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Now Im Easy Tabs

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NOW I'M EASY    Time: 2/2 (syncopated)    Tenor: D    Bass: C
- Eric Bogle, on: Now I'm Easy
 
    1            17                 4       *
For nearly sixty years, I've been a cocky
   1                      *                          57        *
Of droughts and fires and floods, I've lived through plenty
          1                  17       4                 1
Yes, this country's dust and mud, has seen my tears and blood
         *           57               4    1
But it's nearly over now, and now I'm easy___
 
 
  1              17              4       *
I married a fine girl when I was twenty
        1              *                  57       *
But she died in giving birth when she was thirty
   1             17           4                1
No Flying Doctor then, just a gentle old black gin
         *           57               4    1
But it's nearly over now, and now I'm easy___
 
    1                17         4         *
She left me with two sons and a daughter
      1                   *                  57      *
And a bone-dry farm whose soil cried out for water
      1                  17              4                1
So my care was rough and ready, but they grew up fine and steady
         *           57               4    1
But it's nearly over now, and now I'm easy___
 
   1                17                  4         *
My daughter married young, and went her own way
   1               *            57       *
My sons lie buried by the Burma Railway
           1                 17        4            1
So on this land I've made my own, I've carried on a-lone
         *           57               4    1
But it's nearly over now, and now I'm easy___
 
City folks, these days, despise the cocky
Say with subsidies and all, we've had it easy
But there's no drought or starving stock, on your sewered suburban block
But it's nearly over now, and now I'm easy
 
ENDING: REPEAT FIRST VERSE
 
NOTES:
- Gin ("Jen"): an Australian aboriginal woman
- The term is now considered as derogatory as "squaw"
 
SYMBOLS:
- Asterisk (*) =  new measure, play same chord
- Period (.)   =  1/8 note rest at start of a measure
- Underline(_) =  sustain note into next measure

CHORDS (Nashville Number System):
- This system permits you to play a song in any key
- It uses the numeric relationships between chords in a given key
- The numbers are the notes of the diatonic scale (do-re-me-fa-so-la-ti-do)

     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 E     E    F#   G#   A    B    C#   D#
     Key of F     F    G    A    Bb   C    D    E 
     Key of G     G    A    B    C    D    E    F#
     Key of A     A    B    C#   D    E    F#   G#
     Key of Bb    Bb   C    D    Eb   F    G    A

- Use the "replace" feature of any text editor
- Most songs use four chords or less ( 1 > 5 > 4 > 6 )
- Beware: the number 7 could be the seventh scale note or a 7th chord
            
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