D)
         Name your price I got everything
         Gm
         Come on buy it's going fast
         Cm7
         Borrow cash on the finest terms
         Gm
         Hurry now it's going fast
         
         Roll on up - for the price is down
         Come on in - for the best in town
         Take your pick of the finest wine
         Lay your bets on this bird of mine
         
         Roll on up - for the price is down
         Come on in - for the best in town
         Take your pick of the finest wine
         Lay your bets on this bird of mine

         Gm7sus4 EADGBE xx5566   
         ||||||   
         ||oo||    
         ||||oo
         
         Gm7sus4  (bass: G     F Eb D)
         Name your price I got everything
         Gm7sus4  (bass: G     F Eb D)
         Come and buy it's all going fast
         Cm7
         Borrow cash on the finest terms
         Gm7sus4
         Hurry now while stocks still last
         
(Instrumental: same but in Em & Am)
(Bass plays GG-GG-F#F#-E-EE to the Em) Em Roll on up - for the price is down
         Come on in - for the best in town
         Am                  
         Take your pick of the finest wine Em Lay your bets on this bird of mine

         Roll on up - for the price is down
         Come on in - for the best in town

       E  (stop rhythm - hold chord)               Esus4/add6
Jesus:   My temple should be a house of prayer      022220
------ Esus4/add6                                   ||||||
         But you have made it a den of thieves      |oooo| 
       E                                            ||||||
         GET OUT!  Get out! 
               Em    Em7/D          Em/C    Em9/B Em/B
            My time       is almost through
          Am       Am/G    Am/F#   Am7/E
            Little left to do ...
          D       D/C      G/B         G
            After all I've tried for three years
          B7/A             B7  Em/B
            Seems like thirty,     seems like thirty ...

(Instr.)  C7  C7b5  B5  Bsus4 Em/B 
(guitar)e|-3---2-----2---0------0-------
        B|-1---1-----1---0------0-0-----
        G|-3---3-----4---4------0---2-0-  
        D|----------------------2-------  
        A|----------------------2------- 
         
         Em (slow tempo gradually increasing)           
Crowd:   See my eyes I can hardly see
------   See me stand I can hardly walk
         Am         
         I believe you can make me well 
         Em 
         See my tongue I can hardly talk
         
         See my skin I'm a mass of blood
         See my legs I can hardly stand
         I believe you can make me well
         See my purse I'm a poor man
         
         Will you touch will you mend me Christ?
         Won't you touch will you heal me Christ?
         Will you kiss you can heal me Christ?
         Won't you kiss won't you pay me Christ?
         
         Em 
Crowd:   See my eyes I can hardly see
------   See me stand I can hardly walk
         Am         
         I believe you can make me whole 
         Em 
         See my tongue I can hardly talk
         
         See my skin I'm a mass of blood
         See my legs I can hardly stand
         I believe you can make me well
         See my purse I'm a poor man
         
         Will you touch will you mend me Christ?
         Won't you touch will you heal me Christ?
         Will you kiss you can heal me Christ?
         Won't you kiss won't you pay me Christ?

(repeat 2nd Crowd verse 2 more times.
 On the last time Jesus sings the lines
 below over top of the Crowd verse.)

Jesus: Ooo, There's too many of you - don't push me
------   Ah, There's too little of me - don't, don't crowd me
         Umm, don't crowd me. Ahhhh!___________          
         Heal yourselves! 

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2-6 Everything's Alright / I Don't Know How To Love Him

----------------------- 
            D        (bass F#  G)   A7           (bass Bb)
Mary M.:    Try not to get worried, try not to turn on to
---------   Bm                  Bm/A G               G/A    
            Problems that upset you, well, don't you know
            D              G      G/A  D                G 
            Everything's alright, yes, everythings fine

         G/A   D                   G    G/A D     G 
Jesus:   And I think I shall sleep well to--night,
------   G/A     D                  G  G7/A D     G 
         Let the world turn without me to---night

            G7/A       D                G    
Mary M.:    Close your eyes, close your eyes
---------   G/A    D             G  G/A D     
            And forget all about us to--night
               ------------------------------
    intro:  D    G     D      G
            D G     D          G     D
Mary M.:    I don't know how to love him
--------- G                   A/D  A
            What to do how to move him
                      D/F#    A          D        A
            I've been changed yes really changed
                    F#m7     Bm  D6          F#m7    Bm   D6(Bm/D) 
            In this past few days   when I've seen myself
               G   D/F#  Em  D     A7    A
            I seem like  someone   else

            I don't know how to take this
            I don't see why he moves me
            He's a man, he's just a man
            And I've had so many men before
            In very many ways... 
        A   G    F#m  Em  D 
            He's just one more


[guitar tab for last line above ]
           A    G    F#m  Em   D 
(guitar)e|---5----3----2----0--2---
        B|---------------------3---
        G|-6----4----2----0----2---  
        D|---------------------0---  
        A|-------------------------    
        E|-5----3----2----0--------  
                He's just one  more


          G                        F#7                   Bm
            Should I bring him down, should I scream and shout
                     Bm/A     G                     D/A
            Should I speak of love, let my feelings out
                    C           G       D
            I never thought I'd come to this -
          G           D/F#  Em      Asus  A
            What's it all   about?


[guitar tab for piccolo melody starting at Em above]
          Em                                      Asus4     A                      
          1 2 3     4    1     2     3     4      1 2 3 4   1     2   3    4       
(guitar)e|---------------------12-10----15-14-----19-----17-17--------------------
        B|------------12-10----------12--------17---------------------------14----
        G|----12-11-9-------12---------------------------------14-14--14-16----14-

          D                    G     D
          1   2   3     4      1     2  
(guitar)e|-----------14-17-14--19----17-------------------------------------------
        B|15------15--------------------------------------------------------------
          Don't         You    think it's rather...



            Don't You think it's rather funny
            I should be in this position
            I'm the one who's always been
            So calm so cool, no lovers fool
            Running every show ...  
        A   G  F#m    Em D
            He scares me so

(Instrumental to "Should I bring..." G  F#7 Bm Bm/A G  D/A)

                    C           G       D
            I never thought I'd come to this -
          G           D/F#  Em      Asus  A
            What's it all   about?

            Yet if he said he loved me
            I'd be lost I'd be frightened
            I couldn't cope, just couldn't cope
            I'd turn my head I'd back away
              G   D/F# Em   D  A7    A
            I wouldn't want to know ...
        A   G  F#m    Em D 
            He scares me so !
            G F#m  Em  D 
            I want him so, 
            G F#m  Em  D     
            I love him so ...

