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Submitted by: JonathanT

The Coming Rains
by Bruce Cockburn
from “The Charity Of Night”

Tablature by Jonathan Tieszen and Steve Meger
Tuning  F A C G C F
Chords:
F			0 3 0 2 0 0
F6sus2		0 5 5 0 0 0
Fsus4add9		0 1 0 0 0 0
Dm7#5		0 5 0 3 0 0
Fsus2		0 3 0 0 0 0
Cadd11		7 7 0 0 0 0
Dm9			9 8 9 9 0 0
A#add9		5 5 5 5 0 0
Gm7add11		2 1 2 0 0 0
Fmaj7sus2		0 7 7 0 0 0
C#dim		0 4 4 0 4 0
Dm9			0 5 5 0 5 0
Bmb6b5		0 2 2 0 2 0
Bbm5			5 4 5 0 5 0

Intro:
    F                         F6sus2
     ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
f| |-----------------0---0---0---0-|-------------------------------| |
c| |-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0-------------| |
G|4|-----------------2---2---2---2-|-----x-----------0-------------|4|
C|4|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----x-------4-s-5---5---5-p-0-|4|
A| |-----------------3---3---3---3-|-----x-------4-s-5---5---5-p-0-| |
F| |-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0---------------------| |
                                                                All 
Verse:
Coda F                           Fsus4add9
    ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------2-------2---2-|-----0-------0---0-------0---0-|
|-----------------0-------0---0-|-----0-------0---0-------0---0-|
|-----------------3-------3---3-|-----1-------1---1-------1---1-|
|-0------0----------------------|-0-------0---------------------|
  day   the      mountains       rose     behind         the     
   

 Dm7#5                            F                     Fsus4add9
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----3-------3---3-------3---3-|-----2-------2---2-------0-----|
|-----0-------0---0-------0---0-|-----0-------0---0-------0-----|          
|-----5-------5---5-------5---5-|-----3-------3---3-------1-----|
|-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0---------------------|
  veil    of     smoke      from  burn   ing  fields....... 


  F
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------------------0-|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------0-|-----------------0-------0---0-|
|-----------------0---2---0---2-|-----------------2-------2---2-|
|-----------------0---0---0-----|-----------------0-------0---0-|
|-----------------3---3---3-----|-----------------3-------3---3-|
|-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0-------0-------0---0-|


  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------------------0-|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------0-|-----------------0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------0---2---0---2-|-----------------2---2---2---2-|
|-----------------0---0---0-----|-----------------0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------3---3---3-----|-----------------3---3---3---3-|
|-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0-------0---0---0---0-|
                                                             And


  F                               Fsus4add9
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----2-------2---2-------2---2-|-----0-------0---0-------0---0-|
|-----0-------0---0-------0---0-|-----0-------0---0-------0---0-|
|-----3-------3---3-------3---3-|-----1-------1---1-------1---1-|
|-0------0----------------------|-0-------0---------------------|
 road   dust     dye........ing  black   skin    bronze....  and


  Dm7#5                           F                     Fsus4add9
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----3-------3---3-------3---3-|-----2-------2---2-------0-----|
|-----0-------0---0-------0---0-|-----0-------0---0-------0-----|          
|-----5-------5---5-------5---5-|-----3-------3---3-------1-----|
|-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0---------------------|
  the road   rol....ling   like  a  ro.....ugh   sea.........


  F
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------------------0-|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------0-|-----------------0-------0---0-|
|-----------------0---2---0---2-|-----------------2-------2---2-|
|-----------------0---0---0-----|-----------------0-------0---0-|
|-----------------3---3---3-----|-----------------3-------3---3-|
|-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0-------0-------0---0-|







  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------------------0-|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------0-|-----------------0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------0---2---0---2-|-----------------2---2---2---2-|
|-----------------0---0---0-----|-----------------0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------3---3---3-----|-----------------3---3---3---3-|
|-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0-------0---0---0---0-|
                                                             It’s 



 Cadd11                         
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0-------0---0-|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0-------0---0-|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----0-------0---0-------0---0-|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----0-------0---0-------0---0-|
|-----------------7---7---7---7-|-----7-------7---7-------7---7-|
|-7-------7---------------------|-7-------7---------------------|
    qui.....et      now        just crickets       and       a


                                                                  Dm9
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----9-------9---9---9---9---9-|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----9-------9---9---9---9---9-|
|-----------------7---7---7---7-|-----8-------8-----------------|
|-7-------7---------------------|-9-------9---------------------|
  dog    fight    some   where    in      the     far        aw..  
   

