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Townes Van Zandt chords for The hills of roane county

The Hills Of Roane County chords by Townes Van Zandt

Townes Van Zandt chords for The hills of roane county

Guitar chords with lyrics

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)


Chorus:

A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramE minorEm    A chord diagramFF      A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramC majorC
In the beautiful hills in the midst of Roane Country
                                        A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramG7G7
It's there that I labored my whole life away
                    A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramFF
It’s there that my heart is a-turnin' most ever
               A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramFF   A chord diagramC majorC
It's there the first steps of misfortune I made



Verse 1:

A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramE minorEm     A chord diagramFF     A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramC majorC
I’s about thirty years when I courted and married
                                   A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramG7G7
Miss Armanda Gilbert to be my fair wife
                  A chord diagramC majorC     A chord diagramG+G                A chord diagramC majorC
For some unknown reason, her brother Tom stabbed me
                   A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramG+G               A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramFF    A chord diagramC majorC
And not two months later, I'd taken Tom's life


Verse 2:

A chord diagramC majorC                 A chord diagramE minorEm   A chord diagramFF    A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramC majorC
I's captured and tried in a village of Kingsport
                                       A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramG7G7
Not a soul in that village could say a kind word
                  A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramFF                 A chord diagramC majorC
When a jury come in with the verdict next mornin'
               A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramFF   A chord diagramC majorC
"A lifetime in prison," are the words that I heard



[Verse 3}

A chord diagramC majorC                 A chord diagramE minorEm   A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramC majorC
Well my mama come down to see me at the station
                                         A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramG7G7
My sweet sister Donna stood there by her side
                   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG+G                         A chord diagramFF
They turned for to go, but I was chained to the platform
                        A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramC majorC
They said, "Willie, God bless you, God bless you, goodbye"


Verse 4:

A chord diagramC majorC                    A chord diagramE minorEm    A chord diagramFF                 A chord diagramC majorC
In the scorching hot sands of a foundry, I'm toiling
                                         A chord diagramG+G  A chord diagramG7G7
Just a-toilin' and sweatin' my poor life away
                 A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramFF                   A chord diagramC majorC
When I die, bury me on the banks of old Cumberland
                        A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramFF    A chord diagramC majorC
In the beautiful green hills of east Tennessee


Verse 5:

                 A chord diagramE minorEm    A chord diagramFF      A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramC majorC
In the beautiful hills in the midst of Roane Country
                      A chord diagramC majorC                    A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramG7G7
It’s there that I’ve labored my whole life away
                   A chord diagramC majorC     A chord diagramG+G                 A chord diagramFF
It's there that my heart is a-turnin’ most ever
                     A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramFF    A chord diagramC majorC
It's there the first steps of misfortune I made
ⓘ Guitar chords for 'The Hills Of Roane County' by Townes Van Zandt, a male artist from Fort Worth. Townes Van Zandt was born in 1944. He passed away in 1997.

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