Jason Isbell – Dress Blues chords

Chords
Transpose:
Dress Blues- Jason Isbell


Chords Used:

G:    320033
Em/G: 022033
C/G:  x32033
D:    xx0232
F#/G: 2x0033
Bm:   x24432

Intro:

G  Em/G  G  Em/G

Verse:

G Em/GWhat can you see from your window?
G Em/GI can't see anything from mine.
G Em/GFlags on the side of the highway
C/G G Dand scripture on grocery store signs.
G Em/GMaybe eighteen was too early.
G Em/GMaybe thirty or forty is too.
G Em/GDid you get your chance to make peace with the man
C/G G Dbefore he sent down his angels for you?
Chorus:
Em/G F#/G GMamas and grandmamas love you
Em/G F#/G G F#/G'cause that's all they know how to do.
Em/G BmYou never planned on the bombs in the sand
C/G G Dor sleeping in your dress blues.
Verse:
G Em/GYour wife said this all would be funny
G Em/Gwhen you came back home in a week.
G Em/GYou'd turn twenty-two and we'd celebrate you
C/G G Din a bar or a tent by the creek.
G Em/GYour baby would just about be here.
G Em/GYour very last tour would be up
G Em/Gbut you won't be back. They're all dressing in black
C/G G Ddrinking sweet tea in styrofoam cups.
Chorus:
Em/G F#/G GMamas and grandmamas love you
Em/G F#/G G F#/GAmerican boys hate to lose.
Em/G BmYou never planned on the bombs in the sand
C/G G Dor sleeping in your dress blues.
Bridge Verse
G Em/GNow the high school gymnasium's ready,
G Em/Gfull of flowers and old legionnaires.
G Em/GNobody showed up to protest,
C/G G Djust sniffle and stare.
G Em/GBut there's red, white, and blue in the rafters
G Em/Gand there's silent old men from the corps.
G Em/GWhat did they say when they shipped you away
C/G G Dto fight somebody's Hollywood war?
Em/G F#/G GNobody here could forget you.
Em/G F#/G G F#/GYou showed us what we had to lose.
Em/G BmYou never planned on the bombs in the sand
C/G G Dor sleeping in your dress blues.
Em/G BmYou never planned on the bombs in the sand
C/G G Dor sleeping in your dress blues.
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