Peter Case Wilderness chords
Highlighted Show chord diagrams
Artist: Peter Case Album: Torn Again Song: Wilderness Tuning: Standard G We were marchin' down the orange plank road Em G when the federals first we spied. Am G Am Am/B C By the old wilderness tavern the armies did collide. G Am Am/B C Lead began to fill and whistle through the air G Am D G and the dead and dying piled up, their blood was everywhere. C G Am Am/B C In the wilderness, I was just seventeen. G Am D By far the bloody angle was the worst I'd ever seen C G In the wilderness G Em G We broke in disorder and fled into the pines. Am G Am Am/B C Tangled in the underbrush, we couldn't find our lines. G Am Am/B C We faced them there for hours, till it grew too dark to fight. G Am D G And the groans and cries for water went unanswered in the night. C G Am Am/B C In the wilderness, the early days of june. G Am D Lyin with the dyin, 'neath the green virginia moon. C G Am Am/B C In the wilderness, where the devil tempted christ, G Am D Lee got on the radio and ordered up a strike. C G In the wilderness. C G Am Am/B C So we set the woods on fire, stopped them in their tracks. C G Am Am/B C We laughed as we saw them runnin, shot them in the backs. C G Am Am/B C They never saw it comin from the guns up in the trees. G Am D So we let them have it one more time as they fell down to their knees. C G In the wilderness. instrumental G Em D/F# G C Am/B Am D Em D/F# G F D/F# G G Em G I was way out in the wilderness with the stonewall brigade. Am G Am Am/B C The captain saw my wounds and said son prayin aint my trade. G Am Am/B C Jets were roarin over, we beheld the pride of mars, G Am D G With hearts the size of houses and eyes ablaze like stars. C G Am Am/B C In the wilderness the serpent wears a crown, G Am D but their were angels in the treetops as I lay my body down. C G Am Am/B C In the wilderness I was just seventeen, G Am D by far the bloody angle was the worst i'd ever see. C G In the wilderness.