Letter In The Mail Chords & Lyrics Artist:

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F chord Gm chord F/A chord C/D chord Gm7 chord Bb5/C chord
G Sharp minor 7 chord
B/C# chord F sharp chord
C Sharp minor 7 chord
F Sharp over A Sharp chord
D Sharp minor 7 chord
B5/C# chord
G Sharp 7 chord
F#/B chord G#m11 chord Bmaj9 chord Bm7 chord D/E chord A chord F#m9 chord
F Sharp minor 7 chord
E/F# chord A over C Sharp chord D chord E chord Gmaj7 chord F#sus4 chord Ab9sus chord D#m9 chord F#5/C# chord C5/D chord G chord Am7 chord G/B chord Em7 chord A13 chord A7 chord G/C chord Am11 chord G6 chord Cm7 chord Eb/F chord Bb chord Dm7 chord Gm9 chord F/G chord Bb/D chord Eb chord Abmaj7 chord Gsus4 chord A9sus chord G over D chord
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How To Play

INTRO
 
F Gm F/A C/D
 
Gm7 Bb5/C F Gm
 
F/A C/D Gm7 Bb5/C
 
G#m7 B/C#
 
VERSE 1
 
F#         C#m7 F#/A# D#m7
If I could  go  down  now
             G#m7      B5/C#
While the whole town is sleeping
         F# G#m7  F#/A# D#m7
See the sun creeping    up
           G#7  B5/C#
On the hill    yeah
           F#    G#m7    F#/A#  D#m7
I know the river and the  railroad
      G#m7            B5/C#       F#/B   G#m11
Would run through the valley still
 
VERSE 2
 
B/C#          F#   G#m7 F#/A# D#m7
   I guess it never was much    to look at
      G#m7           B/C#
Just a one-horse town
F#    G#m7    F#/A#  D#m7
  The kind of place young people
                   G#7   B/C#
Want to leave today
     F#    G#m7  F#/A#  D#m7
Store fronts     pretty much boarded up
G#m7               B/C#            Bmaj9      G#m7 F#/A#  Bm7  D/E
Main Street pretty much closed down
 
VERSE 3
 
       A                     C#m7    F#m9   F#m7
Oh the church bell still rings on Sunday
Bm7                E/F#
Old folks still go
     Bm7      A/C#          D     E
The young ones listen on the radio
A                C#m7
  Saturday night
              G#m7
Nothing but a stray dog
           Gmaj7  F#sus4  F#           Ab9sus   B/C#
Running wild like no  -  body's child
 
CHORUS
 
     F#   G#m7 F#/A#  D#m7                            G#m7      B/C#
And little by little,      light after light, that's how it died
F#      G#m7    F#/A# D#m7                G#7      B/C#
   They say you never go home again, that's no lie
            F#    G#m7    F#/A#  D#m7
It's like a letter in the mail   to a brother in jail
       G#7
It's a matter of time
B/C#                          F#         G#m7  F#/A#  D#m9 G#m7 F#5/C#
Until you can do a little bit better time
                       F#  G#m7  F#/A#  D#m9           B5/C#  C5/D
Doesn't it good to believe                   sometimes?
 
VERSE 4
 
    G     Am7     G/B   Em7
It used to be part      of the heartland
  Am7           C/D
Awful proud and strong
    G     Am7   G/B  Em7
But deep, deep down
                A13  A7  C5/D
Peaceful and serene
 G      Am7     G/B      Em7
When people used to talk about the country
 Am7                C/D       G/C   Am11
That's what they used to mean
 
VERSE 5
 
   G    Am7   G/B Em7
I might go down come the weekend
Am7      C/D
Go on my own
  G    Am7 G/B Em7
Drop off Annie and the baby
            A13   A7  C5/D
Maybe drive alone
 G  Am7  G/B  Em7          Am7
Pay my last respects to a time
                     G6  Am7 G/B  Cm7
That has all but gone
 
VERSE 6
 
Eb/F          Bb          Dm7          Gm9
    We said, Mama come look at the mountain
     Cm7           F/G
The fire in the sky
Cm7       Bb/D         Eb          F/A
It's lit up like the Fourth of July
    Bb               Dm7
The mill burning down
     Am7             Abmaj7
The jobs leaving town
     Gsus4  G        A9sus  Cm7  C/D
The trains rolling by
 
CHORUS
 
     G     Am7 G/B  Em7                        Am7         C/D
And little by little, light after light, that's how it died
G    Am7     G/B   Em7                A7           C/D
They say you never go home again, now that's no lie
             G     Am7    G/D  Em7
It's like a letter in the mail to a brother in jail
       A7            C/D
It's a matter of time
                               G         Am7   G/B  D/E  Am7  C5/D
Until you can do a little bit better time no no no
 
OUTRO
 
G Am7 G/B D/E Am7  C5/D
 
G Am7 G/B Em7 Am7  C/D
 
G Am7 G/B Em7 Am7  C/D
 
G Am7 G/B Em7 Am7  C/D

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