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Misc Traditional tabs for The water is wide

Guitar tabs with lyrics

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THE WATER IS WIDE, Traditional
------------------------------
Note:  Treat each note as eighth note except hammer-ons and pull-offs, which
       are sixteenth notes. Play slowly.

  A chord diagramD MajorD           D/B          Dsus2/E     Dsus2/A      A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramDsus4Dsus4
+-------2-----------2----+-------0-----------0----+-------2-----2^3---2--0-+
+-------3-----------3----+-------3-----------3----+-------3-----3-----3--3-+
+----2--------------2----+-------2--------2-----2-+----2-----2--2----------+
+-0--------0-----0-------+----0-----0-------------+-0--------------0-------+
+-------------2--------2-+-------------0----------+------------------------+
+------------------------+-0----------------------+------------------------+



  A chord diagramD MajorD                        A chord diagramD MajorD           D/B          Dsus2/E     Dsus2/A
+-2----------------------+-------2-----------2----+-------0-----------0----+
+-3----------------------+-------3-----------3----+-------3-----------3----+
+----2-----0-----0-----0-+----2--------------2----+-------2--------2-----2-+
+------------------------+-0--------0-----0-------+----0-----0-------------+
+-------0-----2-----4----+-------------2--------2-+-------------0----------+
+------------------------+------------------------+-0----------------------+

        The   water is     wide ...


  A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramDsus4Dsus4        A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramD/AD/A         D/C#   A chord diagramB minorBm         A chord diagramBm/ABm/A
+-------2-----2^3---2--0-+-2--------2-------------+-------2-----------2----+
+-------3-----3-----3--3-+-3--------3-----3-----3-+-------3-----------3----+
+----2--------2-----2--2-+-2--------2-----2-----2-+-------4-----------4----+
+-0--------0-----0-------+----0--------0----------+----4-----------4-------+
+------------------------+-------0-----------4----+-2--------2--0--------0-+
+------------------------+------------------------+------------------------+

  over                           and   nei...

  A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramE minor 7Em7          A chord diagramA augmentedA                        A chord diagramA augmentedA           A chord diagramA7A7
+-------3-----------0----+------------------------+-------------0----------+
+-------0-----------3----+-------2-----3-----5----+-------2--------2-------+
+-------0-----------0----+-------2----------------+-------2-----------0----+
+----0-----------2-----2-+----2--------4-----5----+----2-----2-----------2-+
+------------------------+-0--------0-----0-----0-+-0----------------------+
+-3--------2--0----------+------------------------+------------------------+

        I     wings to     ...


  A chord diagramF# minorF#m                      A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramD/ED/E           A chord diagramG+G
+-------------2----------+------------------------+-------------3----------+^
+-------2--------2-------+-------3-----------3----+-------0--------0-------+
+-------2-----------2----+----2-----2--------2----+-------0-----------0----+
+----4-----4-----------4-+-0--------------0-----0-+----0-----0-------------+
+------------------------+------------------------+------------------------+
+-2----------------------+-------------0----------+-3--------------------2-+

  boat                        that  ...


  A chord diagramE minor 7Em7                      A chord diagramF# minorF#m                      A chord diagramE minor 7Em7         A chord diagramA augmentedA
+-------------0----------+-------------2----------+------------------------+
+-------3--------3-------+-------2--------2-------+-------3-----------2----+
+-------0-----------0----+-------2-----------2----+-------0-----------2----+
+----2-----2-----------2-+----4-----4-------------+----2-----2-----2-----2-+
+------------------------+------------------------+-------------0----------+
+-0----------------------+-2--------------------2-+-0----------------------+

        and   both  shall  ...


  A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramDsus4Dsus4        A chord diagramD MajorD
+-------------2^3---2--0-+-2----------------------+
+-------3--------3--3--3-+-3----------------------+
+----2-----2--------2--2-+-2--------0-----0-----0-+
+-0-----------0----------+----0-------------------+
+------------------------+-------0-----2-----4----+
+------------------------+------------------------+

  I.                             Well  love  is ...


Verse:

The water is wide, I can't ...


Instrumental

There is a ship, and she sails ...

Repeat first verse.

Melody (no timing implied):

+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
+-----3-3---5^3-7-----5-3--------------------3--2----3----5-7-----8--5--------
+-2---------------------------4-----2-2--2------------------------------------
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
  The water is_ wide, I can't cross ...

+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
+-5----7--8-10---8----7---5-3---7---5---3-----------------3----2---3----------
+--------------------------------------------4-----2---2----------------------
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
+-------------^----------------------------------------------------------------
  Give me a boat that can carry two and ...


Traditional song, performed by Karla Bonoff and James Taylor on
'Restless Nights' album, Karla Bonoff.



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