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Would You Lay With Me

David Allan Coe


Chord Guide

      3    4

G:    3x0003

        T  213

D7/F#:  2x0212

       32 1

C:    x32010

        2  1

C/B:   x2x010


Am:   x02210

        3 2 1

Am7/G:  3x2010





Verse 1:

                   G (4)

        Would you lay with me in a field of stone

               D7/F# (3)                             G (2)

        If my needs were strong would you lay with me

                   G (4)

        Should my lips grow dry would you wet them dear

                D7/F# (3)                      G (2)

        In the midnight hour should my lips grow dry




                   C (2)          G (2)

        Would you go away to another land

                 C (2)                      G         D7/F# (2)  

        Walk a thousand miles through the burning sand

                   G (4)

        Wipe the blood away from my dying hand

              C (½)  C/B (½)  Am (½)   Am7/G (½)   D7/F# (2, hold 2nd measure)

        If I  give   my     self     to          you



Verse 2:

                  G (4)

        Will you bathe with me in the stream of life

                   D7/F# (3)                       G (2)

        When the moon is full will you bathe with me

                  G (4)                       

        Will you love me now when I'm down and out

               D7/F# (3)                        G (2)

        In my time of trials will you stand by me





Repeat 1st two lines of Verse 1


Hold last G

This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.