Coal Headstone chords with lyrics by Coal Town Rounders - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Coal Town Rounders – Coal Headstone chords

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Capo 5

[Intro]
Am Dm Am E Am


[Verse 1]
AmBy the time they heard the timber crack there was
Dmnothing they could do except
Am EWonder 'bout the ones they left behind
AmThe groans of the dyin' left
DmRinging in my head it was a
Am E Am Ecold day in the spring of fourty nine
AmWell the coal company came and they
Dmdug out all the rubble, but I
Am EStill can wash the black shit off my face
AmIt's so hard to find a job, with a
DmWage that I can live on if I
Am E Am Edie someone else will take my place
[Chorus]
C GPlease dont bury me as deep as the coal
Dm AmKeep me closer to the sunshine
C GI'll be happy when they lay me to rest
Dm AmFar away from that Parish County mine
[Bridge] Am Dm Am E Am [Verse 2]
AmWell they left the dead on the front porch his last
Dmdpaycheck in his hand
Am EJust enough to put him in the ground
AmYoung wife and his kids must
Dmtry to get along you
Am E Am EKnow she aint the first one in this town
AmIt ain't the darkness or the
DmDampness in my bones nor the
Am Epain that makes me lie awake at night, it's the
AmThought that this migh be my
Dmveery last tomorrow and that
Am E Am Ethis kiss might be my last good bye
[Chorus]
C GPlease dont bury me as deep as the coal
Dm AmKeep me closer to the sunshine
C GI'll be happy when they lay me to rest
Dm AmFar away from that Parish County mine
C GPlease dont bury me as deep as the coal
Dm AmKeep me closer to the sunshine
C GI'll be happy when they lay me to rest
Dm AmFar away from that Parish County mine
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