Marc Cohn - Olana Chords & Tabs

 

Olana Chords & Tabs

Marc Cohn Chords & Tabs

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Olana Chords

   
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Date: Sun, 26 Apr 1998 15:03:07 -0500
From: "Daniel J. Engel" 
Subject: c/cohn_marc/olana.crd

Title:   Olana
Artist:  Marc Cohn
Album:   Burning the Daze, track 7


Intro/Fill
--octave of melody line sounds nice :-)
--easier with two acoustic guitars

e--0-------3-------2-------3-------------------------|
B----------------------------------0-3---------------|
G^?-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
D----------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------|
   ^       ^       ^       ^       ^       ^

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v1
     C            G
They say my final masterpiece
    F                 C
Was this house on the hill
               G                D
High above the great and mighty river
   C                       G
My hand could not hold the brushes
       F               C
Yes, I guess I lost my will
        C                   G           D
And you can't keep painting paradise forever
   C
Oh forever

(Fill)
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/marc_cohn/olana_crd.html ]
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v2
         C          G
>From the Andes to Niagara
   F              C
To where we stand today
                    G            D
I drew the great creations of my Master
         C           G
'til the oil and the canvas
        F              C
Lord, I threw them all away
    C               G                   D
And traded them for stone and brick and plaster
                      C
I traded them all for you


__This part is sung in conjunction with the fill:__
C                                           G
Winter wind blows and the river lies frozen at my feet
(I traded them all for you)
C                                       G
Springtime come and the river wanna run above the street


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v3
    C              G
She came to me one night
            F             C
While I was tossing in my dreams
                       G         D
She said she'd give my family protection
    C                G
I recall the night I died
            F              C
Beneath her arches and her beams
                      G             D
I thanked her for the shelter and direction
                  C
I was lost until Olana


__This part is sung in conjunction with the fill:__
C                                      G
Sun beat down on a summertime town; he left me here
(I was lost until Olana)
C
Watching these hills turning gold for one more year


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    F                           Am
Oh, I've been from Jerusalem to Rome
        F                                    Am
Now I'm floating through these rooms tonight alone
    F
And looking back on everything
C          D            C
All I ever wanted was a home


__This part is sung in conjunction with the fill:__
I was lost until Olana
How sweet the sound
How sweet the sound

N.C.
They say my final masterpiece
Was this house upon a hill


Tabbed by:
   Dan Engel
   Gustavus Adolphus College
   
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