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Boots of Spanish Leather  Nanci Griffith

[Tbis is Nanci Griffitb's version.] 

[Actually in A; capo 2. Each chord is one measure, except two chords
joined by hyphens (e.g., "G - G/F#") are one measure _total_.]
[See bottom of file for cbord fingerings and picking pattern.] 
[D11] [intr[D11]o] [D11] [D11] [G] [C] [D/F#] [G] [-] [C/G] [G] [-] [G/F#]
Oh I'm [Em(9)]sailing aw[Em(9)]ay, my [C]ow[-]n [C(9)]true l[G]ove[C] [G] [G] [-] [G/F#]
I'm [Em]sailing [D/F#]away in the [G]morning[C] [G] [G] [-] [G/F#]
Is there [Em(9)]something I can [Em(9)]send you from a[C]cr[-]os[C(9)]s the s[G]ea[C] [G] [G] [-] [G/F#]
>From the[Em] place where[D/F#] I'll be[G] landing[C] [D/F#] [G] [-] [C/G] [G] [-] [G/F#]
There's nothing you can send me, my own true love
There's nothing I'm wishing to be owning
Just carry yourself back to me unspoiled
>From across that lonesome ocean
Oh, but I just thought you might want something fine
Maybe silver or of golden
Either from the mountains of Madrid
Or from the coast of Barcelona
If I had the stars of the darkest night
And the diamonds from the deepest ocean
I'd forsake them all for your sweet kiss
That's all I wish to be owning
Oh, I might be gone a long ol' time
And it's only that I'm asking
Is there something I can send you to remember me by
To make your time more easy passing
How can, how can you ask me again
Well it only brings me sorrow
Oh, the same thing I would want today
I would want again tomorrow
[instrumental, same cbords as intro] 
Oh, I got a letter on a lonesome day
It was from his ship a-sailing
Saying, I don't know when I'll be coming back again
It depends on how I'm feeling
If you, my love, must think thataway
I'm sure your mind is a-roaming
I'm sure your thoughts are not with me
But with the country where you're going
So take heed, take heed of the western wind
Take heed of stormy weather
And yes, there is something you can send back to me
Spanish boots of Spanish leather [end on last G.]
G: 3x000x D/F#: 2x023x Em: 0x200x C: x3201x C/G: 3x201x
G/F#: 2x000x D11: x54030 Em(9): 0x400x C(9): x3001x
The picking pattern is a basic alternating-bass thing:
 E |----------------| E |----------------|
 B |--*-------*-----| B |--*-------*-----|
 G |------*-------*-| or G |------*-------*-|
 D |----*-------*---| D |----*-------*---|
 A |----------------| A |*-------*-------|
 E |*-------*-------| E |----------------|

[The bass notes (D and E strings, always played by the thumb) in the pattern
are the most important; the other notes get left out from time to time.]
- Adam Schneider,

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C C(9) C/G D/F# D11 Em Em(9) G G/F#
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