Wyatt Robert - Sea Song tab

SEA SONG

written by ROBERT WYATT
recorded by Robert Wyatt - UK Virgin V2017 (1974)
published by Virgin Music

tablature for solo guitar by Weed 

Notes

the song was originally recorded with keyboards accompaniment -
the instrumental part between the 1st and 2nd verse is not tabbed
(an extended play round the E7-5 chord), nor is the instrumental
section which follows the second verse to finish the piece (an
extended play round the chord of D)

nb the vocal starts on an E, and the E on the 2nd fret of the 4th
string (for example) can be played during bar 11 to help guide in
the vocal (as the melody is not obvious from the intro)

tied (held) notes represented by equals sign (=) (ie the following
note on the same string is not replayed) - as per the record, but
for guitar may need additional strums

Full Chords

string sequence: 654321 - chords in order of appearance - 2 versions
of Cm6 and Ebmaj7 are used - nb not all the notes are needed

Eb  x65343    Cm6  567585    Am     x02210    Bbmaj7 x23231
F   133211    D    xx0232    Em     022000    Ebmaj7 365333
Bb  x13331    E7-5 012330    Em7    022030    F      133211
Cm  x35543    F#m  244222    Ebmaj7 x68786
Cm7 635343    F6   133231    Cm6    x05543

Key - Am (at least for the vocal parts)

Time - 2/2  (slow and melancholic)


