Songbook - November & December 2020
Catch The Wind Donovan Leitch (1965)
Dream A Little Dream Of Me The Mamas & The Papas (Andre, Schwandt, Kahn, 1931)
I Remember Everything John Prine (2020)
People Are Strange The Doors (Morrison/Krieger, 1967)
Wondering Where the Lions Are Bruce Cockburn (1979)
Youve Got A Friend Carole King (1971)



Catch the Wind
Donovan Leitch (1965)


3/4 | d - D - D - |
      1   2 & 3

| [D]   | [D]   | [G]   | [A]  
| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [D]  

In the | [D] chilly | hours and | [G] minutes | [G]
Of un- | [D] certainty | ... I | [G] want to be | [G] |
| [D] In the wa- | [D] -arm hold | [G] of your | [A] loving |
| [D] mind   | [D]   | [A]   | [A]  


To | [D] feel you | all a- | [G] round me | [G]
And to | [D] take your hand | ... a- | [G] long the sand |   [G] |
| [D] Ah, but I | may as well | [G] try and | [A] catch the |
| [D] wind | [Dsus4] | [D] | [D]      

When | [D] sundown | pales the | [G] sky | [G]
I want | [D] to hide a | while | [G] behind your | [G] smile |
| [D] And every- | where I'd | [G] look, your | [A] eyes I'd |
| [D] find. | [D] | [A] | [A]

For | [D] me to | love you | [G] now | [G]
Would be the | [D] sweetest | thing, | [G] 't would make me | sing |
| [D] Ah, but I | may as well | [G] try and | [A] catch the |
| [D] wind | [Dsus4]   | [D] | [D]  

| [G] Deedee dee dee | [G] ...dee dee | [F#m] deedee   | [F#m]    
Dee dee | [G] deedee | [G] ...dee dee | [E7] deedee   | [E7]  
Dee de | [A] deeee   | [A]   | [A] | [A]

When | [D] rain has | hung the | [G] leaves with tears | [G] |
| [D] I want you | near | [G] to kill my | fears |
| [D] To help me | to leave | [G] all my | [A] blues be- |
| [D] hind | [D] | [A] | [A]

For | [D] standing | in your | [G] heart | [G]
Is where | [D] I want to | be... | [G] and long to | be |
| [D] Ah, but I | may as well | [G] try and | [A] catch the |
| [D] wind | [Dsus4] | [D] | [D] |

Solo
| [D]   | [D]   | [G]   | [G] |   
| [D]   | [D]   | [G]   | [G] |   
| [D]   | [D]   | [G]   | [A] |   
| [D]   | [D]   | [A]   | [A] |

| [D]   | [D]   | [G]   | [G] |   
| [D]   | [D]   | [G]   | [G] |   
| [D]   | [D]   | [G]   | [A] |   
| [D]   | [Dsus4]   | [D]   | [D] |   

| [D]   | [D]   | [G]   | [G] |   
| [D]   | [D]   | [G]   | [G] |   
| [D] Ah, but I may as well | [G] try and | [A] catch the |
| [D] wind   | [Dsus4]   | [D↓]  

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Dream A Little Dream Of Me
The Mamas & The Papas (Andre, Schwandt, Kahn, 1931)


Intro
| [C] [F#dim7] | [Abmaj7] [G] |   
| [C] [F#dim7] | [Abmaj7] [G] |   

| [C] Stars [F#dim7] shining bright | [Abmaj7] above [G] you |
| [C] Night [E7] breezes seem to | [A7] whisper 'I love you' |
| [F] Birds singing in the | [Fm] sycamore tree |
| [C] Dream a little [Abmaj7] dream of | [G] me [G7]   |

| [C] Say [F#dim7] nighty-night and | [Abmaj7] kiss [G] me |
| [C] Just [E7] hold me tight and | [A7] tell me you'll miss me |
| [F] While I'm alone, | [Fm] blue as can be |
| [C] Dream a little [Abmaj7↓] dream [G↓] of | [C] me [E7] |

