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Tabbed By Dillon

Notes: I've included the bass movement in the first verse because I love it, but the 
chords sound great even if you use a regular Gm, C, etc. Since I'm transcribing a mandolin 
part, you may have to experiment with chord voicings to get the one you like. Just google them.
Dm F Em7b5 A7
Dm C Bb Gm A7

Dm Em7B5 A7 Dm
D Gm/D C/E F/C A7/C# Dm

Dm C Bb A7

Em7b5 Dm C F A7

Dm (xx0231@1)                                 Em7b5
The leading lights of the age all wondered among themselves what I would do next,
       A7 (x02020@1)                                            DmAfter (xx0231@1)all that I'd found, in my circles around the world, was there anything left?
  D (xx0232@1)                                               Gm/D
"Gentlemen," I said, "I've studied the maps, and if what I am thinking is right,
          C/E (x3111x@5)                                             F/C (133211@1)                      A7/C#There's (042020@1)another new world, at the top of the world, for whoever can break through the ice,"
                    Dm (xx0231@1)                                 Em7b5
I looked 'round the room, in that way I once had, and I saw that they wanted belief,
      A7 (x02020@1)                                                        DmSo (xx0231@1)I said, "All I've got are my guts and my God," then I paused, "and the Annabel Lee."
         Dsus (xx0233@1) D (xx0232@1)                                   GmOh, (355333@1)the Annabel Lee, I saw their eyes shine, the most beautiful ship in the sea,
   C (x32010@1)                                           F (133211@1)    A7My (x02020@1)Nina, my Pinta, my Santa Maria, my beautiful Annabel Lee

Dm C Bb A7

Dm (xx0231@1)                                                      Em7b5
That spring we set sail, and the crowd waved from shore, and on board the sailors waved caps,
        A7 (x02020@1)                                          DmBut (xx0231@1)I'd never had family, just the Annabel Lee, so I never had cause to look back.
       D (xx0232@1)                                                    GmI (355333@1)just studied the charts, set the course north, and towards dark I drifted toward sleep,
       C (x32010@1)                                               F (133211@1)                  A7And (x02020@1)I dreamed of the fine, deep harbor I'd find past the ice, for my Annabel Lee.
                                             Dm (xx0231@1)          Em7b5
After that it got colder, and the world got quiet. It was never quite day or quite night.
         A7 (x02020@1)                                           DmAnd (xx0231@1)the sea turned the color of sky turned the color of sea turned the color of ice.
       D (xx0232@1)                                         GmAfter (355333@1)that all around us was vastness, one glassy desert of arsenic white,
        C (x32010@1)                                             F (133211@1)                      A7And (x02020@1)the waves that once lifted us, shifted instead into drifts against Annabel's sides.
                      Dm (xx0231@1)                                        Em7b5
And the crew gathered closer, at first for the comfort, but each morning would bring a 
new set
    A7 (x02020@1)                                                  DmOf (xx0231@1)tracks in the snow, leading over the edge of the world, til I was the only one left.
       D (xx0232@1)                                                    GmAfter (355333@1)that it gets cloudy, But it feels like I laid there for days, or maybe for months
       C (x32010@1)                                          F (133211@1)                     A7But (x02020@1)Annabel held me, the two of us happy, Just to think back on all we had done

Banjo Solo
Dm Em7b5 A7 Dm
D Gm C F A7 Dm

Dm (xx0231@1)                                                                  Em7b5
I told her {We talked) of the other new worlds We'd discover as she gave up her body to me,
A7 (x02020@1)                                                   DmAs (xx0231@1)I chopped up her mainsail for timber, I told her of all that we still had to see.
D (xx0232@1)                                                         GmAs (355333@1)the ice {frost} turned her mooringsTo nine-tails and the wind lashed her sides in the cold,
  C (x32010@1)                                            F (133211@1)                   A7I (x02020@1)burned her to keep me alive every night in the loving embrace of her hold.

Dm (xx0231@1)                                        Em7b5
I can't {won't} call it rescue,What brought me back here to this old world to drink and decline,
   A7 (x02020@1)                                               DmPretend (xx0231@1)that the search for another new world was well worth the burning of mine.
    D (xx0232@1)                                                    GmBut (355333@1)sometimes at night, in my dreams, Comes the singing of some unheard tropical bird,
       C (x32010@1)                                              F (133211@1)                       A7And (x02020@1)I smile in my sleep, Thinking Annabel Lee's finally made it to the top of the world.
      D (xx0232@1)                                                       GmYeah, (355333@1)sometimes at night in my dreams comes the singing of some unheard tropical bird,
      C (x32010@1)                                                F (133211@1)              A7And (x02020@1)I smile in my sleep, thinking Annabel Lee's finally found another new world.

Em7b5 Dm C F A7
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