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 #115253  by jason_stanfield
 Sat Jun 23, 2012 3:18 pm
OK, here's my chord-only breakdown of "Lost Sailor"; please note the following:

(A) The "|" is a bar line; I'm counting this at the half-time feel of ~61 BPM;
(B) This is based on the studio cut from Go to Heaven, not a live version, and I recommend listening to that while following this chart;
(C) Odd chords are colored; see below for spelling;
(D) I'm a keyboardist, not a guitarist, so this may not be entirely guitar-friendly "tab";
(E) Adjust your browser's window if it compresses the text, or copy & paste into a text file.
(F) My email is in my signature; if you'd like a PDF chart that includes lyrics, I'll email it to you.

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Intro
| F#m7 ...... Gmaj7 … | F#m7 ...... Gmaj7 ... | F#m7 ...... Gmaj7 ... | F#m7 ...... B/F# ... |

Verse 1
| F#m7 ...... Gmaj7 .... | F#m7 ...... Gmaj7 .... | F#m7 ...... Gmaj7 .... | Em ….. Em ….. |
| .. F#m7 .... Gmaj7 ... | .. F#m7 .... Gmaj7 ... | .. F#m7 .... Gmaj7 ... | Em ..... Em ..... |

Chorus 1
| A ................... | D/F# ... D9 .......... | Em ............. | A ... A(b9) ... A7(#9) ... A(b9) ... |

Interlude
| F#m7 ..... Gmaj7 ..... | F#m7 ..... Gmaj7 ..... | F#m7 ..... Gmaj7 ..... | F#m7 ..... Gmaj7 ..... |

Verse 2

Chorus 2

Post-Chorus
| Bm ..... Em ... Bm ... | A ... A7/G ... E/G# ... E7(b9)/D ... |

Interlude
| A ..... A7/G ..... | F#m7 ..... Gmaj7 ..... | F#m7 ..... Gmaj7 ..... | F#m7 ..... Gmaj7 ..... | A ..... A7/G ..... |

Bridge
| G#m .......... Amaj7 ... | G#m .......... Amaj7 ... | G#m .......... Amaj7 ... | B(#11) ............. |
| G#m .......... Amaj7 ... | G#m .......... Amaj7 ... | G#m ... G#m(+5) ... G#m13 ... G#m7 ... | A ... A7/G ... E/G# ... E7(b9)/D ... |

Interlude
| A ..... A7/G ..... | F#m7 ..... Gmaj7 ..... | F#m7 ..... Gmaj7 ..... | F#m7 ..... Gmaj7 ..... | F#m7 ..... Gmaj7 ..... |

Verse 3 (Guitar Solo)

Chorus 3

Post-Chorus
| Bm ..... Em ... Bm ... | A ... A7/G ... E/G# ... E7(b9)/D ... (hold) |

Interlude - Jam
| A ..... A7/G ..... | F#m7 ..... Gmaj7 ..... | A ..... A7/G ..... | F#m7 ..... Gmaj7 ..... | (repeat as desired)
| A .................... |

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Here are the "strange" chords in the song; I'm only spelling them with the pertinent notes:

The end of the chorus:
A(b9) = A, Bb, E, A
A7(#9) = A, C#, E, G, C -- a.k.a. the "Hendrix Chord"

Bridge weirdness:

B(#11) = B, D#, F#, E# (or F)

G#m(+5) = G#, B, Dx (or E)
G#m13 = G#, B, E# (or F)

E7(b9)/D = D (in the bass), E, G#, B, F (nat.) ... this could also be a Dm13(b5), or a G#dim13, or some other bizarre chord, but E7(b9)/D works best for me.

Hope this helps!