Bridge
| [A] Stars [F#m] fading but | [Bm7] I linger [E7] on, dear |
| [A] Still [F#m] craving your | [Bm7] kiss [E7]   |
| [A] I'm [F#m] longing to | [Bm7] linger till [E7] dawn, dear |
| [A] Just [F#m] saying | [Abmaj7] this... [G] ... |

| [C] Sweet [F#dim7] dreams till sunbeams | [Abmaj7] find [G] you |
| [C] Sweet [E7] dreams that leave all | [A7] worries behind you |
| [F] But in your dreams, what- | [Fm] ever they be |
| [C] Dream a little [Abmaj7↓] dream [G↓] of | [C↓] me

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#Last Updated 11/17/20 JJ
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I Remember Everything
John Prine (2020)


Fingerpicking in 4/4
|----------M-------------|
|----I-----------I-------|
|-T-----------------T----|
|-------T----------------|
  1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &

Intro
| [A]   | [A]   | [A]   | [A↓]  

I've been down this | [A] road before   |
| [A] ...I remember every | [Bm7] tree   |
| [Bm7] ...Every single | [E7] blade of grass   |
| [E7] Holds a special place for | [A] me   | [A]

And I remember | [A] every town |
| [A] ...And every hotel | [Bm7] room |
| [Bm7] ...And every song I | [E7] ever sang |
| [E7] On a guitar out of | [A] tune   | [A]

Chorus
I remember | [D] everything |
| [D] ...Things I can't for- | [A] get   |
| [A] ...The way you turned and | [B7] smiled on me |
| [B7] ...On the night that we first | [E7] met   |
| [E7] ...And I remember | [D] every night   |
| [D] Your ocean eyes of | [A] blue   |
| [A] How I miss you in the | [E7] morning light   |
| [E7] ...Like roses miss | [A] the dew   | [A] |

Instrumental
| [D]   | [D]   | [A]   | [A]   |
| [E7] | [E7] | [A]   | [A↓]  

I've been down this | [A] road before   |
| [A] ...Alone as I can | [Bm7] be   |
| [Bm7] ...Careful not to | [E7] let my past   |
| [E7] ...Go sneaking up on | [A] me   |

| [A] ...Got no future in my | [A] happiness   |
| [A] ...Though regrets are very | [Bm7] few   |
| [Bm7] ...Sometimes a little | [E7] tenderness   |
| [E7] ...Was the best that I could | [A] do   | [A]  

Chorus
I remember | [D] everything   |
| [D] ...Things I can't for- | [A] get   |
| [A] ...Swimming pools of | [B7] butterflies   |
| [B7] ...That slipped right through the | [E7] net   |
| [E7] ...And I remember | [D] every night |
| [D] ...Your ocean eyes of | [A] blue   |
| [A] ...How I miss you in the | [E7] morning light   |
| [E7] ...Like roses miss | [A] the dew   |
| [A] ...How I miss you in the | [E7] morning light   |
| [E7] ...Like roses miss the | [A] dew  [D] | [A↓]  

#Capo on 1st fret to play with John Prine.

#Last Updated 11/02/20 JJ
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People Are Strange
The Doors (Morrison/Krieger, 1967)


Walkdown Riff:              Strum:
                                 Swiss Army Strum    
A|-2--2-0--0-----------|    4/4 | d - D u - u d u |
E|-----------3--3-2--2-|          1   2 &   & 4 &
C|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
   1  & 2  & 3  & 4  &  

| [Riff] |
| [Em] People are strange | [Am] when you're a [Em] stranger |
| [Am] Faces look [Em] ugly | [B7] when you're a- [Em] lone |
| [Em] Women seem wicked | [Am] when you're un- [Em] wanted |
| [Am] Streets are un- [Em] even   | [B7] when you're [Em] down

