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From: Barrie McCombs 

FORTY-FIVE YEARS   Time: 2/2 (sync)   Tenor: Bb   Bass: Bb
- Stan Rogers, 1976, on: Fogarty's Cove

INTRO: 1,  2m,  5,  1

          1                         *
Where the earth shows it's bones of wind-broken stone
        5                   *
And the sea and the sky are one
    2m                     4
I'm caught out of time, my blood sings with wine
        5                    *
And I'm running naked in the sun
        1                     *
There's God in the trees, I'm weak in the knees
        5                *
And the sky is a painful blue
    2m                       4            5      1   ( 4, 1, 5 )
I'd like to look around, but Honey, all I see is you

    1                       *
The summer city lights will soften the night
           5                     *
Till you'd think that the air is clear
        2m                         4
And I'm sitting with friends where forty-five cents
     5                    *
Will buy another glass of beer
         1                         *
He's got something to say, but I'm so far away
       5                          *
That I don't know who I'm talking to
               2m                      4            5      1
Cause you just walked in the door, and Honey, all I see is you


CHORUS (after verses 2 and 3):
      4                     *
And I just want to hold you closer
               1        4      1
Than I've ever held any-one be-fore
               4                     1
You say you've been twice a wife and you're through with life
       2m                        5
Ah but Honey, what the hell's it for
      4                        *
After twenty-three years you'd think I could find
  1              4         1
A way to let you know some-how
       2m               2m/1         5                     1      (*)
That I want to see your smiling face forty-five years from now

CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO

NOTES:
- Strum: clawhammer, 52, 43, B2, 45  or  B, 43, B2, 43

FORTY-FIVE YEARS     PAGE TWO


     1                     *
So a-lone in the lights on stage every night
          5                      *
I've been reaching out to find a friend
    2m                   4
Who knows all the words, sings so she's heard
    5                         *
And knows how all the stories end
      1                     *
Maybe after the show she'll ask me to go
     5                       *
Home with her for a drink or two
        2m                         4           5      1
Now her smile lights her eyes, but Honey all I see is you


CHORUS:

      4                     *
And I just want to hold you closer
               1        4      1
Than I've ever held any-one be-fore
               4                     1
You say you've been twice a wife and you're through with life
       2m                        5
Ah but Honey, what the hell's it for
      4                        *
After twenty-three years you'd think I could find
  1              4         1
A way to let you know some-how
       2m               2m/1         5                     1      (*)
That I want to see your smiling face forty-five years from now


ENDING: REPEAT CHORUS

SYMBOLS:
- Asterisk (*) =  new measure, play same chord
- Period (.)   =  1/8 note rest at start of a measure
- Underline(_) =  sustain note into next measure

CHORDS (Number System):
- Example:     1    2    3    4    5    6    7
- Key of C:    C    D    E    F    G    A    B
- Detailed description: /pub/guitar/other_stuff/numbering_system.txt

- Submitted by:  Barrie McCombs (bmccombs@acs.ucalgary.ca)

            
            
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