Grand Funk Railroad - Closer To Home Chords & Tabs

 

Closer To Home Chords & Tabs

Grand Funk Railroad Chords & Tabs

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Closer To Home Chords

   
Closer To Home (I'm Your Captain)
Grand Funk Railroad
From the Album-"Closer To Home"
1970
Written by Mark Farner
Tabbed by Ray Scheidler



Intro (Play 4 Times)


E----------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------0------
G-------7-------5-------4----0--0---2----------
D---0-------0-------0--------------------------
A----------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------


Riff 1 (Twice)

  D5
E----------------------------------------------
B----------------------------------------------
G----------------------------------------------
D----------5---3---2---------------------------
A--5---5---------------5---5---3-----------3---
E----------------------------------5---5-------

  C5
E----------------------------------------------
B----------------------------------------------
G----------------------------------------------
D----------5---3---2---------------------------
A--5---5---------------5---5---3-----------3---
E----------------------------------5---5-------


Main Riff Throughout (Play 4 Times)

   D                        G
E--2---2---2---0---2---3----3---3---3----------
B--3---3---3---3---3---3-----------------------
G--2---2---2---2---2---2-----------------------
D----------------------------------------------
A---------------------------2---2---2----------
E---------------------------3---3---3----------


      D   G        D    G       D     G      D G
Everybody  listen to me  and return me  my ship

          D     G            D     G
I'm your captain   I'm your captain

            D     G         D  G   D  G  D  G
Though I'm feeling  mighty sick

           D      G          D     G         
I've been lost now  days uncounted

          D          G            D   G
And it's months since  I've seen home

         D     G          D     G
Can you hear me  can you hear me

   D   G       D  G   D  G
Or am I  all alone

             D     G        D       G
If you'll return me  to my home port

        D      G         D   G
I will kiss you  mother earth

         D      G          D      G
Take me back now  take me back now

        D  G        D   G  D  G
To the port  of my birth


E----------------------------------------------
B----------------------------------------------
G------12--10----------------------------------
D--12----------14--12--------------------------
A----------------------15--12--10--------------
E----------------------------------13--12--10--

[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/g/grand_funk_railroad/closer_to_home_crd.html ]
D           Bb
Am I in my cabin dreaming

D           Bb
Or are you really scheming

D           Bb             F  A
To take my ship away from me

 D            Bb
You'd better think about it

D             Bb
I just can't live without it

 D               Bb                F  A
So please don't take my ship from me  yeah yeah


(Riff 1 Twice)

(Main Riff 4 Times)


       D           G         D    G
I can feel the hand  of a stranger

         D        G              D  G
As it's tightening  around my throat

        D     G         D     G
Heaven help me  heaven help me

             D    G          D  G  D  G
Take this stranger  from my boat

          D     G           D     G
I'm your captain  I'm your captain

            D     G         D  G
Though I'm feeling  mighty sick

      D  G         D   G
Everybody  listen to me

       D     G      D
And return me  my ship

          D        G              D  G
I'm your captain  yeah yeah yeah yeah

          D        G              D  G
I'm your captain  yeah yeah yeah yeah



Interlude: D C  D C



Outro Riff #2 (Play 3 Times)


  D                         C
E-----------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------
G---------------------------------------0-------
D---------------0-------------------0-4---4-0---
A-0----0--4-------4---2--2--2-3-2-0-----------2-
E-----------------------------------------------
  I'm getting closer to my home


(Then below)


  D                         C    D C   C C C C
E-----------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------
G---------------0----------(2)------------------
D------0--4-------4---2--2----------------------
A-0---------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------
  I'm getting closer to my home


   D
E-----7--5--------------5--5-----7-----5--------
B-----------7--5-----7--------7-----7-----------
G--7--------------7-----------------------7-----
D-----------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------


   C
E--5--3--------3--3--3---------5--3-------------
B--------5--------------5------------5----------
G-----------5--------------5------------5--5----
D-----------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------


Outro: Riff #2 Ad Nauseum


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