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Standard tuning Capo: 1 G: 320033 G/F#: 200033 G/B: X20033 C: X32010 C/B: X20010 Am: X02210 D: XX0232 G G/F# G/B G/B ------3--3--3-------3--3--3--][------3--3--3-------3--3--3--] ------3--3--3-------3--3--3--][------3--3--3-------3--3--3--] ------0--0--0-------0--0--0--][------0--0--0-------0--0--0--] ------0--0--0-------0--0--0--][------0--0--0-------0--0--0--] -----------------------------][--2-------------2------------] --3-------------2------------][-----------------------------] G G/F# G/B G/B ---------3--3--3-------3--3--3--][------3--3--3-------3--3--3--] ---------3--3--3-------3--3--3--][------3--3--3-------3--3--3--] ---------0--0--0-------0--0--0--][------0--0--0-------0--0--0--] ---------0--0--0-------0--0--0--][------0--0--0-------0--0--0--] --------------------------------][--2-------------2------------] -0h2-3-------------2------------][-----------------------------] G G/F# G/B Well, he broke through the barrier and rolled down the hill C C/B Am Sound like thunder then everything stood still G G/F# G/B D Back home the widow wondered where he'd gone G G/F# G/B In the evening the meadow sings without care C C/B Am His eyes staring blankly up into the air G G/F# G/B D The cars far above him kept rolling along C C/B Am G G/F# G/B Oh, off you go, into the summer C C/B Am D Oh, off you go, to the fall C C/B Am G G/F# G/B You get tossed be - tween the wicked and the wonder C C/B Am G G/F# G/B And suddenly you stop feeling anything at all Speed and alcohol, the papers equated For the record, good judgement was not demonstrated And rest assured, this one was not drug-related Back home, the young widow weeps and sighs Explains to her kids how their daddy died She closes the door to the room where he used to try Oh, off you go into the summer Oh, off you go to the fall You get tossed between the wicked and the wonder And suddenly you stop feeling anything at all We all have occasion to slip on the path Some get to pay for the aftermath Some won't get another chance to realize life has an ending Well, the widow moves on as the years progress Down in the meadow, there's darkness descending Oh, off you go into the summer Oh, off you go to the fall You get tossed between the wicked and the wonder And suddenly you stop feeling anything at all


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