The River Chords & Lyrics Artist:

Chords (click graphic to learn to play)

Cmaj7 chord Fmaj7 chord Dm chord F chord Am chord Em chord
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How To Play

INTRO
Cmaj7 Fmaj7 Cmaj7 Fmaj7
 
VERSE 1
    Cmaj7
She ran until her face was numb with cold and
       Fmaj7
Wore a cotton gown that blazed the night untold
    Cmaj7
She ran until her feet refused to hold
           Fmaj7
So heavy a heart for someone merely ten years old
    Cmaj7
And when she reached the river her knees began to shiver
    Fmaj7
Her head with pounding voices from home
  Cmaj7
Behind her was a vision, a painful apparition
     Fmaj7
Of a darker world that no—one should know
 
 
CHORUS
Dm F            Am Em             F      Dm
     Somebody's bed will never be warm again
               Em        Am
The river will keep this friend
Dm F            Am Em             F      Dm
     Somebody's bed will never be warm again
           Cmaj7 Fmaj7 Cmaj7 Fmaj7
No never again
 
 
VERSE 2
    Cmaj7
She dived beneath the water's icy skin
           Fmaj7
Hoping the cold would kill the smell of angry gin
        Cmaj7
And her eyes grew wider than they'd ever been
                 Fmaj7
Just wishing the numbness to cut deeper with its pins
    Cmaj7
And as her body lay there she decided to stay there
     Fmaj7
Till darkness came to pull her away
    Cmaj7
And beautifully she sank as up river was the bank
           Fmaj7
Where some bodiless troubles would stay
 
 
CHORUS
Dm F            Am Em             F      Dm
     Somebody's bed will never be warm again
               Em        Am
The river will keep this friend
Dm F            Am Em             F      Dm
     Somebody's bed will never be warm again
           Cmaj7 Fmaj7 Cmaj7 Fmaj7
No never again
 
 
CHORUS
Dm F            Am Em             F      Dm
     Somebody's bed will never be warm again
               Em        Am
The river will keep this friend
Dm F            Am Em             F      Dm
     Somebody's bed will never be warm again
           Cmaj7
No never again
           Fmaj7
No never again
 
 
OUTRO
Cmaj7 Fmaj7 x3

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