Jail Bird chords by Jim White
This is what I see and here when he plays live acoustic.
- Tuning: Standard tuning
- Difficulty: Novice
JAILBIRD - Jim White Intro - same chords for the Verse Shape 1 Shape 2 open CC shape at 3rd Fret (D#D#?) Shape 3 open CC e X e X e X AA O AA 5 AA 3 DD 10 DD 4 DD 2 GG 9 GG o GG O BB 12 BB 3 BB 1 EE X EE x EE X Verse 1 1 2 Dixie is a scourge and a scar 3 2 And a girl in my heart and a state of mind 1 2 Jesus is the man with a plan 3 2 He`s a short haired Mexican friend of mine 1 2 This small town crowd should`ve dragged you down 3 2 Can`t leave your past behind 1 2 Wipers in the rain tap out time 3 2 Coming up on a new state line Chorus AmAm EmEm I wanna be a jailbird GG DD From the prison of my own damn mind AmAm EmEm Gonna get me a fast car GG DD Set out and see what I can find AmAm EmEm Brick up the well of tears and disappear GG DD Leave myself behind AmAm EmEm Gonna be a jailbird GG DD From the prison of my own damn mind Verse 2 1 2 Midnight, take a short cut 3 2 Through the downtown cemetery 1 2 No stepping on graves 3 2 Check the statue of the Virgin Mary 1 2 She`s catching moonlight in the shadows 3 2 Revealing spider webs 1 2 Can you see the black widow 3 2 Hung between our lady`s hands? Chorus Verse 3 1 2 Now used to be when I was young 3 2 I was so hungry for oblivion 1 2 My thoughts would linger 3 2 Like fingers in a deadly web 1 2 But in time as sorrow showed it`s face 3 2 In kind I learned to ache for grace 1 2 To work and pray to one day Be 3 2 delivered whole, alive and free Chorus