Guitar chords with lyrics
- Capo on 4th
Tuning: Standard (EE AA DD GG BB EE) Verse 1: EmEm DD CC DD EmEm DD CC I was a highwoman, and a mother from my youth, for my children I did what I had DD AmAm EmEm DD CC AmAm to do. My family left Honduras when they killed the Sandinistas. We followed a EmEm DD CC EmEm DD CC DD GG coyote through the dust of Mexico. Everyone of them except for me survived, CC DD and I am still alive.
Verse 2: EmEm DD CC DD EmEm DD CC DD AmAm I was a healer, I was gifted as a girl, I laid hands upon the world. Someone saw EmEm DD CC AmAm EmEm DD me sleepin, naked in the (nude sun?). I heard witchcraft in the whispers and I knew CC EmEm DD CC DD GG CC my time had come. The bastards hung me at the Salem Gallows Hills, but I DD am living still. Verse 3: EmEm DD CC DD EmEm I was a freedom rider, when we thought the south had had won, DD CC DD AmAm EmEm DD Virginia in the spring of ‘61. I sat down on the greyhound that was bound for CC AmAm EmEm DD CC EmEm Mississippi, my mother asked me if that ride was worth my life. And when the DD CC DD GG CC DD shots rang out I never heard the sound, but I am still around.
Bridge: GG DD CC DD CC And I’ll take that ride again and again and again and again and again. Verse 4: EmEm DD CC DD EmEm DD CC I was a preacher, my heart broke for all the world, but teaching was unrighteous DD AmAm EmEm DD CC AmAm for a girl. In the summer I was baptized in the mighty Colorado. In the winter I EmEm DD CC EmEm DD heard the hounds and I knew that I’d been found. And in my Saviour’s name CC DD GG CC DD I laid my weapons down, but I am still around. Verse 5: EmEm DD CC DD EmEm DD CC We are the highwomen, and sing of stories still untold. We carry the sons DD AmAm EmEm DD c AmAm you can only hold. We are the daughters of the silent generations. You send our EmEm DD CC EmEm DD CC DD GG hearts to die alone in foreign nations. And they return to us as tiny drops of rain, CC DD but we will still remain. Outro: GG DD CC DD CC And we’ll come back again and again and again and again and again (x2) GG DD CC DD CC EmEm
"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.