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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: Rich Kent 

This is a beautiful song played on a classical guitar, Paul Simon fingerpicks
throughout.
This is not really in his usual style it has a rhumba feel in 4/4
Note that halfway through the tune he takes off his capo and plays it open...
I hope you enjoy it, it sure took long enough to tab out..
Notes and lyrics are at the end....

So Long Frank Lloyd Wright
==========================
Word and music by Paul Simon
Tabbed by Rich Kent from the album Bridge Over Troubled Water
r.p.kent@dur.ac.uk


Capo I

4/4

                      Esus4              Bdim      E7       C7      D7
|------------------|------------------|------------0-----|--0-------2-------|
|------------------|--4-----4-4-4-4-0-|--3-3---3---------|--------------1---|
|------------------|--4-----4-4-4-4-0-|--1-1---1-----1---|----3---0---2---2-|
|------------------|--6-----6-6-6-6---|--3-3---3-------0-|------2---0-------|
|------------------|------------------|--2---2-----------|--3---------------|
|--------------0---|------------0-----|------------------|------------------|
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^
                      So                 long               Frank   Lloyd


   Em                 B7                 Em    G            Cmaj7
|--------0---------|------------------|--0-----3---------|--0---------------|
|----0-------0-----|--0-0-0-0-------0-|--0-----0---0-----|----------0-------|
|--------------0---|--2-2-2-2-----2---|--0-----0-----2---|--------0-------0-|
|------2---------0-|--1-1-1-1-1-------|----------------0-|------2-------2---|
|------------------|--2---2-----------|--2---------------|--3-------3-------|
|--3---------------|------------------|------3-----------|------------------|
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^
   Wright             I can't believe..      is gone so soon


                                        (G)                 Am
|--0---------0-----|------------0-----|------------------|------0-----------|
|----0-----0-------|----------4-------|----0-------0-----|------1-1-1-1-----|
|--------0-----0---|--------0---------|--3-----3-------0-|------2-2-2-2-0---|
|------2-----------|------------------|------0-------0---|------2-2-2-2---0-|
|--3-------------2-|--3---3-----------|------------------|--0---------------|
|------------------|----------------3-|--3-------3-------|------------------|
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^
                 I    barely learned the tune        so soon


   Fmaj7              F                  B7                 E
|--------0---------|------------------|------------------|------0-0-0-0-----|
|------1-----1-----|------1-1-1-1-----|--------4---4-----|------0-0-0-0-----|
|----2---------2---|------2-2-2-2-----|------2-------2---|------1-1-1-1-0---|
|--3-------------3-|------3-3-3-3---3-|----4-----------4-|----------------0-|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|--1---1---1---1---|--2-------2-------|--0---------------|
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^
           so soon                               I'll re----mem-----ber


   Bdim               C7      D7        Em/G                B7
|------------0-----|--0-------2-------|--------0---------|------------------|
|----3---3---------|--------------1---|----0-------0-----|--0-0-0-0-------0-|
|----1---1-----1---|----3---0---2--(0)|--------------0---|--2-2-2-2-----2---|
|----3---3-------0-|------2---0-------|------2---------0-|--1-1-1-1-1-------|
|--2---2-----------|--3---------------|------------------|--2---------------|
|------------------|------------------|--3---------------|------------------|
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^
                      Frank   Lloyd Wright                  All of the nights


   Em  G              C7
|--0-----3---------|--0---------------|--0-----------0---|----0-------0-----|
|--0-----0---0-----|----------0-------|----0-------0-----|--4-----4-----4---|
|--0-----0-----2---|--------0---0---0-|--------2-------0-|----------------0-|
|----------------0-|------2-------2---|-----(0)----------|------------------|
|--2---------------|--3-------3-------|--3---------------|--3---3---3-------|
|------3-----------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^
   harmonize till dawn                                 I    never laughed so


   G?                 Am                 Ab                 G
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|----0-------0-----|--1-----1---1-1-1-|--1---1-----1---1-|--0-----0---0-----|
|--3-----3-------0-|--2-----2---2-2-2-|----4-----4-------|--0-----0---0-----|
|------0-------0---|--2-----2---2-2-2-|------------------|--0-----0---0-----|
|------------------|--0---0---0-------|------------------|------------------|
|--3-------3-------|------------------|--4-----4-----4---|--3---3-----3-----|
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^
   long      so long                                 so long


   G7                 Am7           G?                 C7
|----0-1---1---1---|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|----0-0---0---0---|--1-1-1-1-1-1---0-|----0-0-0-0-0---1-|----1-1-1-----1---|
|--0---0---0---0---|--0-0-0-0-0-0---3-|----3-3-3-3-3---3-|----3-3-3---3-----|
|--------------0---|--2-2-2-2-2-2---0-|----0-0-0-0-0---2-|----2-2-2---------|
|------------------|--0---0---0-------|----------------3-|----3-3-3---------|
|--3---3---3-------|----------------3-|----3-3-3-3-3-----|----------3-------|
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^
                      Architects may come and Architects may go and never...

