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All Along the Watchtower

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All Along the Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix 1968
Written by Bob Dylan
Psychedelic Rock

A = X02220
Bm = X24432
G = 320003


Capo 1

Intro:  ( A Bm A G ) x4  

A Bm               A              G         A Bm        A            G
   "There must be some kind of way out of here,"  said the joker to the thief
A Bm                  A     G A Bm         A       G   
    "There's too much confusion,      I can't get no relief
A Bm         A         G         A Bm        A     G   
     Businessmen, they drink my wine,   plowmen dig my earth
A Bm           A   G          A Bm       A        G  
     None will level on the line,     nobody of it is worth"  Hey...

Solo: ( A Bm A G ) x4

A Bm          A        G   A Bm              A          G
    "No reason to get excited,"   the thief, he kindly spoke
A Bm           A          G    A Bm             A            G
    "There are many here among us,   who feel that life is but a joke
A Bm           A        G             A Bm           A       G
    But you and I, we've been through that,  and this is not our fate
A Bm         A        G        A Bm            A      G    
    So let us not talk falsely now,    the hour's getting late" hey

Solo: ( A Bm A G ) x16

A Bm    A       G      A Bm          A       G
   All along the watchtower,   princess kept the view
A Bm               A   G         A Bm         A        G
    While all the women came and went,  barefoot servants, too, well
A Bm      A           G     A Bm      A       G
   Outside in the cold distance,    a wildcat did growl
A Bm            A            G A         Bm     A     G   
     Two riders were approaching,   and the wind began to howl, hey

Solo: ( A Bm A G )  (repeat fade)

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Lyrics

There must be some kind of way out of here,
Said the joker to the thief,
There's too much confusion, I can't get no relief.
Business men they... drink my wine
Plowmen dig my earth
None will level on the line
Nobody of it is worth, hey.

No reason to get excited,
The thief – he kindly spoke,
There are many here among us
Who feel that life is but a joke
But you and I we've been through that
And this is not our fate
So let us not talk falsely now
The hour's getting late, hey.

All along the watchtower
Princess kept the view
While all the women came
And went Bare-foot servants too
Outside in the cold distance
A wild cat did growl
Two riders were approaching
And the wind began to howl, hey.


Artist name: Jimi Hendrix

Last updated on December 13, 2014 with 465 views

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