Dust In The Wind chords & lyrics
- Dust In The Wind was written by Kerry Livgren from the band, Kansas. The song was recorded June - July, 1977 and released Jan 16, 1978 from the album Point of Know Return.
- Music: Key of C Major in 4/4 time at 92 bpm (♩
- Chords: C, Cmaj7, Cadd9, Asus2, Asus4, Am, Am/G, G, G/B, G/A, D/F#, Dm7, F, F6, F/A
- We have included the Guitar TAB below for the 1st 8 bars of Intro - similar picking pattern throughout the song.
Dust In The Wind by Kansas
Intro: 4/4 | C - Cmaj7 | Cadd9 - C | Asus2 - Asus4 | Am - Asus2 | | Cadd9 - C | Cmaj7 - Cadd9 | Am - Asus2 | Asus4 - Am G/B | (Timing on last bar 1& 2& 3&4 & ) C G/B Am G Dm7 Am G/B 1. I close my eyes___ On-ly for a mo-ment and the mo-ment’s gone C G/B Am G Dm7 Am All my dreams___ Pass be-fore my eyes a cu-ri-o-si-ty D/F# G Am Am/G D/F# G | Am / / G | Chorus: Dust in the wind___ All they are is dust in the wind... C G/B Am G Dm7 Am G/B 2. Same old song___ Just a drop of wa-ter in an end-less sea C G/B Am G Dm7 Am All we do___ Crum-bles to the ground though we re-fuse to see D/F# G Am Am/G D/F# G Am Chorus: Dust in the wind___ All they are is dust in the wind... | Am | G | F | F6 - F | (wind) (Oh) Instr: | Am | G | F | F6 - F | | Am | G | F | F6 - F | | C - Cmaj7 | Cadd9 - C | Asus2 - Asus4 | Am - Asus2 | | Cadd9 - C | Cmaj7 - Cadd9 | Am - Asus2 | Asus4 - Am G/B | (Now) C G/B Am G Dm7 Am G/B 3. Now don’t hang on___ No-thing lasts for-e-ver but the earth and sky C G/B Am G Dm7 Am It slips a - way___ And all your mon-ey won’t a-no-ther mi-nute buy D/F# G Am Am/G D/F# G Am Chorus: Dust in the wind___ All we are is dust in the wind... D/F# G Am Am/G D/F# G Am Chorus: Dust in the wind___ Ev’-ry-thing is dust in the (wind)... | Am - Asus2 | Asus4 - Am | Asus2 - Asus4 | Am - Asus2 | (wind) (...the wind) ||: Asus4 - Am | Asus2 - Asus4 | Am - Asus2 :|| ... repeat and fade
Numbered Circles: Chord fingering - number inside circle indicates which finger to use
Unmarked strings: Play open
X: Don't play string
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings
R: Root Note
B: Bass Note
Right Handed Charts:
Left Handed Charts:
Dust In The Wind TAB - Intro:
L to R: Phil Ehart, Robby Steinhardt, Kerry Livgren,
Rich Williams, Steve Walsh, Dave Hope
Origins: Topeka Texas, USA
Original band members: Steve Walsh (keyboards, synthesizers, percussion, vocals), Kerry Livgren (lead guitar, keyboards, synthesizers, vocals), Rich Williams (rhythm guitar), Dave Hope (bass, vocals), Phil Ehart (drums, percussion), Robby Steinhardt (violin, vocals).
Music Styles: Progressive rock, art rock
Active Years: 1973-1984, 1985-present