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As I Sat Sadly By Her Side chords

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[Intro]
   Am                               F 
e|----12----12-------------------------12----12------------------------------|
B|-10----10----10-10-12-13-12-10-12----------------12-13-12-10-12------------|
G|----------------------------------10----10----10---------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Am                         F
e|----12----12-------------------12----12------------------------------------|
B|-10----10----10-10-12-13-12----------------12-13-12-10-12-10---------------|
G|----------------------------10----10----10---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Figure A]
   Am                               F 
e|----12----12-------------------------12----12------------------------------|
B|-10----10----10-10-12-13-12-10-12----------------12-13-12-10-12------------|
G|----------------------------------10----10----10---------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Figure B]
   Am                               
e|----12----12---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-10----10----10-10-12-13-12-10-13-13---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Am                         G
As I sat sadly by her side
F                            G
At the window through the glass
Am                             G
She stroked a kitten in her lap
       F                             G 
And we watched the world as it fell past
Am                              G
Softly she spoke these words to me
F                               G
And with brand new eyes, open wide
Am                            G
We pressed our faces to the glass
F              G         Am A*
As I sat sadly by her side.

Am                                       G
She said, 'Father, mother, sister, brother,
F                      G
Uncle, aunt, nephew, niece,
Am                                 G
Soldier, sailor, physician, laborer,
F                               G 
Actor, scientist, mechanic, priest,
Am                             G
Earth and moon and sun and stars
F                               G
Planets and comets with tails blazing
Am                           G
All are there forever falling
F              G     Am A*
Falling lovely and amazing.'

Am                            G
Then she smiled and turned to me
F                     G
And waited for me to reply
Am                                G
Her hair was falling down her shoulders
F              G        Am A*
As I sat sadly by her side.

Am                        G
As I sat sadly by her side
F                          F
The kitten she did gently pass
Am                            G
Over to me and again we pressed
    F                        G
Our different faces to the glass
Am                             G
'That may be very well,' I said
     F                                 G
'But watch that one falling in the street
Am                               G
See him gesture to his neighbors
F                               G
See him trampled beneath their feet
Am                                 G
All outward motion connects to nothing
F                                           G
For each is concerned with their immediate need
Am                                     G
Witness the man reaching up from the gutter
F                                      G        Am A*
See the other one stumbling on who he can not see.

Am                                    G
With trembling hand I turned toward her
F                                G
And pushed the hair out of her eyes
Am                             G
The kitten jumped back to her lap
F              G         Am A*
As I sat sadly by her side.

Am                           G
Then she drew the curtains down
F                               G
And said, 'When will you ever learn
Am                                    G
That what happens there beyond the glass
F                          G
Is simply none of your concern?
Am                           G
God has given you but one heart
F                                           G                        
You are not a home for the hearts of your brothers
Am                                      G
And God does not care for your benevolence
F                                            G
Anymore than he cares for the lack of it in others
Am                                G
Nor does he care for those who sit
F                                          G
At windows in judgment of the world He created
Am                              G
While sorrows pile up around him
F                 F          Am A*
Ugly, useless and over-inflated.

Am                             G
At which she turned her head away
F                             G
Great tears leaping from her eyes
Am                                  G
I could not wipe the smile from my face
F         G            Am B*
As I sat sadly by her side.

            
            
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gagyi 21 Apr 01, 2010 04:49 AM

real chords for this song:

As I sat sadly by her side
Am6
At the window, through the glass
Am
She stroked a kitten in her lap
Am6
And we watched the world as it fell past
Am
Softly she spoke these words to me
Am6
With brand new eyes, open wide
Am
We pressed our faces to the glass
F G Am
As I sat sadly by her side

Am6 = x02211

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