Nick Cave – The Kindness Of Strangers chords

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C AmThey found mary bellows cuffed to the bed
Dm GWith a rag in her mouth and a bullet in her head
F G C G O poor mary bellows
C AmShe’d grown up hungry, she’d grown up poor
Dm GShe left her home in arkansas
F G C G O poor mary bellows
C AmShe wanted to see the deep blue sea
Dm GShe travelled across tennessee
F G C G O poor mary bellows
C AmShe met a man along the way
Dm GHe introduced himself as richard slade
F G C G O poor mary bellows
C AmPoor mary thought that she might die
Dm GWhen she saw the ocean for the first time
F G C G O poor mary bellows
C AmShe checked into a cheap little place
Dm GRichard slade carried in her old suitcase
F G C G O poor mary bellows
C AmI’m a good girl, sir, she said to him
Dm GI couldn’t possibly permit you in
F G C G O poor mary bellows
C AmSlade tipped his hat and winked his eye
Dm GAnd turned away without goodbye
F G C G O poor mary bellows
C AmShe sat on her bed and thought of home
Dm GWith the sea breeze whistling all alone
F G C G O poor mary bellows
C AmIn hope and loneliness she crossed the floor
Dm GAnd undid the latch on the front door
F G C G O poor mary bellows
C AmThey found her the next day cuffed to the bed
Dm GA rag in her mouth and a bullet in her head
F G C G O poor mary bellows
C AmSo mothers keep your girls at home
Dm G Don’t let them journey all alone
C AmTell them this world is full of danger
Dm GAnd to shun the company of strangers
F G C G O poor mary bellows
F G C G O poor mary bellows
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