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a salty dog

Procol Harum

                             "A Salty Dog"
                      (Gary Brooker - Keith Reid)


(seagulls and surf sound effects)

strings (arranged for guitar):

 Db-5             Csus4     C       Cm7           Bbsus4     Bb

Verse 1:

Db-5               Csus4          C
"All hands on deck   we've run afloat"
Cm7                Bbsus4 Bb
I heard the captain cry
        Ab6          Ab  Cm/G  Fm Fm7           Cm/Eb 
Explore the ship       replace the cook
Db-5               E6
Let no one leave alive

B/F#                 F#
Across the straits   around the horn
B           Bmaj7   B7
How far can sailors fly
E               Em6/G
A twisted path   our tortured course
B/F#             F#sus4  F#
And no one left alive

Verse 2:

We sailed for parts unknown to man
Where ships come home to die
No lofty peak   nor fortress bold
Could match our captain's eye

Upon the seventh seasick day
We made our port of call
The sand so white and sea so blue
No mortal place at all


strings/piano (arranged for guitar):

  B                     Ddim
  v     v     v     v     v     v     v     v

 F#                    Adim              F#dim
  v     v     v     v    v     v     v     v

Verse 3:

We fired the gun and burned the mast
And rode from ship to shore
The captain cried, we sailors wept
Our tears were tears of joy

Now many moons and many Junes
Have passed since we made land
And the salty dog, the seaman's log
Your witness in my own hand

[repeat string/piano break; end on Db-5 w/seagulls]

-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

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