Emmylou Harris - Red Dirt Girl Chords

 

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No chord
    
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo
FMeF and my best friend Lillian And her Fblue tick hound dog Gideon BSittin' in the front porch' coolin' in the shade FSingin' every song the radio played CWaitin' for the Alabama sun to go down Two Bred dirt girls in a red dirt town Me and FLillian Just acFross the line and a Clittle southeast of MeBridian FShe loved her brother I remember back when He was Ffixin' up a '49 Indian He Btold her "Little sister, gonna ride the wind FUp around the moon and back again" He Cnever got farther than Vietnam I was Bstandin' there with her when the telegram come For FLillian Now he's Flyin' somewhere about a Cmillion miles from MeBridian She said "There's Cnot much hope for a red dirt girl SomeBwhere out there is a great big world, that's Fwhere I'm bound And the Cstars might fall on Alabama, but Bone of these days I'm gonna swing my hammer Fdown Away from this Cred dirt town I'm gonna make a joyful Fsound" FShe grew up tall and she grew up thin FBuried that old dog Gideon By a Bcrepe myrtle bush at the back of the yard Her Fdaddy turned mean and her mama leaned hard CGot in trouble with a boy from town BFigured that she might as well settle down So she Fdug right in Across a Fred dirt line just a Clittle southeast of MeBridian She Ctried hard to love him but it never did take It was Bjust another way for a heart to break So she Flearned to bend But one Cthing they don't tell you 'bout the blues when you got Îem You Bkeep on fallin' 'cause there ain't no bottom There Fain't no end, at least not for CLillian FNobody knows when she started her skid She was Fonly 27 and she had 5 kids BCoulda' been the whiskey, coulda been the pills FCoulda been the dream she was tryin' to kill But there Cwon't be a mention in the news of the world About the Blife and the death of a red dirt girl named FLillian Who never Fgot any farther aCcross the line than MeBridian Now the Cstars still fall on Alabama ToBnight she finally laid that hammer Fdown Without a Csound, in the Fred dirt ground >From the album "Red Dirt Girl" by Emmylou Harris GRACD 103 Chords transcribed by Richard Kolarik Malcolm Burn bass, electric guitar, drum box programming Emmylou Harris vocal, acoustic guitar Ethan Johns omnichord Daryl Johnson percussion, bass pedals Buddy Miller electric guitar Any mistakes, e-mail me, and I will be duly embarrassed!

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