How to play “Jola, my love” on guitar

"Jola, my love"
testi e musica (c) 2016 Farmboy (Antonio Bonifati)
lyrics and music (c) 2016 Farmboy (Antonio Bonifati)
distribuito con licenza CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
distributed under the CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
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Sol+ (Gmaj) scale:

Sol La Si Do Re Mi (Fi) Sol
   T  T  S  T  T  T    S
Fi is used only in chords, not in melody

Do+
Mi  |----|----|----|r
    |Do-1|----|----|m
Sol |----|----|----|i
    |----|----|----|
    |----|----|Do-3|t
    |----|----|----|

Re+
    |----|Fi-3|----|r
    |----|----|Re-4|m
    |----|La-2|----|i
Re  |----|----|----|t
    |----|----|----|
    |----|----|----|

La-
Mi  |----|----|----|r
    |Do--|----|----|m
    |----|La-2|----|i
    |----|----|----|
La  |----|----|----|t
    |----|----|----|

Mi-
Mi  |----|----|----|r
Si  |----|----|----|m
Sol |----|----|----|i
    |----|----|----|
    |----|----|----|
Mi  |----|----|----|t

(keep Do+ pressed)
Do+ r   4m  Do+  i
Do  Mi  Re  Do   Sol
Jo- la, I   love you
(pivot on Do, place pinkie on Re)
             Re+
La  Do   Re  Re
and I'll al- ways
(play Mi during chord change)
     Do+
Mi   Sol
love you

          Re+
La     Do Re
You're a- way
            La-
Re  Do Si   La   La
and I  feel lone-ly
         Re+
La Do    Re
I  can't live
         La-
Do Si    La
wi-thout you

Do+          Do+
Do Mi   Re   Do
I  miss your curls
(only place pinkie on Re and only lift index on Si)
Do+       Do+
Do   Re   Do    Si
your soft white skin
    Do+         La-
Si  Do  Do Si   La
the joy of your smile
(use middle finger to fret La)
La-      Mi-          Mi-
La   Si  Si   Si La   Sol
that sad-ness in your eyes

Do+        Do+
Do Mi  Re  Do   Sol
Jo-la, I_a-dore you
            Re+
La  Do   Re Re
and I'll al-ways
(fret Mi during chord change)
Re+     Do+
Re Mi   Sol
be with you

      Re+
La Do Re
I  am sure
            La-
Re  Do   Si La
you love me too

   Re+             La-
Do Re   Re Do Si   La
so much as I  love you

Do+     Do+          Do+
Do   Re Mi   Mi   Re Do
Soon we will meet a- gain
(pivot on Re first then add middle and ring for Re+)
Do+    Do+       Re+   Mi-
Do  Si Do    Re  Re Do Si
and I  won't say an-y- thing

La-     Do+          La-
La Si   Do   Do  Si  La   La
I  will just hug and kiss you

La-    Do+          La-
La  Si Do   Do Si   La
not a  word we will need

(keep Do+ pressed until La)
Do+
Do Mi Re
Jo-la I_am
Do+      Do+
Do   Sol Sol
fond of  you
         Re+
La  Do   Re Re
and I'll al-ways
   Do+
Mi Sol
be true

(Place your index finger for Do, then add
 the other three ones, keeping Do pressed)
Mi-      Re+
Si   Do  Re    Re
Time con-sumes us
Re+     Mi-
Re  Do  Si
but our love
(Fret Si during the chord change)
La-     Do+
La   Si Do
will re-main
(ditto)
Do+     La-
Do Si   La
al-ways young

Do+       Do+
Do Mi  Re Do
Jo-la, my love
(pivot on Do with your index finger)
     Re+         Mi-
Do   Re   Re Do  Si
this song is for you
(Fret Si during chord changes)
La-     Do+  Do+      La-
La  Si  Do   Do   Si  La
now you know it's all true
La-      Do+ Do+      La-
La   Si  Do  Do Si    La
that I'd die wi-thout you
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