Eb F Bb1 -|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -3---------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -4---------------|-------------4-3-1-|---3---------------|G -------------3---|---2---------------|---3---------------|D -------------5---|---3---------------|---------------3---|A -6---------------|-------------------|---1---------------|E -----------------|---1---------------|-------------------| [intro]
Eb Cm Cm7 Cm64 -|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -----------3-----|-------------------|-------------------|G -------------5-3-|---5-------3-------|-------------------|D -5---------------|---5-------5-------|---7===============|A -6---------------|---3---------------|---6===============|E -----------------|-----------6-------|---5===============|
D7 -|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -----------------|---3===============|===3---------------|G -----------------|---2===============|===2---------------|D =7---------------|---0===============|===0---------------|A =6---------------|-------------------|-------------------|E =5---------------|-------------------|-------------------|
E7-510-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -0===============|===0===============|===0===============|B -3===============|===3===============|===3===============|G -3===============|===3===============|===3===============|D -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|A -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|E -0===============|===0===============|===0===============| 1. You look E E
F#m F613-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E =0---------------|-------------------|-------------------|B =3---------------|---------------5---|---3-------1---0---|G =3---------------|---2---------------|---2---------------|D -----------------|---4---------------|-------------------|A -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|E =0---------------|---2---------------|---1---------------| different every time you come from the C B A B A E D C B
Am Em F#m16-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B ---------0---1---|-------------------|---------------5---|G -2---------------|---0---------------|---2-------2-------|D -2---------------|---2-------2---2---|---4-----4---------|A -0---------------|-------------------|-------------------|E -----------------|---0---------------|---2---------------| foam crested brine, It's your skin shining A B C B E E A A E
F6 Am Em18-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -3---1---0---1---|-------------------|-------------------|G -2---------------|---2---------------|---------------1---|D -----------------|---2---------------|---2-------4-------|A -----------------|---0---------------|---2---------------|E -1---------------|-------------------|---0---------------| softly in the moon----------------light, Partly D C B C A E F# G#
F#m F6 Am21-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -------------5---|---3---1---0---1---|-----------0---1---|G -2-------2-------|---2---------------|---2---------------|D -4---------------|-------------------|---2---------------|A -----------------|-------------------|---0---------------|E -2---------------|---1---------------|-------------------| fish partly porpoise partly ba------by sperm A A E D C B C A B C
Em F#m F624-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -----------------|---------------5---|---3-------1---0---|G -0---------------|---2-------2-------|---2---------------|D -2-------2---2---|---4---------------|-------------------|A -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|E -0---------------|---2---------------|---1---------------| whale Am I yours, are you mi------ine to G E E A A E D C B
Am Em F#m F627-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -----------------|---------------5---|---3-------1---0---|G -2---------------|---2-------2-------|---2---------------|D -2-------2-------|---4---------------|-------------------|A -0-------2-------|-------------------|-------------------|E ---------0-------|---2---------------|---1---------------| play with? Jok-----ing a-------part when you're A E A A E D C B
Am Em F#m30-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B ---------0---1---|---1---0-----------|---------------5---|G -2---------------|---0-------2---0---|---2-------2-------|D -2---------------|-------------------|---4-----4---------|A -0---------------|-------------------|-------------------|E -----------------|---0---------------|---2---------------| drunk you're ter----riffic, when you're drunk I love you A B C C B A G A E A E
F6 Am Em733-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-----------0---1---|B -3---1---0---1---|-----------0---1---|---3---------------|G -2---------------|---2-----2---------|---0---------------|D -----------------|---2---------------|-------------------|A -----------------|---0---------------|-------------------|E -1---------------|-------------------|---0---------------| most-ly late at night, You're quite all right. But I D C B G A A B C D E F
Ebmaj7 Cm6 Bbmaj736-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E ---------6-------|-----------3-------|-----------1-------|B -------8---8-----|---------4---4-----|---------3---3-----|G -----7-------7---|-------5-------5---|-------2-------2---|D ---8-----------8-|-----5-----------5-|-----3-----------3-|A -6---------------|---0---------------|---1---------------|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------| can't un--der-----stand the different you in the G G G G F Eb F G F F F
Ebmaj7 Cm Cm7 Cm639-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------3-----|-------------------|-------------------|B ---------3---3---|---4-------3-------|---------3-4---4---|G -------3-------3-|---5-------3-------|---5-----5-5---5---|D -----5-----------|---5-------5-------|---5---------------|A ---6-------------|---3---------------|---0---------------|E -3---------------|-----------6-------|-------------------| morning when it's time to play at being F Eb D Bb C Bb A C D Eb
Cm6 D42-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|---------------2---|B -6---4---3-4-----|---3===============|===3---------------|G -5-------5-------|---2===============|===2---------------|D -----------------|---0===============|===0---------------|A -0---------------|-------------------|-------------------|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------| hu-mans for a while we F Eb D C D F#
E7-5 E7-545-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -0-------0---0---|-------------------|---0---------------|B -3-------3---3---|-------------------|---3---------------|G -3-------3---3---|-------------------|---3---------------|D ---------2-------|-------------------|-------------------|A -------1---------|-------------------|-------------------|E -0---------------|-------------------|---0---------------| smile [extended keyboard break] 2. You'll be E E E
F#m F648-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E =0---------------|-------------------|-------------------|B =3---------------|---------------5---|---3-------1---0---|G =3---------------|---2---------------|---2---------------|D -----------------|---4---------------|-------------------|A -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|E =0---------------|---2---------------|---1---------------| different i-n the spring I know you're a C B A B A E D C B
Am Em F#m51-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B ---------0---1---|---0---------------|---------------5---|G -2---------------|---0-------2---0---|---2-------2-------|D -2---------------|-------------------|---4-----4---------|A -0---------------|-------------------|-------------------|E -----------------|---0---------------|---2---------------| sea-----son-al beast, Like the star---fish that A B C B A G A A E
F6 Am Em54-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -3-1-----0---1---|-------------------|-------------------|G -2---------------|---2-------0-------|---------------1---|D -----------------|---2-----------3---|---2-------4-------|A -----------------|---0---------------|---2---------------|E -1---------------|-------------------|---0---------------| drifted with the tide with the tide, So un-- D C B C A G F E F# G#
F#m F6 Am57-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -------------5---|---3-1---------0---|-----------0---1---|G -2---------------|---2---------------|---2-----2---------|D -4---------------|-------------------|---2---------------|A -----------------|-------------------|---0---------------|E -2---------------|---1---------------|-------------------| -til your blood runs to meet the next full A E D C B A A B C
Em F#m F660-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -0-----------0---|---------------5---|---3---1---0---1---|G -0---------------|---2-------2-------|---2---------------|D -----------------|---4---4-----------|-------------------|A -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|E -0---------------|---2---------------|---1---------------| moon, Your mad-ness fits in nicely with my B B A F# A E D C B C
Am Em F#m63-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -----------------|-------------------|---------------5---|G -2-------0-------|---------------0---|---2-------2-------|D -2-----------0---|---2---------------|---4-----4---------|A -0---------------|---2---------------|-------------------|E -----------------|---0---------------|---2---------------| own, with my own, Your lun---a-cy fits A G D E G A F# A E
F6 Am F66-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -3---1---0---1---|-------------------|-------1---0-1-----|G -2---------------|---2---------------|-------------------|D -----------------|---2---------------|---3---------------|A -----------------|---0---------------|---3---------------|E -1---------------|-------------------|---1---------------| neatly with my own, My ve-ry D C B C A
Am F Am69-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|G -2---------------|-------------------|---2---------------|D -2---------------|---3---------------|---2---------------|A -0---------------|---3---------------|---0---------------|E -----------------|---1---------------|-------------------| Own A
F Am F72-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|G -----------------|---2---------------|-------------------|D -3---------------|---2---------------|---3---------------|A -3---------------|---0---------------|---3---------------|E -1---------------|-------------------|---1---------------|
Am F Am75-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|G -2---------------|-------------------|---2---------------|D -2---------------|---3---------------|---2---------------|A -0---------------|---3---------------|---0---------------|E -----------------|---1---------------|-------------------|
F Am F78-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|E -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|B -----------------|-------------------|-------------------|G -----------------|---2---------------|-------1---0-------|D -3---------------|---2---------------|---3---------3-----|A -3---------------|---0---------------|---3---------------|E -1---------------|-------------------|---1---------------|
We're not a--- Ab G F D81-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---||E -----------------|-------------------||B -----------------|-------------------||G -2---------------|-------------------||D -0---------------|-------------------||A -----------------|-------------------||E -----------------|-------------------|| -lone [instrumental] A
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