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Famous Blue Raincoat

Leonard Cohen

 AmF
It's four in the morning, the end of December
 Dm7Em7
I'm writing you now just to see if you're better
 AmF
New York is cold, but I like where I'm living
 Dm7Em7
There's music on Clinton Street all through the evening
 AmBmAmBm
I hear that you're building your little house deep in the desert
 AmG
You're living for nothing now
 AmG
I hope you're keeping some kind of record

CHORUS #1:
 CG
Yes, and Jane came by with a lock of your hair
 Am
She said that you gave it to her
 BmG
That night that you planned to go clear  
 FEm7
 Did you ever go clear?

 Am
Ah, the last time we saw you you looked so much older
Your famous blue raincoat was torn at the shoulder
You'd been to the station to meet every train
And you came home without Lili Marlene
And you treated my woman to a flake of your life
And when she came back she was nobody's wife

CHORUS #2:
 CG
Well I see you there with the rose in your teeth
 Am
One more thin gypsy thief
 BmGFEm7
Well I see Jane's awake   she sends her regards

And what can I tell you my brother, my killer
What can I possibly say?
I guess that I miss you, I guess I forgive you
I'm glad you stood in my way
If you ever come by here, for Jane or for me
Well, your enemy is sleeping, and his woman is free

CHORUS #3:
 CG
Yes, and thanks, for the trouble you took from her eyes
 AmG
I thought it was there for good so I never tried
 CG
And Jane came by with a lock of your hair
 Am
She said that you gave it to her
 BmG
That night that you planned to go clear   
 FEm7
Sincerely, L  Cohen

Dm7: x x 0 2 1 1 Em7: 0 2 2 0 3 0

NOTE: Technically speaking, the bottom E should drop down to D to get a
really low note for the Dm7. All other chords should be changed
accordingly if you feel it worth the bother. Also, the standard Cohen
picking pattern can be used on this song (see Winter Lady).
(from Songs of Love and Hate, 1971)
(sent by Harlan at harlant@hawaii.edu)

From: johngalt@grove.ufl.edu (JONATHAN M NEWMAN)
Subject: CRD: Leonard Cohen, "Famous Blue Raincoat"

I got this off some archive awhile ago, can't remember which. Here are
the chord changes.
VERSE
 AmFDm7G
BRIDGE
 Dm7Dm7Dm7G
CHORUS
 Dm7G
If you have the music, you can figure it out with these changes. Leonard
Cohen is a genius.


Am Bm C Dm7 Em7 F G
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