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Graham Gouldman - Bus Stop chords

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Artist: Graham Gouldman
Song: Bus stop - live acoustic
Tabbed by: DJ
2nd May 2014

CAPO:2nd fret (Sounds in key of F#m)

Based on Graham's acoustic performances

Chord shapes and fret positions are relative to the capo:
Em      = 022000    F#7      = x44320   Em7      = 020000
E5      = 0799xx    Bm       = x24432   [ch]E4/B[/ch]     = x22200
E7sus4  = 0777xx    Bm/A     = x04432   [ch]E7sus4/B[/ch] = x20230
[ch]Emadd9[/ch]  = 024000    Gmaj7    = 3x443x
D       = xx0232    [ch]Gmaj7/F#[/ch] = 2x443x
G       = 320033    Em6      = 022020
Cmaj7   = x32000    B        = x24442

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    (Em)                     E5        E7sus4
e |----------------------|-----------------------| [4 times]
B |------8--7------------|-----------------------|
G |------------9--7------|-------9-----------7---|
D |------------------9---|-------9-----------7---|
A |----------------------|-----7----7-----7------|
E |---0------------------|---0---------0---------|


Em        [ch]Emadd9[/ch]    Em        Emadd9
Bus stop, wet day, she's there,  I say,
  Em          [ch]Emadd9[/ch]   Em    Emadd9
"Please, share my um - brel - la!"
Em         [ch]Emadd9[/ch]    Em         Emadd9
Bus stops, bus goes, she stays, love grows...
   Em    [ch]Emadd9[/ch]   Em    Emadd9
...Under  my um - brel - la!"


D    G         D    Em            Cmaj7                D
    All that summer we enjoyed it, wind and rain and shine,
 Em       [ch]Emadd9[/ch]   Em      Emadd9         Em     D       Em
That um - brella,  we em - ployed it, by August she was mine!


  G          F#7                Bm   Bm/A    Gmaj7
Every morning I would see her waiting at the stop,
      [ch]Gmaj7/F#[/ch]       Em6
Some - times she'd shopped,
              F#7                 Bm    Bm/A    Gmaj7  [ch]Gmaj7/F#[/ch]
And she would show me what she'd bought------, |  /  /  /  /  |
 G               F#7             Bm        Bm/A      Gmaj7
All the people stared, as if we were both quite in - sane,
      [ch]Gmaj7/F#[/ch]    Em6                  F#7             Bm     B
Some - day,    my name, and hers, are going to be the same! | /  /  /  / |


 Em        [ch]Emadd9[/ch]   Em         [ch]Emadd9[/ch]
That's the way the whole thing started,
 Em    [ch]Emadd9[/ch]    Em    [ch]Emadd9[/ch]
Silly, but it's true,
  Em    [ch]Emadd9[/ch]  Em        [ch]Emadd9[/ch]       Em    [ch]Emadd9[/ch]   Em
Thinking  of a sweet ro - mance be - ginning   in a queue!


D     G       D       Em              Cmaj7                D
    Came the sun, the ice was melting, no more sheltering now,
 Em     [ch]Emadd9[/ch]      Em       [ch]Emadd9[/ch]  Em    D    Em
Nice to think that that um - brella led me to a vow!


  G          F#7                Bm   Bm/A    Gmaj7
Every morning I would see her waiting at the stop,
      [ch]Gmaj7/F#[/ch]       Em6
Some - times she'd shopped,
              F#7                 Bm    Bm/A    Gmaj7   [ch]D6/F#[/ch]
And she would show me what she'd bought------, |  /  /   /  /  |
 G               F#7             Bm        Bm/A      Gmaj7
All the people stared, as if we were both quite in - sane,
     [ch]Gmaj7/F#[/ch]    Em6                  F#7             Bm     B
Some - day,   my name, and hers, are going to be the same! | /  /  /  / |


Em        [ch]Emadd9[/ch]    Em        [ch]Emadd9[/ch]
Bus stop, wet day, she's there,  I say,
  Em          [ch]Emadd9[/ch]   Em    [ch]Emadd9[/ch]
"Please, share my um - brel - la!"
Em         [ch]Emadd9[/ch]    Em         [ch]Emadd9[/ch]
Bus stops, bus goes, she stays, love grows...
   Em    [ch]Emadd9[/ch]   Em    [ch]Emadd9[/ch]
...Under  my um - brel - la!"


D    G         D    Em            Cmaj7                D
    All that summer we enjoyed it, wind and rain and shine,
 Em       [ch]Emadd9[/ch]   Em      Emadd9         Em     D       Em
That um - brella,  we em - ployed it, by August she was mine!


    (Em)                     E5        E7sus4
e |----------------------|-----------------------| [4 times]
B |------8--7------------|-----------------------|
G |------------9--7------|-------9-----------7---|
D |------------------9---|-------9-----------7---|
A |----------------------|-----7----7-----7------|
E |---0------------------|---0---------0---------|


      Em7
e|-----0----||
B|-----0----||
G|-----0----||
D|-----0----||
A|-----2----||
E|-----0----||

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An alternative way to play the intro and coda riff:

    Em                     [ch]E4/B[/ch]    [ch]E7sus4/B[/ch]
e|--------3--2--0--0----|-----0-------0----|  [4 times]
B|-----0--0--0--0--3----|-----0-------3----|
G|-----0--0--0--0--0----|-----2-------2----|
D|-----2----------------|-----2-------0----|
A|-----2----------------|---2-------2------|
E|---0------------------|------------------|

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