Josh Pyke – The Doldrums chords

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THE DOLDRUMS
Written by Josh Pyke
Arrangement based on the solo performance
broadcast on PulverRadio May 26th 2005

4 beats per chord (cut time)        N.B. G-chord in VERSE aligned
` = 4 beats                        at start of measure but change
' = 2 beats                         actually occurs on Beat-2
(capo at second fret)


INTRO:  (From the re-start)
C  G  Am  `

C  G  Am  `

VERSE:
C G Am ` I couldn't tell you why__ I'm never feeling satis-
C G Am `fied but every time the sun don't shine__ it makes me wanna run and
Dm/A FHide from the songs in my
VERSE-LONG:
C G Am `Head here comes the rain again__ she's comin' for to break the
C G Am `Drought but she's such a cloudy friend__ and she's bringing forth the shadow of
Dm/A F Dm/A FDoubt ain't it funny how when you think that you've got it all figured
BRIDGE-SHORT:
G ` Am COut that these things sometimes seem organised well in advance of
F `Me or the callings of my
LINK-1:
G ` G `Heart na-na-na na-nah-nah-nah-nah-__nah-nah-ah-naah__
VERSE:
C G Am `__ so we hit the doldrums now__ sails hanging loose on the
C G Am `Lines and we couldn't sink or swim__ just praying for a merciful
Dm/A FTide with this song around my
VERSE-LONG:
C G Am `Neck lull of the afternoon__ and we've grown numb to the
C G Am `Feel so set navi-gation true__ then I rope myself to the
Dm/A F Dm/A FWheel on this dried out sea when you go well you go you go you
BRIDGE:
G ` Am CGo and these things sometimes seem organised well in advance of
F `Me or the callings of my
G ` Am CHeart and I do believe that fatalism is complacen-
F `cy when you float your fears too
G ` Am CFar but the moment that I take my leave I'm back up out that
F `Door so I can never rest assured__
LINK-2:
G ` G6 `_____
RE-INTRO: (harmonica) C G Am ` C G Am ` BRIDGE-SHORT: (harmonica) G ` Am C F ` BRIDGE:
G ` Am C But these things sometimes seem organised well in advance of
F `Me or the callings of my
G ` Am CHeart and I do believe that fatalism is complacen-
F `cy if you float your fears too
G ` Am CFar but the moment that I take my leave I'm back up out that
F `Door so I can never rest assured__
LINK-3:
G 'Am 'C F `_____________ in the callings of my
G 'Am 'C F ` Heart_________ I can never rest as-
G 'Am 'C F `sured_________ in the callings of my
G 'Am 'C F 'F 'GHeart_____________
RE-INTRO: (harmonica) C G Am ` C G Am ` VERSE: (rubato)
C G Am ` I couldn't tell you why__ I'm never feeling satis-
C G Am `fied but every time the sun don't shine__ it makes me wanna run and
Dm/A F CHide from the songs around my neck
(ritard) ================================================================================
CHORDS: C G Am Dm/A F G6E|--0---3---0----1----1---0--|B|--1---0---1----3----1---3--|G|--0---0---2----2----2---0--|D|--2---0---2----0----3---0--|A|--3-------0----0----3------|E|------3-------------1---3--|
INTRO:
C G Am 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
E|-----0-0-----0-0-|---0-----------0-|-----0-------0---|-----------------|B|-----1-1-----1-1-|---1-0-0---0-0-0-|h1---1-/-----1-/-|-----------1-1-1-|G|-0---0-0-----0-0-|---0-0-0---0-0-0-|h2---2-------2---|-0h2-----/-0-2-0-|D|-2-------0h2-----|-----0-0---0-0-0-|h2---2---/-/-2---|-----0h2---0-2-0-|A|-3---------------|---------------0-|-----0-------0---|-------------0---|E|-----------------|---------3-------|-----------------|-----------------|
h = hammer on / = strum favouring high or low strings as indicated Waynus Of Uranus December 2005
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