The Waifs

The River

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The River

	  		***Guitar 1 plays the chords at all times, Guitar 2 plays riffs where  
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4/4 time 
In the key of A minor 
 
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INTRO Guitar 1: strum |Am--> G Guitar 2: e|------------------------0--0--0---------3-3/5--------| B|-1p0--------------------1--0--1---3--5---------------| G|-----2p0----------------2--2--2----------------------| D|---------2p0---------------------------------------0-| A|-------------3p0------0~~--------------------------2-| E|-----------------0--3------------------------------3-|
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VERSE 1 Am F G I stood and watched my Daddy die Am F Em No one could help his plight Am F G He was trying to save our home Am F Em On the day that the river rose Am F G It came alive I heard them say RIFF #1 Am F Em Am "There was nothing we could do as he washed away"
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Guitar 2: RIFF #1 e|-------------------------------------| B|-----1---------1---------0-----------| G|-------2---------2---------0---------| D|---2---------3-----------------------| A|-0---------3-----------2-------0~~---| E|---------------------0---------------|
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CHORUS Am F G Running from the heart of it Am F Em Right into the core of it Am F G Running from the heart of it Am F Em VERSE 2 Am F G I'm a man now, but I'm only seven Am F Em It's been hard since Daddy went to heaven Am F G "We're staying now," my mother said Gtr2:RIFF #1 Am F Em Am "He worked this land his life is here."
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Am F G Running from the heart of it Am F Em Right into the cause of it Am F G Running from the heart of it Am F Em Right into the cause of it Am F G Running from the heart of it Am F Em Right into the cause of it Am F G Running from the heart of it Am F Em
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SOLO
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(v=vibrato) Guitar 2: e|------------------------------------------------------8------7------| B|-1p0-1-0---------0---1p0-1-0-----3/5-8/10-10~-10-8-10---10-----10---| G|---------2p0-2-2-------------2/5---------------------------9------9-| D|--------------------------------------------------------------------| A|--------------------------------------------------------------------| E|--------------------------------------------------------------------| e|-8----7-----8-10-8------8-7h8-7-5-------8-5~----------------------------| B|--10----10---------10v------------8-8\5------8/10\8-8-5-----------------| G|----9-----9---------9v----------------------------------7-5-------------| D|------------------------------------------------------------7-5---------| A|----------------------------------------------------------------7-5-----| E|--------------------------------------------------------------------8-5~|
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VIOLIN SOLO Am F G x8 VERSE 3 Am F G Won't you follow me late at night Am F Em To the river when the moon is bright Am F G We can wash our sorrows down Am F Em Underneath that shining round Am F G Sitting in the still night air Am F Em Can't you feel our Daddy there Am F G There's life and death in all this power Am F Em Underneath these shining stars
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Am F G Running from the heart of it Am F Em Right into the cause of it Am F G Running from the heart of it Am F Em Right into the cause of it Am F G Running from the heart of it Am F Em Right into the cause of it Am F G Running from the heart... Am F Em
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OUTRO Am F G x8 (violin outro) End on Am

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