Bob Dylan - Simple Twist Of Fate Guitar Chords

Bob Dylan

album rock, classic rock, folk, folk rock

Song versions: 1 2 3
Chords: G, C/G, Bm, G7, C, D/F#, Am, Csus4, G/B, D, F, Em
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                Simple Twist of Fate – Bob Dylan
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Bob Dylan
Simple Twist of Fate
(Bob Dylan)

Reording: Harvard Square Theatre, Cambridge, MA, November 20, 1975
Now on: "The Bootleg Series Vol. 05: Live 1975 - The Rolling Thunder Revue"

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CHORDS

     E-A-D-G-B-e
G    3-x-0-0-0-3
C/G  3-x-2-0-1-3
G7   3-x-0-0-0-1
D/F# 2-x-0-2-3-2

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[Intro]
| G   C/G G | G   C/G G|
| G   C/G G | G   C/G G|


[Verse 1]
G           C/G G    C/G G
 They sat toge  ther in  the park
Bm
 As the evening sky got dark
G7
 She looked at him and he felt a spark
C
Tingle to his bones
      C
'Twas then he felt alone
    G                D/F# C
And wished that he'd gone straight
    G           Am                     | G   C/G G | G   C/G G |
And watched out   for a simple twist of fate


[Verse 2]
G                         C/G  G
 They walked alone by the old canal
Bm
 A little confused, I remember well
G7
 And stopped into a strange hotel
       C            Am
With a neon burning bright
   C                    Am
He felt the heat of the night
         G  D/F#   C
Hit him ... like a freight train
G             Am              | G   C/G G | G   C/G G |
Moving with a simple twist of fate


[Verse 3]
  G                   C/G G
A saxophone someplace far-off played
Bm
 As she was walking on by the arcade
G7
 She heard the melody rise and fade
    C       Csus4  C
The sun was comin' up
              Am
She dropped a coin into the cup
     G         D/F#   C
Of a blind man at the gate
       G         Am                  | G   C/G G | G   C/G G |
And forgot about   a simple twist of fate


[Verse 4]
G            C/G G
 He woke up, she was gone
Bm
 He didn't see nothing but the dawn
G7
 He got outta bed and put his clothes back on
C                Am
 Pushed back the blinds
        C                 Am
Found a note sheet left behind
            G    D/F#        C
To which he just could not relate
G            Am              | G   C/G G | G   C/G G |
 All about a simple twist of fate


[Verse 5]
G             C/G G   C/G G
 He hears the ticking of the clocks
Bm
 And walks alone through the city blocks
G7
 Hunts her down by the waterfront docks
          C               Am
Where the sailors are all in
         C               Am
Maybe he spied her once again
         G   D/F#    C
How long ... must he wait?
G                    Am              | G   C/G G |
One more time, for a simple twist of fate


[Verse 6]
G
 People tell me it's a crime
Bm
 To know too much for too long a time
G7
 She should have caught me in my prime
C                           Am
 She would have stayed with me
           C            Am
Instead of going off to sea
            G  D/F#   C
And leaving me to meditate
G          Am             | G   C/G G |
 Upon that simple twist of fate


[Solo] harp
| G   C/G G   | C/G G C/G G      | Bm | % |
| G7 | % | C G/B | Am | C G/B | Am |
| G D/F# | C | G | D |
F    C  Em   D C    G
 (freely)

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