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Steve Earle - Loretta chords

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Steve Earle - Loretta (by Townes Van Zandt)

Intro (LH muting)           ||G    |    |    |    ||x2    
               (here we go)
Verse 1
      G             C       G    C                         G
Oh Loretta she's a barroom girl wears them sevens on her sleeve
               C        G     C                         G
Dances like a diamond shines tells me lies I love to believe
    D                      C                    G
Her age is always 22 her laughing eyes a hazel hue
                      C     G     C                       G
Spends my money like water falls loves me like I want her to

Int   D    |     |C    |C  G  |    |    ||
 
Verse 2
       G                C      G   C                      G
Oh, Loretta, won't you say to me, darling put your guitar on
                C      G      C                        G
Have a little shot of booze play a blue and a wailing song
    D                        C                       G
My guitar rings a melody my guitar sings, Loretta's fine
                 C          G      C                   G
Long and lazy, blonde and free and I can have her any time

Int   ||D    |     |C    |C  G  ||x2   G    |    |    |    ||

Verse 3
  G               C       G    C                       G
Sweetest at the break of day prettiest in the setting sun
                   C        G     C                         G
She don't cry when I canít stay 'least not till she's all alone
   D                            C                        G
Loretta, I wonít be gone long keep your dancing slippers on
                 C       G     C                       G
Keep me on your mind a while, comin' home, Iím comin' home 

Int      D    |     |C    |C  G  |G    |    |    |    ||
(Comin' home)

Verse 4
      G             C       G    C                         G
Oh Loretta sheís a barroom girl wears them sevens on her sleeve
               C        G     C                         G
Dances like a diamond shines tells me lies I love to believe
    D                      C                    G
Her age is always 22 her laughing eyes a hazel hue
                      C     G     C                       G
Spends my money like water falls loves me like I want her to

Int         ||D    |     |C    |C  G  ||x5 and fade
 (I'm comin' home) 

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