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Ashokan Farewell
Music by Jay Unger, Words by Grian MacGregor - 1983 
D                 D7                 G                   Em
D Bm G A7
D D7 G Em
D - A7 D
- D7 G D
- G A7 -
- Bm Em         A7 D    (A7 repeat)
12-beat intro. Play 3-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in 3/4 time.
The sun is sinking low in the sky above Ashokan.
The pines and the willows know soon we will part.
There's a whisper in the wind of promises unspoken,
And love that will always remain in my heart.
My thoughts will return to the sound of your laughter,
The magic of moving as one, And a time we'll remember long ever after
The moonlight and music and dancing are done.
Listen to Jim play the "Ashokan Farewell" on a Vega Tenor-Lute Mandocello (mp3)
Listen to The WineLand Banjo Band play the "Ashokan Farewell" (youtube)
Tablature for Tenor, Plectrum, 5-String Banjos and Baritone Uke (click here)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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