Best Emmylou Harris Songs

23 Best Emmylou Harris Songs (list with chords & lyrics)

Want to listen to the most awesome Emmylou Harris songs ever released? Super! You are on the right page. Here are our picks for the best Emmylou Harris tracks that you must hear right now.

We’ve put together our top tracks with their words plus tabs – so feel free to play & sing along to these absolute classics as well!

You Never Can Tell Cest La Vie

You Never Can Tell Cest La Vie Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Intro]
F    Bb
 
[Verse 1]
Bb
It was a teenage wedding
Bb
And the old folks wished them well
Bb
You could see that Pierre
                          F
Did truly love the mademoiselle
F
And now the young monsieur and madame
F
Have rung the chapel bell
F
"C'est la vie", say the old folks
                              Bb
It goes to show you never can tell
 
[Verse 2]
Bb
They furnished off an apartment
Bb
With a two room Roebuck sale
Bb
The coolerator was crammed
                             F
With T.V. dinners and ginger ale
F
But when Pierre found work
F
The little money coming worked out well
F
"C'est la vie", say the old folks
                              Bb
It goes to show you never can tell
 
[Verse 3]
Bb
They had a hi-fi phono
Bb
Boy, did they let it blast
Bb
Seven hundred little records
                       F
All rocking rhythm and jazz
F
But when the sun went down
F
The rapid tempo of the music fell
F
"C'est la vie", say the old folks
                              Bb
It goes to show you never can tell
 
[Guitar Solo]
Bb    F     Bb
 
[Verse 4]
Bb
They bought a souped-up jitney
Bb
It was a cherry-red '53
Bb
They drove it down to New Orleans
                            F
To celebrate their anniversary
F
It was there that Pierre
 
Was wedded to the lovely mademoiselle
F
"C'est la vie", say the old folks
                              Bb
It goes to show you never can tell
 
[Verse 5]
Bb
It was a teenage wedding
Bb
And the old folks wished them well
Bb
You could see that Pierre
                          F
Did truly love the mademoiselle
F
And now the young monsieur and madame
F
Have rung the chapel bell
F
"C'est la vie", say the old folks
                              Bb
It goes to show you never can tell
 
[Outro]
Bb              F
"C'est la vie", say the old folks
                              Bb
It goes to show you never can tell
                F
"C'est la vie", say the old folks
                              Bb
It goes to show you never can tell
F   Bb
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Deeper Well

Deeper Well Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Ebm
The sun burned hot, it burned my eyes 
 
Burned so hot I thought I'd died
 
Thought I'd died and gone to hell
 
Lookin' for the water from a deeper well
 
I went to the river but the river was dry
 
I fell to my knees an I looked to the sky
 
I looked to the sky and the spring rain fell
 
I saw the water from a deeper well
 
Well...lookin for the water from a deeper well
 
Well...lookin for the water from a deeper well
 
I was ready for love I was ready for the money
 
Ready for the blood and ready for the honey
 
Ready for the winnin', ready for the bell
 
Lookin' for the water from a deeper
 
well I found some love and I found some money
 
Found that blood would drip from the honey
 
Found I had a thirst that I could not quell
 
Lookin'for the water from a deeper well
 
Well...lookin for the water from a deeper well
 
Well...lookin for the water from a deeper well
 
Well I did it for kicks and I did it for faith
 
I did it for lust and I did it for hate
 
I did it for need and I did it for love
 
Addiction stayed on tight like a glove
 
So I ran with the moon and I ran with the night
 
And the three of us were a terrible sight
 
Nipple to the bottle to the gun to the cell
 
To the bottom of a hole of a deeper well
 
Well...lookin for the water from a deeper well
 
Well...lookin for the water from a deeper well
 
I rocked with the cradle and I rolled with the rage
 
I shook those walls and I rattled that gage
 
I took my trouble down a deadend trail
 
Reachin' out a hand for a holier grail
 
Hey there mama did you carry that load
 
Did you tell your baby 'bout the bend in the road 'Bout the rebel yell
 
 
'bout the one that fell Lookin' for the water from a deeper well
 
Well...lookin for the water from a deeper well
 
Well...lookin for the water from a deeper well
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Orphan Girl

