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A Falling Through  Ray LaMontagne

 
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A Falling Through – Ray Lamontagne
 
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Tabbed by: Joshua Lamb
Notes: This is a beautiful new song off of Ray’s new album “Gossip in the Grain” with
Naess. Really mellow, really emotional. Enjoy. Peace…
Tuning: Standard
Chords Used:
[C] [Cmaj7] [Am] [A5] [G] [F]  
 
 e|--0-----0-----0-----0-----3-----1-----------------------|
 B|--1-----0-----1-----0-----0-----1-----------------------|
 G|--0-----0-----2-----2-----0-----2-----------------------|
 D|--2-----2-----2-----2-----0-----3-----------------------|
 A|--3-----3-----0-----0-----2-----3-----------------------|
 E|--0-----0-----0-----0-----3-----1-----------------------|

Throughout much of the song he switches from C/Cmaj7 and Am/A5 like this:
 
 e|--0--0--0--0--0---/--0--0--0--0--0-----------------------------------|
 B|--1--0--1--0--1---/--1--0--1--0--1-----------------------------------|
 G|--0--0--0--0--0---/--2--2--2--2--2-----------------------------------|
 D|--2--2--2--2--2---/--2--2--2--2--2-----------------------------------|
 A|--3--3--3--3--3---/--0--0--0--0--0-----------------------------------|
 E|--0--0--0--0--0---/--0--0--0--0--0-----------------------------------|

INTRO: What’s in parentheses is what’s actually being played, but leaving it out sounds
too. If it’s too confusing just pretend the parentheses aren’t there.
[C] [(Cmaj7] [C] [Cmaj7] [C)] [Am] [(A5] [Am] [A5] [Am)] 
Verse 1:
[C]Laid our bl[(Cmaj7]essings [C]on [Cmaj7]the gr[C)]ound[Am]
The[(A5] sof[Am]teni[A5]ng of[Am)] soun[C]d
[(Cmaj7]Draws us[C] cl[Cmaj7]osed a[C)]gai[Am]n[(A5] [Am] [A5] [Am)]
( Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/r/ray_lamontagne/a_falling_through_crd_ver_2.html )
[C]Stay, [(Cmaj7]stay an[C]d [Cmaj7]watch [C)]the [Am]coals
[(A5]till [Am]they[A5] cea[Am)]se to gl[C]ow
[(Cmaj7]like em[C]pt[Cmaj7]y prom[C)]ise[Am]s[(A5] [Am] [A5] [Am)]
CHORUS:
[C]Why[G], Why did yo[F]u go, why did you g[C]o aw[G]ay?
[C]Why[G], Why did yo[F]u go, why did you g[C]o aw[G]ay?
[C]Baby?
[C] [Cmaj7] [Am] [A5]  
VERSE 2: (Remember Verse 1’s parentheses)
[C]There's nothing I can s[Am]ay
Nothing I can d[C]o
To bring you back ag[Am]ain
[C]This of life I know is t[Am]rue
It's all a falling th[C]rough
and so I reach for y[Am]ou
CHORUS:
[C]Why[G], Why did yo[F]u go, why did you g[C]o aw[G]ay?
[C]Why[G], Why did yo[F]u go, why did you g[C]o aw[G]ay?
BRIDGE:
[Am]Don't you ca[C]re
[Am]That it may seem un[C]fair?
[F]You steal things you ought to [C]borrow[G]
[Am]Don't you fi[C]nd
[Am]That it may seem unk[C]ind?
[F]I'd rather breathe than drown in [C]sorrow[G]
FINAL CHORUS:
[C]Why[G], Why did yo[F]u go, why did you g[C]o aw[G]ay?
[C]Why[G], Why did yo[F]u go, why did you g[C]o aw[G]ay?
[C]Baby?
C Cmaj7 Am A5 (Finish on C)

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