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Bruce Springsteen - The Ghost Of Tom Joad chords

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Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2013 3:30 pm
From: mister-monkey@gmx.de

THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD
by Bruce Springsteen
(Live Performance 1999-10-23, Staples Center, LA)

Hey, this is my first tab, i made this one for the version played live at the 
staples center in 1999.
You best check the youtube link for the strumming pattern: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sezJ_UaIP_g 

Capo: 3rd fret
chords used (relative to capo) :

Em   (022000)
G    (320001)
C    (x32010)
D/F# (200232)



Intro: Em, G, D/F#, Em, C, G, Em, D/F#

Em
Men walkin' 'long the railroad tracks
G                                D/F#
Goin' someplace there's no goin' back

Highway patrol choppers comin' up over the ridge
Em
Hot soup on a campfire under the bridge

Shelter line stretchin' round the corner
G                        D/F#
Welcome to the new world order

Families sleepin' in their cars in the southwest
Em
No home no job no peace no rest



C
The highway is alive tonight
G                                          Em
But nobody's kiddin' nobody about where it goes
D/F#
I'm sittin' down here in the campfire light
Em
Searchin' for the ghost of Tom Joad


Em
He pulls prayer book out of his sleeping bag
G                                     D/F#
Preacher lights up a butt and takes a drag

Waitin' for when the last shall be first and the first shall be last
Em
In a cardboard box 'neath the underpass

Got a one-way ticket to the promised land
G                                            D/F#   
You got a hole in your belly and gun in your hand

Sleeping on a pillow of solid rock
Em
Bathin' in the city aqueduct



C
The highway is alive tonight
G                                          Em
But nobody's kiddin' nobody about where it goes
D/F#
I'm sittin' down here in the campfire light
Em
Searchin' for the ghost of Tom Joad


Band Interlude: C,G,Em,D/F#,Em :|

Em
Now Tom said "Mom, wherever there's a cop beatin' a guy
G                              D/F#
Wherever a hungry newborn baby cries

Where there's a fight 'gainst the blood and hatred in the air
Em
Look for me Mom I'll be there

Wherever there's somebody fightin' for a place to stand
G                          D/F#
Or decent job or a helpin' hand

Wherever somebody's strugglin' to be free
Em
Look in their eyes Mom you'll see me."



C
The highway is alive tonight
G                                          Em
But nobody's kiddin' nobody about where it goes
D/F#
I'm sittin' down here in the campfire light
Em
Searchin' for the ghost of Tom Joad


Outro: 
C,G,Em,D/F#,Em :| G,C,Em

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Corrections are more than welcome.
E-Mail me at: mister-monkey@gmx.de
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