Deburgh Chris - Dont Pay The Ferryman tab

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Chris DeBurgh's DON'T PAY THE FERRYMAN

Transcribed by larry@iainc.com

Note: 1/8 note chord couples noted [Em D]etc. and played with down/up strokes
as shown.

V ^ V ^ __ __Spooky intro: | | | | / / / / Em(rake&ring)Cmaj7(rake&ring) [Em D] Em [Em D] Eme|0-----------|0----------- |B|0-----------|0----------- |G|0---0-2-0---|0---0-2-0---.|D|2--4------4-|2--4------4-.|A|2-----------|3----------- |E|0-----------|0----------- |
Fingering: e| | | B| | | G| 0 3 0 | 0 1 0 | D|2 4 4 |1 4 4 | A|1 |2 | E| | | G Em I was late at night on the open road G C Speeding like a man on the run C G C G D A lifetime spent preparing for the journey G Em He is closer now, as the search is on G C Reading from a map in the mind C G C G D Yes, there's that rugged hill and there's a boat on the river. Em [Em D] And when the rain came down, Em [Dsus4 D] He heard a wild dog howl. C G There were voices in the night. (don't do it) C G Voices out of sight. (don't do it) C B "Too many men have failed before; whatever you do, CHORUS: Em D Em Don't pay the ferryman Em D Em C D Don't even fix a price Em D Em Don't pay the ferryman C D Em Until he gets you to the other side" [Em D] Em [Em D] Em G Em In the rolling mist as he gets on board G C Now there'll be no turning back C G C G D Beware that hooded old man at the rudder G Em And the lightning flashed and the thunder rolled G C And people calling out his name C G C G D And dancing bones that jabbered and a-moaned on the water. Em [Em D] And then the ferryman said Em [Dsus4 D] "there is trouble ahead C G So you must pay me now" (don't do it) C G "You must pay me now" (don't do it) C B And still that voice came from beyond: "whatever you do, CHORUS [Em D] Em [Em D] Em Repeat intro B Yea.... CHORUS CHORUS Em D D Em Em Em Don't pay... The Ferry-man!
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