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Justin Hayward - Troubadour tab

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This song comes from both recordings (live and solo) of Troubadour from the DVD "Justin 
Live in San Juan Capistrano".  In order to play this song correctly, the tabs must be 
exactly as diagrammed at the bottom of this page.  If not, you'll have a very hard time
transitioning.  Overall, this song is easy; you'll just need to focus on the timing. 
I'm sure this is 100% correct, but if you have any questions, revisions, or comments,
feel free to e-mail me at Jkmuff@aol.com.  Enjoy!  Also, this tab is NotePad friendly.

Intro:

D /// G // Gadd9 // G // Gadd9 // G /// Bm // Bmadd11 // Bm // Bmadd11//

Bm // G // Gadd9 // G // Gadd9 // 
// x2


Verse 1:

G     D                        G         C
I was only a little boy when I heard the call,

       D                       C           G
like a voice in the wilderness calls to us all.

     D                             G       C
So I took to the gypsy life in the city of love,

      D                                C             G/Gadd9/G/Gadd9/G/
and I walked with the Troubadours, and flew with the doves...

          C        D
 ...in the city of love.

(cont. from above) D / Dsus2 / D / Dsus2 / G / Gadd9 / G / Gadd9 / G / Bm /
Bmadd11 / Bm /Bmadd11 / Bm / G / Gadd9 / G / Gadd9 / G /

Verse 2:

G      D                    G             C
In the garden of paradise I heard a voice sing,

        D                                C               G
I could still feel the thrill of it; the chills it would bring.

    D                       G        C
Far away in the western sky over the sea,

          D                        C            G / 
/ G / Gadd9 / G /
there's a land that I dream about; peaceful and free...

   C           D / Dsus2 / D / Dsus2 /
...waiting for me.


Chorus:

(The correct tabs for the walkdown are shown below, but it sounds just as good just to 
down the low E string from the 12th fret and play on beat with the music.)

[Low] E --12-11-10-7-6-5-3-0--

C       G     C      G
Hold my hand, let me take you there,

C        G              D
let's go walking in the morning.

C            G   C         G
As time goes by, love will wash us clean,

C        G               D
let love bring to us our freedom.

            G           D            A          D
And we will sing of the heroes, that fly on the breeze.

G             D
Love with the lovers of the world.

A           A7        D (Inro x1)
Oh... Oh... Oh....... We'll be free......


Verse 3:

G      D                        G        C
In the dark of the mystic night music is born,

       D                            C        G
in the hands of the Troubadour, the piper of dawn.

         D                        G        C
And it's heard on a foreign shore over the sea,

     D                        C            G / Gadd9 /G / Gadd9 / G /
in a land that we dream about; peaceful and free...

   C           D / Dsus2 / D / Dsus2 /
...waiting for me.


Chorus:

(Walkdown)

[Low] E --12-11-10-7-6-5-3-0--


C       G     C      G
Hold my hand, let me take you there,

C        G              D
let's go walking in the morning.

C            G   C         G
As time goes by, love will wash us clean,

C        G               D
let love bring to us our freedom.

            G           D            A          D
And we will sing of the heroes, that fly on the breeze.

G             D
Love with the lovers of the world.

A           A7        D (Inro x1)
Oh... Oh... Oh....... We'll be free......

(Intro x1)
We'll be free......

G        D
We'll be free......


Chords Used:

D: xxx0232

G: 320001

Gadd9: 300201

Bm: xxx4432

Bmadd11: xxx4430

C: x32010 -or- 332010

Dsus2: xxx0230

A: x02220

A7: x02020


I think that's about it.  This is a great acoustic song, and not too hard either.  All I 
to say is that Justin Hayward is a genius...

*****************************************************************************Time waits 
no one at all, no, not even you...
~Driftwood, Justin Hayward (Moody Blues)

Until I see you again...(a) QUESTION!

Name all members of the Moody Blues (past and present).

(Answer Below)...

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1. Mike Pinder
2. Graeme Edge
3. Ray Thomas
4. Denny Laine
5. Clint Warwick
6. John Lodge
(And of course...)
7. JUSTIN HAYWARD

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