Artist: John Martyn, Title: Bless The Weather

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John Martyn - Bless The Weather

Found on:
Sweet Little Mystery - The Essential(2013-09-09)
Late Night John(2004-05-24)
Bless the Weather(2005)
The Island Years(2013-09-27)
Sweet Little Mysteries: The Island Anthology(1994-06-06)
The Island Years(2013-09-27)
Gold(2008-01-22)
Serendipity: An Introduction to John Martyn(1998-11-02)
Live at Leeds(1998-09-01)
Anthology
No Little Boy(1993-07-23)
Classics(2003)
Solid Air: Classics Revisited(2002-09-23)
The Very Best of John Martyn(1997-04-07)
The Best of the Island Years(2014)
Ain't No Saint(2008-09)
Sweet Certain Surprise(2001-10-15)
The Big Chill(2006-08-21)
May You Never(2009-01-01)
Defected Presents Charles Webster(2008-04-28)
Live in Milan 1979(2002-08-07)
Head and Heart: The Acoustic John Martyn(2017-04-28)
May You Never: The Essential John Martyn(2016-11-25)
BBC Live In Concert
1983-03-19: Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany
Germany 1986(2001-07-16)
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                Bless the Weather - John Martyn
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Tabbed By : Aeonoptic
e-mail: aeonoptic@gmail.com

Tuning: DADGAD (album is +75 cents sharp)

x denotes a thumb slap

Chords just alternate between Dm7 and Gm7 every bar

 Intro
D|----------------------------|0------------0--------------|--0--------------------------|
A|----------------------------|----------------------------|--------------0--------------|
G|--0h2p0------0--0-2---------|0h2p0------2---0h2p0--------|--0h2p0-----0---0h2p0--------|
D|--3-----3----3--3-3-3-------|------3----3---3-----3------|--------3-------------3-----0|
A|----------------------------|----------------------------|--------------------------3--|
D|0---------x--0--0-0-0-x--0-3|--------x--------------x-5-3|0---------x-------------x---0|

D|0---------0----0----------|
A|--------------------------|
G|0h2p0-----0h2--0h2p0------|
D|------3--------------3----|
A|--------------------------|
D|---x----x--------------x-0|

Time after time, I held it just to watch it die
Line after line, I loved it just to watch it cry

D|----------0---0----------|---------0---0---0------|---------0---0-0------|
A|-------------------------|---------------------0--|0---------------------|
G|0-------0-------0--------|0------0-0---0-2-0------|0------0-----0-0------|
D|----3-------------0------|---------------3-------0|-------3--------------|
A|----------------------0--|------------------------|-------------------0--|
D|--x---x-----x-------x---0|--x--x-----x-------x----|--x--x-----x-----x---0|
 
Bless the weather that brought you to me
Curse the storm that takes you away

D|-------------0--------|0--------0---------------|0------------------|
A|-----------0----------|5------------------------|-------1-----------|
G|0-----0---------------|------------0------------|0------0----0------|
D|------0---------------|-------------------------|------------3------|
A|-----------------0----|-------------------------|-------------------|
D|---x-----0-----x---0-x|--x--x-0------x-5b6-5b6-5|--x--x----x---x-5-0|

Bless the weather that brought you to me
Curse the storm that takes you home

D|0----------0----------|0------0-0-------0------|
A|----------------------|1------1----------------|
G|0--------0------------|0--------------3--------|
D|3---------------------|------------------------|
A|----------------------|---------------------0--|
D|---x--x--x---x--x--0-5|----x------x-x-----x---0|

Wave after wave, I washed it just to watch it turn
Day after day, I cooled it just to watch it burn

D|0-------0-----------|0------0-0-----------|0-------0-------------|---------0-------------|
A|0-----0-------------|1------1-----0-------|0---------------------|1------1----1----------|
G|0-----2-------------|---------------------|0--------------0------|0------0------0--------|
D|--------------------|---------------3-----|3------------5--------|----------------3------|
A|--------------------|---------------------|----------------------|--------------------0--|
D|----x-----x---x--0-5|--x--x-----x-----x--0|x--x--x---x--5---x-0-5|--x--x--------x---x---0|

Bless the weather that brought you to me
Curse the storm that takes you home
Bless the weather that brought you to me
Curse the storm that takes you away

D|---------0-----------|0--------0--------------|----------0----------|0----0-0--------------|
A|---------------------|1-----------------------|0-------0------------|1----1-----------0----|
G|0------0-------------|0------0-------0--------|0-------------------0|0----0-----0----------|
D|3------3-------------|-----------------3------|3-------3---------0--|-------------3-3------|
A|---------------------|------------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
D|--x--x-----x-x-x--3-0|----x------5-0-----x-5-0|---x--x-----x---x----|---------x---------5-0|

Pain after pain, I stood it just to see how it feels
Rain after rain, I stood it just to make it real

