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Bridge Over Troubled Water ukulele

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First real ukulele version, not just a guitar copy / in original key / suggestions for playable voicings / link to a demo recording so you can hear what my reading sounds like. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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                Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkel
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: soprano C

Simon and Garfunkel 
Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970)
(Paul Simon)

From: “Bridge Over Troubled Water”

I made a quick demo, so you can hear what the chords sound like. 
Check it out here:

https://soundcloud.com/maguri/bridge-over-troubled-water-ukulele-demo

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CHORDS/SPECIAL VOICINGS (alphabetically)

         g-C-E-A
Adim7    2-3-2-3
Abadd#11 5-3-4-5
Abm      4-3-4-2
Abm6     1-3-1-2
B7#9     2-3-2-5
Bb6      3-2-3-1
Ebmaj7   0-2-3-1
Eb9      0-1-1-1
Gaug     0-3-3-2

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[INTRO]
  1 + 2 +  3 +  4  +   1 + 2 + 3   +   4  +
| Eb       Bb6  Bb   | Ab      B7#9    Adim7  | Eb6 Eb Eb7 C7 | Ab Abm6 | 

| Eb     Eb7 | Ab | Eb     Eb7 | Ab |


[VERSE]
            Eb
When you're weary
           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Ab         Eb          Eb7
   Feeling small
Ab     Db    Ab  Eb  Ebmaj7 Fm
  When tears are in    your eyes
       Eb           Ab  Eb     Ab
I will dry them all     oooooh


[BRIDGE]
Eb   Bb  Cm   Bb
 I'm on  your side
Bb7                Eb    Gm  Eb7  
Oh, when times get rough
    Fm      Eb   Ab    F7 Bb
And friends just can't be found


[CHORUS]
                            1 + 2 +  3 + 4 +
Eb   Eb9 Ab     B7#9  Adim7 Eb       Eb7 C7
Like a   bridge o  -  ver   troubled water
Ab       G7     Cm
 I will lay me down
                            1 + 2 +  3 + 4 +
Eb   Eb9 Ab     B7#9  Adim7 Eb       Eb7 C7
Like a   bridge o  -  ver   troubled water
Ab       Abm6    [ Eb ]
 I will lay me down


[INTERLUDE]
| Eb     Eb7 | Ab | Eb     Eb7 | Ab |
| Eb     Eb7 | Ab |


[VERSE]
            Eb
When you're down and out
                      1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Ab                    Eb          Eb7
   When you're on the streets
Ab     Db Ab   Eb   Ebmaj7 Fm
  When evening falls   so  hard
       Eb           Ab    Eb     Ab
I will comfort you        aaaaaaah


[BRIDGE]
Eb    Bb   Cm   Bb
 I'll take your part 
Bb7               Eb    Gm  Eb7  
Oh, when darkness falls 
    Fm   Eb  Ab  F7  Bb
And pain is  all a - round


[CHORUS]
                            1 + 2 +  3 + 4 +
Eb   Eb9 Ab     B7#9  Adim7 Eb       Eb7 C7
Like a   bridge o  -  ver   troubled water
Ab       G7     Cm
 I will lay me down
Eb   Eb9 Ab     B7#9  Adim7 Eb       Cm
Like a   bridge o  -  ver   troubled water
               1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 
Ab       G7    Cm    Gaug      F     F7
 I will lay me down


[INTERLUDE]
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   
| Eb      Bb6 Bb  | Ab Cm | Ab Abm6 | 

| Eb     Eb7 | Ab | Eb     Eb7 | Ab |
| Eb     Eb7 | Ab |


[VERSE]
         Eb
Sail on, silver girl
           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
Ab         Eb          Eb7
   Sail on by
Ab     Db   Ab  Eb      Fm
  Your time has come to shine
         Eb                  Ab   | Eb Ab |
All your dreams are on their way   


[BRIDGE]
Eb   Bb  Cm   Bb
 See how they shine
Bb7        Eb     Gm   Eb7  
Oh, if you need a friend
    Fm Eb   Ab    F7 Bb
I'm sailing right be-hind


[CHORUS]
Eb   Eb9 Ab     B7#9  Adim7 Eb       C7
Like a   bridge o  -  ver   troubled water
Ab      G7        Cm
 I will ease your mind
Eb   Eb9 Ab     Abadd#11 Fm  Eb       Cm
Like a   bridge o    -   ver troubled water
                  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1
Ab      G7        Cm    Gaug  Eb  F     Am    F7 [ Eb ]
 I will ease your mi –  i  –  i – i  -  i -   i-   ind



[CODA]
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   
| Eb      Bb6 Bb  | Ab Cm | Ab Abm | Eb


            
            
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