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"Lake City" by Bebo Norman
From the album "The Fabric Of Verse"
Words and music by Bebo Norman
Copyright © 1996 Bebo Norman
bebonorman.com   awakeningrecords.com
Transcribed by T-rev http://www.t-rev.net


Capo 2 on a standard-tuned six-string acoustic.  Finger pick at a
moderate tempo in 4/4 time.  Bebo plays fingerstyle with acrylic nails.
It's in G major relative to the capo (which is concert A).

     These are the finger positions that I think are best to use.
Though they may not be the most natural for each individual chord, they
are best because they lend themselves to quick, easy chord changes and
hitting the extra notes within chords.  For instance, by using the same
finger for both the 3rd and 5th strings (one at a time, don't bar) in
the G6/B chord, you force yourself to play the odd A bass note on beat
4 (that you might otherwise forget) because you have to move your
finger to the 3rd string on beat 3.  You get the idea.  Anyway, these
are the best fingerings overall, but if you prefer other fingerings
that's up to you.  The positions in parentheses are what you move to
while playing that chord.


____Gadd9____    ____G6/B_____    _____C2______    ____Dsus4____
-----o-o-o---    -----o-o---o-    -----o-o-----    -------o-----
 | | | | | |      | | | | | |      | | | | | |      | | | | | |
-------------    -------------    -------------    -------------
 | | |(1)| |      | 1 |(1)| |      | | | | | 1      | | | | | |
-------------    -------------    -------------    -------------
 3 | | | | 4      | | | | 4 |      | 3 | | 4(4)     | | | | 1 |
-------------    -------------    -------------    -------------
 | | | | | |      | | | | | |      | | | | | |      | | 2 | | |
-------------    -------------    -------------    -------------
 | | | | | |      | | | | | |      | | | | | |      | 3 | | | 4
-------------    -------------    -------------    -------------


1                               2
 1       2       3       4       1       2       3       4
|--------------3----------------|--------------0----------------|
|----------0-----------0--------|----------3-----------3--------|
|------0h2---------2-------2---0|------0-----------0-------2---0|
|----0-----------0-------0------|----0-------0---0-------0------|
|-------------------------------|2-------2-----------2-------0--|
|3-----------3-------3-------3--|-------------------------------|
 Gadd9.......................... G6/B...........................

3                               4
 1       2       3       4       1       2       3       4
|--------------2-------3--------|--------------5----------------|
|----------3--------------------|----------3-----------3--------|
|------0-----------0-------0---0|------0-----------0-------0----|
|----0-------0---0-------0------|----4-------4---4-------4------|
|3-------3-----------3-------3--|5-------5-----------5-------5--|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 C2............................. Dsus4..........................

17                              18
 1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   1   2
|----------0-----0h2------------|----3---
|------3-------3---------3------|----3---
|----2-------2-------2----------|----0--- strumming chorus
|0-------0----------------------|----0---
|-------------------------------|----x---
|-------------------------------|3-------
 D.............................. G.......


chorus
3x0033 G
x30033 Csus2
xx0232 D (with measure 17 lick)


verses
x30000 C2maj7 first time instead of C2


bridge
Em D/A G E/G# Am G D/F# D


last choruses with mandolin
3x0233  Gadd9


Transcribed 3/18/1998 by T-rev
More tab available at http://www.t-rev.net

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VERSE 1:
Well even in the light of day
We somehow slipped away
Into the city down by the lake
And just beyond the crowded streets
We found a place to meet
Where the grass was greener
And how we did sing beneath our God

CHORUS:
And the measure of that place
Was the pleasure on your face
As the music starts to rise
And the sun did fall
But when the melody was young
Until the singers all were sung
The Maker of the skies
Well He just smiled on

VERSE 2:
And the move was fine
Beneath the mountain city walls
It was a picture of us all
And our hearts were laughing as the band did play
Until the music took our feet
To the motion of the street
This grass was bluer
And how we did dance on the yellow lines

REPEAT CHORUS:

BRIDGE:
When the darkness finally fell
The mountains cast their spell
And we were together with our eyes upheld
To the passion in the sky
Our God and country lights
It's an endless matter
And how we did shine
How we did shine beneath that night

REPEAT CHORUS:

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