Folk Bloodbath chords with lyrics by Noam Pikelny - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Noam Pikelny – Folk Bloodbath chords

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[Intro]
E(8cts)   E(12cts)   A(4cts)   E(16cts)


[Verse 1]
ELouis went downtown for a new suit of clothes
E E7 Asus2Gonna dress up for Delia like a fine red rose
E B EThe angels laid him away
EHe bought a ten gallon Stetson, and it was ox-blood red
E E7 Asus2Stackalee shot Louis in the back of the head
E B EThe angels laid him away
EStackalee said to Louis "Oh now, don't you grieve
E E7 Asus2I'm sending you to Delia you won't ever have to leave”
E B EThe angels laid him away
[Refrain]
E Asus2 EThe angels laid him away
E E7 Asus2Laid him six feet under the clay
E B EThe angels laid him away
E(8cts) E(12cts) A(4cts) E(16cts) [Verse 2]
EWell the judge was a mean one, his name was "Hangin' Billy Lyons"
E E7 Asus2He said, "You've always been a bad man, Stack, you're gonna hang this time
E B EThe angels lay him away"
EWell the jailer said to Stackalee, "What's the problem with you?"
E E7 Asus2"Well, jailer, Louis Collins' ghost brought Delia's with him too"
E B EThe angels laid him away
[Refrain]
E Asus2 EThe angels laid him away
E E7 Asus2Laid him six feet under the clay
E B EThe angels laid him away
E(8cts) E(12cts) A(4cts) E(16cts) [Verse 3]
EWell they buried little Delia in the churchyard deep
E E7 Asus2With Louis Collins at her head, Stackalee at her feet
E B EThe angels laid them away
EOut of Delia's bed came briars, out of Louis' bed a rose
E E7 Asus2Out of Stackalee's came Stackalee's cold lonely little ghost
E B EThe angels laid them away
[Refrain]
E Asus2 EThe angels laid him away
E E7 Asus2Laid him six feet under the clay
E Asus2The angels laid him away
EAnd I'm looking out on rooftops, and I'm hoping it ain't true
E E7 Asus2That the same god who looked out for them looks out for me and you
E B EThe angels laid them away
[Refrain]
E B BThe angels laid them away
E B BYes the angels laid them away
E(8cts) E(12cts) A(4cts) E(16cts)
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