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Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkel

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Originally recorded in 1970 by Simon and Garfunkel, "Bridge Over Troubled Water" has also been covered by other popular artists including Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin and Linda Clifford.

It has been covered recently as a charity single to support victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in London, June 2017, with artists including Stormzy, Robbie Williams, James Blunt, Rita Ora and Craig David.

 

G#        G#      G-F-D#
When you're weary

G#-Bb     G
Feeling small

^C      ^C#   ^C   Bb  ^D#  ^C
When tears are in your eyes

^C  Bb    G-F D#-^D#
I'll dry them all ~  ~  ~

 

G     F     D#     F
I'm on your side

Bb     Bb      G-F   D#   D#-F-G
Oh, when times get rough

Bb       ^G      ^F    ^D#   ^F   ^F
And friends just can't be found...

 

^G  ^F  ^D#  ^D-^C  ^C-Bb  G-Bb
Like a bridge over troubled water

^C ^D# ^F ^G ^D#
I will lay me down

^G ^F-^G-^F ^D#
Like a  ~   bridge

^D-C  ^C-Bb   G-Bb
Over troubled water

^C ^D# ^F ^G ^D#
I will lay me down

 

G#           G#          G      F     D#
When you're down and out

G#         G#      G#    Bb     G
When you're on the street

^C     ^C#-^C   Bb   ^D#  ^C
When evening falls so hard

^C ^C Bb-G-F D#-^D#
I will comfort you (ooo)

 

G        F     D#     F
I'll take your part,

Bb      Bb       G-F-D#    F-G
Oh, when darkness comes

Bb    ^G  ^F  ^D# ^F-^F
And pain is all around

 

^G  ^F ^D# ^D-^C ^C-Bb G-Bb
Like a bridge over troubled water

^C ^D# ^F ^G ^D#
I will lay me down

^G ^F-^G-^F ^D#
Like a ~ bridge

^D-C ^C-Bb ^C-^D#
Over troubled water

^D# ^F ^D# ^D ^D#
I will lay me down...

 

G#  G#  G-F  D#
Sail on silver girl

G#  Bb G
Sail on by

^C     ^C#  ^C    Bb   ^D#  ^C
Your time has come to shine

^C   ^C        Bb       G     F   D#   D#
All your dreams are on their way

 

G         F      D#       F
See how they shine

Bb   Bb Bb   Bb   G   D#
Oh, if you need a friend

Bb  ^G-^F   ^D#  ^F-^F
I'm sailing right behind...

 

^G ^F ^D# ^D-^C ^C-Bb ^C-^D#
Like a bridge over troubled water

^D# ^F ^D# ^D ^D#
I will ease your mind

^G  ^F  ^G#
Like a bridge

^G-^F ^G-^G#-^G ^F-^D#
Over troubled water

^G# ^G# ^G ^F ^G#-^F-^D#
I will ease your mind...

 

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