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Girl From the North Country  Bob Dylan

Chords (Freewheelin' version):
G 320003
C/G 3x2013
Em9 05403x
D7/F# 20021x
Em 022000
(Nashville skyline version:)
(Real Live and most other live renditions:)
The theoretically inclined may note the interesting change that the
third chord has undergone, mainly because of the change in what
follows.
The chords are the same as for Boots of Spanish Leather.
Freewheelin' version
Capo 3rd fret (sounding key Bb major)
More or less standard fingerpicking with this basic pattern:
 
 : . . .
 |-----------------|
 |-----0---------0-|
 |-----------0-----|
 |-----0-------0---|
 |-----------------|
 |-3-------3-------|

Intro:
 
 : . . . : . . . : . . . : . . .
 |-----3-----------|---------------3-|---------------3-|---------------3-|
 |-----0---------1-|-----1-----------|-----1-----------|-----1-----------|
 |-----------0-----|-----------0-----|-----------0-----|-----------0-----|
 |-----0-------2---|-----0h2-----0---|-----2-------0---|-----2-------0---|
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |-3-------3-------|-3-------3-------|-3-------3-------|-3-------3-------|
 : . . . : . . . : . . .
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
 |-----------0-----|-----------0-----|-----------0-----||
 |-----2-------0---|-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---||
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
 |-3-------3-------|-3-------3-------|-3-------3-------||

Verse:
 
 : . . . : . . . : . . .
 ||-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 ||-*-----3-----------|-----3-----------|-----1-----------|
 ||-------------0-----|-----------0-----|-----------2-----|
 ||-------4-------4---|-----4-------0---|-----0-------0---|
 ||-*-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 ||---0-------0-------|-0-------0-------|-2-------2-------|
 If you're travelin' in the north country
 : . . . : . . . : . . .
 |-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||
 |-----0---------1-|-----1---------0-|-----0-----------*-||
 |-----------0-----|-----------0-----|-----------0-------|| x2
 |-----0-------2---|-----2-------0---|-----0-------0-----||
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------*-||
 |-3-------3-------|-3-------3-------|-3-------3---------||
 fair
 : . . . : . . . : . . .
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |-----0-----------|-----0---------1-|-----1---------0-|
 |-----------0-----|-----------0-----|-----------0-----|
 |-----2-------2---|-----2-------0---|-----2-------2---|
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |-0-------0-------|-0-------0-------|-3-------3-------|
 (Re)member me to one who lives
 : . . . : . . . : . . .
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |-----0---------1-|-----1---------0-|-----0-----------|
 |-----------0-----|-----------0-----|-----------0-----|
 |-----0-------2---|-----2-------0---|-----0-------0---|
 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |-3-------3-------|-3-------3-------|-3-------3-------| D.C.
 there

[Em9] If you're travelin' in the [D7/F#]north country [G]fair,
Where the [Em9]winds hit heavy on the[D7/F#] borderli[G]ne,
Re[Em]member me to [C]one who lives [G]there.
[Em9]She once was a [D7/F#]true love of [G]mine.
Well, if you go when the snowflakes storm,
When the rivers freeze and summer ends,
Please see if she's wearing a coat so warm,
To keep her from the howlin' winds.
Please see for me if her hair hangs long,
If it rolls and flows all down her breast.
Please see for me if her hair hangs long,
That's the way I remember her best.
I'm a-wonderin' if she remembers me at all.
Many times I've often prayed
In the darkness of my night,
In the brightness of my day.
So if you're travelin' in the north country fair,
Where the winds hit heavy on the borderline,
Remember me to one who lives there.
She once was a true love of mine.
Nashville Skyline version
[G] If you're [Bm]travelin'[C] in the north country [G]fair,
[G] Where the winds hit [Bm]heavy[C] on the border[G]line,
[G]Remember [Bm]me to [C]one who lives [G]there.
[G]She once [Bm]was [C] a true love of [G]mine.
Real Live version
The following figure is played at the end of each line:
 
 | . . . | . . .
 |-3---------333333|-3-3-------------
 |-0---------111111|-1-0-------------
 |-0---------000000|-0-0--etc--------
 |-0---------222222|-2-0-------------
 |-2---------xxxxxx|-x-2-------------
 |-3---------333333|-3-3-------------
 ..fair