Chorus
When you're | [B7] strange   |
| [G] Faces come out of the | [B7] rain [B7↓]    
When you're | [B7] strange...   |
| [G] No one remembers your | [B7] name [B7↓]    
When you're | [B7] strange...
When you're | [B7] strange...
When you're | [B7] strange... | [Riff] |


| [Em] People are strange | [Am] when you're a [Em] stranger |
| [Am] Faces look [Em] ugly | [B7] when you're a- [Em] lone |
| [Em] Women seem wicked | [Am] when you're un- [Em] wanted |
| [Am] Streets are un- [Em] even   | [B7] when you're [Em] down


Solo 1
| [B7] | [B7] | [Em] | [Em] |
| [B7] | [B7] | [Em] | [Em↓]

Chorus
When you're | [B7] strange... |
| [G] Faces come out of the | [B7] rain [B7↓]    
When you're | [B7] strange... |
| [G] No one remembers your | [B7] name [B7↓]    
When you're | [B7] strange...
When you're | [B7] strange...
When you're | [B7] strange... | [Riff] Alright Yeah |

Solo 2
| [Em]   | [Am] [Em] | [Am] [Em] | [B7] [Em] |
| [Em]   | [Am] [Em] | [Am] [Em] | [B7] [Em]  

Chorus
When you're | [B7] strange... |
| [G] Faces come out of the | [B7] rain
When you're | [B7] strange... |
| [G] No one remembers your | [B7] name
When you're | [B7] strange...
When you're | [B7] strange...
When you're | [B7↓] strange...  

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Wondering Where The Lions Are
Bruce Cockburn (1979)


    Fingerpicking in 4/4

  |-------R-----------R----|
4 |-------M-----------M----|
4 |----I-----I-----I-----I-|
  |-T-----------T----------|
    1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &

Intro
| [D]   | [D]   | [G6]   | [G6]   |
| [D]   | [D]   | [G6]   | [G6]   |

| [D] Sun's up, uh huh, | looks okay
The | [G6] world survives into a- | nother day
And I'm | [D] thinking 'bout eternity | [D] ...
Some kinda | [G6] ecstasy got a | hold on me |
| [D]   | [D]   | [G6]   | [G6] |

| [D] Had another dream about | lions at the door
They | [G6] weren't half as fright'ning as they | were before
But I'm | [D] thinking 'bout eternity | [D] ...
Some kinda | [G6] ecstasy got a | hold on me |
| [D] | [D] | [G6] | [G6] |

| [D] Walls windows trees, | waves coming through
| [G6] You be in me and | I'll be in you
To- | [D] gether in eternity   | [D] ...
Some kinda | [G6] ecstasy got a | hold on |
| [D] me | [D]   | [G6] | [G6] |

| [D] Up among the firs where it | smells so sweet
Or | [G6] down in the valley where the | river used to be
I got my | [D] mind on eternity   | [D] ...
Some kinda | [G6] ecstasy got a | hold on me

Chorus
And I'm | [Em7] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)
I'm | [Dsus2] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)
I'm | [Em7] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)
I'm | [Dsus2] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)
I'm | [Em7] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)
| [Dsus2] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)      
| [Em7] ohh oh oh oh ohhh | ... oh oh oh | [Dsus2] ohh   | [Dsus2]      

| [D] Huge orange flying boat | rises off a lake
| [G6] Thousand year old petroglyphs | doing a double take
Pointing a | [D] finger at eternity   | [D] ...
I'm | [G6] sitting in the middle of this | ecstasy   |
| [D] | [D] | [G6] | [G6] |
  
| [D] Young men marching, helmets | shining in the sun
| [G6] Polished and precise like the | brain behind the gun
| [D] should be! ... They got me | thinking 'bout eternity
Some kinda | [G6] ecstasy got a | hold on |
| [D] me | [D] | [G6] | [G6]

