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Blue Ridge Mountains

Fleet Foxes

 

Capo 6, double-drop-D tuning

 

Strum: B   D   D U D U

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Chord Guide:

Dm7(I)-000213

Dm13---000002

Dm7(II)-003210

Gm7----5x3333

Dmaj7----004224

Cadd9--x32010

Bb-----x13333

Am11---x02010

Fmaj13----33x210

 

 

Intro (one strum per chord): 

/ Dm7 (I) - - - / Dm13 - - - / Dm7 (II) - - - / Dm13 - - - / x2

 

Dm7 (I)   Dm13   Dm7 (II)        Dm13

Lie            down     with me, my    dear

Dm7 (I)   Dm13   Dm7 (II)        Dm13    Dm7 (I)   Dm13   Dm7 (II)   Dm13

Lie            down.

Dm7 (I)   Dm13   Dm7 (II)     Dm13

Under                    stormy         night,

Dm7 (I)   Dm13   Dm7 (II)     Dm13     Dm7 (I) (hold)

tell           no -       body.

(Start strumming):

/ Dm7 (I) - - - / Dm13 - - - / Dm7 (II) - - - / Dm13 - - - / x2

 

Dm7 (I)         Dm13              Dm7 (II)      Dm13
   My brother where do you intend to go tonight?

    Dm7 (I)           Dm13              Dm7 (II)        Dm13
I heard that you missed your connecting flight

           Gm7 (4)
to the blue ridge mountains, over near Tennessee.

 

/ Dm7 (I) - - - / Dm13 - - - / Dm7 (II) - - - / Dm13 - - - /

Dm7 (I)         Dm13              Dm7 (II)      Dm13
You're ever welcome with me any time you like,

          Dm7 (I)      Dm13         Dm7 (II)       Dm13
Let's drive to the country side, leave behind some green-eyed

 

Gm7 (4)                                                         Dm7 (I)       Dm13      Dm7 (II)      Dm13
look-a-likes, So no one gets worried, no.
     Gm7
(4)                                Dm7 (I)       Dm13      Dm7 (II)      Dm13
So no one gets worried, no.

(one strum per chord):

        Gm7             Dmaj7
But Sean don't get careless,

        Gm7              Dmaj7
I'm sure it'll be fine.

  Cadd9       Bb
I love you, I love you,

       Am11
Oh brother of mine.

 

(resume strumming): 

/ Bb - - - / x16

 

Chorus:
            Bb
(4)
In the quivering forest,

                  Cadd9 (4)
Where the shivering dog rests,

          Bb (4)
My good grandfather

             Fmaj13 (4)
Built a wooden nest.

 

            Bb (4)
And the river got frozen,

             Cadd9 (4)
And the home got snowed in,

          Bb (4)

And the yellow moon glowed bright,

             Fmaj13 (4)
To the morning light.

 

Bb                    Cadd9
Terrible am I child?

Bb                      Cadd9
Even if you don't mind,

Chorus

(hold each chord):

Bb                    Cadd9
Terrible am I child?

Bb                      Cadd9   Bb  Cadd9
Even if you don't mind,     No.

 

(one strum per chord): 

/ Dm7 (I) - - - / Dm13 - - - / Dm7 (II) - - - / Dm13 - - - / x2

 

End on Dm7 (I)


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.