American Hotel chords with lyrics by Tom Russell - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Tom Russell – American Hotel chords

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[Intro]
C G C G C G

[Verse 1]
C GStephen sprawled across the bed,
C GRaised the bottle to his mouth.
C GPictures danced inside his head,
C GGentle breezes from the south,
C GCotton fields with voices ringin' low,
C GOld Black Joe.
[Verse 2]
C GAnd here's to one tender and fair
C GJeannie with the light brown hair
C GRaised a banjo to her knee,
C GSang a lovely melody.
C GWeep no more, my lady; shed your care.
C G C GI'll be there.
[CHORUS]
Am Em Am Em CAnd the Swanee River runs outside the door,
Am Em Am Em CAnd the whiskey bottles gather on the floor,
Am Em Am Em CAnd the camp-town ladies stop and ring the bell
G COf the American Hotel.
[Verse 3]
C GHe wrote a song for ev'ryone,
C GLifted hearts throughout the land.
C GNow his world's an empty one,
C GA broken dream and a tremblin' hand,
C GSad and weary ev'rywhere he'd roam,
C GKentucky home.
[CHORUS]
Am Em Am Em CAnd the Swanee River runs outside the door,
Am Em Am Em CAnd the whiskey bottles gather on the floor,
Am Em Am Em CAnd the camp-town ladies stop and ring the bell
G COf the American Hotel.
[CHORUS]
Am Em Am Em CAnd the Swanee River runs outside the door,
Am Em Am Em CAnd the whiskey bottles gather on the floor,
Am Em Am Em CAnd the camp-town ladies stop and ring the bell
G COf the American Hotel.
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