Orphan Girl Guitar Chords & Lyrics
A                      E
I am a orphan on God's highway
                  A                   D
But I'll share my troubles  if you go my way
          A          E           A
I have no mother no father no sister
    D      A           E        A
No brother    I am an orphan girl
A                               E
I have had friendships pure and golden
                 A                D
But the ties of kinship I had not known them
          A          E           A
I know no mother no father no sister
    D      A           E        A
No brother    I am an orphan girl
 
SOLO
 
A                              E
But when he calls me I will be Able
           A               D
To meet my family at God's table
              A         E           A
I'll meet my mother  my father my sister
   D        A            E        A
My brother    no more an orphan girl
A                      E
Blessed savior make me willing
         A                   D
And walk beside me until I'm with them
          A          E           A
Be my     mother my father my  sister
    D      A           E        A
My  brother    I am an orphan girl
          A          E           A
Be my     mother my father my  sister
    D      A           E        A
My  brother    I am an orphan girl
        E      A
I am an orphan girl
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Born To Run

Born To Run Guitar Chords & Lyrics
A                            D         G   D    A
Well I never did crawl and I never did toe that line
A                     D    G     D    A
No man is a master to me I ain't that kind
        D        G         D
I just put on my traveling shoes
                     G          D        E
If you wanna win you just can't lose the time
        A
Or stay behind
           D       A
Well I was born to run
       D            A
To get ahead of the rest
     D         A             E      A
And all that I wanted was to be the best
        D    A        D       A
Just to feel free and be someone
      D          A          E       A
I was born to be fast I was born to run
A                           D          G     D    A
 
Well I take the chances sometimes I've made mistakes
A                           D        G    D   A
But you don't get nothing unless you take the breaks
D                      G    D
Living as dangerous as dynamite
                                   G         D         E
Sure makes you feel nervous but it makes you feel alright
               A
Makes you feel alright
           D       A
Well I was born to run
       D            A
To get ahead of the rest
     D         A             E      A
And all that I wanted was to be the best
        D    A       D       A
Just to feel free and be someone
      D          A          E       A
I was born to be fast I was born to run
 
SOLO   in A   then  B chord
 
B                         E      A    E  B
Nobody's gonna make me do things their way
B                         E       A   E    B
By the time you figure it out it's yesterday
        E               A         E
Well it comes to he who waits I'm told
E                           A    E    F#
But I don't need it when I'm old and gray
              B
Yea I want it today
           E       B
Well I was born to run
       E            B
To get ahead of the rest
    E          B             F#    B
And all that I wanted was to be the best
        E    B        E       B
Just to feel free and be someone
      E          B          F#      B
I was born to be fast I was born to run
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Pancho And Lefty

Pancho And Lefty Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Intro]
C
 
[Verse 1]
C                              G
  Living on the road my friend, is gonna keep you free and clean
F
  Now you wear your skin like iron,
     C                  G
Your breath as hard as kerosene
F                                           C               F
  You weren't your mama's only boy, but her favorite one it seems
      Am                   F    C    G
She began to cry when you said goodbye,
    F              Am     Am G
And sank into your dreams
 
[Verse 2]
C                        G
  Pancho was a bandit boy, his horse was fast as polished steel
F
  He wore his gun outside his pants
    C                       G
For all the honest world to feel
F                                      C               F
  Pancho met his match you know on the deserts down in Mexico
    Am                F  C  G            F                 Am    Am G
And nobody heard his dying words, ah but that's the way it goes
 
[Chorus]
F                      C                        F
  All the Federales say they could have had him any day
Am                  F    C G         F              Am    Am G
  They only let him slip away out of kindness, I suppose
 
[Verse 3]
C                                G
  Lefty, he can't sing the blues all night long like he used to.
F                                     C           G
  The dust that Pancho bit down south ended up in Lefty's mouth
F                                    C               F
  The day they laid poor Pancho low, Lefty split for Ohio
Am                  F    C   G         F            Am     Am G
   Where he got the bread to go, there ain't nobody knows
 
[Chorus]
F                      C                   F
  All the Federales say could have had him any day
Am                F    C G         F              Am    Am   F   C   C
  We only let him slip away out of kindness, I suppose
 
[Solo]
| F      | F      | C      | F      |
| Am     | F C | G      | G      | F      |
| Am     | Am  G  |
 
[Verse 4]
C                                G
  The poets tell how Pancho fell, and Lefty's living in a cheap hotel
F
  The desert's quiet and Cleveland's cold,
C                  G
  And so the story ends we're told
F                                     C                   F
  Pancho needs your prayers it's true, but save a few for Lefty too
Am                    F C G          F                Am    Am G
  He only did what he had to do, and now he's growing old
 
