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Suzanne

Year: 1966 -

(Leonard Cohen)

Key:  E More
Suzanne Key BB
Suzanne Key CC
Suzanne Key C#C#
Suzanne Key DD(one step down)
Suzanne Key D#D#(half step down)
Suzanne Key EE(original key)
Suzanne Key FF(half step up)
Suzanne Key F#F#(one step up)
Suzanne Key GG
Suzanne Key G#G#
Suzanne Key AA
Suzanne Key A#A#
  		E    
Suzanne takes you down to her place by the river.   
         F#m   
You can hear the boats go by, you can spend the night beside her,   
          E   
And you know that she's half crazy, but that's why you want to be there,  
         G#m                                 A   
And she feeds you tea and oranges that come all the way from China,  
           E                                  
and just when you mean to tell her that you have no love to give her,   
      F#m   
She gets you on her wavelength and she lets the river answer   
                                E    
That you've always been her lover.   
  
  
        G#m                              A   
And you want to travel with her and you want to travel blind,   
         E   
and you know that she will trust you,   
           F#m                                 E   Esus4     
for you've touched her perfect body with your mind   
  
  
     E   
And Jesus was a sailor when he walked upon the water,    
        F#m   
And he spent a long time watching from a lonely wooden tower,   
     E   
And when he knew for certain only drowning men could see him,   
           G#m                             A   
he said "All men shall be sailors then until the sea shall free them."   
    E                              
But he himself was broken long before the sky would open.   
   F#m                                                              E    
Forsaken, almost human, he sank beneath your wisdom like a stone   
  
  
G#m                              A   
And you want to travel with him and you want to travel blind   
         E   
and you think maybe you'll trust him,   
           F#m                                 E   Esus4     
for he's touched your perfect body with his mind .  
  
  
       E  
Now Suzanne takes your hand and she leads you to the river.   
        F#m  
She is wearing rags and feathers from Salvation Army counters,   
         E   
And the sun pours down like honey on Our Lady Of The Harbour,   
         G#m                               A   
And she shows you where to look among the garbage and the flowers.   
           E                                 
There are heroes in the seaweed, there are children in the morning.   
          F#m   
They are leaning out for love and they will lean that way forever   
                             E                      
While Suzanne holds the mirror   
  
  
G#m                              A   
And you want to travel with her and you want to travel blind   
         E   
and you that you can trust her,   
           F#m                                 E   Esus4     
for she's touched your perfect body with her mind.    
  


	  

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