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2-7a Damned For All Time/Blood Money

-----------------------   Tuesday

 misc. chord hints:                           
G7aug9    G7aug9    Eb      F       D7      G7       C7      F7
 9th      xx5466  x68886   8th     10th    10th     8th     8th
||o|||    |||o||  |o|||o  |o|||o  o|o|oo  |o|o|o   o|o|oo  |o|o|o
|o|o|| or ||o|||  ||||||  ||||||  |||o||  ||||||   |||o||  |||||| 
||||o|    ||||oo  ||ooo|  ||ooo|  |o||||  ||o|o|   |o||||  ||o|o|

 

[Intro: Click for tab to distorted guitar, flutes opening]
[bass: GG FF DD F                        D E F# G    C D E F ]
[chords:          G7aug9(Hendrix chord)  D7     G7   C7    F7 ]

[ Click here for tab to this KILLER bass line ]

                  GG FF DD     F       G7aug9   G7aug9 
Judas:   Now if I help  you it matters that you see
------   These sordid kind of things are coming hard to me
         It's taken me some time to work out what to do
         I weighed the whole thing out before I came to you
         I have no thought at all about my own reward 
         Eb                              F 
         I really didn't come here of my own accord
[bass:   D E F# G      C D E F ]
[chords: D7     G7     C7    F7 ] 
         Just   don't  say   I'm 
         Damned for    all   time

         I came because I had to I'm the one who saw
         Jesus can't control it like he did before.
         And further more I know that Jesus thinks so too
         Jesus wouldn't mind that I was here with you
         I have no thought at all about my own reward
         I really didn't come here of my own accord
         Just don't say I'm
         Damned for all time

[sax solo]

         Annas, you're a friend, a worldly man and wise,
         Caiaphas, my friend I know you sympathize
         Why are we the prophets?  Why are we the ones?
         Who see the sad solution - know what must be done
         I have no thought at all about my own reward
         I really didn't come here of my own accord
         Just don't say I'm
         Damned for all time

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2-7b Blood Money

-----------------------
[ Click here for tab to this KILLER bass line ]
         Gm           D         D7        Gm
Annas:   Cut the protesting, forget the excuses,
------      Bb        C           F          Bb 
         We want information, get up off the floor
            Gm          D          D7        Gm
Caiaphas:   We have the papers, we need to arrest him
------      Bb           C          D7          Gm 
            You know his movement - we know the law
                 Gm           D            D7     Gm
Annas:      Your help in this matter won't go unrewarded
------            Bb         C        F           Bb 
Caiaphas:   We'll pay you in silver - cash on the nail! 
---------      Gm           D              D7           Gm
            We just need to know where the soldiers can find him
                 Bb       C          
Annas:      With no crowd around him
------      D7            Gm
Caiaphas:   Then we can't fail.
---------
         Eb                      Bb
Judas:   I don't need your blood money!
------         Ab           Gm         D            Eb     
Caiaphas:   Oh that doesn't matter our expenses are good.
-------- Eb                      Bb
Judas:   I don't want your blood money!
------      Ab                    Gm        D7                Gm   
Caiaphas:   But you might as well take it - we think that you should
---------
Annas:      Think of the things you can do with that money 
------      Chose any charity give to the poor

Caiaphas:   We've noted your motives - we've noted your feelings
---------                                   C7
Annas:      This isn't blood money - it's a fee nothing,
------      C7           C7          Gm     
            Fee nothing, fee nothing more____________ (hold last note over drone F)
    
[drone F octaves - possibly fading in 5ths(C)]
Judas:   On Thursday night you'll find him where you want him
------   F                                    Bb  
         Far from the crowds in the Garden of Gethsemane

[notes]  F  E    C#  C     F      G    Ab  G     Bb  Eb   Eb
         On Thursday night you'll find him where you want him
         F   A    Bb  C      C  Db  Eb  F  Eb  Db C A  F   Bb Bb Bb 
         Far from the crowds in the Gar-ar-ar- de-n of Gethse-ma-ne


[Stacked harmony = F# F# C# A#  (on guitar - 2x46x6)] 
Choir:   Well done, Judas,
------   Good old Judas...

*SIDE THREE*


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3-1 The Last Supper

-----------------------  Thursday night  Tablature of acoustic picking to opening of "The Last Supper" 

            G              D/F#            Em        G/D
Apostles:   Look at all my trials and tribulations
---------   C            G/B            Am      D
            Sinking in a gentle pool of wine
            G                B7        Em      G7/D  
            Don't disturb me now I can see the answers
                      C                D               G      D
            Till this evening is this morning life is fine.

            G                 D          Em        G/D
            Always hoped that I'd be an apostle
            C                 G/B          Am       D
            Knew that I would make it if I tried
            G              B7          Em        G7  
            Then when we retire we can write the gospels
                       C           D                  G      
            So they'll still talk about us when we've died

             Gm
Jesus:   The end ...
(horn:)     Eb  F  F# G# A  Bb  B F# Eb E F F#        D      
(chords)    Eb     B     F      B    Abm              Gm  
         Is just a little harder when brought about by friends

(Same as above but shown in tab arranged for guitar)
(Numbers in parentheses are sustained notes from beat before)
       Eb      B        F       B        Abm              Gm 
     e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
     B|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
     G|------------1---|2---3---4-------|----------------|----------------|
     D|1---3---4-------|------------4---|1---2---3---4---|5---------------|
     A|1--(1)--2--(2)--|--------2--(2)--|----------------|----5---5-------|
     E|----------------|1--(1)----------|4--(4)-(4)-(4)--|3--(3)-(3)------|
(...Is just a  little   harder  when     brought about by friends)


      Gm     D       Gm Gmsus Gm  D7      
         For all you care      
      Gm      Cm   Cm7   Eb    Gm
         this wine could be my blood
      Gm     D7      Gm Gmsus D7 Gm      Cm Cm7      B     Gm/Bb Gm/D Gm 
         For all you care           this bread could be my body 
             Eb 
         The end! 
         Eb         Bb        
         This is my blood you drink 
         Ab         Gm       D
         This is my body you eat
                        Gm                 Cm  B   Gm7     D7
         If you would remember me when you eat and drink

            Gm(7?)            F    Eb                   C
            I must be mad thinking I'll be remembered - yes
            Gm(7?)        Eb9 Eb/F Gm7    D7
            I must be out of   my   head!
            Look at your blank faces!  My name will mean nothing
            Ten minutes after I'm dead! 
            Cm           F
            One of you denies me! 
            Bb           Eb 
            One of you betrays me -            
            
          D         Gm/D       C/D         D         Dsus4
        xx0775     xx0786     xx0889     xx0         xx0
     5fr|||||o  6fr|||||o  8fr||||oo 10fr||||oo  10fr||||oo 
        ||||||     |||o||     |||o||     |||o||      ||||||  
        |||oo|     ||||o|     ||||||     ||||||      |||o||

            D       Gm/D        C/D           D           Dsus4
Apostles:   Not I!  Who would!  Impossible!  What are you saying? 