[Chorus]
F                      C                   F
  All the Federales say could have had him any day
Am                F   C  G         F              Am    Am G
  We only let him slip away out of kindness, I suppose
 
F                         C                   F
  A few gray Federales say could have had him any day
Am                F  C  G               F            Am     Am   F   C
  We only let him go so long, out of of kindness, I suppose
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Tulsa Queen Acoustic Live

Tulsa Queen Acoustic Live Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Capo: 4th fret

[Intro]
G
 
[Verse 1]
            G
I heard the train
             C
In the Tulsa night
 
Calling out my name
              G
Looking for a fight
            C
Well, she's come a long, long way
                         G
Got a longer way to go (oho)
           F
So tell me how a train from Tulsa
                   G
Has got a right to know
 
 
[Verse 2]
                  G
Well, she sings a song
           C
So sad and high
 
And the Tulsa Queen
           G
Don't ever lie
        C
And she don't care where she goes
                             G
Don't care where she's been (een)
        F
And the Tulsa Queen ain't crying
                         G
Because I won't see you again
 
 
[Chorus]
              C
And I want to ride
 
Like a Tulsa Queen
               G
Calling out to you
 
Like she calls to me
   F
As far away from Tulsa
                        G
As these ten wheels can be
 
 
[Verse 3]
         G
Lately I speak
              C
Your name too loud
 
Each time it comes
        G
Up in a crowd
      C
And I know it when I do
                         G
The Tulsa Queen and you
    F
Are gone
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Love Hurts

Love Hurts Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Capo: 2nd fret

[Intro]
(4 bars) G Em C D
 
     G           Em          C           D
Love hurts, love scars, love wounds, and mars
    G          Em        C      D
Any heart, not tough, or strong enough
                 G     B7            Em
To take a lot of pain, take a lot of pain
G7             C      Am7            D
Love is like a cloud, holds a lot of rain
     G
Love hurts
F  C       G
Mmmmmm love hurts
 
G  D
 
    G        Em        C    D
I'm young, I know, but even so
  G               Em        C            D
I know a thing or two, I've learned from you
                    G     B7              Em
I've really learned a lot, really learned a lot
G7              C     Am7                 D
Love is like a storm, burns you when it's hot
     G
Love hurts
F  C       G
Mmmmmm love hurts
 
Em              B7   Em    B7      Em    B7      Em
Some fools love happiness, blissfulness, togetherness
A
Some fools fool themselves, I guess
A                       D
But they're not fooling me
                G     B7            Em
I know it isn't true, know it isn't true
G7             C    Am7              D
Love is just a lie, made to make you blue
     G
Love hurts
F  C       G
Mmmmmm love hurts
F  C        G
Oooooh love hurts
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Here I Am

Here I Am Guitar Chords & Lyrics
E			   A						  E
I am standing by the river, I will be standing here forever 
                     B				   A
Though you're on the other side my face you still can see 
              E                  D          E
Why won't you look at me, Here I am, Here I am
 
I am searching thru the canyon, it is your name that I am calling
Though you're so far away I know you hear my plea
Why won't you answer me, Here I am
 
            B
I am in the blood of your heart, the breath of your lung 
A
Why do you run for cover, 
                 B
You are from the dirt of the earth and the kiss of my mouth  
A                       B
I have always been your lover, 
 D          E
Here I am, Here I am
 
I am the promise never broken and my arms are ever open
In this harbor calm and still I will wait until
Until you come to me, Here I am
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Beneath Still Waters

Beneath Still Waters Guitar Chords & Lyrics
N.C.            G       A
Beneath still waters
                        D
Theres's a strong undertow
            G               A
The surface won't tell you
                      D
What the deep water knows
D7          G
Darling I'm saying
                   D
I know something's wrong
   D7         G       A
Beneath still waters
             D
Your love is gone
D7      G
Even a fool could see
                    D
That you'll soon be leaving me
                    B7
But each and every  heart
                E          A
Must takes it's turn at misery
                   G   A
And this time it's me
              D
And I'll cry alone
 D7           G       A
Beneath still waters
             D
Your love is gone
 
