Congratulations

Written by Bob Dylan
Recorded May 1988 during the first Traveling Wilburys sessions, and included on Traveling Wilburys vol. 1
Tabbed by Eyolf Østrem

The G6 could be played 320000 or 35x453, e.g. sliding up from Dm=[xx0213]. In background choir of falling angels, the G6 is followed by a Dm (as indicated in the tab); this Dm chord is not played by the instruments.

  G                 Dm
  :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
        
  G6      Dm7       F           C
  :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-/3----------1/3-|-1---------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
        C          F
Congratulation for breaking my heart
        G          F               C
Congratulation for tearin' it all apart
        C           F
Congratulation, you finally did succeed
        G          F             C
Congratulation for leavin' me in need
        
C             G               Dm
 This morning I looked out my window and found
     Dm       G6         (Dm)       F       C
That bluebird singin' but there was no-one around
C           G    Dm
 At night I lay alone in my bed
         Dm       G6    (Dm)  F          C
with the image of you goin' around in my head
        
Congratulation for bringing me down
Congratulation, now I'm sorrow bound
Congratulation, you got a good deal
Congratulation, how good you must feel
        
I guess I must have loved you more than I ever knew
My world is empty now cause it don't have you
And if I had just one more chance to win your heart again
Dm                G6      (Dm)                F         G
I would do things differently, but what's the use to pretend?
        
Congratulation for making me wait
Congratulation, now it's to late
Congratulation, you came out on top
Congratulation, you never did know when to stop
        
[Congratulation] 

  C                                   F
  :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|--------h2-------|h2---0---------0-|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------3---|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-1---------------|-----------------|
                                                 [Congratulation] 

  G                                   F   C/e Dm  C
  :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|--------h2-------|h2---0---------0-|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------3---|-3---------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
        
[Congratulation]
[Congratulation]
        
  C                 G                 Dm
  :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-/5--------------|-/5--------------|-3---------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
        
  Dm                G6      Dm        F   C/e Dm  C
  :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .     :   .   .   .
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-3---------------|-/5------\3------|-3-----------1---|-----------------|
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