[Instr. 2x] 1    2    3    4    5   |1    2    3    4    5 
[chords]    Gm7 /   / /    /    F   |Eb /    / /    Cm9  /
[melody]    G   G   G G    G    A   |Bb Bb  Bb Bb   Bb   C  

[chords]    Gm7 /   / /    Eb9 Eb/F|Gm7/    / /    /    D7
[melody]    D   D   D D    F Eb |D   
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
[Instr. - Same as above but in Tab for guitar - play 2x through]
[chords] Gm7               F |Eb Cm|Gm7           Eb9 Eb/F|Gm7/    
 in 5/4  1    2    3   4   5 |1    2    3   4   5 |1    2    3   4   5   |1 2 3 4 5 |
       e|--------------------|--------------------|10-10--10-10--13--11--|10--------|
       B|--------------------|11-11--11-11--11--13|----------------------|----------|
       G|12-12--12-12--12--14|--------------------|----------------------|----------| 
       

         Cm           F     Bb Eb 
Jesus:   Peter will deny me in just a few hours
------   Ab               Db        C                  Fm/C  
         Three times will deny me - and that's not all I see
         Bb/C            C       Cm               Eb Bb
         One of you here dining, one of my twelve chosen
         Cm              Eb   Bb
         Will leave to betray me -
 
Judas:   Cut out the dramatics!  You know very well who -
------
Jesus:   Why don't you go do it?
------
Judas:   You want me to do it!
------
Jesus:   Hurry they are waiting
------
Judas:   If you knew why I do it...
------
Jesus:   I don't care why you do it
------
Judas:   To think I admired you
------   For now I despise you

Jesus:   You liar   -   you Judas 
------ 
Judas:(overlaps Jesus)  You want me to do it! 
------   What if I just stayed here
         And ruined your ambition?
            Christ you deserve it!
            
          C       Fm/C     Bb/C      C
        8  988   8x  98   8x8766   8  988 
        o|||oo   o||||o   ||||oo   o|||oo 
        |||o||   ||||o|   |||o||   |||o||   
        |oo|||   ||oo||   o|o|||   |oo|||             

         C               Fm/C  
Jesus:   Hurry you fool, hurry and go,
------   Bb/C                   C                     
         Save me your speeches, I don't want to know -
         C   Fm/C    Bb/C    C      
                GO!

            F              C/E             Dm       F/C
Apostles:   Look at all my trials and tribulations
---------   Bb           F/A            Gm       C7
            Sinking in a gentle pool of wine      
            F                  A7              Dm    F7/C
            What's that in the bread it's gone to my head  
                      Bb              C               F       C7 
            Till this morning is this evening life is fine

            Always hoped that I'd be an apostle
            Knew that I would make it if I tried
            Then when we retire we can write the gospels
            So they'll still talk about us when we've died

          F#m7                   D
Judas:      You sad pathetic man - see where you've brought us to
--------- Bm C#7
            Our ideals die around us all because of you
                        F#m7                   
            And now the saddest cut of all -
                    D
            Someone has to turn you in Bm C#7
            Like a common criminal, like a wounded animal
            F#m7
            Jaded mandarin
              D
            A jaded mandarin Bm C#7
            Just A faded, jaded, faded, jaded jaded mandarin

                          F#m7        D              
Jesus:   Get out! They're waiting! Get out! They're waiting! 
------ Bm C#7 
         Oh ho ho, They're waiting for you. Ahh..

Judas:   F#                         A
------   Every time I look at you I don't understand
         B                                  F#
         Why you let the things you did get so out of hand
         F#                                 A                 B      F#
         You'd have managed better if you'd had it planned - Ahhhh Oo Oo (Instr. F# A  B  F#)         

(slowly)    G              D/F# Em G/D
Apostles:   Look at all my trials and tribulations
---------   C            G/B            Am      D
(drunkenly) Sinking in a gentle pool of wine
            G                B7 Em G7/D  
            Don't disturb me now I can see the answers
                      C                D       D7      G      D7
            Till this evening, in this morning life is fine.

            Always hoped that I'd be an apostle
            Knew that I would make it if I tried
            Then when we retire we can write the gospels
            So they'll still talk about us when we've died

         Gm          Gm/F Eb Jesus:   Will no-one stay awake with me?
------         Bb             (notes - F Eb D C)
         Peter?  John?  James?
         Will none of you wait with me?
         Peter?  John?  James? 

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3-2 In the Garden of Gethsemane (I only want to say)

-----------------------
[misc. chords]
  Bbm   Bbm/Ab  Bbm/Gb  Bbm/F    Ebm    Ebm/Db  Ebm/C   Ebm/Bb    Ab    Ab7/Gb  Db/F
x13321  4x3121  2x3321  113321  x68876  9x8676  8x8876  668876  466544  2x1112  143121
|o|||o  |||o|o  |||||o  oo|||o  |o|||o  |||o|o  |||||o  oo|||o  o|||oo  ||ooo|  o||o|o
||||o|  ||||o|  o|||o|  ||||o|  ||||o|  ||||o|  ||||o|  ||||o|  |||o||  o||||o  ||||o|
||oo||  ||o|||  ||oo||  ||oo||  ||oo||  ||o|||  o|oo||  ||oo||  |oo|||  ||||||  ||o|||
        o|||||                          o|||||                                  |o||||

intro: |Bbm / / / | Bbm / / / |

       Bbm Bbm/Ab Bbm/Gb Bbm/F
Jesus:   I only want to say
------ Ebm Ebm/Db Ebm/C Ebm/Bb
         If there   is   a  way
       Ab          Ab7/Gb Db/F                 F              Bbm
         Take this cup    away   from me for   I don't want to taste -  It's poison
       Gb                          Bbm/F
         Feel it burn me,     I have changed 
      C7                       F            F7      F
         I'm not as sure as   when   we     started.
          
         Bbm Bbm/Ab Bbm/Gb Bbm/F
         Then    I  was     inspired 
         Ebm Ebm/Db Ebm/C Ebm/Bb
         Now   I'm sad and tired 
         Ab     Ab7/Gb     Db/F         F
         Listen surely     I've exceeded expectations 
         Bbm                     Gb 
         Tried for three years   seems like thirty 
         Bbm/F            F                   Bbm 
         Could you ask as much from any other man? 
            Bbm  Ab  Gb F7
            But  if  I  die 
            Bbm          Ab                 Gb                F7
            See the Saga through and do the things you ask of me 
            Bbm               Ab               Gb               F
            Let them hate me, hit me, hurt me, nail me to their tree

             Bb7aug9 or  Bb7aug9  or Bb7aug9
             |o||||      ||o|||  6th o|o|||
         6th o|oooo  13th|o|o||      |||o||
             ||||||      ||||o|      |o||||
                                     ||||oo 
          Bb7aug9 (Hendrix chord)          Eb 
          I'd wanna know I'd wanna know my God (2x)
          Bb7aug9                       Eb 
          I'd wanna see I'd wanna see my God (2x)

            Why I should die?       Why I should die?;   Why I should die?       Why I should die?
            Would I be more noticed than I ever was before?
            Would the things I've said and done matter any more?
               I'd have to know I'd have to know my lord (2x)
               I'd have to see I'd have to see my lord (2x)
               C7aug9 (Hendrix chord)         F
              (But) if I die what will be my reward? (2x)
              (I'd) have to know I'd have to know my lord (2x)
            Cm     Bb    Ab          G7
            Why____________ should I die?
            Ah oh, Why should I die?
            Can you show me now that I would not be killed in vain?
            Show me just a little of your omnipresent brain
            Show me there's a reason for your wanting me to die
            You're far to keen on where and how and not so hot on why Al________right I'll_______ die!
               Ah! Just, just watch me die!nbsp;       Ah! Just, just watch me die!
               See-he-he how, see how I die!bsp;       See-he-he how, see how I die!
               Oh, yea, See how I die!
               
