Cold Chisel – Khe Sanh chords ver. 2

Chords
Transpose:
KHE SANH - COLD CHISEL

Intro:

Play the NOTES D,E,G,A. Then the CHORDS: G D/F# Em D C Bm C D then straight into the verse

Verse 1
Em C G C G DI left my heart to the sappers round Khe Sanh
Em C D D6 D7 EbdimAnd my soul was sold with my cigarettes to the Black market man
Em C I've had the Vietnam cold turkey,
G Cfrom the ocean to the silver city
Am F D D6 D7 EbdimAnd it's only other vets would understand
Em C G C G DAbout the long forgotten dockside guarantees
Em C D D6 D7 EbdimHow there were no V-day heroes in 1973
Em CHow we sailed into Sydney harbour,
G CSaw an old friend but couldn't kiss her
Am D G C G DShe was lined, and I was home to the lucky land
Verse 2
Em C G C G DAnd she was like so many more from that time on
Em C D D6 D7 EbdimTheir lives were all so empty, till they found their chosen one
Em CAnd their legs were often open
G CBut their minds were always closed
Am F D D6 D7 EbdimAnd their hearts were held in fast suburban chains
Em C G C G DAnd the legal pads were yellow, hours long, paypacket lean
Em C D D6 D7 EbdimAnd the telex writers clattered where the gunships once had been
Em CBut the car parks made me jumpy
G CAnd I never stopped the dreams
Am D G C G DOr the growing need for speed and novacaine
Verse 3
Em C G C G DSo I worked across the country end to end
Em C D D6 D7 Ebdim Tried to find a place to settle down, where my mixed up life could mend
Em CHeld a job on an oil-rig
G CFlying choppers when I could
Am F D D6 D7 EbdimBut the nightlife nearly drove me round the bend
Em C G C G DAnd I've travelled round the world from year to year
Em C D D6 D7 EbdimAnd each one found me aimless, one more year the worse for wear
Em CAnd I've been back to South East Asia
G CBut the answer sure ain't there
Am D G C G DBut I'm drifting north, to check things out again
Synth Solo CHORDS Em C G D Em C D B Em C G C Am D G C G D Verse 4
Em C G C G DYou know the last plane out of Sydney's almost gone
Em C D D6 D7 Ebdim Only seven flying hours, and I'll be landing in Hong Kong
Em CThere ain't nothing like the kisses
G CFrom a jaded Chinese princess
Am F D D6 D7 Ebdim\I'm gonna hit some Hong Kong mattress all night long
Em C G C G DWell the last plane out of Sydney's almost gone
Em C D D6 D7 EbdimYeah the last plane out of Sydney's almost gone
Em CAnd it's really got me worried
G CI'm goin' nowhere and I'm in a hurry
Am D G C G C GYou know the last plane out of Sydney's almost gone
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