Log in

One click and you are in

Login with Facebook Login with Google

Why sign up and log in

Guitar Tabs Explorer
Mary Chapin Carpenter chords for The long way home

The Long Way Home chords by Mary Chapin Carpenter

Mary Chapin Carpenter chords for The long way home

Guitar chords with lyrics

  • Capo on 3rd
Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)

Key: A chord diagramEb MajorEb

Difficulty: Novice

The Long Way Home - Mary Chapin Carpenter

A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramFF A chord diagramG+G x2
Verse 1:
A chord diagramC majorC                                  A chord diagramE minorEm
You could be this man; he's got it all worked out
       A chord diagramFF               A chord diagramG+G
To the nth degree, no fears, no doubts
A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramE minorEm
He'll retire at thirty to his big-ass house
A chord diagramFF                   A chord diagramG+G
Next to the putting green
    A chord diagramC majorC                                     A chord diagramE minorEm
Now he's got a picture in his head of the perfect wife
       A chord diagramFF                      A chord diagramG+G
Their perfect children, their perfect life
A chord diagramC majorC                               A chord diagramE minorEm
Nothing wrong with that, coming home each night
       A chord diagramFF             A chord diagramG+G
To his cul-de-sac of dreams


Chorus 1:
A chord diagramA minorAm               A chord diagramE minorEm              A chord diagramFF    A chord diagramC majorC
Funny now how it all went by so fast
A chord diagramC majorC                             A chord diagramE minorEm              A chord diagramFF    A chord diagramC majorC
One day he's looking over his shoulder at the past
A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramA minorAm                     A chord diagramE minorEm                 A chord diagramFF    A chord diagramC majorC
When everybody had to go, had to be, had to get somewhere
A chord diagramC majorC             A chord diagramDmDm        A chord diagramFF             A chord diagramC majorC
How did he forget about what got him there?

A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramFF A chord diagramG+G

Verse 2:
    A chord diagramC majorC                                  A chord diagramE minorEm
Now you could be this woman; she's the CEO
A chord diagramFF                                  A chord diagramG+G
She's got her power suits and her IPOs
    A chord diagramC majorC                             A chord diagramE minorEm
She punched a hole in the ceiling years ago
        A chord diagramFF                  A chord diagramG+G
And she hasn't pulled back since
     A chord diagramC majorC                                    A chord diagramE minorEm
Now there's a gardener for the flowers, a cook for the meals,
  A chord diagramFF                         A chord diagramG+G
A chord diagramA augmentedA maid for the laundry, an accountant for the bills,
  A chord diagramC majorC                          A chord diagramE minorEm
A chord diagramA augmentedA walker for the dog, and a trainer when she feels
A chord diagramFF                   A chord diagramG+G
The need to lose an inch


Chorus 2:
A chord diagramA minorAm               A chord diagramE minorEm              A chord diagramFF    A chord diagramC majorC
Funny now how it all went by so fast
A chord diagramC majorC                               A chord diagramE minorEm              A chord diagramFF    A chord diagramC majorC
One day she's looking over her shoulder at the past
A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramA minorAm                     A chord diagramE minorEm                 A chord diagramFF    A chord diagramC majorC
When everybody had to go, had to be, had to get somewhere
A chord diagramC majorC             A chord diagramDmDm         A chord diagramFF             A chord diagramC majorC
Somehow she forgot about what got her there

A chord diagramDmDm            A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramFF                A chord diagramG+G
Accidents and inspiration lead you to your destination

A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramFF A chord diagramG+G x3
A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramE minorEm A chord diagramFF A chord diagramC majorC
A chord diagramC majorC


Verse 3:
   A chord diagramC majorC                                  A chord diagramE minorEm
Or you could be the one who takes the long way home
               A chord diagramFF                     A chord diagramG+G
Roll down your window, turn off your phone
A chord diagramC majorC                                A chord diagramE minorEm
See your life as a gift from the great unknown
      A chord diagramFF               A chord diagramG+G
And your task is to receive it
A chord diagramC majorC                                  A chord diagramE minorEm
Tell your kid a story, hold your lover tight
        A chord diagramFF                 A chord diagramG+G
Make a joyful noise, swim naked at night
A chord diagramC majorC                   A chord diagramE minorEm
Read a poem a day, call in well sometimes
     A chord diagramFF               A chord diagramG+G
And laugh when they believe it


Chorus 3:
A chord diagramA minorAm               A chord diagramE minorEm              A chord diagramFF    A chord diagramC majorC
Funny now how it all goes by so fast
A chord diagramC majorC                               A chord diagramE minorEm              A chord diagramFF    A chord diagramC majorC
One day I'm looking over my shoulder at the past
A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramA minorAm                     A chord diagramE minorEm                 A chord diagramFF     A chord diagramC majorC
Now everybody's got to go, got to be, got to get somewhere
A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramFF         A chord diagramA minorAm
Baby, don't forget about
A chord diagramA minorAm                    A chord diagramFF          A chord diagramC majorC
You really shouldn't forget about
A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramFF           A chord diagramG+G
Baby, don't forget about what got you there
A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramE minorEm A chord diagramFF A chord diagramG+G
A chord diagramG+G                         A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramE minorEm  A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramG+G
I think it's what got you there
A chord diagramG+G                              A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramE minorEm  A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramG+G
Yeah, it's really what got you there
A chord diagramG+G                        A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramE minorEm  A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramG+G  A chord diagramC majorC
You know what got you there

Almost there ...

Sign in to get your own page with links to favourite songs and more. You are just one click away...

Login with Facebook Login with Google