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Lightfoot Gordon, Does Your Mother Know Chords (ver.1)

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Does Your Mother Know Chords (ver.1)

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                DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW   Time: 4/4 (sync)   Tenor: A   Bass: G
- Gordon Lightfoot, 1968, on: Did She Mention My Name, Key: A

INTRO:  7b  4   5  1

1                     *         4              6m
.... Does your mother know, you had to go some-day
1                     *         7b        4       3
.... Does your mother know that you would grow so fast
4              6m      3                  4               5      *
Anyway, that's all you think about, you'd call her if you could


        1m      1m7      6maj7         1m    1m7    6
But the letters that you write, in the faded winter light
     3         *           5m        *
Just tell her, ...... they tell her
            1m      4                  6      4
That you've got ten dollars and you'll be all right
         6       3                      6                   1
And when you get straight, you're gonna come back East some day


1                      *         4                6m
..... Does your mother know, you had a man in the West
1                     *         7b        4         3
.... Does your mother know, you drove him from your door
4              6m      3                  4               5       *
Anyway, that's all you think about, you'd call her if you could


1                     *        4                     6m
.... Does your mother know you walked all day in the rain
1                     *        7b        4          3
.... Does your mother know how deep your love could be
4              6m      3                  4               5       *
Anyway, that's all you think about, you'd call her if you could


        1m      1m7      6maj7         1m    1m7    6
But the letters that you write, in the faded winter light
     3         *           5m        *
Just tell her, ...... they tell her
            1m      4                 6          4
That you've got ten dollars, and your rent costs eight
         6       3                      6                   1
And when you get straight, you're gonna come back East some day


        1m      1m7      6maj7         1m    1m7    6
But the letters that you write, in the faded winter light
     3         *           1m6       *   7b  4   5  1
Just tell her, ...... they tell her


NOTES:
- Odd chords, is it a modal melody

SYMBOLS:
- Asterisk (*) =  new measure, play same chord
- Period (.)   =  1/8 note rest at start of a measure
- Underline(_) =  sustain note into next measure

CHORDS (Number System):
- The numbers are the notes of the diatonic scale (do-re-me-fa-so-la-ti-do)
- Play a song in any key from the same chart
     Common Keys  1    2    3    4    5    6    7
     Key of C:    C    D    E    F    G    A    B
     Key of D     D    E    F#   G    A    B    C#
     Key of G     G    A    B    C    D    E    F#
     Key of A     A    B    C#   D    E    F#   G#
            

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