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John Hiatt - Circle Back chords

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Capo at 5th, transpose +5,(or leave like this to sing with baritones!)
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Intro:    D Bm x4
      D             Bm             D      Bm
Ward Bond, was his sidekick Rowdy Yates?
             D              Bm           D              Bm
Drove that wagon train out West, right along this interstate
           G               Em           G         Em
Cross the high plains of Kansas to the Colorado line
                D                           Bm                  D                  Bm
Spent a lot of sleepless nights 'round the campfire, they had mountains on their minds

       D            Bm                           D      Bm
Those high plains people, they're different somehow
                D                   Bm                             D                Bm        
You spent your life leaning into a hard wind, I guess you're less likely to take a bow
            G                 Em                      G    Em
All these stories buried out here, they're calling to me
            D               Bm                D               Bm
Like the earthquakes in California like the hills back in Tennessee
          
          A                           Em - D/F# - G
I gotta circle back, touch something near
           D           A    Em  -  D/F# -  G
Find out which way to go to get on out of here
    A                                Bm - G
I lost my thread and I've lost some time
         D               A             G (hold)       D Bm x2
But it takes a lot of ground for me to, change my mind

          D       Bm                 D          Bm
Well it's 99 in Topeka, the wind is blowin' hot
                   D                Bm                D             Bm
Blowin through my oldest daughter's hair  with everything else I forgot
    G                 Em           G                      Em
I drove her out to college, drove back through an empty space
          D                     Bm            D                Bm
Thinkin' back to when she was a baby, tryin' hard to see that face

          A                          Em - D/F# - G
I gotta circle back, touch something near
           D           A    Em  -  D/F# -  G
Find out which way to go to get on out of here
    A                                Bm - G
I lost my thread and I've lost some time
         D               A            G (hold)       D Bm x2
But it takes a lot of ground for me to, change my mind

     (Solo over verse + chorus)

D               Bm                 D           Bm
Two kids up and at 'em,  one more left at home
          D                      Bm              D                    Bm
She's a spark plug, a real fire cracker, and in four years she'll be gone
           G                Em                G                Em
They just blow through your life,  like the wind on the plains
          D                Bm                    D                 Bm
Like the dust that covers everything, 'til the rivers fill with rain

          A                          Em - D/F# - G
I gotta circle back, touch something near
           D           A    Em  -  D/F# -  G
Find out which way to go to get on out of here
    A                                Bm - G
I lost my thread and I've lost some time
         D               A             G (hold)       D Bm x2
But it takes a lot of ground for me to, change my mind
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