       

[Instrumental orchestra break in 5/8 -- Cm Bbsus Ab G (almost 6x thru)]
(Instr. Chords) Cm            | Bb       | Ab            | G
        (horns) Eb   D   C    | Eb   C   | Eb   D    C   | B  B  
      (strings) C Eb F G F Eb | D Eb F D | Ab C D Eb D C | B D Eb D   
[Break last round at Ab - Tacet - return to initial tempo in Cm] 

       
     Cm  (softly)   
      Cm      Cm/Bb     Cm/Ab Cm/G
       Then I was    inspired
      Fm      Fm/Eb Fm/D  Fm/C
       Now I'm sad and tired
      Bb     Bb7/Ab   Eb/G      Eb            G                   Cm     
       After all I've tried for three years   seems like ninety   why then am I 
       Ab              Cm              D                 G
       Scared to finish what I started, what you started - I didn't start it

       God thy will is hard
       But you hold every card        (Gdim9= 3-2-0-0-0-4)
       Bb     Bb7/Ab     Eb/G          Gdim9   G  Gdim9 G    Cm7sus Cm  Csus9 Cm 
       I will drink your cup of poison    nail me to    your cross  and break me, 
       Ab                 Cm/G             D/G                      Ab 
       Bleed me, beat me, kill me, take me now - before I change my mind! 


[Both tab lines below are played simultaneously]
(strings:"On Thursday night..." melody in Cm - really should be played an octave higher)
        e|------------|4-----3----|-----------|-----------|------|
        B|------------|-----------|------3--4-|3-----6----|------|
        G|5-----4-----|-----------|5----------|-----------|3-----|

(oboe?) E|11-10-11-10-|11-16-15-13|13-13-14-13|15-13-16-13|Absus9
        B|13-12-13-12-|12-17-16-14|11-12-13-12|11-12-14-13|        



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3-3 The Arrest

-----------------------
intro:(Guitar + Bass notes) Db C Bb G F D C Bb G
      [same as above in tab]
       1    2    3    4   |1    2    3    4    5
     G|6-5-----3----------|-------------|
     D|----------5----3---|-------------|
     A|-----------------5-|---3---------|   
     E|-------------------|-----6----3--| 

          Bbm (no chord)                         Bbm6
Judas:   There he is!  They're all asleep - the fools!
------   Gm7                Dm/F             Eb7/9 (that's - Eb G Bb Db F)
Jesus:   Judas - must you betray   me with a kiss!
------   G7  (slowly - then picking up tempo )
Peter:   What's the buzz?  Tell me what's happening.
         C7                               G7
         What's the buzz?  Tell me what's happening.
                        C7
         Tell me what's happening.  
                           G7
Peter and Apostles:   Ahh, What's the buzz?  Tell me what's happening.
-------------------   C7
                      What's the buzz?  Tell me what's happening. (2x thru)

                      Hang on Lord we're gonna fight for you (4x)
         G
Jesus:   Put  a - way   you - r  sword!
------                                C7
         Don't you know that it's all over?
                                  G7
         It was nice but now it's gone
                                   C7
         Why are you obsessed with fighting?
                                   G
         Stick to fishing from now on

         Gm
Crowd:   Tell me Christ how you feel tonight
------   Gm
         Do you plan to put up a fight
         Cm
         Do you feel that you've had the breaks?
         Gm
         What would you say were your big mistakes?

           Do you think that you may retire?
           Did you think you would get much higher?
           How do you view your coming trial?
           Have you men proved at all worth while?
         Come with us to see Caiaphas
         You'll just love the High Priest's house
         You'll just love seeing Caiaphas
         You'll just die in the High Priest's house
                  Come on God this is not like you
                  Let us know what you're gonna do
                  You know what your supporters feel?
                  You'll escape in the final reel
              Tell me Christ how you feel tonight?
              Do you plan to put up the fight?
              Do you feel that you've had the breaks?
              What would you say were your big mistakes?
                     Come with us to see Caiaphas
                     You'll just love the High Priest's house
                     You'll just love seeing Caiaphas
                     You'll just die in the High Priest's house
          Bb     C    Gm
          Now we have him! Now we've got him!
          Bb     C    Gm
          Now we have him! Now we've got him!
          F      G    Dm
          Now we have him! Now we've got him!
          F      G    Dm
          Now we have him! Now we've got him!
          Bb  C  C    G    G   Bb C    C   G    G
          Now we have him! Now we have got him, Now!

(Instrumental guitar Riff in A)- |A | A | A | E  A | (shown below in tab)

      |A                                |A
      |1   2   3   4   |1   2   3   4   |1   2   3   4   |1   2   3   4
     G|--------2-----0-|2-0-2-0---------|--------2-----0-|2-0-2-0-----2-0-|
     D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
     A|0---------------|--------3-------|0---------------|--------3-------|
     E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
      
      |A                                |E                    A           
     G|--------2-----0-|2-0-2-0---------|----------------|--1-2-----------|
     D|----------------|----------------|------------0-2-|4---------------|
     A|0---------------|--------3-------|------0-2-4-----|----------------|
     E|----------------|----------------|0-2-4-----------|----------------| 


            Am                         Dm      	              Gm
Caiaphas:   Jesus you must realize the serious charges facing you
---------   Gm7                              E
            You say you're the son of God in all your handouts -
            E    (F# G#) Am
            Well, is it  true?

         F      F    G   Dm                         F  F G  Dm      
Jesus:   That's what you say - you say that I am
------
         Am                             Dm                       Gm   
Annas:   There you have it, gentlemen - what more evidence do we need?
------   Gm                               E   (E E     E   E      F#  G#) Am  
         Judas thank you for the victim - stay a while and you'll see it  bleed!

Crowd:    F      G     Dm
------    Now we have him! Now we've got him! (4x thru)

          F    G   Dm          F    G   Dm    
          Take him to Pilate!  Take him to Pilate!
          F    G   F           F    G   F    
          Take him to Pilate!  Take him to Pilate!
          

