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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.