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Jock’s Song

Farewell My Dear Friend
Jock VanDyke  February 8th 1936 – January 10th 2017

Written by Dave Christensen for Jock’s memorial service March 26th 2017
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Intro:   C   F   G7 retard

(Chorus)
C      F      G7         C
Farewell my dear friend
G                                       C   
It’s gonna be hard  I can’t pretend
Am                             Dm
We’ve had a lifetime together
 G                                    G  
Now that’s come to an end.

1st Verse
Am                                 Dm
We became – – great buddies
G                                 C
Exploring our teen age times
B                                     C
Playing – – – the comedy duo
Am                                 G
An’ doin’ life’s pantomimes

(Chorus)        

Verse 2
Am                         Dm
Gettin’ – – – in lots trouble
G                                  C
i’n fall – –  in life’s deep end
B                                      C 
Pullin’ each other out to safety
Am                                            G
Then turn ‘round and fall in again

(Chorus)       

Verse 3
Am                                       Dm
Finding out – what life was dealing
G                                          C
Acting more and more – like bros
B                                      C
Watch’n  – –  each other’s back side
Am                                         G
i’n Shared – – each other’s woes

(Chorus melody)
C      F          G7          C
Now you’ve gone alone
G                                            C
Don’t  know where you are no how
Am                             Dm
And it’s left for me to figure
G                                 
Livin’ without you for now

 (Last Chorus)             

   C      F      G7         C
Farewell my dear friend
G                                       C   
It’s gonna be hard  I can’t pretend
Am                             Dm
We’ve had a lifetime together
 G                                      
Now that’s come to an end.