(Instr. with guitar lead below) 
             |Am / / /      | Dm / / /        | Gm7 / / /     | E / /    Am | 
(guitar lead)|C B A A G A E | D DFA D D E D G | D C Bb G F DD | E scale - A | 

(same guitar lead as above but in tab)
     Am                                      Dm                            
     1    2    3    4    1    2    3    4    1    2    3    4    1    2    3    4
   e|-------------------|-------------------|----------10---10--|12---10------------|
   B|13-----12-10---10--|-----10------------|-------10----------|-------------------|
   G|-------------------|12--------14---14--|------10-----------|----------12-------|
   D|-------------------|-------------------|12---12------------|-------------------|
   A|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
   E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|

     Gm7                                    E                     A          
     1    2    3    4    1    2    3    4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4
   e|10-----------------|-------------------|----------------|--------------|
   B|-------13-11-------|-------------------|----------------|7-9-10--------|
   G|---------------12--|10---12------------|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|--------------|
   D|-------------------|----------12---12--|----------------|--------------|
   A|-------------------|-------------------|----------------|--------------|
   E|-------------------|-------------------|----------------|--------------|
                                            (2nd guitar - played with line above)
                                           G|----------------|--------------|
                                           D|------------1-2-|4-1-2---------|
                                           A|------0-2-4-----|--------------|
                                           E|0-2-4-----------|--------------|
                                           

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3-4 Peter's Denial

-----------------------
                    G             G7                  C   Cm
Maid by the Fire:   I think I've seen you somewhere - I remember
----------------- G/D                C/D                        G   
         You were with that man they took away I recognize your face

Peter:   You've got the wrong man, lady, I don't know him
------   And I wasn't where he was tonight - never near the place

                              F    C              G          
Soldier:   That's strange for I am sure I saw you with him
--------            F            C        F       G
           You were right by his side and yet you denied -
                    F     C          G
Peter:   I tell you I was never ever with him
------
               F         C        F                G
Old Man:   But I saw you too - it looked just like you
------
Peter:   I don't know him !
------ 
            Gm                Gm7/F Eb 
Mary M.:    Peter - don't you know what you have said,
---------                   Bb           
            You've gone and cut him dead
Peter:   I had to do it, don't you see?
------   Or else they'd go for me.
Mary M.:    It's what he told us you would do 
---------   I wonder how he knew... 

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3-5 Pilate and Christ

-----------------------   
Friday

misc. chord hints:
     Gm     F#7/C#       D7aug9  or    Gm    F#7/C#  D7aug9     Cm     B7/F# 
      x10th 99 9 9        9          355333  x42322  x5456x   x35543   224242 
     |o|||o oo|o|o       |o||||      o||ooo  ||o|oo  ||o|||   |o|||o   oo|o|o 
     ||||o| ||||||  10th o|oooo      ||||||  |||o||  |o|o||   ||||o|   |||||| 
     ||oo|| ||o|o|       ||||||      |oo|||  |o||||  ||||o|   ||oo||   ||o|o| 
   

          (Play it here or an octave higher)
(chords)  Gm                  Gm                     Gm             Gm        
          1   2   3   4   5 | 1   2     3   4   5  | 1  2  3  4  5 |1 2 3 4 5|
        e|------------------|----------------------|---------------|---------|
        B|3---1-1-3---3---1-|-3---3--3--3---1---4--|-4-----3-------|---------|
        G|3---2-2-3---3---2-|-3---3--3--3---2---5--|-5-----3-------|---------|
(horns)   D   C C D   D   C | D   D  D  D   C Eb | Eb D 
          Bb  A A Bb  Bb  A | Bb  Bb Bb Bb  A   C  | C     Bb
          
          [repeat above once (Gm w/horns)]

(chords)  D7aug9               D7aug9              Gm           
          1   2   3   4   5    1   2   3   4   5 | 1  2  3 4 5 |
        e|8--(8)------8--(8)-|-8--(8)------8--(8)|-------3-3-3-|
        B|6--(6)------6--(6)-|-6--(6)------------|-------------|
        G|5---7-7-7-------7--|-5---7-7-7---5-----|-0-----------|
        D|0------------------|-0---------------8-|-------------|
(horns)   C__________ C_____ | C__________ C_____| G     G G G |
          F   D D D   F   D  | F   D D D   C   Bb| G           |
          
(chords)  D7aug9               D7aug9                 Gm           
          1   2   3   4   5    1   2   3   4   5   6 |1
        e|8--(8)------8--(8)-|-8--(8)------8--(8)----|
        B|6--(6)------6--(6)-|-6--(6)------7--(7)----|to Gm below
        G|5---7-7-7-------7--|-5---7-7-7-------7---7-|
        D|0------------------|-0---------------------|
(horns)   C__________ C_____ | C_________  C____     
          F   D D D   F   D  | F   D D D   F#  D   D 
          
 
          Gm  F#7/C#   | Gm     F#7/C# 
                        (2nd Gm with dissonant melody below) 
                        

[dissonant melody played by horns at 2nd Gm (above)  ]
[best played on 2 guitars, or on keyboards (or horns)]    
[tab]  Gm                   F#7/C#                       
       1   2     3   4      1     2     3     4     |
     e|----15-15-15--15-15-|15-14-13-12-11-10-9--9--| 
     B|--------------------|------------------------|
     G|--------------------|------------------------|
     D|----16-16-16--16-16-|16-15-14-13-12-11-11-11-| 
       
[notes]    G  G  G    G  G |G  F# F  E  D# D  C# C#  
           F# F# F#   F# F#|F# F  E  D# D  C# C# C#
        (Yes, this IS correct. It is VERY dissonant!)      


          Gm  F#7/C#  Gm     F#7/C#  Gm         Gm/D  Ab  D7aug9 
Pilate:   Who is this broken man     cluttering up my hallway?
          Gm  F#7/C#  Gm     F#7/C#  
          Who is this unfortunate?

          Gm               F#/C#   D   Gm    Gm/D
Soldier:  Someone Christ - King of the Jews

                 Cm            B7/F#       Cm              B7/F#  
Pilate:   Oh! So this is Jesus Christ! I'm really quite surprised
                      Bb7/F   B7/F#                 Bb7/F    G7 
          You look so small   -       not a king at all
                 Cm                B7/F#              Cm                B7/F#  
          We all know that you are news - but are you king? King of the Jews?

          Bb7/F   B7/F#                    Bb7/F    G7 
Jesus:                 That's what you say

          Cm   B7/F#  Cm      B7/F#  
Pilate:   What do you mean by that?
-------   Cm   Cm/G      Db  G7  
          That is not an an- swer
          Cm     B7/F#   Cm       B7/F#  
          You're deep in trouble, friend -
          Cm               B/F#    G   Cm  
          Someone Christ - King of the Jews
          

 misc. chord hints:
     Fm      E7/B    Eb7/Bb  Cm7add9  E7aug9/B  
    8th      7th      6th      8th     6th
   |o|||o   oo|o|o   oo|o|o  ||ooo|   ||o|||
   ||||o|   ||||||   ||||||  ||||||   o||o||
   ||oo||   ||o|o|   ||o|o|  |o|||o   ||||o|
           

                  Fm              E7/B        Fm              E7/B  
          How can someone in your state be so cool about your fate       
                     Eb7/Bb  E7/B            Eb7/Bb  Cm7add9(Bb-D-Eb-G on piano)  
          An amazing thing   -   this silent king
                    Fm7           E7aug9/B     Fm7              E7/B  
          Since you come from Galilee then you need not come to me
                         Eb7/Bb  E7/B                 Eb7/Bb  C7  
          You're Herod's race!         You're Herod's case!

