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The Moon And St Christopher Chords

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5th fret
#----------------------------------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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

THE MOON AND ST. CHRISTOPHER (Mary-Chapin Carpenter)
----------------------------------------------------

* Tuning: DADGBC (yes, C)
* Actually in F; capo 5.
* Each chord is half a measure.
* No guarantees.

CHORDS:
C: x32010                C(9)/E: 230010           Dm7(4): 003030
Dm7: 033210              Em: 22200x               Em7: 25500x
F: 333010             G: 55500x or 55000x      Gsus: 5500x0
Am: x02210


C   C    Dm7(4)   Dm7(4)    F   F(9)    C(9)/E   G
[intro]
C   C    Dm7(4)   Dm7(4)    F   F(9)    C(9)/E   G
[intro]

C            C         Dm7(4)       Dm7(4)      F        F(9)     C(9)/E  G
  When I was young I spoke like a child, and I saw with a child's eyes
C             C        Dm7(4)  Dm7(4)  F          F(9)           Gsus  G
  And an open door was to a girl          like the stars are to the sky
Am           F      Em         Am     F(9)        Em    Gsus    G
  It's funny how the world lives up to      all your expectations
Dm7               Dm      C/E    C(9)/E  F        F(9)       Gsus      G
  With adventures for the stout of heart,     and the lure of the open spaces

C             C           Dm7(4)    Dm7(4)  F        F(9)        C(9)/E  G
  There's 2 lanes running down this road,    whichever side you're on
C                C       Dm7(4)   Dm7(4)  F         F(9)        Gsus  G
  Accounts for where you want to go,        or what you're running from
Am          F     Em    Am     Dm7      C(9)/E    F(9)  F   F  F
  Back when darkness overtook me    on a blind man's curve

      C      Dm7(4)  G   G      C      Dm7(4)  G   G
  I relied upon the moon,   I relied upon the moon
      C      Dm7(4)  G       G
  I relied upon the moon and Saint

      C      C    Dm7(4)  Dm7(4)   F    F(9)    C(9)/E   G
  Christopher  [instrumental]
  C     C        Dm7(4)  Dm7(4)    F    F(9)    C(9)/E  G
  [instrumental]
  Am    F     Em      Am        F(9)    Em      Gsus    G
  [instrumental]
  C     Dm7(4)   G       G         F    F(9)    F    F
  [instrumental]

C                  C        Dm7(4)  Dm7(4)   F             F(9)    C(9)/E  G
  Now I've paid my dues cuz I have owed them, but I've paid a price sometimes
C           C        Dm7(4)  Dm7(4)  F    F(9)      Gsus  G
  For being such a stubborn woman      in such stubborn times

C                  C        Dm7(4)  Dm7(4)   F             F(9)    C(9)/E  G
  Now I've paid my dues cuz I have owed them, but I've paid a price sometimes
C           C        Dm7(4)  Dm7(4)  F    F(9)      Gsus  G
  For being such a stubborn woman      in such stubborn times
Am           F          Em     Am     F(9)   Em           Gsus       G
  Now I have run from the arms of lovers, I've run from the eyes of friends
Dm7(4)    Dm7(4)       C/E   C(9)/E   F   F(9)      Gsus   G   Gsus  G
  I have run from the hands of kindness,  I've run just because I can

C             C             Dm7(4)     Dm7(4)      F       F(9)    C(9)/E  G
  But now I'm grown and I speak like a woman and I see with a woman's eyes
C             C       Dm7(4)  Dm7(4)  F       F(9)     Gsus      G
  And an open door is to me now         like the saddest of goodbyes
Am         F      Em      Am      Dm7         C(9)/E     F(9)  F  F  G
  It's too late for turning back, I pray for the heart and the nerve

          C    Dm7(4)  G   G      C    Dm7(4)  G   G
  And I rely upon the moon,   I rely upon the moon
      C    Dm7(4)  G       G         C       Dm7   G   G
  I rely upon the moon and Saint Christopher

      C    Dm7(4)  G   G      C    Dm7(4)  G   Em7
  I rely upon the moon,   I rely upon the moon
      Am   Dm7     G       G         F   F(9)
  I rely upon the moon and Saint Christopher
C/E    C(9)/E  Dm7   C(9)/E   F.
      to  be  my  guide.

Here's some tab for the intro...where I put asterisks, that means fill in
a couple extra notes; I wasn't sure which ones to put in.

  C                Dm7(4)           F             C(9)/E  G
C ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B ------1-1---0---|--------3---1---|--------1---0---|------1-0-------|
G 0---0-----------|------0---------|------0---------|----------0---0-|
D --2-------------|----3-----------|----3-----------|----0-------0---|
A 3---------------|--0-------------|--3-------------|--3-------------|
D ----------------|0---------------|3---------------|2-------5-------|
  ^ . ^ . ^ * ^ *  ^ . ^ . ^ * ^ *  ^ . ^ . ^ * ^ *  ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .

- Adam Schneider, schneider@pobox.com
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