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ROD STEWART I AM SAILING TAB AND LESSON


Short lesson how to play the intro and the high chords of Rod Stewart - I Am Sailing.
The TAB follows the original album record. Put your CAPO on the 5th.
Some of the live versions are in a different key.
 




ROD STEWART I AM SAILING TAB

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Intro       (Capo on the 5th)

  Dsus4                            B

e-----5-------5-------5-------5--------7-------7-------7-------7--------
B---9---5---9---5---9---5---9---5----7-------7-------7-------7----------
G-9-------9-------9-------9--------------8-------8-------8-------8------
D----------------------------------9-------9---------------9------------
A--------------------------------------------------9--------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------

  Dsus4                           B        F#

e-----5-------5-------5-------5--------7-------7-------6---7.--9.-------
B---9---5---9---5---9---5---9---5----7-------7-------7---7--------------
G-9-------9-------9-------9--------------8-------8---------8.--9.-------
D----------------------------------9-------9----------------------------
A--------------------------------------------------9--------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------



Verse

  B                                G#m

e-----7-------7-------7-------7--------7-------7-------7-------7--------
B---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7----9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9------
G-8-------8-------8-------8--------8-------8-------8-------8------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------

  E                                B

e-----7-------7-------7-------7--------7-------7-------7-------7--------
B---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9----7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7------
G-9-------9-------9-------9--------8-------8-------8-------8------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------



  C#7                              G#m

e-----7-------7-------7-------7--------7-------7-------7-------7--------
B---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9----9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9------
G-6-------6-------6-------6--------8-------8-------8-------8------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------

  C#m

e-----9-------9-------9-------9--------7-------7-------6---7.--9.-------
B---9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9----7---7---7---7---7---7--------------
G-9-------9-------9-------9--------8-------8-------6-------8.--9.-------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------



Playing the chords... (with CAPO on the 2nd)

  B              G#m            E              B

e-2--------------4--------------4--------------2------------------------
B-4--------------4--------------5--------------4------------------------
G-4--------------4--------------4--------------4------------------------
D-4--------------6--------------2--------------4------------------------
A-2--------------6--------------2--------------2------------------------
E----------------4------------------------------------------------------

  C#7            G#m            C#m            B       F#

e-4--------------4--------------4--------------2-------2----------------
B-2--------------4--------------5--------------4-------2----------------
G-4--------------4--------------6--------------4-------3----------------
D-3--------------6--------------6--------------4-------4----------------
A-4--------------6--------------4--------------2-------4----------------
E----------------4-------------------------------------2----------------



With the solo....

  E              G#m            F#             G#m

e-4--------------4--------------2--------------4------------------------
B-5--------------4--------------2--------------4------------------------
G-4--------------4--------------3--------------4------------------------
D-2--------------6--------------4--------------6------------------------
A-2--------------6--------------4--------------6------------------------
E----------------4--------------2--------------4------------------------

  E              B              F#             F#7

e-4--------------2--------------2--------------2------------------------
B-5--------------4--------------2--------------5------------------------
G-4--------------4--------------3--------------3------------------------
D-2--------------4--------------4--------------2------------------------
A-2--------------2--------------4--------------4------------------------
E-------------------------------2--------------2------------------------




Strumming Pattern for each chord:

down   down-up down   down-up down   down-up down   down-up