         F       C         F             
Crowd:   Hosanna Hey Sanna Sanna Sanna Ho
------         Ab              Db
         Sanna Hey Sanna Ho Sanna
             Dbm             Dm        
         Hey JC, JC please explain to me?
                 Bbm              F# C7 F  
         You had everything where is it now?

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3-6 King Herod's Song

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(slowly) F#m        F#m/E        D                A
Herod:   Jesus I am overjoyed to meet you face to face
------   F#m                 F#m/E           D              A 
         You've been getting    quite a name all around the place.
         F#m     C#m7     D                A
         Healing cripples raising from the dead
             D     A/C# Bm A         D            A/C#        Bm7    E7
         And now I understand you're God... at least that's what you've said

(up-tempo)  A                             B7
         So you are the Christ you're the great Jesus Christ
         E6                        E       A (stop)
         Prove to me that you're divine -- change my water into wine
                A                        B7
         That's all you need do and I'll know it's all true
         E6               E   A
         Come on, King of the Jews!

         Jesus you just won't believe the hit you've made round here
         You are all we talk about, the wonder of the year
         Oh, what a pity if it's all a lie
         Still I'm sure that you can rock the cynics if you try

         So you are the Christ you're the great Jesus Christ
         Prove to me that you're no fool - walk across my swimming pool
         If you do that for me then I'll let you go free
         E6               E   A      F7
         Come on, King of the Jews!

[Instrumental Break (key change - follow chorus progression but in Bb)]
       | Bb   C7   F6 Bb(stop) | Bb  C7  F6  Bb |

         Gm     Gm/F               Eb       Bb   
         I only ask things I'd ask any superstar
         What is it that you have got that puts you where you are?
         Gm   Dm          Eb            Bb   
         I am waiting yes I'm a captive fan 
             Eb    Bb/D  Cm         Bb      Eb  Bb/D      Cm7   F7
         I'm dying to be shown that you are not just any  man
 
               Bb                         C7     
         So if you are the Christ yes the great Jesus Christ
         F6                                 Bb
         Feed my household with this bread, you can do it - on you head!
         Or has something gone wrong?  Why do you take so long?
         Come on, King of the Jews! 
         
[stop, mood shift] G7
         G7    D7/A   G7/B  C                          D7
         Hey!  Aren't you   scared of me, Christ?  Mr. Wonderful Christ!
         G6                            G     C
         You're a joke, you're not the lord! You're nothing but a fraud 
         C                        D7
         Take him away - he's got nothing to say 
         G6                         G6(stop)
         Get out you King of the...         Get out!  
         G6(stop)                       C
                Get out you King of the Jews!  Get out you King of the Jews!
         D7                     G6       C
            Get out of my life! 
Here is where "Could We Start Again, Please?" is in the movie

*SIDE FOUR*


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4-1 Judas' Death

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                            | 1  -  2  -  3  -  4  - | 1  -  2  -  3  -  4  - | 
(bass: GG FF DD F           | D  E  F# G     F# E  D | C  D  E  F     E  F  F#|)
(chords:          G7aug9    | D7       G7            | C7       F7            |)

G7aug9	  D7	  G7 	  C7      F7	
  9th	 10th 	 10th 	  8th     8th
||o|||  o|o|oo  |o|o|o  o|o|oo  |o|o|o 
||o||	|||o||	||||||	|||o||	||||||
||||o|	|o||||	||o|o|	|o||||  ||o|o| 
                    GG FF DD     F            G7aug9   G7aug9
Judas:   My God!  I saw him - he looked three-quarters dead!
------   And he was so bad I had to turn my head
         You beat him so hard that he was bent and lame
         And I know who everybody's gonna blame
         I don't believe he knows I acted for our good Eb F 
         I'd save to him all this suffering if I could
         D7      G7       C7  F7      D7   G7     C7   F7 
         Don't believe... our good... save him... if I could...
            Gm         D           D7        Gm
Priest 3:   Cut the confessions forget the excuses
---------     Bb         C                F             Bb
            I don't understand why you're filled with remorse
            Gm              D             D7          Gm
            All that you've said has come true with a vengeance
                Bb          C                D7  
            The mob turned against him - you backed the right horse 
Caiaphas:   What you have done will be saving of Israel
---------   You'll be remembered forever for this
            And not only that you've been paid for your efforts
            Pretty good wages for one little kiss 
         Eb                        Bb
Judas:   Christ!  I know you can't hear me
------       Ab7    Gm           D         Eb 
         But I only did what you wanted me to
         Eb                        Bb
         Christ!  I'd sell out the nation
             Ab7         Gm               D         Bb
         For I have been saddled with the murder of you

         I have been splattered with innocent blood,
         I shall be dragged through the slime and the mud.
         I have been splattered with innocent blood,
         I shall be dragged through the slime and the... 
         slime and the... slime and the mud!

            G C     G           C    G  
            I don't know how to love him
            C                   G/D   D  
            I don't know why he moves me
                   G/B  D              G    D
            He's a man  -  he's just a man 
                  Bm    Em           Bm       Em 
            He is not a King - he is just the same
            C    G/B  Am  C/G  G/D   D
              As any- one I    know
            C  G/B    Am G
            He scares me so
            C7                    B7                  Em 
               When he's cold and dead will he let me be? 
            Em/D                              C   G                  F 
                Does he love, does he love me too?  Does he care for me?

 [music like "Heaven On Their Minds" but in G with "Hendrix" G7aug9]

         My mind is in darkness now - My God, I'm sick
         I've been used and you knew ah, all the time
         God!  I'll never ever knows why you chose me for your crime... 
         Your foul bloody crime
         You have murdered me!  You have murdered me! Murdered me! Murdered me!
         Murdered me! Murdered me!

         F# (Stacked harmony = F# F# C# A#)
Choir:   Poor old Judas
------   So long, Judas 

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4-2 Trial Before Pilate (including the 39 lashes)

----------------------- 
Ddim OR Ddim     Fdim    Bdim 
 open    3rd     1st     7th 
  o xx  ||o|o|  o||o|o  o||o|o 
|||o||  o||o||  |o||||  |o||||
|o||||  |o||||  ||o|o|  ||o|o|
||||||
o||||| 
        Ddim                      Ddim 
Pilate:     And so the King                 is once again my guest
------- Ddim                 Ddim                            Ddim 
             And why is this?       Was Herod unimpressed? 
                       Fdim(see above)  Fdim 
Caiaphas:   We turn to Rome to sentence Nazareth
---------              Bdim(see above)    
            We have no law to put a man to death 
            Bdim                         Bdim 
            We need him crucified - it's all you have to do
            We need him crucified - it's all you have to do
 
[guitar notes: B  Bb-Ab F-Eb B-Bb-Ab-Eb (Fm)]
          Fm
Pilate:   Talk to me Jesus Christ
-------   You have been brought here - manacled,
          Beaten by your own people -
          Do you have the first idea why you deserve it?
          Listen King of the Jews
          Where is your kingdom?
          Look at me - am I a Jew? 


