Guy Clark – The Cape chords

Chords
Transpose:
The CAPE         by: Guy Clark


Guitar Intro:
Strum each chord 2X and emphasize the bass line
on the down beat. Or try finger pickin.

These chord progressions may be more familiar to
you as a C walk down

C  C/B  Am/A  C/G  F  G  C
C  C/B  Am/A  C/G  F  F  C
Am     C     F     C
C  C/B  Am/A  C/G  F  G  C
 C


C C/B Am/A CEight years old with a flour sack cape
F G CTied all around his neck
C C/B Am/A CHe climbed up on the garage
F GFigurin' what the heck
C C/B Am/A CHe screwed his courage up so tight
F G CThe whole thing came unwound
C C/B Am/A CHe got a runnin' start and bless his heart
F G C CHe headed for the ground
CHORUS:
Am C/GWell he's one of those who knows that life
F CIs just a leap of faith
C C/B Am CSpread your arms and hold your breath
F G CAnd always trust your cape
C C/B Am/A C/G F G C C C/B Am/A C/G F G C C Now he's all grown up with a flour sack cape Tied all around his dreams And he's full of piss and vinegar And he's bustin at the seams So se licked his finger and checked the wind It's gonna be do or die He wasn't scared of nothin', Boys He was pretty sure he could fly CHORUS (Instrumental) Now He's old and grey with a flour sack cape Tied all around his head He's still jumpin' off the garage And will be 'till he's dead All these years the people said He's actin like a kid He did not know he could not fly So he did CHORUS Instrumental outro Hope You like this. It's as close and simple as I can make it without getting too crazy. Very easy to play. NoEZride
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