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Joni Mitchell - Amelia chords

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Artist:     Joni Mitchell
Song:       Amelia
Album:      Hejira
Tabbed by:  Wiktor Kołowiecki
E-mail:     victoriumist@gmail.com

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Note: I know these aren't the exact exotic chords of Joni,
but at least you can play it in a standard tuning, enjoy!
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Intro:

F-G--G C-F  Bb

       G
I was driving across the burning desert
       Bb
When I spotted six jet planes
             C         Bm              G       G4   G    
Leaving six white vapor trails across the bleak terrain
          C                G
It was the hexagram of the heavens
           Bm              Am     G
it was the strings of my guitar
F                    Bb      F
Amelia it was just a false alarm

F-G--G C-F  Bb

    G
The drone of flying engines
     Bb
Is a song so wild and blue
             C         Bm                G     G4   G
It scrambles time and seasons if it gets thru to you
          C               G
Then your life becomes a travelogue
   Bm                 Am    G
Of picture post card charms
F                    Bb      F
Amelia it was just a false alarm

F-G--G C-F  Bb

G
People will tell you where they've gone
Bb
They'll tell you where to go
                 C     Bm                 G      G4 G
But till you get there yourself you never really know
      C                     G
Where some have found their paradise
Bm                   Am    G
Other's just come to harm
    F               Bb          F
Oh, Amelia it was just a false alarm

F-G--G C-F  Bb

G
I wish that he was here tonight
Bb
It's so hard to obey
      C          Bm            G    G4  G
His sad request of me to kindly stay away
    C            G
So this is how I hide the hurt
       Bm                     Am     G
As the road leads cursed and charmed
       F               Bb          F
I tell Amelia it was just a false alarm

F-G--G C-F  Bb

A ghost of aviation
She was swallowed by the sky
Or by the sea like me she had a dream to fly
Like Icarus ascending
On beautiful foolish arms
Amelia it was just a false alarm

Maybe I've never really loved
I guess that is the truth
I've spent my whole life in clouds at icy altitude
And looking down on everything
I crashed into his arms
Amelia it was just a false alarm

I pulled into the Cactus Tree Motel
To shower off the dust
And I slept on the strange pillows of my wanderlust
I dreamed of 747s
Over geometric farms
Dreams Amelia - dreams and false alarms

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24.07.2013
Lublin, Poland
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