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Loner  Bruce Cockburn

Subject: c/cockburn_bruce/loner.crd
Date: Sun, 06 Jul 1997 16:34:40 -0700 (MST)
From: Boe R Barnett
here's a great tune from the untouchable Bruce Cockburn. it's LONER from
his his record Inner City Front. an alternate version also appears on the
compilation Mummy Dust. this transcription isn't as technical as the way
bruce plays it, but if you can sing along it sounds pretty good.
CHORDS: D xx0232
F6? 020230
E? x4x450 (regular E also works alright here)
B 024400
A x02220
TUNING: standard
VERSE 1: [D]down at the bus sta[F6]tion
[E]shark grins and sandpaper conversa[B]tion
[D]men's faces women's bodies on the magazine [F6]stand
and a [E]headline about sarajevo and teh[B]ran
VERSE 2: [D]they are radiant angels they are earthly sl[F6]aves
[E]they are predators moving in their endless [B]days
[D]days of striving nights of nova[F6]caine
[E]never going to bring them freedom from their [B]pain
CHORUS: [D]i'm a lo-----[F6]ner
with a loner's point of [A]view[B]
[D]i've always been a lo-----[F6]ner
now i'm in love with [A]you[B]
VERSE 3: [D]wild shadows acid [F6]verbs
[E]eyelids opening dans mon [B]coeur
[D]tu me touche comme la [F6]pression
[E]des etoiles sur les [B]tenebres
VERSE 4: [D]in the elevator and empty [F6]hall
[E]how'm i ever going to hear you when you [B]call
[D]i'm always living and i always [F6]die
[E]on the event horizon of your [B]eye
CHORUS again
hope this ok. works for me. brilliant song from the best songwriter AND
guitar player there is. enjoy.
posted by
boe barnett at northern arizona university
flagstaff, az.

I watched as the best of my generation
abandoned their dreams and settled
for making a little money. -Dan Bern

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