Save a Little Room for Me by John Wesley Harding Ukulele Chords

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Save a Little Room for Me chords has rhythm and included in The Name Above the Title (1991) album.
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Save a Little Room for Me by John Wesley Harding Ukulele Chords

The Name: John Wesley Harding
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The Title: SAVE A LITTLE ROOM FOR ME
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NB: For the progression of chords in the main part of song and “Dylanish bit”
as I call it to sound right, you should use the chord fingerings described
at the end, especially Em7, Cmaj7 and Amsus2.

Intro:
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“Arabian bit”
Em D Em D Em D Em D and immediately move on to…

“Dylanish bit”
G D Em Em7 C Cmaj7 Am... and go on to D in main part…

Main part:
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When it’s time to pack your bags,

When everything appears as the drag that it is,

Get down that brown case that your Grandma had,

Open it up – think of your dad.

When you’re feeling empty, and the echoes round this cold white room

Have no identity,

G D Em Em7 Am Amsus ..(move on to C)
When it’s time to pack your bags,

Save a little room for me.

Save a little, save a little,

Save a little room for me.

G D Em Em7 C Cmaj7 Am… (go on to next D)

When it’s time to buy a home,

When you’re sick of using a different ‘phone every day,

Settle up your debts, then settle down,

Take that suitcase back to the ”lost and found”.

When you’re feeling lonely, I guarantee the neighbourhood

C -> D D7
Community will rally round you – wait and see,

G D Em Em7 Am Amsus2 ..(move on to C)
When it’s time to buy a home,

Save a little room for me,

Save a little, save a little,

Save a little room for me.


G D Em Em7 Am Amsus2..C Cmaj7..Am Amsus2..Am..D

When it’s time for you to lie down,

When you’re sick of the sound, and the sight hurts your eyes,

Wrap up warm in a single bed,

Tie up the loose strings that are in your head,

When you’re feeling empty, dreams will fill you up

In the big sweet city.

G D Em Em7 Am Amsus2 ..(move on to C)
When it’s time for you to lie down,

Save a little room for me,

Save a little, save a little,

Save a little room for me.

LONG FADE-OUT SECTION
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Oh won’t you..

Am Am Amsus2 ..(move on to C)
Save a little, save a little,

Save a little room for me

Save a little, save a little,

Save a little room for me.

Woah, yeah!

Save a little room for me

Em D ..move on to G

G D ..(move on to Em)
…..Pack your bags, Pack your bags,

..Buy a home, Buy a home, Lie down,

G D ..(move on to Em)
….Save a little room for me.

…yeah!…….woahoh!

G D ..(move on to Em)
………….

Em D ..(on to G)
Save a little, save a little, save a little, save a little,

G D..Em
….Woah yeah! Save a little room for me

Em D…G
….yeah, woahoh yeah!

G D..Em
…Pack your bags, Pack your bags,

Lie down, …(FADE OUT)

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Notes:
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1. The chords with dots after them are only played briefly as they are
transitional chords.

2. If you don’t know what I mean by the “Arabian” or “Dylanish” bits,
just play along to the album and find out which bits match which
chords. The rhythm with which the chord changes and vocals fit
together needs to be learnt by listening to the song (which is on
the album “The Name Above The Title” in case you didn’t know), and
the strumming rhythm, too, which is pretty consistent throughout.

3. You should soon get used to the main chord progression (as in the
“Dylanish bit”) and it will become second nature. What a fabulous
harmonic progression it is! You can spot a progression of notes
within the chords which matches the bassline (G F# E D C B A D G).

4. The chord shapes below are the ones I’d recommend. The Em7, Cmaj7
and Amsus2 chords should be fingered the same as the normal chord
of the same key except that the appropriate finger should be
removed.

5. Finally, the FADE OUT! Unless you’re recording it, you can’t fade
out, so either leave off the whole thing or do it (or something
similar) and improvise an ending. You should have the feel of the
song well enough by then to improvise something, but I wish I could
fade myself out gradually – that rhythm and chord progression just
seem to want to continue for ever, and to interupt the inexorable
flow just doesn’t seem quite right. (It’s so good I even come up
with long words for it).

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Chords:
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G chord D chord

e||—|—|-o-| G e||—|-o-|—–| F#
B||—|—|—| B B||—|—|-o—| D
G||—|—|—| G G||—|-o-|—–| A
D||—|—|—| D D||—|—|—–| D
A||—|-o-|—| B A||—|—|—–| A
E||—|—|-o-| G E||—|-x-|—–| either use thumb on 2nd fret

or don’t play bass-E string

Em chord Em7 chord

e||—|—|—| E e||—|—|—–| E
B||—|—|—| B B||—|—|—–| B
G||—|—|—| G G||—|—|—–| G
D||—|-o-|—| E D||—|—|—–| D
A||—|-o-|—| B A||—|-o-|—–| B
E||—|—|—| E E||—|—|—–| E

C chord Cmaj7 chord

e||—|—|—| E e||—|—|—–| E
B||-o-|—|—| C B||—|—|—–| B
G||—|—|—| G G||—|—|—–| G
D||—|-o-|—| E D||—|-o-|—–| E
A||—|—|-o-| C A||—|—|-o—| C
E||—|—|—| E E||—|—|—–| E

Am chord Amsus2 chord

e||—|—|—| E e||—|—|—–| E
B||-o-|—|—| C B||—|—|—–| B
G||—|-o-|—| A G||—|-o-|—–| A
D||—|-o-|—| E D||—|-o-|—–| E
A||—|—|—| A A||—|—|—–| A
E||—|—|—| E E||—|—|—–| E

D7 chord

e||—|-o-|—–| F#
B||-o-|—|—–| C
G||—|-o-|—–| A
D||—|—|—–| D
A||—|—|—–| A
E||—|-x-|—–| either use thumb on 2nd fret or don’t play bass-E string

To play the most songs, including Save a Little Room for Me by John Wesley Harding by ukulele, the most important basic ukulele chords to learn are C chord, D chord, G chord, and Em chord.
These set you up to play a many of songs, and each of them is easy to master.

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