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Solsbury hill  Peter Gabriel


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#From rpaley1@cc.swarthmore.edu (Bob Paley)#Date: Fri, 30 Apr 1993 18:28:39 GMT#Earlier this week I posted a request for Peter Gabriel's "Solsbury Hill",#there. (Thanks everyone!) It turns out that though the chords on "nevada"#Also, the display of the chords over the lyrics was misleading. So, I#'/pub/music/lyrics/g/gabriel.peter/volume.1'....I made some real minor##rather than the second. It makes it sound a lot better! The chords of the#finger-picked, but I do better flat-picking quickly...), and the chords of#phrase. (The vertical bars represent phrases, not actual measures).#Intro:# Section A (1X) Section B (5X) to#
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            [G]     [C)(G]        [C]    [G)(D]       [C] [G] [C)(G)(D] [G]      [D]     [G]     Climbing up on Solsbury H[G]ill
                I could see the city lig[Em]hts
          Wind was blowing, time stood s[Em]till
                 Eagle flew out of the n[G]ight
He was something to observe
              Came in close, I heard a v[Em]oice
Standing stretching every nerve
                           Had to listen[Cmaj7] had no[D] choice  [Cmaj7]I did not believe the
information
              ([D]I) just had to t[Cmaj7]rust imagination
               M[D]y heart g[Cmaj7]oing boom boom boom
"Son," he said "Grab your things, I've come to take you
home."
Instrumental: Section A (1X), then Section B (1X)
To keep in silence I resigned
My friends would think I was a nut
Turning water into wine
Open doors would soon be shut
So I went from day to day
Tho' my life was in a rut
'Til I thought of what I'd say
Which connection I should cut
I was feeling part of the scenery
I walked right out of the machinery
My heart going boom boom boom
"Hey" he said "Grab your things
I've come to take you home."
Instrumental: Section A (1X), then Section B (1X)
When illusion spin her net
I'm never where I want to be
And liberty she pirouette
When I think that I am free
Watched by empty silhouettes
Who close their eyes but still can see
No on taught them etiquette
I will show another me
Today I don't need a replacement
I'll tell them what the smile on my face meant
My heart going boom boom boom
"Hey" I said "You can keep my things,
they've come to take me home."
etc.....
Bob Paley
rpaley1@cc.swarthmore.edu
Submitted by jkr@ifi.uio.no
SOLSBURY HILL - Gabriel
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Intro: A E
Climbing up on Solsbury H[A]ill
I could see the city lig[F#m]hts
Wind was blowing, time stood s[F#m]till
Eagle flew out of the n[A]ight[E]
He was something to obs[A]erve[E]
Came in close; I heard a vo[F#m]ice
Standing, stretching every ne[F#m]rve
I had to listen; had no ch[Dmaj7]oice
I [E]did not be[Dmaj7]lieve the informat[Dmaj7]ion
J[E]ust had to t[Dmaj7]rust imaginati[Bm9-7]on
My [E]heart going [Dmaj7]boom boom boom
Dmaj7 D(Hm) A Esus4 E (D the intro)
Son, he said, grab your things I've come to take you home
To keep in silence I resigned
My friends would think I was a nut
Turning water into wine
Open doors would soon be shut
So I went from day to day
Though my life was in a rut
Till I thought of what I'd say
And which connection I should cut
I was feeling part of the scenery
I walked right out of the machinery
My heart going boom boom boom
Son, he said, grab your things I've come to take you home
When illusion spin her net
I'm never where I want to be
And liberty she pirouette
When I think that I am free
Watched by empty silhouettes
Who close their eyes but still can see
No one taught them etiquette
So I will show another me
Today I don't need a replacement
I'll show them what the smile on my face meant
My heart going boom boom boom
Hey, I said, you can keep my things they've come to take me home
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Solsbury Hill (Peter Gabriel)
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Intro:
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[E/B]    [B]  [E/B]    [B]  [Gb/B]     The Rest:
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                                [B]  [Gb/B]  [B-B]        Climbing up on Solsbury Hill
                                [B]  [Gb/B]  [B-B]           I could see the city lights
                                [Abm]    [Gb/Ab] [Abm-Abm]  A wind was blowing time stood still
                                [Abm]    [Gb/Ab] [Abm-Abm]          Eagle flew out of the night
                                [B]  [Gb/B]  [B-B]            He was something to observe
                                [B]  [Gb/B]  [B-B]       Came in close, I heard a voice
                                [Abm]    [Gb/Ab] [Abm-Abm]      Standing stretching every nerve
                                [Abm]    [Gb/Ab] [Abm-Abm]      I had to listen, I had no choice
                                [Abm/E]     I did not   believe the information
[Gb/E]      [Abm/E-Abm/E]                         [Abm/E]     I just had   to trust   imagination
[Gb/E]       [Abm/E-Abm/E]                        [Abm/Db]     My heart going          boom-boom-boom
[Gb/Db]         [Abm/Db-Abm/Db]               "Son", he said,
[Abm/Db]       [Gb/Db]         [Abm/Db]        "Grab your things, I've come to take you home"
[Dbm]           [Ebm]             [E]        [Db]   [E/B](intro)
To keep in silence I resigned,
My friends would think I was a nut,
Turning water into wine,
Open doors would soon be shut,
So I went from day to day,
Though my life was in a rut,
'Til I thought of what I'd say,
Which connection I should cut,
I was feeling part of the scenery,
I walked right out of the machinery,
My heart going boom-boom-boom,
"Son", he said, "Grab your things, I've come to take you home".
(intro)
When illusion spin her net,
I'm never where I want to be,
And liberty she pirouette,
When I think that I am free,
Watched by empty silhouettes,
Who close their eyes, but still can see,
Noone taught them etiquette,
I will show another me,
Today I don't need a replacement,
I'll show them what the smile on my face meant,
My heart going boom-boom-boom,
"Hey", I said, "You can keep my things, they've come to take me home".
(intro to end)
Ending:
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