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Did You Know? Far Far Away was written by Noddy Holder of Slade for a sound track to a film called Slade In Flame. He started writing the song while sitting on a balcony overlooking the Mississippi River. 

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Difficulty Level Of Original Recorded Song: Blue Pick

Most Advanced Rhythm:  Yellow Pick (White Pick when played with The Bouncer)

Most Advanced Chord Change: Blue Pick (White Pick when played with Django chords, Yellow or Orange Pick when played with open chords)

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White Pick Level

Far Far Away You Chords And Strumming, Slade

Django Chords:  

(capo fret 2)

Django C chord

Django Em chord

Django A chord

Django G chord

Django G/B chord: x20033

Django F chord

Strumming:

"Straight 8s":        |D U D U D U D U |


Tempo: 114 bpm Key: C



Intro -

||A - G - || x4


Verse 1 -

||A - G - || x3   |A - - - |

 |F - G - |C - A - |F - - - |G - - - |


||A - G - || x3   |A - - - |

 |F - G - |C - A - |F - - - |G - - - |


I've seen the (A½)yellow lights go (G½)down the Missis(A½)sippi (G½)
I've seen the
(A½)bridges of the (G½)world and they're for (A)real
I've had a
(F½)red light of the (G½)wrist
Without me
(C½)even gettin' (A½)kissed
It
(F)still seems so un(G)real


I've seen the (A½)morning in the (G½)mountains of A(A½)laska (G½)
I've seen the
(A½)sunset in the (G½)east and in the (A)west
I've sang the
(F½)glory that was (G½)Rome
And passed the
(C½)hound-dog singer's (A½)home
It
(F)still seems for the (G)best


Chorus -  

||C - G/B|AG - |F - - - |G - - - | | x2

 |C - G/B - |A - G - |F - - - |Em - - -


And I'm (C½)far, (G/B½)far a(A½)way (G½with my (F)head up in the (G)clouds
And I'm
 (C½)far, (G/B½)far a(A½)way (G½with my (F)feet down in the (G)crowds
Lettin'
 (C½)loose a(G/B½)round the (A½)world (G½but the (F)call of home is (Em)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||A - G - || x4


Verse 2 -

||A - G - || x3   |A - - - |

 |F - G - |C - A - |F - - - |G - - - |


I've seen the (A½)Paris lights from (G½)high upon Mont(A½)martre (G½)
And felt the
(A½)silence hanging (G½)low in No-Man's-(A)Land
And all those
(F½)spanish nights were (G½)fine
It wasn't
(C½)only from the (A½)wine
It
(F)still seems all in (G)hand


Chorus -  

||C - G/B - |A - G - |F - - - |G - - - | | x2

 |C - G/B - |A - G - |F - - - |Em - - - 


And I'm (C½)far, (G/B½)far a(A½)way (G½with my (F)head up in the (G)clouds
And I'm
(C½)far, (G/B½)far a(A½)way (G½with my (F)feet down in the (G)crowds
Lettin'
(C½)loose a(G/B½)round the (A½)world (G½but the (F)call of home is (Em)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||A - G - || x4


Verse 3 -

||A - G - || x3   |A - - - |

 |F - G - |C - A - |F - - - |G - - - |


I've seen the (A½)yellow lights go (G½)down the Missis(A½)sippi (G½)
The grand
(A½)Bahama island (G½)stories carry (A)on
And all those
(F½)arigato (G½)smiles
Stay in your
(C½)memory for a (A½)while
There
(F)still seems more to (G)come


Chorus -  

||C - G/B - |A - G - |F - - - |G - - - | | x2

 |C - G/B - |A - G - |F - - - |Em - - - 


And I'm (C½)far, (G/B½)far a(A½)way (G½with my (F)head up in the (G)clouds
And I'm
 (C½)far, (G/B½)far a(A½)way (G½with my (F)feet down in the (G)crowds
Lettin' (C½)loose a(G/B½)round the (A½)world (G½but the (F)call of home is (Em)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||A - G - || x4


Chorus -  

||C - G/B - |A - G - |F - - - |G - - - | | x2

 |C - G/B - |A - G - |F - - - |Em - - - 


And I'm (C½)far, (G/B½)far a(A½)way (G½with my (F)head up in the (G)clouds
And I'm
 (C½)far, (G/B½)far a(A½)way (G½with my (F)feet down in the (G)crowds
Lettin'
 (C½)loose a(G/B½)round the (A½)world (G½but the (F)call of home is (Em)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||A - G - || x4

 |A - |


Final Chord Strum: A

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Far Far Away Chords And Strumming, Slade