SOLO
 
D7     G
Even a fool could see
                    D
That you'll soon be leaving me
                    B7
But each and every  heart
                E          A
Must takes it's turn at misery
                   G  A
And this time it's me
              D
And I'll cry alone
 D7           G      A
Beneath still waters
             D
Your love is gone
 D7           G       A
Beneath still waters
            D
Your love is gone
 D7           G       A
Beneath still waters
             D     G   A   D
Your love is gone
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Red Dirt Girl

Red Dirt Girl Guitar Chords & Lyrics
G     Em Cadd9 D4 (Fill)
G     Em Cadd9 D4
G
 
G
Me and my best friend Lillian 
        G
And her blue tick hound dog Gideon,
C
Sittin on the front porch cooling in the shade
G
Singin every song the radio played
D
Waitin for the Alabama sun to go down
    C
Two red dirt girls in a red dirt town
       G         Em7 Cadd9 D4  (Fill)
Me and Lillian
 
     Em7         Cadd9     D4                     C
Just across the line and a little southeast of Meridian. 
 
G
 
    G
She loved her brother I remember back when 
       G
He was fixin up a '49 Indian
   C
He told her "Little sister, gonna ride the wind
G
Up around the moon and back again".
   D
He never got farther than Vietnam,
      C
I was standin' there with her when the telegram come
    G       Em7 Cadd9 D4
For Lillian.
 
         Em7       Cadd9         D4                   C
Now he's lyin' somewhere about a million miles from Meridian.
 
G
 
                 D
She said there's not much hope for a red dirt girl 
    C
Somewhere out there is a great big world
       G
That's where I'm bound
        D
And the stars might fall on Alabama
    C
But one of these days I'm gonna swing 
          G
My hammer down
 
               D
Away from this red dirt town
                 G
I'm gonna make a joyful sound
 
Em7 Cadd9 D4  G
Em7 Cadd9 D4  G
 
    G
She grew up tall and she grew up thin
G
Buried that old dog Gideon
     C
By a crepe myrtle bush at the back of the yard,
    G
Her daddy turned mean and her mama leaned hard
D
   Got in trouble with a boy from town
C
Figured that she might as well settle down
       G            Em7 Cadd9 D4
So she dug right in
 
         Em7      Cadd9       D4                     C
Across a red dirt line just a little southeast of Meridian
 
    Bm
She tried hard to love him but it never did take
       C
It was just another way for the heart to break
       G
So she learned to bend. 
    Bm
But one thing they don't tell you about the blues when you got'em
    C
You keep on falling cause there ain't no bottom
      G
There ain't no end. 
 
                 D               G
At least not for Lillian
 
 
G
Nobody knows when she started her skid,
        G
She was only twenty seven and she had five kids.
C
Could'a been the whiskey, could'a been the pills, 
G
Could'a been the dream she was trying to kill.
          D
But there won't be a mention in the news of the world 
          C
About the life and the death of a red dirt girl
      G       Em7 Cadd9 D4
Named Lillian
 
          Em7     Cadd9     D4                   C
Who never got any further across the line than Meridian.
 
        D
Now the stars still fall on Alabama
  C
Tonight she finally laid 
            G
That hammer down
          D
Without a sound
       G
In the red dirt ground
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Bang The Drum Slowly

Bang The Drum Slowly Guitar Chords & Lyrics
A                   D               A
I meant to ask you how to fix that car
  D                                 A
I always meant to ask you about the war
F#m              D                   A
And what you saw across a bridge too far
               E
Did it leave a scar
           A         D                 A
Or how you navigated wings of fire and steel
         D                             A
Up where heaven had no more secrets to conceal
F#m                     D                    A
And still you found the ground beneath your wheels
           E
How did it feel
D                    A
Bang the drum slowly play the pipe lowly
   E                      A
To dust be returning from dust we begin
D                         A
Bang the drum slowly I'll speak of things holy
F#m       D        A      E      A
Above and below me world without end
A                           D                 A
I meant to ask you how when everything seemed lost
D                                        A
And your fate was in a game of dice they tossed
F#m                            D               A
There was still that line that you would never cross
       E
At any cost
           A                D              A
I meant to ask you how you lived what you believed
     D                              A
With nothing but your heart up your sleeve
F#m             D           A
And if you ever really were deceived
                E
By the likes of me
D                    A
Bang the drum slowly play the pipe lowly
   E                      A
To dust be returning from dust we begin
D                         A
Bang the drum slowly I'll speak of things holy
F#m       D        A      E      A
Above and below me world without end
E                                 D
Gone now is the day and gone the sun
        A
There is peace tonight all over Arlington
        E                              D
But the songs of my life will still be sung
       A                     E
By the light of the moon you hung
           A       D                A
I meant to ask you how to plow that field
D                                   A
I meant to bring you water from the well
    F#m        D                   A
And be the one beside you when you fell
          E
Could you tell
D                    A
Bang the drum slowly play the pipe lowly
   E                      A
To dust be returning from dust we begin
D                         A
Bang the drum slowly I'll speak of things holy
F#m       D        A      E      A
Above and below me world without end
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All My Tears

