Tuning: Standard

E-A-D-G-B-E


Difficulty: *

Beginner


Additional Tabs:



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Slip Slidin' Away













Most Helpful Video:

Originally by: Paul Simon

 

Intro/How many of the "G-chords" are played throughout:

E:-----0-----0--------

B:--0--1--0--1--0-----

G:--0--0--0--0--0-----

D:--0--2--0--2--0-----

A:--0--0--0--0--0-----

E:--3-----3-----3-----


Chords used in song:

    G   Em  D   C   C7

E:--3-------2---0---0---- 

B:--0---0---3---1---1---- 

G:--0---0---2---0---3---- 

D:--0---2---0---2---2---- 

A:--2---2-------3---3---- 

E:--3---0----------------


G                                Em
Slip sliding away, slip sliding away
             G                D           C             D        G
You know the nearer your destination, the more you slip sliding away


                   Em                       G
Whoah and I know a man, he came from my hometown
            C               D            C          C7
He wore his passion for his woman like a thorny crown
          G                Em
He said Dolores, I live in fear
            G          D              C          D           G
My love for you so overpowering, I m afraid that I will disappear


              G                  Em
Slip sliding away, slip sliding away
             G                D           C             D        G
You know the nearer your destination, the more you slip sliding away


          Em                   G
I know a woman, (who) became a wife
              C              D          C            C7
These are the very words she uses to describe her life
           G                     Em
She said a good day ain t got no rain
           G                 D
She said a bad day is when I lie in the bed
      C        D                      G
And I think of things that might have been


              G                  Em
Slip sliding away, slip sliding away
             G                D           C             D        G
You know the nearer your destination, the more you slip sliding away


             Em               G
And I know a father who had a son
             C                D               C               C7
He longed to tell him all the reasons for the things he d done
          G                  Em
He came a long way just to explain
              G             D
He kissed his boy as he lay sleeping
        C                    D            G
Then he turned around and he headed home again


              G                  Em
Slip sliding away, slip sliding away
             G                D           C             D        G
You know the nearer your destination, the more you slip sliding away


               Em                   G
Whoah God only knows, God makes his plan
    C               D                C         C7
The information s unavailable to the mortal man
                G                 Em
Were workin our jobs, collect our pay
             G                D                C              D        G
Believe were gliding down the highway, when in fact were slip sliding away


              G                  Em
Slip sliding away, slip sliding away
             G                D           C             D        G
You know the nearer your destination, the more you slip sliding away 2x