Dan Bern - Jerusalem Chords & Tabs


Jerusalem Chords & Tabs

Dan Bern Chords & Tabs

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Jerusalem Chords

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* Yes, I've finally done it. I guess all the harassment finally payed off
...Now you can stop bothering me. "

You don't have to but it sounds better to me if you add a capo to the 
1st fret...

transcribed by lester 

G :320003
C :x32013
@ :x54035 ( i don't know what to call this chord... so it's just "@" to me)
G/F# :200233  (use your thumb for the 2 on the thick E string)
Em/g :022033
D : 000232

Intro ( when you do the slide... keep the fingers on the strings 
and slide the whole hand to different frets.. you will notice 
that the chord patter is still the same...)

G.... C.. G.....C...G.... C slide @ slideback C.. 
G.. C slide @ slideback C.. G... +1 more time....  Gf....

G      			G/F#
When I tell you that I love you
      Em/g	   C	
Don't test my love
G              C     G
Accept my love don't test my love
      C             D                 G    C @ C G (always use the slide on C @ C)
Cause maybe I don't love you all that much

***These should be all the chords that you need... play around... you should 
be able to figure out the rest...most of the song is just going back and forth
from C to G... check out the audio wav file that I'm gonna 
upload in the audio files section of the website... for help...****

[ Tab from: https://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/d/dan_bern/jerusalem_crd.html ]
Don't ask what kind of music I'm gonna play tonight
Just stay awhile 
Hear for yourself awhile
And if you must put me in a box
Make sure it's a big box
With lots of windows
And a door to walk through
And a nice high chimney
So we can burn burn burn
Everything that we don't like 
And watch the ashes 
Fly up to Heaven
Maybe all the way to India
I'd like that

All the ancient kings came to my door
They said, "Do you want to be an ancient king too?"
I said, "Oh yes, very much
But I think my timing's wrong"
They said, "Time is relative
Or did you misread Einstien?"
I said, "Do you really mean it?"
They said, "What do you think we come here for
Our goddamn health or something?"

Everybody's waiting for the messiah
The Jews are waiting
The Christians are waiting
Also the Muslims
It's like everybody's waiting
They've been waiting a long time
I know how I hate to wait
Like even for a bus or something
An important phone call
So I can imagine 
How darned impatient
Everybody must be getting

So I think it's time now
Time to reveal myself
I am the Messiah
I am the Messiah
I am the Messiah

Yes, I think you heard me right
I am the Messiah
I was gonna wait till next year
Build up the suspense a little
Make it a really big surprise 
But I could not resist
It's like when you got a really big secret
You're just bursting to tell someone
It was kinda like that with this
And now that I've told you
I feel this great weight lifted
Dr. Nusbaum was right
He's my therapist
He said get it out in the open

I spent ten whole days in Jerusalem
Mmmm Jerusalem 
Sweet Jerusalem
And all I ate was olives 
Nothing but olives
Mountains of olives
It was a good ten days
I like olives
I like you too

So when I tell you that I love you
Don't test my love
Accept my love 
Don't test my love
'Cause maybe I don't love you all that much