10000 Maniacs - A Campfire Song Chords & Tabs


A Campfire Song Chords & Tabs

10000 Maniacs Chords & Tabs

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A Campfire Song Chords

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From: "Ben Weiss" 

The Maniacs apparently play this in D, which I find impossible to sing.  
This is how I play it (same changes, just transposed).

A CAMPFIRE SONG (10,000 Maniacs)
Words & music: Natalie Merchant

INTRO: G D/F# Em D C ... D G

(G)            D                   Em                     C

G             D                 C                D
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/0-9/10000_maniacs/a_campfire_song_crd.html ]
C               G              C          G        D
           C          G           C
                       G                  Em    D    (First ending: C  D G)

CHORUS: end with
        C    D           G
         Six deep in the grave

SOLO: Dsus4 D Cmaj9 Dsus4

            C                    Gmaj9   G/B  C             D    
BRIDGE: His oldest pain      
            C                    Gmaj9   G/B  C           D   
        His oldest pain      
           C               Gmaj9  G/B       C        G               C
        Oh no,                          
        D          G (go right into verse)
        Nor can he buy

CHORUS, then repeat chorus chords with "La la la..."

ENDING: Em      D       C       D      G