"D" C G
If you're travelin' in the north country fair,
"D" C G
Where the winds hit heavy on the borderline,
[Em]Remember me to [C]one who lives [G]there.
"D" C G
She once was a true love of mine.
30th Anniversary Celebration version (1991)
As the Real Live version (with the same emphatical C/G-G at the end of
lines). In some verses the Em is played xx5450.
Ends with the following scale figure (the a in parentheses is
accidental...):
 
 C/G G
 |-3-33333----------------|-3--------
 |-1-11111----------------|-3--------
 |-0-00000----------------|-4--------
 |-2-22222----------0-2-4-|-5--------
 |----------0-2-3--(0)----|-5--------
 |-3-33333----------------|-3--------

Düsseldorf, Nov 8, 2003
New version, which is a cross between Ring Them Bells and Friend of
the Devil (and, for that matter, One Too Many Mornings)
Capo 1st fret
As so often: what is actually played by all the individual instruments
would be impossible to put into a single guitar. What is important in
this version is the bass and the chord sequence. An outline of these
is presented below. Some of the chords might be played differently,
such as the E/G#, which is more correctly played 420100 (instead of
420000, which gives a much more muddy sound), and the last line, which
could be played:
C Am Dm/F . | C/E C/G C . |
 
 : . . . : . . . : . . . : . . .
 |---------0-------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |-1---3---1---1---|-1---1---1---0---|-1---0---1---1---|-1---1---0---0---|
 |-0---0---2---0---|-2---0---0---0---|-0---0---2---0---|-2---0---0---0---|
 |-2---0---2---2---|-3---2---0---0---|-2---0---2---2---|-3---2---0---0---|
 |-3---2---0---3---|-3---3---2---2---|-3---2---0---3---|-3---3---2---2---|
 |-------------3---|-1---0---3---3---|-------------3---|-1---0---3---4---|
 : . . . : . . . : . . . : . . .
 |-----------------|-----------------|---------0---3---|-2-------1-------|
 |-1---1---1---1---|-1---1---0---0---|-1---3---1---3---|-1-------1-------|
 |-2---0---2---0---|-2---2---0---1---|-2---0---0---0---|-2-------2-------|
 |-2---2---3---2---|-3---0---0---0---|-2---0---2---0---|-0-------3-------|
 |-0---3---3---3---|-3---0---2---2---|-0---2---3---2---|-0-------3-------|
 |-----3---1---0---|-1---2---3---4---|-----3-----------|-2-------1-------|
 : . . . : . . .
 |---------1-------|-0---0---0-------|
 |-1-------3-------|-1---1---1-------|
 |-0---2---2---2---|-0---0---0-------|
 |-2-------3-------|-2---3---2-------|
 |-3---------------|-3-------3-------|
 |-----------------|-0---3-----------|

St Louis, March 3, 2004
In principle the same as the above, with some minor differences, and
with a more detailed tab.
 
 : . . . : . . . : . . . : . . .
 |-0---------------|-----------------|-0-----------0---|-1---0-----------|
 |-----3---1---0---|---1-0-1-----3---|-----3---1-----1-|---3-----3---0---|
 |-----------------|-2-------2-------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |---2---0---2---0-|-----------3---3-|---2---0---2-----|-0-----2---0---2-|
 |-3---2---0-------|--------------(2)|-3---2---3---3---|-----3-----------|
 |-------------3---|-1---0---3---3---|-----------------|---------3---4---|
 C G F C/E F D7 G G#o Am G/B C D F
 : . . . : . . . : . . . : . . .
 |-----------------|-----------------|---------0---3---|-2-----2-1-----1-|
 |-1---0-----1---1-|---1---1-0-----3-|-1---3--(1)------|-----3-------1---|
 |---------2---0---|-2---2---0---1---|--------(0)----0-|---2-------2-----|
 |---2---0-3---2---|-3---4-----0-3---|---2---0---2-----|-0---------------|
 |-0---------------|-----------------|-0---2---3-------|-----------------|
 |-----3-----------|-----------------|-----------------|---------1-------|
 : . . . : . . .
 |-8-------10------|-12--12--12------| |-12--12--12------|
 |-----10------10--|-----------------| last measure |-----------------|
 |-9-------10------|-12--12--12------| can be played |-12--12--12------|
 |-----10------12--|-10--10--10------| like this: |-10--10--10------|
 |-----------------|-----------------| |-----10----------|
 |-----------------|-----------------| |-12-----(8)------|

Tabbed by Eyolf Østrem - dylanchords.info

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