Kris Kristofferson - To Beat The Devil Chords

 
         
         
         
         
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Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
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No capo

Verse 1

ItG was winter time in Nashville,dC/Gown on music city rGow And i was lookin' for a place to gDet myself out of the cold C/G To warm the frozen feelin' that wasG eatin' at my Emsoul C/G And keep the chilly wind off my guDitar

Verse 2

MyG thirsty wanted whisky,my C/Ghungry needed beGans But it'd been of month of paydays since i'Dve heard that eagle scream So wC/Gith my stomach full of emptyG and my pockets full of dEmreams C/G I left my pride and stepped inside a Dbar

Bridge

AEmctually i guess you'd could call it a TaC/Gvern... Cigarette smoke to the ceiling and stardust on the floDor Friendly shadows G

Verse 3

I sGaw that there was just one old manC/G sittin' at the Gbar And in the mirror i could see him checkin' meD and my guitar C/G He turned,and saidG "Come up here boy,and sEmhow us what you are" C/G I said "I'm dry"-and he brought me a Dbeer

Verse 1

bis:(spoken) He nGodded at my guitar and said "IC/Gt's a tough life,ain'tG it" I just looked at him,and he said "You aiDn't makin' any money,are you?" C/G I said "You've been readin' my mail"G.He just smiled and said "EmLet me see your guitar" C/G I'C/Gve got something you want to hGear.Then he laid it on me Verse sang 1: If Gyou waste your time of talkin' to the C/Gpeople who don't listen To the thGings that you are sayin',who do you tDhink's gonna hear And if yGou should die explaining how the tC/Ghings that they complain about Are thGings they could be changin' who do youD think's gonna cGare There were Dother lonely singers in a woC/Grld turned deaf and blGind Who were crucified for what they tried to shDow And their vGoice's have been scattered by this wC/Gorld and winds of tGimes Cause the truth remains that Dno one wants to kGnow

Verse 4

WeGll,the old man was a stranger,but i'dC/G heard his song befGore Back when failure had me locked out on tDhe wrong side of the door C/G When no one stood behind me but myG shadow on the flEmoor C/G And lonesome was more than a state of Dmind

Verse 2

bis:(spoken) You sGee,the devil haunts a hungry manC/G,and if you don't wanna join hGim You got to beDat him C/G I ain't sayin' i beat the devilG but i drank his bEmeer for nothing C/G Then i stole his sGong Verse sang 2: And you sGtill can hear me singin' to the pC/Geople who don't listen To the thGings that i am sayin',prayin' sDomeones gonna hear And i gGuess i'll die explainig how the tC/Ghings that they complain about Are thGings they could be changin',hopin' sDomeones gonna caGre I was bDorn a lonely singer,and i'm bC/Gound to die the sGame But i've got to feed the hunger in my sDoul And if i nGever have a nickle i won't C/Gever die ashaGmed Cause i don't believe that Dno one wants to knGow