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Like a Ship – Traveling Wilburys

04/09/2010

This beautiful song had been unknown for years, until 2007 when the two Wilbury records were rereleased. They did a wonderful job on it. Much better than on Maxine, another unreleased track, which sounded better on bootlegs.

INTRO:

Em D G  }x4
 


Em   D G    Em D   G    Em  D    G         Em D   G

Like a ship on the sea,     her love rose o...ver me


C    G C     C  G   C   Em  D    G        Em D   G

Like a ship on the sea,     her love rose o...ver me

G C   D       C  D   C

  Go ’way,       go ’way

Em D  G        Em D G

let me be.


Em   D G       Em  D    G     Em  D   G           Em  D   G

Like a weepin’ wi..llow tree,     her love hangs  o...ver me

C    D C       C   D    C     Em  D   G           Em D    G

Like a weepin’ wi..llow tree,     her love hangs  o...ver me

G C   D     C  D   C

  Go ’way,     go ’way

Em  D  G

let me    (be) *


G   D    G  G    D G    G  D   G

Hauntin' me like a ship on the sea


A#                F               C

  Standin’ on the white cliffs of dover

C         G        D

  Lookin’ out into space

A#        F                C

  Another channel to cross over

C         Cm       D

  Another dream to chase.


SOLO:

G

C       G

D  Am   G


A#             F        C

  The night is dark and dreary

C             G       D

  The wind is howling down

A#              F       C

  Your heart is hanging heavy

C                 Cm          D

  When your sweet love ain’t around.


Em   D G    Em D G     Em D   G       Em D   G

Like a leaf on a tree,    her love is shakin’ me

C    G C    C  G C     Em D   G       Em D   G

Like a leaf on a tree,    her love is shakin’ me

G C   D     C  D   C

  Go ’way,     go ’way

Em  D  G

let me    (be) *


G   D    G  G    D G    G  D   G

Hauntin' me like a ship on the sea

G    C D     C    D C

Like a leaf, like a ship

Em D   G

on the    (sea) *

G   D    G  G    D G    G  D   G

Hauntin' me like a ship on the sea

__________________________________

* - Dylan sings the words in brackets, but the rest of the group

have already started to sing the "Hauntin' me..." part.


Transcribed by Dawidsu & Janand (Dave & John)
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