All My Tears Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Verse 1]
Bm
When I go don't cry for me
D              A        Bm
In my fathers arms I'll be
Bm
The wounds this world left on my soul
D                  A           Bm
Will all be healed and I'll be whole
Bm
Sun and moon will be replaced
D        A         Bm
With the light of Jesus' face
Bm
And I will not be ashamed
D             A        Bm
For my savior knows my name
 
[Chorus]
         D                A     Bm
It don't matter where you bury me
D         A               Bm
I'll be home and I'll be free
         D        A     Bm
It don't matter where I lay
D      A                Bm
All my tears be washed away
 
[Verse 2]
Bm
Gold and silver blind the eye
D      A         Bm
Temporary riches lie
Bm
Come and eat from heaven's store
D                  A         Bm
Come and drink and thirst no more
Bm
So weep not for me my friend
D            A          Bm
When my time below does end
Bm
For my life belongs to him
D              A           Bm
Who will raise the dead again
 
[Chorus]
         D                A     Bm
It don't matter where you bury me
D         A               Bm
I'll be home and I'll be free
         D        A     Bm
It don't matter where I lay
D      A                Bm
All my tears be washed away
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Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Capo: 1st fret

A       B7       E    E7
Sweet dreams of you
        A     B7       E      E7
Every night   I go   through
A               D           A              F#m
Why can't I forget you and start my life anew
    A               E  E7             A   D  A  E E7
Instead of having sweet dreams about you
 
You don't love me, it's plain
I should have known you'll never wear my ring
I know I should hate you the whole night through
Instead of having sweet dreams about you
 
Sweet dreams of you
Things I know can't come true
Why can't I forget the past, start loving someone new
Instead of having sweet dreams about you
 
Performed by Elvis Costello (from the album Almost Blue)
D       E7       A    A7
Sweet dreams of you
        D     E7       A      A7
Every night   I go   through
D         G                     D             Bm
I should hate you, girl, the whole night through
    D                A               D        A A7
Instead of having sweet dreams all about you
 
D         E7               A    A7
You don't love me, it's plain
                D    E7            A    A7
I should have known you'd never share my name
D               G                    D             Bm
Why can't I forget you, girl, start loving someone new
     D              A                D        A A7
Instead of having sweet dreams all about you
 
D E7 A A7   D E7 A A7
D               G                  D             Bm
Why can't I forget my past, start loving someone new
    D              A                  D       A A7
Instead of having sweet dreams all about you
 
D       E7       A    A7
Sweet dreams of you
        D     E7       A      A7
Every night   I go   through
D         G                     D             Bm
I should hate you, girl, the whole night through
    D                A  A7           D        A A7
Instead of having sweet dreams all about you
D                   A            D
Instead of having sweet dreams about you
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Blue Kentucky Girl

Blue Kentucky Girl Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Verse]
F                   Bb                  F
You left me for the bright light of the town
F G7                            C
A country boy set out to see the world
  F                 Bb                 F
Remember when those neon lights shine down
             G7             C             F
That big old moon shines on your Kentucky girl
          Bb                    F
I swear I love you by the moon above you
    G7                            C   C7
How bright is it shining in your world
     F                Bb            F
Some morning when you wake up  all alone
             G7           C             F
Just come on home to your blue Kentucky girl
 
SOLO
 
F                         Bb            F
Don't wait to bring great riches home to me
  G7                             C    C7
I need no diamond rings or fancy pearls
      F             Bb                   F
Just bring yourself you're all I'll ever need
             G7             C              F
That's good enough for this blue Kentucky girl
          Bb                    F
I swear I love you by the moon above you
    G7                            C   C7
How bright is it shining in your world
     F                Bb            F
Some morning when you wake up  all alone
             G7           C             F
Just come on home to your blue Kentucky girl
             G7           C             F
Just come on home to your blue Kentucky girl
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Boulder To Birmingham

Boulder To Birmingham Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Capo: 3rd fret

