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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

             132

    D:    xx0232

             213

    D7:   xx0212

          3    1

    G:    3x0001

            123

    A:    x02220

           12

    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,

    Chorus:

    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,

    Chorus

     

    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.