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Dimming of the Day  Richard Thompson


Dimming of the Day
By Richard Thompson (from the album "Pour Down like Silver")
(Capo to whatever fret suits your vocal range)
Verse 1
[C]This old house is falling down around my [G]ears
[F]I'm drowning in a [C]river of my [G]tears
[C]When all my will is gone, you hold me swa[G]y
[F]I need you at the [C]dimming [G]of the [C]day.
[G]Come the night you're only what I [D]want
[G]Come the night you could be my con[D]fidant
[G]Ah ah ah [C]ah ah ant [F]ah ah ant
Verse 2
[C]I see you on the streets in compan[G]y
[F]Why don't you come and [C]ease your mind with [G]me
[C]Now all the morning birds have wheeled aw[G]ay
[F]I need you at the [C]dimming [G]of the [C]day
Bridge 2
[G]You pull me like the moon pulls on the [D]tide
[G]You know just where I keep my better [D]side
[G]i i i [C]i i i [F]ide
Verse 3
[C]What days have come to keep us far a[G]part?
[F]A broken promise o[C]r a broken h[G]eart
[C]I'm ready for the night we steal a[G]way
[F]I need you at the [C]dimming [G]of the [C]day
[F]I need you at the [C]dimming [G]of the [C]day

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