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Mountain Goats - 1 John 416 chords

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So there are a few easy walks on the bass note that are semi-important and the piano
does them in the real song. When I show them I'll only show the relevant strings. Like for
the first run I only show the A and the D strings but it really means:
e-----------|
B-----------|
G-----------|
D--------1--|
A--2--4-----|
E-----------|

Pay close attention to what these chords are called and their voicings. Don't use the
ones that chord books suggest, use these:

Eadd9   Etype2    *A*     Amaj7   A6      A/C#
e--2    e--4      e--0    e--4    e--2    e--0-|
B--0    B--0      B--4    B--2    B--2    B--2-|
G--1    G--1      G--2    G--2    G--2    G--2-|
D--2    D--2      D--2    D--2    D--2    D--2-|
A--2    A--2      A--0    A--0    A--0    A--4-|
E--0    E--0      E--0    E--0    E--0    E--0-|


When those A chords are melting away at the ends of some of those lines (led me to
today...), you'll see that my Amaj7 and my *A* will be part of an easy line that should just
move your pinkie down a note at a time and keep the meat of the A chord intact. Like 
this or something similar:
   A6   A   *A*   A
e--2----0----0----0-|
B--2----2----4----2-|
G--2----2----2----2-|
D--2----2----2----2-|
A--0----0----0----0-|
E--0----0----0----0-|


Intro:
E  A  F#m  B

        D--------1--|
        A--2--4-----|

E  A  F#m  B


       E                A             F#m                  B
In the holding tank I built for myself, it's feeding time
      E             A                     F#m                 
  B
And I start to feel afraid 'cause I'm the last one left in line
    F#m               E                   D
A6   A   *A*   A/C#
The endless string of summer storms that led me to today
E                                 A       B      E
Began one afternoon with you long ago and far away

    C#m      A         E              Amaj7
A6   A  *A*
And someone leads the beast in on its chain
      E                                       B             A
  A6   Amaj7
But I know you're thinking of me 'cause it's just about to rain
      E                 A       B    Eadd9
So I wont be afraid of anything ever again


E  A  F#m  B

       A--2--4--2

E  A  F#m  B


       E                  A         F#m                B
In the cell that holds my body back, the door swings wide
      E                  A                  F#m               B
And I feel like someone's lost child as the guards lead me outside
    F#m               E               D
A6   A   Amaj7
And if the clouds are gathering, it's just to point the way
      E                         A        B             E
To an afternoon I spent with you when it rained all day



    C#m      A         E               A/C#
*A*    A
And someone leads the beast in on its chain
      E                                      B             A
 A/C#   *A*   A/C#
But I know you're thinking of me 'cause it's just about to rain
      E                A        B    Eadd9  Etype2
So I wont be afraid of anything ever again



Etype2  A  F#m  B

        D-----1----|
        A--2-----2-|

E       A  F#m  B

        D--------1--|
        A--2--4-----|

E       A  F#m  B

        D-----1-----|
        A--2-----2--|

E       E/A     Etype2
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