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For Emily Whenever I May Find Her chords

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Song: For Emily whenever I may find her
Artist: Simon & Garfunkel
Composer: Paul Simon
Album: Parsley, sage, rosemary & thyme

Tabbed by DJ ('DiddyD' at ultimateGuitar.com)
13th Oct 2016

TUNING:
Over the years this song has been performed in various keys.
The original album track is quite sharp of concert pitch,
using a chromatic tuner, tune all strings up approx +20

CAPO: 3rd fret (Sounds in the approx. key of F)

The live version used on most of their compilation albums is
in concert pitch, but performed a whole tone higher than the
original album version:
CAPO: 5th fret (Sounds in the key of G)

'Live in New York City -1967'
CAPO: 4th fret (Sounds in the key of F#)

The same year's live at Granada TV clip on youTube
CAPO: 6th fret (Sounds in the key of Ab)

N.B.
IGNORE ANY POP-UP CHORD BOXES the website might suggest
and use the typed shapes shown below.

Chord names and fret positions are relative to the capo:
Dsus2/4 = xx0055   D     = xx0232    D5      = xx0235
G       = 320033   Cmaj7 = x32003    D4      = xx0233
G/F#    = 2x0033   A     = x02220    Dsus2   = xx0230
Em      = 022000   A4    = x02230    A5      = x02255
                                     Dadd4/9 = x54030

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[Intro]
    Dsus2/4
e |----5----5----5----5---|----3----3----3----3---| [x2]
B |---5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--|---5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--|
G |-----------------------|-----------------------|
D |--0----0----0----0-----|--0----0----0----0-----|
A |-----------------------|-----------------------|
E |-----------------------|-----------------------|


[Verse 1]
Dsus2/4                       G             G   G/F#   Em
         What a dream I had,     pressed in or - gan - dy,
D                        Cmaj7
   Clothed in crinoline      ...of a smoky burgundy,
G                   A     A4
   Softer than the rain--------!


[Verse 2]
Dsus2/4
         I wandered empty streets,
      G            G   G/F#   Em
Down  ...past the shop dis - plays,
D                          Cmaj7
   I heard cathedral bells     ...tripping down the alleyways,
G               A    A4
   As I walked on---------!


[Verse 3]
D               D4  D  Dsus2
   And when you ran to me,
       G                   G  G/F#  Em
Your   ...cheeks flushed with the night,
D                              Cmaj7
   We walked on frosted fields    ...of juniper and lamplight,
G               A      A4
   I held your hand---------!


[Break]
  D5           D4 D    Dsus2 D   G            G G/F# Em
| /  /  /  / | /__/  /  /   / | /  /  /  / | /   /   /   / |

  D             D    Dsus2
| /  /  /  /  | /  /  /  /  |

    Cmaj7
e |--0----------------|
B |--0----------------|
G |--0--2--0---0------|
D |--2-------4--4--2--|
A |--3----------------|
E |-------------------|

  G              A5
| /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |



[Verse 4]
Dsus2/4 
         And when I awoke,
G                 G   G/F# Em 
    And felt you warm and near,
D                            Cmaj7
    I kissed your honey hair    ...with my grateful tears,
G         A         A4    A    C        G            Dadd4/9
   Oh, I love you, girl-----,      oh, how I love--- you----!

            
            
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Addepat 12 Jan 14, 2017 05:42 PM

This is the best versioni have seen, much more complete and correct chords on my first impression. 5 stars!

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CPWKruger 3,167 Apr 23, 2017 10:30 PM

well done DiddyD

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gaileanes 10 Aug 03, 2017 08:34 PM

I play by ear and was very pleased to find that my chords were dead on with those shown here and I even had my capo in the correct fret! Played along with the greatest hits CD. This is my all time fav app! Where would I be without the talented musicians who contribute to this awesome site? Great job to all of you! 🤗🎹🎸🎵🎶🎼🎤

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