Scarborough Fair/Canticle


music and words - p.d.
canticle by Paul Simon
arranged and performed by Simon & Garfunkel
from "Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme."
Tablature by Phil Saunders. Chords by Erik Strom.

TABLATURE

(capo 7)
Chords (all are finger-picked)

Am - 0 4 0 3 0
D - 5 4 0 3 0
Cmaj7 - 3 2 0 0 0
Aadd9 - 0 2 2 0 0
G 3 - 0 0 0 -
C 3 - 2 0 1 -
G/B - 2 - 0 3 -
Am7 - 0 - 0 1 0

(Intro)
Am                   D                  Cmaj7         Am
-|----0--------------|----0-------------|-------------|----0-------------|
-|-------------3-----|-------------3----|----0--------|-------------3----|
-|-------0--------0--|-------0--------0-|-------0-----|-------0--------0-|
-|----------4--------|----------4-------|-------------|----------4-------|
-|-0-----------------|-5----------------|-3--------2--|-0----------------|
-|-------------------|------------------|-------------|------------------|

(Verses)
Aadd9               Am                 Aadd9              Am
-|----0-------------|----0-------------|----0-------------|----0-------------|
-|-------------0----|-------------3----|-------------0----|-------------3----|
-|-------2--------2-|-------0--------0-|-------2--------2-|-------0--------0-|
-|----------2-------|----------4-------|----------2-------|----------4-------|
-|-0----------------|-0----------------|-0----------------|-0----------------|
-|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|

Aadd9               G                  C/GG       Am      Aadd9
-|----0-------------|------------------|----0-------------|----0-------------|
-|-------------0----|-0--------1--0----|-------------3----|-------------0----|
-|-------2--------2-|----0-----------0-|-------0--------0-|-------2--------2-|
-|----------2-------|-------0--2-------|----------4-------|----------2-------|
-|-0----------------|------------------|-0----------------|-0----------------|
-|------------------|-3----------------|------------------|------------------|

C                   Am                 C       D          Am
-|----0-------------|----0-------------|-0-----2----------|----0-------------|
-|-------------1----|-------------3----|-------------3----|-------------3----|
-|-------0--------0-|-------0--------0-|----0-----2-----2-|-------0--------0-|
-|----------2-------|----------4-------|-------0-----0----|----------4-------|
-|-3----------------|-0----------------|-3----------------|-0----------------|
-|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|

Aadd9               Am                                    Aadd9 
-|----0-------------|------------------|----0-------------|----0-------------|
-|-------------0----|-0--------1--0----|-------------3----|------------------|
-|-------2--------2-|----0-----------0-|-------0--------0-|-------2----------|
-|----------2-------|-------0--2-------|----------4-------|----------2-------|
-|-0----------------|------------------|-0----------------|-0-----------0--2-|
-|------------------|-3----------------|------------------|------------------|

C C G/B Am7 G C G C/G G
-|----0-------------|-0----------------|------------------|----------------|
-|-------------1----|-------3-----1----|-0-----------1--0-|-1----0---------|
-|-------0--------0-|----0-----0-----0-|----0-----0-------|----------------|
-|----------2-------|------------------|-------0-----2--0-|-2----0---------|
-|-3----------------|-3-----2-----0----|------------------|----------------|
-|------------------|------------------|-3----------------|---------3------|

Aadd9 G C G Am (End of Verse)
-|----0--------0----|---------------|---------------|----0-----------------|
-|------------------|-0-----------1-|-0--0-h1-p0----|-------------3--------|
-|-------2--------0-|----0-----0----|-------------0-|-------0--------0-----|
-|----------2-------|-------0-----2-|-0--0-h2-p0----|----------4-----------|
-|-0----------------|---------------|---------------|-0--------------------|
-|------------------|-3-------------|---------------|----------------------|

(Coda)
Am                  D                  Cmaj7
-|----0-------------|----0-------------|------------|-----12---------------|
-|-------------3----|-------------3----|----0-------|----------------------|
-|-------0--------0-|-------0--------0-|-------0----|----------------------|
-|----------4-------|----------4-------|------------|----------------------|
-|-0----------------|-5----------------|-3--------2-|-0--------------------|
-|------------------|------------------|------------|----------------------|


CHORDS


Em               D           Em    
Are you going to Scarborough Fair:

G         Em        G A      Em           
 Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme.

         G         F#m Em    D         
Remember me to one who lives there.

Em       D   Em  D    Em   D  Em       
She once was a   true love of mine.


                        D    Em  D  Em
Tell her to make me a   cam -  bric shirt:
- - - - - - - - -On the side of  a  hill 

                   G 
in the deep forest green.
- - - - - - - - - - - - -

         Em        G A      Em                            
Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme;
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - Tracing

                           
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
of sparrow on snow-crested brown.

           G            F#m   Em  D
Without no seams nor ne-edle      work,
- - - - - - - - - - -Blankets and bedclothes

                 
- - - - - - - -
the child of the 

Em          D  Em D    Em   D  
Then she'll be a  true love of 
mountain - - - - - - - - - - -

Em                                  
mine.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - -      
Sleeps unaware of the clarion call.


                        D    Em D  Em
Tell her to find me an  ac - re of land:
- - - - - - - - -On the side of a  hill 

                G   
- - - - - - - - - - - 
a sprinkling of leaves.

         Em        G A      Em     
Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme;
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - Washes 

                       
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
the grave with silvery tears.

                 G         F#m Em   D
Between the salt water and the sea  strand, 
- - - - - - - - - - - -A   sol-dier cleans 

               Em          D  Em D    Em   D  
and polishes a gun. - - - - - - - - - - - -              
- - - - - - - -Then she'll be a  true love of 

Em                                  
mine. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
Sleeps unaware of the clarion call.


                           D    Em D   Em
Tell her to reap it with a sic-kle of  leather:
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -War bellows blazing 

              G  
- - - - - - - - - - - 
in scarlet battalions.

         Em        G A      Em       
Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme;
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - Generals 

                             
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
order their soldiers to kill.

              G              F#m   Em D
And gather it all   in a     bunch of heather,
- - - - - - - - And to fight for   a  cause 

                    Em     
- - - - - - - - - - Then 
they've long ago forgotten.

       D  Em D    Em   D  Em
she'll be a  true love of mine.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - -




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