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Grateful Dead – Ship Of Fools chords
[Transcribed from a book of the Dead][Guitar is tuned whole step lower][4/4 time, moderate blues]|----| = 4 beat bar=========================== [Verse:] |C---|G-F-|F#o7---|C---| |---E-|F---Em|Dm---|G---| |G---|F-C-|Em---|Dm---| |F---|C---|G-F-|C---| =========================== [Chorus and Fade:] |G---|--F-|C---|C---| |G---|--F-|Am---|Am---| |Am---|Am----|F#o7---|F#o7---| |Dm---|G-F-|C---|C---| ==================================================================== [Verse 1:]C G F F#o7 CWent to see the cap__tain___ Strangest__ I could findE F EmLaid my__ prop_o_sition down__Dm G F CLaid it on the line___ I won't slave for beg-gar's pay__Em DmLike-wise__ gold and jew-els____F C G F Cbut I would slave to learn the way___ to sink your__ ship of fools==================================================================== [Chorus:]C G F CShip of fools_______ on a cru__el seaC G F AmShip of fools_______ sail a-way___ from meAm F#o7It was lat-er___ that I thought when I first believed youF#o7 Dm G F CNow I can-not share your laugh-ter__ ship of fools==================================================================== [Verse 2 lyrics, same chords as Verse 1:] Saw your first ship sink and drown from rocking of the boat; and all that could not sink or swim was just left there to float. I won't leave you driftin' down but whoa it makes me wild, with thirty years upon my head, to have you call me child. [:Chorus same chords and lyrics:] Verse 3 lyrics, same chords as Verse 1: The bottles stand as empty as they were filled before; time there was and plenty but from that cup no more. Though I could not caution all I still might warn a few; don't lend your hand to raise no flag atop no ship of fools. [:Chorus to jam or fade:] ==================================================================== Thanks to the Dead, in and out of garden Jerry goes...