G D
 
D                      G
I don't want to hear a love song 
Em            C                G
I got on this airplane just to fly 
    D
And I know there's life below me
                     Dsus4 D
But all that you can show  me 
       G                   (Gsus4 G *)
Is the prairie and the sky 
 
    D                          G
And I don't want to hear a sad story 
Em      C                G
Full of heartbreak and desire 
         D
The last time I felt like this 
                  Dsus4         G                 (Gsus4 G *)
I was in the wilderness and the canyon was on fire 
 
    Em             A         C                             G
And I stood on the mountain, in the night and I watched it burn 
             D   D7             G
I watched it burn, I watched it burn. 
 
G               C                    G
I would rock my soul in the bosom of Abraham 
                D                  G
I would hold my life in his saving grace.
             C                           G
I would walk all the way from Boulder to Birmingham 
                     D   D7                G
If I thought I could see, I could see your face. 
 
D                       G
Well, you really got me this time 
        Em              C               G
And the hardest part is knowing I'll survive. 
               D
I have come to listen for the sound 
                           Dsus4
Of the trucks as they move down 
D      G
Out on ninety five 
 
    Em                    A
And pretend that it's the ocean 
C                      G                 D    D7
coming down to wash me clean, to wash me clean 
                        G
Baby do you know what I mean 
 
G               C                    G
I would rock my soul in the bosom of Abraham 
                D                  G
I would hold my life in his saving grace.
             C                           G
I would walk all the way from Boulder to Birmingham 
                     D   D7                G
If I thought I could see, I could see your face. 
 
                     D   D7                G
If I thought I could see, I could see your face.
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Goin Back To Harlan

Goin Back To Harlan Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Capo: 1st fret

  (intro) Am  C  F  G  (x2)
 
  (verse 1)
      Am                 C
There were no cuckoos, no sycamores.
   F                G
We played about the forest floor
Dm               C
  underneath the silver maples,
G                     Am
  the balsams and the sky.
 
  (verse 2)
   Am                   C
We popped the heads off dandelions,
  F                 G
assuming roles from nursery rhymes.
Dm              C
  Rested on the riverbank,
G                    Am
  and grew up by and by.
G                    Am  Am
  And grew up by and by
 
  (bridge)
C
  Frail my heart apart,
    G
and play me a little Shady Grove.
C
  Ring the bells of rhymney,
         G
til they ring inside my head forever.
C                          G
  Bounce the bow, rock the gallows
                  Am
for the hangman's reel.
    G                       C        G
And wake the devil from his dre-eeee-eam
 
  (chorus)
                 C                G
I'm goin back to Harlan, oh oh oh oh
                 C                G
I'm goin back to Harlan, oh oh oh oh
                  Am      Am
I'm going back to Harlan
 
  (verse 3)
Am              C
And if you were Willie Moore
    F             G
and I was Barbara Allen,
       Dm                    C
or Fair Ellen all sad at the cabin door
  G                        Am
a-weeping and a-pinin' for love.
  G                        Am    Am
A-weeping and a-pinin' for love.
 
  (repeat bridge)
  (repeat chorus)
  (break) G  C  G
  (repeat chorus)
  (break) G  C  G
  (repeat chorus)
  (break) G  C  G
  (outro) C  G  C  G  C  G  C_
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After The Gold Rush

After The Gold Rush Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Intro]
D   G   x5
 
       D                            G
Well I dreamed I saw the knights in armor coming
       D                 G
Saying something about a king
           D                    A
There were peasants singing and drummers drumming
        G                A
And the archer split the tree
            Bm              C
There was a fanfare blowing to the sun
         G               C
That was floating on the breeze
D                     A
Look at mother nature on the run
       C                  G
In the twenty-first century
D                     A
Look at mother nature on the run
       C                  G
In the twenty-first century
 
      D                     G
I was lying in a burned out basement
         D               G
With the full moon in my eyes
D                A
I was hoping for replacement
         G                     A
When the sun burst through the sky
            Bm           C
There was a band playing in my head
      G                 C
And I felt like I could cry
      D                     A
I was thinking about what a friend had said
      C               G
I was hoping it was a lie
D                     A
Thinking about what a friend had said
      C               G
I was hoping it was a lie
 
