Tim Barry - South Hill chords

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I'm uploading this because I couldn't seem to find it online and had to
self-teach it by ear. If I've gotten the chords wrong, I apologize, let me
know and I'll try to fix it. One way or another, I'm putting this here so
someone else can get the same enjoyment out of this song that I do.

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EWhen my girl got pregnant well I dropped right out of school
ABut there's no work in South Hill so what else could I do?
EThe recruiter's came-a-knocking when this whole damn thing began
B5 EThey promised me a college education food and medicine
EThey said I wouldn't spend a dime if I got deployed overseas
APlus Baghdad is safer now than old Washington, DC
ESo I signed that dotted line right quick and in a blink of an eye
B5 EI found myself at Fort Benning where I practiced forming lines
EWell Fallujah became my home, my comfort and my dread
AThe marines that came through first man they tore this place to shreds
EWith the sound of crushing Amtracs and the whine of their Humvee's
B5 ECalling in them A-10 air strikes man I wish I could have seen it
EBut when we got to town I realized we were only legs
AWe do dismounted patrols we do searches and do raids
EWe hear the crack of small arms fire and the blast from IED's
B5 EWe hurry up and wait, suck in dust and stay low key
B5 A EAnd I cannot stop this pounding in my head
B5 A EI thought we were doing right but that's not what folks back home have said
A B5 E ASometimes I can't tell which way is up or which is down
B5 ABut I'm oddly at ease with this chaos all around
EThen one day out on patrol doing time out in the heat
AWe were ordered to a neighborhood to talk to folks out on the street
ETo gather information on where some weapons may be stored
B5 EOr to see if the Mujahideen had hauled them off out of Fallujah and to the north
EWell my platoon got lost and made more then one wrong turn
AWe should have called in our position fast but we blamed each other first
EThen we started taking sniper fire - god damn them all
B5 EWe couldn't find the shooter no where he had us pinned down one and all
EWell friendies they caught up and we took back that god damned street
ABut something wasn't right and I was feeling really weak
EMy adrenaline was high and I was scared and I could hardly breathe
B5 EI heard doc argue with the Sarg that morphine might kill me
EThat's the last thing I remember that and heat and clear blue sky
AAnd thinking about my girl back home and my daughters little eyes
EI took that bullet in Fallujah and I'm laid up in Germany
B5 EAnd I'm headed back stateside to the care of Walter Reed
B5 A EAnd I cannot feel a thing below my waist
B5 A EDoc tried to help me man but it was too late
A B5 E ANow I don't know who is right or who is wrong
B5 EBut I'm fucked up and I want to go back home
B5 A EAnd I cannot stop this pounding in my head
B5 A EI thought we were doing right but that's not what folks back home have said
A B5 E ASometimes I can't tell which way is up or which is down
B5 EBut one day I'll stand firmly on the ground
B5 EYes one day I'll stand firmly on the ground
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