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                             Song For My Father by Sarah McLachlan
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Tabbed by: St. Alphonzo
E-mail: timcardiello@gmail.com

Capo 2nd Fret for Live Performance 
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyb2BgERUb0)

Capo 3rd Fret for Album Recording
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfURyT1KfFk)

Only use “P” and “i” on picking hand


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G|----------0-----------|----0-------|-2---------2----|
D|-------0-----------0--|---------0--|----0--------0--|
A|----------------------|-0----------|----------------|
E|-3-----------3--------|-------3----|-2-------2------|

E|------------|-------3---------|(0)---------------------------|
B|-0----------|-1----------1----|-0-----------------3----------|
G|-------0----|-----------------|-------0-----2----------2-----|
D|----0-----0-|----0----------0-|----0-----0-----0----------0--|
A|-------2----|-0--------0------|------------------------------|
E|-3----------|-----------------|-3-----3-----2--------2-------|

E|-------------|---------3-----------|-------------|
B|-------0-----|-0h1-----------1-----|-1-----0-----|
G|-2--------0--|---------------------|-------------|
D|----0--------|------2-----------2--|----2-----0--|
A|-------------|-0----------0--------|-0----(0)----|
E|-2-----3-----|---------------------|-------3-----|

E|-------------------|-------------|-------------------|
B|-------3-----------|-1-----3-----|-0-----------3-----|
G|-2-----------2-----|----0-----0--|-------0-----------|
D|----3--------------|-------2-----|----0-----------0--|
A|-------------------|-0-----------|----------2--------|
E|-1--------1-----0--|-------------|-3-----------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------|
B|-1-----0------------3-----------------3-----------|
G|----0-----0---2-----------2-----2-----------2-----|
D|-------2---------3-----------3-----3-----------3--|
A|-3------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------1--------1--------1--------1--------|

         “I wish that I could tell you...”
E|------------|-------------------------------------------|
B|-0----------|-1-----0-----------3-----------------------|
G|-------0----|----0--------2-----------2-----0-----2-----|
D|----0-----0-|----------0-----0-----------0-----0-----0--|
A|-------2----|-0-----------------------------------------|
E|-3----------|-------3-----2--------2--------0-----2-----|

        “It's to you....I....run”
E|--------------|-------------------------------------------|
B|-0------------|-1-----0-----------3-----------------0-----|
G|-------0------|----0--------2-----------2-----2--------0--|
D|----0-------0-|----------0-----0-----------0-----0--------|
A|---------2----|-0----------------------------------(2)----|
E|-3------------|-------3-----2--------2--------2-----3-----|

“You were the place that I could always rest my head”

E|-------3---------|------------------------------|
B|-1----------1----|-1-----0-----------3----------|
G|-----------------|----0--------2----------2-----|
D|----2----------2-|----------0-----3----------3--|
A|-0--------0------|-0----------------------------|
E|-----------------|-------3-----1----------------|

             “And my world      -  would
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B|-1-----------1----|-0-----------3----|
G|----0-------------|-------0----------|
D|----------------2-|----0-----------0-|
A|-0----------------|----------2-------|
E|------------------|-3----------------|

  Come  un -  done_________”
E|--------------------------------------------------|
B|-1-----0------------3-----------------3-----------|
G|----0-----0---2-----------2-----2-----------2-----|
D|-------2---------3-----------3-----3-----------3--|
A|-3------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------1--------1--------1--------1--------|

“Cause I been wrestling with my demons”

E|------------|-------------------------------------------|
B|-0----------|-1-----0-----------3-----------------------|
G|-------0----|----0--------2-----------2-----0-----2-----|
D|----0-----0-|----------0-----0-----------0-----0-----0--|
A|-------2----|-0-----------------------------------------|
E|-3----------|-------3-----2--------2--------0-----2-----|

“Telling me I have no choice”

E|--------------|-------------------------------------------|
B|-0------------|-1-----0-----------3-----------------0-----|
G|-------0------|----0--------2-----------2-----2--------0--|
D|----0-------0-|----------0-----0-----------0-----0--------|
A|---------2----|-0-----------------------------------------|
E|-3------------|-------3-----2--------2--------2-----3-----|

“How I wish that I could lean upon you now”

E|-------3---------|------------------------------|
B|-1----------1----|-1-----0-----------3----------|
G|-----------------|----0--------2----------2-----|
D|----2----------2-|----------0-----3----------3--|
A|-0--------0------|-0----------------------------|
E|-----------------|-------3-----1--------1-------|

            “Amidst the chaos 

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B|-1-----------1----|-0-----------3----|
G|----0-------------|-------0----------|
D|----------------2-|----0-----------0-|
A|-0--------0-------|----------2-------|
E|------------------|-3----------------|

  and – the   - noise___”
E|--------------------------------------------------|
B|-1-----0------------3-----------------3-----------|
G|----0-----0---2-----------2-----2-----------2-----|
D|-------2---------3-----------3-----3-----------3--|
A|-3------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------1--------1--------1--------1--------|

CHORUS

“Your    -   light...”

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B|-0-----------1-----------0-----|
G|-------0--------0--------------|
D|----0-----0-----------------2--|
A|-------2-----3--------3--------|
E|-3-----------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------0--------|
B|-0-----------------3-----------3-----------0--|
G|-------0-----2-----------2--------------2-----|
D|----0-----0-----3-----------3-----3-----------|
A|-------2--------------------------------------|
E|-3-----------1--------1--------1--------------|

E|-------0-----------------------0-----|
B|-1-----------1-----------1-----------|
G|-------------------2-----------------|
D|----2-----------2-----2-----------2--|
A|-0--------0--------0--------0--------|
E|-------------------------------------|   

Repeat Chorus

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