D  G  D  G
D  A  C  G
D  A  C  G
 
       D                         G
Well I dreamed I saw the silver spaceships flyin'
       D                 G
In the yellow haze of the sun
            D                    A
There were laughing, crying and colors flying
    G                 A
All around the chosen one
         Bm          C              G           C
All in a dream, all in a dream, the loading had begun
D                      A                C              G
Flying mother nature's silver seed to a new home in the sun
D                      A                C
Flying mother nature's silver seed to a new home
X
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Where Will I Be

Where Will I Be Guitar Chords & Lyrics
E               C#m
The streets are cracked
                       E
And there's glass everywhere
                  A
And a baby stares out
                E
With motherless eyes
                C#m
Under long gone beauty
             E
On fields of war
            A
Trapped in lament
              E
To the poet's core
   C#m  E    A            E
Oh where  oh where will I be
   C#m   E            A        E      C#m  E  A  E
Oh where oh when that trumpets sounds
E             C#m     E
Met an Indian boy in Ottawa
           A                E
He laid me down on a bed of straw
                      C#m                     E
Said don't waste your breath don't waste your heart
                     A
Don't  blister your heels
               E
Running in the dark
   C#m  E    A            E
Oh where  oh where will I be
   C#m   E            A        E
Oh where oh when that trumpets sounds
C#m          E
Yea like the heat
        A                 E
Of your body laying under me
         F#m                          A
May your wild lip get you where your going
           F#m                             A
With your inventions your intentions your laughter
              E
Your forever yearning
   C#m  E    A            E
Oh where  oh where will I be
   C#m   E            A        E      C#m  E  A  E
Oh where oh when that trumpets sounds
                C#m
I walked to the river
                    E
And I walked to the rim
                  A                      E
I walked thru the teeth of the reaper's grin
            C#m              E
I walked to you rolled up in wire
              A         E
To the other side of desire
   C#m  E    A            E
Oh where  oh where will I be
   C#m   E            A        E
Oh where oh when that trumpets sounds
   C#m  C#m/B A    C#m   C#m/B A   F#m A       D     E
Oh where        oh where       oh  when that trumpet sounds
   C#m  C#m/B  F#m         D                   E
Oh where       oh where oh when that trumpet sounds
E                    C#m                       E
Well the heart opens wide like it's never seen love
              A                      E
And addiction stays on tight like a  glove
   C#m  E    A            E
Oh where  oh where will I be
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Roses In The Snow

Roses In The Snow Guitar Chords & Lyrics
C                      F
I met my darlin in the springtime
     C                        G
When all the flowers were in bloom
     C                        F
And like the flowers our love blossomed
   C       G               C
We married in the month of June
     F
Our love was like a burning ember
 
It warmed us as a golden glow
C
We had sunshine in December
     G                     C     C  F   C  G   C
And threw our roses in the snow
C                     F
Now God  had taken my darlin
    C              G
And left me with a memory
C                      F
A memory I will always cherish
C              G                C
Are these last words he said to me
    F
Our love was like a burning ember
 
It warmed us as a golden glow
C
We had sunshine in December
     G                     C
And threw our roses in the snow
 
 
SOLO
 
C                         F
My darlin's buried on the hillside
C                                 G
Where all the wild spring flowers grow
    C                       F
And when winter snows start falling
C      G                  C
On his grave I'll place a rose
     F
Our love was like a burning ember
 
It warmed us like a golden glow
C
We had sunshine in December
     G                      C   F  C   G     C
And threw our roses in the snow
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Together Again

Together Again Guitar Chords & Lyrics
C#       F#     F#7                    B
Together again  my tears have stopped falling
                C#                     F#    C#
The long lonely nights are now at an end
              F#  F#7                E  B
The key to my heart you hold in your hand
                 C#                           F#      C#
But nothing else matters cause we're together again
          F#   F#7                B
Together again the grey skies are gone
                   C#                   F#     C#
You're back in  my arms right where you belong
                 F#   F#7       E  B
The love that we knew is living again
                 C#                           F#     C#
And nothing else matters cause we're together again
 
SOLO
 
Eb       Ab    Ab7                     Db
Together again  my tears have stopped falling
                Eb                   Ab    Eb
The long lonely nights are now at an end
                 Ab  Ab7         Gb Db
The love that we knew is living again
                 Eb                         Ab
And nothing else matters now we're together again
                 Eb                         Ab
No  nothing else matters now we're together again
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Easy From Now On

Easy From Now On Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Capo: 1st fret

