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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 1995 23:44:14 +0100 (BST)
From: R P Kent 
Subject: TAB: I do it for your Love by Paul Simon


I Do It For Your Love
---------------------
Words and Music by Paul Simon
As performed by Paul Simon on his TV Special (1977)
Original recording from 'Still Crazy After All These Years'

Tabbed and transcribed by Rich Kent r.p.kent@dur.ac.uk

He plays this song fingerpicked on an electric... Watch out for those
wierd barre chords!

Intro
-----

  E(no 3rd)(add D)  Bm11              A7                D6
  , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .
|-------0-------0-|-------0---------|-------0---------|-------2---------|
|-----3---3---3---|-----3---3-------|-----2---2---2-1-|-----0---0-------|
|---4-------4-----|---2-------2---2-|---0-------0-0---|---2-------2---0-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-0-----------0---|
|-----------------|-2-----------2---|-0---------------|-----------------|
|-0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

                                      CV
  Ebdim7  Gbdim7    Em                Bbdim7  Am        D9
  , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .
|-------2-------5-|-------12--------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----1-------4---|-----12--12--12--|-----5-------5---|-----5-----5-----|
|---2-------5-----|---12------12----|---6-------5-----|---5-----5-----5-|
|-1-------4-------|-----------------|-----------------|-------4---------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-5-----------5---|
|-----------------|-12------------0-|-6-----6-5-----5-|-----------------|
                    h h h h h h h

Verse 1
----- -

  E(no 3rd)(add D)  Bm11              A7                D6
  , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .
|-------0---------|-------0---------|-------0---------|-------2---------|
|-----3-------3---|-----3-------3---|-----2-------2---|-----0---0-------|
|---4-------4-----|---2-------2-----|---0-------0-----|---2-------2---0-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-0-----------0---|
|-----------------|-2-------2-----2-|-0-------0-----0-|-----------------|
|-0-------0-----0-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
        We were married on a rainy day     The sky was yellow and the
                                           grass was grey

                                      CV
  Ebdim7  Gbdim7    Em                Bbdim7  Am        D9
  , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .
|-------2-------5-|---------3-------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----1-------4---|-------0---0-----|-----5-------5---|-----5-----5-----|
|---2-------5-----|-----0-------0---|---6-------5-----|---5-----5-----5-|
|-1-------4-------|---2-------------|-----------------|-------4---------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-5-----------5---|
|-----------------|-0-------------0-|-6-----6-5-----5-|-----------------|
    We signed the papers and we.. I   do   it for  your love
    drove away

Verse 2
----- -

  E(no 3rd)(add D)  Bm11              A7                D6
  , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .
|-------0---------|-------0---------|-------0---------|-------2---------|
|-----3-------3---|-----3-------3---|-----2-------2---|-----0---0-------|
|---4-------4-----|---2-------2-----|---0-------0-----|---2-------2---0-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-0-----------0---|
|-----------------|-2-------2-----2-|-0-------0-----0-|-----------------|
|-0-------0-----0-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
     The rooms were musty and           all that winter we shared a cold
     the pipes were old

                                      CV      CVI       CIV
  Ebdim7  Gbdim7    Em                Bbdim7  Eb7       Ab      Ab+
  , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .
|-------2-------5-|---------3-------|-----------------|-------4-------4-|
|-----1-------4---|-------0---0-----|-----5-------8---|-----4---5---5---|
|---2-------5-----|-----0-------0---|---6-------6-----|---5-------5-----|
|-1-------4-------|---2-------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------6-----6-|-----------------|
|-----------------|-0-------------0-|-6-----6---------|-4---------------|
    Drank all the orange juice..  I   do   it for  your love
    that we could hold

Chorus
------
  CIV               CIV               CIV               CII
  Dbm               Adim7             Db      Dbmaj7    Gb
  , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .
|---------4-------|-----------------|-------4---------|-----------------|
|-------5-------5-|-------4---4-----|-----6-------6---|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|-----6-------6---|-----5---5-----5-|---6-------5---5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|---6-------6-----|---4-------------|-----------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
|-4---------------|-----------------|-4-------4-------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-5-----------5---|-----------------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
        Found a rug in an old junk shop, brought it home to you

  CI                CI                        CII       CI
  Bbm               Adim7             Cm7-5   B7        Bb7
  , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .
|---------1-------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-2-----2-------2-|-------1---1-----|-4---4---4---4---|-3---3---3---3-3-|
|-3---3-------3---|-----2---2-----2-|-3---3---2---2---|-1---1---1---1-1-|
|-3-3-------3-----|---1-------------|-4---4---4---4---|-3---3---3---3-3-|
|-1---------------|-----------------|-3-3-----2-2-----|-1-1---1---1-----|
|-----------------|-2-----------2---|-----------------|-----------------|
     Along the way the colours ran the orange bled the blue

Harmonica Solo (play verse chords up to Em
for twice their original duration),
the pattern is more of a strummed feel, then fingerpick the Bbdim7 and
carry on from there into the chorus again


Verse 3
----- -

  E(no 3rd)(add D)  Bm11              A7                D6
  , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .
|-------0---------|-------0---------|-------0---------|-------2---------|
|-----3-------3---|-----3-------3---|-----2-------2---|-----0---0-------|
|---4-------4-----|---2-------2-----|---0-------0-----|---2-------2---0-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-0-----------0---|
|-----------------|-2-------2-----2-|-0-------0-----0-|-----------------|
|-0-------0-----0-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
        The sting of reason the splash of tears.    The northern and the
                                                    southern hemispheres.

                                      CV
  Ebdim7  Gbdim7    Em                Bbdim7  Am7
  , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .
|-------2-------5-|---------3-------|-----------------|-------5---------|
|-----1-------4---|-------0---0-----|-----5-------5---|-----5-----5-----|
|---2-------5-----|-----0-------0---|---6-------5-----|---5-----5-----5-|
|-1-------4-------|---2-------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-5-----------5---|
|-----------------|-0-------------0-|-6-----6-5-----5-|-----------------|
    Love emerges and it disappears.. I   do   it for  your love

                    CIII
  Am7               G                 Gmaj7
  , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .
|-------5---------|---------3-------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----5---------5-|-------3---------|---3-3---3-3---3-|-3---3-3---3-----||
|---5---------5---|-----4-----------|---4-4---4-4---4-|-4---4-4---4-----||
|-----------4-----|---5-------------|---4-4---4-4---4-|-4---4-4---4-----||
|---------5-------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-5---------------|-3---------------|-3---------------|-------------3---||
   I do it for your love

Tha Gmaj7 is Paul just mucking about after he finishes on the G


************************************************************************
*  Rich Kent; email r.p.kent@dur.ac.uk ;  http://www.dur.ac.uk/~d213ga *
************************************************************************
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