Blessed


written by Paul Simon
performed by Simon & Garfunkel
from "Sounds Of Silence."
Transcribed by Erik Strom.


D                        G    F#m     Em D            
Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit.

D                         G     F#m  Em  D            G   
Blessed is the lamb whose blood flo-o-ows.

                             D             C           G    D      
Blessed are the sat upon,    Spat upon, Ra-a-a-a-atted o-o-o-on,

           F#m      Em      G       D            Am  
O Lord,    Why have you for - saken me?

                     Bm   
I got no place to go-o-o,

                        Am                              Bm  
I've walked around Soho for the last night or so.

                           Am       D     
Ah, but it doesn't matter,   no.


D                           G  F#m  Em D             
Blessed is the land and the ki-i-i-iingdom.

D                        G    F#m  Em   D            G   
Blessed is the man whose soul   belongs to.

                                  D              C          G       D      
Blessed are the meth drinkers,    Pot sellers, Illu-u-usion dwellers.

           F#m      Em      G       D            Am  
O Lord,    Why have you for - saken me?

                    Bm   
My words trickle down,      

                              Am         D          
like a wound that I have no intention to heal.


D                              G  F#m  Em   D               
Blessed are the stained glass, window  pane glass.

D                             G     F#m  Em  D              G   
Blessed is the church service makes me   ner-vous.

                                  D                  C         G          D    
Blessed are the penny rookers,    Cheap hookers, Gro-o-o-o-ovy lookers.

           F#m      Em      G       D            Am  
O Lord,    Why have you for - saken me?

         Bm                                Am  
I-I-I-I        I have tended my own garden

           D        
  Much too long.
  


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