James Taylor – In The Bleak Midwinter chords ver. 2
This is a version originally posted on a James Taylor forum and I believe it to be very close to the original recording. Intro G D/F# Em Bm7 A G D/F# Em A *1: SEE NOTE AT BOTTOM Bm7 G9 A Bm7 G9 *2: SEE NOTE AT BOTTOM Verse 1D B11 Bm7 B11>Bm7In the bleak midwinterG A A4<AIcy winds made moanD F#m7 B11 Bm7Earth stood hard as ironG A DWater like a stoneEm D/F# G ASnow on snow had fallenBm7 E7 A4 ASnow on snow on snowGmaj7 Gm7 F#m7 E A4+7/B'A4+7 A DIn the bleak midwinter long and long agoInstrumental Bridge D a/D Dmaj7 G D Dmaj7* F#m7 G Verse 2D B11 Bm7 AAngels and archangelsG A A4 AMay have gathered thereD D/F# B11 Bm7Cherubim and seraphimG A DRising in the airEm D/F# G ANone but only MaryBm7 E7 A4 AIn her maiden blissGmaj7 Gm7 F#m7 EWorshipped the belovedA4+7/B' A4+7 A7 DWith a mother's kissSolo D B11 Bm7 G A A4 A D B11 Bm7 G A D BridgeEm D/F# G AHeaven cannot hold HimBm7 E7 A4 ANor can earth sustainGmaj7 Gm7 F#m7 EHeaven and earth shall fall awayA4+7/B' A4+7 A7 DWhen He comes to reignInstrumental Bridge D a/D Dmaj7 G D Dmaj7* F#m7 G Verse 3D B11 Bm7What then can I give Him?G A A4 AEmpty as I amD B11 Bm7If I were a shepherdG A DI would bring a lambEm D/F# G AIf I were a Wise ManBm7 E7 A4 AI would know my partGmaj7 Gm7 F#m7 EWhat then can I give Him?A4+7/B' A DI must give my heartEnding a/D G9 a/D D/F# G9 G D/F# Em Bm7 A G D/F# Em A4 D *3: SEE NOTE AT BOTTOM *1: Hit the G once (6th string) with your middle finger on the 3rd fret allowing for action with your index and ring fingers on the note pairs (1st - 3rd string): G(eb da eb f#c# eb) D/F# etc. *2: This is really a Bm7 flat 6th and very similar to the Frozen Man intro. Tabbed like this: x24035 (fret), x13x25 (finger) *3: This is virtually the same as the Intro line as described in note 1.