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   'Wandering Away' by Kelly Joe Phelps
from ' Shine Eyed Mister Zen'

tuning: open-D (DADF#AD), lapslide guitar
capo: 3rd fret
time: 4/4


All notes played with slide.

intro:
-----
^ : Pull off
> : slide

 A						 G
  |     |     |     |     |     |     |     |     |     |     |     |   
|-----------------------|----------0------------|-----------------------|
|----------------7-^0---|-7-^0-----------0------|----------------5-^0---|
|-7--------7----------7-|-------7---------------|-5--------5----------5-|
|-------7-----------7---|-------7-----------7>5-|-------5-----------5---|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-7-----------7---------|-7-----------7---------|-5-----------5---------|

                         A                                               
  |     |     |     |     |     |     |     |     |     |     |     |    
|----------5-----0------|-----------------------|----------0------------|
|-5-^0------------------|----------------7-^0---|-7-^0-----------0------|
|-------------------5->-|----------7----------7-|-------7---------------|
|-------5-----------5->-|-------7-----------7---|-------7-----------7>5-|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-5-----------5---------|-7-----------7---------|-7-----------7---------|

 G
  |     |     |     |     |     |     |     |
|-----------------------|-5--------0------------|
|----------------5-^0---|-----------------------|
|-5--------5----------5-|---------------5-------|...
|-------5-----------5---|-------5-----------5->-|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-5-----------5---------|-5-----------5---------|

chords:
------
                        D  A  D  F# A  D
                        ----------------
                D       0  0  0  0  0  0
                A       7  x  7  7  0  0
                G       5  x  5  5  0  0
                Bb      8  x  8  8  0  0
                Bm7     9  x  9  x  0  0
                E       2  x  2  2  0  0
                D/F#    4  x  4  0  0  0
                C      10  x 10 10 10  x
                Ab      6  x  6  6  x  x


verse 1
-------
A                                D
will i shed one more tear for my broken family
G                   D                   A
and have a glass of whiskey with another friend
  Bb                 Bm7
that has nowhere to be
   A                        G                    D   E
get my feet on the road they feel much better there
                G         A    G    D/F#   G   A
gonna stop trying some day some year

verse 2 (same as verse 1)
-------
i meant it when i told her i loved her and i did
and i meant when i said goodbye
grabbed my suitcase and my kid
we'll find another place to call home for a while
oh i get to itching i don't know why

chorus
------
        D               G               D
yeah I'm wandering, I keep on wandering
              A   G
wandering away
        D                      G              D
yeah I'm wandering, oh I keep on wandering
      A         G   D
wandering away

verse3
------
   C                   G                         D
the grey is coming the wrinkles aren't far behind
       C                       G                    (D)
more nights than not i think this is the one where i lose my mind
G            D                   G
maybe i can get it right this time
           D
maybe i can stay up most of tonight
E                           D/F#                   G   Ab   A    G
cause i don't want to see her come at me again reaching for my neck

[chorus]

verse 4 (same as verses 1 & 2)
-------
all the broken promises in a shoebox full of bones
lie behind the crows feet eyes of anyone
better when they roam
whatever happens then falls under the wheel
dancing to a fiddle tune with the devil on my heel

[chorus]

verse 5 (same as verse 3)
-------
my knees are wobbly my back keeps going out
try to sing like a bird but all i can do is mumble and shout and moan
wake up to another damn day
wish i was magic i'd make it go away
last night in a dream i saw her again i tried to scream but couldn't
 

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