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Fly By Night chords

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FLY BY NIGHT    -       Rush


Intro:
  D  /Em7 a b/Em7/C G/B    /    G5  A G/A A/
e|2-2/3-3----/----3-----3--/-----3--------/
B|3-3/3-3----/----3-----3--/-----3--2--0-2/  3x 
G|2-2/0-0----/----0-----0--/-----0--2--0-2/
D|0-0/2-2----/--2-----0----/---0----2--0-2/
A|---/----0-2/3-----2-----0/-1------0--0-0/
E|---/-------/-------------/--------------/


D             Em7                                                     
   Why try? I       know why.
     Em7/C                G/B                                             
This         feeling in -      side me says 
      G5              A          G/A - A                                       
It’s      time I was     gone 
D                  Em7                                                
   Clear head, new      life ahead
     Em7/C              G/B                                               
It’s         time I was      king 
        G5                A        G/A - A                                    
And not     just one more    pawn 


Chorus
 G/D D     / C    G  G5/D /G/D D      /D  A G/A D/
e|7--2-2--2/------3--15-15/7--2-2--2--/2-------/
B|8--3-3--3/------3--15-15/8--3-3--3--/3--2-0-2/
G|7--2-2--2/------0-------/7--2-2--2--/2--2-0-2/
D|---0-0--0/------0-------/0--0-0--0--/0--2-0-2/
A|---------/3-2-0-x-------/----------0/---0-0-0/
E|---------/------3-------/-----------/--------/


G/D          D             C            G         G5/D                             
     Fly by    night, a -     way from     here 
G/D            D           A        G/A - A                                       
     Change my    life a -    gain 
G/D         D                C         G       a - b                               
     Fly by    night, good -    bye my    dear 
    Em7/C             G/B                                                  
My        ship isn't       coming 
      G5                  A        G/A - A                                    
And I    just can’t pre -    tend 
 D - Em7 - a - b - Em7/C - G/B - G5 - A - G/A - A 

D              Em7                                                     
   Moon rise,      thoughtful eyes
Em7/C          G/B                                                        
       Staring      back at me 
         G5              A       G/A - A                                      
From the     window be -    side 
D               Em7                                                   
   No fright or       hindsight
Em7/C               G/B                                                   
       Leaving be -       hind 
           G5               A       G/A - A                                   
That empty     feeling in -    side 


Chorus:
G/D         D             C           G        G5/D                               
     Fly by    night, a -    way from    here 
G/D            D           A        G/A - A                                       
     Change my    life a -    gain 
G/D         D                C         G        a - b                              
     Fly by    night, good -    bye my    dear 
   Em7/C             G/B                                                  
My        ship isn't      coming 
      G5                   A        G/A - A                                   
And I     just can’t pre -     tend 


Break:
 D - Em7 - a - b - Em7/C - G/B - G5 - AV - G/A - A       4x 


Chorus:
G/D         D             C           G       G5/D                                
     Fly by    night, a -    way from    here 
G/D            D           A        G/A - A                                       
     Change my    life a -    gain 
G/D         D                C         G       a - b                               
     Fly by    night, good -    bye my    dear 
   Em7/C             G/B                                                  
My        ship isn't      coming 
       G5                   A        G/A - A                                   
And I     just can’t pre -    tend 


Break:
  D/A         /F/C         /G/D C/E D/F#/Di
e|2-----2-----/5-----5-----/7--8-----10/--------------10/
B|--3------3--/--6------6--/8--8-----10/10---------10---/
G|----2------2/----5------5/7--9--11-11/---11---11------/
D|------------/------------/-----------/------0---------/
A|------------/------------/-----------/----------------/
E|------------/------------/-----------/----------------/

  C/A         /Am/F        /Gi
e|0-----0-----/0--------0--/------3/
B|--1------1--/------1-----/3--3--3/
G|----2------2/----2------2/4--4--4/
D|------------/--3---------/---5--5/
A|------------/------------/------5/
E|------------/------------/------3/

D/A                                                                
     Start a new chapter
  F/C                                                              
I       find what I'm after
     G/D           C/E         D/F#        Di                                      
It’s      changing      every        day 
    C/A                                                            
The      change of a season
       Am/F                                                         
Is e -        nough of a reason
   Gi                                                             
To     want to get away
D/A                                                                
     Quiet and pensive
   F/C                                                             
My      thoughts apprehensive
     G/D        C/E             D/F#       Di                                      
The      hours       drift a -        way 
C/A                                                                
     Leaving my homeland
Am/F                                                                
     Playing a lone hand
   Gi                                                             
My     life begins today


Outro:
G/D         D             C           G        G5/D                               
     Fly by    night, a -    way from     here 
G/D            D           A        G/A - A                                       
     Change my    life a -    gain 
G/D         D                C         G       a - b                               
     Fly by    night, good -    bye my    dear 
   Em7/C             G/B                                                  
My        ship isn't      coming 
      G5                   A        G/A - A                                   
And I     just can’t pre -    tend 
    Em7/C             G/B                                                  
My        ship isn't      coming 
      G5                   A       G/A - A                                    
And I     just can’t pre -    tend 
G/D         D             C            G         G5/D                             
     Fly by    night, a -     way from     here 
G/D            D           A        G/A - A                                       
     Change my    life a -     gain 
G/D         D                C         G       a - b                               
     Fly by    night, good -    bye my    dear 
   Em7/C              G/B                                                 
My         ship isn't      coming 
      G5                   A         G/A - A                                  
And I     just can’t pre -     tend 
    Em7/C              G/B                                                 
My         ship isn't      coming 
      G5                    A         G/A - A                                 
And I      just can’t pre -     tend 
    Em7/C              G/B                                                 
My         ship isn't       coming 
      G5                   A        G/A - A                                   
And I     just can’t pre -     tend 
 D //





D     xx0232
Em7   xx2033
Em7/C x32033
G/B   x20033
G5    x10033
A     x0222x
G/A   x0000x
G     xxx787
G5/D  xxxx1515
D/A   xxx232
F/C   xxx565
G/D   xxx787
C/E   xxx889
D/F#  xxx101011
Di    xx0111010

            
            
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MusicalMoron 10 Jun 02, 2017 10:07 PM

What a great song. This tab deserves more five star ratings.

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farklemyride 10 Jul 04, 2017 12:59 AM

5 Stars, works great on the acoustic as well.

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