Ben Harper – Fool For A Lonesome Train tab

Transcribed by: Taylor Sansom
Standard tuning


Verse: G D Em (open) It’s late and I can’t sleep, I’ve made promises that I can’t keep G D Em A Cobblestones and broken bones, he has a kingdom but he’s got no home G D Em Last night is still ringing in my head F C D (fill) Like that lonesome whistle in the rain
(fill 1) C9 (fill 2)e|----3--2--0--2--3-| e|-----------3-|B|----3--3--3--3--3-| B|-----------1-|G|----2--2--2--2--0-| G|-----------0-|D|----0--0--0--0--2-| D|-----------2-|A|----------------3-| A|------0-2--3-|E|----------------x-| E|--0-3--------|
Chorus: C9 G D (fill 2) Oh I’m a fool for a lonesome train C G D C9 G (repeat intro) Oh I’m a fool for a lonesome train G D Em (open) The lifetimes we’ve left behind with strangers G D Em A Promises and lies both have their dangers G D Em I just can’t be wrong enough and I can’t hide for long enough F C D (fill 1) So far away but I still feel your pain Chorus: C9 G D (fill 2) Lord I’m a fool for a lonesome train C G D (fill 2) Oh I’m a fool for a lonesome train C G D (fill 2) Try to say goodbye but I never got your name C G D C9 Oh I’m a fool for a lonesome train
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Chorus: C G D (fill 2) Oh I’m a fool for a lonesome train C G D (fill 2) I’m your fool for a lonesome train C G D (fill 2) I know I sound crazy but I’m painfully sane C G D C9 G (back to intro) I’m your fool for a lonesome oh a lonesome lonesome train
Here ya go Harper Heads, I got this off a youtube video of Ben before recording the Lifeline album.
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