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Nickel Creek - Sweet Afton - Dadgad Tabs

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Sweet Afton - Dadgad Tabs

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Nickel Creek
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                I've seen the other DADGAD tabs of this song, and this sounded better to me.  
It sounds like it would blend better with the mandolin tab I posted.  It's also 
a little simpler to play.  Let me know what you think. Enjoy!


DADGAD Tuning
Capo 2nd Fret

  E  B  A  C#m  F#m  G#
--0--0--0---0----0---0------
--0--0--0---0----0---0------
--2--9--7---11---0---6------
--0--7--5---9----2---4------
--0--7--5---9----2---4------
--0--7--5---9----2---4------

Verse 1:
     E             B       A              E     E
Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes,
     C#m           B          A           E     E
Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise;
My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream,
Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream.

Verse 2:
Thou stock dove whose echo resounds thro' the glen,
Ye wild whistly blackbirds in yon thorny den,
Thou green crested lapwing, thy screaming forbear,
I charge you, disturb not my slumbering fair.

Chorus:
    C#m          B          A           E    E
How lofty, sweet Afton, thy neighboring hills,
    F#m             F#m        A             B    B
Far mark'd with the courses of clear winding rills;
      G#m     A         G#         C#m  B  A  E
There daily I wander as noon rises high, oooh,
    F#m          F#m          A         B     B
My flocks and my Mary's sweet cot in my eye.

Verse 3:
How pleasant thy banks and green valleys below, 
Where, wild in the woodlands, the primroses blow;
There oft, as mild evening sweeps over the lea,
The sweet-scented birk shades my Mary and me.

Chorus:
Thy crystal stream, Afton, how lovely it glides,
And winds by the cot where my Mary resides;
How wanton thy waters her snowy feet lave,
As, gathering sweet flowerets, she stems thy clear wave.

Verse 4:
Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes,
Flow gently, sweet river, the theme of my lays; 
My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream,
Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dreams.

            
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