A High and lA7onesome out oDn Times SAquare Haven't got a A7dime, ain't gDot a Aprayer Deliver us, A7Lord, from this Dgolden Acalf People only A7want what they Dcannot Ahave Forbidden D♯o7fruit That's the Dfruit that you'd Ebetter not Ataste D A Forbidden D♯o7fruit You've got one Dlife that you'd Ebetter not Awaste D A How can I A7walk with this Dball and Achain? How can I A7land in this DhurricAane? Or is this A7part of man's DevoluAtion To be A7torn between Dtruth and illuAsion? Forbidden D♯o7fruit That's the Droute that you'd Ebetter not Atake D A Forbidden fD♯o7ruit Just watch Dout for the Esign of the Asnake Little brother got caught in the web He ran off to join the living dead Been through the mill, seen the cross on the hill He sold his soul just for a thrill Forbidden fruit In hot pursuit out on a limb Forbidden fruit Your whole world is closing in You got the picture but missed the drift About me workin' the graveyard shift I never went in for no burglary But there's a stranger inside of me Forbidden fruit Don't you shoot the whole works away Forbidden fruit It's too high of a price to pay C Then the fG/Cire went outF and the night grew Fm6stilA♭lStandard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
Am Em Em7 E♭m7 Dm7ThisG7 old man lay frozen on the cold, cold ground C He was a strG/Cay bird F and the road was his cFm6alliA♭n' Am REm7idin' the rodDm7s G7 Sleepin' Funder the Cstars Am Em7Playin' the odDm7ds F from a G7rollin' Cbox car C She attendG/Ced the fun'rFal in the hobo jungleFm6 A♭
Am Em Em7 E♭m7 Dm7LongG7 were they lovers though never could they wed C Drifters andG/C rounders F and distant frFm6iendA♭s Am Here I Em7lie without aDm7nger or regret F I'm in G7no one's Cdebt The old neighborhood just ain't the same Nobody knows just what became of Ophelia Tell me, what went wrong F Was it somethin' that someCbody said? G7 Mama, I know we broke the Crules F Was somebody up agaCinst the law? G7 Honey, you know I'd die for G7(♯5)you C Ashes of laughter E7 The ghost is clear A7 Why do the best things alwaysD7 disappear Like OpFhelia G7 Please darken my Cdoor A7 D7 G7 Was it somethin' that somebody said? Honey, you know we broke the rules Wu somebody up against the law? Honey, you know I'd die for you For more about this song, see Peter Viney's article. F The war was over and the C9spirit was broken Dm9 The hills were sE♭7M9mokin' as the meGm7n withdrew F We stood on the cliffs OC/Gh, and watched tA9he ships B♭ Slowly sinking to their Gm7rendezvous F They signed a treaty and our C9 homes were taken Dm9 Loved ones E♭7M9forsaken They didn't Gm7give a damn F Try'n' to raise a family C/G End up A9the enemy B♭ Over what went down on the plains of Gm7Abraham (*) F AcadianB♭ driftwood Gm7 Gypsy tC7ail wind B♭/D They call myF homB♭e the land oGm7f snow F Canadian cB♭old front Gm7 movin' C7in B♭/D What a waFy to ride B♭ Dm7Oh, Awhat a Gm7way C7to Fgo Then some returned to the motherland The high command had them cast away And some stayed on to finish what they started They never parted They're just built that way We had kin livin' south of the border They're a little older and they've been around They wrote a letter life is a whole lot better So pull up your stakes, children and come on down Fifteen under zero when the day became a threat My clothes were wet and I was drenched to the bone Been out ice fishing, too much repetition Make a man wanna leave the only home he's known Sailing out of the gulf headin' for Saint Pierre Nothin' to declare All we had was gone Broke down along the coast But what hurt the most When the people there said "You better keep movin' on" Everlasting summer filled with ill-content This government had us walkin' in chains This isn't my turf This ain't my season Can't think of one good reason to remain I've worked in the sugar fields up from New Orleans It was ever green up until the floods You could call it an omen Points ya where you're goin' Set my compass north I got winter in my blood Acadian driftwood Gypsy tail wind They call my home the land of snow Canadian cold front movin' in What a way to ride Ah, what a way to go F Sais tu,C7sus4 A-ca-diC7-e B♭/D j'ai le mGm7al du pays [You know, Acadia, I long for the country (I am homesick)] F Ta neige,C7sus4 AcadieC7, B♭/D fait des Gm7larmes au soleil [Your snow, Acadia, makes tears in the sun (or for the sun)] F J'arrC7sus4ive AcadC7ie, B♭/D teedle um, Gm7teedle um, teedle ooh [I am arriving Acadia (or I am coming Acadia)] [F#-5] F C/E Ring your bell E♭m DmChange your Cnumber [F#-5] F C/E Run like hell E♭m You Dmcan't hide Cfrom thunder Oh, no [F#-5] F C/E Ring your bell E♭m DmGet in the Cwind [F#-5] F C/E Ebo7 Dm7 C You and me gonna make some medicine C7 B♭ Run that F/Arebel acroC/Gss the tracks C7 E With the Mounties Dm7on his Ctrail E♭6 He was tDm7aught: CDon't get caught at the mercy of the maFn Land in jGail C7 B♭ Meet me, F/Amadam, on the C/Ghigh road C7 E We gonna Dm7blow the man Cdown E♭6 I've been Dm7totin' a Cheavy load And I'm rarin' to cloFwn Mess arGound Ring your bell Shake your tower Pump your well Turn on your power I'm gonna ring your bell Glide on in You and me gonna make some medicine Smoky bars and souped-up cars Where we drowned all sorrow Renegade woman Love me like there's no tomorrow Left to borrow Bloodhounds comb the back streets With the ramrod close behind Asphalt justice you gonna find My ass across That border line