 A#add9
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-------------0---0---0---0---0-|-----------------0-------0---0-|
|-------------0---0---0---0---0-|-----------------0-------0---0-|
|-------------5---5---5---5---5-|-----5-------5---5-------5---5-|
|-------------5---5---5---5---5-|-----5-------5---5-------5---5-|
|-------------5---5---5---5---5-|-----5-------5-----------------|
|-5-------5---------------------|-5-------5---------------------|
 ay...........


  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-------------0---0---0---0---0-|-----------------0---0---0---0-|
|-------------0---0---0---0---0-|-----------------0---0---0---0-|
|-------------5---5---5---5---5-|-----5-------5---5---5---5---5-|
|-------------5---5---5---5---5-|-----5-------5---5---5---5---5-|
|-------------5---5---5---5---5-|-----5-------5-----------------|
|-5-------5---------------------|-5-------5---------------------|
                                                          In  my    






  F                            Fsus4. Dm7#5   F
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------2-------2---2-|-0/s/3-------2-----------2---2-|
|-----------------0-------0---0-|-0---0-------0-----------0---0-|
|-----------------3-------3---3-|-1/s/5-------3-----------3---3-|
|-0-------0---------------------|-------------------------------|
  he.....art  I  hold       your pho  to....graph         and the

  _______________________________________________________________
|1. Gm7add11                                              
| ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------------------0-|-----0-------0---0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------------------0-|-----0-------0---0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------------------0-|-----0-------0---0---0---0---0-|
|-2-------2-------2---0---2-----|-------------------------------|
|-1-------1-------1---0---1-----|-------------------------------|
|-2-------2-------2---0---2-----|-------------------------------|
 thought  of      you   comes on  like    the     feel   of the 

______________________________________________________
|   F                        F6sus2
|   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
| |-----------------0---0---0---0-|-------------------------------| |
| |-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0-------------| |
|4|-----------------2---2---2---2-|-----x-----------0-------------|4|
|4|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----x-------4-s-5---5---5-p-0-|4|
| |-----------------3---3---3---3-|-----x-------4-s-5---5---5-p-0-| |
| |-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0---------------------| |
   coming          rains

_______________________________________________________________
|2. Gm7add11
| ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------------------0-|-------------------------0---0-|
|-----------------------------0-|-------------------------0---0-|
|-----------------------------0-|-------------------------0---0-|
|-2-------2-------2---0---2-----|-------------------------------|
|-1-------1-------1---0---1-----|-------------------------------|
|-2-------2-------2---0---2-----|-------------------------------|
 thought  of     you    comes on  like    the    feel     of the 

__________________________________________________________________
|   F                              F6sus2
|   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
| |-----------------0---0---0---0-|-------------------------------|
| |-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0-------------|
|*|-----------------2---2---2---2-|-----x-----------0-------------|
|*|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----x-------4-s-5---5---5-p-0-|
| |-----------------3---3---3---3-|-----x-------4-s-5---5---5-p-0-|
| |-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0---------------------|
   coming          rains (1st time only)






__________________________________________________________________
| F
| ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0---0---0---0-| |
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0---0---0---0-| |
|-----------------2---2---2---2-|-----2-------2---2---2---2---2-|*|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----0-------0---0---0---0---0-|*|
|-----------------3---3---3---3-|-----3-------3---3---3---3---3-| |
|-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0---------------------| |

  _______________________________________________________________
|3., 4. Gm7add11                                              
|  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------------------0-|-----0-------0---0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------------------0-|-----0-------0---0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------------------0-|-----0-------0---0---0---0---0-|
|-2-------2-------2---0---2-----|-------------------------------|
|-1-------1-------1---0---1-----|-------------------------------|
|-2-------2-------2---0---2-----|-------------------------------|
  thought of     you    comes on  like   the     feel    of the

_________________________________________________________________
| F                              F6sus2
| ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-------------------------------|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0-------------|
|-----------------2---2---2---2-|-----x-----------0-------------|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----x-------4-s-5---5---5-p-0-|
|-----------------3---3---3---3-|-----x-------4-s-5---5---5-p-0-|
|-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0---------------------|
 coming         rains (lyrics 4th verse only)
_________________________________________________________________
|  F                                                           @
| ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------2---2---2---2-|-----2-------2---2---2---2---2-|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----0-------0---0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------3---3---3---3-|-----3-------3---3---3---3---3-|
|-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0---------------------|
                                             (3rd verse) In the 
                                             (4th verse) and the
Bridge:

 Fmaj7-3
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-------------------------------|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-------------------------------|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----0-------0-------0---0-----|
|-----------------7---7---7---7-|-----7-------7-------7---7-----|
|-----------------7---7---7---7-|-----7-------7-------7---7-----|
|-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0---------------------|
 to.......wn     ne.......on      flickers       in      the




