Grateful Dead Ship Of Fools chords
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[Transcribed from a book of the Dead] [Guitar is tuned whole step lower] [4/4 time, moderate blues] |----| = 4 beat bar =========================== [Verse:] |C---|G-F-|F#o7---|C---| |---E-|F---Em|Dm---|G---| |G---|F-C-|Em---|Dm---| |F---|C---|G-F-|C---| =========================== [Chorus and Fade:] |G---|--F-|C---|C---| |G---|--F-|Am---|Am---| |Am---|Am----|F#o7---|F#o7---| |Dm---|G-F-|C---|C---| ==================================================================== [Verse 1:] C G F F#o7 C Went to see the cap__tain___ Strangest__ I could find E F Em Laid my__ prop_o_sition down__ Dm G F C Laid it on the line___ I won't slave for beg-gar's pay__ Em Dm Like-wise__ gold and jew-els____ F C G F C but I would slave to learn the way___ to sink your__ ship of fools ==================================================================== [Chorus:] C G F C Ship of fools_______ on a cru__el sea C G F Am Ship of fools_______ sail a-way___ from me Am F#o7 It was lat-er___ that I thought when I first believed you F#o7 Dm G F C Now I can-not share your laugh-ter__ ship of fools ==================================================================== [Verse 2 lyrics, same chords as Verse 1:] Saw your first ship sink and drown from rocking of the boat; and all that could not sink or swim was just left there to float. I won't leave you driftin' down but whoa it makes me wild, with thirty years upon my head, to have you call me child. [:Chorus same chords and lyrics:] Verse 3 lyrics, same chords as Verse 1: The bottles stand as empty as they were filled before; time there was and plenty but from that cup no more. Though I could not caution all I still might warn a few; don't lend your hand to raise no flag atop no ship of fools. [:Chorus to jam or fade:] ==================================================================== Thanks to the Dead, in and out of garden Jerry goes...