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Roadsinger - by Yusuf Lyrics taken from: http://www.yusufislam.org.uk/ Throughout the song, When playing C he does a pull-off (2nd fret) to a Cadd9 Listen to the song for timing. See below: between C chords changing from C to F |-0-0-0-0-0-0-| |-0-0-0-0-0-1-| |-1-1-1-1-1-1-| |-1-1-1-1-1-1-| |-0-0-0-0-0-0-| |-0-0-0-0-0-2-| |-2-2-2-2-0-2-| |-2-2-2-2-0-3-| |-3-3-3-3-3-3-| |-3-3-3-3-3-3-| |-x-x-x-x-x-x-| |-x-x-x-x-x-1-| *G-Riff |-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-3| |-0-0-0-1-1-1-3-3-3-1-0| |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0| |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0| |-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2| |-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3| *Riff1 |--0---------| |--1---------| |--0---------| |--2---------| |--3--2-3----| |--0---------| * OPTIONAL: There is also a little riff played before the chorus (leading into *Riff1) by a second guitar, but its just C and Cadd9 picking only one or 2 strings at a time. again... listen to the song for the timing. its easy enough to play with one guitar and it sounds good. Intro: Fingerpicking C Cmaj7 Verse 1: C F C Roadsinger came to town; long cape and hat. C G C G C Cadd9 C People stood and stared, then closed their doors, as he passed. C F C He strolled the empty street; kids banged on tin cans. C G C G C Cadd9 C *Riff1 Then the panting dogs began to bark, as the roadsinger sang. Chorus 1: Am G D F C Where do you go? Oh, where do you go? when hearts are closed F Am *G-Riff G When a friend becomes a stranger, nobody wants to know. Am G D F C Where do you go, where do you go, when the world turns dark, F Am G F C Cadd9 C And the light of truth is blown out, and the roads are blocked? Verse 2: [ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/y/yusuf/190065.html ] C F C He stopped by a store, between the barrels and sacks, C G C G C Cadd9 C A child's face peeped out and gave a smile, and ran back. C F C Behind a misty glass, on a window-pane, C G C G C Cadd9 C *Riff1 A little finger drew a perfect heart, and a name. Chorus 2: Am G D F C Where do you go, where do you go, in a world filled with fright, F Am *G-Riff G Only a song to warm you, through the night? Am G D F C Where do you go, where do you go, after lies are told, F Am G F C Cadd9 C And the light of truth is blown out, and the night is cold? Interlude: (Humming and slide guitar) C, F, C C G C G, C Cadd9 C C, F, C C G C G, C Cadd9 C Verse 3: C F C Roadsinger rode on, to another land, C G C G C Cadd9 C Though the people spoke a different tongue, they’d understand C F C They showed him how to share, and took him by the hand, C G C G C Cadd9 C *Riff1 Showed him the path to Heaven, through the desert sand. Chorus 3: Am G D F C Where do you go, where do you go, to find happiness, F Am *G-Riff G In a world filled with hatred... and tears. Am G D F C Where do you go, where do you go, if no one cares, F Am G F C Cadd9 C And everybody's lost, Looking for theirs.
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