                      *                                                   *
   G?                 Gm7     Fm7 Cm7/5          Bm7/5                    C7
|------------0-----|--3-3-3---1-1-----|------------------|------1-----------|
|--------0-----0---|--3-3-3---1-1---4-|----4---4-3-------|----2---------3-1-|
|----3-------------|--3-3-3-3-1-1-3-3-|----3---3-2-------|--------0---0---3-|
|------0---------0-|--3-------1-1---4-|----4---4-3-----0-|--3-------0-----2-|
|------------------|----------------3-|----3---3-2-------|----------------3-|
|--3-------3-------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^
                      When    I          run     dry        I stop awhile and


                      Instrumental I (see notes)
|------------------|------------------||
|----Sustain C7----|------------------||
|----for a beat----|------------------||
|------------------|------------------||
|------------------|------------------||
|------------------|------------------||
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^


  G7                 Am7           G?                 C7
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------0-----|
|--1-1-1-1-1-1---0-|----0-0-0-0-0---1-|----1-1-1-----1---|--------0-----0---|
|--0-0-0-0-0-0---3-|----3-3-3-3-3---3-|----3-3-3---3-----|----3-------------|
|--2-2-2-2-2-2---0-|----0-0-0-0-0---2-|----2-2-2---------|------0---------0-|
|--0---0---0-------|----------------3-|----3-3-3---------|------------------|
|----------------3-|----3-3-3-3-3-----|----------3-------|--3-------3-------|
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^
   Architects may come and Architects may go and never...


  Then comes Instrumental II for 4 bars (see notes)
  -------------------------------------------------

  Capo 0
  ---- -
   Esus4              Bdim      E7       C7      D7
|------------------|------------0-----|--0-------2-------|
|--4-----4-4-4-4---|--3-3---3---------|--------------1---|
|--4-----4-4-4-4---|--1-1---1-----1---|----3---0---2---0-|
|--6-----6-6-6-6---|--3-3---3-------0-|------2---0-------|
|------------------|--2---2-----------|--3---------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^
   So                 long               Frank   Lloyd


   Em                 B7                 Em    G            Cmaj7
|--------0---------|------------------|--0-----3---------|--0---------------|
|----0-------0-----|--0-0-0-0-------0-|--0-----0---0-----|----------0-------|
|--------------0---|--2-2-2-2-----2---|--0-----0-----2---|--------0-------0-|
|------2---------0-|--1-1-1-1-1-------|----------------0-|------2-------2---|
|------------------|--2---2-----------|--2---------------|--3-------3-------|
|--3---------------|------------------|------3-----------|------------------|
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^
   Wright             All of the nights we'd harmonize till dawn....


   hammer/pulloff     (C)               (G)                 Am            Ab
|------------------|----0-------0-----|------------------||------------------|
|--010-------------|--4-----4-----4---|----0-------0-----||--1---1-1-1-----1-|
|-----0--0---------|----------------0-|--3-----3-------0-||.-2---2-2-2-----1-|
|------2-----------|------------------|------0-------0---||.-2---2-2-2-----1-|
|--3---------------|--3---3---3-------|------------------||------------------|
|------------------|------------------|--3-------3-------||------------------|
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^       ^   ^   ^   ^
                 I    never laughed so long       So long


                      G                              Ab     A             Ab
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|----1---1-1---1---|--0-----0-0-0---0-|----0---0-0---1---|--2-----2-2-2---1-|
|----1---1-1---1---|--0-----0-0-0---0-|----0---0-0---1---|--2-----2-2-2---1-|
|----1---1-1---1---|--0-----0-0-0---0-|----0---0-0---1---|--2-----2-2-2---1-|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^
           So long


   G          G6      G7        G        C
|------------------|------------------|------------------||
|----1---1-1---1---|--0-----0-0-0---0-|----0---0-0---0---||
|----1---1-1---1---|--0-----0-0-0---0-|----0---0-0---0--.||  Repeat and fade
|----1---1-1---1---|--0-----0-0-0---0-|----0---0-0---0--.||
|------------------|------------------|------------------||
|------------------|------------------|------------------||
   ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^      ^   ^   ^   ^


Verse1

So long Frank Lloyd Wright
I can't believe your song is gone so soon
I barely learned the tune so soon
So soon

Verse2

I'll remember Frank Lloyd Wright
All of the nights we'd harmonize till dawn
I never laughed so long
So long, So long

Chorus

Architects may come and architects may go
and never change your point of view
When I run dry I stop a while and think of you


(then first two lines of chorus and verse2)


Notes:

Instrumental I
--------------

Paul Simon plays underneath the flute from the beginning up to the first Ab,
then he skips somewhere and I'm not sure where, you'll have to work it out
yourself...

Instrumental II
---------------

He plays from the Gm7 to C7 (marked by stars)


************************************************************************
*  Rich Kent; email r.p.kent@dur.ac.uk ;  http://www.dur.ac.uk/~d213ga *
************************************************************************

            
            
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carchub 10 Jul 16, 2013 05:55 AM

Awesome, so glad to find this. Quick question though; It's my understanding that "Capo I" means capo on the first fret? If not, where does it need to be?

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