Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
|F---|C---|G-F-|C---|[Chorus and Fade:]
Verse 1] CWent to see the caGp__Ftain___F♯o7 Strangest__ I could Cfind Laid myE__ prop_o_Fsition down_Em_ DmLaid it on the liGne___ I won't slave for beFg-gar's pay__ C EmLike-wise__ gold and Dmjew-els____ Fbut I would slave to Clearn the way___ to Gsink your__ Fship of Cfools
Chorus] CShip of Gfools_______ on a cruF__el Csea CShip of Gfools_______ sail a-Fway___ from Amme AmIt was lat-er___ that I thought F♯o7when I first believed you F♯o7Now I Dmcan-not share your Glaugh-ter_F_ ship of Cfools [Verse 2 lyrics, same chords as Verse 1:] Saw your first ship sink and drown from rocking of the boat; and all that could not sink or swim was just left there to float. I won't leave you driftin' down but whoa it makes me wild, with thirty years upon my head, to have you call me child. [:Chorus same chords and lyrics:] Verse 3 lyrics, same chords as Verse 1: The bottles stand as empty as they were filled before; time there was and plenty but from that cup no more. Though I could not caution all I still might warn a few; don't lend your hand to raise no flag atop no ship of fools. [:Chorus to jam or fade:] Thanks to the Dead, in and out of garden Jerry goes...