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At the Harbour  Renaissance

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From: Ofir Zwebner
Subject: At the Harbour
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From Tue Nov 30 16:13:01 1993
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 1993 14:21:24 +0200 (IST)
Subject: Renaissance - At the Harbour (fwd)
Hi. Many people replied asking for the chords since the news message
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By Dunford/Thatcher
From the album Ashes Are Burning by Renaissance (1973)
Play with Capo on second fret. The chords listed hear are transposed one
tone backward (Am should actually be Bm when the Capo is applied)
All verses have the same sequence of chords. The two chorus have another
sequence. There is a piano intro and ending, ommitted here.
The verses are played in a fast arpeggio. Simply pluck the chords of the
With Capo | Otherwise
 Am x-0-2-2-1-0 | x-2-4-4-3-2 Bm
 D x-x-0-2-3-2 | 0-2-2-1-0-0 E
 F 1-3-3-2-1-1 | 3-2-0-0-0-3 G
 G 3-2-0-0-0-3 | x-0-3-3-3-0 A
 C x-3-2-0-1-0 | x-x-0-2-3-2 D
 E 0-2-2-1-0-0 | 2-4-4-3-2-2 F#
 Dm x-x-0-2-3-1 | 0-2-2-0-0-0 Em
 Em 0-2-2-0-0-0 | 2-4-4-2-2-2 F#m

[Am]Out at daybreak [D]to the sun
[C]Seas are drifting [D]glass
The [Am]tides were turning[D] to the storm
[C]Winds were moving [D]fast
[F]Women waiting [G]at the harbour
[C]Silent stand ar[E]ound
[F]Weather storms a[G]nother day
For [C]men the sea has [E]found
Fisherman were laying nets
The barrels spread the bait
The seagulls warning echoed round
Winds that wouldn't wait
People gathered at the harbour
Waiting for the tide
Eyes half closed against the spray
And tears they cannot hide
[Am]Shadows falling [Dm]at the harbour
[G]Women stant a[C]round
[Am]Weather storms an[Dm]other way
For [G]man the [Em]sea had [Am]drowned[D] [C] [D]
Hulls were creaking crashing sails
Rains were slanting down
The oilskins flapping, decks awash
Slanting turning round
Thunder roaring at the harbour
Women drawn in fear
Huddle up to wait the time
And pray the sky well clear
Howling winds and the raging waves
Cracked upon the boats
And torn from safety, torn from life
Men with little hope
Ghostly echoes at the harbour
Whispering of death
Women weeping holding hands
Of those they still have left
Shadows falling at the harbour
Women stant around
Weather storms another way
For man the sea had drowned
Have Fun!
Transcribed by Ofir Zwebner.
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