[bass]    F#
[guitar]D|4-5- 
        A|---  repeatedly
        E|2--- 

[guitar]E 2-1----0---4--3---2---6--5----4-----5---6--------6--------6------ 
Jesus:    I have got no kingdom in this world I'm through, through, through
 
[notes]B C  D  B C   D  
Mob:   Talk to me Jesus Christ

[guitar]E 2-----1--0--4-3---2---6---5--4---5-------6-
Jesus:    There maybe a kingdom for me somewhere - if I only knew
 
[horns]   G    F    E    D   
          F# F E Eb D Db C B 
          

[bass]    G
[guitar]D|5-4-                                G F# G Bb   G F# G E  D C#  
        A|---- [repeat with "opening" melody (1 M7 1 m3 | 1 M7 1 M6 5 b5) in Gm]
        E|3--- 

Pilate:   Then you're a King?  

Jesus:   It's you that say I am
------   I look for truth and find that I get damned 
 
[bass] Ab [guitar]
        D|6-7-                                G F# G Bb   G F# G E  D C# 
        A|---- [repeat with "opening" melody (1 M7 1 m3 | 1 M7 1 M6 5 b5) in Gm]
        E|4--- 
                      G# 
Pilate:   But what is truth?  Is truth unchanging law?
-------   We both have truths - are mine the same of yours?

[horns]   G    F       E    D   
          F# F E Eb D Db C  B
Mob:      Crucify him! Crucify him! 

[bass]    Bb
[guitar]D|9-8-                                A G# A C    A G# A F# E D#
        A|---- [repeat with "opening" melody (1 M7 1 m3 | 1 M7 1 M6 5 b5) in Am]
        E|7--- 
                      Bb
Pilate:   What do you mean - you'd crucify your King?

Mob:   We have no King but Caesar!

Pilate:   He's done no wrong - no not the slightest thing

[horns]           A        F#       F       E   
[horns]           A   F#   F  E Eb D    Db  C
Mob:   We have no King but Caesar!  Crucify him! 

[guitar tab]e|-15-15-15-15-15-15- repeat  E--15-15-15-15-15-15-15 15-15-15-15-15-15
            B|-15-15-15-15-14-14- repeat  B--15-15-15-15-14-14-17 15-15-15-15-14-14
            
[or notes] e|-G-G-G-G-G--G-- repeat  -G-G-G-G-G--G--G-G-G-G-G-G--G-
           B|-D-D-D-D-C#-C#- repeat  -D-D-D-D-C#-C#-E-D-D-D-D-C#-C# 

[bass]    C (with Bb-C stabs on horns)
Pilate:   I see no reason - I find no evil
-------   This man is harmless so why does he upset you?

[bass]    C#
          He's just misguided - thinks he's important
          But to keep you vultures happy I shall flog him 

[strings,  | C#-C-Bb-G C-C-C-C-C-C | C#-C-Bb-G C-C-C-C-C-C |
 very fast]| C#-C-Bb-G C-C | C#-C-Bb-G C-C | C#-C-Bb-G C-C | C#-C-Bb-G C-C |

[bass]    C bass  (piano chord G-B-C#; on guitar x,x,x,12,12,8)
Mob:      Crucify him! Crucify him! Crucify! Crucify! Crucify! Crucify!  

[bass]    D bass  (piano chord A-C-D#; on guitar x,x,x,14,13,11)
          Crucify him! Crucify him! Crucify! Crucify! Crucify! Crucify!

[bass]    E bass  (piano chord B-E-F; on guitar x,x,x,16,17,13)
          Crucify him! Crucify him! Crucify! Crucify! Crucify! Crucify!
 
--------- Thirty-nine Lashes 
[music is like opening of "Heaven On Their Minds" guitar/bass riff]

          Fm                    
Pilate:   Where are you from Jesus?  What do you want Jesus? Tell me
-------   You've got to be careful - you could be dead soon - could well be
C7aug9    C7aug9                                           Fm 
x3234x    Why do you not speak when I have your life in my hands?
||o|||    How can you stay quiet?  I don't believe you understand
|o|o||
||||o|
         Fm  
Jesus:     You have nothing in your hands
------   Fm
           Any power you have
         Fm
           Comes to you from far beyond 
           Everything is fixed and you can't change it
         
        Fm    
Pilate:   You're a fool Jesus Christ.
------- Fm           
          How can I help you?
 
[notes] F G     Ab C B  Eb   D  F# F 
Mob:    Pilate, crucify him, cruci-fy...      
----    Ab bass  [w/B-Bb-B-Bb-F#-Bb-B-Bb over & over] 
           Remember Caesar, you have a duty, 
           To keep the peace, so crucify him!

        Bb bass  [w/B-A-Ab-A-F#-A-Ab-A over & over]
           Remember Caesar, You'll be demoted,
           You'll be deported, crucify him! 

        C bass [w/C-Eb-D-Eb-F#-Eb-D-Eb over & over] 
           Remember Caesar, you have a duty,
           To keep to peace, so crucify him! 

       C# bass [w/F#-Eb-D-Eb-A#-Eb-D-Eb over & over] 
           Remember Caesar, You'll be demoted,
           You'll be deported, crucify him! 

        Eb bass [w/F#-G-C-F#-F#-G-Eb-F# over & over] 
           Remember Caesar, you have a duty,
           To keep to peace, so crucify him! 

        F bass [w/A-G#-C-G#-A-G#-A-G# over & over]
           Remember Caesar, You'll be demoted,
           You'll be deported, crucify him! 
          Em                     D         
Pilate:   Don't let me stop your great self-destruction
-------   C7                       C#7
          Die if you want to, you, misguided martyr!
          G                       Bb 
          I wash my hands of your demolition
          F                        B
          Die, if you want to, you innocent puppet! 

