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Peter Mayer guitar tabs for God is a river

Guitar tabs with lyrics

Drop-D tuning


Intro
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A chord diagramBB|----------1-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|
A chord diagramG+G|------4-------4-|------2-------2-|------0-------0-|------2-------2-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|3-------3-------|2-------2-------| x3
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A chord diagramBB|----------1-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|
A chord diagramG+G|------4-------4-|------2-------2-|------0-------0-|------2-------2-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|3-------3-------|2-------2-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

                                                           In the


verse 1
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A chord diagramBB|----------1-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|
A chord diagramG+G|------4-------4-|------2-------2-|------0-------0-|------2-------2-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|3-------3-------|2-------2-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

  ever-shifting    water of the     river of this   life      I was

e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A chord diagramBB|----------1-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|
A chord diagramG+G|------4-------4-|------2-------2-|------0-------0-|------2-------2-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|3-------3-------|2-------2-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

  swimming, seeking comfort;  I was wrestling waves to find       A chord diagramA augmentedA

e|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------0-|
A chord diagramBB|----------1-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|----------0-----|
A chord diagramG+G|------4-------4-|------2-------2-|------0-------0-|------0---------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----2-------2---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|3-------3-------|4-------4-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

  boulder I could cling to,       a stone to hold me fast

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

         Where I'd let the fretful water of this     river round me

e|--------------0-|----------------|--------------0-|----------------|
A chord diagramBB|----------3-----|----------3---2-|----------2-----|----------------|
A chord diagramG+G|------0---------|------0---------|------0---------|----------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|----------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

  pass                                                           And

verse 2
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A chord diagramBB|----------1-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|
A chord diagramG+G|------4-------4-|------2-------2-|------0-------0-|------2-------2-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|3-------3-------|2-------2-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

  so I found an    anchor, a        blessed resting  place   A chord diagramA augmentedA trusty

e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A chord diagramBB|----------1-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|
A chord diagramG+G|------4-------4-|------2-------2-|------0-------0-|------2-------2-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|3-------3-------|2-------2-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

  rock I called my savior, for      there I would be safe    From the

e|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------0-|
A chord diagramBB|----------1-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|----------0-----|
A chord diagramG+G|------4-------4-|------2-------2-|------0-------0-|------0---------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----2-------2---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|3-------3-------|4-------4-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

  river and its    dangers, and I pro-claimed my rock divine

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

            And I prayed to it  pro-tect me            and the rock re-

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

  plied                                              God     is     a


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

  river,                 not just a stone                     God is a

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

  wild, raging     rapids     And a slow, meandering flow.    God is a

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

  deep and narrow passage    And a peaceful, sandy   shoal   God is the

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

  river, swimmer                           So let go


Instrumental
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A chord diagramBB|1---------1-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|
A chord diagramG+G|------4-------4-|------2-------2-|------0-------0-|------2-------2-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|3-------3-------|2-------2-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|


e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A chord diagramBB|----------1-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|
A chord diagramG+G|------4-------4-|------2-------2-|------0-------0-|------2-------2-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|3-------3-------|2-------2-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|


                                                              Still I

verse 3
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A chord diagramBB|----------1-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|
A chord diagramG+G|------4-------4-|------2-------2-|------0-------0-|------2-------2-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|3-------3-------|2-------2-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

  clung to my rock tightly with con-viction in my    arms     Never

e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A chord diagramBB|----------1-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|
A chord diagramG+G|------4-------4-|------2-------2-|------0-------0-|------2-------2-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|3-------3-------|2-------2-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

  looking at the   stream to keep my mind from thoughts of harm  But the

e|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------0-|
A chord diagramBB|----------1-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|----------0-----|
A chord diagramG+G|------4-------4-|------2-------2-|------0-------0-|------0---------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----2-------2---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|0-------0-------|2-------2-------|3-------3-------|4-------4-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

  river kept on    coming, kept on tugging at my     legs

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

          Till at last my fingers   faltered, and    I was swept a-

e|--------------0-|----------------|--------------0-|----------------|
A chord diagramBB|----------3-----|----------3---2-|----------2-----|----------------|
A chord diagramG+G|------0---------|------0---------|------0---------|----------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|----------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

  way                                                          So I'm


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

  going with the   flow now, these relentless twists and bends Accli-

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

  mating to the    motion, and a    sense of being   led      And this


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

  river's like my  body now, it     carries me a-    long  Through the

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

  ever-changing   scenery and by the rocks that sing


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

  this             song                             God     is     a


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

  river,                 not just a stone                     God is a

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

  wild, raging     rapids     And a slow, meandering flow.    God is a

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

  deep and narrow passage    And a peaceful, sandy   shoal  God is the

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

  river, swimmer          So let go                         God is the

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

  river,          swimmer

e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A chord diagramBB|----------------|----------------|--------3-------|----------------|
A chord diagramG+G|----------------|--------4-------|----2-------2---|--------2p0-----|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|--------0-------|0---------------|----2-----------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|----------------|----5-----------|----------------|0-----------2---|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|5-----------0---|----------------|----------------|

        So let go

e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A chord diagramBB|--------2h3-----|--------3-------|--------3-------|2-------2p3-----|
A chord diagramG+G|----4---4-----0-|--------0-------|----2-------2---|2-------2-------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|4-----------0---|----0-----------|0---------------|----------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|----------------|----------------|----------------|----0-----------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----------------|5-----------0---|----------------|------------0---|

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

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