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James Mcmurtry chords for Song for a deckhands daughter

Song For A Deckhands Daughter chords by James Mcmurtry

James Mcmurtry chords for Song for a deckhands daughter

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Song for a Deck Hand's Daughter  - James McMurtry
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>From "Too Long in the Wasteland".

Transcribed by John Kean (keanj@agresearch.cri.nz).

Standard tuning, no capo.

INTRO:
    A chord diagramC majorC
    , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .
||------------------|------------------||
||----------------1-|---------------1--||
||*-------0---------|-----0-----------*||
||*-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---*||
||--3---------------|-3----------------||
||----------3-------|---------3--------||
 *use variants on this strum pattern throughout


VERSE 1:
A chord diagramC majorC                            A chord diagramDmDm
  He'd always whistle ...
     A chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7                          A chord diagramC majorC
  On his way out the back ...
A chord diagramC majorC                              A chord diagramDmDm
  So many times he ...
      A chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7                           A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramC/BC/B
  And rarely did he try to ...
A chord diagramA minorAm                              A chord diagramE minorEm
  Shut off the tractor with ...
A chord diagramF/CF/C                        A chord diagramC majorC
  Set the brake and ...
A chord diagramA minorAm                               A chord diagramE minorEm
  Came home for Christmas, ...
          A chord diagramF/CF/C
  With no presents for ...
       A chord diagramA minorAm
  Only stories for ...


CHORUS 1:
A chord diagramA minorAm                           G(see riff at end)
  Still your Mama ...
                     A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramC/BC/B
  She never ...
A chord diagramA minorAm                           A chord diagramG+G
  Said she couldn't ...
A chord diagramF/CF/C                            A chord diagramA minorAm
  You wondered how it ...


VERSE 2:
  He'd work two weeks out on a river b...


CHORUS 2 (same as before)


SOLO:
A chord diagramA minorAm   A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramF/CF/C   A chord diagramA minorAm
A chord diagramA minorAm   A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramF/CF/C   A chord diagramA minorAm
A chord diagramA minorAm   A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramF/CF/C   A chord diagramA minorAm


VERSE 3:
A chord diagramA minorAm                           A chord diagramE minorEm
  And if his suitcase wasn't ...
A chord diagramF/CF/C                      A chord diagramC majorC
  He might not be ...
A chord diagramA minorAm                         A chord diagramE minorEm
  All the sides of him you ...
           A chord diagramF/CF/C
  Would be drifting ....
      A chord diagramA minorAm
  To another ...


CHORUS 3: (chords as before)
  Still your Mama called him ....


OUTRO:
  A chord diagramA minorAm   A chord diagramC/BC/B   A chord diagramC majorC



CHORUS RIFF:
   A chord diagramG+G
   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , .

||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
||-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---||
||-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---||
||-----0-------0---|-0h2-0---2p0-0---|-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---||
||---------0h2-----|-----------------|-0h2-------------|-0-------2-------||
||-3---------------|-----------------|---------3-------|-----------------||


CHORDS: (bracketed notes indicate alternating bass notes)
A chord diagramC majorC      (3)32010
A chord diagramDmDm     x(0)0231
A chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7  x(3)3210
A chord diagramC/BC/B    x22010
A chord diagramA minorAm     (0)02210
A chord diagramE minorEm     0(2)2000
A chord diagramF/CF/C    x3(3)21x
A chord diagramG+G      320003

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