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Indigo Girls, The Water Is Wide Tabs (ver.1)

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The Water Is Wide Tabs (ver.1)

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The Water is Wide (traditional)
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This is the Indigo Girls' version with
Bonnie Raitt (sp?), and pretty much the
same as the Indigo Purple Parrot version.

chords:
A     x0222x
A5    x02200
Esus  x2220x
E     x2210x


Picking Pattern
e ------------------------------
B -------2-3-2----------2---2---
G -----2-------2------2---2---2-
D ---2--------------2-----------
A -0--------------0-------------
E ------------------------------

The above diagram depicts the picking pattern
used for the entire song, using the "A" chord
as an example.  Just play the correct strings
in the right order with each chord, and
voila!, you have yourself this song.

*verse one*
A
the water is wide, I can't cross over
    A5      Esus
and neither I
           E
have wings to fly
          A5   A
give me a boat that can carry two
A
And we both shall row, my love and I

*verse two*
A
my love is gentle, and love is kind
             A5   Esus
the sweetest flower
              E
when first it blooms
               A5   A
but love grows old
A
and waxes cold
A
and fades away like morning dew

*verse three*
A
there is a ship that sails the sea
             A5
she's loaded deep
Esus        E
as deep can be
A5         A
but not as deep as the love I made
A
I know not how to sink or swim

*play one full verse as this is The Bridge*

*verse four*
A
the water is wide, I can't cross over
    A5      Esus
and neither I
              E
have wings to fly
          A5
give me a boat
A
that can carry two
A
and both shall row, my love and I
A
and both shall row
A
my love and I

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