Meadowlark

Family Tree (acoustic)

Meadowlark

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Family Tree (acoustic)

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Verse: 

Em          D/A                   Am    C/G 
    I woke up when I was Twenty-Two 
       G              D/A                Am    C/G 
    My mother said to me, what will you do? 
Em            D/A                  Am    C/G   
    She woke up when she was Forty-Eight 
            G            D/A       Am    C/G 
    I never asked her, why did you wait? 

Guitar I: 

Em    D/A    C/G    C/G    x2 

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Guitar II: x2 e|------------------------------------------------------------| b|------------------------------------------------------------| G|------------------------------------------------------------| D|--2--2--2--2h4h5--0--0--0--4p2-----------0h2-----------0h2--| A|--------------------------------3--3--3-------3--3--3-------| E|------------------------------------------------------------|
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Em D/A Am C/G I messed up when I was Seventeen G D/A C/G Karma has a way of coming clean Chorus: Guitar I: D/A Em 'Cause if my father hadn't loved her Am C/G G Then my God what would my mother have become D/A Em And if my brother hadn't fought it Am C/G D/A Then my sister wouldn't turn and run D/A Em Am C/G D/A So go on let him leave, go on let him leave we said D/A Em Am C/G 'Cause if I ever have a lover like my father had my mother G I will say G D/A G D/A G Let me go, let me go
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Guitar II:(from 'father') x2 x2 e|---------------------|--------------------| b|------0---0---0---0--|-----0---0---0---0--| G|--4h7---7---7---7----|-2h4---4---4---4----| D|---------------------|--------------------|x4 A|---------------------|--------------------| E|---------------------|--------------------| e|---------------------|--------------------| b|------0---0---0---0--|-----0---0---0---0--| G|--4h7---7---7---7----|-2h4---4---4---4----| D|---------------------|--------------------|x2 A|---------------------|--------------------| E|---------------------|--------------------|
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Verse: Em D/A Am C/G If he wakes up before the year is out G D/A Am C/G He'll rid his sons and daughters of their doubt Em D/A Am C/G And in the light of your tired eyes G D/A Am C/G Your tears will speak of love and better times Chorus: Guitar I: D/A Em 'Cause if my father hadn't loved her Am C/G G Then my God what would my mother have become D/A Em And if my brother hadn't fought it Am C/G D/A Then my sister wouldn't turn and run D/A Em Am C/G D/A So go on let him leave, go on let him leave we said D/A Em Am C/G 'Cause if I ever have a lover like my father had my mother G I will say G D/A G D/A G Let me go, let me go Guitar II:(from 'father')
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x2 x2 e|---------------------|--------------------| b|------0---0---0---0--|-----0---0---0---0--| G|--4h7---7---7---7----|-2h4---4---4---4----| D|---------------------|--------------------|x4 A|---------------------|--------------------| E|---------------------|--------------------| e|---------------------|--------------------| b|------0---0---0---0--|-----0---0---0---0--| G|--4h7---7---7---7----|-2h4---4---4---4----| D|---------------------|--------------------|x2 A|---------------------|--------------------| E|---------------------|--------------------|
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Bridge: Guitar I: D/A Em Am C/G G G G G x4 (Guitar II and Glockenspiel come in on 3rd Guitar I repeat)
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Guitar II: x2 e|-------------------------------------------------| b|--0h3h5---5--------0h3h5---5---5-----------------| G|--------4----------------4---4---4---------------| D|-------------------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------------------| E|-------------------------------------------------| Glockenspiel: (Tabbed for Guitar Like in the live version) x2 e|-------------------------------------------------| b|--3/5---------3/5--------------------------------| G|------2/4---------2/4--2--4-4--2--4-4--2--4----| D|-------------------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------------------| E|-------------------------------------------------|
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^2nd time only (I like to add a 0 on the G string at the end of the 2nd time) (But it's not actually in the song) Chorus: Guitar I: D/A Em 'Cause if my father hadn't loved her Am C/G G Then my God what would my mother have become D/A Em And if my brother hadn't fought it Am C/G D/A Then my sister wouldn't turn and run D/A Em Am C/G D/A So go on let him leave, go on let him leave we said D/A Em Am C/G 'Cause if I ever have a lover like my father had my mother G I will say G D/A G D/A G Let me go, let me go G D/A G D/A G Let me go, let me go G D/A G Let me go
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Guitar II:(from 'father') x2 x2 e|---------------------|--------------------| b|------0---0---0---0--|-----0---0---0---0--| G|--4h7---7---7---7----|-2h4---4---4---4----| D|---------------------|--------------------|x4 A|---------------------|--------------------| E|---------------------|--------------------| e|---------------------|--------------------| b|------0---0---0---0--|-----0---0---0---0--| G|--4h7---7---7---7----|-2h4---4---4---4----| D|---------------------|--------------------|x4 A|---------------------|--------------------| E|---------------------|--------------------|
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