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D           D/B          Dsus2/E     Dsus2/A      D           Dsus4
e|-------2-----------2----|-------0-----------0----|-------2-----2^3---2--0-|
B|-------3-----------3----|-------3-----------3----|-------3-----3-----3--3-|
G|----2--------------2----|-------2--------2-----2-|----2-----2--2----------|
D|-0--------0-----0-------|----0-----0-------------|-0--------------0-------|
A|-------------2--------2-|-------------0----------|------------------------|
E|------------------------|-0----------------------|------------------------|

   D                        D           D/B          Dsus2/E     Dsus2/A
e|-2----------------------|-------2-----------2----|-------0-----------0----|
B|-3----------------------|-------3-----------3----|-------3-----------3----|
G|----2-----0-----0-----0-|----2--------------2----|-------2--------2-----2-|
D|------------------------|-0--------0-----0-------|----0-----0-------------|
A|-------0-----2-----4----|-------------2--------2-|-------------0----------|
E|------------------------|------------------------|-0----------------------|

        The   water is     wide ___                       I     can't cross

   D           Dsus4        D     D/A         D/C#   Bm         Bm/A
e|-------2-----2^3---2--0-|-2--------2-------------|-------2-----------2----|
B|-------3-----3-----3--3-|-3--------3-----3-----3-|-------3-----------3----|
G|----2--------2-----2--2-|-2--------2-----2-----2-|-------4-----------4----|
D|-0--------0-----0-------|----0--------0----------|----4-----------4-------|
A|------------------------|-------0-----------4----|-2--------2--0--------0-|
E|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|

  over                           and   nei---ther   have

   G           Em7          A                        A           A7
e|-------3-----------0----|------------------------|-------------0----------|
B|-------0-----------3----|-------2-----3-----5----|-------2--------2-------|
G|-------0-----------0----|-------2----------------|-------2-----------0----|
D|----0-----------2-----2-|----2--------4-----5----|----2-----2-----------2-|
A|------------------------|-0--------0-----0-----0-|-0----------------------|
E|-3--------2--0----------|------------------------|------------------------|

        I     wings to     fly                            give     me    a

   F#m                      D          D/E           G
e|-------------2----------|------------------------|-------------3----------|^
B|-------2--------2-------|-------3-----------3----|-------0--------0-------|
G|-------2-----------2----|----2-----2--------2----|-------0-----------0----|
D|----4-----4-----------4-|-0--------------0-----0-|----0-----0-------------|
A|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
E|-2----------------------|-------------0----------|-3--------------------2-|

  boat                        that  can   ca_rry    two

   Em7                      F#m                      Em7         A
e|-------------0----------|-------------2----------|------------------------|
B|-------3--------3-------|-------2--------2-------|-------3-----------2----|
G|-------0-----------0----|-------2-----------2----|-------0-----------2----|
D|----2-----2-----------2-|----4-----4-------------|----2-----2-----2-----2-|
A|------------------------|------------------------|-------------0----------|
E|-0----------------------|-2--------------------2-|-0----------------------|

        and   both  shall  row                            my    love  and

   D           Dsus4        D   
e|-------------2^3---2--0-|-2----------------------|
B|-------3--------3--3--3-|-3----------------------|
G|----2-----2--------2--2-|-2--------0-----0-----0-|
D|-0-----------0----------|----0-------------------|
A|------------------------|-------0-----2-----4----|
E|------------------------|------------------------|

  I.                             Well  love  is ...etc...

[Verse]
The water is wide, I can't cross over
And neither have I wings to fly
Give me a boat that can carry two
And both shall row, my love and I.
Well love is gentle, and love is kind
The sweetest flower when first it's new
But love grows old and waxes cold
And fades away, like mornin' dew.

[Instrumental]
There is a ship, and she sails the sea
She's loaded deep as deep can be
But not as deep as the love I'm in
I know not how, I sink or swim.

[Verse]
The water is wide, I can't cross over
And neither have I wings to fly
Give me a boat that can carry two
And both shall row, my love and I.
Well love is gentle, and love is kind
The sweetest flower when first it's new
But love grows old and waxes cold
And fades away, like mornin' dew.

[Melody]
(no timing implied)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----3-3---5^3-7-----5-3--------------------3--2----3----5-7-----8--5--------|
G|-2---------------------------4-----2-2--2------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  The water is_ wide, I can't cross over and neither have I wings to fly

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-5----7--8-10---8----7---5-3---7---5---3-----------------3----2---3----------|
G|--------------------------------------------4-----2---2----------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------^---------------------------------------------------------------|
  Give me a boat that can carry two and both shall row my love and I

(Traditional song, performed by Karla Bonoff and James Taylor on 
'Restless Nights' album, Karla Bonoff)

            
            
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