Dixie Chicks - Travellin Soldier chords

      
Dixie Chicks
Travellin' Soldier

Tuning: Standard

Verse 1
ATwo days past 18
AHe was waiting for a bus in his army greens,
DSat down at a booth, at a cafe there
AGave his order to a girl with a bow in her hair
AHe's a little shy, so she give him a smile,
AAnd he said "Would you mind sitting down for a while,
D And talking to me, I'm feeling a little
Alow?"
G D AShe said "I'm off in an hour, and I know where we can go."
A Chorus:
F#mI cried
DI'm never gonna hold the hand of another guy,
A"too young, for him!" they told her
EWaiting for the love of a travelling soldier,
F#mOur love will never end,
DWaiting for the soldier to come back again,
ANever more to be alone,
EWhen the letter says " A soldier is coming
AHome"
A Verse 2:
ASo the letters came from an army camp,
AIn california, then Viet-Nam,
DAnd he told her of his heart: He might be in love,
AAnd all the things he was so scared of
AHe said "When it's getting kinda rough over here,
AI think of that day sitting down at the peir,
DAnd I close my eyes, and see your pretty
ASmile,
G D ANow don't worry, but I won't be able to write for a while.
A Chorus:
F#mI cried
DI'm never gonna hold the hand of another guy,
A"too young, for him!" they told her
EWaiting for the love of a travelling soldier,
F#mOur love will never end,
DWaiting for the soldier to come back again,
ANever more to be alone,
EWhen the letter says " A soldier is coming
AHome"
12 bar Instrumental break: A, A, A, D, A, A, A, D, A, G - D, A,A Verse 3:
AOne friday night at a football game,
AThe lord's prayer said, and the anthem sang,
DAnd a man said "Folk's, would you bow your head,
AFor I list a local, Viet-Nam Dead
ACrying all alone, under the stand,
AWas a piccolo player in the marching band
DAnd one name read, and nobody really
Acared,
G D ABut a prettly little girl, with a bow in her hair
A Chorus:
F#mI cried
DI'm never gonna hold the hand of another guy,
A"too young, for him!" they told her
EWaiting for the love of a travelling soldier,
F#mOur love will never end,
DWaiting for the soldier to come back again,
ANever more to be alone,
EWhen the letter says " A soldier is coming..."
F#mI cried,
DNever gonna hold the hand of another guy,
A"too young, for him!" they told her
EWaiting for the love of a travelling soldier,
F#mOur love will never end,
DWaiting for the soldier to come back again,
ANever more to be alone,
EWhen the letter says " A soldier is coming
Ahome"
Outro: (fade) A,A,D,A,A,A,D,A,D-G,A
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