Every Mother's Son

From the Album "John Barleycorn Must Die" in 1970 on Island Records.
Words and Music by Steve Winwood.
Time signature alla breva.

(intro is 4 measures, each alternating D - G)

D    G     D   G         D     G   D   G
Once again I'm northward bound

D  G   D       G       D     G    D
On the edge of sea and sky

          Em                       C7
Tomorrow is my friend, my one and only friend

    Em                          c7      A
We travel on together searching for the end

G/A   D                        G
I'm a traveling soul and every mother's son

F            D                         G
Although I'm getting tired I've got to travel on

F        Gm7
Can you, please, help my dog?

F/G            Gm7
Can you, please, help my dog?

F/G             Gm7          A7 (N.C.)
Can you, please, help my dog?  I think it's only fair.

(repeat the whole thing and fade out, alternating D and G again)

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