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Captain by Dave Matthews Band

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"Captain"

Dave Matthews Band
(The Lillywhite Sessions)


(figures may vary slightly when recalled throughout)


Intro

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repeat previous 4 bars

(arpeggiate ad libitum)
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Verse

"Crazy as I may.....

Figure 1
(arpeggiate ad libitum)    (2/4 bar)
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--1----- --4----- --7----- ---6----- --1----- --1------
--2----- --1----- --4----- ---2----- --2----- --2------
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repeat Figure 1

....what direction I should turn in now."


Chorus

"Cause I am the Captain of this ship.....

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--4----- --2---- --5---- --4----
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--2----- --1----- --4----- ---2----- --2----- --2------
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.....until I'm done and gone."

Verse 2

"Strange but it seems....

play Figure 1 - 2 times

...just the promise that I'll be alright."


Chorus

"Cause I am the Captain of this ship.....

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--1----- --4---- --7---- --6---- --1----- --4---- --7----
--2----- --1---- --4---- --2---- --2----- --1---- --4----
--4----- --2---- --5---- --4---- --4----- --2---- --5----
-------- --4---- --7---- --5---- -------- --4---- --7----

.....and will be until I'm gone."


Bridge

"Oh, I know I'm a dreamer.....

Figure 2
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--5----0--- --4-----3--
--6----1--- --4-----3--
--7----2--- --4-----3--
--7----2--- --6-----5--
--5----0--- --7-----6--

play Figure 2 - 2 more times
                                 (2/4 bar)
------0---- ---------- ---------- ---------
-5----0---- --4------- ---------- ---------
-6----1---- --1---4--- --7---6--- -(6)-----
-7----2---- --2---1--- --4---2--- -(2)-----
-7----2---- --4---2--- ---------- ---------
-5----0---- ------4--- --7---5--- -(5)-----

.....wait and go again, again."

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--1------ --1--------
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Verse 3

"Oh, look, I'm buried.....

play Figure 1 - 2 times

...only the promise that I'll be ok now."


Chorus

"But I am the Captain of this ship....

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--2----- --1---- --4---- --2---- --2----- --1---- --4----
--4----- --2---- --5---- --4---- --4----- --2---- --5----
-------- --4---- --7---- --5---- -------- --4---- --7----

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------- --5---- --5---- -1---0--0---
--5---- --6---- --5---- -0---0--0---
--4---- --6---- --5---- -2---0--0---
--6---- --4---- --3---- -3---2--2---
--4---- ------- ------- ------------


Interlude

Figure 3
(arpeggiate ad libitum)
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--2---- --2---- --2----
--1---- --1---- --1----
-(2)--- -(2)--- -(2)---
--4---- --0---- -------
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play Figure 3 - 3 more times


"Why should I be hypnotized.....

play Figure 3 - 3 times

...I won't be here long..."


Bridge

"Oh, I know I'm a dreamer.....

play Figure 2 - 3 times then

                                 (2/4 bar)
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-5----0---- --4------- ---------- --------
-6----1---- --1---4--- --7---6--- -(6)----
-7----2---- --2---1--- --4---2--- -(2)----
-7----2---- --4---2--- ---------- --------
-5----0---- ------4--- --7---5--- -(5)----

....on now your lips I'm drowning."

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--1------ --1--------
--2------ --2--------
--4------ --4--------
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Chorus

"I am the Captain of.....

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--1----- --4---- --7----
--2----- --1---- --4----
--4----- --2---- --5----
-------- --4---- --7----

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------- --5---- --5---- -1---0--0---
--5---- --6---- --5---- -0---0--0---
--4---- --6---- --5---- -2---0--0---
--6---- --4---- --3---- -3---2--2---
--4---- ------- ------- ------------

The End



Scott Taylor
The Florida State University
http://www.geocities.com/sequenzax/newfrontpage.html
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