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Ashokan Farewell
Music by Jay Unger, Words by Grian MacGregor
 Copyright 1983 by Swinging Door Music
 
D                 D7                 G                   Em
D Bm G A7
D D7 G Em
D - A7 D
- D7 G D
- G A7 -
D C G D
- Bm Em         A7 D    (A7 repeat)
12-beat intro. including 2-note lead-in.  Play 3-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in 3/4 time.
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The sun is sink -ing low in the sky a -bove A -sho -kan.
The pines and the wil -lows know soon we will part.
There's a whis -per in the wind of prom -is -es un spok -en,
And love that will al -ways re -main in my heart.
My thoughts will re -turn to the sound of your laugh -ter,
The mag -ic of mov -ing as one, And a time we'll re -mem -ber long ev -er af -ter
The moon -light and mus -ic and danc -ing are done.
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Sound Clip:
Listen to Jim play the "Ashokan Farewell" on a Vega Tenor-Lute Mandocello
 
Listen to Jim play the "Ashokan Farewell" with the WineLand Banjo Band (Youtube)
 
Tablature:
Tablature for tenor, plectrum, 5string and baritone uke (click here)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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email: jbott@ix.netcom.com