Take the Long Way Home
Supertramp

Midi 1(F76)   Midi 2(Bb85)
Midi 3(F75)*
     Midi 4(F75)*-harp
Harp Lead-in sheet Music
Tabbed by Mark Purintun 1-06
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Lead in: (18 measures)



 

 r-8  -8   -8     7  -7b 7 -8 7  r  6  7  7   7   7-8  7  -7    6  r
| So you think youíre a ro me o | playing a part in a picture-show. |
   -4   -6 -7   -6  6    6  Rr -6  -7b  -6   6    6  rR
| Take the lo | ng way home.  Take the long way home.  |
 r -4   -8    -8  -8   7 -7b   7   -8  7
| Cos youíre the joke of the neighborhood |
 r -4    7    7    7   7   -8     7 -7    6    -4   -6 -7b
| Why should you care if youíre feeling good? Take the lo |
  -6  6    6  R   -4   -6 -7b -6  6    6  R
| ng way home. | Take the lo  ng way home. |

 r -4   -8   -8   -8   -8   -8  -8    -8    -8   7  -7
| But there are times that you feel youíre part of the |
   7 -7 6 r -8r -7     7 -7 6 -4  -5 6   -6    RR6
| scenery, all the | greenery is cominí down, |  boy. |
 R -4  -8   -8   -8    -8  -8   -8    -8    -8   7  -7
| And then your wife seems to think youíre part of the |
   7 -7  6 r-8    7  -7    7-7 6   -4   5   6 -6  RR  6     5  RR
| furniture oh, itís pe | culiar, she used to be |   so | nice.  |

   -4   -8 -8  -8    7 -7b  7  -8  7 -8 r 
| When lonely days turn to lonely nights, |
 r -4   7  7   7   7  -8 7 -7    6  r  -4  -6   -7
| you take a trip to the city lights. And take the |
   -6   6    6  Rr  -4   -6 -7b  -6  6    6 rR
| long way home.   Take the lo | ng way home. |

 r -4 -8 -8  -8   7  -7b   7  -8  7 r
| You never see what you want to see. |
 r-4   7    7  7   7  -8  7 -7 6 r -4  -6   -7    -6   6    6 Rr  -4   -6 -7b
| For'ver playing to the gallery. You take the | long way home.  Take the lo |
  -6  6    6  R   -4  -8     -8  -8 -8  -8   -8    -8  -8 7 -7 
| ng way home. | And when youíre up on the stage, itís so unbe |
   7 -7 6  r-8 7  -7    7 -7 6r -4   5  6  -6  RR6 r
| lievable, unforget | table,  how they adore | you. |

 r -4  -8   -8   -8    -8  -8   -8    -8    -8 7   -7
| But then your wife seems to think youíre losing your |
   7-7 6 r 7  -7    7-7 6 r-4  5   6   -6    6     5  r
| sanity, Oh, ca | lamity, or is there no | way | out? |

| 8 measure instrumental |

 r -4  -8 -8-8  -8   -8    -8   -8  -8 7 -7
| Does it feel that your lifeís become a ca |
   7  -7 6  r-8  -7  7  -7  6 r -4  5  6   -6    RR  6  r
| tastrophe? Oh, it has to be  for you to grow, |   boy.  |
 r -4   -8 -8-8    -8    -8   -8   -8  -8   7   -7 
| When you look through the years and see what you |
    7    -7    6 r-8  7 -7     7    -7    6  r-4   5   6-6     6    5 RR
| could have been oh, what | might have been, if youíd had | more time. |

 r-4   -8   -8  -8   7   -7b 7  -8  7-8 R
| So, when the day comes to settle down, |
 r -4    7  7 7   7   -8    7 -7  6   r -4  -6   -6
| Whoís to blame if youíre not around? You took the |
   -6   6    6 Rr -4  -6   -6    -6   6    6  Rr  -4  -6   -6
| long way home. You took the | long way home.   You took the |
   -6   6    6  Rr -4  -6   -6    -6   6    6  Rr -4  -6   -6
| long way home.  You took the | long way home.  You took the |
   -6   6    6  Rr -4  -6   -6    -6   6    6  Rr -4  -6   -6
| long way home.  You took the | long way home.  You took the |
  -6   6    6  Rr -4  -6   -6    -6   6    6  Rr -4  -6   -6
| long way home.  You took the | long way home.  You took the |
   -6   6    6 rRr-4  -6   -6    -6   6    6 RR   -6   7    -7 6 r
| long way home. You took the | long way home. | Long way | home  |
   -6   7    -7 6 r   -6   6    6      -7   6    6      -6   6 r  6  r
| Long way | home. | Long way home. | Long way home. | Long way home. |
   -6   6 r  6  r   -6   6 r  6  r   -6   6 r  6  r   -6   6 r  6
| Long way home. | Long way home. | Long way home. | Long way home. |
 

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Roger Hodgson                                                                  Super Tramp   (with harmonica)   1979

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