Townshend Pete - The Sea Refuses No River tab

e: Fri, 3 Oct 1997 00:36:24 -0400 (EDT)
From: Litgo@aol.com
Subject: CRD: Sea_Refuses_No_River by: Pete_Townshend

The Sea Refuses No River
By Pete Townshend
From all the best cowboys have chinese eyes, 1982

Originally transcribed by Andy Dennis
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updated by
Litgo@aol.com
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C(no 3)    x35xxx
C6         x322xx or x3221x
C/G.       3x2013
Amaj7      5x665x
D(no 3)    x57xxx
F/A        103211 (use thumb)
Gm         355333 (use thumb)
Gmaj7      3x5432 (use thumb) or 3x443x or 3x0032 (thumb) or x10 9 777


[intro]

C(no 3)  /   /    /                  
C(no 3)  /   /    /    C6   /   /   /   /
Bb  F

[VERSE I]

Gm                             Gm    F/A
I remember being richer than a king

Bb                                 Bb  F/A
The minutes of the day were golden

Gm                                   Gm    F/A
I recall that when the joint passed 'round

   Bb
My body felt a little colder

[10th fret]
Bb      F/Eb    Bb   F/Eb 
Now I'm like a sewer channel

|----------13------------13----||-11---10-------11---10----10--||-10---10-------10---10--------||-12---10-------12---10--------||------------------------------||------------------------------|
Bb F/Eb Bb F/Eb Running lime and scag Bb F/Eb Bb F/Eb Let me get at the master panel
F [5th fret] Fmaj7Let me at my stack|-5----------5-----|-6----------5----|-5----------5----|-7----------7----|------------8----|-----------------
[CHORUS I] G The sea refuses no river Em D C G C/G G And right now this river's banks are blown C/G The sea refuses no river, Whether stinking and rank Gmaj7 Am Or red from the tank, whether pure as a spring C D There's no damn thing stops this poem Am F/C The sea refuses no river C(no 3rd) And this river is homeward flowing [repeat INTRO pattern] I have seen a trace of strain, in others eyes not spoken. I must admit that I enjoyed their pain, but this time it's me that's broken. I demand for you and his, thus must be the time, when we decide what freedom is, turn water into wine. G For the sea refuses no river Em D C G C/G we're polluted now, but in our hearts still clean, C/G The sea refuses no river C/G Gmaj7 We tried not to age, but time had its rage, Am C D We're washed over stones, from babes into clones of the mean, Am F/C The sea refuses no river, C5 C6 Won't deny this sulphorous stream.
Emaj7 [solo]e|------------------|---------------|b|--12------12------|---12----12----|g|------14------13--|------14-------|d|------------------|------------14-|
|------------16-|-16-17-16-17-16-17-16-17-|-17----|--12----12-----|-------------------------|-------|-----14--------|-------------------------|-|---------------|-------------------------|
E Emaj7 E Emaj7 Emaj7 Emaj7 | e|--14-14--14--16--17--|-19--| | E Emaj7 E Emaj7 Emaj7 Emaj7
C(8th fret) Emaj7 C e|-14----14--14-----|---------------|---------|------|b|-16-14-16--16-----|--18--17--18---|-----17*-|------|g|------------------|--17--18--17---|-16------|------|d|------------------|---------------|---------|------|a|------------------|---------------|---------|------|e|------------------|---------------|---------|----2~| *feedback
Emaj7 C E Emaj7...|--------|------------------|-----||--------|------------------|-----||--------|------------------|-----||--4-4-6-|--6-6-7-9--11--13-|-14--||--------|------------------|-----||--------|------------------|-----|
C G Am G C G There was a fool in a dressing robe, riding out the twilight hour, Am G C Lonely and cold in an empty home, trying to assess his power, C G/F C G/F C G/F C G/F But now he's like a stream in flood, swollen by the storm.
|-----------15--------------------15----||-13----12----------13--------12----12--||-12----12----------12--------12--------||-14----12----------14--------12--------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|
C G/F C G/F He doesn't care if he sheds his blood, G Gmaj7 let him be reborn
|-7----------7----|-8----------7----|-7----------7----|-9----------9----|------------10---|-----------------
A F#m E D(add2) A D/A A The sea refuses no river, remember that when a beggar buys a round, D/A D Amaj7 The sea refuses no river, when rain fills the gutters, no time for stutters, Bm D E This is our chance to sing and to dance and to clown. Bm G/D D(no3) [harm 7th fret] The sea refuses no river, and rivers were spring to drown. C F G Em The sea refuses no river, no pecking code D C G G C/G G respected for the damned. C/G C/G The sea refuses no river, whether starving and ill, Gmaj7 Am Or strung on some pill, just cuz you own the land, C D there's no unique hand that plugs the damn. Am F C(no3rd) C6 The sea refuses no river, and the river is where I am.. Bb F G The river is where I am ============= litgo@aol.com
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