Open Chords:  

(capo fret 2)

Open C chord

Open Em chord

Open Am chord

Open Gadd4 chord

Open C/B chord

Open F∆7 chord

Strumming:

"The Everyman*":    |D U D U    U D U |

"Straight 8s":           |D U D U D U D U |


Tempo: 114 bpm Key: C



Intro -

||Am -Gadd4- - || x4


Verse 1 -

||Am -Gadd4- - || x3   |Am - - - |

 |F∆7 -Gadd4- - |C - Am - |F∆7 - - - |Gadd4 - - - |


||Am -Gadd4- - || x3   |Am - - - |

 |F∆7 -Gadd4- - |C - Am - |F∆7 - - - |Gadd4 - - - |


I've seen the (Am)yellow lights go (Gadd4)down the Missis(Am)sippi (Gadd4)
I've seen the
(Am)bridges of the (Gadd4)world and they're for (Am)real
I've had a
(F∆7)red light of the (Gadd4)wrist
Without me
(C½)even gettin' (Am½)kissed
It
(F∆7)still seems so un(Gadd4)real


I've seen the (Am)morning in the (Gadd4)mountains of A(Am)laska (Gadd4)
I've seen the
(Am)sunset in the (Gadd4)east and in the (Am)west
I've sang the
(F∆7)glory that was (Gadd4)Rome
And passed the
(C½)hound-dog singer's (Am½)home
It
(F∆7)still seems for the (Gadd4)best


Chorus -  

||C - C/B - |Am - Gadd4|F∆7 - - - |Gadd4 - - - | | x2

 |C - C/B - |Am - Gadd4|F∆7 - - - |Em - - -


And I'm (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (Gadd4½with my (F∆7)head up in the (Gadd4)clouds
And I'm
 (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (Gadd4½with my (F∆7)feet down in the (Gadd4)crowds
Lettin'
 (C½)loose a(C/B½)round the (Am½)world (Gadd4½but the (F∆7)call of home is (Em)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||Am -Gadd4- - || x4


Verse 2 -

||Am -Gadd4- - || x3   |Am - - - |

 |F∆7 -Gadd4- - |C - Am - |F∆7 - - - |Gadd4 - - - |


I've seen the (Am)Paris lights from (Gadd4)high upon Mont(Am)martre (Gadd4)
And felt the
(Am)silence hanging (Gadd4)low in No-Man's-(Am)Land
And all those
(F∆7)spanish nights were (Gadd4)fine
It wasn't
(C½)only from the (Am½)wine
It
(F∆7)still seems all in (Gadd4)hand


Chorus -  

||C - C/B - |Am - Gadd4 - |F∆7 - - - |Gadd4 - - - | | x2

 |C - C/B - |Am - Gadd4 - |F∆7 - - - |Em - - - 


And I'm (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (Gadd4½with my (F∆7)head up in the (Gadd4)clouds
And I'm
 (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (Gadd4½with my (F∆7)feet down in the (Gadd4)crowds
Lettin'
 (C½)loose a(C/B½)round the (Am½)world (Gadd4½but the (F∆7)call of home is (Em)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||Am -Gadd4- - || x4


Verse 3 -

||Am -Gadd4- - || x3   |Am - - - |

 |F∆7 -Gadd4- - |C - Am - |F∆7 - - - |Gadd4 - - - |


I've seen the (Am)yellow lights go (Gadd4)down the Missis(Am)sippi (Gadd4)
The grand
(Am)Bahama island (Gadd4)stories carry (Am)on
And all those
(F∆7)arigato (Gadd4)smiles
Stay in your
(C½)memory for a (Am½)while
There
(F∆7)still seems more to (Gadd4)come


Chorus -  

||C - C/B - |Am - Gadd4 - |F∆7 - - - |Gadd4 - - - | | x2

 |C - C/B - |Am - Gadd4 - |F∆7 - - - |Em - - - 


And I'm (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (Gadd4½with my (F∆7)head up in the (Gadd4)clouds
And I'm
 (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (Gadd4½with my (F∆7)feet down in the (Gadd4)crowds
Lettin'
 (C½)loose a(C/B½)round the (Am½)world (Gadd4½but the (F∆7)call of home is (Em)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||Am -Gadd4- - || x4


