Josh Ritter - Folk Bloodbath Chords

 
         
         
         
         
         
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10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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12 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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3
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2
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3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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8 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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2
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1
         
         
         
         
         
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3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
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2
1
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
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7 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
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10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
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10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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1
3
3
3
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12 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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2
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4
         
         
         
         
         
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3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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X
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3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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X
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5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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4
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1
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5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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X
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1
1
8 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
3
2
4
1
2 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
4
4
4
7 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
4
2

9 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
X
12 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
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5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
No chord
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo
    EADGBe

Intro

C

Verse 1 chords: CWell, Louis Collins took a trip out west And when he returned, well, Delia had Fgone to rest The Cangels Glaid her Caway CLouis said to Delia, "That's the problem with life People are always leaving just as Fother folks arrive" The Cangels Glaid her Caway And when the pCeople heard that Delia was dead And all of them gentlemen were Fdressed in red The Cangels Glaid her Caway Chorus 1 chords: The Cangels Flaid her Caway CBuried her C/Gsix feet unFder the clay The Cangels lGaid her Caway.

Verse 2

[use verse 1 chords] Well Louis went downtown for a new suit of clothes “I'm gonna dress up for Delia like a fine red rose” The angels laid him away He bought a ten gallon Stetson, and it was ox-blood red Stagger Lee shot Louis in the back of the head The angels laid him away Oh Stagger Lee said to Louis: "Boy, don't you grieve I'm sending you to Delia you won't ever have to leave” The angels laid him away

Chorus 2

[use chorus 1 chords] The angels laid him away Buried him six feet under the clay The angels laid him away

Interlude 1

[C - G - C - F] x2

Verse 3

[use verse 1 chords] Well the judge was a mean one, called Hanging Billy Lyons Said "Well you've always been a bad man, Stag, I'm gonna hang you this time" The angels laid him away And the jailer said to Stagger Lee, "What's the problem with you?" "Jailer, Louis Collins' ghost brought Delia with him too" The angels laid him away

Chorus 3

[use chorus 1 chords] The angels laid him away. Buried him six feet under the clay, The angels laid him away.

Interlude 2

[C - F - C - G - C - Am - F] then, [C - G - C]

Verse 4

[use verse 1 chords] Well they lay little Delia in the churchyard deep Louis Collins at her head, stagger lee at her feet The angels laid them away Out of Louis's bed came briars; out of Delia's came a rose Out of Stagger Lee's came Stagger Lee's cold lonely little ghost The angels laid them away Well I'm looking out on rooftops, and I'm hoping it ain't true That the same god who looks out for them looks out for me and you The angels laid them away

Chorus 4

[use chorus 1 chords] The angels laid them away Buried them six feet under the clay The angels laid them away