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Southern Cross Chords

Crosby, Stills and Nash

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Southern Cross

  		           G         F                     C 

Got out of town on a boat gon' to southern islands. 

          G     F                  C 

Sailing a reach before a following sea. 

        G              F             C 

She was making for the trades on the outside, 

        G        F           C 

And the downhill run to Papeete. 



        G            F               C 

Off the wind on this heading lie the Marquesas. 

       G              F         C      Am     G 

We got eighty feet of waterline nicely making way. 

     G            F                  C 

In a noisy bar in Avalon, I tried to call you, 

         G                F            C         Am   G     G 

But on a midnight watch I realized why twice you ran away. (think about) 



F               C          F      G 

Think about how many times I have fallen. 

F           C         F             G 

Spirits are using me; larger voices callin'. 

F                   C          F            G 

What heaven brought you and me cannot be forgotten. 

            C   F      G      C                F     G 

I have been around the world, lookin' for that woman-girl 

    C          F      G 

Who knows love can endure. 

                G G  F F  C C C C 

And you know it will. 

                G G  F F  C C C G 

And you know it will 



         G                F             C 

When you see the Southern Cross for the first time, 

    G              F                 C 

You understand now why you came this way. 

           G                  F               C 

'Cause the truth you might be runnin' from is so small, 

            G          F            C            Am     G 

But it's as big as the promise, the promise of a comin' day. 



       G           F                         C 

So I'm sailing for tomorrow. My dreams are a-dying. 

       G          F                   C           Am     G 

And my love is an anchor tied to you, tied with a silver chain. 

                    F                   C 

I have my ship, and all her flags are a-flying. 

       G               F         C     Am     G      G 

She is all that I have left, and music is her name. (think about) 



F               C          F      G 

Think about how many times I have fallen. 

F           C         F             G 

Spirits are using me; larger voices callin'. 

F                   C          F             G 

What heaven brought you and me cannot be forgotten. 

            C   F      G      C                F     G 

I have been around the world, lookin' for that woman-girl 

    C          F      G 

Who knows love can endure. 

                G G  F F  C C C C 

And you know it will. 

                G G  F F  C C C G 

And you know it will 



      G              F           C 

So we cheated and we lied and we tested. 

       G               F                C       Am       G 

And we never failed to fail; it was the easiest thing to do. 

G           F          C 

You will survive being bested. 

G                  F                  C            Am     G 

Somebody fine will come along make me forget about loving you 



                 G G  F F  C C C C / G G  F F  C C C G 

In the Southern Cross. 
	  

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