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Desdemona  The Allman Brothers Band

Band/Artist: The Allman Brothers Band
Song Title: Desdemona
Album Title: Hittin? The Note (2003)

There are two different forms of the Abmaj7, Cm, Cm7, and G
chords used in this song. You?ll have to listen to figure out
which one is used for what part.

Chords used (E A D G B E):
1 = [Abmaj7]4 x 5 5 4 x x 3 5[C] 5 5 x 1 = x 3[Cm] 5 5 4 x
2 = x x 6 5 4 3 2 = x x 10 8 8 8
x x [Cm#7]9 8 8 8 1 = x 3[Cm7] 5 3 4 3 x x [Cm6]7 8 8 8
2 = x x 8 8 8 8
x 4 [Db]6 6 6 x x 10 [Eb/G]8 8 8 x 1 3 3[F] 2 1 1
1 3 [Fm]3 1 1 1 x 12 [F/A]10 10 10 x x x[Gbdim7] 4 5 4 5
1 = 3 [G]5 5 4 3 3 3 5 [G7]3 4 3 3 x 14 1[G/B]2 12 12 x
2 = x 10 12 12 12 x
[Abmaj7] [Fm] [Cm] [G7]  
(Verse 1)
[Cm] Rain falls [Cm#7] upon a [Cm7]sleepy southern [Cm6]town
[Abmaj7] The midnight moo[Fm]n burn[Cm]ing brightly[G7]
[Cm] Memories rush [Cm#7]in [Cm7] like a river for[Cm6]lorn
[Abmaj7] As you lay [Db]sleeping with[G7]out me
[Abmaj7] Highway [Fm]song keeps me [G7] rolling [Cm]on
[Abmaj7] Still I [Db]long for [G7]you
[C] Des?de[C/Bb]mona,
[C/A] I will [C/G]be
yo[F]ur only one[Gbdim7]
Oh [G]yeah
(Verse 2)
[Cm] I make my [Cm#7]living [Cm7] calling out [Cm6]my pain
[Abmaj7] Trying to make it [Fm]through a[Cm]nother day[G7]
[Cm] Arms reach for [Cm#7]me [Cm7] on the wind I can [Cm6]feel it
[Abmaj7] They're a [Db]thousand miles a[G7]way
[Abmaj7] Yours eyes re[Fm]mind me of [G7]everything beautiful and [Cm]blue
[Abmaj7] and I won't feel my[Db]self till I[G7]'m with you
[C] Des?de[C/Bb]mona,
[C/A] I will [C/G]be
yo[F]ur only one[Gbdim7]
Oh [G]yeah
(Derek Trucks? guitar solo)
Cm7 G7 (Repeat as necessary)
[Abmaj7] [Fm] [Cm] [G7]  
(Warren Haynes? guitar solo)
Cm7 G7 (Repeat as necessary)
[Abmaj7] [Fm] [Cm] [G7]  
(Verse 3)
[Cm] So hold a [Cm#7]candle [Cm7] till the darkness [Cm6]fades
[Abmaj7] Night time [Fm]sleeps but [Cm]not for long[G7]
[Cm] My heart is [Cm#7]pounding like the ocean [Cm7] my soul's empty as the [Cm6]sky
[Abmaj7] But I know some[Db]day I'll be coming [G7]home
[Abmaj7] Time goes [Fm]by in the [G7]twinkling of an [Cm]eye
[Abmaj7] Still I [Db]burn for [G7]you
[C] Des?de[C/Bb]mona,
[C/A] I will [C/G]be
yo[F]ur only one[Gbdim7]
Oh [G]yeah
[C] I just wanna [Eb/G]be your [F/A]only one[G]
[C] I just wanna be your [Eb/G]only one[F/A] [G/B]
Your only one[C]

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Abmaj7 C C/G Cm Cm#7 Cm6 Cm7 Db Eb/G F Fm G G/B G7 Gbdim7
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