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Tower Of Song 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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From: rousseaf@nil.IRO.UMontreal.CA (Francois Rousseau)


Blues type of song...

Version from the I'm your fan tribute album

TOWER OF SONG (Leonard Cohen)

F
Well my friends are gone and my hair is grey

I ache in the places where I used to play
       F                                     F
And I'm crazy for love but I'm not coming on
        G                    F
I'm just paying my rent everyday
                  F
In the Tower of Song


I said to Hank Williams: How lonely does it get?

Hank Williams hasn't answered yet.
       F                             F
But I hear him coughing all night long
      G                   F
A hundred floors above me
                  F
In the Tower of Song


I was born like this, I had no choice.

I was born with the gift of a golden voice.
       F                                    F
And twenty-seven angels from the Great beyond
       G                            F
They tied me to this table right here
                   F
In the Tower of Song


So you can stick your little pins in that voodoo doll

I'm very sorry, baby, doesn't look like me at all
        F                                        F
I'm standing by the window where the light is strong
            G                   F
They don't let a woman kill you, not
                  F
In the Tower of Song


Now you can say that I've grown bitter, but of this you may be sure:

The rich have got their channels in the bedrooms of the poor
               F
And there's a mighty judgment coming
                 F
But I may be wrong
              G                    F
You see, you hear these funny voices
                   F
In the Tower of Song

Am                              G
I see you standing on the other side
Am                         G
I don't know how the river got so wide
    F                           F
I loved you, baby, way back when
Am                                     G
And all the bridges are burning that we might have crossed
Am                             G
But I feel so close to everything that we lost
     F                          G
We'll never have to lose it again

 F
I bid you farewell, I don't know when I'll be back

They're moving us tomorrow to that tower down the track
               F
But You'll be hearing from me, baby
               F
Long after I'm gone
         G                              F
I'll be speaking to you sweetly from a window
             F
In the Tower of Song


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Francois Rousseau
Laboratoire Incognito (Computer Languages)
Universite de Montreal, Canada
E-mail: rousseaf@iro.umontreal.ca
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