D|0--------0--------------|0-------0--------0----|0-----------0-0-----0-----|0--------0------------|
A|0------0----------------|1-------1------1------|0-----------0-----0-------|1------1--------------|
G|0------------0----------|0-------0-------------|0-0h2p0-----0-------------|0------0---0-3-5------|
D|3--------------------0--|----------------------|3-------3-----------------|----------------------|
A|------------------------|-------------------0--|--------------------------|-------------------0--|
D|--x--x-----x---x--x----0|----x-0----x-0-------0|----------x-----x-----x--0|--x--x-----------x---0|

Bless the weather that brought you to me
Curse the day you go away
Bless the weather that brought you to me
Curse the storm that takes you away

D|0-------0---------|0-----------0---------0------|0----------0-------------|0--------0--------------|
A|0-----0-----------|1----1----1---------1--------|0--------0---------------|1------1----------------|
G|2-----2-----------|0----0----0---------0--------|2--------2-------0-------|0----------------0------|
D|3-----3-----------|--------------------3--------|3----3---3-----3-------0-|-------------3----------|
A|---------------0--|--------------------------0--|---------------------0---|---------------------0--|
D|----x-----x--x---5|---x----x------x--0-----x---0|---0---x-----x-----x----0|--x--x-----x---x---x---0|

Time after time, I held it just to watch it die
Line after line, I loved it just to watch it cry

D|0-------------0--------------|0--------0-----------|0---------0--------------|0--------0--------------|
A|------------0-----0----------|1------1-------------|0-------0----------------|1------1----------------|
G|0-h2p0------2-------0--------|0------0------0------|2-------2----------------|0------0-----0---0------|
D|-------3--------------3---0--|---------------------|3-------3---------3---0--|---------------3--------|
A|-----------------------------|------------------0--|------------5------------|------------------------|
D|---------x------x-------x---5|--x--x-----x----x---0|---x--x-------0-----x---0|---x--x----x-------x-5-0|
  
Bless the weather that brought you to me
Curse the storm that takes you away
Bless the weather that brought you to me
Curse the storm that takes you away

D|----------0-------------|0--------0----------|---------0---------|0------------0------------|
A|0-------0---------------|1------1------------|0------0-----------|1------1---1--------------|
G|2-------2---------------|0------0-----0------|2------2----0------|0----0-----0-----0--------|
D|3-------3--------3---0--|---------------3----|3------3--------0--|---3---------------3---0--|
A|------------------------|-----------------0--|-------------------|--------------------------|
D|---x--x-----x--0---x---0|--x--x-----x---x---0|--x--x--------x---0|---------x-----x-----x---0|

D|------------0--------------|0--------0--0------------|------------0--------------|
A|---------------------------|1------1-----------------|---------------------------|
G|0h2p0-----0---0h2p0--------|0------0----0h2p0--------|0h2p0-----2---0h2p0--------|
D|3-----3-------------3------|------------------3------|3-----3---3---3-----3------|
A|------------------------0--|----------------------0--|------------------------0--|
D|--------x-------x-----x---0|--x--x--------------x---0|--------x-------------x---0|

D|0--------0-0-------------|0h3-3-5-10-7~----------------|--0---0---0--0---0---0---0------------|
A|1------1---1-------------|-----------------------------|--1---1---1--1---1---1---1------------|
G|0------0---0--0-0--------|-----------------------------|--0-0---0-0--0---0---0---0------------|
D|--------------------0---0|0h3-3-5-10-7~--7----5h7p5---5|3--------------3---3---3---3---0------|
A|-------------------------|------------------8-------8--|-----------------------------3---0----|
D|--x-0-------------x---0--|-----------------------------|-----------------------------------0-0|

D|0h3-3-5-10-7~--7-------------|--0-0---0-0--0---0---0---0------------|
A|-----------------------------|--1---1---1--1---1---1---1------------|
G|-----------------------------|--0-0---0-0--0---0---0---0------------|
D|0h3-3-5-10-7~--7----5h7p5---5|3--------------3---3---3---3---0------|
A|------------------8-------8--|-----------------------------3---0----|
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------------0-0|

D|0h3-3-5-10-7~--7-------------|--0-0---0-0--0---0---0---0------------|
A|-----------------------------|--1---1---1--1---1---1---1------------|
G|-----------------------------|--0-0---0-0--0---0---0---0------------|
D|0h3-3-5-10-7~--7----5h7p5---5|3--------------3---3---3---3---0------|
A|------------------8-------8--|-----------------------------3---0----|
D|-----------------------------|-----------------------------------0-0|

The song fades with him basically playing this repeatedly with some slapping and variation

D|0h2p0h2p0h2p0h2p0h2p0--------|
A|-----------------------------|
G|0---------------------0h2----|
D|--------------------------3--|
A|-----------------------------|
D|----------------------------0|


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note

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