  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0---0---0---0-|
|-----0-------0---0---0---0---0-|-----0-------0---0---0---0---0-|
|-----7-------7---7---7---7---7-|-----7-------7---7---7---7---7-|
|-----7-------7---7---7---7---7-|-----7-------7---7---7---7---7-|
|-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0---------------------|
 ruins


 C#dim
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|---------------------0-------0-|
|-----------------4---4---4---4-|-----------------4---4---4---4-|
|-----0-------0---0---0---0---0-|-----0-------0---0---0---0---0-|
|-----4-------4---4---4---4---4-|-----4-------4---4---4---4---4-|
|-----4-------4---4---4---4---4-|-----4-------4---4---4---4---4-|
|-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0---------------------|
  seven           crows          swoop   past    the    lucious

  Dm9
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------5---5---5---5-|-----------------5---5---5---5-|
|----0--------0---0---0---0---0-|-----0-------0---0---0---0---0-|
|----5--------5---5---5---5---5-|-----5-------5---5---5---5---5-|
|----5--------5---5---5---5---5-|-----5-------5---5---5---5---5-|
|-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0---------------------|
 moon

 Bmb6b5
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------2---2---2---2-|-----2-------2---2---2---2---2-|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----0-------0---0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------2---2---2---2-|-----2-------2---2---2---2---2-|
|-2-------2---------------------|-2-------2---------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 If   I   had    wings   like    those          there’d   be no 
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|------2------2---------------2-|-----2---2---2---2---2---2---2-|
|------0------0---------------0-|-----0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|
|------2------2---------------2-|-----2---2---2---2---2---2---2-|
|-2-------2-------0---1-h-2-----|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 waiting                                          I’d   come


 Bbm6
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------1---1---1---1-|-----1-------1---1---1---1---1-|
|-0-------0-------0---0---0---0-|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|
|-1-------1-------1---1---1---1-|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1-|
|-1-------1-------1---1---1---1-|-1-------1-------1---1---1---1-|
|-------------- ----------------|-------------------------------|
  panting         to      your    door        and slide   like

 
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----1-------1-------1-------1-|-----1-------1-------1-------1-|
|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|
|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1-|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1-|
|-1-------1-------1-------1-----|-1-------1-------1-------1-----|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
           s      smoke   in  to  your       room..............  

  
    F                       F6sus2            D.S. al Coda
     ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
f| |-----------------0---0---0---0-|-------------------------------| |
c| |-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0-------------| |
G|4|-----------------2---2---2---2-|-----x-----------0-------------|4|
C|4|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----x-------4-s-5---5---5-p-0-|4|
A| |-----------------3---3---3---3-|-----x-------4-s-5---5---5-p-0-| |
F| |-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0---------------------| |
                                                                All 


@ F                            Fsus4. Dm7#5   F
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------2-------2---2-|-0/s/3-------2-----------2---2-|
|-----------------0-------0---0-|-0---0-------0-----------0---0-|
|-----------------3-------3---3-|-1/s/5-------3-----------3---3-|
|-0-------0---------------------|-------------------------------|
 time           for    planting’s coming     soon        and the


 Gm7add11                                              
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------------------0-|-------------------------0---0-|
|-----------------------------0-|-------------------------0---0-|
|-----------------------------0-|-------------------------0---0-|
|-2-------2-------2---0---2-----|-------------------------------|
|-1-------1-------1---0---1-----|-------------------------------|
|-2-------2-------2---0---2-----|-------------------------------|
thought of       you    comes on  like   the     feel     of the  

  F                              F6sus2
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-------------------------------|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0-------------|
|-----------------2---2---2---2-|-----x-----------0-------------|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----x-------4-s-5---5---5-p-0-|
|-----------------3---3---3---3-|-----x-------4-s-5---5---5-p-0-|
|-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0---------------------|
 coming          rains






  F
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----------------0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------2---2---2---2-|-----2-------2---2---2---2---2-|
|-----------------0---0---0---0-|-----0-------0---0---0---0---0-|
|-----------------3---3---3---3-|-----3-------3---3---3---3---3-|
|-0-------0---------------------|-0-------0---------------------|


  F                            Fsus4. Dm7#5   F
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------2-------2---2-|-0/s/3-------2-----------2---2-|
|-----------------0-------0---0-|-0---0-------0-----------0---0-|
|-----------------3-------3---3-|-1/s/5-------3-----------3---3-|
|-0-------0---------------------|-------------------------------|

 
 Gm7add11                                              
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-----------------------------0-|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------0-|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------0-|-------------------------------|
|-2-------2-------2---0---2-----|-------------------------------|
|-1-------1-------1---0---1-----|-------------------------------|
|-2-------2-------2---0---2-----|-------------------------------|


  F                          
  ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .   ,   .    
|-0-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-0-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-2-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-0-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-3-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-0-----------------------------|-------------------------------|

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