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Franklin's Tower  Grateful Dead

Date: Fri, 3 Nov 1995 23:57:43 -0500
Subject: Franklin's Tower...From Bill
This is how I learned "Franklin's Tower" by the Dead. I don't know if the
chords are right because a friend of mine showed me how to play it. In any
case, here it is:
Artist:Greatful Dead
Song: "Franklin's Tower"
Album :Blues For Allah
Written By:Robert Hunter (Words); Jerry Garcia and Bill Kreutzmann (Music)
A: 002220 G:320033 D: 000323
[A] [G] [D] [G] [A] [G] 
In [D]another time's forgot[G]ten space, your eyes looked from your mother's face
[A] [G] [D] [G] [A] 
Wild flower seed on the sand a[G]nd[D] stone, may the four win[G]ds blow you safely
[A] [G] [D] [G] [A] [G] [D] [G] [A] [G] [D] [G] [A] 
Roll away t[G]he de[D]w. Roll[G] away the dew. Roll away the dew. Roll away the
[A] [G] [D] [G] [A] [G] 
I[D]'ll tell you where the four w[G]inds dwell, in Franklin's Tower there hangs a
[A] [G] [D] [G] [A] [G] [D] 
It can ring, turn night to day, [G]it can ring like fire when you lose your way
[A] [G] [D] [G] [A] [G] [D] [G] [A] [G] [D] [G] [A] 
Roll away t[G]he de[D]w. Roll [G]away the dew. Roll away the dew. Roll away the
[A] [G] [D] [G] [A] 
God save the child who rings the be[G]ll,[D] it may have one good rin[G]g; baby, you
can't tell
[A] [G] [D] [G] [A] [G] 
O[D]ne watch by night, one wat[G]ch by day, if you get confused, listen to the
music play
[A] [G] [D] [G] [A] [G] [D] [G] [A] [G] [D] [G] [A] 
Roll away t[G]he de[D]w. Roll a[G]way the dew. Roll away the dew. Roll away the
[A] [G] [D] [G] [A] 
Some come to laugh thier past[G] a[D]way, some come to m[G]ake it one more day
[A] [G] [D] [G] [A] [G] [D] 
Whichever way your pleasure tends, i[G]f you plant ice, you're gonna harvest
[A] [G] [D] [G] [A] [G] [D] [G] [A] [G] [D] [G] [A] 
Roll away t[G]he d[D]ew. Rol[G]l away the dew. Roll away the dew. Roll away the
[A] [G] [D] [G] [A] 
In Franklin's Tower the fo[G]ur[D] winds sleep, like four lean[G] hounds the
lighthouse keep
[A] [G] [D] [G] [A] 
Wild flower seed in the sand [G]and[D] wind, may the four wind[G]s blow you home again
[A] [G] [D] [G] [A] [G] [D] [G] [A] [G] [D] [G] [A] 
Roll away [G]the d[D]ew. Roll away the dew. Roll away the dew. Roll away the
This song could be dead solid perfect or totally wrong, I don't know.
However, this is how I learned it and this is how I play it. If it is
totally wrong, at least the words are here. That is all!
No Worries!
Bill Schofield (and Caroline)

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