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Old Friend
Words and music: Chris de Burgh
Album: Spanish Train and Other Stories (1975)

Capo  : II
Gmaj7 : 200023
Adim7 : --4545
A#m   : 113321
B7    : -21202

|-7-----7-|-7-----7-|-5-----5-|-3-2-|
|-8-8-----|-7---7---|-5---5---|-3---|
|-7---7---|-7-7---7-|-5-5-----|-2---|
|-0-------|-0-------|-0-------|-0---|
|---------|---------|---------|-----|
|---------|---------|---------|-----|

G       Gmaj7            Adim7      B7      Em
Old friend, so you're in trouble again, you ask me today
   Am             D               Bm          Em
To try and find a little time and maybe buy a glass of wine
    Am    D
Old friend, I'm coming through

|-------0-|-3p2-2p0---0-|
|-0-1-3---|---------3---|
|---------|-------------|
|-------0-|-5p4-4p2-0-2-|
|---0-2---|-------------|
|-3-------|-------------|

    G               B7          Em
Old friend, yes I remember you, always a smile on your face
     Am          D                Bm            Em
Oh a memory from years before, an old man and a little boy
    Am    D            G      B7
Old friend, I remember you

Em                  Am      D                   Em
You used to take me fishing down by the wishing well
Em                  Bm             C        D        Em
One day you threw a wish in and we listened while it fell
               B7
And you made a wish...

C         D         G            C        D       G
"When the years are heavy and my heart is growing cold
       C             B7      Em                  D7
Well I wish when the evening comes that there'll always be
     G   Bm - A#m - Am            D       G
Some ol' ol'  old   friend who'll miss me too"

Em
Well I do
   Am    D           G          D
So friend I'm coming through

G - B7 - Em
Da di da di da...

         Am              D              Bm             Em
Yes, for you I'll always find the time, we will have a bottle of wine
    Am    D                  Bm               E
Old friend, I'm here by your side, Oh, to the very end
    Am    D
Old friend... I miss you too

|-7-----7-|-7---7---|-5-----5-|-3-2-|
|-8---8---|-7-----7-|-5---5---|-3---|
|-7-7---7-|-7-7-7---|-5-5---5-|-2---|
|-0-------|-0-------|-0-------|-0---|
|---------|---------|---------|-----|
|---------|---------|---------|-----|
                                 My dear...

    G    Bm   Bm - A#m - Am  D
Old friend... AhhhhAhhh  Ah, Ooooh... (repeat to fade)
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Lyverbe 85 Sep 05, 2013 03:44 PM, edited on July 27 2014, 11:05 am

Oops, error in the legend: A#m is actually 113321, not 123311.
(Edit: this has been fixed using the new 'Edit' feature but we still can't remove old comments)

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NBA96 5,974 Oct 14, 2014 02:27 AM

Great tab! Are the tabs relative to the capo?

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