Jubilee tab with lyrics by Carpenter Mary Chapin - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Carpenter Mary Chapin – Jubilee tab

JUBILEE (Mary Chapin Carpenter)
[Actually in Bb; capo 3.]
[Mary Chapin's chords are as follows: G=320003, C=332010, D=x00232,
 D11=554030, Em=022000, Em7=020000.  But for some variety and texture,
 try playing G as 320033 and C as x32033 (actually C(9)).  And play
 some D(9)'s in with the D's.]
[Each chord is half of a 6/8 measure, or a whole 3/4 measure,
 depending on how you look at it.]

G   C   G   D11     G   C   G   D11
G   C   G   D11     G   C   G   D11
      G           C          G       G
I can tell by the way you're walking
         C          G    D   D
That you don't want company
     G        C             G               G
I'll let you alone and I'll let you walk on
            C        G           D   D
And in your own good time you'll be
C              G       Em       Em7
Back where the sun can find you
C         G            D    D
Under the wise wishing tree
G                    C              G         G
And with all of them made we'll lie under the shade
    C         G    D   D
And call it a jubilee
          G           C           G      G
And I can tell by the way you're talking
That the past isn't letting you go  [D11 here]
But there's only so long you can take it all on
And then the wrong's gotta be on its own
And when you're ready to leave it behind you
You'll look back, and all that you'll see
Is the wreckage and rust that you left in the dust
        C          D       G   G
On your way to the jubilee
G   C   G   G    C   G   D   D

          G           D/F#       C        G/B
And I can tell by the way you're listening
That you're still expecting to hear
Your name being called like a summons to all
Who have failed to account for their doubts and their fears
They can't add up to much without you
And so if it were just up to me
I'd take hold of your hand, saying come hear the band
          C           D       G   G
Play your song at the jubilee

C   G   Em   Em7    C   G   D   D
G   C   G    G      C   G   D   D

          G           C           G        G
And I can tell by the way you're searching
For something you can't even name
That you haven't been able to come to the table
Simply glad that you came

And when you feel like this try to imagine
That we're all like frail boats on the sea
Just scanning the night for that great guiding light
  C(9)         G   D   D
Announcing the jubilee
And I can tell by the way you're standing
With your eyes filling with tears
That it's habit alone keeps you turning for home
Even though your home is right here

          C          G/B          Em      Em7/D
Where the people who love you are gathered
Under the wise wishing tree
May we all be considered then straight on delivered
C           G   D   D
Down to the jubilee

           C          G            Em      Em7
'Cause the people who love you are waiting
            C            G            D [hold for 1.5 measures, or 3 beats]
And they'll wait just as long as need be
        G             C              G       G
When we look back and say those were halcyon days
      C             D11  G   G
We're talking 'bout jubilee

G   C   G   G     C   G   D   D
G   C   G   G     C   D   G   G.


[This is a guitar arrangement of the tin whistle solo;
 the ending follows a similar theme, but the notes are
 different.  Improvise.  The A and E strings have been
 left off to save space.]

C(9) G Em7E 0-----2-3--23-----------|------------------------|B --------------------10--|0-----------------------|G ----------------------2-|------------------2-0---|D ------------------------|------------------------| ^ . . ^ . . ^ . . ^ . .
C(9) G DE ------------------------|------------------------|B 5-------5=3-3-----------|------------------------|G ------------------4-0=2-|2-----------------------|D ------------------------|------------------------| ^ . . ^ . . ^ . . ^ . .
G C(9) GE ------------0-----------|----------30------------|B 3-------------------310-|3-----------3-----0-----|G ------------------------|--------------------0---|D ------------------------|------------------------| ^ . . ^ . . ^ . . ^ . .
C(9) G DE ------------------------|------------------------|B 1-----0-----------------|------------------------|G --------2-----------0---|2-----------------------|D ------------0---2-------|------------------------| ^ . . ^ . . ^ . . ^ . .
- Adam Schneider, schneider@pobox.com
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