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Sonnys Dream Chords

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Sonny's Dream     4/4     Valdy
Standard Tuning
G         / C              /                     /                    /
Sonny / lives on a / farm, in the / wide open / space,
                           / C                  /                           / F                 / C
Where you can / kick off your / sneakers, and / give up the / race,
               / G                  /                    /                     /
You can / lay your self / down, by a / sweet river / bed,
            / F                 /                               /                              / C       / G
Sonny / always re - / members, what it / was his Momma / said. /

Chorus:

G         / C                /                  /                    /
Sonny / don't go a -/ way, I am / here all a - / lone, and
         / C               /                         /  F                    / C
Your / Daddy's a / sailor, and he / never comes / home, and
        / G                    /                       /                        /
The / nights get so / long, and the / silence goes / on, and
      / F               /                 /                   / C         / G
I'm / feeling so / tired, I'm / not all that / strong. /

G         / C                /                    /               /
Sonny / carries the / load, he is / barely a / man,
              / C                             /                    / F                           / C
There's / not all that much to / do, still he / does the best he / can, and
      / G            /                        /                  /
He / lives in a / room, by the / top of the / stairs, and
        / F                     /                      /                        / C        / G
The / sea keeps on / rollin' in, it's / done that for /  years./

Chorus:

G         / C                 /                  /                    /
Sonny / don't go a - / way, I am / here all a - / lone, and
         / C               /                           / F                    / C
Your / Daddy's a / singer, and he / never comes / home, and
        / G                    /                        /                         /
The / nights get so / long, and that / silence goes / on, and
      / F               /                 /                   / C          / G
I'm / feeling so / tired, I'm / not all that / strong. /

Instrumental & Shift to A

A             / D                           /                         /                     /
Towns a / hundred miles a - / way, Sonny's / never been / there,
             / D                 /                              / G                          / D
He just / goes to the / highway, and he / stands there and / stares, and
        / A                      /                       /                      /
The / mail comes at / four, and the / mail man is / old,
               / G                    /                                 /                   / D       / A
Yet he's / still dreaming / dreams, filled with / silver and / gold. /

A         /D                  /                  /                    /
Sonny / don't go a - / way, I am / here all a - / lone, and
         / D               /                          / G                    / D
Your / Daddy's a / sailor, and he / never comes / home, and
        / A                    /                         /                        /
The / nights get so / long, and that / silence goes / on, and
      / G               /                / G               / D          / A
I'm / feeling so / tired, I'm / not all that / strong. /

Short run

            / D                 /
Sonny / don't go a - / way.

Final Run

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Sonny's Dream     4/4     Christy Moore
Standard Tuning

Chorus:
            / D                 / G             /                    /
Sonny / don't go a - / way I am / here all a - / lone,
         /                   /                      /
Your / Daddy's a / sailor,  who / never comes / home,
D                     /            /                       /
Nights are so / long,  / silence goes / on,
      / C               /                 / G                / D
I'm / feeling so / tired, and / not all that / strong.

            / D              / G               /                    /
Sonny / lives on a / farm, on a / wide open / space,
                       /                       / C             / G
Take off your / shoes, Stay / out of the / race.
D                       /                       /                 /
Lay down your / head, by the / soft river / bed,
            / C                /                          / G                              / D
Sonny / always re - / members, the / words his Momma / said.

Chorus:

D         / G                 /                  /                    /
Sonny / don't go a - / way, I am / here all a - / lone,
         /                   /                      / C                    / G
Your / Daddy's a / sailor,  who / never comes / home,
D                     /                                   /
Nights are so / long, / silence goes / on,
      / C              /                   / G               / D
I'm / feeling so / tired, and / not all that / strong.

G                          /                               /                /
Sonny works the / land, though he's / barely a / man,
              / D                 /             / C                     / G
There's / not much to / do, he / does what he / can,
      / D               /                          /                       /
He / sits by the / window, of his / room on the / stairs,
C                   /                         / G                   / D
Watchin' the / waves, gently / wash on the / pier.