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4-3 Superstar

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(chords) | E      | A/E    | D/E   | A/E    | E      |
(melody) | B G# E | C# A E | D B D | C# B A | B G# E |  ("Superstar theme")
 2x thru
 
Voice of Judas:
---------------
  E                         G7  
  Everytime I look at you I don't understand
  A7                                  E7    
  Why you let the things you did get so out of hand
  You'd have managed better if you'd had it planned
  Why'd you choose such a backward time and such a strange land?
  If you'd come today you would have reached a whole nation
  Israel in 4 B.C. had no mass communication

Girls: Don't you get me wrong
Judas: Don't you get me wrong

Girls: Don't you get me wrong now
Judas: Don't you get me wrong

Girls: Don't you get me wrong
Judas: Don't you get me wrong

Girls: Don't you get me wrong now
Judas: Don't you get me wrong

Girls: Only want to know
Judas: Only want to know

Girls: Only want to know now
Judas: Only want to know

Girls: Only want to know
Judas: Only want to know

Girls: Only want to know now
Judas: Only want to know

         E             A/E
Choir:   Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ  (with only piano)
------   D/E           A/E           E
         Who are you?  What have you sacrificed?
         Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ              (bass enters)
         Who are you?  What have you sacrificed?



[Bass part for above (comes in on 2nd "Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ")]       
      |E                A/E              D/E     A/E      E         
       1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    
     G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
     D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----2-----------|
     A|2---------------|4---------------|5-----5-4-2-----|----------------|
     E|----4-0---------|----5-0---------|------------5-0-|3-4---0---------| 

         
         Jesus Christ Superstar                  (band enters)
         Do you think you're what they say you are?
         Jesus Christ Superstar                  (strings enter) 
         Do you think you're what they say you are?
         

[Bass part (with horns, below)]  
       3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4   
     A|--7---7-|--------------5-|------same------|------same------|7---------------|
     E|----7---|0-3---5---6-7---|----------------|----------------|----------------| 
     
[Guitar part (with horns, below)]  
       3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    
     G|--------|--------44-4--4-|----------------|----------------|----------------|
     D|--------|9---9---55-5--6-|------same------|------same------|2---------------|
     A|----5-6-|7---7---77-7--7-|----------------|----------------|2---------------|
     E|--7-----|----------------|----------------|----------------|0---------------|  
     
[Lead Horn part]  arranged for guitar
             To be played one octave higher than shown, (i.e. 5th fret = 17th fret)  
       3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    
     e|--------|----------------|----------------|--------675-----|65-3------------|
     B|--------|----------------|----------------|--5-8-5-----8-5-|----5-3---------|
     G|--------|----------------|----------------|----------------|-------4-2------|
     D|--------|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------52---|
     A|--------|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------5-|
     E|--------|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------| 

[Rhythm Horn part]
  (3 lines arranged for 1 guitar. Would sound better separated & overdubbed)]  
       3    4      1       2       3      4       1  2  3  4    1  2  3  4   1 2 3 4    
     e|-----10-11-|12-12---10-10---9-9----7--7---|-------------|------------|-------|
     B|--12-------|12-12---12-12---1212---8--9---|----same-----|-----same---|-------|
     G|-----------|----------------9-9-----------|-------------|------------|9------|
     D|-----------|9--9----12-12----------9--9---|-------------|------------|-------|
     A|-----------|------------------------------|-------------|------------|-------|
     E|-----------|------------------------------|-------------|------------|-------|   
     
     

         
Voice of Judas:
       E                                 G7
       Tell me what you think about your friends at the top 
       A7                                      E7
       Who d'you think besides your self's the pick of the crop?
       Buddha was he where it's at? Is he where you are?
       Could Mohammed move a mountain or was that just PR?
       Did you mean to die like that?  Was that a mistake or
       Did you know your messy death would be a record-breaker?

Girls: Don't you get me wrong, Don't you get me wrong now {2 times}
Judas: Don't you get me wrong {4 times}

Girls: Only want to know, Only want to know now {2 times} 
Judas: Only want to know {4 times}

Choir: Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ              (with only piano)  
------ Who are you?  What have you sacrificed?
       Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ              (bass enters)
       Who are you?  What have you sacrificed?
         
       Jesus Christ Superstar                  (band enters)
       Do you think you're what they say you are?
       Jesus Christ Superstar                  (strings enter) 
       Do you think you're what they say you are?

(Judas sings over Choir and Girls - lyrics below)
(Choir continues 2 more times -- Girls sing over Choir) 
Choir: Jesus Christ,            Girls: Only want to know,  
------ Jesus Christ             ------ Only want to know, 
       Who are you?                    Only want to know,
       What have you sacrificed?       Only want to know now
         
       Jesus Christ,                   Tell me, tell me. 
       Jesus Christ                    Don't get me wrong! 
       Who are you?                    Only want to know,
       What have you sacrificed?       Only want to know now     
 
Choir: Jesus Christ,            Girls: Only want to know,  
------ Superstar                ------ Only want to know, 
       Do you think you're what        Only want to know,
       they say you are?               Only want to know now
        
       Jesus Christ,                   Tell me, tell me. 
       Superstar                       Don't get me wrong! 
       Do you think you're what        Only want to know,
       they say you are?               Only want to know now 
         
(Judas sings over Choir and Girls)

Judas: Jesus! I only want to know! 
------ Well, tell me, don't get me wrong!  I only want to know!
       
       Jesus! Jesus! I only want to know!       
       Oh, tell me. Don't get me wrong!  I only want to know! Ahhh oh! Jesus! I only want to know! 
       Hey! Jesus! Ahg ! I only want to know! I want to know!
       
       Oh, Jesus! I only, I want to know now!
       Oh, oh, oh, Jesus! Oh, oh, oh, I only want to know!
       
       Hey! Jesus! I only want to know!
       YEAH________! 

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4-4 The Crucifixion

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Jesus:   God forgive them - they don't know what they're doing
------   Who is my mother?  Where is my mother?
         My God My God why have you forgotten me?
         Oh God, I'm thirsty...
         It is finished...
         Father into your hands I commend my spirit!


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4-5 John Nineteen Forty-One

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(Instrumental) 
In order to make my JCS Complete Chords and Lyrics page "actually " complete 
I've finally made an arrangement of John 19:41 for one guitar (ala a classical piece)
and put a link to the tablature in here. (Robb A. 2-18-05) 
Tablature of John 19:41 arranged for one guitar (ala Classical) by Robb Anagnostis 
                                                                                   
        

CAST of original LP album ----
Judas Iscariot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Murray Head
Jesus Christ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ian Gillan
Mary Magdalene . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Yvonne Elliman
Priest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Raven
Caiaphas, High Priest . . . . . . . . . . . Victor Brox
Annas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Keith
Simon Zealotes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Gustafson
Pontius Pilate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barry Dennen
Maid by the fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . Annette Brox
Peter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Davis
King Herod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike d'Abo
 
      Lyrics by Tim Rice
      Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
      Orchestration and musical direction by Andrew Lloyd Webber
      Produced by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber

Original text by Alexey V. Deryabin OR James Gallichio
(both lay claim to the incorrect, incomplete version found all around the internet)
I thank you for giving me a "base" from which to start.
Corrected, expanded, completed & coded (HTML) by Robb Anagnostis - April/May 2003
(
I found other versions and corrected many words, added MANY missing chords,
PLUS chord grids, lotsa notes & mucho tablature for many of the instrumental sections.-RA)

Questions? Critique? Comments? Praise? Email - robb@musician.org