Your Song (Al Jarreau version released in 1976) www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tmsOJyRR94 Your Song Written by Bernie Taupin & Elton John Transcribed by Toni Rokka in April 2017 firstname.lastname@example.org Detune all strings a semi-tone to play along with ‘Your Song’ from the studio album, ‘Glow’, Chord names are relative to their shape in standard tuning. Letters in parenthesis i.e. (C) (E) or (Eb) indicate bass passing notes. Chord shapes used: A X0333O B/F# 221XOX A (7thpos) XO7655 B (7thpos) XX9877 Amaj7 (4thpos) XO7654 Bno5add4 X2X440 Amaj7 XO2224 Bsus4 X24400 A6sus2 X05560 Badd4 X24X4O A6 XO2222 B7 (2ndpos) X2424X A6 no3 XO42OO Bsus2 X24422 A/C# X4222X B7sus4 X2425X Abm7 464444 B/Eb O6447X B5 X244XX Cm#5 X3654X C#m X46654 E O7645O C#m7 X46454 E (no5) OX32XO E (4th pos) XX6454 E (7th pos) O7999X E5(7th pos) O799OO E/Bb 6X6454 E/B 7X6454 E/G# 422XXX Esus4add2 OX42OO F#m7 242222 F#5 (T2)44X2X (T2)=Thumb on 2nd fret [Intro] (piano chords transposed for guitar) This chord sequence is played twice before the ensemble joins in. E (4thpos), Amaj7 (4thpos), B (7thpos), A (5thpos) Guitar + Bass + ensemble E, Amaj7, B/Eb, Abm7, (E), (Eb), C#m, E/B, E/Bb, A6sus2 Ad lib scat vocals over this next chord sequence Bsus4 Bno5 Cm#5 C#m7 B/Eb E(7thPos) F#m7 A B7sus4 B7(2ndpos) [Bridge] Bass (single Notes) B Db E Db [Verse 1] E(no5) Amaj7 B/Eb Abm7 It's a little bit funny -------this feeling inside (C) C#m7 E/B E/Bb A6sus2 But I'm not one of those who can easily hide Bsus4 B Cm#5 C#m Oh I, well I don't have much money but……… boy, if I did (Eb)E(7thpos) A F#m7 A Badd4 B7sus4 Badd4 B5 I'd buy a big house where we both could live [Verse 2] E (no5) Amaj7 B/Eb Abm7(C)C#m7 If I was a sculptor but then again, no E/B E/Bb A6sus2 Or a man who makes potions in a traveling show Bsus4 Bno5add4 Cm#5 C#m (Eb)E Oh I, well I know it's not much but girl it's the best I can do F#m7 A E E(no5) You see, my gift is my song and this here one's for you, Esus4add2 Eno5 Ooh just for you [Chorus] B/F# C#m7 F#m7 A6 Amaj7 A6 And you can tell everybody that,- that this is your song B C#m7 F#5 A Oh words may be quite simple but now that it's done C#m7 E/B I hope you don't mind I hope you don't mind E/Bb A that I put down in words E/G# A A6(no3) B How wonderful - life is while you're in the world, yes girl Single Bass notes B C# E C [Bridge] (with ad lib scat vocals): E (no3) Amaj7 Eb/B A/C# Single Bass notes B C# E Db [Verse 3] E (no5) Amaj7 B/Eb Abm7 I sat on the roof, child, yes I did, and I kicked off the moss (C)C#m7 E/B E/Bb A6sus2 But a few of the verses, well they, well they got me quite cross, oh ho Bsus4 Bno5add4 Cm#5 C#m But the sun's been real kind while I wrote, wrote down this song (Eb)E A F#m7 A Badd4 B7sus4 Badd4 B5 You see, it's for people like you that really keep it turned on, on [Verse 4] E(no5) Amaj7 B/Eb Abm7 So please excuse my forgetting but these things I do, yeah (C)C#m7 E/B E/Bb A6sus2 Well you see, girl, I've forgotten if they're green or they're blue, Bsus4 Bno5add4 Cm#5 C#m Oh oh oh oh…well anyway, you know the thing is, Honey, what I really mean, (Eb)E F#m7 A E E(no5) Esus4add2 Eno5 Girl is that, well, yours are the sweetest eyes I believe I have ever seen Oh [Chorus] B/F# C#m7 F#m7 A6 Amaj7 A6 And you can tell everybody that this is your song, yes you can B C#m7 F#5 A Oh the words may be quite simple but, but now that it's done yes C#m7 E/B E/Bb A I hope you don't mind, don't mind that I put down in words E/G# A A6(no3) B How wonderful life is while you're in the world, N.C Let me sing the line one more time yeah, C#m7 E/B E/Bb A N.C I hope you don’t mind, hope you don’t mind that I put down in words, these sweet words, E/G# A A6(no3) E How wonderful life is Baby while you are in my world [Bridge] (with ad lib scat vocals): E (no3), Amaj7, Eb/B, F#m7, C#m7, E/B, E/Bb, A6sus2 [Additional Chorus] B Believe I sit here on the dock of the bay Cm#5 C#m watching the tide rolling away E F#m7 Said, I'll be thinking of you love A B/Eb Bsus2 sweet memories to all of you, all of you.