Two Soldiers tab with lyrics by Jerry Garcia And David Grisman - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Jerry Garcia And David Grisman – Two Soldiers tab

                             Two Soldiers - Jerry Garcia and David Grisman
Tabbed by: Kent

Standard Tuning

Song's in 3/4 and in G.

Here's the melody. Basically. Played more on the mando, though Dave throws 
in a few more passing notes.

The harmony is: D C C G D C C G D G D G D C C G But for the D-C-C-G parts, I recommend getting a little niftier, closer to what Jerry seems to be doing (you need to be fluid between hitting the melody notes and strumming the chords):
He was [D] just a blue eyed [C] Boston boy, his [C] voice was low with [G] pain. I'll [D] do your bidding [C] comrade mine, if [C] I ride back a-[G]-gain. But if [D] you ride back and [G] I am left you'd [D] as much for [G] me. [D] Mother, you know, must [C] hear the news, so [C] write to her tender-[G]-ly. She's waiting at home like a patient saint Her fond face pale with woe Her heart will be broken when I am gone I'll see her soon I know Just then the order came to charge For an instant hand touched hand They said aye and away they rode That brave and devoted band Straight was the track to the top of the hill The rebels they shot and shelled Plowed furrows of death through the toiling ranks And guarded them as they fell There soon came a horrible dying yell From heights they could not gain And those that doom and death had spared Rode slowly down again But among the dead that were left on the hill Was the boy with the curly hair The tall dark man that rode by his side Lay dead beside him there There's no one to write to the blue-eyed girl The words her lover had said Mom, you know, awaits the news She'll only know he's dead ************************************ | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note | b Bend | pb Pre-bend | br Bend release | pbr Pre-bend release | brb Bend release bend ************************************
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