Short Run thenChorus:

           / D                /                                    / G                /
Many / years have / passed on, Sonny's / old and a - / lone,
       /                   /             / C                   / G
His / Daddy the / sailor, / never came / home.
D                       /                                 /                           /
Sometimes he / wonders, what his / life might have / been;
C                   /                           / G                      / D
But from the / grave, Mommy / still haunts his / dream.

Chorus:

D         / G                 /                  /                    /
Sonny / don't go a - / way, I am / here all a - / lone,
         / G               /                      / C                    / G
Your / Daddy's a / sailor,  who / never comes / home,
D                     /           /                        /
Nights are so / long,  / silence goes / on,
      /                                    / G               / D
I'm / feeling so tired, and / not all that / strong.

            / G                 /
Sonny / don't go a - / way.
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Sonny's Dream     4/4     John Mcdermott
Standard Tuning / Capo 1 / Play as written

Chorus:
E         / A                 /                 /                    /
Sonny / don't go a - / way I am / here all a - / lone, and
         /                   /                     / D                     / A
Your / Daddys a / sailor,  who / never comes / home, and
        / E                    /           /               /                        /
The / nights get so / long,  / and the / silence goes / on,  and
      / D              /                 /                   / A          / E
I'm / feeling so / tired, I'm / not all that / strong. /

E         / A               /                   /                    /
Sonny / lives on a / farm, on a / wide open / space,
A                        /                       /                           / D             /  A
Where you can / take off your / sneakers, and / give up a / race, and
              / E                      /                    /                     /
You can / lay down your / head, by a / sweet river / bed,
E                / D                /                                 /                              / A   
   / E
But Sonny / always re - / members,  what it / was his Momma / said. /

Chorus:

E         / A                 /                 /                    /
Sonny / don't go a - / way I am / here all a - / lone, and
         / A               /                     / D                    / A
Your / Daddys a / sailor,  who / never comes / home, and
        / E                    /                        /                        /
The / nights get so / long, and the / silence goes / on,  and
      / D               /                /                   / A          / E
I'm / feeling so / tired, I'm / not all that / strong. /

            / A                /                               /                /
Sonny / carries the / load, though he's / barely a / man,
                      / A             /                  / D                     / A
There's ain't / all that to / do still he / does what he / can, and
      / E                   /                  /                         /
He / watches the / sea from  / a room by the / stairs, and
        / D                       /                        /                        / A                    
            / E
The / waves keep on / rollin' they've / done that for / years and years and / years..

Chorus: - Instrumental: One verse instrumental then shift to B

          / B                           /                         /                     /
It's a  / hundred miles to / town, Sonny's / never been / there, and
      / B                 /                              / E                           / B
He / goes to the / highway, and he / stands there and / stares, and
        / F#                    /                       /                      /
The / mail comes at / four, and the / mail man is / old,
            / E                        /                          / B               / F#    /
But he / still dreams his / dreams, full of / silver and / gold. /

               / B                         /                             /                      /
Sonny's / dreams can't be / real, they're just / stories he's / read,
                    / B                 /                              / E                     / B
They're just / stars in his / eyes, they're just / dreams in his / head,
               / F#              /                      /                           /
But he's / hungry in - / side for that / wild world out - / side, and
  / E                  /                                   /                        / B                    
F#
I / know I can't / hold him 'cause I've / tried and I've / tried and I've / tried.

Chorus:

            / B                 /                 /                    /
Sonny / don't go a - / way I am / here all a - / lone, and
         / B               /                     / E                    / B
Your / Daddys a / sailor,  who / never comes / home, and
        / F#                  /                       /                         /
The / nights get so / long, and the / silence goes / on,  and
      / E               /                /                   / B           / F#
I'm / feeling so / tired, I'm / not all that / strong. /

lRepeat Chorus:

            / B                 /
Sonny / don't go a - / way!

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pirret67 wrote on July 10 2006, 04:00 pm

This is a christy moore song, you tabbed it all wrong, the lyrics are bad, you have cords wich dont belong there, you messed up the order of the verses.

0/10 from me, you suck

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pslbud wrote on July 23 2007, 02:47 am

This is actually a Ron Hynes song and if you had bothered to read on down the page you would have seen that the christy Moore version is also tabbed as well as John Mcdermott's version, I can't speak for the accuracy of either version chord wise but IMHO, it is you "pirret67" that suck!

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