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Bruce Springsteen - Highway Patrolman chords

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INTRO:  D    (Live in Dublin Version Capo 3 fret)
 

D                      G              D
My name is Joe Roberts I work for the state
                                                   A
I'm a sergeant out of Perrineville barracks number 8
D                           G              D
I always done an honest job as honest as I could
                      A                            D
I got a brother named Franky and Frank he ain't no good
                                      G                  D
Now ever since we was young kids it's been the same come down
                                                      A
I get a call on the shortwave Franky's in trouble downtown
D                             G                     D
Well if it was any other man, I'd put him straight away
                   A                                    D
But when it's your brother sometimes you look the other way


CHORUS 1:
             G                   D          A     G                          D
Yeah, me and Franky laughing and drinking nothing feels better than blood on blood
A      G                  D                                               A
Takin' turns dancin' with Marie as the band played Night of the Johnstown Flood
D                              G                D
I catch him when he's straying like any brother would
                          A                            D
Man turns his back on his family well he just ain't no good


                             G          D
Well Franky went in the army back in 1965 
                                                        A
I got a farm deferment, settled down, took Maria for my wife
    D                                               G                    D
But them wheat prices kept on dropping 'till it was like we were getting robbed
                     A                       D
Franky came home in `68, and me, I took this job


CHORUS 2:
G                      D          A     G                          D
Yea we're laughing and drinking nothing feels better than blood on blood
  A    G                  D                                               A
Takin' turns dancin' with Marie as the band played Night of the Johnstown Flood
D                               G                          D
I catch him when he's straying, teach him how to walk that line
                          A                            D  G  A  D
Man turns his back on his family he ain't no friend of mine


                                           G                     D
Well the night was like any other, I got a call `bout quarter to nine
                                                     A
There was trouble in a roadhouse out on the Michigan line
           D                                   G                      D
There was a kid lying on the floor lookin' bad bleedin' hard from his head
                             A                            D
There was a girl crying at a table and it was Frank, they said
                                      G              D
Well I went out and I jumped in my car and I hit the lights
                                                                  A
But I must of done a hundred and ten through Michigan county that night
D                             G                 D
It was out at the crossroads, down round Willow bank
                   A                               D
Seen a Buick with Ohio plates behind the wheel was Frank
                    
Well I chased him through them county roads 
        G                         D
'till a sign said Canadian border five miles from here
                                 A                                      D
I pulled over to the side of the highway and watched his taillights disappear


CHORUS 3:
       G                   D           A    G                          D
Me and Franky laughing and drinking nothing feels better than blood on blood
A      G                    D                                             A
Taking turns dancing with Marie as the band played Night of the Johnstown Flood
 D                             G                D
I catch him when he's straying like any brother would
                          A                            D  G  D
Man turns his back on his family well he just ain't no good

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NOTES:

TUNING: As with most of the songs from this album...it's slightly flat...not 
quite a full semitone. 

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CHORDS:  EADGBE
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D        XX0232
G        320033
A        X02220
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