Chorus
And I'm | [Em7] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)
I'm | [Dsus2] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)
I'm | [Em7] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)
I'm | [Dsus2] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)
I'm | [Em7] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)
| [Dsus2] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)      
| [Em7] ohh oh oh oh ohhh | ... oh oh oh | [Dsus2] ohh   | [Dsus2]      

| [D] Freighters on the nod on the | surface of the bay
| [G6] One of these days they're gonna | sail away
| [D] Gonna sail into e- | ternity
| [G6] Some kinda ecstasy got a | hold on |
| [D] me | [D] | [G6] | [G6]

Chorus
Repeat and Fade
And I'm | [Em7] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)
I'm | [Dsus2] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)
I'm | [Em7] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)
I'm | [Dsus2] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)
I'm | [Em7] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)
| [Dsus2] wondering where the lions are, | (wondering where the lions are)      

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You've Got A Friend
Carole King (1971)


Intro
| [G] | [C] | [G] | [F#m] [B7]
When you're | [Em] down and | [B7] troubled
And you | [Em] need a [B7] helping hand | [Em] ...
And | [Am] nothin', oh, | [D7] nothin' is goin' | [G] right | [G] |
| [F#m] Close your eyes and | [B7] think of me
And | [Em] soon I [B7] will be | [Em] there ...
To | [Am] brighten up | [Bm7] even your darkest | [D] night | [D]

Chorus
You just | [G] call out my | [Gmaj7] name...
And you | [Cmaj7] know wherever I | [Am] am
I'll come | [G] runnin'... | [Gmaj7] ...to see you a- | [Am] gain | [Am] |
| [G] Winter, spring, summer, or | [Gmaj7] fall   |
| [Cmaj7] All you got to do is | [Em] call
And I'll | [Cmaj7] be there, yeah, yeah, | [Am!] [Am!]
You've got a | [G] friend | [C] | [G] | [F#m] [B7]

If the | [Em] sky... a- | [B7] bove you
Should turn | [Em] dark and [B7] full of | [Em] clouds...
And that | [Am] old, north | [D7] wind should begin to | [G] blow | [G] |
| [F#m] Keep your head to- | [B7] gether ...
And | [Em] call my [B7] name out | [Em] loud ... |
| [Am] ...Soon I'll be | [Bm7] knockin' upon your | [D] door | [D]

Chorus
You just | [G] call out my | [Gmaj7] name
And you | [Cmaj7] know wherever I | [Am] am
I'll come | [G] runnin'... | [Gmaj7] ...to see you a- | [Am] gain | [Am] |
| [G] Winter, spring, summer, or | [Gmaj7] fall   |
| [Cmaj7] All you got to do is | [Em] call
And I'll | [Cmaj7] be there, yeah, yeah, | [Am!] yeah [Am!]

Bridge
Hey, | [F] ain't it good to know that | [C] you've got a friend
When | [G] people can be so | [Gmaj7] cold....
They'll | [C] hurt you and de- | [F] sert you...
Well, they'll | [Em] take your soul if you | [A7] let them
Oh yeah, but | [D!] don't you [D!] let them | [D!]

Chorus
You just | [G] call out my | [Gmaj7] name
And you | [Cmaj7] know wherever I | [Am] am
I'll come | [G] runnin'... | [Gmaj7] ...to see you a- | [Am] gain | [Am] |
| [G] Winter, spring, summer, or | [Gmaj7] fall   |
| [Cmaj7] All you got to do is | [Em] call
And I'll | [Cmaj7] be there, yes I will | [Am!] [Am!]
You've got a | [G] friend | [C] ...
You've got a | [G] friend, ain't it | [C] good to know
You've got a | [G] friend, ain't it | [C] good to know
Ain't it good to | [G] know, Ain't it good to know- | [C] -ow
You've got a | [G] friend, Oh, | [C] yeah now
You've got a | [G] friend, Yeah | [C] baby
You've got a | [G] friend, Oh, | [C] yeah
You've got a | [G!] friend

#Capo on 1st fret to play with Carole King.

#Capo on 2nd fret to play with James Taylor.

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