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Midsummer Classic ukulele

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Strumming
There is no strumming pattern for this song yet. and get +5 IQ
this post http://www.lawrencearms.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=4 got me started, 
Big thanks to those guys

I don't think the names of the chords are very accurate and are just meant to 
serve as a unique id to reference them by.

Capo @ 5
Chords Relative to Capo

Chords:
  C add9(C9)                Csus4 (C4)              C#
  e---|---|-0-|---|---|     ---|-2-|---|---|---|    ---|---|-0-|---|---|     
  B---|---|-3-|---|---|     ---|---|-3-|---|---|    ---|---|-3-|---|---|
  G---|---|-0-|---|---|     ---|---|---|---|---|    ---|---|-0-|---|---|
  D---|---|-0-|---|---|     ---|---|---|---|---|    ---|-1-|---|---|---|
  A---|---|---|---|---|     ---|---|---|---|---|    ---|---|---|---|---|
  E---|---|---|---|---|     ---|---|---|---|---     ---|---|---|---|---|

  Gm                        Gm                        F
  e---|-1-|---|---|---|     ---|---|---|---|---|    ---|---|-3-|---|---|     
  B---|---|-2-|---|---|     ---|-2-|---|---|---|    ---|---|---|---|---|
  G---|---|---|-3-|---|     ---|-2-|---|---|---|    ---|---|---|---|---|
  D---|---|---|-0-|---|     ---|-2-|---|---|---|    ---|---|---|---|---|
  A---|---|---|---|---|     ---|---|---|---|---|    ---|-1-|---|---|---|
  E---|---|---|---|---|     ---|---|---|---|---|    ---|---|-2-|---|---|
  
  D
  e---|-3-|---|---|---|      
  B---|---|---|---|---|    
  G---|---|---|---|---|    
  D-1-|---|---|---|---|    
  A---|---|---|---|---|    
  E---|-2-|---|---|---| 

Play it along with the song to get the strumming or just play the chords (cd 
version, live will probably have a different order/more repeats)

I can't tell you how accurate this is but it sounds pretty close to me

Intro 2x
C9 C4 C9 C# Gm

C9     C#          Gm
I cut corners on the carpets now.
C9      C#              Gm
I danced quarters on the windowsill.
C9             C#               Gm
The summer left me to a different fate.
C9           C#                Gm               C#
This drastic urge will take some time to find its weight.

C9 C4 C9

C9    C#           Gm           C#
I run head on into traffic in the afternoon.
C9          C#            Gm              C#
I log the longest miles alone at night inside my room.
C9            C#                 C#
Where all directions lead right back to me;
C9         C#               Gm
all my ambitions swim like driftwood through
   C#
my dark sea of sleep.

C9 C4 C9

C9             C#   Gm            C9        C#   Gm
And it'll take some time, Yeah it will take some time
         C9  C#   Gm
but the dawn will come,
         C9   C#   Gm
yeah the tide will rise.

Intro 2

C9          C#              Gm                  
Her eyes swelled up in the bars of soft lights. 
C9          C#                   Gm                     C#
I drank and watched her laugh and then we sang out loud in the dying streets
C9         C#               Gm           C#
And I was so drunk my heart floated like a feather in the breeze.
C9       C#                Gm                    C#
I got so high off all the blinking lights, the colors painted in the night.

C9 C4 C9

Gm        Gm                  F             D
Midsummer Classic blue and gold- Our City casts it's shadow.
Gm          Gm                F                   D
The kettle boil heads for a roll. Sundowning's never getting old.
Gm         Gm                F                      D
And underneath this crooked moon I can smell the night begin to bloom,
Gm            Gm                F           D
the northern wind will change again and my geography will bend 
Gm        Gm              F             D   
back and forth across the map until I reach the end.
Gm        Gm              F             D
back and forth across the map until I reach the end.
Gm              Gm   F     Gm              Gm   F
And it'll take some time, And it'll take some time
Gm           Gm   F
But the dawn will come-
Gm            Gm    F
yeah the tide will rise.

            
            
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ambam 28 May 03, 2014 07:47 AM

I like how this is just a copy of the guitar version... which granted, it's the same thing on ukulele.. but still, weak.

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