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From My Own True Love Lost At Sea Tab

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My Own True Love (Lost at Sea)- The Decemberists
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Tabbed by: acoustic_chick3

HOPEFULLY this one will be better. Here are the chords...(just not the names)...^_^ I'm
you people can figure out the timing yourself. My guitar wasen't PERFECTLY tuned, but
pretty sure the song is in standard.

Intro

e|--3-3---3-3---3-3------------| x2
B|--4-4---4-4---4-4------------|
G|--5-5---5-5---5-5---x---x----|
D|--5-5---5-5---5-5---x---x----|
A|-3----------3-------x---x----|
E|-------3----------3---6------|

Verse

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

  (leading up to chorus...)
e|--1---3-3--3-3--3-3-----------------|
B|--1---4-4--4-4--4-4-----------------|
G|--2---5-5--5-5--5-5-----x--x--------|
D|--3---5-5--5-5--5-5-----x--x--------|
A|--3--3----3----3--------x--x--------|
E|-1--------------------3--5--6-------|

Chorus
  "Mr. postman..........a letter for me...."
e|-6-6--6-6--6-6--6-6---3-3--3-3--3-3--3-3----------| x2
B|-3-3--3-3--3-3--3-3---4-4--4-4--4-4--4-4----------|
G|-3-3--3-3--3-3--3-3---5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5---x--x---|
D|-3-3--3-3--3-3--3-3---5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5---x--x---|
A|-x-x--x-x--x-x--x-x--3----3----3-----------x--x---|
E|----6----6----6---------------------------3--5--6-|

 "Mr. postman...........have a letter for me..."
e|-6-6--6-6--6-6--6-6---3-3--3-3----------|
B|-3-3--3-3--3-3--3-3---4-4--4-4----------|
G|-3-3--3-3--3-3--3-3---5-5--5-5----------|
D|-3-3--3-3--3-3--3-3---5-5--5-5----------|
A|-x-x--x-x--x-x--x-x--3----3-------------|
E|----6----6----6-------------------------|

 "a letter for me...?"
e|--4-4--4-4--4-4--4-4-----|
B|--4-4--4-4--4-4--4-4-----|
G|--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5-----|
D|--6-6--6-6--6-6--6-6-----|
A|--6-6--6-6--6-6--6-6-----|
E|-4----4----4----4--------|

 "From my own true love..."
e|--3-3--3-3--3-3--3-3------|
B|--4-4--4-4--4-4--4-4------|
G|--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5------|
D|--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5------|
A|-3----3----3----3---------|
E|--------------------------|

 "Lost at sea......lost at sea..."
e|--6-6--6-6--6-6-------------|
B|--3-3--3-3--3-3-------------|
G|--3-3--3-3--3-3----x--x-----|
D|--3-3--3-3--3-3----x--x-----|
A|--x-x--x-x--x-x----x--x-----|
E|-6----6----6-----6--7--3----|

  Here's what the harmonica plays, just in case you care...
e|-3-----3-5--5h6-5--3-8--5--3-------|
B|---4-------------------------------|
G|-----5-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|


You just use those over and over throughout the song...you'll know when. If anyone knows 
chord names, feel free to post them. ;)
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Travis Tricky wrote on October 17 2006, 09:36 am

I like it.

I usually put the capo on III

You can't play the F leading into the chorus, but an "E" shape sounds just as good, makes the fingering a little easier to mananage if you haven't been playing for long (like me!)

5 star baby

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