#PLEASE NOTE: This file represents my impression of how Jonatha Brooke  
plays this song from listening to the track on the CD from Jonatha Brooke 
& The Story called Plumb and the Jonatha Brooke LIVE CD.  You may only 
use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.  Please email 
me <marian@jmdl.com> if you have a different impression of how 
it should be played. # 

Updated:  2001-02-24

West Point
Words & Music by Jonatha Brooke

Tuning:  DADF#GD  (tune to this, then capo on fret 4)
         D75417

VG-8 pitches:  2 0 3 4 4 2   (highest to lowest strings)

+ + + + + + + +

Note:  This is not the tuning that Jonatha says she
uses for this song.

+ + + + + + + +


Transcribed by:  <marian@jmdl.com>


Intro:

D-------------------------|-----------------------------
G-------------------------|-----------------------------
F#-------1-0-----1-0------|--------1-0-----1-0----------
D-------------------------|-----------------------------
A---0h2------2-------2h0--|---0h2------2-------2h0------
D-------------------------|-----------------------------



D-------0--0--0-------|----------------
G----4--4--4----4--0--|----------------
F#---5--5--5----------|----------------
D----0--0--0----------|--4h0-----------
A----5----------------|------4h0-------
D----5----------------|----------------



D------------0-------------0----
G------------0-------------0----
F#---0h1--1--1----------1--1--1-
D------0--0--0----------0--0--2-
A----0h2--2-----2--0h2--2-----2-
D----0h2--2-----2--0h2--2-----2-


D----------------0-------------------------0----------------
G----------------0-------------------------0----------------
F#---1-slide to--0--1--0----1----slide to--0------1--0------
D----2-========>-4--2--2h0--2--2-=======>--4------2--2h0----
A-------------------0--0----0---------------------0--0------
D----------------0-------------------------0----------------


1st verse:

D-------------------------|-----------------------------
G-------------------------|-----------------------------
F#-------1-0-----1-0------|--------1-0-----1-0----------
D-------------------------|-----------------------------
A---0h2------2-------2h0--|---0h2------2-------2h0------
D-------------------------|-----------------------------

    I'm retravelling this lifeline that's so close to home



D-------0--0--0-------|----------------
G----4--4--4----4--0--|----------------
F#---5--5--5----------|----------------
D----0--0--0----------|--4h0-----------
A----5----------------|------4h0-------
D----5----------------|----------------

   We are on our way to West Point where your perfect blonde cousin will

     

D------------0-------------0----
G------------0-------------0----
F#---0h1--1--1----------1--1--1-
D------0--0--0----------0--0--2-
A----0h2--2-----2--0h2--2-----2-
D----0h2--2-----2--0h2--2-----2-

    throw his hat in the air and we will



D----------------0-----------------------0----------------
G----------------0-----------------------0----------------
F#---1-slide to--0--1--0----1--slide to--0------1--0------
D----2-========>-4--2--2h0--2--=======>--4------2--2h0----
A-------------------0--0------------------------0--0------
D----------------0-----------------------0----------------

     watch it fall



D----------------0-----------------------0----------------
G----------------0-----------------------0----------------
F#---1-slide to--0--1--0----1--slide to--0------1--0------
D----2-========>-4--2--2h0--2--=======>--4------2--2h0----
A-------------------0--0------------------------0--0------
D----------------0-----------------------0----------------



2nd verse:

D-------------------------|-----------------------------
G-------------------------|-----------------------------
F#-------1-0-----1-0------|--------1-0-----1-0----------
D-------------------------|-----------------------------
A---0h2------2-------2h0--|---0h2------2-------2h0------
D-------------------------|-----------------------------

    And I'm still the girl that loved you when your eyes were open wide



   550500                                  330300            000000
   I'm still the girl that wandered on and I'm still the girl that lied

     

D------------0-------------0----
G------------0-------------0----
F#---0h1--1--1----------1--1--1-
D------0--0--0----------0--0--2-
A----0h2--2-----2--0h2--2-----2-
D----0h2--2-----2--0h2--2-----2-

    'Cause when I'd tell the truth you would



D----------------0-----------------------0----------------
G----------------0-----------------------0----------------
F#---1-slide to--0--1--0----1--slide to--0------1--0------
D----2-========>-4--2--2h0--2--=======>--4------2--2h0----
A-------------------0--0------------------------0--0------
D----------------0-----------------------0----------------

     run and hide



990800     220100      550500     
la la      la la, etc.           


770700     880700     990800      0h2 0h2 0100     220100


004300   004304   005400   005405
                                 My hands get


990800                       770700                 550500
shaky and I think of all the reasons and I start to drink


440322


220100                              
I get lonely, get  depressed, don't sleep 


                       550400 
well nights, can't get dressed, I can't


++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
PLUMB VERSION:
[the following is kind of strummed with emphasis on the indicated notes]

D------------------------------------
G------------------------------------
F#-----------------------------------
D---0----0----0----0----0------------
A---4h5--4h5--7h5--4h5--4h5--4-2-0---
D------------------------------------

    help myself


D------------------------------------
G------------------------------------
F#-----------------------------------
D---0----0----0----0----0------------
A---4h5--4h5--7h5--4h5--4h5--4-2-0---
D------------------------------------

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
LIVE VERSION:

D----------------0-------------------------0----------------
G----------------0-------------------------0----------------
F#---1-slide to--0--1--0----1----slide to--0------1--0------
D----2-========>-4--2--2h0--2--2-=======>--4------2--2h0----
A-------------------0--0----0---------------------0--0------
D----------------0-------------------------0----------------

     help myself


D----------------0-------------------------0----------------
G----------------0-------------------------0----------------
F#---1-slide to--0--1--0----1----slide to--0------1--0------
D----2-========>-4--2--2h0--2--2-=======>--4------2--2h0----
A-------------------0--0----0---------------------0--0------
D----------------0-------------------------0----------------

