Mark Knopfler & James Taylor - Sailing to Philadelphia Chords

Tempo:
99.2 bpm
Chords used:

E

F#m

A

D

C#m

Tuning:Standard Tuning (EADGBE)Capo:+0fret
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Mark Knopfler & James Taylor - Sailing to Philadelphia chords
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Key:
E
2311
F#m
123111112
A
1231
D
1321
C#m
13421114
E
2311
F#m
123111112
A
1231
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To learn Mark Knopfler - Sailing to Philadelphia chords with lyrics, begin by getting comfortable with these sequence: F#m, E, A, D, E, F#m, A, E. To get a solid grasp, start slowly at 49 BPM and then match the original tempo of 99 BPM. For a balanced sound, adjust the capo with respect to your voice and the song's key: A.

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[F#m] .
[A] .
[B] [F#] .
[F#m] [E] .
I [F#m] am Jeremiah Dixon, I am a Geordie boy, glass of wine with you sir [A] and the ladies [D] I'm enjoy.
[F#m] [A] Old Durham and old [D] Thumberland [A] [E] is measured up [A] by [D] my own hand.
[F#m] .
[E] It was [A] my [D] fate from birth to make my mark upon [E] the earth.
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[F#m] He calls me Charlie Mason, stargazer am I, it seems that I was born [A] to chart the [D] evening sky.
[A] [E] They cut [A] me out for [D] baking bread, [E] but I had [A] other [D] dreams instead.
[F#m] [E] This bigger's boy [A] from the [D] west country [F#m] would join the Royal [E] Society.
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We [A] are sailing [E].
to [F#m] Philadelphia, [D] [A] a [C#m] world away from [Bm] the [E] coldy tide.
[C#m] Sailing to [F#m] Philadelphia [D] [F#m] to draw [E] the line, [D] the [E] Mason [A] Dixon line.
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[F#m] .
[A] [E] [A] .
[F#m] [B] [F#m] .
[E] .
[F#m] Now you're a good surveyor Dixon, but I swear you'll make me mad.
The west will kill us both you gullible [D] Geordie lad.
[F#m] [E] You [A] talk of [D] liberty, [E] how can [A] America [D] be free?.
[F#m] .
[E] A Geordie [A] and a [D] baker's boy [F#m] in the forests of [E] Iroquois.
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[F#m] Now hold your head up Mason, see America [E] lies [F#m] there.
Morning tide has raised the capes of [D] Delaware.
[A] [E] Come [A] up and [D] feel the sun, [E] a new [A] [D] morning's begun.
[A] [E] Another [A] day will [D] make it clear, [F#m] why your star should [E] guide us here.
[A] We are sailing [E].
to [F#m] Philadelphia, [D] [A] a [C#m] world away [Bm] from the [E] coldy tide.
[C#m] Sailing to [F#m] Philadelphia [D] [F#m] to draw the [E] line, [D] the Mason [E] .
[Bm] Dixon line.
[A] [D] The Mason [E] .
[A] Dixon line.
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[F#m] .
[A] .
[F#m] .
[E] .
[F#m] .
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[E] .
[F#m] .
[A] .
[E] [F#m] .
[E] .
[F#m] The Mason Dixon line.
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[A] [E] .
[F#m] .
[E] .
[F#m] .
[A] .
[F#m] .
[E] .
[F#m] .
[A] .
[N] .

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