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Chris Knight - Crooked Road chords

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Note: Original Recording tuned down 1/2 step

Intro:  G        Gsus       G       Gsus

Verse 1
G                           C        D                                     
Got married at 16, had a 15 year old wife
D                            C                 G
Guess I've been a grown man, just about all my life
G                             C               D
Like my daddy before me, I've done the best I could
D                                  C               G  Gsus  G  Gsus
Somehow things turned out a little worse than they should

Verse 2
G                        C            D            
Logan West Virginia is a hundred mile behind
D                                   C                G
Coal mines took my boys life and my Janie's piece of mind
G                                       C               D           
All I know is back in Logan and I ain't never been that smart
D                                  C               G       (walk up to)
But I know I had to leave there to heal my Janie's heart

Chorus:
C                      D        
Damn these hard times, damn the coal mines
G                         C
Damn the good dreams gone cold
G                D                 G       C     D
While I'm at it, damn this crooked road


Verse 3
                            C                D                 
Me and Janie worked hard to get our children grown
D                              C             G
Junior was our first born it's cut us to the bone
G                                  C                    D            
We learned long ago that you don't doubt the good lords plan
D                                             C              G (walk up to)
But some things is hard to take lord, we just tryin' to understand

Chorus:
C                      D        
Damn these hard times, damn the coal mines
G                         C
Damn the good dreams gone cold
G                D                 G        
While I'm at it, damn this crooked road

Solo Here same as Chorus
C  D  G  C  G  D  G  Gsus  G

Verse 4
G                                C         D
There's a big blue ocean another 300 mile
D                           C             G
Sun on the water just might make my Janie smile
G                          C               D          
Light in her eyes is worth more to me than gold
D                               C                  G     (walk up to)
Hope runs a straight line right down this mountain road

Chorus:
C                      D        
Damn these hard times, damn the coal mines
G                         C
Damn the good dreams gone cold
G                D                 G          C
While I'm at it, damn this crooked road
G                D                 G     Gsus  G   Gsus
While I'm at it, damn this crooked road
 
Tabbed by Bob O'Neill 2014
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