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Tom Russell chords for The death of jimmy martin

The Death Of Jimmy Martin chords by Tom Russell

Tom Russell chords for The death of jimmy martin

Guitar chords with lyrics

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)


Intro:
A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramC majorC     A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramC majorC
Verse:
                                                        A chord diagramA minorAm
There's a hound dog running all alone through the piney woods
          A chord diagramFF                             A chord diagramC majorC
Lord, his howling tears the soul out of me
                                         A chord diagramA minorAm
There's a jay bird calling out a funeral dirge
   A chord diagramFF             A chord diagramC majorC
In ancient harmony


Verse:
        A chord diagramA minorAm                     A chord diagramFF
Barb'ry Allen rolled over in a grave all morning
     A chord diagramC majorC             A chord diagramFF          A chord diagramG+G
With roses growing out of her head
     A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramFF         A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramFF
Hey, god's gonna burn down Nashville, boys
                      A chord diagramC majorC
'Cause Jimmy Martin's dead
                    A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramC majorC
Ah, the great Jimmy Martin's gone dead


Verse:
                      A chord diagramFF                  A chord diagramC majorC
You got twenty-twenty vision, but you're walking 'round blind
              A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramC majorC
You Grand Ole Opry fools
                     A chord diagramFF                  A chord diagramC majorC
With your hypocritic judgments and your self-righteous snobbery
               A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramC majorC
Your goddamned false hearted rule

Verse:
    A chord diagramA minorAm                         A chord diagramFF
You scorned Hank Williams, you shunned Jimmy Martin
         A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramFF          A chord diagramG+G
Boys who sang with tongues on fire
   A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramFF              A chord diagramC majorC
So god's gonna burn down your Grand Ole Opry
         A chord diagramFF                             A chord diagramC majorC
Hear the screams of the hypocrites and liars
                         A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramC majorC
They feel safer now that Jimmy has expired


Chorus:
      A chord diagramG+G                    A chord diagramFF
Yeah, run, Pete, run, your master's calling you
     A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramFF   A chord diagramG+G
He's waiting on up ahead
A chord diagramA minorAm               A chord diagramFF                        A chord diagramC majorC
Don't look back, Nashville's burning down
      A chord diagramG+G        A chord diagramC majorC
Jimmy Martin's dead
                    A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramC majorC
Oh, the great Jimmy Martin's gone dead


Instrumental:
A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramFF A chord diagramC majorC     A chord diagramFF A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramC majorC
A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG+G  A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramFF A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramG+G  A chord diagramC majorC


Verse:
                 A chord diagramFF             A chord diagramC majorC
Yeah, don't call me no country singer
                 A chord diagramG+G        A chord diagramC majorC
Those are poison words to me
               A chord diagramFF            A chord diagramC majorC
'Cause I ain't heard a good country song
               A chord diagramG+G       A chord diagramC majorC
Since Nineteen Seventy-Three


Verse:
        A chord diagramA minorAm                    A chord diagramFF
Ah, the king of bluegrass has died for your sins
             A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramFF                A chord diagramG+G
The whore of Babylon is sleeping in your bed
    A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramFF         A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramFF
So, god's gonna burn down Nashville, boys
                      A chord diagramC majorC
'Cause Jimmy Martin's dead
                      A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramC majorC
Yeah, the great Jimmy Martin's gone dead


Chorus:
      A chord diagramG+G                    A chord diagramFF
Yeah, run, Pete, run, your master's calling you
     A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramFF   A chord diagramG+G
He's waiting on up ahead
A chord diagramA minorAm               A chord diagramFF                        A chord diagramC majorC
Don't look back, Nashville's burning down
      A chord diagramG+G        A chord diagramC majorC
Jimmy Martin's dead
                    A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramC majorC
Ah, the great Jimmy Martin's gone dead


Outro:
                    A chord diagramFF            A chord diagramC majorC
There's a hound dog running all alone through the piney woods
    A chord diagramFF                             A chord diagramC majorC
The howling tears the soul out of me

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