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THE CRANE WIFE (PART I)
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=============
====INTRO====
=============

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===============
====VERSE 1====
===============

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              It was a  cold    night,                  and the snow    lay

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    around.   I pulled my coat  tight...                against the fall- ing

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    down.     And the   sun was all...                And the   sun was all

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    down.

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              And the   sun was all...                  And the   sun was all

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    down.

===============
====VERSE 2====
===============

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              I am a    poor    man...                  I haven't wealth  nor

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    fame.     I have my two     hands...                And a     house     to my

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    name.     And the   winter's so...                  And the   winter's so

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    long.

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              And the   winter's so...                  And the   winter's  so

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    long...

==============
====BRIDGE====
==============

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            And all             the stars               were crash-         ing    'round...

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            As  I             laid    eyes          on      what          I'd       found.

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===============
====VERSE 3====
===============

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              It was a  white   crane,                  it was a  help-       less

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    thing.    Upon a    red     stain,                    with an arrow     in its

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    wing.     And it    called and cried...             And it    called and  cried

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    so.

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              And it    called and cried...               And it  called and cried

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    so...

==============
====BRIDGE====
==============

(This is based on live videos of Colin, there's too much noise to pinpoint
 Colin in the recording for most of the bridge and chorus)

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    And all        the stars      were crash-    ing 'round

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   As I               laid eyes         on what                 I'd found.

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==============
====CHORUS====
==============

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            My crane               wife,          my  crane              wife.

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            My crane               wife,          my  crane              wife.

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===============
====VERSE 4====
===============

(Previous verse riff also continues under the noise)

G
And how I helped her
G                     Em
And how I dressed her wounds
Em
And how I held her
Em                 C
Beneath the rising moon
C
And she stood to fly
C                    G
And she stood to fly away
Em
And she stood to fly
Em               C
She stood to fly away

D
And all the stars were crashing around
D                          G
As I laid eyes on what I'd found

==============
====CHORUS====
==============

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            My crane               wife,          my  crane              wife.

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            My crane               wife,          my  crane              wife.

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==============
====BRIDGE====
==============

G               Em
La la.... la la la...
Em              C
La la.... la la la...
C               G
La la.... la la la...


G               Em
La la.... la la la...
Em              C
La la.... la la la...
C               G
La la.... la la la...


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=======================
=======================
THE CRANE WIFE (PART 2)
=======================
=======================


=============
====INTRO====
=============

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                                                                            My

===============
====VERSE 1====
===============

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D|----0h4-----0h4----|----0h4-----0h4----|
A|--5-------5--------|--5-------5--------|
E|-------------------|-------------------| (x3)
    Crane   wife...                Ar-
    -rived  at my       door    in the
    moonlight.                     All

e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0----------|--------0-------0--|-------------------|
D|----2-------2------|----2-------2---0--|----0-------0------|-------------------|
A|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3---3----|-------------------|----0---2---4---5--|
E|-------------------|-------------------|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3---3----|
    Star    bright...               and     tongue- tied...           I took her in.

e|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|
D|----0h4-----0h4----|----0h4-----0h4----|
A|--5-------5--------|--5-------5--------|
E|-------------------|-------------------| (x5)
                                    We were
    Married                         And
    Bells   rang        sweet   for our
    Wedding                     And our

e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0----------|--------0-------0--|-------------------|
D|----2-------2------|----2-------2---0--|----0-------0------|-------------------|
A|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3---3----|-------------------|----0---2---4---5--|
E|-------------------|-------------------|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3---3----|
    Bed-    ding...                 was     ready...                  When we fell in.

e|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0---0------|
D|----0h4-----0h4----|----0h4---------0--|
A|--5-------5--------|--5-------5---5----|
E|-------------------|-------------------|

==============
====Chorus====
==============

e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|-------------------|-------------------|
D|----5-------5------|----5-------5------|--------0-------0--|--------0---0------|
A|--7---7---7---7----|--7---7---7---7----|----7-------7------|----7-----------7--|
E|-------------------|-------------------|--5---5---5---5----|--5---5---5---5----|
                        Sound the keening bell,                 to see it's painted red.

e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|-------------------|-------------------|
D|----5-------5------|----5-------5------|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|
A|--7---7---7---7----|--7---7---7---7----|----7-------7------|----7-------7------|
E|-------------------|-------------------|--5---5---5---5----|--5---5---5---5----|
                        Soft as fontanel...                     The feathers in the thread...

