Sailing to Philadelphia – Mark Knopfler & James Taylor Loading

Sailing to Philadelphia è un brano del cantante Mark Knophler, prodotto in collaborazione con il cantante statunitense James Taylor e contenuto nell’omonimo album del 2000. Il disco che contiene la traccia ha venduto ben 3.500.000 copie, piazzandosi al primo posto anche qui in Italia.

Accordi della Canzone

INTRO = FA#m  LA  FA#m  MI

VERSE 1
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FA#m
I am Jeremiah Dixon
FA#m
I am a Geordie boy
FA#m
A glass of wine with you, sir
	  LA	      RE
And the ladies I'll enjoy
    MI		   LA 	  RE
All Durham and Northumberland
   MI		  LA      RE  	LA
Is measured up by my own hand
MI	   LA	     RE
It was my fate from birth
RE			 MI
To make my mark upon the earth...


VERSE 2
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   FA#m
He calls me Charlie Mason
FA#m
A stargazer Am I
FA#m
It seems that I was born
   LA		      RE
To chart the evening sky
	MI	       LA      RE
They'd cut me out for baking bread
    MI             LA        RE
But I had other dreams instead
      MI		   LA        RE
This baker's boy from the west country
RE			   MI
Would join the Royal Society...


CHORUS
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	LA      MI 	FA#m  RE
We are sailing to Philadelphia
LA        MI           SIbm   MI
A world away from the coaly Tyne
 DO#m	     FA#m     RE
Sailing to Philadelphia 
FA#m         MI
To draw the line
   RE    MI    LA
A Mason-Dixon Line


STACCO = (LA)  FA#m  LA  FA#m  MI


VERSE 3
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FA#m
Now you're a good surveyor, Dixon
FA#m
But I swear you'll make me mad
FA#m
The West will kill us both
     LA		      RE
You gullible Geordie lad
    MI	     LA    RE
You talk of liberty
     MI       LA      RE
How can America be free
   MI             LA      RE
A Geordie and a baker's boy
        RE                 MI
In the forests of the Iroquois...


VERSE 4
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FA#m
Now hold your head up, Mason
FA#m
See America lies there
FA#m
The morning tide has raised
     LA           RE
The capes of Delaware
MI	     LA       RE
Come up and feel the sun
MI     LA            RE
A new morning has begun
  MI		  LA       RE
Another day will make it clear
  RE				MI
Why your stars should guide us here...


CHORUS
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	LA      MI  	FA#m   RE
We are sailing to Philadelphia
LA        MI           SIbm   MI
A world away from the coaly Tyne
 DO#m	     FA#m     RE
Sailing to Philadelphia 
FA#m          MI
To draw the line
   RE    MI    RE  LA
A Mason-Dixon Line
   RE	 MI     LA
A Mason-Dixon Line


FINALE
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(LA)  FA#m  LA  FA#m  MI
      FA#m  LA  FA#m  MI (x3, sfumando)


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