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Chapman, Steven Curtis - Lord Of The Dance (Abbey Road Version)

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Lord of the Dance (Abbey Road Version)
Steven Curtis Chapman
CD: Greatest Hits
c1996 Sparrow Song
Tab: Steve Cruickshank (postlambjam@hotmail.com)

Guitars are tuned down a whole step, with the low string dropped to C
(CGCFAD low to high).


Intro: (acoustic plays the whole thing through once,
then electric comes in for second time through)

D-1-------------------------------------------------------------
A--3-----------------------------------------------------/6p3---
F---2--------------------------------------------2p0------------
C----0-------0--------0-3----------------0-5p3p0-----3p0--------
G-----0--0h3--h3-3/5------5----------0h3------------------------
C------0----------------------0h3-0-----------------------------

D---------------------------------------------------------------
A---------------------------------------------------------------
F---------------------------------------------------------------
C----------0--------0-3----------------0-5p3p0------------------
G------0h3--h3-3/5------5----------0h3---------3h5-3------------
C---0----------------------0h3-0---------------------3h5-3-0----



Verse(palm-mute):

D----------------------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------------------
F----0---0-------0---0-----------------5-5-5---------------------
C--3---3---3---5---5---5-7-8-8-8-8-8---5---5-------0-------------
G--3---3---3---5---5---5-7-8---8---8---3---3---0h3--h3-----------
C--3---3---3---5---5---5-7-8---8---8-------------------2b--------
---F           G           Bb          C

D----------------------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------1---1----------------1--
F----5---5-----3-3-3-3-3---------------2---2---2--------------2--
C--0---0---0---3---3---3---3-3-3-3-3---2---2---2---3-3-3-3-3--2--
G--0---0---0---1---1---1---3---3---3---0---0---0---3---3---3--0--
C--0---0---0---------------3---3---3---------------3---3---3-----
---Dm          Bb          F           Am          F          Am


F                            G     Bb                   C
On the banks of the Tennesse river, in a small Kentucky town
Dm                         Bb
I drew my first breath one cold November morning
F                                       Am
And before my feet had even touched the ground
F                                        Am
With the doctors and the nurses standing round
Dm                 [intro riff]
I started to dance


Little boy full of wide-eyed wonder
Footloose and fancy-free
But it would happen, as it does for every dancer
That I stumbled on a truth I could not see
And find a longing deep inside of me


Chorus:
Dm
I am the heart, I need the heartbeat
Bb
I am the eyes, I need the sight
G                      Bb             C
And I see clearly I am just the body, I need the life
Dm
I move my feet and go through the motions
Bb
But who gives purpose to chance
G                  Bb       C           Dm   [Intro riff]
I am the dancer, I need the lord of the dance


Verse 2: (background stuff)
D--------------------------------------------------------------------------
A---13b15------------------------------------------------------------------
F---------12b14-------------------12----14----9b----------13b14---10b11----
C---------------13b15-13b15-12-------------------9b---------------------12-
G---------------------------------------------------11b--------------------
C--------------------------------------------------------------------------
 F  G                       Bb    C     Dm    Bb    F     Am      F       Am



Bridge:

D  F C   D  F C


Acoustic: (left side)
D------------------------------------------------------------
A------------------------------------------------------------
F---------7--9--11-11/12--11----------7--9-------------------
C---7/10------------------------7/10--------x-8--x-10--------
G---------5--7---9--9/10---9----------5--7--x-8--x-10--------
C---7/10------------------------7/10--------x-8--x-10--------

Electric: (right side)
D------------------------------------------------------------
A------------------------------------------------------------
F--------------------------------x-3--x-5--------------------
C-------0-2--4-4-5-4~~------0-2--x-3--x-5--------------------
G---0-3-----------------0-3------x-1--x-3--------------------
C------------------------------------------------------------


Ending: Bb C Dm   Bb C Dm   Bb C Bb C Bb C Dm


Chorus chords:
Dm   000231
Bb   x13331
G    x55433 or x20033
C    x32010

Steven and his band did this song totally live, without any editing or
dubbing or looping which I found impressive

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