Red sun, going down where the boats all disappear
In my dreams I saw a thousand empty cities
papers blowing through the air

Red sun, when I'm gone, far away from all those lights
Something she can remember me by
to get us through the nights

Red sun, when I'm gone, your ancient fingers in her hair

Have you ever wanted something so bad it made you crazy
But you know if you try to reach up for it, man, it'll vanish in the air?

Well that's how I feel right now, about my days
Broken by the wind and beaten by the waves

Red sun, get me out of this one

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    General CommentBb, dm, g, eb

    tabs may be necessary but unbelievably perty no matter what rendition you hear of his...
    smcoscison August 29, 2008   Link
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    General Commentalso i must mention red sun = red son = nino rojo...

    i wonder if Redding did that on porpoise.
    smcoscison August 29, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthanks for the chords :) i am in love with this song and i couldn't find them anywhere
    ireallylikebagelson January 13, 2009   Link

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