Jackson Browne - Song For Adam Chords

 
         
         
         
         
         
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No chord
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
Capo on 1 fret

Intro

A F C F C G A A

Verse 1

AThough Adam was a Cfriend of mine, IF did not know him well He was alCone iC/Bnto his dAistanceG, He was Fdeep into his well I could gCuess wC/Bhat he was lauAghing aGt, But FI couldn't really tell Now the stAory's tGold that AAdam jumGped, But I'm tFhinking that he fAell

Verse 2

ATogether we went tCravelling, as Fwe received the call His deCstinaC/Btion InAdia, anGd I hFad none at all Well I stCill reC/Bmember lauAghing, Gwith ouFr backs against the wall So frAee of fGear we nevAer thouGght, tFhat one of us might fAall G

Chorus 1

FI sit before my only caCndle, but it's Fso little light to find my Cway Now this stFory unfolds before my caAndle Which is shCorter every hour as it reGaches for the day Well I fAeel just like a candle in a Gway I guess I'll get thFere but I wouldn't sCay__G foFr suCre F C G

Verse 3

When weA parted we were laCughing still, Fas our goodbyes were said And I neCver hC/Beard from Ahim aGgain,F as each our lives we led except for ConceC/B in somAeone elGse's Fletter that I read UnAtil I hGead the suAdden woGrd, thFat a friend of mine was dAead G

Chorus 2

FI sit before my only caCndle, like a piFlgrim sits beside the wCay Now this joFurney appears before my Acandle as a soCng that's growing fainter, the Gharder I play well I fAear before I am I'll fade awGay But I guess I'll get tFhere, though I wouldn't saCy___G foFr suCre F C G

Verse 4

AThough Adam was a Cfriend of mine, FI did not know him long And when IC stoC/Bod myselAf beside Ghim, I neFver thought I was as strong still it sCeemed hC/Be stoppedA his sinGging in Fthe middle of his song well IA'm not the oGne to sAay I knGow butF I'm hoping he was wrAong G

Chorus 3

FI'm holding out my only cCandle, though it's Fso little light to find my Cway now this stFory's been layed beneath my Acandle and it's shCorter every hour as it reGaches for the day yes I feAel just like a candle in a wGay I hope I'll get theFre but I'll never prCay G F C F C G

Outro

A[SenAd from Laurel Flodder Germany ]