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Bridge Over Troubled Water

Simon and Garfunkel

Capo 3:  Original version is in Eb--this is in Bb.


Chord Guide

      3    4

G:    3x0003

       32 1

C:    x32010

      T 321

F:    1x321x

        2 1

Am7:  x02010


D:    xx0232


D7:   xx0212

      3    1

G:    3x0001


A:    x02220


Em:   022000

       213 4

B7:   x21202


Intro:  / G - - - / C - - - / x2


                      G    C         G           C (½)        F (½)  

When you’re weary, feeling small,      when   tears are   

G            Am7         G (½)       C (½)  G (½)  C (½) 
 in your eyes, I will dry them all.

G (½)  Em (½)   D    D7                         G
   I’m    on your    side    when times get rough
G7                          C (½)    A (½)    D (½)

     And friends just can’t        be         found,


G7 (½)     C                G (½)     Em (½)

Like a      bridge over troubled   water

C (½)  B7 (½)    Em (½)
I will     lay me    down.

G7 (½)     C                G (½)     Em (½)

Like a      bridge over troubled   water
C (½)  D7 (½)   

I will     lay me   down.


Repeat Intro

                     G                C                                 G       C (½)   F (½)  
When you’re down and out, when you’re on the street, when       evening

G            Am7        G (½)       C (½)  G (½)  C (½) 

falls so hard, I will comfort you.
G (½)  Em (½)     D   D7                      G

    I’ll     take your  part  when darkness comes
G7                 C (½)  A (½)   D (½)

    And pain is all         a    -    round,



Repeat Intro

             G       C             G  C (½)   F (½)  
Sail on silvergirl, sail on by.    Your   time has

   G        Am7                  G (½)           C (½)  G (½)  C (½) 

come to shine, all your dreams are on their way.

G (½)  Em (½)    D      D7            G
See       how they  shine      if you need a friend

G7                   C (½)  A (½)    D (½)
      I’m sailing right      be    -    hind.

Chorus (sing "ease your mind" instead of "lay me down")


Repeat Intro


End on G

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.