Cadillac Sky – Tired Old Phrases chords

Cadillac Sky - Tired Old Phrases
from Letters in the Deep (2010)

Other than a couple of Emaj7 embellishments in verses 3 & 4 the chords are the same for 
the verses and instrumentals.

Intro: E E E E

E B7 E EI don't know if I've said anything
A A E Ein this life that's worth re-mem-ber-ing
A ENothing bold, nothing brave
B7 C#m7just these tired old phrases
A B7 EAnd I don't know what they mean
E B7 EI've written my old self a letter
A EI've moved on, I already forget her
A E B7 C#m7She's gone, we're alone, far from our home
A B7 Ebut I promised me things will get better
instrumental chords: E B7 E E A A E A E B7 C#m A B7 E notes: e f# g# c# d# e c# e f# g# a b e
E B7 E Emaj7The Devil is laughing at me
A Ehe knows all the evil I've seen
A EAnd though he helped them begin
B7 C#m7I own all my sins
A B7 EAnd the fault lies clearly with me
E B7 E Emaj7I'm tired of coming home smelly
A Ehalf a bottle of Jack in my belly
A EMy eyes red, my throat sore
B7 C#m7My young body too worn out to
A B7 Estill only be in it's twenties
instrumental full mellody: E B7 E A A Ee|----------------------------------------------------------------|B|-9--10--12---10--9---------9-h10-9--------------------------9---|G|--------------------11--11-----------------8--9-9h11--9--11-----|D|------------------------------------9--11-----------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A E B7 C#m7 A B7 E
E B7 E ...And I'm sorry for being so bad
to my dear old mother and dad I threw some fits, they put up with it and now I owe them all that I am Someday when my folks meet their end if by chance I live longer than them For the love that they gave and the music we made I'll be proud to have called them my friends -------------------------------------------------------------------- E xx2100 Emaj7 xx2130 B7 xx1202 A xx2220 C#m7 xx6454 Picking: something like strings 4 2 3 2 1 2 3 2 (or 4 3 4 2 1 2 3 2 or 4 3 2 3 1 3 2 3 ?)
E E B7 E E A A E E A E B7 C#m7 A B7 Ee|------0---------2------------0--------------------4--------22---0---0---|B|---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0------2-2-2-2--------------5-5-5-5---0-000-000-0-0-0|G|----1---1-----2---2--------2---2--------------------4-----222-2-1-1---1-|D|--2---------1------------2--------------------6---------1-------2-------|A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Hopefully someone who knows something about bluegrass can verify this or get the picking more exact. tabbed by --Art
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