a pirate looks at forty Jimmy Buffett
Date: 7/17/97; 11:29:28 PM A Pirate Looks at Forty By: Jimmy Buffett G Mother, mother ocean I have heard you call C D I wanted to sail upon your waters Am7 G since I was three feet tall Am D You've seen it all Am7 G You've seen it all I watched the men who rode you Switch from sails to steam And in your belly you hold the treasure That few have ever seen Most of them dreams Most of them dreams Yes, I am a pirate Two hundred years too late The cannons don't thunder There's nothin' to plunder I'm an over forty victim of fate Arriving too late Arriving too late I've done a bit of smugglin' I've run my share of grass I made enough money to buy Miami But I pissed it away so fast Never meant to last Never meant to last I have been drunk now For over two weeks, I passed out and I rallied And I sprung a few leaks, But I've got stop wishin' Got to go fishin' I'm down to rock bottom again Just a few friends Just a few friends I go for younger women Lived with several awhile And though I ran away They'll come back one day And I still can manage a smile It just takes a while Just takes a while Mother, mother ocean After all these years I've found My occupational hazard being My occupation's just not around I feel like I've drowned Gonna head uptown
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eddie t (report)
play it in drop d after the g chord play f#m Em eddie
jack is second to none after jimmy!!
sounds good either way to me. I slide the am to bm as in embellishment
G C Am D and back to G.... no bmin doesn't sound right
Just play the Bm as the same shape as the Am. Just slide the Am up 2 frets and it sound good.
i dont think it is Bminor it might be D
More helpful than the chords used in the song which are evident in the tabs, an idea of the melody of the tune would be much more helpful.
G: dduudu x4
C: dduudu x3
G: dduudu x1
Am: dduudu x1
Am: dduudu x1
Fill in between verses with same pattern on G.