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John Prine chords for Death of floyd collins

Guitar chords with lyrics

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)

Key: A chord diagramG+G

Difficulty: Intermediate
Intro:
A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramFF A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramFF A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramC majorC


Verse:
 A chord diagramC majorC                                A chord diagramFF              A chord diagramC majorC
Oh, come all ye young people and listen while I tell
      A chord diagramC majorC                         A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramG+G
The fate of Floyd Collins, the lad we all knew well
     A chord diagramC majorC                               A chord diagramFF                  A chord diagramC majorC
His face was fair and handsome, his heart was true and brave
     A chord diagramC majorC                            A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramC majorC     A chord diagramG+G
His body now lies sleeping in a lonely sandstone cave

 A chord diagramC majorC                                A chord diagramFF              A chord diagramC majorC
Oh, mother don't you worry, dear father don't' be sad
     A chord diagramC majorC                              A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramG+G
I'll tell you all my troubles in an awful dream I had
  A chord diagramC majorC                         A chord diagramFF                   A chord diagramC majorC
I dreamed I was a prisoner, my life I could not save
   A chord diagramC majorC                           A chord diagramG+G               A chord diagramC majorC
I cried "oh, must I perish within this silent cave"

     A chord diagramC majorC                           A chord diagramFF                   A chord diagramC majorC
The rescue party labored, they worked both night and day
  A chord diagramC majorC                             A chord diagramD MajorD                 A chord diagramG+G
To move the mighty barrier that stood within their way
    A chord diagramC majorC                        A chord diagramFF               A chord diagramC majorC
To rescue Floyd Collins, it was their battle cry
       A chord diagramC majorC                           A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramC majorC
"We'll never, no we'll never, let Floyd Collins die"

     A chord diagramC majorC                           A chord diagramFF               A chord diagramC majorC
But on that fateful morning, the sun rose in the sky
    A chord diagramC majorC                               A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramC majorC
The workers still were busy, "we'll save him by and by"
    A chord diagramC majorC                           A chord diagramFF                A chord diagramC majorC
But oh how sad the ending, his life could not be saved
     A chord diagramC majorC                             A chord diagramG+G                A chord diagramC majorC
His body was then sleeping in the lonely sandstone cave


Instrumental:
A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramFF A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramFF A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramC majorC

      A chord diagramC majorC                             A chord diagramFF              A chord diagramC majorC
Young people, all take warning from Floyd Collin's fate
 A chord diagramC majorC                               A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramG+G
And get right with your maker before it is too late
   A chord diagramC majorC                           A chord diagramFF               A chord diagramC majorC
It may not be a Sand Cave in which we find our tomb
  A chord diagramC majorC                              A chord diagramG+G                A chord diagramC majorC
But on that day of judgment, we too must meet our doom



Songwriters: 1925 Irene Spain / Rev. Andrew Jenkins
Death of Floyd Collins lyrics © Shapiro Bernstein & Co. Inc.

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