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Fire and Rain - James Taylor
Fire and Rain - James Taylor ( 2 )
 Capo 2nd Fret - 4/4 Time
 Audio File From willc's Music Library
Intro:
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   A       G/E             D        A
    _ _   _   _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _   _ _ _   _ _ _
   | | | | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | | | | | | | |
e|-----5---------3-------|-0h2-0-2-0-----------0-0-----|
B|-------5---------3-----|-3---3-3-0h2---------3-2p0---|
G|-4s6-----6-6s4-----4---|-2---2---2-----2-----2-2-----|
D|-----------------------|-----------------------------|
A|-0-------------------0-|---------0---0---0-0-------0-|
E|-----------0-----------|-----------------------------|

   A         E         Gmaj7
    _ _   _   _   _     _ _ _   _ _ _   _ _ _   _ _
   | | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |
e|-0-----0---0---0---|---------------2---------------|
B|-0h2---2---0---0---|-------3-----------3-------3---|
G|-2-----2---1---1---|-----0-----------------0-----0-|
D|-------------------|---0-------0-------------------|
A|(0)--0---0---------|-------------------------------|
E|-------------0---0-|-3-------3---3---3---3---3-----|


Verse:
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   A         G/E       D        A
    _       _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _ _
   | | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | | | | |
e|---5-------3-------|-0h2-0-2-0-----0-0-----|
B|-----5-------3-----|-3---3-3-0h2---3-2p0---|
G|-6-----6-4-----4---|-2---2---2-----2-2-----|
D|-----------------0-|-----------------------|
A|-0-----------------|---------0---0-------0-|
E|---------0---------|-----------------------|

Just yesterday morning they let me know you were gone 
I walked out this morning and I wrote down this song 

   A          E         Gmaj7
    _ _   _   _   _     _ _ _   _ _ _   _ _ _   _ _
   | | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |
e|-0-----0---0---0---|---------------2---------------|
B|-0h2---2---0---0---|-------3-----------3-------3---|
G|-2-----2---1---1---|-----0-----------------0-----0-|
D|-------------------|---0-------0-------------------|
A|(0)--0---0---------|-------------------------------|
E|-------------0---0-|-3-------3---3---3---3---3-----|

Susanne the plans they made put an end to you
I just can't remember who to send it to


Chorus:
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   D  D/C#  Bm7  D/E  A
                         _ _   _   _ 
   |    |    |    |   | | | | | | | |
e|-2----2----2------|-0---0-0-----0---|
B|-3----3----3------|-2---3-2p0---0h2-|
G|-2----2----2------|-2---2-2-----2---|
D|-0----------------|-----------------|
A|------4----2------|-0-0-------0-----|
E|----------------0-|-----------------|

I've seen   fire and I've seen rain 
I've seen sunny days that I thought would never end 
I've seen lonely times when I could not find a friend 

   G   D/F# Em7        A9 (strum)        A (strum)
                        _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   |    |    |    |    | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-------------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
B|-0----3----3---(3)-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
G|-0----2----0---(0)-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
D|-0----0----2---(2)-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
A|-------------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
E|-3----2----0---(0)-|-----------------|-----------------|

I always thought that I'd see you again


Outro:
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   G   D/F# Em7        A9 (strum)        A (strum)
                        _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   |    |    |    |    | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-------------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
B|-0----3----3---(3)-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
G|-0----2----0---(0)-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
D|-0----0----2---(2)-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
A|-------------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
E|-3----2----0---(0)-|-----------------|-----------------|

Thought I'd see you one more time again 
There's just a few things coming my way this time around, now 
Thought I'd see you, thought I'd see you fire and rain, now...


