#PLEASE NOTE: This file represents my impression of how Jonatha Brooke  
plays this song from listening to the track on the LIVE CD from 
Jonatha Brooke. &npbs;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. # 

Created:  2001-04-28

West Point
Words & Music by Jonatha Brooke

Transcribed by:  <marian@jmdl.com>

Tuning:  DADGBD  (tune to this, then capo on fret 4)
         D75543

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

+ + + + + + + +

Note:  This is the tuning that Jonatha says she
uses for this song.  I sat down tonight and finally
found some chords that work in this tuning.  This
transcription is for the LIVE version of the song.

+ + + + + + + +

Intro:

D-------------------------|-----------------------------
B-------------------------|-----------------------------
G-------0--------0--------|-------0--------0------------
D---------4--------4------|---------4--------4----------
A---0h2------2-------2p0--|---0h2------2-------2p0------
D-------------------------|-----------------------------


D----0--0--0--0----------------------
B----0--0--0--0--0--0----------------
G----4--4--4--4--4--0----------------
D----5--5--5-----5--5--4h0-----------
A----5---------------------4h0-------
D----5-------------------------------


D---------------0-----------------0--------
B---------------0-----------------0--------
G---------------0-----------------0--------
D----0h2--2--2--2--2---0h2--2--2--2--2-----
A----0h2--2--2--2--2---0h2--2--2--2--2-----
D----0h2--2--2--2--2---0h2--2--2--2--2-----


D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------


D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------


1st verse:

D-------------------------|-----------------------------
B-------------------------|-----------------------------
G-------0--------0--------|-------0--------0------------
D---------4--------4------|---------4--------4----------
A---0h2------2-------2p0--|---0h2------2-------2p0------
D-------------------------|-----------------------------
    I'm retravelling this lifeline that's so close to home



D----0--0--0--0----------------------
B----0--0--0--0--0--0----------------
G----4--4--4--4--4--0----------------
D----5--5--5-----5--5--4h0-----------
A----5---------------------4h0-------
D----5-------------------------------
   We are on our way to West Point where your perfect blonde cousin will

     

D---------------0-----------------0--------
B---------------0-----------------0--------
G---------------0-----------------0--------
D----0h2--2--2--2--2---0h2--2--2--2--2-----
A----0h2--2--2--2--2---0h2--2--2--2--2-----
D----0h2--2--2--2--2---0h2--2--2--2--2-----
    throw his hat in the air and we will



D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------
     watch it fall


D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------


2nd verse:


D-------------------------|-----------------------------
B-------------------------|-----------------------------
G-------0--------0--------|-------0--------0------------
D---------4--------4------|---------4--------4----------
A---0h2------2-------2p0--|---0h2------2-------2p0------
D-------------------------|-----------------------------
And I'm still the girl that loved you when your eyes were open wide



555400                                         333010            000230
   I'm still the girl that wandered on and I'm still the girl that lied

     

D---------------0-----------------0--------
B---------------0-----------------0--------
G---------------0-----------------0--------
D----0h2--2--2--2--2---0h2--2--2--2--2-----
A----0h2--2--2--2--2---0h2--2--2--2--2-----
D----0h2--2--2--2--2---0h2--2--2--2--2-----
    'Cause when I'd tell the truth you would



D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------
     run and hide



999000    222000    44422x    555400    
la la      la la, etc.           


777600    888600   999000     0h2 0h2 0h2 000   222000


004030   004034   005330   005335
                                 My hands get


999000                       777600                 555400
shaky and I think of all the reasons and I start to drink


444222


222000                              
I get lonely, get  depressed, don't sleep 


                       55533x 
well nights, can't get dressed, I can't


D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------
     help myself


D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------

Third verse:

D-------------------------|-----------------------------
B-------------------------|-----------------------------
G-------0--------0--------|-------0--------0------------
D---------4--------4------|---------4--------4----------
A---0h2------2-------2p0--|---0h2------2-------2p0------
D-------------------------|-----------------------------
    You'll order beer and a sandwich, at the bar at the hotel



D----0--0--0--0----------------------
B----0--0--0--0--0--0----------------
G----4--4--4--4--4--0----------------
D----5--5--5-----5--5--4h0-----------
A----5---------------------4h0-------
D----5-------------------------------
   And you'll want to tell me something Just like every other time and our

     

D---------------0-----------------0--------
B---------------0-----------------0--------
G---------------0-----------------0--------
D----0h2--2--2--2--2---0h2--2--2--2--2-----
A----0h2--2--2--2--2---0h2--2--2--2--2-----
D----0h2--2--2--2--2---0h2--2--2--2--2-----
    hopes will rise        and we will 



D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------
     watch them fall



Fourth verse:

D-------------------------|-----------------------------
B-------------------------|-----------------------------
G-------0--------0--------|-------0--------0------------
D---------4--------4------|---------4--------4----------
A---0h2------2-------2p0--|---0h2------2-------2p0------
D-------------------------|-----------------------------
    You're still written in my days, all the pages coming back to me



   555400                   333010      000230
   I will carry you along   singing     discretely

     

D---------------0-----------------0--------
B---------------0-----------------0--------
G---------------0-----------------0--------
D----0h2--2--2--2--2---0h2--2--2--2--2-----
A----0h2--2--2--2--2---0h2--2--2--2--2-----
D----0h2--2--2--2--2---0h2--2--2--2--2-----
     Old raincoat, two lives, no boyfriend, no wife, don't want to 



D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------
     die here and nobody know                 Don't want to



D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------
     die here and nobody know



999000     222000      444220      555400     
la la      la la, etc.           


777600     888600     999000      0h2 0h2 0h2 000     222000


004030   004034    005330   005335
                                  My hands get


999000                       777600                 555400
shaky and I think of all the reasons and I start to drink


444222


222000                              
I get lonely, get  depressed, don't sleep 


             55533x 
well nights, can't get dressed, 


D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------
     I can't help myself                                'cause I get


222000                              
lonely, get  depressed, don't sleep 


55533x 
well nights, can't get dressed, don't want to 


D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------
     die here and nobody know                Don't want to 



D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------
     die here and nobody know                Don't want to 



D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------
     die here and nobody know


D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------
     don't want to die here


D----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
B----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----|-----3-----3--3--3--3--3--3----
G----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----|-----0-----0--0--0--0--0--0----
D----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--|-----2h4---4--4--2--------2p0--
A------------------------------|-------------------------------
D------------------------------|-------------------------------


D----0-----0--0--0--
B----3-----3--3--3--
G----0-----0--0--0--
D----2h4---4--4--2--
A-------------------
D-------------------



D---------------------------
B---------------------------
G---------------------------
D------------0h2--4-----4---
A----0h2--4------------0----
D---------------------0-----


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