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Third verse:

D-------------------------|-----------------------------
G-------------------------|-----------------------------
F#-------1-0-----1-0------|--------1-0-----1-0----------
D-------------------------|-----------------------------
A---0h2------2-------2h0--|---0h2------2-------2h0------
D-------------------------|-----------------------------

    You'll order beer and a sandwich, at the bar at the hotel



D-------0--0--0-------|----------------
G----4--4--4----4--0--|----------------
F#---5--5--5----------|----------------
D----0--0--0----------|--4h0-----------
A----5----------------|------4h0-------
D----5----------------|----------------

   And you'll want to tell me something Just like every other time and our

     

D------------0-------------0----
G------------0-------------0----
F#---0h1--1--1----------1--1--1-
D------0--0--0----------0--0--2-
A----0h2--2-----2--0h2--2-----2-
D----0h2--2-----2--0h2--2-----2-

    hopes will rise        and we will 



D----------------0-----------------------0----------------
G----------------0-----------------------0----------------
F#---1-slide to--0--1--0----1--slide to--0------1--0------
D----2-========>-4--2--2h0--2--=======>--4------2--2h0----
A-------------------0--0------------------------0--0------
D----------------0-----------------------0----------------

     watch them fall



Fourth verse:

D-------------------------|-----------------------------
G-------------------------|-----------------------------
F#-------1-0-----1-0------|--------1-0-----1-0----------
D-------------------------|-----------------------------
A---0h2------2-------2h0--|---0h2------2-------2h0------
D-------------------------|-----------------------------

    You're still written in my days, all the pages coming back to me



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   I will carry you along   singing     discretely

     

D------------0-------------0----
G------------0-------------0----
F#---0h1--1--1----------1--1--1-
D------0--0--0----------0--0--2-
A----0h2--2-----2--0h2--2-----2-
D----0h2--2-----2--0h2--2-----2-

     Old raincoat, two lives, no boyfriend, no wife, don't want to 



D----------------0-----------------------0----------------
G----------------0-----------------------0----------------
F#---1-slide to--0--1--0----1--slide to--0------1--0------
D----2-========>-4--2--2h0--2--=======>--4------2--2h0----
A-------------------0--0------------------------0--0------
D----------------0-----------------------0----------------

     die here and nobody know                 Don't want to



D----------------0-----------------------0----------------
G----------------0-----------------------0----------------
F#---1-slide to--0--1--0----1--slide to--0------1--0------
D----2-========>-4--2--2h0--2--=======>--4------2--2h0----
A-------------------0--0------------------------0--0------
D----------------0-----------------------0----------------

     die here and nobody know



990800     220100      440300      550500     
la la      la la, etc.           


770700     880700     990800      0h2 0h2 0100     220100


004300   004304    005400   005405
                                  My hands get


990800                       770700                 550500
shaky and I think of all the reasons and I start to drink


440322


220100                              
I get lonely, get  depressed, don't sleep 


550400 
well nights, can't get dressed, don't want to 



D----------------0-----------------------0----------------
G----------------0-----------------------0----------------
F#---1-slide to--0--1--0----1--slide to--0------1--0------
D----2-========>-4--2--2h0--2--=======>--4------2--2h0----
A-------------------0--0------------------------0--0------
D----------------0-----------------------0----------------

     die here and nobody know                Don't want to 



D----------------0-----------------------0----------------
G----------------0-----------------------0----------------
F#---1-slide to--0--1--0----1--slide to--0------1--0------
D----2-========>-4--2--2h0--2--=======>--4------2--2h0----
A-------------------0--0------------------------0--0------
D----------------0-----------------------0----------------

     die here and nobody know                Don't want to 


++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
PLUMB VERSION:

D------------------------------------
G------------------------------------
F#-----------------------------------
D---0----0----0----0----0------------
A---4h5--4h5--7h5--4h5--4h5--4-2-0---
D------------------------------------
   
    die here and nobody know, etc.



D------------------------------------
G------------------------------------
F#-----------------------------------
D---0----0----0----0----0------------
A---4h5--4h5--7h5--4h5--4h5--4-2-0---
D------------------------------------



D------------------------------------
G------------------------------------
F#-----------------------------------
D---0----0----0----0----0------------
A---4h5--4h5--7h5--4h5--4h5--4-2-0---
D------------------------------------



D-----------------------
G-----------------------
F#----------------------
D---0----0----0----0----
A---4h5--4h5--7h5--4h5--
D-----------------------

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
LIVE VERSION:

D----------------0-----------------------0----------------
G----------------0-----------------------0----------------
F#---1-slide to--0--1--0----1--slide to--0------1--0------
D----2-========>-4--2--2h0--2--=======>--4------2--2h0----
A-------------------0--0------------------------0--0------
D----------------0-----------------------0----------------

     die here and nobody know


D----------------0-----------------------0----------------
G----------------0-----------------------0----------------
F#---1-slide to--0--1--0----1--slide to--0------1---------
D----2-========>-4--2--2h0--2--=======>--4------2---------
A-------------------0--0------------------------0---------
D----------------0-----------------------0----------------



D---------------------------
G---------------------------
F#--------------------------
D------------0h2--4-----4---
A----0h2--4------------0----
D---------------------0-----

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

 1995 Dog Dream Music (ASCAP), MCA Music Publishing