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Into The Mystic

Van Morrison


Capo 3

 

Chord Guide

       32 1

C:    x32010

      3    4

G:    3x0003

       12

Em:   022000

      134211

F:    133211

 

Strum: D   B   D   D U   U D   D U D U

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Intro:  C (8)

C (8)
We were born before the wind, Also younger than the sun
G (4)                                                                                       C (4)
'Ere the bonny boat was won, as we sailed into the mystic
C (8)                     
Hark, now, hear the sailor's cry, smell the sea and feel the sky
G (4)                                                         C (4)

Let your soul and spirit fly into the mystic.
 
Em
(2)               F (2)
      When that foghorn blows,
    C (4)
I will be comin' home
Em (2)               F (2)
      When that foghorn blows,
               G (4)
I wanna hear it, I don't have to fear it

      C (8)
And I wanna rock you gypsy soul, just like way back in the days of old
G (4)                                                                        C (4)
      And magnificently we will float into the mystic

Instrumental Verse (1st two lines of 1st verse)

 
Em
(2)                      F (2)
      When that foghorn blows,
C (4)
       you know I will be comin' home
Em (2)         F (2)    
       And when that foghorn whistle blows,
G (4)
     I've gotta hear it, I don't have to fear it
                                                                       
      C (8)
And I wanna rock you gypsy soul, just like way back in the days of old
G (4)                                                                 C (4)
      And together  we will float into the mystic - 'Cmon girl!

Instrumental Verse (1st two lines of 1st verse)

                          G
(4)    C (hold)
Too late to stop now!


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