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Catch The Wind Chords And Strumming, Donovan

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Did You Know? Catch The Wind was Donovan's first released song. It reached no. 4 in the UK charts and 23 in the US charts.

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Difficulty Level Of Original Recorded Song: Yellow Pick

Most Advanced Rhythm: White Pick

Most Advanced Chord Change: Yellow Pick (White Pick when played with Django Chords)

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Catch The Wind Chords And Strumming, Donovan

​Django Chords:  

(capo 3rd fret)

Django C chord

Django G chord

Django F chord

Django Em chord

Django D chord


Key: With capo Eb without C

Strumming:

"Waltz Steps":

|D    D  U  D  U  |


or with bass:

|B    D  U  D  U  |


Tempo: 172bpm



Intro -

Chords:

|C - |C - - |F - |G - |

|C - |F - - |C - |C - |

or full:

 

Verse 1 -

||C - |C - - |F - |F - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F - |G - |

 |C - |C - - |G - |G - |


||C - |C - - |F - |F - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F - |G - |

 |C - |F - - |C - |C - |


In the (C)chilly (C) hours and (F)minutes (F)
Of un
(C)certainty (C) I (F)want to (F)be
(C)In the warm (C)hold (F)of your (G)loving  (C)mind (C) (G) (G)


To (C)feel you (C) all a(F)round me (F)
And to
(C)take your hand (C) A(F)long the sand (F)
(C)Ah, but I (C)may as well (F)try and (G)catch the (C)wind (F) (C) (C)

 


Verse 2 -

||C - |C - - |F - |F - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F - |G - |

 |C - |C - - |G - |G - |


||C - |C - - |F - |F - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F - |G - |

 |C - |F - - |C - |C - |


When (C)sundown (C)pales the (F)sky (F)
I want
(C)to hide a (C)while (F)behind your (F)smile
(C)and every(C)where I'd (F)look, your (G)eyes I'd (C)find (C) (G) (G)

For (C)me to (C)love you (F)now (F)
Would be the
(C)sweetest (C)thing (F)t'would make me (F)sing
(C)Ah, but I (C)may as well (F)try and (G)catch the (C)wind (F) (C) (C)

 


Middle 8 -

|F - |F - |Em - |Em - |

|F - |F - - |D - |D - |

|G - |G - - |G - |G - |

  

(F)Diddy di dee (F) dee dee (Em)diddy (Em) dee dee (F)diddy
(F) dee dee (D)diddy (D) dee dee (G)dee (G) (G) (G)


Verse 3 -

||C - |C - - |F - |F - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F - |G - |

 |C - |C - - |G - |G - |


||C - |C - - |F - |F - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F - |G - |

 |C - |F - - |C - |C - |


When (C)rain has (C)hung the (F)leaves with (F)tears
(C)I want you (C)near (F)to kill my (F)fears
(C)To help me (C) to leave (F)all my (G)blues be(C)hind (C) (G) (G)

For (C)standin' (C)in your (F)heart (F)
Is where
(C)I want to (C)be
(F)And long to (F)be
(C)Ah, but I (C)may as well (F)try and (G)catch the (C)wind (F) (C) (C)


Verse 4 (Instrumental) -

||C - |C - - |F - |F - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F - |G - |

 |C - |C - - |G - |G - |


||C - |C - - |F - |F - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F - |G - |

 |C - |F - - |C - |C - |


​​​

Ending -

||C - |C - - |F - |F - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F - |G - |

 |C - |F - - |C

 


(C)Ah, but I (C)may as well (F)try and (G)catch the (C)wind (F) (C) (C)

Final Chord Strum: C

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Catch The Wind Chords And Strumming, Donovan

Open Chords:  

(capo 3rd fret)

Open C chord

Open Em chord

Open F∆7 chord: xx3210

Open D7 chord: xx0212

Open Gadd4 chord: x32010


Key: With capo Eb without C

Strumming:

"Waltz Steps":

|D    D  U  D  U  |


or with bass:

|B    D  U  D  U  |


Tempo: 172bpm



Intro -

Chords:

|C - |C - - |F∆7 - |Gadd4 - - |

|C - |F∆7 - |C - |C - |

or full:

 

Verse 1 -

||C - |C - - |F∆7 - |F∆7 - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F∆7 - |Gadd4 - - |

 |C - |C - - |Gadd4 - - |Gadd4 - - |


||C - |C - - |F∆7 - |F∆7 - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F∆7 - |Gadd4 - - |

 |C - |F∆7 - |C - |C - |


In the (C)chilly (C) hours and (F∆7)minutes (F∆7)
Of un(C)certainty (C) I (F∆7)want to (F∆7)be 
(C)In the warm (C)hold (F∆7)of your (Gadd4)loving  (C)mind (C) (Gadd4) (Gadd4)


To (C)feel you (C) all a(F∆7)round me (F∆7)
And to (C)take your hand (C) A(F∆7)long the sand (F∆7)
(C)Ah, but I (C)may as well (F∆7)try and (Gadd4)catch the (C)wind (F∆7) (C) (C)

 


Verse 2 -

||C - |C - - |F∆7 - |F∆7 - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F∆7 - |Gadd4 - - |

 |C - |C - - |Gadd4 - - |Gadd4 - - |


||C - |C - - |F∆7 - |F∆7 - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F∆7 - |Gadd4 - - |

 |C - |F∆7 - |C - |C - |


When (C)sundown (C)pales the (F∆7)sky (F∆7)
I want (C)to hide a (C)while (F∆7)behind your (F∆7)smile
(C)and every(C)where I'd (F∆7)look, your (Gadd4)eyes I'd (C)find (C) (Gadd4) (Gadd4)

For (C)me to (C)love you (F∆7)now (F∆7)
Would be the (C)sweetest (C)thing (F∆7)t'would make me (F∆7)sing
(C)Ah, but I (C)may as well (F∆7)try and (Gadd4)catch the (C)wind (F∆7) (C) (C)

 


Middle 8 -

|F∆7 - |F∆7 - |Em - |Em - |

|F∆7 - |F∆7 - |D7 - |D7 - |

|Gadd4 - - |Gadd4 - - |Gadd4 - - |Gadd4 - - |

  

(F∆7)Diddy di dee (F∆7) dee dee (Em)diddy (Em) dee dee (F∆7)diddy
(F∆7) dee dee (D7)diddy (D7) dee dee (Gadd4)dee (Gadd4) (Gadd4) (Gadd4)


Verse 3 -

||C - |C - - |F∆7 - |F∆7 - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F∆7 - |Gadd4 - - |

 |C - |C - - |Gadd4 - - |Gadd4 - - |


||C - |C - - |F∆7 - |F∆7 - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F∆7 - |Gadd4 - - |

 |C - |F∆7 - |C - |C - |


When (C)rain has (C)hung the (F∆7)leaves with (F∆7)tears
(C)I want you (C)near (F∆7)to kill my (F∆7)fears
(C)To help me (C) to leave (F∆7)all my (Gadd4)blues be(C)hind (C) (Gadd4) (Gadd4)

For (C)standin' (C)in your (F∆7)heart (F∆7)
Is where
(C)I want to (C)be
(F∆7)And long to (F∆7)be
(C)Ah, but I (C)may as well (F∆7)try and (Gadd4)catch the (C)wind (F∆7) (C) (C)


Verse 4 (Instrumental) -

||C - |C - - |F∆7 - |F∆7 - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F∆7 - |Gadd4 - - |

 |C - |C - - |Gadd4 - - |Gadd4 - - |


||C - |C - - |F∆7 - |F∆7 - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F∆7 - |Gadd4 - - |

 |C - |F∆7 - |C - |C - |

​​​

Ending -

||C - |C - - |F∆7 - |F∆7 - || x2

 |C - |C - - |F∆7 - |Gadd4 - - |

 |C - |F∆7 - |C 

 

(C)Ah, but I (C)may as well (F∆7)try and (Gadd4)catch the (C)wind (F∆7) (C) (C)

Final Chord Strum: C

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