e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|--------2-------3--|--------2----------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|----2-------2------|----2-------2---2--|
D|----0-------0------|----0-------0------|------2-------2----|------2-------2----|
A|-------------------|-------------------|--0-------0--------|--0-------0--------|
E|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3---3----|-------------------|-------------------|
                When    all I ever meant...                                 To

e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0----------|--------0-------0--|-------------------|
D|----2-------2------|----2-------2---0--|----0-------0------|-------------------|
A|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3---3----|-------------------|----0---2---4---5--|
E|-------------------|-------------------|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3---3----|
    Do...                           was to  keep you...                     My

e|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|
D|----0h4-----0h4----|----0h4-----0h4----|
A|--5-------5--------|--5-------5--------|
E|-------------------|-------------------| (x3)
    Crane wife.                     My

e|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0----------|-------------------|
D|----2-------2---0--|-------------------|
A|--3---3---3---3----|----0---2---4---5--|
E|-------------------|--3---3---3---3----|

e|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|
D|----0h4-----0h4----|----0h4-----0h4----|
A|--5-------5--------|--5-------5--------|
E|-------------------|-------------------| (x2)
                                  We were

===============
====VERSE 2====
===============

e|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|
D|----0h4-----0h4----|----0h4-----0h4----|
A|--5-------5--------|--5-------5--------|
E|-------------------|-------------------| (x3)
    Poor-   ly...                   Our
    For-    tunes       fad-    ing
    hourly.                         And

e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0----------|--------0-------0--|-------------------|
D|----2-------2------|----2-------2---0--|----0-------0------|-------------------|
A|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3---3----|-------------------|----0---2---4---5--|
E|-------------------|-------------------|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3---3----|
    How     she...                          vowed   me...         She could bring it back.

e|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|
D|----0h4-----0h4----|----0h4-----0h4----|
A|--5-------5--------|--5-------5--------|
E|-------------------|-------------------| (x2)
                                    But I was

e|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|
D|----0h4-----0h4----|----0h4-----0h4----|
A|--5-------5--------|--5-------5--------|
E|-------------------|-------------------| (x3)
    Greedy.                         I was
    Vain    and I       forced  her to
    Weaving                         On a

e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0----------|--------0-------0--|-------------------|
D|----2-------2------|----2-------2---0--|----0-------0------|-------------------|
A|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3---3----|-------------------|----0---2---4---5--|
E|-------------------|-------------------|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3---3----|
    Cold    loom...                  In a   closed  room...           with down wove.

e|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0---0------|
D|----0h4-----0h4----|----0h4---------0--|
A|--5-------5--------|--5-------5---5----|
E|-------------------|-------------------|

==============
====Chorus====
==============

e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|-------------------|-------------------|
D|----5-------5------|----5-------5------|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|
A|--7---7---7---7----|--7---7---7---7----|----7-------7------|----7-------7------|
E|-------------------|-------------------|--5---5---5---5----|--5---5---5---5----|
                        Sound the keening bell,                 to see it's painted red.

e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|-------------------|-------------------|
D|----5-------5------|----5-------5------|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|
A|--7---7---7---7----|--7---7---7---7----|----7-------7------|----7-------7------|
E|-------------------|-------------------|--5---5---5---5----|--5---5---5---5----|
                        Soft as fontanel...                     The feathers in the thread...


e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|--------2-------3--|--------2----------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|----2-------2------|----2-------2---2--|
D|----0-------0------|----0-------0------|------2-------2----|------2-------2----|
A|-------------------|-------------------|--0-------0--------|--0-------0--------|
E|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3---3----|-------------------|-------------------|
                When    all I ever meant...                                 To

e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0----------|--------0-------0--|-------------------|
D|----2-------2------|----2-------2---0--|----0-------0------|-------------------|
A|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3---3----|-------------------|----0---2---4---5--|
E|-------------------|-------------------|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3---3----|
    Do...                           was to  keep you...                     My


e|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|
D|----0h4-----0h4----|----0h4-----0h4----|
A|--5-------5--------|--5-------5--------|
E|-------------------|-------------------| (x3)
    Crane wife.                     My

e|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0----------|-------------------|
D|----2-------2---0--|-------------------|
A|--3---3---3---3----|----0---2---4---5--|
E|-------------------|--3---3---3---3----|

e|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|
D|----0h4-----0h4----|----0h4-----0h4----|
A|--5-------5--------|--5-------5--------|
E|-------------------|-------------------| (x2)

