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A Salty Dog  Procol Harum

"A Salty Dog"
(Gary Brooker - Keith Reid)
Intro:
(seagulls and surf sound effects)
strings (arranged for guitar):
[Db-5] [Csus4] [C] [Cm7] [Bbsus4] [Bb]  
 
 |----------------|----------------|----------------|---------------|
 |--8---8---8---8-|--8---8---8---8-|--8---8---8---8-|-6---6---6---6-|
 |-10--10--10--10-|-10--10---9---9-|--8---8---8---8-|-8---8---7---7-|
 |-11--11--11--11-|-10--10--10--10-|--8---8---8---8-|-8---8---8---8-|
 |----------------|----------------|----------------|---------------|
 |--9---9---9---9-|--8---8---8---8-|--8---8---8---8-|-6---6---6---6-|

Verse 1:
[Db-5]"All hands on deck [Csus4] we've run afl[C]oat"
[Cm7]I heard the captain[Bbsus4] cry[Bb]
[Ab6]Explore the s[Ab]hip [Cm/G] [Fm]rep[Fm7]lace the cook[Cm/Eb]
[Db-5]Let no one leave al[E6]ive
[B/F#]Across the straits [F#]around the horn
[B]How far can [Bmaj7]sailors [B7]fly
[E]A twisted path [Em6/G] our tortured course
[B/F#]And no one left a[F#sus4]live[F#]
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
Break:
strings/piano (arranged for guitar):
[B]v v v v [Ddim] v v v v
 
 |-11--------------------|-4-----7-----6-----7--|
 |-12----12--------------|-3-----6-----6-----6--|
 |-11-11-11----10----11--|-4-----7-----7-----7--|
 |-13----13-13-13----13--|-0-----0-----0-----0--|
 |-14----14----14----14--|----------------------|
 |-----------------------|----------------------|

[F#] v v v v [Adim] v v v [F#dim] v
 
 |--9----6--------------|-------------------2--|
 |-11----7--------------|-4-----------6-----4--|
 |-11-11-6--6--5-----6--|-5-----------5-----2--|
 |-11----8-----8-----8--|-4-----------7-----4--|
 |--9----9-----9-----9--|-0-----------0-----3--|
 |----------------------|-------------------2--|

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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Ab Ab6 Adim B B/F# B7 Bb Bbsus4 Bmaj7 C Cm/Eb Cm7 Csus4 Db-5 Ddim E E6 F# F#dim F#sus4 Fm Fm7
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