Chorus -  

||C - C/B - |Am - Gadd4 - |F∆7 - - - |Gadd4 - - - | | x2

 |C - C/B - |Am - Gadd4 - |F∆7 - - - |Em - - - 


And I'm (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (Gadd4½with my (F∆7)head up in the (Gadd4)clouds
And I'm
 (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (Gadd4½with my (F∆7)feet down in the (Gadd4)crowds
Lettin'
 (C½)loose a(C/B½)round the (Am½)world (Gadd4½but the (F∆7)call of home is (Em)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||Am -Gadd4- - || x4

 |Am Gadd4Am--|


Final Chord Strum: Am

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Far Far Away Chords And Strumming, Slade

Open Chords:  

(capo fret 2)

Open C chord

Open E chord

Open Am chord

Open Asus2 chord

Open G chord

Open C/B chord

Open F∆7 chord

Strumming:

"The Everyman*":    |D U D U    U D U |

"Straight 8s":           |D U D U D U D U |


Tempo: 114 bpm Key: C



Intro -

||Am -G- - || x4


Verse 1 -

||Am -G- - || x3   |Am -Asus2-Am- |

 |F∆7 -G- - |C - Am - |F∆7 - - - |G - - - |


||Am -G- - || x3   |Am -Asus2-Am- |

 |F∆7 -G- - |C - Am - |F∆7 - - - |G - - - |


I've seen the (Am)yellow lights go (G)down the Missis(Am)sippi (G)
I've seen the
(Am)bridges of the (G)world and they're for (Am)real
I've had a
(F∆7)red light of the (G)wrist
Without me
(C½)even gettin' (Am½)kissed
It
(F∆7)still seems so un(G)real


I've seen the (Am)morning in the (G)mountains of A(Am)laska (G)
I've seen the
(Am)sunset in the (G)east and in the (Am)west
I've sang the
(F∆7)glory that was (G)Rome
And passed the
(C½)hound-dog singer's (Am½)home
It
(F∆7)still seems for the (G)best


Chorus -  

||C - C/B - |Am - G - |F∆7 - - - |G - - - | | x2

 |C - C/B - |Am - G - |F∆7 - - - |E - - - 


And I'm (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F∆7)head up in the (G)clouds
And I'm
 (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F∆7)feet down in the (G)crowds
Lettin'
 (C½)loose a(C/B½)round the (Am½)world (G½but the (F∆7)call of home is (E)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||Am -G- - || x4


Verse 2 -

||Am -G- - || x3   |Am -Asus2-Am- |

 |F∆7 -G- - |C - Am - |F∆7 - - - |G - - - |


I've seen the (Am)Paris lights from (G)high upon Mont(Am)martre (G)
And felt the
(Am)silence hanging (G)low in No-Man's-(Am)Land
And all those
(F∆7)spanish nights were (G)fine
It wasn't
(C½)only from the (Am½)wine
It
(F∆7)still seems all in (G)hand


Chorus -  

||C - C/B - |Am - G - |F∆7 - - - |G - - - | | x2

 |C - C/B - |Am - G - |F∆7 - - - |E - - - 


And I'm (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F∆7)head up in the (G)clouds
And I'm
 (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F∆7)feet down in the (G)crowds
Lettin'
 (C½)loose a(C/B½)round the (Am½)world (G½but the (F∆7)call of home is (E)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||Am -G- - || x4


Verse 3 -

||Am -G- - || x3   |Am -Asus2-Am- |

 |F∆7 -G- - |C - Am - |F∆7 - - - |G - - - |


I've seen the (Am)yellow lights go (G)down the Missis(Am)sippi (G)
The grand
(Am)Bahama island (G)stories carry (Am)on
And all those
(F∆7)arigato (G)smiles
Stay in your
(C½)memory for a (Am½)while
There
(F∆7)still seems more to (G)come


Chorus -  

||C - C/B - |Am - G - |F∆7 - - - |G - - - | | x2

 |C - C/B - |Am - G - |F∆7 - - - |E - - - 


And I'm (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F∆7)head up in the (G)clouds
And I'm
 (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F∆7)feet down in the (G)crowds
Lettin'
 (C½)loose a(C/B½)round the (Am½)world (G½but the (F∆7)call of home is (E)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||Am -G- - || x4


