Misc Unsigned Bands - Friends Apickin - Current River chords

      
Current River
Verse 1

A D A When I was a child, my family would travel
A E ADown to Southeast Missouri, where my parents where born
A D AThere's a backards old town thats oftn remembered
A E ASo many times at my memry's reward
Chorus
A D ADaddy wont you take me back to old Shannon County
A E ADown by the Current River where paradise lays
A D ASorry my son, but your too late in askin'
A E AThe government has already took it away
(Fiddle/Harmonica Solo) Verse 2
A D ASometimes we'll travel right down the Current River
A E ATo the old Bailey Ferry down at PowderMill Bridge
A D AWhere if you took the time to stop and to listen
A E A You could hear the dogs runnin' up high on the ridge
Chorus and Solo Verse 3
A D AThe govenment came and they took all our houses
A E AThey took all our homes and they took all our land
A D A Now their gone and the land is forsaken
A E AThey wrote it all down as the progress of man
No Chorus, Verse 4
A D AWhen I die let my ashes float down the Current River
A E ALet my soul roll right up to Frank Roberts Land
A D AI'll be half way to heaven with paradise a'waitin'
A E AFive miles away from wherever I am
Chorus then solo to fade
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