Harptabs.com

Matthew


RSSXML
Harptabs Add-Ons


Who is on now? Guests: 128 Members: 1

Homepage


Account

My Account
Inbox
Compose
Login
New User


Tabs Listing

List All Tabs
Tabs by Letter
View Files
Search Tabs
Random Tab


Contribute

Forum
Add a Tab
My Drafts
Post a File


Resources

Site Blog
YouTube Feed
Tab Guide
Player List
Member List
Member Map
Links
Tab Rulers
Mobile Site
Tab Tool


Website

Add-Ons
Store
Contact Us

Add to Favorites | Post File | Print | Send to a Friend | Report Tab

Song Name: Matthew By: John Denver
Posted By: EarthDogHarpin Difficulty: Beginner
Key: G Genre: Country
Harp Type: Diatonic Audio: Matthew
Created: 2014-07-12 01:09:15 Modified: 2014-07-12 01:09:15
Rating: Login to VoteAvg Rating:More Votes Needed
Fav Count:1
Ad:

Want to make Matthew sound awesome on your harmonica? Master tight single notes, rock solid bending and more with easy video lessons ->click here.



Song:

[code]
Matthew
Words and Music by John Denver
Key: G Major    Range: D4 to G5
Tabbed for a key of G Richter tuned diatonic

Tab notations:
none = blow    - = draw   ___ = hold; sustain
” = full step bend


6 6_  6  6_ 6__ -5_  5_ -3”_ -5________
I had an un-cle name of Mat_-thew._____

-4 4   5__ 6_ 5_     -4_ 4_ 3_________
He was his fa-ther’s on_-ly boy.______

6_   6_   6__   6  -5_ 5_  -3”_ 5_
Born just south of Col-by, Kan -sas

-4 -4  5__ 6__  5_   -4__  4_  4____
He was his moth-er’s pride and joy._

5    6__ 7__ 7   -7_  6 -6__  -6   6_ 6_  6____  -5______
Yes, and joy was just a thing that he was raised on______

6__  6   6__  6 -5___ -5 -5   6_  5_______
Love was just a way__ to live and die_____

7__  7   7__ -6 -6  -6_ 6__ 6_  6_    -5______
Gold was just a wind-y_ Kan-sas wheat-field___

6__  6   6_   6   -5__ -5_ 5   -4__ 4_____
Blue was just the Kan_-sas sum-mer_ sky.__

6_  6   6_  6__  -5_  5_ -3”_ -5________
All the sto-ries that he told me________

-4   5__  6_ 5_  -4_  4_ 3_________
Back when I  was just a  lad_______

6_  6_  6_   6____ -5   5  -3”_ -5________
All the mem-‘ries_ that he gave me________

-4  5__ 6    5_    -4__ -3_ 4_________
All the good times that  he had.______

6__  6   6_ 6 -5_ 5_  -3__ -5_______
Grow-in’ up a Kan-sas farm boy______

-4_  5_ 6_   5_ -4  5__ 3_________
Life is most-ly hav-in’ fun_______

6_  6   6__ 6_  -5  5__  -3”_  -5________
Rid-in’ on_ his dad-dy’s shoul-ders______

-4 -4_  5_ 6_   5  -4_   -3  4___
Be-hind a  mule be-neath the sun.

5    6__ 7__ 7   -7_  6 -6__  -6   6_ 6_  6__    -5______
Yes, and joy was just a thing that he was raised on______

6__  6   6__  6 -5___ -5 -5   6_  5_______
Love was just a way__ to live and die_____

7__  7   7__ -6 -6  -6_ 6__ 6_  6_    -5______
Gold was just a wind-y Kan_-sas wheat-field___

6__  6   6_   6   -5__ -5_ 5   -4__ 4_____
Blue was just the Kan_-sas sum-mer sky.___

6_    6 6_    6__   -5_  5_   -3”_ -5________
Well, I guess there were some hard times_____

-4  5__ 6_   5_   -4_   4_   3_________
And I’m told some years were lean______

6    6_  6_ 6_    6____  -5  5  -3”_ -5________
They had a  storm in___ ‘for-ty sev- en________

-4 -4    5__ 6    5_  -4__     -3_ 4_________
 A twist-er_ came and stripped ‘em clean.____

6  6__  6   6_   6   -5_  5_  -3__ -5_______
He lost the farm and lost his fam_-‘ly______

-4 -4_  5_  6_    5_  -4   5__ 3_________
He lost the wheat and lost his home______

6_  6  6__   6_  -5  5__ -3”_ -5________
But he found the fam-‘ly Bi_- ble_______

-4 -4_   5_ 6_  5  -4_ -3 4____
 A faith as sol-id as_ a  stone.

5    6__ 7__ 7   -7_  6 -6__  -6   6_ 6_  6__    -5______
Yes, and joy was just a thing that he was raised on______

6__  6   6__  6 -5___ -5 -5   6_  5_______
Love was just a way__ to live and die_____

7__  7   7__ -6 -6  -6_ 6__ 6_  6_    -5______
Gold was just a wind-y_ Kan-sas wheat-field___

6__  6   6_   6   -5__ -5_ 5   -4__ 4_____
Blue was just the Kan_-sas sum-mer_ sky.__

 6    6_ 6  6_   6__ -5_  5_ -3”_ -5________
(And) so he came to_ live at our  house_____

-4  5__ 6_   5_ -4_  4_  3_________
And he_ came to work the land______

6  6_   6_ 6_   6____ -5  5   -3”_ -5________
He came to ease my___ dad-dy’s bur-den_______

-4  5__ 6    5_ -4__ -3_ 4_________
And he_ came to be__ my_ friend.___

6   6__ 6 6_    6    -5_  5_  -3__ -5_______
And so_ I wrote this down for Mat_-thew_____

-4  -4_  5_  6_  5_   -4   5__ 3_________
And it’s for him this song is_ sung______

6_  6   6__ 6_  -5  5__  -3”_  -5________
Rid-in’ on_ his dad-dy’s shoul-ders______

-4 -4_  5_ 6_   5  -4_   -3  4___
Be-hind a mule be-neath the sun._

5    6__ 7__ 7   -7_  6 -6__  -6   6_ 6_  6__    -5______
Yes, and joy was just a thing that he was raised on______

6__  6   6__  6 -5___ -5 -5   6_  5_______
Love was just a way__ to live and die_____

7__  7   7__ -6 -6  -6_ 6__ 6_  6_    -5______
Gold was just a wind-y Kan_-sas wheat-field___

6__  6   6_   6   -5__ -5_ 5   -4__ 4_____
Blue was just the Kan_-sas sum-mer sky.___

5    6__ 7__ 7   -7__ 6 -6__  -6   6_ 6_  6_-6__ -5______
Yes, and joy was just a thing that he was raised on______

6__  -5_ 6_  -6 -7____ -6 6    -5_ 5___-6__6___
Love was just a way___ to live and die_________

7__  7   -7__ -6 -6  -6_ 6__ 6_  6_    -5______
Gold was just a  wind-y_ Kan-sas wheat-field___

6_____ -4_ 6_   5_ -5__ -5_ 5   -4__ 4________
Blue__ was just a_ Kan_-sas sum-mer_ sky._____




A little history:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82GJgjuoc24


[/code]


Users who have Favorited this tab
Username
1stevehagget
QR code




© Copyright 2004-2014
All Rights Reserved
Web Site Terms Of Use