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Life Is A Long Song Chords

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#-------------------------------PLEASE NOTE-------------------------------------#
# This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
# song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#-------------------------------------------------------------------------------#
Life Is A Long Song chords (version 1)
Jethro Tull (Ian Anderson)

Capo VII (for fingerpicking only)

D C G  4x

            D        C            D                 C   A  A7
When you're falling awake and you take stock of the new day,
        D               C            D                 C       A  A7
and you hear your voice croak as you choke on what you need to say,
                F               C
well, don't you fret, don't you fear,
       G             A    A7
I will give you good cheer.

D                 C G
Life's a long song.
D                 C G
Life's a long song.
D                 C
Life's a long song.
       G                           A
If you wait then your plate I will fill.

       D        C             D                C    A  A7
As the verses unfold and your soul suffers the long day,
        D              C               D
and the twelve o'clock gloom spins the room,
             C       A  A7
you struggle on your way.
                F               C
Well, don't you sigh, don't you cry,
         G              A   A7
lick the dust from your eye.

D                 C G
Life's a long song.
D                 C G
Life's a long song.
D                 C
Life's a long song.
        G                          A   A7
We will meet in the sweet light of dawn.

       D            C                 D                  C   A    A7
As the Baker Street train spills your pain all over your new dress,
        D        C           D              C        A   A7
and the symphony sounds underground put you under duress,
               F             C               G         A    A7
well don't you squeal as the heel grinds you under the wheel.

D                 C G
Life's a long song.
D                 C G
Life's a long song.
D                 C
Life's a long song.
        G                         A
But the tune ends too soon for us all.

D C D C A A7
D C D C A A7
F C G A A7
D   C G
D   C G
D   C G

        G                         A   D C G   A
But the tune ends too soon for us all.


Set8

Life Is A Long Song chords (version 2)
Jethro Tull (Ian Anderson)
(Fingerpicking or pick)

A G D 4x  *

            A        G            A                 G   E  E7
When you're falling awake and you take stock of the new day,
        A               G            A                 G       E  E7
and you hear your voice croak as you choke on what you need to say,
                C               G
well, don't you fret, don't you fear,
       D             E    E7
I will give you good cheer.

A                 G D
Life's a long song.
A                 G D
Life's a long song.
A                 G 
Life's a long song.
       D                           E   E7
If you wait then your plate I will fill.

       A        G             A                G    E  E7
As the verses unfold and your soul suffers the long day,
        A              G               A
and the twelve o'clock gloom spins the room,
             G       E   E7
you struggle on your way.
                C               G
Well, don't you sigh, don't you cry,
         D              E   E7
lick the dust from your eye.

A                 G D
Life's a long song.
A                 G D
Life's a long song.
A                 G 
Life's a long song.
        D                          E    E7
We will meet in the sweet light of dawn.

       A            G                 A                  G   E     E7
As the Baker Street train spills your pain all over your new dress,
        A        G           A              G        E  E7
and the symphony sounds underground put you under duress,
               C             G               D         E     E7
well don't you squeal as the heel grinds you under the wheels.

A                 G D
Life's a long song.
A                 G D
Life's a long song.
A                 G 
Life's a long song.
        D                         E   
But the tune ends too soon for us all.

A G A G E E7
A G A G E E7
C G D E E7
A   G D
A   G D
A   G D

        D                         E   A G D  E
But the tune ends too soon for us all.


* Alternate:

Capo II

A  = G
G  = F
E  = D
E7 = D7
C  = Bb
D  = C

Set8

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pimark69 wrote on July 3 2011, 09:33 pm

Nice job my friend. I love me some Tull.

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