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The Other Shore
Hank Card, Kristen Nelson Card, and Conrad Deisler

 

Chord Guide

      3    4

G:    3x0003

       32 1

C:    x32010

       12

Em:   022000

         132

D:    xx0232

        1 3

A7:   x02020

         213

D7:   xx0212

 

 

 

           G (½)        C (½)      G                G (½)   C (½)     G

As we reach the twilight hours of our fleeting earthly time

         G (½)     C (½)      Em (½)  D (½)  G (½)   C (½)  G
And know we will not see the sun tomorrow

              G (½)         C (½)      G                 C (½)       D (½)     G

We may think with deep regret of all the things we leave behind

      G (½)      C (½)         Em (½)  D (½)  G (½)   C (½)  G

But oh, my friends, do not give in to sorrow

 

           G (½)     C (½)    G                G (½)   C (½)     G

On the oth   -   er     shore, on the oth  -   er      shore

              G (½)     C (½)      G                       G (½)   A7 (½)      D7

We will reu   -    nite with all the things we ever   owned  before

       G (½)     C (½)     G                   G                      C

Our single socks will all be to their rightful pairs restored

           C                   G                     G (½)   D (½)     G

We'll meet all our possessions on the oth  -   er       shore

           G (½)        C (½)      G                        G (½)    C (½)     G

As we near those golden sidewalks floating on the clouds above

     G (½)     C (½)    Em (½)   D (½)  G (½)   C (½)  G

Assuming heaven   is our   destination

               G (½)      C (½)    G                       C (½)   D (½)     G

We may glance behind for one last look at everything we love

         G (½)   C (½)       Em (½)  D (½)  G (½)   C (½)  G

But truly    there's no call for reservations

 

           G (½)     C (½)    G                G (½)   C (½)     G

On the oth   -   er     shore, on the oth  -   er      shore

                 G (½)        C (½)    G                       G (½)   A7 (½)    D7

We'll have piles and piles of jeans we can't fit into     any  -   more

                 G (½)       C (½)  G                      G                       C

We'll wear all those crazy cowboy shirts we got from Fred Labour

            C                   G                     G (½)   D (½)     G

We'll meet all our possessions on the oth  -   er       shore

                G (½)        C (½)       G                           G (½  C (½)     G

We'll find books we bought in college and sold for half-price unread

         G (½)        C (½)      Em (½)  D (½)      G (½)   C (½)          G

And sacks and sacks of earring backs lost under someone's bed

         G (½)      C (½)      G                      C (½)    D (½)     G

And baseball cards and army men and model planes galore

        G (½)   C (½)   Em (½)  D (½)         G (½)   C (½)  G

And every   tiny    plastic  high-heel Barbie   ever wore

 

           G (½)     C (½)    G                G (½)   C (½)     G

On the oth   -   er     shore, on the oth  -   er      shore

                  G (½)  C (½)   G                    G (½)    A7 (½)    D7

We'll have giant storage units free of charge forever  -  more

                  G (½)   C (½)     G                     G                     C

Where our tax receipts will all be saved in bags upon the floor

           C                   G                     G (½)   D (½)     G

We'll meet all our possessions on the oth  -   er       shore

           G (½)     C (½)    G                G (½)   C (½)     G

On the oth   -   er     shore, on the oth  -   er      shore

                 G (½)      C (½)     G                G (½)   A7 (½)      D7

We'll find National Geo  -  graphics from 1974

        G (½)       C (½)     G                   G                 C

Our children's art will cover God's refrigerator     door

           C                   G                     G (½)   D (½)     G (hold)

We'll meet all our possessions on the oth  -   er       shore


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.