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Cold Chisel – Khe Sanh chords ver. 2
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 1Em C G C G DI left my heart to the sappers round Khe SanhEm C D D6 D7 EbdimAnd my soul was sold with my cigarettes to the Black market manEm C I've had the Vietnam cold turkey,G Cfrom the ocean to the silver cityAm F D D6 D7 EbdimAnd it's only other vets would understandEm C G C G DAbout the long forgotten dockside guaranteesEm C D D6 D7 EbdimHow there were no V-day heroes in 1973Em CHow we sailed into Sydney harbour,G CSaw an old friend but couldn't kiss herAm D G C G DShe was lined, and I was home to the lucky landVerse 2Em C G C G DAnd she was like so many more from that time onEm C D D6 D7 EbdimTheir lives were all so empty, till they found their chosen oneEm CAnd their legs were often openG CBut their minds were always closedAm F D D6 D7 EbdimAnd their hearts were held in fast suburban chainsEm C G C G DAnd the legal pads were yellow, hours long, paypacket leanEm C D D6 D7 EbdimAnd the telex writers clattered where the gunships once had beenEm CBut the car parks made me jumpyG CAnd I never stopped the dreamsAm D G C G DOr the growing need for speed and novacaineVerse 3Em C G C G DSo I worked across the country end to endEm C D D6 D7 Ebdim Tried to find a place to settle down, where my mixed up life could mendEm CHeld a job on an oil-rigG CFlying choppers when I couldAm F D D6 D7 EbdimBut the nightlife nearly drove me round the bendEm C G C G DAnd I've travelled round the world from year to yearEm C D D6 D7 EbdimAnd each one found me aimless, one more year the worse for wearEm CAnd I've been back to South East AsiaG CBut the answer sure ain't thereAm D G C G DBut I'm drifting north, to check things out againSynth Solo CHORDS Em C G D Em C D B Em C G C Am D G C G D Verse 4Em C G C G DYou know the last plane out of Sydney's almost goneEm C D D6 D7 Ebdim Only seven flying hours, and I'll be landing in Hong KongEm CThere ain't nothing like the kissesG CFrom a jaded Chinese princessAm F D D6 D7 Ebdim\I'm gonna hit some Hong Kong mattress all night longEm C G C G DWell the last plane out of Sydney's almost goneEm C D D6 D7 EbdimYeah the last plane out of Sydney's almost goneEm CAnd it's really got me worriedG CI'm goin' nowhere and I'm in a hurryAm D G C G C GYou know the last plane out of Sydney's almost gone