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He Was A Friend Of Mine Chords

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Complete and well-aligned chords for the whole song / suggestions for picking or strumming pattern and playable vocings for special chords. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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           He Was a Friend of Mine – Bob Dylan
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Bob Dylan 
He Was a Friend of Mine (1961)
(Dylan)

From: "The Bootleg Series Vol. 01-03: Rare and Unreleased 1961-1991"

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Basic pattern for intro and interludes

  A7                                D/A
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  
e|----3---3-----3-|----3---3-------|----2---2-----2-|----2---2-------|
B|----2---2-----2-|----2---2-------|----3---3-----2-|----3---3-------|
G|--2---2---2-----|------2---2-----|--2---2---2-----|------2---2-----|
D|2---------------|--2-------------|------------0---|------------0---|
A|0-----------0---|--0---------0---|0-----------0---|--0---------0---|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

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CHORDS

          E-A-D-G-B-e
D/A       x-0-0-2-3-2
A7        x-0-2-2-2-3

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INTRO
| A7 | % | D | % | A7 | % | D/A | % |
| G | D | F# | Bm | 
| D/A | A | D | % | 


VERSE
A7                 D
He was a friend of mine
A7                 D
He was a friend of mine
     G                      D
Everytime I think about him now
       F#                   Bm
Lord I just can't keep from crying
      D/A A                 D
Cause he    was a friend of mine


INTERLUDE
| G | D | F# | Bm | 
| D/A | A | D | % | 


VERSE
A7             D
He died on the road
A7             D
He died on the road
   G                D
He never had enough money
   F#              Bm
To pay his room or board
    D/A A                 D
And he    was a friend of mine


VERSE
A7               D
I stole away and cried
A7               D
I stole away and cried
        G                  D
Cause I never had too much money
               F#              Bm
And I've never been quite satisfied
    D/A A                 D
And he    was a friend of mine


INTERLUDE
| G | D | F# | Bm | 
| D/A | A | D | % | 


VERSE
A7               D
He never done no wrong
A7               D
He never done no wrong
  G                   D
A thousand miles from home
    F#                 Bm
And he never harmed no one
    D/A A                 D
And he    was a friend of mine


INTERLUDE
| G | D | F# | Bm | 
| D/A | A | D | % | 


VERSE
A7                 D
He was a friend of mine
A7                 D
He was a friend of mine
      G               D
Every time I hear his name
       F#                   Bm
Lord I just can't keep from crying
      D/A A                 D
Cause he    was a friend of mine


OUTRO
| G | D | F# | Bm | 
| D/A | A | D G | D

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