Midnight Oil - In The Valley Chords & Tabs

 

In The Valley Chords & Tabs

Midnight Oil Chords & Tabs

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In The Valley Chords

   
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Subject: IN THE VALLEY - Oils
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Date: Mon, 4 Oct 1993 08:53:29 GMT


In the valley - Oils


The notation C(g" f" e" d" C") means you play C major plus the line
g" f" e" d" c", where g" means the note g on the upper E string etc.
Well, listen to the song and you know what I mean.

C C(g" f" e" d" C") a

C C(g" f" e" d" C") a g

C C(g" f" e" d" C") a g C d f f(g")
                              ^^^^^ is this one called F2?


     C                              f
My grandfather went down with the Montevideo
        C                   f
Rising sun sent him floating to his rest
         C                  a              d               f
And his wife fled south to Sydney seeking out safe harbour
   C                         a             d            f
A north shore matron she became with some paying guests
    C                         f
My father went down with the curse of big cities
          C                          f
Traffic tolls and deadlines took him to his peace
    C                 a                 d                 f
Now Bob Dyer glued us to our seats and lawns were always victa neat
      C                   a
Whilst menzies fawned at royal feet
d                f f(d")          f   f(g")
I'm sure you remember, do you remember

[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/midnight_oil/in_the_valley_crd.html ]
C       f        C            f        a   g
In the valley I walk, in the valley I walk
C       f        C  a  Bb       f       C
In the valley I walk, who will take me there
C       f        g           C            f
In the valley I walk, cold comfort I can hear you talk
C       f        a     Bb       f        g
In the valley I walk, who will take me there.


(play intro part)

         C                          f
When my mother went down it was a stiff arm from hades
          C                            f
Life surprises and tears you like the southerly
           C             a               d                  f
She always welcomed the strange, always welcomed the stranger
C                 a    d             f     f(d")  f           f(g")
I don't see too many around like this, oh no not many like this


                    Bb        f       g
Chorus:       ...I took some comfort there
C       f        g   C                    f
In the valley I walk, oh rough justice I hear you talk
C       f        a       Bb      f     g        Bb      f     g
In the valley I walk to meet my water shed, to meet my water shed
   Bb      f     d
I meet my water shed


                g
I hope virtue brings its own reward
    d                               g
And I hope the pen is mightier than any sword
d                     h
I hope the kids will take it slow
e                   g                   Bb f g f
I hope my country claims its own, yes I do


C       f        C                                 f            a
In the valley I walk, I cried, yes I cried, I was down then I crawled
C        f   a              Bb     f        g
Mercy's arms all around me when I was down there
C        f       a    C               f        a
In the valley I walk, do you read me they can hear me
C               a  |: f g f f(g") :| C
In the valley
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