Farewell Chords & Lyrics Artist:

Chords (click graphic to learn to play)

G chord D chord A chord A7 chord
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How To Play

Main riff:
 
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &
e|-3-----3-3-3----|--3---3---0-0--|---------------|----------------|
B|-3-----3-3-3----|--2---2---2-2--|--------------2|--2-------------|
G|-0-----0-0-0----|--3---3---2-2--|--------------2|--2-------------|
D|-0-----0-0-0----|--0---0---2-2--|4-2-4-2-------2|--2-4-2-4-2-----|
A|-2-----2-2-2----|----------0-0--|0-0-0-0-------0|--0-0-0-0-0-----|
E|-3-----3-3-3----|---------------|---------------|----------------|
   G                 D       A

Riff 1:
 
e|----------------------0---|
B|----------------------2---|
G|-0--------------------2---|
D|-----4---2---0--------2---|
A|-----------------0----0---|
E|--------------------------|

Intro: Main riff x5
 
Verse 1:
D                 Riff 1 (G)
Fare thee well my brother
  (D)          A
Please don't stand in my way
     D                 A
I'm going down to that dirty town
    G       D      A
no matter what you say
     D                (G)
You fooled me and you ruled me
(A)        D
and you played in every part
         G          A                D
I gotta go, it's no use me staying home
 
Verse 2
 
Verse 3
 
Chorus 1:
 
        G    D
Well I love you
          G        D         G        D
Shall I write or phone from Paris or Rome
          G       D
and I'll miss you all
       G        D       A
even tho' you tried to hold me back
 
G D A
 
G D A7
 
Verse 4
 
Chorus 2:
                    G    D
All I can say is I love you
          G       D           G       D
Shall I write or phone from Paris or Rome
        G                     D
And I think I'm always gonna miss you
 
Main riff x1
       G    D
And I love you always
 
Main riff x1
             G            D
I think I'm always gonna miss ya
       G        D       A
even tho' you tried to hold me back
 
G D A
 
G D A (whistling over chords)
 
Bridge/break:
 
Variation on main riff x3 (the A comes earlier than in the main riff; play the A very slowly
last time through):
 
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &
e|-3---3-3-3-3---3|----0----------|
B|-3---3-3-3-3---2|----2----------|
G|-0---0-0-0-0---3|----2----------|
D|-0---0-0-0-0---0|----2----------|
A|-2---2-2-2-2----|----0----------|
E|-3---3-3-3-3----|---------------|
   G             D     A
 
Then play A for two measures
 
G D A until fade (similar to the main riff, but the A doesn't come 'til the 3rd measure)

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