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Train in the Distance  Paul Simon

Paul Simon ?? Train In The Distance
Like so many of Paul Simon's works, the technique of each proves extremely difficult.
I attempted a chorded version of this song after listening to the acoustic demo
available on the Hearts & Bones record.
Hope you enjoy...
 
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Chords: (Low E-String dropped to D)
DADGBe DADGBe DADGBe
D: 000232 F#m: 042200 A11: 009000
D9: 000210 Am/C: 032210 G6: 554030
D6: 000430 B7: 021200 D/F#: 400200
Dmaj9: 000220 Em: 022000 Cmaj9: 032400
Bm7: 024232 Bb/A7: x12320 B11: 004200
F: x33210 C: x32010 Bb: x12221
Open: 000000
Intro: D D9 D6 Dmaj9 D (x2)
Verse One:
[D]She was[F#m] beautifu[Am/C]l as Southern skies, the [B7]night he met her,
[Em]she was married to [A11]someone...
[D]He was [F#m]doggedly [Am/C]determined that he would [B7]get her,
[Em]she was old, he was [D6]young[G6]...
[D] [D9] [D6] [G6] [D/F#] 
[D]Ever[F#m]ybody loves the[Am/C] sound of a [B7]train in the distance,
[Em]Everybody thinks it's[D6] tru[G6]e?[D]
Verse Two:
[D]Well [F#m]eventually the[Am/C] boy and the girl get [B7]married,
[Em]Sure enough they have a[A11] son...
[D]And though they [F#m]both were[Am/C] occupied, with the [B7]child she carried,
[Em]Disagreements had[D6] begu[G6]n...
[D]And in a while they [D9]fell apart, [D6]It wasn't hard to [G6]do, [D/F#]
[D]Ever[F#m]ybody loves the[Am/C] sound of a [B7]train in the distance,
[Em]Everybody thinks it's[D6] tru[G6]e...[D]
Bridge:
[Cmaj9]Two disappointed [Bm7]believers, [Bb/A7]two people playing the [B11]game
G6 D/F# F C Bb (Open)
Negotiations and love songs are often mistaken for one and the same
Verse Three:
[D]Now th[F#m]e man and the[Am/C] woman remain in [B7]contact,
[Em]let us say it's for the [A11]child...
[D]With [F#m]disagreements about the [Am/C]meaning, of a marriage [B7]contract,
[Em]Conversations [D6]hard and [G6]wild...
But from [D]time to time, he[D9] makes her laugh, [D6]she cooks a meal or [G6]two[D/F#]
[D]Ever[F#m]ybody loves the[Am/C] sound of a [B7]train in the distance,
[Em]Everybody thinks it's[D6] tru[G6]e...[D]
[D]Ever[F#m]ybody loves the[Am/C] sound of a [B7]train in the distance,
[Em]Everybody thinks it's[D6] tru[G6]e...[D]
Bridge:
[Cmaj9]What is the point of this[Bm7] story, [Bb/A7]what information [B11]pertain,
[G6]The thought that life could be[D/F#] better,
F C Bb (Open)
Is woven indelibly, into our hearts, and our brains...
Outro: D D9 D6 Dmaj9 D (x2)
 
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A11 Am/C B11 B7 Bm7 Cmaj9 D D/F# D6 D9 Em F#m G6
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