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...PHILOSPHER'S STONE... by Van Morrison
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*from 'Back On Top' (1999)*


Intro:

C  Cadd9, C  Cadd9,
F  Dm, F  Dm,
Gsus4  G, Gsus4  G,
C  Cadd9, C  Cadd9

(x2)

Verse 1:

           C         Cadd9
Out on the highways,
        C       Cadd9
And the by-ways,
      F    Dm, F  Dm
All a-lone.
          Gsus4          G
I'm still searching for,
Gsus4      G      C
 Searching for my home.

          C        Cadd9
Up in the morning,
          C        Cadd9
Up in the morning,
           F    Dm, F  Dm
Out on the road.
       Gsus4          G
And my head is aching,
Gsus4   G         C
 And my hands are cold.

Verse 2:

        C
And I'm looking,
                       Cadd9
For the silver lining,
       C       Cadd9
Silver lining,
       F      Dm, F  Dm
In the clouds.
                  Gsus4  G
And I'm searching for,
                  Gsus4  G
And I'm searching for,
                 C      Cadd9, C  Cadd9
The philosophers stone.

            C        Cadd9
And it's a hard road,
       C        Cadd9
Its a hard road,
      F  Dm, F  Dm
Daddy-o.
        Gsus4
When my job,
           G    Gsus4  G
Is turning lead,
     C
Into gold.

Verse 3:

       C
He was born,
                    Cadd9
In the back street,
            C           Cadd9
Born in the back street,
      F     Dm, F  Dm
Jelly Roll.
                  Gsus4
I'm on the road a-gain,
                  G   Gsus4  G
And I'm searching for,
                 C     Cadd9, C  Cadd9
The philosophers stone.

                  C       Cadd9
Can you hear that engine,
             C         Cadd9
Woah can you hear that,
       F      Dm, F  Dm
Engine drone?
                  Gsus4
I'm on the road a-gain,
                  G   Gsus4  G
And I'm searching for,
                 C     Cadd9, C  Cadd9
The philosophers stone.

Solo:

C  Cadd9, C  Cadd9,
F  Dm, F  Dm,
Gsus4  G, Gsus4  G,
C  Cadd9, C  Cadd9

(x2)

Verse 4:

          C        Cadd9
Up in the morning,
          C        Cadd9
Up in the morning,
When the streets,
               F    Dm, F  Dm
Are white with snow.
       Gsus4      G
It's a hard road,
       Gsus4      G
It's a hard road,
      C
Daddy-o.

          C        Cadd9
Up in the morning,
          C        Cadd9
Up in the morning,
           F    Dm, F  Dm
Out on the job.
Well you've got me,
          Gsus4  G
Searching for,
          Gsus4  G
Searching for,
                 C
The philosophers stone.

Verse 5:

        C             Cadd9
Even my best friends,
        C            Cadd9
Even my best friends,
           F     Dm, F  Dm
They don't know.
        Gsus4
That my job,
           G     Gsus4  G
Is turning lead,
     C
Into gold.

                   C       Cadd9
When you hear that engine,
                    C  Cadd9
When you hear that,
       F      Dm, F  Dm 
Engine drone.
                  Gsus4
I'm on the road a-gain,
                  G   Gsus4  G
And I'm searching for,
                 C     Cadd9, C  Cadd9
The philosophers stone.

Solo:

C  Cadd9, C  Cadd9,
F  Dm, F  Dm,
Gsus4  G, Gsus4  G,
C  Cadd9, C  Cadd9

(x2)

Verse 6:

       C         Cadd9
It's a hard road,
        C            Cadd9
Even my best friends,
           F     Dm, F  Dm
They don't know.
                  Gsus4  G
And I'm searching for,
          G
Searching for,
                 C
The philosophers stone.


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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   C      Cadd9    F       Dm     Gsus4    G

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 032010  x32033  133211  xx0231  320013  320003


Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2007
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)
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