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Home From The Sea chords

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            Home from the Sea

Standard tuning, sometimes played with Capo 2: 



    Intro:     C   F   C   G      C   C   C   C

      C
On a cold winter's night, with a storm at its height
    F                                  C
A lifeboat answered the call
      G                C               Em                Am
They pitched and they tossed, 'til we thought they were lost
       Dm               D      G
As we watched from the harbor wall 

            C         
Though the night was pitch black, there was no turning back
     F                       E7
For someone was waiting out there
     F                     C             Am
And each volunteer had to live with his fear
         Dm          D       G    G7   G6
As they joined in a silent prayer.   

 G        C     F                   C
Carry us home, home, home from the sea
 F         C      Dm         G    G7   G6
Angels of mercy, answer our plea  
     G        C     F                   C
And carry us home, home, home from the sea
 F        C      Dm    G7       C     F     C     G
Carry us safely home, from the sea.   

         C
As they battled their way past the mouth of the bay
         F                   C
It was blowing like never before
         G         C            Em           Am
As they gallantly fought, every one of them thought
    Dm         D           G
Of loved ones back on the shore 

         C
Then a flicker of light, and they knew they were right
           F                     E7
There she was on the crest of a wave
          F                           C        Am
She's an old fishing boat, and she's barely afloat
        Dm             D             G     G7    G6
Please God, there are souls we can save!  


     G        C     F                   C
And carry us home, home, home from the sea
 F         C      Dm          G     G7    G6
Angels of mercy, answer our plea  
     G        C     F                   C
And carry us home, home, home from the sea
 F        C      Dm    G7       C     F    C    G        C    F    C    G
Carry us safely home, from the sea.

     C
And back in the town in a street that runs down
        F                  C
To the sea and the harbor wall
          G           C            Em           Am
They had gathered in pairs at the foot of the stairs
    Dm           D     G
To wait for the radio call  

     C
And just before dawn, when all hope was gone
        F                  E7
Came a hush and a faraway sound
           F                          C          Am
'Twas the coxswain he roared, "All survivors on board!"
       Dm             D        G      G7    G6
Thank God, and we're homeward bound.  


    G        C     F                   C
To carry us home, home, home from the sea
  F        C      Dm         G     G7    G6
Angels of mercy, answer our plea  
     G        C     F                   C
And carry us home, home, home from the sea
  F       C      Dm    G7       C    
Carry us safely home, from the sea.   


    (Optional Change of key to D major:)    
        
          A   A7   A

 D     G                   D
Home, home, home from the sea
 G         D      Em         A     A7    A6
Angels of mercy, answer our plea  
     A          D     G                   D
And carry them home, home, home from the sea
 G          D     Em    A7       D
Carry them safely home from the sea. 


    Outro:     G    D    A    D

            
            
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