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Blue   Jayhawks








                          Blue
                     by The Jayhawks
            off the album Tommorrow the Green Grass
        chords and Tab by Jason Simon (Jsimon@vnet.net)
 with a tiny bit of help from Jeff Blackwell (jbb3607@decster.uta.edu)
Intro:
 A (slide)B (slide) A  E    (4x)

 A   B     A         E
Turned around maybe one day
 A   B     A         E
You're all that was there

  Amaj7         A
Stood by on believing
  Amaj7         A
Stood by on my own
 A   B     A         E
Always thought I was someone
 A   B     A         E
Turned out I was wrong

Pre-Chorus:
  C#m             F#
You brought me through
  C#m             F#
And you made me feel 

Chorus:
 E     G#
So Blue 
     Aii            Bii 
Why don't you stay behind
 E     G#
So Blue 
     Aii                F#                  F#m
Why don't you stop and look at what's going down

Lick:
----------4------------2-------
-------------------------------
--------4---4-------2-----2----
----4s6--------6s4-------------
-------------------------------
-------------------------------
** End the lick w/ an open E **

Verse 2:
  A   B     A         E   
If I had an old woman 
  A   B     A         E
She'd never sell me a lie
  A   B     A         E
It's hard to sing with someone
  A   B     A         E 
Who won't sing with you
  Amaj7         A
Give all of my mercy
  Amaj7         A  
Give all of my Heart
  A   B     A         E
Never thought that I'd miss you
  A   B     A         E
That I'd miss you so much

Pre-Chorus:
  C#m             F#
You brought me through
  C#m             F#
And you made me feel 

Chorus:
 E     G#
So Blue 
     Aii             Bii
Why don't you stay behind
 E     G#
So Blue 
     Aii                F#                  F#m
Why don't you stop and look at what's going down

Lick:
----------4------------2-------
-------------------------------
--------4---4-------2-----2----
----4s6--------6s4-------------
-------------------------------
-------------------------------
** End the lick w/ an open E **

Bridge:
    A 
All my life 
    B
I stayed in line 
    A
For someone I could
    A
Show the door
    B
But nothing seems to change
    A                 Bii
You come back in my arms

Chorus:
 E     G#                       -|
So Blue                          |repeat (4x)
 Aii              Bii            |
Why don't you stay behind       -|
 
 E     G#
So Blue 
 A                      F#             F#m
Why don't you stop and look at what's going down

Lick:
----------4------------2-------
-------------------------------
--------4---4-------2-----2----
----4s6--------6s4-------------
-------------------------------
-------------------------------
Finish w/ a slower version of the intro.
End on a slow E.

Chord shapes:
A:      xx222x
B:      xx444x
E:      022100
Amaj7:  xx2224
C#m:    446654
F#:     244322
G#:     466544
Aii:    577655
Bii:    799877
F#m:    244222

feel free to make any suggestions or corrections or questions or
comments.




Figure I'll take this opportunity to correct what I think are some 
wrong lyrics, including omitting the first couple of lines.  No 
offense to those who originally sounded it out.  (Not sure of the 
chords on those missing lines; I've never been able to get the verses 
to sound right.)
   Ben

On Fri, 15 Sep 1995 17:18:06 -0500, 
Arabella Clauson   wrote:

Someone wanted this.....I didn't figure it out, but it was just sitting on
my HD.  Whoever requested it, your email address is not receiving
messages.

Arabella

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                          Blue
                     by The Jayhawks
            off the album Tommorrow the Green Grass
        chords and Tab by Jason Simon (Jsimon@vnet.net)
 with a tiny bit of help from Jeff Blackwell (jbb3607@decster.uta.edu)


Intro:
 A (slide)B (slide) A  E    (4x)

Where have all my friends gone
They've all disappeared
 A   B     A         E
Turned around maybe one day
 A   B     A         E
You're all that was there

  Amaj7         A
Stood by on believing
          unbelieving
  Amaj7         A
Stood by on my own
 A   B     A         E
Always thought I was someone
 A   B     A         E
Turned out I was wrong

Pre-Chorus:
  C#m             F#
You brought me through
  C#m             F#
And you made me feel 

Chorus:
 E     G#
So Blue 
     Aii            Bii 
Why don't you stay behind
 E     G#
So Blue 
     Aii                F#                  F#m
Why don't you stop and look at what's going down

Lick:
----------4------------2-------
-------------------------------
--------4---4-------2-----2----
----4s6--------6s4-------------
-------------------------------
-------------------------------
** End the lick w/ an open E **

Verse 2:
  A   B     A         E   
If I had an old woman 
 Lived by
  A   B     A         E
She'd never sell me a lie
  A   B     A         E
It's hard to sing with someone
  A   B     A         E 
Who won't sing with you
  Amaj7         A
Give all of my mercy
  Amaj7         A  
Give all of my Heart
  A   B     A         E
Never thought that I'd miss you
  A   B     A         E
That I'd miss you so much

Pre-Chorus:
  C#m             F#
You brought me through
  C#m             F#
And you made me feel 

Chorus:
 E     G#
So Blue 
     Aii             Bii
Why don't you stay behind
 E     G#
So Blue 
     Aii                F#                  F#m
Why don't you stop and look at what's going down

Lick:
----------4------------2-------
-------------------------------
--------4---4-------2-----2----
----4s6--------6s4-------------
-------------------------------
-------------------------------
** End the lick w/ an open E **

Bridge:
    A 
All my life 
    B
I stayed in line 
    A
For someone I could
    A
Show the door
    B
But nothing seems to change
    A                 Bii
You come back in my arms
               for more ("in my arms" is in the harmony lyrics)

Chorus:
 E     G#                       -|
So Blue                          |repeat (4x)
 Aii              Bii            |
Why don't you stay behind       -|
 
 E     G#
So Blue 
 A                      F#             F#m
Why don't you stop and look at what's going down

Lick:
----------4------------2-------
-------------------------------
--------4---4-------2-----2----
----4s6--------6s4-------------
-------------------------------
-------------------------------


Finish w/ a slower version of the intro.
End on a slow E.

Chord shapes:
A:      xx222x
B:      xx444x
E:      022100
Amaj7:  xx2224
C#m:    446654
F#:     244322
G#:     466544
Aii:    577655
Bii:    799877
F#m:    244222

feel free to send any questions, comments, suggestions, or corrections

\____ ----- ____/  Arabella Clauson         
     ( o o )       arabella@mail.utexas.edu  
      \   /        http://ccwf.cc.utexas.edu/~arabella/index.html
       (_)         Home of JACKOPIERCE and Todd Snider Chords


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