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Find The River  R.E.M

(E) ------2-------2

(B) ----3-3-----3-3	play 2 times

(G) --2---2---0---0

(D) 0-----0-2-----2

[D]  [F]  [Em]   [G]  [D]  [F]  [A]     Verse:
[D]hey now little s[F]peedyhead
the [Em]read on the speed[G]meter says
you [D]have to go to [F]task in the c[A]ity
where [D]people drown and [F]people serve
[Em]don't be shy your j[G]ust deserve
is [D]only just l[F]ight years to [A]go
[G]me, my thoughts are [A]flower strewn
[D]ocean storm, bay[Em]berry moon
[G]I have got to [A]leave to find my [D]way
[G]watch the road and [A]memorize
this [D]life that pass be[Em]fore my eyes
[G]nothing is [A]going my [D]way.
Note: Last chord of chorus is first chord of verse
[D]  [F]  [Em]   [G]  [D]  [F]  [A]     Verse (as above):
the ocean is the rivers goal
a need to leave the water knows
we're closer now than light years to go.
Chorus (as above):
I have got to find the river
bergamot and vetiver
run through my head and fall away
leave the road and memorize
this life that pass before my eyes
nothing is going my way.
Repeat INTRO
there's no one left to take the lead
but I tell you and you can see
we're closer now than light years to go.
pick up here and chase the ride
the river empties to the tide
fall into the ocean.
the river to the ocean goes
a fortune for the undertow
none of this is going my way.
there is nothing left to throw
of ginger, lemon, indigo,
coriander stem and rose of hay.
strength and courage overrides
the privileged and weary eyes
of river poet search naivete.
pick up here and chase the ride
the river empties to the tide
all of this is coming your way.
End on D

From: (Chris Bray)

Intro Riff: --2----2----0----0---- x 2
D Dm Dsus2 Dsus4/G x 2
[D]Hey now little sp[Dm]eedy head, the [Dsus2]read on the spee[Dsus4/G]dmeter says
[D]you have to go the task[Dm] in the cit[Dsus2]y
Where [D]people drown and peop[Dm]le serve,
Don'[Dsus2]t be shy, your j[Dsus4/G]ust deserve is onl[D]y just l[Dm]ight years to g[Dsus2]o.
[G]Me, my thoughts are flowe[A]r strewn, o[D]cean storm, baybe[Em]rry moon.
[G]I have got to leave[A] to find my [D]way
[G]Watch the road and mem[A]orize this life [D]that pass befor[Em]e my eyes,
[G]  nothing is go[A]ing my way[D]
D Dm Dsus2 Dsus4/G x 2
The[D] ocean is the riv[Dm]ers goal, a need [Dsus2]to leave the wate[Dus4/G]r knows.
We're [D]closer now than ligh[Dm]t years to go.[Dsus2]
[G]I have got to fi[A]nd the river, b[D]ergamot and ve[Em]tiver
[G] Run through my h[A]ead and fall away.[D]
[G]Leave the road and mem[A]orize this life[D] that pass before m[Em]y eyes,
[G]  nothing is go[A]ing my way[D].
There's [D]no one left to take[Dm] the lead, b[Dsus2]ut I tell you and y[Dsus4/G]ou can see
We're clos[D]er now and lig[Dm]ht years to go[Dsus2]
P[D]ick up here and c[Dm]hase the ride.  The [Dsus2]river empties to[Dsus4/G] the tide;
[D]Fall into the o[Dm]cean.[Dsus2]
The [G]river to the oc[A]ean goes, a for[D]tune for the und[Em]ertow.
[G]None of this is go[A]ing my way[D].
[G]There is nothing left[A] to throw of gin[D]ger, lemon, ind[Em]igo,
[G] Coriander ste[A]m and rose of hay.[D]
Str[G]ength and courage ove[A]rrides these priv[D]ileged and wear[Em]y eyes of
[G]River poet se[A]arch naivete[D].
[G]Pick up here and cha[A]se the ride, the r[D]iver empties to t[Em]he tide.
[G]All of this is co[A]ming your way.[D]
[--]============================================================================== | Chris Bray | University of Arkansas, Fayetteville | WWW:
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