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B♭E♭ It makes no diff'rence where I turn Dm Gm I can't getGm7 oveFr you and the fCm7lame still burns E♭ It makes no diff'rence, night or daDmy
Gm Gm7 F E♭ThFe shadow never seems to fade away And the sun B♭ Gm don't shine E♭ F anymB♭ore E♭ B♭
B♭ Gm E♭ FB♭And tE♭he raB♭ins fall down on my door B♭Now there's no love Fm7 As true as the love E♭ That dies untold C7
B♭ Gm E♭
FB♭But thE♭e cloB♭uds never hung so low before E♭It makes no diff'rence how far I Dmgo GmLike aGm7 scaFr the hurt will Cm7always show E♭It makes no diff'rence who I meetDm GmThey're jGm7ust Fa face in the crowd Cm7On a dead-end street F
B♭ Gm E♭ FB♭And tE♭he suB♭n don't shine anymore And the rains B♭ Gm fall doE♭wn onF my door B♭ E♭ B♭ B♭These old love letters Fm7Well, I just can't keep E♭'Cause like the gambler says C7Read 'em and weep
B♭ Gm E♭
B♭E♭And B♭the dawn don't rescue me no more F Without your love I'm nothingDm at all
E♭ Cm 7Like an empty hall it's a lonely fall F Since you've gone it's a losinDmg battle E♭ Stampeding cattle They rattlCm7e the walls F And the sun B♭ Gm don't shine E♭ aFnymore B♭ E♭ B♭
B♭ Gm E♭ FAnd B♭the rE♭ains B♭ fall down on my door B♭Well, I love you so much Fm7It's all I can do E♭Just to keep myself from telling you C7
B♭ Gm E♭ FTB♭hat IE♭ neveB♭r felt so alone before
E♭ Dm Gm Gm7 F Cm7
E♭ Dm Gm Gm7 F
B♭ Gm E♭ F B♭
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B♭ Fm7 E♭ C7See Peter Viney's article on "Jupiter Hollow" for more about this song. Jupiter GHollow CNorthern GLights Cast a Cglow through the wG/Dindow late last Gnight Gsus4I went to folGlow through the CsycamoGre When I Cfound myself in a C/Dplace I'd never been beGfore There was a Cunicorn and a G/Bdragon queen BeneDath the burgundy skyG I saw an old Csoldier singin' a G/Blove song He had the C/Ddistance in his eye GLivin' in another world CLivin' in C/Danother Gtime C Like a Gcomet I was hurled COh, lC/Divin' in another Gworld Jupiter Hollow So far, so near Like a time machine take you out to a different year Phoebus Apollo played on his lyre While we danced to the music of the sphere And as the moon went down and the sun came up With the mercury risin' too 'Twas then the prophet said the secret of the dead I'll whisper it to you Livin' in another world Livin' in another time Like a comet I was hurled Oh, livin' in another world Jupiter Hollow In the midnight sun Well, no man of dreams was ever more outdone Where the swallows circle over head And muses gather by the river of the tears we shed Just like a pioneer in the new frontier I don't know where to begin Because nobody cares when a man goes mad And tries to free the ghost within F♯mComin' F♯mup tEhe lanD7Me callin' Bm7Workin'C♯m7 while the F♯mrain's fallin'
D7M C♯ A/E E♭m7-5Ragman, your song of the street D7MKeeps haunting my E7sus4memory F♯mMusicF♯m in Ethe airD7M Bm7I hear C♯m7it ev'ryF♯mwhere
D7M C♯ A/E E♭m7-5Rags, bones and old city songs HD7Mear them, how they E7sus4talk to mAe Trolley car rings out the morning Whistle blows at noon A cat fight breaks open the night While watch dogs bay at the moon A preacher on an orange crate With a Salvation Army Band And clicking along the cobbled stones That's the sound of the ice-cream man Comin' up the lane callin' Workin' while the rain's fallin' Ragman, your song of the street Keeps haunting my memory Music in the air I hear it ev'rywhere Rags, bones and old city songs Hear them, how they talk to me The organ grinder and his monkey Still walkin' the same old beat The shoe-shine boy slappin' leather He puts the rhythm in your feet Strollin' by the churchyard List'nin' to the Sunday choir With voices rising to the heavens Like sirens screaming to a fire If I had my way I'd never get the urge to roam A young man serves his country and an old man guards the home Never gave a second thought Never crossed my mind What's right and what's not I'm not the judgin' kind I could take the darkness oh Storms in the skies But we all got certain trials burnin' up inside Don't send me no distant salutations or silly souvenirs from far away Don't leave me alone in the twilight Twilight is the loneliest time a day Don'tF put me in a frB♭ame upon the mFantel 'FoFre memories turn dB♭usty oCld and gGmrey Don't leCave me alone in the twilight C7 Twilight is the loB♭nelCiest time a dFay See Peter Viney's article for more about this song.
G Em G EmCome down to the manGger, see the little strAmanger WrDapped in swaddling cloDthes, the prince of peGace Wheels start turGning, torches start buAmrning And the oDld wise men journey from the EGast
ChorusHow a liEmttle baby bAmoy bring the peDople so much jGoy
Am Am/B C AmSonC of a carpenter, Mary carried the light This must be AmChristmas, must bDe tonGight A shepherd on a hillside, while over my flock I bide Oh a cold winter night a band of angels sing In a dream I heard a voice saying "fear not, come rejoice It's the end of the beginning, praise the new born king"
ChorusI saw it with my own eyes, written up in the skies But why a simple herdsmen such as I And then it came to pass, he was born at last Right below the star that shines on high
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