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A Salty Dog
(Gary Brooker - Keith Reid)

Intro:

        (seagulls and surf sound effects)

        strings (arranged for guitar):

         Db-5             Csus4     C       Cm7           Bbsus4     Bb
        |----------------|----------------|----------------|---------------|
        |--8---8---8---8-|--8---8---8---8-|--8---8---8---8-|-6---6---6---6-|
        |-10--10--10--10-|-10--10---9---9-|--8---8---8---8-|-8---8---7---7-|
        |-11--11--11--11-|-10--10--10--10-|--8---8---8---8-|-8---8---8---8-|
        |----------------|----------------|----------------|---------------|
        |--9---9---9---9-|--8---8---8---8-|--8---8---8---8-|-6---6---6---6-|

Verse 1:

        Db-5               Csus4          C
        "All hands on deck   we've run afloat"
        Cm7                Bbsus4 Bb
        I heard the captain cry
        Ab6          Ab  Cm/G  Fm Fm7           Cm/Eb
        Explore the ship       replace the cook
        Db-5               E6
        Let no one leave alive

        B/F#                 F#
        Across the straits   around the horn
        B           Bmaj7   B7
        How far can sailors fly
        E               Em6/G
        A twisted path   our tortured course
        B/F#             F#sus4  F#
        And no one left alive

Verse 2:

        We sailed for parts unknown to man
        Where ships come home to die
        No lofty peak   nor fortress bold
        Could match our captain's eye

        Upon the seventh seasick day
        We made our port of call
        The sand so white and sea so blue
        No mortal place at all

Break:

        strings/piano (arranged for guitar):

          B                     Ddim
          v     v     v     v     v     v     v     v
        |-11--------------------|-4-----7-----6-----7--|
        |-12----12--------------|-3-----6-----6-----6--|
        |-11-11-11----10----11--|-4-----7-----7-----7--|
        |-13----13-13-13----13--|-0-----0-----0-----0--|
        |-14----14----14----14--|----------------------|
        |-----------------------|----------------------|

         F#                    Adim              F#dim
          v     v     v     v    v     v     v     v
        |--9----6--------------|-------------------2--|
        |-11----7--------------|-4-----------6-----4--|
        |-11-11-6--6--5-----6--|-5-----------5-----2--|
        |-11----8-----8-----8--|-4-----------7-----4--|
        |--9----9-----9-----9--|-0-----------0-----3--|
        |----------------------|-------------------2--|

Verse 3:

        We fired the gun and burned the mast
        And rode from ship to shore
        The captain cried, we sailors wept
        Our tears were tears of joy

        Now many moons and many Junes
        Have passed since we made land
        And the salty dog, the seaman's log
        Your witness in my own hand

[repeat string/piano break; end on Db-5 w/seagulls]

-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

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