Chorus -  

||C - C/B - |Am - G - |F∆7 - - - |G - - - | | x2

 |C - C/B - |Am - G - |F∆7 - - - |E - - - 


And I'm (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F∆7)head up in the (G)clouds
And I'm
 (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F∆7)feet down in the (G)crowds
Lettin'
 (C½)loose a(C/B½)round the (Am½)world (G½but the (F∆7)call of home is (E)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||Am -G- - || x4

 |Am GAm--|


Final Chord Strum: Am

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Far Far Away Chords And Strumming, Slade

Open Chords:  

(capo fret 2)

Open C chord

Open E chord

Open Am chord

Open Asus2 chord

Open G chord

Open C/B chord

Barre Chords:  

Barre F chord

Strumming:

"The Everyman*":    |D U D U    U D U |

"Straight 8s":           |D U D U D U D U |


Tempo: 114 bpm Key: C



Intro -

||Am -G- - || x4


Verse 1 -

||Am -G- - || x3   |Am -Asus2-Am- |

 |F -G- - |C - Am - |F - - - |G - - - |


||Am -G- - || x3   |Am -Asus2-Am- |

 |F -G- - |C - Am - |F - - - |G - - - |


I've seen the (Am)yellow lights go (G)down the Missis(Am)sippi (G)
I've seen the
(Am)bridges of the (G)world and they're for (Am)real
I've had a
(F)red light of the (G)wrist
Without me
(C½)even gettin' (Am½)kissed
It
(F)still seems so un(G)real


I've seen the (Am)morning in the (G)mountains of A(Am)laska (G)
I've seen the
(Am)sunset in the (G)east and in the (Am)west
I've sang the
(F)glory that was (G)Rome
And passed the
(C½)hound-dog singer's (Am½)home
It
(F)still seems for the (G)best


Chorus -  

||C - C/B - |AmG - |F - - - |G - - - | | x2

 |C - C/B - |Am - G - |F - - - |E - - -


And I'm (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F)head up in the (G)clouds
And I'm
 (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F)feet down in the (G)crowds
Lettin'
 (C½)loose a(C/B½)round the (Am½)world (G½but the (F)call of home is (E)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||Am -G- - || x4


Verse 2 -

||Am -G- - || x3   |Am -Asus2-Am- |

 |F -G- - |C - Am - |F - - - |G - - - |


I've seen the (Am)Paris lights from (G)high upon Mont(Am)martre (G)
And felt the
(Am)silence hanging (G)low in No-Man's-(Am)Land
And all those
(F)spanish nights were (G)fine
It wasn't
(C½)only from the (Am½)wine
It
(F)still seems all in (G)hand


Chorus -  

||C - C/B - |Am - G - |F - - - |G - - - | | x2

 |C - C/B - |Am - G - |F - - - |E - - - 


And I'm (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F)head up in the (G)clouds
And I'm
 (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F)feet down in the (G)crowds
Lettin'
 (C½)loose a(C/B½)round the (Am½)world (G½but the (F)call of home is (E)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||Am -G- - || x4


Verse 3 -

||Am -G- - || x3   |Am -Asus2-Am- |

 |F -G- - |C - Am - |F - - - |G - - - |


I've seen the (Am)yellow lights go (G)down the Missis(Am)sippi (G)
The grand
(Am)Bahama island (G)stories carry (Am)on
And all those
(F)arigato (G)smiles
Stay in your
(C½)memory for a (Am½)while
There
(F)still seems more to (G)come


Chorus -  

||C - C/B - |Am - G - |F - - - |G - - - | | x2

 |C - C/B - |Am - G - |F - - - |E - - - 


And I'm (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F)head up in the (G)clouds
And I'm
 (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F)feet down in the (G)crowds
Lettin'
 (C½)loose a(C/B½)round the (Am½)world (G½but the (F)call of home is (E)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||Am -G- - || x4


Chorus -  

||C - C/B - |Am - G - |F - - - |G - - - | | x2

 |C - C/B - |Am - G - |F - - - |E - - - 


And I'm (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F)head up in the (G)clouds
And I'm
 (C½)far, (C/B½)far a(Am½)way (G½with my (F)feet down in the (G)crowds
Lettin'
 (C½)loose a(C/B½)round the (Am½)world (G½but the (F)call of home is (E)loud, still is loud


Intro -

||Am -G- - || x4

 |Am GAm--|


Final Chord Strum: Am

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