D             G
There he goes gone again
D                      A
Same old story's gotta come to an end
D                G
Lovin' him was a one way street
D                             A
But I'm gettin' off where the crossroads meet
D                        G
It's a quarter moon in a ten cent town
D                     A
Time for me to lay my heartaches down
D                    G
Saturday night gonna make myself a name
D                          A
Take a month of Sundays to try and explain
              G       D        Bm                 G
It's gonna be easy to fill the heart of a thirsty woman
          D        A
Harder to kill the ghost of a no good man
            G      D         Bm         G
And I'll be ridin' high in a fandangled sky
              G F#m Em               G F#m     Em   A7  D
It's gonna be easy;    it's gonna be easy      from now on
 
SOLO
 
D                 G
Raw as a whip but clean as bone
D                          A
Soft to the touch when you take me home
D                               G
When the mornin' comes and it's time for me to leave,
D                             A
Don't worry about me; I got a wild card up my sleeve
              G       D        Bm                 G
It's gonna be easy to fill the heart of a thirsty woman
          D        A
Harder to kill the ghost of a no good man
            G      D         Bm         G
And I'll be ridin' high in a fandangled sky
              G F#m Em               G F#m Em
It's gonna be easy;    it's gonna be easy
              G F#m         Em   A7  D
It's gonna be easy          from now on
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To Know Him Is To Love Him

To Know Him Is To Love Him Guitar Chords & Lyrics
   Db
To know know know him
      Ab
Is to love love love him
Bbm
Just to see him smile
Gb
Makes my life worthwhile
   Db
To know know know him
      Ab
Is to love love love him
      Db  Gb  Db  Ab
And I do
Db
I'll be good to him
Ab
I'll bring love to him
Bbm
Everyone says there'll come a day
     Gb
When I'll walk alongside of him
Db
Yes just to know him
      Ab
Is to love love love him
      Db  Gb  Db
And I do
E            B
Why can't he see
A               G#
How blind can he be
E    C#7        F#m   C#m
Someday he will see
     Eb               Ab
That he was meant for me
 
   Eb
To know know know him
      Bb
Is to love love love him
Cm
Just to see him smile
Ab
Makes my life worthwhile
   Eb
To know know know him
      Bb
Is to love love love him
      Eb  Ab  Eb
And I do
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Two More Bottles Of Wine

Two More Bottles Of Wine Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Verse 1]
    D                G                        D
We came out west together with a common desire___
D                                                   A7
The fever we had might have set the west coast on fire.
           D                         D7
Two months later got a troublin' mind,
       G7
Oh, my baby moved out and left me behind.
         D                     G7
But it's all right, 'cause it's midnight
          A7                      D7      D7
And I got two more bottles of wine. 
 
 
[Verse 2]
    D                 G                    D
The way she left sure turned my head around
D                                           A7
Seemed like overnight she up and put me down
A7                D                      D7
Well, ain't gonna let it bother me today,
          G7
I've been workin' and I'm too tired anyway.
         D                     G7
But it's all right, 'cause it's midnight
          A7                      D7
And I got two more bottles of wine.
 
 
[Verse 3]
D7       G                                       D    A7
Well I'm sixteen hundred miles from the people I know
D                                                    A7
I've been doin' all I can but opportunity sure comes slow
A7          D                      D7
Thought I'd be in the sun all day
        G7
But I'm sweeping out a warehouse in west LA.
         D                     G7
But it's all right, 'cause it's midnight
          A7                      D7
And I got two more bottles of wine.
         D                      G
Yes, it's al-right, 'cause it's midnight
          A7                      D
And I got two more bottles of wine.
 
 
[Instrumental]
D7       G     D    A7   D     A7   A7       D    D7
G7       D     G7   A7   D7    D    G        A7   D
 
 
[Verse 3]
D7       G                                       D
 I'm sixteen hundred miles from the people I know
D                                                    A7
I've been doin' all I can but opportunity sure comes slow
A7          D                      D7
Thought I'd be in the sun all day
        G7
But I'm sweeping out a warehouse in west LA.
         D                     G7
But it's all right, 'cause it's midnight
          A7                      D7
And I got two more bottles of wine.
         D                      G7
Yes, it's all right, 'cause it's midnight
          A7                      D7
And I got two more bottles of wine.
 
         D7                      G7
Yes, it's all right, 'cause it's midnight
          A7                      D7
And I got two more bottles of wine.
 
 
[Outro]
G    D7   A7   D   A    D
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