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Etheridge Melissa - Thunder Road tab

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Chords Used:

(E):    022100
(A):    002220
(B):    224432
(Dm):   000231
(G#m):  466444




   E                A
The screen door slams
       E
Mary's dress waves
                        B            
Like a vision she dances across the porch
       A
As the radio plays
                            B
Roy Orbison singing for the lonely
           E                 A
Hey that's me and I want you only

Don't turn me home again
  E                      B
I just can't face myself alone again
      E              
Don't run back inside
        A                      E
darling you know just what I'm here for

So you're scared and you're thinking
     B                   A           
That maybe we ain't that young anymore
                               		  B
Show a little faith, there's magic in the night
	    E                        A
You ain't a beauty, but hey you're alright
       E                   B
Oh and that's alright with me



	E                      
You can hide 'neath your covers
    B		
And study your pain
    E                        
Make crosses from your lovers
A
Throw roses in the rain
E		  B
Waste your summer praying in vain
      A    		        B
For a savior to rise from these streets
	 E
Well now I'm no hero
       A
That's understood
	 E		      
All the redemption I can offer, girl
   A
Is beneath this dirty hood
E	 		 B
With a chance to make it good somehow
    A   		B
Hey what else can we do now
       E		
Except roll down the window
    A	              E 
And let the wind blow back your hair

Well the night's busting open
      B  	             A
These two lanes will take us anywhere
                                  B
We got one last chance to make it real
   E				A
To trade in these wings on some wheels
	 E
Climb in back
			     B
Heaven's waiting on down the tracks


E    	   A
Oh oh come take my hand
A		      E
Riding out tonight to case the promised land
   E		    A
Oh oh Thunder Road, oh Thunder Road
B		
oh Thunder Road
E		       A
Lying out there like a killer in the sun
    E		        A			E
Hey I know it's late we can make it if we run
  E		     A         B        
Oh Thunder Road, sit tight, take hold
        E
Thunder Road


       A		
Well I got this guitar
      B   		     E
And I learned how to make it talk
       A	
And my car's out back
			     A    B
If you're ready to take that long walk
	  A			  B
From your front porch to my front seat
           G#m 	      A
The door's open but the ride it ain't free
    A
And I know you're lonely
          
For words that I ain't spoken
    B
But tonight we'll be free

All the promises'll be broken
           E
There were ghosts in the eyes
   A		    R
Of all the boys you sent away

They haunt this dusty beach road
       B                  A
In the skeleton frames of burned out Chevrolets
     B
They scream your name at night in the street
		E			   A
Your graduation gown lies in rags at their feet
           A
And in the lonely cool before dawn
               A
You hear their engines roaring on
	     Dm	                      B
But when you get to the porch they're gone
       B                   Dm
On the wind, so Mary climb in
       A		  
It's a town full of losers
        B    		       E
And I'm pulling out of here to win.


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