#------------------------------------------------------------------------------# # --------- '39 Queen, from _A_Night_at_the_Opera_ transcription by ken@batman.austin.ibm.com (Ken Goach) pat@jaameri.gsfc.nasa.gov (patrick m. ryan) Notes: On the studio version of this song, there are two guitars. This is an approximation for playing it on just one. Use a capo on the first fret. intro X X X X Am Am Am Am G G G D Em C G D C G ---3-------2------0----0----0-----3----2---0------3------| ---3-------3------0----0----1-----3----3---1------3------| ---0-------2------0----0----0-----0----2---0------0------| ---0-----0-0------2----2----2-----0--0-0---2-0_2--0------| ---2-2_3--------2-2--2-2--3-3-----2--------3------2------| -3------------------------------3-3---------------3------| G D Em C G D G G G G (folk strum) ---3-------2------0----0----0-----3--2---------| ---3-------3------0----0----1-----3--3---------| ---0-------2------0----0----0-----0--0---------| ---0-----0-0------2----2----2-----0-----3-2-0--| ---2-2_3--------2-2--2-2--3-3-----2------------| -3------------------------------3-3------------| G (pickup chord) D Em In the year of '39.... Assembled here the volunteers C~ G D Em Em7 In the days when lands were few Here the ship sailed out into the C~ D(add G) Dmaj G Blue and sunny morn Sweetest sight ever seen.
GAnd Dnight followed day, and the B7story tellers say Em Am (then passing notes C B A F#) That the score brave souls inside
For Gmany a lonely day sailed aDcross the milky seas C Em C D C (G) D------ Ne'er looked back, never feared, never cried.
Don't you Ghear my call, though you're Cmany years awGay, GDon't you hear me calling Dyou
G F#/G Em D C B/G Am Write your letters in the sand for the day I take your hand
In the lEmand that our Dgrandchildren Gknew. In the C~, I add D&G on top:
|--3 |--3 |--0 |--2 |--3 |--X Likewise, the D add G is |--3 (where you add the G) |--3 |--2 |--0 |--X |--X In the year of '39 assembled here the Volunteers In the days when the lands were few Here the ship sailed out into the blue and sunny morn The sweetest sight ever seen. And night followed day And the storytellers say That the score brave souls inside For many a lonely day sailed across the milky seas Ne'er looked back, never feared, never cried. Don't you hear my call though you're many years away Don't you hear me calling you Write your letters in the sand For the day I take your hand In the land that our grandchildren knew. In the year of '39 came a ship in from the blue The Volunteers came home that day And they bring good news of a world so newly born Though their so heavily weigh For the earth is old and grey, to a new home we'll away But my love this cannot be For so many years have gone though I'm older but a year Your mother's eyes in your eyes cry to me. Don't you hear my call though you're many years away Don't you hear me calling you All the letters in the sand cannot heal me like your hand For my life Still ahead Pity Me. Notes: I often play Amin7 rather than plain Amin. The odd chords listed in the chorus I play: F#/G B/G |--3 |--3-| |--3 |--3-| |--0 |--0-| |--0 |--0-| |--0 |--2-| |--2 |--X -- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- =-= Sitting in the corner you are naked and alone, No one listened to your plea's you created me. INTERNET: A.McCormack@dct.ac.uk =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- =-=- From: s5793nag@sun10.vsz.bme.hu (Tom) It wos the asking, and I think the chords in the intro of a Queen song ( '39 ) is not x x Am Am Am Am G G I think the intro C C Am E B Eb B C F G G the first line is sure! bye BigTom s5793nag@sun10.vsz.bme.hu From: v.d.drift@ams.chem.ruu.nl '39 - Queen >From the album A Night At The Opera Written by Brian May I have seen some other chords, I think these are the *real* ones. Comments and suggestions are welcome by e-mail. Koen van der Drift < v.d.drift@ams.chem.ruu.nl> Intro: | C | C | Cdim | C | Am | Am | E | E | Bb | Bb | Eb | Eb | G | G | | G | D | Em | C | G | D | C | G | G | D | Em | C | Cmaj7 | D7 | G |
In the D7year of '39 assembled Emhere the volunteers In the Cdays when Glands were D7few
Here the Emship sailed Gout into the CBlue and sunny morn, Gsweetest D7sight ever Gseen.
And the D7night followed day, and the Ebdimstorytellers say That the Emscore brave souls insAmide
For Gmany a lonely day sailed D7across the milky seas C D7 G |D7| Never looked back, never feared, never cried.
Don't you Ghear my call, though you're Cmany years awGay, Don't you Ghear me calling D7you
Write your lGetters Bmin the sEmand D6for the Cday I tBmake your Amhand In the lBmand that our D7grandchildren Gknew.
Bridge: | Eb | Eb | Cm | Cm | C7 | C7 | C7 | C7 | A | A | A | A | | C | C | Cdim | C | Am | Am | E | E | Bb | Bb | Bb | Eb | Eb | G | In the year of '39 came a ship in from the blue The volunteers came home that day And they bring good news of a world so newly born Though their hearts so heavily weigh For the earth is old and grey, little darling we'll away But my love this cannot be For so many years have gone though I'm older but a year Your mother's eyes, from your eyes cry to me. Don't you hear my call though you're many years away Don't you hear me calling you All the letters in the sand cannot heal me like your hand
For my Em7life, still aD7head, pity Gme. Outtro:
| G | D | Em | C | Cmaj7 | D G | G | D G |
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