transcription from jonimitchell.com


My Best To You

Guitar chords transcribed by Marian Russell
[Capo on fret 2]
Tuning: CGEFGC   "Joni" Tuning: C79125

Marian's notes:  

This is my guitar arrangement of Joni Mitchell's keyboard 
arrangement.  Although the tuning is an alternate tuning, 
it is not a standard Joni tuning.

^ = strum from low to high.
v = strum from high to low.

Throughout the song, I do a strumming pattern in 6/8 
time.  For the chord shape 000000, try to emphasize the 
following notes in your strumming:

C------------------------
G----------------0-------
F-------------0-----0----
E----0--0--0-------------
G------------------------
C------------------------
     ^  v  ^  v  ^  v

With this in mind, a full measure of the chord shape 000000 looks 
like this:

C-----------------------(0)------------------------(0)-------
G--------------(0)-(0)---0--(0)-----------(0)-(0)---0--(0)---
F------(0)-(0)-(0)--0---(0)--0----(0)-(0)-(0)--0---(0)--0----
E-------0---0---0--(0)------(0)----0---0---0--(0)------(0)---
G------(0)-(0)--------------------(0)-(0)--------------------
C------(0)-(0)--------------------(0)-(0)--------------------

Count:  1  and  2  and   3  and    4  and   5  and  6   and

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Intro:
                        ||||||
Play four measures of   000000
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1st verse:

||||||                      ||||||
000000                      777000
||||||                      |||||| 

Here's to you    May your   dreams come true  May old Father


||||||     ||||||    ||||||
555000     221000    000000
||||||     ||||||    ||||||

Time never be un-    kind   And through the years save your


||||||             ||||||               ||||||
555000             221000               443200 
||||||             ||||||               ||||||

smiles and your    tears   They're just souve-   


||||||                  ||||||          ||||||
998700                  555000          777000
||||||                  ||||||          ||||||

-nirs    They'll make   music in your   heart


2nd verse:

||||||                      ||||||
000000                      777000
||||||                      |||||| 

Remember this each new      day is a kiss   Sent from up a-


||||||       ||||||      ||||||
555000       221000      000000
||||||       ||||||      ||||||

bove with an angel's     love   So here's to you   May your 


||||||      ||||||               ||||||
555000      221000               000000 
||||||      ||||||               ||||||

skies be    blue     and your    love blessed  That's 


||||||         ||||||
777000         000000
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my best to     you


Break:

                        ||||||
Play four measures of   000000
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Repeat 2nd verse, replacing "my best to you" with "my very best to you"


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Fade out with    000000
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