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Peter Gabriel - Father Son chords

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Artist: Peter Gabriel
Song: Father,son
Tabbed by: David John
12th June 2013

Tuning: Standard

Time signature: 3/4 (Waltz time)

CAPO: 2nd fret (Sounds in key of A)

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   Gadd2      C        Gddd2      C        Gddd2      C         G(type2)
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G    G/F#   Em          G/D  C   Am7  G(type2)         Am7  G/B  D4  D
Fa - ther,  son, locked as one,               in this emp - ty room,
  G       G/F#    G/F    Em        G/D    C   Am7  G(type2)           Am    G/B    D4    D
Spine a - gainst spine, yours a - gainst mine,             'til the warmth comes through!


     [ch]Am7/E[/ch]         G/D         C          G/B
Re - member the breakwaters, down by the waves,
   Am7             G/D             F/C        Em/G
I first found my courage, knowing daddy could save,
D/F#          G        G/B   C    C   C/B  D/F#          G    G/B  C
     I could hold back the tide,                with my dad by my side!


   G           G/F#  Em                    G/D   C
'Dogs','Plows' and 'Bows', we move through each pose,
 G(type2)         Am7    G/B   D4   D
Struggling in our sep - arate ways,
   G    G/F#  G/F     Em     G/D   C   Am7  G(type2)          Am          G/B      D4   D
Mantras and  hymns, unfold - ing limbs,     looking for re - lease through... the pain!



        [ch]Am7/E[/ch]           G/D      C           G/B
And the Yogi's eyes are open, looking up a - bove,
Am7          G/D       F/C         Em/G
 He too is dreaming of his daddy's love,
D/F#            G     G/B   C     C  C/B  D/F#           G     G/B  C
      With his dad by his side,                 got his dad by his side!


D  D/C  B                C            B              C
           Can you re - call how you... took me to school?
G               G/B          D4   D
   We couldn't talk much at all,
D       D/C  B          C         B            C   G(type2)    G/B  Am   G/B    D4   D
   It's been...so many years, and...now these tears,     guess I'm still your child!


G      G/F# Em            G/D     C    G(type2)         Am7    G/B   D4   D
Out on the moors, we take...  a pause,          see how far we have come,
         G     G/F#  G/F       Em     G/D  C  Am7  G(type2)  Am   G/B  D4    D
You're moving quite slow!  How far can we go,              father and son?


 [ch]Am7/E[/ch]        G/D          C          G/B
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  Am7         G/D         F/C        Em/G
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D/F#           G     G/B  C     C  C/B  D/F#           G    G/B  C
      With my dad by my side,                 with my dad by my side,

C  C/B  D/F#          G    G/B  C          Gadd2      C
              Got my dad by my side... with me!
                                          | /  /  / | /  /  / |

 Gadd2       C        Gadd2      C          G
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Chord shapes are relative to capo position:

Gadd2 =  3x0203    Am7     =  x02010    G/F   = xx3003 
C     =  x32013    G(type2)=  320003    [ch]Am7/E[/ch] = xx2010 
G     =  xx5003    G/B     =  x20003    C/B   = x20010
G/F#  =  xx4003    D4      =  xx0233    F/C   = x33211
Em    =  xx2003    D       =  xx0232    Em/G  = 322000
G/D   =  xx0003
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