Lucinda Williams Guitar Chords & Tablature: "Sweet Old World"

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SWEET OLD WORLD (Lucinda Williams)
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[Key of E; capo 4.]


CHORDS [each chord is one measure]:

C   C
[intro]
             C                        Dm    G                 C
See what you lost when you left this world,   this sweet old world
         C                        Dm                G        G
What you lost when you left this world, this sweet old world
    C                    Dm        G              C
The breath from your own lips, the touch of fingertips
  C         Dm     G    G
A sweet and tender kiss
    C                   Dm     G                 C
The sound of a midnight train, wearing someone's ring
C       Dm        G       G
Someone calling your name
F     F            Em         Em 
  Somebody so warm     cradled in your arm
F             F                        G    G
  Didn't you think you were worth anything?

See what you lost when you left this world, this sweet old world
What you lost when you left this world, this sweet old world

Millions of us in love, promises made good
Your own flesh and blood
Looking for some truth, dancing with no shoes
The beat, the rhythm, the blues
The pounding of your heart's drum together with another one
Didn't you think anyone loved you?

See what you lost when you left this world, this sweet old world
What you lost when you left this world, this sweet old world


INDIVIDUAL NOTES:

 G   G    G   E    D    D   C    B     A       B     C    B    G
See what you lost when you left this world,   this sweet old world
 G    G   E    D    D   C    B     A     F     G    A    G
What you lost when you left this world, this sweet old world
 G    E     D    C    B   A     G    D   C   B  A  G
The breath from your own lips, the touch of fingertips
G  E\C   C   D  A  B\A\G 
A sweet and tender kiss
 G    E   D  D  C  B      A     D  C    B   A     G
The sound of a midnight train, wearing someone's ring
 E   C   D  A    C   B\A\G 
Someone calling your name
 C  C C  D   C        B  B   B   C   B 
Somebody so warm     cradled in your arm
 A  A   A   G F   F   F    F    G A  G
Didn't you think you were worth anything?



                                    A                A
                                  E ----------------|--------------0-|
                                  B ----------------|------0---2-3---|
SOLO (capo 2, not 4):             G --------------0-|--2-------------|
                                  D ----------2-4---|----------------|
                                  A ----------------|----------------|
                                  E +---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|
"...left this world, this sweet old world."
  D                Em               A                D
E 2---0-----------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B ------3---2--232|--------------2/|5-------3-2---20|----------------|
G ----------------|4---------------|----------------|2---------------|
D ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E +---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|

  D                Em               A                A
E --5--\2-3-0-2---|0---------------|----------------|----------------|
B --------------3-|----0-3---------|--------------0-|--2---3---2-0---|
G ----------------|----------------|------0---2-----|----------------|
D ----------------|----------------|--2-4-----------|----------------|
A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E +---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|

  G                G                F#m              F#m
E ----------------|----3-5-3-----7-|7---9~------5-7-|------------2---|
B ----------------|----------------|----------------|7---------------|
G 0---2-4---------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A [violin part arranged for guitar]|----------------|----------------|
E +---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|

  G                G                A                A                D
E ---/3-------3-5-|5-----7-7----\0-|0---------------|----------------|--
B ----------------|----------------|----------3-2-0-|----------------|--
G ----------------|----------------|----------------|2---------------|--
D ----------------|----------------|----------------|--------4-----2-|0-
A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|--
E +---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|--
                                                                  "Millions..."
********************************************************************************
                                    A                A
                                  E ----------------|--------------0-|
                                  B ----------------|------0---2-3---|
ENDING (again, capo 2):           G --------------0-|--2-------------|
                                  D ----------2-4---|----------------|
                                  A ----------------|----------------|
                                  E +---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|
"...left this world, this sweet old world."
  D                G                A                D
E 2---0-----------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B ------3---2-----|32--------------|--2/5---3-2---20|----------------|
G ----------------|--4-------------|----------------|2---------------|
D ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E +---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|

  D                G                A                A
E -/5/5/5---2-3-0-|2-----0---------|----------0-2-3-|5---------------|
B ----------------|----3-----------|----0-2-3-------|----------------|
G ----------------|----------------|--2-------------|----------------|
D ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A ----------------|----------------|[violin part arranged for guitar]|
E +---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|+---+---+---+---|



- transcribed by Adam Schneider, http://adamschneider.net/

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