*:·..·:*¨¨*:·..·:*¨¨*:·..·:*


Lyrics and Chords:
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    G/E           Gmaj7           Em7           A9

E A D G B e    E A D G B e    E A D G B e   E A D G B e
-----------    -----------    -----------   -----------
| | | | | |    | | | | | |    | | | | | |   | | | | | |
-----------    -----------    -----------   -----------
| @ | | | |    | | | | | @    | | @ | | |   | @ | | | |
-----------    -----------    -----------   -----------
| | | | | |    @ | | | @ |    | | | | @ |   | | | | | |
-----------    -----------    -----------   -----------

Verse 1
-------

A              Em7                 D          [ A  Asus2 A ]
Just yesterday morning they let me know you were gone 
            E                      Gmaj7
Susanne the plans they made put an end to you 
  A               Em7           D             [ A  Asus2 A ]
I walked out this morning and I wrote down this song 
               E              Gmaj7
I just can't remember who to send it to 


Chorus:
------

[D   D/C#  Bm7   D/E]     [ A   Asus2 A ]
I've seen fire and I've seen rain 
[D             D/C#  Bm7                D/E]  [ A  Asus2 A ]
I've seen sunny days that I thought would never end 
[D             D/C#  Bm7                D/E]  [ A  Asus2 A ]
I've seen lonely times when I could not find a friend 
      G      D/F#             Em7       (A9 strum) (A strum)
But I always thought that I'd see you again 


Verse 2:
-------

A              Em7                 D                  [ A  Asus2 A ]
Won't you look down upon me, Jesus You've got to help me make a stand 
            E                      Gmaj7
You've just got to see me through another day 
A              Em7      D         [ A   Asus2 A ]
My body's aching and my time is at hand 
            E                      Gmaj7
And I won't make it any other way 


Chorus:
------

[D   D/C#  Bm7   D/E]     [ A   Asus2 A ]
I've seen fire and I've seen rain 
[D             D/C#  Bm7                D/E]  [ A  Asus2 A ]
I've seen sunny days that I thought would never end 
[D             D/C#  Bm7                D/E]  [ A  Asus2 A ]
I've seen lonely times when I could not find a friend 
      G      D/F#             Em7       (A9 strum) (A strum)
But I always thought that I'd see you again 


Verse 3:
-------

A                          Em7          D     [ A  Asus2 A ]
Been walking my mind to an easy time, my back turned towards the sun 
            E                      Gmaj7
Lord knows when the cold wind blows it'll turn your head around 
A              Em7                                 D           [ A  Asus2 A ]
Well, there's hours of time on the telephone line to talk about things to come 
            E                      Gmaj7
Sweet dreams and flying machines in pieces on the ground 


Chorus:
------

[D   D/C#  Bm7   D/E]     [ A  Asus2 A ]
I've seen fire and I've seen rain 
[D             D/C#  Bm7                D/E]  [ A  Asus2 A ]
I've seen sunny days that I thought would never end 
[D             D/C#  Bm7                D/E]  [ A  Asus2 A ]
I've seen lonely times when I could not find a friend 
      G      D/F#             Em7       (A9 strum) (A strum)
But I always thought that I'd see you again 


Outro:
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            (A9 strum)         (A strum)
Thought I'd see you one more time again 
            (A9 strum)         (A strum)
There's just a few things coming my way this time around, now 
            (A9 strum)         (A strum)
Thought I'd see you, thought I'd see you fire and rain, now...
        
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Fire and Rain - James Taylor

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Fire and Rain - James Taylor
Fire and Rain - James Taylor

Fire and Rain is a folk rock song written and performed by James Taylor. Released on Warner Bros. Records as a single from his second album, Sweet Baby James, in February 1970, the song follows Taylor's reaction to the suicide of Suzanne Schnerr, a childhood friend, and his experiences with drug addiction and fame. After its release, "Fire and Rain" peaked at number two on RPM's Canada Top Singles chart and at number three on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Adder: Bill Charrette [ willc ]
Date: 11/2/2018
Updated: 9/4/2019
Audio: willc's Music Library
Rated: (2 Ratings )
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Genre: Folk