==============
====BRIDGE====
==============

e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|
D|----5-------5------|----5-------5------|----7-------7------|----7-------7------|
A|--7---7---7---7----|--7---7---7---7----|--8---8---8---8----|--8---8---8---8----|
E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
                There's a bend in the wind and it rakes at my heart...

e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|
D|----5-------5------|----5-------5------|----7-------7------|----7-------7------|
A|--7---7---7---7----|--7---7---7---7----|--8---8---8---8----|--8---8---8---8----|
E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
                There is blood in the thread and it rakes at my heart...

e|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|----------0---------0--|----------0---------0--|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|
D|-----9---------9-------|-----9---------9-------|----2-------2------|----2-------2------|
A|--10---10---10---10----|--10---10---10---10----|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3---3----|
E|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
    Rakes at my heart...

e|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|----------0---------0--|----------0---------0--|--------0-------0--|--------0---0-0-0--|
D|-----9---------9-------|-----9---------9-------|----2-------2------|----2-------2-2-x--|
A|--10---10---10---10----|--10---10---10---10----|--3---3---3---3----|--3---3---3-3-3-x--|
E|-----------------------|-----------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
    Heart...

e|----------------------------------|---------------------------------|  =|
B|----------------------------------|---------------------------------|   |
G|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--|   |
D|--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---|--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---x--|   |
A|--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--|--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--x--|   |
E|----------------------------------|---------------------------------|   |
    Heart...                                                              |
                                                                          |
e|--------------------------|--------------------------|                  |
B|--------------------------|--------------------------|                  |
G|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|                  |
D|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--x--|                  |
A|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--x--|                  |
E|--------------------------|--------------------------|                 =| (x4)

(I prefer to switch to the following expanded voicing as the song builds,
 but you can continue with just the three strings as above, 
 I think that's what Colin does)

e|--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--|--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--x--|  =|
B|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0---x--|   |
G|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--|   |
D|--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---|--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---x--|   |
A|--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--|--10--10--10--10--10--10--10--x--|   |
E|----------------------------------|---------------------------------|   |
    Heart...                                                              |
                                                                          |
e|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--x--|                  |
B|--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--|--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--x--|                  |
G|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|                  |
D|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--x--|                  |
A|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--x--|                  |
E|--------------------------|--------------------------|                  |
    Heart...                                                             =| (x4)

e|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|
G|--------0-------0--|--------0-------0--|
D|----0h4-----0h4----|----0h4-----0h4----|
A|--5-------5--------|--5-------5--------|
E|-------------------|-------------------| (x2)
    My crane wife...


=======================
=======================
THE CRANE WIFE (PART 3)
=======================
=======================


This part just repeats the following chord pattern through the entire song:
   D / A / G / G
You can find various strumming and voicings to follow the mood of the song.
My preferred chord voicings are these:
   D xx0232
   A x02230
   G 3x003x
As a nice transition from G to D, you can use xx0787 and then slide down to xx0232.

Here are the chords, have fun!

==============
====CHORDS====
==============

D  A  G  (x2)


D         A            G
And under the boughs unbowed
D              A       G
All clothed in a snowy shroud
D          A              G
She had no heart so hardened
D         A            G
All under the boughs unbowed


D  A  G  (x2)


D             A            G
Each feather, it fell from skin
D                 A        G
Until threadbare, she grew thin
D           A            G
How were my eyes so blinded?
D             A            G
Each feather, it fell from skin

           D             A            G
And I will hang my head, hang my head low
           D             A            G
And I will hang my head, hang my head low


D  A  G  (x2)


D           A        G
A gray sky, a bitter sting
D             A          G
A rain cloud, a crane on wing
D          A      G
All out beyond horizon
D           A        G
A gray sky, a bitter sting 

           D             A            G
And I will hang my head, hang my head low
           D             A            G
And I will hang my head, hang my head low   (x3)


D  A  G  (x4)
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jifigz wrote on October 2 2011, 10:39 am

I love this song and I was going to post a version of tab like this that includes all three parts in one tab. I think you did a pretty good job. The tab I figured out is very similar to this one and only differs in a few spots. The only spot of yours that I think is a tiny bit off is when Colin does the walk up with the G bass note. You have the last note being the A string fretted at the 5th (a D note) when I think he usually leaves it open. Nice tab though.

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Filippof wrote on December 13 2012, 10:00 pm

Epic job on an epic song series.

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nerds_assemble wrote on July 28 2015, 11:14 pm

agreed, epic!

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