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The Highwomen guitar chords for Highwoman

Guitar chords with lyrics

  • Capo on 4th
Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)


Verse 1:
  A chord diagramE minorEm        A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramE minorEm             A chord diagramD MajorD            A chord diagramC majorC
I was a highwoman, and a mother from my youth, for my children I did what I had
      A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramA minorAm                      A chord diagramE minorEm          A chord diagramD MajorD            A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramA minorAm
 to do.  My family left Honduras when they killed the Sandinistas.  We followed a
A chord diagramE minorEm                  A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramE minorEm      A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramG MajorG
 coyote through the dust of Mexico.  Everyone of them except for me survived,
   A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramD MajorD
 and I am still alive.

Verse 2:
A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramE minorEm    A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramA minorAm
I was a healer, I was gifted as a girl, I laid hands upon the world.  Someone saw
      A chord diagramE minorEm        A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramC majorC             A chord diagramA minorAm                         A chord diagramE minorEm           A chord diagramD MajorD
 me sleepin, naked in the (nude sun?).  I heard witchcraft in the whispers and I knew
             A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramE minorEm        A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramG MajorG        A chord diagramC majorC
 my time had come.  The bastards hung me at the Salem Gallows Hills, but I

             A chord diagramD MajorD
 am living still.


Verse 3:
A chord diagramE minorEm          A chord diagramD MajorD                        A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramE minorEm
 I was a freedom rider, when we thought the south had had won,
    A chord diagramD MajorD            A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramA minorAm                   A chord diagramE minorEm              A chord diagramD MajorD
 Virginia in the spring of ‘61.  I sat down on the greyhound that was bound for
    A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramA minorAm               A chord diagramE minorEm           A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramE minorEm
 Mississippi, my mother asked me if that ride was worth my life.  And when the
     A chord diagramD MajorD            A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramC majorC               A chord diagramD MajorD
 shots rang out I never heard the sound, but I am still around.


Bridge:
                        A chord diagramG MajorG            A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramC majorC
And I’ll take that ride again and again and again and again and again.

Verse 4:

A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramD MajorD                 A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramE minorEm           A chord diagramD MajorD            A chord diagramC majorC
I was a preacher, my heart broke for all the world, but teaching was unrighteous
        A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramA minorAm                      A chord diagramE minorEm            A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramA minorAm
 for a girl.  In the summer I was baptized in the mighty Colorado.  In the winter I
              A chord diagramE minorEm          A chord diagramD MajorD                  A chord diagramC majorC     A chord diagramE minorEm          A chord diagramD MajorD
 heard the hounds and I knew that I’d been found.  And in my Saviour’s name
   A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramG MajorG     A chord diagramC majorC               A chord diagramD MajorD
 I laid my weapons down, but I am still around.


Verse 5:
A chord diagramE minorEm             A chord diagramD MajorD                     A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramC majorC
We are the highwomen, and sing of stories still untold.  We carry the sons
               A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramA minorAm            A chord diagramE minorEm             A chord diagramD MajorD      c            A chord diagramA minorAm
 you can only hold.  We are the daughters of the silent generations.  You send our
A chord diagramE minorEm               A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramE minorEm          A chord diagramD MajorD             A chord diagramC majorC     A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramG MajorG
 hearts to die alone in foreign nations.  And they return to us as tiny drops of rain,
A chord diagramC majorC                      A chord diagramD MajorD
 but we will still remain.


Outro:
                       A chord diagramG MajorG       A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramC majorC
And we’ll come back again and again and again and again and again  (x2)
A chord diagramG MajorG A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramE minorEm

Highwoman chords

The Highwomen guitar chords for Highwoman "Highwoman" is a song off of the debut album of country music super group The Highwomen. "Highwoman" also features contributions from Yola Carter and Sheryl Crow.

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