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John Prine chords for Bottomless lake

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bottomless_lake.crd, as transcribed by Phil Scott, P.Scott@latrobe.edu.au


BOTTOMLESS LAKE by John Prine
>From the album "Aimless Love", Oh Boy Records, 1986
Play with capo on 3rd fret, ie actually in key of A chord diagramA#A#
I'm not certain I've tracked down all of the chords in
the verse. I've got a sneaking suspicion that there's at
least one variation on an A chord diagramA augmentedA chord there somewhere, but I
can't tell for the life of me what it is.
Anyway, the following seems to work for me.

(Guitar Intro: A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramG+G (twice))
A chord diagramG+G
Here's the story ...
      A chord diagramD MajorD                  A chord diagramG+G
And a big trip ...

I heard all about it in ...
      A chord diagramD MajorD
And I read it in ...
     A chord diagramC majorC                   A chord diagramG+G
They rented a car at ...
                           A chord diagramC majorC
But the car ...
     A chord diagramG+G
Said ma to pa my ...
         A chord diagramD MajorD                        A chord diagramG+G
Is gonna fall into the ...

(guitar: repeat intro)
Well mama turned to daddy ....


CHORUS
A chord diagramG+G      A chord diagramD MajorD
We are falling ...
                        A chord diagramG+G
Down to the bottom of ...

Smoke 'em ...
A chord diagramC majorC                    A chord diagramG+G
I'm so scared, I ...
      A chord diagramD MajorD                       A chord diagramG+G
I may never see ...

(guitar: repeat intro)
There was plenty of food in ...


CHORUS

(guitar: repeat intro)
Papa played the music on ....


CHORUS

(guitar: repeat intro twice)
So if you're ever goin' ....

That's right...

Almost there ...

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