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Hal Ketchum chords for Mama knows the highway

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MAMA KNOWS THE HIGHWAY - HAL KETCHUM

Capo @ II, play as G, sounds in A chord diagramA augmentedA


INTRO:
    A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramE minorEm A chord diagramD MajorD
||: //// //// //// // // :|| 2x

A chord diagramG+G                A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramG+G
  Mama knows the highway by the songs
         A chord diagramG+G                A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramD MajorD
When she hears a good one, she always sings along
A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramC majorC                  A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramG+G
She don't ever worry 'bout what's gone
          A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramG+G      A chord diagramD MajorD                      A chord diagramG+G       A chord diagramG+G
She says, "Good country music... will never steer you wrong."

A chord diagramG+G                A chord diagramC majorC                 A chord diagramG+G      A chord diagramG+G
She talks to the truckers with her lights
A chord diagramG+G                       A chord diagramA7A7               A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramD MajorD
Maybe just a little bit more on Saturday nights
A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramG+G        A chord diagramG+G
She knows a good road to paradise
           A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramG+G         A chord diagramG+G
And that's just enough to keep the highway bright


CHORUS:
      A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramG+G
Yeah, Mama knows the highway now by heart
A chord diagramG+G       A chord diagramD/F#D/F#    A chord diagramE minorEm             A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramD MajorD
She can see the rain before it starts
A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramC/GC/G       A chord diagramG+G                  A chord diagramC/GC/G
Looking clear through a windshield full of stars
A chord diagramG+G                A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramE minorEm A chord diagramD MajorD
  Mama knows the highway now by heart...        // //

   A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramE minorEm A chord diagramD MajorD
|| //// //// //// // // ||

A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramG+G
She can tell Wyoming jus' by the wind
        A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramD MajorD
She can tell another trucker by the rig that he's in
A chord diagramG+G                A chord diagramC majorC               A chord diagramG+G      A chord diagramG+G
She knows how to watch the river bends
A chord diagramG+G                   A chord diagramD MajorD            A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramG+G
She knows where the real South begins

CHORUS:
      A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramG+G
Yeah, Mama knows the highway now by heart
A chord diagramG+G       A chord diagramD/F#D/F#    A chord diagramE minorEm             A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramD MajorD
She can see the rain before it starts
A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramC/GC/G       A chord diagramG+G                  A chord diagramC/GC/G
Looking clear through a windshield full of stars
A chord diagramG+G                A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramE minorEm A chord diagramD MajorD
  Mama knows the highway now by heart...        // //

GUITAR SOLO:
   A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramD MajorD
|| //// //// //// ////  //// //// //// //// ||

PIANO SOLO:
   A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramG+G
|| //// //// //// ////  //// //// //// //// ||


BRIDGE:
A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramG/BG/B     A chord diagramA minorAm            A chord diagramG+G       A chord diagramD/F#D/F#   A chord diagramE minorEm
She can gauge a cafe just by, looking at the sign
A chord diagramA7A7           A chord diagramA7A7            A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramD MajorD
  Little old places always share the grand design...

FINAL CHORUS:
A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramG+G      A chord diagramC majorC
Mama knows the highway now by heart
A chord diagramG+G       A chord diagramD/F#D/F#    A chord diagramE minorEm             A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramD MajorD
She can see the rain before it starts
A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramC/GC/G       A chord diagramG+G                  A chord diagramC/GC/G
Looking clear through a windshield full of stars
A chord diagramG+G                A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramE minorEm     A chord diagramC majorC
  Mama knows the highway now by heart...

OUTTRO:
A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramG+G      A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G  A chord diagramE minorEm   A chord diagramD MajorD
Mama knows the highway now by heart...

   A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramE minorEm A chord diagramD MajorD
|| //// //// //// // // ||

               A chord diagramG+G         A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramE minorEm A chord diagramD MajorD
Mama knows the highway... yeah...

REPEAT AND FADE:  (or until you want to end on G!)
   A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramE minorEm A chord diagramD MajorD
||: //// //// //// // // :||

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