10000 Maniacs - Gun Shy chords

      
Gun Shy
(10,000 Maniacs)

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this is my rendition of the version that's on the In My Tribe album
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[Intro Chords]
G  G  G  G 
Am G  D  D


GI always knew that you would take yourself far from home
Am G DAs soon as, as far as you could go
GBy the quarter inch cut of your hair and the army issued
Am G Dgreen For the past six weeks I can tell Where you've been
[Chorus #1]
G D C For I knew, I could see it was all cut and dried
G Am G to me There was soldier's blue blood streaming inside
D G D your veins There is a world outside of this room
C G Am G And when you meet it promise me that you won't meet
D It with your gun
G Amnow, you are one, one of the brave few It's awful sad we
G D G need Boys like you I hope the day never comes for hereís
Am G your live round, son Stock and barrel, safety trigger
DHere's your gun
[Chorus #2]
G D C For I knew, I could see it was all cut and dried
G Am G to me There was soldier's blue blood streaming inside
D G D your veins There is a world outside of this room
C G Am G And when you meet it promise me you won't meet
D G C It with your gun taking aim no I donít mean to argue
G C That they've made a decent boy of you I don't
G D C mean to spoil your home coming, but Baby brother you
G would expect me to.
[4 bars of G]
Am G DStock and barrel, safety trigger hereís your gun
G So now does your heart pitter-pat with that patriotic sound
Am G D When you see the stripes of Old Glory waving
[Chorus #3]
G D C GFor I knew I could see It was all cut and dried to me
Am GThere was soldier's blue blood Streaming inside your
D G Dveins There's a world outside of this room And when
C G Am G you meet it promise me you won't meet it With
D G Cyour gun, taking aim For I don't mean, to argue That
G C G they've made a decent boy of you I don't mean to spoil
D C Dyour home coming My baby brother Jude
G C G CNo I don't mean to hurt you By saying this again
G D C They're so good at making soldiers But they're not
Gas good at making Men
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