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Come Sail Away Tab

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                           COME SAIL AWAY - Styx
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Song: Come Sail Away
Artist: Styx
Album: The Grand Illusion
Tabbed by: rd93
Tuning: Standard (EADGBe)

The only actual tab for this whole song isn't right, so here's a better one that you can
learn for your high school graduation.

Chords:
C x32010
Em7 022003
Am x02210
G* x2003x
F 133211
G 320033

[Intro]
(piano arr. guitar):

Some of the spacing here is off because I had to make the two guitars line up, but don't
let it throw you off. You should know how the song goes.

e|-----10--8-------------10----8-----------------10----8-----------------10-|
B|-----------------------------------------8-----------------8--------------|
G|-9-----------9---10----------------10----------------------------10-------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |                                                                          |
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---8---8---8---8----10----10----10----10----12----12----12----12----10----|
G|-9---9---9---9---10----10----10----10----12----12----12----12----10----10-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----8-----8p7----7-8---------------787878787878-7----7--------------------|
B|--------------10----------------------------------10----------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |         ^play faster^               ^trill^                              |
e|---------------------------8---8------------------------------------------|
B|-10----10-----10-----8---8------------------------------------------------|
G|----10----10-------9---9-----9---9----9----9----9----9--------------------|
D|-----------------------------------10---10---10---10----------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 1]
C   Em7       Am     G* F                            G
I'm sailing away,         set an open course for the virgin sea. Cause

C    Em7       Am       G* F                               G
I've got to be free,         free to face the life that's ahead of me

Am                           G
   On board I'm the captain,   so climb aboard

Am                           G
   We'll search for tomorrow   on every shore, and I'll

C    Em7           Am      G* F     G     Intro
try, oh Lord, I'll try          to carry on

[Verse 2]
C Em7         Am     G* F                                   G
I look to the sea         reflections in the waves spark my memories

C    Em7         Am  G* F                                       G
Some happy, some sad      I think of childhood friends, and the dreams we had

Am                           G
   We lived happily forever,   so the story goes

Am                           G
   But somehow we missed out   on the pot of gold, but we'll

C    Em7             Am    G* F
try, blessed that we can...

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------------------------------------|
A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------------------------------------|
E|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------------------------------|
   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
        to ca-                 rry on

[Bridge]
repeat as necessary):
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------6-x-x-6-x-6--xx8-------------xx6-x-x-6-x-6---66----------|
G|-5---------------5-x-x-5-x-5--xx7-------------xx5-x-x-5-x-5---55----------|
D|-5---------------3-x-x-3-x-3--555-------------xx3-x-x-3-x-3---33----------|
A|-3------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |                                                                          |
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-5--x5-5-5-5-5-5----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5--x5-5-5-5-5-5-3-----3---3--xx5--x5-5-5-5-5-5-3-----3---3---xx----------|
A|-3--x3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----3---3--xx5--x5-5-5-5-5-5-3-----3---3---xx----------|
E|-----------------1-----1---1--xx3--x3-3-3-3-3-3-1-----1---1---xx----------|
       . . . . . .                    . . . . . .

[Chorus]
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------6--x-6--x-6-6------8----x--8-8------x--6-x-6-x-6-6---|
G|-5-----x---5-5-----x-5--x-5--x-5-5------7----x--7-7------x--5-x-5-x-5-5---|
D|-5-----x---5-5-----x-3--x-3--x-3-3------5----x--5-5------x--3-x-3-x-3-3---|
A|-3-----x---3-3-----x-3--x-3--x-3-3------5----x--5-5------x--3-x-3-x-3-3---|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 | Come sail away,     come sail away... sail away with      me             |
e|-20p15p12-[x4]-------20p17p13-[x4]-----22p19p15-[x4]--------20p17p13-[x4]-|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[The palm-muted part] 
(repeat as necessary):
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----6---6-------6---6-------6--------------------------------------------|
A|---6---6---6---6---6---6---6---6------------------------------------------|
E|-4-----------4-----------4------------------------------------------------|
   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

I'm not going to tab out those keyboards but if you want to just improvise, I think that
final note before it goes back into the bridge again is an E (12th fret e string or
17th fret B string, or bend the 15 up to 17 while you hit the 12). Play the bridge and 
chorus with the tapping in the background and fade out. Here's part of the outro solo:

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------15~---|
B|-----------------13-15b17-15b17~-------r15p13-15b17~-------r15p13---------|
G|-----------12-14-------------------------------------------------14-------|
D|-----12h14----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-/15----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-15b17~-15b17r15-15~-15b17~--15-13-12---------12b13~-12b13~-19b20~-19b20~-|
B|--------------------------------------13~---------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-18tr17-18b20r18-18b20~--r18~----------15-17-17b18r17-15~----15p13-12-----|
B|---------------------------------17-18--------------------------------13--|
G|------------------------------17------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------13-13~---15b17-----13-13~---15b17--------13-13~----15b17-17r15-13|
G|-12-12h14------14--------14-------14--------12h14--------14---------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|



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| x  Dead note
| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| r  Release
| b  Bend
| /  Slide up
| ~  Vibrato 

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