transcription from jonimitchell.com


I Think I Understand

Guitar tablature transcribed by Pat Hillis
[Capo on fret 2]
Tuning: DADF#AD   "Joni" Tuning: D75435

all other strings are played along with the ones with fingering positions on
the frets.  x = not to be played.  i have indicated 0 for open whenever a
string is fingered on a fret and then released.  "A" means all strings
played open.  This is all finger-picking and it would take a long time to
indicate the precise order of groups of strings to be picked at any given time.


  day   light  falls    up-on             the forest.......behind
d-------h6------0---------------------------------------------A---------7p6p40
a-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
f#-5----5-------5----------h5-----------h3------------------------------------
d-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
a--------------------------h5-----------h4------------------------------------
d-----------------------------------------------------------------------------


today    am not   prey ........un -  cert -    anty
d-------------------A------------------4--/------6-------0------------------
a-----------------------------------------------------0--0---5--/--7--0h5--
f#--5-----3-------------------------------------------0---------------0-----
d--------------------------------------------------------0----------------
a---------4----------------------------5---------7----0------5--/--7--0h5
d-------------------------------------------------------------

repeat first section for "the shadow....blind"


tasted      sunlight    as      clear       me             I    think I
under
d--------------------------------4-/-6-0----4-0-x-A-4-------------------------
a-----------------------------------------------6-----------------------------
f#---5-------3-----------5-------3-/-5-5----3-0-x---3-------5-------3-----3----
d--------------------------------4-/-6-6----4-0-x---4-------6-----------------
a------------4------------------------------------------------------4-----0--
d----------------------------------------------------------------------------

  stand                   fear            is like a wilderland
d---6---------0-------------------------------------A---------------------
a-----------------------------------------------------------------------
f#--5---------5---0--h5-----------------h3---------------5-----------------
d-------------------------------------------------------------------------
a--------------------h5-----------------h4-----------------------------
d------------------------------------------------------------------------


                 stepping  stones  or  sinking sand
d-----------------------------------------6-----------
a-----------------------------------------------
f#----h5---------------------h3-----------5----
d--------------------------------------------------
a-----h5---------------------h4--------------------
d-----------------------------------------------------

transcribed by Pat Hillis 
i don't know who i am, but life is for learning" - joni mitchell

 

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