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Kansas tabs for Carry on my wayward son (Ver. 3)

Guitar tabs with lyrics

Tuning:Standard


Main Riff  The chords for the main riff are: A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramD MajorD  (FYI)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|------------------5-------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|------3------5-5/7--7p5-3-5-3---------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|-5-3-5--5-3-5--------------3-2--------------------------------------------|

A chord diagramE MajorE                 A chord diagramE MajorE
e|-----3-3---------------5-3------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|-----3-3---------------5-3------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|-1-1---------------1-1----------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-2-2---------5-----2-2----------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-2-2--------5-7p5--2-2----------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|-0-0-----5h7-------0-0----------------------------------------------------|

Then after the solo before the verse  goes something like this    I don know the solo
     The Chords are A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramFF
e|-0-0-0-3-0-3-5------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|--------------------------This is a complete waste of space---------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Here's the Chords for the verses
A chord diagramA minorAm      A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramFF          A chord diagramG+G
As I rose above the noise and confusion
A chord diagramA minorAm        A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramFF            A chord diagramG+G
Just to get a glimpse beyond this illusion
A chord diagramDmDm      A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramBb majorBb   A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramDmDm    A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramG+G
I was soaring ever higher, but I flew to high
A chord diagramA minorAm         A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramFF               A chord diagramG+G
Though my eyes can see i still was a blind man
A chord diagramA minorAm          A chord diagramG+G                A chord diagramFF            A chord diagramG+G
Though my mind could think i still was a mad man
A chord diagramDmDm         A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramBb majorBb      A chord diagramC majorC
I hear the voices when im dreaming
A chord diagramDmDm      A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramG+G
I can hear them say

And the Chorus
A chord diagramA minorAm     A chord diagramC majorC     A chord diagramG+G       A chord diagramFF
Carry on my wayward son
A chord diagramA minorAm         A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramG+G         A chord diagramFF
There'll be peace when you are done
A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramG+G      A chord diagramFF
Lay your weary head to rest

Don't you cry no more

This comes in after the second chorus
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--7-5--------------7-5---7-5--------------7---repeat----------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----7-5-----5-----5-3------7-5-----5-----5-------------------------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|-5------8-5-8---3-5-----5------8-5-8---3-5--------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-------------5------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|--7-5-4-2---5---7-5-4-2-5-----5-------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|-0-------5-3---0---------2-3-4--------------------------------------------|

Then leading into the next chorus
   A chord diagramA minorAm   A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramFF                         A chord diagramDmDm   A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramBb majorBb    A chord diagramDmDm  A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramG+G
e|-5-5--3-1---------------------------1--------------1----------------------|
A chord diagramBB|-5-5--3-1--------------------------3-----1----3---3----1------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|-5-5--4-2-------------------------2-----0----3---2----0----0--------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-7-7--5-3----------repeat once---0-----2----3---0----2----0---------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-7-7--5-3-------0-3-------------------3----1--------3----2----------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|-5-5--3-1--0-1-3----------------------------------------3-----------------|


Outro:    While the lead is soloing the second guitar is playing this
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-0------2-0----------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0-0---3--0-0---3--0-0----------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|----------------------0-0-------------------------------------------------|

| /  slide up
|   slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note

ⓘ This is the 3rd version of guitar tab for 'Carry On My Wayward Son' by Kansas, a progressive rock band formed in 1973 from Topeka, USA

Other versions of Carry On My Wayward Son

Carry on My Wayward SonTabs
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