Jorma Kaukonen - Song For The North Star chords

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Song for the North Star
Jorma Kaukonen
QUAH (1974)

Easy song with some weird but simple chords. Sounds good in Drop D but it's not necessary.

D5 Dsus4 G G* A
D5 Dsus4 G G* A

             D5 Dsus G A
They gave me money 
            D5 G G* A
to find the sky.
      D5              E7        G*          A        D5
And I took it with no question, didn't even ask them why.

(then play this little riff):

             D5 Dsus4 G A
But days are open
              D5 Dsus4 G A
And skies are free
        D5              E7
And the time it took to learn that
G*               A         D5 
Didn't leave its chains on me.


           D5 Dsus4 G A
I lived in shadow
             D5 Dsus4 G A
Way from the sun.
        D5               E7
And the tremblin' in my  mind
        G*             A      D5
Kept my heart and body on the run.

(Improvise a fill like the ones above and end it with A)

             D5     Dsus4 G A
When freedom called us
               D5 Dsus4 G A
Called out our names....
        D5            E7
And the beckon of the highway
G*                  A       D5
Saw through all our useless games

(fill ending in A)

            D5 Dsus4 G A
The love we wanted 
            D5 Dsus4 G A
Was lost in lies 
        D5                     E7
And the chance that slipped on by me 
         G*              A      D5
Like the flashin' sorrow in her eyes

(fill ending in A)

A                       D5
Then we took the rise together 
        A                 G
For the first time in our lives 
A                     D5
Feeling just like one suspended  
             A          D5   A   G	  A
Then we said time won't keep our strife

            D5 Dsus4 G A
Our time is open 
          D5 Dsus4 G A
For us to see 
        D5                  E7
And our freedom schemes are open 
         G*               A      D5
like the seagulls soaring at the sea


        D5                  E7
And our freedom schemes are open 
         G*               A      D5
like the seagulls soaring at the sea.

D5 x0023x
Dsus4 x2003x
G 23000x
G* 230003
A x0222x
E7 02213
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