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Swallows Of San Juan ukulele

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        SWALLOWS OF SAN JUAN – Alejandro Escovedo
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Tabbed by: eboswald
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Tuning: Standard Capo on 2

Gonna {F} crawl upon the shore          {F}     {G}
Roll in the {F} mud and the clay        (F)     (G)
Like the {F} swallows of San Juan
I’m gonna get {F} back {G} some day     {F}     {F}     {G}

A thousand steps to the water
A thousand steps you must take
There’s a thousand worlds on the head of a pin
A thousand rules to break

Chorus
{Em }Next time you see me
I’m gonna {Bm} smile for the camera
Like some {C} wild man from Pom{G}peii
{Em} Take my word, go {Bm} down to the sea
It’s {C} breaking bigger than anything any of us have ever seen

Repeat 1st verse

Instrumental verse

Had a blond TV special*
And an English half stack**
I lost the both in a deal
But some day, some day I’ll get them back

Repeat chorus

Repeat Verse 1 (fade out on repeating last line)



* a Gibson circa 1955 - 1961
** a Marshall half stack or a Vox?

            
            
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