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When I Close My Eyes ukulele

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 1995 11:54:06 -0700
From: jsjacob@uclink.berkeley.edu (John S. Jacob)
Subject: The Basics: "When I Close My Eyes"
Bay Area).


"When I Close My Eyes"
----------------------
By The Basics (Kelly Baynham, Wade Baynham, Drew Robilio)
As recorded by The Basics on _When I Close My Eyes_
Transcribed by John S. Jacob 


Chords:
Dm7    x02010
F      x32010
Fadd9  x32033
F/E    x2x010
C      xx0232
Gsus4  xx0233
G11    x04030
Am     022000
Am7    022033
C      320033

Riff 1:
      Gsus2 C   Gsus2 C
e-|---------------------------|
B-|---5-h7--7---5-h7--7-7-7---|
G-|---7-(7)-7---7-(7)-7-7-7---|
D-|---0-(0)-0---0-(0)-0-0-0---|
A-|---------------------------|
E-|---------------------------|

[Guitar tacit]
When I close my eyes
I can see forever
And the leaves on the trees
Are a brilliant green
         Fadd9 C   Fadd9
My heart hears the sound
     Fadd9 C    C
Of a dis - tant calling
    Dm7        G11          [Riff 1]
The wind on my face says to me
            Dm7     G11
I've got to live my life
  F  F/E      Fadd9 C Fadd9  Fadd9 C C  Fadd9 C Fadd9  Fadd9 C C
  di - fferently


[Chorus]
       Fadd9 C  Fadd9
When I close my eyes
      Fadd9 C  C
I can see   forever
        Fadd9  C      Am7
And the leaves on the trees
      Fadd9 C    C
Are a brill-iant green
         Fadd9 C   Fadd9
My heart hears the sound
     Fadd9 C    C
Of a dis - tant calling
    Dm7        G11          [Riff 1]
The wind on my face says to me
            Dm7     G11
I've got to live my life
  F  F/E      Fadd9 C Fadd9  Fadd9 C C  Fadd9 C Fadd9  Fadd9 C C
  di - fferently


[Verse]
          F      Am
I say goodbye to spring
        C       C
And farewell to summer
   F     Am      C      Gsus4 C
Hello to falling leaves
   F          Am
My life looks small
       C       C
In the face of change
    F          Am             C  Gsus4 C
The wind feels too strong for me

          F      Am
I say goodbye to safe
    C      C
Goodbye to certain
   F     Am      C   Gsus4 C
Hello to what is new
         F        Am
It's the best and worst
   C     C
Of times together
       F          Am          C    Gsus4 C
In the storm I forget what is true

[Chorus]

I say okay I don't know
Okay I'm afraid
I'll take it one step at a time
It may take a while
For the fog to burn off
Time be my friend for a while

[Chorus]
[Bridge/solo]
  Dm7 G11 [Riff 1]
  Dm7 G11 [Riff 1]
  Dm7 G11 F F/E  Fadd9 C Fadd9  Fadd9 C C  Fadd9 C Fadd9  Fadd9 C C

I say goodbye to control
It's such an illusion
Hello to the truth of my need
The promise of presence
Is all that I have now
Sometimes I don't believe

[Chorus]

       Fadd9 C  Fadd9
When I close my eyes


--
  [========== John S. Jacob ==========]
  |    jsjacob@uclink.berkeley.edu    |
  | jsjacob@pasteur.eecs.berkeley.edu |-----------------------------+
  |     jsjacob@csua.berkeley.edu     |         1 + 1 = 3           |
  +-----------------------------------+ for all large values of 1  -- |
                                    +-------------------------------- |

            
            
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