transcription from jonimitchell.com
The Silky Veils Of Ardor
Guitar chords transcribed by Sue McNamara
Tuning: CACFGC "Joni" Tuning: C93525
Big thanks to Jim Leahy and Howard Wright for their assistance in working out the tuning and chords. Intro: |||||| |||||| |||||| |||||| |||||| |||||| |||||| 030200 0xxxxx 3xxxxx 550055 500055 550055 500055 |||||| |||||| |||||| |||||| |||||| |||||| |||||| | | |||| |||||| 101010900 8887|| | | |||| |||||| I am a poor |||||| 777777 |||||| wayfaring stranger |||||| |||||| 888700 777600 |||||| |||||| Traveling through |||||| 555555 |||||| All these highs and lows |||||| 055400 |||||| I heard there was no sickness |||||| |||||| 333333 555555 |||||| |||||| And no toil or danger |||||| 555400 |||||| Just mercy and plenty |||||| 333333 |||||| Where peaceful waters flow |||||| 777777 |||||| Where peaceful waters flow Same chords for all other verses: Come all you fair and tender school girls Take warning now--when you court young men They are like the stars On a summers morning They sparkle up the night Then they're gone again Daybreak--gone again If I'd only seen through the silky veils of ardor What a killing crime this love can be I would have locked up my heart In a golden sheath of armor And kept its crazy beating Under strictest secrecy High security I wish I had the wings Of Noah's pretty little white dove I would fly this raging river To reach the one I love But I have no wings And the water is so wide We'll have to row a little harder It's just in dreams we fly In my dreams we fly! ©1977 Crazy Crow Music BMI
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