Sufjan Stevens - Come Thou Fount Of Every Blessing

From Songs For Christmas Vol. II

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Ok well this isn't a "full tab" I guess. I kinda stopped after the first verse. You can get some
 ideas from the first verse to make up new riffs and stuff like that. Plus, I just became
overwhelmed by laziness. Try switching between playing chords and playing the melody.

Things to be aware of: This is in 6/8 time. The melody is always played on beats 1, 3, 5, 6. He 
uses a lot of hammer-ons an pull-offs on beats 5 and 6.

Well, enjoy!

6/8 time

Melody:
E B F#
5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:--------|--------------------4---|--------------------4---|
B:-4------|----------------4-------|2-------2-------4-------|
G:-----6--|4-------4---------------|------------------------|
D:--------|------------------------|------------------------|

E F# B
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:-6-------4---------------|------------------------|
B:-----------------4-------|----------------4-------|
G:---------------------6---|4-------4-----------6---|
D:-------------------------|------------------------|

Song:
E B F#

5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:---------|4-------4-------4---4---|4-------4-------4---4---|
B:-5---5---|4-------4-------4---4---|2-------2-------2---2---|
G:-4---4---|4-------4-------4---4---|3-------3-------3---3---|
D:-6p4-6p4-|4-------4-------4---4---|4-------4-------4---4---|

E F# B E
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:-6-------6-------4---4---|4-------4---------------|
B:-5-------5-------3---3---|4-------4-------5---5---|
G:-4-------4-------2---2---|4-------4-------4---4---|
D:-6-------6-------4---4---|4-------4-------6p4-6p4-|

E B F#

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:-4-------4-------4---4---|4-------4-------4---4---|
B:-4-------4-------4---4---|2-------2-------2---2---|
G:-4-------4-------4---4---|3-------3-------3---3---|
D:-4-------4-------4---4---|4-------4-------4---4---|

E F# B B
Come thou
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:-6-------6-------4---4---|4-------4---------------|
B:-5-------5-------3---3---|4-------4-------4-------|
G:-4-------4-------2---2---|4-------4-----------6---|
D:-6-------6-------4---4---|4-------4---------------|

B F#
fount of ev ry blessing to my
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:-----------------4---4---|----------------4---4---|
B:-----------------4---4---|2-----2-2-------2---2---|
G:-4-------4-------4---4---|3-----3-3-------3---3---|
D:-4-------4-------4---4---|4-----4-4-------4---4---|

E F# B
heart to sing thy grace Streams of
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:(6)------4-------4-------|--------4---------------|
B:-5-------5-------2---2---|----4-4-4-------4-------|
G:-4-------4-------3---3---|4---4-4-4-----------6---|
D:-4h6-----------------4---|4---4-------------------|

B F#
mer cy ne ver ceasing call for
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:-------------------------|------------4-------4---|
B:---------4-------4---4---|2-------2---2---2---2-2-|
G:-4---4-4-4-------4---4---|3-------3---3---3---3-3-|
D:-4---4-4-4-------4h6-4h6-|4-------4---4---4---4-4-|

E F# B
songs of loudest praise teach me
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:-6-------4-----------4---|4---------------4---4---|
B:-5-------5-------4---2---|4-------4-------4h5-4h5-|
G:-4-------4-------3---3---|4-------4-------4---4---|
D:-4h6-----6-------4---4---|4---------------6---6---|

B Abm
some me - lodious son - net sung by
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:---------4-----------4-4-|6---------------6---6---|
B:-4-------4---------4-4-4-|4-------4---4---4---4---|
G:-4-------4---------4-4-4-|4-------4---4---4---4---|
D:-4-----------------4-----|6-------6---6---4h6-4h6-|

E F# B
flam - ing tongues above praise the
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:-------------------------|----------------4-------|
B:-5-------5-------5p4-5p4-|4-------4-------5p4-5p4-|
G:-4---------------4---4---|4-------4-------4---4---|
D:-6-----------6---4---4---|4-------4-------4---4---|

B F#
mount I'm fixed u - pon it mount of
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:-------------------------|4-------4---------------|
B:-----------------5p4-5p4-|2-------2-------2h4-4p2-|
G:-4---------------4---4---|3---------------3---3---|
D:-4-------4-------4---4---|4---------------4---4---|

E F# B
thy un changing love
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:-------6-6-------4---4---|4-----------------------|
B:-5-----5-5-------2---2---|4---------------5---5---|
G:-4---------------3---3---|4-------4-------4---4---|
D:-4h6-------------4---4---|4---------------6p4-6p4-|

(Other instruments come in)
B F#
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:-------------------------|------------------------|
B:-4-------4-------5---5---|2-------2-------4p2-4p2-|
G:-4-------4-------4---4---|3-------3-------3---3---|
D:-4-------4-------6h4-6h4-|4---------------4---4---|

E F# B
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:---------4---------------|------------------------|
B:-----------------4-------|--------4-------5---5---|
G:-4-------------------6---|4-------4-------4---4---|
D:-4h6---------------------|4-------4-------6p4-6p4-|

B F#
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:-------------------------|------------------------|
B:---------4-------4h5-4-4-|--------2-------2-2-2-2-|
G:-4---------------4---4-4-|3-------3-------3-3-3-3-|
D:-4---------------4-------|4---------------4-4-4-4-|

E F# B
Here I...
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
D:---------------------6-6-|------------------------|
B:-5-----------------5-5-5-|----------------5---5---|
G:-4-------4---------4-4-4-|4---------------4---4---|
D:-4h6-----6-------6-------|4--------4------6p4-6p4-|

B F#
Here I raise mine Ebenezer
E F# B
hither by thy help I'm come;
B F#
and I hope, by thy good pleasure,
E F# B
safely to arrive at home.
B Abm
Jesus sought me when a stranger,
E F# B
wandering from the fold of God;
B F#
he, to rescue me from danger,
E F# B
interposed his precious blood.

B F#
O to grace how great a debtor
E F# B
daily I'm constrained to be
B F#
Let thy goodness, like a fetter,
E F# B
bind my wandering heart to thee.
B Abm
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,
E F# B
prone to leave the God I love;
B F#
here's my heart, O take and seal it,
E F# B
seal it for thy courts above.


(Repeat first verse a cappella)