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Gong

Flying Teapot

  1. Radio Gnome Invisible
  2. Flying Teapot
  3. The Pot Head Pixies
  4. The Octave Doctors And The Crystal Machine
  5. Zero The Hero And The Witch's Spell
  6. Witch's Song/I Am Your Pussy

Radio Gnome Invisible

Gong, "Flying Teapot?"

Opening bass note riff

G --------------------------------------
D --------------------------------------
A ----7-7--7--7--3-3-------7-7-7-7-5-3--
E --5--0--5--0--1-1-1-3-5-0-5-0-3-1-----

     E  F  Ab           E  F  Ab
Radio Oh Oh Gnome bit

E -----1--4---------------1--4---------------------
B -----1--4---------------1--4---------------------
G --1--2--5------------1--2--5---------------------
D --2--3--6------------2--3--6---------------------
A --2--3--6------32----2--3--6-----32----32--------
E --0--1--4----5---4---0--1--4----5—-4--5--4-44445-

        Ab
Then when you’re receiving…

E -----4---------------4--------------- 
B -----4---------------4--------------- 
G -----5---------------5--------------- 
D -----6---------------6--------------- 
A -----6---------------6--------------- 
E -----4----87654------4---87654-45678-
Na na na na bit

E ------------------------------------- 
B ------------------------------------- 
G ------------------------------------- 
D ------34-34343--------34-34343-3-----
A ----45--------54----45--------5-545-- 
E -------------------------------------
What’s that in the sky now?

E --5----0---------------------- 
B --5----0---------------------- 
G --6----1---------------------- 
D --7----2---------------------- 
A --7----2---------------------- 
E --5----0---------------------- 
Banana nirvana manana bit

E ------------------------------
B ------------------------------
G ------------------------------
D ------------------------------
A -----4-----8--------12-----6--
E –2-2----6-6----10-10----4-4—--
What’s that in the sky now?

E --5----0---------------------- 
B --5----0---------------------- 
G --6----1---------------------- 
D --7----2---------------------- 
A --7----2---------------------- 
E --5----0---------------------- 
main theme

2nd part same only without the banana nirvana bit


Zero The Hero And The Witch's Spell

Gong : Flying Teapot

 (harmonics lightly picked on the 12th fret -> 12H)

E--12H-----------12H-----------12H-----------12H---------
B---------12H-----------12H-----------12H-----------12H--
G--------------------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------
A--------------------------------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------
 (x2)


    C        E                  C             E
E--------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------
G--------------------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------
A--------------------------------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------
 Mr Pixie, I love you Mr Pixie; All I want to do is to be 


    C   (B)  A         E
E--------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------
G--------------------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------
A--------------------------------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------

    You... I love your race
           I love your face 
           I love your space baby


               B                    E
E--------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------
G--------------------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------
A--------------------------------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------
    And if you like… I'll stay to-night


 (played quickly)
E--------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------
G--------------------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------
A-----0--7-5-7-5-7-5-7-----------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------


            A                                  A#
E--------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------
G--------------------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------
A--------------------------------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------
    I could swear that I saw it up in the      sky
    Only    teapots I    never knew they could fly
    It was  green as an  emerald in the        blue
    Now I'm wondering    if it was really      true


        E
 E--------------------12H--------------------------------
 B-------------------------12H---------------------------
 G------------------------------12H----------------------
 D-----------------------------------12H-----------------
 A----------------------------------------12H------------
 E---------------------------------------------12H-------
    Are you?