You Are Not Alone

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Music and Lyrics by Patty Griffin
from “Living With Ghosts” album.
Chords transcribed by Roy Larsen

 

DADDAD tuning
No capo to play to the CD

D*     (004000)
Asus7  (002200)
D      (000000)
D**    (bar 12th fret harmonic)
A      (777777)
G      (550000)
Asus7* (070000)

D*                  Asus7      D              D**
She sees him laying in the bed alone tonight
D*           Asus7             D              D**
Only thing a touching him is a crack of light
              A                                      G
Pieces of her hair are wrapped around and 'round his fingers
       Asus7*          D            Asus7
And he reaches for her side for any sign of her that lingers


                         G                   D
And she says you are not alone laying in the light
            G                                 D
Put out the fire in your head and lay with me tonight

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For those interested in the tab, here is a rough approximation.
I don't play it as rigid as this implies, but it should give you
a good idea. But of course, that's the beauty of music, you get
to apply your own interpretation.....

Repeat once                      | alternate repeat between 2nd and 3rd verse
                                 |
   D*       Asus7  D    D**      | D*      Asus7         G
D
---0----0---0------0---<12>---|---0----0---0---0-----0---0---0---0---0-0---
A
---0----0---0------0---<12>---|---0----0---0---0-----0---0---0---0---0-0---
D
--0----0----------0----<12>---|--0----0--------2/4/2-0---0---0---0h2-0-5/4-
D
-4--4-----2--2---0--0--<12>---|-4--4-----2--2--2/4/2-0-----------0h2-0-5/4-
A
-----------0------------------|-----------0-------------5-----5------------
D
----------------0--------<12>-|------------------------5--5----------------

            A                 G                    Asus7*    D
D ----------7--7--7--7--7--7----0---0------0---0-----0----0----0----0--
A ----------7--7--7--7--7--7----0---0------0---0-----0----0----0----0--
D ----------7--7--7--7--7--7----0---0------0---0----0----0----0----0---
D ----------7--7--7--7--7--7-------------------------------------------
A -5-4-2-0--7--7--7--7--7--7---5-----5----5-----5--7--7------0--0------
D ---------7--7--7--7--7--7---5--5-------5--5--------------------------

   Asus7                 G                   D
D ---0----0------0---------0----0----0----0----0----0----0----0---
A ---0----0------0---------0----0----0----0----0----0----0----0---
D ---------------0---------0----0----0----0----0----0----0----0---
D --2----2-------4/2-0--------------------------------------------
A -0--0-------------------5----5----5----5----0----0----0----0----
D ---------------------0-5--5------5--5------0--0------0--0-------

   G                   D
D ---0----0----0----0----0----0----0----0--------
A ---0----0----0----0----0----0----0----0--------
D ---0----0----0----0----0----0----0----0--------
D -----------------------------------------------
A --5----5----5----5----0----0----0----0---------
D -5--5------5--5------0--0------0--0------------