Townes Van Zandt – No Place To Fall tab

      Submitted by David Byboth
Capo on Second fret

D        DMaj7       D7
If I had no place to fall
      G      D
and I needed to
        Em       G
could I count on you
to lay me down?

D         Dmaj7       D7
I'd never tell you no lies
          G          D
I don't believe it's wise
        Em     G
you got pretty eyes
won't you spin me 'round

        Em                   A
I ain't much of a lover it's true
    Em            F#m
I'm here then I'm gone
        D       E
and I'm forever blue
but I'm sure wanting you

Skies full of silver and gold
try to hide the sun
but it can't be done
least not for long

And if we help each other grow
while the light of day
smiles down our way
then we can't go wrong

Time, she's a fast old train
she's here then she's gone
and she won't come again
won't you take my hand

If I had no place to fall
and I needed to
could I count on you
to lay me down?


The first three chords are as follows.  When playing
the D7 there is a one strum hammer on the High E, 7th fret.
Listen to the Live at the Old Quarter version to hear this.
The rest of the chords are played in the first position.

D DMaj7 D7-------------------------------------------EADGBE------ Capo ------ -------------|------ ------ -------------|------ ------ -------------|------ ------ -------------|------ ------ -------------|-----x 5th fret -----x ---x-x-------|------ ---x-- -------------|---xx- ----x- ----x- <-----|Hammer here
An Additional note here on playing this song: One small addition as to how TvZ played it. The fourth part of the first line of each verse was not a D7; instead he held down the D, G, B and E strings at the fifth fret, then hammered on the 7th fret of the E string and then pulled off. It's more of an A minor 7th than a D7. #--------------------------------------------------------------#
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