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Southern Cross chords

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                                            Southern Cross 
                                               By Todd

(Intro) A  G  Dsus4  D  Dsus2  D    A  G  Dsus4  D  Dsus2  A

              A         G                        Dsus4  D  Dsus2  D
   Got out of town on a boat goin' to Southern islands
             A       G                Dsus4  D  Dsus2  A 
   Sailing a reach before a followin' sea
           A              G             Dsus4  D  Dsus2  D  
   She was makin' for the trades on the outside
           A            G            Dsus4  D  Dsus2  A  
   And the downhill run   to Papeete bay

           A            G                  Dsus4  D  Dsus2  D  
   Off the wind on this heading lie the Marquesas
          A                  G         D      G      A 
   We got eighty feet of the waterline nicely making way
        A            G                 Dsus4   D  Dsus2  D  
   In a noisy bar in Avalon I tried to call you
            A                G            D         G    A 
   But on a midnight watch I realized why twice you ran away

(Chorus)

   A            G                 D          G      A 
   Think about,   think about how many times I have fallen
 G             D        G             A 
   Spirits are using me larger voices callin'
 G                     D          G            A 
   What Heaven brought you and me cannot be forgotten
                          A            D     G      A
   Been around the world (I have been arou...nd the world)
            D                G     A
   Lookin' (Lookin' for that woman girl)
       A                D              G     A //// (hold)
   Who knows she knows (Who knows love can endure)
                   A    G  Dsus4  D  Dsus2  D    A  G  Dsus4  D  Dsus2  A
   And you know it will

            A                G             Dsus4     D  Dsus2  D
   When you see the Southern Cross for the first time
            A         G                 Dsus4  D  Dsus2  A
   You understand now why you came this way
             A                  G                  Dsus4  D  Dsus2  D
   Cause the truth you might be runnin' from is so small
               A          G            D            G      A ////(hold)
   But it's as big as the promise, the promise of a comin' day
 
          A             G                      Dsus4  D  Dsus2  D
   So I'm sailing for tomorrow my dreams are a dyin'
          A          G                  D           G      A
   And my love is an anchor tied to you tied with a silver chain
             A        G                    Dsus4  D  Dsus2  D
   I have my ship and all her flags are a' flyin'
          A               G        D     G      A 
   She is all that I have left and music is her name

(Chorus)

   A            G                 D          G      A 
   Think about,   think about how many times I have fallen
 G             D        G             A 
   Spirits are using me larger voices callin'
 G                      D         G            A 
   What Heaven brought you and me cannot be forgotten
                                 A            D     G      A
   I have been around the world (I have been arou...nd the world)
            D                G     A
   Lookin' (Lookin' for that woman girl)
    D              G     A ////(hold)
   (Who knows love can endure)
                   A    G  Dsus4  D  Dsus2  D  
   And you know it will               
                   A    G  Dsus4  D  Dsus2  A
   And you know it will

(Interlude) A  G  Dsus4  D  Dsus2  D    A  G  Dsus4  D  Dsus2  A (2x)

         A              G           Dsus4  D  Dsus2  D
   So we cheated and we lied and we tested
          A               G               D       G        A
   And we never failed to fail it was the easiest thing to do
 A          G             Dsus4  D  Dsus2  D
   You will survive being bested
       A              G                  D            G      A
   Somebody fine will come along make me forget about loving you
                    A     G  Dsus4  D  Dsus2  D    A  G  Dsus4  D  Dsus2  A (hold)  
   And the Southern Cross

            
            
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Gremsongs 20 Jun 24, 2016 12:11 PM

This is the most accurate tab of this song. Except this part

A G D G A
But on a midnight watch I realized why twice you ran away

should be:

A G D Bm A
But on a midnight watch I realized why twice you ran away

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Gremsongs 20 Jun 24, 2016 12:12 PM

The Dsus4 sus2 are on the money!! Good work!

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