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Further Down the Road  Bernard Fanning

1 beat per chord 3 +
' = 1 beat Fmaj7 change: Am Fmaj7
! = no chord
Tune down one half step - song is pitched in B
INTRO:
! C G Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' !
C G Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' !
I'm not a-fraid to
VERSE-A:
C G Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' !
Say I've had my ups and downs__
C G Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' !
__ on any other day__
C G Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' !
__ I'd run me out of town__
C G Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' '
__ now I'm
VERSE-B:
(band enters)
C G5 Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' '
Stand-__ ing in the middle of a good dream__
C G5 Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' '
Try'n'__ to figure what I do and don't need__
C G5 Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' '
Hop-__ing I can give myself a good chance__ not too
C G5 Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' '
Proud__ to show the spirit that I once had__ I
CHORUS:
G ' Am '
Guess we'll wait for the night to fall we'll
G ' Am '
Sleep right through to the breaking dawn I
F ' G ' F ' C !
Guess we'll find out further down the road__
RE-INTRO:
C G Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' !
Will I have the strength to
VERSE-A:
C G Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' !
Take the oppor-tunity when it comes__
C G Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' !
__ am I laid to
C G Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' !
Waste if I lose my nerve and run__
C G Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' '
__ now I'm
VERSE-B:
C G5 Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' '
Stand-__ing in the middle of a good dream__
C G5 Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' '
Wait-__ing on a number that I can't reach__
C G5 Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' '
Hop-__ing I can give myself a good chance__ and not too
C G5 Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' '
Proud__ to say I'd love a little romance__ I
CHORUS:
G ' Am '
Guess we'll wait for the night to fall we'll
G ' Am '
Sleep right through to the breaking dawn I
F ' G ' F ' C '
Guess we'll find out further down the road__
BRIDGE:
D ' Dsus4 D G ' C '
(solo)
D ' Dsus4 D G ' C '
Ooh______ well I never let love sink its claws in me
D ' Dsus4 D G ' C '
Ooh______ all I ever asked was happi-ness for
LINK:
Fmaj7 ' ' ' Fmaj7 ' ' !
You_____
RE-INTRO:
C G Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' !
C G Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' '
now I'm
HALF-VERSE-B:
C G5 Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' '
Stand-__ing in the middle of a good dream__
C G5 Fmaj7 ' Fmaj7 ' ' '
Wait-__ing on a number that I can't reach__ I
CHORUS:
G ' Am '
Guess we'll wait for the night to fall we'll
G ' Am '
Sleep right through to the breaking dawn I
F ' G ' F ' C '
Guess we'll find out further down the road__ this
CHORUS-VARIATION:
G ' Am '
Feeling's worth its weight in gold just
G ' Am '
Praying for it to unfold I
F ' G ' F ' C '
Guess we'll find out further down the road__
EPILOGUE: (standard tuning)
D ' ' '
G* D ' ' A D ' ' (three times)
G* D ' ' A G (end on 2+)
================================================================================
CHORDS:
C G C G Fmaj7 G5 Am F Dm D G* A
 
 E|---------|-0---3----0----3---0---1---1--|--2---3---0--|
 B|--8---3--|-1---0----1----3---1---1---3--|--3---3---2--|
 G|--9---4--|-0---0----2----0---2---2---2--|--2---0---2--|
 D|--10--5--|-2---0----3----0---2---3---0--|--0---0---2--|
 A|---------|-3---2---(0)-------0---3------|------2---0--|
 E|---------|-----3---------3-------1------|------3------|

Opening lick is a pick-up on Beat-4 (based on C-chord in eighth position)
Stumbling rhythm has accents on 2 and 3+ thus:
> > >
[1] [+] [2] [3] [+] [4] [1] [2] [+] [3] [+] [4]  
[/] [/] [/] [/] [/] [/] [/] [/] [/]  
Main guitar plays Fmaj7/A throughout, but only the
gliss strum on Beat-1 produces the bass note clearly.
Open 1st-string occasionally forms G6
INTRO/VERSE-A:
NC C G (Am) Fmaj7 Fmaj7/A NC
4 e + a 1 + 2 + a 3 + 4 + 1 2 + 3 + 4 e + a
 
 E|--------------|---------------------0===========|-0=====0===---------------|
 B|-----8==------|---------3=====3/5=`=1===========|-1=====1===1`----8==------|

G|-9h10===10p9==|=====9==`4=====0=====2===========|-2=====2===2`9h10===10p9==|
 
 D|--------------|-10=====`5=====5/7=`=3===========|-3=========---------------|
 A|--------------|---------------------------------|-0===========-------------|
 E|--------------|---------------------------------|--------------------------|

h = hammer on
p = pull off
=== = sustained note
` = position shift (slide and pick again)
/ = slide legato (destination not picked)
Vocal melody is phrased differently in VERSE-B sections
and progression is played entirely in first position.
VERSE-B:
(let ring)
[C]1 + [G5]2 + a [Am]3 e [Fmaj7]+ 4 + [Fmaj7/A]1 2 + 3e+a4e+a
 
 E|-----0---3-----0-0---0-----------|-0---------------|
 B|-----1---3-----0-1---1-----------|-1---- / ///////| / = strum pattern
 G|-0---0---0-----0-2-o-2-----------|-2-------------o-|
 D|-2-------0-----0-2-o-3-----------|-3-------------o-|
 A|-3-------------0-0---------------|-0-------------o-|
 E|---------3-----------------------|-----------------|

o = open strings occur incidentally with fingering change
TREMOLO GUITAR:
[C]1 e + a [G]2 e + a [Am]3 e [Fmaj7]+ 4 [C]1 e + a [G]2 + a [Am]3 e [Fmaj7]+ a 4
 
 E|-----5---------------------------||---------------------------------|
 B|-------8-5-----------------------||---------------------------------|
 G|-7=^======-7-5h7-5h7-5-----------||-9=b=r=7=====--5-7=b=r=5=========|
 D|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|
 A|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|

^ = quarter-step bend
b = half-step bend
r = release bend
EPILOGUE:
(let ring)
[D]1 + 2 e + 3 e + a 4 e + [G]1 + a [D]2 + 3 e + a 4 e +
 
 E|---------2p0-2-----------2p0-2---||--3-------2---2-----------2p0-----|
 B|-------------------3-------------||--3-------3---3-----3---------3---|
 G|---------------------2-----------||:-0-----0-2---2-------2---------0-|
 D|-0---------------------0---------||--0-------0---0---------0---------|
 A|-----0---------------------------||--2-------------------------------|
 E|---------------------------------||--3-------------------------------|
 |-1.2.-----------------------------||-3.---

| A D || A G
| 1 + a 2 + 3 e + a 4 e + a || 1 + a 2 +
 
 E|---------2---2-----------2p0-2----||--------------------||
 B|-2-------3---3-----3--------------||-2-------0---0------||
 G|-2-----0-2---2-------2-----------:||-2-----0-0---0------||
 D|-2-------0---0---------0----------||-2------------------||
 A|-0--------------------------------||-0------------------||
 E|----------------------------------||---------3---3------||


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