Townes Van Zandt - Loretta Chords

 
         
         
         
         
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Standard guitar tuning:
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No capo
EWell Loretta she's my Abarroom Egirl AWears them sevens on her Esleeves EDances like a Adiamond Eshines ATells me lies I love to Eb'lieve B7Her age is always twenty two Her Alaughin' eyes a hazel Ehue ESpends my money like Awater Efalls ALoves me like I want her Eto Well Loretta won't you say to me Darlin' put your guitar on Have a little shot of booze Play a blue and wailin' song My guitar rings a melody My guitar sings "Loretta's fine" Long and lazy, blond and free I can have her any time Sweetest at the break a day Prettiest in the setting sun She don't cry when I can't stay 'Least not 'til she's all alone Loretta I won't be gone long Keep your dancin' slippers on Keep me on your mind a while I'll be back babe, to make you smile. repeat 1st & 2nd verse, 2nd verse last line twice, end There's a different version of this verse on some records: Loretta I won't be gone long Keep your dancin' slippers on Keep me on your mind a while I'm comin' home, I'm comin' home. And between each pair of verses Townes plays a simple bass run twice:
  E    A          E
|-----------------0----|
|-----------------0----|
|-----------------1----|
|------2-2-h4-2---2----|
|-2-h4----------4-2----|
|-----------------0----|
Enjoy ! jk "If we do not change direction, we will end up where we are headed." Lao Tsu